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Associate Professor Chris Abbiss

Associate Dean (Research)

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5740, Mobile: 0404299331, Email: c.abbiss@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21512
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5740
Mobile: 0404299331
Email: c.abbiss@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21512  

 

Associate Professor Chris Abbiss is Associate Dean of Research in the School of Medical and Health Sciences and a member of the Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR) and the Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sports and its Prevention (ACRISP). 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

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

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Abnormalities in the gut health of athletes is a contributing factor to illness incidence,  WA Institute of Sport,  Industry Engagement Scholarship to support 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 project,  2019 - 2024,  $35,000.
  • 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.
  • Optimizing performance in track sprint cycling ,  WA Institute of Sport,  Industry Engagement Scholarship to support PhD projects,  2018 - 2021,  $45,000.
  • 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.
  • 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,  $15,000.
  • High-Performance Cycling,  New Global Cycling Services SAGL,  Orica-GreenEDGE Sponsorship,  2018 - 2020,  $415,218.
  • Impact of Augmented Feedback on Pacing and Performance in Striking Combat Sports,  Australian Institute of Sport,  Scholarship - AIS,  2014 - 2018,  $9,814.
  • 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.
  • 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,  $32,100.
  • High resolution mass spectrometry for metabolomics and proteomics research,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2015 - 2016,  $1,450,000.
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy facilities – Advancing cutting-edge chemical, biological, energy and materials research in Western Australia,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2014,  $1,666,000.
  • 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,  $65,384.
  • 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.
  • 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,  $365,519.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • 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, DOI: 10.2478/hukin-2019-0135.
  • 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, epub ahead of print(2020), 1-10, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1742962.
  • 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, Denmark, Wiley-Blackwell Munksgaard, DOI: 10.1111/sms.13555.
  • 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, epub ahead of print(epub ahead of print), 8p., Stuttgart, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/a-1065-2100.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2019-0092.
  • 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, Stuttgart, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/a-1044-2397.
  • Choo, H., 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(2020), 1143-1154, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-020-04353-1.
  • 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, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2019.1617789.
  • 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, epub ahead of print(January), 6p., Stuttgart, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/a-1073-7851.
  • 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, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1113/EP087864.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002053.
  • 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, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1113/EP087159.
  • 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, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2018.1482526.
  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Abbiss, C., (2019), The current state of weight-cutting in combat sports. Sports, 7(5), article no.123, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/sports7050123.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2019.03.007.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212966.
  • 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, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00205.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0560.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0790.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0689.
  • 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, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12380.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2018.1498131.
  • 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, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002249.
  • 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, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-018-3826-y.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0757.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0715.
  • 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, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-018-3809-z.
  • 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, United States, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 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, United States, Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0171.
  • 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, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2018.01562.
  • 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, University of Zagreb - Faculty of Kinesiology.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0516.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001553.
  • 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, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002659.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.06.005.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2018.1424942.
  • 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, University of Zagreb - Faculty of Kinesiology.
  • 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, Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00912.
  • Farley, O., Abbiss, C., Sheppard, J., (2017), Performance analysis of surfing: A review. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(1), 260-271, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001442.
  • 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, Champaign, USA, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0778.
  • Skorski, S., Abbiss, C., (2017), The manipulation of pace within endurance sport. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(27 Feb 2017), Article number 102, Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00102.
  • 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, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1235790.
  • 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, Denmark, Blackwell Munksgaard, DOI: 10.1111/sms.12685.
  • 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, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1175651.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2016-0396.
  • 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, Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00741.
  • 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, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001364.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 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, Public Library of Science, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166799.
  • 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, New Zealand, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/s40279-016-0483-3.
  • 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, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2016.04.003.
  • 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, Germany, Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-015-3264-z.
  • 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, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000252.
  • 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 , United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0613.
  • 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, New Zealand, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/s40279-015-0344-5.
  • 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, Stuttgart, Germany, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1554697.
  • 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, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-3096-2.
  • 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, Bursa, Turkey, Georg Thieme Verlag.
  • 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, San Francisco, USA, Public Library of Science, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135120.
  • 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, Public Library of Science, DOI: 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, Bethesda, USA, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00031.2015.
  • 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, West Sussex, UK, Blackwell Publishing, DOI: 10.1111/jpc.12933.
  • 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, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijare.2014-0072.
  • 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, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000972.
  • 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, Stuttgart, Germany, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1389973.
  • 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, London, United Kingdom, BMJ Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092417.

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, New York, United States of America, Association for Computing Machinery, DOI: 10.1145/3347318.3355522.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • 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,  Acute weight loss in combat sports
  • 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,  Improving sprint performance in road cycling
  • 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,  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,  Assessment of joint kinetics in elite sprint cyclists
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The effects of environmental temperature on high- intensity interval training

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

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  High-intensity interval eccentric cycling: Acute and chronic effects
  • 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,  Neuromuscular fatigue and biomechanical alterations during high-intensity, constant-load cycling.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Practical pre-cooling strategies and cycling time trial performance.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The application of various models for the quantification of external load in soccer
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