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About Peter Reaburn

Peter Reaburn is Professor and Head of Exercise & Sports Science within the Faculty of Health Science and Medicine.

As Head of the Program for Exercise & Sports Sciences, Professor Reaburn is driven by three aims: To ensure employment outcomes for Bond graduates of both the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science and Masters of Sports Science programs; to introduce both a work-integrated and career development learning framework to the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science; and to strategically develop industry linkages to help achieve the first two aims. 

Professor Reaburn is a highly-respected educator who won the CQUniversity Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching in 2012 as well as a national teaching award (Office of Learning and Teaching Citation) in 2013. Previously he was Head of CQUniversity's Department of Health and Human Performance for seven years and then the only academic seconded into a major university auditing project (Australian Universities Quality Agency) for two years. 

He currently supervises 5 PhD projects. He is currently on the editorial panel for the European Review of Aging and Physical Activity and was a member of Exercise and Sport Science Australia's (ESSA) National University Course Accreditation Program (NUCAP) Panel.

Peter retains a lifelong passion for competitive sport. A former national champion in surf lifesaving, as a masters athlete he won the National Ironman Triathlon Championship (50-54 years) in 2005.

Positions

October 2016 Present Head of Exercise and Sports Science, Bond University
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January 1997October 2016 Associate Professor, Central Queensland University
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20002007 Head of the School of Health and Human Performance, Central Queensland University
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January 1989November 1996 Lecturer and Director of Sportest, University of Queensland
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Honors and Awards

  • 2013 - Office for Learning and Teaching (Australian Government) Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2013 - Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision (CQUniversity)
  • 2011 - Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CQUniversity)
  • 2010 - Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence to Professional Staff (CQUniversity)
  • 2005 - Plaque of Appreciation
  • 2000 - Office of the Governor-General Australian Sports Medal
  • 1990-1993 - Australian Postgraduate Award


Education

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2008 Graduate Certificate, Central Queensland University ‐ Flexible Learning
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1994 PhD, The University of Queensland, Australia ‐ Human Movement Studies
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1988 Bachelor of Human Movement Studies, First Class Honours, The University of Queensland, Australia
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1981 Bachelor of Human Movement Studies, Education, The University of Queensland, Australia
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Articles (15)

Open Access Publications (9)

Books (2)