Dr Brianna Larsen


Dr Brianna Larsen
NameDr Brianna Larsen
Email Addressbrianna.larsen@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Lecturer (Sport & Exercise Science)
QualificationsBExSpSc Deakin, BExSpSc(Hon) Deakin, PhD Deakin
DepartmentSchool of Health and Medical Sciences
AffiliationsCentre for Health Research
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BExSpSc
Deakin
2010
BExSpSc(Hon)
Deakin
2011
PhD
Deakin
2016

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Do the Different Phases of the Menstrual Cycle Influence Maximal Strength in Female Team Sport AthletesAssociate SupervisorMasters2020
Project titleDetailsYear
Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) 2023 Research and Development GrantProject title: What do female athletes know about the menstrual cycle and hormonal contraception? Updating and validating Knowledge Questionnaire 2.0 (MCq-Knowledge2023

Moderate to Vigorous-intensity Continuous Training versus High-intensity Interval Training for improving VO2max in women: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Lindner, Robert, Selva Raj, Isaac, Yang, Angela Wei Hong, Zaman, Shadman, Larsen, Brianna and Denham, Joshua. 2023. "Moderate to Vigorous-intensity Continuous Training versus High-intensity Interval Training for improving VO2max in women: A systematic review and meta-analysis." International Journal of Sports Medicine. 44 (7), pp. 484-495. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-2044-8952

Efficacy of conservative interventions for musculoskeletal pain on disability and pain in active serving military personnel – A systematic review

Bounds, Courtney L., Coppieters, Michel W., Thomson, Hayley W., Larsen, Brianna and Evans, Kerrie. 2024. "Efficacy of conservative interventions for musculoskeletal pain on disability and pain in active serving military personnel – A systematic review." Military Medicine: international journal of AMSUS. 189 (1-2), pp. e66-e75. https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usac409

A single online education session improves menstrual cycle and hormonal contraceptive knowledge in elite female basketball players and their support staff

Larsen, B., Minahan, C., McLay-Cooke, R., Cox, K. and Bird, S.. 2022. "A single online education session improves menstrual cycle and hormonal contraceptive knowledge in elite female basketball players and their support staff." New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine. 49 (1), pp. 16-22.

Basketball New Zealand infographic: female athlete health - Part 2: hormonal contraceptives: what are the options?

Larsen, Brianna and Bird, Stephen P.. 2021. Basketball New Zealand infographic: female athlete health - Part 2: hormonal contraceptives: what are the options? Wellington, New Zealand. Basketball New Zealand.

Basketball New Zealand infographic: female athlete health - understanding your menstrual cycle: what’s normal, what’s not?

Larsen, Brianna and Bird, Stephen. 2020. Basketball New Zealand infographic: female athlete health - understanding your menstrual cycle: what’s normal, what’s not? Wellington, New Zealand. Basketball New Zealand.

Practice does not make perfect: A brief view of athletes’ knowledge on the menstrual cycle and oral contraceptives

Larsen, Brianna, Morris, Kirstin, Quinn, Karlee, Osborne, Mark and Minahan, Clare. 2020. "Practice does not make perfect: A brief view of athletes’ knowledge on the menstrual cycle and oral contraceptives." Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 23 (8), pp. 690-694. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2020.02.003

Inflammation and Oral Contraceptive Use in Female Athletes Before the Rio Olympic Games

Larsen, Brianna, Cox, Amanda, Colbey, Candice, Drew, Michael, McGuire, Helen, Fazekas de St Groth, Barbara, Hughes, David, Vlahovich, Nicole, Waddington, Gordon, Burke, Louise, Lundy, Bronwen, West, Nicholas and Minahan, Clare. 2020. "Inflammation and Oral Contraceptive Use in Female Athletes Before the Rio Olympic Games." Frontiers in Physiology. 11, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2020.00497

Women’s Football: An Examination of Factors That Influence Movement Patterns

Griffin, Jesse, Larsen, Brianna, Horan, Sean, Keogh, Justin, Dodd, Karl, Andreatta, Melissa and Minahan, Clare. 2020. "Women’s Football: An Examination of Factors That Influence Movement Patterns." Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 34 (8), pp. 2384-2393. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003638

