Professor and Head of Sports and Exercise Science | La Trobe University (Australia)
Dr. Paul Gastin is Professor and Head of Sports and Exercise Science at La Trobe University (Australia). Paul’s teaching and research focuses on innovation in sport science and coaching to enhance the performance of people and organisations across the sport participation spectrum. His work is multidisciplinary and incorporates athlete monitoring, performance management and sport system development. Focus areas include assessment methods to quantify load and athlete/soldier responses to training and competition. In addition to his work in academia, Paul has worked in Olympic/Paralympic and professional sport in Australia and overseas holding senior positions at the Victorian Institute of Sport, the UK Sports Institute and UK Sport. He is an Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Fellow and an accredited level 2 Sport Scientist and High Performance Manager.