Sport and Human Performance Research Publications

Campbell, M. & Moran, A. (2014). The Practice of Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology- Irish and International Perspectives. In L. Tashman, & G. Cremades (Eds) Becoming a Performance Psychology Professional: International Perspectives on Service Delivery and Supervision, Routledge/Psychology Press.
Book Chapter

  • Mujika I., Crowley E. (2019) Strength Training for Swimmers. In: Schumann M., Rønnestad B. (eds) Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training. Springer, Cham
  • Moran, A., Toner, J and Campbell, M. (2018). "Attention and Concentration". In: Mugford, A. and Cremades, J.G. eds., 2018. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Theories and Applications. Chapter 14. Routledge.
  • Deluzio, K., Harrison, A.J., Coffey, N. and Caldwell, G.E. (2013) “Analysis of Biomechanical Waveform Data.” In: Robertson, G., Caldwell, G., Hamill, J., Kamen, G. and Whittlesey, S.N. (Eds)Research Methods in Biomechanics-2nd Edition Chapter 14, pp. 317-337. Human Kinetics Publishers, Champagne IL. (ISBN-13: 9780736093408).
  • MacIntyre, T. (2013) Sport Science: A roadmap to talent identification and development In: Ben Sulayem, O’Connor, Hassan(Eds.). Sport Management in the Middle East: A Case Study Analysis. London : Routledge.
  • MacIntyre, T.(2015)-"Sustainable performance with empathy" (pp. 228-239). In I. O'Boyle, D. Murray & P. Cummins (Eds), Leadership in Sport. New York: Routledge


Peer Review Publications:


  • Brady CJ,Harrison AJ, Flanagan EP, Haff GG, and Comyns TM. The Relationship Between Isometric Strength and Sprint Acceleration in Sprinters. Int J Sports Physiol Perform: 1-25, 2019. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2019-0151
  • Leahy T.M., Kenny I.C., Campbell M.J., Warrington G.D., Cahalan R., Harrison A.J., Lyons M., Glynn L.G., and Comyns T.M. (2019). Injury Surveillance in Schools Rugby: An overview of Injury Epidemiology & Surveillance Practices. Physical Therapy in Sport. 38, 170-78. IF 1.919, Q2, 38/81 doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2019.05.005.
  • Brustio, P., Kearney, P. E., Lupo, C., Ungureanu, A., Mulasso, A., Rainoldi, A., & Boccia, G. (2019). Relative age influences performance of world-class track and field athletes even in the adulthood. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science & Sport Psychology, 10, 1395. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01395
  • Tiernan, C., Lyons, M., Comyns, T., Nevill, A.M. and Warrington, G., 2019. Salivary IgA as a Predictor of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Relationship to Training Load in Elite Rugby Union Players. Journal of strength and conditioning research.  DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003019
  • Johnston, R., Cahalan, R., Bonnett, L., Maguire, M., Nevill, A., Glasgow, P., O’Sullivan, K. and Comyns, T., 2018. Training Load and Baseline Characteristics Associated With New Injury/Pain Within an Endurance Sporting Population: A Prospective Study. International journal of sports physiology and performance, pp.1-28.  DOI: 
  • Sinnott-O’Connor, C., Comyns, T.M., Nevill, A.M. and Warrington, G.D., 2018. Salivary Biomarkers and Training Load During Training and Competition in Paralympic Swimmers. International journal of sports physiology and performance13(7), pp.839-843. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0683
  • Nugent, F., Comyns, T., Nevill, A. and Warrington, G.D., 2019. The Effects of Low-Volume, High-Intensity Training on Performance Parameters in Competitive Youth Swimmers. International journal of sports physiology and performance14(2), pp.203-208.  DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0110
  • Comyns, T.M., Brady, C.J. and Molloy, J., 2019. Effect of Attentional Focus Strategies on the Biomechanical Performance of the Drop Jump. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003009
  • El-Ashker S.,  Allardyce, J.M. & Carson, B.P (2019): Sex-related differences in joint-angle-specific hamstring-to-quadriceps function following fatigue, European Journal of Sport Science, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2019.1574904


