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Marcus  Sanger

Marcus Sanger

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 3332 ext. 3332 Room no. RM215

Biography

Upon graduation from Sheffield Hallam University, Marcus spent five years working for the world’s largest health club operator in positions ranging from gym instructor/personal trainer to club manager. He then spent three years working for a national training provider based in Bristol, delivering and developing learning materials for a range of Central YMCA Qualifications for gym instructors and personal trainers.

Marcus holds a postgraduate certificate in learning and teaching in higher education and an MSc in sports performance. He is a member of the SkillsActive Technical Expert Group (TEG) endorsement panel and has been a lecturer at the University since 2002. Marcus can often be found training in the University facilities or kayaking and mountain biking in and around Christchurch, Dorset.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    In early 2001, Marcus opened a successful private personal training studio on the south coast, Complete Lifestyles Personal Training...
    In early 2001, Marcus opened a successful private personal training studio on the south coast, Complete Lifestyles Personal Training, where he specialised in back stability (working with a local physiotherapy clinic), muscle balance/ flexibility and sports performance enhancement. He worked with racing kart drivers, polo players, LTA futures programme players and SW1 rugby players. Marcus is an S.A.Q trainer, biomechanics trainer and a C.H.E.K certified golf performance specialist and is the creator of the dynamic training brand, a series of one day workshops endorsed by SkillsActive/REPs with four CPD points for personal trainers, sports coaches and strength and conditioning specialists. He has also written qualifications in sports conditioning and circuit training for the awarding body VTCT.
  2. Research interests

    Marcus' research interests lie in the areas of sports performance, strength and conditioning, and rehabilitation therapies.
  3. Recent publications

    Marcus' recent publications include collaboratively written work. Follow the link below for more information...

    King, A., Burnet, S. and Sanger, M. 'An analysis of the electromyographical activity of the trunk muscles during traditional exercises performed on and off the Both Sides Utilised (BOSU) balance trainer'. United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association conference, 2010.

    Herbert, M., Burnet, S. and Sanger, M. 'An analysis of the electromyographic activity of two portions of the pectoralis major at three different bench inclinations during the bench press exercise'. United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association conference, 2010.