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Researcher: Dwyer, DB (Dr Dan Dwyer)

Fields of Research

Exercise physiology
Zoology
Sport and exercise psychology
Other education
Humoural immunology and immunochemistry
Central nervous system
Health promotion
Sports science and exercise
Clinical chemistry (incl. diagnostics)
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Clinical sciences

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Behaviour and health
Other education and training
Other health
Preventive medicine
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A critique of the current method and a suggested standard method of determining aerobic power from raw VO2 data; 2003 Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport
A report on the physical activity and health status of Qantas (Hobart) call centre employees
A Review of the Fitness and Physical Aptitude Assessments for Potential Firefighters
A standard method for the determination of maximal aerobic power from breath-by-breath VO2 data obtained during a continuous ramp test on a bicycle ergometer; Journal of Exercise Physiology online
Caffeine increases sprint performance after prolonged exercise in trained cyclists; 2003 Australiann Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport
Cardiac adaptation to endurance exercise training in rats; Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
Considerations for the use of salivary IgA for monitoring mucosal immune function; Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Effects of the 2003 Cradle Mountain run on immune function and on the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections; 2004 Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport
Endurance training in wistar rats decreases receptor sensitivity to a serotonin agonist; Acta Physiologica Scandinavica
Getting physical can be a hard job
Measurement of immunoglobulin A in saliva by particle-enhanced nephelometric immunoassay: sample collection, limits of quantitation, precision, stability and reference range; Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
Pedometers may not have a positive effect on physical activity; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Salivary immunoglobulin A (sIgA) as a biomarker of immune suppression following the combat fitness assessment
Short term aerobic exercise training does not alter central serotonin receptor sensitivity; Experimental Physiology
Short term aerobic exercise training does not alter sensitivity to a central serotonin agonist; 2002 Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport
The effect of an ultra-endurance running race on mucosal and humoral immune function; Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
The effect of heat and humidity on salivary immunoglobulin A during moderate intensity exercise; 2002 Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport
The effects of an 82 km wilderness run on salivary IgA, serum IgA, leukocytes and the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections
The effects of an 82km wilderness run on salivary IgA serum IgA, leukocytes and the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections; 6th ISEI Symposium: Exercise, Muscle Metabolism and Immune Function
The reliability of muscle biopsies taken from human vastus lateralis; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

Research Projects

The attitudes towards and preferences for, physical activity by employees in a Tasmanian Call centre

Research Candidate Supervision

Evaluation of Salivary IgA as a Potential Stress Biomarker for Use in Military Training