The effects of hydration on cognitive performance during a simulated wildfire suppression shift in temperate and hot conditions

Cvirn, Michael, Dorrian, Jillian, Smith, Bradley, Vincent, Grace, Jay, Sarah, Roach, Greg, Sargent, Charli, Larsen, Brianna, Aisbett, Brad and Ferguson, Sally. 2019. "The effects of hydration on cognitive performance during a simulated wildfire suppression shift in temperate and hot conditions." Applied Ergonomics: human factors in technology and society. 77, pp. 9-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2018.12.018

The Post-Exercise Inflammatory Response to Repeated-Sprint Running in Hypoxia

Morrison, Jaime, Larsen, Brianna, Cox, Amanda J. and Minahan, Clare. 2018. "The Post-Exercise Inflammatory Response to Repeated-Sprint Running in Hypoxia." Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 17 (4), pp. 533-538.

Immune Response in Women during Exercise in the Heat: A Spotlight on Oral Contraception

Larsen, Brianna, Cox, Amanda, Quinn, Karlee, Fisher, Rhiannon and Minahan, Clare. 2018. "Immune Response in Women during Exercise in the Heat: A Spotlight on Oral Contraception." Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 17 (2), pp. 229-236.

Oral contraceptives augment the exercise pressor reflex during isometric handgrip exercise

Minahan, Clare, O'Neill, Hailey, Sikkema, Nelie, Joyce, Sarah, Larsen, Brianna and Sabapathy, Surendran. 2018. "Oral contraceptives augment the exercise pressor reflex during isometric handgrip exercise." Physiological Reports. 6 (5), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.14814/phy2.13629

Identifying and characterising the physical demands for an Australian specialist policing unit

Silk, Aaron, Savage, Robbie, Larsen, Brianna and Aisbett, Brad. 2018. "Identifying and characterising the physical demands for an Australian specialist policing unit." Applied Ergonomics: human factors in technology and society. 68, pp. 197-203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.11.012

Adding sleep restriction to the equation: impact on wildland firefighters’ work performance and physiology in hot conditions

Vincent, Grace E., Ferguson, Sally, Larsen, Brianna, Ridgers, Nicola D., Snow, Rod and Aisbett, Brad. 2018. "Adding sleep restriction to the equation: impact on wildland firefighters’ work performance and physiology in hot conditions." International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 91, pp. 601-611. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-018-1304-9

Response of women using oral contraception to exercise in the heat

Minahan, Clare, Melnikoff, Marina, Quinn, Karlee and Larsen, Brianna. 2017. "Response of women using oral contraception to exercise in the heat." European Journal of Applied Physiology. 117, pp. 1383-1391. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-017-3628-7

The Effects of Simulated Wildland Firefighting Tasks on Core Temperature and Cognitive Function under Very Hot Conditions

Williams-Bell, F. Michael, Aisbett, Brad, Murphy, Bernadette A. and Larsen, Brianna. 2017. "The Effects of Simulated Wildland Firefighting Tasks on Core Temperature and Cognitive Function under Very Hot Conditions." Frontiers in Physiology. 8, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00815

The Impact of Heat Exposure and Sleep Restriction on Firefighters’ Work Performance and Physiology during Simulated Wildfire Suppression

Vincent, Grace E., Aisbett, Brad, Larsen, Brianna, Ridgers, Nicola D., Snow, Rod and Ferguson, Sally A.. 2017. "The Impact of Heat Exposure and Sleep Restriction on Firefighters’ Work Performance and Physiology during Simulated Wildfire Suppression." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14 (2), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14020180

The injury profile of an Australian specialist policing unit

Larsen, Brianna, Aisbett, Brad and Silk, Aaron. 2016. "The injury profile of an Australian specialist policing unit." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13 (4), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13040370

The impact of sleep restriction and simulated physical firefighting work on acute inflammatory stress responses

Wolkow, Alexander, Ferguson, Sally A., Vincent, Grace E., Larsen, Brianna, Aisbett, Brad and Main, Luana C.. 2015. "The impact of sleep restriction and simulated physical firefighting work on acute inflammatory stress responses." PLoS One. 10 (9), pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0138128

