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Dr Thomas Jones

Senior Lecturer

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Dr Thomas Jones holds a PhD in Sports Physiology from Northumbria University and is accredited as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sports Scientist with the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Dr Jones has held numerous roles in high performance sport including: Strength and Conditioning Coach, Sports Physiologist and Data Analyst. Dr Jones has worked with a range of sports including; boxing, cross country skiing, biathlon, track and field, racket sports, rugby union, swimming and cricket.

Dr Jones maintains research collaborations with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre, Royal Yachting Association, Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club and Aspire Academy for Sports Excellence.

Thomas Jones

Campus Address

Northumberland Building, 234

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Concurrent strength and endurance training

Neck strength and concussion risk in contact sports

Physical performance enhancement strategies across numerous sports

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Aerobic exercise intensity does not affect the anabolic signaling following resistance exercise in endurance athletes, Jones, T., Eddens, L., Kupusarevic, J., Camargo Madeira Simoes, D., Fuber, M., Van Someren, K., Howatson, G. Dec 2021, In: Scientific Reports
  • An Analysis of Warm-Up Strategies at a Cross-Country Skiing National Championship, Jones, T., Govus, A., Buskqvist, A., Andersson, E., McGawley, K. 5 Aug 2021, In: International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
  • Anthropometric, physiological and performance developments in cross-country skiers, Jones, T., Lindblom, H., Karlsson, O., Andersson, E., McGawley, K. 7 Jul 2021, In: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
  • The dose-response relationship between interval-training and VO2max in well-trained endurance runners: A systematic review, Parmar, A., Jones, T., Hayes, P. 18 Jun 2021, In: Journal of Sports Sciences
  • The reliability of isometric neck strength assessments in trained individuals, Palfreyman, L., Ridgeon, N., Jones, T. 2021, In: The journal of sport and exercise science
  • The use of interval-training methods by coaches of well-trained middle- to long-distance runners, Parmar, A., Jones, T., Hayes, P. 15 Sep 2021, In: International Journal of Strength and Conditioning
  • Variability and physical demands of international seam bowlers in one-day and Twenty20 international matches across five years, Bliss, A., Ahmun, R., Jowitt, H., Scott, P., Jones, T., Tallent, J. 1 May 2021, In: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  • An assessment of the contractile properties of the shoulder musculature in elite volleyball players using tensiomyography, Parmar, A., Scott, M., Brand, C., Jones, T. 1 Dec 2020, In: International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy
  • Skin temperature, training load, and subjective muscle soreness in adolescent endurance athletes: a case study, Jones, T., Shillabeer, B., Cardinale, M. 1 Oct 2020, In: International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
  • Sprint Acceleration Mechanical Profiling of International Cricketers, Jones, T., Tallent, J., Ahmun, R., Scott, P. 12 Jul 2020, In: International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching

PGR Supervision

Michael Harding Does Lower Limb Muscle Asymmetry Relate to Injury in Elite Football? Start Date: 10/02/2021


  • Physiology PhD June 01 2014
  • Accredited Anthropometrist - Level 3 - International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK)
  • Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist - British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
  • Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach - United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA)

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