Timothy Lathlean

Timothy Lathlean

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Lathlean is a post-doctoral research fellow with the precision health future science platform (CSIRO) at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). Dr Lathlean’s research focuses around musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and cardiovascular health and how this impacts on performance. His PhD focused on the epidemiology of sports injury in elite junior team sport, identifying a U-curve relationship between training load and injury, that is impacted by player wellness. Clinically, Dr Lathlean has over ten years experience as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP). He is skilled in the implementation of exercise-based interventions for a variety of clinical populations, specifically those with cardiac and neuromuscular conditions.

Dr Lathlean is currently available for potential HDR projects within the areas of exercise physiology, rehabilitation for chronic conditions and monitoring and management of sports injuries. Dr Lathlean has expertise in project management across observational studies as well as secondary research. He is skilled in piloting of various health-based interventions and has proficiency in both sports-based and health-based technologies.

ORCID 0000-0001-7340-1567; ResearcherID: X-7938-2019; ScopusAuthorID: 57202568828

Dr Lathlean is currently available for potential HDR projects within the areas of exercise physiology, sports performance and neuromuscular health.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Adjunct Post-Doctoral Researcher The International Spine Centre
    2021 - 2022 Adjunct Lecturer, Discipline of Exercise and Sports Science University of New England
    2021 - 2024 Adjunct Lecturer, Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2021 Award ECR Sports Science Award (Finalist) Exercise and Sports Science Australia Conference 2021 Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2012 - 2017 Monash University Australia Doctor of Philosophy (Injury Epidemiology/ Biostatistics/Sports Medicine), Monash Injury Research In
    2009 - 2012 Flinders University Australia Masters in Clinical Rehabilitation
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) ESSA: Exercise and Sports Science Australia, member of the National Alliance of Self-Regulating Health Professions
    Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES) ESSA: Exercise and Sports Science Australia, member of the National Alliance of Self-Regulating Health Professions
  • Research Interests

  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Environmental Physiology University of New England Master of Science (Research) Master Mr Graeme Bonato
    2018 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Collective Movement Analysis University of New England Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Mr Hayden Koudela

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