Golf Performance Research Publications

2017

  • Kenny, I.C., Campbell, M.J., Surmon, S. and Bressan, L. (2017) Drive performance indicators for able-bodied and disabled golfers. Proceedings of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Conference 2017, 28-29 November, Nottingham, UK.
  • Campbell, M.J., Moran, A., Surmon, S., Bressan, L. and Kenny, I.C. (2017) Pupillometry during golf putting: a new window on the cognitive mechanisms underlying Quiet Eye. Proceedings of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Conference 2017, 28-29 November, Nottingham, UK.
  • Sherwin, I. and Kenny, I.C (  -  ) Putting movement and performance outcome using standard, belly and long putters. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. 12(4), xx-xx. [in press]
  • Tucker, C.B., Hanlon, M., Kenny, I.C. and Anderson, R. (  -  ) An optimised systematic method to create regulated virtual data sets to examine movement variability using simulation. Journal of Biomechanics. [under review]

 
2016

  • Campbell, M. & Moran, A. (2016). Lessons learned from the seasoned practitioner: A case study of an Irish elite amateur golfer. In Global Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: A Case Study Approach., Edition: First, Chapter: 24. Publisher: Routledge-Psychology Press, Editors: J G Cremades, L Tashman, pp.199-208.  https://www.routledge.com/Global-Practices-and-Training-in-Applied-Sport...
  • Kenny, I.C., Campbell, M.J., Quinn, T. and Cunningham, S. (2016) Do golfers really need to be strong and flexible? Proceedings of the 2016 World Scientific Congress of Golf VII, 18-22 July 2016, St. Andrews, Scotland.
  • Campbell, M.J., Moran, A., Bargary, N., Surmon, S., Bressan, L. & Kenny, I.C. (2016) Elucidating the cognitive mechanisms during golf putting: An eye-tracking and pupillometry study. Proceedings of the 2016 World Scientific Congress of Golf VII, 18-22 July 2016, St. Andrews, Scotland.

 
2015

  • Kitching, N., MacPhail, A. and Bairner, A. (2015.)  Shirts, Ties, Prawns and Associates: storying golf club culture. Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies, 9, 1, 177-194
  • Kenny, I.C. and Sherwin, I. (2015) Shot performance using anchored long putting clubs. Proceedings of the 2015 International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference, 29 June – 3 July 2015, Poitiers, France.
  • Kenny, I.C., Campbell, M.J., Surmon, S. and Bressan L. (2015) Drive Performance for Able-Bodied and Disabled Golfers. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 10(4), 757-767.

 
2014

  • Campbell, M. & Moran, A. (2014). There is more to green reading than meets the eye! Exploring the gaze behaviors of experts in a virtual golf putting task, Cognitive Processing, March 2014 DOI 10.1007/s10339-014-0608-2
  • Tucker, C.B., Anderson, R. and Kenny, I.C. (2014) The effect of the application of different levels of movement variability on movement outcome. Proceedings of the 2014 International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference, 12 July – 16 July 2014, Tennessee, USA.
  • Moriarty, T. and Kenny, I.C. (2014) Strength, balance, and flexibility characteristics of golfers of a variety of handicaps. Proceedings of the 2014 International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference, 12 July – 16 July 2014, Tennessee, USA.

2013

  • Kenny, I.C., Madden, D., Downey, J., Murray P., Campbell J. and Breen, S. (2013) Biomechanical modelling of leg movement following knee surgery, Submitted for presentation at the 2013 University Hospital Limerick Inaugural Research Symposium, 18th October 2013, Limerick, Ireland.
  • Sato, K., Kenny, I.C. and Dale, B.R. (2013) Current golf performance literature and application to training. Journal of Trainology, 2(2), 23-32.
  • Campbell, N. J., Moran, A. P., Kenny, I. C. (2013) Characteristics of Expertise in Able and Disabled Elite Golfers: The role of vision and technique, Accepted for presentation at the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Conference 2013, 3-5 September 2013, Central Lancashire, UK.
  • Sherwin, I., & Kenny, I.C. (2013) An examination of putting movement and performance variability using standard, belly and long-handled putters, Presentation at the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Student Conference, 26-27 March, Cardiff, UK.
  • Tucker, C.B., Kenny, I.C. and Anderson, R. (2013) Is outcome related to movement variability in golf? Sports Biomechanics, 12 (4), 343-354. DOI:10.1080/14763141.2013.784350.
     

