Publications

Journal Articles

  1. The effect of oral contraceptive use on salivary testosterone concentrations and athlete performance during international field hockey matches. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  2. The physiological and performance effects of caffeine gum consumed during a simulated half-time by professional academy rugby union players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  3. COL5A1 gene variants previously associated with reduced soft tissue injury risk are associated with elite athlete status in rugby. BMC Genomics
  4. Measuring Recovery: An Adapted Brief Assessment of Mood (BAM+) Compared to Biochemical and Power Output Alterations. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  5. & The effect of session order on the physiological, neuromuscular, and endocrine responses to maximal speed and weight training sessions over a 24-h period. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 20(5), 502-506.
  6. & The effects of a single whole body cryotherapy exposure on physiological, performance and perceptual responses of professional academy soccer players following repeated sprint exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 31(2), 415-421.
  7. & Fat mass and obesity associated (FTO) gene influences skeletal muscle phenotypes in non-resistance trained males and elite rugby playing position. BMC Genetics 18(1)
  8. & Resonant frequency training in elite sport: A case study example. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 1-11.
  9. & Predictors Of Linear And Multidirectional Acceleration In Elite Soccer Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 1
  10. & Is salivary cortisol moderating the relationship between salivary testosterone and hand-grip strength in healthy men?. European Journal of Sport Science 17(2), 188-194.
  11. & Can salivary testosterone and cortisol reactivity to a mid-week stress test discriminate a match outcome during international rugby union competition?. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  12. & A comparison of different heat maintenance methods implemented during a simulated half-time period in professional Rugby Union players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  13. & Movement Demands of Elite Under-20s and Senior International Rugby Union Players. PLOS ONE 11(11), e0164990
  14. & Physical Characteristics Underpinning Repetitive Lunging in Fencing. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 30(11), 3134-3139.
  15. & The Neuromuscular, Biochemical, and Endocrine Responses to a Single-Session Vs. Double-Session Training Day in Elite Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 30(11), 3098-3106.
  16. & The effects of creatine supplementation on thermoregulation and physical (cognitive) performance: a review and future prospects. Amino Acids 48(8), 1843-1855.
  17. & Movement Demands of Elite U20 International Rugby Union Players. PLOS ONE 11(4), e0153275
  18. & Association ofACTN3 R577Xbut notACE I/Dgene variants with elite rugby union player status and playing position. Physiological Genomics 48(3)
  19. & Temporal associations between individual changes in hormones, training motivation and physical performance in elite and non-elite trained men. Biology of Sport 33(3), 215-221.
  20. & Abbreviated Resonant Frequency Training to Augment Heart Rate Variability and Enhance On-Demand Emotional Regulation in Elite Sport Support Staff. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
  21. & Ecological Validity of Session RPE Method for Quantifying Internal Training Load in Fencing. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
  22. & Salivary testosterone responses to a physical and psychological stimulus and subsequent effects on physical performance in healthy adults. HORMONES 15(2), 248-255.
  23. & Post-warmup strategies to maintain body temperature and physical performance in professional rugby union players. Journal of Sports Sciences 34(2), 110-115.
  24. Improved end-stage high intensity performance but similar glycaemic responses after waxy barley starch ingestion compared to dextrose in type 1 diabetes.. J Sports Med Phys Fitness
  25. & A Passive Heat Maintenance Strategy Implemented during a Simulated Half-Time Improves Lower Body Power Output and Repeated Sprint Ability in Professional Rugby Union Players. PLOS ONE 10(3), e0119374
  26. & Simulated games activity vs continuous running exercise: A novel comparison of the glycemic and metabolic responses in T1DM patients. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 25(2), 216-222.
  27. & Impact of single and multiple sets of resistance exercise in type 1 diabetes. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 25(1), e99-e109.
  28. & Postactivation Potentiation of Sprint Acceleration Performance Using Plyometric Exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 29(2), 343-350.
  29. & Resting steroid hormone concentrations in lifetime exercisers and lifetime sedentary males. The Aging Male 18(1), 22-26.
  30. & Half-Time Strategies to Enhance Second-Half Performance in Team-Sports Players: A Review and Recommendations. Sports Medicine 45(3), 353-364.
  31. & Salivary testosterone measurement does not identify biochemical hypogonadism in aging men: a ROC analysis. Endocrine 50(1), 256-259.
  32. & Between-Match Variability of Peak Power Output and Creatine Kinase Responses to Soccer Match-Play. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 29(8), 2079-2085.
  33. & Neuromuscular, physiological and endocrine responses to a maximal speed training session in elite games players. European Journal of Sport Science 15(6), 550-556.
  34. & Quantifying positional and temporal movement patterns in professional rugby union using global positioning system. European Journal of Sport Science 15(6), 488-496.
