Marc is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.
Marc received his PhD (Deans List) from The University of Western Australia in March 2015. Marc’s doctoral research investigated the effect of exercise on inflammation and iron metabolism. Marc’s current research examines the role of nutrition, physical activity and its impact on disease progression, more specifically musculoskeletal function/structure; key factors for fall and fracture prevention. He is an accredited Exercise and Sport Scientist (Level 2) and Nutritionist. Previously, Marc worked in industry as a Sports Physiologist at the Western Australian Institute of Sport. Marc’s current research program is based out of the based at the Royal Perth Hospital Research Foundation and is supported by his expertise in the design, coordination and conduct of RCTs, and the analysis of data from large cohort studies. Marc is a committee member of the Australia and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia Frailty Research Early to Mid-Career Researchers Committee as well as the ECU Early and Mid-Career Researcher Committee. In 2019, Marc was part of a national Taskforce which released a report for a national sarcopenia definition.
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