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Research Profile

  • Mark’s roles include lecturer in Exercise Physiology, programme leader for MSc Strength and Conditioning and director of the Sports Science laboratories at the University of Northampton. Mark’s research focuses on sports genomics and molecular exercise physiology with current focus on gene associations with concussion and tendinopathy. Mark welcomes any enquiries with regards to research collaborations.

    Qualifications

    • Completing PhD in Genomics and Molecular Exercise Physiology – Manchester Metropolitan University
    • PGCert Biometric modelling – Middlesex University
    • PGCE – Greenwich University 
    • MSc Exercise Physiology – Manchester Metropolitan University
    • BSc (Hons) Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science (2.1) – Manchester Metropolitan University

    Professional Qualifications

    • Physiology Support Accreditation – BASES
    • Venipuncture – NHS England
    • Fellow – Higher Education Academy
    • Level 2 Cricket Coach – England Cricket Board
    • Level 2 Rugby Coach – England Rugby
    • Level 1 Basketball Coach – England Basketball
    • Internal Quality Assurance (V1) – EDEXCEL
    • Adapted Sports Course – Disability Sports Coach
    • Speed Agility Quickness International Diploma – SAQ International 
    • Level 2 Group Exercise to Music – Drummond Education
    • Level 1 Football Coaching – UKCC FA
    • Performance Enhancement Specialist – National Association of Sport Medicine
    • Sport and Remedial Massage Therapist – North London School of Sport Massage
    • Corrective Exercise Specialist – National Association of Sports Medicine
    • Phase IV Exercise Instructor – British Association Cardiac Rehabilitiation
    • Certified Personal Trainer – National Strength and Conditioning Association
    • A1 Assessor – OCR
    • Level 4 Certificate in Further Education Teaching – C&G
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist – National Strength and Conditioning Association
    • Leaders Award – British Weight Lifting Association
    • Weight Training Instructors Award – British Weight Lifting Association

    Memberships to Professional Bodies

    • BASES – Physiological Support accredited member
    • UKSCA
    • NSCA
    • NASM
    • Physiological Society
    • Higher Education Academy – Fellow
    • SPO1003 Physiological Function and Response to Exercise
    • SPO1012 Introduction to Fitness Training Methods
    • SPO1039 How to be Successful at University
    • SPO2020 Fitness Training Methods
    • SPO2045 Health Physiology
    • SPO3025 Advanced Fitness Training Methods
    • SPO3051 Applied Physiology
    • SPO4001 Dissertation
    • SPOM015 Strength and Conditioning for Specific Athletes
    • SPOM017 Strength and Conditioning Science
    • SPOM022 Sport Science
    • Genetics of performance
    • Molecular exercise physiology
    • Strength and Conditioning practices 

     

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Mark Antrobus’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.