About Ashley Jones
As a Senior Lecturer within the School of Clinical & Applied Sciences, Ashley currently teaches on the BSc and MSc Sports and Exercise Therapy and also MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine programmes. He is involved in all levels of study from 4-7, and currently modules leads on Evidence Based Rehabilitation in Sport at level 5. Ashley is also responsible for the Sports Injury and massage clinic, engaging students with treatment and rehabilitation on the general public.
Previous to his work in higher education, Ashley was Head of Academy Medical at Chesterfield FC for 7 years, whilst also owning a private sports injury clinic.
Ashley currently delivers on the following modules:
- Human movement and function 1 and 2
- Preparation for practice in Sports and Exercise Therapy
- Skills for Sports and Exercise Therapy
- Assessment of the Athlete
- Evidence Based Rehabilitation in Sport
- Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport (MSc)
Ashley is currently enrolled on a professional doctorate at the University, with his area of interest being 'Muscle function before, during and after injury in male professional football players'. He is currently working towards several publications in both football injury audits and physiological testing, looking at the relationship between muscle function, asymmetry and injury risk.
Ashley has particular interest in football related injury epidemiology and the current rehabilitation interventions used to reduce muscle injury in elite football.