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.
Programmes taught on (2019)
- BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Nutrition
- BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
- Nutrition in Sport and Exercise (Level 5)
- Sport Physiology (Level 5)
- Ergogenic Aids (Level 6)
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