People in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Academic and research staff.

Head of School

Professor Kathleen Armour

Professor Kathleen Armour

Head of School

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Kathleen Armour is Head of School in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. Formerly, she was Head of the Department of Sport Pedagogy and prior to that she held a Chair in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University. Her main research interest is career-long professional learning for teachers and coaches, and its impact on young people's ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4451

Email k.armour@bham.ac.uk

Academic staff

Dr Sarah Aldred

Dr Sarah Aldred

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Biochemistry

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Sarah Aldred describes herself as a skilled, enthusiastic and resourceful scientist. She is an expert in the field of oxidative stress, and has been researching chronic diseases of ageing associated with oxidative stress for more than 10 years.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7284

Email s.aldred.1@bham.ac.uk

Miss Christina Anderson

Miss Christina Anderson

Clinical Tutor in Physiotherapy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Christina Anderson spent 18 years in clinical practice as a physiotherapist before moving to the University of Birmingham in 2005 to be a clinical tutor. Her clinical interest is in children's physiotherapy. Currently she has the practice placement lead role for physiotherapy, as well as being one of the Welfare Tutors in the School. Christina has recently completed a Masters degree in ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8613

Email c.b.anderson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Paul Appleton

Dr Paul Appleton

Teaching and Research Fellow

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Paul current work concerns testing and validating the Empowering CoachingTM (www.empoweringcoaching.co.uk) and associated family of education programmes in different physical activity settings (e.g., PE, sport, education, dance). Empowering CoachingTMand associated programmes aims to help leaders/coaches/teachers/instructors foster quality motivation and make physical activities ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 4142517

Email p.appleton@bham.ac.uk

Dr George Balanos

Dr George Balanos

Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

George is a respiratory physiologist with an interest in pulmonary blood flow and sleep disordered breathing. He is an expert in blood gas manipulation and he uses ultrasonography for non-invasive measurement of physiological variables. George is a dedicated and popular lecturer having received the Excellence in Teaching Award three times. 

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8828

Email g.m.balanos@bham.ac.uk

Mr Nick Bent

Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Year 1 Tutor

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Nick Bent is a Lecturer in Physiotherapy. He is Year 1 Tutor for the BSc Physiotherapy programme and Admissions Tutor for the MSc (pre-registration) Physiotherapy programme.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7591

Email n.p.bent@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andy Blannin

Dr Andy Blannin

Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Andy Blannin is a lecturer in exercise metabolism and has enjoyed working in the school of Sport and Exercise Sciences since 1996. In that time he has published over 50 research articles and examined 23 PhDs.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7353

Email a.k.blannin@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ian Boardley

Dr Ian Boardley

Lecturer in Sport Psychology & Education
Chair of School Research Ethics Committee

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Ian’s career in sport psychology was stimulated through lifelong sport participation. His sport activities have included experience as an athlete and as a coach in sports such as hockey and endurance running. It was experiences such as these that led to him initiating a career that incorporated sport within it. A particular interest in sport psychology that developed during ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8399

Email i.d.boardley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Leigh Breen

Dr Leigh Breen

Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Metabolism

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Breen's expertise centres on understanding how nutrition and exercise modulate muscle metabolism in healthy (i.e. athletes) and vulnerbale (i.e. elderly, obese) populations.

Telephone +44(0) 121 414 4109

Email l.breen@bham.ac.uk

Dr Matt Bridge

Dr Matt Bridge

Senior Lecturer in Coaching & Sports Science

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Matt has been working at the University since 2001. He lectures in coaching and applied sport science on the School’s BSc Applied Golf Management Studies and BSc Sport, Physical Education and Coaching Science undergraduate degrees. He is also the progamme leader of the popular MSc in Sport Coachingdesigned for active coaches, enabling them to combine their coaching practice ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8394

Email m.bridge@bham.ac.uk

Dr Victoria Burns

Dr Victoria Burns

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8104

Email v.e.burns@bham.ac.uk

Professor Doug Carroll

Professor Doug Carroll

Professor of Applied Psychology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Professor Carroll has an international reputation in Behaviour Medicine. His research group contributed substantially to the success of the School in the last RAE exercise. The School was joint top in their subject area in the UK.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7240

