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Professor Robert Newton

Professor of Exercise Medicine

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3443, Mobile: 0419 907 774, Email: r.newton@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.507
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3443
Mobile: 0419 907 774
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 2499
Email: r.newton@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.507  

 

Rob is the Associate Dean, Medical and Exercise Sciences, School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Awards and Recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2015: Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research Supervision

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Cross University, 1998.
  • Bachelor of Human Movement Studies (Hons), The University of Queensland, 1986.
  • Master of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, 1986.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Spinal Cord Injuries Australia Industry Scholarship,  Spinal Cord Injuries Australia,  Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Project,  2019 - 2024,  $105,000.
  • Can Exercise Delay Transition to Active Therapy in Men with Low Grade Prostate Cancer? A Multi-Centre Randomized Controlled Trial.,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Project Grants,  2018 - 2023,  $596,084.
  • INTense Exercise foR surVivAL among men with Metastatic Castrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer (INTERVAL – MCRPC): A Multicentre, Randomized, Controlled, Phase III Study,  The Movember Group,  Movember - GAP4 Prostate Cancer Exercise and Metabolic Health,  2016 - 2023,  $635,910.
  • Exercise as adjuvant therapy to increase prostate tumour oxygenation and improve effectiveness of radiotherapy ,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2020 - 2022,  $94,449.
  • Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP),  International Olympic Committee,  Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health,  2019 - 2022,  $568,107.
  • Assessment of elite AFL athletes and the integration of data analytics,  Pernix,  Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD projects,  2019 - 2022,  $52,500.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Collaborative Research Program: A partnership between Spinal Cord Australia and Edith Cowan University 2015-2017,  Spinal Cord Injuries Australia,  Spinal Cord Injuries Australia - Grant,  2015 - 2022,  $1,389,440.
  • Centre for Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship (CRE-PCS),  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Centres of Research Excellence,  2016 - 2022,  $1,172,654.
  • GAP4 Exercise and Metabolic Health Trial - Exercise Central Coordinating Centre ,  The Movember Group,  Movember - GAP4 Prostate Cancer Exercise and Metabolic Health,  2016 - 2021,  $342,985.
  • An exploratory study to determine if exercise can impact the gut microbiota composition of men receiving androgen suppression therapy for prostate cancer,  Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia,  Grant,  2018 - 2021,  $98,875.
  • Muscle morphology and function in women with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: Response to exercise medicine and implications for treatment,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  PhD Top Up Scholarship,  2019 - 2021,  $30,000.
  • The effect of cognitive and exercise training on Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Adjuvant Chemotherapy Agents,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme,  2018 - 2021,  $99,932.
  • From Research to Practice: the development, implementation and evaluation of an intervention to integrate exercise into standard of care for people with cancer,  Genesis Cancer Care Pty Ltd,  Genesis Cancer Care - Grant,  2018 - 2020,  $10,000.
  • Feasibility and efficacy of dosing exercise medicine immediately before or after chemotherapy infusion,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2017 Open Round,  2018 - 2020,  $135,247.
  • Develop a systematic profiling of neurological conditions that will facilitate personalised treatment and streamline service delivery,  Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia,  MS WA - Research funding for social and applied research,  2019 - 2020,  $600,000.
  • The added value of Fluorescence in-situ hybridisation for CDKN2A/p16 and BAP-1 immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis and prognostication of pleural mesothelioma.,  Institute for Respiratory Health,  Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement MBR Projects,  2019 - 2020,  $60,000.
  • Exercise Medicine Prior to Open Radical Cystectomy: Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy,  ANZUP Clinical Trials Group Limited,  Below the Belt Research Fund,  2017 - 2020,  $45,455.
  • Examining the effect of creatine supplementation in augmenting adaptations to resistance training in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. ,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme,  2019 - 2020,  $64,560.
  • TrueNTH solutions: an integrated multi-component intervention to improve the lives of men with prostate cancer in Australia - Demonstration of the Lifestyle and Exercise Program,  The Movember Group,  True NTH,  2016 - 2020,  $303,145.
  • Provision of Survey Data Collection Services to the Department of Health: Influence of Lifestyle Factors on Non-Communicable Disease in Western Australians,  Department of Health WA,  Tender,  2013 - 2019,  $4,928,395.
  • Mechanical modulation of bone metastases in advanced breast cancer patients: Can targeted exercise suppress osteolytic tumour progression?,  National Breast Cancer Foundation,  Pilot Study Grant,  2016 - 2019,  $184,300.
  • Aussie Fans in Training: A weight loss program in sport settings,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Priority Driven Research 2016,  2018 - 2019,  $587,572.
  • Improving throwing and pitching velocity in female softball athletes,  National Strength and Conditioning Association,  NSCA - Senior Investigator Grant,  2017 - 2019,  $44,882.
  • Effects of walking soccer on obesity, fitness parameters and interleukin-6 levels in obese men and women in Singapore and Malaysia,  Mon Space Multinational Corp,  Exercise Medicine Research Grant,  2018 - 2019,  $6,508.
  • Improving sexual health in men with prostate cancer: randomised controlled trial of exercise and psychosexual therapies,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Project Grants,  2014 - 2019,  $565,380.
  • A randomised controlled cross over study to examine the effect of anamorelin on cancer cachexia in patients with mesothelioma,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme,  2019,  $49,583.
  • Edith Cowan University and Lung Foundation Australia/Edith Cowan University and Lung Foundation Australia/Neville Bantoft Bequest PhD Scholarship in Lung Cancer,  Lung Foundation Australia,  Scholarship,  2013 - 2018,  $78,000.
  • Social connectedness and healthy lifestyle support - What do regional communities want and do they use it?,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Development Grant,  2017 - 2018,  $196,744.
  • The effect of either a pre- or post-exercise intervention on patient outcomes for prostate cancer patients undergoing prostatectomy.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016,  2016 - 2018,  $29,900.
  • Pain-Omics - Multi-dimensional omics approach to stratification of patients with low back pain,  European Commission,  Grant - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7),  2013 - 2018,  $5,998,886.
  • Can exercise interfere with sclerotic tumour formation and reduce tumour growth in advanced prostate cancer patients with bone metastasis? – A phase I, randomised clinical trial examining feasibility, safety and efficacy.,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant - Early Career Investigator,  2016 - 2018,  $34,742.
  • Exercise as a Therapeutic Tool in the Management of Mesothelioma,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Fellowship,  2015 - 2018,  $523,556.
  • The health benefits of Football West inclusive programs in Western Australia,  Football West,  Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2014 - 2018,  $30,000.
  • Fremantle Football Club Scholarship,  Fremantle Football Club,  FFC - Scholarship,  2015 - 2017,  $81,000.
  • Allied Health Workforce Survey,  Department of Health WA,  Tender,  2016 - 2017,  $61,098.
  • The effect of multidisciplinary therapy on neurodegeneration and clinical decline in Huntington’s disease individuals before the onset of diagnosable symptoms.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016,  2016 - 2017,  $27,900.
  • Exercise medicine for all cancer survivors: Implementation and evaluation of a national intervention program,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2015 - 2017,  $100,560.
  • Surfing Collaborative Research Program: A partnership between Surfing Australia and Edith Cowan University,  Surfing Australia,  Surfing Australia - Grant,  2014 - 2017,  $366,062.
  • Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (MHRIF) 2015 (Round 19),  Department of Health WA,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure,  2016 - 2017,  $30,155.
