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Researcher: Coombes, JS (Dr Jeff Coombes)

Fields of Research

Exercise Physiology
Cell Physiology
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Nutrition and Dietetics
Nephrology and Urology
Medical Biochemistry: Lipids

Research Objectives

Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Urogenital System and Disorders
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Application Software Packages (excl. Computer Games)
Diagnostic Methods

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Pilot Study: Bovine Colostrum Supplementation and Hormonal and Autonomic Responses to Competitive Cycling; The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
Antioxidant Supplementation and lipid peroxidation in sensecent rat lindlimb muscles; Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Effect of a 4 week training program using vVO2max and Tmax on performance in middle distance athletes; Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Effect of lifestyle modifications on patients with chronic kidney disease; Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology
Endurance training reduces the rate of diaphragm fatigue in vitro; Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Exercise training protects against contraction-induced lipid peroxidation in the diaphragm; European Journal of Applied Physiology
Exercise-induced alterations in skeletal muscle myosin heavy chain phenotype: dose-response relationship; Journal of Applied Physiology

Research Projects

A Six Month Trial to Assess the Value of Antioxidant Supplementation on LDL Oxidation in Renal Dialysis Patients; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Assess the Value of Antioxidant Supplementation on LDL Oxidation in Renal Transplant Patients; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Effects of Antioxidant Supplementation on LDL Oxidation and Endothelial Function in Heamodialysis Patients; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Effects of Exercise and Antioxidant Supplementation on Oxidised LDL-Induced Endothelial Apoptosis; Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust/UTAS (CCMRT/UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Randomised Controlled Trial of Alteplase Versus Herapin as a Priming Lock for Haemodialysis Central Venous Catheters- Prevention of Catheter Occlusion.
Antioxidants in Health and Disease
Biomechanical changes involved with high intensity treadmill training
Effects of antioxidant supplementation on LDL oxidation in renal transplant recipients
Effects of cyclosporine treatment on homocysteine metabolism
Effects of glyceryl trinitrate on reactive hyperemia in hemodialysis patients
Influence of Antioxidant Genotype and Antioxidant Status on Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease
The Effect of Exercise Training on Arterial Stiffness, Physical Function and Self-Reported Health in Haemodialysis Patients
The effect of vVo2max and Tmax on 3000m running performance.