Campbell, A. Exercise and breast cancer survivorship: an update on the evidence.. (Unpublished)
Ross, M. D. (2016). The Influence of Age, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Exercise and Sedentary Behaviours on Circulating Angiogenic Cells and Cell Surface Receptor Expression. (Thesis)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest killer of people in western civilisation. Age is a significant risk factor for the development for CVD, and treatments and therapie...
Elumaro, A. I. (2015). Understanding the Nature of Talent Identification and Development in the Nigerian Context. (Thesis)
In recent times, the sports sector across the globe has attracted economic interests both from the public and the private sector. For example, the cost of hosting the 2014 FIF...
Arthritis Research UK
This is an Arthritis research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis funded research project collaboration between the University of Nottingham (lead) and Edinburgh Napier University. The s...
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.
Medical Research Scotland
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...
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Dean of Applied Sciences
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Wilson, L. M. In utero androgen administration induces changes in gene expression and purkinje cell development in the cerebellum. (Thesis)
Steroids play a major role in the development of the CNS with those brain areas involved in sexual behaviour having been the focus of most neuroendocrine studies to date e.g. ...
Ramaswamy, S. ovine model of polycystic ovary syndrome. (Thesis)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder encompassing
reproductive and metabolic dysfunction. Ovarian hyperandrogenism is an
endocrine hallmark of human PCOS. In...
Bamaga, M. A. Identification and characterisation of an Old Yellow Enzyme (OYE) - NamA from Listeria monocytogenes. (Thesis)
The food-borne pathogene Listeria monocytogenes has been considered a significant threat to human health worldwide. It mainly infects individuals suffering insuffecint immunit...
Boukelia, B. Diurnal variation in physiological, psychological and immune responses to running 10 km time trials performed in hot and cold environments. (Thesis)
Purpose: To investigate the physiological, immunological and psychological response to an intense bout of exercise performed by highly trained individuals at 09:00 hs and 16:0...
Ding, Y. theranostic applications in chemotherapy. (Thesis)
Proteolytic degradation of the extracellular matrix (ECM) by overexpressed endoproteases, notably the matrix metalloproteinase MMP-9 and legumain (human asparaginyl endopeptid...
Johnson, R. A. On Depression and Subjectivity: A Lacanian Approach. (Thesis)
The signifier of ‘depression’, substantiated by dominant therapeutic practices such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and constructed by mainstream psychological discourse, is ...
Reid, I. G. Geographical variation in life history response to stress in the Freshwater Snail, Lymnaea stagnalis. (Thesis)
Life histories are known to vary across geographic ranges in response to a number of factors, both biotic and abiotic. Environmental calcium availability has been shown to aff...
Lang'at, J. K. S. Impacts of tree harvesting on the carbon balance and functioning in mangrove forests. (Thesis)
Mangrove forests are considered one of the most efficient natural carbon sinks and their preservation is thus important in climate change mitigation. However, they are declini...
Methven, K. J. The knowledge development of an expert gymnastics coach and the significance of the coach education structure in this development process. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6655
The purpose of this study was to identify the process underlying the knowledge
development of expert gymnastic coaches. This research looked specifically at; how
Egan, C. D. Children’s gaze behaviour at real-world and simulated road crossings. (Thesis)
Children and older adults are overrepresented in pedestrian accidents (Department for Transport, 2010a, 2010b). Gaze behaviour is cited as a contributing factor in the majorit...
Almohaish, A. A. Characterisation of class II and III fructose bisphosphatases in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824. (Thesis)
In low GC Gram-positive bacteria, the phenomenon of carbon catabolite repression is dependent on a metabolite-activated bifunctional protein kinase/phosphorylase. In Clostridi...
Spielmann, G. The impact of exercise, adiposity and persistent viral infection on blood T-Cell phenotype and function. (Thesis)
Human ageing is associated with a progressive decline in the function of the immune system, commonly referred as immunosenescence. This is characterized by the shrinkage of th...
Medical Research Scotland (MRS) -Vacation Scholarship 2015
Chief Scientists Office
Identifying muscle recuitment for aquatic exercises used in interventions for core strengthening and rehabilitation from musculoskeletal disorders
Scottish Funding Council
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 ...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
As professionalism within surfing has attracted increasing sponsorship money, conditioning and decreased injury risk is of a high priority to the individual surfer. The project will endeavour to look...
(Nuff) Cobalt Transport Proteins of Salmonella
The majority of clinically used anticancer drugs suffer from poor selectivity for tumour ...
My main area of research interest is the role of exercise and ageing on vitamin D metabolism. Scotland is identified as a vitamin D deficient nat...