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Dr. Jonathan Sinclair

Senior Lecturer/ Course Leader MSc Sport & Exercise Sciences

School of Sport and Wellbeing

Darwin Building, DB217

+44 (0) 1772 89 2796

JKSinclair@uclan.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan Sinclair is course leader for the MSc in Sport & Exercise Sciences and is research active within the Centre for Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences (CASES) research group.

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Dr Sinclair obtained his PhD in Biomechanics here at University of Central Lancashire and teaches across a range of courses and modules within Sport Exercise & Nutritional Sciences. He is research active in sport & exercise biomechanics, and his research interests primarily involve exploration of the effectiveness of a number of conservative treatments for a range of different sports injuries.

Dr Sinclair is also a passionate teacher of both sport and exercise sciences & statistics and incorporates his research interests, expertise  and theory into the modules that he delivers.

  • PhD, University of Central Lancashire
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Science, University of Central Lancashire
  • Pg Cert Nutrition, University of Central Lancashire
  • Pg Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, University of Central Lancashire
  • Pg Cert Research Student Supervision, University of Central Lancashire
  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow
  • Science Council, Chartered Scientist
  • British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Accredited

Publications

Effects of a Prophylactic Knee Sleeve on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Loading During Sport Specific Movement, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28714786

Influence of a knee brace intervention on perceived pain and patellofemoral loading in recreational athletes, Clinical Biomechanics. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27280324

The effect of minimalist, maximalist and energy return footwear of equal mass on running economy and substrate utilization. Comparative Exercise Physiology. http://www.wageningenacademic.com/doi/abs/10.3920/CEP150029

The Influence of Minimalist and Maximalist Footwear on Patellofemoral Kinetics During Running, Journal of Applied Biomechanics. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26959346

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Research

Kinetics and kinematics of human movement

Biomechanical modelling

Footwear biomechanics

Statistical analysis

Ergogenic aids

Teaching

Course Leader: MSc Sport & Exercise Sciences

Module leader

XS4000, Research Methods for Sport, Exercise & Nutritional Sciences

XS4418, Skills in 3D motion capture

XS4900, Research project, Research Project for Sport, Exercise & Nutritional Scientists

Module tutor

XS3100, Applied Biomechanics

XS1100, Introduction to Biomechanics in Sport

Memberships

  • British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences
  • Higher Education Academy
  • Royal Statistical Society
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • Institute of Mathematics & its Applications