Dr Samuel Chalmers

BAppSc, BHSc (Hons), PhD, AES, FHEA

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

C43A - Jeffrey Miller Admin Building Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney


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Research profile

Research interests

Environmental exercise physiology

Sport and exercise performance

Injury prevention

Teaching and supervision

Current projects

Development and evaluation of extreme heat policies in sport

Injury prevention and movement screening in elite junior Australian footballers

Match demands in the AFLW (Australian Football League Women)

Associations

Accredited Exercise Scientist: Exercise and Sport Science Australia

Associated member: Sports Medicine Australia

Fellow: Higher Education Academy

In the media

Themes

Physical Activity, Lifestyle, Ageing and Wellbeing

Selected grants

2019

  • An Evidence-Based Extreme Heat Policy for Child and Youth Sport; Jay O, Periard J, Capon A, Broderick C, Orchard J, Chalmers S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2018

  • Developing an extreme heat policy; Lovell R, Siegler J, Joyce D, Chalmers S, Jay O; Australian Football League (AFL)/Client Commissioned Research.

2017

  • ECSS conference travel grant; Chalmers S; Pepsico Gatorade/Research Support.

2016

  • The physiological and performance basis for within-game cooling periods; Chalmers S; Western Sydney University/Early Career Fellowship.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Chalmers, S., Cable, N. (2018). Thermoregulation. In Kevin Norton, Roger Eston (Eds.), Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology, (pp. 273-292). London: Taylor & Francis.

Journals

  • Chalmers, S., Debenedictis, T., Zacharia, A., Townsley, S., Gleeson, C., Lynagh, M., Townsley, A., Fuller, J. (2018). Asymmetry during Functional Movement Screening and injury risk in junior football players: A replication study. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine and Science In Sports, 28(3), 1281-1287. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Jay, O. (2018). Australian community sport extreme heat policies: Limitations and opportunities for improvement. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 21(6), 544-548. [More Information]
  • Mejuto, G., Chalmers, S., Gilbert, S., Bentley, D. (2018). The effect of ice slurry ingestion on body temperature and cycling performance in competitive athletes. Journal of Thermal Biology, 72, 143-147. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Fuller, J., Debenedictis, T., Townsley, S., Lynagh, M., Gleeson, C., Zacharia, A., Thomson, S., Magarey, M. (2017). Asymmetry during preseason Functional Movement Screen testing is associated with injury during a junior Australian football season. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(7), 653-657. [More Information]
  • Fuller, J., Chalmers, S., Debenedictis, T., Townsley, S., Lynagh, M., Gleeson, C., Zacharia, A., Thomson, S., Magarey, M. (2017). High prevalence of dysfunctional, asymmetrical, and painful movement in elite junior Australian Football players assessed using the Functional Movement Screen. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(2), 134-138. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S. (2017). In-play cooling strategies for sport in hot and humid conditions. Temperature, 4(4), 353-355. [More Information]
  • Gollan, S., Chalmers, S., Alderton, S., Norton, K. (2017). Supplemental intermittent-day heat training and the lactate threshold. Journal of Thermal Biology, 65, 16-20. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Magarey, M. (2016). Annual improvement in fitness test performance for elite junior Australian football cohorts. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19(10), 843-847. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Esterman, A., Eston, R., Norton, K. (2016). Brief heat training: No improvement of the lactate threshold in mild conditions. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(8), 1029-1037. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Norton, K., Eston, R. (2016). The ergogenic effect of heat training for performance in cool conditions remains unresolved. Journal of Physiology.
  • Chalmers, S., Esterman, A., Eston, R., Norton, K. (2015). Standardization of the Dmax method for calculating the second lactate threshold. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(7), 921-926. [More Information]
  • Mejuto, G., Gilbert, S., Chalmers, S., Eston, R., Bentley, D. (2015). The effect of ice ingestion during endurance exercise. Extreme Physiology & Medicine, 4(1), 1-2. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Esterman, A., Eston, R., Bowering, K., Norton, K. (2014). Short-term heat acclimation training improves physical performance: A systematic review, and exploration of physiological adaptations and application for team sports. Sports Medicine, 44(7), 971-988. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Magarey, M., Scase, E. (2013). Junior Australian football injury research: Are we moving forward? Physical Therapy in Sport, 14(3), 175-182. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Magarey, M., Esterman, A., Speechley, M., Scase, E., Heynen, M. (2013). The relationship between pre-season fitness testing and injury in elite junior Australian football players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 16(4), 307-311. [More Information]
  • Scase, E., Magarey, M., Chalmers, S., Heynen, M., Petkov, J., Bailey, S. (2012). The epidemiology of injury for an elite junior Australian Football cohort. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(3), 207-212. [More Information]

