Nattai Borges
Senior Lecturer

Nattai Borges

Doctor of Philosophy (Exercise Physiology) | March 2017

Central Queensland University, Rockhampton

Masters of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) | July 2010

Edith Cowan University, Perth

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) | November 2008

University of Sydney, Sydney

Medicine & Health
School of Health Sciences

I am an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Senior Lecturer and Program Lead for Exercise Science at the University of New South Wales interested in implementing pragmatic exercise research projects that improve health and physical performance.

The application of my research interests vary from sporting to ageing populations and also injury management. 

  

Phone
+61 2 9348 1150
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Milne EC; Vickery WM; Dascombe BJ; Borges NR, 2022, 'Development of a Twenty20 Field-Based Simulation for Cricket Fast Bowlers (FBS-T20)', Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, vol. 36, pp. 2905 - 2911, http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003912
    Journal articles | 2021
    Fernandes JFT; Lamb KL; Norris JP; Moran J; Drury B; Borges NR; Twist C, 2021, 'Aging and recovery after resistance-exercise-induced muscle damage: Current evidence and implications for future research', Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, vol. 29, pp. 544 - 551, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/JAPA.2020-0201
    Journal articles | 2020
    Borges NR; Scanlan AT; Reaburn PR; Doering TM, 2020, 'A comparison of heart rate training load and perceptual effort between masters and young cyclists', International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, vol. 15, pp. 759 - 762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2019-0413
    Journal articles | 2020
    Delvecchio L; Reaburn P; Meerkin J; Korhonen MT; Borges N; Macgregor C; Climstein M, 2020, 'Concurrent strength and sprint training increases resting metabolic rate in masters road cyclists', Movement and Sports Sciences - Science et Motricite, vol. 2020-January, pp. 39 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/sm/2020007
    Journal articles | 2020
    Thorn B; Dunstan RH; Macdonald MM; Borges N; Roberts TK, 2020, 'Evidence that human and equine erythrocytes could have significant roles in the transport and delivery of amino acids to organs and tissues', Amino Acids, vol. 52, pp. 711 - 724, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00726-020-02845-0
    Journal articles | 2019
    Murphy GR; Hugh Dunstan R; Macdonald MM; Borges N; Radford Z; Sparkes DL; Dascombe BJ; Roberts TK, 2019, 'Relationships between electrolyte and amino acid compositions in sweat during exercise suggest a role for amino acids and K+ in reabsorption of Na+ and Cl- from sweat', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223381
    Journal articles | 2019
    Reaburn P; Doering T; Borges N, 2019, 'Masters athletes take longer to recover from high intensity exercise than training- matched younger athletes. Does increased protein intake enhance recovery?', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 22, pp. S32 - S33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2019.08.198
    Journal articles | 2019
    Stanton R; Doering TM; Macgregor C; Borges N; Delvecchio L, 2019, 'Validity of a contact mat and accelerometric system to assess countermovement jump from flight time', Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, vol. 23, pp. 39 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1091367X.2018.1493593
    Journal articles | 2018
    Borges NR; Reaburn PR; Doering TM; Argus CK; Driller MW, 2018, 'Age-related changes in physical and perceptual markers of recovery following high-intensity interval cycle exercise', Experimental Aging Research, vol. 44, pp. 338 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0361073X.2018.1477361
    Journal articles | 2018
    Scanlan AT; Fox JL; Borges NR; Delextrat A; Spiteri T; Dalbo VJ; Stanton R; Kean CO, 2018, 'Decrements in knee extensor and flexor strength are associated with performance fatigue during simulated basketball game-play in adolescent, male players', Journal of Sports Sciences, vol. 36, pp. 852 - 860, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1344779
    Journal articles | 2018
    Scanlan AT; Fox JL; Borges NR; Tucker PS; Dalbo VJ, 2018, 'Temporal changes in physiological and performance responses across game-specific simulated basketball activity', Journal of Sport and Health Science, vol. 7, pp. 176 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jshs.2016.05.002
    Journal articles | 2017
    Borges NR; Doering TM; Reaburn PR; Scanlan AT, 2017, 'Hydration status of rugby union players in hot and humid conditions: A comparative team case study of day and night training sessions', South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, vol. 39, pp. 21 - 32
    Journal articles | 2017
    Borges NR; Reaburn PR; Doering TM; Argus CK; Driller MW, 2017, 'Autonomic cardiovascular modulation in masters and young cyclists following high-intensity interval training', Clinical Autonomic Research, vol. 27, pp. 83 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10286-017-0398-6
    Journal articles | 2017
    Borges NR; Reaburn PR; Doering TM; Argus CK; Driller MW, 2017, 'THE EFFECT OF AGE ON PULMONARY AND MUSCLE OXYGENATION KINETICS FOLLOWING HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING', Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine, vol. 66, pp. 73 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.7600/jspfsm.66.73
    Journal articles | 2017
    Doering TM; Reaburn PR; Borges NR; Cox GR; Jenkins DG, 2017, 'The effect of higher than recommended protein feedings post-exercise on recovery following downhill running in masters triathletes', International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, vol. 27, pp. 76 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijsnem.2016-0079
    Journal articles | 2017
    Kean C; Fox J; Borges N; Stanton R; Scanlan A, 2017, 'Decrements in hamstrings strength are associated with decreased performance during simulated basketball game-play', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 20, pp. e50 - e50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.01.136
    Journal articles | 2017
    Scanlan AT; Fox JL; Borges NR; Dalbo VJ, 2017, 'The commonality between approaches to determine jump fatigue during basketball activity in junior players: In-game versus across-game decrements', International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, vol. 12, pp. 260 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0005
    Journal articles | 2017
    Scanlan AT; Fox JL; Borges NR; Dascombe BJ; Dalbo VJ, 2017, 'Cumulative training dose's effects on interrelationships between common training-load models during basketball activity', International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, vol. 12, pp. 168 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2015-0708
    Journal articles | 2017
    Scanlan AT; Richter-Stretton GL; Madueno MC; Borges NR; Fenning AS, 2017, 'Reliability of a Cryoscopic Micro-Osmometer Using 15-µL Plasma Samples to Measure Hydration Status in Varied Environmental Conditions', Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, vol. 21, pp. 34 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1091367X.2016.1248767
    Journal articles | 2016
    Borges N; Reaburn P; Driller M; Argus C, 2016, 'Age-related changes in performance and recovery kinetics in masters athletes: A narrative review', Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, vol. 24, pp. 149 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/japa.2015-0021
    Journal articles | 2016
    Borges NR; Driller MW, 2016, 'Wearable Lactate Threshold Predicting Device is Valid and Reliable in Runners', Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, vol. 30, pp. 2212 - 2218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001307
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dalbo VJ; Fox JL; Borges NR; Dascombe BJ; Young KC; Scanlan AT, 2016, 'Cumulative Training Dose Augments The Interrelationships Between Common Training Load Models During Basketball Activity', Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, vol. 48, pp. 441 - 441, http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000486326.85430.51
    Journal articles | 2016
    Del Vecchio L; Stanton R; Borges N; Macgregor C; Doering T; Korhonen MT; Reaburn P, 2016, 'Lower limb muscular strength and power characteristics of Masters road cyclists and age-matched sedentary adults', Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche, vol. 175, pp. 123 - 129
    Journal articles | 2016
    Del Vecchio L; Villegas J; Borges N; Reaburn P, 2016, 'Concurrent Resistance Training and Flying 200-Meter Time Trial Program for a Masters Track Cyclist', Strength and Conditioning Journal, vol. 38, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000230
    Journal articles | 2016
    Doering TM; Jenkins DG; Reaburn PR; Borges NR; Hohmann E; Phillips SM, 2016, 'Lower Integrated Muscle Protein Synthesis in Masters Compared with Younger Athletes', Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, vol. 48, pp. 1613 - 1618, http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000935
    Journal articles | 2016
    Driller M; Borges N; Plews D, 2016, 'Evaluating a new wearable lactate threshold sensor in recreational to highly trained cyclists', Sports Engineering, vol. 19, pp. 229 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12283-016-0198-6
    Journal articles | 2016
    Driller M; Plews D; Borges N, 2016, 'Wearable near Infrared Sensor for Determining an Athlete's Lactate Threshold during Exercise', NIR news, vol. 27, pp. 8 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1255/nirn.1609
    Journal articles | 2016
    L D; N B; P R; MT K, 2016, 'Reliability of Squat Jump and Countermovement Jump Performance in Masters Athletes', La Prensa Medica, vol. 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/lpma.1000205
    Journal articles | 2015
    Borges N; Reaburn P; Argus C; Driller M, 2015, 'The effect of age on muscle strength recovery following an anaerobic exercise stimulus', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 19, pp. e103 - e103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2015.12.379
    Journal articles | 2015
    Doering T; Reaburn P; Borges N; Jenkins D, 2015, 'Low carbohydrate intake of masters vs. young triathletes in the pre-competition phase of training', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 19, pp. e91 - e91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2015.12.353
    Journal articles | 2015
    Doering T; Reaburn P; Borges N; Jenkins D, 2015, 'No difference in muscle damage between well-trained masters and young triathletes following regular intense endurance exercise', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 19, pp. e4 - e5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2015.12.391
    Journal articles | 2014
    Scanlan AT; Wen N; Tucker PS; Borges NR; Dalbo VJ, 2014, 'Training mode's influence on the relationships between training-load models during basketball conditioning', International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, vol. 9, pp. 851 - 856, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2013-0410

1.      EngAGE: A Strategy for Improving Mental, Physical, and Social Wellbeing through Interactive Exercise on the Central Coast (2022) = $50,000

Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC)

2.      Amino Acids, Fatigue and Recovery (2021 CIA) = $15,000

Gideon Lang Research Foundation/Research Grant

3.      EngAGE: A Strategy for Improving Mental, Physical, and Social Wellbeing through Interactive Exercise on the Central Coast (2021) = $200,000

Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECC)

4.      FSCI Matched Industry Funding Scheme (2019 CIA) = $30,000

Modjoul ANZ and University of Newcastle – Faculty of Science

5.      Centre of Research Excellence Future Leader Grant (2019 CIA) = $29,604

NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence – Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery

6.      PVC Conference Assistance Grant (2019 CIA) = $2,000

University of Newcastle – Faculty of Science

7.      Development and implementation of an advanced clinical decision-making support tool for the delivery of efficient, personalised rehabilitation for patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) (2018) = $1,473,200

Ramsay Hospital Research Foundation Ltd

8.      The effect of age and physical fitness on erythrocyte capacity to transport amino acids in humans (2018 CIA) = $7,000

University of Newcastle – Faculty of Science

9.      PVC Conference Assistance Grant (2018 CIA) = $1,500

University of Newcastle – Faculty of Science

10.   ECR HDR Candidate Scholarship (2018 CIA) = $138,000

University of Newcastle – Research Advantage

11.   Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine Congress Travel Grant (2016 CIA) = $580

Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine

12.   European Congress of Sport Science Award Winnings & Travel Grant (2016 CIA) =  $6,670

European College of Sport Science

13.   Travel Grant (2016 CIA) = $600

Central Queensland University

14.   Travel Grant (2015 CIA) = $800

University of Waikato

15.   Writers Retreat Scholarship Recipients Travel Grant (2014 CIA) = $2,000

Health CRN Gold Coast

1.      Staff Excellence Award – Teaching Excellence (2021)

University of Newcastle – College of Engineering, Science and Environment

2.      Early Career Researcher Excellence Award (2020)

University of Newcastle

3.      Young Investigator Award Winner (2016)

European Congress of Sport Science

4.      Certificate of Commendation - Student Voice Awards for Educator of the Year (2015)

Central Queensland University

5.      Certificate of Commendation - Student Voice Awards for Distance Educator of the Year (2015)

Central Queensland University

6.      Certificate of Commendation - Student Voice Awards for On-Campus Educator of the Year (2015)

Central Queensland University

Scholarly Journal Articles

1.      Del Vecchio, L., Borges, N., MacGregor, C., Meerkin, J. D., & Climstein, M. (2021). Musculoskeletal profile of amateur combat athletes: body composition, muscular strength and striking power. Movement & Sport Sciences-Science & Motricité. Publication ahead of print https://doi.org/10.1051/sm/2021004.

