2016 ACT Sport Symposium

Assoc. Prof. Paul Gastin

Associate Professor Paul Gastin is an associate professor in the Centre for Exercise and Sport Science and Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning) in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.  Paul Gastin

Paul’s teaching and research focuses on innovation in sport science and coaching practice to enhance the performance of people and organisations across the sport participation spectrum. His work is multidisciplinary and includes athlete monitoring, performance management and sport system development.

Focus areas include assessment methods to quantify load and the monitoring of athlete responses to training and competition. In addition to his work in academia, Paul worked in Olympic/Paralympic and professional sport in Australia and overseas over many years holding senior positions in leading organisations such as the Victorian Institute of Sport, the UK Sports Institute and UK Sport. He is an ESSA accredited sport scientist.

This Symposium is jointly presented by SMA ACT & AIS and will be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 March 2016.