Biography

Dr. Mark Lyons joined the Physical Education and Sport Sciences Department in September 2011. His PhD explored the effects of moderate and high-intensity exercise on sports-related performance.

Mark currently teaches on the BSc Sport and Exercise Science and MSc in Sports Performance programmes, where his interests are broadly based in the areas of Strength and Conditioning and Sports Performance. Previously, Mark worked as a senior lecturer on undergraduate and post-graduate programmes at Newman University College, Birmingham, UK.

Research Interests

Mark Lyons joined the Physical Education and Sport Sciences Department in September 2011. His PhD explored the effects of moderate and high-intensity exercise on sports-related performance. His research interests are:

- strength and conditioning
- fatigue effects on sports performance
- match demands in Gaelic Games
- physical activity and obesity in youth.

Mark is a reviewer for a number of national and international journals including:

  • Acta Pediatrica
  • American Journal of Human Biology
  • European Journal of Sport Science
  • Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Journal of Sports Medicine and Doping Studies
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • Annals of Human Biology
  • International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology



Books

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Book Chapters

Anthropometric profiles of elite junior ice-hockey players

Dr. Mark Lyons
2010
New York
Nova Publishers
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Positional differences in the kinanthropometric and physiological characteristics of elite British ice-hockey players

Dr. Mark Lyons
2009
New York
Nova Publishers
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Multi-Component Training for Gaelic Games: A Case Study on a County-Level Gaelic Football Player

Dr. Mark Lyons
2009
New York
Nova Publishers
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Peer Reviewed Journals

Current injury monitoring and player education practices in Irish amateur rugby union.

Dr. Roisin Cahalan
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
Dr. Giles Warrington
2018
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Tracking the Commute Home From School Utilizing GPS and Heart Rate Monitoring: Establishing the Contribution to Free-Living Physical Activity

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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The effect of exercise intensity on coincidence anticipation performance at different stimulus speeds

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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A cluster analysis of lifestyle and health habits of youth from two geographically and culturally diverse countries

Dr. Mark Lyons
2014
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The effects of resistance exercise training on anxiety: A meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of randomized controlled trials

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
Springer
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Performance of soccer passing skills under moderate and high intensity localized muscle fatigue

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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Obesity, physical activity and sedentary behavior amongst British and Saudi youth: A cross-cultural study

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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The Incidence of Injury in Amateur Male Rugby Union: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dr. Roisin Cahalan
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Ian Kenny
2018
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The prevalence of physical activity and sedentary behaviours relative to obesity among adolescents from Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: Rural versus urban variations

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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Body fatness and physical activity levels of young children

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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Pedometer determined physical activity levels in primary school children from central England

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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The impact of resistance training on swimming performance: A systematic review.

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Evaluation of peak power prediction equations in male basketball players.

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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A Review of the Game-Based Approaches to Coaching Literature in Competitive Team Sport Settings

Dr. Mark Lyons
2018
ABINGDON
ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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The Relationship Between Maximal Strength and Reactive Strength

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2017
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Comparisons between peak power prediction equations in adolescent female basketballers

Dr. Mark Lyons
2010
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The effect of moderate and high-intensity fatigue on groundstroke accuracy in expert and non-expert tennis players

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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A cross-cultural comparison of lifestyle habits between Saudi and British adolescents: Gender by country differences

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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Examining the relationship between the functional movement screen and the landing error scoring system in an active, male collegiate population

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: Comparing linear and allometric models.

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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Examining the relationship between the functional movement screen and the landing error scoring system in an active male collegiate population

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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The Effect of Maximal- and Explosive-Strength Training on Performance Indicators in Cyclists

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2017
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Placebo effects of caffeine on short-term resistance exercise to failure

Dr. Mark Lyons
2009
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Running and metabolic demands of elite rugby union assessed using traditional, metabolic power, and heart rate monitoring methods

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Anthropometric and Lifestyle Characteristics of Active and Inactive Saudi and British Adolescents

Dr. Mark Lyons
2014
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Match-play demands of elite youth gaelic football using global positioning system tracking

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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Examining the association of injury with the Functional Movement Screen and Landing Error Scoring System in military recruits undergoing 16 weeks of introductory fitness training

Dr. Mark Lyons
2018
OXFORD
ELSEVIER SCI LTD
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Performance of soccer passing skills under moderate and high-intensity localized muscle fatigue

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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The Effect of Strength Training on Performance in Endurance Athletes.

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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Ambulatory physical activity in British children

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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Running and Metabolic Demands of Elite Rugby Union Assessed Using Traditional, Metabolic Power, and Heart Rate Monitoring Methods

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Measurement of maximal isometric torque and muscle quality of the knee extensors and flexors in healthy 50-to 70-year-old women

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2017
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Dry-land resistance training practices of elite strength and conditioning coaches

Dr. Mark Lyons
2018
PHILADELPHIA
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The effect of caffeine ingestion on field hockey skill performance following physical fatigue

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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Efficacy of Resistance Exercise Training With Depressive Symptoms-Reply.

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Matthew Herring
2018
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The Relationship between Neuromuscular Force-Velocity Characteristics and Performance Indicators in Competitive Distance Runners

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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The effect of hiking poles on oxygen uptake, perceived exertion and mood state during a one hour uphill walk

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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The Effect of Moderate and High-Intensity Fatigue on Groundstroke Accuracy in Expert and Non-Expert Tennis Players

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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The design, development, implementation and evaluation of IRISweb; A rugby-specific web-based injury surveillance system

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
Dr. Giles Warrington
2019
EDINBURGH
CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
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Match-play demands of elite youth Gaelic Football using global positioning system tracking

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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An Investigation into the Lifestyle, Health Habits and Risk Factors of Young Adults

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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Association of Efficacy of Resistance Exercise Training With Depressive Symptoms: Meta-analysis and Meta-regression Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Matthew Herring
2018
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The effect of strength training on performance indicators in distance runners

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2017
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The effect of exercise intensity on coincidence anticipation performance at different stimulus speeds

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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Age-Group Differences in the Performance of Selected Tests of Physical Function and Association With Lower Extremity Strength

Dr. Mark Lyons
2019
PHILADELPHIA
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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The impact of moderate and high intensity total body fatigue on passing accuracy of experienced and novice basketball players

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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Sprinting Performance and Resistance-Based Training Interventions: A Systematic Review

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Health Behaviors between Saudi and British Adolescents Living in Urban Areas: Gender by Country Analyses

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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Muscle strength can better differentiate between gradations of functional performance than muscle quality in healthy 50-70 y women

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Twelve weeks' progressive resistance training combined with protein supplementation beyond habitual intakes increases upper leg lean tissue mass, muscle strength and extended gait speed in healthy older women

Dr. Jean Saunders
Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Coaching sprinting: Expert coaches' perception of resistance-based training

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2016
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Post-exercise coincidence anticipation in expert and novice Gaelic games players: the effects of exercise intensity

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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Measurement of muscle health in aging

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2017
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The effect of moderate and high-intensity fatigue on groundstroke accuracy in expert and non-expert players.

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: Comparing linear and allometric models

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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The Impact of the Built Environment on Young People's Physical Activity Patterns: A Suburban-Rural Comparison Using GPS

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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Muscle strength can better differentiate between gradations of functional performance than muscle quality in healthy 50â€'70 y women

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2017
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Other Journals

Age-group differences in the performance of selected tests of physical function and association with lower extremity strength.

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2017
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‘You have to do it rather than being in a class and just listening' The impact of problem-based learning on the student experience in sports and exercise biomechanics

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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Using enquiry-based learning in Sports and Exercise Sciences: A case study from exercise Biomechanics

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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Voluntary contractile rate of torque development in healthy older women: Measurement of, association with functional tasks and response to intervention.

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2017
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Conference Publications

4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement

Prof. Alan Donnelly
Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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2014 NSCA National Strength and Conditioning Association International Conference

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2016
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18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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BASES Annual Congress

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2005
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2005 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2005
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2007 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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58th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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59th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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16th International Symposium: Combined Endurance and Strength Training for Physical Fitness and Sports Performance: From Science to Practice

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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2014 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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Active Healthy Aging Sports Science and Neuroscience Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2015
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18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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BASES Student Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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2010 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2010
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3rd National Obesity and Health Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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7th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2002
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12th European Sports Psychology Federation Congress

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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Proceedings of the 2015 16th International Sympisium Jyväskylä

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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Cultura, Ciencia y Deporte

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium: Combined Endurance and Strength Training for Physical Fitness and Sports Performance: From Science to Practice

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2013
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The Institute of Physical Therapy & Applied Science Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2013
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58th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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2012 British Psychological Society Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2012
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2006 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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8th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2003
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12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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ICHPER Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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2015 UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) 11th Annual Conference

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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61st Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Mark Lyons
2014
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10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2005
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9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2004
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Evaluation of peak power prediction equations in adolescent basketballers

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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2011 BASES Student Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2005
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12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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15th European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2010
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Proceedings of the 2015 16th International Symposium Jyväskylä

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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11th ICCE Global Coach Conference – ‘Challenging Sport Coaching Frontiers: The Role of Sport Science and Technology'

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha
2017
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AIESEP Congress

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2014
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9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2004
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16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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2008 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2005
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Proceedings of the 2015 UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) 11th Annual Conference

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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2017 Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain.

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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14th FEPSAC Congress

Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2014
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British Education Studies Association Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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The Science, Learning and Teaching Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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2011 Satellite Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2004
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9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2004
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2nd All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
2015
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4th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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Physiological Society Topic Meeting - 'Ageing and Degeneration: A Physiological Perspective'

Dr. Mark Lyons
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2015
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IT Tralee FittSport Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2014
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British Education Studies Association Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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2009 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2009
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2007 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2007
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2008 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2008
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11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2006
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Satellite Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Dr. Mark Lyons
2011
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BSRA Annual Scientific Meeting

Dr. Jean Saunders
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Catherine Norton
Prof. Philip Jakeman
2015
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2015 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

Dr. Brian Carson
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2016
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19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science.

Dr. Mark Lyons
2014
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2014 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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2005 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2005
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2009 BASES Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2009
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ECB Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket

Dr. Mark Lyons
2003
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3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health

Dr. Mark Lyons
2010
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9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2004
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15th European College of Sports Science

Dr. Mark Lyons
2010
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Conference Contributions

European College of Sport Sciences Conference

Dr. Mark Lyons
2018
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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

Prescription of Dry-land Resistance Training by Elite Swimming Strength and Conditioning Coaches.

Dr. Mark Lyons
2018
PHILADELPHIA
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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The Effect of Resistance Exercise Training on Anxiety Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Matthew Herring
2017
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The Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Matthew Herring
2017
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The Impact of Resistance Training on Swimming Performance: A Systematic Review

Dr. Mark Lyons
2017
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The Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Depressive Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Matthew Herring
2018
PHILADELPHIA
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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