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Tuesday 17 August 2021

Sports & Exercise Sciences Fellowship for UCLan doctor

Dr Jonathan Sinclair has been awarded a British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences Fellowship

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) academic has been recognised by an industry body for his commitment to sport and exercise sciences.

Dr Jonathan Sinclair has joined an exclusive list after being awarded a British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences (BASES) Fellowship.

The Reader in Sport Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, who is Course Leader for UCLan’s MSc in Sport & Exercise Sciences and MSc Nutrition & Exercise Sciences, said: “I’m absolutely delighted to have been selected for this prestigious Fellowship. BASES Fellowships are considered an accolade that many academics aspire to and I’m truly honoured that I’ve been chosen.”

BASES Fellowships are awarded to recognise esteemed professional achievement, skills, knowledge and service to BASES and the sport and exercise science community and encourages continued service to BASES in leadership and ambassadorial roles. BASES typically make between three and six fellows per year.

"BASES Fellowships are considered an accolade that many academics aspire to and I’m truly honoured that I’ve been chosen"

Dr Jonathan Sinclair, Reader in Sport Exercise and Nutritional Sciences

Dr Sinclair has been a BASES accredited sport & exercise scientist for many years after undertaking the BASES endorsed sport & exercise science course at UCLan.

He developed his research experience further when he completed his PhD in clinical biomechanics at the University in 2013 and he currently serves as the Director for UCLan’s BASES accredited laboratories. He is research active in Sport Exercise & Nutritional Sciences and has more than 300 research publications in this area.

Dr Sinclair is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Chartered Statistician and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, a National Strength & Conditioning Association Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and a Registered Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition and Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register.

He said: “I’m really pleased I was encouraged to go for the Fellowship this year and I look forward to the opportunities this will bring. I would like to thank Professor Jo Wakefield-Scurr and Dr Lindsay Bottoms for writing my supporting statements.”