Dr Ralph Manders is a Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics at the University of Surrey.
Ralph received his Masters degree in Movement Sciences in 2003 from the Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, before going on to complete a PhD focusing on the insulinotropic and anabolic properties of dietary protein in type 2 diabetes. He has been a post-doctoral researcher focussing on the beneficial health effects of exercise training and dietary modulation in type 2 diabetes and the elderly. professional athletes with regard to performance and nutrition.
Graduate Destinations for Sports Science:
Jobs are available with a range of organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Employers and Roles include:
- Professional sports clubs
- Exercise Physiologist
- National sporting associations, governing bodies and other related sporting agencies
- Private health and fitness clubs, spas and public sports and recreation facilities
- Local authorities
- Schools, further education and higher education institutions
- The health sector, including the National Health Service and other international health providers.
- Sports Nutritionist
- Sports Psychologist
- Performance Analyst
- Research/ Academic
- Employed (69.5%)
- Further study (13.9%)
- Working and studying (7.6%)
- Unemployed (4.3%)
- Other (4.7%)