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Kevin Busuttil, Course Leader

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

The MSc in Clinical Exercise Science explores the science behind physical health and exercise and the impact it has on individuals with clinical disease. This course will...

BSc (Hons) Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science

Solent has always been at the forefront of health and exercise and personal training degrees, and we’re offering two inspiring pathway options...

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Biomedical scientists play a leading role in developing our knowledge of human illness. As a biomedical science student here at Solent, you’ll build a detailed understanding of...