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Dr Carolyn McIntyre

Senior Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3987
Email: c.mcintyre@ecu.edu.au

Carolyn is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow within the Exercise Medicine Research Institute.

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine Cancer Interest Group
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology

Awards and Recognition

Other

  • 2008-2010: National Cancer Institute of Canada Research Studentship Award ($23 500/year).The feasibility and preliminary efficacy of progressive resistance exercise training in lung cancer patients.
  • 2006-2009: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Studentship ($21 500/year). Awarded to academically superior students to undertake full-time research training in the basic biomedical sciences or in clinical research.

Research Areas and Interests

  • The role of exercise as medicine for cancer
  • Theoretical determinants of physical activity and exercise adherence
  • The role of exercise in the management of lung cancer

Qualifications

  • Physical education and recreation, UNKNOWN, 2011.
  • Master of Arts in Physical Education and recreation, Canada, 2005.
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology with honours, UNKNOWN, 2002.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Fisher, S., McIntyre, C., Burton, K., Newton, R., Marcq, E., Lake, R., Nowak, A. (2020). Voluntary exercise in mesothelioma: effects on tumour growth and treatment response in a murine model. BMC Research Notes, 13(1), Article number 435. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-020-05284-y.
  • Hoon, S., Fyfe, K., McIntyre, C., Bowyer, S., Hawkins, F., Jeffery, E., Chih, H., Creaney, J., Nowak, A., Brims, F. (2020). Randomised placebo-controlled cross-over study examining the role of anamorelin in mesothelioma (The ANTHEM study): Rationale and protocol. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 7(1), Article number e000551. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjresp-2019-000551.
  • Fairman, C., Nilsen, T., Newton, R., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Robinson, Z., Hart, N., Zourdos, M., Focht, B., McIntyre, C., Galvao, D. (2020). Reporting of Resistance Training Dose, Adherence, and Tolerance in Exercise Oncology. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 52(2), 315-322. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002127.

Journal Articles

  • Suderman, K., McIntyre, C., Sellar, C., McNeely, M. (2019). Implementing cancer exercise rehabilitation: An update on recommendations for clinical practice. Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, 15(2), 100-109. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573394714666180730100432.
  • Jeffery, E., Lee, YC., Newton, R., Lyons-Wall, P., McVeigh, J., Nowak, A., Cheah, HM., Nguyen, B., Fitzgerald, D., Creaney, J., Straker, L., McIntyre, C. (2019). Body composition and nutritional status in malignant pleural mesothelioma: implications for activity levels and quality of life. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 73(10), 1412-1421. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-019-0418-9.
  • McIntyre, C., Singh, F., Thomas, R., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Cavalheri, V. (2019). Exercise training for advanced lung cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11(2), Article number CD012685. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012685.pub2.
  • Fitzgerald, D., Waterer, G., Read, C., Fysh, E., Shrestha, R., Stanley, C., Muruganandan, S., Lan, N., Popowicz, N., McIntyre, C., Rahman, N., Gan, S., Murray, K., Lee, Y. (2019). Steroid therapy and outcome of parapneumonic pleural effusions (STOPPE): Study protocol for a multicenter, double-blinded, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial. Medicine, 98(43), article number e17397. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000017397.

Journal Articles

  • Galvao, D., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Cormie, P., Joseph, D., Chambers, S., Chee, R., McIntyre, C., Hart, N., Baumann, FT., Denham, J., Baker, M., Newton, R. (2018). Exercise preserves physical function in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(3), 393-399. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001454.
  • Newton, R., Jeffery, E., Galvao, D., McIntyre, C., Spry, N., Joseph, D., Denham, J., Taaffe, D. (2018). Body composition, fatigue and exercise in patients with prostate cancer undergoing androgen-deprivation therapy. BJU International, 122(6), 986-993. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.14384.
  • McIntyre, C., Cavalheri, V., Boyle, T., McVeigh, J., Jeffery, E., Lynch, B., Vallance, J. (2018). A Review of Accelerometer-based Activity Monitoring in Cancer Survivorship Research. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(9), 1790-1801. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001644.
  • Schofield, C., Newton, R., Cohen, P., Galvao, D., McVeigh, J., Hart, N., Mohan, G., Tan, J., Salfinger, S., Straker, L., McIntyre, C. (2018). Activity behaviours and physiological characteristics of women with advanced-stage Ovarian Cancer: a preliminary cross-sectional investigation.. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 28(3), 604-613. https://doi.org/10.1097/IGC.0000000000001197.
  • Baker, M., McIntyre, C., Galvao, D., Hunt, C., Spry, N., Newton, R. (2018). Whole body vibration exposure on markers of bone turnover, body composition, and physical functioning in breast cancer patients receiving Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(3), 968-978. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735418781489.
  • McIntyre, C., Baker, MK., Lee, YC., Galvao, D., Cormie, P., Graham, V., Newton, R. (2018). The feasibility of a pragmatic distance-based intervention to increase physical activity in lung cancer survivors. European Journal of Cancer Care, 27(1), Article Number e12722. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12722.
  • Schofield, C., Newton, R., Cohen, P., Galvao, D., McVeigh, J., Mohan, G., Tan, J., Salfinger, S., Straker, L., McIntyre, C. (2018). Health-related quality of life and pelvic floor dysfunction in advanced-stage ovarian cancer survivors: associations with objective activity behaviors and physiological characteristics. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(7), 2239-2246. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4069-5.

Journal Articles

  • Schofield, C., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Cohen, P., McIntyre, C. (2017). A Physiological Profile of Ovarian Cancer Survivors to Inform Tailored Exercise Interventions and the Development of Exercise Oncology Guidelines. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 27(7), 1560-1567. https://doi.org/10.1097/IGC.0000000000001044.
  • McIntyre, C., Singh, F., Thomas, R., Newton, R., Galvao, D., Cavalheri, V. (2017). Exercise training for advanced lung cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017(6), Article number CD012685. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012685.
  • Jeffery, E., Lee, YG., McVeigh, J., Straker, L., Wooding, T., Newton, R., McIntyre, C. (2017). Feasibility of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behavior in patients with malignant pleural effusion. Supportive Care in Cancer, 25(10), 3133-3141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-3721-9.

Journal Articles

  • Muruganandan, S., Jeffery, E., McIntyre, C., Lee, YC. (2016). Nutrition, exercise, and complementary medicine: potential role in mesothelioma?. Current Pulmonology Reports, 5(March 2016), 20-27. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13665-016-0133-0.

Journal Articles

  • Cormie, P., McIntyre, C., Hayes, S., Naumann, F., Turner, J., Murnane, A., Baker, M. (2015). Exercise and cancer survivorship. Cancer Forum, 39(2), 105-112.

Journal Articles

  • Gunnell, A., Einarsdòttir, K., Galvao, D., Joyce, S., Tomlin, S., Graham, V., McIntyre, C., Newton, R., Briffa , T. (2013). Lifestyle factors, medication use and risk for ischaemic heart disease hospitalisation: a longitudinal population-based study. PLoS One, 8(10), e77833. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0077833.
  • McIntyre, C., Bell, G., Fenton, D., McCargar, L., Courneya, K. (2013). Changes in motivational outcomes after a supervised resistance exercise training intervention in lung cancer survivors. Cancer Nursing, 36(1), 27-35. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0b013e31824a78e4.
  • Spry, N., Taaffe, D., England, P., Judge, J., Stephens, D., McIntyre, C., Baker, M., Newton, R., Galvao, D. (2013). Long-term effects of intermittent androgen suppression therapy on lean and fat mass: a 33-month prospective study. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, 16(1), 66-71. https://doi.org/10.1038/pcan.2012.33.

Journal Articles

  • Courneya, K., Stevinson, C., McNeely, M., Sellar, C., Friedenreich, C., McIntyre, C., Chua, N., Reiman, T. (2012). Effects of supervised exercise on motivational outcomes and longer-term behavior. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(3), 542-549. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e3182301e06.
  • McIntyre, C., Bell, G., Fenton, D., McCargar, L., Courneya, K. (2012). Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of progressive resistance exercise training in lung cancer survivors. Lung Cancer, 75(1), 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2011.05.026.
  • Courneya, K., Stevinson, C., McNeely, M., Sellar, C., Friedenreich, C., McIntyre, C., Chua, N., Reiman, T. (2012). Predictors of follow-up exercise behavior 6 months after a randomized trial of supervised exercise training in lymphoma patients. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 21(10), 1124-1131. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.2010.
  • Courneya, K., Sellar, C., Trinh, L., Forbes, C., Stevinson, C., McNeely, M., McIntyre, C., Friedenreich, C., Reiman, T. (2012). A Randomized Trial of Aerobic Exercise and Sleep Quality in Lymphoma Patients Receiving Chemotherapy or No Treatments. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 21(6), 887-894. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-12-0075.

