Dr Justin Keogh

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Science and Medicine, Bond University, Australia

Phone: +61 7 559 54487 (Australia)

Email: jkeogh@bond.edu.au

Links to relevant web pages:
Dr Justin Keogh's Bond University Profile

Qualifications:

PhD
BHMS(Hons)
BHSc

Biography:

Dr Justin Keogh is an exercise and sport scientist whose teaching and research spans the areas of biomechanics, motor control and learning as well as strength and conditioning. His research focuses on understanding the acute stresses, and the chronic adaptations resulting from a range of physical activities, particularly resistance training and more recently dance and aquatic exercise. The older adult research has focused on understanding the causes/correlates of the age-related decline in functional independence and quality of life, the benefits of a variety of physical activities such as resistance training and dancing for improving physical function and quality of life as well as barriers and motives to physical activity. His consultancy has involved New Zealand Academy of Sport, Paralympics New Zealand as well as a number of older adult active ageing groups. He is also on the Editorial Board of four peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.

Teaching Areas:

Biomechanics, motor control and learning

Research Summary:

Dr Keogh’s research focuses on understanding the acute stresses, and the chronic adaptations resulting from a range of physical activities for athletic populations and older adults; and older adults’ motives and barriers to continual participation. His sports science research has concentrated on rugby union, powerlifting, sprinting, golf and strongman. His older adult research involves community-dwelling and residential care elders as well as those with chronic conditions especially cancer.

Publications:

For a list of publications please refer to Dr Justin Keogh's Bond University Profile