Keynote Presenters

Frank Cotton Memorial Lecture

Tony Parker Lecture

Invited Presenters

Social Program

Thursday, 2 April 2020

8.30 – 9.00

Opening Ceremony

9.00 – 10.00

Keynote Presentation
Why we need a pain revolution and why you should be part of it

Professor Lorimer Moseley

Chair: Dr Kade Davison

10.00 – 10.30

Morning Tea

10.30 – 12.00

Muscle Metabolism – New Insights into the Responses and Adaptations to Exercise

 

Glycogen-handling proteins are fibre-type dependent in skeletal muscle and differentially regulated between healthy individuals and those with Type 2 diabetes
Prof Robyn Murphy

 

Exercise training, muscle adaptation and metabolic health
Dr Chris Shaw

 

A time to eat and a time to exercise: Optimising health benefits through circadian biology
Prof John Hawley

 

Chair: Prof Jeff Coombes

Exercise & Cardiovascular Physiology

 

Exercise & Cardiovascular Physiology
Dr Louise Naylor

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Prof Steve Selig

New and Novel Approaches to Resistance Training for Health and Performance

 

Exercise with blood flow restriction: Applying the theory for real-world applications
Dr Brendan Scott

 

Eccentric Exercise as Medicine
Prof Ken Nosaka

 

Isometric Resistance Training for the Management of Hypertension
Prof Neil Smart

 

Chair: Prof Sophia Nimphius

Low Carbohydrate and High Fat Diets: Training Adaptation and Performance

 

Fuelling performance in high performance endurance sport: where’s does the evidence currently point in the fat vs carbohydrate debate?
Prof Louise Burke OAM

 

Low Carbohydrate, High Fat Diets: Implications to Athlete Health
Ms Alannah McKay

 

Low Carbohydrate and High Fat Diets: Training Adaptation and Performance
Mrs Bethanie Allanson

 

Chair: A/Prof Peter Peeling

Back Pain & Exercise

 

Back pain and exercise: a contemporary approach

Prof Lorimer Moseley
D/Prof Peter O’Sullivan
Mr Brendan Mouatt

 

Chair: Dr Bonnie Furzer

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch

13.00 – 14.30

New Insights into Female Exercise Physiology

 

Can exercise training improve blood vessel function after the menopause?
Dr Tom Bailey

 

Periods, Pills & Performances: How does the menstrual cycle effect athletic performance?
A/Prof Clare Minahan

 

Sex-Specific Molecular Adaptations to Exercise
A/Prof Nir Eynon

 

New Insights into Female Exercise Physiology
Dr Mia Schaumberg

 

Chair: Dr Kym Guelfi

Bone & Joint Health

 

Bridging the gap between what we know and what we do for the management of OA
Dr JP Caneiro

 

Exercise for osteoporosis: Time to throw some weight around
Prof Belinda Beck

 

So many treatments for lower limb osteoarthritis: Navigating the surgical and non-surgical treatment minefield
Dr Jay R Ebert

 

Chair: Dr Brendan Joss

Young Investigator for Exercise Science & Health Award

 

Award Finalists

 

Chair: Prof Frank Marino

Young Investigator for Sports Science Award

 

Award Finalists

 

Chair: Dr Olivier Girard

AIS Sports Nutrition and ASADA Workshop on Assessing the Efficacy, Regulation and Anti-doping Risk of Supplements and Sports Foods

 

Dr Larissa Trease
Prof Louise Burke OAM
A/Prof Gary Slater

14.30 – 15.00

Afternoon Tea

15.00 – 16.30

Older Adults, Exercise and Health

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Ms Angela Douglas

Practitioner Award

 

Award Finalists

 

Chair: Mr David Beard

Young Investigator Award for Exercise Science & Health

 

Award Finalists

 

Chair: Dr Jay R Ebert

ACL Prehabilitation

 

Capacity to skill development process: Understanding task demands and task constraints
Prof Sophia Nimphius

 

Should neurocognitive load be a component of an ACL prehabilitation model?
Mr Mark Finucane

 

Chair: Prof Franco Impellizzeri

Exercise, Physical Activity and Cancer: Translating Evidence into Practice Guidelines

 

Exercise, Physical Activity and Cancer
Prof Rob Newton

 

Physical activity and mortality in cancer survivors: how strong is this relationship and is it the same for all cancer types?
Prof Sandi Hayes

 

Exercise, Physical Activity and Cancer
Dr Tina Skinner

 

Chair: Ms Kirsty Rawlings

16.30 – 17.30

Keynote Presentation
Professor Philip Ainslie

Chair: Prof John Hawley

17.30 – 19.30

Welcome Reception
including Poster Presentations

Friday, 3 April 2020

6.00 – 7.00

Optional Group Physical Activity

8.30 – 9.30

Keynote Presentation

Breaking 2: How the 2 Hour Marathon Barrier was Broken
Professor Andy Jones

Chair: A/Prof Shona Halson

9.30 – 11.00

Advances and Challenges in the Measurement of Human Fitness, Function and Activity

 

Cardiorespiratory fitness: how important is V̇O2max?
A/Prof Simon Green

 

New approaches to measuring functional capacity in the field
A/Prof Ross Clark

 

Exercise testing as a clinical screening and decision making tool
A/Prof Andrew Maiorana

 

Tailoring off the shelf technology to assist in affordable physical activity measurement and intervention
A/Prof Michael Rosenberg

 

Chair: A/Prof Clare Minahan

Translating Research into Practice – Exercise and Women’s Health

 

