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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)
Journal Article
GIL, S., FILHO, W.F., 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], Early View. 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..

A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development. (2021)
Journal Article
MCCANN, B., MCCARTHY, P.J., COOPER, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K. and KEEGAN, R.J. 2021. A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development. Journal of applied sport psychology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2021.1963013

This study retrospectively explored perceptions of coach, parent and peer motivational influences across athlete development. Four investment stage football players (M age = 18.5years, SD=0.6) with an average of 13 (SD=1.4) years footballing experien... Read More about A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development..

Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
SANDAL, L.F., BACH, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K, et al. [2021]. Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset]. JAMA internal medicine [online], Online First. Available from: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2782459#supplemental-tab

SELFBACK is an evidence-based decision support system that supports self-management of nonspecific low back pain. In specific, SELFBACK provides the user with evidence-based advice on physical activity level, strength/ flexibility exercises, and educ... Read More about Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset].

Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. (2021)
Journal Article
SANDAL, L.F., BACH, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K, et al. [2021]. Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. JAMA internal medicine [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4097

Importance: Lower back pain (LBP) is a prevalent and challenging condition in primary care. The effectiveness of an individually tailored self-management support tool delivered via a smartphone app has not been rigorously tested. Objective: To invest... Read More about Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial..

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. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
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. [Dataset]. Advances in nutrition [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://academic.oup.com/advances/advance-article/doi/10.1093/advances/nmab087/6333366#supplementary-data

The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycemic control and insulin resistance in humans and animals. A systematic search of 6 electronic databases wa... 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. [Dataset].

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)
Journal Article
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], Advanced Articles. 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..

Mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate researchers: exploring the relationship between mental health literacy, help-seeking behaviour, psychological distress, and wellbeing. (2021)
Journal Article
MOSS, R., GORCZYNSKI, P., SIMS-SCHOUTEN, W., HEARD-LAUREOTE, K. and CREATON, J. [2021]. Mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate researchers: exploring the relationship between mental health literacy, help-seeking behaviour, psychological distress, and wellbeing. Higher education research and development [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2021.1906210

Studies of Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) have highlighted that the population may be at risk of developing symptoms of common mental health problems. Early intervention and preventative measures may reduce this risk, such as improving mental health... Read More about Mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate researchers: exploring the relationship between mental health literacy, help-seeking behaviour, psychological distress, and wellbeing..

International audit of simulation use in pre-registration medical radiation science training. (2021)
Journal Article
BRIDGE, P., SHINER, N., BOLDERSTON, A., GUNN, T., HAZELL, L.J., JOHNSON, R., LAWSON JONES, G., MIFSUD, L., STEWART, S.L. and MCNULTY, J.P. [2021]. International audit of simulation use in pre-registration medical radiation science training. Radiography [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2021.06.011

Introduction: Simulation-based education (SBE) can replicate the challenging aspects of real-world clinical environments, while providing a safe and less intimidating setting. Literature supports its use within medical radiation science (MRS) trainin... Read More about International audit of simulation use in pre-registration medical radiation science training..

Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2021)
Other
COUTTS, E. and COOPER, K. [2021]. Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI evidence synthesis [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/jbies-20-00386

Objective: The purpose of this scoping review is to map what has been reported on interventions, barriers, and facilitators for adults with and without communication disorders following a stroke to return to work. Introduction: Difficulties in return... Read More about Interventions, barriers and facilitators associated with return to work in adults following stroke: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol].

A novel approach to 1RM prediction using the load-velocity profile: a comparison of models. (2021)
Journal Article
THOMPSON, S.W., ROGERSON, D., RUDDOCK, A., GREIG, L. DORRELL, H.F. and BARNES, A. 2021. A novel approach to 1RM prediction using the load-velocity profile: a comparison of models. Sports [online], 9(7), article 88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/sports9070088

The study aim was to compare different predictive models in one repetition maximum (1RM) estimation from load-velocity profile (LVP) data. Fourteen strength-trained men underwent initial 1RMs in the free-weight back squat, followed by two LVPs, over... Read More about A novel approach to 1RM prediction using the load-velocity profile: a comparison of models..

Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review. (2021)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., PAVLOVA, A., GREIG, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S., STEPHEN, A. and ALEXANDER, L. [2021]. Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review. JBI evidence synthesis [online], Online First. 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 in-patients. Introduction: Falls are a common cau... Read More about Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review..

Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
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. [Dataset]. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism [online], 31(4), pages 305-313. Available from: https://journals.humankinetics.com/view/journals/ijsnem/31/4/article-p305.xml?content=supplementary-materials

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. [Dataset].

Individual participant data meta-analysis provides no evidence of individual response variation in individuals supplementing with beta-alanine. (2021)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
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].

Late non-physiological impacts of Covid-19 on radiography education. (2021)
Journal Article
MCCONNELL, J., MCFADDEN, S., FLOYD, M., ELSHAMI, W., ABUZAID, M.M., LEISHMAN, L. and ECKLOFF, K. 2021. Late non-physiological impacts of COVID-19 on radiography education. Radiography [online], 27(3), pages 987-988. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2021.04.006

In this letter to the editor the authors say that there are long term questions which have not yet been published/investigated to address demands on staff and student radiographers during pandemic recovery and suggest that a special issue of 'Radiogr... Read More about Late non-physiological impacts of Covid-19 on radiography education..

A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with long Covid in Scotland. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
DUNCAN, E., COOPER, K., COWIE, J., ALEXANDER, L., MORRIS, J. and PRESTON, J. 2021. A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with Covid in Scotland. [Dataset]. Hosted on DataSTORRE [online]. Available from: https://datastorre.stir.ac.uk/

This dataset contains the item response data and the narrative responses of all 14 Directors of Allied Health Professions in Scotland to a survey conducted in October 2020 requesting information about their Health Board's delivery of long covid rehab... Read More about A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with long Covid in Scotland. [Dataset].

A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with long Covid in Scotland. (2021)
Journal Article
DUNCAN, E., COOPER, K., COWIE, J., ALEXANDER, L., MORRIS, J. and PRESTON, J. 2021. A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with Covid in Scotland. F1000Research [online], 9, article 1416. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.27894.2

Background: Over 50 million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed globally as of November 2020. Evidence is rapidly emerging on the epidemiology of COVID-19, and its impact on individuals and potential burden on health services and society. Between 1... Read More about A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with long Covid in Scotland..

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..