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Researcher: McGowan, C (Dr Courtney McGowan)

Fields of Research

Sports science and exercise
Mental health services
Higher education
Other biomedical and clinical sciences
Exercise physiology
Rural and remote health services
Signal transduction
Pharmaceutical sciences
Central nervous system
Other biological sciences
Sports medicine
Primary health care
Health counselling

Research Objectives

Sport, exercise and recreation
Organised sports
Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences
Exercise
Nutrition
Mental health services
Clinical health
Evaluation of health and support services
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Rural and remote area health
Women's and maternal health
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Behaviour and health
Injury prevention and control

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

1-deoxysphingolipids, early predictors of type 2 diabetes, compromise the functionality of skeletal myoblasts; Frontiers in Endocrinology
A day in the life of an exercise science professional: Using PebblePad to track professional experience in exercise and sports science; Teaching Matters 2019
Additional warm-up strategies improve sprint swimming performance; 6th Exercise and Sport Science Australia Conference
An analysis of exercise science and exercise physiology work-integrated learning supervision in Australia; Research to Practice 2021
Beetroot and athletic performance; How giraffes got their long necks; Gravitational Waves
Caffeine, its history, effects on the brain, and role as a performance enhancing agent
Competition day preparation strategies to enhance performance in swimmers
Competition Day Strategies To Enhance Sprint Swimming Performance
Connecting Tasmania through exercise and sport science; Teaching Matters 2020
Cornerstone Youth Services Nutrition and Physical Activity Capacity Building Project: Final Report
Current warm-up practices and contemporary issues faced by elite swimming coaches; Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
Current warm-up practices and the contemporary issues faced by elite swimming coaches
Current warm-up practices and the contemporary issues faced by elite swimming coaches; Be Active 2014: Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport
Elite sprint swimming performance is enhanced by completion of additional warm-up activities; Journal of Sports Sciences
Evaluating Warm-Up Strategies for Elite Sprint Breaststroke Swimming Performance; International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
Heated garments and dryland activation routines: The keys to improving sprint swimming performance?; Australian Institute of Sport Applied Physiology Conference
Heated garments and dryland activation routines: The keys to improving sprint swimming performance?; 20th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Heated jackets and dryland-based activation exercises used as additional warm-ups during transition enhance sprint swimming performance; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
High occurrence of food insecurity in young people attending a youth mental health service in regional Australia; Nutrition and Dietetics
Impact of controlled frequency breathing on performance and physiology in swimming; Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Conference
Integrating student practicum placements to add value to a funded project; Teaching Matters 2022
Megafauna; bionic nose; becoming a sports star
Morning exercise: Enhancement of afternoon sprint-swimming performance; International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
Preparing to train and compete: Are warmups and re-warmups worth it?; ASCA International conference on applied strength and conditioning
Tattoos change colour depending on physiology; fuel to increase performance of athletes; talking about emotions
The knowledge, barriers and opportunities to improve nutrition and physical activity amongst young people attending an Australian youth mental health service: a mixed-methods study; BMC Health Services Research
Use of additional warm-up strategies in the pre-race transition period enhances sprint swimming performance; The 8th International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming
WahooKICKR18 and common bike-mounted power meters Do they output accurate power data?
Warm-Up Strategies for Sport and Exercise: Mechanisms and Applications; Sports Medicine

Research Projects

State-wide Sports Science Services Strengthening Sport and Health in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Cornerstone Youth Services (CYS) Nutrition and Physical Activity Capacity Building Project

Research Candidate Supervision