Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Browse


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., 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, (accepted).

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..

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], Ahead of Print. 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..

Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. (2021)
Other
ALEXANDER, L.A., MORRISSEY, D., SWINTON, P., MACLEAN, C., HARRISON, I. and COOPER, K. [2021]. Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol. JBI evidence synthesis [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00175

Objective: The aim of the review is to provide a map of exercise interventions and outcomes that have been reported for the treatment of any tendinopathy. Introduction: Tendinopathy is a common condition that affects athletic and non-athletic populat... Read More about Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review protocol..

Self-reported training variables are poor predictors of laboratory measures in cyclists. (2021)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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], Online First. 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..

Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
MARTICORENA, F.M., CARVALHO, A., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., DOLAN, E., GUALANO, B., SWINTON, P. and SAUNDERS, B. [2021]. Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine and science in sports and exercise [online], Ahead of Print. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002635

Introduction: Placebos are used as a control treatment that is meant to be indistinguishable from the active intervention. However, where substantive placebo effects may occur, studies that do not include a non-placebo control arm may underestimate t... Read More about Nonplacebo controls to determine the magnitude of ergogenic interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Mitigating dilemmas in postgraduate researcher mental health and well-being project implementation: critical reflections from three former implementers. (2021)
Journal Article
VALEIX, S., MOSS, R. and MORRIS, C. [2021]. Mitigating dilemmas in postgraduate researcher mental health and well-being project implementation: critical reflections from three former implementers. Studies in graduate and postdoctoral education [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SGPE-08-2020-0058

Purpose: This paper aims to present the critical reflections of three women implementers formerly working in projects that seek to support the mental health and well-being (MHW) of postgraduate researchers (PGRs), which has become a recent focus for... Read More about Mitigating dilemmas in postgraduate researcher mental health and well-being project implementation: critical reflections from three former implementers..

Undertaking a scoping review: a practical guide for nursing and midwifery students, clinicians, researchers, and academics. (2021)
Journal Article
POLLOCK, D., DAVIES, E.L., PETERS, M.D.J., TRICCO, A.C., ALEXANDER, L., MCINERNEY, P., GODFREY, C.M., KHALIL, H. and MUNN, Z. 2021. Undertaking a scoping review: a practical guide for nursing and midwifery students, clinicians, researchers, and academics. Journal of advanced nursing [online], 77(4), pages 2102-2113. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14743

Aim: The aim of this study is to discuss the available methodological resources and best-practice guidelines for the development and completion of scoping reviews relevant to nursing and midwifery policy, practice, and research. Design: Discussion Pa... Read More about Undertaking a scoping review: a practical guide for nursing and midwifery students, clinicians, researchers, and academics..

Health coaching: the short-coming starts with the definition (2021)
Journal Article
SIECZKOWSKA, S.M., PADILHA DE LIMA, A., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ROSCHEL, H. and GUALANO, B. [2021]. Health coaching: the short-coming starts with the definition. Advances in nutrition [online], (accepted).

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]. Needed research but a defining short-coming. Advances in nutrition [online], (accepted).

Sodium bicarbonate supplementation and the female athlete: a brief commentary with small scale systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
SAUNDERS, B., DE OLIVEIRA, L.F., DOLAN, E., DURKALEC-MICHALSKI, K., MCNAUGHTON, L., ARTIOLI, G.G. and SWINTON, P.A. [2021]. Sodium bicarbonate supplementation and the female athlete: a brief commentary with small scale systematic review and meta-analysis. European journal of sport science [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2021.1880649

Sodium bicarbonate (SB) is considered an effective ergogenic supplement for improving high-intensity exercise capacity and performance, although recent data suggests that women may be less amenable to its ergogenic effects than men. Currently, an app... Read More about Sodium bicarbonate supplementation and the female athlete: a brief commentary with small scale systematic review and meta-analysis..

Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2020)
Journal Article
SIECZKOWSKA, S.M., PADILHA DE LIMA, A. SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ROSCHEL, H. and GUALANO, B. [2021]. Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Advances in nutrition [online], Advance Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmaa159

Health coaching has emerged as a potential supporting tool for health professionals to overcome behavioural barriers, but its efficacy in weight management remains unclear. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to synthesize and evaluate... Read More about Health coaching strategies for weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Reply to: comment on: "The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis"and “The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysi (2020)
Journal Article
ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J., MCNULTY, K.L., GOODALL, S., ANSDELL, P., THOMAS, K., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E. and HICKS, K.M. 2020. Reply to: comment on: "The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis" and "The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis". Sports medicine [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01383-9

This is a letter to the editor, by the authors, in response to a comment ( https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01384-8 ) on two previous articles published in Sports Medicine 50(10), https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01319-3 ; https://doi.org/10.100... Read More about Reply to: comment on: "The effects of menstrual cycle phase on exercise performance in eumenorrheic women: a systematic review and meta-analysis"and “The effects of oral contraceptives on exercise performance in women: a systematic review and meta-analysi.

Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review. (2020)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., PAVLOVA, A., GREIG, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S., STEPHEN, A. and ALEXANDER, L. [2020]. Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review. JBI evidence synthesis [online], (accepted).

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..

Barriers and facilitators to patient uptake and utilisation of digital interventions for the self-management of low back pain: a systematic review of qualitative studies. (2020)
Journal Article
SVENDSEN, M.J., WOOD, K.W., KYLE, J., COOPER, K., RASMUSSEN, C.D.N., SANDAL, L.F., STOCHKENDAHL, M.J., MAIR, F.S. and NICHOLL, B.I. 2020. Barriers and facilitators to patient uptake and utilisation of digital intervientions for the self-management of low back pain: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ open [online], 10(12), article ID e038800. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038800

Objectives: Low back pain (LBP) is a leading contributor to disability globally. Self-management is a core component of LBP management. We aimed to synthesise published qualitative literature concerning digital health interventions (DHIs) to support... Read More about Barriers and facilitators to patient uptake and utilisation of digital interventions for the self-management of low back pain: a systematic review of qualitative studies..

The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
DOLAN, E., DUMAS, A., KEANE, K.M., BESTETTI, G., FREITAS, L.H.M., GUALANO, B., KOHRT, W., KELLEY, G.A., PEREIRA, R.M.R., SALE, C. and SWINTON, P. 2020. The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol]. Systematic reviews [online], 9, article ID 291. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01551-y

Background: Bone is a plastic tissue that is responsive to its physical environment. As a result, exercise interventions represent a potential means to influence bone. However, little is currently known about how various exercise and participant char... Read More about The influence of acute exercise on bone biomarkers: protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. [Protocol].

A collaborative approach to exercise provision for people with Parkinson’s: a feasibility and acceptability study of the PDConnect programme. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
JONES, J., ALEXANDER, L.. HANCOCK, E. and COOPER, K. [2020]. A collaborative approach to exercise provision for people with Parkinson's: a feasibility and acceptability study of the PDConnect programme. [Protocol]. AMRC open research [online], 2, article ID 29. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12688/amrcopenres.12936.1

Background: Exercise has been shown to be beneficial for people with Parkinson’s (PwP), limiting the rate of decline of motor and non-motor symptoms, with emerging evidence associating exercise with a neuroprotective effect. Current exercise provisio... Read More about A collaborative approach to exercise provision for people with Parkinson’s: a feasibility and acceptability study of the PDConnect programme. [Protocol].

The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2020)
Other
MATTHEWS, J.J., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., SANTOS, L., ARTIOLI, G.G., TURNER, M.D., ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. and SALE, C. 2020. The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. Systematic reviews [online], 9, article ID 282. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01539-8

Background: Diabetes is a major public health issue and there is a need to develop low-cost, novel interventions to prevent or reduce disease progression. Growing evidence shows that supplementation with carnosine, or its rate-limiting precursor β-al... Read More about The effect of carnosine or β-alanine supplementation on markers of glycaemic control and insulin resistance in human and animal studies: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].

Relationships between training load variables in professional youth football players. (2020)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P., MACFARLANE, N. and SWINTON, P. [2020]. Relationships between training load variables in professional youth football players. International journal of sports medicine [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1300-2959

This study aims to investigate the relationship between subjective and external measures of load in professional youth football players, whilst accounting for the effect of training theme or competition. Data from ratings of perceived exertion, and... Read More about Relationships between training load variables in professional youth football players..

Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. (2020)
Journal Article
DALEY, K., HUNGERBUEHLER, I., CAVANAGH, K., CLARO, H.G., SWINTON, P.A. and KAPPS, M. 2020. Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot. Frontiers in digital health [online], 2, article number 576361. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fdgth.2020.576361

Background: Mental health difficulties are highly prevalent yet access to support is impeded by barriers of stigma, cost and availability. These issues are even more prevalent in low- and middle-income countries, and use of digital technology is one... Read More about Preliminary evaluation of the engagement and effectiveness of a mental health chatbot..

Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia. (2020)
Journal Article
COUTTS, E. and COOPER, K. [2020]. Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia. Aphasiology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2020.1836316

Background: There is extensive literature on the impact of aphasia on human interactions, with findings including family tension and reduced participation affecting the person with aphasia’s ability to adapt to life post-stroke. However, research on... Read More about Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia..