WCSM Speaker – Matt Barlow
is a senior lecturer in sports and exercise physiology at the Leeds Beckett University.
Matt’s main interests relate to sports performance particularly in marine sports; however he has also researched and worked in childhood obesity, exercise participation and health.
He enjoys providing sports science support and has provided support to national and international swimmers as well as the British Junior Surfing team.
Matt also has experience in providing physiological support to athletes and teams in triathlon, rowing, running, sailing, mountain biking, mountaineering, rugby and football.
He analysed the effects of anthropometrical, physiological and environmental factors on surfing performance and will give us an idea what matters to excel in surfing performance.