Damian Harper

Lecturer in Coaching and Performance
School of Sport and Health Sciences


Damian is a Lecturer is Coaching and Performance. His research is focused on factors that influence the health and performance of human movement, with a particular focus on understanding high-intensity actions, such as acceleration, deceleration and change of direction. Damian has consulted with numerous sporting organisations and governing bodies and is internationally recognised for the impact his research has had on enhancing applied “real-world” sports performance practices.