Dr Shona Halson - Nat Sch Exercise Science (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor
I commenced at ACU in 2018 after 16 years at the Australian Institute of Sport. my interest areas include recovery, sleep, fatigue and travel and I have over 100 peer-reviewed articles in these areas. I was responsible for Recovery services for the Australian Olympic Team for 3 Olympic Games and am an Associate Editor for IJSPP.
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Sleep, Recovery, Travel, Fatigue ;
Sleep monitoring, performance testing ;
Nutrition for Travel: From Jet lag To Catering, in Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab.
Sleep Monitoring in Athletes: Motivation, Methods, Miscalculations and Why it Matters., in Sports Medicine
Recovery and Performance in Sport: Consensus Statement., in IJSPP
An Integrated, Multifactorial Approach to Periodization for Optimal Performance in Individual and Team Sports., in IJSPP
Lower Limb Sports Compression Garments Improve Muscle Blood Flow and Exercise Performance During Repeated-Sprint Cycling., in IJSPP
Effect of Body Composition on Physiological Responses to Cold-Water Immersion and the Recovery of Exercise Performance., in IJSPP
Sleep, sport, and the brain., in Progress in Brain Research
Monitoring training load to understand fatigue in athletes., in Sports Medicince
Does overtraining exist? An analysis of overreaching and overtraining research., in Sports Medicine