AsPr Paul Gastin

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Research interests

Dr Gastin's research areas of interest include:

Biopsychosocial monitoring of athlete responses to, and recovery from, training and competition

Assessment of athlete load (e.g. GPS, accelerometers, heart rate, perceived exertion)

Energy system contribution during high intensity exercise

Athlete performance management and long term athlete development

Coach effectiveness and career pathways in exercise and sports science
 

Affiliations

Exercise and Sport Science Australia

(Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Accredited Sports Scientist)

Sports Medicine Australia

Teaching interests

Course Director: Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Unit Chair HSE311 Applied Sports Science 1

Unit Chair HSE314 Applied Sports Science 2

Supervises 4 Honours students, 1 Masters and 4 PhD students

Units taught

HSE311 Applied Sports Science 1

HSE314 Applied Sports Science 2

Conferences

1. Gastin, PB., Bennett, G., Cook, J. (2011). Time-motion analysis of training and competition demands in varying age levels of adolescent Australian football. Oral presentation. 7th World Congress on Science and Football, Nagoya, Japan. 2. Gastin PB. (2011). FFA Performance Management Diaries. Oral presentation. My Football Career: Career Development Advisors Conference, Melbourne, Australia. 3. Gastin PB & Williams K. (2010). Accuracy of 1Hz versus 5Hz GPS devices to measure movement patterns in team sport activities. Oral poster presentation. Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Port Douglas, Australia. 4. Netto K, Gastin PB, Tran J, Aisbett B. (2010). Validity of GPS Housed Accelerometer Data in Running and Cutting. Oral presentation. Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Port Douglas, Australia. 5. Tran J, Netto K, Aisbett B, Gastin PB. (2010). Validation of accelerometer data for measuring impacts during jumping and landing tasks. Oral presentation. International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, New York, USA. 6. Gastin PB, Fahrner B, Meyer D, Robinson D. (2009). Faster players slower to recover after training and competition, with possible adverse effects on football performance. Oral presentation. 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway. 7. Henderson B, Gastin PB, Cook J & Kidgell D. (2009). Quantification of training load in elite junior Australian football players. Poster. Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Brisbane, Australia. 8. Conley M, Gastin PB, Brown H, Shaw C. Heart rate biofeedback fails to enhance childrens ability to identify time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity. Oral presentation. Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Brisbane, Australia. 9. Fahrner B, Gastin PB, Cook J, Huntsman E, Meyer D & Robinson D. (2009). The effect of weekly training load on game day performance is influenced by repeat speed in elite Australian Rules football players. Poster. Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Hamilton Island, Australia. 10. Gastin PB, Meyer D, Robinson D. (2009). Perceptions of wellness over a competitive season in AFL football players. Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Hamilton Island, Australia

Projects

Course Director for the Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Research Program Leader Sports Science, Centre for Exercise and Sports Science

Deakin Sport Alliance working party

Marketing and Partnerships working party, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Publications

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2016

Monitoring the athlete training response: subjective self-reported measures trump commonly used objective measures: a systematic review

Ms Anna Saw, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 1-13, British journal of sports medicine, London, Eng., C1

journal

Short duration heat acclimation in Australian football players

Ms Monica Kelly, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Dan Dwyer, Simon Sostaric, Prof Rod Snow

(2016), Vol. 15, pp. 118-125, Journal of sports science and medicine, Bursa, Turkey, C1

journal

Utility of the multi-component training distress scale to monitor swimmers during periods of training overload

Dr Luana Main, Dr Stuart Warmington, Emily Korn, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 269-280, Research in sports medicine, London, Eng., C1

journal

Career facilitators and obstacles of Australian football development coaches

Dr Andrew Dawson, Ms Talei Dioth, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 255-269, International journal of sports science & coaching, London, Eng., C1

journal

The training load of aerial skiing

Eliza Keaney, Sylvie Withers, Susie Parker-Simmons, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Kevin J. Netto

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 726-736, International journal of performance analysis in sport, Cardiff, Eng., C1

journal

The acute effect of maximal voluntary isometric contraction pull on start gate performance of snowboard and ski cross athletes

Ms Jade Haycraft, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Sam Robertson

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 721-727, International journal of sports science and coaching, London, Eng., C1

journal

Player load in elite netball: match, training and positional comparisons

Mr Christopher Martin Young, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Dan Dwyer

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1074-1079, International journal of sports physiology and performance, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal

Metabolic power method underestimates energy expenditure in field sport movements using a GPS tracking system

Mr Darcy Brown, Mr Dan Dwyer, Dr Sam Robertson, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1067-1073, International journal of sports physiology and performance, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal
2015

