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Magazine References

Autumn 2017


  • Quin, E., Rafferty, S., and Tomlison, C. (2015) Safe Dance Practice. An Applied Dance Science Perspective, Champaign, IL, USA: Human Kinetics.

Gymnastic strength training

  1. Comparison of pQCT parameters between ulna and radius in retired elite gymnasts: the skeletal benefits associated with long-term gymnastics are bone and site specific (2009) G.Doucher, B.L. Hill, T. Angeli, S.L. Bass, P. EserJ Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact, 9(4):247-255.

Exertional rhabdomyolysis

Recommended reading
  1. Mendes, P., Games Robles, P., Mathur, S. (2014) Statin-Induced Rhabdomyolysis: A Comprehensive Review of Case Reports, Physiotherapy Canada, 66(2):124-132; doi: 10.3138/ptc.2012-65.
  2. Alpers, J.P., Jones, L.K. Jr. (2010) Natural history of exertional rhabdomyolysis: a population-based analysis, Muscle Nerve, 42(4):487-491; doi: 10.1002/mus.21740.
  3. Szczepanik, M.E., Helad, Y., Capacchione, J., Campbell, W., Deuster, P., O’Connor, F.G. (2014) Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: Identification and Evaluation of the Athlete at Risk for Recurrence, Curr Sports Med Reps, 13(2):113-119.
  4. Bouitbir. J, Charles, A-L., Echaniz-Laguna, A., Kindo, M., Daussin, F., Auwerx, J., Piquard, F., Geny, B., Zoll, J. (2012) Opposite effects of statins on mitochondria of cardiac and skeletal muscles: a ‘mitohormesis’ mechanism involving reactive oxygen species and PGC-1, Eur Heart J, 33:1397-1407; doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/edr224.
  5. Southern, W.M., Nichenko, A.S., Shill, D.D., Spencer, C.C., Jenkins, N.J., McCully, K.K., Call, J.A. (2017) Skeletal muscle metabolic adaptations to endurance exercise training are attainable in mice with simvastatin treatment, , PLOS one; doi: 10,1371/journal.pone.0172551.
  6. Scalco, R.S., Snoeck, M., Quinlivan, R., Treves, S., Laforet, P., Jungbluth, H., Voermans, N.C. (2016) Exertional rhabdomyolysis: physiological response or manifestation of an underlying myopathy?, 2:e000151; doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2016-000151.
  7. Murlasits, Z., Cutlip, R.G., Geronilla, K.B., Rao, M.K., Wonderlin, W.F., Always, S.E. (2006) Resistance training increases heat shock protein levels in skeletal muscle of young and old rats, Exp Gerontol, 41: 398-406.
  8. Starbuck, C., Eston, R. (2012) Exercise-induced muscle damage and the repeated bout effect: evidence for cross transfer, Eur J Appl Physiol, 112:1005-1013.

Is your gut healthy?

  1. Ursell, L.K., Metcalf, J.L., Parfrey, L.W., et al (2012) Defining the human microbiome, Nutr Rev, 70:S38-S44.
  2. Sekirov, I., Russell, S.L., Antunes, L.C., Finlay, B.B. (2010) Gut microbiota in health and disease, Physiological Reviews, 90:859-904.
  3. Heiman, M.L., Greenway, F.L. (2016) A healthy gastrointestinal microbiome is dependent on dietary diversity, Molecular Metabolism, 5:317-320.
  4. Ley, R.E., Peterson, D.A., Gordon, J.I. (2006). Ecological and evolutionary forces shaping microbial diversity in the human intestine, Cell 124:837-848.
  5. Graf, D., Di Cagno, R., Fåk, F., Flint, H.J., Nyman, M., Saarela, M., Watzl, B. (2015) Contribution of diet to the composition of the human gut microbiota, Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease 26:10.3402/mehd.v3426.26164.
  6. Benedict, C., Vogel, H., Jonas, W., Woting, A., Blaut, M., Schurmann, A., Cedernaes, J. (2016) Gut microbiota and glucometabolic alterations in response to recurrent partial sleep deprivation in normal-weight young individuals, Molecular Metabolism 5:1175-1186.
  7. Mahesh, S., Desai, et al (2016) A Dietary Fiber-Deprived Gut Microbiota Degrades the Colonic Mucus Barrier and Enhances Pathogen Susceptibility, Cell 6.
  8. Fibre intake, British Nutrition Foundation,
  9. Turnbaugh, P.J., Ley, R.E., Mahowald, M.A. et al (2006) An obesity-associated gut microbiome with increased capacity for energy harvest, Nature, 444:1027-1031.
  10. Clarke, S.F., Murphy, E.F., O’Sullivan, O., Lucey, A.J., Humphreys, M., Hogan, A., Hayes, P., O’Reilly, M., Jeffery, I.B., Wood-Martin, R., Kerins, D.M., Quigley, E., Ross, R.P., O’Toole, P.W., Molloy, M.G., Falvey, E., Shanahan, F., Cotter, P.D. (2014) Exercise and associated dietary extremes impact on gut microbial diversity, Gut 63:1913-1920.
  11. Pyne, D., West, N., Cox, A. and Cripps, A. (2015) Probiotic supplementation in athletes: clinical and physiological effects, European Journal of Sports Science, 15:62-72.
  12. West, N., Horn, P., Pyne, D., Cripps, A., Gebksi, V., Lahtinen, S. and Fricker, P. (2014) Probiotic supplementation for respiratory and gastrointestinal illness symptoms in healthy physically active individuals, Clinical Nutrition 33:581-587.
  13. Clark, A., Mach, N. (2016)Exercise-induced stress behavior, gut-microbiota-brain axis and diet: a systematic review for athletes, J Int Soc Sports Nutr, 13:43.
  14. Bermon, S., Petriz, B., Kajėnienė, A. et al (2015) The microbiota: an exercise immunology perspective, Exerc Immunol Rev, 21:70-79.
  15. British Dietetic Association, IBS Food Factsheet,
  16. IBS Network,

