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Damien Gleadall-Siddall

Damien Gleadall-Siddall

PhD Student in Sport, Health and Exercise Science, University of Hull

I am a PhD student and Graduate Teaching Assistant, teaching and researching within the area of exercise physiology. I am broadly conducting research looking at the health benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT), an increasingly popular type of exercise. I believe exercise is an important part of daily life and can have profound benefits to your health over time.

I work and study at The University of Hull where I am studying for a PhD in Sport, Health and Exercise Science. I also obtained my Master of Science in Sport Science and Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Human Biology at The University of Hull.

My main research interest is attempting to make HIIT accessible to a larger portion of the population by reducing the intensity needed while training, so making this form of exercise easier to complete. While I appreciate this form of training will not be suitable for all, I do believe, a well-designed HIIT programme can be used as part of someone's regular training programme.

No time to exercise? Then this training programme might be for you

Aug 06, 2016 08:20 am UTC| Health

When it comes to exercise, whats your excuse? Whether its lack of time, money or motivation sometimes the lure of the sofa can just be too strong it can be all too easy to put off that run for another day. But whatever...

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