Marc PortusMarc Portus PhD,
Manager, Sport Science Sport Medicine Unit
Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence
Marc oversees the strategy and operations of the Cricket Australia SSSM unit and is based at the Centre of Excellence in Brisbane. His main duties are to work with staff and various stakeholders to implement research and technical development initiatives in Australian cricket programs. Included in this is PhD scholar supervision, the management of CA sport science staff and researchers at the COE in Brisbane and the AIS in Canberra. Marc has a research background in sports biomechanics covering cricket batting, throwing, illegal bowling actions and bowling techniques associated with lower back injuries and ball release speed. He is also a member of the ICC panel of Human Movement Specialists.