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Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Central Queensland, 31/12/2007
  • Bachelor of Human Movement Science (Honours), University of Central Queensland, 31/12/2003
  • Bachelor of Human Movement Science, University of Central Queensland, 31/12/2002

Research

Research keywords

  • Applied science
  • Applied sports science
  • Exercise

Research expertise

Muscle oxygenation and regional blood flow responses to exercise, Compression garments, Masters athletes & Applied sports science.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
110699Human Movement And Sports Science Not Elsewhere Classified100
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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Dascombe BJ, Karunaratna M, Cartoon J, Fergie B, Goodman C, 'Nutritional supplementation habits and perceptions of elite athletes within a state-based sporting institute', JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN SPORT, 13 274-280 (2010) [C1]

Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Reaburn P, Dascombe BJ, Reed R, Jones A, Weyers J, Practical skills in sport and exercise science, Pearson Education, Essex, 414 (2011) [A2]

Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Reaburn PRJ, Dascombe BJ, Janse De Jonge XA, 'Body composition and gender differences in performance', Nutritional Assessment of Athletes, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL 121-150 (2011) [B1]

Co-authors: X Jansedejonge

2006Dascombe BJ, Reaburn P R, Coutts A J, 'Understanding oxygen kinetics', Sport Science and Sport Medicine Reviews Selected Topics, CQU Publishing, Rockhampton 1-16 (2006)

Journal article (37 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Vickery WM, Dascombe BJ, Baker JD, Higham DG, Spratford WA, Duffield R, 'Accuracy and reliability of GPS devices for measurement of sports-specific movement patterns related to cricket, tennis, and field-based team sports.', J Strength Cond Res, 28 1697-1705 (2014) [C1]
2014Scott BR, Dascombe BJ, Delaney JA, Elsworthy N, Lockie RG, Sculley DV, Slattery KM, 'The Validity and Reliability of a Customized Rigid Supportive Harness During Smith Machine Back Squat Exercise', JOURNAL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING RESEARCH, 28 636-642 (2014) [C1]
2014Scott BR, Slattery KM, Sculley DV, Lockie RG, Dascombe BJ, 'Reliability of telemetric electromyography and near-infrared spectroscopy during high-intensity resistance exercise', Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 24 722-730 (2014)
2014Scott BR, Slattery KM, Sculley DV, Hodson JA, Dascombe BJ, 'Physical performance during high-intensity resistance exercise in normoxic and hypoxic conditions.', J Strength Cond Res, (2014)
2014Scott BR, Slattery KM, Dascombe BJ, 'Intermittent hypoxic resistance training: does it provide added benefit?', Front Physiol, 5 397 (2014)
2014Slattery KM, Dascombe B, Wallace LK, Bentley DJ, Coutts AJ, 'Effect of N-acetylcysteine on Cycling Performance after Intensified Training', MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 46 1114-1123 (2014)
2014Elsworthy N, Burke DC, Dascombe BJ, 'Factors relating to the decision-making performance of Australian football officials', International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 14 401-410 (2014)

Co-authors: Darren Burke

2014Scott BR, Slattery KM, Lockie RG, Dascombe BJ, Sculley DV, 'Reliability of telemetric electromyography and near-infrared spectroscopy during high-intensity resistance exercise', Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, (2014)
2014Scott BR, Slattery KM, Sculley DV, Dascombe BJ, 'Hypoxia and resistance exercise: A comparison of localized and systemic methods', Sports Medicine, 44 1037-1054 (2014)
2014Elsworthy N, Burke D, Dascombe BJ, 'Factors relating to the decision-making performance of Australian football officials', International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 14 401-410 (2014)
2014Secomb JL, Sheppard JM, Dascombe BJ, 'Time-Motion Analysis of a Two Hour Surfing Training Session.', Int J Sports Physiol Perform, (2014)
2014Scott BR, Slattery KM, Dascombe BJ, Sculley DV, 'Hypoxia and Resistance Exercise: A Comparison of Localized and Systemic Methods', Sports Medicine, (2014)
2014Vickery W, Dascombe B, Duffield R, 'Physiological, movement and technical demands of centre-wicket Battlezone, traditional net-based training and one-day cricket matches: a comparative study of sub-elite cricket players', JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCES, 32 722-737 (2014)
2014Elsworthy N, Burke D, Scott BR, Stevens CJ, Dascombe BJ, 'Physical and decision-making demands of Australian football umpires during competitive matches.', J Strength Cond Res, (2014)
2013Vickery W, Dascombe B, Duffield R, Kellett A, Portus M, 'The influence of field size, player number and rule changes on the physiological responses and movement demands of small-sided games for cricket training', Journal of Sports Sciences, 31 629-638 (2013) [C1]
2013Vickery W, Dascombe B, Duffield R, Kellett A, Portus M, 'Battlezone: An examination of the physiological responses, movement demands and reproducibility of small-sided cricket games', Journal of Sports Sciences, 31 77-86 (2013) [C1]
2013Dunstan RH, Sparkes DL, Roberts TK, Crompton MJ, Gottfries J, Dascombe BJ, 'Development of a complex amino acid supplement, Fatigue Reviva (TM), for oral ingestion: initial evaluations of product concept and impact on symptoms of sub-health in a group of males', NUTRITION JOURNAL, 12 (2013) [C1]
2013Stevens CJ, Dascombe B, Boyko A, Sculley D, Callister R, 'Ice slurry ingestion during cycling improves Olympic distance triathlon performance in the heat', Journal of Sports Sciences, 31 1271-1279 (2013) [C1]
2013Dascombe B, Laursen P, Nosaka K, Polglaze T, 'No effect of upper body compression garments in elite flat-water kayakers', European Journal of Sport Science, 13 341-349 (2013) [C1]
2012Scanlan AT, Dascombe BJ, Reaburn P, Dalbo VJ, 'The physiological and activity demands experienced by Australian female basketball players during competition', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15 341-347 (2012) [C1]
2012Scanlan AT, Dascombe BJ, Reaburn PRJ, 'The construct and longitudinal validity of the basketball exercise simulation test', Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 523-530 (2012) [C1]
2011Elsworthy N, Dascombe BJ, 'The match demands of Australian Rules Football umpires in a state-based competition', International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 6 559-571 (2011) [C1]
2011Scanlan AT, Dascombe BJ, 'The anthropometric and performance characteristics of high-performance junior life savers', Serbian Journal of Sports Sciences, 5 61-66 (2011) [C1]
2011Scanlan A, Dascombe BJ, Reaburn P, 'A comparison of the activity demands of elite and sub-elite Australian men's basketball competition', Journal of Sports Sciences, 29 1153-1160 (2011) [C1]
2011Goh SS, Laursen PB, Dascombe BJ, Nosaka K, 'Effect of lower body compression garments on submaximal and maximal running performance in cold (10 degrees C) and hot (32 degrees C) environments', European Journal of Applied Physiology, 111 819-826 (2011) [C1]
2011Dascombe BJ, Hoare TK, Sear JA, Reaburn PR, Scanlan AT, 'The effects of wearing undersized lower-body compression garments on endurance running performance', International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 6 160-173 (2011) [C1]
2010Dascombe BJ, Karunaratna M, Cartoon J, Fergie B, Goodman C, 'Nutritional supplementation habits and perceptions of elite athletes within a state-based sporting institute', JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN SPORT, 13 274-280 (2010) [C1]
2010Sear JA, Hoare TK, Scanlan AT, Abt GA, Dascombe BJ, 'The effects of whole-body compression garments on prolonged high-density intermittent exercise', Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24 1901-1910 (2010) [C1]
2009Reaburn P, Dascombe B, 'Anaerobic performance in masters athletes', EUROPEAN REVIEW OF AGING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 6 39-53 (2009) [C1]
2008Spencer M, Dawson B, Goodman C, Dascombe B, Bishop D, 'Performance and metabolism in repeated sprint exercise: effect of recovery intensity', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 103 545-552 (2008) [C1]
2008Reaburn P, Dascombe BJ, 'Endurance performance in masters athletes', European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 5 31-42 (2008) [C1]
2008Reaburn P, Dascombe B, 'Do metropolitan Queensland firefighters meet the international firefighting standards for aerobic fitness?', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand, 24 321-327 (2008) [C1]
2008Scanlan AT, Dascombe BJ, Reaburn PRJ, Osborne M, 'The Effects of Wearing Lower-Body Compression Garments During Endurance Cycling', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS PHYSIOLOGY AND PERFORMANCE, 3 424-438 (2008) [C1]
2007Duncan MJ, Mummery WK, Dascombe BJ, 'Utility of global positioning system to measure active transport in urban areas', MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 39 1851-1857 (2007) [C1]
2007Dascombe BJ, Reaburn PRJ, Sirotic AC, Coutts AJ, 'The reliability of the i-STAT clinical portable analyser', JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN SPORT, 10 135-140 (2007) [C1]
2004Coutts AJ, Murphy AJ, Dascombe BJ, 'Effect of direct supervision of a strength coach on measures of muscular strength and power in young rugby league players', JOURNAL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING RESEARCH, 18 316-323 (2004) [C1]
2002Stanton R, Evans G, Dascombe BJ, Peddle M, 'Biometric and biomechanical correlates to outrigger canoe paddling', Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 10 19-26 (2002) [C1]
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Conference (5 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Taylor L, Watkins SL, Aldous JWF, Warren LK, Chrismas BCR, Dascombe B, et al., 'Effect Of Tyrosine Ingestion On Physical And Cognitive Performance During iSPT In A Warm Environment', MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, Atlanta, GA (2014)
2012Scanlan A, Dascombe BJ, Reaburn P, Tucker P, Dalbo V, 'The development of the Basketball Exercise Simulation Test', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Sydney, Australia (2012) [E3]
2012Callister R, Giles AK, Dascombe BJ, Baker AL, Nasstasia Y, Halpin SA, et al., 'Healthy Body Healthy Mind: Development of an exercise intervention for the management of youth depression', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Sydney, Australia (2012) [E3]
2011Elsworthy N, Dascombe BJ, 'The association between physical performance measures and decision making ability in Australian football umpires: A pilot study', 2011 Fatigue Symposium: The Future of Fatigue: Defining the Problem, Bathurst, NSW (2011) [E3]
2009Dascombe BJ, Laursen P, Nosaka K, Reaburn P, Anderson R, 'The relationship between forearm oxygenation and selected physiological parameters in elite kayak paddlers', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants5
Total funding$151,473

