School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences


In this section you will find contact details and information regarding all members of staff affiliated with Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

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Professor Mark Lewis is the Dean of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

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Dr Sam Allen

Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics

Kat Allott

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Biomechanics)

Pete Alway

Research Associate (Cricket Fast Bowling)

Daniel Angus

Graduate University Teacher

Dr Soukaina Bahsoun

Graduate University Teacher

Dr Stephen Bailey

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Professor Alan Bairner

Professor of Sport and Social theory

Dr Thomas Balshaw

Lecturer in Kinesiology, Strength, and Conditioning

Dr Stephan Bandelow

Visting Fellow in Psychology

Dr Comille Bandura

Research Associate (Understanding the role of alcohol consumption in football cultures)

Dr Jamie Barker

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Charlotte Barradell

Ethics, Regulatory and Compliance Administrator

Dr Laura Barrett

Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Donald Barron

Applied Performance Analysis Lead

Tracey Beaty

Administrative Assistant (Dean of School's Office)

Jo Bebb

Postgraduate Research Administrator

Dr Donna Bentley

Regulatory and Compliance Manager

Professor Lettie Bishop

Professor of Exercise Immunology

Dr Glen Blenkinsop

Lecturer in Motor Control & Biomechanics of Sport

Professor Barry Bogin

Emeritus Professor of Biological Anthropology

Dr Steven Bradbury

Lecturer in Sport, Equality and Diversity

Eleanor Braithwaite

Technical Officer in Biochemistry

Karl Brennan

University Teacher in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

Mj Brown

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Biochemistry)

Dr Dave Burke

Technical Tutor in Sport Biomechanics

Dr Andrew Butterworth

University Teacher in Applied Performance Analysis

Tom Cable

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Exercise Physiology)

Professor Lorraine Cale

Professor in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

Professor Noel Cameron

Emeritus Professor of Human Biology

James Caron

Graduate University Teacher

Lauren Carter

Wellbeing Adviser

Dr Ash Casey

Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy

Debra Chantrill

Duty Manager NCSEM East Midlands

Dr Kristen Clements

Senior Translational Scientist

Dr Stacy Clemes

Reader in Active Living & Public Health

Dr Tom Clifford

Senior Lecturer in Physiology and Nutrition

Dr Janine Coates

Senior Lecturer in Qualitative Research Methods

Jason Cook

University Teacher in Sport and Exercise Science

Dr Ed Cope

Lecturer in Sports Coaching

Dr Silvia Costa

Lecturer in Physical Activity and Public Health

Nick Cox

Technical Tutor (Genetics and Biochemistry)

Professor Chris Cushion

Professor of Coaching & Pedagogy

Professor Amanda Daley

Professor of Behavioural Medicine

Estelle Damant

University Teacher in Pedagogy

Dr Owen Davies

Senior Lecturer in Molecular & Regenerative Biomedicine

Emily de Vall Dickinson

UG Programme Administrator (Psychology)

Dr Valerie Dennehy

Technical Tutor in Sport & Exercise Psychology

Dr Dale Esliger

Reader in Digital Health

Professor John Evans

Emeritus Professor of Sociology of Education and Physical Education

Kate Everest

Learning and Teaching Manager

Dr Richard Ferguson

Reader in Human and Exercise Physiology

Dr David Fletcher

Senior Lecturer in Performance Psychology and Management

Professor Jonathan Folland

Professor of Neuromuscular Performance

Dr Daniel Fong

Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Science

Martin Foster

Applied Sport Management Lead

Mark Funnell

Research Associate: Sports Nutrition & Water Balance

Dr Borja Garcia

Senior Lecturer in Sport Management and Policy

Sam Giles

Research Associate in Elite Athlete Well-being

Professor Mike Gleeson

Emeritus Professor of Exercise Biochemistry

Annie Godara

Research Assistant (Cricket Fast Bowling and AI)

Dr Kate Godfree

Research Associate

Dr Kajal Gokal

Senior Research Associate (Snacktivity)

James Goodall

Research, Finance & Management Information Assistant

Tony Goodall

Technical Resources Manager

Emma Hamilton

NCSEM East Midlands Administrator/Receptionist

Adam Handley

Graduate University Teacher

Emily Hansell

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Exercise Physiology: Strength & Conditioning)

Professor Adrianne Hardman

Emeritus Professor of Human Exercise Metabolism

Professor Jo Harris

Emeritus Professor of Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

Ellie Harrison

UG Programme Administrator (Biosciences)

