Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
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...
Allison, P., Martindale, R., Scott, T., Gray, S., Nash, C., Fraser, K., & Wang, J. (in press). The value of participating in British exploring society expeditions: a three year multi cohort study. Acta Universitatis Carolinae Kinanthropologica [AUC Kinanthropologica], 54(1), (5-15). doi:10.14712/23366052.2018. ISSN 1212-1428
A primary aim of many expeditions is to facilitate personal development of young people and while there is much anecdotal evidence to support this aim, there is limited empiri...
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 and overseas programme leader
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
English, C., Nash, C., & Martindale, R. (2018). 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...
Lithgow, H. M., Florida-James, G., & Leggate, M. (2018). The combined effect of high-intensity intermittent training and vitamin D supplementation on glycemic control in overweight and obese adults. Physiological Reports, 6(9), (e13684). doi:10.14814/phy2.13684
High intensity intermittent training (HIIT) has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic conditions including the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Independently...
Lay, A., Crabtree, D., Campbell, T., Tipton, K., Dreczkowski, G., Galloway, S., & Witard, O. (in press). A bedtime milk snack does not impact resting metabolic rate, substrate utilisation, and appetite the following morning in mildly overweight males. British Journal of Nutrition, ISSN 0007-1145
Nighttime eating is often associated with a negative impact on weight management and cardiometabolic health. However, data from recent acute metabolic studies have implicated ...
Campbell, T. G., Westbury, T., Davison, R., & Florida-James, G. (2018). 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 ...
Lau, P., Leung, B., Pitkethly, A., & Ransdell, L. (in press). Do physical education teachers and general teachers differ in their implicit anti-fat bias?. International Journal of Physical Education, ISSN 0341-8685
The purpose of this study was to examine implicit attitudes of physical education (PE) and non-PE teachers towards overweight children stratified by gender, age, and body mass...
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 ...
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...
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...
Kirkwood, L., Ingram, L., Cunningham, J., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2017). Physiological characteristics and performance in elite enduro mountain biking. Journal of Science and Cycling, 6(2), (13-21). doi:10.28985/171231.jsc.09. 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...
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...