James Adams

James Adams
London Metropolitan University · School of Human Sciences

Master of Sport and Exercise Science

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Education
February 2017 - July 2020
London Metropolitan University
Field of study
  • Sports Therapy

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Publications (7)
Thesis
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Parkour is a discipline in which practitioners (traceurs) traverse their environment using a variety of movements. Parkour’s decentralised spread and community commitment to diverse practice does not provide easily identifiable definitions or outcome measures for a given movement. This can make it challenging to identify a dependent variable of a p...
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Parkour is a discipline in which practitioners (traceurs) traverse their environment using a variety of movements. Parkour’s decentralised spread and community commitment to diverse practice does not provide easily identifiable definitions or outcome measures for a given movement. This can make it challenging to identify a dependent variable of a p...
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Full anonymised interview transcriptions for my MRes thesis project, "Using the Expertise of Parkour Coaches to Understand Parkour Movement: The Kong Vault". Each interview is a separate `.txt` file, identified by the participant ID number. Within each, speakers are denoted by 'interviewer' and 'participant', separated with an empty line. There a...
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The emerging sport of parkour has developed a landing technique focused on soft, quiet and controlled landings. The proficiency of practitioners (traceurs) for two-legged drop landing tasks is becoming increasingly established, but it is unknown whether the same aptitude will be demonstrated for different movements and with different landing techni...
Poster
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This poster explored the hypothesis that squatting on a 20° angle decline ramp will result in a more upright trunk at the bottom of the squat, potentially reducing the risk of lumbar spine injury during squatting when ankle dorsiflexion range is limited. The abstract for this research was selected for poster presentation at the BASES Student Confe...
Poster
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The emerging sport of parkour has developed a landing technique focused on soft, quiet landings. The proficiency of traceurs for two-legged drop landing tasks is becoming increasingly established, but it is unknown whether the same aptitude will be demonstrated for different movements with different landing techniques. This poster investigates the...