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Leena Shoemaker PhD Candidate Profile ImagePhD Candidate - Exercise Physiology
E-mail:shole633@student.otago.ac.nz

Supervisors

Dr. Jim Cotter (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)
Dr. Luke Wilson (Department of Medicine)
Dr. Liana Machado (Department of Psychology)
Dr. Sam Lucas (School of Sport, Exercise, and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham)

Thesis Title

Cognition and cerebrovascular function; dependence on age, fitness, and exercise modality and intensity

Education

B.A., Bilingual, Spec. Hons. Psychology (2015)

Glendon College, York University, Toronto, Canada

Scholarships

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship (2016)

Publications

L. Shoemaker, B.K. Al-Khazraji, J. Gati, T. Szekeres, J.K. Shoemaker. Reactivity of Basilar and Circle of Willis Arteries Measured Simultaneously at 7 Tesla [abstract]. In: Experimental Biology 2017; 2017 Apr 22-26; Chicago, (IL): FASEB J, 2017. Abstract nr 7032.

Presentations

Poster Presentation: L. Shoemaker, B.K. Al-Khazraji, J. Gati, T. Szekeres, J.K. Shoemaker. Reactivity of Basilar and Circle of Willis Arteries Measured Simultaneously at 7 Tesla. Experimental Biology 2017; Apr 22-26; Chicago, (IL).

Poster Presentation: Shoemaker, L., Spreng, N., Turner, G. (2015) Executive functions and neurocognitive aging: Dissociable patterns of brain activity during task-switching. Rotman Research Institute Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Hobbies

Baking, travelling, powerlifting, chats over coffee