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Dr. Mark Lyons

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

Teaching Interests

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, Coaching Science and Sports Performance. He is currently module leader for the following modules on the BSc Sport and Exercise Science:

SS4401 - Coaching Science and Performance 1
SS4402 - Exercise and Health Fitness
SS4403 - Coaching Science and Performance 2
SS4404 - Coaching Science and Performance 3

Mark is currently module leader for the following modules on the MSc in Sports Performance:

SS6042 - Strength Sports
SS6033 - Strength and Conditioning
SS6003 - Professional Competencies (I)
SS6013 - Professional Competencies (II)
SS6023 - Professional Competencies (III)

Publications

Book Chapters

2010

Anthropometric profiles of elite junior ice-hockey players
Hankey, J., Lyons, M. and Duncan, M.J.
(2010) Anthropometric profiles of elite junior ice-hockey players
In Trends in Human Performance Research; New York : Nova Publishers pp. 17-23

2009

Multi-Component Training for Gaelic Games: A Case Study on a County-Level Gaelic Football Player
Lyons, M. and Duncan, M.
(2009) Multi-Component Training for Gaelic Games: A Case Study on a County-Level Gaelic Football Player
In Advances in Strength and Conditioning Research ; New York : Nova Publishers pp. 65-85

2009

Positional differences in the kinanthropometric and physiological characteristics of elite British ice-hockey players
Duncan, M. and Lyons, M.
(2009) Positional differences in the kinanthropometric and physiological characteristics of elite British ice-hockey players
In Advances in Strength and Conditioning Research ; New York : Nova Publishers pp. 1-7

Edited Books

2010


(2010)
In Trends in Human Performance Research ; Mike Duncan & Mark(Ed.) New York : Nova Publishers

2009


(2009)
In Advances in Strength and Conditioning Research ; Mike Duncan & Mark Lyons(Ed.) New York : Nova Publishers

Peer Reviewed Journals

2019

The design, development, implementation and evaluation of IRISweb; A rugby-specific web-based injury surveillance system
Yeomans, C;Kenny, IC;Cahalan, R;Warrington, GD;Harrison, AJ;Hayes, K;Lyons, M;Campbell, MJ;Glynn, LG;Comyns, TM
(2019) The design, development, implementation and evaluation of IRISweb; A rugby-specific web-based injury surveillance system
In Physical Therapy In Sport; EDINBURGH : CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE pp. 79-88
DOI: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.11.007
[ULIR]

2019

Age-Group Differences in the Performance of Selected Tests of Physical Function and Association With Lower Extremity Strength
Francis, P;Mc Cormack, W;Lyons, M;Jakeman, P
(2019) Age-Group Differences in the Performance of Selected Tests of Physical Function and Association With Lower Extremity Strength
In Journal Of Geriatric Physical Therapy; PHILADELPHIA : LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS pp. 1-8
DOI: 10.1519/JPT.0000000000000152
[ULIR]

2018

Efficacy of Resistance Exercise Training With Depressive Symptoms-Reply.
Gordon BR;Lyons M;Herring MP;
(2018) Efficacy of Resistance Exercise Training With Depressive Symptoms-Reply.
In Jama Psychiatry;
DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.1749

2018

Dry-land resistance training practices of elite strength and conditioning coaches
Crowley, E;Harrison, AJ;Lyons, M
(2018) Dry-land resistance training practices of elite strength and conditioning coaches
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; PHILADELPHIA : pp. 2592-2600
DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002599

2018

Association of Efficacy of Resistance Exercise Training With Depressive Symptoms: Meta-analysis and Meta-regression Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.
Gordon BR;McDowell CP;Hallgren M;Meyer JD;Lyons M;Herring MP;
(2018) Association of Efficacy of Resistance Exercise Training With Depressive Symptoms: Meta-analysis and Meta-regression Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.
In Jama Psychiatry;
DOI: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.0572

2018

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
Everard, E;Lyons, M;Harrison, AJ
(2018) 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
In Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport; OXFORD : ELSEVIER SCI LTD pp. 569-573
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.05.013

2018

Current injury monitoring and player education practices in Irish amateur rugby union.
Yeomans C;Comyns TM;Cahalan R;Warrington GD;Harrison AJ;Hayes K;Lyons M;Campbell MJ;Kenny IC;
(2018) Current injury monitoring and player education practices in Irish amateur rugby union.
In Physical Therapy In Sport : Official Journal Of The Association Of Chartered Physiotherapists In Sports Medicine;
DOI: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.06.008
[ULIR]

