BAppSci (Ex Sci), BSc(Hons), PhD
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Dr Cecilia Shing is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Senior Lecturer in Exercise Science within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Tasmania researching in the area of Nutrition and Exercise in Health and Chronic Disease. Dr Shing has previously held the position of the Tasmanian Chapter Chair and Rural and Remote Committee Representative for Exercise & Sports Science Australia (2008-2014) and is a member of the International Society of Exercise Immunology.
Dr Shing coordinates the Bachelor of Biomedical Science Honours and Bachelor of Health Science Honours degrees, Units in Exercise Assessment and Prescription and Directed Studies in Exercise Science while contributing to the multi-member teaching teams that provide lectures, tutorials and practical classes in Anatomy, Physiology, Strength and Conditioning and Biomechanics for undergraduate science, human movement, health science and exercise science students. These units include: Exercise Physiology and Nutrition (CXA237), Assessment and Prescription for Strength and Conditioning (CXA314), Exercise Assessment and Prescription (CXA308), and Directed Study in Exercise Science (CXA403).
Dr Shing's work focuses on the associated molecular and system level alterations to provide mechanistic explanations of performance change http://www.utas.edu.au/human-life-sciences/research/SPORT, with a primary interest in inflammation and gut health. Our group collaborates with other research institutions (both National and International), National Sporting Organisations and Australia's Network of Sport Institutes and Academies including The University of Queensland, Griffith University, Australian Institute of Sport, Tasmanian Institute of Sport, Bangor University (UK), Canadian Sports Institute and AFL Tasmania. Dr Shing's research interests include:
Authorised by the Head of Human Life Sciences
2 May, 2015