Hubbard, G., Adams, R., Campbell, A., Kidd, L., Leslie, S. J., Munro, J. & Watson, A. (2016). Is referral of postsurgical colorectal cancer survivors to cardiac rehabilitation feasible and acceptable? A pragmatic pilot randomised controlled trial with embedded qualitative study. BMJ Open. 6, e009284. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009284. ISSN 2044-6055
Objectives (1) Assess whether cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a feasible and acceptable model of rehabilitation for postsurgical colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors, (2) evaluate...
Bergqvist, R. & Monios, J. (2015). The last mile, inbound logistics and intermodal high capacity transport - the case of Jula in Sweden. World review of intermodal transportation research. 6(1), 74-92. doi:10.1504/writr.2016.078157. ISSN 1749-4737
Some of the biggest challenges for intermodal transport competitiveness are the extra handling costs and pre- and post-haulage costs. This paper investigates the use of Interm...
Monios, J. & Bergqvist, R. (2015). Drivers for vertical integration in the rail sector: using wagons as “relationship specific assets". International Journal of Logistics Management, The. 27(2), 533-569. ISSN 0957-4093
Purpose – This paper uses a combination of transaction cost economics (TCE), the resource-based view (RBV) and the relational view to analyse vertical integration in the rail ...
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...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
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.
25 April 2016
TRI working in collaboration with Dutch consultancy Inno-V have been appointed by the UK’s Urban Transport Group – which represents public bodies responsible for coordinating ...
29 March 2016
The Transport Minister Derek Mackay has commissioned an independent review of the current system of managing the timing and quality of works in the road carried out by utility...
16 June 2016
TRi PhD student Moira Weir successfully completed her PhD research entitled ‘The role of taxis in the supply of transport to the night time economy and identification of the b...
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
Gomes, E. C. & Florida-James, G. (2015). Exercise and the Immune System. In Esser, C. (Ed.). Environmental Influences on the Immune System, 127-152. Springer-Vienna. doi:10.1007/978-3-7091-1890-0_6. ISBN 978-3-7091-1888-7
This chapter is divided into three major parts. The first part covers how exercise is associated with respiratory infection. Exercise’s effect on mucosal immunity, allergic rh...
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M. & Florida-James, G. (2015). Vascular ageing and exercise: focus on cellular reparative processes. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 2016doi:10.1155/2016/3583956. ISSN 1942-0900
Ageing is associated with an increased risk of developing noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). The increased risk can be attribu...
Tseng, P. & Pilcher, N. (2015). Exploring the viability of an emission tax policy for ships at berth in Taiwanese ports. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics. 8(6), 705-722. doi:10.1504/IJSTL.2016.079289. ISSN 1756-6517
This paper considers an emissions tax to help limit external air pollution from ships in Taiwanese ports through a mixed methods research (MMR) approach. Through an empirical ...
Florida-James, G., Simpson, R., Davison, G. & Close, G. (2015). Exercise, free radical metabolism, and aging: cellular and molecular processes. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 2016, 1-2. doi:10.1155/2016/3813680. ISSN 1942-0900
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...
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...
Hannam, K. & Paris, C. M. (2015). Mobility, tourism. Encyclopedia of Tourism, 1--2. Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-01669-6_408-1. ISBN 978-3-319-01669-6
Entry exert - "Ostensibly tourism can be seen as a form of mobility on a continuum where it involves a temporary overnight stay in a destination that is not home, in contrast ...
Calvey, J., Shackleton, J. P., Taylor, M. D. & Llewellyn, R. (2015). Engineering condition assessment of cycling infrastructure: cyclists' perceptions of satisfaction and comfort. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 78, 134-143. doi:10.1016/j.tra.2015.04.031. ISSN 0965-8564
The UK National Cycle Network comprises 23,660 km of cycling and walking paths of which a significant percentage is dedicated off-road infrastructure. This represents a signif...
Huxham, M., Emerton, L., Kairo, J., Munyi, F., Abdirizak, H., Muriuki, T., …Briers, R. A. (2015). Applying climate compatible development and economic valuation to coastal management: A case study of Kenya's mangrove forests. Journal of Environmental Management. 157, 168-181. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.04.018. ISSN 0301-4797
Mangrove forests are under global pressure. Habitat destruction and degradation persist despite longstanding recognition of the important ecological functions of mangroves. He...
