Dr Anne Turner

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, Monash University, 1994
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1999
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009

Contact

anne.turner@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46950

Research interests

Dr Turner leads several projects in the physiology and endocrinology of stress:

The response of the hypothalamo-pituitary adrenal axis and sympatho-adrenal medullary system to psychological stress in women with high and low levels of physical fitness.
The response of the hypothalamo-pituitary adrenal axis and sympatho-adrenal medullary system to psychological stress in men who are lean and overweight/obese.

Affiliations

Australian Physiological Society

The Endocrine Society (USA)

Endocrine Society of Australia

International Neuroendocrine Federation

Society for Reproductive Biology (Australia)

Teaching interests

Unit Chair HSE208 Integrated Human Physiology
Lecturer HSE208 Integrated Human Physiology
Burwood Campus Coordinator HBS109 Human Structure and Function
Lecturer HBS109 Human Structure and Function
Supervises and co-supervises honours and PhD students

Conferences

1. Turner AI, Lambert GW, Torres SJ, Fraser SF, Eikelis N, Jayasinghe SU (2015) Cortisol and catecholamine responses to Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) are independent of physical fitness in women aged 30-50 years.  Proceedings of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology: PO142
2. Hall SJ, Ferguson SA, Turner AI, Robertson S, Aisbett B (2015) A systematic review of the effect of working on-call at home on sleep and stress physiology.  Proceedings of the Australasian Sleep Association: 214
3. Olstad DL, Ball K, Wright C, Abbott G, Brown E, Turner AI (2015) Hair cortisol levels, perceived stress and body mass index in women and children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods: The READI study.  Proceedings of The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society: 265
4. Turner AI, Torres SJ, Nowson CA, Tilbrook AJ, Jayasinghe SU (2014) Cortisol response to food intake in men: Influence of overweight and obesity.  Proceedings of The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society: 112
5. Hall SJ, Aisbett B, Tait J, Turner AI, Ferguson S, Main L (2014) The physiological stress response to an emergency alarm and mobilisation: is time of day or night important?  Proceedings of the Australasian Sleep Association: 142
6. Jayasinghe SU, Torres SJ, Fraser SF, Turner AI (2013) Reactivity to psychological stress in premenopausal women: Impact of cardiorespiratory fitness and cardio-metabolic risk.  Proceedings of the Australian Physiological Society: 32P
7. Hall SJ, Aisbett B, Turner AI, Jay S, Ferguson S, Main L (2013) The Stress Response to an Emergency Alarm.  Proceedings of The Exercise and Sport Science Australia – Victorian Branch Honours Symposium
8. Turner AI, Torres SJ, Townsin E, Nowson CA, Tilbrook AJ, Jayasinghe SU (2013) Overweight and obesity influence cortisol response to food ingestion in men.  Proceedings of The Endocrine Society USA: SAT-41
9. Jayasinghe SU, Torres SJ, Townsin E, Nowson CA, Tilbrook AJ, Turner AI (2013) Salivary cortisol, salivary alpha amylase and heart rate responses to psychological stress: Importance of adiposity in men.  Proceedings of The Endocrine Society USA: SUN-82
10. Jayasinghe SU, Torres SJ, Townsin E, Nowson CA, Tilbrook AJ, Turner AI (2012)  Salivary alpha amylase (sAA) response to psychological stress in lean and overweight/obese men.  Proceedings of the Endocrine Society of Australia 55: 62
11. Jayasinghe SU, Torres SJ, Townsin E, Nowson CA, Tilbrook AJ, Turner AI (2011)  Cortisol response to food ingestion in lean and overweight/obese men.  Proceedings of the Endocrine Society of Australia 54: 97
12. Jayasinghe SU, Torres SJ, Townsin E, Nowson CA, Tilbrook AJ, Turner AI (2010)  Salivary cortisol responses to acute psychological stress in lean and overweight/obese men.  Proceedings of the Australian Health and Medical Research Congress 5: 507
13. Torres SJ, Turner AI, Townsin E, Jayasinghe SU, Nowson CA (2010) The effect of overweight and obesity on blood pressure responses and recovery to acute psychological stress in men.  Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia 34: 22
14. Ducher G, Kyriazis SM, Kukuljan S, Turner AI, Hill BL, van der Pligt P, Pantano KJ, Williams NI, De Souza MJ (2010) Knowledge, attitudes and behaviors regarding the female athlete triad in Australian female exercisers and coaches. Proceedings of the American College of Sports Medicine 57: 1759

