Exercise sport science
Professor Ralph Maddison
Exercise, health behaviours and disease prevention.
Professor Aaron Russell
Identifying molecular factors influencing the adaptation to endurance and resistance exercise in healthy, ageing and diseased populations
Professor Rod Snow
Muscle metabolism during exercise – gender and age effects, muscle exercise performance, metabolism and fatigue.
Associate Professor Brad Aisbett
Using exercise science research to enable workplaces to promote and preserve the health and safety of workers in physically demanding occupations (e.g. civilian and military emergency services).
Associate Professor Daniel Belavy
Exercise and back pain. How we can make the spine healthier.
Associate Professor Clinton Bruce
Regulation of glucose metabolism in skeletal muscle and liver in health and disease, glucose intolerance and insulin resistance, the role of lipids in regulating skeletal muscle function, glucose and lipid fluxes, protein synthesis and mitochondrial biogenesis.
Dr Helen Brown
Investigating influences on children and youth’s physical activity, including sport.
Dr Amelia Carr
Applied physiology and ergogenic aids.
Dr Paul Della Gatta
Muscle metabolism in health and disease
Dr Anne Turner
Physiology and endocrinology of stress and the impact of stress on human health. Hypothalamo-pituitary adrenal axis and sympatho-adrenal medullary system responses to stress.
Dr Stuart Warmington
Understanding blood flow restriction exercise and its application to improve skeletal muscle health in athletes, rehabilitation, chronic disease and the ageing community.
Monitoring and examining the physiology of sleep and recovery for athlete health, performance and training.
Dr Dan Dwyer
Development and use of technology to measure sports performance. Use of data analytics to identify predictors of performance and assist strategic decision making by athletes and coaches.
Dr Kirsten Howlett
Carbohydrate metabolism, exercise, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes.
Dr Peter Kremer
Sport, exercise, mental health and wellbeing.
Dr Chris Shaw
Glucose and lipid metabolism in skeletal muscle. Exercise interventions, and immunofluorescence microscopy techniques.