Department of Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work

Student Research Publications

  • Within the SEPARG group, we aim to promote high-performing students and encourage them to conduct high quality projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Below is a selection of work which has been presented and/or published by our students:

  • Publications:

    Walsh, G.S. and Taylor, Z. (2019). Complexity, symmetry and variability of forward and backward walking at different speeds and transfer effects on forward walking: implications for neural control. Journal of Biomechanics. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.109377.

    Lloyd Jones, M., Morris, M., and Jakeman, J. (2019). Effect of work: rest ratio on cycling performance following sprint interval training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, in press.

    Franks, B., Roberts, W., and Jakeman, J. (2019). Representing reality: Investigating the perception-action couplings of expert soccer goalkeepers under representative constraints. Studies in Perception and Action XV

    Delextrat A, Bateman J, Ross C, Harman J, Davis L, Vanrenterghem J, Cohen DD. (2019). Changes in Torque-Angle Profiles of the Hamstrings and Hamstrings-to-Quadriceps Ratio After Two Hamstring Strengthening Exercise Interventions in Female Hockey Players. J Strength Cond Res. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003309

    Renshaw, I., Davids, K., Araujo, D., Lucas, A., Roberts, W.M., Newcombe, D., and Franks, B. (2019) Evaluating weaknesses of “perceptual-cognitive training” and “brain training” methods in sport: an ecological dynamics critique, Frontiers in Psychology, DOI:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02468.

    Humphries, C., Gaston, L., Magrath, R., and White, A.J., (2019) 'Exploring the attitudes towards homosexuality of a semi-professional Swedish football team with an openly gay teammate' in The Palgrave Handbook of Masculinity and Sport, London: Palgrave.

    White AJ, and Franks B, (2019) 'Film Review: Concussion (2015) Sony Pictures Entertainment', International Review for the Sociology of Sport

    Delextrat A, Mackessy S, Arceo-Rendon L, Scanlan A, Ramsbottom R, Calleja-Gonzalez J. (2018). Effects of Three-Day Serial Sodium Bicarbonate Loading on Performance and Physiological Parameters During a Simulated Basketball Test in Female University Players. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 28(5):547-552.

    Lloyd Jones, MC., Morris, MG., and Jakeman, JR. (2017). Impact of time and work:rest ratio matched sprint interval training programmes on performance: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(11), 1034-1038.

    Clarke ND, Thomas JR, Kagka M, Ramsbottom R, Delextrat A. (2017). No Dose-Response Effect of Carbohydrate Mouth Rinse Concentration on 5-km Running Performance in Recreational Athletes. J Strength Cond Res. 31(3):715-720.

    Delextrat A, Bateman J, Esser P, Targen N, Dawes H. (2016). The potential benefits of Zumba Gold(®) in people with mild-to-moderate Parkinson's: Feasibility and effects of dance styles and number of sessions. Complement Ther Med., 27:68-73.

    Gibbons, B., O'Leary, T.J., Jakeman, J.R.,  and Morris, M.G. (2015).  The effect of nitrate supplementation on muscle contractile characteristics following a high intensity training bout.  Journal of Sports Sciences. Vol. 33, Supplement 1, s68–s71.

     

    Conference presentations:

    Ramsbottom, R., Varnham, R., Bardin, J. and Turner, K. (2019) A one week European Alpine Trek improves aerobic fitness but does not enhance leg power or leg strength European College of Sport Sciences Book of Abstracts (in press).

    Franks, B., Roberts, W., and Jakeman, J. Representing reality: Investigating the perception-action coupling of expert football goalkeepers under representative performance constraints. ICPA conference, Groningen, July 2019

    Coetzee, A., Jakeman, J., and Davey, S. Relationships between internal training load, training intensity distribution and stress and recovery in female rowers. BASES student conference, Dundee, April 2019

    Kalakoutis, N., Walsh, G., and Jakeman, J. The effects of opposed and unopposed practice on skill acquisition and transfer: Examining changes in coordination, kinematics, and outcome in non-dominant foot kicking in football. BASES student conference, Dundee, April 2019

    Winter, A and Davey, S. The effects of nitrate supplementation on repeated sprint ability in normobaric hypoxia in team-based sport athletes. BASES student conference, Dundee, April 2019

    Franks, B., Roberts, W., and Jakeman, J. The impact of Chronological age on the quiet eye in youth development phase goalkeepers in a professional youth academic. Movement and Skill Acquisition Ireland Conference, April, 2018.

    Jakeman, J., and Leaney, S. Impact of a pain stimulus on repeated sprint exercise. European College of Sports Science annual conference, Dublin, July 2018.

    Marston, M. Varnham, R. and Ramsbottom, R. (2018) Effect of chronic dietary nitrate supplementation on 100-m swim performance European College of Sport Sciences Book of Abstracts: 768A.

    Zourab, S., Hayatleh, K., Baker, S., Nagulapalli, R., Yassine, N., Ramsbottom, R. and Lidgey, J. (2018) Increasing signal to noise ratio and mimimizing artefacts in biomedical instrumentation systems Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing https://doi.org/10.1007/s10470-018-1150-4.

     Ramsbottom, R. Moss, H. Varnham, R. (2017) Effect of chronic dietary nitrate supplementation on time to exhaustion and total work during all-out upper body resistive exercise European College of Sport Sciences Book of Abstracts: 618A.

    Lloyd Jones, M., and Jakeman, JR. Effect of different sprint interval training work: rest ratios on performance adaptations. European College of Sports Science annual conference, Essen, July 2017.

    Pavlaki, S., Varnham, R. and Ramsbottom, R. (2016) Dietary nitrate supplementation improves mean power during upper body resistive exercise Biomedical Basis of Elite Performance PC07, pp. 111-112A. 

    Gibbons, B., O’Leary, T., Jakeman, JR., and Morris, MG. The effect of dietary nitrate supplementation on muscle contractile characteristics following a high-intensity training bout. BASES annual conference, St. George’s Park, December, 2015.