Chelsea Batty

Job Role
Lecturer in Applied Sport, Health and Exercise Physiology


Dr Chelsea Batty is a lecturer in applied sport and exercise physiology where her main research focus is on clinical exercise physiology. Chelsea completed her PhD at Leeds Beckett University which explored exercise fidelity in cardiac rehab. She also explored dietary intakes, physical activity levels, sedentary behaviour and endothelial function of cardiac rehab patients. Chelsea is a BASES accredited sport and exercise scientist with chartered scientist status and is the consultancy and research lead for the dept. Chelsea is programme leader of the MRes in Sport, Exercise and Health Science. Her hobbies include powerlifting and exercise instructing.



PhD (Functional Performance, Dietary Intakes and Cardiovascular Health of Patients Undergoing UK Cardiac Rehabilitation)

HeA Fellowship


MSc (Sport and Exercise Physiology)

BSc (Hons) Sport, Health, Exercise and Nutrition



High Intensity Interval Training

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Endothelial Dysfunction

Physical Activity

Exercise Fidelity

Ergogenic Aids



MRes Sport, Exercise and Health Science

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and the Performance Specialist

BSc (Hons) Sport Injury and Rehabilitation



Engagement in familiarisation sessions of the 15-m multi-stage fitness test on estimated maximal oxygen consumption scores in professional policing students. Journal of Sport Sciences, BASES 2021 conference,

Exercise Based Cardiac Rehabilitation: Is A Little Encouragement Enough? BACPR 2021 conference.

UK cardiac rehabilitation fit for purpose? A community-based observational cohort study. BMJ Open, 10:e037980. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037980.

Dietary education provision within a cardiac rehabilitation programme in the UK: a pilot study. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing,