Dean Sewell has
taught physiology, exercise physiology and nutrition and metabolism
at undergraduate and postgraduate level in a number of U.K.
Universities and is currently the Director of the Sport and
Exercise Science degree programme at Heriot-Watt University
in Edinburgh. His research has focussed on muscle and exercise
metabolism and he has experience of exercise physiology research
in both humans and horses. Outside of academia he played national
league field hockey, is now an occasional fell-runner and took
part in the Everest marathon in 2002.
Philip Watkins is a senior lecturer
and programme leader for the BSc Sports Science degree at
the University of Derby. He has taught and lectured in physical
education and sport and exercise science in both the UK and
abroad. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist
(NSCA) and provides sports science support to elite athletes.
Phil is a member of BASES, BSCA, NSCA and the ISBS. He is
also a double British, European and World Powerlifting Champion
and record holder.
Murray Griffin is a sports psychologist
in the Centre for Sports and Exercise Science at the University
of Essex. He teaches sport psychology, conducts research on
mental rehearsal and green exercise and works with elite athletes.
His own sport is motorcycle sprinting where on several occasions
he has been national champion. He lives on a smallholding
with his wife and son and miscellaneous pigs, chickens, dogs
and ducks. He has a shed full of big motorcycles and dreams
of learning ballroom dancing.