2018

  • Chalmers, S., Debenedictis, T., Zacharia, A., Townsley, S., Gleeson, C., Lynagh, M., Townsley, A., Fuller, J. (2018). Asymmetry during Functional Movement Screening and injury risk in junior football players: A replication study. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine and Science In Sports, 28(3), 1281-1287. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Jay, O. (2018). Australian community sport extreme heat policies: Limitations and opportunities for improvement. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 21(6), 544-548. [More Information]
  • Mejuto, G., Chalmers, S., Gilbert, S., Bentley, D. (2018). The effect of ice slurry ingestion on body temperature and cycling performance in competitive athletes. Journal of Thermal Biology, 72, 143-147. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Cable, N. (2018). Thermoregulation. In Kevin Norton, Roger Eston (Eds.), Kinanthropometry and Exercise Physiology, (pp. 273-292). London: Taylor & Francis.

2017

  • Chalmers, S., Fuller, J., Debenedictis, T., Townsley, S., Lynagh, M., Gleeson, C., Zacharia, A., Thomson, S., Magarey, M. (2017). Asymmetry during preseason Functional Movement Screen testing is associated with injury during a junior Australian football season. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(7), 653-657. [More Information]
  • Fuller, J., Chalmers, S., Debenedictis, T., Townsley, S., Lynagh, M., Gleeson, C., Zacharia, A., Thomson, S., Magarey, M. (2017). High prevalence of dysfunctional, asymmetrical, and painful movement in elite junior Australian Football players assessed using the Functional Movement Screen. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(2), 134-138. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S. (2017). In-play cooling strategies for sport in hot and humid conditions. Temperature, 4(4), 353-355. [More Information]
  • Gollan, S., Chalmers, S., Alderton, S., Norton, K. (2017). Supplemental intermittent-day heat training and the lactate threshold. Journal of Thermal Biology, 65, 16-20. [More Information]

2016

  • Chalmers, S., Magarey, M. (2016). Annual improvement in fitness test performance for elite junior Australian football cohorts. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19(10), 843-847. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Esterman, A., Eston, R., Norton, K. (2016). Brief heat training: No improvement of the lactate threshold in mild conditions. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(8), 1029-1037. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Norton, K., Eston, R. (2016). The ergogenic effect of heat training for performance in cool conditions remains unresolved. Journal of Physiology.

2015

  • Chalmers, S., Esterman, A., Eston, R., Norton, K. (2015). Standardization of the Dmax method for calculating the second lactate threshold. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(7), 921-926. [More Information]
  • Mejuto, G., Gilbert, S., Chalmers, S., Eston, R., Bentley, D. (2015). The effect of ice ingestion during endurance exercise. Extreme Physiology & Medicine, 4(1), 1-2. [More Information]

2014

  • Chalmers, S., Esterman, A., Eston, R., Bowering, K., Norton, K. (2014). Short-term heat acclimation training improves physical performance: A systematic review, and exploration of physiological adaptations and application for team sports. Sports Medicine, 44(7), 971-988. [More Information]

2013

  • Chalmers, S., Magarey, M., Scase, E. (2013). Junior Australian football injury research: Are we moving forward? Physical Therapy in Sport, 14(3), 175-182. [More Information]
  • Chalmers, S., Magarey, M., Esterman, A., Speechley, M., Scase, E., Heynen, M. (2013). The relationship between pre-season fitness testing and injury in elite junior Australian football players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 16(4), 307-311. [More Information]

2012

  • Scase, E., Magarey, M., Chalmers, S., Heynen, M., Petkov, J., Bailey, S. (2012). The epidemiology of injury for an elite junior Australian Football cohort. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(3), 207-212. [More Information]

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