Dr Mark Waldron

Associate Professor, Sport and Exercise Sciences

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Dr Mark Waldron is a Senior Lecturer in Sports and Exercise Sciences at Swansea University and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of New England, Australia. Mark is also the Performance Physiology lead for the Welsh Institute of Performance Science. He has previously worked as a Senior Physiologist at the Defence and Science Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and as a Sports Scientist in professional Rugby League. Mark is a consultant for various elite sports clubs and institutions around the world and frequently publishes research in the area of human performance.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Sports and Exercise Physiology
  • Environmental physiology
  • Dietary supplementation for health and performance
  • Team sports training and monitoring

Career Highlights


Mark’s research aims to understand the ways in which applied research can help to improve the health and performance of individuals. This often includes the investigation of dietary supplementation, training interventions and recovery strategies among both healthy and clinical populations.