Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Phase analysis in maximal sprinting: an investigation of step-to-step technical changes between the initial acceleration, transition and maximal velocity phases. Sports Biomechanics
  2. & Change of Direction and Agility Tests. Strength and Conditioning Journal 40(1), 26-38.
  3. & Differences in step characteristics and linear kinematics between rugby players and sprinters during initial sprint acceleration. European Journal of Sport Science, 1-11.
  4. & Hot hands, cold feet? Investigating effects of interacting constraints on place kicking performance at the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup. European Journal of Sport Science, 1-8.
  5. & Assessing rugby place kick performance from initial ball flight kinematics: development, validation and application of a new measure. Sports Biomechanics, 1-13.
  6. & The impact of contextual information and a secondary task on anticipation performance: An interpretation using cognitive load theory. Applied Cognitive Psychology
  7. & The effects of anxiety and situation-specific context on perceptual–motor skill: a multi-level investigation. Psychological Research
  8. & Alterations to the orientation of the ground reaction force vector affect sprint acceleration performance in team sports athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-8.
  9. & The Effect of Ischemic Preconditioning on Repeated Sprint Cycling Performance. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 47(8), 1652-1658.
  10. & Understanding the effect of touchdown distance and ankle joint kinematics on sprint acceleration performance through computer simulation. Sports Biomechanics 14(2), 232-245.
  11. & Relationships between lower-limb kinematics and block phase performance in a cross section of sprinters. European Journal of Sport Science 15(2), 118-124.
  12. Lower limb joint kinetics during the first stance phase in athletics sprinting: three elite athlete case-studies. Journal of Sports Sciences 32(8), 738-746.
  13. & Excessive fluctuations in knee joint moments during early stance in sprinting are caused by digital filtering procedures. Gait & Posture 38(4), 653-657.
  14. Modelling the stance leg in 2D analyses of sprinting: inclusion of the MTP joint affects joint kinetics. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 28(2), 222-227.
  15. & Measurement Error in Estimates of Sprint Velocity from a Laser Displacement Measurement Device. International Journal of Sports Medicine 33(06), 439-444.
  16. Choice of sprint start performance measure affects the performance-based ranking within a group of sprinters: which is the most appropriate measure?. Sports Biomechanics 9(4), 258-269.
  17. & Contributions of the non-kicking-side arm to rugby place-kicking technique. Sports Biomechanics 6(2), 171-186.
  18. & EMG sensor location: Does it influence the ability to detect differences in muscle contraction conditions?. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 16(2), 198-204.
  19. Increased movement accuracy and reduced EMG activity as the result of adopting an external focus of attention. Brain Research Bulletin 67(4), 304-309.
  20. Kinetic consequences of constraining running behavior. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 4(2), 144-152.

Book Chapters

  1. & The biomechanics of place kicking in Rugby Union. In Hiroyuki Nunome, Ewald Hennig, Neal Smith (Ed.), Football Biomechanics. London: Routledge.