René Murphy


Email René
Ph:  902-585-1559
Office:  AAC 340


- Exercise Physiology
- Pharmacology for Kinesiology

Scholarly Expertise

Ergogenic aids
Alcohol and hangover
Immune function
Children’s physical activity

Community Service

Former President of CCUPEKA
Reviewer for Kinesiology and Physical Education programs in Canada
Hannah Miller Memorial Hockey Tournament


Verster, J.C., Stephens, R., Penning, R., Rohsenow, D., McGeary, J., Levy, D., McKinney, A., Finnigan, F., Piasecki, T.M., Adan, A., Batty, G.D., Fliervoet, L.A.L., Heffernan, T., Howland, J., Kim, D.J., Kruisselbrink, L.D., Ling, J., McGregor, N., Murphy, R.J.L., van Nuland, M., Oudelaar, M., Parkes, A., Prat, G., Reed, N., Slutske, W.S., Smith, G., Young, M. The alcohol hangover research group consensus statement on best practice in alcohol hangover research. Current Drug Abuse Reviews.

St John, M., Durant, M., Campagna, P.D., Rehman, L., Thompson, A.M., Wadsworth, L.A., Murphy, R.J.L.  Overweight Nova Scotia children and youth: The roles of household income and adherence to Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating.  Can. J. Public Health.

DiPenta, J.M., Green-Johnson, J.M., Murphy, R.J.L. Type 2 diabetes mellitus, resistance training and innate immunity: Is there a common link?  Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab.

Thompson, A.M., Campagna, P.D., Rehman, L.A., Murphy, R.J.L., Rasmussen, R.L., Ness, G.W. Physical activity and body mass index in grade 3, 7, and 11 Nova Scotia students.  Med. Sci. Sports Exerc.

Di Penta, J.M., Green-Johnson, J., Murphy, R.J.L. Natural killer cells and exercise training in the elderly: A review.  Can. J. Appl. Physiol.