PhD, BExSci (Hons), AEP, ESSAM
Dr Melissa Skein is a Senior Lecturer in Human Movement in the School of Allied Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences. Dr Skein's primary research focus is the effect of sleep on health and wellbeing and exercise performance in the general population and athletes. Dr Skein's research interests also include the regulation of pacing strategies and fatigue during self-paced exercise and thermoregulation. She has also authored numerous publications and a book chapter and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr Skein undertakes teaching and research work and consults for local sport organisations as an Exercise Scientist in the areas of sleep, recovery and athlete monitoring.
Dr Skein's laboratory and field-based research primarily includes: