Dr Richard Winsley
Director of Education
Dr Richard Winsley is Director of Education and Associate Director of the Children‘s Health and Exercise Research Centre.
Richard gained his PhD in 1997. His doctoral work, entitled ‘Peak aerobic power in children‘, was funded by a Centre Scholarship and was completed at the Children‘s Health and Exercise Research Centre. He then spent time as a post-Doctoral research fellow at the Royal Devon & Exeter hospital, investigating heart rate variability modification with exercise training in cardiac rehabilitation patients. Subsequently, he worked as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist in the National Health Service, working with both cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation patients in addition to coordinating a GP exercise on prescription scheme. Richard re-joined the University of Exeter in 1999.
An active member of both ACSM and NASPEM, his research interests lie in children’s cardiovascular function during exercise and into overtraining / overreaching in children and adults. He has published widely, given numerous invited presentations and presented his research to a range of international conferences including ACSM, ECSS and PWP.
His applied work has included sports science support for the Oxfordshire men‘s RFU and Manchester United Soccer Schools. Richard, along with all ESS physiology staff, provides testing and physiological support to the University Sports Scholars. He is also fitness advisor to the University Women‘s Hockey squads.
Richard lectures on the physiological aspects of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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College of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Exeter St Luke's Campus