  • Nugent, F.J., Comyns, T.M. and Warrington, G.D. Effects of increased training volume during a 10 day training camp on competitive performance in national level youth swimmers. The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness.  DOI: 10.23736/S0022-4707.17.07838-0
  • Yeomans, C., Kenny, I.C., Cahalan, R., Warrington, G.D., Harrison, A.J., Hayes, K., Lyons, M., Campbell, M.J., Glynn, L.G. and Comyns, T.M. 2018. The design, development, implementation and evaluation of IRISweb; A rugby-specific web-based injury surveillance system. Physical Therapy in Sport.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.11.007
  • Floría, P., Sánchez-Sixto, A., Ferber, R. and Harrison, A.J., 2018. Effects of running experience on coordination and its variability in runners. Journal of sports sciences36(3), pp.272-278.  DOI:  10.1080/02640414.2017.1300314
  • Floría, P., Sánchez-Sixto, A. and Harrison, A.J., 2018. Application of the principal component waveform analysis to identify improvements in vertical jump performance. Journal of sports sciences, pp.1-8.  DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2018.1504602
  • Bryan, C., O'Shea, D. and MacIntyre, T.E., 2018. The what, how, where and when of resilience as a dynamic, episodic, self-regulating system: A response to Hill et al.(2018). DOI: 10.1037/spy0000133
  • Davies, R.W., Carson, B.P. and Jakeman, P.M., 2018. Sex Differences in the Temporal Recovery of Neuromuscular Function Following Resistance Training in Resistance Trained Men and Women 18 to 35 Years. Frontiers in physiology9.  DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2018.01480
  • Brick, N.E., Campbell, M.J., Sheehan, R.B., Fitzpatrick, B.L. and MacIntyre, T.E., 2018. Metacognitive processes and attentional focus in recreational endurance runners. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, pp.1-18. DOI:  10.1080/1612197X.2018.1519841
  • Ng & Ryba, T. 2018. “The Quantified Athlete: Associations of Wearables for High School Athletes,” Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 2018, Article ID 6317524, 8 pages. doi: 10.1155/2018/6317524
  • Cahalan R, Kearney P, Ni Bhriain O, Redding R, Quin E, McLaughlin LC, O’Sullivan K. Dance exposure, wellbeing and injury in collegiate Irish and contemporary dancers: A prospective study. Physical Therapy in Sport (34) 77-83.
  • Pulling, C., Kearney, P., Eldridge, D. and Dicks, M., 2018. Football coaches’ perceptions of the introduction, delivery and evaluation of visual exploratory activity. Psychology of Sport and Exercise.  doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.08.001
  • Crowley, E., Harrison, A.J. and Lyons, M., 2018. Dry-Land Resistance Training Practices of Elite Swimming Strength and Conditioning Coaches. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research32(9), pp.2592-2600. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002599
  • Healy, R., Smyth, C., Kenny, I.C. and Harrison, A.J., 2018. Influence of Reactive and Maximum Strength Indicators on Sprint Performance. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002635
  • Yeomans, C., Comyns, T.M., Cahalan, R., Warrington, G.D., Harrison, A.J., Hayes, K., Lyons, M., Campbell, M.J. and Kenny, I.C., 2018. Current injury monitoring and player education practices in Irish amateur rugby union. Physical Therapy in Sport.  doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.06.008
  • Warne, J., Moran, K.A. and Warrington, G.D., 2018. Small Step Frequency Changes Due to Footwear Condition Have No Effect on Running Economy. Sports Medicine International Open2(02), pp.E41-E45.  DOI: 10.1055/a-0620-8039
  • Brady, C.J., Harrison, A.J. and Comyns, T.M., 2018. A review of the reliability of biomechanical variables produced during the isometric mid-thigh pull and isometric squat and the reporting of normative data. Sports biomechanics, pp.1-25. DOI:  10.1080/14763141.2018.1452968
  • Warmenhoven, J., Harrison A.J., Robinson, M., Vanrenterghem, J., Bargary, N.,  Smith,R., Cobley,S., Draper, C., Donnelly, C. and Pataky, T. (2018) A force profile analysis comparison between functional data analysis, statistical parametric mapping and statistical non-parametric mapping in on-water single sculling. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. (ISSN:1440-2440) Impact Factor 3.756  doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2018.03.009  
