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Exercise tolerance during VO2 max testing is a multifactorial psychobiological phenomenon (2017)
Journal Article
McNaughton, L. R., Midgley, A. W., Earle, K., McNaugton, L. R., Siegler, J. C., Clough, P., & Earle, F. (2017). Exercise tolerance during VO2 max testing is a multifactorial psychobiological phenomenon. Research in Sports Medicine, 25(4), 480-494. doi:10.1080/15438627.2017.1365294

© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Fifty-nine men completed a VO 2max test and a questionnaire to establish reasons for test termination, perceived exercise reserve (difference between actual test duration and the duratio... Read More about Exercise tolerance during VO2 max testing is a multifactorial psychobiological phenomenon.

Relative age, maturation, and physical biases on position allocation in elite-youth soccer (2017)
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Towlson, C., Cobley, S., Midgley, A., Garrett, A., Parkin, G., & Lovell, R. (2017). Relative age, maturation, and physical biases on position allocation in elite-youth soccer. International journal of sports medicine, 38(3), 201-209. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-119029

This study assessed the contribution of relative age, anthropometry, maturation, and physical fitness characteristics on soccer playing position (goalkeeper [GK], central-defender [CD], lateral-defender [LD], central midfield [CM], lateral-midfielder... Read More about Relative age, maturation, and physical biases on position allocation in elite-youth soccer.

The within-match patterns of locomotor efficiency during professional soccer match play: implications for injury risk? (2016)
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Barrett, S., Midgley, A., Reeves, M., Joel, T., Franklin, E., Heyworth, R., …Lovell, R. (2016). The within-match patterns of locomotor efficiency during professional soccer match play: implications for injury risk?. Journal of science and medicine in sport / Sports Medicine Australia, 19(10), 810-815 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2015.12.514

Objectives The principle aim of the current study was to examine within-match patterns of locomotor efficiency in professional soccer, determined as the ratio between tri-axial accelerometer data (PlayerLoad™) and locomotor activities. Between match... Read More about The within-match patterns of locomotor efficiency during professional soccer match play: implications for injury risk?.

Within-match PlayerLoad™ patterns during a simulated soccer match (SAFT90): potential implications for unit positioning and fatigue management (2016)
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Barrett, S., Midgley, A. W., Towlson, C., Garrett, A., Portas, M., & Lovell, R. (2016). Within-match PlayerLoad™ patterns during a simulated soccer match (SAFT90): potential implications for unit positioning and fatigue management. International journal of sports physiology and performance : IJSPP, 11(1), 135-140. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2014-0582

© 2016 Human Kinetics, Inc. Purpose: To assess the acute alterations in triaxial accelerometry (PlayerLoad [PL VM ]) and its individual axial planes (anteroposterior PlayerLoad [PL AP ], mediolateral PlayerLoad [PL ML ], and vertical PlayerLoad [PL V... Read More about Within-match PlayerLoad™ patterns during a simulated soccer match (SAFT90): potential implications for unit positioning and fatigue management.

Apolipoprotein E ε4 allele modulates the immediate impact of acute exercise on prefrontal function (2014)
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De Marco, M., Clough, P. J., Dyer, C. E., Vince, R. V., Waby, J. S., Midgley, A. W., & Venneri, A. (2015). Apolipoprotein E ε4 allele modulates the immediate impact of acute exercise on prefrontal function. Behavior Genetics, 45(1), 106-116. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10519-014-9675-5

The difference between Apolipoprotein E ε4 carriers and non-carriers in response to single exercise sessions was tested. Stroop and Posner tasks were administered to young untrained women immediately after walking sessions or moderately heavy exercis... Read More about Apolipoprotein E ε4 allele modulates the immediate impact of acute exercise on prefrontal function.

The reliability and validity of a soccer-specific non-motorised treadmill simulation (iSPT) (2014)
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Aldous, J. W. F., Akubat, I., Chrismas, B. C. R., Watkins, S. L., Mauger, A. R., Midgley, A. W., …Taylor, L. (2014). The reliability and validity of a soccer-specific non-motorised treadmill simulation (iSPT). Journal of strength and conditioning research, 28(7), 1971-1980. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000000310

The current study investigated the reliability and validity of a novel non-motorised treadmill(NMT) based soccer simulation utilising a novel activity category called a ‘variable run’to quantify fatigue during high-speed running. Twelve male Universi... Read More about The reliability and validity of a soccer-specific non-motorised treadmill simulation (iSPT).

The effect of hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning on heat shock protein 72 expression following in vitro stress in human monocytes (2010)
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Vince, R. V., Midgley, A. W., Laden, G., & Madden, L. A. (2011). The effect of hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning on heat shock protein 72 expression following in vitro stress in human monocytes. Cell Stress and Chaperones, 16(3), 339-343. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12192-010-0246-2

Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) is thought to confer protection to cells via a cellular response to free radicals. This process may involve increased expression of heat shock proteins, in particular the highly inducible heat shock protein 72 (Hsp72). Healthy... Read More about The effect of hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning on heat shock protein 72 expression following in vitro stress in human monocytes.

Hypoxia mediated release of endothelial microparticles and increased association of S100A12 with circulating neutrophils (2009)
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Vince, R. V., Chrismas, B., Midgley, A. W., McNaughton, L. R., & Madden, L. A. (2009). Hypoxia mediated release of endothelial microparticles and increased association of S100A12 with circulating neutrophils. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2(1), 2-6. https://doi.org/10.4161/oxim.2.1.7611

Microparticles are released from the endothelium under normal homeostatic conditions and have been shown elevated in disease states, most notably those characterised by endothelial dysfunction. The endothelium is sensitive to oxidative stress/status... Read More about Hypoxia mediated release of endothelial microparticles and increased association of S100A12 with circulating neutrophils.

Emergence of the verification phase procedure for confirming ‘true’V̇O2max (2009)
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Midgley, A. W., & Carroll, S. (2009). Emergence of the verification phase procedure for confirming ‘true’V̇O2max. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 19(3), 313-322. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2009.00898.x

Traditional VO2max criteria are typically based on attainment of a VO2 plateau, and threshold values for the respiratory exchange ratio, heart rate and blood lactate concentration. Despite long-standing criticisms directed at these criteria, their us... Read More about Emergence of the verification phase procedure for confirming ‘true’V̇O2max.

Release of VCAM-1 associated endothelial microparticles following simulated SCUBA dives (2008)
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Vince, R. V., McNaughton, L. R., Taylor, L., Midgley, A. W., Laden, G., & Madden, L. A. (2009). Release of VCAM-1 associated endothelial microparticles following simulated SCUBA dives. European journal of applied physiology, 105(4), 507-513. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-008-0927-z

Microparticles (MP) are shed into the circulation from endothelium following activation or apoptosis. Vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1) is expressed on endothelial cells following activation and here we report quantification of VCAM-1 positi... Read More about Release of VCAM-1 associated endothelial microparticles following simulated SCUBA dives.