Mike Climstein (PhD, FASMF, FACSM, FESSA, AEP) holds clinical and research appointments. He is currently Director of Chronic Disease Rehabilitation at the Vale Medical Practice, Adjunct Assoc. Professor in the Exercise, Health & Performance Faculty Research Group at The University of Sydney and Adjunct Assoc. Professor and Co-Director of the Water Based Research Unit at Bond University.
Mike has 87 papers, 10 book chapters and 38 grants (internal and external funding) totalling in excess of $7.8m (AUD). His academic and clinical accomplishments has been peer recognized having received fellowship by Sports Medicine Australia (FASMF), American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM) and Exercise and Sports Science Australia (FESSA). Additionally, Mike has received a number of awards for his research efforts. He is an editorial board member and reviewer for a number of exercise and sports science journals.
Mike’s research involves clinical exercise physiology/sports science, masters athletes, deleterious effects of aging and chronic conditions on bone health/segmental body composition. He is currently supervising PhD students in the areas of cardiac rehabilitation, world masters games athletes, surfing (bone health and exostoses) and residential-aged adults.