Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G., Whyte, G. P., Black, J., Ross, J. & Guy, K. (2007). Apoptosis does not contribute to the blood lymphocytopenia observed after intensive and downhill treadmill running in humans. Research in Sports Medicine. 15, 157-174. doi:10.1080/15438620701405339. ISSN 1543-8627
The lymphocytopenia that occurs during the recovery stage of exercise may be a result of apoptosis through an increased expression of CD95, a loss of the complement regulatory...
Wang, W. & Theodoraki, E. (2007). Mass sport policy development in the Olympic City: the case of Qingdao – host to the 2008 sailing regatta. The journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. 127doi:10.1177/1466424007077345. ISSN 1466-4240
The Olympic Games have emerged as a significant catalyst of urban change and leave
numerous legacies to the cities and countries that host them. This article will address the
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...
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...
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Dean of Applied Sciences
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.
Marshall, H. C., Campbell, S. A., Roberts, C. W. & Nimmo, M. A. (2007). Human physiological and heat shock protein 72 adaptations during the initial phase of humid-heat acclimation. Journal of Thermal Biology. 32, 341-348. doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2007.04.003. ISSN 0306-4565
1. The timescale and integration of human whole body and cellular Hsp72 adaptations during the initial phase of human-heat acclimation were determined.
2. Two exercise humid-...
Yu, Y., Tangney, M., Aass, H. C. & Mitchell, W. J. (2007). Analysis of the mechanism and regulation of lactose transport and metabolism in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73, 1842-1850. doi:10.1128/AEM.02082-06. ISSN 0099-2240
Although the acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) fermentation of Clostridium acetobutylicum is currently uneconomic, the ability of the bacterium to metabolise a wide range of carbo...
Macdonald, K. & Grieco, M. (2007). Accessibility, mobility and connectivity: the changing frontiers of everyday routine. Mobilities. 2, 1-14. doi:10.1080/17450100601106153. ISSN 1745-0101
Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G., Cosgrove, C., Whyte, G. P., Macrae, S., Pircher, H. & Guy, K. (2007). High-intensity exercise elicits the mobilization of senescent T lymphocytes into the peripheral blood compartment in human subjects. Journal of Applied Physiology. 103, 396-401. doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.00007.2007. ISSN 15221601
Clonal expansion of T lymphocytes in response to antigenic stimulation is a fundamental process of adaptive immunity. As a consequence of clonal expansion, some T lymphocytes ...
Tangney, M. & Mitchell, W. J. (2007). Characterisation of a glucose phosphotransferase system in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824. Applied microbiology and biotechnology. 74, 398-405. doi:10.1007/s00253-006-0679-9. ISSN 1432-0614
The transport of glucose by the solventogenic anaerobe Clostridium acetobutylicum was investigated. Glucose phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP)-dependent phosphotransferase system (PTS)...
Stradling, S. G., Anable, J. & Carreno, M. (2007). Performance, importance and user disgruntlement: a six-step method for measuring satisfaction with travel modes. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 41, 98-106. doi:10.1016/j.tra.2006.05.013. ISSN 0965-8564
The technique described in this paper builds on work in the customer service literature on the measurement of customer dissatisfaction to develop a new way of combining measur...
Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G., Whyte, G. P., Middleton, N., Shave, R., George, K. & Guy, K. (2007). The effects of marathon running on expression of the complement regulatory proteins CD55 (DAF) and CD59 (MACIF) on red blood cells. European journal of applied physiology. 99, 201-204. doi:10.1007/s00421-006-0326-2. ISSN 1439-6327
Exercise is known to result in the haemolysis of red blood cells (RBCs). Although mechanical stressors such as footstrike and an increased velocity of blood flow may be involv...
Middleton, N., Shave, R., George, K., Whyte, G. P., Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G. & Gaze, D. (2007). Impact of repeated prolonged exercise bouts on cardiac function and biomarkers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 39, 83-90. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000239395.93578.60. ISSN 0195-9131
Purpose: The present study examined the impact of repeated bouts of prolonged (
Methods: Ten athletes completed a 15.3-mile hill run on three consecutive days and were assesse...
Psycharakis, S. & Miller, S. (2006). Estimation of errors in force platform data. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 77, 514-518. ISSN 0270-1367
Force platforms (FPs) are regularly used in the biomechanical analysis of sport and exercise techniques, often in combination with image-based motion analysis (e.g., Begg & Ka...
Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Whyte, F., McConnachie, A., Emslie, C., Lee, L., …Ritchie, D. (2006). Benefits of supervised group exercise programme for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 334, 517. doi:10.1136/bmj.39094.648553.AE. ISSN 0959-8138
Objectives To determine functional and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer, with six month f...
Emslie, C., Whyte, F., Campbell, A., Mutrie, N., Lee, L., Ritchie, D. & Kearney, N. (2006). ‘I wouldn't have been interested in just sitting round a table talking about cancer’; exploring the experiences of women with breast cancer in a group exercise trial. Health Education Research. 22(6), 827-838. doi:10.1093/her/cyl159. ISSN 0268-1153
There is evidence that physical activity improves the psychological and physical health of patients with cancer. However, relatively little attention has been paid to understa...
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
The majority of clinically used anticancer drugs suffer from poor selectivity for tumour ...
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...