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2014 (2 grants)

Susceptibility to significant sweat facilitated loss of amino acids in association with fatigue$99,370
Funding Body: The Mason Foundation

Project Team
Professor Hugh Dunstan, Doctor Benjamin Dascombe, Doctor Tim Roberts
SchemeRole
Medical and Scientific Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$99,37020142014
GNo:G1300910

2013 Vice Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence - FSIT$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Benjamin Dascombe
SchemeRole
Award for Research ExcellenceChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020142014
GNo:G1301444

2012 (2 grants)

The Relationship Between Performance and Athlete Training Load within Rugby League: A Comparison Between Elite and Sub-Elite Players$43,683
Funding Body: Hunter Sports Group Pty Ltd

Project Team
Doctor Benjamin Dascombe
SchemeRole
Postgraduate Research ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$43,68320122015
GNo:G1200140

Faculty ECA Networking/Conference Grant 2012$1,420
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Science & IT

Project Team
Doctor Benjamin Dascombe
SchemeRole
Early Career Academic (ECA) Networking/Conference GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,42020122012
GNo:G1401108

2010 (1 grants)

Development of a research strand aimed at developing non-invasive physiological monitoring during exercise $5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Benjamin Dascombe
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020102010
GNo:G1000624
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions7
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL3.85

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorThe Effect of Hormonal Markers on the Anthropometry and Physical Performance of Professional Rugby League Players
20132017PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorDevelopment of Valid Performance Testing Protocols for Cross-country Mountain Bikers
20122016PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorThe use of Field Based Tests on the Planning, Prescription and Quantification of Training and Match Play in Professional Rugby League
20122016PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorThe Effects of Different Cooling Strategies on Endurance Exercise Performance and their Efficacy in the Training Environment
20122016PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorThe Effect of Exposure to a Hypoxic Environment on Anaerobic Performance
20122017PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorThe Effects of Different Cooling Strategies on Thermoregulation During Intermittent Exercise: Effect on Performance and Skill Execution
20112015PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorFactors Influencing the Physiological and Perceptual-Cognitive Demands of Australian Football Field Umpires

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Exercise & Sport Science)Principal SupervisorThe Use of Game-Based Training to Provide a Match-Specific Environment for Cricket Players
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Dr Benjamin Dascombe

Work Phone(02) 4348 4150
Fax(02) 4348 4145
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
Exercise and Sport Science
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaApplied Sciences
Office
SO.E1.39,
Science Offices,
Ourimbah
10 Chittaway Road
Ourimbah NSW 2258
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/ben-dascombe