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Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers

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Simpson, R. J., Graham, S. M., Connaboy, C., Clement, R., Pollonini, L., & Florida-James, G. D. (2017)
Blood lactate thresholds and walking/running economy are determinants of backpack-running performance in trained soldiers. Applied Ergonomics, 58, 566-572. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.04.010
We developed a standardized laboratory treadmill protocol for assessing physiological responses to a simulated backpack load-carriage task in trained soldiers, and assessed th...

Sleep disruption and its effect on lymphocyte redeployment following an acute bout of exercise

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Florida-James, G. D., Ingram, L. A., Simpson, R. J., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2015)
Sleep disruption and its effect on lymphocyte redeployment following an acute bout of exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 47, 100-108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2014.12.018
Sleep disruption and deprivation are common in contemporary society and have been linked with poor health, decreased job performance and increased life-stress. The rapid redep...

Resting Blood Lymphocytes Are Activated By Autologous Serum After A 40km Cycling Time Trial: 542

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Simpson, R. J., Bartlett, D. B., Booth, S., Florida-James, G. D., & McFarlin, B. K. (2009)
Resting Blood Lymphocytes Are Activated By Autologous Serum After A 40km Cycling Time Trial: 542. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 41(Supplement 1), 7. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000353277.01938.3c
PURPOSE: Although it is known that peripheral blood lymphocytes display an activated phenotype immediately after an acute bout of high-intensity exercise, it is not known if t...

Reliability Study Of The Technique To Assess Upper Respiratory Airway Inflammation In A Polluted Environment: 1695

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Gomes, E. C., Florida-James, G., & Stone, V. (2009)
Reliability Study Of The Technique To Assess Upper Respiratory Airway Inflammation In A Polluted Environment: 1695. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 41(Supplement 1), 99. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000354860.20764.82
Airway inflammation can be detected by an increased influx of inflammatory cells, such as neutrophils, as well as increased expression of inflammatory markers, which include i...

Metabolic Differences Between Backpack Walking And Running At A Fixed Treadmill Velocity In 'Elite" British Soldiers: A Pilot Study: 708

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Graham, S. M., Florida-James, G. D., Connaboy, C., Clement, R., & Simpson, R. J. (2009)
Metabolic Differences Between Backpack Walking And Running At A Fixed Treadmill Velocity In 'Elite" British Soldiers: A Pilot Study: 708. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 41(Supplement 1), 57. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000353442.94255.27
Soldiers who serve in the "elite" units of the British Army are expected to "speed march" carrying heavy backpack loads, which involves a combination of both running and fast ...

Impact of Pollution, Heat and Humidity on Athletic Performance: 2040

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Couto Gomes, E., Florida-James, G., & Stone, V. (2008)
Impact of Pollution, Heat and Humidity on Athletic Performance: 2040. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 40(Supplement), S363. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000323452.60241.02
No abstract available. E-22 Free Communication/Poster - Environmental Conditions: Air Quality

High-Intensity Exercise Mobilises Senescent T-lymphocytes into the Peripheral Blood Compartment in Young and Old Subjects: 781

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Simpson, R. J., Cosgrove, C., Florida-James, G. D., Whyte, G. P., Pircher, H., & Guy, K. (2007)
High-Intensity Exercise Mobilises Senescent T-lymphocytes into the Peripheral Blood Compartment in Young and Old Subjects: 781. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 39(Supplement), S61. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000273140.61651.0b
T-cell senescence occurs during aging as a consequence of chromosome telomere shortening in response to repetitive antigenic stimulation. Senescent T-lymphocytes normally exhi...

Physiological and Anthropometrical Indicators of Backpack Running Performance in ??Elite?? British Soldiers: 1384

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Graham, S. M., Simpson, R. J., Clement, R., & Florida-James, G. D. (2007)
Physiological and Anthropometrical Indicators of Backpack Running Performance in ??Elite?? British Soldiers: 1384. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 39(Supplement), S199. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000273743.89788.1f
PURPOSE: To identify indicators of backpack running performance in “elite” British soldiers using an extensive range of physiological and anthropometrical variables. METHODS: ...

Injury occurrence and mood states during a desert ultramarathon

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Graham, S. M., McKinley, M., Chris, C. C., Westbury, T., Baker, J. S., Kilgore, L., & Florida-James, G. (2012)
Injury occurrence and mood states during a desert ultramarathon. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 22(6), 462-466. https://doi.org/10.1097/jsm.0b013e3182694734
Objective: To describe injuries and illnesses presented and profile mood states and sleep patterns during a desert environment ultramarathon. Design: Prospective study gatheri...

Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men

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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, https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00592.2017
Ageing is associated with a dysfunctional endothelial phenotype, as well as reduced angiogenic capabilities. Exercise exerts beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, p...