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Nat Benjanuvatra

Dr, BPHE PhD W.Aust.

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

    6009 Perth


  • 84 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Personal profile


Dr Nat Benjanuvatra's teaching and research area is in physical conditioning for health and well-being. Nat also has industry and research experience in swimming and aquatic exercise, and has worked with both elite swimmers and people with chronic conditions. Nat is a member of the Austswim State Advisory Council and has served on the WA Podium Performance Centre Management Committee (Swimming).

Nat was nominated for the Faculty Excellent in Coursework Teaching Award in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Roles and responsibilities

Major Coordinator: Sport Science & Exercise and Health

Level 1 course advisor

Industrial relevance

AUSTSWIM state advisory board member

Teaching overview

Level 1
SSEH1101 The Musculoskeletal System and Movement - Practical coordinator
SSEH1103 Physical Fitness and Health – Course coordinator & lecturer

Level 2
SSEH2250 Biomechanics - Lecturer & Practical coordinator
SSEH2240 Motor Learning and Control – Practical coordinator


Biomechanics and Skill Acquisition in Swimming Aquatic Exercise for Health Outcomes
Strength and Conditioning for Sport and Health


  • Motor control
  • Motor learning
  • Biomechanics
  • Swimming and aquatic sport
  • Exercise in aquatic environment
  • Strength and conditioning

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Research Output 2000 2019

  • 84 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 5 Conference paper
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

The Effects of Water-based Exercise Training in People with Type 2 Diabetes

Scheer, A. S., Naylor, L. H., Gan, S. K., Charlesworth, J., Benjanuvatra, N., Green, D. J. & Maiorana, A. J., 28 Aug 2019, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Blood Vessels
Penicillin G Benzathine
Exercise Test
Control Groups

Visual search behaviour and information extraction differences between high-level and developing swimming coaches

Waters, A., Lay, B., Tidman, S. & Benjanuvatra, N., 2014, Proceedings of the Xllth lnternational Symposium for Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming,. Australia: Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Vol. 1. p. 343 - 348

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Body segment inertial parameters of elite swimmers using DXA and indirect methods

Rossi, M., Lyttle, A., El-Sallam, A., Benjanuvatra, N. & Blanksby, B., 2013, In : Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 12, 4, p. 761-775

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Projects 2006 2006