Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Martindale, R. & Douglas, C. (2008). Review of Academies for PRL. Twickenham: Premiership Rugby Limited
No abstract available.
Betzler, N., Brown, S., Wallace, E. S., Otto, S. R. & Shan, G. (2008). Effect of 6-iron club properties on thorax and pelvis rotation at key events of the golf swing. In Science and Golf V. Proceedings of the World Scientific Congress of Golf, 455-461. ISBN 978-0-9788734-1-7
Various previous studies analysed trunk alignment at key events of the golf swing, but in most cases players swung only one type of golf club or clubs from different categorie...
Kirkwood, L., Ingram, L., Cunningham, J., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2017). Physiological characteristics and performance in elite vs non-elite enduro mountain. Journal of Science and Cycling, 6(2), (13-21). doi:10.28985/171231.jsc.10. ISSN 2254-7053
Enduro mountain bike racing is composed of several timed predominantly downhill race stages linked by time restricted, non-competitive transition stages. This study aimed to ...
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.
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, Head of Life Sciences
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R., Cranston, I., Ingram, L., Wright, G. P., …Florida-James, G. D. (2017). Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00592.2017. ISSN 0363-6135
Ageing is associated with a dysfunctional endothelial phenotype, as well as reduced angiogenic capabilities. Exercise exerts beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, p...
Sproule, J., Lin, C., Martindale, R., & Morgan, K. (in press). Physical education in Taiwan: when students begin to take control. International Sport Studies, ISSN 1443-0770
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect on self-regulated learning (SRL) of a physical education (PE) pedagogy based on Zimmerman’s (2000) model of SRL by means of...
Boyde, A., Staines, K., Javaheri, B., Millan, J., Pitsillides, A., & Farquharson, C. (2017). A distinctive patchy osteomalacia characterises Phospho1 deficient mice. Journal of Anatomy, 231(2), (298-308). doi:10.1111/joa.12628. ISSN 0021-8782
The phosphatase PHOSPHO1 is involved in the initiation of biomineralisation. Bones in Phospho1 KO mice show histological osteomalacia with frequent bowing of long bones and sp...
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Olivares, P., Andronikos, G. & Martindale, R. (2017). Spanish Version of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire for Sport: Cultural Adaptation and Initial Validation. PLoS ONE. 12(6)doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177721. ISSN 1932-6203
This study aimed to translate the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire into Spanish and provide an initial validation. A recommended methodology for translation and cu...
Morrison, A., McGrath, D., & Wallace, E. S. (2017). The relationship between the golf swing plane and ball impact characteristics using trajectory ellipse fitting. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36(3), (303-310). doi:10.1080/02640414.2017.1303187. ISSN 0264-0414
The trajectory of the clubhead close to ball impact during the golf swing has previously been shown to be planar. However, the relationship between the plane orientation and t...
Li, C., Martindale, R., Wu, Y., & Si, G. (2017). Psychometric properties of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire with Chinese talented athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36(1), (79-85). doi:10.1080/02640414.2017.1282619. ISSN 0264-0414
The development of talented athletes is a priority for many countries across the world, including China. A validated Chinese 5-factor Talent Development Environment Questionna...
Staines, K. A., Poulet, B., Wentworth, D. N. & Pitsillides, A. A. (2017). The STR/ort mouse model of spontaneous osteoarthritis – an update. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 25(6), 802-808. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2016.12.014. ISSN 1063-4584
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease and a world-wide healthcare burden. Characterized by cartilage degradation, subchondral bone thickening and osteophyte formation...
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Martínez-Valencia, M. A., Müller, L., Andronikos, G., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016). Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(22), (2172-2178). doi:10.1080/02640414.2016.1260151. ISSN 0264-0414
This study examined the impact of relative age effect (RAE) on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation (RFEA) training camps (TC) between 2006 and 2013. Overall...
Simpson, R. J., Graham, S. M., Connaboy, C., Clement, R., Pollonini, L. & Florida-James, G. (2016). Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers. Applied Ergonomics. 58, 566-572. doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2016.04.010. ISSN 0003-6870
We developed a standardized laboratory treadmill protocol for assessing physiological responses to a simulated backpack load-carriage task in trained soldiers, and assessed th...
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E. & Palmer-Green, D. (2016). Great Britain's Olympians with generalised joint hypermobility have a higher prevalence of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 24(Sup. 1), S218. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.421. ISSN 1063-4584
Purpose: Individuals with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) are reported, in the clinical setting, to be at greater risk of developing musculoskeletal related joint pain, ...
Yang, C., Ugbolue, U. C., Kerr, A., Stankovic, V., Stankovic, L., Carse, B., …Rowe, P. J. (2015). Autonomous Gait Event Detection with Portable Single-Camera Gait Kinematics Analysis System. Journal of Sensors, 2016, (1-8). doi:10.1155/2016/5036857. ISSN 1687-725X
Laboratory-based nonwearable motion analysis systems have significantly advanced with robust objective measurement of the
limb motion, resulting in quantified, standardized, a...
Kavaliauskas, M., Kilvington, R. & Babraj, J. (2017). Effects of in-season uphill sprinting on physical characteristics in semi-professional soccer players. Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness. 57(3), 165-170. doi:10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06066-7. ISSN 1827-1928
AIM: Soccer performance is determined by a number of physiological adaptations that can be altered by high intensity training. However, the effectiveness of using an uphill sp...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...