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Associate Professor Chris Abbiss

Associate Dean (Research)

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5740
Mobile: 0404 299 331
Email: c.abbiss@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.512  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3940-5542

Associate Professor Chris Abbiss is Associate Dean of Research in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. His primary research interest centres on applied human physiology and exercise performance, with a focus on cycling, fatigue, thermoregulation, pacing strategies, training modalities and recovery. He collaborates closely with national and international researchers and agencies, including the Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Sport CommissionCycling Australia, Michelton Scott Professional Cycling, Western Australian Institute of Sport, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth Children’s Hospital and others. He has published over 115 referred scientific journal articles in applied physiology and exercise science journals. His Scopus h Index is 25 with his research publications cited more than 2000 times. His research has been successful in attracting in excess of $5M of grant funding from a variety of competitive funding sources.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University.
  • Bachelor Of Science (Sports Science) 1st Class Honours, Edith Cowan University.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Du Plessis, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Cochrane Wilkie, J. (2020). Running economy and effort after cycling: Effect of methodological choices. Journal of Sports Sciences, 38(10), 1105-1114. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2020.1742962.
  • McCleave, E., Slattery, K., Duffield, R., Crowcroft, S., Abbiss, C., Wallace, L., Coutts, A. (2020). Concurrent heat and intermittent hypoxic training: No additional performance benefit over temperate training. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 15(9), 1260-1271. https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2019-0277.
  • Merkes, P., Menaspa, P., Abbiss, C. (2020). Power output, cadence, and torque are similar between the forward standing and traditional sprint cycling positions. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 30(1), 64-73. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13555.
  • Choo, HC., Peiffer, J., Pang, J., Tan, F., Aziz, A., Ihsan, M., Lee, J., Abbiss, C. (2020). Efect of regular precooling on adaptation to training in the heat. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(5), 1143-1154. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-020-04353-1.
  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Mavropalias, G., Abbiss, C. (2020). The Influence of Heat Acclimation and Hypohydration on Post-Weight-Loss Exercise Performance. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 15(2), 213-221. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2019-0092.
  • Pickett, C., Abbiss, C., Zois, J., Blazevich, T. (2020). Pacing and stroke kinematics in 200-m kayak racing. Journal of Sports Sciences, 2020(Article in press), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2020.1859242.
  • Bach, V., Abbiss, C., Libert, J., McCabe, S. (2020). Skin Temperatures of Back or Neck Are Better Than Abdomen for Indication of Average Proximal Skin Temperature During Sleep of School-Aged Children. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11(18 September 2020), Article number 494528. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.494528.
  • Lord, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Drinkwater, E., Ma'ayah, F. (2020). Comparing Maximal Mean and Critical Speed and Metabolic Powers in Elite and Sub-Elite Soccer. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(4), 219-226. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1065-2100.
  • Lord, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Ma'ayah, F. (2020). A Reduction in Match-to-match Variability Using Maximal Mean Analyses in Sub-elite Soccer. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(5), 300-305. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1073-7851.
  • Ihsan , M., Watson, G., Choo, HC., Govus, A., Cocking, S., Stanley, J., Abbiss, C. (2020). Skeletal Muscle Microvascular Adaptations Following Regular Cold Water Immersion. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(2), 98-105. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1044-2397.
  • Gordon, N., Abbiss, C., Maiorana, A., Peiffer, J. (2020). Single-leg cycling increases limb-specific blood flow without concurrent increases in normalised power output when compared with double-leg cycling in healthy middle-aged adults. European Journal of Sport Science, 20(2), 202-210. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2019.1617789.
  • Lord, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Ma'ayah, F. (2020). Reliability and Validity of Maximal Mean and Critical Speed and Metabolic Power in Australian Youth Soccer Players. Journal of Human Kinetics, 73(July), 93-102. https://doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2019-0135.
  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Abbiss, C. (2020). Reviewing the current methods of assessing hydration in athletes. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 17(1), Article number 52. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-020-00381-6.

