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Mr Mark Drehlich



Associate Lecturer


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus

Biography summary

Mr Mark Drehlich is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Management in Deakin Business School and is a member of the Centre for Sport Reserach.

Mark's research focuses on sport and active recreation participation and community development through sport, with a particular emphasis on issues of the use of technology in driving participation in sport. To date he has published his research in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Mark has gained extensive through his work in the sports industry, having worked with numerous sporting organisations in order to strengthen organisations, develop athlete pathways and participation opportunities. Within the Deakin sport management program, he has taught at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in subjects spanning topics such as sport marketing, sport development, sport performance, sport and society, as well as sport events and facilities management.

Mark served on the board of the BMX Victoria from 2018-2019, undertaking the role of Treasurer and Chair from 2018-2019.

Research interests

Sport participation & innovative approaches

Physical activity


Units taught

MMS 711 Introduction to the sport industry

MMS 202 Managing high performance sport

MMS 307 Sport facilities & events

MMS 308 Sport Marketing

MMS 713 Sport policy & development

Knowledge areas

  • Sport development
  • High performance sport management
  • Project management
  • Sport Marketing


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Using the technology acceptance model to explore adolescents' perspectives on combining technologies for physical activity promotion within an intervention: usability study

Mark Drehlich, Michael Naraine, Katie Rowe, Samuel Lai, Jo Salmon, Helen Brown, Harriet Koorts, Susie Macfarlane, Nicola Ridgers

(2020), Vol. 22, pp. 1-12, Journal of medical internet research, Toronto, Canada, C1

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