Tony Baross first studied Sport & Exercise Science at Canterbury Christ Church University. After graduating in 1996 he went on to undertake a MSc in Exercise and Health Behaviour at the City University, London before been employed as a Further Education lecturer at Bedford college until 1998.
He joined the University of Northampton in 1998 where he taught undergraduate and postgraduate level sport and exercise physiology, and strength and conditioning. During this time he completed a PGCE in post-compulsory education before undertaking his PhD in Cardiovascular Physiology and graduated in 2011 from the University of Kent.
Tony continues to develop his post-doctoral research, supervising doctoral students, gaining external funding and presenting research at international conferences and publishing in top-ranked, high-impact international journals. Currently Tony is a research theme lead within the Faculty Research Centre at the University of Northampton. His main area of research is the effects of isometric resistance training (IRT) on cardiovascular parameters particular resting and ambulatory blood pressure.