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Senior Lecturer, Exercise Physiology, Nottingham Trent University

Dr. Hough is a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology. Dr. Hough graduated from the University of Stirling with a BSc. (Hons) in Psychology. Following this he completed an MSc. in Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University and remained at Loughborough to complete a part-time PhD while also working as an Exercise Physiology technician. His PhD examined the endocrine responses to endurance training specifically focusing on the use of hormones as biomarkers of training stress. Following a period as a Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire he moved to Nottingham Trent University to take up a role as a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology. His research at Nottingham Trent University continues to focus on the endocrine and immune responses to external stressors (e.g. exercise training and mental stress) and their alterations during recovery.


  • 2018–present
    Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University
  • 2015–2018
    Senior lecturer, University of Bedfordshire
  • 2013–2015
    Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire
  • 2006–2013
    Technician, Loughborough University


  • 2012 
    Loughborough University, PhD Exercise Physiology
  • 2006 
    Loughborough University, MSc Exercise Physiology
  • 2002 
    University of Stirling, BSc (Hons) Psychology