Associate Professor François Hug is a Principal Research Fellow in the NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health (CCRE SPINE), at the University of Queensland (Australia). He has a background in Human Movement Sciences (PhD in 2003 at the University of Aix-Marseille II, France). After a post-doctoral period at the University of Paris VI, he was employed as researcher at the French National Institute for Sports (INSEP, France). He continued his research at the University of Nantes (Laboratory “Motricité, Interactions, Performance”; France) from 2006 to 2012. François has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers (including 2 reviews) in the fields of biomechanics, neurophysiology and exercise physiology. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology and as an academic editor for PloS ONE.