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Seven tips to get your sleep cycle back on track during lockdown

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Ingram-Sills, L. (2020)
Seven tips to get your sleep cycle back on track during lockdown. https://theconversation.com/seven-tips-to-get-your-sleep-cycle-back-on-track-during-lockdown-135595
Ingram-Sills, L. (2020). Seven tips to get your sleep cycle back on track during lockdown. https://theconversation.com/seven-tips-to-get-your-sleep-cycle-back-on-track-during...

The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults

Journal Article
Adamson, S., Kavaliauskas, M., Lorimer, R., & Babraj, J. (2020)
The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(2), 454. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17020454
Exercise is a powerful tool for improving health in older adults, but the minimum frequency required is not known. This study sought to determine the effect of training freque...

The effect of exercise intensity and duration on cardiac troponin release

Journal Article
Mills, N., Marshall, L., Lee, K. K., Stewart, S., Wild, A., Fujisawa, T., …Ross, M. (2020)
The effect of exercise intensity and duration on cardiac troponin release. Circulation, 141(1), 83-85. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.041874
Abstract not available.

Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athlete's Perspective

Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. J. (2019)
Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athlete's Perspective. Athens Journal of Sports, 6(4), 195-214. https://doi.org/10.30958/ajspo.6-4-2
Limited studies have investigated the experiences of athletes who did not "make it" to elite level. To target this research gap, this study accessed and investigated this hard...

Early Career Professionals’ (Researchers, Practitioners, and Policymakers) Role in Advocating, Disseminating, and Implementing the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity: ISPAH Early Career Network View

Journal Article
Direito, A., Murphy, J. J., Mclaughlin, M., Mair, J., Mackenzie, K., Kamanda, M., …Shilton, T. (2019)
Early Career Professionals’ (Researchers, Practitioners, and Policymakers) Role in Advocating, Disseminating, and Implementing the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity: ISPAH Early Career Network View. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 16(11), 940-944. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2019-0450
Increasing population levels of physical activity (PA) can assist in achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals, benefiting multiple sectors and contributing t...

The highs and lows of acclimatising: Strategies and stories from Lenin Peak

Presentation / Conference
Taylor, S. (2019, November)
The highs and lows of acclimatising: Strategies and stories from Lenin Peak. Presented at British Mountain Medicine Society (BMMS) Science Day, Bamford
Presentation given to British Mountain Medicine Society at its 2019 Science day on November 13th, 2019. Based on research carried out on Lenin Peak in Kyrgyzstan, the issue o...

Psychological factors and future performance of football players: a systematic review with meta-analysis

Journal Article
Ivarsson, A., Kilhage-Persson, A., Martindale, R., Priestley, D., Huijgen, B., Ardern, C., & McCall, A. (2020)
Psychological factors and future performance of football players: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 3(4), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2019.10.021
Objectives: This systematic review had 3 key objectives: (1) to investigate whether psychological factors were associated with future football performance ( e.g., progression ...

A History of the British American Football Coaches Association

Other
Laird, P. (2019)
A History of the British American Football Coaches Association. http://www.bafca.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/BAFCA-history.pdf
The roots of a coaching association for UK American Football can be traced to 1986. This article traces its origins to the modern day highlighting the important role the coach...

Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training

Journal Article
Thom, G., Kavaliauskas, M., & Babraj, J. (2019)
Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training. European Journal of Sport Science, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2019.1635650
In adolescent soccer, 23% of the distance covers happens at speeds above onset of blood lactate accumulation which suggests that lactate kinetics may be important for soccer p...

Lead me to train better: Transformational leadership moderates the negative relationship between athlete personality and training behaviours.

Journal Article
Zhang, S., Beatie, S., Pitkethly, A., & Dempsey, C. (2019)
Lead me to train better: Transformational leadership moderates the negative relationship between athlete personality and training behaviours. Sport Psychologist, 33(2), 119-128. https://doi.org/10.1123/tsp.2018-0055
High-quality training environments are essential for athletic peak performance. However, recent research highlighted that athletes' personality characteristics could undermine...
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BikeSenz: getting to grips with cyclists' comfort.

2019 - 2019
Although the overall benefits of cycling to health and wellbeing are well understood, the prevalence of several painful and debilitating injuries of the wrist, including ulnar neuropathy and carpal tu...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,999

The influence of aerobic exercise training to attenuate chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity and vascular dysfunction in breast cancer and leukaemia patients

2018 - 2021
This project will be based in the Sport, Exercise and Health Research theme within the School of Applied Sciences, and is led by Dr. Mark Ross, Miss Karen Campbell and Professor Geraint Florida-James ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £58,079

Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants

2018 - 2018
Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants
Funder: Scottish Cycling | Value: £4,999

Efficacy of the descent master training machine

2018 - 2018
Descent Master is a novel upper body training tool concept, initially created with the mountain bike market in mind, as this activity requires a stable and robust upper body musculature in order to pi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

The influence of ultramarathon running event on immune and cardiovascular systems

2017 - 2018
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.
Funder: British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences | Value: £1,900

Enduro World Series (EWS) Injury/Illness Performance Project - surveillance study

2017 - 2019
Enduro World Series (EWS) Injury/Illness Performance Project - surveillance study
Funder: Enduro World Series | Value: £23,563

Assessing the efficacy of a Physical Activity and Health Behaviour Change interventions alongside the use of an activity tracking device and platform to change physical activity behaviour in cancer pa...

2016 - 2018
This is a research and evaluation of Macmillan Move all project in collaboration with Paths for all partnership.
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £19,885

Behavioural Change Approach to Physical Activity Engagement and Sustainment

2016 - 2019
PhD studentship
Funder: The Scottish Association for Mental Health | Value: £60,000

Mountain Bike Innovation project at Glentress

2016 - 2019
To re-establish Scotland’s status as Global Centre of Excellence for all aspects of mountain biking. Enable a sustainable industry led approach to mountain bike sector development using the knowledge...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £249,984

Medical Research Scotland - PhD studentship

2015 - 2019
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...
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £118,664
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An investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes

2015 - 2017
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...
Dr Hollie Fountain | Director of Studies: Prof Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

The role of exercise and age on vitamin D metabolism

2015 - 2019
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 nation...
Dr Hannah Margaret Lithgow | Director of Studies: Dr Melanie Leggate | Second Supervisor: Prof Geraint Florida-James

The effects of a hockey specific warm up on performance enhancement and injuury prevention

2014 - date
Mr Tom Johnston | Director of Studies: Dr Konstantinos Kaliarntas | Second Supervisor: Dr Susan Brown

The combined effect of high intensity intermittent training and vitamin D supplementation of insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese males and females

2014 - 2016
Dr Hannah Margaret Lithgow | Director of Studies: Dr Melanie Leggate | Second Supervisor: Prof Geraint Florida-James

The trajectory to elite level: an investigation of the individual and environmental features of within career transitions in sport

2013 - 2018
Dr George Andronikos | Director of Studies: Prof Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

Ambulatory physiological assessment: an ergonomic approach to the dynamic work environment and temporal variability in heart rate variability, blood pressure and the cortisol awakening response.

2011 - 2015
Dr Tom Campbell | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

The influence of age, aerobic fitness, cardiovascular risk factors and cytomegalovirus on angiogenic T cells and endothelial progenitor cells

2011 - 2016
Dr Mark Ross | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone

A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment

2011 - 2017
Dr Cedric English | Director of Studies: Prof Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Christine Nash

Sleep disruption, immune cell redeployment and endocrine response following an acute bout of exercise

2007 - 2016
Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone