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

Physical activity and mental health: Clinical considerations
Prof Alexandra Parker

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

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

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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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 Reception & Poster PresentationsSponsored by:

 

 

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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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

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

Session Chairperson
Prof Sophia Nimphius

Mental Health
Oral Free Papers

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

Session Chairperson
Dr Brendan Joss

Cardiovascular
Oral Free Papers

Session Chairperson
Prof Bronwyn Kingwell

3:00pm3:30pmAward Presentations & Closing Ceremony

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