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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.

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 ...

The Coach that Never Punts - Coach Kelley

Digital Artefact
Laird, P. (2021)
The Coach that Never Punts - Coach Kelley. [YouTube]
An online interview and discussion with analytics guru Coach Kevin Kelley.

Self-reported sports injuries and later-life health status in 3357 retired Olympians from 131 countries: a cross-sectional survey among those competing in the games between London 1948 and PyeongChang 2018

Journal Article
Palmer, D., Cooper, D. J., Emery, C., Batt, M. E., Engebretsen, L., Scammell, B. E., …Budgett, R. (2020)
Self-reported sports injuries and later-life health status in 3357 retired Olympians from 131 countries: a cross-sectional survey among those competing in the games between London 1948 and PyeongChang 2018. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 55(1), 46-53. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2019-101772
Objective: Describe the self-reported prevalence and nature of Olympic-career injury and general health and current residual symptoms in a self-selected sample of retired Olym...

“I feel happy when I surf because it takes stress from my mind”: An Initial Exploration of Program Theory within Waves for Change Surf Therapy in Post-Conflict Liberia

Journal Article
Marshall, J., Ferrier, B., Ward, P., & Martindale, R. (2020)
“I feel happy when I surf because it takes stress from my mind”: An Initial Exploration of Program Theory within Waves for Change Surf Therapy in Post-Conflict Liberia. Journal of Sport for Development, 9(1),
Surf therapy is a novel form of sport for development (SFD) intervention being utilized to support well-being within post-conflict settings. There is currently little research...

Sport opens up avenues to young people with few options for development

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Laird, P. (2020)
Sport opens up avenues to young people with few options for development. https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/sport-opens-avenues-young-people-few-options-development-pete-laird-3007768
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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

Physical ACTivity: the tool to improve the quality of LIFE in osteoporosis people

2018 - 2020
ACTLIFE is focused on the development and dissemination across Europe of ACTLIFE protocol aimed to the secondary and tertiary prevention of osteoporosis consequences through physical activities. In pa...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £1,236

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

World Olympians Association retired athletes MSK health study

2017 - 2019
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 ...
Funder: World Olympians Association | Value: £90,192

Player Load Monitoring & Performance in Elite Scottish Rugby Union (PhD)

2017 - 2020
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...
Funder: Scottish Rugby Union | Value: £58,894
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Physiological adaptations to two sprint interval training modalities

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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