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Associate Professor Anthony Leicht


  • Bio/Profile
  • Associate Professor Anthony Leicht is a senior academic within Sport and Exercise Science at James Cook University. He is an experienced exercise scientist/researcher with an international reputation and expertise in the responses to exercise with a particular emphasis on autonomic cardiac control. He has over 25 years of experience as an exercise science academic and enjoys teaching undergraduates within the areas of exercise physiology and exercise testing. He has published extensively, been involved in the successful reception of funding and awards, a member of several national/international exercise science and physiological organisations, an editorial board member for numerous international journals, and a regular invited reviewer for >50 international journals within the areas of Sport and Exercise Science, Cardiovascular Function and Physiology.
    • 2018 - The Leoni Warne Memorial Award. Defence Human Sciences Symposium, Perth, November 29-30
    • 2014 - Heikki Pekkarinen Memorial Award. The International 22nd Puijo Symposium, Physical Exercise in Clinical Medicine – Critical Appraisal of Scientific Evidence, Kuopio, Finland, June 24-28
    • 2013 - USQ Alumnus of the Year Faculty Award (Sciences)
    • 2012 - Best Scientific Paper Presentation – Exercise Science (ESSA National Conference, Gold Coast, Australia)
    • 2006 - Best Poster Presentation (AAESS National Conference, Sydney, Australia)