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Dr Thomas Jones

Senior Lecturer

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

After completing a PhD at Northumbria University Thomas was awarded a post-doctoral position at Newcastle University and conducted research in to age associated skeletal muscle atrophy.

Following this, Thomas spent 2 years as a Sports Physiologist at Aspire Academy For Sports Excellence in Doha, Qatar. During the time Thomas provided physiology support to the Academy’s Athletics (endurance) and Squash programmes and also conducted applied research.

As an accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach with the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) Thomas has provided Sports Science and Strength and Conditioning support to numerous athlete groups including; ; Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) athletes, the Rugby Football Union Women (RFUW), Aspire Academy Squash and Aspire Academy Endurance athletes.

Twitter: @Thomas_W_Jones

Campus Address

Northumberland Building, 234

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Descriptive analysis of Olympic class windsurfing competition during the 2017-2018 regatta season, Anastasiou, A., Jones, T., Mullan, P., Ross, E., Howatson, G. 4 Jul 2019, In: International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport
  • Development in Adolescent Middle-Distance Athletes, Jones, T., Shillabeer, B., Ryu, J., Cardinale, M. 4 Dec 2019, In: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • Immediate Effects of Endurance Exercise on Subsequent Strength Performance, Jones, T., Howatson, G. 2019, Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training, Springer
  • Influence Of Environmental Conditions On Performance And Heart Rate Responses To The 30-15 Incremental Fitness Test In Rugby Union Athletes, Jones, T., Natera, A., Jennings, J., Oakley, A. 1 Feb 2019, In: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • Optimization of Exercise Countermeasures for Human Space Flight: Operational Considerations for Concurrent Strength and Aerobic Training, Jones, T., Petersen, N., Howatson, G. 16 May 2019, In: Frontiers in Physiology
  • Skin temperature, training load and subjective muscle soreness in adolescent endurance athletes: a case study, Jones, T. 31 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
  • Which anthropometric and lower body power variables are predictive of professional and amateur playing status in male rugby union players?, Jones, T., Keane, K., Smith, A., Dent, J., Mcshane, K., Payne, T., Williams, L., Maguire, P., Marshall, S., Graham-Smith, P. 1 Feb 2019, In: International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching
  • A review of the performance requirements of squash, Jones, T., Williams, B., Kilgallen, C., Horobeanu, C., Shillabeer, B., Murray, A., Cardinale, M. 1 Dec 2018, In: International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching
  • Influence of a concurrent strength and endurance training intervention on running performance in adolescent endurance athletes, Jones, T., Shillabeer, B., Ryu, J., Cardinale, M. 2018, In: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise
  • Can we limit training days lost due to Osgood Schlatters disease in junior squash athletes?, Horobeanu, C., Jones, T., Johnston, A. 1 Feb 2017


  • 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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