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Research Biography

Kym Williams is a lecturer in Sport, Health and Physical Activity and member of the SHAPE research centre. He teaches across a range of areas including strength and conditioning, applied exercise science, human functional anatomy and physiology, and biomechanics. His research and supervisory interest are directed towards the application of technology in the determination of athleticism or injury suseptibility. Kym has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in leading sport and exercise science journals, which has translated into both local and international research collaborations and consultancies.

Research Interests

  • The design and application of technology in sport;

  • Neuromuscular contractile profiling;

  • Heredity and talent identification practices in determination of athletic endowment;

  • The effects of weightlessness on human anatomy and physiology;

Supervised Students Successes

  • Nov 2020 Andrew Vonow - Best Biomedical Engineering HDR Project
  • Nov 2018 Emilia Corbo - Best Biomedical Engineering HDR Project, Runner-Up

Completed Supervisions

Principal Supervisions:
  • Sports Technology / Preventative Practices (1)
Associate Supervisions:
  • Sports Technology / Preventative Practices (2)


  • Registered

Research Areas

  • Education

Supervisory Interests

  • Sports biomechanics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Adolescent health practices
  • Exercise and sport science
  • Exercise prescription
  • Sport heredity
  • Physiological testing for human performance


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