Dr Simon Sostaric
PhD., BAppSc., AEP., AES
Dr Simon Sostaric is a distinguished exercise physiologist, sports scientist and researcher. He holds a physiology doctorate (Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia), in the field of electrolyte regulation and muscle fatigue during intense and endurance exercise. Simon is the founder and director of Melbourne Sports & Allied Health Clinic - a private practice specialising in patient healthcare; sports performance; biomedical research; and industry healthcare. He has practiced for 20+ years, including multi-year periods in the USA, Europe, and Japan.
Clinically, Simon specialises in exercise rehabilitation; fatigue; metabolic disorders; cardiovascular disease, autoimmune & hormonal disorders. His research expertise includes; mechanisms of fatigue; overtraining syndrome; muscle damage; systemic inflammation; metabolic & electrolyte disturbances; heat and hypoxic physiology. Dr Sostaric’s research outcomes have been presented internationally, and published in high impact factor peer reviewed journals.
Dr Sostaric has accomplished an international track record in many sports, including, but not limited to: running; triathlon; cycling; football; adventure sports; extreme sports and motor racing (Formula 1; motoGP; World Endurance; GP2; GP3; British F4; Australian F4; American Superbike; World Superbike). He is regularly engaged by professional sporting organisations, institutions and athletes - to provide leadership, innovation, and ethical best practice.
Dr Sostaric consults in Sydney 1-2 times per month, and other locations by request.
- Exercise & Sports Science Australia
- Sports Science Advisory Group - Exercise & Sport Science Australia
- Sports Medicine Australia
- American College of Sports Medicine
- International Society of Exercise & Immunology
- International Interest Group - Potassium, Sodium & the Function of Heart and Muscle
- Australian Strength & Conditioning Association