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Dr Julie Cooke is Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Physiology at the University of Canberra.  Dr Cooke has held a number of academic positions lecturing Anatomy & Physiology and has 15 years teaching experience at all levels in the tertiary education system and is also experienced in teaching the International Baccalaureate (Biology).  She is a member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS), Australian Lung Foundation and Sports Medicine Australia.

Areas of Teaching

Dr Cooke currently teaches Regional Anatomy & Physiology and Systemic Anatomy & Physiology.  She also teaches into Sports Medicine, Health, Disease & Exercise and Cardiopulmonary conditions. 

Research Interests

Julie’s research interests are in respiratory disease and include looking at exercise for the maintenance of lung function post pulmonary rehabilitation and research into COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) such as the use of eccentric exercise in improving quality of life in COPD sufferers.


Student Projects Available

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Adelaide

… → 2000

Bachelor, Flinders University


External positions

Biology Program Director, Australian Science Innovations

2013 → …

ACT State Chair, Sports Medicine Australia

2013 → …

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Research Output 2013 2019

Exercise physiology and physiotherapy medication management and scope of practice extension.

Coghlan, B., Goyne, J., Shield, A., Cooke, J. & Douglas, A., May 2019, In : Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 15, 5, p. 21-22 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

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Comparison of Body Composition Assessment Methods in Professional Urban Firefighters

Smee, D. J., Walker, A., Rattray, B., Cooke, J. A., Serpell, B. G. & Pumpa, K. L., 2018, In : International Journal of Sport Nutrition. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Effects of exercise intensity on cardiovascular disease risk factors in cancer

TOOHEY, K., PUMPA, K., COOKE, J. & SEMPLE, S., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Abstract

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