James Bray

Dr James Bray

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Hull)

Summary

James joined the University of Hull back in December 2009 as an exercise physiology laboratory technician.

Whilst in this role, he studied part-time for a PhD exploring the relationships between training load and neuromuscular fatigue (NMF) in cricket fast bowlers.

After successfully completing his PhD, James has been promoted and is now a lecturer in sport and exercise nutrition.

He is also a highly competitive triathlete and has represented the Great Britain Age-Group Team at the European Championships.

Undergraduate

Programmes taught on (2019)

- BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Nutrition

- BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Modules list

- Nutrition in Sport and Exercise (Level 5)

- Sport Physiology (Level 5)

- Ergogenic Aids (Level 6)

Journal Article

Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status

Abt, G., Bray, J., Myers, T., & Benson, A. C. (2019). Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status. Journal of sports sciences, 37(17), 1989-1995. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1612505

Individualisation of time-motion analysis : a method comparison and case report series

Hunter, F., Bray, J., Towlson, C., Smith, M., Barrett, S., Madden, J., …Lovell, R. (2015). Individualisation of time-motion analysis : a method comparison and case report series. International journal of sports medicine, 36(1), 41-48. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1384547

Effectiveness of short-term heat acclimation on intermittent exercise in thermoneutral and hot environments

Nation, F., Birkett, M., Gleadall-Siddall, D., Burke, R., Towlson, C., Bray, J., …Garrett, A. (2015). Effectiveness of short-term heat acclimation on intermittent exercise in thermoneutral and hot environments. Extreme Physiology and Medicine, 4(1), A120. https://doi.org/10.1186/2046-7648-4-S1-A120

Using microtechnology to evaluate the between and within match variability of professional Twenty20 cricket fast bowlers

Abt, G., Bray, J., & Fogarty, M. (2016). Using microtechnology to evaluate the between and within match variability of professional Twenty20 cricket fast bowlers. Professional strength and conditioning, 43(December), 19-26

The validity and inter-device variability of the Apple Watch™ for measuring maximal heart rate

Abt, G., Bray, J., & Benson, A. C. (2018). The validity and inter-device variability of the Apple Watch™ for measuring maximal heart rate. Journal of sports sciences, 36(13), 1447-1452. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1397282

Research interests

GPS monitoring in team sports

Monitoring fatigue and recovery

Postgraduate supervision

GPS monitoring in team sports

Monitoring fatigue and recovery