  • Furlong, L-A.M. and Harrison, A.J. (2018) Sex- related differences in plantarflexor function during repeated stretch-shortening cycle loading. Muscle, Ligaments and Tendons Journal. 8(1): 76-84 (ISSN: 2240-4554). Impact Factor 1.7)  DOI:10.11138/mltj/2018.8.1.076 Lougborough Institutional Repository
  • Yeomans, C., Kenny, I.C., Cahalan, R., Warrington, G.D., Harrison, A.J., Hayes, K., Lyons, M., Campbell, M.J. and Comyns, T.M., 2018. The incidence of injury in amateur male rugby union: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports medicine, pp.1-12.   Impact Factor 6.8 
  • Warmenhoven, J., Cobley,S., Draper, C., Harrison, A.J., Bargary, N. and Smith, R.M. (2018) Force coordination strategies in on-water single sculling. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 28: 1379-1388 (ISSN:1440-2440) Impact Factor 3.756 DOI:10.1111/sms.13031  
  • Sheehan, R.B., Herring, M.P. and Campbell, M.J., 2018. Associations between motivation and mental health in sport: A test of the Hierarchical Model of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation. Frontiers in Psychology9,  p.707. DOI :10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00707
  • Tang, R., Murtagh, C., Warrington, G., Cable, T., Morgan, O., O’boyle, A., Burgess, D., Morgans, R., and Drust, B.  Directional Change Mediates the Physiological Response to High-Intensity Shuttle Running in Professional Soccer Players.  Sports 2018, 6(2), 39; DOI:10.3390/sports6020039
  • Kiely, M.A., Warrington, G.D., McGoldrick, A., O'Loughlin, G. and Cullen, S., 2018. Physiological demands of daily riding gaits in jockeys. The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness.   DOI: 10.23736/S0022-4707.18.08196-3
  • Nugent, F.J., Comyns, T.M. and Warrington, G.D., 2018. Strength and Conditioning Considerations for Youth Swimmers. Strength & Conditioning Journal40(2), pp.31-39. DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000368
  • McGrath, G., Flanagan, E., O’Donovan, P., Collins, DJ and Kenny, I.C. (2018) Velocity based training: Validity of monitoring devices to assess mean concentric velocity in the bench press exercise. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning. 26(1), 23-30.
  • Kinnerk, P., Harvey, S., MacDonncha, C., & Lyons, M. (2018A Review of the Game-Based Approaches to Coaching Literature in Competitive Team Sport Settings Quest, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/00336297.2018.1439390
  • Comyns, T. & Hannon, A.  Strength and conditioning coaches’ application of the session rating of perceived exertion method of monitoring within professional rugby union. Journal of Human Kinetics volume 61/2018, 155-166   DOI: 10.1515/hukin-2017-0118
  • Kearney, P.E., Hayes, P.R. and Nevill, A., 2018. Faster, higher, stronger, older: Relative age effects are most influential during the youngest age grade of track and field athletics in the United Kingdom. Journal of Sports Sciences, pp.1-7. doi:  10.1080/02640414.2018.1449093
  • Kearney, P., 2018. The influence of nationality and playing position on relative age effects in rugby union: A cross-cultural comparison. South African Journal of Sports Medicine29(1), pp.1-4.


  • O'Connor, S., Warrington, G., McGoldrick, A. and Cullen, S., 2017. Epidemiology of Injury Due to Race-Day Jockey Falls in Professional Flat and Jump Horse Racing in Ireland, 2011–2015. Journal of athletic training52(12), pp.1140-1146. 
  • Healy, R., Kenny, I. and Harrison, D., 2017. Reactive Strength Index: A Poor Indicator of Reactive Strength?. International journal of sports physiology and performance, pp.1-22. [e-pub ahead of print]
  • Brady, C.J., Harrison, A.J., Flanagan, E.P., Haff, G.G. and Comyns, T.M., 2017. A Comparison of the Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull and Isometric Squat: Intraday Reliability, Usefulness and the Magnitude of Difference Between Tests. International journal of sports physiology and performance, pp.1-25.
  • Sinnott-O’Connor, C., Comyns, T., Nevill, A.M. and Warrington, G., 2017. Salivary Biomarkers and Training Load during Training and Competition in Paralympic Swimmers. International journal of sports physiology and performance, pp.1-19.
