Damien Gleadall-Siddall

Damien Gleadall-Siddall

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, and Biochemistry

Faculty of Health Sciences


01482 463176

Damien is a lecturer in sport and exercise nutrition and biochemistry who teaches at undergraduate level and supervises MSc students.

He is currently delivering modules within the areas of exercise physiology and nutrition.

Damien has provided teaching support for more than four years within the School of Life Sciences and recently became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).


Research Interests

  • Health benefits of high-intensity interval training

  • Nutritional interventions in health and sport

  • Technology use for health


Khushhal, A., Nichols, S., Evans, W., Gleadall-Siddall, D.O., Page, R., O'Doherty, A.F., Carroll, S., Ingle, L., Abt, G. (2017) 'Validity and reliability of the Apple Watch for measuring heart rate', Sports Medicine International Open, 1(06): E206-E211. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-120195

Nichols, S., Gleadall-Siddall, D.O., Antony, R., Clark, A.L., Cleland, J.G.F., Carroll, S., Ingle, L. (2017) 'Are metabolic equivalents (METS) an accurate method for estimating change in peak oxygen consumption after cardiac rehabilitation?', Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, doi: 10.1111/cpf.12468

Siegler, J.C. & Gleadall-Siddall, D.O. (2010) 'Sodium Bicarbonate Ingestion and Repeated Swim Sprint Performance', Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24(11):3105-3111. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181f55eb1


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Biomechanics for Sport, Health and Exercise Science

  • Introduction to Physiology and Psychology in Sport, Health and Exercise Science

  • Nutrition and Diet in Health and Disease

Research PhDs

  • Exercise physiology

  • Sport and exercise nutrition

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Fellow of the HEA

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • MSc

  • BSc (Hons)

  • PGCert

External roles

  • UK Social Media Ambassador, Journal of Sports Sciences