Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, Head of Life Sciences
Martindale, R. & Douglas, C. (2008). Review of Academies for PRL. Twickenham: Premiership Rugby Limited
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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...
Pitkethly, A. J., Lau, P. W. C., & Maddison, R. (2018). Investigating the association of self-regulated learning skills and physical activity in Hong Kong Chinese and Scottish adolescents. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, (1-15). doi:10.1080/1612197x.2018.1444077. ISSN 1612-197X
Zimmerman's self-regulated learning (SRL) model focusses on how individuals are able to make improvements through a cyclical and systematic method of learning how to adapt to ...
Scottish Funding Council
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...
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
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Ferrier, B., Sheppard, J., Farley, O. R. L., Secomb, J. L., Parsonage, J., Newton, R. U., & Nimphius, S. (2018). Scoring analysis of the men’s 2014, 2015 and 2016 world championship tour of surfing: the importance of aerial manoeuvres in competitive surfing. Journal of Sports Sciences, (1-7). doi:10.1080/02640414.2018.1443747. ISSN 0264-0414
The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of aerial manoeuvres on scoring in professional surfing. 23631 waves were analysed for the number and types of aerial manoe...
English, C., Nash, C., & Martindale, R. (in press). The effects of structural change: An investigation into the South African cricket development pathway. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, doi:10.1080/19406940.2018.1434811. ISSN 1940-6940
Sports organisations face immense challenge, both structurally and organisationally, in coordinating talent development processes. This complex interaction may be exacerbated...
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., & Palmer, D. (2018). Development and validation of self-reported line drawings of the modified Beighton score for the assessment of generalised joint hypermobility. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 18(11), doi:10.1186/s12874-017-0464-8
Background: The impracticalities and comparative expense of carrying out a clinical assessment is an obstacle in many large epidemiological studies. The purpose of this study ...
Lithgow, H., & Leggate, M. (2018). The Effect of a Single Bout of High Intensity Intermittent Exercise on Glucose Tolerance in Non-diabetic Older Adults. International Journal of Exercise Science, 11(3), (95-105). ISSN 1939-795X
Our aim was to investigate the acute effects of a single bout of high intensity intermittent training (HIIT) on glucose tolerance and other physiological and metabolic markers...
Campbell, T. G., Westbury, T., Davison, R., & Florida-James, G. (2017). Anticipation and the cortisol awakening response within a dynamic psychosocial work environment. International Journal of Stress Prevention and Wellbeing, 2, ISSN 2397-7698
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 ...
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 ...
Parsonage, J., Secomb, J. L., Sheppard, J. M., Ferrier, B. K., Dowse, R. A., & Nimphius, S. (2017). Upper-Body Strength Measures and Pop-Up Performance of Stronger and Weaker Surfers. Journal of strength and conditioning research, (1). doi:10.1519/jsc.0000000000002377. ISSN 1064-8011
The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability of the isometric push-up (IPU), dynamic push-up (DPU), and force plate pop-up (FP POP) as measures of uppe...
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. (2017). Physical education in Taiwan: when students begin to take control. International Sport Studies, 39(1), (1-18). 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...
Westbury, T. (2017). Faster, Fitter, Happier: 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist. Oxford: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Faster, Fitter, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on w...
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...
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...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...