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  • Tiernan, Caoimhe; Lyons, Mark; Comyns, Thomas M.; Nevill, Alan M.; Warrington, Giles D. (Lipppincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019)
    Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI) are among the most common illnesses reported in athletes. An URTI can result in missed training days, which in turn may lead to performance decrements. The purpose of this study ...
  • Mandic, Sandra; Keller, Roman; Bengoechea, Enrique García; Moore, Antoni; Coppell, Kirsten J. (MDPI, 2018)
    Background: Excessive school bag weight is a barrier to active transport to school (ATS). This study examined parents’ and adolescents’ perceptions of school bag weights and actual school bag weights for adolescents in ...
  • Macridis, Soultana; Bengoechea, Enrique García; Ohsennenawi Jacobs, Judith; McComber, Alex; Macaulay, Ann; Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project School Travel Planning Committee (University of Miami, 2019)
    Despite several studies examining the impact of school active transportation programming, there is limited understanding about undertaking the process of planning and evaluation from the perspective of community stakeholders. ...
  • Harrison, Andrew J.; Anderson, Ross; Kenny, Ian C. (Original Writing & Biomechanics Research Unit, University of Limerick, 2009)
    The 27th International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports is the official annual meeting of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS) whose primary purposes are: • To provide a forum for the exchange ...
  • Kenny, Ian C.; McCloy, Alex J.; Wallace, Eric S. (Springer, 2008)
    The concept of the transfer of kinetic energy (KE) sequentially through the human body from proximal to distal segments is an influential concept in biomechanics literature. The present study develops this area of research ...
  • Davies, Robert W.; Carson, Brian P.; Jakeman, Philip M. (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    To investigate sex differences in the temporal recovery of neuromuscular function following resistance training (RT), eleven men and eight women 18–35 years completed a single RT bout (barbell back-squats, 80 % 1RM, 5 sets ...
  • McDowell, Cillian P.; Campbell, Mark J.; Herring, Matthew P. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
    Although some evidence supports stronger mood improvements in response to acute exercise among women, sex-related differences remain understudied. Purpose: This study aimed to quantify and compare differences in baseline ...
  • O'Sullivan, Mary; Ward, Philip (Human Kinetics Publishers Inc, 1998)
    The present investigation reports on changes in the pedagogy and content of one teacher as a function of experience. The teacher was observed in Year 2 and in Year 6 teaching basketball and gymnastics in the same school. ...
  • Joyce, Jennifer; Smith, Patrick J.; Donnelly, Alan Edward; Davranche, Karen (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014)
    Purpose This study aimed to investigate the influence of an acute bout of moderate exercise and examine the potential lasting improvements over time in young and old adults within the same experimental paradigm over a 2-h ...
  • Carson, Howie J.; Collins, Dave; Kearney, Philip Edward (Routledge, 2018)
    In coaching practice, technical preparation plays an important role. Therefore, interdisciplinary models which provide concrete starting-points for the improvement of technique are substantial for practical work. Coaches ...
  • Doherty, Rónán; Madigan, Sharon; Warrington, Giles D.; Ellis, Jason (MDPI, 2019)
    This narrative review explores the relationship between sleep and nutrition. Various nutritional interventions have been shown to improve sleep including high carbohydrate, high glycaemic index evening meals, melatonin, ...
  • McKenna, Seán G.; Donnelly, Alan Edward; Fraser, Alexander D.; Kennedy, Norelee (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    Purpose: Sleep is important in maintaining the body’s circadian rhythm and in maintaining health. Aim was to investigate sleep and physical activity among people who have Inflammatory Arthritis and their engagement with ...
  • Ng, Kwok; Salmikangas, Anna-Katriina (EUJAPA, 2019)
    Volunteering in adapted sports competitions has not been studied as much as in other competitions. Survey data from volunteers in a supportive role at the European Transplant Sport Week 2016 in Finland were analysed to ...
  • O'Bryant, Camille P; O'Sullivan, Mary; Raudensky, Jeanne (Taylor & Francis, 2000)
    There has been much criticism of how teachers are prepared to teach and physical education has not been immune from this criticism. Despite numerous efforts to improve the content and focus of teacher education programmes ...
  • Jaeschke, Lina; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Luzak, Agnes; Puggina, Anna; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Chantal, Simon; Ciarapica, Donatella; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; De Craemer, Marieke; D’Haese, Sara; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Kanning, Martina; Kennedy, Aileen; Chun Man Ling, Fiona; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Perchoux, Camille; Polito, Angela; Ricciardi, Walter; Sannella, Alessandra; Schlicht, Wolfgang; Sohun, Rhoda; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Boccia, Stefania; Capranica, Laura; Schulz, Holger; Pischon, Tobias (BioMed Central, 2017)
    Objective: Regular physical activity (PA) reduces the risk of disease and premature death. Knowing factors associated with PA might help reducing the disease and economic burden caused by low activity. Studies suggest that ...
  • O'Donoghue, Grainne; Kennedy, Aileen; Puggina, Anna; Aleksovska, Katina; Buck, Christoph; Burns, Con; Cardon, Greet; Carlin, Angela; Ciarapica, Donatella; Colotto, Marco; Condello, Giancarlo; Coppinger, Tara; Cortis, Cristina; D'Haese, Sara; De Craemer, Marieke; Di Blasio, Andrea; Hansen, Sylvia; Iacoviello, Licia; Issartel, Johann; Izzicupo, Pascal; Jaeschke, Lina; Kanning, Martina; Ling, Fiona; Luzak, Agnes; Napolitano, Giorgio; Nazare, Julie-Anne; Perchoux, Camille; Pesce, Caterina; Pischon, Tobias; Polito, Angela; Sannella, Alessandra; Schulz, Holger; Simon, Chantal; Sohun, Rhoda; Steinbrecher, Astrid; Schlicht, Wolfgang; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Capranica, Laura; Boccia, Stefania (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    Background To date, the scientific literature on socioeconomic correlates and determinants of physical activity behaviours has been dispersed throughout a number of systematic reviews, often focusing on one factor (e.g. ...
  • MacPhail, Ann (Taylor and Francis, 2012)
    The papers presented in this special issue are those that were successful in being shortlisted through the peer review process following an open call for submission of all papers delivered at the International Association ...
  • MacPhail, Ann; Kirk, David; Kinchin, Gary (Human Kinetics, 2004)
    The development of feelings of identity, the sense of belonging to a team, and the growth of social skills are experiences that sport, if properly conducted, is well placed to offer (Siedentop, 1994). Evidence suggests ...
  • Bolger, Richard; Kenny, Ian C.; Lyons, Mark; Harrison, Andrew J. (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Introduction Much of the research which focuses on improving sprinting performance has been carried out with team sport athletes or endurance athletes (Berryman, Maurel, & Bosquet, 2010; Esteve-Lanao, Rhea, Fleck, & Lucia, ...
  • Bolger, Richard; Kenny, Ian C.; Lyons, Mark; Harrison, Andrew J. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
    The purpose of this systematic review was to search the scientific literature for original research, addressing the effects different forms of resistance-based training have on sprinting performance in competitive sprinters. ...

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