Matt Neill

Research Coordinator

Matt Neill

Matt Neill is a Research Coordinator in the Sport Injury Prevention Research Center. He obtained a BSc in Kinesiology at the University of Lethbridge, where he competed as a member of the varsity men’s soccer program. He then obtained an MSc in Kinesiology at Lakehead University studying the cerebrovascular implications of exercise. Outside of the lab, Matt is an avid rock climber and ski tourer.

Awards and Distinctions

2020 Baziuk Family Sports Medicine Graduate Award (BAZSG)

2019 Lakehead Kinesiology MSc Entrance Award

2018 University of Lethbridge Men's Soccer ET Team award

Dean Braun Scholar Award for Health and Behavioural Sciences

2016-2019 Jason Lang Scholarship

2015-2018 3x Academic All Canadian

2015-2018 Jimmy Cordon Scholarship


  1. Smith KJ, Neill M, Hoiland RL. Scratching the surface of hypoxic cerebral vascular control: a potentially polarizing view of mechanistic research in humans. J Physiol. 2020 Aug;598(16):3313-3315. doi: 10.1113/JP280244. Epub 2020 Jun 30. PMID: 32533733.



Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4