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Professor Richard Jones

Professor of Clinical Biomechanics


Clinical Gait Analysis

Clinical Biomechanics

Knee Biomechanics and Injury

Footwear Biomechanics

Load carriage


Qualifications and Memberships

BSc (Hons) Sports Science (from Liverpool John Moores University).

PgCert Higher Education and Practice (from University of Salford).

PhD Biomechanics (from University of Salford).


Jones, R & Chapman, G & Findlow, A & Forsythe, L & Parkes, M & Sultan, J & Felson, D 2013, 'A New Approach to Prevention of Knee Osteoarthritis: Reducing Medial Load in the Contralateral Knee.', Journal of Rheumatology.

Price, C & Smith, L & Graham-Smith, P & Jones, R 2013, 'The effect of unstable sandals on instability in gait in healthy female subjects', Gait and Posture.

Arazpour, M & Bani, M & Hutchins, S & Jones, R 2013, 'The physiological cost index of walking with mechanical and powered gait orthosis in patients with spinal cord injury', Spinal Cord.

Pozzi, M & Aung, M S & Zhu, M & Jones, R & Goulermas, J Y 2012, 'The Pizzicato knee-joint energy harvester: characterisation with biomechanical data and effect of backpack load', Smart Materials and Structures, 21(7), p.075203.

Jarvis, H & Nester, C & Jones, R & Williams, A & Bowden, P 2012, 'Inter-assessor reliability of practice based biomechanical assessment of the foot and ankle', Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 20(5), p.14.

Jones, R & Nester, C & Richards, J D & Kim, W Y & Johnson, D S & Jari, S & Laxton, P & Tyson, S 2012, 'A comparison of the biomechanical effects of valgus knee braces and lateral wedged insoles in patients with knee osteoarthritis.', Gait and Posture.