Professor Aron Murphy

Dean - Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

Aron Murphy

Phone: +61 2 6773 5009



Prof Murphy was previously the Head of the School of Science and Technology at the University of New England. He has previously worked at the Sydney Academy of Sport,where he worked with elite and developing athletes with a disability across a number of sports including track and field, basketball, rugby union, and swimming.

Aron has also worked successfully as a consultant for several high-profile teams including the Sydney Swans for eight years in the Australian Football League and the NSW Waratahs rugby union.


BAppSci (UNE) BHumMovSci(Hons) (SCU) PhD (SCU)

Research Interests

Major areas of research interest are in musculotendinous stiffness and athletic performance, adaptations to exercise training, and examining the biomechanics of gait following ACL injury in females


Professor Murphy has an extensive publication record in books, C1 journals, conference abstracts and lay publications. He led a Sport and Exercise Science research group that achieved an ERA ranking of 5 in 2012.


Editorial Board for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and the Open Sports Medicine Journal

Member of the International Society of Biomechanics and The Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.