Dr Dan Jolley

Dr Dan Jolley is a former personal trainer who now works as a lecturer and strength & conditioning coach. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, then began working as a personal trainer to fund his obsession with sport. After representing Australia in American football, he took up coaching, and completed a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology. He was the head of strength and conditioning for Gridiron Australia for two World Championship campaigns (2011 & 2015) and has also coached in the WAFL (Australian football) competition and the Perth Scorchers (WBBL). He holds a PhD in Educational Psychology at Curtin University in Perth where he carried out research on the competence and confidence of fitness professionals. Be sure to check out his website at Critical Fitness and his Facebook page where he tackles pseudoscience in the fitness industry.

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