  • Mechanical modulation of bone metastases in advanced prostate cancer patients: Can targeted exercise suppress sclerotic tumour progression? – A pilot study.,  Exercise & Sports Science Australia,  Clinical Exercise Physiology Research Grant,  2015 - 2017,  $37,200.
  • Resistance training frequency: Effect on motivation and adherence to train, overall health status and neuromuscular performance,  Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture,  Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture - Grant,  2014 - 2017,  $279,765.
  • Investigating the health benefits of volunteering by seniors,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Discovery Projects,  2014 - 2017,  $60,332.
  • Can exercise ameliorate treatment toxicity during the initial phase of testosterone suppression in prostate cancer patients; is this more effective than delayed rehabilitation and what is the time course and persistence of benefits?,  Cancer Australia,  Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme,  2012 - 2016,  $446,276.
  • Assessment of changes in adolescent neuromotor fitness and bone strength ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2015,  2015 - 2016,  $25,000.
  • Research protocol for exercise and nutrition intervention for patients with psoriasis,  AbbVie Pty Ltd,  AbbVie - Grant,  2013 - 2016,  $160,000.
  • Exercise Medicine at Genesis Cancer Care,  Genesis Cancer Care Pty Ltd,  Genesis Cancer Care - Grant,  2014 - 2016,  $20,000.
  • Exercise medicine for the prevention and management of chronic disease,  The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education ,  CRN - Grant,  2011 - 2016,  $988,188.
  • Efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases: a randomized controlled trial,  Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia,  Grant,  2012 - 2016,  $296,820.
  • Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (MHRIF) 2014 (Round 18),  Department of Health WA,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure,  2015 - 2016,  $31,133.
  • Care Component: Lifestyle Exercise Prescription,  The Movember Group,  Australian Survivorship Action Plan Prostate Cancer Research Awards,  2014 - 2016,  $104,969.
  • Round 15 Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (MHRIF) 2011,  Department of Health WA,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure,  2012 - 2015,  $27,280.
  • Whole-Body Vibration Treatment in Breast Cancer Survivors on Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant - Early Career Investigator,  2012 - 2015,  $24,033.
  • Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (MHRIF) 2013 (Round 17),  Department of Health WA,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure,  2014 - 2015,  $34,963.
  • 2014 NHMRC Equipment Grant Rob Newton and Mel Ziman,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Equipment Grant 2014,  2014 - 2015,  $9,336.
  • Whole-Body Vibration Treatment in Prostate Cancer Survivors on Androgen Suppression Therapy,  Australian Unity Foundation,  Australian Unity Heritage Fellowship,  2012 - 2015,  $48,581.
  • Surfing Collaborative Research Program: A partnership between Surfing Australia and Edith Cowan University,  Surfing Australia,  Surfing Australia - Grant,  2011 - 2014,  $471,531.
  • Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund 2012 Round 16,  Department of Health WA,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure,  2013 - 2014,  $30,333.
  • Lucrin Immediate Exercise Trial,  AbbVie Pty Ltd,  AbbVie - Grant,  2010 - 2014,  $158,960.
  • Exercise Training to Improve Physical Functioning and Exercise Adoption in Lung Cancer Survivors,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2011 - 2014,  $24,912.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Collaborative Research Program: A partnership between Spinal Cord Australia and Edith Cowan University,  Spinal Cord Injuries Australia,  Spinal Cord Injuries Australia - Grant,  2011 - 2014,  $1,069,088.
  • Promoting Physical Activity to Improve the Outcome of Depression in Later Life (ACTIVEDEP),  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Health Promotion Research Project Grant,  2008 - 2013,  $143,545.
  • The development and evaluation of a comprehensive sport-science testing protocol for competitive surfers,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $25,000.
  • Efficacy and Safety of High Versus Low Intensity Resistance Exercise, with and without Compression for Management of Lymphoedema in Breast Cancer,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2011 - 2013,  $57,175.
  • A Phase III Clinical Trial of Exercise Modalities on Treatment Side-Effects in Men Receiving Therapy for Prostate Cancer,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Grant,  2009 - 2013,  $519,331.
  • Combating Metabolic Syndrome in the Australian Aboriginal Urban Population: Exercise Strategies,  National Heart Foundation,  Scholarship,  2010 - 2013,  $59,839.
  • Round 14 Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund (MHRIF) 2010,  Department of Health WA,  Medical and Health Research Infrastructure,  2011 - 2013,  $23,013.
  • Population Based Exercise Intervention for Prostate Cancer Patients - RADAR,  Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia,  Grant,  2009 - 2013,  $476,026.
  • Efficacy of an oncologist recommended exercise program on cancer related fatigue in breast cancer patients undergoing radical radiotherapy,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $25,000.
  • Efficacy and Safety of High Versus Low Intensity Resistance Exercise, with and without Compression for Management of Lymphoedema in Breast Cancer,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2011 - 2013,  $50,175.
  • Actigraph Physical Activity Monitoring System,  Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia,  Equipment Grant,  2012 - 2013,  $45,000.
  • Mechanical Specificity of Weightlifting Movements to Athletic Performance,  National Strength and Conditioning Association,  Grant,  2010 - 2013,  $13,591.
  • The Effects of Environmental Enrichment on Clinical Measures of Disease Progression and Quality of Life for Patients with Huntington's Disease,  Huntington's WA (Inc),  Lotterywest Grant,  2010 - 2013,  $530,317.
  • Muscle-tendon unit adaptations to heavy squat and jump squat training,  National Strength and Conditioning Association,  NSCA - Graduate Research Grant (Doctoral),  2011 - 2012,  $8,057.
  • Equipment Grant for pQCT XCT 3000 Clinical,  Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia,  Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $157,339.
  • Metals exposure and musculoskeletal and renal health in peri-menopausal Australian women,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $24,672.
  • Whole-Body Vibration Treatment in Breast Cancer Survivors on Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $24,850.
  • A Randomized Controlled Trial of Exercise to Reduce Co-Morbidity in Men Receiving Therapy for Prostate Cancer,  Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia,  Grant,  2008 - 2012,  $222,118.
  • Feasibility and efficacy of resistance exercise in prostate cancer survivors with bone metastases.,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant - Early Career Investigator,  2011 - 2012,  $25,080.
  • Exercise as Medicine for Management of Lymphoedema in Breast Cancer Survivors,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $24,993.
  • Strengthening the role of exercise physiologists in overcoming childhood obesity,  Telstra Foundation,  Grant,  2005 - 2011,  $88,183.
  • A Randomized Controlled Trial of Exercise to Reduce Treatment Side-Effects in Men Receiving Therapy for Prostate Cancer,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $74,165.
  • Let's Go Men's Health,  Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $65,000.
  • Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care,  Department of Mines and Petroleum,  Centre of Excellence,  2005 - 2010,  $2,060,186.
  • Lucrin Exercise Support Program,  Abbot Australasia Pty Ltd,  Abbott - Grant,  2009,  $46,000.
  • Keeping the aged healthy, happy and independent through physical and cognitive exercise,  J.O. and J.R. Wicking Trust,  Grant,  2005 - 2009,  $446,100.
  • Exercise Physiology,  Centre of Excellence for Alzheimers Disease Research and Care,  Fellowship,  2006 - 2009,  $252,721.
  • Developing an EORTC quality of life module for Proctitis,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2008,  $60,000.
  • Resistance and aerobic exercise for reducing treatment side-effects in men receiving ADT for prostate cancer,  Constitutional Centre of WA,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $12,331.
  • Monitoring of Training of Elite Australia Rules Football Players (2008 season),  West Coast Eagles Football Club,  Grant,  2008,  $10,474.
