Sports Science & Fitness Congress 2017

Anthony Shield

Anthony Shield
Anthony Shield
Anthony Shield is Senior Lecturer at the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Queensland University of Technology and the Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation. He is the Course Coordinator for Clinical Exercise Physiology and Unit Coordinator for Functional Anatomy & Resistance Training.

He has interests in Sports injuries to hamstrings and knees, applications of eccentric resistance training to injury prevention, aging, neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training, disuse and injury.

His publications contain 38 peer-reviewed papers, mainly focused in research of hamstrings injuries and training, with many puplications in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Anthony invented also the NordBord Hamstring testing and trainingsystem, which can be used for measuring eccentric and isometric strength.