Exercise Science Group

The ESG is a collaborative group with research interests focusing on the role physical activity and exercise plays in maintaining and enhancing human performance and health. Members within the group have a broad range of research interests, including the monitoring and enhancement of sport performance, maximising human energy metabolism and injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Associate Professor Carl Paton

2008 Research Carl Patton (5)Leader:  Associate Professor Carl Paton

Carl is an exercise physiologist with an interest in endurance performance enhancement through the use of high intensity training and legal ergogenic methods. Carl’s particular research interests include:

The use of blood occlusion during exercise to enhance fitness and health
The effects of novel training strategies to enhance sporting performance
The effects of dietary manipulation on health and sport performance

Dr Patrick Lander

Patrick Lander

Patrick is an exercise physiologist with an interest in pacing and fatigue.  He teaches on the Bachelor of Recreation and Sport and co-ordinates the Masterate Research courses on the EIT Master of Health Science and Master of Nursing programmes. His current research interests include pacing in open water swimming

Lee-Anne Taylor

Lee-Anne TaylorLee-Anne is a physiotherapist with an interest in injury prevention particularly serious knee injuries.  Her research interests include:

Neuromuscular warm up protocols
Netball specific Preseason  programmes for athletic performance and injury prevention