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The muscle carnosine response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with bayesian individual and aggregate data e-max model and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
REZENDE, N.S., SWINTON, P., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., DA SILVA, R.P. DA SILVA, V.E., NEMEZIO, K., YAMAGUCHI, G., ARTIOLI, G.G., GUALANO, B., SAUNDERS, B. and DOLAN, E. [2020]. The muscle carnosine response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with bayesian individual and aggregate data E-max model and meta-analysis. Frontiers in physiology [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2020.00913

Beta-alanine (BA) supplementation increases muscle carnosine content (MCarn), and has many proven, and purported, ergogenic and therapeutic benefits. Currently, many questions on the nature of the MCarn response to supplementation are open, and the r... Read More about The muscle carnosine response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with bayesian individual and aggregate data e-max model and meta-analysis..

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., ANSDELL, P., GOODALL, S., HICKS, K.M. THOMAS, K., SWINTON, P. and DOLAN, E. [2020]. The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], (accepted).

Background: Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) are double agents, which downregulate endogenous concentrations of oestradiol and progesterone whilst simultaneously providing daily supplementation of exogenous oestrogen and progestin during the OCP-takin... Read More about The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
MCNULTY, K.L., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P., ANSDELL, P., GOODALL, S., THOMAS, K. and HICKS, K.M. [2020]. The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], (accepted).

Background: Concentrations of endogenous sex hormones fluctuate across the menstrual cycle (MC), which could have implications for exercise performance in women. At present, data are conflicting, with no consensus on whether exercise performance is a... Read More about The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

The importance of shared understanding within football teams. (2020)
Journal Article
MALONE, M.K. and LORIMER, R. [2020]. The importance of shared understanding within football teams. Journal of sport psychology in action [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21520704.2020.1760982

Within a football team, it is vital for coaches to acknowledge the importance of their players having the knowledge of what is required in specific roles in the team and what their other team members are likely to do in certain situations. This mutua... Read More about The importance of shared understanding within football teams..

Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K. and BACH, K. 2020. Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain. In Barták, R. and Bell, E. (eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) 2020 conference (FLAIRS-33), 17-20 May 2020, Miami Beach, USA. Palo Alto: AAAI Press [online], pages 347-352. Available from: https://aaai.org/ocs/in...AIRS20/paper/view/18460

Globally, Low back pain (LBP) is one of the top three contributors to years lived with disability. Self-management with an active lifestyle is the cornerstone for preventing and managing LBP. Digital interventions are introduced in the recent past to... Read More about Learning to recognise exercises for the self-management of low back pain..

Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIRATUNGA, N., WIJEKOON, A. and COOPER, K. 2020. Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition. In Proceedings of the 28th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2020), 8-12 June 2020, Salamanca, Spain. Lecture notes in computer science. Cham: Springer [online], (forthcoming).

Recent advances in meta-learning provides interesting opportunities for CBR research, in similarity learning, case comparison and personalised recommendations. Rather than learning a single model for a specific task, meta-learners adopt a generalist... Read More about Learning to compare with few data for personalised human activity recognition..

Motor development in infancy and spine shape in early old age: findings from a British birth cohort study. (2020)
Journal Article
SAUNDERS, F. R., GREGORY, J. S., PAVLOVA, A. V., MUTHURI, S. G., HARDY, R. J., MARTIN, K. R., BARR, R.J., ADAMS, J.E., KUH, D., ASPDEN, R.M., COOPER, R. and IRELAND, A. [2020]. Motor development in infancy and spine shape in early old age: findings from a British birth cohort study. Journal of orthopaedic research [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jor.24656

Spine shape changes dramatically in early life, influenced by attainment of developmental milestones such as independent walking. Whether these associations persist across life is unknown. Therefore, we investigated associations between developmental... Read More about Motor development in infancy and spine shape in early old age: findings from a British birth cohort study..

Heterogeneous multi-modal sensor fusion with hybrid attention for exercise recognition. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N. and COOPER, K. [2020]. Heterogeneous multi-modal sensor fusion with hybrid attention for exercise recognition. To be presented at the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) World computational intelligence congress (WCCI 2020), co-located with 2020 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2020), 2020 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2020), and IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2020), 19-24 July 2020, Glasgow, UK.

Exercise adherence is a key component of digital behaviour change interventions for the self-management of musculoskeletal pain. Automated monitoring of exercise adherence requires sensors that can capture patients performing exercises and Machine Le... Read More about Heterogeneous multi-modal sensor fusion with hybrid attention for exercise recognition..

