Information related to research interest "Diversity and Plasticity of Skeletal Muscle"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Centre for Exercise and Nutrition

  • Dr Jamie Whitfield

    I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Exercise and Nutrition Research Program at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research. I received my doctoral training under Prof. Lawrence Spriet and Prof. Graham Holloway at the University of Guelph, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. My primary research interests are elucidating the mechanisms controlling skeletal muscle metabolic responses to different exercise and nutrition interventions.

    Phone : +61 3 9230 8252 (Melbourne) Email : Jamie.Whitfield@acu.edu.au

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  • Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

  • Professor John Hawley

    John is currently Head of the Exercise & Nutrition Research Group and Professor of Exercise Metabolism in the Department of Exercise Sciences. He has published over 200 scientific manuscripts (PUBMED), written over 80 articles for technical journals and has authored numerous book chapters for exercise biochemistry and sports medicine texts. He currently sits on the Editorial Boards of many international journals including the American Journal of Physiology (Endocrinology and Metabolism); The Journal of Applied Physiology (U.S.A.); The Journal of Sports Sciences (U.K); Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (U.S.A.); Sports Medicine (New Zealand; and The International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism (U.S.A.). His laboratories research interests include the interaction of exercise and diet on skeletal muscle metabolism; the molecular bases of exercise training adaptation; the cellular bases underlying exercise-induced improvements in insulin action; and exercise-nutrient interventions for weight loss. He is a consultant for several professional sports teams in Europe and Australia and a regular invited speaker at numerous international conferences every year.

    Phone : 3552 (Melbourne) Email : john.hawley@acu.edu.au

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  • School of Behavioural and Health Sciences

  • Professor Justin Kemp

    1. Diversity and plasticity of skeletal muscle: muscle structure and function in disease, fibre type transition.
    2. Physical activity and chronic disease: metabolic syndrome, obesity, cardiovascular disease, asthma.
    3. Nutritional/ergogenic strategies for elite sports performance.
    4. Applied sports science and performance.

    Phone : (03) 9953 3031 (Melbourne) Email : Justin.Kemp@acu.edu.au

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