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Research project: Ageing well in men in New Zealand

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This research areas aims to increase our understanding of factors associated with ageing well for men 45 years and over in Otago and Southland.

Seeking participants for a survey on Men's Health

Ageing well amongst men aged 45 and over in Otago and Southland New Zealand: A cross-sectional survey

Your participation in this survey is completely voluntary and all of your responses are anonymous. None of the responses will be connected to identifying information. The survey will take 25–35 minutes to complete. See the Participant Information Sheet for more details:

Participant Information Sheet: Ageing Well amongst men 45 and over in Otago and Southland (PDF)

Ethical approval reference number is H20/165.

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Completed study: Ageing well in men in Otago and Southland

This study aimed to contribute to our understanding of factors associated with ageing well for men (>45 years) in the Otago and Southland regions.

Participants were invited to participate in a focus group interview in Dunedin, Invercargill, or Alexandra.

Ethical approval reference number is H19/150.

Download the Participant Information Sheet for the Ageing Well in Men Study (PDF)

The findings of this study are currently being written up and will be shared soon. 

Events and activities

Events

  • 2020 “Men’s health and Ageing Well Challenges” Men’s health colloquium, University of Otago. 
  • 2020 “What do men want? What are the challenges for men’s health and ageing well, and how do older men perceive health and wellbeing?” Dunedin Central Library. https://www.dunedinlibraries.govt.nz/article?id=TjQraO

In the news

"Southern men wanted to unlock health mystery" University of Otago News. Read the full article

Groups and networks

Centre for Men's Health, University of Otago. www.otago.ac.nz/mens-health

For further information please contact the primary researcher:

Professor David Baxter
Department: University of Otago School of Physiotherapy
Tel +64 3 479 7411
Email david.baxter@otago.ac.nz