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Kevin Busuttil

Course Leader

Department of Sport and Health

Kevin Busuttil, Course Leader


Kevin is the course leader for the MSc Clinical Exercise Science pathway at Solent University. He graduated from Brunel University London in 2007 with an MSc (Hons) in Sport Science (Human Performance). Previously, he completed his undergraduate studies at Solent University on the BA (Hons) Health and Fitness Management pathway in 2006. Kevin joined the University in 2013 following the successful completion of the PGCL&T in HE and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Kevin established the MSc Clinical Exercise Science course in 2020 and was instrumental in developing Solent Exercise Referral - a bespoke exercise referral scheme for clinically-referred patients in Southampton and West Hampshire. In collaboration with Southampton, Hampshire and the IOW Clinical Commissioning Group, the scheme allows master’s students to experience ‘real world’ learning opportunities while improving clinical health and fitness of the local community.

Kevin is an accredited Phase IV Cardiac and Cancer Rehabilitation specialist and is currently working on his PhD, investigating the Effects of Eccentric Endurance Exercise on Cardiovascular Function and Heart Rate Variability in People with Type II Diabetes Mellitus.

Further information

Kevin's research interests lie in cardiovascular health, cardiac physiology, cardiac rehabilitation, and clinical physiology.

Taught courses

MSc Clinical Exercise Science

Explore the science behind physical health and exercise and the impact it has on individuals with clinical disease on this industry-led, practical course.

BSc (Hons) Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science

Follow your passions for sport, and helping people reach their wellness goals. Our fantastic facilities and focus on practical experience will foster a rewarding career in a growing sector.

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Biomedical scientists are at the forefront of diagnosing and treating diseases. Our biomedical science degree will give you the lab and research skills to help drive modern medicine.