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...
Connaboy, C., Naemi, R., Brown, S., Psycharakis, S., McCabe, C., Coleman, S. & Sanders, R. (2016). The key kinematic determinants of undulatory underwater swimming at maximal velocity. Journal of Sports Sciences. 34(11), 1036-1043. doi:10.1080/02640414.2015.1088162. ISSN 0264-0414
The optimisation of undulatory underwater swimming is highly important in competitive swimming performance. Nineteen kinematic variables were identified from previous research...
Brown, S. J., Selbie, W. S. & Wallace, E. S. (2013). The X-Factor: An evaluation of common methods used to analyse major inter-segment kinematics during the golf swing. Journal of sports sciences. 31(11), 1156-1163. doi:10.1080/02640414.2013.775474. ISSN 1466-447X
A common biomechanical feature of a golf swing, described in various ways in the literature, is the interaction between the thorax and pelvis, often termed the X-Factor. There...
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...
The Scottish Association for Mental Health
PUMA International Sports Marketing B.V
Phd Scholarship to identify technological medical enhancement product(s) that supports the enhancement of physical performance related to professional football players
Brown, S., Nevill, A. M., Monk, S. A., Otto, S. R., Selbie, W. S. & Wallace, E. S. (2011). Determination of the swing technique characteristics and performance outcome relationship in golf driving for low handicap female golfers. Journal of sports sciences. 29, 1483-1491. doi:10.1080/02640414.2011.605161. ISSN 1466-447X
Previous studies on the kinematics of the golf swing have mainly focused on group analysis of male golfers of a wide ability range. In the present study, we investigated gross...
Johnston, T., Brown, S., Kaliarntas, K. & Taylor, C. (2016, August). Non-contact injury incidence and warm-up observation in hockey in Scotland. Poster presented at International Sports Science + Sports Medicine Conference 2016, Newcastle University
Noncontact injuries occur during manoeuvres such as landing, accelerating and the side-cut. This investigation has assessed the prevalence and manoeuvres associated with nonco...
Kaliarntas, K., Smith, M., Hamilton, R., Brown, S. & Rowat, A. (2016, May). The immediate and short term effects of elastic taping on biomechanical, functional and perceived outcomes in chronic stroke patients. Poster presented at European Stroke Organization Conference, Barcelona, Spain
No abstract available.
Sporting Chance Initiative
Feasibility award to establish efficacy of ESP on golf-driving performance, muscular strength and postural balance.
The aim of the project is to investigate the impact of spinal mobilisation therapy in MS pa...