Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Abbott, A., Collins, D., Martindale, R. & Sowerby, K. (2003). Developing the Potential of Young People in Sport: A Baseline Report for Sportscotland. Edinburgh: Sportscotland
No abstract available.
Abbott, A., Collins, D., Martindale, R. & Sowerby, K. (2002). Sport Interactive: Final Report for Sportscotland. Edinburgh: Sportscotland
Abbott, A., Collins, D., Martindale, R. & Sowerby, K. (2001). Sport Interactive: A Baseline Report for Sportscotland. Edinburgh: Sportscotland
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...
Dean of Applied Sciences
Harvey, J. M. higher level cognitive skills in undergraduate biology students with reference to the Perry Scheme of Intellectual Development. (Thesis)
This project initially focused on a group poster presentation exercise which
had the development of higher cognitive skills as its aims. A holistic approach
was undertaken to ...
Ross, M. D. The Influence of Age, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Exercise and Sedentary Behaviours on Circulating Angiogenic Cells and Cell Surface Receptor Expression. (Thesis)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest killer of people in western civilisation. Age
is a significant risk factor for the development for CVD, and treatments and therapie...
Lithgow, H. M. (2016). The combined effect of high intensity intermittent training and vitamin D supplementation on insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese males and females Hannah Margaret Lithgow. (Thesis)
High intensity intermittent training (HIIT) is a time efficient mode of exercise, which has been shown to induce metabolic benefits, such as an improvement in insulin sensitiv...
Surradge, W. A Study of the Effect of Physical Sports Injury on the Glycosylation Patterns of Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein. (Thesis)
Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) is a 43kDa glycoprotein, so called due to the post-translational addition of carbohydrate units to the main protein. AGP is the second most abu...
Fountain, H. E. An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes. (Thesis)
Psychological resilience has been described as a multidimensional, context specific concept, and has been defined in numerous ways that attempt to encapsulate the process by w...
English, C. V. A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment. (Thesis)
It may be argued that there are fewer sporting environments where politics and sport are so intertwined, however having undergone significant socio-political changes and devel...
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...