Tom Phillips

BSc (Hons), MSc

Laboratory Manager - Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Science

Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work


I oversee the Sport, Exercise and Nutrition laboratories and associated technical provision for both teaching and research. I ensure that all labs and equipment within them are correctly maintained, calibrated, reliable and accurate and all health and saftey documentation such as risk assements, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) and standard operating procedures are created, updated and stored correctly. Day to day I am involved with set up, calibration and clear down of equipment for teaching and research practical work, train other member of staff and students on how to use equipment and technical procedures and loaning out equipment for field work. 

Teaching and supervision


I assist with all practical classes across our taught degrees in Sport, Exercise and Nutition, demonstrating techniques, carrying out participant care and teaching students how to use equipment.


I facilitate practical data collection for various research projects through technical support across our laboratories

Centres and institutes

Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)

The International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) - Level 1 Accreditation


I conduct testing and athlete feedback as part of Oxford Brookes' Sport and Exercise Science Consultancy

Further details

Previous Experience

Prior to Joining Oxford Brookes I worked for Lucozade Sport in the health and fitness team, creating advertising, delivering education material to sport and exercise professionals and partnering with national gym and fitness companies.


BCs (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science. 1st Class

MSc Sport and Exercise Science. Merit