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Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Principal's Research Fellow
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Betzler, N., Brown, S., Wallace, E. S., Otto, S. R. & Shan, G. (2008). Effect of 6-iron club properties on thorax and pelvis rotation at key events of the golf swing. In Science and Golf V. Proceedings of the World Scientific Congress of Golf, 455-461. ISBN 978-0-9788734-1-7
Various previous studies analysed trunk alignment at key events of the golf swing, but in most cases players swung only one type of golf club or clubs from different categorie...
Kavaliauskas, M., Steer, T. P. & Babraj, J. A. (2016). Cardiorespiratory fitness and aerobic performance adaptations to a 4-week sprint interval training in young healthy untrained females. Sport Sciences for Health., 1-7. doi:10.1007/s11332-016-0313-x. ISSN 1824-7490
The aim of this study was to test the effects of sprint interval training (SIT) on cardiorespiratory fitness and aerobic performance measures in young females.
Brown, H. E., Lafferty, M. E. & Triggs, C. (2015). In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes. Science and Sports. 30(5), 105-117. doi:10.1016/j.scispo.2014.09.006. ISSN 0765-1597
Objectives. — To explore winter sports athletes’ experiences of adversity within their sporting careers.
Methods. — Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with se...
Professional Development Leader
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Crabtree, D. R. & Blannin, A. K. (2014). Effects of Exercise in the Cold on Ghrelin, PYY, and Food Intake in Overweight Adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 47(1), 49-57. doi:10.1249/mss.0000000000000391. ISSN 0195-9131
Purpose: Exercise in cold water has been shown to simulate postexercise energy intake (EI) in normal-weight individuals. However, the effect of cold exercise on EI in overweig...
Pitkethly, A. & Lau, P. W. C. (2014). Investigating the association of self-regulation of learning with adolescent leisure-time physical activity. Journal of Sports Science., s89. doi:10.1080/02640414.2014.968400
Low levels of physical activity (PA) are associated
with numerous health problems, and although a
moderately active lifestyle can reduce these risks,
levels of adolescent PA r...
Crabtree, D. R., Chambers, E. S., Hardwick, R. M. & Blannin, A. K. (2014). The effects of high-intensity exercise on neural responses to images of food. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 99(2), 258-267. doi:10.3945/ajcn.113.071381. ISSN 0002-9165
Background: Acute bouts of high-intensity exercise modulate peripheral appetite regulating hormones to transiently suppress hunger. However, the effects of physical activity o...
Triggs, C., Lafferty, M. E., Brown, H. E. & Tolley, H. L. (2011). Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action. 2(3), 183-195. doi:10.1080/21520704.2011.619046. ISSN 2152-0704
This article explains how a sport psychologist practitioner used
metaphors within song lyrics to broach the transition phase of retention
or release with elite young football ...
Smith, A. D. H., Crabtree, D. R., Bilzon, J. L. J. & Walsh, N. P. (2010). The validity of wireless iButtons® and thermistors for human skin temperature measurement. Physiological Measurement. 31(1), 95-114. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/31/1/007. ISSN 0967-3334
Skin temperature is a fundamental variable in human thermo-physiology, and yet skin temperature measurement remains impractical in most free-living, exercise and clinical sett...
Fountain, H., Martindale, R., Tony, W. & Moira, L. (2016, December). Exploring the Nature of Psychological Resilience in Junior Rugby League Players: A Q-Method Approach. Poster presented at BPS- Divison of Sport and Exercise Psychology Annual Conference, Cardiff. (Unpublished)
The purpose of this study was to explore the nature of psychological resilience in the context of junior Rugby League, using a novel Q-sort method.
Fountain, H., Martindale, R., Moira, L. & Westbury, T. (2016, November). Exploring the nature of resilience in junior athletes. Poster presented at BASES- British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Annual Conference, Nottingham. (Unpublished)
Athletes are often proactive in exposing themselves to an inherently stressful competitive environment, frequently seeking challenges as opportunities for development (Sarkar ...
Pitkethly, A. & Richards, H. (2012, October). Self-Regulation of Expert and Developing Racing Drivers.. Poster presented at International Conference on Youth, Technology and Health., Hong Kong. (Unpublished)
Objectives: This study investigated self-regulation of expert and developing racing drivers testing a theoretical model from the literature and examining differences by abilit...
Elumaro, A. I. (2015). Understanding the Nature of Talent Identification and Development in the Nigerian Context. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/453361
In recent times, the sports sector across the globe has attracted economic interests both from the public and the private sector. For example, the cost of hosting the 2014 FIF...