Katy Weston

katy weston

Dr Katy Weston

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science

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Editorial Activity

  • PLOS ONE Editorial board member

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Physiology Research)

 

Reviewing

  • British Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism
  • BMJ Open
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood
  • Child: Care, Health & Development
  • European Journal Of Applied Physiology
  • European Journal of Sports Science
  • International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • International Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Journal of Physical Activity and Health
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
  • Nutrients
  • Pediatric Exercise Science
  • Pilot and Feasibility Studies
  • PLOS One
  • Psychology, Health and Medicine
  • Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports
  • Sports
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Open

 

Visiting Positions

  • Honorary Research Fellow, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, England

 

Date


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School-based interventions modestly increase physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness but are least effective for youth who need them most: an individual participant pooled analysis of 20 controlled trials

Journal Article
Hartwig, T. B., Sanders, T., Vasconcellos, D., Noetel, M., Parker, P. D., Lubans, D. R., …del Pozo Cruz, B. (in press)
School-based interventions modestly increase physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness but are least effective for youth who need them most: an individual participant pooled analysis of 20 controlled trials. British Journal of Sports Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2020-102740
Objectives: To determine if subpopulations of students benefit equally from school-based physical activity interventions in terms of cardiorespiratory fitness and physical act...

Using Focus Groups and Interviews to Inform the Design of a Workplace Exercise Programme: An Example From a High-Intensity Interval Training Intervention

Journal Article
Burn, N. L., Weston, M., Atkinson, G., & Weston, K. L. (in press)
Using Focus Groups and Interviews to Inform the Design of a Workplace Exercise Programme: An Example From a High-Intensity Interval Training Intervention. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1097/jom.0000000000002092
Objective: Using a formative evaluation of a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) intervention, we illustrate how qualitative data can inform the development of workplace ...

The BASES Expert Statement on the Role of High-intensity Interval Exercise for Health and Fitness Promotion in Young People

Journal Article
Weston, K., Barker, A., Bond, B., Costigan, S., Ingul, C., & Williams, C. (2020)
The BASES Expert Statement on the Role of High-intensity Interval Exercise for Health and Fitness Promotion in Young People. The Sport and Exercise Scientist, 64, 8-9

Influence of personality and self-efficacy on perceptual responses during high-intensity interval exercise in adolescents

Journal Article
Malik, A. A., Williams, C. A., Weston, K. L., & Barker, A. R. (in press)
Influence of personality and self-efficacy on perceptual responses during high-intensity interval exercise in adolescents. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2020.1718798
Inter-individual cognitive factors have been shown to be related to the changes in affect evaluations during continuous high-intensity exercise in adolescents, but the role of...

Comparing the influence of exercise intensity on brain-derived neurotrophic factor serum levels in people with Parkinson’s disease: a pilot study

Journal Article
O’Callaghan, A., Harvey, M., Houghton, D., Gray, W. K., Weston, K. L., Oates, L. L., …Walker, R. W. (2020)
Comparing the influence of exercise intensity on brain-derived neurotrophic factor serum levels in people with Parkinson’s disease: a pilot study. Aging clinical and experimental research, 32(9), 1731-1738. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40520-019-01353-w
Introduction Endogenous brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is thought to be protective against the neurodegeneration seen in Parkinson’s disease (PD), and is thought to ...

The impact of venepuncture training on the reduction of pre‐analytical blood sample haemolysis rates: A systematic review

Journal Article
Makhumula‐Nkhoma, N., Weston, K. L., McSherry, R., & Atkinson, G. (2019)
The impact of venepuncture training on the reduction of pre‐analytical blood sample haemolysis rates: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28(23-24), 4166-4176. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14997
Background Venepuncture involves the introduction of a needle into a vein to collect a representative blood sample for laboratory testing. In the pre‐analytical phase, haemoly...

A Preliminary Study of Physical Fitness in 8- to 10-Year-Old Primary School Children From North East England in Comparison With National and International Data

Journal Article
Weston, K. L., Pasecinic, N., & Basterfield, L. (2019)
A Preliminary Study of Physical Fitness in 8- to 10-Year-Old Primary School Children From North East England in Comparison With National and International Data. Pediatric Exercise Science, 31(2), 229-237. https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.2018-0135
Purpose: Despite recent updates to international normative values for physical fitness in young people, contemporary data sets from England are sparse with no published data a...

High-Intensity Interval Training: A Potential Exercise Countermeasure During Human Spaceflight

Journal Article
Hurst, C., Scott, J. P. R., Weston, K. L., & Weston, M. (2019)
High-Intensity Interval Training: A Potential Exercise Countermeasure During Human Spaceflight. Frontiers in Physiology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.00581
High-intensity interval training (HIT) is an effective approach for improving a range of physiological markers associated with physical fitness. A considerable body of work ha...

Effects of Workplace-Based Physical Activity Interventions on Cardiorespiratory Fitness: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials

Journal Article
Burn, N. L., Weston, M., Maguire, N., Atkinson, G., & Weston, K. L. (2019)
Effects of Workplace-Based Physical Activity Interventions on Cardiorespiratory Fitness: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials. Sports Medicine, 49(8), 1255-1274. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01125-6
Background Cardiorespiratory fitness is a strong predictor of all-cause mortality. Physical activity of at least moderate intensity can improve cardiorespiratory fitness. Work...

Perceptual and Cardiorespiratory Responses to High-Intensity Interval Exercise in Adolescents: Does Work Intensity Matter?

Journal Article
Malik, A. A., Williams, C. A., Weston, K. L., & Barker, A. R. (2019)
Perceptual and Cardiorespiratory Responses to High-Intensity Interval Exercise in Adolescents: Does Work Intensity Matter?. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 18(1), 1-12
High-intensity interval exercise (HIIE) may not elicit prominent unpleasant feelings even with elevated perceived exertion and physiological stress in adolescents. However, th...