2018

A Review of the Game-Based Approaches to Coaching Literature in Competitive Team Sport Settings
Kinnerk, P;Harvey, S;MacDonncha, C;Lyons, M
(2018) A Review of the Game-Based Approaches to Coaching Literature in Competitive Team Sport Settings
In Quest; ABINGDON : ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD pp. 401-418
DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2018.1439390

2018

The Incidence of Injury in Amateur Male Rugby Union: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Yeomans, C. and Kenny, I.C. and Cahalan, R. and Warrington, G.D. and Harrison, A.J. and Hayes, K. and Lyons, M. and Campbell, M.J. and Comyns, T.M.
(2018) The Incidence of Injury in Amateur Male Rugby Union: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
In Sports Medicine; pp. 1-12
DOI: 10.1007/s40279-017-0838-4
[ULIR]

2017

The effect of strength training on performance indicators in distance runners
Beattie, K,Carson, BP,Lyons, M,Rossiter, A,Kenny, IC
(2017) The effect of strength training on performance indicators in distance runners
In Journal of strength and conditioning research / National Strength & Conditioning Association; pp. 9-23
[ULIR]

2017

The Effect of Maximal- and Explosive-Strength Training on Performance Indicators in Cyclists
Beattie, K,Carson, BP,Lyons, M,Kenny, IC
(2017) The Effect of Maximal- and Explosive-Strength Training on Performance Indicators in Cyclists
In International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance; pp. 470-480
DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2016-0015

2017

Running and metabolic demands of elite rugby union assessed using traditional, metabolic power, and heart rate monitoring methods
Dubois R.;Paillard T.;Lyons M.;McGrath D.;Maurelli O.;Prioux J.
(2017) Running and metabolic demands of elite rugby union assessed using traditional, metabolic power, and heart rate monitoring methods
In Journal of Sports Science and Medicine; pp. 84-92

2017

Muscle strength can better differentiate between gradations of functional performance than muscle quality in healthy 50-70 y women
Francis, P,McCormack, W,Toomey, C,Lyons, M,Jakeman, P
(2017) Muscle strength can better differentiate between gradations of functional performance than muscle quality in healthy 50-70 y women
In Brazilian Journal Of Physical Therapy; pp. 457-464
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2017.06.013
[ULIR]

2017

The effects of resistance exercise training on anxiety: A meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of randomized controlled trials
Gordon, B.R., McDowell, C.P., Lyons, M. & Herring, M.P. .
(2017) The effects of resistance exercise training on anxiety: A meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of randomized controlled trials
In Sports Medicine; Springer :
DOI: 10.1007/s40279-017-0769-0

2017

Running and Metabolic Demands of Elite Rugby Union Assessed Using Traditional, Metabolic Power, and Heart Rate Monitoring Methods
Dubois, R,Paillard, T,Lyons, M,McGrath, D,Maurelli, O,Prioux, J
(2017) Running and Metabolic Demands of Elite Rugby Union Assessed Using Traditional, Metabolic Power, and Heart Rate Monitoring Methods
In Journal of Sports Science and Medicine; pp. 84-92
[ULIR]

2017

Measurement of maximal isometric torque and muscle quality of the knee extensors and flexors in healthy 50-to 70-year-old women
Francis, P,Toomey, C,Mc Cormack, W,Lyons, M,Jakeman, P
(2017) Measurement of maximal isometric torque and muscle quality of the knee extensors and flexors in healthy 50-to 70-year-old women
In Clinical Physiology And Functional Imaging; pp. 448-455
DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12332
[ULIR]

2017

Measurement of muscle health in aging
Francis, P,Lyons, M,Piasecki, M,Mc Phee, J,Hind, K,Jakeman, P
(2017) Measurement of muscle health in aging
In Biogerontology; pp. 901-911
DOI: 10.1007/s10522-017-9697-5
[ULIR]

2017

The impact of resistance training on swimming performance: A systematic review.
Crowley, E., Harrison, A.J. and Lyons, M.
(2017) The impact of resistance training on swimming performance: A systematic review.
In Sports Medicine;
DOI: doi: 10.1007/s40279-017-0730-2.

2017

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
Francis, P,Mc Cormack, W,Toomey, C,Norton, C,Saunders, J,Kerin, E,Lyons, M,Jakeman, P
(2017) 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
In Biogerontology; pp. 881-891
DOI: 10.1007/s10522-016-9671-7
[ULIR]

2017

Examining the relationship between the functional movement screen and the landing error scoring system in an active male collegiate population
Everard, EM,Harrison, AJ,Lyons, M
(2017) Examining the relationship between the functional movement screen and the landing error scoring system in an active male collegiate population
In Journal of strength and conditioning research / National Strength & Conditioning Association; pp. 1265-1272
DOI: doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001582.
[ULIR]

2017

Muscle strength can better differentiate between gradations of functional performance than muscle quality in healthy 50â€'70 y women
Francis, P. and McCormack, W. and Toomey, C. and Lyons, M. and Jakeman, P.
(2017) Muscle strength can better differentiate between gradations of functional performance than muscle quality in healthy 50â€'70 y women
In Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy;
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2017.06.013
[ULIR]

2017

Examining the relationship between the functional movement screen and the landing error scoring system in an active, male collegiate population
Everard E.;Harrison A.;Lyons M.
(2017) Examining the relationship between the functional movement screen and the landing error scoring system in an active, male collegiate population
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; pp. 1265-1272
DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001582

2017

The Relationship Between Maximal Strength and Reactive Strength
Beattie, K,Carson, BP,Lyons, M,Kenny, IC
(2017) The Relationship Between Maximal Strength and Reactive Strength
In International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance; pp. 548-553
DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2016-0216

2016

Coaching sprinting: Expert coaches' perception of resistance-based training
Bolger, R,Lyons, M,Harrison, AJ,Kenny, IC
(2016) Coaching sprinting: Expert coaches' perception of resistance-based training
In International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching; pp. 746-754
DOI: 10.1177/1747954116667113

2015

Match-play demands of elite youth gaelic football using global positioning system tracking
Reilly B.;Akubat I.;Lyons M.;Collins D.
(2015) Match-play demands of elite youth gaelic football using global positioning system tracking
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; pp. 989-996
DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000714

2015

Tracking the Commute Home From School Utilizing GPS and Heart Rate Monitoring: Establishing the Contribution to Free-Living Physical Activity
Collins, P,Al-Nakeeb, Y,Lyons, M
(2015) Tracking the Commute Home From School Utilizing GPS and Heart Rate Monitoring: Establishing the Contribution to Free-Living Physical Activity
In Journal Of Physical Activity & Health; pp. 155-162
DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2013-0048
[ULIR]

2015

Match-play demands of elite youth Gaelic Football using global positioning system tracking
Reilly, B,Akubat, I,Lyons, M,Collins, DK
(2015) Match-play demands of elite youth Gaelic Football using global positioning system tracking
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; pp. 989-996

2015

An Investigation into the Lifestyle, Health Habits and Risk Factors of Young Adults
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Dodd, L. and Al-Nuaim, A.
(2015) An Investigation into the Lifestyle, Health Habits and Risk Factors of Young Adults
In International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health; pp. 4380-4394
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph120404380

2015

Sprinting Performance and Resistance-Based Training Interventions: A Systematic Review
Bolger, R; Kenny, I; Lyons, M; Harrison, A;
(2015) Sprinting Performance and Resistance-Based Training Interventions: A Systematic Review
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research;

2014

Anthropometric and Lifestyle Characteristics of Active and Inactive Saudi and British Adolescents
Duncan, M.J., Al-Hazzaa, H.M., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Al-Sobayel, H.I., Abahussain, N.A., Musaiger, A.O., Lyons, M., Collins, P. and Nevill, A.
(2014) Anthropometric and Lifestyle Characteristics of Active and Inactive Saudi and British Adolescents
In American Journal Of Human Biology;
DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22574
[ULIR]

2014

The Effect of Strength Training on Performance in Endurance Athletes.
Beattie, K., Kenny, I.C., Lyons M. and Carson, B.P.
(2014) The Effect of Strength Training on Performance in Endurance Athletes.
In Sports Medicine; pp. 845-865
DOI: 10.1007/s40279-014-0157-y
[ULIR]

2014

The Relationship between Neuromuscular Force-Velocity Characteristics and Performance Indicators in Competitive Distance Runners
Beattie, K., Carson, B.P., Lyons M. and Kenny, I.C.
(2014) The Relationship between Neuromuscular Force-Velocity Characteristics and Performance Indicators in Competitive Distance Runners
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; pp. 37-
DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000612

2014

A cluster analysis of lifestyle and health habits of youth from two geographically and culturally diverse countries
Al-Nakeeb,Y., Dodd, L., Lyons, M., Collins, P. and Al Nuaim, A.A.
(2014) A cluster analysis of lifestyle and health habits of youth from two geographically and culturally diverse countries
In Preventive Medicine; pp. 193-203
DOI: 10.4236/ojpm.2014.44025.

