Information related to research interest "Strength Training"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nat Sch Exercise Science

  • Dr Ryan Timmins

    Ryan's research focuses around sports injury prevention and rehabilitation. His work is mainly within hamstring injury risk and interventions which can reduce the likelihood of an injury occurring.

    His research has direct impact in elite sport, with practical outcomes and study designs being developed in consultation with Australian and International sporting organisations. These include the United States Olympic Committee, Arsenal Football Club, Manchester City Football Club, Port Adelaide Football Club, Richmond Australian Football Club and many others.

    Phone : 3772 (Melbourne) Email : ryan.timmins@acu.edu.au

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  • Nat Sch Physiotherapy

  • Dr Vaughan Nicholson

    Dr Nicholson is an experienced clinician in the field of musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy. He has a particular interest in age and activity-related musculoskeletal conditions (eg. osteoarthritis, sarcopenia, osteoporosis) and exercise interventions to combat these conditions. His PhD research assessed the effectiveness of resistance training and balance based interventions on balance, strength and body composition in adults aged 55-85 years. His research continues to examine the effects of novel exercise and motor imagery interventions on the function of middle-aged and older adults.
    Dr Nicholson's other research focus is enhancing the evidence base of swimming Paralympic classification systems.

    Phone : 7687 (Brisbane) Email : vaughan.nicholson@acu.edu.au

  • School of Behavioural and Health Sciences

  • Dr Jonathon Weakley

    Dr Jonathon Weakley is a lecturer in strength and conditioning at Australian Catholic University and an Associate Research Fellow at Leeds Beckett University. His research focus is on the development of strength, power, speed, and muscular development of athletes. Prior to becoming a lecturer at ACU, Jonathon attended the University of Otago, the University of Wollongong, Edith Cowan University, and Leeds Beckett University. Following his PhD, Jonathon completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Leeds Beckett University.

    Phone : (Brisbane) Email : jonathon.weakley@acu.edu.au

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