Dr Joyce Ramos

Lecturer in Exercise Science

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt South Wing
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I am an Exercise Physiologist with a PhD in Clinical Exercise Physiology. My research focuses on the optimal exercise prescription to ameliorate traditional and novel CVD risk factors associated with the metabolic syndrome, including central hemodynamics, cardiac autonomic function, vascular function, glycemic control, and pancreatic beta cell function.

Qualifications

The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia

PhD in Clinical Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science, October 2016

The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Postgraduate BSc Honours in Sports and Exercise Science, Faculty of Science, 2011

The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Undergraduate BSc in Sports and Exercise Science, Faculty of Science, 2010

Honours, awards and grants
  • Awarded the ESSA Medal 2016 for the most outstanding PhD thesis
  • Awarded the ‘ASICS Ken Maguire Award for Best New Investigator in Clinical Sports Medicine’ at the Sports Medicine Australia Conference in October 2015
  • Awarded $3000 Travel Grant to attend the ‘American College of Sports Medicine’ conference in May-June 2016 by Sports Medicine Australia in October 2015
  • ESSA Finalist for Young Investigator Award Exercise Science & Health (2016)
  • Awarded $500 HMNS Research Student Travel Award in April 2016
  • Awarded an APA (Australian Postgraduate Award) PhD scholarship for 3.5 years at the University of Queensland in 2013 – including living costs
Key responsibilities
  • Teaching and developing topics in the Exercise Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology programs
  • Course Coordinator of the Exercise Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology programs
Research interests
  • Exercise and metabolic syndrome/type 2 diabetes
  • Exercise and vascular function
  • Exercise and cardiac autonomic function
  • Exercise and pancreatic beta cell function/glycemic control
  • Exercise and central hemodynamics
  • Fitness versus Fatness in cardiovascular health
  • VO2kinetics
Teaching interests
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Research Methods
Publications

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