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Simon Sostaric

Melbourne Sports & Allied Health Clinic

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Our philosophy of “integration and inclusiveness” is central to our accessibility to all levels of the general public and professional organisations.

Melbourne Sports & Allied Health Clinic

Focus areas

Body composition WorkSafe Sports performance Stroke Hydration Fitness



Our Story

Melbourne Sports & Allied Health Clinic, founded in 2009 by Dr Simon Sostaric (PhD), has a track record in delivering effective and sustainable healthcare and sports performance services. An evidence based and integrated approach reinforces high precision solutions for athletes, patients and industry. We specialise in exercise physiology; sports science; 3D biomechanics; sport & clinical dietetics; remedial massage; education & research. Our philosophy of “integration and inclusiveness” is central to our accessibility to all levels of the general public and professional organisations. At Melbourne Sports & Allied Health Clinic, you will be guided by exceptionally skilled practitioners, with the highest level of care and purpose. Rebates are available for private health insurance; medicare (EPC); worksafe; TAC; DVA.



Exercise Physiology


  • Cardiovascular functional capacity and fitness evaluation

  • Body composition and metabolic evaluation

  • Exercise rehabilitation for muscle and joint injuries

  • Exercise rehabilitation for back injury and pain management

  • Weight management programs

  • Fatigue management


Sports Science


  • Metabolic responses, aerobic power (VO2max), anaerobic threshold, heart rate, power output, blood lactate responses during sub-maximal and maximal exercise.

  • Running & cycling economy evaluation

  • Body composition

  • Thermoregulatory demands during sport & exercise – core and skin temperature; sweating & electrolyte responses to changing environmental conditions

  • Hydration analysis

  • Blood biochemistry – monitor training or nutritional adaptations; identifying incomplete or altered recovery status; muscle damage or overtraining syndrome

  • Heat and hypoxic acclimation programs

  • Endurance sports

  • Young athlete training and competition loads


Clinical & Sports Dietetics


  • Weight management (loss/maintenance/gain)

  • Body composition assessment and analysis (DEXA scan / skinfolds)

  • Meal planning and nutrition plans

  • Athlete race day/competition nutrition plans

  • Management of food allergies, intolerances (FODMAPs, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, runners gut, GORD, diverticulitis)

  • Management of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes (T1DM, T2DM, gestational diabetes, insulin resistance)

  • Fatigue disorders

  • Autoimmune disorders

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome

  • General healthy eating

  • Management of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke

  • Supermarket tours


Athlete Training

Dr. Simon Sostaric is highly experienced in the field of physical preparation and training services, ulitising the latest scientific methods and monitoring metrics.

Dr. Sostaric is recognised for his work with professional athletes. However, you don’t need to be an elite athlete to benefit from a high level of support and guidance in your chosen sport or event.


  • Endurance running

  • Triathlon

  • Road & track endurance cycling

  • Motor racing

  • Football

  • Tennis


Workplace Injury Solutions


  • Risk assessment and task analysis

  • Physiological, biochemical and biomechanical monitoring

  • Thermoregulation

  • Heat and hypoxia acclimation programs

  • Manual handling

  • Fatigue monitoring and management

  • Exercise rehabilitation – return to work programs

  • Fit for work programs




Specialist Services

At Melbourne Sports & Allied Health Clinic, we are strong advocates of investigating complex injuries and illnesses with high precision measurements. After all, it is not possible to manage what is not measured. Our point of difference is not just treating signs and symptoms, but focussing on the mechanisms, thus allowing the most effective level of integrated solutions.


  • Running injuries – 3D biomechanics; biofeedback training; exercise physiology

  • Athlete performance evaluations – exercise physiology / sport science

  • Athlete competition nutrition plans – sport dietetics

  • Heat acclimatisation – exercise physiology

  • Scientific weight loss programs – exercise physiology; clinical dietetics

  • Back injury rehabilitation & pain management – exercise physiology; remedial massage

  • Fatigue & metabolic disorders – exercise physiology; clinical dietetics

  • Clinical research trials – exercise physiology; biomechanics; dietetics

  • Validation case studies and white papers – exercise physiology; biomechanics; clinical dietetics




Contact us today for more information.

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