Sleep restriction during simulated wildfire suppression: effect on physical task performance

Vincent, Grace, Ferguson, Sally A., Tran, Jacqueline, Larsen, Brianna, Wolkow, Alexander and Aisbett, Brad. 2015. "Sleep restriction during simulated wildfire suppression: effect on physical task performance." PLoS One. 10 (1), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0115329

Multiple days of heat exposure on firefighters’ work performance and physiology

Larsen, Brianna, Snow, Rod, Vincent, Grace, Tran, Jacqueline, Wolkow, Alexander and Aisbett, Brad. 2015. "Multiple days of heat exposure on firefighters’ work performance and physiology." PLoS One. 10 (9), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0136413

Effect of heat on firefighters' work performance and physiology

Larsen, Brianna, Snow, Rodney and Aisbett, Brad. 2015. "Effect of heat on firefighters' work performance and physiology." Journal of Thermal Biology. 53, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2015.07.008

Simulated firefighting task performance and physiology under very hot conditions

Larsen, Brianna, Snow, Rod, Williams-Bell, Michael and Aisbett, Brad. 2015. "Simulated firefighting task performance and physiology under very hot conditions." Frontiers in Physiology. 6, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2015.00322

Task-specific effects of modular body armor

Larsen, Brianna, Netto, Kevin and Aisbett, Brad. 2014. "Task-specific effects of modular body armor." Military Medicine: international journal of AMSUS. 179 (4), pp. 428-434. https://doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00318

Firefighter feedback during active cooling: a useful tool for heat stress management?

Savage, Robbie J., Lord, Cara, Larsen, Brianna L., Knight, Teagan L., Langridge, Peter D. and Aisbett, Brad. 2014. "Firefighter feedback during active cooling: a useful tool for heat stress management?" Journal of Thermal Biology. 46, pp. 65-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2014.10.003

A survey to identify physically demanding tasks performed during storm damage operations by Australian State Emergency Services personnel

Larsen, Brianna, Graham, Tony and Aisbett, Brad. 2013. "A survey to identify physically demanding tasks performed during storm damage operations by Australian State Emergency Services personnel." Applied Ergonomics: human factors in technology and society. 44 (1), pp. 128-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2012.05.010

Body armor, performance, and physiology during repeated high-intensity work task

Larsen, Brianna, Netto, Kevin, Skovli, Daniel, Vincs, Kim, Vu, Sarah and Aisbett, Brad. 2012. "Body armor, performance, and physiology during repeated high-intensity work task." Military Medicine: international journal of AMSUS. 177 (11), pp. 1308-1315. https://doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-11-00435

Subjective job task analyses for physically demanding occupations: what is best practice?

Larsen, Brianna and Aisbett, Brad. 2012. "Subjective job task analyses for physically demanding occupations: what is best practice?" Ergonomics: an international journal of research and practice in human factors and ergonomics. 55 (10), pp. 1266-1277. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2012.697582

The effect of body armor on performance, thermal stress, and exertion: a critical review

Larsen, Brianna, Netto, Kevin and Aisbett, Brad. 2011. "The effect of body armor on performance, thermal stress, and exertion: a critical review." Military Medicine: international journal of AMSUS. 176 (11), pp. 1265-1273. https://doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-10-00470

Female Athletes and the Menstrual Cycle in Team Sports: Current State of Play and Considerations for Future Research

Vogel, Kurt, Larsen, Brianna, McLellan, Chris and Bird, Stephen P.. 2024. "Female Athletes and the Menstrual Cycle in Team Sports: Current State of Play and Considerations for Future Research." Sports. 12 (1). https://doi.org/10.3390/sports12010004

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward the Menstrual Cycle and Menstruation Among Elite African Women Football Players, Coaches, Health Personnel, and Referees

Mkumbuzi, Nonhlanhla S., Dlamini, Senanile B., Serner, Andreas, Kryger, Katrine Okholm, Brown, Natalie, Larsen, Brianna and Chibhabha, Fidelis. 2024. "Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward the Menstrual Cycle and Menstruation Among Elite African Women Football Players, Coaches, Health Personnel, and Referees." Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. 32 (1). https://doi.org/10.1123/wspaj.2023-0024