Ms Jacinta Bonaventura

Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science , Exercise and Sport Science - School of Science and Technology


Jacinta is an experienced and accredited exercise physiologist with expertise in exercise prescription for neurological conditions. She is skilled at implementing innovative interventions using evidence-based practice and principles of neuroplasty, Clinical Pilates and hydrotherapy.

Jacinta has been a guest lecturer for Charles Sturt University and, in 2012, was a Post Graduate Scholar in Physiology with the Australian Institute of Sport.


BESScHons (UQ)

Teaching Areas

Exercise Physiology


Bonaventura, J., Sharpe, K., Knight, E., Fuller, K. Tanner, R. and Gore, C. (2015) Reliability and accuracy of six hand-held blood lactate analysers. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 14, 203-214.

Driller, M., Argus, C., Bartram, J., Bonaventura, J., Martin, D., West, N and Halson, S (2012) The reliability of a two-bout exercise test on a Watt-bike cycle ergometer. International Journal for Sports Physiology and Performance, 9, 340-345.


Accredited Exercise Physiologist with ESSA.

Further Information

Clinical Pilates Equipment Level 1

Senior First Aid Certificate

ACT Government Working with Vulnerable People

LSVT BIG Certified Instructor

PD Warrior Instructor

Integrated Listening System practitioner

Australian Sports Commission - Beginning Coaching General Principles