Gill James worked as a clinical physiotherapist specialising in respiratory care, following qualification. She then moved in teaching, taking a post-graduate Certificate in Education. She is a qualified teacher of physiotherapy.
She undertook a first degree in Education, a masters degree in Ergonomics and a PhD in Ergonomics. The title of her doctorial thesis was ‘Failures to diagnose clinical dysfunctions: the use of a cognitive model to design aids for student physiotherapists’.
Of recent years she was a senior lecturer in Ergonomics and Physiotherapy at Coventry University, moving to Birmingham in 2002 as Lecturer in Physiotherapy.
Hoppitt. T., Sackley C., Pall H., Calvert M., Gill P., Yao L., Ramsay J., James G., Conduit J., (2010) A systematic review of the incidence and prevalence of long-term neurological conditions in the UK. Neuro-epidemiology, DOI: 10.1159/000321712.
James G., Doe T., (2010) The craniocervical flexion test: intra-tester reliability in asymptomatic subjects, Physiotherapy Research International DOI: 10.1002/pri.456
James G.A., (2007) Modelling diagnosis in physical therapy: a Blackboard framework and models of experts and novices, Ergonomics 50; 3, 335-351.
Gandavadi A., Ramsay J.R.E., James G.A., (2005) Effect of two seating positions on upper limb function in normal subjects. International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation, 12 485-490
James G.A., (2002) Diagnosis in Physical Therapy: insights from medicine and cognitive science Physical Therapy Reviews, 7 :17-31
Kerry R., James G. (2002) An analytical review of the status of manipulative therapy Physical Therapy Reviews 7: 45-52
James G.A., (2001) Clinicalreasoning in novices: refining a research question British Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation 8 286-293
Reglar P., James G.A., (1999) The Prevalence of Thumb Pain in Physiotherapists: a preliminary survey British Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation 6 505-509