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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...

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...

Treatment-related cardiovascular late effects and exercise training countermeasures in testicular germ cell cancer survivorship

Journal Article
Christensen, J. F., Bandak, M., Campbell, A., Jones, L. W., & Højman, P. (2015)
Treatment-related cardiovascular late effects and exercise training countermeasures in testicular germ cell cancer survivorship. Acta oncologica, 54(5), 592-599. https://doi.org/10.3109/0284186x.2014.995776
Treatment of testicular germ cell cancer constitutes a major success story in modern oncology. Today, the vast majority of patients are cured by a therapeutic strategy using o...

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...

The intervention effect of SMS delivery on Chinese adolescent's physical activity.

Journal Article
Lau, P. W. C., Pitkethly, A. J., Leung, B. W. C., Lau, E. Y., & Wang, J. (2019)
The intervention effect of SMS delivery on Chinese adolescent's physical activity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(5), 787. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16050787
To examine the effects of short messaging service (SMS) frequency and timing on the 13 efficacy of an SMS-intervention for Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Sixty nine students a...

Automation enhancement and accuracy investigation of a portable single-camera gait analysis system

Journal Article
Yang, C., Ugbolue, U. C., McNicol, D., Stankovic, V., Stankovic, L., Kerr, A., …Rowe, P. J. (2019)
Automation enhancement and accuracy investigation of a portable single-camera gait analysis system. IET Science, Measurements and Technology, 13(4), 563–571. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-smt.2018.5246
While optical motion analysis systems can provide high-fidelity gait parameters, they are usually impractical for local clinics and home use, due to high cost, requirement for...

Joint range of motion entropy changes in response to load carriage in military personnel

Journal Article
Morrison, A., Hale, J., & Brown, S. (2019)
Joint range of motion entropy changes in response to load carriage in military personnel. Human Movement Science, 66, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2019.04.014
Background Overuse accounts for 82% of injuries in military personnel, and these occur predominantly in the spine and low limbs. While non-linear analyses have shown changes i...
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The influence of aerobic exercise training to attenuate chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity and vascular dysfunction in breast cancer and leukaemia patients

2018 - 2021
This project will be based in the Sport, Exercise and Health Research theme within the School of Applied Sciences, and is led by Dr. Mark Ross, Miss Karen Campbell and Professor Geraint Florida-James ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £58,079

Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants

2018 - 2018
Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants
Funder: Scottish Cycling | Value: £4,999

Physical ACTivity: the tool to improve the quality of LIFE in osteoporosis people

2018 - 2020
ACTLIFE is focused on the development and dissemination across Europe of ACTLIFE protocol aimed to the secondary and tertiary prevention of osteoporosis consequences through physical activities. In pa...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £1,236

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

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
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

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

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