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Rob Williams

Course Leader

Department of Sport and Health

Rob Williams


Rob’s career in health and fitness spans 20 years as a practitioner and educator. His expertise lies in clinical exercise programming and rehabilitation including cardiac, cancer and respiratory disease. His work as an industry leading educator in the field involves the design and development of specialist courses in clinical exercise rehabilitation and as a consultant to training providers across the United Kingdom. Rob has a degree in Sport and Exercise Science and a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Liverpool John Moores University, which he graduated from in 2005.

As part of the BSc (Hons) Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science course Rob has used his many links with clinicians and health experts to build Solent Exercise Referral, a unique learning opportunity for students to work with real patients referred from hospitals and medical organisations such as the Parkinson’s Association and MacMillan.

Rob has established himself as a trusted exercise professional who works closely with medical professionals and consultants to bring cutting edge knowledge and experience to his students whilst providing an invaluable service to clinicians and patients.

Rob is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of Clinical Exercise Rehabilitation and Exercise Referral.

Further information

  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Obesity and diabetes management
  • Exercise referral practitioner and co-ordinator
  • Course director, The WRIGHT Foundation

Taught courses

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.

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.