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Barbara Maslen


  • The University of Western Australia (M408), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 207 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Barb obtained a PhD relating to the biomechanics of growth and performance in adolescent males at The University of Western Australia. She has worked on several health-related research projects from that time, with a break from academia to work in industry for several years. She has recently returned to the field of research and currently works as a Research Assistant in the School of Human Sciences, (Cardiovascular Research Group.)

Barb also works with the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health, studying dementia prevention in Aboriginal Australians.

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Research Output 1994 2019

  • 207 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Article
  • 2 Conference paper
  • 1 Chapter

Land- versus water-walking interventions in older adults: Effects on body composition

Naylor, L. H., Maslen, B. A., Cox, K. L., Spence, A. L., Robey, E., Haynes, A., Carter, H. H., Lautenschlager, N. T., Ridgers, N. D., Pestell, C. & Green, D. J., 2019, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
Body Mass Index
1 Citation (Scopus)
Randomized Controlled Trials
130 Citations (Scopus)
Resistance Training
Bone and Bones
Bone Density

Interaction of a two year progressive resistance strength training or aerobic fitness training with calcium supplementation for the prevention of postmenopausal bone loss.

Kerr, D. A., Ackland, T., Maslen, B. A., Maslen, N. B. & Prince, R. L., 1998, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. Nil (ed.). San Francisco ed. New York: Elsevier, Vol. 25 (5) Supplement. p. 157

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Isokinetic strength development during adolescent growth

Maslen, B. A. & Ackland, T., 1994, 1994 International Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport. Brisbane: Australian Sports Medicine Federation, p. 210-211

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper