Aaron Tietjen is a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics and co-course leader for the BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science course in the Department of Science and Technology.
After completing his degree in Sport and Exercise Science, Aaron went on to study cardiovascular tissue biomechanics at Kings College London. Aaron has worked on research projects investigating the efficacy of smart technology systems for obese patient groups undertaking exercise programmes, and Exercise as a novel non-therapeutic intervention for cognitive decline in dementia.
Aaron currently provides sport science support for Ipswich Town FC Academy, specialising in player biomechanical movement analysis, and muscle force, strength and stability assessments. Aaron also has active research interests within injury prevention and rehabilitation in elite football, and biomechanical analysis of Parkinson's Disease patients.