Preventing Obesity in Australian Women across Preconception, Pregnancy & Postpartum: Translating Evidence into Practice
Dr Cheryce Harrison

 

New considerations in the use of exercise to prevent and manage diabetes during pregnancy
Dr Kym Guelfi

 

Putting the research into action: Improving women’s health through regular physical activity and exercise in a population of mothers
Dr MJ Ong

 

Chair: Prof Andrew Hills

 

Plus, a tribute to the late Professor Nigel Stepto

Exercise is Medicine … but should it be? Panel

 

A/Prof Ben Jackson
W/Prof Danny Green

Dr Nicky Korman

 

Chair: Dr Bonnie Furzer

Exercise in the Heat: Tokyo 2020 and Beyond

 

Evidence-based extreme heat policies for managing athlete heat stress risk in different sports
A/Prof Ollie Jay

 

Endurance performance in the heat and the role of acclimation
A/Prof Julien Periard

 

Heat Training: From best practice to next practice
Dr Jamie Stanley

 

Heat stress and team sports: Think outside the box for better outcomes
Dr Olivier Girard

 

Chair: A/Prof Pete Peeling

11.00 – 11.30

Morning Tea

11.30 – 13.00

Exercise, Musculoskeletal Health and Clinical Practice

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Mr Sebastian Buccheri

Exercise and Mental Illness

 

Implementation of Exercise Interventions within public mental health services
Dr Nicky Korman

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Dr Rob Stanton

Early Career Researcher for Exercise Science & Health Award

 

Award Finalists

 

Chair: Dr Andrew Williams

Early Career Researcher for Sports Science Award

 

Award Finalists

 

Chair: D/Prof Aaron Coutts

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.00

Tony Parker Lecture
Developing useful wearable technologies for Exercise Science: From research to practice
Senior Professor Julie R Steele AM
Chair: A/Prof Chris Askew

15.00 – 15.30

Afternoon Tea

15.30 – 17.00

ESSA Annual General Meeting 2020

Saturday, 4 April 2020

6.00 – 7.00

Optional Group Physical Activity

8.30 – 9.30

Keynote Presentation

Striving for excellence in research and health care

Professor Fiona Wood AM, FRCS, FRACS

Chair: Dr Bonie Fruzer

9.30 – 11.00

Cerebrovascular Responses to Exercise – Implications for Brain Health and Performance

 

Cerebrovascular Responses to Exercise
Prof Phil Ainslie

 

Water based exercise for promoting brain vascular health
W/Prof Danny Green

 

Influence of exercise on cognitive function and decision-making – blood flow and other mechanisms
Dr Ben Rattray

 

Chair: Dr Erin Howden

Exercise, Physical Activity and Cancer

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Prof Daniel Galvao

Motivation to Move – We know Exercise Works, but how do we get People to just do it?

 

Psychology of motivation and behaviour change – If not a magic, then a necessary bullet
Dr Camille Short

 

Motivation to move – Are we failing to see the forest for the trees?
Prof James Dimmock

 

Motivation to Move
Prof John Cairney

 

Chair: Dr Robert Stanton

Acute Chronic Workload Ratio and Training Monitoring: Science and Practice

 

D/Prof Aaron Coutts
Prof Franco Impellizzeri

 

Chair: Prof Sophia Nimphius

11.00 – 11.30

Morning Tea

11.30 – 13.00

Body Composition Assessment – Are we using the Right Tools, in the Right Way?

 

Measuring and manipulating body composition for health and performance
Prof Nuala Byrne

 

Individual Considerations for Physique Assessment
A/Prof Gary Slater

 

Body Composition Assessment – Are we using the right tools in the right way?

Dr Tim Ackland

 

Chair: Prof Louise Burke OAM

Exercise & Diabetes

 

Interval training for people with type 2 diabetes – How low can we go?

Prof Jeff Coombes

 

Resources to Guide Exercise Specialists – Managing Adults with Diabetes
Mr Grant Turner

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Mr David Beard

Exercise Across Diverse Populations

 

Working with trans and gender diverse people in a sport and exercise context
A/Prof Ashleigh Lin

 

Exercise and physical activity for children and young people with disabilities: What works, for whom, in what circumstances, and how?
Dr Claire Willis

 

Exercise and sport in refugee camps: experiences from the Rohingya refugee crises in Bangladesh
A/Prof Simon Rosenbaum

 

Chair: Ms Anne Hanley

Training, Recovery & Performance

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Prof Andy Jones

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.00

Vascular Physiology, Glycaemic Regulation – Implications for Exercise Science

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Prof Neil Smart

Exercise, Physical Activity and Metabolic Health

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Prof Lars McNaughton

Movement Science, Measurement and Exercise Training

 

Oral abstract presentations

 

Chair: Dr Phil Hamdorf

Knowledge Translation in High Performance Sport

 

A framework for effective knowledge translation in high performance sport
Dr Jon Bartlett
Prof Sam Robertson
Dr Dee Jennings

 

Chair: A/Prof Shona Halson

15.00 – 15.30

Afternoon Tea

15.30 – 16.30

Frank Cotton Memorial Lecture

A Dinosaur’s “top 10” and some sport science research reflections across the past 40 years (with a focus on Australian football)

Emeritus Professor Brian Dawson

Chair: D/Prof Aaron Coutts

16.30 – 17.00

Closing Ceremony

including Awards Ceremony

18.30 – 23.30

Conference Dinner

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