Gray, S. R., Clifford, M., Lancaster, R., Leggate, M., Davies, M. & Nimmo, M. A. (2009). The response of circulating levels of the interleukin-6/interleukin-6 receptor complex to exercise in young men. Cytokine. 47(2), 98-102. doi:10.1016/j.cyto.2009.05.011. ISSN 1043-4666
The formation of an interleukin-6/IL-6 receptor (IL-6/IL-6R) complex increases the biological activity and half-life of IL-6, with its response to exercise currently unknown. ...
Simpson, R. J., Bartlett, D. B., Booth, S., Florida-James, G. D. & McFarlin, B. K. (2009). Resting Blood Lymphocytes Are Activated By Autologous Serum After A 40km Cycling Time Trial: 542. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 41(Supplement 1), 7. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000353277.01938.3c. ISSN 0195-9131
PURPOSE: Although it is known that peripheral blood lymphocytes display an activated phenotype immediately after an acute bout of high-intensity exercise, it is not known if t...
Gomes, E. C., Florida-James, G. & Stone, V. (2009). Reliability Study Of The Technique To Assess Upper Respiratory Airway Inflammation In A Polluted Environment: 1695. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 41(Supplement 1), 99. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000354860.20764.82. ISSN 0195-9131
Airway inflammation can be detected by an increased influx of inflammatory cells, such as neutrophils, as well as increased expression of inflammatory markers, which include i...
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...
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.
Medical Research Scotland
MS is a prevalent disease in Scotland with some 10000 sufferers, but treatment options are limited and often only partially effective (Gourraud et al., 2012). MS is known to influence quality of life...
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Graham, S. M., Florida-James, G. D., Connaboy, C., Clement, R. & Simpson, R. J. (2009). Metabolic Differences Between Backpack Walking And Running At A Fixed Treadmill Velocity In 'Elite" British Soldiers: A Pilot Study: 708. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 41(Supplement 1), 57. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000353442.94255.27. ISSN 0195-9131
Soldiers who serve in the "elite" units of the British Army are expected to "speed march" carrying heavy backpack loads, which involves a combination of both running and fast ...
Barwell, N. D., Malkova, D., Leggate, M. & Gill, J. M. R. (2008). Individual responsiveness to exercise-induced fat loss is associated with change in resting substrate utilization. Metabolism. 58, 1320-1328. doi:10.1016/j.metabol.2009.04.016. ISSN 0026-0495
Fat loss in response to exercise training varies between individuals, even when differences in compliance to the exercise program are accounted for. The purpose of this study ...
Laird, P. & Mcleod, K. (2008). Notational analysis of scoring techniques in competitive men's karate. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 9(2), 171-187. doi:10.1080/24748668.2009.11868475. ISSN 1474-8185
The aim of this study was to determine frequencies of scoring techniques executed during a series of karate fights and whether there was a difference between the techniques us...
Psycharakis, S. & Sanders, R. (2008). Shoulder and hip roll changes during 200-m
front crawl swimming. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 40, 2129-2136. doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e31818160bc. ISSN 0195-9131
Purpose: To determine accurately the magnitude and changes in shoulder roll (SR) and hip roll (HR) throughout a 200m maximum front crawl swim and whether SR and HR were associ...
Psycharakis, S., Cooke, C., Paradisis, G., O'Hara, J. & Phillips, G. (2008). Analysis of selected kinematic and physiological performance determinants during incremental testing in elite swimmers. Journal of strength and conditioning research. 22, 951-957. doi:10.1519/JSC.0b013e31816a6364. ISSN 1064-8011
This study examined the relationships between selected kinematic and physiological parameters and their influence on performance, during incremental exercise in elite swimmers...
Couto Gomes, E., Florida-James, G. & Stone, V. (2008). Impact of Pollution, Heat and Humidity on Athletic Performance: 2040. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 40(Supplement), S363. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000323452.60241.02. ISSN 0195-9131
No abstract available.
E-22 Free Communication/Poster - Environmental Conditions: Air Quality
Psycharakis, S. & Sanders, R. (2008). velocity calculations in swimming. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 12, 262-265. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2007.11.008. ISSN 1440-2440
The intracycle velocity (V) of a fixed point on a swimmer’s body, usually the hip, is frequently calculated as a direct indication of the intracycle V of the centre of mass (C...
Simpson, R. J., Cosgrove, C., Ingram, L. A., Florida-James, G. D., Whyte, G. P., Pircher, H. & Guy, K. (2008). Senescent T-lymphocytes are mobilised into the peripheral blood compartment in young and older humans after exhaustive exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22(4), 544-551. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2007.11.002. ISSN 0889-1591
Senescent T-lymphocytes are antigen-experienced cells that express the killer-cell lectin-like receptor G1 (KLRG1) and/or CD57; fail to clonally expand following further antig...
Campbell, J. P., Guy, K., Cosgrove, C., Florida-James, G. & Simpson, R. J. (2008). Total lymphocyte CD8 expression is not a reliable marker of cytotoxic T-cell populations in human peripheral blood following an acute bout of high-intensity exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22, 375-380. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2007.09.001. ISSN 0889-1591
Cytotoxic T-lymphocytes co-express the T-cell receptor, CD3 and the MHC I restricted antigen CD8. Although total CD8 expression is often used to identify CD8+ T-cells in blood...
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...
Balmer, J., Bird, S. R., Davison, R. & Lucia, A. (2008). Effect of age on 16.1km time trial performance. Journal of Sports Sciences. 26, 197-206. doi:10.1080/02640410701446901. ISSN 0264-0414
In this study, we assessed the performance of trained senior (n = 6) and veteran (n = 6) cyclists (mean age 28 years, s = 3 and 57 years, s = 4 respectively). Each competitor ...
Patterson, S. D. & Gray, S. (2007). Carbohydrate-gel supplementation and endurance performance during intermittent high-intensity shuttle running. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 17. ISSN 1526-484X
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a carbohydrate (CHO) gel on performance after prolonged intermittent high-intensity shuttle running. Seven male soccer ...
Medical Research Scotland (MRS) -Vacation Scholarship 2015
Chief Scientists Office
Identifying muscle recuitment for aquatic exercises used in interventions for core strengthening and rehabilitation from musculoskeletal disorders
Scottish Funding Council
The aim of this project is to evaluate and assess the efficacy of a revolutionary (patent pending) foot exercising device. The company want to demonstrate that this device works better than anything ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As professionalism within surfing has attracted increasing sponsorship money, conditioning and decreased injury risk is of a high priority to the individual surfer. The project will endeavour to look...
(Nuff) Cobalt Transport Proteins of Salmonella
My main area of research interest is the role of exercise and ageing on vitamin D metabolism. Scotland is identified as a vitamin D deficient nat...
The majority of clinically used anticancer drugs suffer from poor selectivity for tumour ...