Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Laird, P. & Waters, L. (2008). Eyewitness Recollection of Sport Coaches. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 8(1), 76-84. ISSN 1474-8185
The current study is based on the works of Franks and Miller (1986) Eyewitness Testimony in Sport which measured coaches' observational accuracy from one half of an internatio...
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.
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.
Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, Head of Life Sciences
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Simpson, R. J., Guy, K., Whyte, G. P., Middleton, N., Black, J. R., Ross, J. A., …Florida-James, G. D. (2006). Lymphocyte Phenotype Alterations, Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines and Acute Phase Proteins Following Repeated Bouts of Mountainous Hill-Running: 2278. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 38(Supplement), S412???S413. doi:10.1249/00005768-200605001-01739. ISSN 0195-9131
No abstract available.
Laird, P. & Lorimer, R. (2004). An examination of try scoring in rugby union: a review of international rugby statistics. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 4(1), 72-80. ISSN 1474-8185
The purpose of this study was to review some of the key statistics collected by the International Rugby Board (IRB) in their review of the game (2003) and to compare these fin...
Laird, P. & Sutherland, P. (2003). Penalty Corners in Field Hockey: A guide to success. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 3(1), 19-26. ISSN 1474-8185
The purpose of this study was to devise a suitable notational analysis system (video analysis combined with hand notation) to help coaches and players improve their performanc...
Abbott, A., Collins, D. & Martindale, R. (2002). Talent identification: How Not to Do It!! Current 'World Best' Practice?. Journal of Sports Sciences. 21(4), 255-256. ISSN 0264-0414
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
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
Athletes are often proactive in exposing themselves to an inherently stressful competitive environment, frequently seeking challenges as opportunities for development (Sarkar ...
Glover, P., Winterton, M. & Martindale, R. (2015, November). Using a diary study methodology to explore the needs and experiences of geographically dispersed service families. Presented at BPS Military Psychology Conference - Resilience Through Change, Basingstoke
no abstract available.
Martindale, R., Graham, S., McKinley, M. & Connaboy, C. (2015, May). Injury, Sleep, Mood and Performance and the Role of Mental Toughness during an Arctic Ultra-Marathon. Poster presented at American College of Sports Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA
Studies examining ultra-endurance racing in ‘extreme environments’ are sparse. However, research has shown that injury and sleep management are crucial. For example, sleep dep...
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...
Collins, D., Abbott, A. & Martindale, R. (2002, July). Talent Identification and Development: How Would We Do It?. Presented at 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, Manchester
Martindale, R., Abbott, A. & Collins, D. (2002, July). A Theoretical Evaluation of Talent Identification processes. Presented at 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, Manchester
Jess, M., Fraser, G., Martindale, R., Collins, D. & Sowerby, K. (2002, July). Establishing Educational Experiences for Talented Children in The Primary School: The Biddick Experience. Presented at 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference, Manchester
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...