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Professor Matt Driller Ass Prof in Sport and Exercise Science, Sports & Exercise Science

Matt Driller is an Associate Professor in Sport and Exercise Science, based at the Bundoora campus. Matt joined La Trobe from the University of Waikato in New Zealand (2014-2020). Matt has both academic and industry experience and worked at the Tasmanian Institute of Sport while completing his PhD (2006-2009), the Australian Institute of Sport (2009 - 2014) and was the Head of Performance Physiology at High Performance Sport New Zealand (2017-2018).
Matt has had extensive involvement as a sports physiologist over a range of sports spanning from age group/development athletes through to Olympic and Paralympic medalists. Matt has traveled domestically and internationally with teams from a range of sports for National and World Championship competitions and was a Sports Physiologist for the Australian Paralympic Team at the London Games in 2012.
Matt has published over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles, with the majority of these papers in the area of fatigue, recovery and sleep in elite athletes.


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