2.      Milne, E. C., Vickery, W. M., Dascombe, B. J., & Borges, N. R. (2020). Development of a Twenty20 Field-Based Simulation for Cricket Fast Bowlers (FBS-T20). Journal of strength and conditioning research. Publication ahead of print 10.1519/jsc.0000000000003912

3.      Fernandes, J. F., Lamb, K. L., Norris, J. P., Moran, J., Drury, B., Borges, N. R., & Twist, C. (2020). Aging and recovery after resistance-exercise-induced muscle damage: Current evidence and implications for future research. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 29(3), 544-551.

4.      Thorn, B., Dunstan, R. H., Macdonald, M. M., Borges, N., & Roberts, T. K. (2020). Evidence that human and equine erythrocytes could have significant roles in the transport and delivery of amino acids to organs and tissues. Amino acids52(5), 711-724.

5.      Borges, N., Scanlan, A.T., Reaburn, P. & Doering, T (2019). A comparison of heart rate training load and perceptual effort between masters and young cyclists. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 15 (5), 759-762.

6.      Thornton, H.R., Smith, M.R., Armstrong, P., Delaney, J.A., Duthie, G.M., Cunneen, H. & Borges, N.R (2019). Is implementing age and positional specific training drills necessary in elite youth rugby league? Sports Performance and Science Reports. Oct (75 v1).

7.      Murphy, G.R., Dunstan, R.H., Macdonald, M.M., Borges, N., Radford, Z., Sparkes, D.L., Dascombe, B.J. & Roberts, T.K (2019). Relationships between electrolyte and amino acid compositions in sweat during exercise suggest a role for amino acids and K+ in reabsorption of Na+ and Cl-from sweat. PloS one, 14(10): e0223381.

8.      Vecchio, L.D., Stanton, R., Macgregor, C., Humphries, B. & Borges, N (2019). Effects of a six-week strength and power training program on punching and kicking impact power in amateur male combat athletes: a pilot study. Journal of Athletic Enhancement, 8(1): DOI: 10.4172/2324-9080.1000316.

9.      Stanton, R., Doering, T.M., Macgregor, C., Borges, N. & Delvecchio, L (2019). Validity of a contact mat and accelerometric system to assess countermovement jump from flight time. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 23(1): 39-46.

10.   Borges, N., Reaburn, P., Doering, T., Argus, C. & Driller, M (2018). Blood lactate accumulation and clearance during typical training sessions in well-trained masters and young cyclists. The Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning. In Press.

11.   Borges, N., Reaburn, P., Doering, T., Argus, C. & Driller, M (2018). Age-related changes in physical, perceptual and haematological markers of recovery following repeated high-intensity interval exercise. Experimental Aging Research, 44(4): 338-349.

12.   Delvecchio, L., Stanton, R., MacGregor, C., Humpries, B. & Borges, N (2018). The effects of a six-week Exogen training program on punching and kicking impact power in amateur male combat athletes: a pilot study. The Australian Journal of Strength and Conditioning. 26(6):18-28.

13.   Scanlan, A.T., Fox, J.L., Borges, N.R., Delextrat, A., Spiteri, T., Dalbo, V.J., Stanton, R. & Kean, C (2018). Decrements in knee extensor and flexor strength are associated with performance fatigue during simulated basketball game-play. Journal of Sports Science. 36 (8): 852-860.

14.   Borges, N., Reaburn, P., Doering, T., Argus, C. & Driller, M (2017). Autonomic cardiovascular modulation in masters and young cyclists following high-intensity interval training. Clinical Autonomic Research. 27:83-90.

15.   Borges, N., Doering, T., Reaburn, P. & Scanlan, A (2017). Hydration status of rugby union players in hot and humid conditions: A comparative team case study of day and night training sessions. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation. 39(2): 2131.

16.   Scanlan, A.T., Richter-Stretton, G.l., Madueno, M.C., Borges, N.R. & Fenning, A.S (2017). Reliability of a cryoscopic micro-osmometer using 15-µL plasma samples to measure hydration status in varied environmental conditions. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. 21(1):34-39.

