Tuesday, 27 March 2018     
Plenary Room / Concurrent 1
Great Hall 1+2
Concurrent 2
Mezzanine M4
Concurrent 3
Mezzanine M3
Concurrent 4
Mezzanine M1+2
8:30am9:00amOpening Ceremony
Dr Kade Davison, Mrs Anita Hobson-Powell, Prof John Hawley & A/Prof Prue Cormie
9:00am10:00amKeynote Presentation
Exercise is Medicine: From Bench to Bedside
Dr Robert Sallis

Session Chairperson
A/Prof Prue Cormie
10:00am10.30amExercise is Medicine in Australia Panel
Panel
Dr Robert Sallis, Mr David Beard, Mr Chris Tzarimas & Dr Melainie Cameron

Session Chairperson
A/Prof Prue Cormie
10:30am11:00amMorning TeaSponsored by:
11:00am12:30pmHeart Health: Putting the Evidence into Practice

A Cardiologist’s view: removing the barriers to exercise
A/Prof Andre La Gerche

Assessing clients with complex cardiovascular conditions to guide safe and effective exercise prescription
Dr Andrew Maiorana

What’s New in Exercise Prescription
Dr Michael Baker

Panel Practitioner
Miss Angela Douglas

Session Chairperson
Dr Belinda Parmenter
Mental Health Care is Ready to Move

Healthy lifestyle, Healthy mind: Evidence of the link between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and mental health
Dr Megan Teychenne

Physical activity and mental health: Clinical considerations
Prof Alexandra Parker

Embedding exercise in mental health care: Challenges and opportunities for AEPs
Dr Robert Stanton

Panel Practitioner
Mrs Katherine Stewart

Session Chairperson
Dr Simon Rosenbaum
Young Investigator for Exercise Science & Health Award
Finalists

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Session Chairperson
A/Prof Chris Askew

Sponsored by:
Practitioner Award
Finalists

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Session Chairperson
Mr Nathan Reeves
12:30pm13:30pmLunch
13:30pm3:00pmWhy Can’t We Get People Physically Active?

We can get people moving, but we can’t maintain it: are we asking the right questions?
Prof Stuart Biddle

Data: We have it, we need it, but we need it to be better
Dr Natasha Schranz

The role of compensation and sedentary behaviour in the promotion of physical activity
Prof Jo Salmon

Panel Practitioner
Ms Rachelle Foreman

Session Chairperson
Dr David Dunstan
It’s all in the timing (exercise & nutrition to influence circadian in biology)

Timing Is Everything: Exercise & Nutrition as ‘Zeitgebers’ That Influence Circadian Biology
Prof John Hawley

Shift work, exercise and insulin sensitivity
Prof Glenn McConell

Physical activity and nutrition timing for health: is it time for a refocus?
Dr Evelyn Parr

Panel Practitioner
Dr Brooke Devlin

Session Chairperson
Dr Trine Moholdt
Young Investigator for Exercise Science & Health Award
Finalists

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Session Chairperson
Dr Melainie Cameron

Sponsored by:
Young Investigator for Sports Science Award
Finalists

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Session Chairperson
Dr Andy Philp
3:00pm3:30pmAfternoon Tea
3:30pm5:00pmSports Star Special Guest Presentation & Interview
Australian World Champion, Olympian and Olympic Gold Medal winning rower with Rowing Australia Coach
Kim Brennan AM and Dr Tony Rice

Session Chairperson
Prof John Hawley
5:00pm7:00pmWelcome ReceptionPoster Presentations

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  • ECSS / ESSA Research Exchange Presentations
  • Exercise Science & Health Poster Presentations
  • Sports Science Poster Presentations
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    Wednesday, 28 March 2018     
    Plenary Room / Concurrent 1
    Great Hall 1+2
    Concurrent 2
    Mezzanine M4
    Concurrent 3
    Mezzanine M3
    Concurrent 4
    Mezzanine M1+2
    9:00am10:00amKeynote Presentation
    Physiological adaptations to interval exercise training in health and disease
    Prof Martin Gibala

    Session Chairperson
    Dr Trine Moholdt
    10:00am10.30amLow vs moderate vs high intensity exercise debate

    Low intensity
    Dr David Dunstan

    Moderate intensity
    Prof Bronwyn Kingwell

    High intensity
    Prof Martin Gibala

    Session Chairperson
    Dr Trine Moholdt
    10:30am11:00amMorning TeaSponsored by:
    11:00am12:30pmNot So Rare: Exercise for patients with less common cancer

    A national platform to streamline rare cancer management
    Prof Clare Scott

    Exercise for Patients with Less Common Cancers: What’s the Evidence?
    A/Prof Prue Cormie

    AEP’s role in cancer care – Adapting to change in practice
    Miss Jane Turner

    Panel Practitioner
    Mr Michael Marthick

    Session Chairperson
    Dr Michael Baker
    Replace, restore, revive: the keys to recovery after exercise

    Post-exercise recovery strategies
    Dr Jonathan Peake

    Monitoring training loads to aid in recovery in team sport – putting the ‘i’ in ‘team’
    Prof Aaron Coutts

