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Locomotor activities and subjective load differences between professional youth soccer players and professional development loans: a comparative analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
CRAIG, T.P., SWINTON, P., BARRETT, S. and MAUGHAN, P. 2024. Locomotor activities and subjective load differences between professional youth soccer players and professional development loans: a comparative analysis. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], 19(1), pages 214-220. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541221141145

This study quantified and compared the weekly locomotor activity and subjective load between elite and development loan youth soccer players registered to a primary club. Development loan players were loaned to a lower-league club and trained part-ti... Read More about Locomotor activities and subjective load differences between professional youth soccer players and professional development loans: a comparative analysis..

Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, threshold values and Bayesian updating. (2022)
Journal Article
SWINTON, P.A., BURGESS, K., HALL, A., GREIG, L., PSYLLAS, J., ASPE, R., MAUGHAN, P. and MURPHY, A. 2022. Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, threshold values and Bayesian updating. Journal of sports sciences [online], 40(18), pages 2047-2054. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2022.2128548

The magnitude of change following strength and conditioning (S&C) training can be evaluated comparing effect sizes to threshold values. This study conducted a series of meta-analyses and compiled results to identify thresholds specific to S&C, and cr... Read More about Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, threshold values and Bayesian updating..

Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, threshold values and Bayesian updating. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
SWINTON, P.A., BURGESS, K., HALL, A., GREIG, L., PSYLLAS, J., ASPE, R., MAUGHAN, P. and MURPHY, A. 2022. Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, threshold values and Bayesian updating. [Dataset]. Journal of sports sciences [online], 40(18), pages 2047-2054. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2022.2128548

This is the supplementary data for the journal article: SWINTON, P.A., BURGESS, K., HALL, A., GREIG, L., PSYLLAS, J., ASPE, R., MAUGHAN, P. and MURPHY, A. 2022. Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, thr... Read More about Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, threshold values and Bayesian updating. [Dataset].

Collective behaviour monitoring in football using spatial temporal and network analysis: application and evaluations. (2022)
Thesis
CORSIE, M.R. 2022. Collective behaviour monitoring in football using spatial temporal and network analysis: application and evaluations. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1880207

Analysis is an important part of understanding and exploiting performance of football teams. Traditional approaches of analysis have centred around events that may not fully incorporate the highly dynamic nature of matches. To circumvent this weaknes... Read More about Collective behaviour monitoring in football using spatial temporal and network analysis: application and evaluations..

Comparative effect size distributions in strength and conditioning and implications for future research: a meta-analysis. (2022)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A. and MURPHY, A. 2022. Comparative effect size distributions in strength and conditioning and implications for future research: a meta-analysis. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/srxiv.202

Controlled experimental designs are frequently used in strength and conditioning (S&C) to determine which interventions are most effective. The purpose of this large meta-analysis was to quantify the distribution of comparative effect sizes in S&C to... Read More about Comparative effect size distributions in strength and conditioning and implications for future research: a meta-analysis..

The effects of sprint interval training on physical performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
HALL, A.J., ASPE, R.R., CRAIG, T.P., KAVALIAUSKA, M., BABRAJ, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. The effects of sprint interval training on physical performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of strength and conditioning research [online], 37(2), pages 457-481. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000004257

The present study aimed to synthesise findings from published research and through meta-analysis quantify the effect of sprint interval training (SIT) and potential moderators on physical performance outcomes (categorised as aerobic; anaerobic; mixed... Read More about The effects of sprint interval training on physical performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Does transforming subjective measures of load better represent training and match-play intensity in youth soccer players? (2022)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P.C., MACFARLANE, N.G., TOWLSON, C., BARRETT, S. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Does transforming subjective measures of load better represent training and match-play intensity in youth soccer players? International journal of sports science and coaching [online], 18(5), pages 1541-1549. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541221114739

The purpose of this study was to investigate the structure of relationships between measures of training load and assess whether these can be modified through non-linear transformations. Ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) and seven external load mea... Read More about Does transforming subjective measures of load better represent training and match-play intensity in youth soccer players?.

