Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics
PhD Sport Biomechanics
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
Discipline Director - Biomechanics
Year Tutor - Sport and Exercise Science level 4
Teaching Sports Biomechanics levels 4-7
Module Leader SSP4054 & SSP4057
Biomechanics Research and supervision
Bath University rugby and cricket clubs
Penn State University squash club
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Completed BASES Supervised Experience (Biomechanics) Research and Support
Evaluating and characterising elite sprinting
Investigating the step length-step frequency relationship in elite sprinting
Understanding critical performance factors through the use of inverse dynamic models of sprint technique
UK Athletics national sprints, hurdles and relays squads (senior and junior)
Membership of Professional Bodies
ISBS Board of Directors (International Society of Biomechanics in Sports)
Keynote Lecture – 2012 ISBS Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia
European Athletics Innovation Award (2010), Technology (1st place)
ISBS Hans Gros New Investigators Award 2008 (2nd place)
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Harle, R., Taherian, S., Pias, M., Coulouris, G., Hopper, A., Cameron, J., Lasenby, J., Kuntze, G., Bezodis, I., Irwin, G. and Kerwin, D.G. (2012). Towards real-time profiling of sprints using wearable pressure sensors. Computer Communications, 35, 6, 650-660. doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2011.03.019
Charalambous, L., Irwin, G., Bezodis, I. N. and Kerwin, D. (2012). Lower limb joint kinetics and ankle joint stiffness in the sprint start push-off. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30, 1, 1-9.
Salo, A.I.T., Bezodis, I.N., Batterham. A.M. and Kerwin D.G. (2011). Elite Sprinting: Are Athletes Individually Step Frequency or Step Length Reliant? Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43, 6, 1055-1062.
Cheng, L., Tan, H., Kuntze, G., Roskilly, K., Lowe, J., Bezodis, I.N., Hailes, S., Wilson, A. and Kerwin, D.G. (2010). Sensing for Stride Information of Sprinters Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Wireless Sensor Networks. 5970, 147-161.
Cheng, L., Tan, H., Kuntze, G., Bezodis, I.N., Hailes, S., Kerwin, D.G., and Wilson, A. (2010). A Low-Cost, Accurate Speed Tracking System for Supporting Sprint Coaching. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P, Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology. 224 (P2), 167-179. DOI: 10.1243/17543371JSET55
Gittoes, M.J.R., Bezodis, I.N., and Wilson, C.W. (2009). An image-based approach to obtaining anthropometric measurements for inertia modelling. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 25, 265-270.
Thompson, A., Bezodis, I.N., and Jones, R.L. (2009). An in-depth assessment of expert sprint coaches’ technical knowledge. Journal of Sports Sciences. 27, 855-861.
Jones, R., Bezodis, I., and Thomson, A. (2009). Coaching Sprinting: Expert Coaches' Perception of Race Phases and Technical Constructs. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 4, 385-396.
Bezodis, I.N., Kerwin, D.G. and Salo, A.I.T. (2008). Lower Limb Mechanics during the Support Phase of Maximum Velocity Sprint Running. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 40, 707-715
Salo, A. and Bezodis I. (2004). Which Starting Style is Faster in Sprint Running - Standing or Crouch Start? Sports Biomechanics, 3, 1, 43-54.