Havard, C. & Willis, A. (2012). Effects of installing a marked crosswalk on road crossing behaviour and perceptions of the environment. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 15, 249-260. doi:10.1016/j.trf.2011.12.007. ISSN 1369-8478
A two-pronged study was conducted to investigate (a) pedestrians’ road-crossing behaviour and (b) perceptions of the walking environment, both before and after the installatio...
Campbell, . A., Stevinson, C. & Crank, H. C. (2012). The BASES Expert Statement on Exercise and Cancer Survivorship. Journal of sports sciences. 30(9), 949-952. doi:10.1080/02640414.2012.671953. ISSN 1466-447X
This statement provides a concise overview of the evidence on the benefits of staying active after a cancer diagnosis and the current guidelines for exercise prescription with...
Baird, M. F., Graham, S. M., Baker, J. S. & Bickerstaff, G. F. (2011). Creatine-Kinase- and exercise-related muscle damage implications for muscle performance and recovery. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2012, 1-13. doi:10.1155/2012/960363. ISSN 2090-0724
The appearance of creatine kinase (CK) in blood has been generally considered to be an indirect marker of muscle damage, particularly for diagnosis of medical conditions such ...
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...
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
The worldwide success of the Whisky Industry provides a considerable supply of biomass-derived waste streams for future use. Sustainable valorisation of these streams will drive additional economic gr...
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.
Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health. Programme Leader: BA Business and Enterprise in Sport
Programme Leader Sport, Exercise and Health Science
Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
Leggate, M., Carter, W. G., Evans, M. J. C., Vennard, R. A., Sribala-Sundaram, S. & Nimmo, M. A. (2011). Determination of inflammatory and prominent proteomic changes in plasma and adipose tissue after high-intensity intermittent training in overweight and obese males. Journal of Applied Physiology. 112, 1353-1360. doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.01080.2011. ISSN 8750-7587
This study aimed to determine whether 2 wk of high-intensity intermittent training (HIIT) altered inflammatory status in plasma and adipose tissue in overweight and obese male...
Blaney, J. M., Lowe-Strong, A., Rankin-Watt, J., Campbell, A. & Gracey, J. H. (2011). Cancer survivors' exercise barriers, facilitators and preferences in the context of fatigue, quality of life and physical activity participation: a questionnaire–survey. Psycho-Oncology. 22(1), 186--194. doi:10.1002/pon.2072. ISSN 1057-9249
ObjectiveTo investigate the exercise barriers, facilitators and preferences of a mixed sample of cancer survivors as well as fatigue levels, quality of life (QoL) and the freq...
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. doi:10.1080/21520704.2011.619046. ISSN 2152-0704
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 ...
O'Connor, P. L., Hughes, S. M., McGuinness, K., Furlong, B., Gray, C., O'Hara, K., …Moyna, N. M. (2011). Relation Between Endothelial Microparticles and Endothelial Function Following Acute Exercise in Men with CAD: 2652. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 43(Suppl 1), 735-736. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000402044.01256.3d. ISSN 0195-9131
PURPOSE: Microparticles (MP) are small membranous vesicles shed from formed elements such as circulating platelets and vascular endothelial cells. They express surface antigen...
Hughes, S. M., McGuinness, K., Furlong, B., Gray, C., O'Hara, K., McCaffrey, N., …Moyna, N. M. (2011). Effect of Self-Regulated Exercise Intensity on Endothelial Function in Men with Coronary Artery Disease. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 43(Suppl 1), 739. doi:10.1249/01.MSS.0000402055.06201.5b. ISSN 0195-9131
PURPOSE: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the Ireland and the EU and kills more people than all cancers combined. It accounts for 55% of all death...
Graham, S. M. (2011). Injury Rates, Mood States And Sleep Patterns During A Desert Ultra Marathon: 1579. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 43(Suppl 1), 356. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000400979.13901.a1. ISSN 1530-0315
INTRODUCTION: The Gobi Challenge 2009 was an ultra marathon held in the south western province of the Gobi Desert during July 2009. Participants ran in seven consecutive stage...
Gomes, E. C., Stone, V. & Florida-James, G. (2010). Impact of heat and pollution on oxidative stress and CC16 secretion after 8 km run. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 111, 2089-2097. doi:10.1007/s00421-011-1839-x. ISSN 1439-6319
To investigate the acute effect of a hot, humid and ozone-polluted (O3) environment on lung inflammation and oxidative tress of runners performing 8 km time trial run. Using a...
John Wang, C. K., Sproule, J., McNeill, M., Martindale, R. J. J. & Lee, K. S. (2010). Impact of the talent development environment on achievement goals and life aspirations in Singapore. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. 23, 263-276. doi:10.1080/10413200.2010.543120. ISSN 1041-3200
Producing successful athletes in Singapore is a high priority, and the financial rewards for those that make it are great. In light of such an extrinsically motivated structur...
Psycharakis, S., Paradisis, G. & Zacharogiannis, E. (2010). Assessment of accuracy, reliability and force measurement errors for a tethered swimming apparatus. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 11, 410-416. ISSN 1474-8185
Researchers frequently use purpose-built devices to calculate propulsive forces during tethered swimming. Although such devices are subject to force measurement errors, no spe...
Psycharakis, S. (2010). A longitudinal analysis on the validity and reliability of ratings of perceived exertion for elite swimmers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 25, 420-426. doi:10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181bff58c. ISSN 1064-8011
The purpose of this study was to examine longitudinally the reliability and validity of ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) for monitoring exercise intensity in elite swimmers...
Gomes, E. C., Allgrove, J. E., Florida-James, G. & Stone, V. (2010). Effect of vitamin supplementation on lung injury and running performance in a hot, humid, and ozone-polluted environment. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 21, e452-e460. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01366.x. ISSN 0905-7188
In this study, the effect of vitamin C and E supplementation on lung injury and performance of runners were analyzed. Using a randomized, double-blinded, crossover design, nin...
Blaney, J., Lowe-Strong, A., Rankin, J., Campbell, A., Allen, J. & Gracey, J. (2010). The Cancer Rehabilitation Journey: Barriers to and Facilitators of Exercise Among Patients With Cancer-Related Fatigue. Physical Therapy. 90(8), 1135--1147. doi:10.2522/ptj.20090278. ISSN 0031-9023
Background Despite the evidence to support exercise as an effective management strategy for patients with cancer-related fatigue (CRF), many of the general cancer population a...
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...
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...