Professional activities

Dr Turner contributes to committees within the University:

Chair of SENS Academic Progress Committee

Member of Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee

Member of SENS Teaching and Learning Commitee

Ad-hoc member of University Appeals Committee
 

Dr Turner also contributes to her discipline external to the University:

Member of the editorial board of Animal Reproduction Science


Ad hoc reviewer of papers submitted to:

• Animal Reproduction Science
• Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
• BMC Veterinary Research
• Domestic Animal Endocrinology
• Journal of Animal Science
• Journal of Dairy Science
• Journal of Endocrinology
• Journal of Neuroendocrinology
• Livestock Science
• Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
• Physiology and Behavior
• Reproduction, Fertility and Development


Ad hoc reviewer of grant and/or fellowship applications submitted to:

• Alzheimer’s Australia
• Diabetes Australia Research Trust
• National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
• National Research Agency, France (Agence Nationale de la Recherche, France)
• Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia

Publications

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2016

Hypothalamo-pituitary adrenal axis and sympatho-adrenal medullary system responses to psychological stress were not attenuated in women with elevated physical fitness levels

Mr Sisitha Jayasinghe, Dr Gavin Lambert, Dr Susan Torres, Dr Steve Fraser, Nina Eikelis, Dr Anne Turner

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 369-379, Endocrine, New York, N.Y., C1

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The acute physiological stress response to an emergency alarm and mobilization during the day and at night

Miss Sarah Hall, Dr Brad Aisbett, Mr Jamie Tait, Dr Anne Turner, Prof Sally Ferguson, Dr Luana Main

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 150-156, Noise & health, Mumbai, India, C1

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Hair cortisol levels, perceived stress and body mass index in women and children living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods: the READI study

Dr Dana Olstad, Prof Kylie Ball, Dr Craig Wright, Dr Gavin Abbott, Miss Erin Brown, Dr Anne Turner

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 158-167, Stress, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Cortisol, blood pressure, and heart rate responses to food intake were independent of physical fitness levels in women

Mr Sisitha Jayasinghe, Dr Susan Torres, Dr Steve Fraser, Dr Anne Turner

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 1186-1192, Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism, Ottawa, On., C1-1

journal
2014

Embedded academic literacies curricula: the challenges of measuring success

Dr Linda Thies, Dr Anne Wallis, Dr Anne Turner, Mr Llewellyn Wishart

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 43-59, Journal of academic language & learning, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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Physiological responses to psychological stress: importance of adiposity in men aged 50-70 years

Mr Sisitha Jayasinghe, Dr Susan Torres, Prof Caryl Nowson, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner

(2014), Vol. 3, pp. 110-119, Endocrine connections, Bristol, England, C1

journal

Cortisol, alpha amylase, blood pressure and heart rate responses to food intake in men aged 50–70 years : importance of adiposity

Mr Sisitha Jayasinghe, Dr Susan Torres, Prof Caryl Nowson, A J Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 1-10, BMC obesity, London, England, C1

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Does diet-induced weight change effect anxiety in overweight and obese adults?

Miss Stacey Eyres, Dr Anne Turner, Prof Caryl Nowson, Dr Susan Torres

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 10-15, Nutrition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2012

Sex differences and the role of sex steroids in sympatho-adrenal medullary system and hypothalamo-pituitary adrenal axis responses to stress

Dr Anne Turner, Charlotte L. Keating, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2012), pp. 115-136, Sex steroids, Rijeka, Croatia, B1

chapter
2011

Obstacles in the optimization of bone health outcomes in the female athlete triad

Dr Gaele Ducher, Dr Anne Turner, Dr Sonja Kukuljan, Kathleen J. Pantano, Jennifer L. Carlson, A/Prof Nancy Williams, Mary Jane De Souza

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 587-607, Sports medicine, Auckland, New Zealand, C1

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2010

Stressor specificty of sex differences in hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis activity : cortisol responses to exercise, endotoxin, wetting and isolation/restraint stress in gonadectomized male and female sheep

Dr Anne Turner, Elizabeth Rivalland, Iain Clarke, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2010), Vol. 151, pp. 4324-4331, Endocrinology, Chevy Chase, Md., C1

journal

Does stress induce salt intake?

