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Effects of resistance exercise, collagen ingestion and circulating oestrogen concentration on collagen synthesis in a female athlete: a case report. (2024)
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LEE, J., TANG, J.C.Y., DUTTON, J., DUNN, R., FRASER, W.D., ENRIGHT, K., CLARK, D.R., STEWART, C.E. and ERSKINE, R.M. 2024. Effects of resistance exercise, collagen ingestion and circulating oestrogen concentration on collagen synthesis in a female athlete: a case report. Experimental physiology [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1113/EP091897

We investigated the effects of resistance exercise (RE), hydrolysed collagen (HC) ingestion and circulating oestrogen concentration on collagen synthesis in a naturally menstruating female CrossFit athlete. In a double-blind, randomised cross-over de... Read More about Effects of resistance exercise, collagen ingestion and circulating oestrogen concentration on collagen synthesis in a female athlete: a case report..

Automation tools to support undertaking scoping reviews. (2024)
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KHALIL, H., POLLOCK, D., MCINERNEY, P., EVANS, C., MORAES, E.B., GODFREY, C.M., ALEXANDER, L., TRICCO, A., PETERS, M.D.J., PIEPER, D., SARAN, A., AMEEN, D., TANERI, P.E. and MUNN, Z. 2024. Automation tools to support undertaking scoping reviews. Research synthesis methods [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1731

This paper describes several automation tools and software that can be considered during evidence synthesis projects and provides guidance for their integration in the conduct of scoping reviews. The guidance presented in this work is adapted from th... Read More about Automation tools to support undertaking scoping reviews..

Exercise-related changes in lower body regional muscle development . (2024)
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BURKE, R., PINERO, A., MOHAN, A., HERMANN, T., SAPUPPO, M., AUGUSTIN, F., COLEMAN, M., ANDROULAKIS-KORAKAKIS, P., WOLF, M., SWINTON, P. and SCHOENFELD, B.J. [2024]. Exercise-related changes in lower body regional muscle development. Journal of science in sport and exercise [online], (Accepted).

This study had 2 primary aims (1) compare the effects of multi-joint vs. single-joint lower body exercise on regional muscular development of the quadriceps, and; (2) compare the effects of exercises performed at different knee-joint angles on hypert... Read More about Exercise-related changes in lower body regional muscle development ..

The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review. (2024)
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CAMERON, T., ALLAN, K. and COOPER, K. [2024]. The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review. Journal of human nutrition and dietetics [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.13324

The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate diet. It can be used as a medical treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE), glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency. The aim... Read More about The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review..

Give it a rest: a systematic review with Bayesian meta-analysis on the effect of inter-set rest interval duration on muscle hypertrophy. (2024)
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SINGER, A., WOLF, M., GENEROSO, L., ARIAS, E., DELCASTILLO, K., ECHEVARRIA, E., MARTINEZ, A., KORAKAKIS, P.A., REFALO, M.C., SWINTON, P.A. and SCHOENFELD, B.J. [2024], Give it a rest: a systematic review with Bayesian meta-analysis on the effect of inter-set rest interval duration on muscle hypertrophy. Frontiers in sports and active living [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/sports-and-active-living/articles

We systematically searched the literature for studies with a randomized design that compared different inter-set rest interval durations for estimates of pre-/post-study changes in lean/muscle mass in healthy adults while controlling all other traini... Read More about Give it a rest: a systematic review with Bayesian meta-analysis on the effect of inter-set rest interval duration on muscle hypertrophy..

Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. (2024)
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COOPER, K., DUNCAN, E., HART-WINKS, E., COWIE, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T., ALEXANDER, L., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2024. Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. BMJ open [online], 14(5), e082830. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-082830

The objective of this study was to explore the experience of accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation from the perspectives of people with Long COVID and General Practitioners (GPs). The research took the form of a qualitative descriptive study,... Read More about Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study..

Training for recovery: impact of sprint interval training on recovery dynamics and aerobic performance in kickboxing athletes. (2024)
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HALL, A., WILLIAMS, A.K. and BABRAJ, J. 2024. Training for recovery: impact of sprint interval training on recovery dynamics and aerobic performance in kickboxing athletes. Journal of science in sports and exercise [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42978-023-00273-6

Recovery within and between rounds is crucial to combat sports performance. We sought to determine whether sprint interval training (SIT) improves recovery dynamics and aerobic performance. Methods: Eleven male kickboxing athletes (26 ± 5 years; body... Read More about Training for recovery: impact of sprint interval training on recovery dynamics and aerobic performance in kickboxing athletes..

Dose-response modelling of resistance exercise across outcome domains in strength and conditioning: a meta-analysis. (2024)
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SWINTON, P.A., SCHOENFELD, B.J. and MURPHY, A. 2024. Dose-response modelling of resistance exercise across outcome domains in strength and conditioning: a meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], Latest Articles. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-024-02006-3

Resistance exercise is the most common training modality included within strength and conditioning (S&C) practice. Understanding dose-response relationships between resistance training and a range of outcomes relevant to physical and sporting perform... Read More about Dose-response modelling of resistance exercise across outcome domains in strength and conditioning: a meta-analysis..

An exploration of people living with Parkinson's experience of cardio-drumming: Parkinson's Beats: a qualitative phenomenological study. (2024)
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IRONS, J.Y., WILLIAMS, A., HOLLAND, J. and JONES, J. 2024. An exploration of people living with Parkinson's experience of cardio-drumming: Parkinson's Beats: a qualitative phenomenological study. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 21(4), article number 514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph21040514

Research has shown that physical activity has a range of benefits for people living with Parkinson's (PLwP), improving muscle strength, balance, flexibility, and walking, as well as non-motor symptoms such as mood. Parkinson's Beats is a form of card... Read More about An exploration of people living with Parkinson's experience of cardio-drumming: Parkinson's Beats: a qualitative phenomenological study..

Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources. (2024)
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ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K., PETERS, M.D.J., TRICCO, A.C., KHALIL, H., EVANS, C., MUNN, Z., PIEPER, D., GODFREY, C.M., MCINERNEY, P. and POLLOCK, D. 2024. Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources. Journal of clinical epidemiology [online], 170, article number 111343. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2024.111343

Scoping reviews can identify a large number of evidence sources. This commentary describes and provides guidance on planning, conducting, and reporting large scoping reviews. This guidance is informed by experts in scoping review methodology, includi... Read More about Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources..

Compliance and adherence to hand hygiene practices for effective infection control. (2024)
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SIDIKI, A.I., MOOMIN, A., LISHCHUK, A.N., ADAM, M.K., AL-ARIKI, M.K., ANANDO, V.A., BAATIEMA, L., ANGMORTEY, N.R., ADU-GYAMFI, P.K. and MENSAH, K.B. 2024. Compliance and adherence to hand hygiene practices for effective infection control. Journal of water and health [online], 22(5), pages 896-904. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2166/wh.2024.384

Hand hygiene (HH) is the most effective way to curb the spread of healthcare-associated infections. Nonetheless, healthcare personnel encounter difficulties in adhering to WHO HH recommendations. This study aimed to investigate HH compliance and adhe... Read More about Compliance and adherence to hand hygiene practices for effective infection control..

Translating novel collective behaviour measures to concepts and principles of play as understood by football coaches. (2024)
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CORSIE, M., MALONE, M. and SWINTON, P.A. 2024. Translating novel collective behaviour measures to concepts and principles of play as understood by football coaches. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541241238991

A range of innovative performance analysis metrics have been applied in recent years to investigate aspects of football using tempo-spatial and network analyses. These approaches have gained traction within some professional teams to quantify and ass... Read More about Translating novel collective behaviour measures to concepts and principles of play as understood by football coaches..

Weights, resistance bands, and rest days are best for tendinopathy. [NIHR Alert] (2024)
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SAUL, H., CASSIDY, S., SWAITHES, L. and PAVLOVA, A. 2024. Weights, resistance bands and rest days are best for tendinopathy. [NIHR Alert]. BMJ [online], 384, article q513. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.q513

This NIHR alert is a plain English summary of an original research article, PAVLOVA, A.V., SHIM, J.S.C., MOSS, R., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., ALEXANDER, L., BROWN, V.T., MORRISSEY, D., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.... Read More about Weights, resistance bands, and rest days are best for tendinopathy. [NIHR Alert].

Throwing cold water on muscle growth: a systematic review with meta-analysis of the effects of post-exercise cold water immersion on resistance training-induced hypertrophy. (2024)
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PIÑERO, A., BURKE, R., AUGUSTIN, F., MOHAN, A.E., DEJESUS, K., SAPUPPO, M., WEISENTHAL, M., COLEMAN, M., ANDROULAKIS-KORAKAKIS, P., GRGIC, J., SWINTON, P.A. and SCHOENFELD, B.J. 2024. Throwing cold water on muscle growth: a systematic review with meta-analysis of the effects of post-exercise cold water immersion on resistance training-induced hypertrophy. European journal of sport science [online], 24(2), pages 177-189. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsc.12074

The purpose of this paper was to systematically review the literature and perform a meta‐analysis of the existing data on the effects of post-exercise cold water immersion (CWI) coupled with resistance training (RT) on gains in measures of muscle gro... Read More about Throwing cold water on muscle growth: a systematic review with meta-analysis of the effects of post-exercise cold water immersion on resistance training-induced hypertrophy..

