About

Brian joined the JCU Exercise Physiology Clinic in 2017 as a Clinical Educator after completing his Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical). Completing his undergraduate education with James Cook University in 2016, Brian continued on with his studies and completed an honours thesis investigating the effects of periodised resistance training in Australian Soldiers in early 2018. In addition to his tertiary education, Brian is also an accredited strength and conditioning coach having completed the requirements of the Australian Strength and Conditioning Associations Level 2 course in 2015 and is recognised as a professional level coach under the ASCA’s Professional Coaches Association. Away from University, Brian is also the strength and conditioning coach for the Townsville District Rugby League Referees Association.

Previous to working at JCU, Brian was a Corporal in the Australian Army where he was responsible for maintaining the fitness of the Soldiers in his charge. This led to a passion for understanding occupational fitness and inspired Brian to undertake courses in weightlifting, powerlifting and sports training. Since leaving the Army, Brian has continued to serve as a reservist as a Human Performance Officer at the Lavarack Barracks Human Performance Centre and as the Australian Invictus Games Teams Powerlifting coach.

Within the Clinic team, Brian supervises third and fourth year Exercise Physiology students as they implement exercise interventions for various medical conditions in the clinic. As part of his duties, Brian also teaches into the third and fourth year Exercise Physiology subjects, presenting the occasional lecture and facilitating practical classes.

Teaching
  • SP3017: Principles of Clinical Exercise Physiology Practice (Level 3; CNS & TSV)
  • SP4103: Clinical Exercise Physiology 1 (Level 4; TSV)
  • SP4104: Clinical Exercise Physiology 2 (Level 4; TSV)
Interests
Research
  • Strength and Conditioning in Tactical Athletes
Experience
  • 2017 to present - Human Performance Officer, Australian Army (Townsville)
  • 2017 to present - Associate Lecturer, James Cook University (Townsville)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Memberships
  • 2017 - Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • 2016 - Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA)
  • 2016 - National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Other
  • 2018 - ASCA Level 1 Tactical Strength and Conditioning Trainer
  • 2017 - Strength and Conditioning Coach, Townsville District Rugby League Association
  • 2017 - ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist (AEP/AES)
  • 2017 - Powerlifting Coach, Australian Invictus Games Team 2017-2018
  • 2016 - ASCA Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • 2016 - Australian Weightlifting Federation Level 1 Club Weightlifting / Sports Power Coach
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