Daniel Astridge (MScR student)

Thesis title: Performance and physiological adaptations following altitude training in elite collegiate swimmers; effect of training load, sleep quality and acclimatisation

Background

Daniel graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Applied Sport Science from the University of Edinburgh in 2019. Progressing on to post-graduate study, Daniel chose the research route, and is now spending his time completing a part-time MSc(R) investigating the effect of a number of variables on performance and phsiological adaptations in elite collegiate swimemrs following a three week Live-High, Train-High (LHTH) altitude training camp.  

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport Science - First Class

ISAK Anthropomtery Accreditation - Level 1

YMCA Gym Instructor - Level 2

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Responsibilities & affiliations

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences - Graduate Member

Research summary

Sleep and performance in collegiate athletes.

Performance and physiological adaptations following altitude training in elite collegiate swimmers. 

Acclimitsation, sleep quality and training loads during an altitude training camp.