An accredited Exercise Physiologist with a PhD from Queensland University of Technology, a Masters degree (with honours) and a Bachelor of Applied Science from University of Wollongong, Dr Meerkin is an expert in DEXA technology. Following his PhD, Dr Meerkin was the National Sports Science Research Coordinator for the Australian Paralympic Committee. He then returned to QUT for 4 years as a senior research fellow in the obesity and exercise research domain. Re-establishing himself in Sydney 6 years ago as a practicing clinician he has continued his research and clinical practice utilising DEXA technology.

Blog entries by Dr Jarrod Meerkin

  • Cardio or strength training?

    Cardio or strength training?

    If you've spent any time mulling over your fitness goals for 2017, you may want to consider one..Read more

    Cardio or strength training? This post provides practical information to help you decide which type of exercise will best help you meet your fitness goals.

  • How to Commit to Exercise?

    Your Body Was Designed to be Physical

    These days the couch seems to be the preference of choice for most. And actions speak louder than words. The toughest factor in exercising is taking the..Read more

    Can't find time to exercise? Always coming up with excuses to commit to exercise from that never coming "tomorrow"? It's time for a change!

  • DEXA scanning to monitor muscle mass

    DEXA scanning should be a key part of your ongoing assessment

    In this piece we interview Jarrod about having a DEXA scan, the benefits and issues. We’ve structured it as a question and ans..Read more

    A DEXA scan reveals important information about the health of your muscular and skeletal systems; it tells you if your bones are strong and if you have enough lean muscle mass.

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