Our people


Name Title Email
Professor David Broom Professor of Physical Activity, Exercise and Health ad5173@coventry.ac.uk
Professor Michael Duncan Professor of Applied Sport and Exercise Science aa8396@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Matt Hill Assistant Professor (Sport and Exercise Science) ab2225@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Ben Lee Assistant Professor (Occupational and Thermal Physiology)  ac2389@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Mike Price Associate Professor (Exercise Physiology) aa5969@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Jason Tallis Associate Professor (Biomechanics) ab0289@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Doug Thake Associate Professor (Human Physiology) apx223@coventry.ac.uk

Researchers Associates

Name Title Email
Dr Neil Clarke Associate Professor (Sport and Exercise Science) ab1633@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Sam Oxford Associate Professor apx327@coventry.ac.uk

Professional services staff

Name Title Email
Karen Edwards Operations Manager ac1366@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Hugh Kikuchi Senior Research Technician ac7980@coventry.ac.uk
Darmishta Chapaneri Laboratory Assistant ac8935@coventry.ac.uk
Roman Harburdas Senior Technician  ad5168@coventry.ac.uk

Visiting Academics

  • Dr Eileen Africa is Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Exercise Science at Coventry University. She is a Senior lecturer in Kinderkinetics at Stellenbosch University, South Africa and a specialist in Paediatric Movement Science with a particular focus on children in the early years. Her research predominantly focuses on the effectiveness of school based interventions to enhance children’s physical activity, health and cognitive performance in the early years.

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