Tangney, M. & Mitchell, W. J. (2007). Characterisation of a glucose phosphotransferase system in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824. Applied microbiology and biotechnology. 74, 398-405. doi:10.1007/s00253-006-0679-9. ISSN 1432-0614
The transport of glucose by the solventogenic anaerobe Clostridium acetobutylicum was investigated. Glucose phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP)-dependent phosphotransferase system (PTS)...
Stradling, S. G., Anable, J. & Carreno, M. (2007). Performance, importance and user disgruntlement: a six-step method for measuring satisfaction with travel modes. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 41, 98-106. doi:10.1016/j.tra.2006.05.013. ISSN 0965-8564
The technique described in this paper builds on work in the customer service literature on the measurement of customer dissatisfaction to develop a new way of combining measur...
Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G., Whyte, G. P., Middleton, N., Shave, R., George, K. & Guy, K. (2007). The effects of marathon running on expression of the complement regulatory proteins CD55 (DAF) and CD59 (MACIF) on red blood cells. European journal of applied physiology. 99, 201-204. doi:10.1007/s00421-006-0326-2. ISSN 1439-6327
Exercise is known to result in the haemolysis of red blood cells (RBCs). Although mechanical stressors such as footstrike and an increased velocity of blood flow may be involv...
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
Middleton, N., Shave, R., George, K., Whyte, G. P., Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G. & Gaze, D. (2007). Impact of repeated prolonged exercise bouts on cardiac function and biomarkers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 39, 83-90. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000239395.93578.60. ISSN 0195-9131
Purpose: The present study examined the impact of repeated bouts of prolonged (
Methods: Ten athletes completed a 15.3-mile hill run on three consecutive days and were assesse...
Psycharakis, S. & Miller, S. (2006). Estimation of errors in force platform data. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 77, 514-518. ISSN 0270-1367
Force platforms (FPs) are regularly used in the biomechanical analysis of sport and exercise techniques, often in combination with image-based motion analysis (e.g., Begg & Ka...
Mutrie, N., Campbell, A. M., Whyte, F., McConnachie, A., Emslie, C., Lee, L., …Ritchie, D. (2006). Benefits of supervised group exercise programme for women being treated for early stage breast cancer: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 334, 517. doi:10.1136/bmj.39094.648553.AE. ISSN 0959-8138
Objectives To determine functional and psychological benefits of a 12 week supervised group exercise programme during treatment for early stage breast cancer, with six month f...
Emslie, C., Whyte, F., Campbell, A., Mutrie, N., Lee, L., Ritchie, D. & Kearney, N. (2006). ‘I wouldn't have been interested in just sitting round a table talking about cancer’; exploring the experiences of women with breast cancer in a group exercise trial. Health Education Research. 22(6), 827-838. doi:10.1093/her/cyl159. ISSN 0268-1153
There is evidence that physical activity improves the psychological and physical health of patients with cancer. However, relatively little attention has been paid to understa...
Martindale, R. J. J., Collins, D. & Abraham, A. (2006). Effective talent development: the elite coach perspective in UK sport. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. 19, 187-206. doi:10.1080/10413200701188944. ISSN 1041-3200
Research to effectively inform the design and conduct of talent development environments (TDEs) is sparse, especially relating to the goals and systems involved. Accordingly, ...
Simpson, R. J., Guy, K., Whyte, G. P., Middleton, N., Black, J. R., Ross, J. A., …Florida-James, G. D. (2006). Lymphocyte Phenotype Alterations, Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines and Acute Phase Proteins Following Repeated Bouts of Mountainous Hill-Running: 2278. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 38(Supplement), S412???S413. doi:10.1249/00005768-200605001-01739. ISSN 0195-9131
No abstract available.
Simpson, R. J., Florida-James, G., Whyte, G. P. & Guy, K. (2006). The effects of intensive, moderate and downhill treadmill running on human blood lymphocytes expressing the adhesion/activation molecules CD54 (ICAM-1), CD18 (β2 integrin) and CD53. European journal of applied physiology. 97, 109-121. doi:10.1007/s00421-006-0146-4. ISSN 1439-6327
This study examined the effects of intensive, moderate and downhill treadmill running on blood lymphocyte expression of adhesion/activation (AA) molecules. Trained subjects co...
Sanders, R., Psycharakis, S., McCabe, C., Naemi, R., Connaboy, C., Li, S., …Spence, A. (2006). Analysis of swimming technique: state of the art: applications and implications. Revista portuguesa de ciências do desporto. 6, 20 (S)-24 (S). ISSN 1645-0523
Methods of analysing motion have advanced greatly in recent years due to improvement in technology as well as application of scientific approaches. Methods of analysis may inv...
Martindale, R. J. J., Collins, D. & Daubney, J. (2005). Talent development: a guide for practice and research within sport. Quest. 57, 353-375. ISSN 0033-6297
The transformation of talented youngsters into senior world-beaters is a topic of interest for practitioners and researchers alike. Unfortunately there is a dearth of research...
Moller, W., Brown, D. M., Kreyling, L. & Stone, V. (2005). Ultrafine particles cause cytoskeletal dysfunctions in macrophages: role of intracellular calcium. Particle and Fibre Toxicology. 2, 7. doi:10.1186/1743-8977-2-7. ISSN 1743-8977
Particulate air pollution is reported to cause adverse health effects in susceptible individuals. Since most of these particles are derived form combustion processe...
Campbell, A. M., Whyte, F., & Mutrie, N. (2005). Training of clinical recruiters to improve recruitment to an exercise intervention during breast cancer treatment. Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing, 9(3-4), (211 - 213). doi:10.1016/j.cein.2006.08.010. ISSN 1361-9004
Summary This report describes a recruitment strategy, including the employment and training of dedicated clinical recruiters, to improve recruitment to lifestyle interventions...
Lee, J., Mitchell, W. J., Tangney, M. & Blaschek, H. P. (2005). Evidence for the presence of an alternative glucose transport system in Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 and the solvent hyper-producing mutant BA101. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71, 3384-3387. doi:10.1128/AEM.71.6.3384-3387.2005. ISSN 0099-2240
The effects of substrate analogs and energy inhibitors on glucose uptake and phosphorylation by Clostridium beijerinckii provide evidence for the operation of two uptake syste...
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...