Journal Articles

  • Galvao, D., Taaffe, D., Cormie, P., Spry, N., Chambers, S., McIntyre, C., Baker, M., Denham, J., Joseph, D., Groom, G., Newton, R. (2011). Efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Cancer, 11(13 December 2011), Article Number 517. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-11-517.
  • McNeely, M., McIntyre, C., Yurick, J., Dayes, I., Mackey, J. (2011). Conservative and Dietary Interventions for Cancer-Related Lymphedema: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Cancer, 117(6), 1136-1148. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.25513.

Journal Articles

  • Kilbreath, SL., Ward, LC., Lane, K., McNeely, M., Dylke, ES., Refshauge, KM., McKenzie, D., Lee, M., McIntyre, C., Battersby, KJ. (2010). Effect of airplane travel on lymphedema risk in women with a history of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 120(3), 649-654.
  • Courneya, KS., Stevinson, C., McNeely, ML., Sellar, CM., McIntyre, C., Friedenreich, CM., Mazurek, A., Chua, N., Tankel, K., Basi, S., Reiman, T. (2010). Predictors of adherence to supervised exercise in lymphoma patients participating in a randomized controlled trial.. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 40(1), 30-39.

Book Chapters

  • Courneya, K., McNeely, M., McIntyre, C., Sellar, C. (2009). Cancer. ACSM’s Resources for Clinical Exercise Physiology: Musculoskeletal, Neuromuscular, Neoplastic, Immunologic, and Hematologic Conditions (206-219). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Journal Articles

  • McIntyre, C., Jones, LW., Eves, ND., Reiman, T., Sellar, C., Winton, T., Courneya, KS. (2009). Correlates of adherence to supervised exercise in patients awaiting surgical removal of malignant lung lesions: results of a pilot study. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(3), 287-295.
  • Jones, LW., Eves, ND., McIntyre, C., Courneya, K., Haykowsky, M., Kumar, V., Winton, TW., Reiman, T. (2009). Effects of presurgical exercise training on systemic inflammatory markers among patients with malignant lung lesions. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 34(2), 197-202.
  • McIntyre, C., Jones, LW., Eves, ND., Reiman, T., Sellar, CM., Winton, T., Courneya, KS. (2009). Effects of presurgical exercise training on quality of life in patients undergoing lung resection for suspected malignancy: A pilot study. Cancer Nursing, 32(2), 158-165. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0b013e3181982ca1.
  • Courneya, KS., Sellar, CM., Stevinson, C., McNeely, ML., McIntyre, C., Freidenreich, CM., Tankel, K., Basi, S., Chua, N., Mazurek, A., Reiman, T. (2009). Randomized controlled trial of the effects of aerobic exercise on physical functioning and quality of life in lymphoma patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 27(27), 4605-4612.
  • Courneya, KS., Sellar, CM., Stevinson, C., McNeely, ML., Friedenreich, CM., McIntyre, C., Basi, S., Chua, N., Tankel, K., Mazurek, A., Reiman, T. (2009). Moderator effects in a randomized controlled trial of exercise training in lymphoma patients. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 18(10), 2600-2607.

Journal Articles

  • McIntyre, C., Au, H., Courneya, KS. (2008). Associations between exercise, quality of life, and fatigue in colorectal cancer survivors. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 51(8), 1242-1248.
  • Courneya, KS., Jones, LW., McIntyre, C., Sellar, CM., Reiman, T., Joy, AA., Chua, N., Tkachuk, L., Mackey, JR. (2008). Effects of aerobic exercise training in anemic cancer patients receiving darbepoetin alfa: A randomized controlled trial. The Oncologist, 13(9), 1012-1020.
  • McIntyre, C., Plotnikoff, RC., Wild, TC., Au, H., Courneya, KS. (2008). Medical, demographic, and psychosocial correlates of exercise in colorectal cancer survivors: An application of self-determination theory. Supportive Care in Cancer, 16(1), 9-17.

Journal Articles

  • Jones, LW., Eves, ND., Mackey, JR., McIntyre, C., Haykowsky, M., Joy, AA., Courneya, KS., Tankel, K., Spratlin, J., Reiman, T. (2007). Safety and feasibility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with advanced cancer.. Lung Cancer, 55(2), 225-232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2006.10.006.
  • Jones, LW., McIntyre, C., Eves, ND., Haykowsky, MJ., Courneya, KS., Mackey, JR., Joy, AA., Kumar, V., Winton, TW., Reiman, T. (2007). Effects of presurgical exercise training on cardiorespiratory fitness among patients undergoing thoracic surgery for malignant lung lesions. Cancer, 110(3), 590-598. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.22830.
  • Jones, LW., Haykowsky, M., McIntyre, C., Joy, AA., Pituskin, EN., Tkachuk, LM., Courneya, KS., Slamon, DJ., Mackey, JR. (2007). Cardiovascular risk profile of patients with HER2/neu-positive breast cancer treated with anthracycline-taxane-containing adjuvant chemotherapy and/or trastuzumab. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 16(5), 1026-1031. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-06-0870.

