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Issues in the determination of “responders” and “non-responders” in physiological research (2019)
Journal Article
Atkinson, G., Williamson, P., & Batterham, A. M. (in press). Issues in the determination of “responders” and “non-responders” in physiological research. Experimental Physiology,

As a follow-up to our 2015 review, we cover more issues on the topic of “response heterogeneity”, which we define as clinically-important individual differences in the physiological responses to the same treatment or intervention that cannot be attri... Read More

Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of short-term and lifetime estimated cardiovascular disease risk (2019)
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Ingle, L., Carroll, S., & Swainson, M. (in press). Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of short-term and lifetime estimated cardiovascular disease risk. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports,

Development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains a public health concern for young-to-middle-aged adults, now exacerbated by the increasing prevalence of obesity and sedentary lifestyles. Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) improves the reclassificati... Read More

Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status (2019)
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Abt, G., Bray, J., Myers, T., & Benson, A. C. (in press). Walking cadence required to elicit criterion moderate-intensity physical activity is moderated by fitness status. Journal of sports sciences, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1612505

The aims of this study were to estimate the walking cadence required to elicit a VO2reserve (VO2R) of 40% and determine if fitness status moderates the relationship between walking cadence and %VO2R. Twenty participants (10 male, mean(s) age 32(10) y... Read More

Pilot study assessing the influence of skin type on the heart rate measurements obtained by photoplethysmography with the Apple Watch (2019)
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Sañudo, B., De Hoyo, M., Muñoz-López, A., Perry, J., & Abt, G. (in press). Pilot study assessing the influence of skin type on the heart rate measurements obtained by photoplethysmography with the Apple Watch. Journal of Medical Systems,

Photoplethysmographic imaging (PPG) is currently used to measure heart rate (HR) and the accuracy of PPG can be influenced by pigmentation of the skin; however, the effects of skin color-related artifacts on PPG during exercise remain unclear. This s... Read More

Does exercise prescription based on estimated heart rate training zones exceed the ventilatory anaerobic threshold in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing usual-care cardiovascular rehabilitation? : a United Kingdom perspective (2019)
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Pymer, S., Nichols, S., Prosser, J., Birkett, S., Ingle, L., & Carroll, S. (in press). Does exercise prescription based on estimated heart rate training zones exceed the ventilatory anaerobic threshold in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing usual-care cardiovascular rehabilitation? : a United Kingdom perspective. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology,

Background: In the United Kingdom (UK), exercise intensity is prescribed from a fixed percentage range (% heart rate reserve; %HRR) in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes. We aimed to determine the accuracy of this approach by comparing it with a... Read More

Practitioners’ multi-disciplinary perspectives of soccer talent according to phase of development and playing position (2019)
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Towlson, C., Cope, E., Perry, J. L., Court, D., & Levett, N. (in press). Practitioners’ multi-disciplinary perspectives of soccer talent according to phase of development and playing position. International journal of sports science & coaching, 174795411984506. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954119845061

The study aimed to establish the perceived importance that academy soccer practitioners placed on technical/tactical, physical, psycho-social player attributes during player selection and explore whether perceptions change according to Elite Player P... Read More

The effects of low-volume high intensity interval training and circuit training on maximal oxygen uptake (2019)
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Birkett, S., Nichols, S., Sawrey, R., Gleadall-Siddall, D., McGregor, G., & Ingle, L. (in press). The effects of low-volume high intensity interval training and circuit training on maximal oxygen uptake. Sport Sciences for Health,

Purpose: High intensity interval training (HIIT) and circuit training (CT) are popular methods of exercise, eliciting improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF). However direct comparisons of these two training methods are limited. We investigat... Read More

Reading John Grisham’s Bleachers with Foucault: Lessons for sports retirement (2019)
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Jones Jonzon, L. (in press). Reading John Grisham’s Bleachers with Foucault: Lessons for sports retirement. Sports Coaching Review, https://doi.org/10.1080/21640629.2019.1603042

This paper explores how a sociological reading of John Grisham’s (2003) short work of fiction Bleachers can shed light on the complexities of the coaching and sports retirement processes. The aim of this paper was to explore the “sociological insight... Read More

The effect of exenatide on cardiovascular risk markers in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (2019)
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Dawson, A. J., Sathyapalan, T., Vince, R., Coady, A., Ajjan, R. A., Kilpatrick, E. S., & Atkin, S. L. (2019). The effect of exenatide on cardiovascular risk markers in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Frontiers in endocrinology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00189

Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with an adverse cardiovascular risk profile including a prothrombotic state. Exenatide has been shown to be effective at improving insulin sensitivity and weight loss in PCOS; therefore this... Read More

Circulating endothelial microparticles reduce in concentration following an exercise programme in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. (2019)
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Kirk, R., Madden, L., Peart, D., Aye, M., Atkin, S., & Vince, R. (2019). Circulating endothelial microparticles reduce in concentration following an exercise programme in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Frontiers in endocrinology, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00200

