Affiliation: University of Glasgow
- The effects of a 12-week group exercise programme on physiological and psychological variables and function in overweight womenS Grant
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, West Medical Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Public Health 118:31-42. 2004..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a 12-week functional exercise programme on overweight women...
- Physiological determinants of climbing-specific finger endurance and sport rock climbing performanceD Macleod
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
J Sports Sci 25:1433-43. 2007..014--60% test timepoint). Pressor responses were similar between groups and not related to the force-time integral for either test. We conclude that muscle re-oxygenation during rest phases is a predictor of endurance performance...
- A comparison of the anthropometric, strength, endurance and flexibility characteristics of female elite and recreational climbers and non-climbersS Grant
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
J Sports Sci 19:499-505. 2001..The results suggest that elite climbers have greater finger strength than recreational climbers and non-climbers...
- Factors affecting a climber's ability to ascend Mont BlancG Tsianos
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, West Medical Building, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
Eur J Appl Physiol 96:32-6. 2006..5+/-1.8 versus 4.7+/-2.5 U (P=0.001), respectively. It is concluded that recent exposure to 4,000 m confers an advantage to those who wish to ascend a 4,800 m peak...
- A comparison of the reproducibility and the sensitivity to change of visual analogue scales, Borg scales, and Likert scales in normal subjects during submaximal exerciseS Grant
Centre for Exercise Science and Medicine, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
Chest 116:1208-17. 1999..To assess which subjective scale, the visual analogue scale (VAS), the Borg CR10 (Borg) scale, or the Likert scale (LS), if any, is decidedly more reproducible and sensitive to change in the assessment of symptoms...
- The effect of towing a range of relative resistances on sprint performanceA Murray
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 315 West Medical Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
J Sports Sci 23:927-35. 2005..The results show that in general there is an increase in sprint time with an increase in resistance. No particular resistance in the range tested (0 - 30%) can be recommended for practice...
- Fluid and electrolyte balance in elite gaelic football playersM Newell
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Ir Med J 101:236-9. 2008..Maximising player performance could be better achieved by accurate quantification of individual fluid and electrolyte losses...
- Sea level and acute responses to hypoxia: do they predict physiological responses and acute mountain sickness at altitude?S Grant
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Br J Sports Med 36:141-6. 2002....
- Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new dataJ J Reilly
University Division of Developmental Medicine, 1st Floor Tower Block QMH, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow G3 8SJ, Scotland
Arch Dis Child 93:614-9. 2008..We also consider unresolved practical issues in paediatric accelerometry by critically reviewing the existing evidence and by providing new evidence...
- Total energy expenditure and physical activity in young Scottish children: mixed longitudinal studyJ J Reilly
University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, G3 8SJ, Glasgow, UK
Lancet 363:211-2. 2004..Median time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity represented only 2% of monitored hours at age 3 years (IQR 1-4) and 4% at age 5 years (2-6). Modern British children establish a sedentary lifestyle at an early age...
- Reproducibility of the blood lactate threshold, 4 mmol.l(-1) marker, heart rate and ratings of perceived exertion during incremental treadmill exercise in humansS Grant
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 64 Oakfield Avenue, G12 8LT, UK s
Eur J Appl Physiol 87:159-66. 2002..The LoA suggested that changes in scores must be unacceptably large. These findings cast doubt on the sensitivity of testing for change of blood lactate concentration, HR and RPE in this population...
- Low physical activity levels and high levels of sedentary behaviour are characteristic of rural Irish primary school childrenL A Kelly
University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine, Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow, G3 8SJ, Scotland, UK
Ir Med J 98:138-41. 2005..0011) and moderate-vigorous physical activity (Boys 4% of waking time, girls 2% of waking time; p=0.0175). This study that suggests young rural Irish children lead sedentary lifestyles...
- Climbing-specific finger endurance: a comparative study of intermediate rock climbers, rowers and aerobically trained individualsS Grant
lnstitute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
J Sports Sci 21:621-30. 2003..However, we acknowledge that this study is descriptive and there is the possibility that differences between groups could be attributed to self-selection...
- Exercise during haemodialysis: West of Scotland pilot studyS J Moug
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow
Scott Med J 49:14-7. 2004..Exercise during dialysis (EDD) in End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) has been documented as an effective intervention to improving a patient's aerobic capacity...
- Comparison of stimulation patterns for FES-cycling using measures of oxygen cost and stimulation costK J Hunt
Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Glasgow, and Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
Med Eng Phys 28:710-8. 2006....
- Incidence of injury in elite Gaelic footballersM Newell
University of Glasgow, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Glasgow
Ir Med J 99:269-71. 2006..The high incidence of injury especially hamstrings injuries in the latter stages of training and games warrants further investigation...
- A comparison of physiological responses and rating of perceived exertion in two modes of aerobic exercise in men and women over 50 years of ageS Grant
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 64 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LT, Scotland, UK
Br J Sports Med 36:276-80; discussion 281. 2002..To compare the physiological responses and ratings of perceived exertion to aerobic dance and walking sessions completed at a self selected pace...
- Performance at altitude and angiotensin I-converting enzyme genotypeG Tsianos
Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Eur J Appl Physiol 93:630-3. 2005..Thus, ACE I/D genotype is associated with successful high altitude ascent in this prospective study-an association not explicable by genotype-dependence of AMS onset or severity. Values are given as mean (SD) unless otherwise stated...
- Effect of socioeconomic status on objectively measured physical activityL A Kelly
University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:35-8. 2006..The origin of this gradient is unclear at present, but must lie in socioeconomic differences in habitual physical activity, sedentary behaviour, or dietary intake...
- Increases in muscle MCT are associated with reductions in muscle lactate after a single exercise session in humansH Green
Department of Biochemistry, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TD, United Kingdom
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 282:E154-60. 2002..It is proposed that increases in MCT and plasma volume are at least partly involved in the lower muscle lactate content observed after the training session by increasing lactate membrane transport and removal, respectively...
- Paradoxical effects of prior activity on human sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase response to exerciseA R Tupling
Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
J Appl Physiol 95:138-44. 2003..Moreover, it appears that changes in SERCA content can occur in response to a sustained session of intermittent exercise...
- Using functional data analysis to summarise and interpret lactate curvesJ Newell
Department of Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, Ireland
Comput Biol Med 36:262-75. 2006..A principal components analysis and plots of the second derivatives provide new intuitive endurance markers which correlates highly with other numerical summaries of lactate curves that have been suggested in the literature...