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Helen Gravestock

MSc Sport & Exercise Science Teaching Studentship

Institute of Sport & Exercise Science

Contact Details

email: h.gravestock@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 542231

Helen Gravestock has been appointed into the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Worcester onto an MSc Teaching Studentship. As an undergraduate Helen has represented the student body as Institute representative; worked as an assistant sport and exercise scientist in the MPC, and presented at a national conference. Helen's research from her Independent Study has also been presented at specialist interest groups where she has achieved a runner up award from an oral presentation.

Teaching areas within sport and exercise science include Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition kinesiology, biomechanics and Scientific study of Sport. Helen is a member of BASES and is working towards BASES supervised experience accreditation in Biomechanics.

Helen also works as a cheerleading coach in local schools and clubs.


Qualifications

BSc Sports and Exercise Science (1st).
University of Worcester NCSSE Level 2 Cheerleading, Stunts and Tumbling
Emergency First Aid
BANT protein intake and physical activity - A delicate balance (3 CPD credits)


Pending

MSc Applied Sport and Exercise (2014)
Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education in Learning and Teaching (2014)
BASES Supervised experience (2015)

Professional and Research Interests

Professional and Research Interests

Professional Interests

Biomechanics
Motion capture of sports performance

Research Interests

Whole Body Vibration
Bare foot running

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

British Association of Sport & Exercise Science (BASES)
National Council for Spirit Safety and Education (NCSSE)
Bonusan Nutrition

Publications

Publications

 Gravestock, H. (2012) An Investigation into Active and Passive Mass on Whole Body Vibration. BASES Student Conference Abstract.

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Cheerleading coach
Motion & Performance Centre (MPC) Sport Science Assistant