Sports Physiologist, Western Sydney University

Dr Lovell is a Senior lecturer at the University of Western Sydney. Ric has co-authored 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book-chapters. His predominant research focus investigated optimal preparation strategies for soccer players, and monitoring physical workloads in training and competitive match-play settings. During this time, Ric has consulted for a number of Premier League and Football League Clubs as a British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited practitioner.


  • 2011–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of Western Sydney


  • 2006 
    University of Hull, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    Hamstring Injury Prevention in Soccer: before or after training?
    Primary Investigator
    Funding Source:
    NSW Sporting Injuries Committee