Personal profile

Biography

Kevin joined the University of Huddersfield in 2008 as a senior lecturer in Exercise Science and has been the course leader for the BSc(Hons) Exercise Science degree for the last 4 years. He started off employment working as a Community Health and Fitness Development Officer running an Exercise Referral Scheme joint funded by the Local Authority and PCT. He moved on to become a Senior Sport and Health Development Officer and then went on to work for a Sports College first as the Community Sports Development Manager before being promoted to Director of Specialism in charge of whole school PE and Sport. Throughout these years Kevin has worked as an Exercise Specialist for a number of Local Authorities, hospitals, PCTs and Sports Trusts. He still works weekly designing and delivering exercise programmes with cardiac and cancer patients in community based programmes and other individuals with long term health conditions. Kevin also teaches on a national cancer and exercise rehabilitation level 4 programme – training up and assessing exercise instructors to qualify them to work with cancer patients in exercise rehabilitation.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Exercise and cancer rehabilitation 
  • Cardiotoxic effects of chemotherapy treatment and the role of exercise in reducing or preventing these side effects 

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Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Oral presentation

Supervised Exercise for Older Women Treated for Breast Cancer: Preliminary Results from a Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial

Kipling, K. (Speaker), Marilynne Kirshbaum (Speaker), Boduszek, D. (Speaker), Bartys, S. (Speaker), Ged Garbutt (Speaker)
19 Mar 2015

Activity: Oral presentation