Dr Angelo Sabag

Angelo SabagPosition

Research Support Program Fellow: NICM Health Research Institute


Dr Angelo Sabag is a research scientist and an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with 8 years of clinical experience. His research explores the role of novel exercise therapies such as high-intensity interval training for the management of conditions such as type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Dr Sabag has published 20 peer-reviewed journal articles in high-impact journals. Dr Sabag completed his PhD studies at the world-famous Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney PhD where he explored the effect of low-volume high-intensity interval training on various cardiometabolic health outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes. His findings were published in Diabetes Care, the highest ranked diabetes-specific journal in the world. He has also published multiple systematic reviews which aimed to determine the effect of exercise on cardiorespiratory fitness, cardiovascular health, body composition, and liver fat.

Research Interests

  • Cardiometabolic Health
  • High Intensity Interval Training
  • Resistance Training


  • The University of Sydney - Higher Degree Research Committee
  • Exercise and Sport Science Australia

Professional Memberships

  • Exercise Sports Science Australia
  • The Australian Physiological Society
  • The Physiological Society
  • NSW Cardiovascular Research Network


  • Young Investigator of the Year Finalist - Exercise and Sport Science Australia 2020-01-30
  • Awarded Highly Commended in the Research Impact Competition - NICM Health Research Institute 2020-08-10
  • Best Publication by an Emerging Researcher - NICM Health Research Institute 2020-12-07


  • PhD University of Sydney
  • MClinicalExPhysiol(Rehab) Charles Sturt University
  • BHSc University of Western Sydney

Research & Publications

Contact Details

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