Sleep4Performance

The next level in human performance

Scientific Publications and Conferences

Research publications and book chapters 

Reale R, Slater G, Dunican I, Cox, GR, Burke LM. “The Effect of Water Loading on Acute Weight Loss Following Fluid Restriction in Combat Sports Athletes”. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 2017 (In review).

Maddison J. Jones, Peter Peeling, Brian Dawson, Shona L Halson, Joanna Miller, Ian C Dunican, Michael Clarke, Carmel Goodman & Peter Eastwood “Evening electronic device use: The effects on alertness, sleep and next-day physical performance in athletes” Journal of Sports Science, 2017.

Ian C Dunican, Kevin Murray, James A Slater, Kathleen J Maddison, Maddison J Jones, Brian Dawson, Leon M Straker, John A Caldwell, Shona L Halson and Peter R Eastwood, Laboratory and home comparison of wrist-activity monitors and polysomnography in middle aged adults” Sleep and Biological Rhythms, October 2017, doi:10.1007/s41105-017-0130-x.

Ian C Dunican, David T Martin, Shona L Halson, Reid Reale, Brian Dawson, John Caldwell, Maddison J. Jones and Peter R Eastwood, “The Effects of the Removal of Electronic Devices for 48 hours on Sleep in Elite Judo Athletes” Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2017, click here

Ian C Dunican, Peter R Eastwood, “Sleep is an important factor when considering rugby union player load” British Journal of Sports Medicine, November 2016 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097122 click here

Adam Fletcher, Brionny Hooper, Andrew Lehrer, Ian C Dunican and Kazutaka Kogi, “Fatigue Management in Safety-critical Operations: History, Terminology, Management System Frameworks and Industry Challenges”, Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics June 2015 10: 6-28.

Technical reports 

David Flower, Graham Reeves, Ian C Dunican, “Guidelines for Fly in Fly out in the Oil and Gas industry” The International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA) and Oil and Gas Producers (OGP), July 2015.

Prof Sally Ferguson, Ian C Dunican and Dr Mark Howard, “Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) and other long distance commuting work practices in regional Queensland.” May 2015 Submission from Australasian Sleep Association and the Sleep Health Foundation to the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee.

Ian C Dunican, Fatigue Management Technologies Guidance Note, December 2013, Rio Tinto.

Ian C Dunican, Global Fatigue Risk Management Guidance Note, December 2012, Rio Tinto.

Ian C Dunican, “A Case for Change: Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Fatigue Risk Management.” September 2010, Rio Tinto, Perth, Western Australia.

Keynote speaker 

Ian C DunicanFatigue and the Mining Industry”, New South Wales Minerals Council Conference, 29th April – 2nd May 2012, Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley NSW, Australia.

Ian C Dunican,Managing driver fatigue in the mining industry”. The National Driver Fatigue Risk Management Conference, 2nd -4th April 2012, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Conference speaker

Ian C Dunican, Charles C Higgins, Kevin Murray, Maddison J Jones, Michael Clarke, Jennifer Walsh, Brian Dawson, John A Caldwell, Shona L Halson, Tommy O’Dell, Kath Maddison, and Peter R Eastwood, “Sleep and Recovery in an Elite Super Rugby Union Team”, European College of Sports Science, Essen, Germany, 8th July 2017.

Ian C Dunican “Managing Fatigue in Industry” Continuing Education Session, Australasian Institute of Occupational Hygienist, Perth, Western Australia, December 2015.

Ian C Dunican Sleep: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.” Applied Physiology Conference, Perth, Western Australia, November 2015.

Ian C Dunican “Optimization of Sleep, Travel & Training
Schedules in an Elite Rugby Team
Applied Physiology Conference, Perth, Western Australia, November 2015.

Ian C Dunican “Shift scheduling design for fatigue management in the workplace Postgraduate Alertness Management, Australasian Sleep Association, Sleep Down Under Conference in Melbourne, Australia, October 2015.

