Knowledge and expertise

Loughborough University staff include a number of world leading experts with a passion for Para sport including a broad spectrum of applied academic research as well as experience within the UK Paralympic high-performance system.

Richard Whitehead's running technique

Dr Barry Mason, sports biomechanist at Loughborough University, joins Richard Whitehead to break down the Paralympic champion's running technique.

Featured experts

Nik Diaper

Nik Diaper

Head of Para Sport

Vicky Tolfrey

Prof Vicky Tolfrey

Professor of Applied Disability Sport

Director of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

Dr Jamie Barker

Dr Jamie Barker

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Dr Janine Coates

Lecturer in Qualitative Research Methods

Michael Hutchinson

Dr Michael Hutchinson

Research Assistant

Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

Dr Christof Leicht

Dr Christof Leicht

Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

Dr Barry Mason

Dr Barry Mason

Senior Research Associate

Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

Dr Anthony Papathomas

Dr Anthony Papathomas

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

Ben Stephenson

Dr Ben Stephenson

Research Assistant

Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport