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Prof. Alan Donnelly

Biography

Professor Alan Donnelly is Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology in the department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. A graduate of Strathclyde and Aberdeen Universities, he has worked in Ireland, the UK, USA and Australia. He is theme leader for Lifestyle and Health in UL's Health Research Institute (HRI), and also leads the HRI's "Physical Activity for Health" research cluster. His research encompasses the objective measurement of sedentary behaviour, physical activity and health. His current research projects focus on accurate measurement of physical behaviours, including sedentary behaviour, physical activity and standing. His current projects include both cross sectional and activity intervention studies. He works on populations including adolescents and older adults, where his team uses worn devices to explore the relationship between physical behaviours and health outcomes. Current projects include the Limerick Adolescent Study, a cross sectional study of activity behaviour and health markers in adolescents, the Youth-Fit pilot study for a national school based fitness and health measurement system, plus collaborations on the Mitchelstown Cohort Rescreen, the CSPPA study of child and adolescent activity and sports participation, and the Move for Life intervention in older adults.

Research Interests

Alan Donnelly's Core research interests include:

The objective measurement of sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adolescents and adults, and the consequences for health of these behaviours. This work includes developing and validating measurement systems, in addition to measurement of sedentary behaviour, standing time, and time spent in light, moderate and vigorous physical activity. This is linked to measures of adiposity and of health, to determine how behaviour patterns and health outcomes are associated. One large, cross-sectional study of adolescents is underway, and I am collaborating with UCC on a large cohort study "The Mitchelstown Cohort Study" where we are measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity in the population. Similar work is also progressing in clinical populations.

As a part of the European "DEDIPAC Knowledge Hub" we have systematically reviewed methodologies for measurement of both physical activity and sedentary behaviour.

Skeletal muscle physiology, particularly the physiology of exercise-induced muscle damage. I have developed specific methods for safely inducing muscle soreness using an isokinetics system, and have employed this method to evaluate correlates of muscle damage, including changes to connective tissue and muscle antioxidant status. The same methodology has been employed by my group to evaluate treatments, including cold water cryotherapy and whole body cryotherapy.

Publications

Book Chapters

2000

Cellular fatigue, muscle stiffness and free radicals.
Donnelly, AE
(2000) Cellular fatigue, muscle stiffness and free radicals.
In Marathon Medicine; pp. 98-109

Peer Reviewed Journals

2017

Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females
Dowd, KP,Purtill, H,Harrington, DM,Hislop, JF,Reilly, JJ,Donnelly, AE
(2017) Minimum Wear Duration for the activPAL Professional Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females
In Pediatric Exercise Science; pp. 427-433
DOI: 10.1123/pes.2016-0188
[ULIR]

2017

Determinants of diet and physical activity (DEDIPAC): a summary of findings
Brug, J,van der Ploeg, HP,Loyen, A,Ahrens, W,Allais, O,Andersen, LF,Cardon, G,Capranica, L,Chastin, S,De Bourdeaudhuij, I,De Craemer, M,Donnelly, A,Ekelund, U,Finglas, P,Flechtner-Mors, M,Hebestreit, A,Kubiak, T,Lanza, M,Lien, N,MacDonncha, C,Mazzocchi, M,Monsivais, P,Murphy, M,Nicolaou, M,Nothlings, U,O'Gorman, DJ,Renner, B,Roos, G,van den Berg, M,Schulze, MB,Steinacker, JM,Stronks, K,Volkert, D,Lakerveld, J,DEDIPAC Consortium
(2017) Determinants of diet and physical activity (DEDIPAC): a summary of findings
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/s12966-017-0609-5

2017

Simultaneous validation of five activity monitors for use in adult populations
Powell, C,Carson, BP,Dowd, KP,Donnelly, AE
(2017) Simultaneous validation of five activity monitors for use in adult populations
In Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports; pp. 1881-1892
DOI: 10.1111/sms.12813

2016

Comparing the effects of whole-body vibration to standard exercise in ambulatory people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled feasibility study
Uszynski, MK,Purtill, H,Donnelly, A,Coote, S
(2016) Comparing the effects of whole-body vibration to standard exercise in ambulatory people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled feasibility study
In Clinical rehabilitation; pp. 657-668
DOI: 10.1177/0269215515595522

