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School of Health and Society

Danielle Prescott

Lecturer in Sports Science (Performance Analysis)


Danielle is a lecturer in Sports Performance Analysis.  Danielle joined the University of Salford in March 2015.  Prior to Danielle joining the university she worked as an Associate Lecturer in Sports Coaching Analysis at The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Danielle worked at UCLan for 6 years not only as an Associate Lecturer but also as a demonstrator within Performance Analysis.  Danielle is an ISPAS accredited Performance Analyst.  Danielle has over 8 years applied experience working as a Performance Analyst with Bolton Wanderers Academy FC, Fleetwood Town FC, IRFU Exiles selection team and Blackburn Rovers Academy FC.


Level 4 – Introduction to Biomechanics

Level 5 – Biomechanics and Performance Analysis

Level 6 – Biomechanics and Skill Acquisition, Advanced Performance Analysis

Module Leader for Advanced Performance Analysis

Research Interests

·         Performance Analysis in Sport

·         Employability 

Qualifications and Memberships

BA (Hons) Sports Coaching, University of Central Lancashire, July 2008

MA Sports Coaching, University of Central Lancashire, November 2011

PGCert in Higher Education, University of Central Lancashire, July 2013

Level 4 Accredited Performance Analyst, International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport (ISPAS), December 2014


Prescott, D. and Palmer, C. (2009) Digital analysis (Kandle Snapper) of football referee's efficiency of movement about the field of play correlated with heart rate response and decision making

Prescott, D (2013) The Numbers Games, Sport Performance and Tech, Online Publication.