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Time-course analysis following initial warm-up to inform pre-pitch entry preparations of soccer substitutes. (2022)
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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], Online First. 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)
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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 hospital... Read More about Carotid intima-media thickness and flow-mediated dilation do not predict acute in-hospital outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19..

Predicting the progressive resistance and balance training response of community‐dwelling older adults accessing aged care support services: a stepped‐wedge randomised controlled trial. (2022)
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KEOGH, J.W.L., HENWOOD, T., HETHERINGTON, S., GARDINER, P.A., TUCKETT, A.G., ROUSE, K. and SWINTON, P. [2022]. Predicting the progressive resistance and balance training response of community-dwelling older adults accessing aged care support services: a stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial. Australasian journal of ageing [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajag.13039

Objective: To quantify the variation in body composition, physical function and cognitive health changes resulting from the Muscling Up Against Disability (MUAD) resistance and balance training program and the potential for baseline characteristics t... Read More about Predicting the progressive resistance and balance training response of community‐dwelling older adults accessing aged care support services: a stepped‐wedge randomised controlled trial..

The effects of sprint interval training on physical performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
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HALL, A.J., ASPE, R.R., CRAIG, T.P., KAVALIAUSKA, M., BABRAJ, J. and SWINTON, P.A. [2022]. The effects of sprint interval training on physical performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of strength and conditioning research [online], (accepted).

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..

Association between physical activity and immunogenicity of an inactivated virus vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases. (2021)
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GUALANO, B., LEMES, I.R., SILVA, R.P. et al. 2022. Association between physical activity and immunogenicity of an inactivated virus vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases. Brain, behavior and immunity [online], 101, pages 49-56. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2021.12.016

Objectives: To investigate whether physical activity is associated with enhanced immunogenicity of a SARS-CoV-2 inactivated vaccine (Coronavac) in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARD) (n = 898) and in non-ARD (n = 197) individuals withou... Read More about Association between physical activity and immunogenicity of an inactivated virus vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases..

The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size. (2021)
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TOWLSON, C., ABT, G., BARRETT, S., CUMMING, S., HUNTER, F., HAMILTON, A., LOWTHORPE, A., GONCALVES, B., CORSIE, M. and SWINTON, P. 2021. The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size. Plos one [online], 16(12), article e0260867. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260867

The primary aims of this study were to examine the effects of bio-banding players on passing networks created during 4v4 small-sided games (SSGs), while also examining the interaction of pitch size using passing network analysis compared to a coach-b... Read More about The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size..

The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer. (2021)
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MAUGHAN, P.C., MACFARLANE, N.G. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer. Journal of sports sciences [online], 40(3), pages 345-350. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2021.1993642

The purpose of this research was to assess relationships between subjective and external measures of training load in professional youth footballers, whilst accounting for the effect of the stage of the season. Data for ratings of perceived exertion... Read More about The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer..

Extracellular buffering supplements to improve exercise capacity and performance: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
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FARIAS DE OLIVEIRA, L., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., DURKALEC-MICHALSKI, K., ARTIOLI, G.G., MCNAUGHTON, L.R. and SAUNDERS, B. 2022. Extracellular buffering supplements to improve exercise capacity and performance: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], 52(3), pages 505-526. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-021-01575-x

Extracellular buffering supplements (sodium bicarbonate [SB], sodium citrate [SC], sodium/calcium lactate [SL/CL]) are ergogenic supplements though questions remain about factors which may modify their effect. The aim of this study was to quantify th... Read More about Extracellular buffering supplements to improve exercise capacity and performance: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis..

SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls. (2021)
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COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L. and SWINTON, P. 2021. SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(10), pages 2476-2477. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-21-00325

Falls are a significant and rapidly growing public health problem. It is estimated that 37.3 million falls require medical attention and more than 684,000 fall-related deaths occur globally each year.1 Falls occur across the lifespan, but they are a... Read More about SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls..

Daily leucine intake is positively associated with lower limb skeletal muscle mass and strength in the elderly. (2021)
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LIXANDRÃO, M.E., LONGOBARDI, I., LEITÃO, A.E., MORAIS, J.V.M., SWINTON, P.A., AIHARA, A.Y., GOES, P.C.K., UGRINOWITSCH, C., CANDOW, D.G., GUALANO, B. and ROSCHEL, H. 2021. Daily leucine intake is positively associated with lower limb skeletal muscle mass and strength in the elderly. Nutrients [online], 13(10), article number 3536. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13103536

Higher daily protein intake, with an emphasis on leucine content, is thought to mitigate age-related anabolic resistance, potentially counteracting age-related morphological and functional declines. The present study investigated potential associatio... Read More about Daily leucine intake is positively associated with lower limb skeletal muscle mass and strength in the elderly..

Muscle strength and muscle mass as predictors of hospital length of stay in patients with moderate to severe COVID‐19: a prospective observational study. (2021)
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GIL, S., FILHO, W.J., SHINJO, S.K., FERRIOLLI, E., BUSSE, A.L., AVELINO-SILVA, T.J., LONGOBARDI, I., DE OLIVEIRA JÚNIOR, G.N., SWINTON, P., GUALANO, B., ROSCHEL, H. and the HCFMUSP COVID-19 Study Group. 2021. Muscle strength and muscle mass as predictors of hospital length of stay in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19: a prospective observational study. Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle [online], 12(6), pages 1871-1878. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12789

Background: Strength and muscle mass are predictors of relevant clinical outcomes in critically ill patients, but in hospitalized patients with COVID-19, it remains to be determined. In this prospective observational study, we investigated whether mu... Read More about Muscle strength and muscle mass as predictors of hospital length of stay in patients with moderate to severe COVID‐19: a prospective observational study..

Warm-up intensity does not affect the ergogenic effect of sodium bicarbonate in adult men. (2021)
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JONES, R.L., STELLINGWERFF, T., SWINTON, P., ARTIOLI, G.G., SAUNDERS, B. and SALE, C. 2021. Warm-up intensity does not affect the ergogenic effect of sodium bicarbonate in adult men. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism [online], 31(6), pages 482-489. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/ijsnem.2021-0076

This study determined the influence of a high- (HI) versus low-intensity (LI) cycling warm-up on blood acid-base responses and exercise capacity following ingestion of sodium bicarbonate (SB; 0.3 g/kg body mass) or a placebo (PLA; maltodextrin) 3 hr... Read More about Warm-up intensity does not affect the ergogenic effect of sodium bicarbonate in adult men..

Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
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MATTHEWS, J.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., SANTOS, L., ARTIOLI, G.G., TURNER, M.D., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. and SALE, C. 2021. Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Advances in nutrition [online], 12(6), pages 2216-2231. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmab087

There is growing evidence that supplementation with carnosine, or its rate-limiting precursor β-alanine, can ameliorate aspects of metabolic dysregulation that occur in diabetes and its related conditions. The purpose of this systematic review and me... Read More about Effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients: a scoping review. (2021)
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COOPER, K., PAVLOVA, A., GREIG, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S., STEPHEN, A. and ALEXANDER, L. 2021. Health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients: a scoping review. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(10), pages 2478-2658. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00114

Objective:The objective of this scoping review was to examine and map the evidence relating to the reporting and evaluation of technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients.Introduction:Falls are a common cause o... Read More about Health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients: a scoping review..

Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine. (2021)
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ESTEVES, G.P., SWINTON, P., SALE, C., JAMES, R.M., ARTIOLI, G.G., ROSCHEL, H., GUALANO, B., SAUNDERS, B. and DOLAN, E. 2021. Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism [online], 31(4), pages 305-313. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/ijsnem.2021-0038

Currently, little is known about the extent of inter-individual variability in response to beta-alanine (BA) supplementation, nor what proportion of said variability can be attributed to external factors, or to the intervention itself (intervention r... Read More about Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine..

Reply to G.A. Sforzo. (2021)
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SIECZKOWSKA, S.M., PADILHA DE LIMA, A., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ROSCHEL, H. and GUALANO, B. 2021. Reply to G.A. Sforzo. Advances in nutrition [online], 12(3), pages 1043-1044. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmab021

This is a letter to the editor, by the authors, in response to a comment: SFORZO, G., MOORE, M., MOORE, G. and HARENBERG, S. 2021. Comment on 'Health coaching: 100 strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-anlaysis'. Advances in nutrit... Read More about Reply to G.A. Sforzo..

Evaluating the effects of oral contraceptive use on biomarkers and body composition during a competitive season in collegiate female soccer players. (2021)
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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..

Relationship between subjective and external training load variables in youth soccer players. (2021)
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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..

Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists. (2021)
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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)
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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..