Journal Articles

  • Choo, HC., Peiffer, J., Lopes-Silva, J., Mesquita, R., Amano, T., Kondo, N., Abbiss, C. (2019). Effect of ice slushy ingestion and cold water immersion on thermoregulatory behavior. PLoS One, 14(2), Article number e0212966. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212966.
  • Lopes-Silva, J., Choo, HC., Franchini, E., Abbiss, C. (2019). Isolated ingestion of caffeine and sodium bicarbonate on repeated sprint performance: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 22(8), 962-972. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2019.03.007.
  • Lawler, N., Abbiss, C., Gummer, J., Broadhurst, D., Govus, A., Fairchild, T., Thompson, K., Garvican-Lewis, L., Gore, C., Maker, G., Trengove, R., Peiffer, J. (2019). Characterizing the plasma metabolome during 14 days of live-high, train-low simulated altitude: A metabolomic approach. Experimental Physiology, 104(1), 81-92. https://doi.org/10.1113/EP087159.
  • Gordon, N., Abbiss, C., Maiorana, A., James, A., Clark, K., Marston, K., Peiffer, J. (2019). High-Intensity Single-Leg Cycling Improves Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Profile. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(11), 2234-2242. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002053.
  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Abbiss, C. (2019). The current state of weight-cutting in combat sports. Sports, 7(5), article no.123. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/sports7050123.
  • Halperin, I., Chapman, D., Thompson, K., Abbiss, C. (2019). False-performance feedback does not affect punching forces and pacing of elite boxers. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(1), 59-66. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2018.1482526.
  • Périard, J., Houtkamp, D., Bright, F., Daanen, H., Abbiss, C., Thompson, K., Clark, B. (2019). Hyperoxia enhances self-paced exercise performance to a greater extent in cool than hot conditions. Experimental Physiology, 104(9), 1398-1407. https://doi.org/10.1113/EP087864.
  • Boynton, J., Danner, F., Menaspa, P., Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C. (2019). Effect of environmental temperature on high-intensity intervals in well-trained cyclists. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 14(10), 1401-1407. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2018-0689.
  • Merkes, P., Menaspa, P., Abbiss, C. (2019). Validity of the Velocomp powerpod compared with the verve cycling infocrank power meter. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 14(10), 1382-1387. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2018-0790.
  • Merkes, P., Menaspa, P., Abbiss, C. (2019). Reducing aerodynamic drag by adopting a novel road-cycling sprint position. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 14(6), 733-738. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2018-0560.
  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Guppy, S., Abbiss, C. (2019). Considerations when assessing endurance in combat sport athletes. Frontiers in Physiology, 10(March 2019), Article number 205. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.00205.

Conference Publications

  • Saupe, D., Gonzalez, A., Burger, R., Abbiss, C. (2019). Empirical analysis of pacing in road cycling. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Multimedia Content Analysis in Sports, co-located with MM 2019 (74-81). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3347318.3355522.

Journal Articles

  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C. (2018). Acute dehydration impairs endurance without modulating neuromuscular function. Frontiers in Physiology, 9(NOV), Article number 1562. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01562.
  • Lipski, M., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K. (2018). Cardio-pulmonary responses to incremental eccentric and concentric cycling tests to task failure. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(5), 947-957. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-3826-y.
  • Lopes-Silva, JP., Da Silva Santos, JF., Artioli, G., Loturco, I., Abbiss, C., Franchini, E. (2018). Sodium bicarbonate ingestion increases glycolytic contribution and improves performance during simulated taekwondo combat. European Journal of Sport Science, 18(3), 431-440. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2018.1424942.
  • McCabe, S., Elliott, C., Langdon, K., Abbiss, C. (2018). Patterns and reliability of children's skin temperature prior to and during sleep in the home setting. Physiology and Behavior, 194(1 Oct 2018), 292-301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.06.005.
  • Choo, H., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Abdullah, M., Yeo, V., Abbiss, C. (2018). Peripheral blood flow changes in response to postexercise cold water immersion. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 38(1), 46-55. https://doi.org/10.1111/cpf.12380.
  • Barley, O., Iredale, F., Chapman, D., Hopper, A., Abbiss, C. (2018). Repeat Effort Performance is Reduced 24 Hours After Acute Dehydration in Mixed Martial Arts Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(9), 2555-2561. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002249.
  • Choo, H., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Ihsan, M., Abbiss, C. (2018). Ergogenic effects of precooling with cold water immersion and ice ingestion: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Sport Science, 18(2), 170-181. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2017.1405077.
  • Peñailillo, L., Mackay, K., Abbiss, C. (2018). Rating of perceived exertion during concentric and eccentric cycling: Are we measuring effort or exertion?. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(4), 517-523. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0171.
  • Lipski, M., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K. (2018). Oxygen consumption, rate of perceived exertion and enjoyment in high-intensity interval eccentric cycling. European Journal of Sport Science, 18(10), 1390-1397. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2018.1498131.
  • Kent, G., Dawson, B., Cox, G., Abbiss, C., Smith, K., Croft, K., Lim, ZX., Eastwood, A., Burke, L., Peeling, P. (2018). Effect of dietary nitrate supplementation on thermoregulatory and cardiovascular responses to submaximal cycling in the heat. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(3), 657-668. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-3809-z.
  • Farley, O., Secomb, J., Raymond, E., Lundgren, L., Ferrier, B., Abbiss, C., Sheppard, J. (2018). Workloads of competitive surfing: Work-to-relief ratios, surf-break demands, and updated analysis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(10), 2939-2948. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002659.
  • Gordon, N., Abbiss, C., Abdullah, M., Maiorana, A., Peiffer, J. (2018). Active and inactive leg hemodynamics during sequential single-leg interval cycling. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(6), 1297-1304. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001553.
  • Granier, C., Abbiss, C., Aubry, A., Vauchez, Y., Dorel, S., Hausswirth, C., Le Meur, Y. (2018). Power output and pacing during international cross-country mountain bike cycling. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(9), 1243-1249. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0516.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Haakonssen, E., Menaspa, P. (2018). Sprinting for the Win: Distribution of Power Output in Women’s Professional Cycling. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(9), 1237-1242. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0757.
  • Gordon, N., Abbiss, C., Maiorana, A., Marston, K., Peiffer, J. (2018). Intrarater reliability and agreement of the physioflow bioimpedance cardiography device during rest, moderate and high-intensity exercise. Kinesiology, 50(Suppl. 1), 140-149.
  • Choo, HC., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Ihsan, M., Yeo, C., Abbiss, C. (2018). Effect of water immersion temperature on heart rate variability following exercise in the heat. Kinesiology, 50(March 2018), 67-74.
  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Abbiss, C. (2018). Weight Loss Strategies in Combat Sports and Concerning Habits in Mixed Martial Arts. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(7), 933-939. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0715.

Journal Articles

  • Skorski, S., Thompson, KG., Keegan, RJ., Meyer, T., Abbiss, C. (2017). A Monetary Reward Alters Pacing but Not Performance in Competitive Cyclists. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(September), article no.741. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00741.
  • Lawler, N., Abbiss, C., Raman, A., Fairchild, T., Maker, G., Trengove, R., Peiffer, J. (2017). The influence of blood removal on pacing during a 4-minute cycling time trial. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(8), 1085-1092. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2015-0778.
  • Menaspa, P., Abbiss, C. (2017). Considerations on the Assessment and Use of Cycling Performance Metrics and their Integration in the Athlete's Biological Passport. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(November), Article no. 912. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00912.
  • Metcalfe, A., Menaspa, P., Villerius, V., Quod, M., Peiffer, J., Gorvus, A., Abbiss, C. (2017). Within-Season Distribution of External Training and Racing Workload in Professional Male Road Cyclists. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(April 2017), 142-146. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0396.
  • Choo, H., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Abdullah, M., Yeo, CC., Abbiss, C. (2017). Reliability of laser Doppler, near-infrared spectroscopy and Doppler ultrasound for peripheral blood flow measurements during and after exercise in the heat. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(17), 1715-1723. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1235790.
  • Skorski, S., Abbiss, C. (2017). The manipulation of pace within endurance sport. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(27 Feb 2017), Article number 102. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00102.
  • Halperin, I., Chapman, D., Martin, D., Abbiss, C. (2017). The effects of attentional focus instructions on punching velocity and impact forces among trained combat athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(5), 500-507. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1175651.
  • Farley, O., Abbiss, C., Sheppard, J. (2017). Performance analysis of surfing: A review. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(1), 260-271. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001442.
  • Govus, AD., Peeling, P., Abbiss, C., Lawler, NG., Swinkels, DW., Thompson, KG., Peiffer, JJ., Gore, CJ., Garvican-Lewis, LA. (2017). Live high, train low – influence on resting and post-exercise hepcidin levels. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 27(7), 704-713. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.12685.

Journal Articles

  • Halperin, I., Chapman, D., Martin, D., Abbiss, C., Wulf, G. (2016). Coaching cues in amateur boxing: An analysis of ringside feedback provided between rounds of competition. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 25(2016), 44-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2016.04.003.
  • Abdullah, M., Watson, G., Abbiss, C. (2016). What are the Physiological Mechanisms for Post-Exercise Cold Water Immersion in the Recovery from Prolonged Endurance and Intermittent Exercise?. Sports Medicine, 46(8), 1095-1109. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0483-3.
  • Abbiss, C., Thompson, K., Lipski, M., Meyer, T., Skorski, S. (2016). Pacing differs between time- and distance-based time trials in trained cyclists. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(8), 1018-1023. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2015-0613.
  • Farley, O., Abbiss, C., Sheppard, J. (2016). Testing protocols for profiling of surfers' anaerobic and aerobic fitness: A review. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 38(5), 52-65. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000252.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, J., Peeling, P., Brisswalter, J., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C. (2016). Improvement of Sprint Triathlon Performance in Trained Athletes With Positive Swim Pacing. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(8), 1024-1028. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2015-0580.
  • Halperin, I., Hughes, S., Panchuk, D., Abbiss, C., Chapman, D. (2016). The Effects of Either a Mirror, Internal or External Focus Instructions on Single and Multi-Joint Tasks. PLoS One, 11(11), Article number e0166799. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166799.
  • Farley, O., Secomb, J., Parsonage, J., Lundgren, L., Abbiss, C., Sheppard, J. (2016). Five weeks of sprint and high-intensity interval training improves paddling performance in adolescent surfers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(9), 2446-2452. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001364.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Sultana, F., Bernard, T., Brisswalter, J. (2016). Comparison of the influence of age on cycling efficiency and the energy cost of running in well-trained triathletes. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(1), 195-201. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-015-3264-z.

