Professor Dominic Micklewright is Dean of Partnerships at the University of Essex. He has written numerous journal articles and three book chapters on the contribution of perceptual integration, risk and decision-making on the pacing and performance of endurance exercise. He is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society, a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Currently an Editor for the highly ranked journal PLoS One. He has sixteen years scholarly experience at the University, lecturing on subjects including sports psychology, sports and exercise science, research methods and statistics. He has supervised twelve PhD students, and over a hundred undergraduate and masters research projects. He is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Academy and a recipient of both the University’s ‘Excellence in Teaching Award’ and the student nominated ‘Apple for the Teacher Award’. Prior to joining the University, he served for seven years as a Submariner and Diver in the Royal Navy, and ten years as a Police Officer in London.