Dr James Bray

Dr James Bray

Lecturer in Sport Nutrition & Physiology

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 in cricket fast bowlers.

After successfully completing his PhD, James has been promoted and is now a lecturer in Sport Physiology and Nutrition.

Outside of work, he is a highly competitive triathlete and has represented the Great Britain Age-Group Team at the European Championships, since 2014.

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)

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Letter to the editor regarding the article "Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status" by Abt et al. (2019)

Abt, G., Bray, J., Myers, T., & Benson, A. (2020). Letter to the editor regarding the article “Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status” by Abt et al. (2019). Journal of sports sciences, 38(3), 306-307. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1697485

Effectiveness of Short-Term Heat Acclimation on Intermittent Sprint Performance With Moderately Trained Females Controlling for Menstrual Cycle Phase

Garrett, A. T., Garrett, A., Dodd, E., Biddlecombe, V., Gleadall-Siddall, D., Burke, R., …Gritt, J. (2019). Effectiveness of Short-Term Heat Acclimation on Intermittent Sprint Performance With Moderately Trained Females Controlling for Menstrual Cycle Phase. Frontiers in Physiology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01458

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

Measuring Moderate-Intensity Exercise with the Apple Watch: Validation Study

Abt, G., Bray, J., & Benson, A. C. (in press). Measuring Moderate-Intensity Exercise with the Apple Watch: Validation Study. JMIR Cardio, 2(1), e6. https://doi.org/10.2196/cardio.8574

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 (physiological and nutritional)

Postgraduate supervision

GPS monitoring in team sports

Monitoring fatigue and recovery

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Senior Fellow of AdvanceHE

2020

Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENR) Academic Associate

2019 - 2024

Other

UKAD Clean Sport Advisor

2019