报告题目：Exercise medicine for cancer management
报 告 人：Professor Rob Newton
报告时间: 4月24日 9:30-11:00
Professor Rob Newton is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction with the NSCA, Fellow of Exercise and Sports Science Australia and Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has over 30 years of academic and professional experience in exercise and sports science and has been at ECU since 2003. Prior to appointment at ECU, Rob was Director of the Biomechanics Laboratory, at Ball State University in Indiana. He has also worked at the Pennsylvania State University as a visiting research fellow in the Center for Sports Medicine. Rob also holds an Adjunct Professorship at the University of Queensland and an Honorary Professorship at the University of Hong Kong. In 2004 he was awarded Outstanding Sports Scientist of the Year by the NSCA. He has published over 290 refereed scientific journal articles, two books, 16 book chapters and has a current h-Index of 59 with his work being cited over 12,500 times. As of 2016 his research had attracted over $29 Million in competitive research funding.
Professor Newton’s current major research directions include: reducing decline in strength, body composition and functional ability in cancer patients; cancer related fatigue and the influence of exercise; exercise medicine and tumor biology. Rob also continues his research and consultancy in human high performance focusing on the assessment and development of neuromuscular strength, power and speed.