Associate Professor Michael Baker
Australian Catholic University
Associate Professor Michael Baker is an AEP and AES whose research, clinical, and teaching career has focused on the integration of exercise, medicine, lifestyle and behaviour change as a means to improve quality of life. He has a Bachelor and Masters in Applied Science, and a PhD from the University of Sydney, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education. Dr Baker has published extensively since completing his PhD in 2010, with over 44 peer-reviewed journal articles, over 50 conference presentations and abstracts, three reports, three text books, and one book chapter.
Having recently served as the Head of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Newcastle, Dr Baker is currently with the Australian Catholic University, where he has developed a Graduate Certificate in Exercise and Cancer. He has worked in AEP education and training since 2012 as a guest lecturer at a number of universities and as course co-ordinator of the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology at ACU.
Dr Baker has held a number of positions with Exercise and Sport Science Australia, including serving on the Accreditation Council, and as Chair of the Exercise Science Advisory Group which recently developed the Scope of Practice for Exercise Scientists.
Session: Not So Rare: Exercise for patients with less common cancer
When: Wednesday, 28 March 2018 at 11.00am – 12.30pm
Presenters: Prof Clare Scott, A/Prof Prue Cormie and Miss Jane Turner
Panel Practitioner: Mr Michael Marthick