  • The Rotary Waist Disposal Challenge: Implementation and Evaluation of Telephone Lifestyle Coaching Program,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $92,704.
  • Monitoring of training of elite Australian Rules Football players,  West Coast Eagles Football Club,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $11,505.
  • The Rotary Waist Disposal Challenge: Implementation and Evaluation of Program,  Australian Rotary Health,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $40,000.
  • Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) machines for obesity, cancer and Alzheimer's disease research,  Department of Health,  Grant,  2005 - 2007,  $150,000.
  • Development of a hydraulic resistance exercise treatment for prostrate cancer patients,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $56,573.
  • Fatigue and Functional Capacity in Women Undergoing Adjuvant Breast Radiotherapy,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2003 - 2006,  $59,837.
  • Effects of long term Pole-walking in Elderly Subjects,  Martinus Van Breems, Inc,  Grant,  2003 - 2006,  $30,275.
  • Resistance exercise dosage in men receiving androgen depriving therapy for prostate cancer,  Michael L Pollock Memorial,  Grant,  2004 - 2006,  $6,561.
  • Assessment and development of a state-wide resistance exercise program for older people,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $17,503.
  • Exercise and cancer recovery,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $13,636.
  • An Investigation of the Impact of the Linebreak Sportswear on Thermoregulation During Exercise in a Hot and Humid Environment Followed by Recovery in a Cold Environment.,  Advantech Sports Australia Pty Ltd,  Grant - Advantech Sports Australia,  2003 - 2005,  $4,796.
  • An investigation of strength, power, speed and agility characteristics during pre-season preparation for Australian Rules Football players,  West Coast Eagles Football Club,  Grant,  2003 - 2005,  $5,888.
  • Cervical Muscle Structure and Function: Application to Musculoskeletal modelling,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2003 - 2004,  $10,511.
  • An investigation of the force attenuation properties of the Pelican hip protectors and recommendations for enhanced impact resistance,  Pelican Manufacturing Pty Ltd,  Grant,  2003 - 2004,  $2,095.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Hart, N., Newton, R., Weber, J., Spiteri, T., Rantalainen, T., Dobbin, M., Chivers, P., Nimphius, S., (2020), Functional basis of asymmetrical lower-body skeletal morphology in professional Australian Rules Footballers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 34(3), 791-799, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002841.
  • Van Vulpen, J., Sweegers, M., Peeters, P., Courneya, K., Newton, R., Aaronson, N., Jacobsen, P., Galvao, D., Chinapaw, M., Steindorf, K., Irwin, M., Stuiver, M., Hayes, S., Griffith, K., Mesters, I., Knoop, H., Goedendorp, M., Mutrie, N., Daley, A., McConnachie, A., Bohus, M., Thorsen, L., Schulz, K., Short, C., James, E., Plotnikoff, R., Schmidt, M., Ulrich, C., Van Beurden, M., Oldenburg, H., Sonke, G., Van Harten, W., Schmitz, K., Winters-Stone, K., Velthuis, M., Taaffe, D., Van Mechelen, W., Kersten, M., Nollet, F., Wenzel, J., Wiskemann, J., Verdonck-De Leeuw, I., Brug, J., May, A., Buffart, L., (2020), Moderators of Exercise Effects on Cancer-related Fatigue: A Meta-analysis of Individual Patient Data. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2019(Sep), Epub ahead of print, United States, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002154.
  • Fairman, C., Nilsen, T., Newton, R., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Robinson, Z., Hart, N., Zourdos, M., Focht, B., McIntyre, C., Galvao, D., (2020), Reporting of resistance training dose, adherence and tolerance in exercise oncology. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, x(x), xx-xx, United States of America, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002127.
  • Balloch, A., Meghji, M., Newton, R., Hart, N., Weber, J., Ahmad, I., Habibi, D., (2020), Assessment of a Novel Algorithm to Determine Change-of-Direction Angles Whilst Running Using Inertial Sensors. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, X(X), 1-15, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003064.
  • Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Jackson, B., Newton, R., (2019), ‘‘Charity Begins at Home’’: Informal Caring Barriers to Formal Volunteering Among Older People. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 30(5), 921-931, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s11266-018-0017-8.
  • Taaffe, D., Newton, R., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Galvao, D., (2019), Responsiveness to resistance-based multimodal exercise among men with prostate cancer receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 17(10), 1211-1220, DOI: 10.6004/jnccn.2019.7311.
  • Fairman, C., Kendall, K., Hart, N., Taaffe, D., Galvao, D., Newton, R., (2019), The potential therapeutic effects of creatine supplementation on body composition and muscle function in cancer. Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology, 133(January 2019), 46-57, DOI: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2018.11.003.
  • Harms, C., Cohen, L., Pooley, JA., Chambers, S., Galvao, D., Newton, R., (2019), Quality of life and psychological distress in cancer survivors: The role of psycho‐social resources for resilience. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 28(2), 271-277, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1002/pon.4934.
  • Taaffe, D., Galvao, D., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Gardiner, R., Hayne, D., Cormie, P., Shum, D., Newton, R., (2019), Immediate versus delayed exercise in men initiating androgen deprivation: effects on bone density and soft tissue composition. BJU International, 123(2), 261-269, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Ltd., DOI: 10.1111/bju.14505.
  • Bartlett, D., Dominguez D, JF., Reyes, A., Zaenker, P., Feindel, K., Newton, R., Hannan, A., Slater, J., Eastwood, P., Lazar, A., Ziman, M., Cruickshank, T., (2019), Investigating the relationships between hypothalamic volume and measures of circadian rhythm and habitual sleep in premanifest Huntington's disease. Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, 6(January 2019), p. 1-8, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbscr.2018.07.001.
  • Fairman, C., Kendall, K., Newton, R., Hart, N., Taaffe, D., Chee, R., Tang, C., Galvao, D., (2019), Examining the effects of creatine supplementation in augmenting adaptations to resistance training in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. BMJ Open, 9(9), Article number e030080, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030080.
  • Hart, N., Newton, R., (2019), Testosterone replacement for male military personnel – A potential countermeasure to reduce injury and improve performance under extreme conditions. EBioMedicine, 47(September 2019), 16-17, DOI: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.08.015.
  • Sweegers, M., Altenburg, T., Brug, J., May, A., Van Vulpen, J., Aaronson, N., Arbane, G., Bohus, M., Courneya, K., Daley, A., Galvao, D., Garrod, R., Griffith, K., Van Harten, W., Hayes, S., Herrero-Roman, F., Kersten, M., Lucia, A., McConnachie, A., Van Mechelen, W., Mutrie, N., Newton, R., Nollett, F., Potthoff, K., Schmidt, M., Schmitz, K., Schulz, K., Sonke, G., Steindorf, K., Stuiver, M., Taaffe, D., Thorsen, L., Twisk, J., Velthuis, M., Wenzel, J., Winters-Stone, K., Wiskemann, J., Paw, M., Buffart, L., (2019), Effects and moderators of exercise on muscle strength, muscle function and aerobic fitness in patients with cancer: a meta-analysis of individual patient data. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(13), Article number 812, British Med Assoc House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, England, B M J Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099191.
  • Newton, R., Galvao, D., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Gardiner, R., Wall, B., Bolam, K., Taaffe, D., (2019), Exercise Mode Specificity for Preserving Spine and Hip Bone Mineral Density in Prostate Cancer Patients. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(4), 607-614, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001831.
  • Newton, R., Christophersen, C., Fairman, C., Hart, N., Taaffe, D., Broadhurst, D., Devine, A., Chee, R., Tang, C., Spry, N., Galvao, D., (2019), Does exercise impact gut microbiota composition in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer? A single-blinded, two-armed, randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 9(4), article no. e024872, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024872.
  • Barnes, K., Ball, L., Galvao, D., Newton, R., Chambers, S., (2019), Nutrition care guidelines for men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: do we have enough evidence?. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, 22(2), 221-234, United Kingdom, Nature Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1038/s41391-018-0099-9.
  • Meghji, M., Balloch, A., Habibi, D., Ahmad, I., Hart, N., Newton, R., Weber, J., Waqar, A., (2019), An Algorithm for the Automatic Detection and Quantification of Athletes’ Change of Direction Incidents Using IMU Sensor Data. IEEE Sensors Journal, 19(12), 4518-4527, IEEE Sensors Council, DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2898449.
  • Jeffery, E., Lee, YC., Newton, R., Lyons-Wall, P., McVeigh, J., Nowak, A., Cheah, HM., Nguyen, B., Fitzgerald, D., Creaney, J., Straker, L., McIntyre, C., (2019), Body composition and nutritional status in malignant pleural mesothelioma: implications for activity levels and quality of life. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 73(10), 1412-1421, DOI: 10.1038/s41430-019-0418-9.
  • Bernard, P., Savard, J., Steindorf, K., Sweegers, M., Courneya, K., Newton, R., Aaronson, N., Jacobsen, P., May, A., Galvao, D., Chinapaw, M., Stuiver, M., Griffith, K., Mesters, I., Knoop, H., Goedendorp, M., Bohus, M., Thorsen, L., Schmidt, M., Ulrich, C., Sonke, G., Van Harten, W., Winters-Stone, K., Velthuis, M., Taaffe, D., Van Mechelen, W., Kersten, M., Nollet, F., Wenzel, J., Wiskemann, J., Verdonck-De Leeuw, I., Brug, J., Buffart, L., (2019), Effects and moderators of exercise on sleep in adults with cancer: Individual patient data and aggregated meta-analyses. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 124(2019), 109746, United States, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2019.109746.
  • Hayes, S., Newton, R., Spence, R., Galvao, D., (2019), The Exercise and Sports Science Australia position statement: Exercise medicine in cancer management. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 22(2019), 1175-1199, Australia, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2019.05.003.
  • Barnes, K., Ball, L., Galvao, D., Newton, R., Chambers, S., Harrison, C., (2019), Physical activity counselling and referrals by general practitioners for prostate cancer survivors in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 25(2), 152-156, Australia, DOI: 10.1071/PY18131.
  • McIntyre, C., Singh, F., Thomas, R., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Cavalheri, V., (2019), Exercise training for advanced lung cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11(2), CD012685, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012685.pub2.
  • Esgin, T., Hersh, D., Rowley, K., Gilroy, J., Newton, R., (2019), Indigenous research methodologies: decolonizing the Australian sports sciences. Health Promotion International, 34(6), 1231-1240, Oxford University Press, DOI: 10.1093/heapro/day076.
  • Jenkins, M., Hart, N., Rantalainen, T., Chivers, P., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), Reliability of upper-limb diaphyseal mineral and soft-tissue measurements using peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (pQCT). The Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, 18(4), 438-445.
  • Bochkezanian, V., Newton, R., Trajano, G., Blazevich, T., (2018), Effects of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in People with Spinal Cord Injury. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(9), 1733-1739, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001637.
  • Crawford-Williams, F., March, S., Goodwin, B., Ralph, N., Galvao, D., Newton, R., Chambers, S., Dunn, J., (2018), Interventions for prostate cancer survivorship: A systematic review of reviews. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 27(10), 2339-2348, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1002/pon.4888.
  • Coyne, J., Haff, G., Coutts, A., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), The Current State of Subjective Training Load Monitoring—a Practical Perspective and Call to Action. Sports Medicine - Open, 4(1), Article number 58, Germany, SpringerOpen, DOI: 10.1186/s40798-018-0172-x.
  • Bochkezanian, V., Newton, R., Trajano, G., Vieira, A., Pulverenti, T., Blazevich, T., (2018), Effect of tendon vibration during wide-pulse neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on muscle force production in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). BMC Neurology, 18(1), Article No. 17, BioMed Central Ltd., DOI: 10.1186/s12883-018-1020-9.
  • Hart, N., Galvao, D., Saunders, C., Taaffe, D., Feeney, K., Spry, N., Tsoi, D., Martin, H., Chee, R., Clay, T., Redfern, A., Newton, R., (2018), Mechanical suppression of osteolytic bone metastases in advanced breast cancer patients: a randomised controlled study protocol evaluating safety, feasibility and preliminary efficacy of exercise as a targeted medicine. Trials, 19(1), Article no.695, DOI: 10.1186/s13063-018-3091-8.
  • Buffart, LM., Sweegers, MG., May, AM., Chinapaw, MJ., Van Vulpen, JK., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Aaronson, NK., Stuiver, MM., Jacobsen, PB., Verdonck-De Leeuw, IM., Steindorf, K., Irwin, ML., Hayes, S., Griffith, KA., Lucia, A., Herrero-Roman, F., Mesters, I., Van Weert, E., Knoop, H., Goedendorp, MM., Mutrie, N., Daley, AJ., McConnachie, A., Bohus, M., Thorsen, L., Schulz, K., Short, CE., James, EL., Plotnikoff, RC., Arbane, G., Schmidt, ME., Potthoff, K., Van Beurden, M., Oldenburg, HS., Sonke, GS., Van Harten, WH., Garrod, R., Schmitz, KH., Winters-Stone, KM., Velthuis, MJ., Taaffe, D., Van Mechelen, W., Kersten, MJ., Nollet, F., Wenzel, J., Wiskemann, J., Brug, J., Courneya, KS., (2018), Targeting Exercise Interventions to Patients With Cancer in Need: An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 110(11), Article Number: djy161, DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djy161.
  • Poulos, N., Chaouachi, A., Buchheit, M., Slimani, D., Haff, G., Newton, R., (2018), Complex training and countermovement jump performance across multiple sets: Effect of back squat intensity. Kinesiology , 50(March 2018), 75-89, Croatia, Sveuciliste u Zagrebu.
  • Baumann, FT., Reike, A., Reimer, V., Schumann, M., Hallek, M., Taaffe, D., Newton, R., Galvao, D., (2018), Effects of physical exercise on breast cancer‑related secondary lymphedema: a systematic review. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 170(1), 1-13, New York, USA, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10549-018-4725-y.
  • Luo, H., Newton, R., Ma'ayah, F., Galvao, D., Taaffe, D., (2018), Recreational soccer as sport medicine for middle-aged and older adults: a systematic review. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, 4(2018), Article no. e000336, United Kingdom, BMJ Group, DOI: 10.1136/ bmjsem-2017-000336.
  • Cruickshank, T., Reyes, A., Penailillo, L., Pulverenti, T., Bartlett, D., Zaenker, P., Blazevich, T., Newton, R., Thompson, J., Lo, J., Ziman, M., (2018), Effects of multidisciplinary therapy on physical function in Huntington’s disease. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 138(6), 500-507, United States, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., DOI: 10.1111/ane.13002.
  • Quested, E., Kwasnicka, D., Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., Gucciardi, D., Kerr, D., Hunt, K., Robinson, S., Morgan, P., Newton, R., Gray, C., Wyke, S., McVeigh, J., Malacova, E., Ntoumanis, N., (2018), Protocol for a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered in Australian football league settings (Aussie-FIT): A feasibility and pilot randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 8(10), Article no.e022663, United Kingdom, BMJ Group, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022663.
