Staff profile - Brad Aisbett

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Dr Brad Aisbett

Position: Senior Lecturer
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446474 +61 3 92446474
Email: brad.aisbett@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2006
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Deakin University, 1999
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Deakin University, 2000
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2010


Affiliations

Australian Association of Exercise and Sports Sciences Academic
National Strength and Conditioning Association
 


Professional activities

Dr Aisbett is deputy co-ordinator for Higher Degrees by Research program within the school.

He is also a reviewer for the following journals: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, and Journal of Physiological Sciences.

Academic

Teaching Interests

Unit Chair HSE301 Principles of Exercise Prescription
Unit Chair HSE312 Exercise and Sport Science Practicum
Supervises four PhD students and two Honours students

 


Conferences and seminars

Invited Speaker - Tasmania Fire Service Volunteer Conference, Launceston, July 19th-20th, 2008. Invited Keynote Speaker - Queensland Fire & Rescue Services, Rural Operations Volunteer Conference, Surfair Resort, Marcoola Bay, April 11th-12th, 2008. Phillips M, Payne W, Nichols D & Aisbett B (2008). International Bushfire Research Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, September 1st-3rd. Phillips M, Abbiss CR, Payne W, Nichols D & Aisbett B (2008). International Bushfire Research Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, September 1st-3rd. Raines J, Abbiss CR, Nichols D, Snow R, & Aisbett B (2008). International Bushfire Research Conference, Adelaide Convention Centre, September 1st-3rd. Phillips M, Raines J, McConell GK, Nichols D, & Aisbett B (2008). American College of Sports Medicine 55th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 28th-31st. Phillips M, Raines J, McConell GK, Nichols D, & Aisbett B (2008). Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Annual Conference, Fitzroy, Victoria, March 27th-30th.

Awards

Awards and prizes

Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence 2010

Commendations for Excellence in Teaching 2009 - 2012


Research

Research interests

Dr Aisbetts research group is focussed on promoting and preserving the health, safety, and wellbeing of emergency service workers. The groups current research, supported by the Australasian Fire Authorities Council through the Bushfire Co-Operative Research Centre focuses on job‐specific fitness, fatigue, hydration and nutrition, and cardiovascular health of Australias firefighters.


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=aisbebr


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