Kevin is a Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Nutrition and Level 4 Leader for the Sport & Exercise Science course. He is an active researcher with particular interest in appetite regulation, energy balance, hormonal regulation and cardiovascular disease risk.
Kevin completed his undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science, and MSc in Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University. During these degrees, he received several academic awards including the Development Trust Prize for outstanding undergraduate achievement, as well as the Gatorade Sports Science Institute Award and Yakult Prize for outstanding postgraduate achievement. Kevin then completed his PhD under the supervision of Dr David Stensel at Loughborough University before joining Leeds Beckett University as a Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Nutrition.
Kevin has a number of research interests in the fields of exercise physiology and nutrition. His primary research to date has focussed on the influence of exercise and diet on appetite regulation, gastrointestinal hormone release and cardiovascular disease risk factors. This work has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as being presented at national and international conferences.
During his doctoral programme, Kevin's research was rewarded with the Nutrition Society Postgraduate Competition Prize and BASES Oral Presentation Award. He has also acted as an invited reviewer for several peer review journals including: British Journal of Nutrition, International Journal of Obesity and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
Outside of academia, Kevin has won national athletics titles and represented Great Britain at the European Cross Country Championships.