Innovative sport, exercise and health research can significantly aid our community. Our overall research and development aims are to help positively drive our community health and wellness, in areas such as promoting physical activity and sports participation, and to aid in the development and improvement of athletes and coaches performance.
Areas of research interest and experience of academics at the school of sport include strength and conditioning, sports leadership, sports sociology, clinical exercise physiology, sport and education and disruptive technology in sport science.
The Sports team welcomes collaboration so please don't hesitate to contact their Academic Lead (Research).
Researchers and their research interests:
Graeme Sequeira — Researches clinical exercise physiology and entrepreneurship within the realm of sport and exercise
Graeme is a Senior Lecturer and an Academic Lead (Research) at the School of Social Work and Sport. His research focuses on identifying effective exercise interventions for special populations.
Ben Reynolds — Researches injury prevention, hamstring injuries, exercise methods
Ben is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Work and Sport. He comes from a physiotherapy background and has a strong interest in identifying effective educational tools and approaches, including eLearning at tertiary level.
Fran Serrano — Researches sports management
Fran is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Work and Sport and is interested in leadership and the role it plays in athlete performance, communication, organisational behaviour and mental skills.
Jaron Kung — Researches strength and conditioning, speed and power, Olympic lifting, injury prevention, performance enhancement and coaching
Jaron is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Work and Sport and is an avid researcher.
Mihi Nemani — Researches sport sociology in relation to ethnicity and gender
Mihi is a Principal Lecturer at the School of Social Work and Sport and is interested in providing a voice for minority groups in the sporting environment.