About

Jonathan Connor joined JCU in 2018 and is a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science. Having completed his undergraduate degree with James Cook University, Jonathan also completed his Honours by examining anticipatory decision-making and eye-tracking in elite Rugby League players in 2013. Jonathan then went on to work for Cricket Australia as a part of his PhD exploring the measurement and development of cricket batting expertise utilising a representative learning design approach, and completed this in 2018.  Previously Jonathan has held collaborative arrangements with Cricket Australia, Queensland Cricket, and the North Queensland Cowboys. His areas of research interests include skill acquisition, talent identification and development, motor learning and coaching approaches.  

 Current & Previous Research Students

  • The impact of defensive decision-making situations on Rugby League game performance
  • Examining the relationship between fundamental movement skill proficiency and physical activity during unstructured free-play in North Queensland children  
  • Exploring the purpose and consistency of between-ball routines in skilled cricket batters
Teaching
  • SP1001: Science and Practice of Sport and Exercise (Level 1; TSV)
  • SP2010: Principles of Motor Learning and Motor Control (Level 2; CNS & TSV)
  • SP2200: Exercise and Sports Testing (Level 2; TSV)
  • SP3015: Advanced Motor Learning and Motor Control (Level 3; CNS)
  • SP3016: Exercise Prescription and Delivery (Level 3; TSV)
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  • 1 collaboration
  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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