Purpose: Endothelial dysfunction is a known comorbidity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The aim was to assess if supervised, moderate intensity exercise could potentially impact markers of endothelial disruption; endothelial cell deri... Read More

Soccer academy players' experiences of GPS surveillance (2019)
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Jones Jonzon, L. (2019). Soccer academy players' experiences of GPS surveillance. Journal of Athlete Development and Experience, 1(1),

Conventional wisdom dictates that the use of GPS surveillance technology in sport to assist athletic performance is an overwhelmingly positive phenomenon. Specifically, the health and performance benefits of the application of GPS and surveillance te... Read More

Effect of creatine supplementation on the airways of youth elite soccer players (2019)
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Simpson, A. J., Horne, S., Sharp, P., Sharps, R., & Kippelen, P. (in press). Effect of creatine supplementation on the airways of youth elite soccer players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001979

Introduction. Owing to its well-established ergogenic potential, creatine is a highly popular food supplement in sports. As an oral supplement, creatine is considered safe and ethical. However, no data exist on the safety of creatine on lung function... Read More

Home-based exercise programmes for individuals with intermittent claudication: A protocol for an updated systematic review and meta-analysis (2018)
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Pymer, S., Tew, G. A., Palmer, J., Ingle, L., Smith, G. E., Chetter, I., & Harwood, A. E. (2018). Home-based exercise programmes for individuals with intermittent claudication: A protocol for an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. SAGE Open Medicine, 6, 205031211881829. doi:10.1177/2050312118818295

Background: The aim of this updated review is to consider the evidence base for the effectiveness of home-based exercise programmes (HEP) as a treatment option for improving walking distance in patients with IC. Methods: The Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL,... Read More

Can sit-to-stand muscle power explain the ability to perform functional tasks in adults with severe obesity? (2018)
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Orange, S. T., Marshall, P., Madden, L. A., & Vince, R. V. (2018). Can sit-to-stand muscle power explain the ability to perform functional tasks in adults with severe obesity?. Journal of sports sciences, 1-8. doi:10.1080/02640414.2018.1553500

This study examined the relationship between sit-to-stand (STS) power and physical function in adults with severe obesity. Thirty-eight adults (age: 44 ± 12 years; body mass index [BMI]: 45.2 ± 7.8 kg/m2) completed evaluations of STS power, strength... Read More

The effect of zeitgeber (fasting and exercise) on phase advance blood glucose circadian rhythms in endurance athletes (2018)
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Boukelia, B., Sabba, A., & Fogarty, M. (2018). The effect of zeitgeber (fasting and exercise) on phase advance blood glucose circadian rhythms in endurance athletes. International Journal of Sport Studies for Health, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.5812/intjssh.86196

Fasting is usually associated with changes in the metabolic, psychological and physiological responses of athletes; advancing and/or delaying their biological clock and therefore, affecting their sport performance. The aim of this study was to assess... Read More

Treatable traits in the European U-BIOPRED adult asthma cohorts (2018)
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Simpson, A. J., Hekking, P. P., Shaw, D. E., Fleming, L. J., Roberts, G., Riley, J. H., …the U-BIOPRED Study Group, . (in press). Treatable traits in the European U-BIOPRED adult asthma cohorts. Allergy, https://doi.org/10.1111/all.13629

Letter to the editor

Association between somatosensory, visual and vestibular contributions to postural control, reactive balance capacity and healthy ageing in older women (2018)
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Alcock, L., O’Brien, T. D., & Vanicek, N. (2018). Association between somatosensory, visual and vestibular contributions to postural control, reactive balance capacity and healthy ageing in older women. Health care for women international, 1-15. doi:10.1080/07399332.2018.1499106

We investigated the biological systems involved in maintaining equilibrium during unstable and perturbed conditions in 39 healthy older women and estimated the annual difference in performance across the older age spectrum using regression. The large... Read More

Can we trust “Magnitude-based inference”? (2018)
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Nevill, A. M., Williams, A. M., Boreham, C., Wallace, E. S., Davison, G. W., Abt, G., …Winter, E. M. (2018). Can we trust “Magnitude-based inference”?. Journal of sports sciences, 36(24), 2769-2770. doi:10.1080/02640414.2018.1516004

Editorial

Environmental effects of ambient temperature and relative humidity on insulin pharmacodynamics in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus (2018)
Journal Article
Al-Qaissi, A., Papageorgiou, M., Javed, Z., Heise, T., Rigby, A. S., Garrett, A. T., …Sathyapalan, T. (2019). Environmental effects of ambient temperature and relative humidity on insulin pharmacodynamics in adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 21(3), 569-574. doi:10.1111/dom.13555

Objective This study aimed to explore the effects of ambient temperature and relative humidity on insulin pharmacodynamics in adults with type 1 diabetes. Research Design A 3‐way, cross‐over, randomised study was performed in adults with type 1 diab... Read More