Professor Cheryl Haslam

Emeritus Professor of Health Psychology

Dr Bill Haug

Strength and Conditioning Lead

Professor George Havenith

Professor of Environmental Physiology and Ergonomics

Dr Liam Heaney

Lecturer in Bioanalytical Science

Professor Ian Henry

Emeritus Professor of Leisure Management and Policy

Dr Michael Hiley

Senior Lecturer in Sports Biomechanics and Motor Control

Stephanie Hodson

NCSEM Administrator/Receptionist

+44 (0)1509 225482

NCSEM Reception (0.02)

Sven Hoekstra

Translational Exercise Rehabilitation Scientist

Dr Oliver Hooper

Teaching Associate in Sport Pedagogy

Esther Hope

Communications Officer

Professor Jim Horne

Emeritus Professor of Psychophysiology

Dr Laura Houldcroft

University Teacher in Psychology

Professor Barrie Houlihan

Emeritus Professor of Sport Policy

David Hunter

Technical Tutor in Genetics and Biochemistry (Maternity Cover)

Dr Michael Hutchinson

Research Assistant (Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport)

Julie Isherwood

Research Programme Administrator (Snacktivity)

Dr Robin Jackson

Senior Lecturer in Sport Psychology

Janine Jacques

UG Programme Administrator (Sport)

Dr Lewis James

Senior Lecturer in Nutrition

Lynsey James

Technical Tutor in Physiology

Dr Laura Jenkins

Teaching Associate in Psychology

Dr Will Johnson

Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Population Health

Dr Amy Jones

University Teacher (Exercise as Medicine)

Naomi Jones

Regulatory and Safety (Biological and Chemical) Administrator

Dr Jamie Kenyon

Senior Lecturer in Sport Management

Louise Kenyon

Student Support Team Manager (UG Biosciences Programmes)

Dr Victoria Kettle

Research Associate (PACE Labelling)

Ailish King

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Psychology)

Dr James King

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Professor Mark King

Professor of Sports Biomechanics

Sarah Kirkham

Partnerships and Administration Manager

Dr Jon Knight

Computer Systems Developer in Biomechanics

Gemma Ladley

Marketing & Communications Officer (CLiMB & RIC-KI)

Dr Christof Leicht

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Professor Mark Lewis

Dean of School and Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology

Dr Martin Lindley

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Beth Lomas

PA to the Dean of School

Dr Claire Madigan

Senior Research Associate

Professor Joseph Maguire

Emeritus Professor of Sociology of Sport

Dr Elisavet Argyro Manoli

Senior Lecturer in Sports Marketing and Communications

Paul Mansell

Graduate University Teacher

Dr Oonagh Markey

Senior Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences

Dr Neil Martin

Lecturer in Cellular & Molecular Biology

Dr Carolynne Mason

Senior Lecturer in Sport Management

Professor Ron Maughan

Emeritus Professor of Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Dr Hilary McDermott

Senior University Teacher in Psychology

Professor Maureen McDonald

Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology

Dr Chris McLeod

Research Associate (Veggie Brek)

Dr Stephen Mears

Senior Lecturer in Sports & Exercise Nutrition

Harry Mistry

University Teacher in Quantitative Research Methods

Emma Mitchell

Research Associate in Skeletal Muscle Respiration

Dr Susana Monserrat-Revillo

University Teacher in Sport Management

Laura Mora

Research Associate - Gendered Representation of Disability

Professor Kevin Morgan

Emeritus Professor of Psychology

Dr Mhairi Morris

Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry

Callum Mould

Senior Technician in Physiology

Jim Muddimer

Technical Officer in Electronics

Professor Fehmidah Munir

Professor of Health Psychology

Mike Myatt

School Technical Officer Workshop and Facility Support

Anjna Nagar

Administrative Assistant

Dr Roger Newport

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Spencer Newport

Technical Tutor in Exercise Physiology

Matt Nickels

Technical Officer (Biological Sciences)

Cormac Nolan

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Sports Biomechanics)

Tom Orrill

Support Services Manager

Dr Emma O'Donnell

Lecturer, Exercise Physiology

Dr Nicola Paine

Lecturer in Health Psychology

Dr Anthony Papathomas

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Manisha Patel

Enterprise Administrator

Dr Natalie Pearson

Senior Research Associate (Physical Activity and Public Health)

Donald Peden

Technical Tutor in Exercise Physiology

Professor Nick Peirce

Honorary Professor in Clinical Sports Medicine

Dr Emily Petherick

Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Dr Joe Piggin

Senior Lecturer in Sport Management & Policy

Dr Carolyn Plateau

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Sue Pluck

Operations Administrator

Dr Rebecca Pradeilles

Senior Research Associate (Public Health Nutrition)

Erin Prior

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Psychology)

Adam Pryor

Translational Scientist E-learning

Dr Emma Pullen

Lecturer in Sport Management

Dr Do Young Pyun

Senior Lecturer in Sport Marketing and Management

Rehaan Rafiq

Student Support Team Manager (Postgraduate Taught)

Kalli Reynolds

Postgraduate University Teacher (Psychology & Qualitative Research Methods)

Dr Daniel Rhind

Reader in Organisational Psychology

Dr Rowan Rimington

Lecturer in Neuromuscular Cellular Physiology

Matthew Roberts

Research Associate (Exercise, Inflammation & Chronic Disease)

Dr Emily Rousham

Reader in Global Public Health

Samantha Rowland

Postgraduate University Teacher (Physiology)

Dr Donghyun Ryu

Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology

Dr James Sanders

Senior Research Associate in Digital Health for Lifestyle Medicine

Dr Paul Sanderson

Applied Sport & Exercise Scientist

Dr Rachel Sandford

Senior Lecturer in Young People and Sport

Dr Mohsen Sayyah

Research Associate (SHIFT)

Lesley Sharpe

Graduate University Teacher

Professor Lauren Sherar

Professor of Physical Activity and Public Health

Aron Sherry

Research Associate (Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour Physiology)

Dr Jakob Škarabot

Lecturer in Neuromuscular Physiology

Paulina Skladanowska

Executive Officer (Postgraduate Taught Programmes)

Debbie Smith

NCSEM East Midlands Receptionist Administrator

Dr Christopher Spray

Reader in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Ben Staniforth

Technician in Sport Science and Psychology

Alison Stanley

Leicester BRC Lifestyle Theme Research Administrator & Patient , Public Involvement Engagement Lead

Michael Steiner

Honorary Clinical Professor

Professor David Stensel

Professor of Exercise Metabolism

Ben Stephenson

Research Assistant (PHC)

Dr Karl Steptoe

Sport & Performance Psychology Lead

Dr Clare Stevinson

Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Aspects of Physical Activity and Health

Jacqui Stewart

NCSEM East Midlands Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

+44 (0)1509 222444

NCSEM Reception (0.02)

Dr Julie Stirrup

Lecturer in PE and Sport Pedagogy

Jenny Sutton

School Finance and Office Manager

Sheryl Tailby

Regulatory, Compliance & Safety Administrator

Dr Minhyeok Tak

Lecturer in Sport Management

Dr Ian Taylor

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Iona Taylor

Support Team Programme Administrator

Dr Lee Taylor

Reader in Exercise & Environmental Physiology

Dr Alice Thackray

Senior Research Associate in Exercise Metabolism

Chris Theobald

Student Support Team Manager (UG Sport Programmes)

Dr Craig Thomas

Research Associate (Sleep & Nutrition)

Professor John B Thomas

Emeritus Professor of Educational Studies

Haydn Thomason

Graduate University Teacher

Dr Alex Thurston

University Teacher in Sport Management

Daisy Tipping

NCSEM Receptionist/Administrator

+44 (0)1509 222444

NCSEM Reception (0.02)

Dr Keith Tolfrey

Reader in Paediatric Exercise Physiology

Professor Vicky Tolfrey

Professor of Applied Disability Sport

Harry Waddle

School Marketing Officer

Verne Walker

Programme Administrator

Jack Walton

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (Coaching & Pedagogy)

John Warren

University Teacher in Exercise Physiology

+44 (0)1509 223276

Sir John Beckwith JB.0.05

Dr Darren W. Watts

University Teacher in Sport Coaching and Sport Pedagogy

Professor Patrick Wheeler

Honorary Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Professor Clyde Williams

Emeritus Professor of Sports Science

Dr Scott Willis

Research Associate (Exercise, Diet and Obesity-related Chronic Disease)

Dr Gemma Witcomb

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Clare Wright

Placements and Work Based Learning Officer

+44(0)1509 228251

The Place (Stewart Mason Building)

Professor Fred Yeadon

Emeritus Professor of Computer Simulation in Sport