S Grant

Summary

Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of a 12-week group exercise programme on physiological and psychological variables and function in overweight women
    S Grant
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, West Medical Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Public Health 118:31-42. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Physiological determinants of climbing-specific finger endurance and sport rock climbing performance
    D Macleod
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Sports Sci 25:1433-43. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the anthropometric, strength, endurance and flexibility characteristics of female elite and recreational climbers and non-climbers
    S Grant
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    J Sports Sci 19:499-505. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting a climber's ability to ascend Mont Blanc
    G 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. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the reproducibility and the sensitivity to change of visual analogue scales, Borg scales, and Likert scales in normal subjects during submaximal exercise
    S Grant
    Centre for Exercise Science and Medicine, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Chest 116:1208-17. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of towing a range of relative resistances on sprint performance
    A 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Fluid and electrolyte balance in elite gaelic football players
    M Newell
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Ir Med J 101:236-9. 2008
  8. pmc 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
  9. doi request reprint Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data
    J 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Total energy expenditure and physical activity in young Scottish children: mixed longitudinal study
    J J Reilly
    University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, G3 8SJ, Glasgow, UK
    Lancet 363:211-2. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of a 12-week group exercise programme on physiological and psychological variables and function in overweight women
    S 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Physiological determinants of climbing-specific finger endurance and sport rock climbing performance
    D 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the anthropometric, strength, endurance and flexibility characteristics of female elite and recreational climbers and non-climbers
    S 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting a climber's ability to ascend Mont Blanc
    G 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the reproducibility and the sensitivity to change of visual analogue scales, Borg scales, and Likert scales in normal subjects during submaximal exercise
    S 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of towing a range of relative resistances on sprint performance
    A 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fluid and electrolyte balance in elite gaelic football players
    M 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...
  8. pmc 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
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  9. doi request reprint Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour: review with new data
    J 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Total energy expenditure and physical activity in young Scottish children: mixed longitudinal study
    J 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the blood lactate threshold, 4 mmol.l(-1) marker, heart rate and ratings of perceived exertion during incremental treadmill exercise in humans
    S 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Low physical activity levels and high levels of sedentary behaviour are characteristic of rural Irish primary school children
    L 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Climbing-specific finger endurance: a comparative study of intermediate rock climbers, rowers and aerobically trained individuals
    S 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exercise during haemodialysis: West of Scotland pilot study
    S 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of stimulation patterns for FES-cycling using measures of oxygen cost and stimulation cost
    K 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
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  16. ncbi request reprint Incidence of injury in elite Gaelic footballers
    M 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...
  17. pmc A comparison of physiological responses and rating of perceived exertion in two modes of aerobic exercise in men and women over 50 years of age
    S 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Performance at altitude and angiotensin I-converting enzyme genotype
    G 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...
  19. pmc Effect of socioeconomic status on objectively measured physical activity
    L 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Increases in muscle MCT are associated with reductions in muscle lactate after a single exercise session in humans
    H 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical effects of prior activity on human sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase response to exercise
    A 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Using functional data analysis to summarise and interpret lactate curves
    J 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...