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Dr Kim Way

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exer & Nutr Sciences

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2019

Contact

kim.way@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68894

Biography

Dr. Kim Way is a Lecturer in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and a Clinician Researcher at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN). She holds a position as an Affiliate Researcher at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and currently serves on the Exercise Guidelines Committee for the Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation and the Publication Committe for Exercise and Sports Science Australia. Dr. Way is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist with 9 years experience who specialises in exercise prescription for cardiometabolic diseases.

Dr. Way’s research program aims to investigate novel exercise strategies to target cardiovascular health outcomes and pathologies in people with cardiometabolic diseases. She currently collaborates with a number of domestic and international researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, University of Queensland and University of Newcastle.

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Research interests

Cardiometabolic Diseases, High-Intensity Interval Training, Progressive Resistance Training, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Function and Structure, Microvascular Function, Arterial Stiffness, Exercise Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology.

Affiliations

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN)

Exercise Physiology and Cardiovascular Health Lab, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Units taught

HSE704 – Exercise Physiology for Metabolic Disease
HSE705 – Exercise Physiology for Cardiopulmonary Disease
HSE320 – Exercise In Health and Disease

HSE715 - Clinical Practicum 2

HSE717 - Clinical Practicum 3

Professional activities

Dr. Way is a member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia, the
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, the Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation and the Canadian Arrythmia Network of Canada.

Awards

Best Poster Presentation, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine Postdoctoral Research Day, 2020
Best PhD Thesis Nominee, Exercise and Sports Science Australia, 2020
Travel Award, Canadian Institute of Health Research, 2019  
Travel Award, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 2019  
Best Clinical Science Oral Presentation Honourable Mention, Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day, 2019
Presentation Award Finalist, ASICS Sports Medicine Australia Conference, 2017
3 Minute Thesis Competition Runner Up, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, 2017
Australian Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship, 2017-2018
Postgraduate Research Support Scheme, University of Sydney, 2017
Editor’s Choice, Current Diabetes Reviews, 2016  
Postgraduate Research Support Scheme, University of Sydney, 2016
Postgraduate Research Support Scheme, University of Sydney, 2015
Dean Scholar Award, University of Sydney, 2013  
Exercise and Sports Science Australia Student Award, Exercise and Sports Science Australia, 2012  
Dean’s List, Australian Catholic University, 2010
Lidcombe Dooley Scholarship, Australian Catholic University, 2009