Principal Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology
Academic and Professional Qualifications:
BSc (hons) (1st Class)
Experience and Academic Leadership:
Module tutor for a variety of modules in sports and exercise physiology and quantitative research methods.
- Volleyball International
- Nationally ranked beach volleyball player
- Volleyball national league player and coach
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Membership of professional bodies:
- British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
- VO2 kinetics
- Assessment of aerobic performance
- Effect of exercise on cognitive function
- Physiology of musical performance
- Distance and middle distance running
- Cheltenham Science Festival
- Biorythm Live (Dublin Science Gallery)
- London International Music Show
Draper, S.B., McMorris, T., Parker, J.K. (2010). Effect of acute exercise of differing intensity on simple and choice reaction and movement times. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 11, 536-541
Draper, Stephen B., Mori, Kate J., Lloyd-Owen, Simon., Noakes, Timothy (2009).
Overdrinking-induced hyponatraemia in the 2007 London Marathon. British Medical Journal: Case Reports
Smith, M.S., Burke, C, Draper, S and Potter, C. (2008). Physiological demands of rock drumming – case study’. Journal of Sports Sciences, 26: 1, S115-116
James, D.V.B., Sandals, L.E., Draper, S., Wood, D.M., Maldonado-Martin, S. (2007). VO2 Attained During Treadmill Running: The Influence of a Specialist (400-m or 800-m) Event. Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance 2,
Draper, S, Wood, D, Corbett, J , James, D., Potter, C. (2006). The effect of prior moderate and heavy intensity running on the VO2 response to severe intensity running. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance 1, 359-372
Smith, M. , Draper, S. (2006). Sport Specific Procedures - Boxing. In: Sport & Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines: The British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences Guide. (Winter,E.M. Jones,A.M. Davison,R.C.R. Bromley, R.D and Mercer, T (Eds)). London: Routledge.
Sandals, L.E. , Wood, D.M., Draper, S., James, D.V.B. (2006). Influence of pacing strategy on oxygen uptake response during treadmill 800 m running. International Journal of Sports Medicine 27, 37-42
James, D.V.B., Sandals, L.E., Wood, D.M., Draper, S. (2006) Influence of maximal oxygen uptake on oxygen uptake attained during treadmill middle distance running. Journal of Sports Science 24, 1-8
Draper, S.B. and Wood, D.M. (2005). The oxygen uptake response of sprint- vs. endurance-trained runners to severe intensity running. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 8, 233-243
Draper, S.B. and Wood, D.M. (2005). The VO2 response for an exhaustive treadmill run at 800 m pace: a breath-by-breath analysis. European Journal of Applied Physiology 93, 381-389
Draper, S.B., Wood, D.M. and Fallowfield, J.L. (2003). The VO2 response to exhaustive square wave exercise: influence of exercise intensity and mode. European Journal of Applied Physiology 90, 92-99
McMorris, T., Tallon, M., Williams, C., Sproule, J., Draper, S., Swain, J., Potter, J. and Clayton, N. (2003). Incremental exercise, plasma concentrations of catecholamines, reaction time and motor time during performance of a non-compatible choice reaction time. Perceptual and Motor Skills 97, 590-604
McMorris, T., Sproule, J., Draper, S., Child, R., Sexsmith, J.R., Forster, C.D. and Pattison, J. (2000). The measurement of plasma catecholamine and lactate thresholds: a comparison of methods. European Journal of Applied Physiology 82, 262-267
McMorris, T., Sproule, J., Draper, S., Child, R. (2000). Performance of a psychomotor skill following rest, exercise at the plasma epinephrine threshold and maximal intensity exercise. Perceptual and Motor Skills 91, 553-562
Smith, M.S., Lowry, R.G., Hale, B, and Draper, S. (2011). The effectiveness of learning drumming techniques to enhance psychological and motor skill development amongst primary school children with a range of additional educational needs. Well-being 2011. Birmingham 18-19th July 2011.
Sharp, H and Draper, S. (2010). The effect of hypoxia, normoxia and hyperoxia on the duration and incidence of the VO2 plateau in treadmill running. Fifteenth Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science. Antalya Turkey 23th-26th June 2010.
Draper, S., Hopkinson, Y., Potter, C. and James, D. (2008). Influence of VO2max on the %VO2max attained and VO2 kinetics in short duration exhaustive running. Thirteenth Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science. Estroil 9th-12th July 2008.
Smith, M., Draper, S., Potter, C. and Burke. C. (2008). Physiological demands of rock drumming: A case study. BASES Annual Conference. Brunel, London September 2008
Smith, M., Draper, S., Potter, C. and Burke. C. (2008). Energy cost of rock drumming. Thirteenth Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science. Estroil 9th-12th July 2008.
Draper, S., Townsend, M., Potter, C. and Samuel, K. (2006). The influence of ramp rate on the VO2-woek rate relationship in rowing. Eleventh Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science. Laussane 5th-8th July 2006.
Barber, R., Wood, D., Draper, S. and James, D.V. (2006). A comparison of continuous and discontinuous protocols for the determination of maximal oxygen uptake. Eleventh Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science. Laussane 5th-8th July 2006.
Draper, S.B. and Wood, D. M. (2004) Breath-by-breath ‘noise’ and parameter estimation for VO2 kinetics in severe intensity running. Ninth Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science. Clermont-Ferrand 3rd-6th July 2004.
James, D., Sandals, L, Draper, S., and Wood, D. (2004) Influenece of test duration and event specialism on oxygen uptake during simulated middle distance running. Ninth Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science. Clermont-Ferrand 3rd-6th July 2004.
Draper, S.B., Wood, D.M. and Corbett, J. (2003). The oxygen uptake response of sprint- versus endurance-trained runners to severe-intensity running. Joint Conference of BASES and BASEM. Sheffield 3rd-6th September
Child, R.B., Smith, M.S., Draper, S.B., Irwin, I. and Wilkinson, D.M. (2000). Acute and longitudinal changes in red cell parameters during intense training in international amateur boxers. Pre-Olympic Congress. International Congress on Sport Science, Sports Medicine and Physical Education. Brisbane 7th-12th September.