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Dr Silmara Gusso

PhD, MSc, PGDipHSc

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Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

My research focuses on the effects of chronic conditions on the health of paediatric populations and the role of exercise on their prevention and treatment. My interests include cardiovascular health, diabetes and recently, the effects of vibration therapy on muscle and bone health of children with musculoskeletal disabilities.

Current research grants:

  • Jubilee Crippled Children’s Trust Board
  • Neurological Foundation of New Zealand
  • Neuromuscular Reseach Foundation Trust

Teaching | Current

EXERSCI 301 Exercise Physiology 2

EXERSCI 706 Seminar in Advanced Exercise Physiology (course coordinator)

Postgraduate supervision

Current students:

Elena Adaikina  (PhD)

Areas of expertise

  • Paediatric Exercise Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Diabetes

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Primary office location

BUILDING 907 - Bldg 907
368 KHYBER PASS
NEWMARKET
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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