Mark Glaister

Contact Details

Email: mark.glaister@stmarys.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 8240 4012

Mark studied for his PhD at the University of Edinburgh specialising in physiological responses to multiple sprint work typical of that experienced in field and court sports. During this time, he worked with many of Scotland’s elite athletes, providing physiological support to national sports squads, including: badminton, lacrosse, rugby, athletics, and hockey.

Since 2002, Mark has worked at St Mary’s University as a full time lecturer in exercise physiology and is the Programme Director for the MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology. Mark has over 30 peer reviewed publications and is a reviewer for a number of international peer reviewed journals.

He has collaborated with researchers from a number of national and international institutions including: the University of Edinburgh, UNITEC (New Zealand), United States Olympic Organisation (USA), Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of East Tennessee (USA), and the University of East Stroudsburg (USA).

Mark is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and has presented his research at several of their annual conferences. Mark has an active interest in sport and has completed three Ironman competitions, four London marathons, and has cycled the route of the tour de France twice.

He has been promoted to Reader in Exercise Physiology for his contribution internationally to scientific knowledge in the area of caffeine supplementation and its effect on performance in sport, particularly in sprinting, and his significant contribution to research leadership in the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science at St Mary's University and to the wider sporting community.

Publications

  • Patterson SD, Bezodis NE, Glaister M, Pattison JR. (2015). The effect of ischemic preconditioning on repeated sprint cycling performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. In Press.

  • Balsalobre-Fernández C, Glaister M, Lockey AR. (2015). The validity and reliability of an iPhone app for measuring vertical jump performance. Journal of Sports Sciences. 33(15): 1574-1579.

  • Glaister M, Pattison JR, Woods B, McInnes G. (2014). The influence of aerobic fitness on the recovery of peak power output. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 114: 2447-2454.

  • Merry KL, Glaister M, Howatson G, van Someren K. (2015). The influence of evaluation protocol on time spent exercising at a high level of oxygen uptake during continuous cycling. The Journal of Sports Medicine & Physical Fitness. In Press.

  • Glaister M, Pattison JR, Muniz-Pumares D, Patterson SD, Foley P. (2015). Effects of dietary nitrate, caffeine, and their combination on 20 km cycling time-trial performance. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 29(1): 165-174.

  • Glaister M, Muniz D, Patterson SD, McInnes G. (2015). Caffeine supplementation and peak anaerobic power output. European Journal of Sport Science. 15(5): 400-406.

  • Brown J, Glaister M. (2014). The Interactive Effects of Recovery Mode and Duration on Subsequent Repeated Sprint Performance. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 28(3): 651-660.

  • Glaister M, Pattison JR, Dancy B, McInnes G. (2012). Perceptual and Physiological Responses to Recovery from a Maximal 30 s Sprint. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 26(10): 2850-2857.

  • Leeder J, Pedlar CR, Glaister M, McDonald K, Dawson J. (2012). Sleep duration and quality in elite athletes measured using wristwatch actigraphy. Journal of Sports Sciences. 30 (6): 541-545.

  • Glaister M, Patterson SD, Foley P, Pedlar CR, Pattison JR, McInnes G. (2012). Caffeine and sprinting: dose responses and efficacy. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 26(4): 1001-1005. S

  • Burden R, Glaister M. (2012). Effects of Ionised and Non-ionised Compression Tights on Sprint and Endurance Cycling. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 26(10): 2837-2843. SS

  • Howatson G, Hough P, Pattison J, Hill JA, Blagrove R, Glaister M, Thompson KG. (2011). Trekking poles reduce exercise-induced muscle injury during mountain walking. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43 (1): 140-145.

  • Glaister M, Witmer C, Clarke DW, Guers JJ, Heller JL, Moir GL. (2010). Familiarisation, reliability, and evaluation of a multiple sprint running test using self-selected recovery periods. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 24(12): 3296-3301.

  • Wakefield B, Glaister M. (2009). The influence of work interval intensity and duration on time spent at a high percentage of VO2max during intermittent supramaximal exercise. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 23 (9): 2548-2554.

  • Glaister M, Hauck H, Abraham CS, Merry KL, Beaver D, Woods B, McInnes G. (2009). Familiarization, reliability, and comparability of a 40 m maximal shuttle run test. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 8: 77-82.

  • Howatson G, Brouner J, Glaister M, van Someren KA. (2009). The reliability of electromechanical delay and torque during isometric and concentric isokinetic contractions. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 19: 975-979.

