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Marijke Welvaert is an applied statistician with extensive experience in a wide variety of research domains. Focusing on the application of appropriate statistics and good statistical practice in research, she has worked with researchers in the fields of psychology, neuroimaging, ecology and sport science and medicine. She is the main developer of the R package neuRosim (www.r-project.org), a statistical evaluation tool for fMRI data and has published several papers on the evaluation of statistical practice. She previously held a position at the CSIRO, in which she was the lead investigator of a Plant Biosecurity funded project evaluating citizen science for biosecurity surveillance involving the Department of Agriculture and DAFWA. In her current role as statistician at UCRISE and the AIS, she provides statistical advice and training to sport and exercise scientists.

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 2008 2018

food web

Chronic Adherence to a Ketogenic Diet Modifies Iron Metabolism in Elite Athletes

McKay, A. K. A., Peeling, P., Pyne, D. B., Welvaert, M., Tee, N., Leckey, J. J., Sharma, A. P., Ross, M. L. R., Garvican-Lewis, L. A., Swinkels, D. W., Laarakkers, C. M. & Burke, L. M. 22 Oct 2018 In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ketogenic Diet
1 Citations

Chronic ketogenic low carbohydrate high fat diet has minimal effects on acid–base status in elite athletes

Carr, A. J., Sharma, A. P., Ross, M. L., Welvaert, M., Slater, G. J. & Burke, L. M. 18 Feb 2018 In : Nutrients. 10, 2, 236

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet
low carbohydrate diet
High Fat Diet
high fat diet

Effect of intensified endurance training on pacing and performance in 4000-m cycling time trials

Wallett, A. M., Woods, A. L., Versey, N., Garvican-Lewis, L. A., Welvaert, M. & Thompson, K. G. 1 Jul 2018 In : International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 13, 6, p. 735-741 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Lactic Acid
Heart Rate
Surveys and Questionnaires

Improved Performance in National-Level Runners With Increased Training Load at 1600 and 1800 m

Sharma, A. P., Saunders, P. U., Garvican-Lewis, L. A., Clark, B., Welvaert, M., Gore, C. J. & Thompson, K. G. 6 Aug 2018 In : International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oceans and Seas
Carbon Monoxide