  • Warmenhoven, J., Cobley, S., Draper, C.,Harrison, A., Bargary, N. and Smith, R., 2017. Bivariate functional principal components analysis: considerations for use with multivariate movement signatures in sports biomechanics. Sports Biomechanics, pp.1-18. [Nov 2017]
  • Warmenhoven, J., Cobley,S., Draper, C., Harrison, A.J., Bargary, N. & Smith, R.M. (2017) Considerations for the use of functional principal components analysis in sports biomechanics: examples from on-water rowing. Sports Biomechanics, pp. 1-25.  [Nov 2017]
    Macintyre, T.E., Jones, M., Brewer, B.W., Van Raalte, J., O'Shea, D. and McCarthy, P.J., 2017. Mental health challenges in elite sport: Balancing risk with reward. Frontiers in Psychology8, p.1892.
  • Bryan, C., O’Shea, D., and MacIntyre, T.  2017.  Stressing the relevance of resilience: a systematic review of resilience across the domains of sport and work.  International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 10.1080/1750984X.2017.1381140 [Oct 2017]
  • Kearney, P.E. (2017). Enhancing practice through gradual increases in contextual interference. Kinesiology, 49(2), 20–21 [Oct 2017]
  • Sánchez-Sixto, A., Harrison, A.J. & Floría, P. (2017) Importancia del desplazamiento del centro de masas al evaluacion del cilco estiramiento-acortamiento.  Revista Internacional de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte.   [September 2017]
  • Warmenhoven, J., Cobley,S., Draper, C., Harrison, A.J., Bargary, N. & Smith, R.M. (2017) How gender and boat side effect shape characteristics of force-angle profiles in single sculling: Insights from functional data analysis.  Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, pp. 1-5.   [August 2017]
  • Nugent, F.J., Comyns, T.M., and Warrington, G. (2017).  "Quality Versus Quantity Debate in Swimming: Perceptions and Training Practices of Expert Swimming Coaches." Journal of Human Kinetics 57, no. 1 147-158. 10.1515/hukin-2017-0056  [Jun 2017]
  • Ní Chéilleachair, N.J., Harrison, A.J. and Warrington, G.D., 2017. HIIT enhances endurance performance and aerobic characteristics more than high-volume training in trained rowers. Journal of sports sciences35(11), pp.1052-1058.  10.1080/02640414.2016.1209539 [Jun 2017]
  • Everard, E.M., Harrison, A.J. and Lyons, M., 2017. Examining the Relationship Between the Functional Movement Screen and the Landing Error Scoring System in an Active, Male Collegiate Population. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research31(5), pp.1265-1272. 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001582 [May 2017]
  • Warmenhoven, J., Cobley,S., Draper, C., Harrison, A.J., Bargary, N. & Smith, R.M. (2017)  Assessment of propulsive pin force and oar angle time-series using functional data analysis in on-water rowing. Scandinavian Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports, 2017;00:1–9.  
    Brosnan, K.C., Hayes, K. and Harrison, A.J., 2017. Effects of false-start disqualification rules on response-times of elite-standard sprinters. Journal of sports sciences35(10), pp.929-935.  10.1080/02640414.2016.1201213  [May 2017[
  • Crowley, E., Harrison, A. J. and Lyons, M. 2017.  The Impact of Resistance Training on Swimming Performance: A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine, pp.1-23. 10.1007/s40279-017-0730-2 [May 2017]
  • Sherwin, I., Campbell, M.J. and Macintyre, T.E., 2017. Talent development of high performance coaches in team sports in Ireland. European journal of sport science17(3), pp.271-278.   10.1080/17461391.2016.1227378 [April 2017]
  • Norris, M., Anderson, R., Motl, R.W., Hayes, S. and Coote, S., 2017. Minimum number of days required for a reliable estimate of daily step count and energy expenditure, in people with MS who walk unaided. Gait & Posture53, pp.201-206.  10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.02.005 [Mar 2017]
  • Di Rienzo, F., Martinent, G., Levêque, L., MacIntyre, T., Collet, C. and Guillot, A., 2017. The influence of gate start position on physical performance and anxiety perception in expert BMX athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, pp.1-8. [Mar 2017]
  • Clancy, R., Herring, M., & Campbell, M. (2017) Motivation Measures in Sport: A Critical Review and Bibliometric Analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 8 (348), [09 March 2017]
  • Howard, R. M., Conway, R. and Harrison, A. J. (2017) 'Muscle activation sequencing of leg muscles during linear glide shot putting', Sports Biomechanics, 1-22.  10.1080/14763141.2016.1246601 [Mar 2017]
