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Strength and Conditioning

The Strength and Conditioning program in the School of Medical and Health Sciences is staffed by award-winning academics who not only conduct world-leading research in Strength and Conditioning, but are also accredited Strength and Conditioning coaches in a minimum of two international organisations each. The expertise of our staff bridges the gap between science and application, providing a diverse and comprehensive educational experience for our students. Students interact with Strength and Conditioning professionals, researchers, and coaches in hands-on practical experiences that are designed to prepare students for a career in the Strength and Conditioning profession.

Work-Ready Experience

An intensive practicum program provides students with the hands-on skills necessary to practice in the field of Strength and Conditioning. During this time, and throughout their study, students gain valuable experience applying the latest cutting-edge technology employed within the profession.

Our Staff

Our award-winning academic staff includes:

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

Research awards for 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 Future Students team by calling 134 328 or send an email to


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