  • Levin, G., Greenwood, K., Singh, F., Newton, R., (2018), Modality of Exercise Influences Rate of Decrease in Depression for Cancer Survivors with Elevated Depressive Symptomatology. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(5), 1597-1606, Berlin, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00520-017-3996-x.
  • Jones, J., Pyne, D., Haff, G., Newton, R., (2018), Comparison of ballistic and strength training on swimming turn and dry-land leg extensor characteristics in elite swimmers. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 13(2), 262-269, United Kingdom, Sage Publications Ltd, DOI: 10.1177/1747954117726017.
  • Conlon, J., Haff, G., Tufano, J., Newton, R., (2018), Training load indices, perceived tolerance, and enjoyment among different models of resistance training in older adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(3), 867-875, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002281.
  • Baker, M., McIntyre, C., Galvao, D., Hunt, C., Spry, N., Newton, R., (2018), Whole body vibration exposure on markers of bone turnover, body composition, and physical functioning in breast cancer patients receiving Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(3), 968-978, United States, Sage Publications Inc, DOI: 10.1177/1534735418781489.
  • Ferrier, B., Sheppard, J., Farley, O., Secomb, J., Parsonage, J., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2018), Scoring analysis of the men’s 2014, 2015 and 2016 world championship tour of surfing: the importance of aerial manoeuvres in competitive surfing. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36(19), 2189-2195, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2018.1443747.
  • Schofield, C., Newton, R., Cohen, P., Galvao, D., McVeigh, J., Hart, N., Mohan, G., Tan, J., Salfinger, S., Straker, L., McIntyre, C., (2018), Activity behaviours and physiological characteristics of women with advanced-stage Ovarian Cancer: a preliminary cross-sectional investigation. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 28(3), 604-613, DOI: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000001197.
  • Galvao, D., Hayne, D., Frydenburg, M., Chambers, S., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Scuffham, P., Ware, R., Hart, N., Newton, R., (2018), Can exercise delay transition to active therapy in men with low-grade prostate cancer? A multi-centre randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 8(4), e022331, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022331.
  • Newton, R., Kenfield, S., Hart, N., Chan, J., Courneya, K., Catto, J., Finn, S., Greenwood, R., Hughes, D., Mucci, L., Plymate, S., Praet, S., Guinan, E., Van Blarigan, E., Casey, O., Buzza, M., Gledhill, S., Zhang, L., Galvao, D., Ryan, C., Saad, F., (2018), Intense exercise for survival among men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (INTERVAL-GAP4): A multicentre, randomised, controlled phase III study protocol. BMJ Open, 8(5), article no.e022899, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022899.
  • Galvao, D., Newton, R., Girgis, A., Lepore, SJ., Stiller, A., Mihalopoulos, C., Gardiner, R., Taaffe, D., Occhipinti, S., Chambers, S., (2018), Randomized controlled trial of a peer led multimodal intervention for men with prostate cancer to increase exercise participation. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 27(1), 199-207, West Sussex, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1002/pon.4495.
  • McIntyre, C., Baker, MK., Lee, YC., Galvao, D., Cormie, P., Graham, V., Newton, R., (2018), The feasibility of a pragmatic distance-based intervention to increase physical activity in lung cancer survivors. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27(1), Article Number e12722, West Sussex, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12722.
  • Jones, JV., Pyne, DB., Haff, G., Newton, R., (2018), A comparison between elite and sub-elite swimmers on dry-land and tumble turn leg extensor force-time characteristics. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(6), 1762-1769, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002041.
  • Taaffe, D., Buffart, L., Newton, R., Spry, N., Denham, J., Joseph, D., Lamb, D., Chambers, S., Galvao, D., (2018), Time on androgen deprivation therapy and adaptations to exercise: secondary analysis from a 12-month randomized controlled trial in men with prostate cancer. BJU International, 121(2), 194-202, West Sussex, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/bju.14008.
  • Sweegers, MG., Altenburg, TM., Chinapaw, MJ., Kalter, J., Verdonck-De Leeuw, IM., Courneya, KS., Newton, R., Aaronson, NK., Jacobsen, PB., Brug, J., Buffart, L., (2018), Which exercise prescriptions improve quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer during and following treatment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 52(8), 505-513, British Med Assoc House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, England, B M J Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097891.
  • Heil, DP., Newton, R., Salle, DD., (2018), Characterizing the metabolic intensity and cardiovascular demands of walking football in Southeast Asian women. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 7(3), 12-23, India, Eleyon, DOI: 10.26524/ijpefs1832.
  • Kalter, J., Verdonck-De Leeuw, IM., Sweegers, MG., Aaronson, NK., Jacobsen, PB., Newton, R., Courneya, KS., Aitken, JF., Armes, J., Arving, C., Boersma, LJ., Braamse, AM., Brandberg, Y., Chambers, SK., Dekker, J., Ell, K., Ferguson, RJ., Gielissen, MF., Glimelius, B., Goedendorp, MM., Graves, KD., Heiney, SP., Horne, R., Hunter, MS., Johansson, B., Kimman, ML., Knoop, H., Meneses, K., Northouse, LL., Oldenburg, HS., Prins, JB., Savard, J., Van Beurden, M., Van Den Berg, SW., Brug, J., Buffart, L., (2018), Effects and moderators of psychosocial interventions on quality of life, and emotional and social function in patients with cancer: An individual patient data meta‐analysis of 22 RCTs. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 27(4), 1150-1161, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1002/pon.4648.
  • Singh, F., Galvao, D., Newton, R., Spry, N., Baker, M., Taaffe, D., (2018), Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of a 10-Week Resistance and Aerobic Exercise Intervention During Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Treatment in Rectal Cancer Patients. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(3), 952-959, United States, Sage Publications Inc, DOI: 10.1177/1534735418781736.
  • Newton, R., Jeffery, E., Galvao, D., McIntyre, C., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Denham, J., Taaffe, D., (2018), Body composition, fatigue and exercise in patients with prostate cancer undergoing androgen-deprivation therapy. BJU International, 122(6), 986-993, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., DOI: 10.1111/bju.14384.
  • Galvao, D., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Cormie, P., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Chee, R., McIntyre, C., Hart, N., Baumann, FT., Denham, J., Baker, M., Newton, R., (2018), Exercise preserves physical function in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(3), 393-399, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001454.
  • Appleby, B., Banyard, H., Cormie, P., Cormack, S., Newton, R., (2018), Validity and reliability of methods to determine barbell displacement in heavy back squats: implications for velocity-based training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, epub ahead of print(epub ahead of print), 6p., United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002803.
  • Schofield, C., Newton, R., Cohen, P., Galvao, D., McVeigh, J., Mohan, G., Tan, J., Salfinger, S., Straker, L., McIntyre, C., (2018), Health-related quality of life and pelvic floor dysfunction in advanced-stage ovarian cancer survivors: associations with objective activity behaviors and physiological characteristics. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(7), 2239-2246, DOI: 10.1007/s00520-018-4069-5.
  • Schofield, C., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Cohen, P., McIntyre, C., (2017), A Physiological Profile of Ovarian Cancer Survivors to Inform Tailored Exercise Interventions and the Development of Exercise Oncology Guidelines. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 27(7), 1560-1567, United Kingdom, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ltd, DOI: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000001044.