2013

The effect of moderate and high-intensity fatigue on groundstroke accuracy in expert and non-expert tennis players
Lyons M.;Al-Nakeeb Y.;Hankey J.;Nevill A.
(2013) The effect of moderate and high-intensity fatigue on groundstroke accuracy in expert and non-expert tennis players
In Journal of Sports Science and Medicine; pp. 298-308

2013

A cross-cultural comparison of lifestyle habits between Saudi and British adolescents: Gender by country differences
Al-Hazzaa, H.M., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Duncan, M.J., Al-Sobayel, H.I., Abahussain, N.A., Musaiger, A.O., Lyons, M., Collins, P., Nevill, A.
(2013) A cross-cultural comparison of lifestyle habits between Saudi and British adolescents: Gender by country differences
In International Journal Of Behavioral Medicine;
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph10126701

2013

The effect of exercise intensity on coincidence anticipation performance at different stimulus speeds
Duncan, M,Smith, M,Lyons, M
(2013) The effect of exercise intensity on coincidence anticipation performance at different stimulus speeds
In European Journal of Sport Science; pp. 559-566
DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2012.752039

2013

Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: Comparing linear and allometric models
Duncan, MJ,Hankey, J,Lyons, M,James, RS & Nevill, AM
(2013) Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: Comparing linear and allometric models
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; pp. 597-603
DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e31825d97ac

2013

The Effect of Moderate and High-Intensity Fatigue on Groundstroke Accuracy in Expert and Non-Expert Tennis Players
Lyons, M,Al-Nakeeb, Y,Hankey, J,Nevill, A
(2013) The Effect of Moderate and High-Intensity Fatigue on Groundstroke Accuracy in Expert and Non-Expert Tennis Players
In Journal of Sports Science and Medicine; pp. 298-308
[ULIR]

2013

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Health Behaviors between Saudi and British Adolescents Living in Urban Areas: Gender by Country Analyses
Al-Hazzaa, HM,Al-Nakeeb, Y,Duncan, MJ,Al-Sobayel, HI,Abahussain, NA,Musaiger, AO,Lyons, M,Collins, P,Nevill, A
(2013) A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Health Behaviors between Saudi and British Adolescents Living in Urban Areas: Gender by Country Analyses
In International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health; pp. 6701-6720
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph10126701
[ULIR]

2012

The Impact of the Built Environment on Young People's Physical Activity Patterns: A Suburban-Rural Comparison Using GPS
Collins, P,Al-Nakeeb, Y,Nevill, A,Lyons, M
(2012) The Impact of the Built Environment on Young People's Physical Activity Patterns: A Suburban-Rural Comparison Using GPS
In International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health; pp. 3030-3050
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph9093030
[ULIR]

2012

Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: Comparing linear and allometric models.
Duncan, M.J., Hankey, J., Lyons, M., James, R. and Nevill, A.
(2012) Peak power prediction in junior basketballers: Comparing linear and allometric models.
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; pp. 597-603

2012

Obesity, physical activity and sedentary behavior amongst British and Saudi youth: A cross-cultural study
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Collins, P., Al Nuaim, A.A., Al-Hazzaa, H.M., Duncan, M.J. and Nevill A.
(2012) Obesity, physical activity and sedentary behavior amongst British and Saudi youth: A cross-cultural study
In International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health; pp. 1490-1506

2012

The prevalence of physical activity and sedentary behaviours relative to obesity among adolescents from Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: Rural versus urban variations
Al Nuaim, A.A., Al-Nakeeb, Y. Lyons, M., Al-Hazzaa, H., Nevill, A., Collins, P. and Duncan, M.J.
(2012) The prevalence of physical activity and sedentary behaviours relative to obesity among adolescents from Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: Rural versus urban variations
In Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism; pp. 1-9

2012

The effect of caffeine ingestion on field hockey skill performance following physical fatigue
Duncan, M.J., Taylor, S. and Lyons, M.
(2012) The effect of caffeine ingestion on field hockey skill performance following physical fatigue
In Research In Sports Medicine; pp. 25-36

2012

The effect of exercise intensity on coincidence anticipation performance at different stimulus speeds
Duncan, M.J., Smith, M. and Lyons, M.
(2012) The effect of exercise intensity on coincidence anticipation performance at different stimulus speeds
In European Journal of Sport Science;

2012

The effect of moderate and high-intensity fatigue on groundstroke accuracy in expert and non-expert players.
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Hankey, J. and Nevill, A.M.
(2012) The effect of moderate and high-intensity fatigue on groundstroke accuracy in expert and non-expert players.
In Journal Of Sports Science And Medicine;

2010

Comparisons between peak power prediction equations in adolescent female basketballers
Duncan, M.J., Lyons, M. Hankey, J. & Woodfield, L.
(2010) Comparisons between peak power prediction equations in adolescent female basketballers
In Journal of Sports Therapy; pp. 10-12

2009

Placebo effects of caffeine on short-term resistance exercise to failure
Duncan, M.J., Lyons, M. and Hankey, J.
(2009) Placebo effects of caffeine on short-term resistance exercise to failure
In International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance; pp. 244-253

2008

Evaluation of peak power prediction equations in male basketball players.
Duncan, M.J., Lyons, M. and Nevill, A.
(2008) Evaluation of peak power prediction equations in male basketball players.
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research; pp. 1379-1381

2008

Ambulatory physical activity in British children
Duncan, M.J., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Woodfield, L. and Lyons, M.
(2008) Ambulatory physical activity in British children
In International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health; pp. 235-242

2008

The effect of hiking poles on oxygen uptake, perceived exertion and mood state during a one hour uphill walk
Duncan, M.J. and Lyons, M.
(2008) The effect of hiking poles on oxygen uptake, perceived exertion and mood state during a one hour uphill walk
In Journal of Exercise Physiology - online; pp. 20-25

2008

Post-exercise coincidence anticipation in expert and novice Gaelic games players: the effects of exercise intensity
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Nevill, A.M.
(2008) Post-exercise coincidence anticipation in expert and novice Gaelic games players: the effects of exercise intensity
In European Journal of Sport Science; pp. 205-216

2007

Pedometer determined physical activity levels in primary school children from central England
Duncan, M.J, Al-Nakeeb, Y., Woodfield, L. and Lyons, M.
(2007) Pedometer determined physical activity levels in primary school children from central England
In Preventive Medicine; pp. 416-420

2006

The impact of moderate and high intensity total body fatigue on passing accuracy of experienced and novice basketball players
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Nevill, A.M.
(2006) The impact of moderate and high intensity total body fatigue on passing accuracy of experienced and novice basketball players
In Journal Of Sports Science And Medicine; pp. 215-227
[ULIR]

2006

Performance of soccer passing skills under moderate and high intensity localized muscle fatigue
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Nevill, A.M.
(2006) Performance of soccer passing skills under moderate and high intensity localized muscle fatigue
In Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research;

2006

Performance of soccer passing skills under moderate and high-intensity localized muscle fatigue
Lyons, M,Al-Nakeeb, Y,Nevill, A
(2006) Performance of soccer passing skills under moderate and high-intensity localized muscle fatigue
In Journal of strength and conditioning research / National Strength & Conditioning Association; pp. 197-202

2006

Body fatness and physical activity levels of young children
Al-Nakeeb,Y., Duncan, M., Lyons, M. and Woodfield, L.
(2006) Body fatness and physical activity levels of young children
In Annals of Human Biology; pp. 1-12

Other Journals

2017

Voluntary contractile rate of torque development in healthy older women: Measurement of, association with functional tasks and response to intervention.
Francis, P., Mc Cormack, W., Lyons, M., & Jakeman, P.
(2017) Voluntary contractile rate of torque development in healthy older women: Measurement of, association with functional tasks and response to intervention.
In Advances in Skeletal Muscle Function Assessment ; pp. 23-30

2017

Age-group differences in the performance of selected tests of physical function and association with lower extremity strength.
Francis, P., Mc Cormack, W., Lyons, M., & Jakeman, P.
(2017) Age-group differences in the performance of selected tests of physical function and association with lower extremity strength.
In The Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy ;

2008

Using enquiry-based learning in Sports and Exercise Sciences: A case study from exercise Biomechanics
Duncan, M.J. and Lyons, M.
(2008) Using enquiry-based learning in Sports and Exercise Sciences: A case study from exercise Biomechanics
In Practice and Evidence of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education; pp. 43-56

2007

‘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
Duncan, M.J., Lyons, M. and Al-Nakeeb Y.
(2007) ‘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
In Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and, Tourism Education; pp. 71-80

Conference Publications

2017

22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Crowley, E., Harrison, A.J. and Lyons, M.
(2017) 22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Ruhr, Germany.

