Michael J Duncan

Summary

Affiliation: Coventry University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of caffeine ingestion on mood state and bench press performance to failure
    Michael J Duncan
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 25:178-85. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of heavy back squats on repeated sprint performance in trained men
    M J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 54:238-43. 2014
  3. doi request reprint The impact of a school-based gardening intervention on intentions and behaviour related to fruit and vegetable consumption in children
    Michael J Duncan
    Coventry University, UK
    J Health Psychol 20:765-73. 2015
  4. doi request reprint The effect of caffeine ingestion on functional performance in older adults
    M J Duncan
    M J Duncan, Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5HB, UK
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:883-7. 2014
  5. pmc Establishing the optimal body mass index - body esteem relationship in young adolescents
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:662. 2013
  6. pmc The effect of green exercise on blood pressure, heart rate and mood state in primary school children
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5HB, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:3678-88. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Acute caffeine ingestion enhances strength performance and reduces perceived exertion and muscle pain perception during resistance exercise
    Michael J Duncan
    Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Eur J Sport Sci 13:392-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The effect of a caffeinated energy drink on various psychological measures during submaximal cycling
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Physiol Behav 116:60-5. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Associations between body mass index, waist circumference and body shape index with resting blood pressure in Portuguese adolescents
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 40:163-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: comparing linear and allometric models
    Michael J Duncan
    Human Performance Laboratory, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 27:597-603. 2013

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi request reprint The effect of caffeine ingestion on mood state and bench press performance to failure
    Michael J Duncan
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 25:178-85. 2011
    ..001) compared to scores pre exercise across conditions. Caffeine ingestion enhances performance in short-term, resistance exercise to failure and may favorably change the mood state response to exercise compared to a placebo...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of heavy back squats on repeated sprint performance in trained men
    M J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 54:238-43. 2014
    ..This study examined the impact of post activation potentiation on repeated sprint performance in trained Rugby Union players...
  3. doi request reprint The impact of a school-based gardening intervention on intentions and behaviour related to fruit and vegetable consumption in children
    Michael J Duncan
    Coventry University, UK
    J Health Psychol 20:765-73. 2015
    ..Attitudes, norms and perceived behavioural control significantly predicted changes in fruit and vegetable consumption. ..
  4. doi request reprint The effect of caffeine ingestion on functional performance in older adults
    M J Duncan
    M J Duncan, Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5HB, UK
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:883-7. 2014
    ..The present study aims to assess the effect of acute caffeine ingestion on functional performance, manual dexterity and readiness to invest effort in older adults...
  5. pmc Establishing the optimal body mass index - body esteem relationship in young adolescents
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:662. 2013
    ..D. 11.4 ± 1.6 years)...
  6. pmc The effect of green exercise on blood pressure, heart rate and mood state in primary school children
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5HB, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:3678-88. 2014
    ..0001). Gender was not significant in any analyses (p > 0.05). Thus, the present study identifies an augmented post exercise hypotensive effect for children following green exercise compared to exercise alone. ..
  7. doi request reprint Acute caffeine ingestion enhances strength performance and reduces perceived exertion and muscle pain perception during resistance exercise
    Michael J Duncan
    Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Eur J Sport Sci 13:392-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, acute caffeine ingestion not only enhances resistance exercise performance to failure but also reduces perception of exertion and muscle pain...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of a caffeinated energy drink on various psychological measures during submaximal cycling
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Physiol Behav 116:60-5. 2013
    ..No gender differences were evident (P>.05). The data revealed positive effects of energy drink ingestion on perception of exertion, leg muscle pain perception and readiness to invest effort during submaximal cycling in active adults...
  9. doi request reprint Associations between body mass index, waist circumference and body shape index with resting blood pressure in Portuguese adolescents
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 40:163-7. 2013
    ..Recently a body shape index (ABSI) has been suggested as superior to body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) and waist circumference (WC) as a measure of disease risk...
  10. doi request reprint Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: comparing linear and allometric models
    Michael J Duncan
    Human Performance Laboratory, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 27:597-603. 2013
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  11. pmc The association between cardiovascular disease risk and parental educational level in Portuguese children
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:4311-20. 2012
    ..In Portuguese children, significantly greater CVD risk was found for children of high PEL, while higher BMI was associated with greater CVD risk...
  12. ncbi request reprint The acute effect of a caffeine-containing energy drink on mood state, readiness to invest effort, and resistance exercise to failure
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2858-65. 2012
    ..These results suggest that acute ingestion of a caffeine-containing energy drink can enhance resistance exercise performance to failure and positively enhance psychophysiological factors related to exertion in trained men...
  13. doi request reprint Comparisons between inverted body mass index and body mass index as proxies for body fatness and risk factors for metabolic risk and cardiorespiratory fitness in Portuguese adolescents
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 24:618-25. 2012
    ..To compare inverted body mass index (iBMI, cm(2) /kg) and body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2) ) as predictors of body fatness, metabolic risk, and cardiovascular fitness in adolescents...
  14. doi request reprint Brief report: understanding intention to be physically active and physical activity behaviour in adolescents from a low socio-economic status background: an application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, James Starley Building, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    J Adolesc 35:761-4. 2012
    ..7% of the variance (p = 0.001). Therefore, attitude and PBC successfully predicts intention towards physical activity and PBC predicts physical activity behaviour in British adolescents from lower-than-average socio-economic backgrounds...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acute caffeine ingestion enhances performance and dampens muscle pain following resistance exercise to failure
    M J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:280-5. 2012
    ..Specifically, caffeine ingestion enhances muscular strength performance and reduces upper body muscle pain perception immediately following a bout of high-intensity resistance exercise to failure...
  16. doi request reprint Ambulatory physical activity levels of white and South Asian children in Central England
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Studies, Coventry University, UK
    Acta Paediatr 101:e156-62. 2012
    ..To assess ambulatory physical activity in white and south Asian children from Central England and to examine variation in activity between weekdays and weekends...
  17. doi request reprint The effect of caffeine ingestion on field hockey skill performance following physical fatigue
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sport Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Res Sports Med 20:25-36. 2012
    ..01) and mental effort (P = 0.01) were significantly higher in the caffeine condition. Caffeine ingestion may therefore be effective in offsetting decrements in skilled performance associated with fatigue...
  18. doi request reprint The relationship between resting blood pressure, body mass index and lean body mass index in British children
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Science, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 38:324-9. 2011
    ..However, lean body mass index (LBMI, cm(2)/kg) has been suggested as a better means than body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) by which to consider the relations between weight status and health indices in children...
  19. doi request reprint Cross validation of ROC generated thresholds for field assessed aerobic fitness related to weight status and cardiovascular disease risk in Portuguese young people
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 25:751-5. 2013
    ..To examine the efficacy of aerobic fitness thresholds in predicting weight status and cardiovascular disease risk (CVD) in young people...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of increasing and decreasing physiological arousal on anticipation timing performance during competition and practice
    Michael J Duncan
    a Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Eur J Sport Sci 16:27-35. 2016
    ..This study suggests that anticipation timing performance is negatively affected when physiological arousal and cognitive anxiety are high. ..
  21. doi request reprint Does a physiological concentration of taurine increase acute muscle power output, time to fatigue, and recovery in isolated mouse soleus (slow) muscle with or without the presence of caffeine?
    Jason Tallis
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, James Starley Building, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 92:42-9. 2014
    ..The ergogenic benefit posed by TC was not different from the effects of caffeine alone, suggesting no acute ergogenic benefit of taurine. ..
  22. doi request reprint The effect of a physiological concentration of caffeine on the endurance of maximally and submaximally stimulated mouse soleus muscle
    Jason Tallis
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, James Starley Building, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    J Physiol Sci 63:125-32. 2013
    ..2 %). Findings are activation-dependent such that, during high frequency stimulation, caffeine accelerates fatigue, whereas, during low frequency stimulation, caffeine delays fatigue...
  23. ncbi request reprint Peak-power estimation equations in 12- to 16-year old children: comparing linear with allometric models
    Michael J Duncan
    Dept of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 25:385-93. 2013
    ..910, p = .001) and no significant difference (p = .151) between PP(actual) and PP(est) using this equation. The allometric and linear models determined from this study provide accurate models to estimate peak power in children...
  24. doi request reprint Evaluation of peak power prediction equations in male basketball players
    Michael J Duncan
    Human Performance Laboratory, University of Derby, Derby, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1379-81. 2008
    ..and Sayers squat jump prediction equations, 12% for the Canavan and Vescovi equation, and 6% for the Sayers countermovement jump equation. In all cases peak power was underestimated...
  25. doi request reprint The relationship between pedometer-determined physical activity, body mass index and lean body mass index in children
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:445-50. 2010
    ..To cross-sectionally assess weekend to weekday variation of physical activity in British children and to consider the role of Body Mass Index (BMI, W/H(2)) and Lean Body Mass Index (LBMI, H(2)/W) when examining this issue...
  26. doi request reprint Overweight and reduced heart rate variability in British children: an exploratory study
    Samantha L Birch
    Department of Biomolecular and Sport Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Prev Med 55:430-2. 2012
    ..To investigate the associations between heart rate variability (HRV) and weight status in children...
  27. doi request reprint Comparisons in ambulatory physical activity in children from the United Kingdom and Belgium
    Michael J Duncan
    Biomolecular and Sports Science, Coventry University, Coventry, UK and
    Ann Hum Biol 42:290-2. 2015
    ..This study sought to examine ambulatory physical activity levels in adolescents from the UK and Belgium...
