James Adams

I’m a driven and detail-oriented career switcher with a passion for data science. With a background in biomechanics, statistical analysis and teaching, I’m looking to challenge myself while putting my data skills to good use.

Experience

2022 - Present Associate Lecturer - Statistics and Research Methods

London Metropolitan University

2020 - 2021 Teaching in Higher Education Work Placement

London Metropolitan University

2019 Sports Therapist Placement

Clinic4Sport

2019 - 2020 Sports Therapist Placement

NFL Academy, London

2012 - 2019 Personal Trainer

JMA Training

2012 - 2017 Chief of Operations

Parkour Generations

2010 - 2012 Enforcements Section Team Leader

HM Courts & Tribunals Service, Royal Courts of Justice

Education

2021 - 2022 Data Science

General Assembly

2022 SQL For Data Science Specialisation

UCDavis / Coursera

2020 - 2021 MRes Sport & Exercise Science (Distinction)

London Metropolitan University

2017 - 2020 BSc Sports Therapy (First Class Hons.)

London Metropolitan University

2015 YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Parkour Fitness (Parkour Fitness Specialist)

Parkour UK

2012 International Diploma in Advanced Personal Training

Premier Training International

2011 Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning (A.D.A.P.T.)

Parkour UK / 1st4Sport

Professional Memberships

2021 - Current Member

Society of Sports Therapists

2021 - Current Associate Fellow (AFHEA)

AdvanceHE

Volunteering

Codebar Python Coach

codebar.io

Projects

Predicting Ultra Marathon Times

https://github.com/jmablog/ultra-marathons-analysis

tinieR: R package

https://jmablog.github.io/tinieR

SquatCam

https://squatcam.vercel.app

Parkour Clinic

https://parkour.clinic

Writing

Journals

2021 Common Parkour Vault Techniques, Landing Styles, and Their Effects on Landing Forces

Journal of Sports Sciences, doi: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1978748

Self-published

2021 Using the Expertise of Parkour Coaches to Understand Parkour Movement: The Kong Vault

doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.33633.02402

2021 Pandoc Filters in Bookdown

jmablog.com/post/pandoc-filters/

2022 Learning Statistics with Jamovi

https://jmablog.github.io/jamovi-worksheets/

Skills

Data science

Technical

Sports therapy


References available on request