2017

11th ICCE Global Coach Conference – ‘Challenging Sport Coaching Frontiers: The Role of Sport Science and Technology'
Kinnerk, P., Harvey, S., MacDonncha, C. & Lyons, M.
(2017) 11th ICCE Global Coach Conference – ‘Challenging Sport Coaching Frontiers: The Role of Sport Science and Technology'

2017

2017 Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain.
Gordon, B.R., Lyons, M., Herring, M.P.
(2017) 2017 Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain.

[ULIR]

2017

4th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education
Crowley, E., Harrison, D. & Lyons, M.
(2017) 4th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education

2016

21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Lyons, M., Kenny, I., Griffin, A., Mahon, S., Lynch, G., Witherow, P. and Carty, P.
(2016) 21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Vienna, Austria

2016

21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Everard, E., Harrison, D., Lyons, M.
(2016) 21st Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Vienna, Austria

2015

16th International Symposium: Combined Endurance and Strength Training for Physical Fitness and Sports Performance: From Science to Practice
Beattie, K., Carson, B.P., Lyons, M. and Kenny, I.C.
(2015) 16th International Symposium: Combined Endurance and Strength Training for Physical Fitness and Sports Performance: From Science to Practice
Jyväskylä, Finland.

2015

2nd All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
Lyons, M. and Carson, B.P.
(2015) 2nd All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
Lyons, M. and Carson, B.P.(Ed.)

2015

Physiological Society Topic Meeting - 'Ageing and Degeneration: A Physiological Perspective'
Francis, P., Toomey, C., McCormack, W., Lyons, M. and Jakeman, P.
(2015) Physiological Society Topic Meeting - 'Ageing and Degeneration: A Physiological Perspective'

2015

Active Healthy Aging Sports Science and Neuroscience Conference
Francis, P., Mc Cormack, W., Lyons M. and Jakeman P.
(2015) Active Healthy Aging Sports Science and Neuroscience Conference
Magdeburg, Germany

2015

Proceedings of the 2015 16th International Sympisium Jyväskylä
Beattie, K; Carson, BP; Lyons, M; Kenny, IC;
(2015) Proceedings of the 2015 16th International Sympisium Jyväskylä

2015

4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement
Powell, C., Donnelly, A.E., Lyons, M. and Anderson, R.
(2015) 4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement

2015

Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium: Combined Endurance and Strength Training for Physical Fitness and Sports Performance: From Science to Practice
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M.
(2015) Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium: Combined Endurance and Strength Training for Physical Fitness and Sports Performance: From Science to Practice
Jyväskylä, Finland

2015

2015 UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) 11th Annual Conference
Beattie, K; Carson, BP; Lyons, M; Kenny, IC;
(2015) 2015 UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) 11th Annual Conference

2015

Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Dodd, L. and Al-Nuaim, A.
(2015) Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference

2015

Proceedings of the 2015 16th International Symposium Jyväskylä
Beattie, K; Carson, BP; Lyons, M; Kenny, IC;
(2015) Proceedings of the 2015 16th International Symposium Jyväskylä

2015

AIESEP Congress
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Dodd, L. and Al-Nuaim, A.
(2015) AIESEP Congress

2015

Proceedings of the 2015 UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) 11th Annual Conference
Beattie, K; Carson, BP; Lyons, M; Kenny, IC;
(2015) Proceedings of the 2015 UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) 11th Annual Conference

2015

BSRA Annual Scientific Meeting
Francis, P., Mc Cormack, W., Toomey, C., Norton, C., Saunders, J., Kerrins, E., Lyons M. & Jakeman, P.
(2015) BSRA Annual Scientific Meeting
London

2015

14th FEPSAC Congress
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Dodd, L. and Al-Nuaim, A.
(2015) 14th FEPSAC Congress

2015

2015 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
Beattine, K; Lyons, M; Carson, B; Kenny, I;
(2015) 2015 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

2014

2014 NSCA National Strength and Conditioning Association International Conference
Beattie K; Carson BP; Lyons M; Kenny IC;
(2014) 2014 NSCA National Strength and Conditioning Association International Conference

2014

61st Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine
Al-Nakeeb,Y., Dodd, L., Collins, P., Al-Nuaim, A., and Lyons, M.
(2014) 61st Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

2014

Cultura, Ciencia y Deporte
Beattie K.;Carson B.;Lyons M.;Kenny I.
(2014) Cultura, Ciencia y Deporte
In Cultura Ciencia Y Deporte;

2014

2014 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
Beattie, K; Kenny, IC; Lyons, M; Carson, B
(2014) 2014 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

2014

19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb,Y., Dodd, L., Collins, P., Al-Nuaim, A., and Lyons, M.
(2014) 19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2014

19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science.
Lyons, M., Dunleavy, S., Dunphy, A., Cronin, G. and McLoughlin, D.
(2014) 19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science.

