Dr Simon Roberts (Reader in Sport and Exercise Pedagogy) is an academic member of staff with teaching duties at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). Simon is also the Programme Leader for the Professional Doctorate in Applied Sport and Exercise Science (DSPORTEXSci) and is currently a member of the Football Exchange at LJMU. Simon sits on the Editorial Board for the European Journal of Sport in Society and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Sports Sciences. Simon's teaching duties include Research Methods and Independent Research Projects. Simon's research is translational in nature and includes a variety of methods and disciplines to support practitioners deal with work-based developments and problems. An emerging area of research interest is understanding the learning nexus of applied practitioners in sport and exercise science enrolled on doctoral education programmes.