Convergent validity of a novel method for quantifying rowing training loads

Miss Jacqueline Tran, Dr Anthony Rice, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 268-276, Journal of sports sciences, Abingdon, England, C1

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The role of a self-report measure in athlete preparation

Ms Anna Saw, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 29, pp. 685-691, Journal of strength and conditioning research, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Low body mass and aerobic running fitness increase injury risk in elite Australian football

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Denny Meyer, Emy Huntsman, Hon Prof Jill Cook

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 458-463, International journal of sports physiology and performance, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Predicting higher selection in elite junior Australian Rules football: the influence of physical performance and anthropometric attributes

Dr Sam Robertson, Carl Woods, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 601-606, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Monitoring athletes through self-report: factors influencing implementation

Ms Anna Saw, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 137-146, Journal of sports science and medicine, Bursa, Turkey, C1

journal

Validation of a trunk-mounted accelerometer to measure peak impacts during team sport movements

Mr Daniel Wundersitz, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Sam Robertson, P. Davey, Dr Kevin Netto

(2015), Vol. 36, pp. 1-5, International journal of sports medicine, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Validity of a trunk-mounted accelerometer to measure physical collisions in contact sports

Mr Daniel Wundersitz, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Sam Robertson, Kevin J. Netto

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 681-686, International journal of sports physiology and performance, Champaign, IL., C1

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Game and training load differences in elite junior Australian football

Mr Brendan Henderson, Hon Prof Jill Cook, Dr Dawson Kidgell, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 494-500, Journal of sports science and medicine, Bursa, Turkey, C1

journal

Profiling the training practices and performance of elite rowers

Miss Jacqueline Tran, Dr Anthony Rice, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 572-580, International journal of sports physiology and performance, Champaign, Ill., C1-1

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Does relative age distribution influence the physical and anthropometric profiles of drafted under 18 Australian footballers? An Investigation between the 2010 to 2013 seasons

Carl Woods, Dr Sam Robertson, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 83-90, Talent development and excellence, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

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Classification of team sport activities using a single wearable tracking device

Mr Daniel Wundersitz, Mr Casey Josman, ritu gupta, Dr Kevin Netto, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Sam Robertson

(2015), Vol. 48, pp. 3975-3981, Journal of biomechanics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Impact of sport context and support on the use of a self-report measure for athlete monitoring

Ms Anna Saw, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 14, pp. 732-739, Journal of sports science & medicine, Bursa, Turkey, C1

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Predictors of individual player match performance in junior Australian football

Miss Christie Tangalos, Dr Sam Robertson, A/Prof Michael Spittle, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 853-859, International journal of sports physiology and performance, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Validity of a trunk-mounted accelerometer to assess peak accelerations during walking, jogging and running

Daniel Wundersitz, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Chris Richter, Dr Sam Robertson, Dr Kevin Netto

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 382-390, European journal of sport science, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Development and implementation of a novel measure for quantifying training loads in rowing : the T2minute method

Miss Jacqueline Tran, Dr Anthony Rice, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2014), Vol. 28, pp. 1172-1180, Journal of strength and conditioning research, Philadelphia, PA, C1

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Tackle and impact detection in elite Australian football using wearable microsensor technology

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Owen McLean, Ray Breed, A/Prof Michael Spittle

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 947-953, Journal of sports sciences, London, Eng., C1

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Late maturers at a performance disadvantage to their more mature peers in junior Australian football

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Mr Gary Bennett

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 563-571, Journal of sports sciences, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

What about us? We have careers too! The career experiences of Australian sport scientists

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Andrew Dawson

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 1437-1456, International journal of sports science and coaching, Hockley, England, C1

journal
2013

Influence of age and fitness on match and training activity profiles in junior Australian football

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Mr Gary Bennett, Hon Prof Jill Cook

(2013), pp. 423-429, Science and football VII : the proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of Science and Football, Abingdon, England, E1

conference

Influence of physical fitness, age, experience, and weekly training load on match performance in elite Australian football

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Brendan Fahrner, Denny Meyer, Mr Dean Robinson, Hon Prof Jill Cook

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 1272-1279, Journal of strength and conditioning research, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Biological maturity influences running performance in junior Australian football

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Mr Gary Bennett, Hon Prof Jill Cook

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 140-145, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood , N. S. W., C1

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Perceptions of wellness to monitor adaptive responses to training and competition in elite Australian football

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Denny Meyer, Mr Dean Robinson

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 2518-2526, Journal of strength and conditioning research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, C1

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Quantification of tackling demands in professional Australian football using integrated wearable athlete tracking technology

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Owen McLean, A/Prof Michael Spittle, Ray Breed

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 589-593, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood , N. S. W., C1

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Validity of an upper-body-mounted accelerometer to measure peak vertical and resultant force during running and change-of-direction tasks

Mr Daniel Wundersitz, Dr Kevin Netto, A/Prof Brad Aisbett, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2013), Vol. 12, pp. 403-412, Sports Biomechanics, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Building without a plan: the career experiences of Australian strength and conditioning coaches

Dr Andrew Dawson, Zane M. Leonard, Dr Kylie Bellesini, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 1423-1434, Journal of strength and condtioning research, Colorado Springs, Colo., C1

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Validation of GPS and accelerometer technology in swimming

Emma Beanland, Dr Luana Main, A/Prof Brad Aisbett, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Kevin Netto

(2013), Vol. 17, pp. 234-238, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood, NSW, C1

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Creatine kinase and its relationship with match performance in elite Australian Rules football

Shannon Hunkin, Brendan Fahrner, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2013), Vol. 17, pp. 332-336, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Sydney, N. S. W., C1

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Validity of wearable technology to measure peak impact during high-intensity treadmill running

Mr Daniel Wundersitz, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Chris Richter, Dr Kevin Netto

(2013), pp. 422-425, SBS 2013 : Proceedings of the 31st Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, Taipei, Taiwan, E1-1

conference
2011

Heart rate biofeedback fails to enhance children's ability to identify time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity

Marguerite M. Conley, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Helen Brown, Christine Shaw

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 153-158, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1

journal
2010

Validation of accelerometer data for measuring impacts during jumping and landing tasks

Miss Jacqueline Tran, Dr Kevin Netto, A/Prof Brad Aisbett, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2010), pp. 1-4, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports (2010), Konstanz, Germany, E1

conference

Regular exercise participation mediates the affective response to acute bouts of vigorous exercise

Mats A. Hallgren, Nathan D. Moss, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2010), Vol. 9, pp. 629-637, Journal of sports science and medicine, Bursa, Turkey, C1

journal
2001

Energy system interaction and relative contribution during maximal exercise

A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2001), Vol. 31, pp. 725-741, Sports medicine, Auckland, N.Z., C1-1

journal

Energy system contribution during 200- to 1500-m running in highly trained athletes

Matt R. Spencer, A/Prof Paul Gastin

(2001), Vol. 33, pp. 157-162, Medicine and science in sports and exercise, Madison, Wis., C1-1

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Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

The relationship between training load and performance, illness and injury in Olympic Rowers

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Ms Anna Saw

  • 2013: $1,000
  • 2012: $15,000
  • 2010: $28,000

HPRnet ¿ Soldier Performance Management: Monitoring and Modelling of Load, Adaptation and Performance

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Luana Main, Prof Kon Mouzakis, Prof Rajesh Vasa

  • 2017: $211,883

Industry and Other Funding

Assessment for equine locomotion and load during work

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Kevin Netto, Hon Prof Jill Cook

  • 2010: $3,000

Sports Science and Football Performance

A/Prof Paul Gastin

  • 2008: $40,116

The effect of different compression garments on repeated sprint cycling performance

Dr Stuart Warmington, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Dawson Kidgell

  • 2010: $18,700

Examining the AFL Junior Match Policy for recruitment and retention

A/Prof Pamm Phillips, A/Prof Paul Gastin, A/Prof Michael Spittle, Dr Andrew Dawson

  • 2013: $18,652
  • 2012: $67,274

Profiling the Australian High Performance and Sports Science Workforce

Dr Andrew Dawson, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Dan Dwyer, Dr Peter Kremer

  • 2014: $26,071
  • 2013: $34,298

Research and innovation in elite Australian football

A/Prof Paul Gastin, Miss Jacqueline Tran, Dr Dan Dwyer

  • 2017: $118,424

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2016

Anna Saw

Thesis entitled: Self-Report Measures in Athletic Preparation

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

2015

Daniel Wundersitz

Thesis entitled: Accelerometer Validity to Measure and Classify Movement in Team Sports

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Rebecca Louise York

Thesis entitled: Measuring and Evaluating Coaching Performance Using a 360¿ Feedback Process: A Development and Pilot Study

Master of Applied Science (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Jacqueline Tran

Thesis entitled: Monitoring training loads and athlete wellness: relationships with rowing performance

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

2012

Brendan Henderson

Thesis entitled: Quantification of physical load in elite junior Australian football players

Master of Applied Science (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2010

James Gaida

Thesis entitled: Adiposity and its Metabolic Consequences Contribute to Achilles Tendinopathy

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences