Annie Lambeth-Mansell


Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science

School of Sport and Exercise Science


Contact Details


Annie is a Senior Lecturer in SSES and has been a member of the team since 1999. Her area of expertise is in sports nutrition, having completed and MSc in Sports Nutrition, though she also teaches in physiology and research methods. Annie has published papers on the nutritional practices of elite female soccer players and pacing in mountain biking. She is a British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited sports scientist and frequently presents lectures and workshops on sports nutrition and physiological testing to local sports clubs and schools. A keen cyclist and mountain biker herself, Annie is passionate about all aspects of nutrition, supplementation and the science of optimal performance.


Teaching & Research

University Roles:

  • HND Co-ordinator for the School of Sport and Exercise Science (SSES)
  • Academic Integrity Tutor in SSES
  • Motion and Performance Centre (MPC)

Research Interests:

  • Nutritional aspects of sports performance
  • Pacing in endurance activities
  • Supplementation for performance
  • Diets for body composition change
  • High Intensity Interval Training

Professional Bodies


Recent Publications

Songsorn, P., Lambeth-Mansell, A., Mair, J.L., Haggett, M., Fitzpatrick, B.L., Ruffino, J., Holliday, A., Metcalfe, R.S. and Vollaard, N.B.J. (2016) Exercise training comprising of single 20 ‑ s cycle sprints does not provide a sufficient stimulus for improving maximal aerobic capacity in sedentary individuals. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(8), pp.1511–1517. Available at:

Robinson, S.L., Lambeth-Mansell, A., Gillibrand., Smith-Ryan, A. and Bannock, L. (2015) A nutrition and conditioning intervention for natural bodybuilding contest preparation: case study. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 12(1), 111. Available at:

Lambeth-Mansell, A. (2012) Pizza Slices to Performance Nutrition. The Sport and Exercise Scientist, 33, 10-11.

Azevedo, L.B., Lambeth-Mansell, A., Martin, L., Wright, R.L. and Holmes, L.A. (2008) Reliability of non-differential GPS on measurement of distance and elevation on cross-country mountain bike race. Conference proceedings British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES), Brunel.

Martin, L., Wright, R., Lambeth, A., Holmes, L. and Azevedo, L. (2007) Relationship between heart rate recovery and hill climbing performance in cross-country mountain biking. Conference proceedings British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES), Bath.

Lambeth, A., Martin, L., Azevedo, L., Holmes, L. and Wright, R. (2007) The physiological determinants of performance and exercise intensity of cross country mountain bike racing. Conference proceedings European College of Sports Science (ECSS), Finland.

Martin, L., Lambeth, A. and Scott, D. (2006) Nutritional Practices of National Female Soccer Players: Analysis and Recommendations. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 5: 130-137.

Lambeth, A. and Braddock, L. (2005) Nutritional Information and Guidelines for Soccer Players. Birmingham City FC Academy brochure.

Lambeth, A. (1998) The effect of manipulating carbohydrate intake prior to running a 5km time trial. BASES Student Conference Abstract.