Professor Anthony Blazevich is a Professor of Biomechanics
in the School of Medical and Health Sciences, and Director of the Centre for
Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR). His role includes teaching on
biomechanics, neurophysiology and other units, as well as leading research in
areas such as sports biomechanics, neurophysiology, strength &
- SPS1116 Biomechanics and Functional Anatomy
- SPS2116 Applied Biomechanics
- SPS4117 Clinical Exercise Physiology: Neurological and neuromuscular
- Fellow of the European College of Sports Sciences
- Member of Australian Strength & Conditioning Association
Awards and Recognition
National and International Awards
of Research Excellence, Highest number Higher Degree by Research completions in
Faculty 2014, Edith Cowan University, Australia.
- Winner of
best oral student research presentation (presented by Wing Lau), Exercise and
Sports Science Australia annual conference, Adelaide 2014.
- Best Paper
Prize: Runner-Up (2012) Council of the Anatomical Society (UK; Journal of
Anatomy). Waugh, C.M., Blazevich, A.J., Fath,
F. & Korff, T. (2012). Age-related changes in mechanical properties of the
Achilles tendon. Journal of Anatomy, 220(2):144-155.
- Top cited
article from Journal of Sports Sciences in 2012 impact factor window:
O’Donovan, Blazevich, A.J., et al. (2010). The ABC of Physical Activity for
Health in Adults: a Consensus Statement from the British Association of Sport
and Exercise Sciences. Journal of Sports Sciences, 28(6): 573-591.
- Winner of
Best Oral Presentation, AAESS biannual conference, Australian Catholic
University, Melbourne, 27-30th March 2008.
University and National Teaching Awards
- Winner Brunel
University Research Fellowship Award (BF05/05), Brunel University, UK, 2005.
Winner of the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Brunel
University, UK, 2003.
- Installed as
Teaching Fellow of the Brunel Teaching Academy, Brunel University, UK, 2003.
National and International Research Positions
- Adjunct Professor, Brunel University, UK.
Research Areas and Interests
- Strength & Conditioning (speed, power, strength, flexibility, fatigue)