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Robert Graydon

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

School of Sport and Wellbeing

Darwin Building, DB226

+44 (0) 1772 89 4576

rwgraydon@uclan.ac.uk

Robert Graydon is a Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Biomechanics and is research active within the Centre for Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences (CASES) research group.

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Robert is currently in the final stages of a PhD in Biomechanics. He teaches across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules within the area of Sport, Exercise & Nutritional Sciences. His main research interest is based around ankle inversion injuries in association football with an emphasis being on preventative equipment but his wider interests focus around technology in sport. Robert is also the school and college liaison for the department as well as contributing to other public engagement events run by the University.

Qualifications
  • PhD. Biomechanics, University of Central Lancashire. Currently studying.
  • PG Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, University of Central Lancashire.
  • BSc (Hons). Sport Technology, University of Central Lancashire.

Publications

Graydon, Robert William, Fewtrell, David John, Atkins, Stephen and Sinclair, Jonathan Kenneth (2017) The effects of Ankle Protectors on Lower Limb Kinematics in male football players. A comparison to Braced and Unbraced Ankles. Comparative Exercise Physiology . pp. 1-8. ISSN 1755-2540

Graydon, Robert William, Fewtrell, David John, Atkins, Stephen and Sinclair, Jonathan Kenneth (2015) The test-retest reliability of different ankle joint center location techniques. Foot and ankle online journal, 1 (11). ISSN 1941-6806

Research Groups

  • CENTRE FOR APPLIED SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCES (CASES)
  • ATHENA SWAN

Teaching activities and responsibilities

Module leader for:

  • Introduction to Biomechanics in Sport.
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport & Exercise Sciences.

Undergraduate teaching:

  • Principles of Physiology and Scientific Enquiry
  • Current Topics in Population Health & Exercise
  • Fundamentals of Sport, Exercise, & Nutritional Sciences
  • Sport Biomechanics
  • Project Supervisor for undergraduate dissertations

Postgraduate teaching:

  • Research methods for Sport, Exercise, & Nutritional Sciences
  • Project Supervisor for postgraduate dissertations
  • Advanced practitioner skills for Sport & Exercise Scientists.

Projects

  • The effects of Ankle Protectors on Association Football Players. A comparison to Braced and Unbraced Ankles.
  • A retrospective investigation into the risk factors associated with knee pain.