Karen Wallman

Associate Professor, BEd WAIT, BSc E.Cowan, PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M408), 35 Stirling Highway, 1.32

    6009 Perth


  • 1886 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
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Personal profile


Karen Wallman has been working in the School of Sport Science and Exercise since 2004 and teaches units in the area of exercise physiology.


Karens' research interests are varied and range from working with elite athletes to research in chronic illnesses. Topics that she has researched in recent years include water recovery in athletes, the effect of static stretching on performance, caffeine as a performance aid in athletes and sedentary populations, as well as the use of exercise as an intervention in cancer, obesity and chronic fatigue syndrome. Another area of recent interest is the use of exercise in assisting individuals who have recovered from burns in achieving their physical goals.


  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Exercise physiology and biochemistry
  • Sport and physical activity and obesity

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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 1886 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 86 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Letter
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Effects of a hot ambient operating theatre on manual dexterity, psychological and physiological parameters in staff during a simulated burn surgery

Palejwala, Z., Wallman, K., Ward, MK., Yam, C., Maroni, T., Parker, S. & Wood, F., 16 Oct 2019, In : P L o S One. https://doi.org/10.137/journal.pone.0222923, p. 1-15 15 p., e0222923.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
performing arts
Hot Temperature
Skin Temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous and intermittent heat acclimation and decay in team sport athletes

Duvnjak-Zaknich, D., Wallman, K., Dawson, B. & Peeling, P., 3 Sep 2018, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effectiveness of hand cooling and a cooling jacket on post-exercise cooling rates in hyperthermic athletes

Maroni, T., Dawson, B., Barnett, K., Guelfi, K., Brade, C., Naylor, L., Brydges, C. & Wallman, K., 21 Apr 2018, In : European Journal of Sport Science. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reaction Time
Stroop Test

Effect of travel and fixture scheduling on team performance in the Trans-Tasman Netball League

Boothby, L., Dawson, B., Peeling, P., Wallman, K. & O'Donoghue, P., 2018, In : New Zealand Journal of Sports Medicine. 45, 2, p. 54-63 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue of materials

Projects 2006 2018