How Deakin is helping Geelong win the flag

Mon, 20 Jun 2011 11:00:00 +1000

Joel Selwood is just one of the Geelong football club's players to have benefitted from a sports science partnership with Deakin University.

A team led by Dr Paul Gastin discovered inefficiencies in Selwood's gait which have since been modified to help him become the elite footballer that he is.

The Geelong Advertiser's Daniel Breen has pulled together the full story.


Joel Selwood
Joel Selwood has benefited from a sports science partnership between the Geelong Cats and Deakin University
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  • Results are used to monitor training loads, work on weaknesses and assist with injury management.
  • Slipping on a GPS vest for training is now almost as natural to Geelong
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21st February 2011