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Dr Georgia Allen
Lecturer, Sport
  • Sports Coaching
  • Young People in Sport
  • Developing Children’s Life Skills Through Sport
  • Using Sport to Promote Academic Achievement

Dr Davies Banda
Senior Lecturer, Sport
  • Sport policies
  • Youth sport programmes
  • Sport as a tool for social good
  • Sport for development
  • Sport management

Andy Buckton
Senior Lecturer, Sport
  • Exercise psychology
  • Physical activity promotion

Dale Forsdyke
Lecturer, Sports Injury Management
  • Psychology of Sports Injury: Risk, Response, and Rehabilitation
  • Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Sports Injury Prevention Techniques
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation Techniques

John Gray
Senior Lecturer, Sport
  • Psychology of elite performers
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Counselling support for athletes

Damian Harper
Lecturer, Exercise Physiology & Performance Conditioning
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Movement Efficiency
  • Sport and Exercise Physiology

Dr Michelle Jones
Associate Dean (Quality), Faculty of Health & Life Sciences
  • Physiology of sport
  • Exercise referral
  • Children in sport
  • Physical activity promotion

Dr Gareth Jowett
Lecturer, Sport
  • Perfectionism in Youth Sport
  • Athlete Burnout
  • Engagement in Youth Sport
  • Sport Motivation and Emotion

Andreas Liefeith
Senior Lecturer, Sport
  • Sport and exercise biomechanics
  • Sports performance conditioning

Mark Mierzwinski
Lecturer, Sport
  • Gender and martial arts
  • Bullying within schools and sport
  • The theoretical concepts of Pierre Bourdieu

Dr Ian Sadler
Head of Department - Applied Human Sciences
  • Exercise physiology
  • Teaching and learning in higher education
  • Sport science and Rugby League

Professor Andy Smith
Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences
  • Exercise adherence
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Exercise referral
  • The future of sport

Mark Sullivan
Senior Lecturer, Sport
  •  Personal training
  • Coaching
  • Sports massage therapy
  • Prehabilitation and rehabilitation
  • Personal and professional development
  • Vocational qualifications

Dr Philippa Velija
Head of Programme, Sport Education & Development
  •   Women in sport
  • Sport and media
  • Sport and commercialisation
  • Sport, equality & diversity
  • Research methods in sport

Dr Nick Watson
Senior Lecturer, Sport
  • Sport and religion/faith
  • Disability sport
  • Athletic identity
  • Olympics, Special Olympics and Paralympics

Brett Wilkie
Head of Programme, Sport & Exercise Science
  • Nutritional analysis and performance in sport
  •  Strength and conditioning
  • Technology in coaching and pedagogy