Malika Felton

Malika Felton

  • mfelton at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
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Malika joined Bournemouth University in September 2017 to start working on her PhD in the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences. She completed her BSc Sport Science at the University of Brighton in 2009 and graduated from the University of Winchester with a distinction in MSc Applied Sport & Exercise Science in 2014. She has worked as a sport and exercise science lab technician, and also as a PTHP lecturer, teaching on the BSc Sport & Exercise Science, Sport Coaching, Strength & Conditioning and MSc Applied Sport & Exercise Science programmes at the University of Winchester. Malika enjoys passing on her knowledge to the next generation of students and to supplement her teaching experience she completed a PgCert in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, achieving the status of Fellow of the HEA in 2016.

She has been a research assistant on a number of projects including examining physical activity and health data for a County Sports Partnership, assessing the benefits of active workstations, analysing differences in muscle architecture between somatotypes and the reliability of using ultrasound for measurement, and the reliability and validity of NIRs placement in analysing executive function in relation to EEG at rest and during exercise...



PhD Thesis: Acute and chronic effects of slow and deep breathing upon women who have pregnancy-induced hypertension


  • Felton, M., Hundley, V. and McConnell, A., 2019. Acute cardiovascular responses to slow and deep breathing in healthy women. In: Physiology 2019.
  • Brock, K., Felton, M., Stone, K., Fryer, S., Brown, H., Cotterill, S. and Faulkner, J., 2018. Within day reliability of single position near infra-red spectroscopy probes varies dependent on position. In: British Psychological Society Cognitive Section Conference.
  • Ryan-Stewart, H., Felton, M., Crane, A., Cotterill, S. and Jobson, S., 2016. Reliability of the Terason ultrasound for measurement of muscle thickness and pennation angle. In: BASES Conference.
  • Felton, M., 2015. The frequency effect of carbohydrate mouth rinse on cycling performance. In: BASES Conference.
  • Batten, J., Felton, M. and Stevens, M., 2014. An exploration of the informational cues individuals utilise to form an initial impression of fitness professional. In: BASES Conference.

Internal Responsibilities

  • iWell steering group PGR member, iWell Research Centre (Integrative Wellbeing)

Attended Training

  • Automatic External Device (AED) First Aid Training, 20 Jun 2018
  • NIHR Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), 17 Jan 2018
  • International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry Level Two Anthropometrist, 01 Dec 2016, Level Two Anthropometrist (Technician - Full Profile)


  • PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (University of Winchester, 2016)
  • MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Science (University of Winchester, 2014)
  • BSc (Hons) in Sport Science (University of Brighton, 2009)


  • American Physiological Society, Member,
  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), Member,
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA), Fellow,
  • International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK), Level Two Anthropometrist,
  • The Physiological Society, Member,
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