Examination of differential ratings of perceived exertion (dRPE) during bio-banded small-sided games. (2022)
Journal Article
BARRETT, S., SHORT, K., LOWTHROPE, A., SWINTON, P., MAUGHAN, P., HAMILTON, A., HUNTER, F. and TOWLSON, C. 2022. Examination of differential ratings of perceived exertion (dRPE) during bio-banded small-sided games. PLoS One [online], 17(7), article e0270259. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0270259

The aims of the current study were to investigate the use of dRPE with academy soccer players to: 1) examine the effect of bio-banded and non-bio-banded maturity groups within SSG on players dRPE; 2) describe the multivariate relationships between dR... Read More about Examination of differential ratings of perceived exertion (dRPE) during bio-banded small-sided games..

The bone biomarker response to an acute bout of exercise: a systematic review with meta-analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
DOLAN, E., DUMAS, A., KEANE, K.M., BESTETTI, G., FREITAS, L.H.M., GUALANO, B., KOHRT, W.M., KELLY, G.A., PEREIRA, R.M.R., SALE, C. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. The bone biomarker response to an acute bout of exercise: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], 52(12), pages 2837-2851. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-022-01718-8

Circulating biomarkers are often used to investigate the bone response to an acute bout of exercise, but heterogeneity in factors such as study design, quality, selected biomarkers and exercise and participant characteristics render it difficult to s... Read More about The bone biomarker response to an acute bout of exercise: a systematic review with meta-analysis..

The bone biomarker response to an acute bout of exercise: a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
DOLAN, E., DUMAS, A., KEANE, K.M., BESTETTI, G., FREITAS, L.H.M., GUALANO, B., KOHRT, W.M., KELLY, G.A., PEREIRA, R.M.R., SALE, C. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. The bone biomarker response to an acute bout of exercise: a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Dataset]. Sports medicine [online], 52(12), pages 2837-2851. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/yc588hx8

The aim of this study was to quantify the effects of an acute exercise bout on bone biomarkers, along with the influence of potential moderators such as participant, exercise, and design characteristics, using a systematic review and meta-analytic ap... Read More about The bone biomarker response to an acute bout of exercise: a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Dataset].

Reliability of spatial-temporal metrics used to assess collective behaviours in football: an in-silico experiment. (2022)
Journal Article
CORSIE, M. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Reliability of spatial-temporal metrics used to assess collective behaviours in football: an in-silico experiment. Science and medicine in football [online], 7(3), pages 297-305. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/24733938.2022.2100460

The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability of spatial-temporal measurements applied within collective behaviour research in football. In-silico experiments were conducted introducing positional errors (0.5, 2 and 4 m) representative... Read More about Reliability of spatial-temporal metrics used to assess collective behaviours in football: an in-silico experiment..

Physical activity and antibody persistence 6 months after the second dose of CoronaVac in immunocompromised patients. (2022)
Journal Article
GUALANO, B., LEMES, Í.R., PIRES DA SILVA, R. et al. 2022. Physical activity and antibody persistence 6 months after the second dose of CoronaVac in immunocompromised patients. Scandinavian journal of medicine and science in sports [online], 32(10), pages 1510-1515. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14213

This prospective cohort study within an open-label, single-arm, phase 4 vaccination trial (clinicaltrials.gov #NCT04754698) aimed to investigate the association between physical activity and persistent anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies 6 months after two-do... Read More about Physical activity and antibody persistence 6 months after the second dose of CoronaVac in immunocompromised patients..

Interindividual differences in trainability and moderators of cardiorespiratory fitness, waist circumference, and body mass responses: a large-scale individual participant data meta-analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
BONAFIGLIA, J.T., SWINTON, P.A., ROSS, R., JOHANNSEN, N.M., MARTIN, C.K., CHURCH, T.S., SLENTZ, C.A., ROSS, L.M., KRAUS, W.E., WALSH, J.J., KENNY, G.P., GOLDFIELD, G.S., PRUD'HOMME, D., SIGAL, R.J., EARNEST, C.P. and GURD, B.J. 2022. Interindividual differences in trainability and moderators of cardiorespiratory fitness, waist circumference, and body mass responses: a large-scale individual participant data meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], 52(12), pages 2837-2851. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-022-01725-9

Although many studies have assumed variability reflects variance caused by exercise training, few studies have examined whether interindividual differences in trainability are present following exercise training. The present individual participant da... Read More about Interindividual differences in trainability and moderators of cardiorespiratory fitness, waist circumference, and body mass responses: a large-scale individual participant data meta-analysis..

