Pazit Levinger

B.Ed, PhD 

Principal Researcher

Professor Levinger is a Principal Researcher (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) at NARI. She also holds Honorary positions at the Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living (RAIL) Research Centre, Monash University and the Institute for Health and Sport (IHES), Victoria University.

She has over 15 years experience, skills and expertise in active ageing, physical activity and falls prevention, quantitative gait analysis and clinical biomechanics. Her current research focuses on research translation and community work with local government engagement. She is an expert in the area of age friendliness outdoor sites specifically designed for older people, and currently works closely with government bodies in strategic development and planning around the built environment and public health impact.

She leads the ENJOY Seniors Exercise Park project, a VicHealth Award finalist for 2019 for Promoting Health through Physical Activity and Sport category. She has published over 90 scientific publications, 60 national and international presentations and several successful grant applications.

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