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Strength and Conditioning

The Strength and Conditioning program in the School ofMedical and Health Sciences is staffed by award-winning academics who not onlyconduct world-leading research in Strength and Conditioning, but are alsoaccredited Strength and Conditioning coaches in a minimum of two internationalorganisations each. The expertise of our staff bridges the gap between scienceand application, providing a diverse and comprehensive educational experiencefor our students. Students interact with Strength and Conditioning professionals,researchers, and coaches in hands-on practical experiences that are designed toprepare students for a career in the Strength and Conditioning profession.

Work-Ready Experience

An intensive practicumprogram provides students with the hands-on skills necessary to practice in thefield of Strength and Conditioning. During this time, and throughout theirstudy, students gain valuable experience applying the latest cutting-edgetechnology employed within the profession.

Our Staff

Our award-winningacademic staff includes:

  • President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association – Associate Professor G. Gregory Haff; and
  • President of the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association – Dr. Daniel Baker.

Research awardsfor staff include:

  • NSCA: Terry J. Housh – Outstanding Young Investigator Award:
    • 2014 – Sophia Nimphius, Ph.D;
    • 2001 – G. Gregory Haff, Ph.D.
  • NSCA: William J. Kraemer – Sports Scientist Award:
    • 2011 – G. Gregory Haff, Ph.D;
    • 2004 – Robert U. Newton, Ph.D.
  • UKSCA: Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year (Education & Research):
    • 2014 – G. Gregory Haff, Ph.D.


Strength and Conditioning, Course Coordinator
Associate Professor Gregory Haff

For course specific information, please talk to our Student Recruitment team by calling 134 328 or send an email to


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