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Comparison of exercise therapies across multiple tendinopathies: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. (2021)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. Comparison of exercise therapies across multiple tendinopathies: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/eyxgk

This is a preprint for a protocol. The study described by the protocol aimed to use network structures to compare exercise treatments and treatment classes in attempts to identify a treatment hierarchy. Additionally, the large amount of data synthesi... Read More about Comparison of exercise therapies across multiple tendinopathies: a systematic review and network meta-analysis protocol..

The effect of dose on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. (2021)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. The effect of dose on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/an3j6

This is a preprint for a protocol. The purpose of the study described by the protocol was to investigate the effect of resistance exercise dose across multiple common tendinopathies (rotator cuff, lateral elbow, patellar or Achilles), where the frequ... Read More about The effect of dose on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol..

Evaluating the effects of oral contraceptive use on biomarkers and body composition during a competitive season in collegiate female soccer players. (2021)
Journal Article
BOZZINI, B.N., MCFADDEN, B.A., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J., SWINTON, P.A. and ARENT, S.M. 2021. Evaluating the effects of oral contraceptive use on biomarkers and body composition during a competitive season in collegiate female soccer players. Journal of applied physiology [online], 130(6), pages 1971-1982. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00818.2020

High training demands throughout the competitive season in female collegiate soccer players have been shown to induce changes in biomarkers indicative of stress, inflammation, and reproduction, which may be exacerbated in athletes using oral contrace... Read More about Evaluating the effects of oral contraceptive use on biomarkers and body composition during a competitive season in collegiate female soccer players..

Evaluating the effects of oral contraceptive use on biomarkers and body composition during a competitive season in collegiate female soccer players. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
BOZZINI, B.N., MCFADDEN, B.A., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J., SWINTON, P.A. and ARENT, S.M. [2021]. Evaluating the effects of oral contraceptive use on biomarkers and body composition during a competitive season in collegiate female soccer players. [Dataset]. Hosted on Figshare [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.12996794

High training demands throughout the competitive season in female collegiate soccer players have been shown to induce changes in biomarkers indicative of stress, inflammation, and reproduction, which may be exacerbated in athletes using oral contrace... Read More about Evaluating the effects of oral contraceptive use on biomarkers and body composition during a competitive season in collegiate female soccer players. [Dataset].

Relationship between subjective and external training load variables in youth soccer players. (2021)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P.C., MACFARLANE, N.G. and SWINTON, P.A. 2021. Relationship between subjective and external training load variables in youth soccer players. International journal of sports physiology and performance [online], 16(8), pages 1127-1133. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2019-0956

Purpose: To quantify and describe relationships between subjective and external measures of training load in professional youth soccer players. Methods: Data from differential ratings of perceived exertion and seven measures of external training load... Read More about Relationship between subjective and external training load variables in youth soccer players..

Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2021)
Other
ALEXANDER, L.A., MORRISSEY, D., SWINTON, P., MACLEAN, C., HARRISON, I. and COOPER, K. 2021. Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(7), pages 1713-1719. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00175

Objective: The aim of the review is to provide a map of exercise interventions and outcomes that have been reported for the treatment of any tendinopathy. Introduction: Tendinopathy is a common condition that affects athletic and non-athletic populat... Read More about Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists. (2021)
Journal Article
MAZZOLANI, B.C., PERIM, P., SMAIRA, F.I., REZENDE, N.S., BESTETTI, G.C., DUMAS, A., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., SWINTON, P., DOLAN, E. and SAUNDERS, B. 2021. Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists. The journal of sport and exercise science [online], 5(2), pages 139-148. Available from: https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.36905/jses.2021.02.07

Purpose: Cycling is an activity that depends on a range of physiological attributes, as well as genetic, dietary, lifestyle and training factors. The aim of this study was to determine what self-reported training-related factors (e.g. intensity, freq... Read More about Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists..

Quantification of training and match-play load across a season in professional youth football players. (2021)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P.C., MACFARLANE, N.G. and SWINTON, P.A. 2021. Quantification of training and match-play load across a season in professional youth football players. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], 16(5), pages 1169-1177. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541211000328

The purpose of this study was to quantify load across an entire season for professional youth football players and assess the effects of stage of season, playing position and training day relative to match day (MD). Data from ratings of perceived exe... Read More about Quantification of training and match-play load across a season in professional youth football players..

Traditional and contemporary approaches to mathematical fitness-fatigue models in exercise science: a practical guide with resources. Part II. (2021)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P., STEPHENS HEMINGWAY, B., RASCHE, C., PFEIFFER, M. and OGOREK, B. 2021. Traditional and contemporary approaches to mathematical fitness-fatigue models in exercise science: a practical guide with resources. Part II. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/5qgc2

The standard fitness-fatigue model (FFM) is known to include several limitations described by the linearity assumption, the independence assumption and the deterministic assumption. These limitations ensure that the modelled response to chronic train... Read More about Traditional and contemporary approaches to mathematical fitness-fatigue models in exercise science: a practical guide with resources. Part II..

Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
MARTICORENA, F.M., CARVALHO, A., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., DOLAN, E., GUALANO, B., SWINTON, P. and SAUNDERS, B. 2021. Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine and science in sports and exercise [online], 53(8), pages 1766-1777. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002635

Introduction: Placebos are used as a control treatment that is meant to be indistinguishable from the active intervention. However, where substantive placebo effects may occur, studies that do not include a non-placebo control arm may underestimate t... Read More about Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Sodium bicarbonate supplementation and the female athlete: a brief commentary with small scale systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
SAUNDERS, B., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., DOLAN, E., DURKALEC-MICHALSKI, K., MCNAUGHTON, L., ARTIOLI, G.G. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. Sodium bicarbonate supplementation and the female athlete: a brief commentary with small scale systematic review and meta-analysis. European journal of sport science [online], 22(5): nutrition for female athletes, pages 745-754. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2021.1880649

Sodium bicarbonate (SB) is considered an effective ergogenic supplement for improving high-intensity exercise capacity and performance, although recent data suggests that women may be less amenable to its ergogenic effects than men. Currently, an app... Read More about Sodium bicarbonate supplementation and the female athlete: a brief commentary with small scale systematic review and meta-analysis..

Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
SIECZKOWSKA, S.M., PADILHA DE LIMA, A. SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ROSCHEL, H. and GUALANO, B. 2021. Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Advances in nutrition [online], 12(4), pages 1449-1460. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmaa159

Health coaching has emerged as a potential supporting tool for health professionals to overcome behavioural barriers, but its efficacy in weight management remains unclear. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to synthesize and evaluate... Read More about Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Reply to: comment on: "The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis"and “The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis”. (2020)
Journal Article
ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J., MCNULTY, K.L., GOODALL, S., ANSDELL, P., THOMAS, K., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E. and HICKS, K.M. 2021. Reply to: comment on: "The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis" and "The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis". Sports medicine [online], 51(5), pages 1111-1113. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01383-9

This is a letter to the editor, by the authors, in response to a comment ( https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01384-8 ) on two previous articles published in Sports Medicine 50(10), https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01319-3 ; https://doi.org/10.100... Read More about Reply to: comment on: "The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis"and “The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis”..

The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
DOLAN, E., DUMAS, A., KEANE, K.M., BESTETTI, G., FREITAS, L.H.M., GUALANO, B., KOHRT, W., KELLEY, G.A., PEREIRA, R.M.R., SALE, C. and SWINTON, P. 2020. The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol]. Systematic reviews [online], 9, article ID 291. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01551-y

Bone is a plastic tissue that is responsive to its physical environment. As a result, exercise interventions represent a potential means to influence bone. However, little is currently known about how various exercise and participant characteristics... Read More about The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol].

The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
MATTHEWS, J.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., SANTOS, L., ARTIOLI, G.G., TURNER, M.D., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. and SALE, C. 2020. The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. Systematic reviews [online], 9, article ID 282. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01539-8

Background: Diabetes is a major public health issue and there is a need to develop low-cost, novel interventions to prevent or reduce disease progression. Growing evidence shows that supplementation with carnosine, or its rate-limiting precursor β-al... Read More about The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].

Relationships between training load variables in professional youth football players. (2020)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P., SWINTON, P. and MACFARLANE, N. 2021. Relationships between training load variables in professional youth football players. International journal of sports medicine [online], 42(7), pages 624-629. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1300-2959

This study aims to investigate the relationship between subjective and external measures of load in professional youth football players whilst accounting for the effect of training theme or competition. Data from ratings of perceived exertion and glo... Read More about Relationships between training load variables in professional youth football players..

Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. (2020)
Journal Article
DALEY, K., HUNGERBUEHLER, I., CAVANAGH, K., CLARO, H.G., SWINTON, P.A. and KAPPS, M. 2020. Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. Frontiers in digital health [online], 2, article number 576361. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2020.576361

Background: Mental health difficulties are highly prevalent, yet access to support is limited by barriers of stigma, cost, and availability. These issues are even more prevalent in low- and middle-income countries, and digital technology is one poten... Read More about Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot..

Effectiveness of combined shockwave therapy and plantar fascia stretching interventions in treating plantar heel pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
BURTON, I., COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L. and SWINTON, P.A. 2021. Effectiveness of combined shockwave therapy and plantar fascia stretching interventions in treating plantar heel pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. [Protocol]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(5), pages 1186-1192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00186

Objective: The objective of this review is to synthesize the best available evidence on the effectiveness of interventions that have used a combination of extracorporeal shockwave therapy and plantar fascia–specific stretching to treat plantar heel p... Read More about Effectiveness of combined shockwave therapy and plantar fascia stretching interventions in treating plantar heel pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. [Protocol].

Anthropometric and physical performance profiling does not predict professional contracts awarded in an elite Scottish soccer academy over a ten-year period. (2020)
Journal Article
CRAIG, T.P. and SWINTON, P. 2021. Anthropometric and physical performance profiling does not predict professional contracts awarded in an elite Scottish soccer academy over a ten-year period. European journal of sport science [online], 21(8), pages 1101-1110. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2020.1808079

The purpose of this long-term retrospective analysis was to determine whether anthropometric and physical performance data could predict success in elite youth Scottish soccer players. Stature, body mass, sprint, jump and aerobic performance were col... Read More about Anthropometric and physical performance profiling does not predict professional contracts awarded in an elite Scottish soccer academy over a ten-year period..

Autoregulation in resistance training: addressing the inconsistencies. (2020)
Journal Article
GREIG, L., STEPHENS HEMINGWAY, B.H., ASPE, R.R., COOPER, K., COMFORT, P. and SWINTON, P.A. 2020. Autoregulation in resistance training: addressing the inconsistencies. Sports medicine [online], 50(11), pages 1873-1887. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01330-8

Autoregulation is a process that is used to manipulate training based primarily on the measurement of an individual's performance or their perceived capability to perform. Despite being established as a training framework since the 1940s, there has b... Read More about Autoregulation in resistance training: addressing the inconsistencies..