Dr Lindsey Reece

by Aquatic Recreation Institute on May 10, 2022

Dr Lindsey Reece

Director Sport Programs, Intervention and Epidemiology - Sydney University

Lindsey has extensive experience in Policy and Strategy, Research and Evaluation, specialising in Sport and Physical Activity. Within her current role as Director Sports Programs, Lindsey oversees several Sport Australia's major grant programs, manages strategic activities that support broad sector engagement including digital innovations, and manages key industry strategies including Physical Literacy and National Sport Volunteering. 

As an Affiliate Academic University of Sydney, Lindsey's research focuses on the promotion of physical activity and sport at a population level to promote health and wellbeing. At the forefront of a paradigm shift, Lindsey's work focuses on re-defining the meaning and value of sport, working at the intersection of academia, policy, and practice. 

Lindsey's global leadership in Sport and Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH); Executive committee position on the Australasian Society for Physical Activity (ASPA); Academic lead for parkrun au and her active membership parkrun global research board. Lindsey also has an international affiliation with the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM), Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom.