• 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Personal profile


Matt is Acting Head of Division for Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Science. He is a Chartered Scientist and a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Physiology) in addition to a BASES Certified Exercise Practitioner (Obesity and Diabetes Specialist Instructor). BASES, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK. Matt's principal research interests focus on responses and adaptations to time-efficient exercise. Matt has worked in Higher Education at undergraduate and postgraduate level for a number of years. 

Prior to this Matt’s background is exercise physiology. He has worked as a personal trainer and exercise referral specialist for clients with long-term health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. He currently provides consultancy and training for exercise and health industry qualifications and works in collaboration with NHS and other health professionals on a specialist obesity service. He also has experience providing sport and exercise science support work for a range of individuals and professional sports including rugby league, cycling, and football.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Approaches to exercise that might be more time efficient than traditional government guidelines
  • Exercise for health and sport
  • Diabesity (the co-existence of obesity and diabetes)
  • Exercise guidelines post bariatric surgery
  • Skeletal muscle response and recovery from eccentric exercise
  • Assessing shoulder function in rugby league players using isokinetic dynamometry

Physiological and perceptual responses to time-efficient exercise (including HIT)
Exercise science research for people with long-term conditions

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Sport science
  • Exercise science
  • Isokinetic dynamometry
  • HIT
  • High-intensity
  • Diabetes
  • Health
  • Rugby league
  • Glenohumeral joint

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Research Output

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 6 Meeting Abstract
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Review article

Biomechanical and Physiological Responses to 120 min of Soccer-Specific Exercise

Field, A., Corr, L. D., Haines, M., Lui, S., Naughton, R., Page, R. M. & Harper, L., 5 Feb 2020, In : Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Effects of three low-volume, high-intensity exercise conditions on affective valence

    Haines, M., Broom, D., Gillibrand, W. & Stephenson, J., 17 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 38, 2, p. 121-129 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    Open Access
  • The Demands of the Extra-Time Period of Soccer: A Systematic Review

    Field, A., Naughton, R. J., Haines, M., Lui, S., Corr, L. D., Russell, M., Page, R. M. & Harper, L., 20 May 2020, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • Predictive models for isokinetic ankle muscle strength relating to age, mass, stature, sex and shoe size

    Fish, M., Haines, M., Milligan, J. & Killey, J., 8 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 37, sup1, p. 67-67 1 p., D2.S1.5(4).

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

  • Press / Media

    Commentary: Sitting Too Long Can Increase Your Risk of Death

    Matthew Haines


    1 Media contribution

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    Water Intoxication: Are We Drowning in Advice to Drink More Fluids?

    Matthew Haines


    1 Media contribution

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    Is Bariatric Surgery a Serious Solution to the Diabesity Epidemic?

    Matthew Haines, Chinnodorai Rajeswaran, Mohan Ramasamy & Debbie Hastings


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Is There Really Any Science Behind the Sirtfood Diet?

    Matthew Haines


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment