Staff Profiles: Dr. Jonathan Hughes

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Dr. Jonathan Hughes

Staff Profile: Dr. Jonathan Hughes
Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning

Dr. Jonathan Hughes

Dr. Jonathan Hughes

Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning

Sport and Exercise

I joined the University in 2012 after undertaking PhD research at Massey University in New Zealand. I am a member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and an Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC).

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 715165 Email: jhughes1@glos.ac.uk

Biography

As a practicing Strength & Conditioning coach I aim to bring the passion and exerpinec i have to my UG teaching. I hope to provide a solid evidnce based approach to practice. I have particular interests in the development of youth athletes, the role of eccentric exercise in athletic development and injury risk and the role of monitoring of training on sport performance.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science University of Chichester 2000
MSc Sport & Exercise Science Roehampton University 2004
PGCert Education University of Greenwich 2006
PhD Exercise Physiology Massey University 2011

Accreditation

United Kingdom Strength & Conditioning Association- Accredited member (2006)

Teaching and research

Teaching

I mainly teach on both the BSc and MSc Strength and Conditioning courses and research methods modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. I supervise UGT and PGT dissertations and am currently supervising 3 PhD students.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Development of athletic performance and injury prevention with a focus on the role of eccentric exercise. Please see ResearchGate for my current publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jonathan_Hughes4

Publications

More publications from Dr. Jonathan Hughes can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

I am an active S&C coach and currenty provide TASS support here at the University of Gloucestershire as well as provide support to school teams and indveividual athletes. I am also working with English Football Association, Bristol Rugby, Bristol City FC, Bristol City Ladies.

Subjects for media interviews

Youth training

Monitoring of injury risk and prevention

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Professional positions

Member of the UKSCA Grants Panel

External examining

MSc Strength and Conditioning at Coventry University (2015-18)