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Dr Jamie Poolton

Dr Jamie Poolton

Jamie aims to inform the practice of optimising skill acquisition. His research has captured expert performance characteristics, investigated skill failure and examined alternative skill learning interventions. The findings are discussed across our Sports Coaching degrees and with our external partners.

Dr Francesco Addesa

Dr Francesco Addesa

Francesco is a Senior Lecturer for the BA in Sport Business Management course at Leeds Beckett University. His main fields of interest are Sport Economics and Sport Management.

Nicky Proctor

Nicky Proctor

Nicky is a Leeds Beckett University scholarship PhD student, at the Carnegie School of Sport, working on a realist evaluation of a coach education, learning and development programme.

Dr Gareth Nicholson

Dr Gareth Nicholson

Dr Gareth Nicholson is Course Leader for the Postgraduate Sport & Exercise Biomechanics and Sport & Exercise Science courses within the School of Sport.

Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones

Dr Gareth Jones is the Course Director for the MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine and MSc Sports & Exercise Therapy programs within the School of Clinical & Applied Sciences.

Sergio Lara-Bercial

Sergio Lara-Bercial

Sergio is a Reader in Sport Coaching. A former Team GB coach in Basketball, Sergio has extensive international experience in the development and evaluation and coach education systems. He has also conducted research into High Performance Coaching and Positive Youth Development.

Kacy Mackreth

Kacy Mackreth

Kacy is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Marketing in the Carnegie School of Sport.

Dr Alexander Bond

Dr Alexander Bond

Alexander is currently Course Leader for the MA Sport Business and Senior Lecturer in Sport Business and Management.

Cassie Oddy

Cassie Oddy

Cassie is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Clinical and Applied Sciences. Her background in musculoskeletal and sports Physiotherapy enables her involvement across numerous programmes in the University to include Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy and Sports Medicine.

Dan Bates

Dan Bates

Dan is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Development, with a teaching and research focus in community sport development. His work is informed by critical social theory and explores the potential of community-based sport programmes for social change.

Dr Fieke Rongen

Dr Fieke Rongen

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

Richard Partner

Richard Partner

After a clinical career in the NHS and professional sport as a physiotherapist, Richard joined Leeds Beckett University in 2013 teaching across physiotherapy and sports therapy programmes and setting up the sports and exercise medicine MSc programme.

Dr Renan Petersen-Wagner

Dr Renan Petersen-Wagner

Renan is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Business and Marketing at Leeds Beckett University, and Course Level Leader for BA(Hons) Sport Marketing

Dr Daniel Kilvington

Dr Daniel Kilvington

Dan's research interests include anti-racism, social media and sport. His book 'Sport and Discrimination' draws on examples from football, rugby, cricket, tennis, climbing, the Olympics and the Paralympics to explore racism, sexism, homophobia, disability and the role of the media in both perpetuating and tackling discrimination in sport.

Professor Sue Backhouse

Professor Sue Backhouse

Sue is the Director of Research for Sport and Exercise Science, Leisure and Tourism, leading our REF2021 submission. Sue is an interdisciplinary academic serving as a Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Nutrition in the Carnegie School of Sport.

Professor Ben Jones

Professor Ben Jones

Ben is a Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance. His research has explored various aspects of sports performance and youth sport.

Dr Kevin Till

Dr Kevin Till

Dr Kevin Till is a Reader in Athlete Development within the Sports Coaching Group at Leeds Beckett University. Kevin contributes to research, PhD supervision, teaching and project management combining his academic expertise with his practical experience within to enhance applied research within the fields of strength and conditioning, coaching and sport science.

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 Katherine Dashper

Dr Katherine 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 John Allan

Dr 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 Leanne Norman

Dr Leanne Norman

Leanne is a Reader within the Carnegie School of Sport. Her research utilises a critical sociological lens to examine the culture of coaching to address gender equality and provide evidence for the need to diversify the coaching workforce.

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 Tom Quarmby

Dr Tom Quarmby

Tom is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education (PE) and Sport Pedagogy. His research explores the role of sport and PE for youth from socially vulnerable backgrounds, specific care experienced children and young people.

Dr Adam Gledhill

Dr 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.

Dr Theocharis Ispoglou

Dr Theocharis Ispoglou

Dr Theocharis Ispoglou, PhD, MSc, PGCHE, SFHEA, is a Reader at Leeds Beckett University. Theocharis has a keen interest and expertise in studying the effects of nutritional and exercise interventions as a means to optimise human performance.

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