  • Nugent, F.J., Comyns, T.M., Burrows, E. and Warrington, G.D., 2017. Effects of Low Volume, High-Intensity Training on Performance in Competitive Swimmers: A Systematic Review. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research10.1519/JSC.0000000000001583 [Mar, 2017]
  • Dubois, R., Paillard, T., Lyons, M., McGrath, D., Maurelli, O. and Prioux, J., (2017). Running and Metabolic Demands of Elite Rugby Union Assessed Using Traditional, Metabolic Power, and Heart Rate Monitoring Methods. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 16, pp.84-92. [Mar 2017]
  • Howard, R.M., Conway, R. and Harrison, A.J., 2017. Muscle activity in sprinting: a review. Sports Biomechanics, pp.1-17. 10.1080/14763141.2016.1252790 [Feb 2017]
  • Brady, C., Comyns, T., Harrison, A. and Warrington, G., 2017. Focus of Attention for Diagnostic Testing of the Force-Velocity Curve. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 39(1), pp.57-70.  10.1519/SSC.0000000000000271 [Feb 2017]
  • Healy, R. & Comyns, T.  “The Application of postactivation potentiation methods to improve sprint speed”.  Strength and conditioning journal. February 2017 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000276 [Feb 2017]
  • Beattie, K., Carson, B.P., Lyons, M., Rossiter, A. and Kenny, I.C. 2017. The effect of strength training on performance indicators in distance runners. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research31(1), pp.9-23.  10.1519/JSC.0000000000001464 [Jan 2017]


  • Barry, L., Kenny, I. and Comyns, T., 2016. Performance Effects of Repetition Specific Gluteal Activation Protocols on Acceleration in Male Rugby Union Players. Journal of Human Kinetics, 54(1), pp.33-42. 10.1515/hukin-2016-0033
  • Bolger, R., Lyons, M., Harrison, A.J. and Kenny, I.C., 2016. Coaching sprinting: Expert coaches’ perception of resistance-based training. International journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 11(5), pp.746-754. 10.1177/1747954116667113
  • Brick, N.E., Campbell, M.J., Metcalfe, R.S., Mair, J.L. and Macintyre, T.E., 2016. Altering pace control and pace regulation: attentional focus effects during running. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc, 48, pp.879-886. 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000843
  • Davies, R.W., Toomey, C., McCormack, W., Hughes, K., Cremona, A. and Jakeman, P., 2016. Body composition analysis of inter-county Gaelic athletic association players measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Journal of sports sciences34(11), pp.1015-1020.
  • Donnelly, A.A., MacIntyre, T.E., O’Sullivan, N., Warrington, G., Harrison, A.J., Igou, E.R., Jones, M., Gidlow, C., Brick, N., Lahart, I. and Cloak, R., 2016. Environmental Influences on Elite Sport Athletes Well Being: From Gold, Silver, and Bronze to Blue Green and Gold. Frontiers in psychology, 7. 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01167
  • Floría, P., Gómez-Landero, L.A., Suárez-Arrones, L. and Harrison, A.J., 2016. Kinetic and Kinematic Analysis for Assessing the Differences in Countermovement Jump Performance in Rugby Players. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 30(9), pp.2533-2539. 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000502
  • Healy, R., Kenny, I.C. and Harrison, A.J., 2016. Assessing Reactive Strength Measures in Jumping and Hopping Using the Optojump™ System. Journal of Human Kinetics, 54(1), pp.23-32.  10.1515/hukin-2016-0032
  • Moran, A., Quinn, A., Campbell, M., Rooney, B., Brady, N. and Burke, C., 2016. Using pupillometry to evaluate attentional effort in quiet eye: A preliminary investigation. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 5(4), p.365. 10.1037/spy0000066
  • Whelan, N., Kenny, I.C. and Harrison, A.J., 2016. An insight into track and field coaches’ knowledge and use of sprinting drills to improve performance. International journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 11(2), pp.182-190. 10.1177/1747954116636716
  • Kenny, J., Cullen, S.J., and Warrington, G.D. (2016).  ‘The Ice-Mile’: Case Study of Two Swimmers’ Selected Physiological Responses and Performance: International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. Published online 13 October.
  • Clancy, R., Herring, M., MacIntyre, T. & Campbell, M.  (2016) A review of competitive sport motivation research, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 27, p. 232-242.
