Academic Staff

Dr Gavin Sandercock Director of Research (Sports and Exercise Science), Director of MSc Cardiac Rehabilitation (AU), Director of Centre for Sports & Exercise Science

Staff positionReader
Telephone01206 872043
Office hoursTuesday and Thursday 1 - 2 pm.

PhD (Brunel) Heart Rate Variability in Health Older Adults and Clinical Populations.

MSc. Exercise & Nutrition Science. (University College Chesterl)

BA (Hons) Psychology and Physical Education (Chester College of Higher Education)

Current research

Developing measures of self esteem and well-being for evaluation of school-based physical activity interventions (ESRC Impact Acceleration Fund)

Assessing teachers efficacy in PE teaching and the impact of the primary PE and school sports premium (Active Essex)

Research interests

Paediatric physical actvitiy and fitness.

Geographical and social interactions with exercise: promoting active commuting

Prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease 

Non-invasive measurement of cardiac autonomic function

Teaching responsibilities

BS216 Skills and Employability

BS271 Exercise Physiology

Research Methods for Final Year Projects (BS837)

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