Dr Darren Morton is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Science and lead researcher in the Lifestyle Research Centre at Avondale College of Higher Education, where he has been based since 1994. He is a recipient of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council award for outstanding contributions to student learning in the University sector.

After undergoing teacher training, Darren went on to complete a PhD degree in Human Physiology. His PhD research, along with subsequent studies, have lead to him being considered the world expert on the “stitch”—more accurately known in the medical and scientific literature as exercise-related transient abdominal pain. Darren’s present research passion is the emerging field of Lifestyle Medicine and he was instrumental in the development of, and features in, the leading global lifestyle intervention known as the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP).

Darren has numerous academic and popular publications. He has published articles in leading medical and scientific journals including the British Medical Journal Open, Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Nutrition and Metabolism and the American Journal of Cardiology.  His contributions to the Australian Health and Fitness industry earned him the Australian Fitness Network Author of the Year award. Darren also has written several books and contributes regularly to popular magazines.

He has also delivered hundreds of presentations on lifestyle related topics to corporate, education and community groups throughout Australia and Internationally. He is sort after speaker and one of the key presenters in the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) which is a lifestyle intervention used globally.

Darren has been a former national level athlete and still remains competitive in triathlon and multisport events. Today he enjoys family time, hang gliding, and empowering others to live more.

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