Senior Lecturer in Performance Analysis of Sport, Nottingham Trent University
I have been working in Sport and Fitness since 1996. Having been a high-performance athlete and coach in swimming, rowing and now functional fitness. I started my academic career in 2002 at the University of Reading and after a short stint in Oxford, I have been a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University since 2009.
In 2012 I opened a Strength and Conditioning facility with my husband which provides functional fitness classes and training to all abilities and ages. As an exercise specialist I work alongside the public section in providing exercise prescription and provision for those with Chronic disease as well as consulting with local authority and community in this area. I am also director of FiiT for Life Education which provides CPD courses for trainers, coaches and graduates looking to pursue a career in functional fitness.
After a number of years researching in high performance sport, my research interests now support my applied practical experiences in the field of disease prevention through exercise, functional training and cancer rehabilitation. More recently I have conducted research relating to the incidence, susceptibility, and severity of COVID-19 in trained populations.
I lead both the performance analysis masters programme and the professional fitness qualifications across all years groups at Nottingham Trent University. I also teach chronic disease and functional training modules, including Cancer, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Arthritis and Aging, Mental Health, Womens Health and Neurological for the FiiT for Life Education Programme and advise the surgical fellows at the Royal Derby Royal Hospital on exercise and cancer through this programme.
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