Dr. Stephen Pearson

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Room C701

Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Human & Applied Physiology


  • Research Methods and Study Design (L5)
  • Exercise Physiology (L5)
  • Dissertation (L6)
  • Exercise across the lifespan (L6)
  • Exercise prescription for Special Populations (L6)
  • Science of sports performance (Masters)

Research Interests

Adaptations to muscle & tendon with training and ageing - physiological, molecular and structural

Interventions/strategies to ameliorate muscle loss with ageing (sarcopenia) - nutritional and exercise

Qualifications and Memberships

  • BSc Hons Sports Science Sunderland University 1st Class-  1996
  • PhD Human Physiology University College London  - 2003
  • Higher Education Academy Fellow
  • Member of the Physiological Society