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School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Athlete X-Ray

School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

EVH & Breathing Assessment/Training

EVH & Breathing Assessment/Training


High-quality research undertaken in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences feeds into the work of the Respiratory Clinic, which means our advice and support reflects the latest developments in the field.

Testing can reveal underlying respiratory issues.

The clinic focuses on testing and assessments for exercise-related breathing problems including Exercise Induced Asthma (EIA). EIA, if undiagnosed, can limit an athlete's performance and affect their health but many athletes are unaware that they have the condition.

At our clinic, we offer the 'gold standard' test for EIA. Once we have made a diagnosis, we guide clients through well-established treatment paths, which allow them to exercise and compete without any limitations.

We welcome individual athletes, regular exercisers and teams to our clinic. We also offer an EIA screening service, where we take our mobile EVH challenge equipment to a training venue and can screen up to 15 athletes in four hours.

There are four services available from the clinic:

• Option 1: EVH challenge (£280)

This assessment will test for exercise induced asthma. You will receive an analysis of your resting lung function and airway inflammation (FeNO). The involves completing 6 minutes high intensity breathing and more lung function tests afterwards. This is the most sensitive assessment for exercise induced asthma. It is also a helpful assessment to judge the control of an individual’s exercise induced asthma.

• Option 2: Breathing assessment and training (£160)

This assessment will provide an analysis of your breathing pattern at rest and during exercise. It is especially helpful for people who experience their breathing is limiting the intensity they can exercise. Following the assessment an individualised breathing training programme will be provided.

• Option 3: Combination of EVH and breathing training ( £360)

• Option 4: Follow-up breathing training (£120)

This session provides an analysis of the breathing pattern and looks to track improvements from previous sessions. At the follow-up sessions progressions to exercises will be offered to further breathing pattern efficiency during exercise.

Queries: k.a.collins@kent.ac.uk 

Privacy Policy:

What information do we collect?

For the purpose of this privacy notice, “personal data” is defined as data which identifies an individual.

The type of personal data we may collect from you includes:

• title (e.g. Mr, Miss, Mrs)
• full name
• contact details including address, email address and phone number
• details about your occupation including employer, job title
• your professional interests, activities and areas of expertise
• communication preferences
• details about your interactions with us

How do we collect information?

Via The University’s online store.

How do we use your information?

We process your personal data under the following lawful bases:

• Where it is necessary for the performance of an agreement to use the clinic

The specific purposes for which we use your data include:

• For administrative purposes including:
o Clinic bookings
o Clinic correspondence

• Website analytics and Cookies
o Most pages on the University of Kent website contain cookies. We make use of cookies and Google Analytics to track the effectiveness of our webpages. The type of visitor information collected may include IP address, location, browser type, referral source, length of visit, number of page views. Please read the full University of Kent Policy on how cookies are used at the University of Kent.

How we share your information:

Information we hold on you may be shared internally for the following purposes:

• with investigators, partners and/or collaborators on projects
• with administrative staff which may include: processing of booking and event registrations; invoicing
• with other University departments depending on the activity
• Alumni information is shared with the University’s Development Office for Alumni relations and support

How we protect your information:

Every effort is made to ensure that all data we hold in both electronic and paper formats are stored securely and only accessed by persons who need to access the information.

We will delete your information within one year of you attending the clinic.

We will never sell your personal data to third parties.

Your choices:

You have the right to request access to data we hold about you. Please contact us with your request.

You also have the right to request erasure of your data or to update your data. Please contact us with your request:

Jordan Hall, Data Protection Officer
Head of Assurance & Data Protection
The Registry
Darwin Road

Email: dataprotection@kent.ac.uk 

Registration number: Z6847902

Changes to our privacy policy

This privacy notice is under regular review and will be updated with necessary changes.


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Sports Ready Clinic Appointments

Sports Ready Clinic Appointments


Sports Ready Clinic Services

At the University of Kent's, Sports Ready Clinic based at Medway Park Sports Centre. We are a supervised student led Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Clinic, the below services are open to the public:

  • Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Massage
  • Alter-G Treadmill Sessions

We offer discount prices to certain individuals.

Concession discount available for: Senior citizens (>65 year olds); Students; Disabled people; Medway Park members; NHS staff; Police; Fire services; Military; University of Kent Alumni; University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University staff and students. 

Partner Organisation discount available for: Staff and students at University of Kent (non SSES); Brompton Academy staff & students; FANS Members.

Terms & Conditions 
You will need to provide proof of discount upon appointment. If you pay before your appointment and you can not show proof, you will be asked to pay the difference. If we are able to give you a discount on the day and you have already payed the full amount online, we can request a partial refund directly to you. 
Please ensure you have booked an appointment on our Online Booking system prior to paying for the appointment.

Visit our website for more details: www.kent.ac.uk/sports-ready 

Queries: sportinjury@kent.ac.uk 

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