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Lee graduated from Chichester University in 2007 with a BSc (Hons) in Sport Science. Upon graduating, Lee took up a lecturing role in Portsmouth and completed a teaching qualification (PGCE) at Portsmouth University. While lecturing, Lee also completed an MSc in Strength and Conditioning at St Mary’s University.

In 2013 Lee left the UK to complete a PhD in Strength and Conditioning at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. Lee’s research in New Zealand focused on accentuated eccentric loading during plyometric activities and exercise-induced muscle damage.

During his time in New Zealand, Lee worked with a range of Olympic sports in a sports science consultancy role and worked in professional rugby union as a sports scientist and strength and conditioning coach. In 2017 Lee returned to the UK to take up his current role at Solent University, and in 2020, Lee was awarded Senior Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy.

Lee is a member of the NSCA and BASES and regularly provides sports science support to amateur and professional athletes and teams.

Teaching

Lee currently teaches Level 4 Research Methods (module leader), Level 4 (module leader) and Level 5 Biomechanics and Levels 4 and 6 Physiology. In addition, he is the level 4 leader and the placement lead on the Sport and Exercise Science programme. He is also a HEA mentor and assessor for the university.

Research interests

Lee’s research interests are eccentric training, post-activation potentiation and performance enhancement, and micro technology to monitor player load and performance in rugby union.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ), Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

10 Nov 20131 Feb 2017

Award Date: 1 Feb 2017

Master, St Mary's University, Twickenham

1 Sep 20101 Jul 2013

Award Date: 1 Jun 2013

University of Portsmouth

1 Sep 20071 Jul 2008

Award Date: 1 Jul 2008

Bachelor, University of Chichester

1 Sep 20042 Jul 2007

Award Date: 2 Jul 2007

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