Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Soligard, T., Steffen, K., Palmer, D., Alonso, J. M., Bahr, R., Lopes, A. D., …Engebretsen, L. (2017). Sports injuries and illnesses in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic summer games: A prospective study of 11 274 athletes from 207 countries. British Journal of Sports Medicine. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097956. ISSN 0306-3674
Objective: To describe the pattern of injuries and illnesses sustained during the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, hosted by Rio de Janeiro from 5 to 21 August2016.
Methods: We re...
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Olivares, P., Andronikos, G. & Martindale, R. (2017). Spanish Version of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire for Sport: Cultural Adaptation and Initial Validation. PLoS ONE. 12(6)doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177721. ISSN 1932-6203
This study aimed to translate the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire into Spanish and provide an initial validation. A recommended methodology for translation and cu...
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...
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, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Curley, L., MacLean, R. & Murray, J. (2017). The relationship between the Big 5 personality traits and eyewitness recognition. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis. 13(2), 57-72
The aim of the current research was to identify which, if any, personality traits are related to recognition in an eyewitness task. A correlational design was used with the c...
Boukelia, B., Fogarty, M. C., Davison, R. C. R. & Florida-James, G. D. (2016). Diurnal physiological and immunological responses to a 10-km run in highly trained athletes in an environmentally controlled condition of 6 °C. European Journal of Applied Physiology. doi:10.1007/s00421-016-3489-5. ISSN 1439-6319
The Clara cell protein CC16, secreted from Clara cells in the lung, is discussed as a potential biomarker for toxic effects on the airways. An increased concentration...
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.
Marsh, J., Patel, K., Labonte, K., Threadgold, E., Skelton, F., Fodarella, C., …Vachon, F. (in press). Chatting in the face of the eyewitness: The impact of extraneous cell-phone conversation on memory for a perpetrator. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. ISSN 1196-1961
Chatting in the face of the eyewitness: The impact of extraneous cell-phone conversation on memory for a perpetrator.
Lafferty, M. E., Wakefield, C. & Brown, H. (2016). “We do it for the team” – Student-athletes’ initiation practices and their impact on group cohesion. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology., 1-10. doi:10.1080/1612197X.2015.1121507. ISSN 1612-197X
Hazing or inappropriate initiation activities are a well-documented occurrence within university sport team societies. This study examined the occurrence of initiation activit...
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...
McIntyre, A. H., Hancock, P. J. B., Frowd, C. D. & Langton, S. R. H. (2015). Holistic face processing can inhibit recognition of forensic facial composites. Law and Human Behavior. 40, 128-135. doi:10.1037/lhb0000160. ISSN 0147-7307
Facial composite systems help eyewitnesses to show the appearance of criminals. However, likenesses created by unfamiliar witnesses will not be completely accurate, and peopl...
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...
Connaboy, C., Naemi, R., Brown, S., Psycharakis, S., McCabe, C., Coleman, S. & Sanders, R. (2016). The key kinematic determinants of undulatory underwater swimming at maximal velocity. Journal of Sports Sciences. 34(11), 1036-1043. doi:10.1080/02640414.2015.1088162. ISSN 0264-0414
The optimisation of undulatory underwater swimming is highly important in competitive swimming performance. Nineteen kinematic variables were identified from previous research...
Pitkethly, A. J. & Lau, P. W. C. (2016). Reliability and validity of the short Hong Kong Chinese Self-Regulation of Learning Self-Report Scale (SRL-SRS-C). International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 14(3), 210-226. doi:10.1080/1612197x.2015.1025810. ISSN 1612-197X
Objectives: This study translated and shortened the original English, six-factor, Self-Regulated Learning Self-Report Scale (SRL-SRS). This version was subsequently assessed f...
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...
Soligard, T., Steffen, C., Palmer-Green, D., Aubry, M., Grant, M., Meeuwisse, W., …Engebretsen, L. (2015). Sports injuries and illnesses in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 49, 441-447. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094538. ISSN 0306-3674
Background: systematic surveillance of injuries and
illnesses is the foundation for developing preventive
measures in sport.
Aim: to analyse the injuries and illnesses that oc...