Dr Sarah Jane Hobbs

Reader in Equine and Human Biomechanics
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Sarah is a research lead for the university in sport and exercise. With particular expertise in equine biomechanics, she has developed local and international equine research collaborations over decades. Her research has led to the development of standard methods for testing equine surfaces and raised awareness in factors that influence horse and rider welfare and performance. She supervises doctoral students and teaches sports biomechanics at postgraduate and undergraduate levels.