Journal Articles

  • Abbiss, C., Peiffer, J., Meeusen, R., Skorski, S. (2015). Role of Ratings of Perceived Exertion during Self-Paced Exercise: What are We Actually Measuring?. Sports Medicine, 45(9), 1235-1243. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-015-0344-5.
  • Schumann, M., Yli-Peltola, K., Abbiss, C., Häkkinen, K. (2015). Cardiorespiratory Adaptations during Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training in Men and Women. PLoS One, 10(9), e0139279. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0139279.
  • Abdullah, M., Markworth, J., Watson, G., Choo, HC., Govus, A., Pham, T., Hickey, A., Cameron-Smith, D., Abbiss, C. (2015). Regular postexercise cooling enhances mitochondrial biogenesis through AMPK and p38 MAPK in human skeletal muscle. American Journal of Physiology Regulatory Integrative and Comparitive Physiology, 309(3), R286-R294. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00031.2015.
  • Wall, B., Watson, G., Peiffer, JJ., Abbiss, C., Siegel, R., Laursen, PB. (2015). Current hydration guidelines are erroneous: dehydration does not impair exercise performance in the heat. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(16), 1077-1083. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2013-092417.
  • Zadow, E., Gordon, N., Abbiss, C., Peiffer, J. (2015). Pacing, the missing piece of the puzzle to high-intensity interval training. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(3), 215-219. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1389973.
  • Govus, A., Garvican-Lewis, L., Abbiss, C., Peeling, P., Gore, C. (2015). Pre-Altitude Serum Ferritin Levels and Daily Oral Iron Supplement Dose Mediate Iron Parameter and Hemoglobin Mass Responses to Altitude Exposure. PLoS One, 10(8), e0135120. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0135120.
  • Garvican-Lewis, L., Halliday, I., Abbiss, C., Saunders, P., Gore, C. (2015). Altitude Exposure at 1800 m Increases Haemoglobin Mass in Distance Runners. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 14(2), 413-417.
  • Menaspa, P., Martin, D., Victor, J., Abbiss, C. (2015). Maximal sprint power in road cyclists after variable and nonvariable high-intensity exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(11), 3156-3161. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000972.
  • McCabe, S., Blackmore, M., Abbiss, C., Langdon, K., Elliot, C. (2015). Sleep concerns in children and young people with cerebral palsy in their home setting. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(12), 1188-1194. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.12933.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, J., Brisswalter, J., Nosaka, K., Lau, W., Abbiss, C. (2015). Pacing strategies during the swim, cycle and run disciplines of sprint, Olympic and half-Ironman triathlons. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(5), 1147-1154. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-014-3096-2.
  • Menaspa, P., Quod, M., Martin, D., Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C. (2015). Physical Demands of Sprinting in Professional Road Cycling. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(13), 1058-1062. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1554697.
  • Farley, O., Raymond, E., Secomb, J., Ferrier, B., Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Abbiss, C., Sheppard, J. (2015). Scoring Analysis of the Men’s 2013 World Championship Tour of Surfing. International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, 9(1), 38-48. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijare.2014-0072.

Book Chapters

  • Abbiss, C. (2014). The regulation of pace during prolonged exercise in the heat: influence on optimal pacing strategies. Science of Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity in the Tropics (35-42). Nova Science Publishers.

