Personal profile


Laurence works within the Higher Education University Sport Department at Hartpury University. Currently in his 6th year of HE teaching, Laurence specialises predominantly in Physiology, Biomechanics and Nutrition. Whilst his main teaching focus is within sport, and spans across Level 4, 5 and 6 students, Laurence has also delivered to Level 7 MSc students in Strength and Conditioning, as well as providing guest teaching sessions to Equestrian Sport Science students.


Alongside teaching, Laurence has developed an extensive background in industry-facing consultancy and commercial work including athlete performance testing and monitoring, data acquisition, processing and analysis, provision of training recommendations, and return to play assessments. Laurence has worked with teams and individuals from youth and grass-roots level, throughout the competitive spectrum to elite international athletes, as well as para-world championship, Paralympian, and World Record breaking competitors.


Laurence is also currently completing his British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) Accreditation to become an Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist, with an anticipated completion date of the summer of 2024. 


In recent months, Laurence has taken on the responsibility of promoting the Higher Education University Sport department via the @HartpuryUniSport instagram page, regularly interacting with prospective students and parents, sharing current student achievements, highlighting specific and/or outstanding Program and Module activities, and continually highlighting Hartpury University's links with industry partners

Current teaching

Current Taught Modules:

  • Introduction to Exercise Physiology (BSc, Level 4,)
  • Introduction to Functional Anatomy and Sports Biomechanics (BSc, Level 4)
  • Exercise Physiology (BSc, Level 5)
  • The Sport and Exercise Scientist (BSc, Level 5)
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology (BSc, Level 6)
  • Research and Knowledge Exchange Project (BSc, Level 6)


Previous Taught Modules:

  • The Sport and Exercise Professional (BSc, Level 4)
  • Academic Skills for Sport (BSc, Level 4)
  • Sports Nutrition (BSc, Level 5)
  • Health Related Exercise (BSc, Level 5)
  • Applied Biomechanics (BSc, Level 5)
  • Ergogenic Practice and Nutritional Manipulation (BSc, Level 6)
  • Undergraduate Dissertation (BSc, Level 6)
  • Science of Training and Adaptation (MSc, Level 7)
  • Postgraduate Dissertation (MSc, Level 7)


Academic Personal Tutor to the Following Programs (Past and Present):

  • Sport and Exercise Science (Level 4, 5 and 6)
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition (Level 4 and 5)
  • FdSc Sport Performance and Coaching (Level 4)

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice , PCAP, University of the West of England (UWE)

1 Jan 201828 Feb 2019

Award Date: 28 Feb 2019

Sport and Exercise Science, MSc (Distinction), Middlesex University

1 Sept 201331 May 2015

Award Date: 15 Sept 2015

Sport and Exercise Science, BSc (Hons), University of Hertfordshire

15 Sept 200931 May 2012

Award Date: 31 May 2012

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), FHEA, Higher Education Academy

1 Jan 201828 Feb 2019

External positions

Allied Health Research Unit - Research Assistant, University of Central Lancashire

Aug 2016Oct 2017

Associate Researcher - Work Placement, University of Essex

Oct 2014Jan 2015

Research Assistant and Demonstrator - Student Experience , Middlesex University

Mar 2014May 2014