Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
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...
Boyde, A., Staines, K., Javaheri, B., Millan, J., Pitsillides, A. & Farquharson, C. (in press). A distinctive patchy osteomalacia characterises Phospho1 deficient mice. Journal of Anatomy. ISSN 0021-8782
The phosphatase PHOSPHO1 is involved in the initiation of biomineralisation. Bones in Phospho1 KO mice show histological osteomalacia with frequent bowing of long bones and sp...
Morrison, A., McGrath, D. & Wallace, E. S. (in press). The relationship between the golf swing plane and ball impact characteristics using trajectory ellipse fitting. Journal of Sports Sciences.. ISSN 0264-0414
The trajectory of the clubhead close to ball impact during the golf swing has previously been shown to be planar. However, the relationship between the plane orientation and t...
Professional Development Leader
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Li, C., Martindale, R., Wu, Y. & Si, G. (2017). Psychometric properties of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire with Chinese talented athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences., 1-7. doi:10.1080/02640414.2017.1282619. ISSN 0264-0414
The development of talented athletes is a priority for many countries across the world, including China. A validated Chinese 5-factor Talent Development Environment Questionna...
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.
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E. & Palmer-Green, D. (2016). Great Britain's Olympians with generalised joint hypermobility have a higher prevalence of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 24(Sup. 1), S218. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.421. ISSN 1063-4584
Purpose: Individuals with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) are reported, in the clinical setting, to be at greater risk of developing musculoskeletal related joint pain, ...
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...
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...
Ramage, L., Hardingham, G. & Salter, D. (2008). 161 NMDA receptor function in osteoarthritic chondrocytes is dependent on β1 integrins. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 16(S4), S82. doi:10.1016/s1063-4584(08)60207-1. ISSN 1063-4584
Purpose: Osteoarthritis (OA) is associated with abnormal loading of articular joints. In normal joints physiological loading maintains structure and function of cartilage and ...
Simpson, R. J., Cosgrove, C., Florida-James, G. D., Whyte, G. P., Pircher, H. & Guy, K. (2007). High-Intensity Exercise Mobilises Senescent T-lymphocytes into the Peripheral Blood Compartment in Young and Old Subjects: 781. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 39(Supplement), S61. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000273140.61651.0b. ISSN 0195-9131
T-cell senescence occurs during aging as a consequence of chromosome telomere shortening in response to repetitive antigenic stimulation. Senescent T-lymphocytes normally exhi...
Graham, S. M., Simpson, R. J., Clement, R. & Florida-James, G. D. (2007). Physiological and Anthropometrical Indicators of Backpack Running Performance in ??Elite?? British Soldiers: 1384. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 39(Supplement), S199. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000273743.89788.1f. ISSN 0195-9131
PURPOSE: To identify indicators of backpack running performance in “elite” British soldiers using an extensive range of physiological and anthropometrical variables.