Vitamin D metabolites are associated with physical performance in young healthy adults. (2022)
Journal Article
CARSWELL, A.T., JACKSON, S., SWINTON, P., O'LEARY, T.J., TANG, J.C.Y., OLIVER, S.J., SALE, C., IZARD, R.M., WALSH, N.P., FRASER, W.D and GREEVES, J.P. 2022. Vitamin D metabolites are associated with physical performance in young healthy adults. Medicine and science in sports and exercise [online], 54(11), pages 1982-1989. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002987

The purpose of this study was to determine vitamin D metabolites and vitamin D receptor (VDR) single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) relationships with physical performance. In 1205 men and 322 women (94.8% white Caucasian, 22.0 ± 2.8 years) commenci... Read More about Vitamin D metabolites are associated with physical performance in young healthy adults..

The effectiveness of multifactorial and multicomponent interventions for the prevention of falls for adults in hospital settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
Working Paper
PAVLOVA, A.V., SWINTON, P.A., GREIG, L., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2022. The effectiveness of multifactorial and multicomponent interventions for the prevention of falls for adults in hospital settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. MedRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.05.31.22275666

The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the effectiveness of multicomponent and multifactorial interventions for reducing falls in adult in-patients. Falls are the most common cause of accidental injury in hospitals... Read More about The effectiveness of multifactorial and multicomponent interventions for the prevention of falls for adults in hospital settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Which treatment classes and combinations are more effective for the management of common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis. (2022)
Working Paper
SWINTON, P.A., SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2022. Which treatment classes and combinations are more effective for the management of common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/SRXIV.155

The aim of this research was to quantify the comparative effectiveness of treatment classes used for the management of the most common tendinopathies. The project studied network meta-analyses comparing combinations of exercise, non-exercise, and non... Read More about Which treatment classes and combinations are more effective for the management of common tendinopathies? A systematic review and network meta-analysis..

Time-course analysis following initial warm-up to inform pre-pitch entry preparations of soccer substitutes. (2022)
Journal Article
SWINTON, P.A., SYMON, K., MAUGHAN, P., BURGESS, K.E. and DOLAN, E. 2022. Time-course analysis following initial warm-up to inform pre-pitch entry preparations of soccer substitutes. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], 17(4), pages 860-867. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541221095196

The purpose of this study was to investigate the time-course of decrements in physical performance following a pre-match warm-up in soccer players. Knowledge of this information could be used to inform re-warm-ups and pre-pitch entry practices of soc... Read More about Time-course analysis following initial warm-up to inform pre-pitch entry preparations of soccer substitutes..

Carotid intima-media thickness and flow-mediated dilation do not predict acute in-hospital outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19. (2022)
Journal Article
CRISTINA-OLIVEIRA, M., MEIRELES, K., GIL, S., CAVALCANTE ASSIS, F., GEBER-JÚNIOR, J.C., SHINJO, S.K., POSSOLO DE SOUZA, H., CRUZ SANTANA, A.N., SWINTON, P.A., DRAGER, L.F., GUALANO, B., ROSCHEL, H. and PEÇANHA, T. 2022. Carotid intima-media thickness and flow-mediated dilation do not predict acute in-hospital outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19. American journal of physiology: heart and circulatory physiology [online], 322(6), pages H906-H913. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00026.2022

Studies have suggested a potential role of endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis in the pathophysiology of COVID-19. Herein, we tested whether brachial flow-mediated dilation (FMD) and carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) measured upon hospita... Read More about Carotid intima-media thickness and flow-mediated dilation do not predict acute in-hospital outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19..

The effect of dose components on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy management: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
Working Paper
PAVLOVA, A.V., SHIM, J., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. The effect of dose components on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy management: a systematic review and meta-analysis. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/SRXIV.134

The purpose of this study was to investigate potential moderating effects of resistance exercise dose components including intensity, volume and frequency, for the management of common tendinopathies. The research was undertaken through a systematic... Read More about The effect of dose components on resistance exercise therapies for tendinopathy management: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Are patients satisfied? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy. (2022)
Working Paper
SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. Are patients satisfied? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy. SportRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.51224/SRXIV.123

Outcomes measuring patient rating of overall condition, including patient satisfaction, are associated with improved general health and higher quality of life. However, this outcome domain is under-explored in the management of tendinopathy. The purp... Read More about Are patients satisfied? A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy..