Dr. David Martin

Director of Performance Research and Development, Philadelphia 76ers

Dr. Martin is currently in his 3rd season as the Director of Performance Research and Development for the Philadelphia 76ers. Initially responsible for building a 76ers sport science, sports medicine and fitness support team to assist players, Dr. Martin is now focusing on technology, innovation and scientific advancements that contribute to basketball performance. Dr. Martin began his career at the Australian Institute of Sport after receiving his PhD in Zoology and Physiology from the University of Wyoming. Dr. Martin remained at the Australian Institute of Sport for 20 years, working with both Winter and Summer Olympians, eventually rising to the level of Senior Sport Scientist. During this time, Dr. Martin also served as the National Sport Science Coordinator for Cycling Australia. Dr. Martin received his bachelors in Zoology from the College of Idaho, as well as a Masters of Exercise Physiology from Northern Michigan University.