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Matt Dixon

Matt Dixon MRes, PG Dip, BSc (Hons)

Associate Lecturer

Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

Biography

Matt is an associate lecturer for the BSc Applied Human Nutrition programme, lecturing on the sport nutrition module.

Matt completed a master via research (Sport Science) in 2012 at Nottingham Trent University, which primarily focused on interaction of nutrition, exercise and appetite regulation. Prior to this, he gained a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science from the same institution. In 2016 he completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Loughborough University. He is also an ISAK Level 1 accredited anthropometrist. Currently he is completing the Diploma in Education and Training.

Matt has several areas of interest, such as improving body composition while maintaining performance, the impact of NEAT on weight management, manipulating carbohydrate availability, and the interaction of nutrition and hypertrophy.

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Matt has worked as a sports nutritionist since 2013. He began his sports nutrition career in professional football for two seasons before moving to support student athletes, professional boxers, and rugby union players. Currently, Matt is a consultant for a Championship football club while also working with elite youth athletes within athletics, hockey, handball and netball. He also runs a consultancy supporting a range of individuals to improve body composition and performance.
  2. Teaching experience

    Matt has taught in further education since 2017 on a range of courses at Loughborough College. He has also covered several modules at levels 4 and 5 for Doncaster University on the BSc Sport, Fitness and Exercise Science programme.