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Meet the team at Progressive Sports

Dr Evan Coventry

Director

Experience

  • PhD in Australian Rules Kicking Biomechanics
  • Masters in Biomechanics
  • USOC
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Junior Football Coach

PhD Thesis:

Biomechanical Considerations of the Effect of Fatigue on Kicking in Australian Rules Football.

Publications:

  • Coventry, E., Ball, K., Parrington, L., Aughey, R., & McKenna, M. (2015). Kinematic effects of a short-term fatigue protocol on punt-kicking performance. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(15), 1596-1605.
  • Coventry, E., Ball, K., Parrington, L., Taylor, S. B., Aughey, R. J., & McKenna, M. J. (2011). The effect of a game-specific short term fatigue protocol on kicking in Australian football. Portuguese Journal of Sport Sciences, 11(supp. 2), 69-72.
  • Coventry, E., O’Connor, K. M., Hart, B. A., Earl, J. E., & Ebersole, K. T. (2006). The effect of lower extremity fatigue on shock attenuation during single-leg landing. Clinical Biomechanics, 21(10), 1090-1097.
  • Coventry, E., Sands, W. A., & Smith, S. L. (2006). Hitting the vault board: Implications for vaulting take‐off‐a preliminary investigation. Sports Biomechanics, 5(1), 63-75.

Mr Xavier Gargan

Director

Experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Junior Football Coach