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Faculty of Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science Research Week

Date:
Monday 28th June - Thursday 1st July 2021
Venue:
Online via Zoom

Session one: Welcome

Monday 28th June: 10.30am-12pm

  • Welcome and Introduction: Dr Jamie North and Anthony McClaran, Vice Chancellor
  • Opening Guest Speaker: Dr James Rumbold- “What works, for whom, and why?”

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Theme one: Female Athletes and Exercisers

Session Chair: Jamie North

Monday 28th June: 1-2.30pm 

  • Talk 1: Emily Bowring: The effect of the menstrual cycle and hormonal contraceptives on training volume, intensity and adherence in endurance runners
  • Talk 2: Kat Kryger: Research on women’s football: A scoping review
  • Talk 3: Britta Maria Sorensen: A case study approach for monitoring the real-time race pain and coping experiences of the female ultra-athlete
  • Talk 4: Luke Woodhouse: Physical performance and physical match characteristics of International female rugby players

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Theme two: Performance Science

Session Chair: Carla Meijen

Monday 28th June: 3.30-5pm

  • Talk 1: Ciara Everard: Sports injuries experiences of elite track athletes: A narrative analysis
  • Talk 2: James Fleming: Significant energy deficit and suboptimal sleep during an elite youth tennis training camp
  • Talk 3: Luke Edinborough: Objective sleep quality in U18 professional footballers: A longitudinal observational study using within-subject linear mixed model analysis

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Theme three: Learning and Learning Environments

Session Chair: Kyriaki Myrissa

Tuesday 29th June: 10.30am-12pm

  • Talk 1: Alex Woodhead: Corticospinal and Spinal Adaptations to Lower Limb Motor Skill Training in Healthy Individuals: A Meta-Analysis and Best Evidence Synthesis
  • Talk 2: Claire Mulvenna (Tom Hounsell presenting): An Examination of the role of performance analysis in youth academy soccer – Understanding player and coach behaviour
  • Talk 3: Maeve Murray: Comparison of Test of Gross Motor Development – Second Edition and Test of Gross Motor Development Third Edition: Can you predict FMS competency?
  • Talk 4: Anne Majumdar: Lessons for SAHPS student recruitment on the barriers and facilitators of attaining enrolment as the first in their family to attend HE

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Theme four: Health Research

Session Chair: Anne Majumdar

Tuesday 29th June: 2-3.30pm

  • Talk 1: Antony Laban-Sharman: Self-care practices for anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK in adults
  • Talk 2: Fiona Leggat: An evaluation of narrative pedagogy as a knowledge translation tool in the National Health Service (NHS)
  • Talk 3: Ammi King: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy of genotype-based dietary or physical activity advice on behaviour change in healthy individuals and individuals that are ‘at risk’ of cardiovascular disease, Type II diabetes or obesity

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Theme five: Health Research and Practice

Session Chair: Silvia Riva

Wednesday 30th June: 10.30am-12pm

  • Talk 1: Leta Pilic: Collaborative research on salt-sensitive hypertension in Zambia
  • Talk 2: Elisabetta Canetta: Orthotic management in stroke rehabilitation
  • Talk 3: Yiannis Mavrommatis: The association between genetics, diet and Type 2 Diabetes risk in healthy adults

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Mini-Orals: (Session 1)

Session Chair: Abbe Brady

Wednesday 30th June: 12.30-1.30pm

  • Talk 1: Andre Roca & Paul Ford: Developmental activities that contribute to creative decision making in skilled soccer players
  • Talk 2: Charlotte Foster-Brown, Anne Majumdar: Integration challenges faced by SAHPS mature students and the barriers/determinants that led to enrolment
  • Talk 3: Elaine Mullally: Situation and Mechanism of Non-contact Knee Injury in Adult Netball: A Systematic Review
  • Talk 4: Jesse Gilham: Rugby place kicking and physical maturation

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Mini-Orals: (Session 2)

Wednesday 30th June: 2-3pm

  • Talk 1: Jourdana Durrell: An insight into children’s physical activity behaviour: the teacher’s perspective
  • Talk 2: Luke Hughes: Reduced sensitivity to pain with blood flow restricted aerobic exercise
  • Talk 3: Rishi Patel, Sarah Coakley, Jamie Tallent, Alex Woodhead, Jess Hill, John Pattison: Physiology: Exercise in the heat and heat acclimation strategies
  • Talk 4: Ross Wadey: Challenging the Status Quo of Sport Injury Psychology
  • Talk 5: Silvia Riva: Long-Term Cognitive Impairment in blood diseases: the case of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

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Theme six: Recovery and Training Load

Session Chair: Jamie Tallent

Thursday 1st July: 10.30-11.30am

  • Talk 1: Jess Hill et al: Recovery of Performance following Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage Recovery Strategies
  • Talk 2: Stephen Patterson: The effect of acute and repeated ischemic preconditioning on recovery following exercise-induced muscle damage
  • Talk 3: Joe Shaw: Training load in Professional Ballet

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Theme seven: Elite Performers and Performance Environments

Session Chair: Jamie North

Thursday 1st July: 2-3.30pm

  • Talk 1: Sam Callaghan: Not as simple as it seems: Front foot contact kinetics, muscle function and ball release speed in cricket pace bowlers
  • Talk 2: Jade Salim & Stacy Winter: All that glitters is not gold: The perceived long-term impacts of being an elite gymnast
  • Talk 3: Carla Meijen: Walking on thin ice: Exploring demands and means of coping during an extreme expedition
  • Talk 4: Mark Glaister: Caffeine and sprint cycling performance: the influence of torque factor and sprint duration
  • Talk 5: Hannah Levi: Coaches’ perceptions working with elite female Athletes: A critical Feminist Approach

Closing and student prize giving

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Password for all webinars: SAHPS2021

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Date:
Monday 28th June - Thursday 1st July 2021
Venue:
Online via Zoom

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For more information about this event please contact Dr Jamie North (Associate Dean - Research and Enterprise):
Email: jamie.north@stmarys.ac.uk
Tel: 020 8240 4182

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