Dr Andrea Jane Braakhuis


Teaching | Current

Academic Director for the Master of Health Sciences in Nutrition & Dietetics

Areas of expertise

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Antioxidants
  • Assessing clinical outcomes
  • Sport and exercise
  • Nutrition to support optimal vision

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Interprofessional Sub-Committee

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Braakhuis, A. J., Somerville, V. X., & Hurst, R. D. (2020). The effect of New Zealand blackcurrant on sport performance and related biomarkers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 17 (1)10.1186/s12970-020-00354-9
  • Gibson, N., Baker, D., Sharples, A., & Braakhuis, A. (2020). Improving Mental Performance in an Athletic Population with the Use of Ārepa®, a Blackcurrant Based Nootropic Drink: A Randomized Control Trial. Antioxidants (Basel, Switzerland), 9 (4).10.3390/antiox9040316
  • Shaw, D. M., Merien, F., Braakhuis, A., Maunder, E., & Dulson, D. K. (2020). Exogenous Ketone Supplementation and Keto-Adaptation for Endurance Performance: Disentangling the Effects of Two Distinct Metabolic States. Sports medicine (Auckland, N.Z.), 50 (4), 641-656. 10.1007/s40279-019-01246-y
  • Shaw, D. M., Merien, F., Braakhuis, A., Keaney, L., & Dulson, D. K. (2020). Acute hyperketonaemia alters T-cell-related cytokine gene expression within stimulated peripheral blood mononuclear cells following prolonged exercise. European journal of applied physiology, 120 (1), 191-202. 10.1007/s00421-019-04263-x
  • Braakhuis, A. (2019). Evidence on the Health Benefits of Supplemental Propolis. Nutrients, 11 (11).10.3390/nu11112705
  • Shaw, D. M., Merien, F., Braakhuis, A., Maunder, E. D., & Dulson, D. K. (2019). Effect of a Ketogenic Diet on Submaximal Exercise Capacity and Efficiency in Runners. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 51 (10), 2135-2146. 10.1249/mss.0000000000002008
  • Shaikh, A. A., Braakhuis, A. J., & Bishop, K. S. (2019). The Mediterranean Diet and Breast Cancer: A Personalised Approach. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 7 (3).10.3390/healthcare7030104
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/49631
  • Shaw, D. M., Merien, F., Braakhuis, A., Plews, D., Laursen, P., & Dulson, D. K. (2019). The Effect of 1,3-Butanediol on Cycling Time-Trial Performance. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism, 29 (5), 466-473. 10.1123/ijsnem.2018-0284


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Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 504 - Bldg 504
Level 2, Room 220
New Zealand

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