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Researcher: Climie, RE (Dr Rachel Climie)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Exercise physiology
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Clinical sciences
Community child health
Disease surveillance
Behavioural epidemiology
Preventative health care
Early childhood education

Research Objectives

Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Clinical health
Behaviour and health
Determinants of health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Other health
Social ethics
Preventive medicine
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Schools and learning environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A roadmap of strategies to support cardiovascular researchers: from policy to practice; Nature Reviews. Cardiology
Abdominal obesity and brain atrophy in type 2 diabetes mellitus; PLoS One
Acute effects of interrupting prolonged sitting on vascular function in type 2 diabetes; American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology
Addressing the unmet needs of measuring vascular ageing in clinical practice-European cooperation in science and technology action VascAgeNet; Artery Research
Agreement between the international physical activity questionnaire and accelerometry in adults with orthopaedic injury; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Ambulatory and central haemodynamics during progressive ascent to high-altitude and associated hypoxia; Journal of Human Hypertension
Aortic pulsatility drives microvascular organ damage in essential hypertension: New evidence from choroidal thickness assessment; Journal of Clinical Hypertension
Aortic reservoir characteristics and brain structure in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus; a cross sectional study; Cardiovascular Diabetology
Aortic-to-brachial stiffness gradient and kidney function in type 2 diabetes; Journal of Hypertension
Association between occupational, sport, and leisure related physical activity and baroreflex sensitivity: The Paris Prospective Study III; Hypertension
Association between type 2 diabetes and long-term outcomes in middle-aged and older trauma patients; Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Association of change in cardiovascular risk factors with incident cardiovascular events; JAMA
Association of hearing impairment with incident depressive symptoms: a community-based prospective study; American Journal of Medicine
Athletes with mild COVID-19 illness demonstrate subtle imaging abnormalities without exercise impairment or arrhythmias; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Augmentation index and arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Artery Research
Blood pressure during blood collection and the implication for absolute cardiovascular risk assessment; Pulse
Body silhouette trajectories across the lifespan and vascular aging: The Paris Prospective Study 3; Hypertension
Body silhouette trajectories over the lifespan and insomnia symptoms: The Paris Prospective Study 3; Scientific Reports
Brachial-to-radial SBP amplification: implications of age and estimated central blood pressure from radial tonometry; Journal of Hypertension
Brachial-to-radial systolic blood pressure amplification in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Journal of Human Hypertension
Building an academic—industry partnership to tackle Australia’s biggest health burden; Heart, Lung and Circulation
Cardiovascular health at age five years: distribution, determinants and association with neurodevelopment; Frontiers in Pediatrics
Carotid artery stiffness and incident depressive symptoms: The Paris Prospective Study III; Biological Psychiatry
Central-to-brachial blood pressure amplification in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Journal of Human Hypertension
Change in cardiovascular health and incident type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose: the Whitehall II study; Diabetes Care
Content and delivery preferences for information to support the management of high blood pressure; Journal of human hypertension
Determinants and impact of early vascular aging in children and adolescents; Frontiers in Pediatrics
Dynamic pulse wave velocity response to hydrostatic blood pressure gradient: a pressure-independent marker of vascular aging?; American Journal of Hypertension
Effects of sedentary behaviour interventions on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk in adults: systematic review with meta-analyses; British Journal of Sports Medicine
Exercise blood pressure and cardiac structure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cross-sectional studies; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Exercise blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cross-sectional studies; Journal of hypertension
Exercise excess pressure and exercise-induced albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology
Health literacy and primordial prevention in childhood—an opportunity to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease; JAMA Cardiology
Impact, strategies, and opportunities for early and midcareer cardiovascular researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic; Circulation
Individual and neighborhood deprivation and carotid stiffness: The Paris Prospective Study III; Hypertension
