Professor John Dickinson


Respiratory Physiologist

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Prof. John Dickinson is an Exercise Respiratory Physiologist with a specialism in assessing exercise respiratory symptoms in athletes. He has tested over 1,000 elite athletes from a range of sports including all Olympic and many professional sports, such as rugby and Premier League football. John was awarded a First Class BSc in Sports Science from the University of Wales, Bangor in 2002. In 2006, John was awarded his PhD from Brunel University and, has been a BASES accredited Sport and Exercise Physiologist since 2006.

In January 2003, he began working as a research assistant at the Olympic Medical Institute, Northwick Park Hospital, where he started his PhD research into the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of exercise induced asthma in elite athletes.

In May 2004, John was appointed as a Research Physiologist for the English Institute of Sport, where he continued to investigate respiratory problems in elite athletes. During this time John was the first researcher to screen the entire Team GB squad for exercise induced asthma, prior to the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games, 2006 Vancouver and Winter Olympic Games and the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games.

His clinical passion lies within breathing training for both professional and amateur athletes.

When he’s not in clinic you will find John relaxing in Kent with his family or teaching the rest of the world all of his respiratory knowledge!

For more info or to book an appointment please contact the Front of House team on 020 7637 7677 or email

For more info please contact the Front of House team at Marylebone Health on 020 7637 7677 or email