Email carrolld@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jennifer Cumming

Dr Jennifer Cumming

Senior Lecturer of Sport and Exercise Psychology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Jennifer Cumming is an expert in the imagery and observational learning use of athletes, exercisers, and dancers.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2877

Email j.cumming@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Dewar

Dr Andrew Dewar

Teaching Associate

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Andrew Dewar is a Teaching Associate working on the Sport, Physical Education, and Coaching Science and Applied Golf Management Studies courses.  He is involved in research which investigates athletes’ knowledge, experiences, and use of supplements and performance-enhancing drugs.  Andrew is also interested in continuing the research from his PhD which examined the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8390

Email a.j.dewar@bham.ac.uk

Professor Mark Drayson

Professor Mark Drayson

Professor Clinical Immunodiagnostics, Director Clinical Immunology Service, Honorary Consultant University Hospitals Birmingham and Heart of England

Mark has directed the CIS since 2000. The service provides a unique interface between the University's substantial scientific expertise in immunology and the clinical investigation and management of blood cancers, immunodeficiency and autoimmunity in the West Midlands. Providing 500,000 immunodiagnostic tests per year for a population of five million, the CIS is in an ideal position for ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4074

Email m.t.drayson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Joan Duda

Professor Joan Duda

Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

60 second video iconProfessor Duda is internationally known for her expertise on motivational processes and determinants of adherence and optimal functioning in sport, exercise, and dance. She is an experienced mental skills consultant, working with athletes, coaches/instructors, and other performers at all levels. Joan is Director of a large multi-national EC-funded project which aims to promote quality ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2737

Email j.l.duda@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Gill Eveleigh

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Gill Eveleigh is Head of Physiotherapy and Professional Lead for Physiotherapy in the School of Health and Population Sciences.

Her activities have a strong education focus. As well as delivery and assessment of learning and teaching across a range of levels, Gill has experience in new programme development, course evaluation and design and quality monitoring. She has ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8609

Email g.m.eveleigh@bham.ac.uk

Dr Frank Eves

Dr Frank Eves

Reader in Lifestyle Physical Activity

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4133

Email f.f.eves@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Fisher

Dr James Fisher

Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr James Fisher is an Exercise Physiologist working in the field of human cardiovascular control. The focus of his laboratory is on the neural regulation of the heart and blood vessels in human health and disease.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8011

Email j.p.fisher@bham.ac.uk

Dr Annie Ginty

Dr Annie Ginty

AXA Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Annie Ginty is a Research Fellow who combines multi-disciplinary techniques to provide a better understanding to the vast individual differences in biological responses to acute psychological stress and the health and behavioural outcomes associated with these reactions.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8748

Dr Robert Gray

Dr Robert Gray

Reader in Perception & Action

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Rob Gray’s work illuminates the dynamics of perception, cognition, and action in skilled performance. His work has the admirable quality of advancing perception-action theory while directly relating to applied problems. He brings real-world activities into the laboratory, where he rigorously investigates fundamental issues related to performance (American Psychological ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7239

Email r.gray.2@bham.ac.uk

Dr Carolyn Greig

Dr Carolyn Greig

Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Ageing

Dr Greig is a translational scientist with research interests in the influence of use, disuse, age and disease on human skeletal muscle mass and function. She is particularly research active in nutritional, physical activity and pharmacological interventions to maintain muscle mass in older healthy men and women and in frail patient groups.  

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8743

Email c.a.greig@bham.ac.uk

Dr Michael J. Grey

Dr Michael J. Grey

Reader in Motor Neuroscience

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

60 second video icon Dr Grey is a motor neuroscience physiologist with interests in cortical/spinal plasticity and neurorehabilitation. He uses non-invasive electrophysiology, transcranial magnetic stimulation and neuroimaging techniques to study human movement. He has a particular interest in acquired brain injury including stroke and concussion.

Telephone 0121 414 7242

Email m.j.grey@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mark Griffiths

Dr Mark Griffiths

Lecturer in Sport Pedagogy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

60 second video iconMark qualified as a PE Teacher from the West London Institute in 1990. After lectureships at the Universities of Kingston and Oxford Brookes, he went on to study for a PhD in Physical Education and Sport Peadgogy before joining Birmingham in 2009. Mark has published research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of sport pedagogy, professional ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4874

Email m.griffiths@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan Grix

Dr Jonathan Grix

Reader (Associate Professor) in Sport Policy and Politics

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Jonathan is one of very few political scientists who have turned their attention to sport.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2990

Email j.grix@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nicola R Heneghan

Dr Nicola R Heneghan

Physiotherapy Lecturer, Programme Leader MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Nicola is a Physiotherapy Lecturer and Programme Leader MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8367

Email n.heneghan@bham.ac.uk

Ms Marianne Hensman

Ms Marianne Hensman

Clinical Tutor in Physiotherapy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Marianne Hensman has been a Clinical Tutor at the University of Birmingham since 2007.

Marianne’s clinical background was as a physiotherapist, working in neurology and healthcare of the elderly, in both acute and community settings. Marianne teaches Year 1 and Year 2 neurology on the BSc Physiotherapy course, as well as other core physiotherapy skills.

As a clinical ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8591

Email m.y.hensman@bham.ac.uk

Frank Herold

Frank Herold

Lecturer in Physical Education and Sports Science

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Mr Herold has a broad research and teaching interest in professional learning and pedagogy of teaching and learning in Physical Education. His main research interests are concerned with significant developments in national and international Initial Teacher Education in Physical Education. A particular research focus is the exploration of the development of subject knowledge and in particular ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 8061

Email f.a.herold@bham.ac.uk

Mr Paul Jepson

Clinical Tutor in Physiotherapy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7583

Email p.d.jepson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Maria Kavussanu

Dr Maria Kavussanu

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Maria Kavussanu is an expert on morality in sport. She has published extensively in this area and received funding for her research from the ESRC, The Nuffield Foundation, and the World Anti-Doping Agency. She is member of the ESRC Peer Review College, Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, and serves on the Editorial Board of three other journals. She is currently ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4112

Email m.kavussanu@bham.ac.uk

Mr Derek Kyte

Mr Derek Kyte

Physiotherapy Teaching Associate

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Derek Kyte, MSc, is a current recipient of a NIHR School for Primary Care Doctoral Studentship (2011-2014). His doctoral research is focused on the methodological and ethical issues surrounding quality of life evaluation and the implementation of best-practice Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) measurement in clinical trials. He is deputy lead of the UoB Patient-Reported Outcomes Research ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8502

Email d.g.kyte@bham.ac.uk

Dr Martin Lakie

Dr Martin Lakie

Reader in Applied Physiology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4125

Email m.d.lakie@bham.ac.uk

Dr François-Xavier Li

Dr François-Xavier Li

Lecturer in Motor Control and Learning
Admission Tutor
Theme Leader "Optimal Performance"

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr François-Xavier Li is primarily interested in the optimisation of movement in a variety of contexts, population (elite to elderly) and tasks (running, cycling, golf, walking). He is also Admissions Tutor for the BSc Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4114

Email f.x.li@bham.ac.uk

Mr Clive Liles

Mr Clive Liles

Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Clive Liles is programme leader for the MSc Advancing Practice and MSc Health Studies courses offered within the School. His interests are in developing and implementing education and training for health care professionals, inter-disciplinary shared learning (professional practice and service development) and effective preparation of learners for professional practice and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8606

Email c.r.liles@bham.ac.uk

Dr Joanna Long

Dr Joanna Long

Research Fellow in Stress and Immune Ageing

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Joanna Long is a post doctoral research fellow working with Dr Anna Phillips in the School of Sport and Exercises.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7238

Email j.e.long.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sam Lucas

Dr Sam Lucas

Lecturer in Exercise and Environmental Physiology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Sam Lucas is an integrative physiologist whose primary research interests are focused on the mechanisms that regulate human cerebral blood flow in health and disease. He has a specific interest in how cerebral blood flow is regulated with ageing and during stress (esp. hypoxia, exercise, orthostatic, thermal and cognitive) and the resultant impact on function (e.g., breathing control, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7272