  • Glaister M, Howatson G, Lockey RA, Abraham CS, Goodwin JE, Foley P, McInnes G. (2008). Caffeine supplementation and multiple sprint running performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 40 (10): 1835-1840.

  • Glaister M. Multiple sprint work: methodological, physiological, and experimental issues. (2008). International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 3: 106-111. (Invited commentary)

  • Glaister M, Howatson G, Pattison JR, McInnes G. (2008). The reliability and validity of fatigue measures during multiple sprint work: an issue revisited. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 22 (5): 1597-1601.

  • Goodwin J, Glaister M, Howatson G, Lockey RA, McInnes G. (2007). Effect of pre-performance lower-limb massage on 30 m sprint running. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 21 (4): 1028-1031.

  • Glaister M, Howatson G, Lockey RA, Abraham CS, Goodwin JE, McInnes G. (2007). Familiarisation and reliability of multiple sprint running performance indices. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 21 (3): 857-859.

  • Glaister M, Stone MH, Stewart AM, Hughes M, Moir GL. (2007). The Influence of Endurance Training on Multiple Sprint Cycling Performance. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 21 (2): 606-612.

  • Moir G, Sanders R, Button C, Glaister M. (2007). The effect of periodized resistance training on accelerative sprint performance. Sports Biomechanics. 6 (3): 285-300.

  • Glaister M, Stone MH, Stewart AM, Hughes M, Moir GL. (2006). Aerobic and anaerobic correlates of multiple sprint cycling performance. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 20 (4): 792-798.

  • Glaister M, Lockey RA, Abraham CS, Staerck A, Goodwin JE, McInnes G. (2006). Creatine supplementation and multiple sprint running performance. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 20 (2): 273-277.

  • Glaister M. (2005). Multiple sprint work: Physiological responses, mechanisms of fatigue, and the influence of aerobic fitness. Sports Medicine. 35 (9), 757-777.

  • Glaister M, Stone MH, Stewart AM, Hughes M, Moir GL. (2005). The influence of recovery duration on multiple sprint cycling performance. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 19 (4): 831-837.

  • Moir G, Sanders R, Button C, Glaister M. (2005). The influence of familiarization on the reliability of force variables measured during unloaded and loaded vertical jumps. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 19 (1): 140-145

  • Glaister M, Stone MH, Stewart AM, Hughes M, Moir GL. (2004). The reliability and validity of fatigue measures during short-duration, maximal-intensity intermittent cycling. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 18 (3): 459-462.

  • Moir G, Button C, Glaister M, Stone MH. (2004). The influence of familiarization on the reliability of vertical jump and acceleration sprinting performance in physically active men. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 18 (2): 276-280.

  • Moir G, Glaister M. (2004). The reliability of accelerative sprint performance. Does starting position matter? Journal of Human Movement Studies. 47: 183-191.

  • Glaister M, Stone MH, Stewart AM, Hughes M, Moir GL. (2003). Reliability of power output during short-duration, maximal-intensity intermittent cycling. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 17 (4): 781-784.

  • Stone MH, Moir G, Glaister M, Sanders R. (2002). How much strength is necessary? Physical Therapy in Sport. 3: 88-96.

Conference Procedings

  • Glaister M, Lockey RA, Abraham C, Staerck A, Goodwin J, McInnes G. (2005). Creatine supplementation and multiple sprint running performance. American College of Sports Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Glaister M, Stone MH, Stewart AM, Hughes M, Moir GL. (2006). The Influence of Endurance Training on Multiple Sprint Cycling Performance. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, Colorado.
  • Goodwin J, Glaister M, Howatson G, Lockey RA, McInnes G. (2006). Effect of pre-performance massage on 30 m sprint running. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, Colorado.
  • Glaister M, Howatson G, Lockey RA, Abraham C, Goodwin J, McInnes G. (2007). Caffeine supplementation and multiple sprint running performance. American College of Sports Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Moir G, Sanders R, Button C, Glaister M. (2007). The effect of resistance training on hip-knee continuous relative phase measures during accelerative sprinting. American College of Sports Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Howatson G, Brouner J, Glaister M, van Someren KA. (2007). The Repeatability of Electromechanical Delay in the Dominant and Non-dominant Arm. American College of Sports Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • van Someren KA, Glaister M, Howatson, G. (2007). Prediction of Creatine Kinase Response to Eccentric Exercise. American College of Sports Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Glaister M, Hauck H, Abraham CS, Merry KL, Beaver D, Woods B, McInnes G. (2008). Familiarization, reliability, and comparability of a 40 m maximal shuttle run test. European College of Sport Science, Estoril, Portugal.
  • Wakefield B, Glaister M. (2008). The influence of work interval intensity and duration on time spent at a high percentage of VO2max during intermittent supramaximal exercise. British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Brunel University, UK.
  • Glaister M, Witmer C, Clarke DW, Guers JJ, Heller JL, Moir GL. (2009). Familiarisation, reliability, and evaluation of a multiple sprint running test using self-selected recovery periods. American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
  • Goodwin J, Glaister M, Buxton E, Lockey RA. (2009). The influence of various stretching protocols on leg stiffness. American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle, Washington.
  • Glaister M, Pattison JR, Woods B, Mcinnes G. (2010). Perceived recovery: a psychophysiological investigation. American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Howatson G, Hough P, Pattison J, Hill JA, Blagrove R, Glaister M, Thompson KG. (2010). The use of trekking poles in reducing muscle damage following mountain walking. American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Merry KL, Glaister M, Howatson G, van Someren K. (2010). Validity of single trial approaches to determining the intensity at maximal oxygen uptake. British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Glasgow University, UK.
  • Legg HS, Goodwin JE, Glaister M. (2010). The effect of foot inclination on the back squat. 7th International Conference on Strength Training, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Merry KL, Glaister M, Howatson G, van Someren K. (2011). Determining exercise intensity at maximal oxygen uptake: methodological issues and repeatability. European College of Sport Science, Liverpool, UK.
  • Holliss B, Pedlar CR, Glaister M. (2011). Validity of the Jäeger Oxycon-Pro® expired air analyzer in normobaric hypoxia. European College of Sport Science, Liverpool, UK.
  • Burden R, Glaister M. (2011). Physiological and performance responses of wearing ionised and non-ionised compression tights during sprint and endurance cycling. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, Colorado.
  • Glaister M, Patterson SD, Foley P, Pedlar CR, Pattison JR, McInnes G. (2011). Caffeine and sprinting performance: dose responses and efficacy. American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, Colorado.
  • Legg HS, Glaister M, Goodwin JE. (2011). The Effect of Footwear on Joint Kinetics and Kinematics During the Back Squat. National Strength & Conditioning Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Glaister M, Pattison JR, Dancy B, Mcinnes G. (2012). The influence of aerobic fitness on the recovery of peak power output. American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, California.
  • Glaister M, Muniz D, Patterson SD, McInnes G. (2013). Caffeine supplementation and peak anaerobic power output. American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Muniz-Pumares D, Godfrey R, Pedlar C, Glaister M. (2013). The relationship between oxygen uptake and work rate below and above lactate threshold during familiar and unfamiliar exercise. International Sport Science and Sport Medicine Conference, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.
  • Balsalobre-Fernández C, Glaister M, Lockey AR. (2014). Validity and reliability of an iPhone app to measure vertical jump height. IV NSCA International Conference, Murcia, Spain.
  • Glaister M, Pattison JR, Muniz D, Patterson SD, Foley P. (2014). The effects of dietary nitrate, caffeine, and their combination on 20 km cycling time-trial performance. American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, Florida.
  • Muniz-Pumares D, Pedlar C, Godfrey R, Glaister M. (2014). Determination of the accumulated oxygen deficit in a single trial. British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Portsmouth, UK.
  • Muniz-Pumares D, Pedlar C, Godfrey R, Glaister M. (2014). The variability of the accumulated oxygen deficit during supramaximal square-wave exercise to exhaustion. British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Portsmouth, UK.
  • Patterson SD, Glaister M, Bezodis NE, Pattison JR. (2014). The effect of ischemic preconditioning on repeated sprint cycling performance. European College of Sport Science, Amsterdam, Holland.
  • Glaister M, Williams B, Muniz-Pumares D, Balsalobre-Fernández C, Foley P. (2015). The effects of caffeine supplementation on blood lactate during exercise and recovery. American College of Sports Medicine, San Diego, California.
  • Muniz-Pumares D, Godfrey R, Pedlar C, Glaister M. (2015). Comparison between the accumulated oxygen deficit and anaerobic work capacity during constant-load and all-out tests. American College of Sports Medicine, San Diego, California.