Professor Belinda Beck
Belinda Beck is a Professor at Griffith University in the School of Allied Health Sciences and the Menzies Health Institute Queensland. Belinda graduated from The University of Queensland (BHMS[Ed]) and from the University of Oregon (MSc and PhD) where she studied sports medicine and exercise physiology. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Stanford University School of Medicine (CA, USA). Her work, primarily related to the effects of mechanical loading on bone, has involved both animal and human models, from basic to clinical research. Her particular focuses have been exercise interventions for the prevention of osteoporosis and fracture in old age, and the prevention and management of bone stress injuries in the military. Her work has involved observational and clinical trials in exercise and vibration training across the lifespan. She recently founded The Bone Clinic, an innovative translational research facility and health service with a focus on safe and efficacious exercise for osteoporosis.