He has over 20 years of experience studying, researching and teaching the physiological and psychological basis of human health and performance. Currently, he is the Program Director of Human Movement within the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia and the Chair of the South Australian Chapter of Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
He is also an active and published researcher within the International Centre for Allied Health Evidence (iCAHE) and is leading several mind-body medicine studies including clinical trials to evaluate the benefits of yoga and meditation for a number of clinical populations including stroke, brain injury, chronic headache, and breast cancer. He is an associate researcher with the world renowned Sansom Institute for health science research.
Dr. Immink regularly presents public lectures and workshops on topics which bring together western scientific understanding of the mind and body and the ancient wisdom of yoga.