Journal Articles

  • Skorski, S., Faude, O., Abbiss, C., Caviezel, S., Wengert, N., Meyer, T. (2014). Influence of pacing manipulation on performance of juniors in simulated 400-m swim competition. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(5), 817-24. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2013-0469.
  • Govus, A., Abbiss, C., Garvican-Lewis, L., Swinkels, D., Laarakkers, C., Gore, C., Peeling, P. (2014). Acute Hypoxic Exercise Does Not Alter Post-Exercise Iron Metabolism in Moderately Trained Endurance Athletes. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(10), 2183-2191. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-014-2938-2.
  • Ross, M., Stephens, B., Abbiss, C., Martin, D., Laursen, P., Burke, L. (2014). Fluid balance, carbohydrate ingestion, and body temperature during men's stage-race cycling in temperate environmental conditionsFluid balance, carbohydrate ingestion, and body temperature during men's stage-race cycling in temperate environmental conditions.Fluid balance, carbohydrate ingestion, and body temperature during men's stage-race cycling in temperate environmental conditions. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(3), 575-582. https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2012-0369.
  • Abdullah, M., Watson, G., Choo, HC., Lewandowski, P., Papazzo, A., Cameron-Smith, D., Abbiss, C. (2014). Postexercise muscle cooling enhances gene expression of PGC-1α. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(10), 1900-1907. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000308.
  • Menaspa, P., Impellizzeri, F., Haakonssen, E., Martin, D., Abbiss, C. (2014). Consistency of commercial devices for measuring elevation gain. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(5), 884-886. https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2013-0232.
  • Peeling, P., Sim, M., Badenhorst, CE., Dawson, B., Govus, A., Abbiss, C., Swinkels, DW., Trinder, D. (2014). Iron status and the acute post-exercise hepcidin response in athletes. PLoS One, 9(3), Article No. e93002. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0093002.
  • Levin, G., Laursen, P., Abbiss, C. (2014). Reliability of physiological attributes and their association with stochastic cycling performance. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(2), 309-315. https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2013-0048.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, J., Brisswalter, J., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C. (2014). Influence of race distance and biological sex on age-related declines in triathlon performance. Part A. Journal of Science in Cycling, 3(1), 42-48.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, JP., Brisswalter, J., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C. (2014). Factors influencing pacing in triathlon. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, 5(1), 223–234. https://doi.org/10.2147/OAJSM.S44392.
  • Brisswalter, J., Wu, S., Sultana, F., Bernard, T., Abbiss, C. (2014). Age difference in efficiency of locomotion and maximal power output in well-trained triathletes. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(12), 2579-2586. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-014-2977-8.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, JJ., Brisswalter, J., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C. (2014). Influence of age and sex on pacing during Sprint, Olympic, Half-Ironman and Ironman triathlons. Part B. Journal of Science and Cycling, 3(1), 49-55.

Conference Publications

  • Farley, O., Andrews, M., Secomb, J., Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Abbiss, C., Sheppard, J. (2014). The validity and inter-unit reliability of custom-made surftrax GPS units and use during surfing. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning (102-105). Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

Journal Articles

  • Menaspa, P., Abbiss, C., Martin, D. (2013). Performance Analysis of a World-Class Sprinter During Cycling Grand Tours. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8(3), 336-340.
  • Menaspa', P., Quod, M., Martin, D., Victor, J., Abbiss, C. (2013). Physiological demands of road sprinting in professional and U23 cycling. A pilot study. Journal of Science and Cycling, 2(2), 35-39.
  • Abdullah, M., Abbiss, C., Lipski, M., Buchheit, M., Watson, G. (2013). Muscle Oxygenation and Blood Volume Reliability during Continuous and Intermittent Running. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 34(7), 637-645. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0032-1331771.
  • Abbiss, C., Menaspa', P., Villerius, V., Martin, D. (2013). Distribution of power output when establishing a breakaway in cycling. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8(4), 452-455.
  • Abbiss, C., Ross, M., Garvican, L., Ross, N., Pottgiesser, T., Gregory, J., Martin, D. (2013). The distribution of pace adopted by cyclists during a cross-country mountain bike World Championships. Journal of Sports Science, 31(7), 787-794. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.751118.
  • Ross, M., Abbiss, C., Laursen, P., Martin, D., Burke, L. (2013). Precooling methods and their effects on athletic performance. Sports Medicine, 43(3), 207–225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-012-0014-9.
  • Abdullah, M., Watson, G., Lipski, M., Abbiss, C. (2013). Influence of postexercise cooling on muscle oxygenation and blood volume changes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45(5), 876-882. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31827e13a2.
  • Peiffer, JJ., Abbiss, C. (2013). Thermal Stress in North Western Australian Iron Ore Mining Staff. The Annals of Occupational Hygiene, 57(4), 519-527. https://doi.org/10.1093/annhyg/mes084.

Conference Publications

  • Farley, O., Coyne, J., Secomb, J., Lundgren, L., Tran, T., Sheppard, J., Abbiss, C. (2013). Comparison of the 400 metre time endurance surf paddle between elite competitive surfers, competitive surfers and recreational surfers. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning (125-127). Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

Journal Articles

  • Sultana, F., Abbiss, C., Louis, J., Bernard, T., Hausswirth, C., Brisswalter, J. (2012). Age-related changes in cardio-respiratory responses and muscular performance following an Olympic triathlon in well-trained triathletes. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(4), 1549-1556. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-011-2115-9.
  • Burns, J., Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Watson, G., Burnett, A., Laursen, P. (2012). Effects of Short-Term Training With Uncoupled Cranks in Trained Cyclists. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 7(2), 113-120.
  • Ross, M., Jeacocke, N., Laursen, P., Martin, D., Abbiss, C., Burke, L. (2012). Effects of lowering body temperature via hyperhydration, with and without glycerol ingestion and practical precooling on cycling time trial performance in hot and humid conditions. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 17(9), art. no. 55. https://doi.org/10.1186/1550-2783-9-55.
  • Buchheit, M., Abbiss, C., Peiffer, JJ., Laursen, P. (2012). Performance and physiological responses during a sprint interval training session: relationships with muscle oxygenation and pulmonary oxygen uptake kinetics. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(2), 767-799. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-011-2021-1.

Journal Articles

  • Peiffer, JJ., Abbiss, C. (2011). Influence of Environmental Temperature on 40 km Cycling Time-Trial Performance. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 6(2), 208-220.
  • Brisswalter, J., Bouhlel, E., Falola, JM., Abbiss, C., Vallier, JM., Hauswirth, C. (2011). Effects of Ramadan Intermittent Fasting on Middle-Distance Running Performance in Well-Trained Runners. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 21(5), 422-427. https://doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0b013e3182293891.
  • Abbiss, C., Karagounis, LG., Laursen, P., Peiffer, JJ., Martin, DT., Hawley, JA., Fatehee, N., Martin, JC. (2011). Single-leg cycle training is superior to double-leg cycling in improving the oxidative potential and metabolic profile of trained skeletal muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology, 110(5), 1248-1255. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.01247.2010.
  • Phillips, M., Petersen, A., Abbiss, C., Netto, K., Payne, W., Nichols, D., Aisbett, B. (2011). Pack Hike Test finishing time for Australian firefighters: Pass rates and correlates of performance. Applied Ergonomics, 42(3), 411-418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2010.08.020.
  • Ross, M., Garvican, L., Jeacocke, N., Laursen, P., Abbiss, C., Martin, D., Burke, L. (2011). Novel Precooling Strategy Enhances Time Trial Cycling in the Heat. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(1), 123-133. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e3181e93210.
  • Le Meur, Y., Bernard, T., Dorel, S., Abbiss, C., Honnorat, G., Brisswalter, J., Hausswirth, C. (2011). Relationships between triathlon performance and pacing strategy during the run in an international competition. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 6(2), 183-194.

Journal Articles

  • Le Meur, Y., Hausswirth, C., Abbiss, C., Baup, Y., Dorel, S. (2010). Performance factors in the new combined event of modern pentathlon. Journal of Sports Sciences, 28(10), 1111-1116.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P. (2010). Effect of a 5 min cold water immersion recovery on exercise performance in the heat. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44(6), 461-465.
  • Abbiss, C., Straker, L., Quod, M., Martin, D., Laursen, P. (2010). Examining pacing profiles in elite female road cyclists using exposure variation analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44(6), 437–442.
  • Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C., Watson, G., Wall, B., Suzuki, K., Laursen, P. (2010). Recovery following an Ironman triathlon: A case study. European Journal of Sport Science, 10(3), 159-165.
  • Abbiss, C., Burnett, A., Nosaka, K., Green, JP., Foster, J., Laursen, P. (2010). Effect of hot versus cold climates on power output, muscle activation, and perceived fatigue during a dynamic 100-km cycling trial. Journal of Sports Sciences, 28(2), 117-125.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P. (2010). Effect of cold water immersion on repeated 1-km cycling performance in the heat. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(1), 112-116.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C. (2010). The Influence of Elliptical Chainrings on 10 km Cycling Time Trial Performance. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 5(4), 459-468.

Journal Articles

  • Aisbett, B., Lerossignol, P., McConell, G., Abbiss, C., Snow, R. (2009). Effects of Starting Strategy on 5-min Cycling Time-Trial Performance. Journal of Sports Sciences, 27(11), 1201-1209.
  • Buchheit, M., Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Laursen, P. (2009). Effect of cold water immersion on postexercise parasympathetic reactivation. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 296(2), H421-H427.
  • Abbiss, C., Peiffer, J., Wall, B., Martin, D., Laursen, P. (2009). Influence of starting strategy on time trial performance in the heat. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 30(3), 188-193.
  • Laursen, P., Watson, G., Abbiss, C., Wall, B., Nosaka, K. (2009). Hyperthermic Fatigue Precedes a Rapid Reduction in Serum Sodium in an Ironman Triathlete: A Case Report. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 4(4), 533-537.
  • Aisbett, B., Lerossignol, P., McConell, G., Abbiss, C., Snow, R. (2009). Influence of All-Out and Fast Start on 5-min Cycling Time Trial Performance. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 41(10), 1965–1971.
  • Buchheit, M., Cormie, P., Abbiss, C., Ahmaidi, S., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P. (2009). Muscle deoxygenation during repeated sprint running: Effect of active vs. passive recovery. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 30(6), 418-425.
  • Abbiss, C., Quod, M., Levin, G., Martin, D., Laursen, P. (2009). Accuracy of the velotron ergometer and SRM power meter. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 30(2), 107-112.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., Peake, J., Laursen, P. (2009). Effect of cold water immersion after exercise in the heat on muscle function, body temperatures, and vessel diameter. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12(1), 91-96.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P. (2009). Effect of cold-water immersion duration on body temperature and muscle function. Journal of Sports Sciences, 27(10), 987-993.
  • Abbiss, C., Peiffer, J., Laursen, P. (2009). Optimal cadence selection during cycling. International Sportmed Journal, 10(1), 1-15.

