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.
Nick is the Program Leader for the BSc Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Human Performance) course.
Newest selected publications
Linthorne, N. (2019) 'Design and Materials in Athletics', in Subic, A. (ed.) Materials in Sports Equipment, Second Edition. Woodhead Publishing. pp. 403 - 429. ISBN 10: 0-08-102582-3. ISBN 13: 9780081025826. Open Access Link
Wickington, KL. and Linthorne, NP. (2017) 'Effect of ball weight on speed, accuracy, and mechanics in cricket fast bowling'. Sports, 5 (1). pp. 18/1 - 18/14. ISSN: 2075-4663 Open Access Link
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. 9 - 14 July. Elsevier BV. pp. 677 - 682. ISSN: 1877-7058 Open Access Link
Linthorne, NP. (2016) 'Improvement in 100-m sprint performance at an altitude of 2250 m'. Sports, 4 (2). pp. 29 - 38. ISSN: 2075-4663 Open Access Link
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 July. Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports, Poitiers, France, June 29–July 3, 2015. pp. 648 - 651. ISSN: 1999-4168 Open Access Link