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Mr Michael Cole

Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader

Health, Sport and Bioscience

Michael is a doctoral researcher, Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) and holds a BSc in Sports Therapy, a PGC(H)E, and a PgDip in Sports Pedagogy. Michael has over 17 years experience as a Graduate Sports Therapist working with elite and recreational athletes and industry, and as a lecturer in further and higher education. His areas of interest are primarily exercise therapy, interpersonal skills in healthcare, Critical Whiteness studies in education and developing equitable, evidence-informed teaching and learning strategies. Michael teaches across levels 4, 5 and 6, with module leaderships at 4 and 6 and programme leadership for BSc Sports Therapy.

  • SD 2.13, Docklands Campus
    School of Health Sport and Bioscience
    University of East London
    University Way
    E16 2RD
  • +442082234689

    Principle Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) 
    Full member of The Society of Sports Therapists (SST)
    External Examiner at HE Institutions



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    Equality in HE; Enterprise in Sports Medicine; Soft-tissue therapies; Remedial exercise; Interpersonal Skills in Healthcare

    Remedial exercise
    Interpersonal Skills in Healthcare



    SE4105 Sports Therapy Skills II
    SE5101 Sports Therapy Skills III
    SE6108 Sports Therapy Skills IV
    SE6103 Sports Therapy Skills V
    BSc Sports Therapy