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The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults

Journal Article
Adamson, S., Kavaliauskas, M., Lorimer, R., & Babraj, J. (2020)
The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(2), 454. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17020454
Exercise is a powerful tool for improving health in older adults, but the minimum frequency required is not known. This study sought to determine the effect of training freque...

Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athlete's Perspective

Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. J. (2019)
Unsuccessful Transitions: Understanding Dropout from the Athlete's Perspective. Athens Journal of Sports, 6(4), 195-214. https://doi.org/10.30958/ajspo.6-4-2
Limited studies have investigated the experiences of athletes who did not "make it" to elite level. To target this research gap, this study accessed and investigated this hard...

Predictive ability of psychological factors with future performance of football players: a systematic review with meta-analysis

Journal Article
Ivarsson, A., Kilhage-Persson, A., Martindale, R., Priestley, D., Huijgen, B., Ardern, C., & McCall, A. (in press)
Predictive ability of psychological factors with future performance of football players: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2019.10.021
Objectives: This systematic review had 3 key objectives: (1) to investigate whether psychological factors were associated with future football performance ( e.g., progression ...

Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training

Journal Article
Thom, G., Kavaliauskas, M., & Babraj, J. (in press)
Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training. European Journal of Sport Science, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2019.1635650
In adolescent soccer, 23% of the distance covers happens at speeds above onset of blood lactate accumulation which suggests that lactate kinetics may be important for soccer p...

Relationships between talent development environments and mental toughness: The role of basic psychological need satisfaction

Journal Article
Li, C., Martindale, R., & Sun, Y. (in press)
Relationships between talent development environments and mental toughness: The role of basic psychological need satisfaction. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(18), 2057-2065. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1620979
Although the talent development environment and mental toughness are critical for athletes to realise their athletic potential, there is a dearth of literature on whether the ...

Rugby

Journal Article
Campbell, T. (2018)
Rugby. Ology: Reviews in Applied Sciences, 1, 4-5. https://doi.org/10.14297/ras.v1i1.2
Rugby the afterlife explores the transition from playing career to a life after the final whistle blows. The book, which is framed against a changing landscape as rugby entere...

Early Adaptations to a Two-Week Uphill Run Sprint Interval Training and Cycle Sprint Interval Training

Journal Article
Kavaliauskas, M., Jakeman, J., & Babraj, J. (2018)
Early Adaptations to a Two-Week Uphill Run Sprint Interval Training and Cycle Sprint Interval Training. Sports, 6(3), 72. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6030072
This study sought to compare early physiological and performance adaptations between a two-week cycle sprint interval training (SIT) and uphill run sprint training (UST) progr...

Accuracy and precision of wearable inertia sensor during a free-weight back squat.

Presentation / Conference
Kavaliauskas, M., Morrison, A., & Potts, N. (2018, July)
Accuracy and precision of wearable inertia sensor during a free-weight back squat. Poster presented at 23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
INTRODUCTION: Previous research investigating the validity and reliability of the PUSH™ (PUSH Inc., Toronto, Canada) wearable inertia sensor during a back squat exercise has p...

The value of participating in British exploring society expeditions: a three year multi-cohort study

Journal Article
Allison, P., Martindale, R., Stott, T., Gray, S., Nash, C., Fraser, K., & Wang, J. (2018)
The value of participating in British exploring society expeditions: a three year multi-cohort study. Acta Universitatis Carolinae: Kinanthropologica, 54(1), 5-15. https://doi.org/10.14712/23366052.2018.1
A primary aim of many expeditions is to facilitate personal development of young people and while there is much anecdotal evidence to support this aim, there is limited empiri...

Diurnal Variation in Physiological and Immune Responses to Endurance Sport in Highly Trained Runners in a Hot and Humid Environment

Journal Article
Boukelia, Z., Gomes, E. C., & Florida-James, G. D. (2018)
Diurnal Variation in Physiological and Immune Responses to Endurance Sport in Highly Trained Runners in a Hot and Humid Environment. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3402143
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to investigate the physiological and immunological response of highly trained runners to an intense bout of exercise performed at two di...