Mr Alexandre Villiere


Mr Alexandre Villiere
NameMr Alexandre Villiere
Job titleAssociate Lecturer Sport Exercise Science
Research institute
Primary appointmentLondon Sports Institute
Email addressa.villiere@mdx.ac.uk
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

Alexandre has been working for Middlesex University since 2015 and at present works as an Associate Lecturer teaching on the undergraduate sport and exercise science degree programmes. He is currently undertaking his PhD, with focus on athlete classification in wheelchair fencing. Alexandre has a strength and conditioning background and has specialised in disability sports where he has worked with a number of Paralympic athletes competing in wheelchair fencing, para athletics and cerebral palsy football. Alex is also consulting as a strength and conditioning coach to the French U23 national team in wheelchair fencing.

Teaching

Alexandre currently teaches on the following modules

Module Leadership and teaching:

·        Module Leader - SES1504 Movement Analysis

·        Module Leader - SES3503 Advanced Sport and Exercise Work Based Practice

·        Module Leader - SES2951 Applied Football Performance

Teaching:

·        SES1503 Fundamentals of Training Principals in Sport and Exercise Science

·        SES2710 Research Methods

·        SES2504 Applied Physiology and Biomechanics

Employment

Associate Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science
Middlesex University
01 Sept 2017
Hourly Paid Lecturer
Middlesex University
01 Sept 2016
01 Sept 2017
Research Assistant
Middlesex University
01 Sept 2015
01 Sept 2016
Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach
The Harefield Academy
01 Sept 2015
01 Sept 2016

Education and qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)
02 Sept 2019
Middlesex University, London
MSc Degree in Strength and Conditioning – (Distinction)
01 Sept 2015
Middlesex University, London
BSc Degree (Honours) in Sports Coaching- (First Class Honours Degree)
01 Sept 2014
University of South Wales, Newport

Grants

Prizes and Awards

Research outputs

Cold water immersion offers no functional or perceptual benefit compared to a sham intervention during a resistance training program

Wilson, L., Dimitriou, L., Hills, F., Gondek, M., Van Wyk, A., Turek, V., Rivkin, T., Villiere, A., Jarvis, P., Miller, S., Turner, A. and Cockburn, E. 2021. Cold water immersion offers no functional or perceptual benefit compared to a sham intervention during a resistance training program. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 35 (10), pp. 2720-2727. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000004097

The physical characteristics underpinning performance of wheelchair fencing athletes: a Delphi study of Paralympic coaches

Villiere, A., Mason, B., Parmar, N., Maguire, N., Holmes, D. and Turner, A. 2021. The physical characteristics underpinning performance of wheelchair fencing athletes: a Delphi study of Paralympic coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences. 39 (17), pp. 2006-2014. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2021.1912454

A pilot study to determine whether repeated post-exercise cryotherapy exposure augments physiological and perceptual responses to cold

Wilson, L., Dimitriou, L., Hills, F., Gondek, M., Van Wyk, A., Turek, V., Rivkin, T., Villiere, A., Jarvis, P., Miller, S., Turner, A. and Cockburn, E. 2020. A pilot study to determine whether repeated post-exercise cryotherapy exposure augments physiological and perceptual responses to cold. 25th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Virtual (due to Covid-19), initial venue Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain 28 - 30 Oct 2020

Addressing movement patterns by using the overhead squat

Bishop, C., Villiere, A. and Turner, A. 2016. Addressing movement patterns by using the overhead squat. Professional Strength and Conditioning.
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