  35. & Salivary testosterone and cortisol responses to four different rugby training exercise protocols. European Journal of Sport Science 15(6), 497-504.
  36. & Poor levels of agreement between serum and saliva testosterone measurement following exercise training in aging men. The Aging Male 18(2), 67-70.
  37. & Genomics in rugby union: A review and future prospects. European Journal of Sport Science 15(6), 460-468.
  38. & Effects of oral contraceptive use on the salivary testosterone and cortisol responses to training sessions and competitions in elite women athletes. Physiology & Behavior 147, 84-90.
  39. & Similar magnitude of post-exercise hyperglycemia despite manipulating resistance exercise intensity in type 1 diabetes individuals. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, n/a-n/a.
  40. & Responses to a 120 min reserve team soccer match: a case study focusing on the demands of extra time. Journal of Sports Sciences 33(20), 2133-2139.
  41. & Digit ratio (2D:4D) and salivary testosterone, oestradiol and cortisol levels under challenge: Evidence for prenatal effects on adult endocrine responses. Early Human Development 91(8), 451-456.
  42. & Physiological and performance effects of carbohydrate gels consumed prior to the extra-time period of prolonged simulated soccer match-play. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
  43. & Algorithm that delivers an individualized rapid-acting insulin dose after morning resistance exercise counters post-exercise hyperglycaemia in people with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, n/a-n/a.
  44. & Special issue: Science and rugby. European Journal of Sport Science 15(6), 459-459.
  45. & The impact of neuromuscular electrical stimulation on recovery after intensive, muscle damaging, maximal speed training in professional team sports players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 18(3), 328-332.
  46. & Neuromuscular Function, Hormonal, and Mood Responses to a Professional Rugby Union Match. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(1), 194-200.
  47. & The Metabolic, Hormonal, Biochemical, and Neuromuscular Function Responses to a Backward Sled Drag Training Session. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(1), 265-272.
  48. & Improving Strength and Power in Trained Athletes With 3 Weeks of Occlusion Training. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance 9(1), 166-172.
  49. & Morning based strength training improves afternoon physical performance in rugby union players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 17(3), 317-321.
  50. & Relationship Between Pregame Concentrations of Free Testosterone and Outcome in Rugby Union. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance 9(2), 324-331.
  51. & The Influence of the Time of Day on Core Temperature and Lower Body Power Output in Elite Rugby Union Sevens Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(6), 1524-1528.
  52. & Development of a Criterion Method to Determine Peak Mechanical Power Output in a Countermovement Jump. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(6), 1552-1558.
  53. & Profiling the time-course changes in neuromuscular function and muscle damage over two consecutive tournament stages in elite rugby sevens players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 17(6), 688-692.
  54. & Digit Ratio (2D:4D): A Biomarker for Prenatal Sex Steroids and Adult Sex Steroids in Challenge Situations. Frontiers in Endocrinology 5
  55. & Reductions in resistance exercise-induced hyperglycaemic episodes are associated with circulating interleukin-6 in Type 1 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine 31(8), 1009-1013.
  56. & Determinants of Olympic Fencing Performance and Implications for Strength and Conditioning Training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(10), 3001-3011.
  57. & Trained and untrained males show reliable salivary testosterone responses to a physical stimulus, but not a psychological stimulus. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation 37(11), 1065-1072.
  58. & Match play performance characteristics that predict post-match creatine kinase responses in professional rugby union players. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 6(1), 38
  59. & Changes in acceleration and deceleration capacity throughout professional soccer match-play. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 1
  60. Preconditioning strategies to enhance physical performance on the day of competition. Int J Sports Physiol Perform 8(6), 677-681.
  61. Digit ratio (2D:4D), aggression, and testosterone in men exposed to an aggressive video stimulus.. Evol Psychol 11(5), 953-64.
  62. Strength and power predictors of sprinting performance in professional rugby players.. J Sports Med Phys Fitness 53(2), 105-111.
  63. Influence of active recovery on professional rugby union player's ability to harness postactivation potentiation.. J Sports Med Phys Fitness 53(2), 203-208.
  64. Designing a warm-up protocol for elite bob-skeleton athletes.. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance 8(2), 213-215.
  65. & The effects of a formal exercise training programme on salivary hormone concentrations and body composition in previously sedentary aging men. SpringerPlus 2(1), 18
  66. & The Workout Responses of Salivary-Free Testosterone and Cortisol Concentrations and Their Association With the Subsequent Competition Outcomes in Professional Rugby League. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(2), 471-476.
  67. & Effects of Resisted Sprint Training on Acceleration in Professional Rugby Union Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(4), 1014-1018.
  68. & Influence of post-warm-up recovery time on swim performance in international swimmers. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 16(2), 172-176.
  69. & Three Weeks of Eccentric Training Combined With Overspeed Exercises Enhances Power and Running Speed Performance Gains in Trained Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(5), 1280-1286.
  70. & Monitoring salivary testosterone and cortisol concentrations across an international sports competition: Data comparison using two enzyme immunoassays and two sample preparations. Clinical Biochemistry 46(4-5), 354-358.
  71. & Right–left digit ratio (2D:4D) predicts free testosterone levels associated with a physical challenge. Journal of Sports Sciences 31(6), 677-683.
  72. & Influence of Ballistic Bench Press on Upper Body Power Output in Professional Rugby Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(8), 2282-2287.
  73. & The influence of passive heat maintenance on lower body power output and repeated sprint performance in professional rugby league players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 16(5), 482-486.
  74. Electrostimulation's enhancement of recovery during a rugby preseason.. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance 8(1), 92-98.
  75. & Digit ratio (2D:4D) in Klinefelter's syndrome. Andrology 1(1), 94-99.
  76. & The effects of a formal exercise training programme on salivary hormone concentrations and body composition in previously sedentary aging men. SpringerPlus 2(1), 18
  77. & Effects of caffeine and carbohydrate mouth rinses on repeated sprint performance. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 38(6), 633-637.
  78. Does chronic exercise attenuate age-related physiological decline in males?. Res Sports Med 21(4), 343-354.
  79. & Relationship between Repeated Sprint Ability and Aerobic Capacity in Professional Soccer Players. The Scientific World Journal 2013, 1-5.
  80. Relationships between salivary free testosterone and the expression of force and power in elite athletes.. J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52(2), 221-227.
  81. Scaling strength and power for body mass differences in rugby union players.. J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52(1), 27-32.
  82. The workout responses of salivary free testosterone and cortisol concentrations and their association with the subsequent competition outcomes in professional rugby league. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  83. Circadian Disruption and Remedial Interventions. Sports Medicine 42(3)
  84. Baseline Strength Can Influence the Ability of Salivary Free Testosterone to Predict Squat and Sprinting Performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(1)
  85. Right–left digit ratio (2D:4D) and maximal oxygen uptake. Journal of Sports Sciences 30(2)
  86. Isomaltulose Improves Glycemia and Maintains Run Performance in Type 1 Diabetes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 44(5)
  87. & Intermittent lower-limb occlusion enhances recovery after strenuous exercise. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 37(6), 1132-1139.
  88. & Acute caffeine ingestion's increase of voluntarily chosen resistance-training load after limited sleep. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism 22(3), 157-164.
  89. & Intermittent lower-limb occlusion enhances recovery after strenuous exercise. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 37(6), 1132-1139.
  90. The Acute Potentiating Effects of Back Squats on Athlete Performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25(12)
  91. Digit ratio (2D:4D) and performance in male surfers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25(11)
  92. Relationships Between Force–Time Characteristics of the Isometric Midthigh Pull and Dynamic Performance in Professional Rugby League Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25(11)
  93. Isomaltulose Improves Postexercise Glycemia by Reducing CHO Oxidation in T1DM. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
  94. Effect of Postactivation Potentiation on Swimming Starts in International Sprint Swimmers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  95. Validating Two Systems for Estimating Force and Power. International Journal of Sports Medicine
  96. Impact of pre-exercise rapid-acting insulin reductions on ketogenesis following running in Type 1 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine
  97. A combined insulin reduction and carbohydrate feeding strategy 30 min before running best preserves blood glucose concentration after exercise through improved fuel oxidation in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Sports Sciences
  98. & Skill execution and sleep deprivation: effects of acute caffeine or creatine supplementation - a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 8(1), 2
  99. Optimal Loading for the Development of Peak Power Output in Professional Rugby Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  100. Strength and Power Predictors of Swimming Starts in International Sprint Swimmers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  101. Brain serotonergic and dopaminergic modulators, perceptual responses and endurance exercise performance following caffeine co-ingested with a high fat meal in trained humans. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
  102. Digit ratio (2D:4D) and performance in elite rugby players. Journal of Sports Sciences
  103. Influence of Postactivation Potentiation on Sprinting Performance in Professional Rugby Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  104. Role of Creatine Supplementation on Exercise-Induced Cardiovascular Function and Oxidative Stress. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity 2(4)
  105. Complex Training in Professional Rugby Players: Influence of Recovery Time on Upper-Body Power Output. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  106. Brain serotonin and dopamine modulators, perceptual responses and endurance performance during exercise in the heat following creatine supplementation. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
  107. Influence of recovery time on post-activation potentiation in professional rugby players. Journal of Sports Sciences
  108. Cardiopulmonary responses to treadmill and cycle ergometry exercise in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery