Paul Lester

Paul Lester


Exercise Physiology, Applied Sport Sciences Research Group (ASSRG) Department of Bioscience and Sport

, School of Health, Sport and Bioscience

Paul attained his first degree in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Derby in 2015. Since then, he has been completing a PhD in respiratory physiology (part-time) at Nottingham Trent University. Paul’s PhD investigates the effects of prebiotic supplementation on the severity of exercise-induced asthma.

Paul joined UEL in July 2022 as a Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, having previously worked as a Lecturer in Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University. Paul currently teaches on the MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology course. Alongside his role at UEL, Paul also works as a Senior Public Health Intelligence Analyst with the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (formerly Public Health England) as part of the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC). Paul works for the Midlands Local Knowledge and Intelligence Service, helping to improve health and reduce inequalities by conducting bespoke analyses, training, and knowledge mobilisation to support strategic planning within local authorities.


  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science – First Class Honors

Areas Of Interest

  • Exercise-Induced Asthma