2012

  • Tucker, C., Kenny, I.C. and Anderson, R. (2012) Novel method for calculation of movement variability in golf, Presented at the 2012 British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Biomechanics Interest Group Conference (BASES BIG), 4th April 2012, Belfast, UK
  • Kenny, I.C., Madden, D., Downey, J., Murray P., Campbell J. and Breen, S. (2012) Biomechanical characterisation of leg movement during the golf swing following knee surgery, Presented at the 2012 British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Biomechanics Interest Group Conference (BASES BIG), 4th April 2012, Belfast, UK.
  • Moran, A., Campbell, M., Holmes, P. & MacIntyre, T. (2012) Mental Imagery, Action Observation and Skill Learning. In M. Williams & N. Hodges (EDS) Skill acquisition in sport- research, theory and practice (2nd edition). Routledge.
     

2011

  • Campbell, M., MacIntyre, T., & Moran, A. (2011) Towards a better understanding of the pre-shot routine in golf: a conceptual analysis. In Reserches actuelles en sciences du sport (H. Zouhal, G. Cabagno, S. Vincent, F. Bekono & R. Kulpa Eds.) p. 574-576. EDP Sciences
  • Campbell, M. & Moran, A. (2011) Expertise in action: An eye-tracking investigation of golf green reading. Perception, 40, 110-111.
  • Campbell, M. (2011). A case study in sport psychology- working with an elite golfer. Paper presented at the 41st annual Psychological Society of Ireland conference in Galway as part of a symposium on Sport & Exercise Psychology- theory to practice.
  • Kenny, I.C., Tall golfers and long drivers: club length kinematics, submitted for review
  • Campbell, M. & Moran, A. (2011) Expertise in Action: An Eye-Tracking Investigation of Golf Green-Reading. Paper presented at the Experimental Psychology Societies ‘Expertise as revealed by occulomotor behaviour’ workshop at the University of Portsmouth, 12 April 2011.
  • Tucker, C.B., Anderson, R. and Kenny, I.C. (2011) A method to quantify movement variability of highly skilled golfers performing driver swings. Presented at the 2011 International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference, 27 June - 1 July 2011, Porto, Portugal.
     

2010

  • Tucker, C.B., Kenny, I.C. & Anderson R. (2010) Development of a large-scale golfer computer model to study swing kinematics, Presented at the 8th International Sports Engineering Conference, 12th - 16th July 2010, Vienna, Austria.
  • Kenny, I.C. &  Anderson, R. (2010) The effect of body markers on golf driving performance, Presented at the 2010 International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference, 19th - 23rd July 2010, Michigan, USA.
  • Comyns T.M., Harrison A.J., Liam K. Hennessy L.K. & Jensen R.L. (2010) The effect of squatting on sprinting performance and repeated exposure to complex training in male rugby players.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Vol. 24(3): 610-618: 2010. (ISSN 1064 8011).
     

2009

  • Kenny, I.C., MacNamara, A., Shafat, A., Dunphy, O., Murphy, S., O'Connor, K., Ryan, T. & Waldron G. (2009) The role of anxiety in golf putting performance, Presented at the 2009 International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference, 17th - 21st August 2009, Limerick, Ireland.

2008

  • Kenny, I.C., Wallace, E.S. and Otto, S.R. (2008) Segmental Sequencing of Kinetic Energy in a Computer Simulated Golf Swing, Sports Engineering, 11(1), 37-45.
  • Kenny, I.C., Wallace, E.S. and Otto, S.R. (2008) Influence of Shaft length on golf driving performance, Sports Biomechanics, 7(3), 322-332.

2007

  • Campbell, M. & Moran, A. (2007) An empirical investigation of expertise in golf putting and green-reading. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Conference (APA), San Francisco
     

2006

  • Kenny, I.C., Wallace, E.S., Brown, D. and Otto, S.R. (2006) Validation of a full-body computer simulation of the golf drive for clubs of differing length, The Engineering of Sport 6, Volume 2: Development for Disciplines, Moritz E.F. and Haake S. (Ed.), Springer, New York, 11-16.
     

2005

  • Campbell, M. & Moran, A. (2005) Exploring slope perception and expertise in golf putting and green-reading. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Irelands (PSI) Annual Conference.