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Dr Stuart McErlain-Naylor

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

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Dr Stuart McErlain-Naylor

Dr Stuart McErlain-Naylor is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics and Co-Lead of the Sport Performance and Exercise Sciences Research Interest Group.  Alongside a passion for engaging the wider audience in all things sports biomechanics, his research interests include analysis of sporting techniques (mostly racket/bat sports), analysis of post-impact accelerations, and the mechanics of flywheel resistance exercise.  Stuart completed a PhD in Sports Biomechanics at Loughborough University.  He is an Editorial Board Member for the journal Sports Biomechanics and a member of the Publications Committee for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports.  His passion for sports science stems from a background as a former junior international Judo athlete and a current Vitality Netball Superleague umpire.  For more information, please visit

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