Nimai completed his PhD in December 2017 after being awarded a PhD research studentship by Middlesex University in 2013. Nimai specialises in performance analysis of sport and research methods.
Nimai currently sits on the Executive Committee of the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport (ISPAS).
Nimai has presented at numerous international and national conferences and regularly publishes research. Please click on the 'Research Outputs & Interests' tab to see publications.
University-Wide & Faculty Committees
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Nimai is Programme Leader for the MSc Sport Performance Analysis course and is module leader for:
Nimai also teaches research methods and supervises masters dissertations and several PhD students.
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Conference proceedings book (n=2)
Book Chapters (n=1)
Conference presentations (n=15)
Presented at over 15 international and national conferences.
Invited talks (n=3)
Gomez, Miguel-Angel and Reus, Marc and Parmar, Nimai and Travassos, Bruno (2020) Exploring elite soccer teams’ performances during different match-status periods of close matches’ comebacks. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals , 132 . pp. 1-5. ISSN 0960-0779 (Published online first)
Turner, Anthony N. and Jones, Ben and Stewart, Perry F. and Bishop, Chris and Parmar, Nimai and Chavda, Shyam and Read, Paul (2019) Total score of athleticism: holistic athlete profiling to enhance decision-making. Strength and Conditioning Journal , 41 (6). pp. 91-101. ISSN 1524-1602
Wass, Josh and Mernagh, Dylan and Pollard, Benjamin T. and Stewart, Perry F. and Fox, Wesley and Parmar, Nimai and Jones, Ben and Kilduff, Liam P. and Turner, Anthony N. (2019) A comparison of match demands using ball-in-play vs. whole match data in elite male youth soccer players. Science and Medicine in Football . ISSN 2473-3938 (Published online first)
Kim, Jongwon and James, Nic and Parmar, Nimai and Ali, Besim and Vučković, Goran (2019) The attacking process in football: a taxonomy for classifying how teams create goal scoring opportunities using a case study of Crystal Palace FC. Frontiers in Psychology , 10 . pp. 1-8.
Kim, Jongwon and James, Nic and Parmar, Nimai and Ali, Besim and Vuckovic, Goran (2019) Determining unstable game states to aid the identification of perturbations in football. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport . ISSN 2474-8668 (Published online first)
Consultancy, Research and Funded Projects with:
2015/16 to 2018/19 (£9k)
Conferences and Workshops at Middlesex University:
Nimai currently sits on the Executive Committee of the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport (ISPAS) and is responsible for management of the society and leads on accreditations, courses and events.
Conference Organising Committees (n=9)
ISPAS World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport XIII, Vienna, Austria, September 2020.
8th International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport Conference & Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, September 2019
ISPAS World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport XII, Opatija, Croatia, September 2018
Middlesex University Research Students Conference, London, England, September 2018.
7th International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport Workshop, London, England, September 2017
ISPAS World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport XI, Alicante, Spain, November 2016
6th International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport Workshop, Carlow, Ireland, April 2016
ISPAS World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport X, Opatija, Croatia, September 2014
5th International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport Workshop, Manchester, England, April 2014