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The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults

Journal Article
Adamson, S., Kavaliauskas, M., Lorimer, R., & Babraj, J. (2020)
The Impact of Sprint Interval Training Frequency on Blood Glucose Control and Physical Function of Older Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(2), 454. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17020454
Exercise is a powerful tool for improving health in older adults, but the minimum frequency required is not known. This study sought to determine the effect of training freque...

Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training

Journal Article
Thom, G., Kavaliauskas, M., & Babraj, J. (2019)
Changes in lactate kinetics underpin soccer performance adaptations to cycling-based sprint interval training. European Journal of Sport Science, 20(4), 486-494. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2019.1635650
In adolescent soccer, 23% of the distance covers happens at speeds above onset of blood lactate accumulation which suggests that lactate kinetics may be important for soccer p...

The Talent Development Environment Questionnaire as a Tool to Drive Excellence in Elite Sport Environments

Journal Article
Hall, A., Jones, L., & Martindale, R. (2019)
The Talent Development Environment Questionnaire as a Tool to Drive Excellence in Elite Sport Environments. International Sport Coaching Journal / ISCJ, 6(2), 187-198
Currently, little work has evaluated the impact of interventions within talent development environments (TDEs). This study is the first of its kind to evaluate the efficacy o...

Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps

Journal Article
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Martínez-Valencia, M. A., Müller, L., Andronikos, G., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016)
Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(22), 2172-2178. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1260151
This study examined the impact of relative age effect (RAE) on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation (RFEA) training camps (TC) between 2006 and 2013. Overall...

Relative age effect: implications for effective practice

Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Elumaro, A. I., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016)
Relative age effect: implications for effective practice. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(12), 1124-1131. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1093647
Physical and psychological differences related to birthdate amongst athletes of the same selection year have been characterised as the “relative age effects” (RAEs). RAEs have...

The Practice Session - Talent Development

Book Chapter
Martindale, R. (2014)
The Practice Session - Talent Development
Talent identification and development is an important part of youth sports coaching and it is clear that coaches and significant others play an important role at every stage. ...

The Relevance of Sports Science Information to Coaches of Football and Rugby League

Book Chapter
Nash, C., & Martindale, R. (2013)
The Relevance of Sports Science Information to Coaches of Football and Rugby League. In B. Dawson, B. Drust, & H. Nunome (Eds.), Science and Football VII: The Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress on Science and FootballTaylor & Francis
No abstract available.

Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches

Journal Article
Martindale, R., & Nash, C. (2013)
Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(8), 807-819. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.754924
While sport science can have significant and positive impact on coaches and athletes, there is still a general consensus that the transfer of sport science knowledge to coachi...

Psychological Skills Training

Book Chapter
Martindale, A., & Martindale, R. (2012)
Psychological Skills Training. In J. Sproule (Ed.), IB Course Companion: Sports, Exercise and Health Science (264-277). Oxford University Press
No abstract available.

Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire

Journal Article
Martindale, R. J., Collins, D., Douglas, C., & Whike, A. (2013)
Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(1), 41-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.718443
It is clear that high class expertise and effective practice exists within many talent development environments across the world. However, there is also a general consensus th...