Researcher biography

Brittany graduated with a Bachelor of Human Nutrition and a Bachelor of Sports Studies (Honours) from the University of Canberra. Brittany has undertaken a Postgraduate Scholar role at the AIS in biomechanics which involved numerous research projects and working in the daily training environment with athletes. She continues to work with Athletics Australia in a biomechanics performance support role with para and able-body athletes from the emerging to elite level.

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Research interests

Relationship between brain impairment and performance in runners

Project title

Developing evidence-based methods of classification for athletes with cerebral palsy competing in paralympic running.


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