Elpida Michael

Elpida Michael

Doctoral Researcher

Contact details

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

PhD thesis title:  Sports and Exercise Sciences

Supervisors:  Dr Frank Eves (The University of Birmingham, UK) -  Dr Marios Hadjicharalambous (The University of Nicosia, CYP)

Ms Elpida is a highly motivated student and passionate for her work and she is demonstrating self-discipline and thoroughness.


  • MSc Sports Physiology
  • BSc Physical Education and Sports Sciences
  • Certificate Group Exercise and Personal Trainer
  • International Judge in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics


During my MSc degree, I explored the reactivity of blood pressure to 24-hours of free living physical activity investigating the reliability of the indices and comparing people with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and healthy controls. Moreover I was awarded 4 scholarships for my academic excellence during my undergraduate studies


  • Physiological adaptations to stair climbing
  • Obstructive sleep apnea effects on blood pressure
  • Artistic gymnastics effects on puberty

Other activities

  • Women’s Artistic gymnastics international judge by the Cyprus Gymnastics Federation
  • Inspector of team and individual sports in Cyprus by the Cyprus Sports Organization
  • Volunteer in the Institution of Kidney Diseases
  • Charity work for people with obstructive sleep apneaLectures in Exercise Physiology and kinesiology 
  • Representative of "Olympism" selected by the National Olympic Committee