Leader, Sport Science Research @ Queensland Academy of Sport
Allan is the Research Leader at the Queensland Academy of Sport, and holds Adjunct appointments at Canberra, Griffith and Victoria Universities. He is a former Chief Scientist of the Australian Institute of Sport, where he worked for 27 years and still has an Honorary Emeritus position. He has a long history of involvement in research and the application of findings to practical work with sports. His research activities have included areas such as talent identification, preparation of athletes for competition in the heat, altitude training, doping detection, and development of technologies aimed at athlete monitoring in laboratory and field situations.