Employ Health Blog

Employ Health team making every step count this Steptember

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 31 August, 2016

Here at Employ Health we believe that 'Health Trumps Everything.' We strive to live up to our values so we have signed up to participate in 'Steptember' with two goals in mind; to raise funds for The Cerebral Palsy Alliance and improve our fitness.

Employ Health physio, Trent Seth, to attend National Leadership Forum

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 27 August, 2016

Each year, prospective leaders of the future are nominated by local community leaders to attend a four day National Student Leadership Forum (NSLF) with Members and Senators of the Australian Federal Parliament. Together, they openly discuss who[…]

You don’t need sit/stand desks to have an ‘Active Office.’

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 26 August, 2016

Stand up desks are all the rage at present, and for some very valid reasons.  The health effects of sedentary work are now well documented, and it is reasonable to expect that all new offices in ten years time will be equipped with adjustable work[…]

'Loading' – it’s not just for computer programs.

Ryan Tiernan Ryan Tiernan 26 August, 2016

Why would the body keep the muscle mass of Arnold Schwarzenegger (in his heyday) when the most physical demand of the day is walking to and from the car? It wouldn’t - think of all that wasted energy!

Can grip strength be used to predict mortality?

Russell Dalton 20 August, 2016

Can grip strength be used to predict mortality?