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The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size. (2021)
Journal Article
TOWLSON, C., ABT, G., BARRETT, S., CUMMING, S., HUNTER, F., HAMILTON, A., LOWTHORPE, A., GONCALVES, B., CORSIE, M. and SWINTON, P. 2021. The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size. Plos one [online], 16(12), article e0260867. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260867

The primary aims of this study were to examine the effects of bio-banding players on passing networks created during 4v4 small-sided games (SSGs), while also examining the interaction of pitch size using passing network analysis compared to a coach-b... Read More about The effect of bio-banding on academy soccer player passing networks: implications of relative pitch size..

Practical guide to undertaking scoping reviews for pharmacy clinicians, researchers and policymakers. (2021)
Journal Article
KHALIL, H., MCINERNEY, P., POLLOCK, D., ALEXANDER, L., MUNN, Z., TRICCO, A.C., GODFREY, C.M. and PETERS, M.D.J. 2021. Practical guide to undertaking scoping reviews for pharmacy clinicians, researchers and policymakers. Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpt.13558

What is known and Objective: Scoping reviews are a valuable evidence synthesis methodology. They can be used to map the evidence related to any topic to allow examination of practice, methods, policy and where (and how) future research could be under... Read More about Practical guide to undertaking scoping reviews for pharmacy clinicians, researchers and policymakers..

Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol] (2021)
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NÉDÉLEC, E., FOLI, E., SHULTZ, S.J., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ENRIGHT, K., PIASECKI, J., MATTHEWS, J.J., SALE, C. and ELLIOTT-SALE, K.J. 2021. Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol]. BMJ Open Sport and exercise medicine [online], 7, e001170. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2021-001170

Exercising women report three to six times more ACL tears than men, which happen, in the majority of cases, with a non-contact mechanism. This sex disparity has, in part, been attributed to the differences in reproductive hormone profiles between men... Read More about Effect of menstrual cycle phase, menstrual irregularities, and hormonal contraceptive use on anterior knee laxity and non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury occurrence in women: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Protocol].

The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer. (2021)
Journal Article
MAUGHAN, P.C., MACFARLANE, N.G. and SWINTON, P.A. 2021. The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer. Journal of sports sciences [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2021.1993642

The purpose of this research was to assess relationships between subjective and external measures of training load in professional youth footballers, whilst accounting for the effect of the stage of the season. Data for ratings of perceived exertion... Read More about The influence of season phase on multivariate load relationships in professional youth soccer..

Extracellular buffering supplements to improve exercise capacity and performance: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis. (2021)
Journal Article
FARIAS DE OLIVEIRA, L., DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., DURKALEC-MICHALSKI, K., ARTIOLI, G.G., MCNAUGHTON, L.R. and SAUNDERS, B. 2021. Extracellular buffering supplements to improve exercise capacity and performance: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-021-01575-x

Extracellular buffering supplements (sodium bicarbonate [SB], sodium citrate [SC], sodium/calcium lactate [SL/CL]) are ergogenic supplements though questions remain about factors which may modify their effect. The aim of this study was to quantify th... Read More about Extracellular buffering supplements to improve exercise capacity and performance: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis..

SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls. (2021)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L. and SWINTON, P. 2021. SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(10), pages 2476-2477. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-21-00325

Falls are a significant and rapidly growing public health problem. It is estimated that 37.3 million falls require medical attention and more than 684,000 fall-related deaths occur globally each year.1 Falls occur across the lifespan, but they are a... Read More about SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls..

Daily leucine intake is positively associated with lower limb skeletal muscle mass and strength in the elderly. (2021)
Journal Article
LIXANDRÃO, M.E., LONGOBARDI, I., LEITÃO, A.E., MORAIS, J.V.M., SWINTON, P.A., AIHARA, A.Y., GOES, P.C.K., UGRINOWITSCH, C., CANDOW, D.G., GUALANO, B. and ROSCHEL, H. 2021. Daily leucine intake is positively associated with lower limb skeletal muscle mass and strength in the elderly. Nutrients [online], 13(10), article number 3536. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13103536

Higher daily protein intake, with an emphasis on leucine content, is thought to mitigate age-related anabolic resistance, potentially counteracting age-related morphological and functional declines. The present study investigated potential associatio... Read More about Daily leucine intake is positively associated with lower limb skeletal muscle mass and strength in the elderly..

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..

Warm-up intensity does not affect the ergogenic effect of sodium bicarbonate in adult men. (2021)
Journal Article
JONES, R.L., STELLINGWERFF, T., SWINTON, P., ARTIOLI, G.G., SAUNDERS, B. and SALE, C. 2021. Warm-up intensity does not affect the ergogenic effect of sodium bicarbonate in adult men. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism [online], 31(6), pages 482-489. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1123/ijsnem.2021-0076

This study determined the influence of a high- (HI) versus low-intensity (LI) cycling warm-up on blood acid-base responses and exercise capacity following ingestion of sodium bicarbonate (SB; 0.3 g/kg body mass) or a placebo (PLA; maltodextrin) 3 hr... Read More about Warm-up intensity does not affect the ergogenic effect of sodium bicarbonate in adult men..

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..

Student-led rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry-level health education: a scoping review. (2021)
Journal Article
WYNNE, D. and COOPER, K. 2021. Student-led rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry-level health education: a scoping review. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(11), pages 2958-2992. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00340

The purpose of this review was to identify, map, and describe the characteristics of student-led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics, which are an emergent phenomenon in entry-level health professional education. Data gathered in this scoping... Read More about Student-led rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry-level health education: a scoping review..

Independent evaluation of ARMED service: final report. (2021)
Report
COOPER, K., FULFORD, H., SWINTON, P., COOPER, R., KYAW MYINT, P., BURNETT, V., HARRISON, I., MOSS, R. and PARKINSON, E. 2021. Independent evaluation of ARMED service: final report. Glasgow: Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1481937

ARMED (HAS Technology, Lichfield, UK) is a falls prevention technology that combines a wrist-worn activity tracker with predictive analytics and machine learning to enable early intervention. Data from the tracker is augmented by weekly grip strength... Read More about Independent evaluation of ARMED service: final report..

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], 181(10), pages 1288-1296. 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], 181(10), pages 1288-1296. 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], 12(6), pages 2216-2231. 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], 12(6), pages 2216-2231. 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], 27(4), pages 1172-1178. 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)
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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..