Engelen, L., Bauman, A., Bellew, B., Caillaud, C., Merom, D., Singh, M. F., …Stevens, K. (2015). Capacity building in physical activity and non-communicable disease prevention: a low-cost online training course can reach isolated practitioners. Global Health Promotion.. doi:10.1177/1757975915586957. ISSN 1757-9759
Physical inactivity is the fourth most important risk factor contributing to global noncommunicable disease (NCD) deaths, occurring in high-, middle- and low-income countries....
Ingram, L. A., Simpson, R. J., Malone, E. M. & Florida-James, G. (2015). Sleep disruption and its effect on lymphocyte redeployment following an acute bout of exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 47, 100-108. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2014.12.018. ISSN 0889-1591
Sleep disruption and deprivation are common in contemporary society and have been linked with poor health, decreased job performance and increased life-stress. The rapid redep...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
Society for Research into Higher Education
Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
Burdett Trust for Nursing
This nurse-led project will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between leading researchers working in Edinburgh Napier University, in the University of Sydney, and Flinders University, Adelaide Aus...
The objectives of this project are as follows. The project will:
1. Produce a culture shift in terms of environment for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in member states and in the organisatio...
Chief Scientists Office
Due to increasing incidence, more intensive treatment and improved survival, a growing number of head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors experience long-term swallowing difficulties, profoundly affecting...
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...
Medical Research Scotland (MRS) -Vacation Scholarship 2015
The CIVITAS-DYN@MO mission is to strengthen sustainable mobility through promoting non-polluting lifestyles, through social interaction and collaboration on the basis of the new media, and
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 ...
The project aims to improve urban mobility in European cities by means of parking space management combined with mobility management measures. By introducing paid parking, increasing parking fees, red...
For the island community of Luing, access to and from the mainland is currently solely dependent on ferry services. Consequently access to employment and services is more expensive and less convenient...
Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) is a 43kDa glycoprotein, so called due to the post-translation...
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...
This PhD is concerned with the role of online information in the creation, building, and evaluation of personal reputations. In this context term “person...
Trip generation is the first stage of the conventional `four-stage' transport model.
The aim of this stage is to predict total number of ...
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is ci...
Urban freight transportation (UFT) is concerned with the movement of goods in urban areas such as cities, towns and suburbs...
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the aim of...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
Transport policies are developed to manage the social, environmental and economic impacts caused by transportation activity. Inappropriately designed...
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motorised users despite having the same road safety tar...
"My PhD thesis seeks to analyse the making of mobilities in Washington D.C. as well as elite reproduction through participation in study-...
08 February 2017
13 February 2017
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31 May 2017
Prof Bill Buchanan, who leads The Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University, has been invited as a witness at the Health and Sport Committee within the Scottish Parliament ...
25 January 2017
The effects of Brexit on the supply chain of transport professionals to industry is of critical interest to government and the private sector at present. To maintain competi...
28 July 2017
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) is the foremost professional body in transportation planning and engineering, representing over 11,500 members ...
12 May 2016
12 May 2016
Dr Achille Fonzone participated in the meeting of the European Metropolitan Transport Authorities (http://emta.com/) in Budapest on 12.5.16. Prof Jan-Dirk Schmoecker fro...
06 January 2016
06 January 2016
CAVES Researcher Dr Neil Urquhart is to organise and chair a workshop on Intelligent Transport at the Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN) conference. The worksho...
15 June 2016
15 June 2016
TRI recently organised a joint meeting with Department for Transport at their offices in London, between the DfT, research sponsors (EPSRC, ESRC, InnovateUK, Transport Systems...
17 February 2016
17 February 2016
The 2010 Equality Act and associated Public Sector Equality Duties have introduced important legal obligations for public authorities, continuing for those under the previous ...
01 January 1970
01 January 1970
16 January 2017
16 January 2017
The Transport Research Institute of Edinburgh Napier University is hosting a seminar on public transport, featuring Nigel Wilson- Professor at MIT, George Lowder-CEO of Transp...