Glen Lichtwark is an Associate Professor in Exercise and Sports Science in the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland. His primary area of expertise is Biomechanics and Muscle Physiology. Glen was awarded his PhD in 2005 from University College London (UK), where he studied the influence of muscle and tendon elasticity on power output and energetics of human muscle. He has subsequently worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Royal Veterinary College (UK), Imperial College (UK) before undertaking a NHMRC Peter Doherty Postdoctoral Fellowship with Griffith University and UQ. He currently holds funding through the ARC Discovery and Linkage programs. He has also received industry funding from the Australian Sports Commission, Cricket Australia, Asics Oceania and Cerebral Palsy Alliance.