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MA Sport & Leisure
BA Human Movement Studies (1st Class)
Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
OCR Sports Massage Practitioner / Tutor


Sporting Honours:

Wales: Celtic Cup, Ireland 2004
Penarth LHC; National League 2000-2008
European Indoor Clubs Championships 1998-2008
European Club Outdoor Champs, Vienna 2005
Welsh Universities 1990-1993
Wales A 1993
Welsh Universities 1992-1993
Touch Rugby
Wales Mixed World Cup, Sydney AUS 1999
Wales Women; European Champs, Scotland 2000
Wales Mixed; European�s, Cardiff 2002
Wales Women: European�s, Jersey 2004 & France 2008


Exercise Prescription Cardiac Rehabilitation – Royal Shrewsbury Hospital 1995-1996

|Head Coach|Welsh Universities|1994-1998|
|Assistant Coach|British Universities|1997|

Teaching/Lecturing Sport & Exercise Science 1996-Present


Course Leader: BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
Senior lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science
Module Leader: Biomechanics of Sport & Exercise,
Muscle Function and Biomechanics
Exercise Physiology


BASES Student Conference Aberdeen. 1994
Physiological Parameters of Elite Paraplegic Athletes.

Thornhill P.M., Cooper S-M. and Baker J.S. (1994). Physiological Responses to Maximal Upper Extremity Exercise In Elite Paraplegic Athletes.
Abstract: Journal of Sports Sciences.

Thornhill P.M., Baker J.S. and Cooper S-M. (1993). Interaction between Tennis String Type and Tension and the Subsequent Effect Upon Ball Rebound Velocity
Journal of Human Movement Studies, 24: 157-167.




AQA 1999 -Present Senior Examiner & Team Leader for PHED 3
2003-2007 External Verifier BTEC National Diploma Sport & Exercise Science programmes
|University of Glamorgan
2007-2008 External Examiner FdSc provision in partner colleges: Coleg Sir Gar; Pembs. College; Neath & Port Talbot College; Merthyr Tydfil College (Coleg Morgannwg)
University of Plymouth External Examiner FdSc Sports Coaching & Therapy, FdSc Sport Science & Injury Management (Truro College)
University of Bath 2008-Present FdSc Sport(Health & Fitness), BSc(Hons) Sport (Health & Fitness)

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