Lecturer in Sport Rehabilitation

Biography

Since Graduating in Sport Rehabilitation in 2006, Jon began his career working as the ‘Youth Team Therapist’ at Preston North End FC up until March 2008. Jon then went onto work at Oldham Athletic FC where he took up the role of ‘Assistant Therapist’ until July 2011, where he then gained promotion to the position of ‘Head of Sports Medicine’. Jon stayed in this capacity for 3 years before joining the University of Bolton in October 2014.

Education and Qualifications

  • The FA Diploma in ‘The Treatment and Management of  Injuries’ (2009)
  • BSc (hons) Sport Rehabilitation (2006)

Current Teaching

  • Dissertation Supervisor
  • Advanced Clinic Skills 
  • Back to Sport               
  • Injury Prevention and Functional Rehab
  • Clinical Anatomy  
  • Introduction to Clinical Anatomy

Research Interests

Jon’s main areas of interest are:  ‘Injury Prehabilitation’ and ‘Functional Rehab’. These were critical components working within professional football and required constant monitoring and modifications, in the attempt to provide best practice.

Applied Experience

Working within Elite level sport from 2006-2014, Jon has encountered a wide variety of injuries.  This provides our students with up-to-date treatment methods and assessment skills based on real life clinical scenarios. Jon has experienced the demands of working within a Professional First team Squad and understands the necessary qualities required to achieve such goals.