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The influence of training volume on training and match injury risk in elite Scottish rugby union players

Presentation / Conference
Paul, C., Campbell, T., Yule, S., Walsh, J., Martindale, R., & Palmer, D. (2021, November)
The influence of training volume on training and match injury risk in elite Scottish rugby union players. Poster presented at IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport, Monaco
BACKGROUND Training volume has been shown to influence injury risk in elite Rugby Union players. OBJECTIVE To investigate the influence of training volume on injury risk in el...

Immediate effect of a spinal mobilisation intervention on muscle stiffness, tone and elasticity in subjects with lower back pain – A randomised cross-over trial

Journal Article
Hamilton, R., Garden, C. L., & Brown, S. J. (in press)
Immediate effect of a spinal mobilisation intervention on muscle stiffness, tone and elasticity in subjects with lower back pain – A randomised cross-over trial. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies,
Background: Despite the lack of objective evidence, spinal manual therapies have been common practice for many years, particularly for treatment of lower back pain (LBP). This...

Exercise for individuals with bone metastases: A systematic review

Journal Article
Weller, S., Hart, N. H., Bolam, K. A., Mansfield, S., Mina, D. S., Winters-Stone, K. M., …Campbell, K. L. (in press)
Exercise for individuals with bone metastases: A systematic review. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2021.103433
Background Exercise has the potential to improve physical function and quality of life in individuals with bone metastases but is often avoided due to safety concerns. This s...

Type 1 diabetes patients increase CXCR4+ and CXCR7+ haematopoietic and endothelial progenitor cells with exercise, but the response is attenuated

Journal Article
Taylor, G. S., Shaw, A., Smith, K., Capper, T. E., Scragg, J. H., Cronin, M., …West, D. J. (2021)
Type 1 diabetes patients increase CXCR4+ and CXCR7+ haematopoietic and endothelial progenitor cells with exercise, but the response is attenuated. Scientific Reports, 11, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-93886-2
Background: Exercise mobilizes angiogenic cells, which stimulate vascular repair. However, limited research suggests exercise-induced increase of endothelial progenitor cell (...

The Acculturation Experiences of Elite Rugby Union Coaches

Journal Article
Hall, A., English, C., Jones, L., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. (in press)
The Acculturation Experiences of Elite Rugby Union Coaches. International Sport Coaching Journal / ISCJ, https://doi.org/10.1123/iscj.2020-0103
Currently, little is known about how elite coaches acculturate and how they manage their acculturation environment. This study examines the acculturation experiences of elite ...

Coaches Round table - DB's

Digital Artefact
Laird, P. (2021)
Coaches Round table - DB's. [YouTube]
A round table discussion with Great Britain national coaches discussing Defensive Back play

Analytics in Football

Digital Artefact
Laird, P. (2021)
Analytics in Football. [YouTube]
A round table discussion with sports analysts and coaches on the current development and application of analytics in Football.

Britballin in partnership with BAFCA chat with Coach Bill Curry

Digital Artefact
Laird, P. (2021)
Britballin in partnership with BAFCA chat with Coach Bill Curry. [YouTube]
A vodcast interview with coaching legend, author, and three time Super Bowl winner, Coach Bill Curry.

Marker location and knee joint model constraint affect the reporting of overhead squat kinematics in elite youth football players

Journal Article
Coyne, L. M., Newell, M., Hoozemans, M. J. M., Morrison, A., & Brown, S. J. (in press)
Marker location and knee joint model constraint affect the reporting of overhead squat kinematics in elite youth football players. Sports Biomechanics, https://doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2021.1890197
Motion capture systems are used in the analysis and interpretation of athlete movement patterns for a variety of reasons, but data integrity remains critical regardless of the...

Coach John Beam - Ready Ready?

Digital Artefact
Laird, P. (2021)
Coach John Beam - Ready Ready?. [YouTube]
A vodcast interview with star of the netflix series Last Chance U, Coach John Beam.
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Hindsight: Improving awareness through rearward vision

2021 - 2022
While cycling is currently undergoing a period of growth, safety concerns - primarily relating to coexistence with motorised vehicles - remains a significant barrier to participation amongst potential...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,914

SCS - Precision Pedal Project

2021 - 2022
This project aims to create an innovative bicycle pedal designed to withstand Scottish conditions which are known to be uniquely demanding upon mountain bikes and componentry. There are two main elem...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,930

Funded PhD studentship with Arsenal FC

2019 - 2022
This project will investigate training load and injury in professional football.
Funder: Arsenal FC | Value: £33,000

Capturing the insights of parents of athletes in performance pathways

2019 - 2021
The Project sportscotland is looking to contract a researcher to deliver an online survey and 6 focus groups with parents of performance pathway athletes from 4-6 sports, representing team, individual...
Funder: Sportscotland | Value: £22,768

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

Pollution Exposure and Cardiovascular Health

2018 - 2019
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,550

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
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All-out sprinting: reliability and sensitivity of testing, and the effects of work-to-rest ratio and exercise modality

2020 - date
Mr Mykolas Kavaliauskas | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills

Establishing the effectiveness of screening and prehabilitation methods utilised by soccer clubs to identify and reduce lower limb indirect injuries; and the perceptions of these by soccer players, coaches and medical science staff

2020 - date
Mr. Colin McLelland | Director of Studies: Dr Susan Brown | Second Supervisor: Dr Alan McCall

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

Noncontact injuries in Scottish hockey: A study of epidemiology, current practice and a preventative measure

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

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

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

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

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
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