Dr Dan Cleather
Programme Director - Strength and Conditioning
Reader in Strength and Conditioning
About Research Media
Dan joined St Mary’s in 2009, and is currently the Programme Director for the MSc Strength and Conditioning and Reader in Strength and Conditioning. Before working at St Mary's, Dan spent six years working for the English Institute of Sport as a strength and conditioning coach, primarily involved with athletics, rowing, fencing and rugby.
He has a Master’s degree in kinesiology from California State University Long Beach, and a Phd in bioengineering from Imperial College London.
He is a former board member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association.
- The functional anatomy of the lower/hind limb with a focus on the knee
- The development of musculoskeletal modeling technology into practical clinical tools
- Exercise is medicine: translating strength and conditioning practice to medical interventions
Dan's publications can be found on his Google Scholar page.
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Areas of expertise: Strength training, Olympic weightlifting, knee, anatomy, injury
Dan is a strength and conditioning coach and researcher. He is Programme Director of the MSc in Strength and Conditioning and Reader in Strength and Conditioning. In his research, he employs computer models of the functional anatomy of the leg in order to better understand movement.
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