Professor Alan Morton AM was appointed a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honour List (2001). He has been on the staff at the University of Western Australia for 30 years. He is an exercise physiologist with university teaching and research experience in Australia, Canada and the United States of America. He has more than 260 scientific publications in the form of books, booklets, book chapters and research articles which appear in international journals of medicine, sports medicine and exercise science. He has reviewed research for a number of international scientific societies and is currently on the editorial board of an international sports medicine journal.