17.   Doering, T.M., Reaburn, P., Borges, N.R., Cox, G. & Jenkins, D (2016). The effect of higher than recommended protein feedings post-exercise on recovery following downhill running in masters triathletes. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 27(1):76-82.

18.   Scanlan, A., Fox, J., Borges, N., Dascombe, B. & Dalbo, V (2016). Cumulative training dose alters the interrelationships between common training load models during basketball activity. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 12(2):168-174

19.   Scanlan, A., Fox, J., Borges, N., Tucker, P. and Dalbo, V (2016). The commonality between approaches to determine jump fatigue during basketball activity: In-game vs. across-game decrements. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 12(2):260-263

20.   Doering, T.M., Reaburn, P., Jenkins, D., Borges, N.R., Hohmann, E. & Phillips, S.P (2016). Lower integrated muscle protein synthesis in masters compared to younger athletes. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 48(8):1613-1618

21.   Delvecchio, L., Borges, N., Korhonen, M. & Reaburn, P (2016). Concurrent Resistance Training and Flying 200-meter Time Trial Program for A Masters Track-Cyclist. Strength and Conditioning Journal. 38(3):1-10

22.   Reaburn, P., Doering, T. & Borges, N (2016). Veteran athletes. Modern Athlete and Coach. 54(3): 21-23

23.   Driller, M., Plews, D. & Borges, N (2016). Wearable near infrared sensor for determining an athlete’s lactate threshold during exercise. NIR news. 27(4):8-10.

24.   Delvecchio, L., Borges, N., Korhonen, M. & Reaburn, P (2016). Reliability of squat jump and countermovement jump performance in endurance-trained masters cyclists. La Prensa Medica Argentina. 120(2):2.

25.   Driller, M., Borges, N. & Plews, D (2016). Evaluating a new wearable lactate threshold sensor in recreational to highly trained cyclists. Sports Engineering. 19(4):229-235.

26.   Scanlan, A., Fox, J., Borges, N., Tucker, P. and Dalbo, V (2016). Temporal changes in physiological and performance responses across game-specific simulated basketball activity. Journal of Sport and Health Science. 7(2), 176-182.

27.   Borges, N. & Driller, M (2016). Wearable Lactate threshold predicting device is valid and reliable in runners. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30(8):2212-2218.

28.   Borges, N., Reaburn, P., Driller, M. & Argus, C. (2016). Age related changes in performance and recovery kinetics in master athletes. Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity. 24, 149-157.

29.   Delvecchio, L., Stanton, R., Borges, N., MacGregor, C., Doering, T., Korhonen, M. & Reaburn, P. (2016). A comparison of strength, power and muscle mass of master cyclists and sedentary older adults over 50 years of age. Gazzetta Medica Italiana, 175(4):123-129.

30.   Scanlan, A., Wen, N., Tucker, P. Borges, N. & Dalbo, V. (2014). Training mode influences the relationships between training load models during basketball conditioning. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(5), 851-856.

 

Scholarly Book Chapters

1.      Borges, N.R., & Delvecchio, L (2019). Exercise Recommendations for Masters Athletes. In Bouchard, D (Eds. 1), Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults, Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. (In Print)

2.      Reaburn, P., Doering, T. & Borges, N. (2015). Nutritional issues for the aging athlete. In Burke, L. & Deaking, V (Eds. 5), Clinical Sports Nutrition, McGraw-Hill Education Pty Ltd. Sydney, Australia. pp. 619-646.

 

Invited Talks 

1.      Borges, N.R. (2019). Chair of invited session. The Masters Athlete. 24th Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Prague, Czech Republic.

2.      Borges, N.R. (2018). Recovery in the masters athlete. Mastering Sport Symposium. Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia

3.      Borges, N.R., Reaburn, P.R., Doering, T.M., Argus, C.K. & Driller, M.W (2016). The effect of age on pulmonary and muscle oxygenation kinetics following high-intensity interval exercise. The Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine Congress. Morioka, Japan.

4.      Borges, N.R. (2016). The masters athlete and exercise and sport science in Australia. Waseda University. Tokyo, Japan.

