Dr Stephen Patterson is a Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology in the School of Sport, Health & Applied Sciences at St Mary’s University, London.  He graduated with a 1st Class honours BSc (Sport and Exercise Science) from Napier University, Edinburgh in 2005 and an MSc (Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise) from Strathclyde University, Glasgow in 2006. He completed his PhD from Loughborough University in 2010 specialising on the responses and adaptations to exercise with blood flow restriction.

Stephens’s research fits into two main themes of Health and Sports Performance with significant overlap between the two. His main research focuses on the following:

  • Blood flow restriction training for rehabilitation and performance
  • Ischemic Preconditioning
  • Physiology of team sports