Dr Ross Cloak is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science and Laboratory Director with a particular interest in applied sports science. Having worked with various sports teams in a support capacity he has remained keen in the practical application of sport science to improve performance. He has authored refereed journal articles and presented both poster and oral presentations at numerous conferences.
His primary research interest is exercise physiology, whole body vibration and postural control and performance. His applied work has been conducted with professional football teams including Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and Walsall FC (currently in a consultant capacity). As well as working closely with the GB Judo sports science and medicine department, and a number of track and endurance athletes.
Ross is accredited with the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) and in Functional Movement Screen (FMS) assessment. Ross is a member of both the British association of Sports Science (BASES) and the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA).
Ross’s research interests are primarily around injury prevention and performance enhancement and is also involved in a number of interdisciplinary projects around health promotion and physical activity.