  28. doi request reprint Anthropometric and lifestyle characteristics of active and inactive Saudi and British adolescents
    Michael J Duncan
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 26:635-42. 2014
    ..To compare the anthropometric and lifestyle characteristics of active and inactive adolescents in Saudi Arabia and Britain...
  29. doi request reprint Cross-validation of pedometer-determined cut-points for healthy weight in British children from White and South Asian backgrounds
    Michael J Duncan
    Sport and Exercise Applied Research Group, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 41:389-94. 2014
    ..Evidence-based pedometer cut-points for health have not been sufficiently examined in the context of ethnicity...
  30. doi request reprint Early effects of ageing on the mechanical performance of isolated locomotory (EDL) and respiratory (diaphragm) skeletal muscle using the work-loop technique
    Jason Tallis
    Department of Biomolecular and Sport Sciences, Coventry, United Kingdom and
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 307:R670-84. 2014
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  31. doi request reprint The effect of physiological concentrations of caffeine on the power output of maximally and submaximally stimulated mouse EDL (fast) and soleus (slow) muscle
    Jason Tallis
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 112:64-71. 2012
    ..This caffeine-induced increase in force could provide similar benefit across a range of exercise intensities, with greater gains likely in activities powered by slower muscle fiber type...
  32. doi request reprint Optimal Body Size and Limb Length Ratios Associated with 100-m Personal-Best Swim Speeds
    Alan M Nevill
    1Faculty of Education, Health, and Wellbeing, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UNITED KINGDOM and 2Center for Applied Biological and Exercise Science, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 47:1714-8. 2015
    ..This study aims to identify optimal body size and limb segment length ratios associated with 100-m personal-best (PB) swim speeds in children and adolescents...
  33. doi request reprint What can isolated skeletal muscle experiments tell us about the effects of caffeine on exercise performance?
    Jason Tallis
    Centre for Research in Applied Biological and Exercise Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Br J Pharmacol 172:3703-13. 2015
    ..The body of in vitro evidence presented suggests that caffeine can directly potentiate skeletal muscle force, work and power, which may be important contributors to the performance-enhancing effects seen in humans. ..
  34. doi request reprint An Evaluation of Prediction Equations for the 6 Minute Walk Test in Healthy European Adults Aged 50-85 Years
    Michael J Duncan
    Centre for Applied Biological and Exercise Science, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0139629. 2015
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  35. doi request reprint Coincidence Anticipation Timing Performance during an Acute Bout of Brisk Walking in Older Adults: Effect of Stimulus Speed
    Michael J Duncan
    Centre for Applied Biological and Exercise Sciences, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    Neural Plast 2015:210213. 2015
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  36. doi request reprint Examining the utility of thresholds for aerobic fitness related to resting blood pressure and BMI in Portuguese children
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Science, Coventry University, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Biol 27:226-7. 2015
    ..This study examined the utility of the Ruiz et al. cut-points when examining body mass index (BMI) and resting blood pressure in young people...
  37. doi request reprint The effect of exercise intensity on postresistance exercise hypotension in trained men
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 28:1706-13. 2014
    ..03). The present findings suggest that an acute bout of high intensity, but not low intensity, resistance exercise using compound movements can promote PEH in trained men...
  38. doi request reprint Effect of Carbohydrate and Caffeine Ingestion on Badminton Performance
    Neil D Clarke
    Dept of Applied Sciences and Health, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 11:108-15. 2016
    ..To investigate the effect of ingesting carbohydrate and caffeine solutions on measures that are central to success in badminton...
  39. doi request reprint Environmental and school influences on physical activity in South Asian children from low socio-economic backgrounds: A qualitative study
    Emma Lisa Jane Eyre
    Coventry University, UK
    J Child Health Care 19:345-58. 2015
    ..Interventions also need to be considerate to religious practices that might constrain time. ..
  40. doi request reprint Fundamental movement skills and weight status in British primary school children
    Elizabeth S Bryant
    a Department of Biomolecular and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Eur J Sport Sci 14:730-6. 2014
    ..By highlighting that children at different ages will have a lower score in different skills, the effect of BMI and gender on certain FMS is important knowledge for the target of intervention in primary school children...
  41. doi request reprint Mental fatigue negatively influences manual dexterity and anticipation timing but not repeated high-intensity exercise performance in trained adults
    Michael J Duncan
    a Division of Exercise, Sports and Rehabilitation, Coventry University, UK
    Res Sports Med 23:1-13. 2015
    ..028). Manual dexterity and coincidence anticipation were significantly poorer post mental fatigue compared with control. There were no significant differences in mean power between conditions or across trials (all p > 0.05). ..
  42. pmc Functional movement is negatively associated with weight status and positively associated with physical activity in british primary school children
    Michael J Duncan
    Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
    J Obes 2012:697563. 2012
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