Stelios Psycharakis

Main Lecturer in Sport Biomechanics. Edinburgh University.

Stelios’ interest in sport and exercise science originated from his sporting background, being a member of the national swimming team of Greece from 1990-1995. He then went on to undertake a BSc (Hons) in Sport Science & Physical Education, an MSc in Sport & Exercise Science and a PhD in Biomechanics. Stelios held lecturing posts at the University of Hull (2007) and Edinburgh Napier University (2007-2014), before joining the University of Edinburgh in September 2014. Stelios has been providing scientific support in the areas of biomechanics and performance analysis and has worked with elite athletes such as members of GB Swimming and of the Scottish Institute of Sport.


⦁ PhD in Biomechanics (University of Edinburgh)
⦁ MSc in Sport & Exercise Science (Leeds Metropolitan University)
⦁ BSc (Hons) Sport Science & Physical Education (University of Athens)
⦁ Qualified Physical Education Teacher
⦁ Qualified Swimming Coach