  • MORAN, A., QUINN, A., CAMPBELL, M., ROONEY, B., BRADY, N., AND BURKE, C. (2016) Using Pupillometry to Evaluate Attentional Effort in Quiet Eye: A Preliminary Investigation. Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology
  • Sherwin, I.Campbell, M. & Macintyre, T. (2016).  Talent development of high performance coaches in team sports in Ireland.  European Journal of Sport Science.
  • Francis, P., Ledingham, J., Clarke, S., Collins, D.J. and Jakeman, P. (2016). A COMPARISON OF STRIDE LENGTH AND LOWER EXTREMITY KINEMATICS DURING BAREFOOT AND SHOD RUNNING IN WELL TRAINED DISTANCE RUNNERS. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 15, 417-423
  • Norris, M., Kenny, I.C., Anderson, R. (2016).  Comparison of Accelerometry Stride Time Calculation Methods.  Journal of Biomechanics 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.05.029
  • Howard, R.M , Conway, R., Harrison, A.J. (2016).  A survey of sensor devices: use in sports biomechanics.  Sports Biomechanics.  pp. 1-12 | 10.1080/14763141.2016.1174289
  • Diggin, D., Anderson, R. and Harrison, D. (2016).  An Examination of the True Reliability of Lower Limb Stiffness Measures During Overground Hopping.  J Appl Biomech. 2016 Jan 7.
  • DOI: O'Hagan, A.D., Issartel, J., Fletcher, R. and Warrington, G., 2016. Duty hours and incidents in flight among commercial airline pilots. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, pp.1-8.  10.1080/10803548.2016.1146441
  • Brick NE, MacIntyre TE & Campbell MJ (2016).  Thinking and action: a cognitive perspective on self-regulation during endurance performance. Front. Physiol. 7:159. 10.3389/fphys.2016.00159
  • Brosnan, K.C., Hayes, K. and Harrison, A.J. 2016.  Effects of false-start disqualification rules on response-times of elite-standard sprinters.  Journal of Sport Sciences. [Jun 2016]




  • Beattie, K., Kenny, I.C., Lyons M. and Carson, B.P. (2014). The Effect of Strength Training on Performance in Endurance Athletes. Sports Medicine. e-first  DOI [10.1007/s40279-014-0157-y]
  • Breen S., Kenny, I.C. and  Harrison, A.J. (2014) Dynamic knee joint mechanics after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46(X): xxx-xxx. Accepted in press (ISSN: 0195-9131) DOI:10.1249/MSS.0000000000000389
  • Brick, N., Mac Intyre, T., Campbell, M. (2014). Attentional focus in endurance activity: New paradigms and future directions. International Review of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 7 (1), 106-134. DOI:[10.1080/1750984X.2014.885554]
  • Costello JT, McNamara PM, O'Connell ML, Algar LA, Leahy MJ, Donnelly AE. (2014). Tissue viability imaging of skin microcirculation following exposure to whole body cryotherapy (-110°C) and cold water immersion (8°C).  Archives of Exercise in Health and Disease, 4(1): 243-250. [DOI: 10.5628/aehd.v4i1.152]
  • Costello JT, Selfe J, Karki A, Donnelly AE. (2014). Comparison of the Effects of Cold Air (-110°C) and Water (8°C) Cryotherapy on Knee Skin Temperature. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 35: 35–40.
  • Floria P., Gómez-Landero, L.A. and Harrison A.J. (2014) Variability in the application of force during the vertical jump in children and adults. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, XX(X):xxx-xxx. accepted in press  (ISSN: 1065-8483)
  • Floria, P., Gómez-Landero, L.A., Suárez-Arrones, L. and Harrison, A.J. (2014) Kinetic and kinematic analysis for assessing the differences in counter-movement jump performance in Rugby players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. XX(X): xxx-xxx,  Accepted in press. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000502
  • Floria, P. & Harrison, A.J. (2014). The influence of range of motion versus application of force on vertical jump performance in prepubescent girls and adult females. European Journal of Sport Science. Vol. 14, No. S1, S197_S204. [DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2012.679316]
  • Furlong, L.A.M. and Harrison, A.J. (in press) ‘Differences in plantarflexor muscle-tendon function during a stretch-shortening cycle task due to limb preference’, Laterality: Asymmetries of Brain, Body and Cognition, DOI: 10.1080/1357650X.2014.921688
  • Furlong, L.-A.M., Harrison, A.J., A motion analysis marker-based method of determining centre of pressure during two-legged hopping. Journal of Biomechanics (2014), [DOI 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.04.008]
  • Healy, R. & Harrison, A.J. (2014). The effects of a unilateral gluteal activation protocol on single leg drop jump performance. Sports Biomechanics.  [DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2013.872288]
  • Norris, M., Anderson, R. & Kenny, I.C. (2014) Method analysis of accelerometers and gyroscopes in running gait: A systematic review, Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 228(1), 3-5
    Whelan N., O’Regan, C., Harrison A.J. (2014) Resisted sprinting does not acutely enhance sprint performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(7):1858-1866. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000357


  • Bowtella, J.L., Coooke, K., Turner, R., Mileva, K.N. and Sumner, P.D. (2013). “Acute physiological and performance responses to repeated sprints in varying degrees of hypoxia”. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.  S1440-2440(13)00142-4.  DOI: [10.1016/j.jsams.2013.05.016]
  • Costello JT, Stewart IB, Selfe J, Kärki AI, Donnelly AE (2013.) Use of thermal imaging in sports medicine research: A short report. International SportMed Journal. 14(2):94-98.
  • Coughlan, EK., Williams, A.M., McRobert, A.P and Ford, P.R. (2013). How Experts Practice A Novel Test of DP Theory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. Advance online publication. [DOI: 10.1037/a0034302]
  • Duncan, M.J., Hankey, J., Lyons, M., James, R. and Nevill, A. (2013).  Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: Comparing linear and allometric models. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27 (3): 597-603. [DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e31825d97ac]
  • Floría, P. & Harrison, A.J. (2013).  The Effect of Arm Action on the Vertical Jump Performance in Children and Adult Females. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 29, 655-661
  • Floria, P. & Harrison, A.J. (2013). Ground Reaction Force Differences in the Countermovement Jump in Girls with Different Levels of Performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84 (3), 329-335. [DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2013.813896]
  • Furlong, LM & Harrison, A.J. (2013). Reliability and consistency of plantarflexor stretch-shortening cycle function using an adapted force sledge apparatus. Physiol. Meas. 34 437-448.  [DOI: 10.1088/0967-3334/34/4/437]
  • MacIntyre, T., Moran, A., Guillot, A. & Collet, C. (2013). An emerging paradigm: A strength-based approach to exploring mental imagery. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7: 104. [DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00104].
  • Norris, M., Anderson, R. and Kenny, I.C. 2013. Method analysis of accelerometers and gyroscopes in running gait: A systematic review. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology October 16, 2013 [DOI: 10.1177/1754337113502472].


  • Collins, P., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Nevill, A. and Lyons, M. (2012). The impact of the built environment on young people's physical activity patterns: a suburban-rural comparison using GPS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH Volume: 9 Issue: 9 Pages: 3030-3050 [DOI: 10.3390/ijerph9093030]
  • Costello, J., Culligan, K., Selfe, J. and A.E. Donnelly. (2012). Comparison of the effects of cold air (-110 degrees C) and water (8 degrees C) cryotherapy on intramuscular temperature. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Volume: 44 Supplement: 2 Pages: 748-749 Published: MAY 2012
  • Costello, J.T., Algar, L.A., Donnelly, A.E. (2012). Effects of whole-body cryotherapy (-110 degrees C) on proprioception and indices of muscle damage. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. Volume: 22 Issue: 2 Pages: 190-198 [DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01292.x]
  • Costello, J.T., Culligan, K., Selfe, J. and Donnelly, A.E. (2012). Muscle, skin and core temperature after-110 degrees C cold air and 8 degrees C water treatment. PLOS ONE Volume: 7 Issue: 11 Article Number: e48190 [DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048190]
  • Costello, J.T., McInerney, C.D., Bleakley, C.M., Selfe, J. and Donnelly, A.E. (2012). The use of thermal imaging in assessing skin temperature following cryotherapy: a review. Journal of Thermal Biology. Volume: 37 Issue: 2 Pages: 103-110 [DOI: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2011.11.008]
  • Kenny, I., O’Caireallain, A. and Comyns, T.M. (2012). Validation of an electronic jump mat to assess stretch-shortening cycle function. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Volume: 26 Issue: 6 Pages: 1601-1608 [DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e318234ebb8].

 Sport and Human Performance publications prior to 2012 are indicated on the web profiles of individual faculty.