René Murphy


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


- Exercise Physiology
- Stress Management

Scholarly Expertise

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

Community Service

Board Member for Coaching Association of Canada

Member of CCUPEKA

Hannah Miller Memorial Hockey Tournament

Minor hockey coach


Verster, J.C., Kruisselbrink, L.D., Slot, K.A., Anogeianaki, A., Adams, S., Alford, C.,  Arnoldy, L., Ayre, E., Balikji, S., Benson, S., Bruce, G., Devenney, L.E.,  Frone, M.R., Gunn, C., Hogewoning, A., Johnson, S.J., Albertine, van Lawick van Pabst, E., van de Loo, A.J.A.E., Mackus, M., Merlo, A., Murphy, R.J.L., Owen, L., Palmer, E., van Rossum, C.J.I., Scholey, A., Terpstra, C., Vatsalya, V., Vermeulen, S.A., van Wijk, M., Stock, A.K. Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: reconsideration of the 0.11% blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover. Journal of Clinical Medicine.  2020.

Best, L.R., Sengupta, A., Murphy, R.J.L., de Metz, C., Trotter, T., Loewen, S.K., Ingledew, P.A., Sargeant, J.  Transition to practice in radiation oncology: Mind the gap. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2019.

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.