    Replace, restore, revive with Nutrition
    Prof Louise Burke OAM

    Panel Practitioner
    Dr Vincent Kelly

    Session Chairperson
    Dr Shona Halson
    Early Career Researcher for Exercise Science & Health Award
    Finalists

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    Session Chairperson
    Prof Jeff Coombes

    Sponsored by:
    Metabolic
    Oral Free Papers

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    Session Chairperson
    Dr Evelyn Parr
    12:30pm13:30pmLunch
    13:30pm2:30pmFrank Cotton Memorial Lecture
    Sport Science: The Search for Something to Believe In
    Dr David T Martin

    Session Chairperson
    Prof Aaron Coutts
    2:30pm3:00pmCurrent Topics in Team Sports Panel

    Panel
    Dr David T Martin, Dr Stuart Cormack, Dr Sophia Nimphius & Dr Jonathan Bartlett

    Session Chairperson
    Prof Aaron Coutts
    3:00pm3:30pmAfternoon Tea
    3:30pm5:00pmFlexing Your Metabolic Muscle: Exercise Prescription For Metabolic Flexibility

    Manipulating macronutrients and exercise timing to improve metabolic health
    Dr Jonathan Little

    Optimising the exercise prescription for flexible mitochondria
    Prof David Bishop

    Can we enhance metabolic adaptations to exercise with nutritional bioactive ingredients?
    Dr Andy Philp

    Panel Practitioner
    Mr Daniel Ryan

    Session Chairperson
    Prof Martin Gibala
    Returning to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: the when, if and how?

    Overview of the current state of play for returning to sport after ACL reconstruction
    A/Prof Kate Webster

    Returning to Sport after ACL Reconstruction: The Surgeon’s Perspective
    Dr Peter D'Alessandro

    Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: How can we lower re-injury risk upon return to sport
    Mr Mick Hughes

    Panel Practitioner
    Mr Tim Oostenbroek

    Session Chairperson
    Dr Jay Ebert
    Early Career Researcher for Sports Science Award
    Finalists

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    Session Chairperson
    Dr Jonathan Peake
    Cancer
    Oral Free Papers

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    Session Chairperson
    Dr Eva Zopf
    6:30pm11:30pmConference Dinner

     

     

    Thursday, 29 March 2018     
    Plenary Room / Concurrent 1
    Great Hall 1+2
    Concurrent 2
    Mezzanine M4
    Concurrent 3
    Mezzanine M3
    Concurrent 4
    Mezzanine M1+2
    9:00am10:30amMechanisms of Exercise Intolerance in Chronic Disease

    Mechanisms of Exercise Intolerance in Heart Failure
    Dr Erin Howden

    Exercise intolerance in peripheral arterial disease: looking beyond the blockages
    A/Prof Chris Askew

    Exercise intolerance in cancer patients
    A/Prof Andre La Gerche

    Panel Practitioner
    Mr Grant Turner

    Session Chairperson
    W/Prof Daniel Green
    Breaking the pain barrier through exercise

    Exercise for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain – Reflecting on Current Clinical Practice
    Dr John Booth

    Do Beliefs or Evidence Dictate the way that we Manage Low Back Pain?
    Prof Peter O’Sullivan

    Evidence-based management of acute low back pain
    Prof James McAuley

    Panel Practitioner
    Miss Deborah Fellowes

    Session Chairperson
    Mr Chris Tzarimas
    Sports Science
    Oral Free Papers

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    Session Chairperson
    Prof Sophia Nimphius

    Mental Health
    Oral Free Papers

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    Session Chairperson
    Dr Megan Teychenne
    10:30am11:00amMorning Tea
    11:00am12:00pmTony Parker Lecture

    The Low Carb High Fat diet for Elite Endurance Athletes: lessons in science versus scienciness
    Prof Louise Burke OAM

    Session Chairperson
    Prof John Hawley
    12:00pm12:30pmExercise Science & Sciencey Stuff: Fats, Fiction & the Media

    Panel
    Prof Louise Burke OAM, Dr Robert Sallis, Prof Martin Gibala & Dr David T Martin

    Session Chairperson
    Prof John Hawley
    12:30pm13:30pmLunch
    13:30pm3:00pmPolycystic ovary syndrome & exercise

    Exercise as Medicine in PCOS
    A/Prof Jacqui Boyle

    Exercise recommendation for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Towards Consensus-an evidence update
    A/Prof Nigel Stepto

    How to exercise in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
    Dr Trine Moholdt

    Panel Practitioner
    Mrs Joanne Turner

    Session Chairperson
    Miss Esme Soan
    The conundrums of concurrent training

    The complexity of mixing exercise modes: is adaptation compromised or just complicated?
    Dr Vernon Coffey

    Protein: The Why to Enhance Muscle Strength and Hypertrophy with Concurrent Training?
    Dr Donny Camera

    Essentials for concurrent training program design: the importance of training status
    Dr Jonathan Bartlett

    Panel Practitioner
    Dr Ryan Timmins

    Session Chairperson
    Dr Stuart Cormack
    Musculoskeletal
    Oral Free Papers

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    Session Chairperson
    Dr Brendan Joss

    Cardiovascular
    Oral Free Papers

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    Session Chairperson
    Prof Bronwyn Kingwell

    3:00pm3:30pmAward Presentations & Closing Ceremony

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