Chris Cattell

Chris Cattell

Course Leader for FdSc Sports Coaching and PE, and Senior Lecturer in Sports Studies/Coaching HND

School of Sport and Exercise Science


Contact Details

tel: 01905 542633

Chris joined the School of Sport and Exercise Science in 2013 and was appointed to lead the Sport, Coaching and Physical Education HND. Chris has lectured in further and higher education for over 20 years on a range of sports-related courses. His areas of interest include sports coaching, motor learning and skill acquisition, and disability sport. Chris is a passionate and enthusiastic lecturer who strives to create a learning environment that is conducive to personal, academic and vocational development.


  • MSc Sport and Exercise Science
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Worcester
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Education and Training), UWCN
  • BA (Hons) Sport and Human Movement Studies
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

  • Sports Coaching
  • Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition
  • Disability Sport


Research Publications

Mickleborough, T.D., Cattell, C., Lindley, M. and Chatham, K. (2002) Evaluation of a new device purported to provide through-range fixed load inspiratory muscle training. Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. [Online]. Volume 34, Issue 5, p.S268. Available from:

Conference Presentations

Cattell, C. and Breeze, N. (2016) Students’ perceptions of peer mentoring as part of the HND Sport, Coaching and Physical Education course, SRHE Newer and Early Career Researchers Conference, Cardiff, Wales

Cattell, C., Barber, L. and Breeze, N. (2015) Students' perceptions of peer mentoring, University of Worcester Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, Worcester, UK.

Wood, C. and Cattell, C. (2014) The motivations and outcomes of studying for part-time mature students completing higher education programmes at further education colleges, Research in Post-Compulsory Education Inaugural International Research Conference, Oxford, UK.

Professional Bodies

  • British Triathlon Federation (BTF)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)