• Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast


  • 2 Promethean Way, Bond Institute of Health and Sport

    4226 Robina


  • 1365 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
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Personal profile

Research interests

My research interests include:

  • interaction between iron metabolism and exercise
  • fluid intake during and after exercise
  • dietary intakes of endurance athletes 
  • dietary manipulations to enhance endurance and power/sprint exercise.


Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University


Human Nutrition, Masters of Health Science, Deakin University


Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Queensland


Bachelor of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland


External positions

Nutrition Lead for Paddle Australia and Triathlon Australia

2018 → …

Nutrition Lead 2016 Australian Olympic Team Rio, Australian Olympic Committee

Jun 2016Aug 2016

Sports Science Medicine Coordinator, Triathlon Australia

Jan 2007Jun 2018

Senior Sports Dietitian, Australian Institute of Sport

Mar 1998Jun 2018

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Projects 2019 2019

Research Output 1994 2019

  • 1365 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 51 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Meeting Abstract
  • 1 Review article

Calorie-Containing Recovery Drinks Increase Recreational Runners' Voluntary Energy and Carbohydrate Intake, with Minimal Impact on Fluid Recovery

Ben Desbrow, Barnes, K., Cox, G. R., Iudakhina, E., McCartney, D., Skepper, S., Young, C. & Irwin, C., Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 29, 4, p. 359-363 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
Resistance Training
Muscle Strength
Skeletal Muscle
58 Downloads (Pure)

Fluid, Energy and Nutrient Recovery via Ad Libitum Intake of Different Commercial Beverages and Food in Female Athletes

McCartney, D., Irwin, C., Cox, G. R. & Desbrow, B., 1 Jan 2019, In : Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology. 44, 1, p. 37-46 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Food and Beverages

Impact of 3-day high and low dietary sodium intake on sodium status in response to exertional-heat stress: a double-blind randomized control trial

McCubbin, A. J., Lopez, M. B., Cox, G. R., Caldwell Odgers, J. N. & Costa, R. J. S., Sep 2019, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 119, 9, p. 2105-2118 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dietary Sodium
Hot Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Iron considerations for the athlete: a narrative review

Sim, M., Garvican-Lewis, L. A., Cox, G. R., Govus, A., McKay, A. K. A., Stellingwerff, T. & Peeling, P., 1 Jul 2019, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 119, 7, p. 1463-1478 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review