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James  Grant

James Grant

Associate Lecturer

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 6099/07881014593 ext. 6099 Room no. RMG15

Biography

James graduated with a sports studies degree from Solent University in 2002, and has since been working for the University in a number of different capacities for the last ten years. James currently holds the role of high performance manager and is also an associate lecturer in sport and conditioning.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    James has 10 years’ experience working in strength and conditioning. Supporting athletes from grassroots to international level...
    James has 10 years’ experience working in strength and conditioning. Supporting athletes from grassroots to international level. He has previously worked with London Irish Academy, Southampton FC and Hampshire FA. Alongside this, James leads the High Performance Academy at Solent University, where he and his team of staff support talented athletes to achieve their sporting and academic aspirations.
  2. Teaching experience

    James has been teaching across a wide range of subjects for 10 years, but in the last three years has developed three units specifically related to the physical preparation of athletes.
  3. Research interests

    James’ main interest areas are strength and conditioning with youth populations and in particular the development of speed through maturation. He is currently looking at the change in speed characteristics, in pre- and post-adolescent females.
  4. Recent publications

    James' most recent publication is a UKSCA Conference Paper entitled 'The Use of PETTLEP Imagery in Olympic Lifting' (2010).
  5. Awards

    James' awards include an accreditation from UKSCA, an MSc in Sport Performance, a postgraduate certificate in teaching and learning in higher education and a BA (Hons) in Sport Studies and Business.
  6. Work in progress

    James is currently researching speed characteristics in young female athletes.