Lois Smith

Lois Smith

Director of Studies - Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Sport Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences


  • BSc (University of Hull)
  • MSc (University of Hull)


Lois joined the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Science as a member of lecturing staff in 2017. Lois was the Sport Rehabilitation Programme Director from 2020 - 2023 and is now the Director of Studies for the School.

She graduated from the University of Hull in 2012 with a BSc (Hons) in Sport Rehabilitation and gained her Masters degree with a thesis entitled 'CrossFit™ Style Training: Are Functional Movement Patterns linked with Increased Performance' in 2018.

Lois is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and completed the Aurora Women's Leadership programme in 2022.

Lois is module leader for third year Professional Practice 2 module (on the Sport Rehabilitation programme) and is a pivotal member of the Student Placement Team.

She plays an active role in student supervision within the Health, Injury and Performance Hub and the University's Athletes Union Injury provision.