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Qualifications

BA(Hons). 1st Class, MA, Cert Ed.

About

Sporting Honours:

Hockey
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
Rugby
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

Experience

Coaching History:

Hockey Hockey Leaders Award 1992
Level One (Junior Coach) 1993
Level Two (Club Coach) 2000
Umpire �C� Badge 1993
Head Coach Welsh Universities 1994-1998
Assistant Coach British Universities 1997

Responsibilities

Senior lecturer in Sport, Exercise Science & Coaching
Module Leader: Biomechanics of Sport & Exercise

Publications

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

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

Thornhill PM., Baker JS. 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.

Memberships

SMA

Consultancy

AQA 1999 � Present Senior Examiner & Team Leader for PED 1 & PED 4
EDEXCEL 2003-2007 External Verifier BTEC National Diploma�s 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 Current Tenure 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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