Dr Gareth Jones, Course Director

Dr Gareth Jones

Course Director

Dr Gareth Jones is the Course Director for the MSc Sport & Exercise Medicine and MSc Sports & Exercise Therapy programs within the School of Health.

Gareth is a Physiotherpist and researcher, specialising in musuloskeletal injury management for sporting and non-sporting populations. He is a member of the Scientific committee for the International Rock Climbing Research Association. Gareth Is also a core member of the Musculoskeletal Health Research Group and the Centre for Pain Research within the School.

Current Teaching

  • Research
  • Injury Epidemiology & Sports Trauma Management
  • Physiology
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Research Interests

Gareth research is focused on the epidemiology of injury in rock climbing and the development of preventative injury strategies and evaluation of load. Recently Gareth has collaborated with Professor Volker Schöffl and Professor Mark Johnson in the development of a new diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm for climbing-related finger injuries.

Gareth has recently presented his latest research findings at the 4th Congress of the International Rock Climbing Research Association in Chamonix, France July 2018 and the British Mountaineering Council Injury Symposium in Birmingham in November.

Dr Gareth Jones, Course Director

Ask Me About

  1. Rehabilitation
  2. Sport

Selected Outputs

  • Mayhew L; McPhee J; Francis P; Jones G (2019) A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Incidence of Injury in Professional Female Soccer. In: American College of Sports Medicine, 28 May 2019 - 1 June 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.

    https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000562609.01705.b6

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  • Mayhew L; McPhee J; Francis P; Jones G (2019) A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Incidence of Injury in Professional Female Soccer. In: American College of Sports Medicine, 1 May 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  • Jones G; Johnson M; Schöffl V (2018) A Critical Review of the Diagnosis and Management of Annular Pulley Injuries in Climbers. In: British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine, 4 October 2018 - 5 October 2018, The Royal Armouries, Leeds.

  • Rahemtulla A; Johnson M; Jones G (2018) The Effect of Football Heading on Neurophysiological Function: an experimental design. In: British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine/ Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine, 4 October 2018 - 5 October 2018, The Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds.

  • Jones G; Johnson M (2018) Frozen Shoulder? Remote Medical Management of a Field Guide in Antarctica. In: 4th Congress International Rock Climbing Research Associatioin, 8 July 2018 - 14 July 2018, Chamonix, France.

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  • Jones G; Milligan J; Johnson M (2018) The Role of Self-Efficacy in the Antecedents of Climbing Related Injury: a critical review. In: 4th Congress International Rock Climbing Research Association, 8 July 2018 - 14 July 2018, Chamonix, France.

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  • Jones G; Sharples P; Johnson M (2018) Improving Design Characteristic to Estimate Load for Future Rock Climbing Studies. In: 4th Congress International Rock Climbing Research Association, 8 July 2018 - 14 July 2018, Chamonix.

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  • Mayhew L; Jones G; Hind K; McPee J; Francis P (2018) Epidemiology of Injury in English Women's Super league Football: A Cohort Study. In: 23rd Annual Congress, European College of Sport Science, 4 July 2018 - 7 July 2018, Dublin, Ireland.

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  • Mayhew L; Jones G; Hind K; McPhee J; Francis P (2018) Epidemiology of Injury in Women’s Super League Football: A Cohort Study. In: The 23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science, 4 July 2018 - 7 July 2018, Dublin.

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  • Moor H; Jones G (2017) Epidemiology of Injury in Ironman Triathletes. In: British Association of Sports & Exercise Medicine, 2017, 12 October 2017 - 14 October 2017, Bath.

  • Jones AD; Francis P; Jones G; Hind K (2017) A prospective audit of injuries in English male professional football players. In: British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine Conference, 12 October 2017 - 13 October 2017, University of Bath.

    http://www.basem.co.uk/education/basemfsem-annual-conference-2017/

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  • Jones G; Woodards C; Sharples P; Johnson M (2017) Self-Reported Injury Mechanisms in Climbers. 16 March 2017 - 18 March 2017, Monaco.

    https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-097372.135

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  • Jones G; Woodards C; Sharples P; Johnson M (2017) Self-Reported Injury Mechanisms in Climbers. In: IOC WORLD CONFERENCE PREVENTION OF INJURY & ILLNESS IN SPORT, 16 March 2017 - 18 March 2017, Monaco.

    https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-097372.135

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  • Jones G; Johnson M; Francis P; Mayhew L (2016) Common technique flaws identified by the tuck jump assessment in elite female soccer players. In: British Association of Sport Science.

    https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1260807

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  • Jones G; Mayhew L; Francis P; johnson M (2016) Common technique flaws identified by the tuck jump assessment in elite female soccer players. In: British Assocaition of Sport and Exercise Sciences, 29 November 2016 - 30 November 2016, Nottingham.

  • Johnson M; Burnham V; Tashani OA; Jones G (2016) An investigation into the effect of blood flow restriction on pain response and muscular endurance in healthy humans. 10 May 2016 - 12 May 2016, Annual Scientific Conference of the British Pain Society. Harrogate, UK 2016.

  • Johnson MI; Burnham V; Tashani OA; Jones G (2016) An investigation into the effect of blood flow restriction on pain response and muscular endurance in healthy humans. In: Annual Scientific Conference of the British Pain Society, 1 May 2016, Harrogate.

  • Konopinski M; Graham I; Johnson M; Jones G (2015) The effect of Hypermobility on the incidence of injury in professional soccer: a multi sit cohort study. In: International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology: Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care. London, UK 2015, 11 April 2015.

  • Johnson MI; Grancharska K; Jones G; Tashani OA (2014) Characterisation of delayed onset of muscle soreness (DOMS) in the hand, wrist and forearm using a finger dynamometer: A Pilot Study. In: Annual Scientific Conference of the British Pain Society, 1 April 2014, Manchester.

  • Konopinski M; Bell J; Jones G (2014) Does Hypermobility increase the incidence of injury in professional football players. In: International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology: Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care. Bologna, Italy 2011., 22 March 2014 - 23 March 2014.

  • Seifert L; Schweizer A; Wolf P (2016) Chapter: 7. Title: Psychological aspects in the sport of climbing: Role of self-efficacy and emotions. Authors: G. Jones and X. Sanchez The Science of Climbing and Mountaineering. Routledge.

  • Jones G; Sanchez X (2016) Chapter 15: Psychological Processes in the Sport of Climbing. In: Seifert L; Wolf P; Schweizer A ed. The Science of Climbing and Mountaineering. Routledge,

  • Jones G (2012) double-jointed-footballers-greater-risk-injury.

  • JONES G (2010) Fingers & fears: injury & the role of self-efficacy in performance rock climbing. In: International Sports Medicine, Science & Performance Conference 2010. Leeds Metropolitan University.

  • Llewellyn D; Jones G; Colby S (2007) Motivation and disinhibition in elite ice climbers. In: Annual conference of the british association of sport and exercise sciences 11 – 13 September, 11 September 2007 - 13 September 2007, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus,. Journal of Sports Sciences: Taylor & Francis.

    https://doi.org/10.1080/02640410600958410

  • Jones G; Llewellyn DJ; Asghar M (2007) Risk Factors for Injury from Rock Climbing.

    https://doi.org/10.1016/S0031-9406(07)60001-7