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About Dr Rudi A Meir

Dr Rudi Meir AssocDipSptSc(NRCAE), BAppSc(CCAE), MA(Deakin), PhD(SCU)

Rudi's research interests relate mainly to elite team sport performance and program design. However, he has published widely on a range of topics that include exercise technique, fluid loss in team sports and recreational surfing, long-term injury consequences, ergogenic aids in sport, and attitudes of adolescent athletes to performance enhancing drugs. He brings more than 20 years industry experience as a strength and conditioning coach, and skills coach in professional rugby league and rugby union, to his research. He has held senior coaching roles with teams in the National Rugby League, English Super League, and English Premiership Rugby. In addition he has been an invited consultant to professional rugby league and union teams in Japan, South Africa, Ireland, and Wales. His expertise as a researcher and coach has been recognised with invitations to work with international teams in 15-a-side rugby and rugby Sevens for both The Rugby Football Union of England and the Welsh Rugby Union.


Present Senior Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Health and Human Sciences

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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore, NSW
Australia, 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3911
Fax: (+61 2) 6620 3880


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