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Dr. Deborah Pascoe

Senior Lecturer, Exercise and Sport Sciences

Exercise & Sport Science



Mt Helen Campus, Online


Dr Deborah Pascoe is an accredited clinical exercise physiologist with over 30 years’ experience as an academic clinician in clinical exercise physiology practice. Dr Pascoe’s research focuses on professional development and work integrated learning in clinical exercise physiology (CEP), musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation and exercise prescription for chronic and complex medical conditions.

Deborah has been a chief investigator and associate investigator on many research projects including with the Department of Health & Ageing and Australian Learning & Teaching Council. She has published in sports science and medical journals and presented at international conferences, as well as publishing reports for the Australian Defence Force and Victorian Police Force. She has received three Vice Chancellors excellence awards for her outstanding service, teaching and innovation.

Deborah is currently the Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator in CEP and Discipline Leader in exercise and sport sciences at Federation University Australia.

Agile Ageing: Implementation Considerations for a Walking Basketball Program

Does an Increase in Supraspinatus Tendon Thickness After Swimming Increase the Likelihood of Future Shoulder Pain?

Identifying factors affecting work-integrated learning opportunities in exercise science and exercise physiology

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The effect of swimming volume and intensity on changes in supraspinatus tendon thickness

Objectives: To compare the change in supraspinatus tendon thickness (STT) following a high volume...

Career direction or re-direction: The impact of workintegrated learning on exercise and sports science students

Exercise and sports science (E&SS) is an umbrella term that encompasses a range of career...

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The impact of work-integrated learning experiences on attaining graduate attributes for exercise and sports science students

Exercise and Sports Science (E&SS) programs at Federation University Australia provide...

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Knowledge outcomes and retention of a university-based falls prevention education program (UniFPEP)

Aim: This paper reports the evaluation of a new evidence-based university curriculum aimed at...

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Telomere attrition is attenuated in ultra-marathon runners

Exercise for falls prevention in older people: Assessing the knowledge of exercise science students

Participation in appropriate exercise can help reduce the risk of falls and falls injury in older...

Defence physical employment standards project infantry and airfield defence guards, report 5: Trade tasks risk analysis and mitigation: Infantry and ADG

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Defence physical employment standards project, infantry and airfield defence guards, report 7: Retrospective surveys of injuries (2004 & 2005): Infantry and ADG

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Impact of systemic and cultural factors on trade-related injuries in the Australian infantry

  • Conference Proceedings