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Professor Ben Jones


Professor Ben Jones
Contact Details
Professor Ben Jones

Professor

Carnegie School Of Sport

0113 81 24009 B.Jones@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Professor Ben Jones

Ben completed his BSc (Hons), MSc and PhD at Leeds Beckett University, before becoming a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology in 2013. Ben received his Professorship in 2017, at the age of 31.

Ben is also an accredited strength and conditioning coach and works in a consultancy capacity with sports teams and national governing bodies. In 2015, he was joint-awarded the Researcher of the Year at Leeds Beckett University with Dr Kevin Till, and in 2017 was awarded the UKSCA Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year for Research and Education.

Current Teaching

Delivers lectures on the Sport and Exercise Science undergraduate and postgraduate taught provisions

Module leader; The Physiology of Sports Conditioning (MSc Strength and Conditioning)

PhD and Postgraduate Research Supervision

Transforming sports performance: "Our aim is to maximise and athlete's career without compromising their love of sport." - Professor Ben Jones - Carnegie School of Sport

Research Interests

Ben’s research initially focused on the fluid and electrolyte balance of team sport athletes. More recently, Ben’s research has been in collaboration with various sports teams and governing bodies, focusing on the training load and match demands of senior and youth athletes, fatigue and recovery following various exercise modalities, and the nutritional requirements of team sport athletes.

Ben is leading and collaborating on a number of externally funded international research projects. Research projects are in collaboration with the Rugby Football Union, Rugby Football League, World Rugby, Leeds Rhinos Rugby League, Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Union, Bath Rugby Union, Wasps Rugby Union, and Leeds United.

Ben frequently presents at national and international conferences, as an invited speaker.

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