2016

The Development of Activity Profiles in Adolescent Females and their Association with Adiposity
Dowd, K,Hannigan, A,Purtill, H,Macken, AP,Harrington, D,Kelly, SM,Moyna, N,O'Gorman, CS,Donnelly, AE
(2016) The Development of Activity Profiles in Adolescent Females and their Association with Adiposity
In Pediatric Exercise Science; pp. 109-116
DOI: 10.1123/pes.2015-0081
[ULIR]

2016

The accuracy of the SenseWear Pro3 and the activPAL3 Micro devices for measurement of energy expenditure
Powell, C,Carson, BP,Dowd, KP,Donnelly, AE
(2016) The accuracy of the SenseWear Pro3 and the activPAL3 Micro devices for measurement of energy expenditure
In Physiological Measurement; pp. 1715-1727
DOI: 10.1088/0967-3334/37/10/1715

2016

Are Self-report Measures Able to Define Individuals as Physically Active or Inactive?
Steene-Johannessen, J,Anderssen, SA,Van der Ploeg, HP,Hendriksen, IJM,Donnelly, AE,Brage, S,Ekelund, U
(2016) Are Self-report Measures Able to Define Individuals as Physically Active or Inactive?
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 235-244
DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000760
[ULIR]

2016

Results From Ireland North and South's 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
Harrington, DM,Murphy, M,Carlin, A,Coppinger, T,Donnelly, A,Dowd, KP,Keating, T,Murphy, N,Murtagh, E,O'Brien, W,Woods, C,Belton, S
(2016) Results From Ireland North and South's 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
In Journal Of Physical Activity & Health; pp. 183-188
DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2016-0334
[ULIR]

2015

Comparing the effects of whole-body vibration to standard exercise in ambulatory people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled feasibility study
Uszynski M., Purtill H., Donnelly A. and Coote S.
(2015) Comparing the effects of whole-body vibration to standard exercise in ambulatory people with Multiple Sclerosis: a randomised controlled feasibility study
In Clinical rehabilitation;

2015

Eaten up by boredom: Consuming food to escape awareness of the bored self
Moynihan, A. B., Van Tilburg, W. A. P., Igou, E. R., Wisman, A., Donnelly, A. E., & Mulcaire, J. B.
(2015) Eaten up by boredom: Consuming food to escape awareness of the bored self
In Frontiers in psychology; pp. 369-
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00369
[ULIR]

2015

The Development of Activity Profiles in Adolescent Females and their Association with Adiposity.
Dowd K, Harrington D, Hannigan A, Purtill H, Kelly SM, Macken AP, Moyna N, O'Gorman CS, Donnelly AE.
(2015) The Development of Activity Profiles in Adolescent Females and their Association with Adiposity.
In Pediatric Exercise Science;

2015

Pilot Randomized Trial of Progressive Resistance Exercise Augmented by Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for People With Multiple Sclerosis Who Use Walking Aids
Coote, S,Hughes, L,Rainsford, G,Minogue, C,Donnelly, A
(2015) Pilot Randomized Trial of Progressive Resistance Exercise Augmented by Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for People With Multiple Sclerosis Who Use Walking Aids
In Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation; pp. 197-204
DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.09.021

2015

Treadmill Stimulation Improves Newborn Stepping
Siekerman, K,Barbu-Roth, M,Anderson, DI,Donnelly, A,Goffinet, F,Teulier, C
(2015) Treadmill Stimulation Improves Newborn Stepping
In Developmental Psychobiology; pp. 247-254
DOI: 10.1002/dev.21270

2014

The Simon Task and Aging: Does Acute Moderate Exercise Influence Cognitive Control?
Joyce, J,Smyth, PJ,Donnelly, AE,Davranche, K
(2014) The Simon Task and Aging: Does Acute Moderate Exercise Influence Cognitive Control?
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 630-639
DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e3182a77980
[ULIR]

