James is a CORU registered, Chartered Physiotherapist member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy, having graduated from Trinity College Dublin. and holds a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Genetics from Nottingham University.
James specialises in acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, With a background of coaching climbing at an international level, and movement based performance arts, James specialises in the rehabilitation of upper limb injuries. Integrating his strength and conditioning qualifications with Pilates and movement qualifications, James has worked extensively rehabilitating strength based athletes in the disciplines of Power lifting, weight lifting, climbing and circus performance.
A strong research and publication background James is currently working with the exercise and brain health research group in Trinity College Dublin on blood based biomarkers for assessing brain health in contact sports.