Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
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...
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...
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.
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...
Rawcliffe, A. J., Graham, S. M., Simpson, R. J., Moir, G. L., Martindale, R. J., Psycharakis, S. G., & Connaboy, C. (2017). The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill. Journal of strength and conditioning research, (1). doi:10.1519/jsc.0000000000002139. ISSN 1064-8011
High rates of occupational training-related lower-limb musculoskeletal [MSK] overuse injuries are reported for British Army recruits during basic training. Foot-drill is a rep...
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...
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...
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, ...
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...
Andronikos, G., Elumaro, A. I., Westbury, T. & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016). Relative age effect: implications for effective practice. Journal of Sports Sciences. 34(12), 1124-1131. doi:10.1080/02640414.2015.1093647. ISSN 0264-0414
Physical and psychological differences related to birthdate amongst athletes of the same selection year have been characterised as the “relative age effects” (RAEs). RAEs have...
Allison, P., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Nash, C., Martindale, R. & Wang, J. (2015). Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education. Improving Schools. 18(3), 207-220. doi:10.1177/1365480215599298. ISSN 1365-4802
Regardless of the aims and purposes of education, recent trends in pedagogy suggest an increasing popularity of project-based learning (PBL) and a focus on interdisciplinary a...
Brown, H. E., Lafferty, M. E. & Triggs, C. (2015). In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes. Science and Sports. 30(5), 105-117. doi:10.1016/j.scispo.2014.09.006. ISSN 0765-1597
Objectives. — To explore winter sports athletes’ experiences of adversity within their sporting careers.
Methods. — Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with se...
Martindale, R. (2014). The Practice Session - Talent Development. In Practical Sports CoachingTaylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9781444176704
Talent identification and development is an important part of youth sports coaching and it is clear that coaches and significant others play an important role at every stage. ...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...