Aaron Coutts is a distinguished professor in sport and exercise science. Aaron teaches in the areas of applied exercise physiology, exercise prescription and research design and statistics. His research is focused around developing evidence-based methods for improving performance and health of athletes. Aaron also provides sport science advice to several top-level professional football clubs and sporting organizations. He is a Director of Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) and a member of the Nike Sport Research Laboratory Advisory Board. Aaron has published more than 200 scientific articles and has been an invited speaker to many sport science conferences. He is an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance and an editorial board member for the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. He is also an accredited sport scientist with the ESSA.