2014

2014 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
Bolger, R; Kenny, IC; Lyons, M; Harrison, AJ
(2014) 2014 All Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education

2014

19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Al Maadeed, A., Trad, W., Al Qahtani, A., Al Shammari, D., Al Ghanim, H., Ali, M., Eisss, L., Mansour, M. and Lyons, M.
(2014) 19th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2014

IT Tralee FittSport Conference
Lyons, M.
(2014) IT Tralee FittSport Conference
Tralee

2013

18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science
Al-Nakeeb,Y., Dodd, L., Collins, P., Al-Nuaim, A., and Lyons, M.
(2013) 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

2013

BASES Student Conference
Reilly, B., Akubat, I., Lyons, M., Collins, K. and Tanton, J.
(2013) BASES Student Conference

2013

The Institute of Physical Therapy & Applied Science Annual Conference
Francis, P., Mc Cormack, W., Lyons, M. and Jakeman, P.
(2013) The Institute of Physical Therapy & Applied Science Annual Conference

2013

18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science
Collins, P., Al-Nakeeb, Y., and Lyons, M.
(2013) 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

2013

18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science
Al-Nuaim, A., Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Lyons, M.
(2013) 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

2013

BASES Annual Congress
Hankey, J., Minova, D., Lavery, J., Duncan, M. and Clarke, N. Lyons, M.,
(2013) BASES Annual Congress

2012

59th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Al-Hazzaa, H. M., Al-Nuaim, A., Collins, P., Duncan, M.J.,
(2012) 59th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

2012

2012 British Psychological Society Annual Conference
Duncan, M.J., Smith, M. and Lyons, M.
(2012) 2012 British Psychological Society Annual Conference

2011

58th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Hankey, J. and Nevill, A.M.
(2011) 58th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

2011

2011 BASES Student Conference
Collins, P., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Nevill, A., and Lyons, M.
(2011) 2011 BASES Student Conference

2011

16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Hankey, J., Lyons, M. and Duncan, M.J.
(2011) 16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2011

16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science
Collins, P., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Nevill, A., and Lyons, M.
(2011) 16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

2011

16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Hankey, J., Lyons, M. and Duncan, M.J.
(2011) 16th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2011

2011 Satellite Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Collins, P., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M. and Nevill, A.
(2011) 2011 Satellite Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

2011

58th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Collins, P. and Hankey, J.
(2011) 58th Annual Congress of the American College of Sports Medicine

2011

Satellite Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Collins, P. and Nevill, A.
(2011) Satellite Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

2010

15th European College of Sports Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Collins, P., Hankey, J. and Woodfield, L.
(2010) 15th European College of Sports Science

2010

3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Duncan, M., Woodfield, L. and Lyons. M
(2010) 3rd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health

2010

2010 BASES Annual Conference
Duncan, M.J., Taylor, S. and Lyons, M.
(2010) 2010 BASES Annual Conference

2010

15th European College of Sports Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Collins, P., Lyons, M., Hankey, J. and Woodfield, L.
(2010) 15th European College of Sports Science

2009

2009 BASES Annual Conference
Hankey, J., Duncan, M.J. and Lyons, M.
(2009) 2009 BASES Annual Conference

2009

2009 BASES Annual Conference
Hankey, J., Duncan, M.J. and Lyons, M.
(2009) 2009 BASES Annual Conference

2008

55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M. and Nevill, A.M.
(2008) 55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine

2008

2008 BASES Annual Conference
Duncan, M.J., Lyons, M. and Hankey, J.
(2008) 2008 BASES Annual Conference

2008

British Education Studies Association Annual Conference
Lyons, M. and Duncan, M.
(2008) British Education Studies Association Annual Conference

2008

13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Duncan, M., Woodfield, L., Lyons, M. and Dowdall, S.
(2008) 13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

2008

2008 BASES Annual Conference
Burgess, P., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Moreton, J., Hankey, J., Lyons, M. and Nevill, A.M.
(2008) 2008 BASES Annual Conference

2007

12th European Sports Psychology Federation Congress
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Duncan, M., Nevill, A.M. and James, C.
(2007) 12th European Sports Psychology Federation Congress

2007

3rd National Obesity and Health Conference
Duncan, M.J., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Woodfield, L. and Lyons, M.
(2007) 3rd National Obesity and Health Conference