Journal Articles

  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Chapman, D., Laursen, P., Parker, D. (2008). Physiological characteristics of masters-level cyclists. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(5), 1434-1440.
  • Abbiss, C., Peiffer, J., Peake, J., Nosaka, K., Katsuhiko, S., Martin, D., Laursen, P. (2008). Effect of carbohydrate ingestion and ambient temperature on muscle fatigue development in endurance-trained male cyclists. Journal of Applied Physiology, 104(4), 1021-1028. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00683.2007.
  • Peake, J., Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., Okutsu, M., Laursen, P., Suzuki, K. (2008). Body temperature and its effect on leukocyte mobilization, cytokines and markers of neutrophil activation during and after exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 102(4), 391-401. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-007-0598-1.
  • Abbiss, C., Levin, G., McGuigan, M., Laursen, P. (2008). Reliability of power output during dynamic cycling. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29(7), 574-578. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-2007-989263.
  • Abbiss, C., Laursen, P. (2008). Describing and understanding pacing strategies during athletic competition. Sports Medicine, 38(3), 239-252.
  • Peake, J., Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P., Suzuki, k. (2008). Carbohydrate gel ingestion and immunoendocrine responses to cycling in temperate and hot conditions. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 18(3), 229-246.

Journal Articles

  • Chapman, D., Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Laursen, P. (2007). A Descriptive Physical Profile of Western Australian Male Paramedics. Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care, 5(1), 1-11.
  • Abbiss, C., Laursen, P. (2007). Is part of the mystery surrounding fatigue complicated by context?. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 10(5), 277-279.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., Peake, J., Laursen, P. (2007). Effect of cold water immersion after exercise in the heat on muscle function, body temperatures, and vessel diameter. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12, 91-96.
  • Peiffer, J., Abbiss, C., Laursen, P., Nosaka, K. (2007). Reliability of femoral blood vessel diameter measurement by B-mode ultrasonography. Journal of Exercise Physiology (online), 10(4), 10-16.
  • Laursen, P., Francis, G., Abbiss, C., Newton, M., Nosaka, K. (2007). Reliability of time-to-exhaustion versus time-trial running tests in runners. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(8), 1374-1379.
  • Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P. (2007). Hyperthermic-induced hyperventilation and associated respiratory alkalosis in humans. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 100(1), 63-69.

Journal Articles

  • Abbiss, C., Quod, M., Martin, D., Netto, K., Nosaka, K., Lee, H., Suriano, R., Bishop, D., Laursen, P. (2006). Dynamic pacing strategies during the cycle phase of an ironman triathlon. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38(4), 726-734.
  • Suzuki, K., Peake, J., Nosaka, K., Okutsu, M., Abbiss, C., Surriano, R., Bishop, D., Quod, MJ., Lee, H., Martin, D., Laursen, P. (2006). Changes in markers of muscle damage, inflammation and HSP70 after an Ironman triathlon race. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 98(6), 525-534.
  • Abbiss, C., Peiffer, J., Netto, K., Laursen, P. (2006). Reliability of Surface EMG Measurements of the Quadriceps During Maximal Isometric Contractions Following Water Immersion. Journal of Musculoskeletal Research, 10(4), 197-203.
  • Laursen, P., Suriano, R., Quod, M., Lee, H., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., Martin, D., Bishop, D. (2006). Core temperature and hydration status during an Ironman triathlon. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(4), 320-325.

Journal Articles

  • Abbiss, C., Laursen, P. (2005). Models to explain fatigue during prolonged endurance cycling. Sports Medicine, 35(10), 865-898.

Conference Publications

  • Burnett, A., Abbiss, C., Green, J., Laursen, P. (2005). Muscle activation and fatigue during prolonged endurance cycling in hot and cool conditions - A comparison of analytical methods. Proceedings of the XXIIIrd International Symposium of Biomechanics in Sports (459-462). The China Institute of Sports Science.

