Dr. Sam Ryan


La Trobe University

Academic Background:

PhD, Exercise and Sport Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
Bachelor of Commerce (Economics)

Personal Interests:

Physiology and psychology of endurance exercise, macroeconomics, education.


Dr Sam Ryan is a Digital Research Analyst at Intersect Australia, based at La Trobe University. He is a Doctor of Exercise Science with research experience in quantitative data collection and analysis methods, data management practices, and teaching of research technologies to research students and early career researchers. He remains an active researcher in the field of exercise science alongside his work with La Trobe researchers and is currently completing a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics. He has 6 years as a Sport Scientist in professional football, 5 years as an active researcher at Australian Catholic University and University of Technology Sydney, 3 years as a Sessional Teaching Academic at La Trobe University.