Keynote Presenters

Frank Cotton Memorial Lecture

Tony Parker Lecture

Social Program

Thursday, 2 April 2020

8.30 – 9.00

Opening Ceremony

9.00 – 10.00

Keynote presentation
Professor Lorimer Moseley

10.00 – 10.30

Morning Tea

10.30 – 12.00

Muscle metabolism – responses and adaptations to exercise
Prof Robyn Murphy
Dr Chris Shaw
Prof John Hawley

Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology
Dr Louise Naylor
Oral Presentations

New approaches to (resistance) training in health
Dr Brendan Scott
Prof Neil Smart

Low carbohydrate and high fat diets: Training adaptation and performance
Ms Alannah McKay
Mrs Bethanie Allanson

(Back) Pain & Exercise
Prof Lorimer Moseley
Mr Brendan Mouatt

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch

13.00 – 14.30

Advances and challenges in the measurement of human fitness, function and activity
A/Prof Simon Green
A/Prof Ross Clark
A/Prof Andrew Maiorana
A/Prof Michael Rosenberg

Translation to Practice: Lessons from research and guidelines

Young Investigator Award for Exercise Science & Health
Finalists

Young Investigator Award for Sports Science
Finalists

AIS Sports Nutrition and ASADA workshop on assessing the efficacy, regulation and anti-doping risk of supplements and sports foods
Dr Larissa Trease

14.30 – 15.00

Afternoon Tea

15.00 – 16.30

Oral Presentations

Practitioner Award
Finalists

Young Investigator Award for Exercise Science & Health
Finalists

ACL Prehabilitation
A/Prof Sophia Nimphius
Mr Mark Finucane

Exercise Oncology
Prof Rob Newton
Dr Tina Skinner

16.30 – 17.30

Keynote presentation
Professor Philip Ainslie

17.30 – 19.30

Welcome Reception
including Poster Presentations and Poster Award finalists

Friday, 3 April 2020

6.00 – 7.00

Group Physical Activity

8.30 – 9.30

Keynote presentation
Professor Andy Jones

9.30 – 11.00

Closing the Gender Gap: new insights into female exercise physiology
Dr Tom Bailey
A/Prof Clare Minahan
A/Prof Nir Eynon
Dr Mia Schaumberg

Bone & Joint Health
Prof Belinda Beck
Dr Jay R Ebert

Exercise is Medicine … but should it be? Panel
A/Prof Ben Jackson
W/Prof Danny Green

Exercise in the Heat: Tokyo 2020 and Beyond
A/Prof Julien Periard
Dr Olivier Girard

11.00 – 11.30

Morning Tea

11.30 – 13.00

Oral Presentations

Exercise in Severe Mental Illness
Dr Nicky Korman

Oral Presentations

Early Career Researcher Award for Exercise Science & Health
Finalists

Early Career Researcher Award for Sports Science
Finalists

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.00

Tony Parker Lecture
Senior Professor Julie R Steele AM

15.00 – 15.30

Afternoon Tea

15.30 – 17.00

ESSA Annual General Meeting 2020

Saturday, 4 April 2020

6.00 – 7.00

Group Physical Activity

8.30 – 9.30

Keynote presentation

Professor Fiona Wood AM, FRCS, FRACS

9.30 – 11.00

Cerebrovascular responses to exercise – implications for brain health and performance
Prof Phil Ainslie
Prof Danny Green
Dr Ben Rattray

Cancer
Oral Presentations

Motivation to move – we know exercise works, but how do we get people to just do it?
Dr Camille Short
A/Prof James Dimmock

Acute chronic workload ratio and training monitoring: Science and practice
D/Prof Aaron Coutts
Prof Franco Impellizzeri

11.00 – 11.30

Morning Tea

11.30 – 13.00

Body composition assessment – are we using the right tools, in the right way?
Dr Tim Ackland

To be advised

Exercise across diverse populations
A/Prof Ashleigh Lin
Dr Claire Willis
A/Prof Simon Rosenbaum

Oral Presentations

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.00

Oral Presentations

Oral Presentations

Oral Presentations

Knowledge Translation in High Performance Sport

Dr Jon Bartlett

15.00 – 15.30

Afternoon Tea

15.30 – 16.30

Frank Cotton Memorial Lecture
Emeritus Professor Brian Dawson

16.30 – 17.00

Closing Ceremony

including Awards Ceremony

18.30 – 23.30

Conference Dinner

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Program correct at time of publication and is subject to change at anytime without notice.