• 836 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
1987 …2020

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Personal profile


  • New Zealand registered physiotherapist with over 20 years combined clinical and teaching experience, primarily in the area of cardiopulmonary physiotherapy.  
  • In vivo physiologist interested in respiratory and cardio/cerebro-vascular interactions in human models, with applications in health and disease.  
  • Research has been published in high impact international Physiology journals.
  • Joined the physiotherapy staff at Macquarie University in January 2014.
  • Previously postdoctoral fellow in the Departments of Surgery and Anaesthesia, and Physiology, at the University of Otago, NZ.
  • Fellowship, funded by the NZ National Heart Foundation, broadly explored dynamic cerebral autoregulation and its impairment as a potential mechanism for stroke risk.
  • Research interests include cardiorespiratory interactions, and consider mechanisms that regulate human cerebral blood flow in conditions of relevance to physiotherapy.

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Research Outputs

  • 836 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 31 Article
  • 3 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Conference proceeding contribution
  • 1 Letter
  • Interarm differences in brachial blood pressure and their effect on the derivation on central aortic blood pressure

    Peebles, K. C., Tan, I., Cook, M. T. D., Theobald, D. A., Avolio, A. P. & Butlin, M., Jun 2020, In : Artery Research. 26, 2, p. 89-96 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Downloads (Pure)

    Distress during airway sampling in children with cystic fibrosis

    Chau, J. T., Peebles, K., Belessis, Y., Jaffe, A. & Doumit, M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 104, 8, p. 806-808 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Resting heart rate variability and exercise capacity in Type 1 diabetes

    Wilson, L. C., Peebles, K. C., Hoye, N. A., Manning, P., Sheat, C., Williams, M. J. A., Wilkins, G. T., Wilson, G. A. & Baldi, J. C., May 2017, In : Physiological Reports. 5, 8, p. 1-12 12 p., e13248.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 8 Citations (Scopus)
    12 Downloads (Pure)

    Brachial and calculated aortic blood pressure differences when measured from the dominant and non-dominant arm

    Cook, M., Theobald, D., Avolio, A., Peebles, K. & Butlin, M., Sep 2016, In : Journal of Hypertension. 34 Suppl 1 - ISH 2016 Abstract Book, p. e208 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle