Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Pitkethly, A. J., Lau, P. W. C., & Maddison, R. (2018). 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, (1-15). doi:10.1080/1612197x.2018.1444077. ISSN 1612-197X
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 ...
English, C., Nash, C., & Martindale, R. (in press). The effects of structural change: An investigation into the South African cricket development pathway. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, doi:10.1080/19406940.2018.1434811. ISSN 1940-6940
Sports organisations face immense challenge, both structurally and organisationally, in coordinating talent development processes. This complex interaction may be exacerbated...
Lithgow, H., & Leggate, M. (2018). The Effect of a Single Bout of High Intensity Intermittent Exercise on Glucose Tolerance in Non-diabetic Older Adults. International Journal of Exercise Science, 11(3), (95-105). ISSN 1939-795X
Our aim was to investigate the acute effects of a single bout of high intensity intermittent training (HIIT) on glucose tolerance and other physiological and metabolic markers...
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The project will measure circulating white blood cells and progenitor cells in response to an extreme exercise running bout/event/ We will also be quantifying upper respiratory tract symptoms.
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Lecturer and overseas programme leader
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R., Cranston, I., Ingram, L., Wright, G. P., …Florida-James, G. D. (2017). Lower Resting and Exercise-Induced Circulating Angiogenic Progenitors and Angiogenic T-Cells in Older Men. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00592.2017. ISSN 0363-6135
Ageing is associated with a dysfunctional endothelial phenotype, as well as reduced angiogenic capabilities. Exercise exerts beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system, p...
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). ISSN 1443-0770
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...
Westbury, T. (2017). Faster, Fitter, Happier: 75 questions with a Sport Psychologist. Oxford: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Faster, Fitter, Happier is the first book to bridge the gap between the practice of psychology across both professional and amateur sport, and the theoretical foundations on w...
Rawcliffe, A. J., Graham, S. M., Simpson, R. J., Moir, G. L., Martindale, R. J., Psycharakis, S. G., & Connaboy, C. (2017). The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill. Journal of strength and conditioning research, (1). doi:10.1519/jsc.0000000000002139. ISSN 1064-8011
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...
Grant, M. C., & Kavaliauskas, M. (2017). Land Based Resistance Training and Youth Swimming Performance. International Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 3(4), doi:10.23937/2469-5718/1510064. ISSN 2469-5718
Resistance training has been shown to have both performance-
enhancing and injury-reducing benefits in youth athletes. The benefits are somewhat overlooked by many swimming co...
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Olivares, P., Andronikos, G. & Martindale, R. (2017). Spanish Version of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire for Sport: Cultural Adaptation and Initial Validation. PLoS ONE. 12(6)doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177721. ISSN 1932-6203
This study aimed to translate the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire into Spanish and provide an initial validation. A recommended methodology for translation and cu...
Kavaliauskas, M., Steer, T. P., & Babraj, J. A. (2016). Cardiorespiratory fitness and aerobic performance adaptations to a 4-week sprint interval training in young healthy untrained females. Sport Sciences for Health, 13(1), (17-23). doi:10.1007/s11332-016-0313-x. ISSN 1824-7490
The aim of this study was to test the effects of sprint interval training (SIT) on cardiorespiratory fitness and aerobic performance measures in young females.
Songsorn, P., Lambeth-Mansell, A., Mair, J. L., Haggett, M., Fitzpatrick, B. L., Ruffino, J., …Vollaard, N. B. J. (2016). Exercise training comprising of single 20-s cycle sprints does not provide a sufficient stimulus for improving maximal aerobic capacity in sedentary individuals. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(8), (1511-1517). doi:10.1007/s00421-016-3409-8. ISSN 1439-6319
Purpose: Sprint interval training (SIT) provides a potent stimulus for improving maximal aerobic capacity ([Formula: see text]), which is among the strongest markers for futur...
Brick, N. E., Campbell, M. J., Metcalfe, R. S., Mair, J. L., & MacIntyre, T. E. (2016). Altering Pace Control and Pace Regulation: Attentional Focus Effects during Running. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(5), (879-886). doi:10.1249/mss.0000000000000843. ISSN 0195-9131
Purpose: To date there are no published studies directly comparing self-controlled and externally-controlled pace endurance tasks. However, previous research suggests pace con...
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). doi:10.1080/02640414.2015.1093647. ISSN 0264-0414
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...
Westbury, T. (2015). For sporting greats, knowing when to quit is the hardest challenge of all. The Conversation,
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Westbury, T. (2015). Can a zen-like state of mind power super cyclist to one of sport’s great world records?. The Conversation,