Sport Sciences

At Suffolk, we’re passionate about sport and exercise. Our suite of specialist degree courses are designed in consultation with professional sports partners to provide you with the latest industry standards and scientific thinking, brought together in an environment that emphasises support, allows open access to world-class technologies and equipment, and reflects the real sporting world.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

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BSc (Hons) Sport Performance Analysis

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BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning

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PhD Study

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Your Teaching Team

Dr Gavin Devereux is an Associate Professor in the Department of Science and Technology, and is the Director of Sport Sciences and Coaching. Gavin is an exercise physiologist, with a research background in understanding how blood pressure is regulated during exercise, as well as ...

Dr Stuart McErlain-Naylor is a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics and Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with wide ranging expertise in both academic research and applied elite sports science support. His passion for sports science stems from a backgr...

Marco is a NSCA qualified Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Sport Scientist. He acquired his Bachelor and Master degrees (First Class) in Sport Science at the University of Verona (Italy). He completed his PhD in Sport and Exercise Science in the Department...

Mikael joined us in the summer of 2016 after completing his interdisciplinary PhD in Sports Science and Sports Economics. His research concentrated specifically on the productivity levels of teams, positional units and individual players performing in German Bundesliga football. Thr...

Alexander T. Latinjak got his BSc in Psychology from the University of Barcelona (2002-2006) and his MRes and PhD in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2006-2010). Since September 2017 he is lecturing at the University of Suffolk in the area of sport psychology....

Dr Jane Black is a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology, in the School of Health and Sports Sciences. Jane is also a co-course leader for the Sport and Exercise Science degree, and Chair of the School’s Ethics Committee.   ...

Donald joined us in the summer of 2018 and has a wealth of applied experience, having worked in professional football for over ten years. He worked in the Premier League and the Football League Championship with Leicester City, Coventry City and Norwich City and was part of the supp...

Mark is an accredited (UKSCA) Strength and Conditioning Coach with a wealth of experience working within football. Whilst completing his BSc in Sport and Exercise Science (first-class honours) at the University of Brighton, he gained experience at Cambridge United (as U18 Strength...

Dr. Emmanouil (Manos) Georgiadis is an internationally known expert in applying motivational constructs in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Manos is also the Course Leader for the MSci Sports Psychology for Football degree. Manos has helped athletes of individual and team sports impr...

Aaron Tietjen is a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics, in the Department of Science and Technology. Aaron is also the Course Leader for the MSci Strength and Conditioning for Football degree.    After completing his degree in Sport and Exercise Science, Aaron went on to...

Career Overview Dr Ibrahim is an internationally recognised expert in the field of functional foods. His 20- year career spans both academia and industry. He is also a UKVRN Registered Nutritionist. Prior to joining UoS, he worked as a Researcher at the Functional Food Forum, Univer...

Career Overview Suha is an MB ChB, MSc, PhD qualified professional in the fields Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine. With a broad based experience in both national and international environments. Previously she worked as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Biomedical Research C...

Cátia was awarded her first degree in Biotechnological Engineering from Universidade Lusofóna de Humanidades e Tecnologias (Lisbon, PT).  Alongside this Cátia holds an MSc in Regenerative Medicine and a PgC in Academic Practice; she is also a Fellow of the Higher Education A...