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Physical literacy: impact and cost effectiveness in primary school settings. (2021)
Thesis
KIDD, D.J. 2021. Physical literacy: impact and cost effectiveness in primary school settings. Robert Gordon University, MRes thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1712827

Physical activity and academic attainment of children are internationally regarded as some of the most significant areas of public concern and interest (World Health Organisation, 2010; Scottish Government, 2018). There are a range of interventions d... Read More about Physical literacy: impact and cost effectiveness in primary school settings..

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].

The utility of mathematical fitness-fatigue models for assisting with the planning of physical training for sport: from in silico experiments employing synthetic data, lower-bound operational conditions and model estimation, to the development of software resources for future research. (2021)
Thesis
STEPHENS HEMINGWAY, B.H. 2021. The utility of mathematical fitness-fatigue models for assisting with the planning of physical training for sport: from in silico experiments employing synthetic data, lower-bound operational conditions and model estimation, to the development of software resources for future research. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1603154

The greatest potential application of mathematical models in sport science is to predict future performance of individual athletes in response to training, with sufficient accuracy to assist with planning of training programs and short tapering perio... Read More about The utility of mathematical fitness-fatigue models for assisting with the planning of physical training for sport: from in silico experiments employing synthetic data, lower-bound operational conditions and model estimation, to the development of software resources for future research..

Coaches' naturalistic decision-making: injury prevention in youth elite soccer players. (2020)
Thesis
SOMERS, S. 2020. Coaches' naturalistic decision-making: injury prevention in youth elite soccer players. Robert Gordon University [online], MRes thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The purpose of this study is to uncover and understand the naturalistic decision-making process in youth academy soccer coaches, when making decisions for mitigating injury in youth soccer players. Data were collected on seven youth academy soccer co... Read More about Coaches' naturalistic decision-making: injury prevention in youth elite soccer players..