Biography – Dr Giles Warrington PhD, FACSM
Dr Giles Warrington is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology in the Department of Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS) at the University of Limerick. He previously worked for 9 years in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dublin City University where he was a Senior Lecturer, Deputy Head of School and Coordinator of the Applied Sports Performance Research Group. Giles is also a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. His research interests focus on performance physiology in particular weight category sports, environmental physiology and chronobiology.
He is an Irish Institute of Sport accredited performance physiologist and is also sports physiologist and sports science advisor to the Olympic Council of Ireland and was a member of the Irish medical team at the Athens, Beijing and London Olympic Games. Prior to taking up his academic role at DCU in 2006, Dr Warrington worked for 12 years at the National Coaching and Training Centre.
Giles was also previously employed by the British Olympic Association where he worked as a sport and exercise physiologist at the British Olympic Medical Centre. Over the past 25 years, Giles has gained a wealth of experience having worked with and advised developmental and elite athletes and coaches from a range of individual and team sports, both Olympic/Paralympic and non-Olympic.