Institute of Health & Society
tel: 01905 542418
I enjoy teaching, learning and researching about Nutrition, Sports Nutrition and Behaviour Change. I enjoy the challenge of motivating and encouraging independent learning in any student whether they are Level 4 or Level 7.
My own clinical practice and work as an independent cycling coach provides useful experience for both teaching and assessing, as well as case studies for application of theory into practice.
As a very keen cyclist and triathlete, I am pleased to have been part of the GB Age Group Team for both triathlon and duathlon in 2007, 2015 and 2016.
Masters in Nutritional Therapy (Distinction)
Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Post Graduate Certificate in the Competitive Athlete
British Cycling Level 3 Coach for Road Racing and Time Trialling
- Teaching & Research
Teaching & Research
Module lead for:
NUTH 4015 Nutrition through the Lifespan
NUTH 4025 Nutrition for Optimum Sports Performance and Health†††††
HESC3090 (joint lead) Nutrition and Health
NUTH 4012 Nutritional Assessment
NUTH 4013 Nutritional Improvement
NUTH 4014 Integrated approaches in Nutritional Therapy
NUTH 4017 Research Methods
NUTH 4019 Dissertation (SPSS workshops and supervision)
BIOS 3113; 3302 NUTH 4016 Clinic Assessor
I am part of the Worcester Biomedical Research Group Interests include: Nutrition and Functional Medicine Sports Nutrition: personalised approach Evaluation of clinical practice Immune function: effects of exercise on Immune function (positive and negative) Behaviour change Mental Wellbeing
- Professional Bodies
Professional BodiesComplementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Contributed to recent journal article with statistical analysis, which is acknowledged in: Benbow, Alison and Ralph, S. and Watkins, K. and Granger, C. (2017) Exploring the Current Working Profiles of Nutritional Therapists to Inform Curriculum and Professional Development. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 15. pp. 23-31.
Research strategy, design and statistical analysis for BBC Trust Me Iím a Doctor Gluten free project (completed summer 2016).
Poster presentations at the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) conference June 2017: Nutritional Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviour in non-elite Competitive Cyclists. Evaluating student experience of the updated Clinic Assessment Records (CAR) for Initial Consultation 1 and 2 in Clinic.
Presentation at the Annual Learning, Teaching & Student Experience Conference 2016:
Evaluating student experience of the updated Clinic Assessment Records
Presentation at Research in Focus 2013:
Nutritional knowledge, habit and attitudes of non-elite competitive cyclists Conferences: Cytoplan: Sports Nutrition 2017
- External Responsibilities