PhD, BExSci (Hons), AEP, ESSAM
Dr Melissa Skein is a Lecturer in Exercise Science in the School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health. Dr Skein's primary research focus is the effect of sleep on health and wellbeing and exercise performance in the general population and athletes. Dr Skein's research interests also include the regulation of pacing strategies and fatigue during self-paced exercise and thermoregulation. She has also authored numerous publications and a book chapter and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr Skein undertakes teaching and research work and consults for local sport organisations as an Exercise Scientist in the areas of sleep, recovery and athlete monitoring.
Dr Skein's laboratory and field-based research primarily includes: