Details of team members.

Team members

The Human Performance Science research group is led by Dr Tony Turner, Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology.

We are an interdisciplinary team made up of sport, exercise and dance scientists with specialists in disciplines such as physiology, psychology, biomechanics, motor control, coaching and education. Furthermore, our research contexts range from performance sport to the arts and professional practice.

In addition to Moray House School of Education and Sport staff and postgraduate student team members, listed below, we have a number of associate members from across the University.

Links on staff and students names lead to their profile pages which include publications details.

Team Members
Dr Simon Coleman
Dr Jon Kelly
Dr Georgios Machtsiras
Dr Alan MacPherson
Dr Amanda Martindale
Dr Christine Nash
Dr Shaun Phillips
Dr Stelios Psycharakis
Hugh Richards
Professor John Sproule
Wendy Timmons
Dr Tony Turner


Student Members
Stephanie Adams
Margarida Dias​
Kotryna Fraser
Hamish Johnson
Yu-Fen Huang
Heini Lopponen
Andrew M Murray
Craig Riddle
Cam Zhao


We welcome interested academics, practitioners, students and others outwith the University of Edinburgh to join as external members.