David Peacock | AECC University College

David Peacock

BSc, MSc - Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

David joined AECC University College, in 2019 as a Psychology Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics, in the School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity.

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David graduated from the University of Chichester in 2016 after studying undergraduate Sport and Exercise Science, then continuing to complete an MSc in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics also at the University of Chichester, with is dissertation titled ‘The Coefficient of Restitution in different impact locations of the Rugby ball’. David also has experience at the University of Chichester, working as a Sport and Exercise Science laboratory technician. David joined the teaching team in the School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity at AECC University College in 2019 as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics.

Current Activity

Motor Control and Biomechanics on the BSc (Hons) Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation Science and BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Health Science course.

Area of interest

  • Sport science sed in rugby, particularly rugby kicking kinematics
  • Improving kinematic and kinetic methodology
  • Using alternative statistical methods.


  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (University of Chichester)
  • MSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Biomechanics (University of Chichester).


  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
  • BASES Division of Biomechanics and Motor Behaviour.


Peacock, D. (2016). A 3-Dimensional analysis of different tee placements, in Rugby Union place kicking for achieving distance. BASES Student Conference, Bangor University, UK.

Smith, D. C. C., Peacock, & Augustus (2017). Agreement between Adidas Smartball and 3d Motion Analysis for measuring ball Velocity and Spin during Soccer kicking. World Conference of Science and Soccer, Rennes, France.

Peacock, D. (2017). A comparison of Inverse and Direct Kinematics in the landing phase of
Counter-movement jumping. BASES Student Conference, University of St Mark and St John, UK.

Peacock, D. C. C. et al. (2018). Forces Required to Stand-Up Following a Fall on Military Cross-Country Skis- Presented at Physical Employment Standards conference,Portsmouth, UK.

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