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Senior Lecturer, Sport and Exercise Science, University of Brighton

I graduated in Sports Science from the University of Brighton in 1994 and followed this with a PhD in Exercise physiology with a focus on muscle metabolism during intermittent and continuous exercise. I was appointed exercise physiologist for the Great Britain Cycling Team in 1999 and have coached numerous Paralympic cyclists to gold medal success. I have an MSc in cardiology and have published work in cardiology, training theory, clinical exercise physiology along with work in swimming, cycling, handcycling and football.
I have been awarded a fellowship of BASES the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science and sit on the accreditation committee. I have won the Mussabini Medal for Coaching in Paracycling.In my current role I am a senior lecturer at the University of Brighton and lecture in exercise physiology, training theory, sports nutrition and clinical exercise physiology. My current research focuses on Paralympic sports, training and sports performance.I continue to coach in swimming, cycling and surfing. I am an accompolished open water swimmer having amongst other events completed the English channel solo in 11 hours 47 min.


  • 2000–present
    Senior lecturer, University of Brighton


  • 2003 
    University of Brighton, MSc Cardiology
  • 2000 
    University of Brighton, PhD

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