Is individualization of sodium bicarbonate ingestion based on time to peak necessary? (2020)
Journal Article
DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., SAUNDERS, B., YAMAGUCHI, G., SWINTON, P. and ARTIOLI, G.G. [2020]. Is individualization of sodium bicarbonate ingestion based on time to peak necessary? Medicine and science in sports and exercise [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002313

Purpose: To describe the reliability of blood bicarbonate pharmacokinetics in response to sodium bicarbonate (SB) supplementation across multiple occasions and assess, using putative thresholds, whether individual variation indicated a need for indiv... Read More about Is individualization of sodium bicarbonate ingestion based on time to peak necessary?.

A knowledge-light approach to personalised and open-ended human activity recognition. (2020)
Journal Article
WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N., SANI, S. and COOPER, K. 2020. A knowledge-light approach to personalised and open-ended human activity recognition. Knowledge-based systems [online], 192, article ID 105651. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2020.105651

Human Activity Recognition (HAR) is a core component of clinical decision support systems that rely on activity monitoring for self-management of chronic conditions such as Musculoskeletal Disorders. Deployment success of such applications in part de... Read More about A knowledge-light approach to personalised and open-ended human activity recognition..

Values-based interprofessional education: how interprofessional education and values- based practice interrelate and are vehicles for the benefit of patients and health and social care professionals. (2020)
Journal Article
MERRIMAN, C., CHALMERS, L., EWENS, A., FULFORD, B. (KWF)., GRAY, R., HANDA, A. and WESTCOTT, L. [2020]. Values-based interprofessional education: how interprofessional education and values-based practice interrelate and are vehicles for the benefit of patients and health and social care professionals. Journal of interprofessional care [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2020.1713065

The 2016 All Together Better Health VIII Oxford conference brought together interprofessional education (IPE) and values-based practice (VBP) communities. As there is a paucity of research and publications in the area, following the event a working p... Read More about Values-based interprofessional education: how interprofessional education and values- based practice interrelate and are vehicles for the benefit of patients and health and social care professionals..

Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. (2019)
Journal Article
WALKER, C.A. and ROBERTS, F.E. 2019. Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. Physiotherapy Canada [online], Advance Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3138/ptc-2018-0113

Background – To date there is no evidence that high fidelity simulation (HFS) improves skill development within the university setting in physiotherapy students. With pressures to reduce costs and maintain/improve quality of the learning experience... Read More about Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study..

Human skeletal muscle has large capacity to increase carnosine content in response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with Bayesian individual and aggregate data E-Max model and meta-analysis. (2019)
Working Paper
SAFFIOTI REZENDE, N., SWINTON, P., FARIAS DE OLIVEIRA, L., PIRES DA SILVA, R., EIRA DA SILVA, V., NEMEZIO, K., YAMAGUCHI, G., ARTIOLI, G.G., GUALANO, B., SAUNDERS, B. and DOLAN, E. 2019. Human skeletal muscle has large capacity to increase carnosine content in response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with Bayesian individual and aggregate data E-Max model and meta-analysis. bioRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/870584

Beta-alanine (BA) supplementation increases muscle carnosine content (MCarn) and is ergogenic in many situations. Currently, many questions on the nature of the Mcarn response to supplementation are open, and the responses to these have considerable... Read More about Human skeletal muscle has large capacity to increase carnosine content in response to beta-alanine supplementation: a systematic review with Bayesian individual and aggregate data E-Max model and meta-analysis..

An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: protocol for the selfBACK randomized controlled trial. (2019)
Other
SANDAL, L.F., STOCHKENDAHL, M.J., SVENDSEN, M.J., WOOD, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., NORDSTOGA, A.L., VILLUMSEN, M., RASMUSSEN, C.D.N., NICHOLL, B., COOPER, K., KJAER, P., MAIR, F.S., SJØGAARD, G., NILSEN, T.I.L., HARTVIGSEN, J., BACH, K., MORK, P.J. and SØGAARD, K. 2019. An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: Protocol for the selfback randomized controlled trial. [Protocol]. JMIR research protocols [online], 8(12), article ID e14720. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2196/14720

Background: Low back pain (LBP) is prevalent across all social classes, in all age groups, and across industrialized and developing countries. From a global perspective, LBP is considered the leading cause of disability and negatively impacts everyda... Read More about An app-delivered self-management program for people with low back pain: protocol for the selfBACK randomized controlled trial..

Sarc-F and muscle function in community dwelling adults with aged care service needs: baseline and post-training relationship. (2019)
Journal Article
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

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 of the SAR... 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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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..


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