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Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment

Journal Article
Hubbard, G., Campbell, A., Davies, Z., Munro, J., Ireland, A. V., Leslie, S., …Treweek, S. (2015)
Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 1(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-015-0009-z
Background Recruitment to randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is a perennial problem. Calls have been made for trialists to make recruitment performance publicly available. Th...

Effects of supervised exercise on motivational outcomes in breast cancer survivors at 5-year follow-up

Journal Article
Trinh, L., Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Crawford, J. J., & Courneya, K. S. (2014)
Effects of supervised exercise on motivational outcomes in breast cancer survivors at 5-year follow-up. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 18(6), 557-563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2014.07.004
Short-term physical activity (PA) has beneficial effects on symptom management and quality of life, however, longer-term adherence is likely needed for improved disease outcom...

Is referral of postsurgical colorectal cancer survivors to cardiac rehabilitation feasible and acceptable? A pragmatic pilot randomised controlled trial with embedded qualitative study

Journal Article
Hubbard, G., Adams, R., Campbell, A., Kidd, L., Leslie, S. J., Munro, J., & Watson, A. (2016)
Is referral of postsurgical colorectal cancer survivors to cardiac rehabilitation feasible and acceptable? A pragmatic pilot randomised controlled trial with embedded qualitative study. BMJ Open, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009284
Objectives (1) Assess whether cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a feasible and acceptable model of rehabilitation for postsurgical colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors, (2) evaluate...

Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy

Journal Article
Triggs, C., Lafferty, M. E., Brown, H. E., & Tolley, H. L. (2011)
Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 2(3), 183-195. https://doi.org/10.1080/21520704.2011.619046
This article explains how a sport psychologist practitioner used metaphors within song lyrics to broach the transition phase of retention or release with elite young football ...

In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scispo.2014.09.006
Objectives. — To explore winter sports athletes’ experiences of adversity within their sporting careers. Methods. — Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with se...

Psychometric properties of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire with Chinese talented athletes

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1282619
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...

Physical education in Taiwan: when students begin to take control

Journal Article
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
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...

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

Journal Article
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R., Cranston, I., Ingram, L., Wright, G. P., …Florida-James, G. D. (2018)
Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 314(3), 392-402. 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...

Lymphocyte Apoptosis, Adhesion/activation Molecules And Complement Regulatory Proteins Following Intensive, Moderate And Eccentric Exercise: 1739 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Journal Article
Simpson, R. J., Guy, K., Whyte, G. P., & Florida-James, G. D. (2005)
Lymphocyte Apoptosis, Adhesion/activation Molecules And Complement Regulatory Proteins Following Intensive, Moderate And Eccentric Exercise: 1739 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 37(Supplement), S336. https://doi.org/10.1097/00005768-200505001-01738
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Training of clinical recruiters to improve recruitment to an exercise intervention during breast cancer treatment

Journal Article
Campbell, A. M., Whyte, F., & Mutrie, N. (2005)
Training of clinical recruiters to improve recruitment to an exercise intervention during breast cancer treatment. Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing, 9(3-4), 211-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cein.2006.08.010
Summary This report describes a recruitment strategy, including the employment and training of dedicated clinical recruiters, to improve recruitment to lifestyle interventions...
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Medical Research Scotland - PhD studentship

2015 - 2019
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...
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £118,664

Mountain Bike Innovation project at Glentress

2016 - 2019
To re-establish Scotland’s status as Global Centre of Excellence for all aspects of mountain biking. Enable a sustainable industry led approach to mountain bike sector development using the knowledge...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £249,984

Mountain Bike Centre of Excellence

2014 - 2016
To re-establish Scotland’s status as Global Centre of Excellence for all aspects of mountain biking. Enable a sustainable industry led approach to mountain bike sector development using the knowledge...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £220,000

Mountain Bike Suspension Optimisation

2015 - 2016
The project aim is to test, develop and and refine the suspension hardware of an innovative bike design that has been designed and prototyped by the company- Forge Bikes.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,913

Efficacy testing of a revolutionary new foot exercise & strengthening device

2014 - 2015
The aim of this project is to evaluate and assess the efficacy of a revolutionary (patent pending) foot exercising device. The company want to demonstrate that this device works better than anything ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,004

Does high intensity intermittent excerise increase fat oxidation post exercise in females

2015 - 2015
Medical Research Scotland (MRS) -Vacation Scholarship 2015
Funder: Medical Research Scotland | Value: £2,000

Honey Hibernation Project

2015 - 2015
The aim of the project is to investigate whether pre-sleep ingestion of honey can improve parameters of sleep and subsequent mood and cognitive performance
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Assessing the efficacy of a Physical Activity and Health Behaviour Change interventions alongside the use of an activity tracking device and platform to change physical activity behaviour in cancer pa...

2016 - 2018
This is a research and evaluation of Macmillan Move all project in collaboration with Paths for all partnership.
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £19,885

Player Load Monitoring & Performance in Elite Scottish Rugby Union (PhD)

2017 - 2020
Sports team coaching and support staff face a regular challenge to provide optimal player workloads in order to elicit positive development and performance adaptations, while at the same time minimisi...
Funder: Scottish Rugby Union | Value: £58,894

The Significant Ankle Ligament Injury (SALI) Cohort Study

2016 - 2021
This is an Arthritis research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis funded research project collaboration between the University of Nottingham (lead) and Edinburgh Napier University. The s...
Funder: Arthritis Research UK
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Sleep disruption, immune cell redeployment and endocrine response following an acute bout of exercise

2007 - 2016
Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone

An investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes

2015 - 2017
A mixed method approach to understanding the nature of psychological resielince in junior athletes, reviewing and proposi...
Dr Hollie Fountain | Director of Studies: Prof Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

Physiological adaptations to two sprint interval training modalities

2020 - date
Mr Mykolas Kavaliauskas | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Lesley Ingram-Sills

The influence of age, aerobic fitness, cardiovascular risk factors and cytomegalovirus on angiogenic T cells and endothelial progenitor cells

2011 - 2016
Dr Mark Ross | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Eva Malone

Ambulatory physiological assessment: an ergonomic approach to the dynamic work environment and temporal variability in heart rate variability, blood pressure and the cortisol awakening response.

2011 - 2015
Dr Tom Campbell | Director of Studies: Prof Geraint Florida-James | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

Noncontact injuries in Scottish hockey: A study of epidemiology, current practice and a preventative measure

2014 - date
Mr Tom Johnston | Director of Studies: Dr Konstantinos Kaliarntas | Second Supervisor: Dr Susan Brown

The trajectory to elite level: an investigation of the individual and environmental features of within career transitions in sport

2013 - 2018
Dr George Andronikos | Director of Studies: Prof Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Dr Tony Westbury

A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment

2011 - 2017
Dr Cedric English | Director of Studies: Prof Russell Martindale | Second Supervisor: Christine Nash