As part of St Hugh’s health promotion for both staff & the general public we bring in Dr Mayur K Ranchordas from Sheffield Hallam University to deliver a number of nutrition seminars through the year. These are open invite seminars to the general public and St Hugh’s staff are encouraged to attend. The subject matter can be audience led by prior request and Mayur also includes Q&A sessions as part of his seminar.
• Mayur is a senior lecturer in sport nutrition and exercise physiology and has been working at Sheffield Hallam since 2004. Mayur has worked at The English Institute of Sport where he supported World Champions and Olympic Gold Medalists competing in a range of sports, leaving E.I.S. in 2010. In addition, Mayur also has considerable experience in working with Premier League football teams and Professional Cyclists. Mayur is an active researcher and is currently working with the Professional Game Match Officials and Professional Footballers.
• Mayur has an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science and Masters degree in Exercise Physiology both of which were gained from Sheffield Hallam University. He has since completed his IOC Diploma in Sport Nutrition, is a Certified Sports Nutritionist from the International Society of Sports Nutrition and holds a Professional Doctorate in Applied Sport Science specialising in Exercise Physiology and Sport Nutrition. Mayur has been teaching Sport Science at both undergraduate and postgraduate level at Sheffield Hallam for over 10 years and has combined this by working as a Sport Nutrition consultant and applied sport nutrition research. Mayur has worked for several Premier League Clubs including Bolton Wanderers Football Club, Newcastle United Football Club, Stoke City Football Club as well as supporting Gold Medalists and World Champions competing in Olympic Sports from his time working at the English Institute of Sport. Currently, Mayur provides sport nutrition support to Premier League footballers as well as Premier League Referees (PGMOL). Mayur also supervises PhD students and is an active researcher in sport nutrition. His main areas of research are in the effect of sport supplements on performance and recovery and the effects of nutrition on football performance and recovery.