Associate Professor Kym Guelfi is a teaching and research academic in the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health at The University of Western Australia. She is involved in a number of research projects investigating the role of exercise in disease prevention and management (particularly obesity and diabetes). More specifically, she is interested in 1) the inter-relationship between exercise, appetite and food intake - and the implications for weight management; 2) the role of exercise during pregnancy for the prevention and management of gestational diabetes and other health-related complications; 3) and the role of exercise in managing type 1 diabetes mellitus. Her work has been published in quality peer-review journals and she regularly presents at national and international conferences. She supervises several PhD students and has been successful in obtaining a number of research grants to investigate the role of exercise in the prevention and management of diabetes and obesity.