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
Fasbender, P., Korff, T., Baltzopoulos, V. and Linthorne, N. (2020) 'Optimal mass of the arm segments in throwing: A two-dimensional computer simulation study'. European Journal of Sport Science, in press. pp. 1 - 8. ISSN: 1536-7290 Open Access Link
Linthorne, N., Heys, MRE., Reynolds, TJ. and Eckhart, N. (2020) 'Attaching mass to the upper arm can increase throw distance in a modified javelin throw'. Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics, 22. ISSN: 1509-409X Open Access Link
Linthorne, N. (2020) 'The correlation between jump height and mechanical power in a countermovement jump is artificially inflated'. Sports Biomechanics, 19. pp. 1 - 19. ISSN: 1476-3141 Open Access Link
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 - 18. ISSN: 2075-4663 Open Access Link