Ian C Dunican, “Fatigue Risk Management Systems to Ensure a Safe Work Environment”. Australasian Sleep Association Annual Conference, Brisbane, QLD, October 19, 2013 click here

Ian C DunicanWhy is the issue of fatigue important in the mining and metals sector?” International Council of Minerals and Metals (ICMM) and the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA). Fatigue Management Workshop, Perth, Western Australia September 2012.click here

Ian C DunicanProactively Managing the Risk of Fatigue Within Rio Tinto”. Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry, Australian Journal of Mining conference, Brisbane, QLD. September 2011, click here .

Ian C Dunican, “Fatigue Management Systems”. Fatigue Management Workshop, The International Council of Minerals and Metals (ICMM) and the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA). Fatigue Management Workshop, 2011,Johannsburg, South Africa. August 11-12th, click here.

Ian C Dunican, “A Case Study: Implementing a Fatigue Risk Management System in Fly in, Fly Out” Proceedings of the 8th International conference on managing fatigue in transportation, resources and health, Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia.

Ian C Dunican, David T Martin, Shona Halson, Brian Dawson and Peter R Eastwood “Evening use of electronic devices – effects on sleep, cognition and performance of elite athletes”, Australian Society Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia, May 2015.

Chair 

Session chair: Ian C DunicanMaking it work: Shiftwork, sleep deprivation and performance” Australasian Sleep Association, Sleep Down Under Conference in Melbourne, Australia, October 2015.

Organising chair: Ian C Dunican International Council of Minerals and Metals (ICMM) and the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA). Fatigue Management Workshop, September 2012, Perth, Western Australia.click here

Conference Posters 

Ian C Dunican, Kevin Murray, James A Slater, Kathleen J Maddison, Maddison J Jones, Brian Dawson, Leon M Straker, John A Caldwell, Shona L Halson and Peter R EastwoodAutomated sleep scoring algorithms for wrist-activity monitors in shift-workers”, Working Time Society, 23rd International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time, Ayers Rock, Australia, 19-23rd of June 2017.

M Jones, P Peeling, B Dawson, S Halson, J Miller, I Dunican, M Clarke, C Goodman, P Eastwood; The effects of evening electronic device use on sleep in highly trained athletes,Sleep, Volume 40, Issue suppl_1, 28 April 2017, Pages A36, https://doi.org/10.1093/sleepj/zsx050.094

Reale, R., Dunican, I., Slater, G., Cox, G., Burke, L.M., “Water loading in combat sport athletes as a means to acutely manipulate body mass,” European Sports Science Conference, Essen, Germany, 2017.

Maddison J Jones, Brian Dawson, Peter R Eastwood, Shona L Halson, Joanna Miller, Ian C Dunican, Peter Peeling., Effects Of Removing Electronic Devices From An Athletes’ Sleeping Environment On Sleep And Anxiety, 826 Board #41, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 31:3, May 2017.

Reale R, Dunican I, Slater G, Burke LM, “Water loading in combat sport athletes as a means to acutely manipulate body mass,” 2426 Board #8, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 49:680, May 2017.

Ian C Dunican, David T Martin, Shona Halson, Brian Dawson and Peter R Eastwood “Evening use of electronic devices – effects on sleep, cognition and performance of elite athletes”, Australian Sleep Association, Sleep Down Under, Melbourne, October 2015.

Michael K. Drew, Lachlan S. Giles, Anthony M. Nasser, Peter Scullion, Clare E. Humberstone Reid Reale, Ian C Dunican, Israel Halperin, Emily C. Dunn, Dennis Iverson, Fiona Iredale, David T. Martin, “Injuries Sustained During an International Judo Training Camp” Medicine & Science in Sports & American College of Sports Medicine. May 2015.

Reale, Reid, Martin, David, Israel Halperin, Emily Dunn, Michael Maloney, Ian C Dunican, Greg Shaw, Clare Humberstone, Hamilton Lee, Gary Slater, Louise Burke, “Day-To-Day Reliability of Common Measures of Hydration Status in Australian Judoka”, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. American College of Sports Medicine, May 2015.

David T. Martin, Ian C Dunican, Reid Reale, Israel Halperin, Clare Humberstone Emily Dunn, Michael Maloney, Hamilton Lee, Stuart Cormack, Fiona Iredale, “Reliability And Validity Of The Single Leg, 3-hop Test In Australian Judoka” Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. American College of Sports Medicine. May 2015.

 

 

 

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