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Dr Wendy O'Brien PhD

Assistant Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Laboratory Manager

School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: Building 60, Sports Lab
    Campus: Oteha Rohe, Albany

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2018)

Research Expertise

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Exercise Physiology (110602): Human Movement and Sports Science (110600): Medical And Health Sciences (110000)

Research Outputs

Journal

Beale, C., Rauff, EL., O brien, WJ., Shultz, SP., Fink, PW., & Kruger, R. (2020). Are all sedentary behaviors equal? An examination of sedentary behavior and associations with indicators of disease risk factors in women. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17(8)
[Journal article]Authored by: Fink, P., O'Brien, W.
O'Brien, WJ., Shultz, SP., Firestone, RT., George, L., & Kruger, R. (2019). Ethnic-specific suggestions for physical activity based on existing recreational physical activity preferences of New Zealand women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 43(5), 443-450
[Journal article]Authored by: Firestone, R., Kruger, R., O'Brien, W.
Badenhorst, CE., Black, KE., & O'Brien, WJ. (2019). Hepcidin as a prospective individualized biomarker for individuals at risk of low energy availability. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 29(6), 671-681
[Journal article]Authored by: Badenhorst, C., O'Brien, W.
O Brien, WJ., Shultz, SP., Firestone, RT., George, L., Breier, BH., & Kruger, R. (2017). Exploring the challenges in obtaining physical activity data from women using hip-worn accelerometers. European Journal of Sport Science. 17(7), 922-930
[Journal article]Authored by: Firestone, R., Kruger, R., O'Brien, W.
Swift, RJ., Shultz, SP., Von Hurst, PR., O'Brien, WJ., Beck, KL., Conlon, CA., . . . Kruger, R. (2016). Is meeting the physical activity guidelines associated with lower body fat in young, normal weight, premenopausal women?. Journal of fitness Research. 5(2), 18-23
[Journal article]Authored by: Beck, K., Conlon, C., Kruger, R., O'Brien, W., Von Hurst, P.
Casale, M., von Hurst, PR., Beck, KL., Shultz, S., Kruger, MC., O Brien, W., . . . Kruger, R. (2016). Lean mass and body fat percentage are contradictory predictors of bone mineral density in pre-menopausal Pacific Island women. Nutrients. 8(8)
[Journal article]Authored by: Beck, K., Conlon, C., Kruger, M., Kruger, R., O'Brien, W., Von Hurst, P.
Kruger, R., Shultz, SP., McNaughton, SA., Russell, AP., Firestone, RT., George, L., . . . Stonehouse, W. (2015). Predictors and risks of body fat profiles in young New Zealand European, Māori and Pacific women: study protocol for the women’s EXPLORE study. SpringerPlus. 4(1), 1-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Beck, K., Conlon, C., Firestone, R., Kruger, R., O'Brien, W., Von Hurst, P.
O'Brien, WJ., Stannard, SR., Clarke, JA., & Rowlands, DS. (2013). Fructose-maltodextrin ratio governs exogenous and other cho oxidation and performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 45(9), 1814-1824
[Journal article]Authored by: O'Brien, W., Rowlands, D.
O'Brien, WJ., & Rowlands, DS. (2011). Fructose-maltodextrin ratio in a carbohydrate-electrolyte solution differentially affects exogenous carbohydrate oxidation rate, gut comfort, and performance. American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 300(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: O'Brien, W., Rowlands, D.

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