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Researcher: Watson, G (Dr Greig Watson)

Fields of Research

Exercise Physiology
Nutrition and Dietetics
Systems Physiology
Medical and Health Sciences

Research Objectives

Health and Support Services
Health
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Nutrition
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Diabetes
Behaviour and Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet Results in Greater Reductions in Body Weight, Whole Body Fat, and Trunk Fat Than a Low-Fat Diet in Overweight Subjects; Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference
Assessment: what does technology add to practice
Caffeine Ingestion: Influence on 16-hour Recovery of Hydration Status Following an Exercise Heat Tolerance Test; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Comparison of energy-restricted very low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets on weight loss and body composition in overweight men and women; Nutrition & Metabolism
Comparison of liquid versus ice slurry solutions on core temperature during simulated mining conditions; Future of Fatigue in Exercise Symposium
Comparison of short-term sprint interval vs. traditional exercise training on metabolic adaptations in sedentary overweight/obese men; 16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Sciences
Cortitrol supplementation reduces serum cortisol responses to physical stress; Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental
Creatine use and exercise heat tolerance in dehydrated men; Journal of Athletic Training
Current hydration guidelines are erroneous: Dehydration does not impair exercise performance in the heat; British Journal of Sports Medicine
Does training with PowerCranks™ change economy of motion, cycling efficiency, oxygen uptake and muscle activation patterns in trained cyclists?; Biannual Conference of the Australian Association for Exercise and Sport Science
Effect of a 5-min cold-water immersion recovery on exercise performance in the heat; British Journal of Sports Medicine
Effect of altering pedal cadence on cycling performance; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Effect of cold water immersion on repeated 1-km cycling performance in the heat; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Effect of cold-water immersion duration on body temperature and muscle function; Journal of Sports Sciences
Effect of exercise-induced hypohydration on body temperature and cycling time-trial performance in the heat with adequate facing windspeed; Biannual Conference of the Australian Association for Exercise and Sport Science
Effect of Liquid versus Ice Slurry Ingestion on Core Temperature during Simulated Mining Conditions; Open Journal of Preventive Medicine
Effects of altering pedal cadence on cycling time-trial performance; International Journal of Sports Medicine
Effects of regular post-exercise cooling on muscle aerobic adaptations to endurance training; 19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science
Effects of short-term training with uncoupled cranks in trained cyclists; International journal of sports physiology and performance
Exertional hyponatremia; Current Sports Medicine Reports
Experts urge care over water intake
Fasting and postprandial lipid responses to a hypoenergetic ketogenic and low-fat diet in men; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Fluid, electrolyte, and renal indices of hydration during 11 days of controlled caffeine consumption; International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
Heat acclimatization and hydration status of American football players during initial summer workouts; Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research: The Research Journal of The National Strength and Conditioning Association
Heat Acclimatization of Football Players During Initial Summer Practice Sessions; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Hormonal responses to a 160-km race across frozen Alaska; British Journal of Sports Medicine
Hormonal responses to a 160km race (Susitna 100) across frozen Alaska; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Hormonal Responses to Energy-Restricted Very Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets Are Related to Changes in Whole Body andTrunk Fat Mass; Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference
Hyperthermic fatigue precedes a rapid reduction in serum sodium in an ironman triathlete: a case report; International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
Hyperthermic fatigue precedes a rapid reduction of serum sodium and cramping in an ironman triathlete; 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Ice slurry ingestion increases core temperature capacity and running time in the heat; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Influence of 10 days of creatine loading on hydration status; National Athletic Trainers’ Association Conference
Influence of caffeine ingestion on fluid-electrolyte and physiological responses during an exercise heat tolerance test; New England American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Influence of Catecholamines on Muscle Force Production; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Influence of diuretic-induced dehydration on competitive sprint and power performance; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Influence of diuretic-induced dehydration on sprint and power performance; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Influence of muscle fiber composition on oxygen uptake kinetics; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Influence of postexercise cooling on muscle oxygenation and blood volume changes; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Influence of Regular Post-Exercise Cold Water Immersion on Skeletal Muscle Microvascular Function Assessed By Near Infrared Spectroscopy; 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Interleukin-6 responses to water immersion therapy after acute exercise heat stress: a pilot investigation; Journal of Athletic Training
Muscle Oxygenation and Blood Volume Reliability during Continuous and Intermittent Running; International Journal of Sports Medicine
PGC-1α mediated muscle aerobic adaptations to exercise, heat and cold exposure; Cellular and Molecular Exercise Physiology
Pituitary-adrenal responses to arm versus leg exercise in untrained man; European Journal of Applied Physiology
Post-Exercise Cold Water Immersion Enhances Gene Expression Related to Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Vascular Remodelling; 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Postexercise muscle cooling enhances gene expression of PGC-1α; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Pre-cooling with ice slurry ingestion leads to similar run times to exhaustion in the heat as cold water immersion; Journal of Sports Sciences
Recovery following an ironman triathlon: A case study; European Journal of Sports Science
Regular postexercise cooling enhances mitochondrial biogenesis through AMPK and p38 MAPK in human skeletal muscle; AJP: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Rehydration after exercise dehydration: effects of caffeine intake; Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
Relationship between mitochondrial respiration andoxygen uptake kinetics; Biannual Conference of the Australian Association for Exercise and Sport Science, Melbourne
Relationship between postprandial lipemia and LDL particle size during a ketogenic diet in men; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
Sweat rate, fluid consumption, and hydration indices for youth soccer players: effects of educational intervention; American College of Sports Medicine Conference
The effect of ongoing feedback on physical activity levels following an exercise intervention in older adults: a randomised controlled trial protocol; BMC sports science, medicine and rehabilitation
The effect of ongoing Feedback ophyscial activity levels following an Exercise intervention: preliminary data; Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) – Research to Practice 2016
The effects of a community-wide, multi-strategy intervention on physical activity participation in Launceston, Tasmania
The effects of exertional heatstroke and exercise-heat acclimation on plasma beta-endorphin concentrations; Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
The influence of ice slurry ingestion on maximal voluntary contraction following exercise-induced hyperthermia; European Journal of Applied Physiology
The influence of localised cooling on muscle oxygenation and blood volume changes following intense exercise; 17th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
The Reliability of Electrical Train Stimulation to Cause Cramp in the Calf Muscles; 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Sciences
The Reliability of Muscle Oxygen Saturation and Blood Volume Changes During Continuous and Intermittent Running Exercise; 17th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Thermoregulatory Responses to Exercise in the Heat: Chronic Caffeine Intake Has No Effect; Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Two weeks of reduced-volume sprint interval or traditional exercise training does not improve metabolic functioning in sedentary obese men; Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism: a journal of pharmacology and therapeutics
Use of Commercial Physical Activity Monitors and Remote Feedback on Maintenance of Physical Activity Levels Following an Exercise Intervention
What are the physiological mechanisms for post-exercise cold water immersion in the recovery from prolonged endurance and intermittent exercise?; Sports Medicine

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Increasing levels of physical activity improved the health and wellbeing of populations by decreasing the likelihood of obesity and other chronic conditions