James graduated from the University of Chichester with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) Degree in Sports Therapy in 2011. James has been part of the Up and Running team since 2011. He has gained a vast amount of experience in both a clinical and pitch-side setting since he graduated.
James is also working part-time for Portsmouth Football Club as the academy therapist for the under 9s up to and including the Under 18s.
James looks after all of the Up and Running outreach programmes organising and providing cover for a variety of sports teams and clubs throughout Portsmouth. This includes Portsmouth Athletics, Portsmouth North Sea, Portsmouth Gymnastics, Portsmouth Tennis, Portsmouth Grammar School, St Johns College and Portsmouth University to name but a few.
James also organises where the portable "Up and Running Sports Injury Clinic" attends, which has recently been used at various RFU tournaments.
James is a keen sportsmen himself finding time to compete in football, snowboarding and surfing and it is his love of sport that has led him to understand the frustrations that come with injuries. He believes that every individual deserves the right to have the best treatment to return them to full function in the shortest possible time, regardless of age or ability.
James believes his knowledge and experience from working in many different sports at all levels from amateur to professional gives him a strong foundation to prescribe effective and successful treatment and injury prevention for all varieties of injuries; be that sport, occupational or postural injuries.