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School of Health and Society

Helen Matthews

Senior Lecturer


Helen has over 25 years experience working in the field of Sport, Health and Corporate Wellness. She joined the University of Salford in 1999 and developed the BSc (Hons) Sports Science programme.  She has since held the positions of Director of Sport, Associate Head Academic and Associate Dean Academic in the College of Health and Social Care. Helen is currently the Health and Wellbeing lead for the University Wellness Works Service.


Exercise Physiology and Nutrition

Therapy Skills

Sports Science Placement

Inter-Professional Practice in Sport Rehabilitation

Exercise across the Lifespan

Research Interests

Health and Wellbeing at Work

Qualifications and Memberships