• 34 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20122020

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Laurence Protheroe is a senior lecturer in Sports Biomechanics within the Department of Sport. His main research interest is on the inter-segmental coordination, performance analysis of team sports and student transition into higher education. 

Research interests

Laurence is a member of the Sport & Exercise research centre. He is also a member of the Rowing community of practice in collaboration with the University of Pavia. 

Current Teaching

Laurence leads and teaches on the undergraduate biomechanics modules, performance analysis modules and leads the undergraduate dissertation module. He is the manager of the MSc Applied Performance Analysis in Sport programme. 

External positions and memberships

Laurence is a member of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences and is a senior fellow of Advance HE. He is currently an external examiner for the University of Sunderland and the University of Central Lancashire. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Central Lancashire

Award Date: 30 Aug 2011

PGCert, University of Central Lancashire

Award Date: 30 Jul 2010

MSc, Liverpool John Moores University

Award Date: 30 Sep 2005

BSc (Hons), University of Central Lancashire

Award Date: 30 Jul 2003

External positions

External Examiner, University of Central Lancashire

Oct 2019 → …

External Examiner, University of Sunderland

Jan 2016Jan 2021

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Research Output

  • 34 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 4 Journal Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Poster
  • A preliminary evaluation of surface electromyography as a tool to measure muscle fatigue in the National Hunt racehorse

    Williams, J., Gundry, P., Richards, J. & Protheroe, L., Feb 2014, In : The Veterinary Nurse. 4, 9, p. 566-572 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal Article

  • Determination of Gait Events Using an Externally Mounted Shank Accelerometer

    Sinclair, J., Hobbs, S. J., Protheroe, L., Edmundson, C. J. & Greenhalgh, A., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 29, 1, p. 118-122 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal Article

  • 34 Citations (Scopus)

    A preliminary investigation to evaluate the potential of surface electromyography as a tool to analyse muscle activity in National Hunt racehorses

    Williams, J., Gundry, P. & Protheroe, L., 2012, Proceedings of the 8th International Equitation Science Conference: The Road Ahead. p. 63 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access

    Predicting Impact Shock Magnitude: Which Ground Reaction Force Variable Should We Use?

    Greenhalgh, A., Sinclair, J., Protheroe, L. & Chockalingam, N., Dec 2012, In : International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering. p. 225-231 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal Article

    Open Access

    Activities

    • 3 Oral presentation at Conference
    • 2 Membership of learned societies or subject associations
    • 1 *External Examiner
    • 1 Invited talk

    HEA Annual Conference 2017: Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight

    Laurence Protheroe (Speaker), , Thomas Legge (Speaker), & Gareth Knox (Speaker)

    4 Jul 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation at Conference

    External Examiner at the University of Sunderland

    Laurence Protheroe (Examiner)

    2016 → …

    Activity: Examination types*External Examiner

    The Topspin Tennis Forehand: Advances in 3D biomechanical analysis.

    Laurence Protheroe (Speaker), , Jim Richards (Speaker), , James Selfe (Speaker), & David Fewtrell (Speaker)

    Sep 2013

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    An investigation into the kinematics that predict topspin production in the tennis groundstrokes

    Laurence Protheroe (Speaker), , Jim Richards (Speaker), , James Selfe (Speaker), & David Fewtrell (Speaker)

    Jul 2012

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation at Conference

    A preliminary investigation to evaluate the potential of surface electromyography as a tool to analyse muscle activity in National Hunt racehorses

    Jane Williams (Speaker), , Polly Gundry (Speaker), & Laurence Protheroe (Speaker)

    Jul 2012

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation at Conference

    Press / Media

    Could you be the next Usain Bolt?

    Laurence Protheroe

    18/8/16

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media