Professor James Watkins
Professor Emeritus (Engineering)
Engineering
Telephone: (01792) 295123

Research Interests:

Biomechanics of Performance and Injury in Sport and Exercise

Current Projects:

Power Output in Sprint Starting
Biomechanical Assessment of Static Balance

Publications

  1. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System, 2nd edn.. Champaign, ILL.: Human Kinetics.
  2. Functional anatomy. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  3. Basic biomechanics of gait. In Lorimer, D.L., French, G., O'Donnell, M. & Burrow, J.G. (Eds) (Ed.), Neale's Disorders of the Foot, 8th edition. (pp. 371-385). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  4. Structure and function of the foot. In Lorimer, D.L., French, G., O'Donnell, M. & Burrow, J.G. (Eds) (Ed.), Neale's Disorders of the Foot, 8th edition. (pp. 387-395). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  5. The effects of opposition and gender on knee kinematics and ground reaction force during landing from volleyball block jumps. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 81(4), 384-391.

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Supervision

  • 'The Validity and reliability of a novel video based method to measure flight time and jump height in a paediatric population' (awarded 2017)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Mr Nicholas Owen