Alan Nevill is the Research Professor in the Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing, Wolverhampton University (specialization in biostatistics applied to health, sport and exercise sciences). His most recent research specializes in multilevel and allometric modelling of large data sets, analysing human health and performance associated with body size. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sports Sciences and on the Editorial Board of Paediatric Exercise Sciences. He studied for his BSc (Hons) in Mathematics at Loughborough University and completed his PhD in Statistics at Bradford University. He is Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) and a past Chair of Birmingham and Merseyside’s RSS local groups. Alan has been a consultant statistician to Allied Dunbar National Fitness Survey, Chelsea FC and is currently the consultant statistician to the Oil and Gas industry in collaboration with Robert Gorgons University Aberdeen.