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Dr Jianxiong Wang

Name Jianxiong Wang
Position Senior Lecturer (Human Physiology)
Section School of Health and Wellbeing
Office W537
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2363
Extension 2363
Qualifications PhD Southern Cross

Research interests
Exercise training for human chronic diseases: obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and peripheral arterial disease.
Physical activity in children.
Motor skills development in children.
Physical fitness and quality of life in older adults.
Molecular exercise physiology: Expressions of AMPK, PPARa, Nrf2, and HIF in exercise in mouse skeletal muscle.

Professional memberships
Member of Exercise & Sports Science Australia (Academic)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
BIO1203: Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIO1204: Introduction to Biomedical Sciences
BIO2118 - Human Physiology and Pharmacology 1
BIO3333: Cardiorespiratory and Sports Physiology
BIO3101: Human Physiology and Pharmacology in Disease 1
BIO3103: Biomedical Sciences Residential School 3
EDH2253 - Biophysical Foundations of Sport and Physical Activity
Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Research most recent
Li G, Wang J, Ye J, Zhang Y. PPARa protein expression was increased by four weeks of intermittent hypoxic training via AMPKa2-dependent manner in mouse skeletal muscle. Plos One 2015 Accepted

Tan S, Wang J, Liu S. Establishment of the Prediction Equations of 1RM Skeletal Muscle Strength in 60- to 75-year-old Chinese men and women. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 2015 Accepted

Tan S, Wang J, Cai L, Gou Z, Wang Y. Exercise training at the intensity of maximal fat oxidation improves body composition and lipid metabolism in overweight middle-aged women. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging 2015 Accepted

Research most notable
Tan S, Yang C, Wang J. Physical training of 9-10 year old children with obesity to lactate threshold intensity. Pediatric Exercise Science, 22: 477-485, 2010

Wang J, Zhou S, Bronks R, Graham J, Myers S. Supervised exercise training combined with ginkgo biloba treatment for patients with peripheral arterial disease. Clinical Rehabilitation, 21: 579-586, 2007

Publications in ePrints

Chruscik, Anna and Windus, Louisa and Wang, Jianxiong and Kauter, Kate and Whiteside, ElizaORCID: (2020) Academic achievement and student satisfaction: moving anatomy and physiology teaching online. In: 2020 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (formerly UniServe Science Conference), 30 Sept - 2 Oct 2020, Online.

Jiang, Yan and Tan, Sijie and Wang, Zhaoyu and Guo, Zhen and Li, Qingwen and Wang, Jianxiong (2020) Aerobic exercise training at maximal fat oxidation intensity improves body composition, glycemic control, and physical capacity in older people with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness, 18 (1). pp. 7-13. ISSN 1728-869X

Wang, Linjia and Zhu, Rongxin and Wang, Jiahui and Yu, Siwang and Wang, Jianxiong and Zhang, Ying (2020) Nrf2 Activation Enhances Muscular MCT1 Expression and Hypoxic Exercise Capacity. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 52 (8). pp. 1719-1728. ISSN 0195-9131

Cao, Liquan and Jiang, Yan and Li, Qingwen and Wang, Jianxiong and Tan, Sijie (2019) Exercise training at maximal fat oxidation intensity for overweight or obese older women: a randomized study. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 18. pp. 413-418. ISSN 1303-2968

He, Shiyi and Li, Junping and Wang, Jianxiong and Zhang, Ying (2019) Hypoxia exposure alleviates impaired muscular metabolism, glucose tolerance, and aerobic capacity in apelin-knockout mice. FEBS Open Bio, 9 (3). pp. 498-509.

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