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Sarc-F and muscle function in community dwelling adults with aged care service needs: baseline and post-training relationship. (2019)
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KEOGH, J.W.L., HENWOOD, T., GARDINER, P.A., TUCKETT, A.G., HETHERINGTON, S., ROUSE, K. and SWINTON, P. 2019. Sarc-F and muscle function in community dwelling adults with aged care service needs: baseline and post-training relationship. PeerJ [online], 7, article number e8140. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.8140

Background. This study sought to better understand the psychometric properties of the SARC-F, by examining the baseline and training-related relationships between the five SARC-F items and objective measures of muscle function. Each of the five items... Read More about Sarc-F and muscle function in community dwelling adults with aged care service needs: baseline and post-training relationship..

Progressive resistance plus balance training for older Australians receiving in-home care services: cost-effectiveness analyses alongside the muscling up against disability stepped-wedge randomized control trial. (2019)
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HETHERINGTON, S., SWINTON, P., HENWOOD, T., KEOGH, J., GARDINER, P., TUCKETT, A., ROUSE, K. and COMANS, T. 2020. Progressive resistance plus balance training for older Australians receiving in-home care services: cost-effectiveness analyses alongside the muscling up against disability stepped-wedge randomized control trial. Journal of aging and physical activity [online], 28(3), pages 352-359. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2019-0085

In this article, the authors assessed the cost-effectiveness of center-based exercise training for older Australians. The participants were recipients of in-home care services, and they completed 24 weeks of progressive resistance plus balance traini... Read More about Progressive resistance plus balance training for older Australians receiving in-home care services: cost-effectiveness analyses alongside the muscling up against disability stepped-wedge randomized control trial..

Physiological and perceptual responses of youth soccer players to an intensified period of competition. (2019)
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MAUGHAN, P.C. and SWINTON, P.A. 2020. Physiological and perceptual responses of youth soccer players to an intensified period of competition. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], 15(1), pages 72-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954119889950

Intensified periods of competition create large increase in physical workload and can expose soccer players to numerous playing styles. The purpose of the study was to investigate the response of youth soccer players to an intensified period of compe... Read More about Physiological and perceptual responses of youth soccer players to an intensified period of competition..

The effects of measurement error and testing frequency on the fitness-fatigue model applied to resistance training: a simulation approach. (2019)
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STEPHENS HEMINGWAY, B.H., BURGESS, K.E., ELYAN, E. and SWINTON, P.A. 2020. The effects of measurement error and testing frequency on the fitness-fatigue model applied to resistance training: a simulation approach. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], 15(1), pages 60-71. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954119887721

This study investigated the effects of measurement error and testing frequency on prediction accuracy of the standard fitness-fatigue model. A simulation-based approach was used to systematically assess measurement error and frequency inputs commonly... Read More about The effects of measurement error and testing frequency on the fitness-fatigue model applied to resistance training: a simulation approach..

Meta-analysis demonstrates Gly482Ser variant of PPARGC1A is associated with components of metabolic syndrome within Asian populations. (2019)
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BHATTA, P., BERMANO, G., WILLIAMS, H.C. and KNOTT, R.M. 2020. Meta-analysis demonstrates Gly482Ser variant of PPARGC1A is associated with components of metabolic syndrome within Asian populations. Genomics [online], 112(2), pages 1795-1803. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2019.10.011

To determine the association of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor gamma coactivator 1 Gly482Ser variant with components of metabolic syndrome. Materials and methods:- A systematic search was carried out using Web of Science, PubMed, EMBASE a... Read More about Meta-analysis demonstrates Gly482Ser variant of PPARGC1A is associated with components of metabolic syndrome within Asian populations..

Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. (2019)
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COOPER, K., KIRKPATRICK, P., BRAND, C., ROLFE, A. and FLORIDA-JAMES, S. 2020. Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. Seizure: European journal of epilepsy [online], 78, pages 159-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2019.10.002

Purpose: To synthesise the quantitative and qualitative evidence on the views and experiences of children and young people with epilepsy (CYPwE), their family members/caregivers and healthcare professionals on conversations between healthcare profess... Read More about Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review..

Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. (2019)
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MÜLLER, W., FÜRHAPTER-RIEGER, A., AHAMMER, H., LOHMAN, T.G., MEYER, N.L., SARDINHA, L.B., STEWART, A.D., MAUGHAN, R.J., SUNDGOT-BORGEN, J., MÜLLER, T., HARRIS, M., KIRIHENNEDIGE, N., MAGALHAES, J.P., MELO, X., PIRSTINGER, W., REGUANT-CLOSA, A., RISOUL-SALAS, V. and ACKLAND, T.R. 2020. Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. Sports medicine [online], 50(3), pages 597-614. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01192-9

Introduction: Fat is a metabolic fuel, but excess body fat is ballast mass and therefore many elite athletes reduce body fat to dangerously low levels. Uncompressed subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) thickness measured by brightness-mode ultrasound (U... Read More about Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission..

Infographic. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of β-alanine supplementation on exercise capacity and performance. (2019)
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SAUNDERS, B., VIRGILE, A., ELLIOTT-SALE, K. J., ARTIOLI, G.G., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ROSCHEL, H., SALE, C. and GUALANO, B. 2020. Infographic. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of β-alanine supplementation on exercise capacity and performance. British journal of sports medicine [online], 54(15), pages 925-926. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2019-101129

Carnosine (β-alanyl-L-histidine) is an abundant compound in skeletal muscle, suggesting it plays an important role during exercise, with a key physiological role considered to be intracellular pH regulation. Chronic β-alanine supplementation can incr... Read More about Infographic. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of β-alanine supplementation on exercise capacity and performance..

Comparative responsiveness of the PROMIS-10 Global Health and EQ-5D questionnaires in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. (2019)
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SHIM, J. and HAMILTON, D.F. 2019. Comparative responsiveness of the PROMIS-10 Global Health and EQ-5D questionnaires in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. Bone and joint journal [online], 101-B(7), pages 832-837. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.101B7.BJJ-2018-1543.R1

Aims: Responsiveness to clinically important change is a key feature of any outcome measure. Throughout Europe, health-related quality of life following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is routinely measured with EuroQol five-dimension (EQ-5D) questionn... Read More about Comparative responsiveness of the PROMIS-10 Global Health and EQ-5D questionnaires in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty..

Improved prediction equations for estimating height in adults from ethnically diverse backgrounds. (2019)
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MADDEN, A.M., MASHANOVA, A., AMIRABDOLLAHIAN, F., GHUMAN, S., MAKDA, M., COLLINSON, A., DEAN, F., HIRSZ, M., LENNIE, S., MAYNARD, M.J. and POWER, B. 2020. Improved prediction equations for estimating height in adults from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Clinical nutrition [online], 39(5), pages 1454-1463. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.06.007

Background and aims - When body height cannot be measured, it can be predicted from ulna length (UL). However, commonly used published prediction equations may not provide useful estimates in adults from all ethnicities. This study aimed to evaluate... Read More about Improved prediction equations for estimating height in adults from ethnically diverse backgrounds..