Information related to research interest "Exercise Physiology"
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Faculty of Health Sciences
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
Associate Professor Prue Cormie leads the Exercise Oncology team in ACU's Mark MacKillop Institute for Health Research. The Exercise Oncology team conducts research focused on the prevention and management of adverse effects of cancer and its treatment. Their work aims to enhance outcomes for people with cancer by developing and evaluating interventions that improve physical, psychological and social wellbeing.
Prue is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist whose research and clinical work focuses on the role of exercise in the management of cancer. Her research program seeks to understand the application of exercise as medicine for the management of cancer and involves the convergence of exercise science, cancer care and innovation in allied health services. She has produced influential research exploring the efficacy of targeted exercise prescriptions in counteracting significant side effects of cancer and cancer treatments. Her track record includes over $3 million in competitive research grant funding (including NHMRC, Cancer Australia, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia) and over 70 refereed publications and book chapters.
Prue is the inaugural Chair of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Exercise and Cancer Group and leads the Exercise and Sports Science Australia Cancer Special Interest Group. A core component of her work is invested to translating research into practice for meaningful improvements in health care services for people with cancer.
: (03) 9230 8242 (Melbourne) : Prue.Cormie@acu.edu.au
Dr Eva Zopf works for the Supportive Care in Cancer team in ACU's Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, which is lead by A/Prof Prue Cormie. The Supportive Care in Cancer team conducts research focused on the prevention and management of adverse effects of cancer and its treatment. Their work aims to enhance outcomes for people with cancer by developing and evaluating interventions that improve physical, psychological and social wellbeing.
Eva is an exercise physiologist whose research interest focuses on the role of exercise as medicine for the management of cancer. She graduated with a PhD in Sport Science at the German Sport University in Cologne, Germany and worked at the Edith Cowan University as a postdoctoral research fellow before joining ACU in July 2016. Aside from developing, conducting and evaluating exercise intervention studies in cancer patients, Eva is also dedicated to improving the supportive care services available for cancer survivors. She was involved in developing a concept of exercise medicine for cancer patients in Germany, which has been successfully implemented into the medical setting and is supported by German health insurance companies since 2015.
: 8105 (Melbourne) : Eva.Zopf@acu.edu.au
Nat Sch Exercise Science
I am an exercise physiologist whose research, clinical, and teaching career has focused on the integration of exercise, medicine and behaviour change as a means to improve quality of life, particularly among older adults and in clinical populations. I am interested in functional, cardiometabolic, and vascular outcomes in a variety of populations.
: +61 2 9701 4333 (Strathfield) : Michael.Baker@acu.edu.au
My research interests include thermoregulation responses to exercise in different climatic environments. In particular, the role of the cardiovascular system under thermal stress and the limits to prolonged submaximal exercise in the heat. Other research interests include the effect of dietary manipulations and eccentric muscle damage on exercise performance.
I am a keen cyclist and advocate exercise thoughout the lifespan as a preventative measure against chronic disease arising from a sedentary lifestyle...........not to mention it is also heaps of fun! :)
: (02) 9701 4378 (Strathfield) : email@example.com
My research focuses on how stressors, such as exercise, heat stress and dehydration alter brain function and influence performance and fatigue.
: (03) 9953 3557 (Melbourne) : Doug.Whyte@acu.edu.au
Nat Sch Science
Dr Isabelle Lys is interested in research involving animal/human/cell models of chronic diseases (eg obesity, diabetes), exercise physiology, enhancing experiences in teaching and learning of science in higher education, environmental health/science and steroid hormone regulation and function in animals and humans.
Dr Isabelle Lys worked as a research assistant in the Endocrinology and Molecular Biology lab at the Baker Medical Research Institute in Melbourne under the supervision of Assoc Prof Timothy Cole. During her PhD studies she worked for the Department of Biology and Department of Physiology, University of Melbourne as a sessional tutor and laboratory demonstrator. Dr Lys also lived and taught Biology, Biochemistry and Genetics as a residential tutor at International House, University of Melbourne from 2009 to 2013. After her Phd studies, she completed a one year postdoctoral research position at Ottawa Health and Research Institute, Canada from 2003-2004 studying hormone interactions during breast cancer development in breast cancer cells. Then she worked as a postdoctoral research fellow for AgResearch in Hamilton, New Zealand from 2004 to 2007, investigating endocrinology, health, fertility and reproduction in both normal and transgenic cattle.
From 2007 to 2010, Dr Lys commenced her first lectureship in Health and Life Sciences at Massey University in Wellington, New Zealand. From 2010 to 2014, she commenced as a Senior Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science at Charles Darwin University, Australia, prior to commencing her lectureship in Biomedical Sciences at the School of Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University in January 2015. She is passionate about learning and teaching practices for students and staff in health and biosciences, and have a wide range of interests in research into both sciences and science education disciplines.
-Bachelor of Arts, Monash University
-Bachelor of Science (Hons), Monash University
-PhD in General Medicine, Monash University
-Graduate Certicate in Teaching and Learning in Higher -Education, Charles Darwin University
-Master of Education International, Charles Darwin University
: +617 3623 7355 (Brisbane) : Isabelle.Lys@acu.edu.au