BSc Sport and Exercise Science with Biology, University of Chester
MRes Exercsise Physiology, University of Chester
PhD Student, University of Chester
I was a PhD student and visiting lecturer in Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Chester. I became a full time senior lecturer in the Department of Health Professions at Manchester Metrolpoltan University in September 2018.
Lead Sport Scientist, England Touch Association.
I currently teach on the BSc physiotherapy unit Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology unit as well as supervise student projects.
I currently teach on a number of MSc prograames including Advanced Physiotherapy, Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Sport and Exercise Medicine. I am unit lead for the Maximising Sport Performance unit.
I am currently supervising a number of postgraduate research projects Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Sport and Exercise Medicine and Advanced Physiotherapy.
N. Dobbin, J. Highton, S. Moss, C. Twist (2019). The discriminant validity of standardised testing battery and its ability to differentiate anthropometric and physical characteristics between youth, academy and senior professional rugby league players. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. pp.1-21.
N. Dobbin, J. Highton, S. Moss, C. Twist (2018). Factors affecting the anthropometric and physical characteristics of elite academy rugby league players: a multi-club study. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. pp.1-32.
N. Dobbin, SL. Moss, J. Highton, C. Twist (2018). An examination of a modified Yo-Yo test to measure intermittent running performance in rugby players. European Journal of Sport Science. 18(8), pp.1068-1076.
N. Dobbin, A. Gardner, M. Daniels, C. Twist (2018). The influence of` preseason training phase and training load on body composition and its relationship with physical qualities in professional junior rugby league players. Journal of Sports Sciences. pp.1-9.
N. Dobbin, R. Hunwicks, B. Jones, K. Till, J. Highton, et al. (2018). Criterion and Construct Validity of an Isometric Midthigh-Pull Dynamometer for Assessing Whole-Body Strength in Professional Rugby League Players. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 13(2), pp.235-239.
K. Till, R. Morris, K. Stokes, G. Trewartha, C. Twist, et al. (2018). Validity of an Isometric Midthigh Pull Dynamometer in Male Youth Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 32(2), pp.490-493.
N. Dobbin, KL. Lamb, C. Twist (2017). Selected Physiological, Perceptual, and Physical Performance Changes During Two Bouts of Prolonged High-Intensity Intermittent Running Separated by 72 Hours. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31(12), pp.3474-3481.
N. Marsh, N. Dobbin, C. Twist, C. Curtis (2017). Estimates of Energy Intake and Expenditure in Elite Female Touch Players During an International Tournament. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 27(6), pp.499-506.
N. Dobbin, R. Hunwicks, J. Highton, C. Twist (2017). A Reliable Testing Battery for Assessing Physical Qualities of Elite Academy Rugby League Player. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 32(11), pp.3232-3238.
N. Dobbin, R. Hunwicks, J. Highton, C. Twist (2017). Validity of a Jump Mat for assessing Countermovement Jump Performance in Elite Rugby Players. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 38(02), pp.99-104.
N. Dobbin, J. Highton, SL. Moss, R. Hunwicks, C. Twist Concurrent Validity of a Rugby-Specific Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test (Level 1) for Assessing Match-Related Running Performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
I have reviewed articles for the following journals: Science and Medicine in Football; BMC Sport Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, Journal of Sport Sciences.