Dr Brenton Baguley



Senior Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Exer & Nutr Sciences


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 924 68525


Dr Brenton Baguley is an Accredited Practising Dietitian & Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics at Deakin University. Brenton is a member of the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) cancer research group at Deakin University, and completed his PhD in January 2019 investigating the utility of nutrition and exercise interventions in men with prostate cancer at the University of Queensland. Brenton’s research focuses on improving disease- and treatment-related symptoms for cancer survivors through nutrition and exercise interventions.

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Research interests

The role of nutrition and exercise to improve disease and treatment-related symptoms in people living with cancer. 


Dietitians Australia 2014 - current

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (2018 - present)

Teaching interests

Unit Chair, Research For Evidence Based Dietetic Practice and Principles of Dietetics. Brenton supervises research students at both the honours and masters level. 


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Access to nutrition services and information after active cancer treatment: a mixed methods study

B Baguley, S Benna-Doyle, S Drake, A Curtis, J Stewart, J Loeliger

(2024), Vol. 18, pp. 176-185, Journal of Cancer Survivorship, C1

journal article

Nutritional interventions during treatment for ovarian cancer: A narrative review and recommendations for future research

Sarah Benna-Doyle, Brenton Baguley, Erin Laing, Nicole Kiss

(2024), Vol. 183, pp. 1-8, Maturitas, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Mediterranean-style dietary interventions in adults with cancer: a systematic review of the methodological approaches, feasibility, and preliminary efficacy

A McHugh, E O’Connell, B Gurd, P Rae, E George, A Kleckner, B Baguley

(2024), pp. 1-14, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Meta‐analysis prediction intervals are under reported in sport and exercise medicine

David Borg, Franco Impellizzeri, Samantha Borg, Kate Hutchins, Ian Stewart, Tamara Jones, Brenton Baguley, Lucas Orssatto, Aaron Bach, John Osborne, Benjamin McMaster, Robert Buhmann, Joshua Bon, Adrian Barnett

(2024), Vol. 34, pp. 1-10, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Effectiveness of combined nutrition and exercise interventions on body weight, lean mass, and fat mass in adults diagnosed with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Brenton Baguley, Jack Dalla Via, Steve Fraser, Robin Daly, Nicole Kiss

(2023), Vol. 81, pp. 625-646, Nutrition Reviews, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Low muscle mass, malnutrition, sarcopenia, and associations with survival in adults with cancer in the UK Biobank cohort

N Kiss, C Prado, R Daly, L Denehy, L Edbrooke, B Baguley, S Fraser, A Khosravi, G Abbott

(2023), Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, Germany, C1

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Nutrition services during prostate cancer androgen deprivation therapy

Brenton Baguley, Caity Smith-Gillis, Judi Porter, Nicole Kiss, Anna Ugalde

(2023), pp. 1-8, BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Evaluating a multicomponent survivorship programme for men with prostate cancer in Australia: A single cohort study

P Yates, R Carter, R Cockerell, D Cowan, C Dixon, A Lal, R Newton, N Hart, D Galvão, B Baguley, N Denniston, T Skinner, J Couper, J Emery, M Frydenberg, W Liu

(2022), Vol. 12, pp. 1-14, BMJ Open, London, England, C1

journal article

Development and Feasibility of an Inpatient Cancer-Related Sarcopenia Pathway at a Major Cancer Centre

J Loeliger, L Edbrooke, R Daly, J Stewart, L Bucci, C Puskas, M Fitzgerald, B Baguley, N Kiss

(2022), Vol. 19, pp. 1-20, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Mediterranean Style Dietary Pattern with High Intensity Interval Training in Men with Prostate Cancer Treated with Androgen Deprivation Therapy: A Pilot Randomised Control Trial

Brenton Baguley, Kirsten Adlard, David Jenkins, Olivia Wright, Tina Skinner

(2022), Vol. 19, pp. 1-17, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Mediterranean-style dietary pattern improves cancer-related fatigue and quality of life in men with prostate cancer treated with androgen deprivation therapy: A pilot randomised control trial

B Baguley, T Skinner, D Jenkins, O Wright

(2021), Vol. 40, pp. 245-254, Clinical Nutrition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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An integrated multicomponent care model for men affected by prostate cancer: A feasibility study of TrueNTH Australia

P Yates, R Carter, R Cockerell, D Cowan, C Dixon, A Magnus, R Newton, N Hart, D Galvão, B Baguley, N Denniston, T Skinner, J Couper, J Emery, M Frydenberg, W Liu

(2021), Vol. 30, pp. 1544-1554, Psycho-Oncology, England, C1

journal article

Comparison of the glim, espen and icd-10 criteria to diagnose malnutrition and predict 30-day outcomes: An observational study in an oncology population

S Poulter, B Steer, B Baguley, L Edbrooke, N Kiss

(2021), Vol. 13, Nutrients, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Exercise and Nutritional Approaches to Combat Cancer-Related Bone and Muscle Loss

N Kiss, B Baguley, J Dalla Via, S Fraser, K Bolam, R Daly

(2020), Vol. 18, pp. 291-300, Current Osteoporosis Reports, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia: Position statement on cancer-related malnutrition and sarcopenia

N Kiss, J Loeliger, M Findlay, E Isenring, B Baguley, A Boltong, A Butler, I Deftereos, M Eisenhuth, S Fraser, R Fichera, H Griffin, S Hayes, E Jeffery, C Johnson, C Lomma, B van der Meij, C McIntyre, T Nicholls, L Pugliano, T Skinner, J Stewart, J Bauer

(2020), Vol. 77, pp. 416-425, Nutrition and Dietetics, Australia, C1

journal article

Nutrition therapy for the management of cancer-related fatigue and quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis

B Baguley, T Skinner, O Wright

(2019), Vol. 122, pp. 527-541, British Journal of Nutrition, England, C1

journal article

Technology-supported self-guided nutrition and physical activity interventions for adults with cancer: systematic review

N Kiss, B Baguley, K Ball, R Daly, S Fraser, C Granger, A Ugalde

(2019), Vol. 7, JMIR mHealth and uHealth, Canada, C1

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Nutrition therapy with high intensity interval training to improve prostate cancer-related fatigue in men on androgen deprivation therapy: A study protocol

B Baguley, T Skinner, M Leveritt, O Wright

(2017), Vol. 17, BMC Cancer, England, C1

journal article

The effect of nutrition therapy and exercise on cancer-related fatigue and quality of life in men with prostate cancer: A systematic review

B Baguley, K Bolam, O Wright, T Skinner

(2017), Vol. 9, Nutrients, Switzerland, C1

journal article

The effect of Ad Libitum Consumption of a milk-based liquid meal Supplement vs. A traditional sports drink on fluid balance after exercise

B Baguley, J Zilujko, M Leveritt, B Desbrow, C Irwin

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 347-355, International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, United States, C1

journal article

Nutritional status of patients with ataxia-telangiectasia: a case for early and ongoing nutrition support and intervention

Lynda Ross, Sandra Capra, Brenton Baguley, Kate Sinclair, Kate Munro, Peter Lewindon, Martin Lavin

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 802-807, Journal of paediatrics and child health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

The Evidence Surrounding Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Individuals with Cancer: A Systematic Literature Review

Elena George, Surbhi Sood, Nicole Kiss, Robin Daly, Amanda Nicoll, Stuart Roberts, Brenton Baguley

(), Vol. 30, pp. 48-74, Current Oncology, C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Revolutionising sarcopenia care for people living with cancer: Establishing effective screening and referral pathways into evidence-based treatment in rural and specialist cancer services

A/Prof Nicole Kiss, Prof Judith Bauer, Dr Carla Prado, Dr Laura Alston, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Linda Denehy, Ms Jenelle Loeliger, Dr Lara Edbrooke, A/Prof Anna Ugalde, Prof Liliana Orellana, A/Prof Lan Gao, A/Prof Nicholas Hardcastle, Dr Brenton Baguley, Ms Louisa Moodie, Dr Sharad Sharma

MRFF (NHMRC) - Clinician Researchers Initiative: Applied Research in Health Grant

  • 2024: $187,801

Other Public Sector Funding

The PRO-Health Program: A co-designed remote-delivered PROstate-cancer specific healthy eating and exercise weight loss program for men treated with androgen deprivation therapy

Dr Brenton Baguley

VCA Victorian Cancer Agency Early Career Research Fellowship

  • 2024: $54,248
  • 2023: $216,211


No completed student supervisions to report