Couto Gomes, E., Florida-James, G. & Stone, V. (2008). Impact of Pollution, Heat and Humidity on Athletic Performance: 2040. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 40(Supplement), S363. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000323452.60241.02. ISSN 0195-9131
No abstract available.
E-22 Free Communication/Poster - Environmental Conditions: Air Quality
Psycharakis, S. & Sanders, R. (2008). velocity calculations in swimming. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 12, 262-265. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2007.11.008. ISSN 1440-2440
The intracycle velocity (V) of a fixed point on a swimmer’s body, usually the hip, is frequently calculated as a direct indication of the intracycle V of the centre of mass (C...
Simpson, R. J., Cosgrove, C., Ingram, L. A., Florida-James, G. D., Whyte, G. P., Pircher, H. & Guy, K. (2008). Senescent T-lymphocytes are mobilised into the peripheral blood compartment in young and older humans after exhaustive exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22(4), 544-551. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2007.11.002. ISSN 0889-1591
Senescent T-lymphocytes are antigen-experienced cells that express the killer-cell lectin-like receptor G1 (KLRG1) and/or CD57; fail to clonally expand following further antig...
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
Reader in Marine Sciences / Co-Director of Research, St Abbs Marine Station
Campbell, J. P., Guy, K., Cosgrove, C., Florida-James, G. & Simpson, R. J. (2008). Total lymphocyte CD8 expression is not a reliable marker of cytotoxic T-cell populations in human peripheral blood following an acute bout of high-intensity exercise. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22, 375-380. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2007.09.001. ISSN 0889-1591
Cytotoxic T-lymphocytes co-express the T-cell receptor, CD3 and the MHC I restricted antigen CD8. Although total CD8 expression is often used to identify CD8+ T-cells in blood...
Laird, P. & Waters, L. (2008). Eyewitness Recollection of Sport Coaches. International journal of performance analysis in sport. 8(1), 76-84. ISSN 1474-8185
The current study is based on the works of Franks and Miller (1986) Eyewitness Testimony in Sport which measured coaches' observational accuracy from one half of an internatio...
Balmer, J., Bird, S. R., Davison, R. & Lucia, A. (2008). Effect of age on 16.1km time trial performance. Journal of Sports Sciences. 26, 197-206. doi:10.1080/02640410701446901. ISSN 0264-0414
In this study, we assessed the performance of trained senior (n = 6) and veteran (n = 6) cyclists (mean age 28 years, s = 3 and 57 years, s = 4 respectively). Each competitor ...
Patterson, S. D. & Gray, S. (2007). Carbohydrate-gel supplementation and endurance performance during intermittent high-intensity shuttle running. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 17. ISSN 1526-484X
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a carbohydrate (CHO) gel on performance after prolonged intermittent high-intensity shuttle running. Seven male soccer ...
Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G., Whyte, G. P., Black, J., Ross, J. & Guy, K. (2007). Apoptosis does not contribute to the blood lymphocytopenia observed after intensive and downhill treadmill running in humans. Research in Sports Medicine. 15, 157-174. doi:10.1080/15438620701405339. ISSN 1543-8627
The lymphocytopenia that occurs during the recovery stage of exercise may be a result of apoptosis through an increased expression of CD95, a loss of the complement regulatory...
Wang, W. & Theodoraki, E. (2007). Mass sport policy development in the Olympic City: the case of Qingdao – host to the 2008 sailing regatta. The journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. 127doi:10.1177/1466424007077345. ISSN 1466-4240
The Olympic Games have emerged as a significant catalyst of urban change and leave
numerous legacies to the cities and countries that host them. This article will address the
Simpson, R. J., Cosgrove, C., Florida-James, G. D., Whyte, G. P., Pircher, H. & Guy, K. (2007). High-Intensity Exercise Mobilises Senescent T-lymphocytes into the Peripheral Blood Compartment in Young and Old Subjects: 781. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 39(Supplement), S61. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000273140.61651.0b. ISSN 0195-9131
T-cell senescence occurs during aging as a consequence of chromosome telomere shortening in response to repetitive antigenic stimulation. Senescent T-lymphocytes normally exhi...
Graham, S. M., Simpson, R. J., Clement, R. & Florida-James, G. D. (2007). Physiological and Anthropometrical Indicators of Backpack Running Performance in ??Elite?? British Soldiers: 1384. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 39(Supplement), S199. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000273743.89788.1f. ISSN 0195-9131
PURPOSE: To identify indicators of backpack running performance in “elite” British soldiers using an extensive range of physiological and anthropometrical variables.
Marshall, H. C., Campbell, S. A., Roberts, C. W. & Nimmo, M. A. (2007). Human physiological and heat shock protein 72 adaptations during the initial phase of humid-heat acclimation. Journal of Thermal Biology. 32, 341-348. doi:10.1016/j.jtherbio.2007.04.003. ISSN 0306-4565
1. The timescale and integration of human whole body and cellular Hsp72 adaptations during the initial phase of human-heat acclimation were determined.
2. Two exercise humid-...
Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G., Cosgrove, C., Whyte, G. P., Macrae, S., Pircher, H. & Guy, K. (2007). High-intensity exercise elicits the mobilization of senescent T lymphocytes into the peripheral blood compartment in human subjects. Journal of Applied Physiology. 103, 396-401. doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.00007.2007. ISSN 15221601
Clonal expansion of T lymphocytes in response to antigenic stimulation is a fundamental process of adaptive immunity. As a consequence of clonal expansion, some T lymphocytes ...
Yu, Y., Tangney, M., Aass, H. C. & Mitchell, W. J. (2007). Analysis of the mechanism and regulation of lactose transport and metabolism in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73, 1842-1850. doi:10.1128/AEM.02082-06. ISSN 0099-2240
Although the acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) fermentation of Clostridium acetobutylicum is currently uneconomic, the ability of the bacterium to metabolise a wide range of carbo...
Macdonald, K. & Grieco, M. (2007). Accessibility, mobility and connectivity: the changing frontiers of everyday routine. Mobilities. 2, 1-14. doi:10.1080/17450100601106153. ISSN 1745-0101
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...