Mark Bailey

Technical Instructor-Sport & Ex & Psych

Technical Services

I first joined Staffordshire University in November 1992 as a part-time technician in the School of Sciences Physics department and later moved to the Sport and Exercise department.

After working two part-time jobs for several years I then became a full-time technician at Staffs.
I mainly support the Psychology, Sport and Exercise department but also cover other areas of the University when required including Nursing and Midwifery and Social Work.

Academic qualifications

BTEC – Digital Media

City & Guilds – Supplementary Studies in Electrical Installation Work (electronics component)

Alison - Diploma in Psychology

Expertise

Sports Psychology

Website content editing

Electronics - modification of lab equipment

Research interests

Pre-season Physiology Fitness testing of Stoke City FC first team – 2012.

Fitness testing of Woverhampton Wanderers FC U12's - 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Pre-season fitness testing of Crewe Alexandra 1st team and Academy players 2017.

I also provide support the Peak Condition Clinic which is a Student led Sport and Exercise fitness testing clinic, conducting tests such as VO2 max tests, Lactate tests and Bod Pod tests on Athletes and members of the public.

Publications

Nachiappan Chockalingam, Peter H Dangerfield, Aziz Rahmatalla, El-Nasri Ahmed, Mark Bailey, Justin Rich, Sharon Gwinneth and Tom Cochrane (2003) Comparison of various commercially available kinematic systems for the assessment of spinal range of movement , European Journal of Anatomy, Vol 6, Supp. 1, pp 21-22.

Nachiappan Chockalingam, Peter H Dangerfield, Aziz Rahmatalla, El-Nasri Ahmed, Mark Bailey, Justin Rich, Sharon Gwinneth and Tom Cochrane (2003) Comparison of various commercially available kinematic systems for the assessment of spinal range of movement , Clinical Anatomy, Vol 16, pp79.

Top 250 Young University

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020