2014

Towards the integration and development of a cross-European research network and infrastructure: the DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub
Lakerveld, J,van der Ploeg, HP,Kroeze, W,Ahrens, W,Allais, O,Andersen, LF,Cardon, G,Capranica, L,Chastin, S,Donnelly, A,Ekelund, U,Finglas, P,Flechtner-Mors, M,Hebestreit, A,Hendriksen, I,Kubiak, T,Lanza, M,Loyen, A,MacDonncha, C,Mazzocchi, M,Monsivais, P,Murphy, M,Nothlings, U,O'Gorman, DJ,Renner, B,Roos, G,Schuit, AJ,Schulze, M,Steinacker, J,Stronks, K,Volkert, D,van't Veer, P,Lien, N,De Bourdeaudhuij, I,Brug, J,DEDIPAC Consortium
(2014) Towards the integration and development of a cross-European research network and infrastructure: the DEterminants of DIet and Physical ACtivity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/s12966-014-0143-7

2014

Effects of Whole Body Cryotherapy and Cold Water Immersion on Knee Skin Temperature
Costello, JT,Donnelly, AE,Karki, A,Selfe, J
(2014) Effects of Whole Body Cryotherapy and Cold Water Immersion on Knee Skin Temperature
In International Journal Of Sports Medicine; pp. 35-40
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1343410

2014

Results From Ireland's 2014 Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth
Harrington, DM,Belton, S,Coppinger, T,Cullen, M,Donnelly, A,Dowd, K,Keating, T,Layte, R,Murphy, M,Murphy, N,Murtagh, E,Woods, C
(2014) Results From Ireland's 2014 Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth
In Journal Of Physical Activity & Health; pp. 63-68
DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2014-0166
[ULIR]

2014

Light-Intensity Physical Activity Is Associated with Adiposity in Adolescent Females
Dowd, KP,Harrington, DM,Hannigan, A,Donnelly, AE
(2014) Light-Intensity Physical Activity Is Associated with Adiposity in Adolescent Females
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 2295-2300
DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000357
[ULIR]

2012

Criterion and Concurrent Validity of the activPAL (TM) Professional Physical Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females
Dowd, KP,Harrington, DM,Donnelly, AE
(2012) Criterion and Concurrent Validity of the activPAL (TM) Professional Physical Activity Monitor in Adolescent Females
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047633
[ULIR]

2012

The use of thermal imaging in assessing skin temperature following cryotherapy: a review
Costello, JT,McInerney, CD,Bleakley, CM,Selfe, J,Donnelly, AE
(2012) The use of thermal imaging in assessing skin temperature following cryotherapy: a review
In Journal Of Thermal Biology; pp. 103-110
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2011.11.008

2012

A Steps/Minute Value for Moderate Intensity Physical Activity in Adolescent Females
Harrington, DM,Dowd, KP,Tudor-Locke, C,Donnelly, AE
(2012) A Steps/Minute Value for Moderate Intensity Physical Activity in Adolescent Females
In Pediatric Exercise Science; pp. 399-408

2012

Effects of whole-body cryotherapy (-110 degrees C) on proprioception and indices of muscle damage
Costello, JT,Algar, LA,Donnelly, AE
(2012) Effects of whole-body cryotherapy (-110 degrees C) on proprioception and indices of muscle damage
In Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports; pp. 190-198
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01292.x

2012

Muscle, Skin and Core Temperature after-110 degrees C Cold Air and 8 degrees C Water Treatment
Costello, JT,Culligan, K,Selfe, J,Donnelly, AE
(2012) Muscle, Skin and Core Temperature after-110 degrees C Cold Air and 8 degrees C Water Treatment
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048190
[ULIR]

2011

Effects of cold water immersion on knee joint position sense in healthy volunteers
Costello, JT; Donnelly, AE
(2011) Effects of cold water immersion on knee joint position sense in healthy volunteers
In Journal Of Sports Sciences; pp. 449-456
DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2010.544047

2011

Validation of MET estimates and step measurement using the ActivPAL physical activity logger
Harrington, DM; Welk, GJ; Donnelly, AE
(2011) Validation of MET estimates and step measurement using the ActivPAL physical activity logger
In Journal Of Sports Sciences; pp. 627-633
DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2010.549499

2011

Cross-Sectional analysis of levels and patterns of objectively measured sedentary time in adolescent females
Harrington, DM; Dowd, KP; Bourke, AK; Donnelly, AE
(2011) Cross-Sectional analysis of levels and patterns of objectively measured sedentary time in adolescent females
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-8-120
[ULIR]

2011

Changes in human skeletal muscle length during stimulated eccentric muscle actions
Brown, SJ; Donnelly, A
(2011) Changes in human skeletal muscle length during stimulated eccentric muscle actions
In Journal Of Physiological Sciences; pp. 31-36
DOI: 10.1007/s12576-010-0118-7

2009

Does Antioxidant Vitamin Supplementation Protect against Muscle Damage?
McGinley, C; Shafat, A; Donnelly, AE
(2009) Does Antioxidant Vitamin Supplementation Protect against Muscle Damage?
In Sports Medicine; pp. 1011-1032

2007

Tibialis anterior EMG activation pattern changes with walking speed during over ground and treadmill walking.
Barrett A., Donnelly A.E., Olaighin G.
(2007) Tibialis anterior EMG activation pattern changes with walking speed during over ground and treadmill walking.
In Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference Of The Ieee Engineering In Medicine And Biology Society. Ieee Engineering In Medicine And Biology Society. Conference; pp. 4883-4886

2007

Progressive resistance training temporarily alters hamstring torque-angle relationship
Kilgallon, M; Donnelly, AE; Shafat, A
(2007) Progressive resistance training temporarily alters hamstring torque-angle relationship
In Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports; pp. 18-24
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2005.00491.x

2007

Effect of walking speed changes on tibialis anterior EMG during healthy gait for FES envelope design in drop foot correction
Byrne, CA; O'Keeffe, DT; Donnelly, AE; Lyons, GM
(2007) Effect of walking speed changes on tibialis anterior EMG during healthy gait for FES envelope design in drop foot correction
In Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology; pp. 605-616
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2006.07.008

2006

The effects of impact and non-impact exercise on circulating markers of collagen remodelling in humans
Mackey, AL; Donnelly, AE; Swanton, A; Murray, F; Turpeenniemi-Hujanen, T
(2006) The effects of impact and non-impact exercise on circulating markers of collagen remodelling in humans
In Journal Of Sports Sciences; pp. 843-848
DOI: 10.1080/02640410500231470

2005

Rectus femoris surface myoelectric signal cross-talk during static contractions
Byrne, CA; Lyons, GM; Donnelly, AE; O'Keeffe, DT; Hermens, H; Nene, A
(2005) Rectus femoris surface myoelectric signal cross-talk during static contractions
In Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology; pp. 564-575
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2005.03.002

2005

Rectus femoris surface myoelectric signal cross-talk during static contractions.
Byrne, CA; Lyons, GM; Donnelly, AE; O'Keeffe, DT; Hermens, H; Nene, A
(2005) Rectus femoris surface myoelectric signal cross-talk during static contractions.
In J. Electromyography And Kinesiology; pp. 564-575

2005

Muscle connective tissue content of endurance-trained and inactive individuals
Mackey, AL; Donnelly, AE; Roper, HP
(2005) Muscle connective tissue content of endurance-trained and inactive individuals
In Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports; pp. 402-408
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2005.00449.x

2004

Effects of dietary supplementation with vitamins C and E on muscle function during and after eccentric contractions in humans
Shafat, A; Butler, P; Jensen, RL; Donnelly, AE
(2004) Effects of dietary supplementation with vitamins C and E on muscle function during and after eccentric contractions in humans
In European Journal Of Applied Physiology; pp. 196-202
DOI: 10.1007/s00421-004-1198-y

2004

Skeletal muscle collagen content in humans after high-force eccentric contractions
Mackey, AL; Donnelly, AE; Turpeenniemi-Hujanen, T; Roper, HP
(2004) Skeletal muscle collagen content in humans after high-force eccentric contractions
In Journal Of Applied Physiology; pp. 197-203
DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01174.2003

2003

The development of a potential optimized stimulation intensity envelope for drop foot applications
O'Keeffe, DT; Donnelly, AE; Lyons, GM
(2003) The development of a potential optimized stimulation intensity envelope for drop foot applications
In Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering; pp. 249-256
DOI: 10.1109/TNSRE.2003.817678

2003

The development of an optimised stimulation intensity envelope for drop foot applications.
O'Keeffe, DT; Donnelly, AE; Lyons, GM
(2003) The development of an optimised stimulation intensity envelope for drop foot applications.
In Ieee Transactions On Rehabilitation Engineering; pp. 249-256