Research Projects

  • Understanding and Addressing Illness, Injury and Weight-Cutting in Combat Sports, Combat Sports Commission, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2021 ‑ 2026, $105,000.
  • Abnormalities in the gut health of athletes is a contributing factor to illness incidence, WA Institute of Sport, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2019 ‑ 2025, $23,750.
  • Shantou Cooperative Research in Medical Sciences and Health Service Delivery, Shantou University Medical College, PhD Program, 2019 ‑ 2024, $1,000,000.
  • Optimizing cycling performance through data analytics, New Global Cycling Services SAGL, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2019 ‑ 2024, $35,000.
  • Influence of Enzyme Rich Malt Extract on gut health symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and endurance exercise performance, Ateria Health Australia Pty Ltd, Grant, 2020 ‑ 2023, $534,799.
  • Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP), International Olympic Committee, Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health, 2019 ‑ 2022, $568,107.
  • Develop a systematic profiling of neurological conditions that will facilitate personalised treatment and streamline service delivery, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia, MS WA - Research funding for social and applied research, 2019 ‑ 2021, $1,200,000.
  • Optimizing performance in track sprint cycling , WA Institute of Sport, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2018 ‑ 2021, $45,000.
  • Physiological and physical characteristics of successful road sprint cycling performance: European Competition Focus, New Global Cycling Services SAGL, Orica-GreenEDGE Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects , 2016 ‑ 2020, $10,000.
  • High-Performance Cycling, New Global Cycling Services SAGL, Orica-GreenEDGE Sponsorship, 2018 ‑ 2020, $323,218.
  • Study of the effects of management of body temperature during sleep of children with cerebral palsy., Cerebral Palsy Centre of Research Excellence, NHMRC Funded Scholarship Top up, 2017 ‑ 2018, $7,500.
  • Impact of Augmented Feedback on Pacing and Performance in Striking Combat Sports, Australian Institute of Sport, Scholarship - AIS, 2014 ‑ 2018, $9,814.
  • Examination of Physiological Factors Influencing High Performance Sprint Cycling , Cycling Australia - Australian Cycling Federation Inc, Cycling Australia - Australian Cycling Federation Inc - Grant, 2015 ‑ 2018, $395,040.
  • Symposia to discuss the direction of future cycling research in Australia, Edith Cowan University, ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2016 Round 1, 2016 ‑ 2017, $7,500.
  • High resolution mass spectrometry for metabolomics and proteomics research, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure), 2015 ‑ 2016, $1,140,000.
  • Manipulating Mother Nature: A new model using heat and hypoxic exposure to fast track physiological adaption in elite athletes and gain the competitive edge, Australian Institute of Sport, The Big Idea Fund, 2013 ‑ 2014, $59,984.
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy facilities – Advancing cutting-edge chemical, biological, energy and materials research in Western Australia, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure), 2014, $1,316,000.
  • The influence of exercise on the metabolic profile: discovering biomarkers associated with the development and treament of chronic disease, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant, 2011 ‑ 2013, $18,326.
  • Modelling Performance in High Performance Cyclists, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), CSIRO - Fellowship, 2008 ‑ 2013, $75,000.
  • The Effects of Acute Hypoxic Training on Post-Exercise Iron Status, Inflammatory Cytokine and Hepcidin Levels in Well-Trained Male Endurance Runners, Australian Institute of Sport, High Performance Sport Research Fund, 2012 ‑ 2013, $20,556.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Quantifying the effects of track sprint cycling on neuromuscular function and muscle oxygenation
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Exploring the physical demands associated with the role of a paramedic
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Athlete monitoring and decision-making.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Abnormalities in the gut health of athletes is a contributing factor to illness incidence.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The influence of a cyclist's macro-kinematics during out of seat sprinting on aerodynamics

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The regulation of human iron metabolism in hypoxia
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The effects of augmented feedback on pacing and performance of elite combat athletes
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), The effects of acute dehydration of 5% body mass on performance and physiology of mixed martial arts athletes
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Understanding and improving pacing strategies during standard distance triathlons in age group triathletes.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Skin temperature and sleep in children with cerebral palsy
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Acute weight loss in combat sports
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Improving sprint performance in road cycling
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Muscle adaptations to post-exercise cooling
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The performance analysis of power output in professional male road cyclists
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The effects of environmental temperature on high-intensity interval training
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Effects of external and internal cooling on sudo- and vasomotor responses and adaptations to heat acclimation
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Analysis of road sprint cycling performance
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Infants’ Relationship with Drop-offs and Water Environments
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Assessment of joint kinetics in elite sprint cyclists

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Neuromuscular fatigue following a singles badminton match
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Assessment of competitive requirements, repeated sprint paddle ability and trainability of paddling performance in surfers
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), The influence of a simulated Olympic distance cycle exercise on subsequent running economy and biomechanics in triathletes

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Peripheral blood flow changes in response to post- exercise cold water immersion
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Acute physiological effects and perceived enjoyment of a single bout of aerobic interval and continuous moderate-intensity cycling in obese individuals.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, High-intensity interval eccentric cycling: Acute and chronic effects
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuromuscular fatigue and biomechanical alterations during high-intensity, constant-load cycling.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The application of various models for the quantification of external load in soccer
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Practical pre-cooling strategies and cycling time trial performance.
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