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An exploratory study of the relationship between psychosocial hazard and ambulatory physiological response in higher education employees

Journal Article
Campbell, T. (2016)
An exploratory study of the relationship between psychosocial hazard and ambulatory physiological response in higher education employees. International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 9(3), 360-374. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJWHM-11-2015-0068
Purpose: as exposure to psychosocial hazard at work represents a substantial risk factor for employee health in many modern occupations, being able to accurately assess how em...

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

Journal Article
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...

The Injury/Illness Performance Project (IIPP): A Novel Epidemiological Approach for Recording the Consequences of Sports Injuries and Illnesses

Journal Article
Palmer-Green, D., Fuller, C., Jaques, R., & Hunter, G. (2013)
The Injury/Illness Performance Project (IIPP): A Novel Epidemiological Approach for Recording the Consequences of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. Journal of sports medicine, 2013, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/523974
Background. Describing the frequency, severity, and causes of sports injuries and illnesses reliably is important for quantifying the risk to athletes and providing direction ...

Relative age effect: implications for effective practice

Journal Article
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...

Investigating the experience of outdoor and adventurous project work in an educational setting using a self-determination framework

Journal Article
Sproule, J., Martindale, R., Wang, J., Allison, P., Nash, C., & Gray, S. (2013)
Investigating the experience of outdoor and adventurous project work in an educational setting using a self-determination framework. European Physical Education Review, 19(3), 315-328. https://doi.org/10.1177/1356336x13495629
The purpose of this study was to carry out a preliminary investigation to explore the use of outdoor and adventurous project work (PW) within an educational setting. Specifica...

Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire

Journal Article
Martindale, R. J., Collins, D., Douglas, C., & Whike, A. (2013)
Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(1), 41-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.718443
It is clear that high class expertise and effective practice exists within many talent development environments across the world. However, there is also a general consensus th...

Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future

Journal Article
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...

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

Journal Article
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...

Effectiveness of physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in altering sedentary behaviour among older adults: a systematic review

Journal Article
McCorry, M., Murphy, M., Bleakley, C., & Mair, J. (2018)
Effectiveness of physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in altering sedentary behaviour among older adults: a systematic review. Lancet, 392(S61), S61. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(18)32045-2
Background Long and frequent bouts of sedentary behaviour pose a major risk to health and increase the incidence of hypokinetic diseases and mortality, independent of the risk...

User adoption of the Worktivity mobile app to help reduce occupational sedentary behaviour in an office environment

Conference Proceeding
Garcia-Constantino, M., Nugent, C., Stephenson, A., McDonough, S. M., Murphy, M. H., & Mair, J. L. (2018)
User adoption of the Worktivity mobile app to help reduce occupational sedentary behaviour in an office environment. In Conference Proceedings of HCI 2018. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2018.175
In this paper we introduce the Worktivity mobile app as a potential solution to help reduce occupational sitting in an office environment. Worktivity functions by sending hour...