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Lecturer in Physiotherapy
Cohen, L., Wimbush, E., Myers, F., Macdonald, W. & Frost, H. (2013). Optimising Older People’s Quality of Life: an Outcomes Framework. Strategic Outcomes Model. Scotland: NHS Health Scotland
More older people than ever before can look forward to many years of healthy life after retirement. Reflecting the priority the Scottish Government places on optimising the qu...
Palmer, D., Trewartha, G. & Stokes, K. (2011). Epidemiology of injuries within English youth rugby union. Twickenham, England: Rugby Football Union
Executive Summary. The aim of this research was to determine the rate, severity, type and cause of injuries in English academy and schools (16-18 year olds) rugby union. A two...
Ross, M. (2017, June). Ageing, exercise and circulating angiogenic T-cells and vasculogenic progenitors. Paper presented at Edinburgh Immunology Group Symposium, University of Edinburgh
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.
World Olympians Association
The World Olympians Association (WOA), as part of the International Olympic Committee, would like to find out more about the musculoskeletal issues faced by retired athletes. What the main issues are ...
Scottish Rugby Union
Sports team coaching and support staff face a regular challenge to provide optimal player workloads in order to elicit positive development and performance adaptations, while at the same time minimisi...
Palmer-Green, D., Thomas, H., Danny, H., Chris, P., Kay, R., Rod, J. & Glenn, H. (2014, April). An epidemiological study of injury and illness in the British Skeleton Squad 2009 -2013. Poster presented at IOC International Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, Monaco
Background Injury and illness prevention can have not only
athlete health benefits but also potential positive performance
gains in elite sport. Valid injury/illness surveilla...
Palmer-Green, D., Burt, P., Jaques, R. & Hunter, G. (2014, April). Epidemiological study of injury in British cycling: 2011-2013. Poster presented at IOC International conference on prevention of injury and illness in Sport, Monaco
Background Prevention of injury in elite sport can have not only athlete health benefits but also potential positive performance gains. As the first step towards prevention, v...
Cohen, L., Wimbush, E., MacDonald, W., & Frost, H. (2013, November). Better Outcomes for Older People- Outcomes Framework for Reshaping Care of Older People (RCOP). Paper presented at Making Scotland a Healthier Place; Faculty of Public Health Conference., Dunblane
No abstract available.
McGilchrist, M., Donnan, P., McMurdo, M., Frost, H., Goodbarnd, J., Cochrane, L., & Witham, M. (2013, August). Combining health, physical function and social care data - a multi-database linkage project. Paper presented at Scottish Informatics Programme (SHIP) conference -Exploiting Existing Data for Health Research, University of St Andrews
Frost, H., Haw, S., & Frank, J. (2012, April). Promoting health and wellbeing in later life. Paper presented at Population Health - Methods and Challenges Conference, ICC, Birmingham
Frost, H., Barker, K., Yu, L. M., & Fairbank, J. (2005, May). Long term predictors of outcome in patients with chronic low back pain attending rehabilitation. Paper presented at ISSLS 32nd annual meeting, New York
No abstract available
Rivero, O., Campbell, H., Gray, A., Fairbank, J., & Frost, H. (2005, May). Cost utility analysis of the spine stabilisation trial. Paper presented at ISSLS 32nd annual meeting, New York
Stewart-Brown, S., Frost, H., & Lamb, S. (2004, June). Multi-centre randomised controlled trial of physiotherapy treatment Vs advice only for patients with low back pain. Poster presented at Faculty of Public Health Conference, Edinburgh
Frost, H., Stewart-Brown, S., & Lamb, S. (2004, April). Multi-centre randomised controlled trial of physiotherapy treatment Vs advice only for patients with low back pain. Paper presented at Britspine conference, Nottingham
Smith, K., Muggeridge, D. J., Easton, C., & Ross, M. D. (2019). An acute dose of inorganic dietary nitrate does not improve high-intensity, intermittent exercise performance in temperate or hot and humid conditions. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(3), 723-733. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-04063-9
Purpose: Dietary nitrate (NO3-) has repeatedly been shown to improve endurance and intermittent, high-intensity events in temperate conditions. However, the ergogenic effects...
Wylie, G., Torrens, C., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Gordon, A. L., Menz, H. B., …Morris, J. (2019). Podiatry interventions to prevent falls in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and ageing, 48(3), 327–336. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afy189
foot problems are independent risk factors for falls in older people. Podiatrists diagnose and treat a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and lower l...
Frost, H., Campbell, P., Maxwell, M., O’Carroll, R. E., Dombrowski, S. U., Williams, B., …Pollock, A. (2018). Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews. PLoS ONE, 13(10), e0204890. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...
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...
A recent study from Edinburgh Napier University suggests that mountain bikers are experiencing more intense vibrations than a construction worker who has spent a day on a jackhammer. The study was car...
6 August 2019
The largest global study into the long-term health issues of Olympians has been launched by the World Olympians Association.
More than 10,000 athletes, who no longer compete at Olympic le...
18 April 2018