Aaron Tietjen is a lecturer in sports and exercise biomechanics in the school of health and sports science. Aaron joined the UOS sports science team in 2015. During this time, he has been course leader for two degree courses, provided biomechanics support for numerous sports and healthcare organisations and innovated the biomechanics arm of our BSc (Hons) sports and exercise science course. At present, Aaron’s research endeavours focus on the application of active video gaming to promote physical activity and bone development in adolescents.
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Aaron’s teaching expertise centres on clinical exercise biomechanics. However, he regularly delivers guest lectures on non-sport based degree courses, including regenerative medicine and adult nursing. He completed his PGCAP at UOS—achieving the highest overall grade in his cohort—and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Aaron is frequently nominated in the annual staff and student awards for teaching and is a previous recipient of the Lecturer of the Year award.
Aaron’s current research interest focuses on the application of active video gaming to promote physical activity and bone growth in adolescents.
VIJENDREN, A., DEVEREUX, G., TIETJEN, A., DUFFIELD, K., VAN ROMPAEY, V., VAN DE HEYNING, P. & YUNG, M. 2018. The Ipswich Microbreak Technique to alleviate neck and shoulder discomfort during microscopic procedures. Applied Ergonomics.
TIETJEN, A. M. J. & DEVEREUX, G. R. 2017. Physical Demands of Exergaming in Healthy Young Adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
Higher Education Academy - Teaching Fellow