Professor Craig Williams
Professor Craig Williams is Director of the Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre (CHERC). He is also the Director of Postgraduate Studies in Sport and Health Sciences and lectures on the physiological aspects of the degree programme. Craig Williams is internationally recognised for his research in paediatric exercise physiology (particularly the physiological responses to high intensity exercise and fatigue) and applied youth sports performance (particularly in relation to the long term development of young athletes).
Professor Williams has authored over 100 original and review articles, book chapters and proceedings articles. He is the co-author of three textbooks for undergraduate exercise and sport science students, Mathematics and Science for Exercise and Sport (2008), Science for Exercise and Sport and Data Analysis (2001) and Research for Sport and Exercise Science (2003), all published by Routledge. He has also co-authored two research related text books: Coaching the Young Developing Performer (2009) and Human Muscle Fatigue: Exercise, Sport and Health (2009). In 2011 he co-edited the conference proceedings text book: Children and Exercise, Pediatric Exercise Physiology XXVII.
Craig Williams is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and the American College of Sports Medicine. He is on the editorial board of the journal Pediatric Exercise Science and is also an Associate Editor for two journals: European Journal of Sports Science and the Journal of Sport Science and Medicine. He has acted as a consultant pediatric physiologist to the World-Class Start programmes for British Gymnastics and British Cycling and has worked with professional Premiership teams in football and rugby.
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