School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

PhD opportunities

Paddy Harrison

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PhD Student

Start Date: October 2019

Primary Supervisor: Dr Richard Ferguson

Secondary Supervisor(s): Dr Stephen Bailey / Dr David Bishop (Victoria University, Melbourne)


Paddy graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2019 with a BSc in Sport and Exercise Sciences, having completed a third-year dissertation project investigating the impact of post-training sauna bathing on heat acclimation in middle-distance runners. Alongside his academic studies, Paddy runs an endurance coaching and physiology testing business.


Investigating adaptations to different endurance training models and the potential for blood flow restriction training to enhance the adaptive process.