Publications from the Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre

A composite chronological list of all publications from research centre staff can be seen here

Publications from individual research centre staff can be seen via staff profiles 

In addition, example selections of publications organised by themes of particular interest to the research centre are provided below:   

Biomechanics & Motor Control, Exercise metabolism and health, Extreme Environments, Health and Well-being, Human Performance, Molecular responses to nutritional intake and exercise, Neuromuscular Function in Performance and Health, Pathomechanics following amputation and injury.

Biomechanics & Motor Control 

Stance limb kinetics of older male athletes endurance running performance

Violation of the craniocentricity principle for vestibularly evoked balance responses under conditions of anisotropic stability

Neuromechanical interference of posture on movement: evidence from Alexander technique teachers rising from a chair

The identification of risk factors for ankle sprains sustained during netball participation

A snapshot of chronic ankle instability in a cohort of netball players

In-shoe multi-segment foot kinematics of children during the propulsive phase of walking and running

The effect of external ankle support on the kinematics and kinetics of the lower limb during a side step cutting task in netballers

Exercise metabolism and health 

A Glucose Sensing System Based on Transmission Measurements at Millimetre Waves using Micro strip Patch Antennas

Mitochondrial respiratory capacity and coupling control decline with age in human skeletal muscle

Brown Adipose Tissue Improves Whole-Body Glucose Homeostasis and Insulin Sensitivity in Humans

Human Monocyte Heat Shock Protein 72 Responses to Acute Hypoxic Exercise after 3 Days of Exercise Heat Acclimation

The impact of submaximal exercise during heat and/or hypoxia on the cardiovascular and monocyte HSP72 responses to subsequent (post 24 h) exercise in hypoxia

Attenuation of plasma annexin A1 in human obesity

Intermittent Exercise with and without Hypoxia Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

The Effect of Hypoxia and Work Intensity on Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes

Acute hypoxia and exercise improve insulin sensitivity (SI2*) in individuals with type 2 diabetes

Is the effect of prior exercise on postprandial lipaemia the same for a moderate-fat meal as it is for a high-fat meal?

Is the beneficial effect of prior exercise on postprandial lipaemia partly due to redistribution of blood flow?

Brown Adipose Tissue Improves Whole-Body Glucose Homeostasis and Insulin Sensitivity in Humans

Brown Adipose Tissue Activation Is Linked to Distinct Systemic Effects on Lipid Metabolism in Humans

Mitochondrial respiratory capacity and coupling control decline with age in human skeletal muscle

Skeletal Muscle Acute and Chronic Metabolic Response to Essential Amino Acid Supplementation in Hypertriglyceridemic Older Adults

Extreme Environments

The Effects of Heat Adaptation on Physiology, Perception and Exercise Performance in the Heat: A Meta-Analysis

The effect of cooling prior to and during exercise on exercise performance and capacity in the heat: a meta-analysis

Acute L-arginine supplementation has no effect on cardiovascular or thermoregulatory responses to rest, exercise, and recovery in the heat.

Neck cooling and running performance in the heat: single versus repeated application

Partial heat acclimation of athletes with spinal cord lesion

Heat acclimation improves intermittent sprinting in the heat but additional pre-cooling offers no further ergogenic effect

Health and Well-being 

On understanding the role of need thwarting in the association between athlete attachment and well/ill-being

"What do coaches do" and "how do they relate": their effects on athletes' psychological needs and functioning

The mediating role of social environmental factors in the associations between attachment styles and basic needs satisfaction

Human Performance

Observation as a method to enhance collective efficacy: An integrative review

Validation of a single-item stem for collective efficacy measurement in sports teams

Observation Interventions as a Means to Manipulate Collective Efficacy in Groups

Sport commitment and participation in masters swimmers: The influence of coach and teammates

Performance Accomplishment Information as Predictors of Self-Efficacy as a Function of Skill Level in Amateur Golf

Molecular responses to nutritional intake and exercise

Protein-Rich Food Ingestion Stimulates Mitochondrial Protein Synthesis in Sedentary Young Adults of Different BMIs

A Molecular and Whole Body Insight of the Mechanisms Surrounding Glucose Disposal and Insulin Resistance with Hypoxic Treatment in Skeletal Muscle

Akt/PKB activation and insulin signaling: a novel insulin signaling pathway in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

The central role of myostatin in skeletal muscle and whole body homeostasis

Concurrent resistance and aerobic exercise stimulates both myofibrillar and mitochondrial protein synthesis in sedentary middle-aged men

Neuromuscular Function in Performance and Health

Training-specific functional, neural, and hypertrophic adaptations to explosive- vs. sustained-contraction strength training.

Maximal and explosive strength training elicit distinct neuromuscular adaptations, specific to the training stimulus

Contraction type influences the human ability to use the available torque capacity of skeletal muscle during explosive efforts

Short-term training for explosive strength causes neural and mechanical adaptations

Pathomechanics following amputation and injury

Kinematic differences exist between transtibial amputee fallers and non-fallers during downwards step transitioning

Asymmetrical loading demands associated with vertical jump landings in people with unilateral transtibial amputation

Can a Single-Leg Squat Provide Insight Into Movement Control and Loading During Dynamic Sporting Actions in Patients With Athletic Groin Pain?

Isokinetic muscle strength and readiness to return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: is there an association? A systematic review and a protocol recommendation

Athletic groin pain (part 2): a prospective cohort study on the biomechanical evaluation of change of direction identifies three clusters of movement patterns

Asymmetrical loading demands associated with vertical jump landings in people with unilateral transtibial amputation