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Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones

Gareth is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, teaching BSC & MSc Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy.

Sergio Lara-Bercial

Sergio Lara-Bercial

Sergio joined Leeds Beckett University in July 2011. He works within the Global Coaching Office of the International Council for Coach Education and is the Technical Officer for the International Sport Coaching Framework project. He works with a high number of national and international partners.

Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith

Deborah Smith is a registered nutritionist providing nutrition support to players at Yorkshire Carnegie and Leeds Rhinos, whilst studying a PhD in dietary requirements for adolescents. Additionally Deborah delivers seminars on sport and exercise science modules.

Dr Gareth Nicholson

Dr Gareth Nicholson

Dr Gareth Nicholson joined Leeds Beckett in September 2014 as a Senior Lecturer in Sports Biomechanics. His research interests are in the measurement and development of strength and power.

Nicola McCullough

Nicola McCullough

Nicola is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the MSc in Sport Event Management at Leeds Beckett University. Before moving into higher education, Nicola had a successful career in international event management and sports consultancy for a range of national and international organisations.

Dr Fieke Rongen

Dr Fieke Rongen

Senior lecturer in Sports Coaching within the Carnegie School of Sport.

Katie Pickering

Katie Pickering

Dr Theocharis Ispoglou

Dr Theocharis Ispoglou

Theocharis first joined the University to complete an MSc award. For the period 2001-2005, apart from working on his PhD, Theocharis was employed as part-time lecturer, research and technical support assistant. Since 2005, Theocharis has been employed as full-time academic.

Professor David Carless

Professor David Carless

David is a Professor in Narrative Psychology in the Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure. His research explores psychological wellbeing, mental health and identity development in physical activity and sport-related contexts.
Professor Kevin Hylton

Professor Kevin Hylton

Kevin Hylton is Professor of Equality and Diversity in Sport, Leisure and Education. He is also Head of the Research Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. His research focuses on the nature and extent of 'race', racism and racialisation in sport, leisure and education.

Dr Andrew Manley

Dr Andrew Manley

Andrew is a Principal Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology. He also works as a Practitioner Sport and Exercise Psychologist supporting athletes and coaches from a range of sports and backgrounds.

Dr Andy Pringle

Dr Andy Pringle

Andy joined Leeds Beckett University in 1996 following employment in NHS Public Health. He is a Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health and Chair of the Carnegie Faculty Research Ethics Sub Committee. He undertakes teaching and research into the impact of physical activity and public health interventions. He has over 20 years experience of working in Higher Education, including teaching, leadership and research.

Dr Daniel Kilvington

Dr Daniel Kilvington

Dr Lisa Whitaker

Dr Lisa Whitaker

Dr Whitaker is a Research Officer in the Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure. Her primary research interests are in the area of behaviour change and anti-doping. Doping prevention is the key focus of Lisa's current research.

Dr Kate Dashper

Dr Kate Dashper

Kate specializes in the social and cultural aspects of sport, leisure and events. She has expertise in relation to gender and equality, and in researching encounters between human and nonhuman animals in a variety of sport, leisure and event spaces.

Dr Kelsey Erickson

Dr Kelsey Erickson

Dr Kelsey Erickson is a Research Fellow at Leeds Beckett University. Her primary research interest is the social psychology of doping in sport. Her PhD research was titled "Doping in Sport: a cross-national (US and UK) analysis of track and field athletes".

Dr Kevin Till

Dr Kevin Till

Kevin Till is a Senior Lecturer and course leader in Sports Coaching. Kevin's research focuses on talent identification and development, specifically within rugby where he now co-leads the Carnegie Adolescent Rugby Research (CARR) project.

Professor Sue Backhouse

Professor Sue Backhouse

Susan Backhouse is Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Nutrition and Head of the Centre for Sports Performance in the Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure. Susan is renowned for her research on the social psychology of doping in sport.

Dr Ben Jones

Dr Ben Jones

Ben completed his BSc (Hons), MSc and PhD at Leeds Beckett University, before becoming a Senior Lecturer in Sports and Exercise Physiology. His main areas of teaching and research are physiology and nutrition for sports performance.

John Allan

John Allan

John is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Outdoor Education (OE). As an academic and outdoor practitioner, he leads undergraduate courses and modules on Masters programmes in OE. His area of research centres on positive psychology and resilience building through adventure.

Dr Tom Quarmby

Dr Tom Quarmby

Dr Tom Quarmby is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy at Leeds Beckett University and Course Leader for the MA Physical Education postgraduate degree programme.

Professor Jim McKenna

Professor Jim McKenna

Jim McKenna is Carnegie Professor of Physical Activity and Health and Head of the Active Lifestyles Research Centre in the Carnegie Faculty.

Dr Peter Francis

Dr Peter Francis

Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Rehabilitation Science.

Dr Leanne Norman

Dr Leanne Norman

Dr Norman came to Leeds Beckett in 2008 having completed her PhD at the University of Bath. While at Bath, she was also a Teaching Fellow within the Department of Sports Development and Recreation.

Adam Gledhill

Adam Gledhill

Adam is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology. He also works as a sport scientist supporting athletes, coaches and parents from a range of sports and backgrounds.

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