Mrs Helen McHardy


School School of Social and Health Sciences

Department Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Contact info

+44 (0)1382 30 8143


My academic background is Physiology and Pharmacology, but I also hold vocational qualifications in exercise and fitness. 

I’ve previously worked as a Peripatetic Lecturer for the British Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation and designed exercise teaching qualifications for Bradford and Leeds Metropolitan Councils.

Prior to that, I worked as a researcher in the Department of Child Health at Ninewells Hospital – where I was involved in studying the regulation of fluid transport in the neo-natal lung – and as a Research Chemist. 

My research interests are focused on Neurophysiology including Motor Control and Disorders of Movement.

I hold a degree in Physiology and Pharmacology from Dundee University and a degree in Chemistry from the University of Aberdeen.  

My exercise and fitness qualifications include Loughborough’s Advanced Fitness Training Course and RSA Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Dancers.

Subjects Taught

Anatomy, Kinesiology, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Exercise Physiology, Fitness Testing and Exercise Programming, Exercise Programming for Special Populations, Research Methods

Particular Research Interests

Neurophysiology: Motor Control and Disorders of Movement.

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Dr Adam Talbot

Dr Adam Talbot

Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences | Lecturer

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Dr Ross Lorimer

Dr Ross Lorimer

Division of Sport and Exercise Sciences | Senior Lecturer

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