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Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences Laboratory Technician
Ingram, L. (2018, April). Exercise and Immunosenescence. Presented at UK Society for Exercise Immunology
Campbell, A. (2018, April). The role of exercise in cancer rehabilation. Presented at Danish Physiotherapy Conference
No abstract available.
Pitkethly, A., Campbell, A., Sproule, J., Booth, J., Fawkner, S., & Hutson, D. (2017, November). Teachers’ and young adolescents’ qualitative opinions of an eight-week, feasibility/pilot, sit-stand desk intervention. Poster presented at Scottish Physical Activity Research Connections 2017
Aim: Nine sit-stand desks were installed in an Edinburgh Primary 7 class to determine the feasibility of their use and the effects on sedentary, activity, learning outcome var...
Scottish Funding Council
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...
ENU Development Trust
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 ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
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
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Lecturer in Psychology and Coach Development
Campbell, T., Westbury, T., Davison, R. & Florida-James, G. (2017, October). Anticipation and the cortisol awakening response within a dynamic psychosocial work environment. Poster presented at Society for Psychophysiological Research - 57th Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria
The cortisol awakening response (CAR) is a distinct element of the diurnal pattern of cortisol release, believed to be partly driven by the anticipation of the demands of the ...
Ross, M. (2017, June). Ageing, exercise and circulating angiogenic T-cells and vasculogenic progenitors. Paper presented at Edinburgh Immunology Group Symposium, University of Edinburgh
Stephenson, A., Murphy, M., McDonough, . S., Nugent, C., & Mair, J. (2017). Using computer, mobile and wearable technology interventions to change sedentary behaviours: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers, https://doi.org/10.3389/conf.FPUBH.2017.03.00033
Rationale: High levels of sedentary behavior (SB) are strongly associated with several negative health consequences (1). Technologies such as mobile applications (apps), weara...
Fountain, H., Martindale, R., Tony, W. & Moira, L. (2016, December). Exploring the Nature of Psychological Resilience in Junior Rugby League Players: A Q-Method Approach. Poster presented at BPS- Divison of Sport and Exercise Psychology Annual Conference, Cardiff
The purpose of this study was to explore the nature of psychological resilience in the context of junior Rugby League, using a novel Q-sort method.
Fountain, H., Martindale, R., Moira, L. & Westbury, T. (2016, November). Exploring the nature of resilience in junior athletes. Poster presented at BASES- British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Annual Conference, Nottingham
Athletes are often proactive in exposing themselves to an inherently stressful competitive environment, frequently seeking challenges as opportunities for development (Sarkar ...
Glover, P., Winterton, M. & Martindale, R. (2015, November). Using a diary study methodology to explore the needs and experiences of geographically dispersed service families. Presented at BPS Military Psychology Conference - Resilience Through Change, Basingstoke
no abstract available.
Graham, S., Mullarkey, R., Baird, M., & Connaboy, C. (2015, May). Effects of creatine supplementation on power output in repeated sprint kayaking’. Poster presented at American College of Sports Medicine. Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA
Graham, S., Rawcliffe, A., Psycharakis, S., Simposn, R., & Connaboy, C. (2015, May). Measures of Reliability in the Kinetics of British Army Marching Drill. Poster presented at American College of Sports Medicine. Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA
Martindale, R., Graham, S., McKinley, M. & Connaboy, C. (2015, May). Injury, Sleep, Mood and Performance and the Role of Mental Toughness during an Arctic Ultra-Marathon. Poster presented at American College of Sports Medicine 62nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA
Studies examining ultra-endurance racing in ‘extreme environments’ are sparse. However, research has shown that injury and sleep management are crucial. For example, sleep dep...
Glover, P., Winterton, M. & Martindale, R. (2014, November). Supporting Geographically Dispersed Service Families. Presented at British Psychological Society 3rd Military Psychology Conference, Shrivenham, UK
Pitkethly, A., & Lau, P. W. (2012, November). A review of the literature: Self-regulation and physical activity interventions with children and adolescents. Poster presented at 11th Annual Conference of the Society of Chinese Scholars on Exercise Physiology and Fitness
Sproule, J., Martindale, R., Wang, J., Gray, S., Allison, P. & Nash, C. (2011, September). Examining the Efficacy of Outdoor and Adventurous Project Work in Schools Using Self-Determination Framework. Poster presented at 5th ISN International Sports Medicine and Sports Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants
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...
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...
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...
Enduro World Series
Enduro World Series (EWS) Injury/Illness Performance Project - surveillance study
Paths for All Partnership
This is a research and evaluation of Macmillan Move all project in collaboration with Paths for all partnership.
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...
The Scottish Association for Mental Health
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...
Medical Research Scotland
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...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...
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
Mark has cycled around the world twice, smashing the circumnavigation World Record on both occasions. His most recent attempt captured the imagination of a global audience by targeting Jules Verne’s A...
23 October 2018
On the 22nd of September Lesley will join 79 others riders to raise money for the STV children's charity appeal.
10 September 2018
Dr Lesley Ingram will cycle 240 miles for STV children's appeal
Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
17 June 2019
2 April 2019