Dr. Paul Sindall

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton L708

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Current positions

Head of Sport / Senior Lecturer in Exercise Science


Dr Paul Sindall is a Senior Lecturer and the current Head of Sport at the University of Salford, UK. He has completed PhD and Masters studies in Exercise Physiology, working in the field of disability sports testing and training. Paul has extensive practitioner-level and managerial experience in the health and fitness industry, and in the provision of sports science support services to athletes from a range of disability and able-bodied sports. He is a passionate advocate of exercise and physical activity for health improvement and disease management, leading a range of modules on the BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise as Medicine and MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology programmes.

Areas of research

Physiology, Health, Disability Sport, Exercise Testing & Prescription, Wheelchair Tennis


  • Fundamental Exercise Prescription (L4)
  • Workplace & Corporate Health & Wellbeing (L5)
  • Exercise Prescription for Special Populations (L6)
  • Measurement & Evaluation of Health & Fitness (L6)

Research Interests

  • Disability sport
  • Physiology
  • Wheelchair tennis
  • Exercise testing
  • Exercise training
  • Exercise prescription for long-term conditions

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD Physiology
  • MSc Sports and Exercise Science (Exercise Physiology)
  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science


  • FHEA
  • Member of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport
  • Member of the European Research Group in Disability Sport (ERGiDs)
  • North West Health and Physical Activity Forum Honorary Member