Dr Susan Torres, Dr Anne Turner, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2010), Vol. 103, pp. 1562-1568, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

journal
2009

Estradiol enables cortisol to act directly upon the pituitary to suppress pituitary responsiveness to GnRH in sheep

Bree Pierce, Catherine A. Stackpole, Kellie M Breen, Iain Clarke, Fred Karsch, Elizabeth Rivalland, Dr Anne Turner, D J Caddy, Elizabeth R. Wagenmaker, Amy E Oakley, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2009), Vol. 89, pp. 86-97, Neuroendocrinology, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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Cortisol disrupts the ability of estradiol-17β to induce the LH surge in ovariectomized ewes

B N Pearce, Iain Clarke, Dr Anne Turner, Elizabeth Rivalland, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2009), Vol. 36, pp. 202-208, Domestic animal endocrinology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Cortisol interferes with the estradiol-induced surge of lutenizing hormone in the ewe

Elizabeth R. Wagenmaker, Kellie M Breen, Amy E Oakley, Bree Pierce, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, Fred Karsch

(2009), Vol. 80, pp. 458-463, Biology of reproduction, Champaign, Ill., C1-1

journal
2008

Responses of the hypothalamopituitary adrenal axis and the sympathoadrenal system to isolation/restraint stress in sheep of different adiposity

Prof Alan Tilbrook, Elizabeth Rivalland, Dr Anne Turner, Dr Gavin Lambert, Iain Clarke

(2008), Vol. 87, pp. 193-205, Neuroendocrinology : international journal for basic and clinical studies on neuroendocrine relationships, Basel,Switzerland, C1-1

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Psychosocial stress suppresses attractivity, proceptivity and pulsatile LH secretion in the ewe

Bree Pierce, Paul Hemsworth, Elizabeth Rivalland, Elizabeth R. Wagenmaker, Adam Morrissey, Melissa Papargiris, Iain Clarke, Fred Karsch, Dr Anne Turner, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2008), Vol. 54, pp. 424-434, Hormones and behavior, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2007

Isolation and restraint stress results in differential activation of corticontrophin-releasing hormone and arginine vasopressin neurones in sheep

Elizabeth Rivalland, Iain Clarke, Dr Anne Turner, S Pompolo, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2007), Vol. 145, pp. 1048-1058, Neuroscience, Oxford, England, C1-1

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2006

Projections to the preoptic area from the paraventricular nucleus, acuate nucleus and the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis are unlikely to be involved in stress-induced suppression of GnRH secretion in sheep

Elizabeth Rivalland, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, S Pompolo, Iain Clarke, Javed Iqbal

(2006), Vol. 84, pp. 1-13, Neuroendocrinology : international journal for basic and clinical studies on neuroendocrine relationships, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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Stress, cortisol and reproduction in female pigs

Dr Anne Turner, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2006), pp. 191-203, Control of pig reproduction VII : proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Pig Reproduction, Nottingham, Eng., B1-1

chapter

A sex difference in the cortisol response to tail docking and ACTH develops between 1 and 8 weeks of age in lambs

Dr Anne Turner, B J Hosking, R A Parr, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2006), Vol. 188, pp. 443-449, Journal of endocrinology, London, England, C1-1

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Activation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis by isolation and restraint stress during lactation in ewes : effect of the presence of the lamb and suckling

Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, M D Ibbott, Iain Clarke

(2006), Vol. 147, pp. 3501-3509, Endocrinology, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

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Sex difference in the suppressive effect of cortisol on pulsatile secretion of luteinizing hormone in sheep

Catherine A. Stackpole, Iain Clarke, Kellie M Breen, Dr Anne Turner, Fred Karsch, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2006), Vol. 147, pp. 5921-5931, Endocrinology, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

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2005

Co-localization and distribution of corticotrophin-releasing hormone, arginine vasopressin and enkephalin in the paraventricular nucleus of sheep : a sex comparison

Elizabeth Rivalland, Javed Iqbal, Dr Anne Turner, Iain Clarke, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2005), Vol. 132, pp. 755-766, Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

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Cortisol delays the estradiol-induced LH surge : is this dependent on prior ovarian steroid exposure?

Elizabeth R. Wagenmaker, Kellie M Breen, Iain Clarke, Amy E Oakley, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, Fred Karsch

(2005), Vol. 72, pp. -, Biology of reproduction, Champaign, Ill., C1-1

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Susceptibility of reproduction in female pigs to impairment by stress or elevation of cortisol

Dr Anne Turner, Paul Hemsworth, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2005), Vol. 29, pp. 398-410, Domestic animal endocrinology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Sex differences in the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis of the sheep : implications for our understanding of regulation and physiology

Benedict J. Canny, J H Broadbear, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, Iain Clarke

(2005), Vol. 81, pp. 7-, Folia Endocrinologica Japonica, Kyo¿to, Japan, C1-1

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2004

Does cortisol disrupt the positive feedback effects of estradiol on the preovulatory LH surge?

Elizabeth R. Wagenmaker, Kellie M Breen, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, Iain Clarke, Fred Karsch

(2004), Vol. 70, pp. -, Biology of reproduction, Champaign, Ill., C1-1

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Reconstruction of in vivo time-evolving neuroendocrine dose - response properties unveils admixed deterministic and stochastic elements

Daniel M Keenan, Susan Alexander, Clifford H. G. Irvine, Iain Clarke, Chris J. Scott, Dr Anne Turner, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Benedict J. Canny, Johannes D. Veldhuis

(2004), Vol. 101, pp. 6740-6745, Proceedings of the national academy of sciences of the United States of America, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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2003

Seasonal differences in the effect of isolation and restraint stress on the luteinizing hormone response to gonadotropin-releasing hormone in hypothalamopituitary disconnected, gonadectomized rams and ewes

Catherine A. Stackpole, Dr Anne Turner, Iain Clarke, Dr Gavin Lambert, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2003), Vol. 69, pp. 1158-1164, Biology of reproduction, Society for the Study of Reproduction, C1-1

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2002

Susceptibility of reproduction in female pigs to impairment by stress and the role of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis

Dr Anne Turner, Paul Hemsworth, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2002), Vol. 14, pp. 377-391, Reproduction, fertility and development, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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Noradrenaline, but not neuropeptide Y, is elevated in cerebrospinal fluid from the third cerebral ventricle following audiovisual stress in gonadectomised rams and ewes

Dr Anne Turner, Elizabeth Rivalland, Iain Clarke, Dr Gavin Lambert, Margaret J Morris, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2002), Vol. 76, pp. 373-380, Neuroendocrinology, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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Stress and reproduction: central mechanisms and sex differences in non-rodent species

A Tillbrook, Dr Anne Turner, I J Clarke

(2002), Vol. 5, pp. 83-100, Stress: the international journal on the biology of stress, England, C1-1

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Influence of sex and gonadal status of sheep on cortisol secretion in response to ACTH and on cortisol and LH secretion in response to stress: importance of different stressors

Dr Anne Turner, Benedict J. Canny, R J Hobbs, J D Bond, I J Clarke, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(2002), Vol. 173, pp. 113-122, Journal of endocrinology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

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2001

Sex, fat and the tilt of the earth: effects of sex and season on the feeding response to centrally administered leptin in sheep

Iain Clarke, Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, Bruce Doughton, James Goding

(2001), Vol. 142, pp. 2725-2728, Endocrinology, Bethesda, Md., C1-1

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2000

Effects of stress on reproduction in non-rodent mammals : the role of glucocorticoids and sex differences

Prof Alan Tilbrook, Dr Anne Turner, Iain Clarke

(2000), Vol. 5, pp. 105-113, Reviews of reproduction, Colchester, Eng., C1-1

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1999

Sustained but not repeated acute elevation of cortisol impaired the luteinizing hormone surge, estrus, and ovulation in gilts

Dr Anne Turner, Paul Hemsworth, Benedict J. Canny, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(1999), Vol. 61, pp. 614-620, Biology of reproduction, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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Inhibition of the secretion of LH in ovariectomised pigs by sustained but not repeated acute elevation of cortisol in the absence but not the presence of oestradiol

Dr Anne Turner, Paul Hemsworth, Benedict J. Canny, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(1999), Vol. 163, pp. 477-486, Journal of endocrinology, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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1998

Repeated acute activation of the hypothalamo-pituitary adrenal axis prior to and during estrus did not affect reproductive performance in gilts

Dr Anne Turner, Paul Hemsworth, P E Hughes, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(1998), Vol. 58, pp. 1458-1462, Biology of reproduction, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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The effect of repeated boar exposure on cortisol secretion and reproduction in gilts

Dr Anne Turner, Paul Hemsworth, P E Hughes, Benedict J. Canny, Prof Alan Tilbrook

(1998), Vol. 51, pp. 143-154, Animal reproduction science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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