Senior Lecturer and Exercise Science Program Coordinator
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James is the unit coordinator for the units CXA237-Exercise Physiology and Nutrition, CXA304-Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning, CXA314 Assessment and Prescription for Strength and Conditioning, CXA402 Injury Prevention and Management, and CXA404-Practicum in Exercise Science 1. He also teaches in the units CXA308-Exercise Assessment and Prescription, CXA403-Directed Study in Exercise Science CXA438-Clinical Exercise Physiology. James contributes to the multi-member teaching teams that provide lectures, tutorials and practical classes in Anatomy, Physiology and Bioscience for undergraduate exercise science, biomedical science, nursing, human movement and health science students.
Although he has a broad range of research interests his passion lies in improving athletic performance through training and dietary modulation. He is works within the ‘Exercise’ and ‘SPORT’ groups in HLS. Present topics of particular interest include the growing area of multisport adventure racing and in particular how compression clothing, gluten free diets and nutrition for recovery might impact upon performance. He currently has research links with the Tasmanian Institute of Sport, Menzies Research Institute and the Australian Institute of Sport.
As the Exercise Science course coordinator James provides information and administrative support for current and future students undertaking the Bachelor of Exercise Science. He is a board member of the Tasmanian Branch of Exercise & Sports Science Australia and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Fitness Research.
Authorised by the Head of Human Life Sciences
7 January, 2014