Known unknowns of sex differences in cardiovascular physiology – can arterial waveforms provide answers?; Journal of Hypertension
Lack of strategic funding and long-term job security threaten to have profound effects on cardiovascular researcher retention in Australia; Heart Lung and Circulation
Leveraging the potential of machine learning for assessing vascular ageing: state-of-the-art and future research; European Heart Journal - Digital Health
Longitudinal changes in excess pressure independently predict declining renal function among healthy individuals - A pilot study; American Journal of Hypertension
Macrovasculature and microvasculature at the crossroads between type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension; Hypertension
Measuring the interaction between the macro- and micro-vasculature; Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Microbial Interventions to Control and Reduce Blood Pressure in Australia (MICRoBIA): rationale and design of a double-blinded randomised cross-over placebo controlled trial; Trials
Pathophysiology of circulating biomarkers and relationship with vascular aging: a review of the literature from VascAgeNet Group on circulating biomarkers, european cooperation in science and technology action 18216; Frontiers in Physiology
Perceived stress is inversely related to ideal cardiovascular health: The Paris Prospective Study III; International Journal of Cardiology
Persistent elevation of central pulse pressure during postural stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; Journal of Human Hypertension
Physical activity and sedentary behavior subsequent to serious orthopedic injury: A systematic review; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pulsatile interaction between the macro-vasculature and micro-vasculature: proof-of-concept among patients with type 2 diabetes; European Journal of Applied Physiology
Regular brief interruptions to sitting after a high-energy evening meal attenuate glycemic excursions in overweight/obese adults; Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
Reproducibility of cardiac output derived by impedance cardiography during postural changes and exercise; Artery Research
Response by Climie et al to letter regarding article “Individual and neighborhood deprivation and carotid stiffness: the Paris prospective study III”; Hypertension
Sedentary behavior and mechanisms of cardiovascular disease-getting to the heart of the matter; Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Sedentary behaviour and physical activity patterns in adults with traumatic limb fracture; AIMS Medical Science
Separate and joint associations of cardiorespiratory fitness and healthy vascular aging with Subclinical Atherosclerosis in men; Hypertension
Sex differences in pressure and flow waveform physiology across the life course; Journal of hypertension
Simple intermittent resistance activity mitigates the detrimental effect of prolonged unbroken sitting on arterial function in overweight and obese adults; Journal of Applied Physiology
Sleep apnoea is associated with hearing impairment: The Paris prospective study 3; Clinical Otolaryngology
The european cost action VascAgeNet fostering innovation - When industry comes to science; Artery Research
The identification and management of high blood pressure using exercise blood pressure: current evidence and practical guidance; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Transition from adolescence to adulthood: Another window of opportunity for promoting primordial prevention; International Journal of Cardiology
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is independently associated with decreased neural baroreflex sensitivity: The Paris Prospective Study III; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Type 2 diabetes mellitus, interaction between left ventricle and large arteries; American Journal of Hypertension
Validity and reliability of a new method to estimate central blood pressure from the upper arm cuff oscillometric signal; 5th Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Conference and 7th Sports Dietitians Australia Update: From Research to Practice
Validity and reliability of central blood pressure estimated by upper arm oscillometric cuff pressure; American Journal of Hypertension
Vascular ageing in youth: A call to action; Heart Lung and Circulation
Vascular ageing: a key frontier in the fight against cardiovascular disease; Heart Lung and Circulation
Weight gain prevention and cardiovascular disease: a complex lifelong but achievable process; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
White coat hypertension—a case for assessing vascular age?; American Journal of Hypertension
Youth Vascular Consortium (YVC) protocol: establishing reference intervals for vascular ageing in children, adolescents and young adults; Heart Lung and Circulation

Research Projects

Novel vascular ageing biomarkers for prediction of cardiometabolic disease and related mortality in high-risk populations; Heart Foundation (HF)
Primordial prevention of cardiovascular disease from childhood; Heart Foundation (HF)
Primordial prevention of cardiovascular disease from childhood; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Vascular ageing across the life course; Heart Foundation (HF)

Research Candidate Supervision