Chilton, Dr. Warrick

staff photoPhone: (03) 5327 6254 
Room: P329
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Exercise and Sport Science


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Federation University Australia (2018). PhD thesis title: “The Acute Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Leukocyte Telomere Biology”.
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement), University of Ballarat
  • Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation, University of Ballarat

Teaching areas

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Prescription

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation

Professional associations

  • Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • International Society of Exercise Immunology (ISEI)

Research interests

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Gene Regulation/Telomere Biology

Grants and publications

Chilton, W., Maier, M. C., Akinnibosun, O. A., O’Brien, B. J., & Charchar, F. J. (2021). Chapter 7 - Exercise, epigenetics, and aging. In S. M. Raleigh (Ed.), Epigenetics of Exercise and Sports (Vol. 25, pp. 127-182): Academic Press.

Chilton, W.L., O'Brien, B.J., Grace, F.M., & Charchar, F. (2017). Telomeres, exercise and cardiovascular disease: finding the means to justify the ends. Acta Physiologica, 220 2, 186-188.

Chilton, W.L., O'Brien, B.J., & Charchar, F. (2017). Telomeres, Aging and Exercise: Guilty by Association? International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

Chilton, W. L., Marques, F. Z., West, J., Kannourakis, G., Berzins, S. P., O’Brien, B. J., & Charchar, F. J. (2014). Acute Exercise Leads to Regulation of Telomere-Associated Genes and MicroRNA Expression in Immune Cells. PLoS One, 9(4), e92088. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092088