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Tony Turner

Senior Lecturer

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Glasgow
Pulmonary oxygen uptake kinetics and exercise intensity: inferences and implications
Bachelor of Science, University of Glasgow

Professional Qualifications

Accredited Sport & Exercise Scientist, British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences
Chartered Scientist, CSci


  • BSc (Hons) Physiology & Sport Science (University of Glasgow)
  • PhD Exercise Physiology (University of Glasgow)

Tony Turner is a BASES Accredited (Physiology) Sport & Exercise Scientist and Chartered Scientist. He is senior lecturer in exercise physiology in the Institute for Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences (SPEHS), where he leads the Human Performance Science Research Group and teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes: BSc Applied Sport Science, BEd/MA Physical Education and MSc Strength & Conditioning. Tony has applied experience as a physiologist working with performers in a range of sports, most recently in motor sport on the FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy: Coaching motorsport stars of the future

Current Research Interests

The application of physiology in sport & exercise contexts:

  • motor sport physiology & performance
  • cardio-respiratory systems’ responses during exercise
  • physiology of strength & conditioning
  • physiology of Race Running
  • physiology of golf caddying


Research activities & awards

  1. Invited presentation to RSM Clinical Neurosciences section

    Activity: Consultancy typesProviding oral or written evidence for non-academic board, committee, working group or advisory panel

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