Dr Simon Sostaric is a distinguished exercise physiologist, sports scientist and researcher. He holds a physiology doctorate (Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia) & is the founder and director of Melbourne Sports & Allied Health Clinic - a private practice specialising in sports performance; patient healthcare; NDIS therapies; biomedical research; and industry healthcare. He has practiced for 28 years, including multi-year periods abroad. Outcome focuses include:
developing & validating scientific innovation in healthcare and human performance
integrating outcome orientated results in rehabilitation
bridging gaps between complex research and progressive practical application
Clinically, Simon specialises in exercise rehabilitation; capacity building for individuals living with disabilities; fatigue; metabolic disorders; cardiovascular disease, autoimmune & hormonal disorders. His research expertise includes; mechanisms of fatigue; overtraining syndrome; muscle damage; systemic inflammation; metabolic & electrolyte disturbances; heat and hypoxic physiology. Dr Sostaric’s research outcomes have been presented internationally, and published in high impact factor peer reviewed journals.
Dr Sostaric has accomplished an international track record in many sports, including: endurance running; triathlon; cycling; football; adventure sports; extreme sports and motor racing (Formula 1; world endurance racing; motoGP). He is regularly engaged by professional sporting organisations, institutions and athletes - to provide expertise in leadership, innovation, and ethical best practice.
Dr Sostaric has established a track record of delivering timely, reliable & cost effective commercialisation projects for high profile clients. Furthermore, he has a deep understanding of the scope of global growth in biomedical, exercise and sport sciences.