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Dr Kelly Marrin

SL in Sport & Exercise Physiology

Sport & Physical Activity

Department: Sport & Physical Activity

Telephone: 01695 584712

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Research Interests

Kelly completed her PhD entitled “Relationships between human pineal function and thermoregulation at rest and during exercise”. This reflects her main areas of research including circadian rhythms and thermoregulation. In addition to this, Kelly has conducted a number of projects relating to anthropometric and physiological characteristics of elite water polo players. She has keen interest in applied sports performance with further research relating to the physiological profiling of various athletes, reliability and validity of tests, monitoring of sports performers, fatigue, intermittent team sports and fixture congestion.


Kelly is Programme Leader for Sport & Exercise Science. Kelly joined the Department in August 2004, having previously worked as a sports science lecturer in both Further and Higher Education. In addition, she has taught in professional soccer academies has a number of years experience within the fitness industry.