Helen Matthews

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton C703

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Current positions

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.

Areas of research

Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing, Equality, Sport and Exercise, Education


  • 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