Laurence Smith

Laurence Smith
Hartpury University · Sport and Exercise Science

Master of Science

About

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Citations since 2016
2 Research Items
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Introduction
Laurence currently works at Hartpury College and University Centre as a lecturer in Sports Science. His main areas of study are Biomechanics and Physiology
Additional affiliations
October 2017 - present
Hartpury College
Position
  • Human Performance Research
August 2016 - present
University of Central Lancashire
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • working alongside Dr Ambreen Chohan and Professor Jim Richards in conjunction with a major bed and mattress manufacturing company completing research into a range of new products with the aim of improving spinal alignment during sleep.
October 2014 - March 2015
University of Essex
Position
  • Visiting Student Research Assistant
Description
  • The Effects of "Green" Exercise on Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Pulse Wave Velocity on the Older Population
Education
October 2013 - October 2015
Middlesex University, UK
Field of study
  • Sport and Exercise Science
October 2009 - May 2012
University of Hertfordshire
Field of study
  • Sport and Exercise Science

Publications

Publications (2)
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Background A third of our lifetime is spent in bed [1], so to achieve improved quality of sleep it is vital to establish optimal sleeping conditions. A sleep system’s main function is to support the body in such a way that the muscles and intervertebral discs are able to recover from an almost continuous load throughout the day. This allows the pre...

Projects

Projects (2)
Archived project
Laurence is currently working alongside Dr Ambreen Chohan and Professor Jim Richards in conjunction with a major bed and mattress manufacturing company. Together, they are completing research into a range of new products that have been developed with the aim of improving spinal alignment during sleep.