Email s.j.e.lucas@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kyriaki Makopoulou

Dr Kyriaki Makopoulou

Lecturer in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Kyriaki Makopoulou joined the University of Birmingham in September 2008. Her PhD focused on the nature of Physical Education (PE) teachers’ engagement in career-long professional learning and its impact upon practice (awarded in 2009). Before joining University of Birmingham, Kyriaki was a research associate at Loughborough University involved in the independent evaluation of the ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8386

Email k.makopoulou@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ross D. Neville

Dr Ross D. Neville

Research Fellow in the Sociology of Health & Fitness

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Neville is a Research Fellow who focuses on ‘fitness’ as a critical concept in the development of the modern health landscape. He is particularly interested in the controversial fact that, while we continue to champion its prospects for chronic disease response sixty years after the birth of physical activity epidemiology, the fitness movement has actually developed alongside ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 8748

Email r.neville@bham.ac.uk

Professor Nikos Ntoumanis

Professor Nikos Ntoumanis

Professor of Exercise and Sport Psychology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

60 second video iconProfessor Nikos Ntoumanis (pronounced "Doumanis") is interested in personal and contextual factors that optimise motivation and promote performance, psychological well-being and health-conducive behaviours in various physical activity settings (exercise, sport, physical education). His work is supported by funding from national and international research councils and charities (e.g., ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7981

Email n.ntoumanis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mike Parkes

Senior Lecturer in Applied Physiology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6977

Email m.j.parkes@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anna Phillips

Dr Anna Phillips

Reader in Behavioural Medicine

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

60 second video iconDr Anna C. Phillips is an internationally renowned researcher and Health Psychologist working in Psychoneuroimmunology and Psychophysiology. She has conducted award winning work on stress and vaccination response across the life course.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4398

Email a.c.phillips@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lesley Phillpots

Dr Lesley Phillpots

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

Lesley Phillpots is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. Her research interests focus upon public policy for PE, school sport and sport. She is currently writing and publishing a range of articles that focus upon the governance of sport, the work of County Sport Partnerships, public policy for PE and School Sport and the ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8390

Email l.a.phillpots@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andy Philp

Dr Andy Philp

Lecturer in Integrative Physiology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Andy Philp is an integrative physiologist, interested in the molecular regulation of skeletal muscle adaptation. The main focus of his work is to examine how diet and exercise interact to regulate skeletal muscle mitochondrial function, adaptive growth and insulin sensitivity in the context of human athletic performance and in metabolic diseases such as sarcopaenia, obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4109

Email a.philp@bham.ac.uk

Dr David Punt

Dr David Punt

Senior Lecturer

David has a clinical and academic background in rehabilitation and neuropsychology. He is interested in cognitive neuroscience and psychology, and the application of research in these areas to rehabilitation, focusing particularly on patients following stroke.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8391

Email t.d.punt@bham.ac.uk

Dr Eleanor Quested

Dr Eleanor Quested

Senior Research Fellow

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Eleanor Quested is a senior research fellow in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7674

Email e.j.quested@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jill Ramsay

Programme Director BSc Physiotherapy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Jill Ramsay is the Programme director for the undergraduate physiotherapy programme in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences.

Jill has a particular interest in developing interactive educational activities, both in delivering teaching and learning opportunities and in assessment. Jill has experience in programme development, course ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8607

Email j.r.e.ramsay@bham.ac.uk

Dr Raymond Reynolds

Dr Raymond Reynolds

Lecturer in Motor Control

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Raymond Reynolds has a wide range of interests within the field of human motor control. This includes vestibular control of balance, for which he has recently been awarded a BBSRC New Investigator grant to study the effect of age on vestibular reflexes.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4107

Email r.f.reynolds@bham.ac.uk

Professor Christopher Ring

Professor Christopher Ring

Professor in Psychology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Professor Christopher Ring is a professor of psychology and has enjoyed working in the school of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences since 1995. He has published over 120 research articles, won grants from research councils, charities and industry, collaborated with experts from many other countries, and supervised 21 doctoral students who are now working at universities around the world. ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4275

Email c.m.ring@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sheeba Rosewilliam

Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Sheeba Rosewilliam is a lecturer in the School of Health and Population Sciences- Division of Nursing and Physiotherapy since 2008.She is a growing researcher with special interest in stroke rehabilitation therapies and multidisciplinary goal setting for patients with stroke. She works closely with the local NHS hospital stroke MDT for her current research in patient-centred goal setting. ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2910

Dr Carolyn Roskell

Lecturer
Programme Director MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Carolyn Roskell is a lecturer in Physiotherapy in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. She is programme director for the MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) programme which offers post-graduate education for those wishing to practise as a physiotherapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.  

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Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8604

Email c.a.roskell@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alison Rushton

Dr Alison Rushton

Senior Lecturer Physiotherapy
Academic Lead Physiotherapy
Programme Leader MSc Exercise and Sports Medicine (Football) programmes

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Alison Rushton is Physiotherapy Academic Lead, in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Programme Leader for the MSc Exercise and Sports Medicine (Football) programme.

Alison has worked within education since 1993 with a focus to teaching and research in the specialist area of musculoskeletal / manipulative physiotherapy.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8597

Email a.b.rushton@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Soundy

Dr Andrew Soundy

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

I have worked at the University of Birmingham since August 2005. I mainly teach research method modules and lead the dissertation module for the BSc Physiotherapy programme.

I have two major research interest including: (1) the bio-psychosocial benefits of physcial activity for individuals with Severe Mental Illness and (2) the concept of hope within patients who have ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8385

Email a.a.soundy@bham.ac.uk

Dr Melrose Stewart

Dr Melrose Stewart

Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Mel Stewart is a lecturer and  lead for quality and fitness to practise in the School of Sports, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences for Physiotherapy. She is also a Vice President of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Mel's PhD focused on the topic of cultural competence in undergraduate physiotherapy education. She lectures in the topic at undergraduate and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8605

Email m.stewart@bham.ac.uk

Dr Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani

Dr Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani

Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Physical Activity & Health

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Research in 60 seconds video iconDr Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani examines factors related to physical activity, well-being and performance in the workplace, motivational predictors of exercise adoption and adherence, mechanisms of well-being change through physical activity, and the role of self-presentation to adaptive and maladaptive health behaviours across the lifespan.

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 5816

Email c.thogersen@bham.ac.uk

Professor Janice L. Thompson

Professor Janice L. Thompson

Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

60 second video iconProfessor Janice L. Thompson is a leading expert in the field of public health nutrition and exercise, and their role in preventing and treating risks for obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes across the lifespan.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4119

Email j.thompson.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Martin Toms

Dr Martin Toms

Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Martin Toms is a senior lecturer in Sports Coaching in the School of Sport & Exercise Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences. 

Martin has been involved in sport coaching and development for a number of years, and has experience of teaching in schools, as well as coaching (Professionally) prior to undertaking posts at University. He has researched, ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8392/+44 (0) 121 415 8285

Email m.r.toms@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jet Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Dr Jet Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Lecturer in Biological Psychology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3379

Email veldhujj@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gareth Wallis

Dr Gareth Wallis

Lecturer in Sport and Health Nutrition

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Dr Wallis draws on a diverse range of experiences and expertise, which includes academic and industrial scientist roles as well as practitioner experience with high performance athletes, to enable him to deliver leading edge research and education in the area of Sport and Health Nutrition.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4129

Email g.a.wallis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mike White

Dr Mike White

Reader in Exercise Physiology

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Mike is an exercise physiologist who has long standing interests in the effects of ageing on human muscle function and performance, the control of the human cardiovascular and respiratory systems in exercise and integrative physiology in general. 

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4123

Email m.j.white@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sarah Williams

Dr Sarah Williams

Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Coaching Science

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Sarah Williams is an expert in imagery use in sport, exercise, and rehabilitation.

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8187

Email s.e.williams@bham.ac.uk