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Researcher: Byrne, N (Professor Nuala Byrne)

Fields of Research

Exercise Physiology
Public Health and Health Services
Nutritional Physiology
Clinical and Sports Nutrition
Human Movement and Sports Science
Nutrition and Dietetics
Sports Medicine
Public Nutrition Intervention
Medical and Health Sciences
Medical Physiology
Medical Biochemistry: Amino Acids and Metabolites
Community Child Health
Aged Health Care
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Men's Health
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Behaviour and Health
Health and Support Services
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups
Women's Health
Child Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Small changes' to diet and physical activity behaviors for weight management; Obesity facts
A Pilot Randomised Study of the Metabolic and Histological Effects of Exercise in Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis; Diabetes & Metabolism
Acute exercise and gastric emptying: a meta-analysis and implications for appetite control; Sports medicine
Acute interval exercise intensity does not affect appetite and nutrient preferences in overweight and obese males; Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition
Anthropometry to assess body fat in Indonesian adults; Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Assessment of body composition in Indian adults: comparison between dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and isotope dilution technique; The British journal of nutrition
Assessment of Physical Activity and Energy Expenditure: An Overview of Objective Measures; Frontiers in nutrition
Biology or Behavior: Which Is the Strongest Contributor to Weight Gain?; Current Obesity Reports
Body weight perception and weight loss practices among Sri Lankan adults; Obesity research & clinical practice
Childhood obesity in Asia: the value of accurate body composition methodology; Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition
Determination of new anthropometric cut-off values for obesity screening in Indonesian adults; Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Development and validation of anthropometric prediction equations for estimation of body fat in Indonesian men; Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Development and validation of anthropometric prediction equations for estimation of lean body mass and appendicular lean soft tissue in Indian men and women; Journal of applied physiology
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing for predicting sports performance and talent identification: Consensus statement; British journal of sports medicine
Do intermittent diets provide physiological benefits over continuous diets for weight loss? A systematic review of clinical trials; Molecular and cellular endocrinology
Effect of 1-h moderate-intensity aerobic exercise on intramyocellular lipids in obese men before and after a lifestyle intervention; Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquée, nutrition et métabolisme
Effect of a 4-week weight maintenance diet on circulating hormone levels: implications for clinical weight loss trials; Clinical obesity
Effect of interval training intensity on fat oxidation, blood lactate and the rate of perceived exertion in obese men; SpringerPlus
Effectiveness of three different walking prescription durations on total physical activity in normal- and overweight women; Obesity facts
Energy and nutrient intakes among Sri Lankan adults; International Archives of Medicine
Energy gap in the aetiology of body weight gain and obesity: a challenging concept with a complex evaluation and pitfalls; Obesity facts
Fast versus slow weight loss: development process and rationale behind the dietary interventions for the TEMPO Diet Trial; Obesity science & practice
Fat oxidation over a range of exercise intensities: fitness versus fatness; Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism
Food reward in active compared to inactive men: Roles for gastric emptying and body fat; Physiology & behavior
High dietary diversity is associated with obesity in Sri Lankan adults: an evaluation of three dietary scores; BMC Public Health
Increasing Protein Distribution Has No Effect on Changes in Lean Mass During a Rugby Preseason; International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism
Influence of habitual physical activity on gastric emptying in healthy males and relationships with body composition and energy expenditure; The British journal of nutrition
Interval training intensity affects energy intake compensation in obese men; International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism
Methodological considerations for meal-induced thermogenesis: measurement duration and reproducibility; The British journal of nutrition
Muscular strength, aerobic capacity, and adipocytokines in obese youth after resistance training: A pilot study; The Australasian medical journal
Musculoskeletal Function and Obesity: Implications for Physical Activity; Current obesity reports
Nutritional influences over the life course on lean body mass of individuals in developing countries; Nutrition Reviews
Overweight and Obese Adolescent Girls: The Importance of Promoting Sensible Eating and Activity Behaviors from the Start of the Adolescent Period; International journal of environmental research and public health
Physical Activity and Development and Obesity; Current Obesity Reports
Physical Activity and Health: 'What is Old is New Again'; Advances in food and nutrition research
Prevalence, trends and associated socio-economic factors of obesity in South Asia; Obesity facts
Proposal of new body composition prediction equations from bioelectrical impedance for Indonesian men; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Relation of reduced preclinical left ventricular diastolic function and cardiac remodeling in overweight youth to insulin resistance and inflammation; The American journal of cardiology
Reliability of 2 Different Positioning Protocols for Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Measurement of Body Composition in Healthy Adults; Journal of clinical densitometry
Reproducibility of Fatmax and fat oxidation rates during exercise in recreationally trained males; PloS one
Reproducibility of gastric emptying in overweight and obese males; Clinical Nutrition
The Association of Early Life Supplemental Nutrition With Lean Body Mass and Grip Strength in Adulthood: Evidence From APCAPS; American Journal of Epidemiology
The effect of a whey protein supplement dose on satiety and food intake in resistance training athletes; Appetite
The interaction between exercise, appetite, and food intake: implications for weight control; American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine
Validation of Bioelectrical Impedance Spectroscopy to Measure Total Body Water in Resistance-Trained Males; International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism
Validity of a food frequency questionnaire to assess nutritional intake among Sri Lankan adults; SpringerPlus

Research Projects

Achieving more effective weight loss with intermittent energy restriction (MATADOR2) - Biochemical Analyses; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Improving weight loss by intermittent use of very low energy diet: the TANGO diet trial (Temporary phases of accelerated weight loss for noticeably greater outcomes); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Mixed Longitudinal/Cross-Sectional Study of Body Composition of Infants from Birth to 6 Months from Diverse Ethnic Groups in Tasmania, Australia; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)

Research Candidate Supervision