Journal Articles

  • McNeely, ML., McIntyre, C., Parliament, M., Courneya, KS. (2006). Cancer rehabilitation: Recommendations for integrating exercise programming in the clinical practice setting. Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, 2(4), 351-360. https://doi.org/10.2174/157339406778699187.

Journal Articles

  • Jones, LW., Courneya, KS., McIntyre, C., Mackey, JR. (2005). Oncologists’ opinions towards recommending exercise to patients with cancer: A Canadian national survey. Supportive Care in Cancer, 13(11), 929-937. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-005-0805-8.

Journal Articles

  • Courneya, KS., Vallance, JH., McNeely, ML., Karvinen, KH., McIntyre, C., Mackey, JR. (2004). Exercise issues in older cancer survivors. Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology, 51(3), 249-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2004.05.001.

Research Projects

  • The added value of BAP1 immunohistochemistry and fluorescence in-situ hybridisation for CDKN2A/p16 in the diagnosis and prognostication of pleural mesothelioma., Institute for Respiratory Health, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2020 ‑ 2022, $150,000.
  • Cardiopulmonary Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Exposure in the Community – Cardiorespiratory subgroup (CIVIC-CARE), Department of Health WA, COVID-19 Research Grants Program, 2020 ‑ 2022, $799,223.
  • Muscle morphology and function in women with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: Response to exercise medicine and implications for treatment, Cancer Council of WA Inc, PhD Top Up Scholarship, 2019 ‑ 2021, $30,000.
  • Exercise Training To Improve Care for Patients with Malignant Pleural Disease, WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network, Grant, 2018 ‑ 2021, $18,031.
  • Effects of exercise on sleep quality in lung cancer patients, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2015, 2018 ‑ 2021, $50,000.
  • Feasibility and efficacy of dosing exercise medicine immediately before or after chemotherapy infusion, Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2017 Open Round, 2018 ‑ 2020, $30,000.
  • The added value of Fluorescence in-situ hybridisation for CDKN2A/p16 and BAP-1 immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis and prognostication of pleural mesothelioma., Institute for Respiratory Health, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement MBR Projects, 2019 ‑ 2020, $120,000.
  • Lead and develop the Allied Health Research Stream in the Pleural Medicine Unit at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Institute for Respiratory Health, Sponsorship Grant, 2018 ‑ 2020, $139,486.
  • A randomised controlled cross over study to examine the effect of anamorelin on cancer cachexia in patients with mesothelioma, Cancer Council of WA Inc, Collaborative Cancer Grant Scheme, 2019, $49,583.
  • Edith Cowan University and Lung Foundation Australia/Edith Cowan University and Lung Foundation Australia/Neville Bantoft Bequest PhD Scholarship in Lung Cancer, Lung Foundation Australia, Scholarship, 2013 ‑ 2018, $78,000.
  • Exercise as a Therapeutic Tool in the Management of Mesothelioma, Cancer Council of WA Inc, Fellowship, 2015 ‑ 2018, $523,556.
  • Efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases: a randomized controlled trial, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, Grant, 2012 ‑ 2016, $296,820.
  • Whole-Body Vibration Treatment in Breast Cancer Survivors on Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy, Cancer Council of WA Inc, Grant - Early Career Investigator, 2012 ‑ 2015, $24,033.
  • Whole-Body Vibration Treatment in Prostate Cancer Survivors on Androgen Suppression Therapy, Australian Unity Foundation, Australian Unity Heritage Fellowship, 2012 ‑ 2015, $48,581.
  • Exercise Training to Improve Physical Functioning and Exercise Adoption in Lung Cancer Survivors, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant, 2011 ‑ 2014, $24,912.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The added value of BAP1 immunohistochemistry and fluorescence in situ hybridisation for CDKN2A/p16 and NF2 in the diagnosis and prognostication of pleural mesothelioma.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Muscle morphology and function in women with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: Response to exercise medicine and implications for treatment

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Nutrition, body composition and physical activity in malignant pleural disease: Associations with patient outcomes and response to an exercise intervention
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Activity behavior and physiological profile of advanced-stage ovarian cancer survivors
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