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Scott Gillham

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Faculty of Science

Scott is a PhD student at LJMU investigating the efficacy of CBD supplementation, under Prof Graeme Close and Dr Dan Owens. Following completion of his BSc Sport & Exercise Science and MSc Sports Performance Science degrees at The University of Chester Scott began his PhD at LJMU in November 2020.

Scott's main areas of interest are the effects of CBD supplementation on Exercise Induced Muscle Damage (EIMD), pain and recovery in athletic populations. Alongside his PhD research, Scott is also interested in the applied physiology of team sports with extensive research and practical experience.

Supervisory Team:
Professor Graeme Close & Dr Dan Owens.


2020, University of Chester, United Kingdom, MSc Sports Performance Science
2019, University of Chester, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Sciences

Academic appointments

Visiting Lecturer, Sport & Exercise Sciences, The University of Chester, 2019 - 2020

Journal article

Nolan A, Heaton RA, Adamova P, Cole P, Turton N, Gillham SH, Owens DJ, Sexton DW. 2023. Fluorescent characterization of differentiated myotubes using flow cytometry Cytometry Part A, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Burr JF, Cheung CP, Kasper AM, Gillham SH, Close GL. 2021. Cannabis and Athletic Performance. Sports Medicine, 51 :75-87 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Williams RD, Gillham S, Highton J, Twist C. 2020. The influence of warm-up duration on simulated rugby league interchange match performance SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN FOOTBALL, 5 :137-143 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Membership of professional bodies:

SENr, Sport & Exercise Nutrition Register. 2021