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  • 13 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Research Interests

My research interests include the biomechanics and motor control of exercise and sports performance across the life course. Currently I am undergoing projects on the development of fundamental movement skills in children and the effect of conditioning programmes on activities of daily living in the elderly. I have a keen interest in sprint running in field sports and the effects of fatigue on the biomechanics of these dynamic movements.


Prior to my role at Coventry University I was the musculoskeletal biomechanics research coordinator in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial college London. In 2014 I completed my PhD in Biomechanics at Cardiff Metropolitan University. In 2010 I graduated with a first class Bsc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.

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Education/Academic qualification

Academic Practice in Higher Education, Postgraduate Certificate

Biomechanics, Doctorate, Cardiff Metropolitan University

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, Degree

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Research Output

  • 13 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Review article
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    First-Stance Phase Force Contributions to Acceleration Sprint Performance in Semi-Professional Soccer Players

    Wdowski, M. & Gittoes, M. J. R., 15 Mar 2020, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 20, 3, p. 366-374 9 p.

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
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    Inter-limb step asymmetry in closed and open skill sprint accelerations in soccer players

    Wdowski, M. & Gittoes, M. J. R., 27 Aug 2020, In : Human Movement. 22, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

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