Suzanne Broadbent

Researcher
Melbourne, Australia

Dr Broadbent has a Bachelor of Education (Newcastle CAE), and worked as a high school teacher before going to Griffith University (Gold Coast) to complete a Bachelor of Exercise Science (1st Class Honours) followed by a PhD in Exercise Science. She is also an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with ESSA. Dr Broadbent was employed as Lecturer in Exercise Prescription and Course Coordinator at Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, and then moved to Victoria University, Melbourne where she was the Course Coordinator of the Masters in Exercise Rehabilitation and Senior Lecturer in Chronic Conditions. She is currently Senior Lecturer in Clinical Exercise Physiology and Course Coordinator of the Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW. Suzanne’s research interests include exercise immunology, specifically the affects of long term training on immune function and inflammatory markers; cardiac and pulmonary exercise rehabilitation; exercise prescription and interventions for chronic diseases such as cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome and autoimmune conditions; vibration therapy for musculoskeletal conditions; and functional movement restrictions for obese individuals. She has published articles in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, the Journal of Applied Physiology, the Journal of Fitness Research and BioMed Central and has written material on pulmonary and cardiac evidence-based exercise testing and rehabilitation for the textbook “Clinical Exercise: a case-based approach” (Elsevier). She has also presented research at American College of Sports Medicine, ESSA and Heart Foundation conferences. Dr Broadbent is currently part of an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant team working with exercise interventions for prostate cancer survivors, and is also working with chronic fatigue syndrome rehabilitation and management.

Mijn Bio

Dr Broadbent has a Bachelor of Education (Newcastle CAE), and worked as a high school teacher before going to Griffith University (Gold Coast) to complete a Bachelor of Exercise Science (1st Class Honours) followed by a PhD in Exercise Science. She is also an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with ESSA. Dr Broadbent was employed as Lecturer in Exercise Prescription and Course Coordinator at Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, and then moved to Victoria University, Melbourne where she was the Course Coordinator of the Masters in Exercise Rehabilitation and Senior Lecturer in Chronic Conditions. She is currently Senior Lecturer in Clinical Exercise Physiology and Course Coordinator of the Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW. Suzanne’s research interests include exercise immunology, specifically the affects of long term training on immune function and inflammatory markers; cardiac and pulmonary exercise rehabilitation; exercise prescription and interventions for chronic diseases such as cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome and autoimmune conditions; vibration therapy for musculoskeletal conditions; and functional movement restrictions for obese individuals. She has published articles in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, the Journal of Applied Physiology, the Journal of Fitness Research and BioMed Central and has written material on pulmonary and cardiac evidence-based exercise testing and rehabilitation for the textbook “Clinical Exercise: a case-based approach” (Elsevier). She has also presented research at American College of Sports Medicine, ESSA and Heart Foundation conferences. Dr Broadbent is currently part of an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant team working with exercise interventions for prostate cancer survivors, and is also working with chronic fatigue syndrome rehabilitation and management.

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