Dr Kym Williams

Lecturer in Sport, Health and Physical Activity

College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Education (5.09)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Kym Williams is a lecturer in Sport, Health and Physical Activity and member of the SHAPE research centre. He teaches across a range of areas including strength and conditioning, applied exercise science, human functional anatomy and physiology, and biomechanics. His research interests are directed towards the application of technology in the determination of athleticism or injury susceptibility, with a secondary research interest in the effects of relative weightlessness on musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology. Kym has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in leading sport and exercise science journals, which has translated into both local and international research collaborations and consultancies.

Qualifications

2017 - Doctor of Philosophy, Exercise Science

2012 - Masters of Exercise Science, Strength & Conditioning

2010 - Bachelor of Applied Science, Human Movement and Sports Science

Honours, awards and grants

2019 College Teaching Award (Flinders University)

Key responsibilities

Lecturer in Sport Health and Physical Education.

BSHAPA Degree Member

SHAPE Research Member

Primary Supervisor of SLSSA High Performance Program

Teaching interests
  • Strength & Conditioning;
  • Biomechanics;
  • Exercise Physiology;
  • Anthropometry;
  • Physiological Testing;
  • Sports Technology;
Topic coordinator
HLPE2533 Exercise Prescription and Physiology
HLPE2402 Physiological Testing in Sport
HLPE2532 Exercise Physiology for Physical Education (2018)
HLPE3533 Applied Exercise Science (2018)
HLPE3531 Skill Acquisition and Biomechanics for Physical Educators
HLPE1552 Human Function Anatomy in Sport & Exercise
Topic lecturer
HLPE3531 Skill Acquisition and Biomechanics for Physical Educators
HLPE1552 Human Functional Anatomy Sport and Exercise
HLPE2533 Exercise Prescription and Physiology
HLPE2402 Physiological Testing in Sport
Supervisory interests
Adolescent health practices
Exercise and sport science
Exercise physiology
Exercise prescription
Physiological testing for human performance
Sport heredity
Sports biomechanics
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Associate supervisor: Sports Technology: Exercise Science (1), Biomechanics/Exercise Science (1), Biomedical Engineering (1)
Expert for media contact
Science
Sport
Adolescent Development Pathways
Data Analytics
Injury Management
Injury Prevention
Physiological Testing
Resistance Training in Adolescence
Talent Identification Practices
Technology in Sport
Training Perioidisation
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Media expertise
  • Science
  • Sport
Interests
  • Adolescent Development Pathways
  • Data Analytics
  • Injury Management
  • Injury Prevention
  • Physiological Testing
  • Resistance Training in Adolescence
  • Talent Identification Practices
  • Technology in Sport
  • Training Perioidisation

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