Sleep for performance

  1. Carskadon, M.A. and Dement, W.C. (1981) Cumulative Effects Of Sleep Restriction On Daytime Sleepiness, Psychophysiology, 18(2):107-113, doi:10.1111/j.1469-8986.1981.tb02921.x.
  2. Floyd, J.A., Medler, S.M., Ager, J.W. and Janisse, J.J. (2000) Age-related changes in initiation and maintenance of sleep: a meta-analysis, Research in Nursing & Health, 23(2):106-117.
  3. Roenneberg, T. (2012) Internal Time : Chronotypes, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.
  4. Fullagar, H.H., Skorski, S., Duffield, R., Hammes, D., Coutts, A.J. and Meyer, T. (2015) Sleep and athletic performance: the effects of sleep loss on exercise performance, and physiological and cognitive responses to exercise, Sports Med, 45(2):161-186, doi:10.1007/s40279-014-0260-0.
  5. Smith, R.S., Efron, B., Mah, C.D. and Malhotra, A. (2013) The impact of circadian misalignment on athletic performance in professional football players, Sleep, 36(12):1999-2001, doi:10.5665/sleep.3248.
  6. Van Dongen, H.P.A. and Dinges, D.F. (2005) Sleep, circadian rhythms, and psychomotor vigilance, Clinics in Sports Medicine, 24(2), 237, doi:10.1016/j.csm.2004.12.007.
  7. Lewis, H. and Masterton, J (1957). Sleep and wakefulness in the arctic, The Lancet, 269(6982):1262-1266.
  8. Ftouni, S., Sletten, .L., Barger, L.K., Lockley, .W. and Rajaratnam, S.M.W. (2011) Chapter 29 – Shift Work Disorder , Therapy in Sleep Medicine, (1st Edition ed.): Expert Consult,Online and Print.
  9. Wright, K.P., Lowry, C.A. and Lebourgeois, M.K. (2012) Circadian and wakefulness-sleep modulation of cognition in humans, Front Mol Neurosci, 5:50, doi:10.3389/fnmol.2012.00050.
  10. Juliff, L.E., Halson, S.L. and Peiffer, J.J. (2015) Understanding sleep disturbance in athletes prior to important competitions. J Sci Med Sport, 18(1):13-18, doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.02.007.
  11. Dunican, I.C. and Eastwood, P.R. (2016) Sleep is an important factor when considering rugby union player load, Br J Sports Med, doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097122.
  12. Eagles, A., McLellan, C., Hing, W., Carloss, N. and Lovell, D. (2014) Changes in sleep quantity and efficiency in professional rugby union players during home based training and match-play, J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 56(5):565-571.
  13. Yarnell, A.M. and Deuster, P. (2016) Sleep As A Strategy For Optimizing Performance, J Spec Oper Med, 16(1):81-85.
  14. Burke, L.M. (2008) Caffeine and sports performance, Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 33(6):1319-1334, doi:10.1139/h08-130.
  15. Barnes, M.J. (2014) Alcohol: impact on sports performance and recovery in male athletes, Sports Medicine, 44(7):909-919.
  16. Murphy, A.P., Snape, A.E., Minett, G.M., Skein, M. and Duffield, R. (2013) The effect of post-match alcohol ingestion on recovery from competitive rugby league matches, The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 27(5):1304-1312.

Is your client prepared to dance?

  1. Fit to Dance (2005), Laws, p22, Dance UK.
  2. Fit to Dance (2005) Laws, p34-37, Dance UK.
  3. Quin, E., Rafferty, S. and Tomlinson, C. (2015) Safe Dance Practice, 3: 57-62, Human Kinetics.
  4. Kallerud and Gleeson (2013); Young and Behm (2003); Tsolakis and Bogdanis (2012); Hindle, Whitcomb, Briggs and Hong (2012).
  5. Quin, E., Rafferty, S. and Tomlinson, C. (2015) Safe Dance Practice, 3:62-67, Human Kinetics.
  6. Herbert et al (2011); Rey et al (2012).

Client handout – HIIT explained

  1. Gosselin, L.E., Kozlowski, K.F., DeVinney-Boymel, L., Hambridge, C (2012) Metabolic response of different high-intensity aerobic interval exercise protocols, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26(10):2866-2871.