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Carnegie School of Sport


Our alumni are now leaders across national and international sport

We are proud that our School’s heritage is built from the prestigious Carnegie College of Physical Training, established in 1933. This heritage links us to decades of successful alumni who are now leaders across national and international sport.

We have educated and developed generations of physical education teachers, and now boast a range of subject areas that has grown out of this foundation. These subject areas provide distinctive pathways to meet the requirements of our evolving sport and physical activity industry, and include sport & exercise science, physical activity & health, sport coaching, and sport business. As one of the largest providers of sport in UK higher education, we have a broad range of staff expertise within our school. This supports a strong interdisciplinary approach, which we deploy within our curriculum and research, ensuring a relevant and authentic education for our students.

Our heritage means that our teaching is highly influenced by our research; our staff were ranked 2nd nationally in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, when accounting for research quality and the number of contributing staff. This reflects a culture where our internationally excellent and world-leading academics are delivering innovative, research-led curriculum, ensuring a high quality learning experience. Major strengths within our wide research portfolio include obesity treatment and prevention, physical activity interventions for health, anti-doping policy and practice, professionalisation of sport coaching, and racial and gender equality within sport.

The quality of our staff and students mean we are able to build strong and productive relationships with leading industry organisations, including Public Health England, World Anti-Doping Agency, English Football Association, Rugby Football League, Sports Coach UK and the Ministry of Defence. These partnerships enable us to include high quality practical experience within our education offer, whether that is to undergraduates, postgraduates or those seeking continuing professional development.

Our Academic Team
Dr Andrew Abraham Jeff Abrams Dr Francesco Addesa Dr David Alder John Allan Hayden Allen Sarah Allison Dr Mauro Andre Alison Andrews Dr Victoria Archbold Mike Ashford Professor Sue Backhouse Joseph Baker Christopher Balchin Melissa Bargh Dr Matt Barlow Dan Bates Professor Clive Beggs Tim Bennett Dr Athanassios Bissas Alistair Black Dr Alexander Bond Emma Boocock Amy Brightmore Kathryn Brook Dr Eric Brymer Mathew Butterworth Dr Matthew Campbell Professor David Carless Dr Ben Carrington Dr Nicola Clarke Dr Richard Clements Dr Peter Collins Dr John Connell Belinda Cooke David Cooke Mark Cooke Nessan Costello Dr Ian Cowburn Dr Kathryn Curran Andy Smith Joshua Darrall-Jones Dr Jon Dart Dr Kevin Deighton Dr Faye Didymus Dr Michelle Dillon Dr Alexander Dinsdale Jennifer Dods Kate Donnan Dr Kitrina Douglas Dr Andrew Drake Dr Scarlett Drury Dr Lauren Duckworth Dr Stacey Emmonds Dr Kelsey Erickson Abdullah Faruq Panagiotis Ferentinos Dr Julie Fimusanmi Dr Hayley Fitzgerald Dr Stuart Flint Professor Anne Flintoff Sian Foley Jamie French Max Garrard Vivienne Gaskin Professor Paul Gately Tom Geeson-Brown Adam Gledhill Helen Gravestock Michael Gray Hannah Greatwood Angela Green Emily Gregg Dr Claire Griffiths Nick Halafihi Kelly Hammond Dr Brian Hanley Dr Ashley Hardwell Dr Jackie Hargreaves Helen Heaviside Karen Heeley Mark Helme Robert Hill Charlotte Hinchliffe Dr Karen Hind Katrina Hinde Gary Hodgson Dr Samantha Holland Dr Adrian Holliday Helen Holmes Kelly Holmes Neil Holmes Mike Hopkinson Michael Hutchinson Maura Hyland Professor Kevin Hylton Matthew Ireton Dr Theocharis Ispoglou Villmore James Michael Johnson Brychan Jones Dr Ben Jones Julia Jones Ruan Jones Dr Gareth Jowett Dr Mariana Kaiseler Dr Christopher Kay Neill Kehoe Cassandra Kilbride Dr Nicky Kime Dr Andy King Professor Roderick King Sergio Lara-Bercial Dr Brett Lashua Abigail Lebeter Matt Lees Dr Chris Low Lorena Lozano-Sufrategui Professor John Lyle Kacy Mackreth Peter Mackreth Dr Andrew Manley Jamie Matu Nicola McCullough Professor Jim McKenna Stephen McKeown Tom Mitchell Alison Morby David Morby Louise Morby Helen Morris Rhys Morris Stuart Moss Bob Muir Eoin Murray John Myers Victoria Myers Dr Gareth Nicholson James Nobles Dr Leanne Norman Julian North Professor John O'Hara Dr Lisa Ann O'Keeffe Lauren O'Mahoney Dr Carol Osborne Janine Partington Robert Paterson Kristina Paterson Dr Laurie Patterson Suzanne Peacock Dr Renan Petersen-Wagner Dr Ladislav Petrovic Padraic Phibbs Katie Pickering Dr David Piggott Lysander Pollitt Dr Jamie Poolton Andrew Potterton Danielle Powell Dr Oliver Price Dr Andy Pringle Dr Tom Quarmby Dr Duncan Radley Dr AJ Rankin-Wright Dr Aarti Ratna Dale Read Nicola Reeve Dr Ian Richards Ronald Richards Martin Rivett Craig Robertson Stephen Robson Gregory Roe Dr Fieke Rongen Peter Rowley Dr Zoe Rutherford Thomas Sawczuk Sean Scantlebury Professor Ernest Schilders Ross Shand Oliver Shannon William Shaw Nicola Sides Vikki Slee Debbie Smith Clive Smythe Professor Andrew Sparkes Sarah Squires Helen Staff Kristofer Stafford Dr Nick Stanger Dr Antonios Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou Dr Annette Stride Louise Sutton Bengamin Taylor Claire Taylor Dr Jason Tee Raymond Thomson Dr Kevin Till Mick Totten Costas Tsakirides Dr Catherine Tucker Lee Tucker Professor Stephen Wagg Barney Wainwright Dr Beccy Watson Thomas Weal Dr Lisa Whitaker Sarah Whitehead Dr Paul Widdop Dr Emily Williams Dr Toni Williams Dr Oliver Wilson Ricky Wilson Chris Wolsey Phillippa Wood Professor David Woods Stephen Zwolinsky

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Nov 16

Sports Medicine Conference in partnership with Ramsay Health Care

This one day conference is aimed at orthopaedic surgeons, sports physicians, General Practitioners, osteopaths, physiotherapists and healthcare professionals working in sports medicine. The nationally and internationally renowned faculty will present short specialised topics about orthopaedic sports medicine.

Nov 16

Sports Medicine Conference in partnership with Ramsay Health Care

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