Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Fisher, N., Newell, K., Winterton, M. & Martindale, R. (2014). TIN 2.018 Ethnic Minority Representation in UK Military Cadet Organisations: Final report. London: Ministry of Defence
No abstract available.
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Martínez-Valencia, M. A., Müller, L., Andronikos, G. & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016). Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps. Journal of Sports Sciences. , 1-7. doi:10.1080/02640414.2016.1260151. ISSN 0264-0414
This study examined the impact of relative age effect (RAE) on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation (RFEA) training camps (TC) between 2006 and 2013. Overall...
Simpson, R. J., Graham, S. M., Connaboy, C., Clement, R., Pollonini, L. & Florida-James, G. (2016). Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers. Applied Ergonomics. 58, 566-572. doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2016.04.010. ISSN 0003-6870
We developed a standardized laboratory treadmill protocol for assessing physiological responses to a simulated backpack load-carriage task in trained soldiers, and assessed th...
Kavaliauskas, M., Kilvington, R. & Babraj, J. (2017). Effects of in-season uphill sprinting on physical characteristics in semi-professional soccer players. Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness. 57(3), 165-170. doi:10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06066-7. ISSN 1827-1928
AIM: Soccer performance is determined by a number of physiological adaptations that can be altered by high intensity training. However, the effectiveness of using an uphill sp...
Andronikos, G., Elumaro, A. I., Westbury, T. & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016). Relative age effect: implications for effective practice. Journal of Sports Sciences. 34(12), 1124-1131. doi:10.1080/02640414.2015.1093647. ISSN 0264-0414
Physical and psychological differences related to birthdate amongst athletes of the same selection year have been characterised as the “relative age effects” (RAEs). RAEs have...
Allison, P., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Nash, C., Martindale, R. & Wang, J. (2015). Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education. Improving Schools. 18(3), 207-220. doi:10.1177/1365480215599298. ISSN 1365-4802
Regardless of the aims and purposes of education, recent trends in pedagogy suggest an increasing popularity of project-based learning (PBL) and a focus on interdisciplinary a...
Martindale, R. (2014). The Practice Session - Talent Development. In Practical Sports CoachingTaylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9781444176704
Talent identification and development is an important part of youth sports coaching and it is clear that coaches and significant others play an important role at every stage. ...
Sproule, J., Martindale, R., Wang, J., Allison, P., Nash, C. & Gray, S. (2013). Investigating the experience of outdoor and adventurous project work in an educational setting using a self-determination framework. European Physical Education Review. 19(3), 315-328. doi:10.1177/1356336x13495629. ISSN 1356-336X
The purpose of this study was to carry out a preliminary investigation to explore the use of
outdoor and adventurous project work (PW) within an educational setting. Specifica...
Nash, C. & Martindale, R. (2013). The Relevance of Sports Science Information to Coaches of Football and Rugby League. In Dawson, B., Drust, B. & Nunome, H. (Eds.). Science and Football VII, 391-. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9780415689915, 9780203131879
Martindale, R. & Nash, C. (2013). Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences. 31(8), 807-819. doi:10.1080/02640414.2012.754924. ISSN 0264-0414
While sport science can have significant and positive impact on coaches and athletes, there is still a general consensus that the transfer of sport science knowledge to coachi...
Martindale, A. & Martindale, R. (2012). Psychological Skills Training. In Sproule, J. (Ed.). IB Course Companion: Sports, Exercise and Health Science, 264-277. Oxford University Press (OUP). ISBN 978-0-19-912969-0
Martindale, R. J., Collins, D., Douglas, C. & Whike, A. (2012). Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire. Journal of Sports Sciences. 31(1), 41-47. doi:10.1080/02640414.2012.718443. ISSN 0264-0414
It is clear that high class expertise and effective practice exists within many talent development environments across the world. However, there is also a general consensus th...
Nash, C., Martindale, R., Collins, D. & Martindale, A. (2012). Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future. Journal of Sports Sciences. 30(10), 985-994. doi:10.1080/02640414.2012.682079. ISSN 0264-0414
Research into expertise is increasing across a number of domains pertinent to sport. Whilst this increase is particularly apparent in coaching, a key question is how to identi...
Martindale, R. & Mortimer, P. (2011). Talent development environments: key considerations for effective practice. In Performance Psychology: A Practitioner's GuideElsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-443-06734-1.00005-5. ISBN 978-0-443-06734-1
This chapter presents the theory and practice of the management/leadership/education balance which characterises effective Talent Development Environments (TDEs). It locks to ...
John Wang, C. K., Sproule, J., McNeill, M., Martindale, R. J. J. & Lee, K. S. (2010). Impact of the talent development environment on achievement goals and life aspirations in Singapore. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. 23, 263-276. doi:10.1080/10413200.2010.543120. ISSN 1041-3200
Producing successful athletes in Singapore is a high priority, and the financial rewards for those that make it are great. In light of such an extrinsically motivated structur...