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Dr Nick Linthorne

Dr Nick Linthorne
Senior Lecturer (Biomechanics)

Summary

Nick Linthorne graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Physics from the University of Queensland and a PhD in Physics from the University of Western Australia. Before coming to Brunel University London he was a lecturer and researcher in Physics at the University of Western Australia and a lecturer and researcher in Sports Biomechanics at the University of Sydney.

Responsibility

Nick is the Program Leader for the BSc Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Human Performance) course.

Newest selected publications

Wickington, KL. and Linthorne, NP. (2017) 'Effect of ball weight on speed, accuracy, and mechanics in cricket fast bowling'. Sports, 5 (1). pp. 18 - 18.Open Access Link

Journal article

Linthorne, NP. and Thomas, JM. (2016) 'The effect of ball spin rate on distance achieved in a long soccer throw-in'.11th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport. Delft, Netherlands. 11 - 14 July ISSN: 1877-7058 Open Access Link

Conference paper

Linthorne, NP., Cripps, S. and Byrne, JA. (2015) 'Adding mass to the shoe does not affect ball velocity in a soccer penalty kick'.33rd International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports. Poitiers, France. 25 - 3 JulyOpen Access Link

Conference paper

Linthorne, NP. and Stokes, TG. (2014) 'Optimum projection angle for attaining maximum distance in a rugby place kick'. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 13 (1). pp. 211 - 216. ISSN: 1303-2968 Open Access Link

Journal article

Linthorne, NP. (2013) 'Energy transformations in the pole vault'.Physics of Sports Conference. Palaiseau, France. 30 - 6 April

Conference paper
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