Distinguished Professor Aaron Coutts, Director
Research expertise: training science; fatigue and recovery; training load quantification; team sports; wearable technology; performance analysis; environmental physiology.
Professor John Evans
Research expertise: Indigenous sport; sports coaching; indigenous education.
Associate Professor Mark Watsford
Research expertise: neuromechanical properties of muscle as they relate to injury and athletic performance; performance analysis of Australian football; factors contributing to injury risk in sport; exercise for the older population; physical activity interventions to improve health and physical function.
Dr Rob Bower
Research expertise: biomechanics; sports engineering; sport equipment design; tennis, cricket, baseball.
Dr Job Fransen
Research expertise: talent identification in soccer; team handball; rugby league and other team sports; research on perceptual-cognitive skill in e-sports and soccer; research on the factors underpinning the development of motor competence in children and adolescents.
Dr Lee Wallace
Research expertise: monitoring training and performance; injury; perception of effort.
Dr Libby Pickering-Rodriguez
Research expertise: neuromechanical properties of muscle as they relate to injury and athletic performance; biomechanical technique analysis; factors contributing to injury risk in sport.
Dr Katie Slattery
Research expertise: exercise physiology; endurance physiology.
Dr Ben Halkon
Research expertise: sports engineering; biomechanics; instrumentation and measurement including sports wearable sensor technology; real-time training feedback system research and development; dynamic characterisation of sports equipment; personal protective equipment development, evaluation and standards.