Gaining more from doing less? The effects of a one-week deload period during supervised resistance training on muscular adaptations. (2024)
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COLEMAN, M., BURKE, R., AUGUSTIN, F., PIÑERO, A., MALDONADO, J., FISHER, J.P., ISRAETEL, M., ANDROULAKIS-KORAKAKIS, P., SWINTON, P.A., OBERLIN, D.J. and SCHOENFELD, B.J. 2024. Gaining more from doing less? The effects of a one-week deload period during supervised resistance training on muscular adaptations. PeerJ [online], 12, e16777. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.16777

Based on emerging evidence that brief periods of cessation from resistance training (RT) may re-sensitize muscle to anabolic stimuli, we aimed to investigate how a 1-week deload interval at the midpoint of a 9-week RT program affected muscular adapta... Read More about Gaining more from doing less? The effects of a one-week deload period during supervised resistance training on muscular adaptations..

Comparative effect size distributions in strength and conditioning and implications for future research: a meta-analysis. (2024)
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SWINTON, P.A. and MURPHY, A. [2024]. Comparative effect size distributions in strength and conditioning and implications for future research: a meta-analysis. International journal of strength and conditioning [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://journal.iusca.org/index.php/Journal/issue/view/9

Controlled experimental designs are frequently used in strength and conditioning (S&C) to determine which interventions are most effective. The purpose of this large meta-analysis was to quantify the distribution of comparative effect sizes in S&C to... Read More about Comparative effect size distributions in strength and conditioning and implications for future research: a meta-analysis..

Physiological and psychological outcomes of high intensity interval training in patients with heart failure compared to moderate continuous training and usual care: a systematic review with meta analysis. (2023)
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CALLUM, K., SWINTON, P., GORELY, T., CRABTREE, D. and LESLIE, S. 2024. Physiological and psychological outcomes of high intensity interval training in patients with heart failure compared to moderate continuous training and usual care: a systematic review with meta analysis. Heart and lung [online], 64, pages 117-127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2023.12.002

An important component of secondary prevention of CVD (including HF) is comprehensive cardiac rehab, including exercise. Novel, individualised approaches are needed to increase uptake and adherence to exercise programmes. One area offering potential... Read More about Physiological and psychological outcomes of high intensity interval training in patients with heart failure compared to moderate continuous training and usual care: a systematic review with meta analysis..

The relationships between external and internal training loads in mixed martial arts. (2023)
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KIRK, C., LANGAN-EVANS, C., CLARK, D.R. and MORTON, J.P. 2024. The relationships between external and internal training loads in mixed martial arts. International journal of sports physiology and performance [online], 19(2), pages 173-184. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2023-0037

As a multidisciplined combat sport, relationships between external and internal training loads and intensities of mixed martial arts (MMA) have not been described. The aim of this study was to determine the external loads and intensities of MMA train... Read More about The relationships between external and internal training loads in mixed martial arts..

Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study. (2023)
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DUNCAN, E., ALEXANDER, L., COWIE, J., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J.H., MOSS, R., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T. and COOPER, K. 2023. Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study. BMJ open [online], 13(12), article number e078740. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-078740

This study aimed to explore the perceptions and experiences of barriers and facilitators to accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation. We used a qualitative descriptive design over two rounds of data collection with three participant groups: (1)... Read More about Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study..

The collagen synthesis response to an acute bout of resistance exercise is greater when ingesting 30 g versus 15 g and 0 g hydrolyzed collagen in resistance-trained young men. (2023)
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LEE, J., TANG, J.C.Y., DUTTON, J., DUNN, R., FRASER, W.D., ENRIGHT, K., CLARK, D.R., STEWART, C.E. and ERSKINE, R.M. [2023]. The collagen synthesis response to an acute bout of resistance exercise is greater when ingesting 30 g versus 15 g and 0 g hydrolyzed collagen in resistance-trained young men. Journal of nutrition [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.10.030

Resistance exercise (RE) stimulates collagen synthesis in skeletal muscle and tendon but there is limited and equivocal evidence regarding an effect of collagen supplementation and exercise on collagen synthesis. Furthermore, it is not known if a dos... Read More about The collagen synthesis response to an acute bout of resistance exercise is greater when ingesting 30 g versus 15 g and 0 g hydrolyzed collagen in resistance-trained young men..