  • Küüsmaa-Schildt, M., Eklund, D., Avela, J., Rytkönen, T., Newton, R., Izquierdo, M., Häkkinen, K., (2017), Neuromuscular Adaptations to Combined Strength and Endurance Training: Order and Time-of-Day. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(9), 707-716, Stuttgart, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-101376.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., Brown, L., Sheppard, J., (2017), Effect of Four Weeks Detraining on Strength, Power, and Sensorimotor Ability of Adolescent Surfers. The Open Sports Sciences Journal, 10(Suppl 1: M6), 71-80, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Bentham Open, DOI: 10.2174/1875399X01710010071.
  • Bochkezanian, V., Newton, R., Trajano, G., Vieira, A., Pulverenti, T., Blazevich, T., (2017), Effect of tendon vibration during wide-pulse neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on the decline and recovery of muscle force. BMC Neurology, 17(1), Article no. 82, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s12883-017-0862-x.
  • Taaffe, D., Newton, R., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Gardiner, R., Wall, B., Cormie, P., Bolam, K., Galvao, D., (2017), Effects of different exercise modalities on fatigue in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy: A year-long randomised controlled trial. European Urology, 72(2), 293-299, Netherlands, Elsevier B.V., DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2017.02.019.
  • Padilha, C., Marinello, P., Galvao, D., Newton, R., Borges, F., Frajacomo, F., Deminice, R., (2017), Evaluation of resistance training to improve muscular strength and body composition in cancer patients undergoing neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy: a meta-analysis. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 11(3), 339-349, New York, USA, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s11764-016-0592-x.
  • Wall, B., Galvao, D., Fatehee, N., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Hebert, J., Newton, R., (2017), Exercise improves VO2max and body composition in androgen deprivation therapy-treated prostate cancer patients. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(8), 1503-1510, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001277.
  • Jeffery, E., Lee, YG., McVeigh, J., Straker, L., Wooding, T., Newton, R., McIntyre, C., (2017), Feasibility of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behavior in patients with malignant pleural effusion. Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(10), 3133-3141, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00520-017-3721-9.
  • Cormie, P., Lamb, S., Newton, R., Valentine, L., McKiernan, S., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Taaffe, D., Doran, C., Galvao, D., (2017), Implementing exercise in cancer care: study protocol to evaluate a community-based exercise program for people with cancer. BMC Cancer, 17(1), Article no. 103, London, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s12885-017-3092-0.
  • Gunnell, A., Joyce, S., Tomlin, S., Taaffe, D., Cormie, P., Newton, R., Joseph, D., Spry, N., Einarsdottir, K., Galvao, D., (2017), Physical activity and survival among long-term cancer survivor and non-cancer cohorts. Frontiers in Public Health, 5(Feb 2017), Article no. 19, Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00019.
  • Walker, S., Haff, G., Häkkinen, K., Newton, R., (2017), Moderate-load muscular endurance strength training did not improve peak power of functional capacity in older men and women. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(743), 11p., Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00743.
  • McIntyre, C., Singh, F., Thomas, R., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Cavalheri, V., (2017), Exercise training for advanced lung cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017(6), Article number CD012685, Oxford, United Kingdom, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012685.
  • Hart, N., Galvao, D., Newton, R., (2017), Exercise Medicine for Advanced Prostate Cancer. Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care, 11(3), 247-257, London, United Kingdom, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000276.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Rantalainen, T., Ireland, A., Siafarikas, A., Newton, R., (2017), Mechanical basis of bone strength: influence of bone material, bone structure and muscle action. The Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, 17(3), 114-139, Nafplion, Greece, The International Society of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions.
  • Conlon, J., Newton, R., Tufano, J., Penailillo, L., Banyard, H., Hopper, A., Ridge, A., Haff, G., (2017), The efficacy of periodised resistance training on neuromuscular adaptation in older adults. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(6), 1181-1194, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-017-3605-1.
  • Buffart, L., Kalter, J., Sweegers, M., Courneya, K., Newton, R., Aaronson, N., Jacobsen, P., May, A., Galvao, D., Chinapaw, M., Steindorf, K., Irwin, M., Stuiver, M., Hayes, S., Griffith, K., Lucia, A., Mesters, I., Van Weert, E., Knoop, H., Goedendorp, M., Mutrie, N., Daley, A., McConnachie, A., Bohus, M., Thorsen, L., Schulz, K., Short, C., James, E., Plotnikoff, R., Arbane, G., Schmidt, M., Potthoff, K., Van Beruden, M., Oldenburg, H., Sonke, G., Van Harten, W., Garrod, R., Schmitz, K., Winters-Stone, K., Velthuis, M., Taaffe, D., Van Mechelen, W., Kersten, M., Nollet, F., Wenzel, J., Wiskemann, J., Verdonck-De Leeuw, IM., Brug, J., (2017), Effects and moderators of exercise on quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 34 RCTs. Cancer Treatment Reviews, 52(2017), 91-104, United Kingdom, W.B. Saunders Co. Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2016.11.010.
  • Hart, N., Newton, R., Spry, N., Taaffe, D., Chambers, S., Feeney, K., Joseph, D., Redfern, A., Ferguson, T., Galvao, D., (2017), Can exercise suppress tumour growth in advanced prostate cancer patients with sclerotic bone metastases? A randomised, controlled study protocol examining feasibility, safety and efficacy. BMJ Open, 7(5), article no.e014458, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014458.
  • Singh, F., Newton, R., Baker, M., Spry, N., Taaffe, D., Thavaseelan, J., Galvao, D., (2017), Feasibility of presurgical exercise in men with prostate cancer undergoing prostatectomy. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 16(3), 290-299, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/1534735416666373.
  • Walker, S., Hakkinen, K., Haff, G., Blazevich, T., Newton, R., (2017), Acute elevations in serum hormones are attenuated after chronic training with traditional isoinertial but not accentuated eccentric loads in strength-trained men. Physiological Reports, 5(7), Article number e13241, West Sussex, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons, DOI: 10.14814/phy2.13241.
  • Hyde, MK., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Gardiner, R., Occhipinti, S., Lowe, A., Wittert , GA., Chambers, S., (2017), Men’s help-seeking in the first year after diagnosis of localised prostate cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care, 26(2), e12497, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12497.
  • Zopf, E., Newton, R., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Cormie, P., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Baumann, FT., Bloch, W., Galvao, D., (2017), Associations between aerobic exercise levels and physical and mental health outcomes in men with bone metastatic prostate cancer: a cross-sectional investigation. European Journal of Cancer Care, 26(6), Article Number: e12575, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12575.
  • Coyne, J., Tran, T., Secomb, J., Lundgren, L., Farley, O., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2017), Maximal strength training improves surfboard sprint and endurance paddling performance in competitive and recreational surfers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(1), 244-253, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001483.
  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T., (2017), The influence of external load on quadriceps muscle and tendon dynamics during jumping. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(11), 2250-2259, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001361.
  • Singh, F., Newton, R., Baker, MK., Spry, N., Taaffe, D., Galvao, D., (2017), Feasibility and Efficacy of Presurgical Exercise in Survivors of Rectal Cancer Scheduled to Receive Curative Resection. Clinical Colorectal Cancer, 16(4), 358-365, New York, USA, Elsevier Inc., DOI: 10.1016/j.clcc.2017.03.010.
  • Hart, N., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Spiteri, T., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., (2016), Relationship between leg mass, leg composition and foot velocity on kicking accuracy in Australian Football. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 15(2), 344-351, Turkey, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Weber, J., Spiteri, T., Rantalainen, T., Dobbin, M., Newton, R., (2016), Musculoskeletal asymmetry in football athletes: A product of limb function over time. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(7), 1379-1387, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000897.
  • Galvao, D., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Gardiner, R., Taylor, R., Risbridger, G., Frydenberg, M., Hill, M., Chambers, S., Stricker, P., Shannon, T., Hayne, D., Zopf, E., Newton, R., (2016), Enhancing active surveillance for men with prostate cancer: The potential of exercise medicine. Nature Reviews Urology, 13(5), 258-265, Nature Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1038/nrurol.2016.46.
  • Nimphius, S., McGuigan, M., Suchomel, T., Newton, R., (2016), Variability of a ‘‘force signature” during windmill softball pitching and relationship between discrete force variables and pitch velocity. Human Movement Science, 47(2016), 151-158, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2016.03.005.
  • Cormie, P., Singh, B., Hayes, S., Peake, J., Galvao, D., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Nosaka, K., Cornish, B., Schmitz, K., Newton, R., (2016), Acute Inflammatory Response to Low-, Moderate-, and High-Load Resistance Exercise in Women With Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 15(3), 308-317, United States, SAGE Publications Inc., DOI: 10.1177/1534735415617283.
  • Coyne, J., Tran, T., Secomb, J., Lundgren, L., Farley, O., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2016), Association between anthropometry, upper extremity strength, and sprint and endurance paddling performance in competitive and recreational surfers. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 11(5), 728–735, London, UK, Sage Publications Ltd, DOI: 10.1177/1747954116667111.
  • Conlon, J., Newton, R., Tufano, J., Banyard, H., Hopper, A., Ridge, A., Haff, G., (2016), Periodization strategies in older adults: Impact on physical function and health. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(12), 2426-2436, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001053.
  • Winter, E., Abt, G., Brookes, FC., Challis, J., Fowler, N., Knudson, D., Knuttgen, H., Kraemer, W., Lane, A., Van Mechelen, W., Morton, RH., Newton, R., Williams, C., Yeadon, MR., (2016), Misuse of "power" and other mechanical terms in sport and exercise science research. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(1), 292-300, United States, NSCA National Strength and Conditioning Association, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001101.
  • Azzopardi, M., Thomas, R., Muruganandan, S., Lam, D., Garske, L., Kwan, B., Ali, M., Nguyen, P., Yap, E., Horwood, F., Ritchie, A., Bint, M., Tobin, C., Shrestha, R., Piccolo, F., De Chaneet, C., Creaney, J., Newton, R., Hendrie, D., Murray, K., Read, C., Feller-Kopman, D., Maskell, N., Lee, YC., (2016), Protocol of the Australasian Malignant Pleural Effusion-2 (AMPLE-2) trial: a multicentre randomised study of aggressive versus symptom-guided drainage via indwelling pleural catheters. BMJ Open, 6(7), Article no. e011480, BMJ Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011480.
  • Looney, D., Kraemer, W., Joseph, M., Comstock, B., Denegar, C., Flanagan, S., Newton, R., Szivak, T., Dupont, W., Hooper, D., Hakkinen, K., Maresh, C., (2016), Electromyographical and perceptual responses to different resistance intensities in a squat protocol: Does performing performance sets to failure with light loads produce the same activity?. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(3), 792-799, United States, NSCA National Strength and Conditioning Association, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001109.
  • Kuusmaa, M., Schumann, M., Sedliak, M., Kraemer, W., Newton, R., Malinen, J., Nyman, K., Hakkinen, A., Hakkinen, K., (2016), Effects of morning versus evening combined strength and endurance training on physical performance, muscle hypertrophy, and serum hormone concentrations. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 41(12), 1285-1294, Canadian Science Publishing, DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2016-0271.
  • Teo, S., Newton, M., Newton, R., Dempsey, A., Fairchild, T., (2016), Comparing the effectiveness of a short-term vertical jump vs. weightlifting program on athletic power development. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(10), 2741-2748, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001379.
  • Gonzalez-Mohino, F., Gonzalez-Rave, J., Juarez, D., Fernandez, F., Castellanos, R., Newton, R., (2016), Effects of continuous and interval training on running economy, maximal aerobic speed and gait kinematics in recreational runners. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(4), 1059-1066, United States, NSCA National Strength and Conditioning Association, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001174.
  • Moyad, M., Newton, R., Tunn, U., Gruca, D., (2016), Integrating diet and exercise into care of prostate cancer patients on androgen deprivation therapy. Research and Reports in Urology, 8(2016), 133-143, Dove Medical Press Limited, DOI: 10.2147/RRU.S107852.
  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T., (2016), Faster movement speed results in greater tendon strain during the loaded squat exercise. Frontiers in Physiology, 7(2016), Article no. 366, Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00366.
  • Walker, S., Blazevich, T., Haff, G., Tufano, J., Newton, R., Hakkien, K., (2016), Greater strength gains after training with accentuated eccentric than traditional isoinertial loads in already strength-trained men. Frontiers in Physiology, 7(2016), Article no. 149, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00149.
  • Levin, G., Greenwood, K., Singh, F., Tsoi, D., Newton, R., (2016), Exercise Improves Physical Function and Mental Health of Brain Cancer Survivors: Two Exploratory Case Studies. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 15(2), 190-196, California, USA, SAGE Publications Inc., DOI: 10.1177/1534735415600068.
  • Frost, D., Bronson, S., Cronin, J., Newton, R., (2016), Changes in maximal strength, velocity and power after 8 weeks of training with pneumatic or free weight resistance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(4), 934-944, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001179.
  • Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Raymond, E., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2016), Comparison of impact forces, accelerations and ankle range of motion in surfing-related landing tasks. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(11), 1051-1057, Oxon, United Kingdom, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1088164.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Development and Evaluation of a Drop-and-Stick Method to Assess Landing Skills in Various Levels of Competitive Surfers. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(3), 396-400, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0375.
  • Cormie, P., Galvao, D., Joseph, D., Chee, R., Taaffe, D., Chambers, S., Newton, R., (2015), Can supervised exercise prevent treatment toxicity in patients with prostate cancer initiating androgen-deprivation therapy: A randomised controlled trial. BJU International, 115(2), 256-266, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/bju.12646.
  • Galvao, D., Newton, R., Gardiner, R., Girgis, A., Lepore, SJ., Stiller, A., Mihalopolous, C., Occhipinti, S., Chambers, S., (2015), Compliance to exercise-oncology guidelines in prostate cancer survivors and associations with psychological distress,unmet supportive care needs, and quality of life. Psycho-Oncology, 24(10), 1241-1249, Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., DOI: 10.1002/pon.3882.
  • Barr, M., Sheppard, J., Gabbett, T., Newton, R., (2015), The effect of ball carrying on the sprinting speed of international rugby union players. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10(1), 1-9, Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd.
  • Comfort, P., Jones, PA., McMahon, JJ., Newton, R., (2015), Effect of knee and trunk angle on kinetic variables during the isometric midthigh pull: Test-retest reliability. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(1), 58-63, United States, Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0077.
  • Carazo-Vargas, P., Gonzalez-Rave, JM., Newton, R., Moncada-Jimenez, J., (2015), Periodization model for Costa Rican Taekwondo athletes. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37(3), 74-83, USA, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000139.
  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T., (2015), Inhomogeneous quadriceps femoris hypertrophy in response to strength and power training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(11), 2389-2397, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000669.
  • Spiteri, T., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., (2015), Neuromuscular strategies contributing to faster multidirectional agility performance. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 25(4), 629-636, United Kingdom, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2015.04.009.
  • Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Newton, R., Warburton, J., Jackson, B., (2015), Research protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the health effects of volunteering for seniors. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 13(1), Article No. 74, BioMed Central Ltd., DOI: 10.1186/s12955-015-0263-z.
  • Spiteri, T., Newton, R., Binetti, M., Hart, N., Sheppard, J., Nimphius, S., (2015), Mechanical determinants of faster change of direction and agility performance in female basketball athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(8), 2205-2214, United States, National Strength and Conditioning Association, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000876.
  • Barr, M., Gabbett, TJ., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2015), The effect of 8 days hypergravity condition on the sprinting speed and lower body power of elite rugby players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(3), 722-729, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000669.
  • Chambers, S., Scuffham, P., Baade, P., Lowe, A., Dunn, J., Galvao, D., Gordon, L., Smith, D., Sandoe, D., Wootten, A., Spry, N., Gardiner, R., Davis, I., Newton, R., (2015), Advancing Prostate Cancer Survivorship Research in Australia. Cancer Forum, 39(3), 204-209, Sydney, NSW, Cancer Council Australia.
  • Buffart, L., Newton, R., Chinapow, MJ., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Denham, J., Joseph, D., Lamb, D., Brug, J., Galvao, D., (2015), The effect, moderators, and mediators of resistance and aerobic exercise on health-related quality of life in older long-term survivors of prostate cancer. Cancer, 121(16), 2821-2830, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/cncr.29406.
  • Casla, S., Lopez-Tarruella, S., Jerez, Y., Marquez-Rodas, I., Galvao, D., Newton, R., Cubedo, R., Calvo, I., Sampedro, J., Barakat, R., Martin, M., (2015), Supervised physical exercise improves VO2max, quality of life, and health in early stage breast cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 153(2), 371–382, New York, United States, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10549-015-3541-x.
  • Singh, B., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Galvao, D., Cornish, B., Reul-Hirche, H., Smith, C., Nosaka, K., Hayes, S., (2015), Effects of compression on lymphedema during resistance exercise in women with breast cancer-related lymphedema: a randomized cross-over trial. Lymphology, 48(2), 80-92, United States, International Society of Lymphology.
  • Wall, B., Galvao, D., Fatehee, N., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Newton, R., (2015), Reduced Cardiovascular Capacity and Resting Metabolic Rate in Men with Prostate Cancer Undergoing Androgen Deprivation: A Comprehensive Cross-Sectional Investigation. Advances in Urology, 2015(Article ID 976235), 7p., New York, United States, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, DOI: 10.1155/2015/976235.
  • Young, K., Haff, G., Newton, R., Gabbett, T., Sheppard, J., (2015), Assessment and monitoring of ballistic and maximal upper-body strength qualities in athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(2015), 232-237, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0073.
  • Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Newton, R., Brown, L., Sheppard, J., (2015), Effects of unstable and stable resistance training on strength, power, and sensorimotor abilities in adolescent surfers. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10(5), 899-910, London, UK, Sage Publications Ltd..
  • Conlon, J., Haff, G., Tufano, J., Newton, R., (2015), Application of Session Rating of Perceived Exertion Among Different Models of Resistance Training in Older Adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(12), 3439-3446, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001200.
  • Coyne, J., Tran, T., Secomb, J., Lundgren, L., Farley, O., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2015), Reliability of pull up and dip maximal strength tests. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 23(4), 21-27, Beenleigh, QLD, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Spiteri, T., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Newton, R., (2015), Segmental musculoskeletal examinations using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA): Positioning and analysis considerations. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 14(3), 620-626, Turkey, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Seitz, L., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Comparison of Physical Capacities Between Nonselected and Selected Elite Male Competitive Surfers for the National Junior Team. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(2), 178-182, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0222.
  • Cormie, P., Nowak, AK., Chambers, S., Galvao, D., Newton, R., (2015), The potential role of exercise in neuro-oncology. Frontiers in Oncology, 5(APR), Article number 85, Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fonc.2015.00085.
  • Ekland, D., Pulverenti, T., Bankers, S., Avela, J., Newton, R., Schumann, M., Hakkinen, K., (2015), Neuromuscular adaptations to different modes of combined strength and endurance training. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(2), 120-129, Stuttgart, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1385883.
  • Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Raymond, E., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Newton, R., Steele, JR., Sheppard, J., (2015), Development and Evaluation of a Simple, Multifactorial Model Based on Landing Performance to Indicate Injury Risk in Surfing Athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(8), 1029-1035, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0591.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Understanding and devloping sprint initial acceleration performance of team-sport athletes.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  A biomechanical comparison of pneumatic and free weight resistance.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Resistance exercise in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostrate cancer.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Efficacy of weighlifting exercise on the biomechanics of jump, sprint and change of direction performance.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Bone strength, load tolerance and injury risk in elite Australian football
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The influence of external loading and speed of movement on muscle-tendon unit behaviour and its implications for training
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Performance of characteristics of elite softball players: Changes and determinants of preformance related to the lower body.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The competitive, physiological and trainable aspects of vertical jump performance: A series of studies on the strength and conditioning of elite volleyball players.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A series of investigations into the effect of strength level on muscular power in athletic movements.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Bone strength, load tolerance and injury risk in elite Australian football
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Evaluation of acceptance and efficiency of exercise for indigenous Australians to benefit physiological, anthropometric and metabolic syndrome outcomes
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Dry land strength and power training to enhance swimming in-water turn performance
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Activity behavior and physiological profile of advanced-stage ovarian cancer survivors
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Acute physiological effects and perceived enjoyment of a single bout of aerobic interval and continuous moderate-intensity cycling in obese individuals.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Influence of anthropometric and upper body strength qualities on surfboard paddling kinematics
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Evaluation and training of sensorimotor abilities in competitive surfers
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Landing performance and lower extremity injuries in competitive surfing
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Role of physical exercise in reducing depression and improving mental health in cancer survivors
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Bilateral and unilateral resistance training and athletic performance
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Neuromuscular fatigue and endocrine responses in elite Australian rules football players
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Exercise as medicine: Reversing treatment toxicities in prostate cancer patients.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Towards successful cerebral palsy football programs: A conceptual model
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Development of a falls risk assessment tool to identify fallers in a hospital setting.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A series of studies on professional rugby leaugue players.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Comparative effects of group versus home-based exercise settings on muscle function, balance and functional performance in older adults.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Role of exercise in management of symptom experience and function for breast cancer survivors in Kenya
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A series of studies examining the development of sprint speed and momentum of international rugby union players

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Effect of neuromuscular electrical stimulation muscle strength training intervention on muscle force and mass, physical health and quality of life in people with spinal cord injury
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Pre-surgical exercise intervention in prostate and rectal cancer survivors

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  The development and evaluation of a testing protocol to assess upper body pressing strength qualities in high performance athletes
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  A biomedical and kinathropometric analsis of the drop punt: Determinants of kicking accuracy in Australian football
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The effect of an exercise intervention on physical and cognitive function, psychological health and quality of life among older adults with dementia in bangkok, Thailand.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Approach-iron play in high performance golf: From testing to tournament play.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  A biomedical and kinathropometric analsis of the drop punt: Determinants of kicking accuracy in Australian football
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The efficacy of periodized resistance training in older adults
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Neuromuscular and biomechanical characteristics of change of direction and agility performance
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  The load that maximises the mechanical power output in the power clean: A comparison between different ability levels.

Co-ordinating Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Bone fracture incidence, measurement and adaptation: An exploration through the continuum from incidence to measurement and adaptation
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