Jonathan Sinclair

Dr. Jonathan Sinclair

Reader in Sport, Exercise & Nutritional Sciences

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Darwin Building, DB217

+44 (0) 1772 89 2796

Subject Areas: Sport, biomechanics, kinetics of ruining and sport injury

Dr Jonathan Sinclair is course leader for both the MSc in Sport & Exercise Sciences and the MSc Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. He is research active in Sport Exercise & Nutritional Sciences and part of the SENS consultancy service.

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Dr Sinclair obtained his PhD here at University of Central Lancashire and teaches across a range of courses and modules within Sport Exercise & Nutritional Sciences. He is research active in Sport Exercise & Nutritional Sciences and has over 300+ research publications in this area

Dr Sinclair is also a passionate teacher of both Sport, Exercise & Nutritional Sciences and statistics and incorporates his research interests, expertise and theory into the modules that he delivers.


  • PhD, University of Central Lancashire
  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science, University of Central Lancashire
  • Pg Dip Nutrition, University of Central Lancashire
  • Pg Cert Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, University of Central Lancashire
  • Pg Cert Research Student Supervision, University of Central Lancashire
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow
  • Royal Statistical Society, Chartered Statistician and Fellow
  • Science Council, Chartered Scientist
  • British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Accredited
  • Association for Nutrition, Registered Nutritionist
  • Sport, Exercise & Nutrition Register (SENr), Practitioner Registrant
  • International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry


Royal Society – Concussion monitoring in professional rugby league

Cherry Research Institute – The efficacy of a tart cherry drink for the treatment of patellofemoral pain in recreational athletes; a placebo randomized control trial

BBSRC – BiZiFED II trial of biofortified zinc flour completed in Pakistan


Course Leader

Module leader

  • XS3104, Advanced Movement Analysis in Strength and Conditioning
  • XS4000, Research Methods for Sport, Exercise & Nutritional Sciences
  • XS4418, Skills in 3D motion capture
  • XS4900, Research project, Research Project for Sport, Exercise & Nutritional Scientists

Module tutor

  • XS4301, Advanced Practitioner Skills for Sport and Exercise Scientists
  • XS4303, Advanced Practitioner Skills in Sport & Exercise Physiology
  • XS3100, Applied Biomechanics
  • XS1100, Introduction to Biomechanics in Sport


  • British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences
  • Higher Education Academy
  • Royal Statistical Society
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • Institute of Mathematics & its Applications
  • Association for Nutrition
  • Sport, Exercise & Nutrition Register (SENr)