2007

12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Collins, P. and Hankey, J.
(2007) 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2007

British Education Studies Association Annual Conference
Lyons, M., Duncan, M.J. and Al-Nakeeb, Y.
(2007) British Education Studies Association Annual Conference

2007

The Science, Learning and Teaching Conference
Duncan, M. J., Lyons, M. and Al-Nakeeb Y.
(2007) The Science, Learning and Teaching Conference

2007

International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Duncan, M. J., Woodfield, L. and Lyons, M.
(2007) International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children

2007

12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Lyons, M.
(2007) 12th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2007

2007 BASES Annual Conference
Duncan, M. J. and Lyons, M.
(2007) 2007 BASES Annual Conference

2007

2007 BASES Annual Conference
Duncan, M. J., Heseltine-James, C. and Lyons, M.
(2007) 2007 BASES Annual Conference

2007

Evaluation of peak power prediction equations in adolescent basketballers
Duncan, M.J., Lyons, M. and Nevill, A.M.
(2007) Evaluation of peak power prediction equations in adolescent basketballers

2006

11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Moreton, J. and Duncan, M.J.
(2006) 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2006

2006 BASES Annual Conference
Duncan, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y., Woodfield, L. and Lyons, M.
(2006) 2006 BASES Annual Conference

2006

11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Moreton, J., Duncan, M., Nevill, A.M. and James, C.
(2006) 11th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2006

ICHPER Conference
Al-Nakeeb,Y., Duncan, M., Woodfield, L. and Lyons, M.
(2006) ICHPER Conference

2005

2005 BASES Annual Conference
Duncan, M., Woodfield, L., Lyons, M., Dodd, L. and Al-Nakeeb, Y.
(2005) 2005 BASES Annual Conference

2005

10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Lyons, M.
(2005) 10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2005

2005 BASES Annual Conference
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Nevill, A.
(2005) 2005 BASES Annual Conference

2005

10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Lyons, M., Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Nevill, A.M.
(2005) 10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2005

10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Nevill, A.M. and Duncan, M.
(2005) 10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2005

10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Lyons, M.
(2005) 10th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2004

9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Myers, T., Griggs, G, Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Duncan, M., Woodfield, L. and Dodd, L.
(2004) 9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2004

9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M. and Nevill A. M.
(2004) 9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

2004

9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Lyons, M. and Al-Nakeeb, Y.
(2004) 9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2004

9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., Duncan, M., Myers, T., Griggs, G., Woodfield, L. and Dodd, L.
(2004) 9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2004

9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y. and Lyons, M.
(2004) 9th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2003

ECB Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket
Duncan, M., Hollyhead, S., Woodfield, L., Lyons, M. and Al-Nakeeb, Y.
(2003) ECB Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket

2003

8th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y. Lyons, M., Nevill, A.M., O Neill, S., Duncan, M. and Woodfield, L.
(2003) 8th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

2002

7th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., O Neill, S., Duncan, M. and Woodfield, L.
(2002) 7th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science

Conference Contributions

2018

European College of Sport Sciences Conference
Kinnerk, P. Harvey, S., Kearney, P., MacDonnacha, C., & Lyons, M.
(2018) European College of Sport Sciences Conference
Dublin, Ireland

Other Publications

2018

Prescription of Dry-land Resistance Training by Elite Swimming Strength and Conditioning Coaches.
Crowley, E;Harrison, AJ;Lyons, M
(2018) Prescription of Dry-land Resistance Training by Elite Swimming Strength and Conditioning Coaches.
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; PHILADELPHIA : LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS pp. 782-782

2018

The Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Depressive Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Gordon, BR;McDowell, CP;Hallgren, M;Meyer, JD;Lyons, M;Herring, MP
(2018) The Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Depressive Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; PHILADELPHIA : LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS pp. 5-5

2017

The Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Gordon, BR,McDowell, CP,Lyons, M,Herring, MP
(2017) The Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
In Sports Medicine; pp. 2521-2532
DOI: 10.1007/s40279-017-0769-0

2017

The Effect of Resistance Exercise Training on Anxiety Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Gordon, BR,Lyons, M,Herring, MP
(2017) The Effect of Resistance Exercise Training on Anxiety Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 471-471
DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000518180.45240.a8

2017

The Impact of Resistance Training on Swimming Performance: A Systematic Review
Crowley, E,Harrison, AJ,Lyons, M
(2017) The Impact of Resistance Training on Swimming Performance: A Systematic Review
In Sports Medicine; pp. 2285-2307
DOI: 10.1007/s40279-017-0730-2