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Investigating the association of self-regulated learning skills and physical activity in Hong Kong Chinese and Scottish adolescents

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Pitkethly, A. J., Lau, P. W. C., & Maddison, R. (2019)
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, 17(6), 670-684. https://doi.org/10.1080/1612197x.2018.1444077
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 ...

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. (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...

Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial

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Pegington, M., Adams, J. E., Bundred, N. J., Harvie, M. N., Campbell, A., Howell, A., …Harvey, M. (2018)
Recruitment to the “Breast—Activity and Healthy Eating After Diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) Randomized Controlled Trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(1), 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735416687850
Excess weight at breast cancer diagnosis and weight gain during treatment are linked to increased breast cancer specific and all-cause mortality. The Breast—Activity and Healt...

Development and validation of self-reported line drawings of the modified Beighton score for the assessment of generalised joint hypermobility

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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), https://doi.org/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 ...

School-based Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour in Children: A Systematic Review

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M. Hegarty, L., Mair, J. L., Kirby, K., Murtagh, E., & Murphy, M. H. (2016)
School-based Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour in Children: A Systematic Review. AIMS public health, 3(3), 520-541. https://doi.org/10.3934/publichealth.2016.3.520
Prolonged, uninterrupted periods of sedentary time may be associated with increased risk of Type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality even if the minimu...

In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes

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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...

Relative age effect: implications for effective practice

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Andronikos, G., Elumaro, A. I., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016)
Relative age effect: implications for effective practice. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(12), 1124-1131. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1093647
Physical and psychological differences related to birthdate amongst athletes of the same selection year have been characterised as the “relative age effects” (RAEs). RAEs have...

Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future

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Nash, C., Martindale, R., Collins, D., & Martindale, A. (2012)
Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(10), 985-994. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.682079
Research into expertise is increasing across a number of domains pertinent to sport. Whilst this increase is particularly apparent in coaching, a key question is how to identi...

Using computer, mobile and wearable technology interventions to change sedentary behaviours: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Stephenson, A., Murphy, M., McDonough, . S., Nugent, C., & Mair, J. (2017)
Using computer, mobile and wearable technology interventions to change sedentary behaviours: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers, https://doi.org/10.3389/conf.FPUBH.2017.03.00033
Rationale: High levels of sedentary behavior (SB) are strongly associated with several negative health consequences (1). Technologies such as mobile applications (apps), weara...

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

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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...