Nicholas Lam (PhD student) (MSc, BSocSci, MSST, CSCS, NSCA-CPT)

Thesis title: The development of the mental fatigue protocol for orienteering: A novel approach

PhD in Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences

Year of study: 1

  • Moray House School of Education and Sport

Contact details

Address

Street

Room 322 (St Leonards Land)
Moray House School of Education and Sport
The University of Edinburgh (Holyrood Campus)

City
Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 8AQ

Background

Nicholas graduated with a degree in Sports Therapy in 2018, and an MSc in Strength and Conditioning at the University of Edinburgh in 2019. His Master's research project focused on the relationship between mental fatigue and sports performance. Following this, he continued his research in performance psychophysiology at the same University.

Nicholas has an array of previous experience across Sports Science fields, working as a Sports Therapist for Hong Kong Women’s National Field Hockey Team, as a Strength and Conditioning Intern for Hong Kong National Cricket Team, and as a Performance Coach Assistant with the University team in Edinburgh.

 

Qualifications

  • MSc Strength and Conditioning
  • BSocSci Sports Therapy

 

  • Registered Sports Therapist - The Society of Sports Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) - National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) - National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Level 1 & 2 Award in Coaching Weight Lifting - British Weight Lifting

Responsibilities & affiliations

2019-20 Postgraduate Research (PGR) Student representative

Research summary

  • Performance Psychophysiology
  • Mental fatigue in sports

Knowledge exchange

 Poster Presentation: The effects of music on mental fatigue and endurance performance  - The Edinburgh Sport & Exercise Medicine Conference 2019 (6 SEP 2019)