James is a senior lecturer in sport science and performance. He graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2004 with a BSc (Hons) in Sports Science. Following graduation, he briefly worked as a cardiac technician at St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, before joining the University of Southampton as a sports science technician. During his time at Southampton University, James completed a part-time MSc in Sports Performance (2008). In 2010, James joined the University of Winchester as a sport science technician and teaching assistant. In 2013, James completed a PGCL&T in HE and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
James moved to Solent University in 2014 as a technician instructor and, as the BASES laboratory director, was responsible for the day-to-day running of the sports science laboratories. In 2018, he joined the academic team as a senior lecturer in sport science and performance and primarily teaches sport and exercise physiology. In 2019, James completed his PhD, which investigated the reliability and validity of a novel all-out cycling testing protocol to estimate critical power.
James is a BASES-accredited sport and exercise scientist and has experience of providing sports science support to amateur and professional athletes/teams.
James is a BASES-accredited sport and exercise scientist and has experience of providing sports science support to professional football clubs, GB athletics, and GB cyclists and triathletes.
2018-present: Senior Lecturer (Physiology) - Solent University.
2014-18: Technician Instructor (Physiology and Biomechanics) - Solent University.
2010-14: Associate Lecturer (Physiology), University of Winchester.
James's research interests lie in: the reliability and validity of sports science testing equipment, critical power in cycling, power-duration relationship, cycling performance, and training science.
A full list of James's published works can be found on his Pure profile.
2018, Routledge Recently Qualified Researcher Free Communication Award - BASES Annual Conference, Harrogate