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Dr Carmel Nottle 

Position: Lecturer in Human Movement (Growth and Motor Development)
Division/Portfolio: Division of Health Sciences
School/Unit: School of Health Sciences
Campus: City East Campus
Office: P7-06
Telephone: +61 8 830 21443
Fax: +61 8 830 22578
Email: Carmel_dot_Nottle_at_unisa_dot_edu_dot_au
URL for Business Card: http://people.unisa.edu.au/Carmel.Nottle

Carmel completed her studies in Sports Science at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia in 2004. After working in various roles at the University on completion of her studies, Carmel moved to Hamilton, New Zealand, to lecture at the Waikato Institute of Technology. After performing this role for three years Carmel returned to Australia in July of 2009 to take up her currect position at the Universtiy of South Australia.

I teach the following courses

HLTH 5159Exercise Prescription and Testing for Chronic and Complex Conditions
(This course is not currently being taught)
HLTH 5157Clinical Exercise Prescription and Management 2
HLTH 5156Clinical Exercise Prescription and Management 1
HLTH 5161Introduction to Clinical Studies
(This course is not currently being taught)
HLTH 5158Communication and Professional Practice
HLTH 3028Physical Rehabilitation
HLTH 2020Lifespan Growth and Development
(This course is not currently being taught)

Professional associations

American College of Sports Medicine

Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science

European College of Sports Science

International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry


2004 PhD - Exercise Physiology, Edith Cowan University

1998 Bachelor of Science (Sports Science) Honours, Edith Cowan University

Research interests

  • Motor growth and development
  • Anthropometry
  • Exercise-induced muscle damage and delayed onset muscle soreness
  • Physical activity monitoring and physical activity in children

Research publications

McGall, SE, McGuigan, MR & Nottle, C 2011, ‘Contribution of free play towards physical activity guidelines for New Zealand primary school children aged 7 – 9 years’, British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 120-124.

Nottle, C & Nosaka, K 2007, ‘Changes in power assess by the Wingate Anaerobic Test following downhill running’, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 145-150.

Nottle, C & Nosaka, K 2005, ‘Repeated bout effect conferred by downhill backward walking’, Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 1-10.

Nottle, C & Nosaka, K 2005, ‘The magnitude of muscle damage induced by downhill backward walking’, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 264-273.

Farr, T, Nottle, C, Nosaka, K & Sacco, P 2002, 'The effects of therapeutic massage on delayed onset muscle soreness and function following downhill walking', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 297-306.

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