Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Zubala, A., MacGillivray, S., Frost, H., Kroll, T., Skelton, D. A., Gavine, A., …Morris, J. (2017). Promotion of physical activity interventions for community dwelling older adults: A systematic review of reviews. PLoS ONE. 12(7), 1-36. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0180902. ISSN 1932-6203
Objectives While there is strong evidence that regular participation in physical activity (PA) brings numerous health benefits to older adults, and interventions to effectivel...
Staines, K., Javaheri, B., Hohenstein, P., Fleming, R., Ikpegbu, E., Unger, E., …Farquharson, C. (in press). Hypomorphic conditional deletion of E11/Podoplanin reveals a role in osteocyte dendrite elongation. Journal of Cellular Physiology. ISSN 0021-9541
The transmembrane glycoprotein E11/Podoplanin (Pdpn) has been implicated in the initial stages of osteocyte differentiation. However, its precise function and regulatory mecha...
Cooper, D., Batt, M., Scammell, B. & Palmer-Green, D. (2017). Preventative risk factors for osteoarthritis in Great Britain's Olympians. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 51(4), 307. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097372.64. ISSN 0306-3674
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The project will measure circulating white blood cells and progenitor cells in response to an extreme exercise running bout/event/ We will also be quantifying upper respiratory tract symptoms.
Arthritis Research UK
This is an Arthritis research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis funded research project collaboration between the University of Nottingham (lead) and Edinburgh Napier University. The s...
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Goodbrand, J. A., Hughes, L. D., Cochrane, L., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., …Witham, M. D. (2017). Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 70, 195-200. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2017.01.017. ISSN 0167-4943
Background Bisphosphonate therapy may have actions beyond bone, including effects on cardiovascular, immune and muscle function. We tested whether bisphosphonate treatment is...
Rawcliffe, A. J., Simpson, R. J., Graham, S. M., Psycharakis, S. G., Moir, G. L. & Connaboy, C. (2017). Reliability of the Kinetics of British Army Foot-Drill in Untrained Personnel. Journal of strength and conditioning research. 31(2), 435-444. doi:10.1519/jsc.0000000000001492. ISSN 1064-8011
The purpose of this study was to quantify the reliability of kinetic variables of British Army foot drill performance within untrained civilians and report the magnitude of ve...
Staines, K. A., Poulet, B., Wentworth, D. N. & Pitsillides, A. A. (2017). The STR/ort mouse model of spontaneous osteoarthritis – an update. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 25(6), 802-808. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2016.12.014. ISSN 1063-4584
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease and a world-wide healthcare burden. Characterized by cartilage degradation, subchondral bone thickening and osteophyte formation...
Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2016). Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews. 5(173), 1-6. doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Background Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routin...
Barma, M., Goodbrand, J. A., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., Frost, H., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Witham, M. D. (2016). Slower Decline in C-Reactive Protein after an Inflammatory Insult Is Associated with Longer Survival in Older Hospitalised Patients. PLoS ONE. 11(7), 1-10. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159412. ISSN 1932-6203
Background Enhancing biological resilience may offer a novel way to prevent and ameliorate disease in older patients. We investigated whether changes in C-reactive protein (C...
Basu, U., Goodbrand, J., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., …Witham, M. D. (2016). Association between allopurinol use and hip fracture in older patients. BONE. 84, 189-193. doi:10.1016/j.bone.2016.01.003. ISSN 8756-3282
Background Allopurinol reduces oxidative stress and interacts with purinergic signalling systems important in bone metabolism and muscle function. We assessed whether allopur...
Palmer-Green, D. (2015). Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. In ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 1-4. (4th). Wiley. ISBN 978-1-118-77752-7, 978-1-118-77751-0
• Sports injury and illness epidemiology research is continuing to
• Study design and methods can influence the conclusions made
• The definition of injury/illne...
Doyle, E. M., Sloan, J. M., Goodbrand, J. A., McMurdo, M. E., Donnan, P. T., McGilchrist, M. M., …Witham, M. D. (2015). Association Between Kidney Function, Rehabilitation Outcome, and Survival in Older Patients Discharged From Inpatient Rehabilitation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 66(5), 768-774. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.04.041. ISSN 0272-6386
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in older people, but it is unclear if it affects survival and rehabilitation outcomes independent of comorbid conditions and ...
Witham, M. D., Frost, H., McMurdo, M., Donnan, P. T. & McGilchrist, M. (2015). Construction of a linked health and social care database resource – lessons on process, content and culture. Informatics for Health and Social Care. 40(3), 229-239. doi:10.3109/17538157.2014.892491. ISSN 1753-8157
Background: Combining routinely collected health and social care data on older people is essential to advance both service delivery and research for this client group. Little ...
Palmer-Green, D., Fuller, C., Jaques, R. & Hunter, G. (2012). The Injury/Illness Performance Project (IIPP): A Novel Epidemiological Approach for Recording the Consequences of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. Journal of sports medicine. 2013, 1-9. doi:10.1155/2013/523974. ISSN 2314-6176
Background. Describing the frequency, severity, and causes of sports injuries and illnesses reliably is important for quantifying the
risk to athletes and providing direction ...
Frost, H., Haw, S. & Frank, J. (2012). Interventions in community settings that prevent or delay disablement in later life: an overview of the evidence. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults. 13(3), 212-230. doi:10.1108/14717791211264241. ISSN 1471-7794
Purpose - The population of older people in the UK is expected to rise rapidly over the next 20 years and therefore identification of effective interventions that prevent func...
Frost, H., Geddes, R., Haw, S., Jackson, C. A., Jepson, R., Mooney, J. D. & Frank, J. (2012). Experiences of knowledge brokering for evidence-informed public health policy and practice: three years of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy. Evidence and Policy. 8(3), 347-359. doi:10.1332/174426412x654068. ISSN 1744-2648
Despite a burgeoning literature on, and widespread interest in, knowledge translation and exchange in public health, few articles provide an account of the actual experiences ...