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The role of scoping reviews in reducing research waste. (2022)
Journal Article
KHALIL, H., PETERS, M.D.J., MCINERNEY, P.A., GODFREY, C.M., ALEXANDER, L., EVANS, C., PIEPER, D., MORAES, E.B., TRICCO, A.C. MUNN, Z. and POLLOCK, D. 2022. The role of scoping reviews in reducting research waste. Journal of clinical epidemiology [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2022.09.012

Objective: Scoping reviews and evidence map methodologies are increasingly being used by researchers. The objective of this article is to examine how scoping reviews can reduce research waste. Study design and setting: This article summarises the key... Read More about The role of scoping reviews in reducing research waste..

The effects of strength and conditioning interventions on sprinting performance in team sport athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022)
Journal Article
MURPHY, A., BURGESS, K., HALL, A.J., ASPE, R.R. and SWINTON, P.A. 2022. The effects of strength and conditioning interventions on sprinting performance in team sport athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of strength and conditioning research [online], (accepted).

Linear sprinting is a key determinant of athletic performance within team sports. The aims of the review were to quantify and compare the effectiveness of popular strength and conditioning (S&C) training modes to improve sprint performance in team sp... Read More about The effects of strength and conditioning interventions on sprinting performance in team sport athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

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], (accepted).

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, t... Read More about Interpreting magnitude of change in strength and conditioning: effect size selection, threshold values and Bayesian updating. [Dataset].

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], (accepted). To be made 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..

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. [2022]. 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], Online First. 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. [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], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-022-01718-8#Sec22

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].

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], Online First. 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 radiography students' perspective of the impact of COVID-19 on education and training internationally: a across sectional survey of the UK Devolved Nations (UKDN) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). (2022)
Journal Article
ELSHAMI, W., ABUZAID, M.M., MCCONNELL, J., STEWART, S., FLOYD, M., HUGHES, D., MCCLINTICK, C., LEISHMAN, L. and MCFADDEN, S. [2022]. The radiography students' perspective of the impact of COVID-19 on education and training internationally: a across sectional survey of the UK Devolved Nations (UKDN) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Radiography [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2022.07.009

Introduction: The overnight change in hospital practice and service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic raises the question whether undergraduate radiography students received an adequate clinical experience. Many students had their clinical placem... Read More about The radiography students' perspective of the impact of COVID-19 on education and training internationally: a across sectional survey of the UK Devolved Nations (UKDN) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)..

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], Early View. 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..

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. [2022]. Reliability of spatial-temporal metrics used to assess collective behaviours in football: an in-silico experiment. Science and medicine in football [online], Latest Articles. 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..

International, multi-disciplinary, cross-section study of pain knowledge and attitudes in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions students. (2022)
Journal Article
MANKELOW, J., RYAN, C.G., TAYLOR, P.C. et al. 2022. International, multi-disciplinary, cross-section study of pain knowledge and attitudes in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions students. BMC medical education [online], 22, article 547. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-022-03488-3

Persistent pain is a highly prevalent, global cause of disability. Research suggests that many healthcare professionals are not well equipped to manage pain and that this may be attributable at least in part to undergraduate education. The primary ai... Read More about International, multi-disciplinary, cross-section study of pain knowledge and attitudes in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions students..

Impact of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism on blood pressure and related central hemodynamic parameters in healthy adults. (2022)
Journal Article
ROONEY, M., HUGHES, C.F., STRAIN, J.J., CLEMENTS, M., MCNULTY, H. and WARD, M. 2022. Impact of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism on blood pressure and related central haemodynamic parameters in healthy adults. Journal of human nutrition and dietetics [online], 35(4): gene-environment interactions in human health, pages 689-700. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.13061

Background: The C677T polymorphism in the gene-encoding methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) is associated with an increased risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Riboflavin, the MTHFR cofactor, is an important modulator of blood pr... Read More about Impact of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism on blood pressure and related central hemodynamic parameters in healthy adults..

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], Online First. 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], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002987

Purpose: To determine vitamin D metabolites and vitamin D receptor (VDR) single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) relationships with physical performance. Methods: In 1205 men and 322 women (94.8% white Caucasian, 22.0 ± 2.8 years) commencing military... 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..

A systematic review on physical health education interventions for people with Parkinson's disease: content, impact, and implementation considerations across the Parkinson's trajectory. (2022)
Journal Article
ALUSHI, L., ALEXANDER, J., JONES, J. and LAFORTUNE, L. 2022. A systematic review on physical health education interventions for people with Parkinson's disease: content, impact, and implementation considerations across the Parkinson's trajectory. Journal of Parkinson's disease [online], 12(5), pages 1389-1407. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3233/JPD-223259

Educational interventions promoting the role of physical activity (PA) aim to address knowledge, poor exercise self-efficacy and low outcome expectations, which are well-researched barriers to PA participation in both healthy people and people with c... Read More about A systematic review on physical health education interventions for people with Parkinson's disease: content, impact, and implementation considerations across the Parkinson's trajectory..

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..

What are scoping reviews? Providing a formal definition of scoping reviews as a type of evidence synthesis. (2022)
Journal Article
MUNN, Z., POLLOCK, D., KHALIL, H., ALEXANDER, L., MCINERNEY, P., GODFREY, C.M., PETERS, M. and TRICCO, A.C. 2022. What are scoping reviews? Providing a formal definition of scoping reviews as a type of evidence synthesis. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 20(4), pages 950-952. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-21-00483

Evidence synthesis encompasses a broad range of review types and scoping reviews are an increasingly popular approach to synthesizing evidence in a number of fields. They sit alongside other evidence synthesis methodologies such as systematic reviews... Read More about What are scoping reviews? Providing a formal definition of scoping reviews as a type of evidence synthesis..

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..