Professor and associate Dean Research


Professor Chris Abbiss is the Dean of Graduate Research and responsible for leading the planning, governance and delivery of ECUs Higher Degree by Research programs at ECU. He is Professor of Exercise Physiology in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. His primary research interest centres on applied human physiology and exercise performance, with a focus on cycling, fatigue, thermoregulation, pacing strategies, training modalities and recovery. He collaborates with numerous national and international agencies, including the Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Sport CommissionCycling Australia, Team BikeExchange, Western Australian Institute of Sport and others. He has published over 140 referred scientific journal articles in applied physiology and exercise science journals. His Scopus h Index is 32 with his research publications cited more than 3000 times. His research has been successful in attracting in excess of $9M of grant funding from a variety of competitive funding sources.

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