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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...

Great Britain's Olympians with generalised joint hypermobility have a higher prevalence of knee osteoarthritis.

Journal Article
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., & Palmer-Green, D. (2016)
Great Britain's Olympians with generalised joint hypermobility have a higher prevalence of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 24(Sup. 1), S218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.421
Purpose: Individuals with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) are reported, in the clinical setting, to be at greater risk of developing musculoskeletal related joint pain, ...

Spanish version of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire for sport: Cultural adaptation and initial validation

Journal Article
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Olivares, P. R., Andronikos, G., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2017)
Spanish version of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire for sport: Cultural adaptation and initial validation. PLOS ONE, 12(6), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177721
This study aimed to translate the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire into Spanish and provide an initial validation. A recommended methodology for translation and cu...

Effects of in-season uphill sprinting on physical characteristics in semi-professional soccer players

Journal Article
Kavaliauskas, M., Kilvington, R., & Babraj, J. (2017)
Effects of in-season uphill sprinting on physical characteristics in semi-professional soccer players. Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness, 57(3), 165-170. https://doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06066-7
AIM: Soccer performance is determined by a number of physiological adaptations that can be altered by high intensity training. However, the effectiveness of using an uphill sp...

An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes

Thesis
Fountain, H. E. An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979005
Psychological resilience has been described as a multidimensional, context specific concept, and has been defined in numerous ways that attempt to encapsulate the process by w...

A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment

Thesis
English, C. V. A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978840
It may be argued that there are fewer sporting environments where politics and sport are so intertwined, however having undergone significant socio-political changes and devel...

The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill

Journal Article
Rawcliffe, A. J., Graham, S. M., Simpson, R. J., Moir, G. L., Martindale, R. J., Psycharakis, S. G., & Connaboy, C. (2020)
The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill. Journal of strength and conditioning research, 34(3), 754-762. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000002139
High rates of occupational training-related lower-limb musculoskeletal [MSK] overuse injuries are reported for British Army recruits during basic training. Foot-drill is a rep...

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, 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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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

Effects of load carriage on the preception action coupling when jumping for maximal distance

2014 - 2014
The study has a health focus with the results aiming to reduce the likelihood of overuse injuries. It will examine the effects if load carried and action response when experienced participants are ask...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £2,421

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

The WATER project: Which Aquatic Exercises work best?

2014 - 2017
Identifying muscle recuitment for aquatic exercises used in interventions for core strengthening and rehabilitation from musculoskeletal disorders
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £4,410

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
7 results

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

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

The effects of a hockey specific warm up on performance enhancement and injuury prevention

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