Honorary Professor Robert Newton

Honorary Professor

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Cross University
  • Masters (Coursework), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor, The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Kraemer, William J., Ratamess, Nicholas A., French, Duncan H. and Newton, Robert U. (2021). Modern theories of strength and power training for men and women. The Dynamics of Modern Rugby. (pp. 43-55) edited by Bruce Davies and Julien Baker. New York, NY United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003159537-5-5

  • Newton, Robert (2015). Instrumentation: calibration and standardization. ACSM's Research Methods. (pp. 263-282) edited by Lawrence E. Armstrong and William J. Kraemer. Philadelphia, PA, United States: Wolters Kluwer Health Adis.

  • Skinner, Tina, Haff, Greg and Newton, Robert (2014). Neuromuscular Strength, Power and Strength Endurance. ESSA’s Student Manual for Health, Exercise and Sport Assessment. (pp. 133-173) edited by Jeff Coombes and Tina Skinner. Chatswood, NSW Australia: Elsevier.

  • Galvao, D. A., Taaffe, D. R., Spry, N. and Newton, R. U. (2011). Physical activity and genitourinary cancer survivorship. Physical activity and cancer. (pp. 217-236) edited by P. M. Schlag, H.-J. Senn, P. Kleihues, F. Stiefel, B. Groner, A. Wallgren and P. Rentchnik. New York, United States: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-04231-7_9

  • Fry, Andrew C. and Newton, Robert U. (2008). A Brief History of Strength Training and Basic Principles and Concepts. Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Strength Training for Sport. (pp. 1-19) Wiley Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9780470698754.ch1

  • Hasegawa, Hiroshi, Dziados, Joseph, Newton, Robert U., Fry, Andrew C., Kraemer, William J. and Häkkinen, Keijo (2008). Periodized Training Programmes for Athletes. Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Strength Training for Sport. (pp. 69-134) Wiley Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9780470698754.ch5

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

  • Newton, Robert Usher (2021). Exercise medicine as neoadjuvant, adjuvant and rehabilitative therapy for cancer. Higher Doctorate, Faculty of Science, The University of Queensland.

  • Barry, Benjamin, Groeller, Herb, Morris, Norm, Worringham, Charles, Raynor, Annette, Newton, Robert, Engstrom, Craig, Hay, Peter, Long, Philip, Jones, Philip, Moore, Keri, Ben-Naim, Dror, Hobson-Powell, Anita, Sharman, Melanie and Gillam, Ian (2011). Simulated learning environment exercise physiology curriculum report. Health Workforce Australia Simulated Learning Environments Sydney: Health Workforce Australia.