 

Conference Papers 

1.       Borges, N., Murphy, G., Macdonald, M. & Dunstan, H (2021).  Amino Acid Distributions in Erythrocytes and Plasma During Exercise: A Proposed New Functional Role of Erythrocytes. Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference. Perth, Australia.

2.      Smith, M., Marshall Armstrong, P., Thornton, H. & Borges, N (2019). Peak running intensities of elite youth rugby league match play. 24th Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Prague, Czech Republic.

3.      Vickery, W., Milne, E. & Borges, N (2018). Performance changes of fast bowlers during a Twenty20 fast bowling simulation. 23rd Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Dublin, Ireland.

4.      Borges, N., Reaburn, P., Doering, T. & Driller, M (2018). The effect of age on post-exercise recovery following HIIT: A comprehensive analysis of recovery following high intensity interval cycling. Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference. Brisbane, Australia.

5.      Milne, E., Vickery, W., Dascombe, B., Scarlett, C. & Borges, N (2018).  Development of a Field Based Simulation for Fast Bowlers during the Bowling Innings of a Twenty20 Match. Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference. Brisbane, Australia.

6.      Del Vecchio, L., Borges, N., Humphries, B. & Stanton, R (2017). Six weeks of strength and power training increases punching impact power in amateur combat athletes. International Conference on Applied Strength and Conditioning. Surfers Paradise, Australia.

7.      Borges, N.R., Reaburn, P.R., Doering, T.M., Argus, C.K. & Driller, M.W (2016). The effect of age on pulmonary and muscle oxygenation kinetics following high-intensity interval exercise. 21st Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Vienna, Austria.

8.      Doering, T.M., Reaburn, P. R., Borges, N.R., Cox, G.R. & Jenkins, D. G. (2016). Effect of high vs. moderate post-exercise protein feedings on recovery of masters athletes. 21st Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Vienna, Austria.

9.      Borges, N., Reaburn, P., Doering, T., Argus, C. & Driller, M (2016). The effect of age on autonomic cardiovascular modulation following repeated high intensity interval cycling. Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

10.   Scanlan, A., Fox, J., Borges, N., Tucker, P. & Dalbo, V (2016). Physiological responses and shifts across game periods during simulated basketball activity. Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

11.   Doering, T., Reaburn, P., Jenkins, D., Borges, N., Hohmann, E. & Phillips, S (2016). Age-related ‘anabolic resistance’ in muscle protein synthesis exists in well-trained masters triathletes during a period of intensified training. Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

12.   Dalbo, V., Fox, J., Borges, N., Dascombe, B., Young, K. & Scanlan, A (2016). Cumulative training dose augments the interrelationships between common training load models during basketball activity. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Boston, USA.

13.   Borges, N., Reaburn, P., Argus, C. & Driller, M. (2015). The effect of age on muscle strength recovery following an anaerobic exercise stimulus. ASICS Sports Medicine Australia Conference. Sanctuary Cove, Australia. 18(6).

14.   Doering, T., Reaburn, P., Borges, N. & Jenkins, D. (2015) No Difference in muscle damage between well-trained masters and young triathletes following regular intense endurance exercise ASICS Sports Medicine Australia Conference. Sanctuary Cove, Australia. 18(6).

15.   Doering, T., Reaburn, P., Borges, N. & Jenkins, D. (2015) Low carbohydrate intake of masters vs. young triathletes in the pre-competition phase of training. ASICS Sports Medicine Australia Conference. Sanctuary Cove, Australia. 18(6).

My Research Supervision

2022 Masters Investigation of Measurable Assessment Tool of Total Body Instability as a Singular Predictor Versus Multiple Standardised Tests for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain M Philosophy (Physiotherapy), College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2020 PhD Time-motion Analysis of A-League Football Matches: Integration of Physical, Tactical and Technical Data and Practical Applications PhD (Exercise & Sport Science), College of Engineering, Science and Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2019 PhD The Effect of Age and Exercise on Cerebral-Vascular Health PhD (Exercise & Sport Science), College of Engineering, Science and Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2018 PhD Player Monitoring and Secondary Injury Prevention in Male Professional Football PhD (Exercise & Sport Science), College of Engineering, Science and Environment, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor

My Teaching

I currently teach into the following courses:

  • HECS3501
  • EXPT1155