2001

Stimulus artifact removal using a software-based two-stage peak detection algorithm
O'Keeffe, DT; Lyons, GM; Donnelly, AE; Byrne, CA
(2001) Stimulus artifact removal using a software-based two-stage peak detection algorithm
In Journal Of Neuroscience Methods; pp. 137-145
DOI: 10.1016/S0165-0270(01)00407-1

2000

Changes in human knee angle-knee extensor force relationship during eccentric muscle actions.
Brown, SJ; Child, R; Day, S; Donnelly, A
(2000) Changes in human knee angle-knee extensor force relationship during eccentric muscle actions.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 36P-37P

2000

The Effect of Eccentric Contractions on Indirect Markers of Skeletal Muscle Connective Tissue Turnover in Humans.
Mackey, AL; Donnelly, AE; Miller, J
(2000) The Effect of Eccentric Contractions on Indirect Markers of Skeletal Muscle Connective Tissue Turnover in Humans.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 229P-230P

1999

Changes in indices of antioxidant status, lipid peroxidation and inflammation in human skeletal muscle after eccentric muscle actions
Child, R; Brown, S; Day, S; Donnelly, A; Roper, H; Saxton, J
(1999) Changes in indices of antioxidant status, lipid peroxidation and inflammation in human skeletal muscle after eccentric muscle actions
In Clinical Science; pp. 105-115
DOI: 10.1042/CS19980146

1999

Indirect evidence of human skeletal muscle damage and collagen breakdown after eccentric muscle actions
Brown, S; Day, S; Donnelly, A
(1999) Indirect evidence of human skeletal muscle damage and collagen breakdown after eccentric muscle actions
In Journal Of Sports Sciences; pp. 397-402
DOI: 10.1080/026404199365911

1998

Electromyogram activity and mean power frequency in exercise-damaged human muscle
Day, SH; Donnelly, AE; Brown, SJ; Child, RB
(1998) Electromyogram activity and mean power frequency in exercise-damaged human muscle
In Muscle & Nerve; pp. 961-963
DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4598(199807)21:7<961::AID-MUS20>3.3.CO;2-O

1998

Functional and biochemical changes in indices of muscle damage , lipid peroxidation and lysosomal enzyme release following eccentric exercise in humans.
Child, RB; Brown, SJ; Day, SH; Donnelly, AE
(1998) Functional and biochemical changes in indices of muscle damage , lipid peroxidation and lysosomal enzyme release following eccentric exercise in humans.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 46P-47P

1998

The effect of severe eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage on plasma elastase, glutamine and zinc concentrations.
Gleeson, M; Walsh, NP; Blannin, AK; Robson, PJ; Cook, L; Donnelly, AE; Day, SH
(1998) The effect of severe eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage on plasma elastase, glutamine and zinc concentrations.
In European J. Applied Physiology; pp. 543-546

1998

Comparison of eccentric knee extensor muscle actions at two muscle lengths on indices of damage and angle-specific force production in humans
Child, RB; Saxton, JM; Donnelly, AE
(1998) Comparison of eccentric knee extensor muscle actions at two muscle lengths on indices of damage and angle-specific force production in humans
In Journal Of Sports Sciences; pp. 301-308
DOI: 10.1080/02640419808559358

1998

Manipulation of knee extensor force using percutaneous electrical myostimulation during eccentric actions: Effects on indices of muscle damage in humans
Child, RB; Brown, SJ; Day, SH; Saxton, JM; Donnelly, AE
(1998) Manipulation of knee extensor force using percutaneous electrical myostimulation during eccentric actions: Effects on indices of muscle damage in humans
In International Journal Of Sports Medicine; pp. 468-473
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-971946

1998

Elevated serum antioxidant capacity and plasma malondialdehyde concentration in response to a simulated half-marathon run
Child, RB; Wilkinson, DM; Fallowfield, JL; Donnelly, AE
(1998) Elevated serum antioxidant capacity and plasma malondialdehyde concentration in response to a simulated half-marathon run
In Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise; pp. 1603-1607
DOI: 10.1097/00005768-199811000-00008

1997

Characterization of the physical and molecular structure of thermally elongating poly(ethylene terephthalate) fibers
Donnelly A., Ohara T., Birkinshaw C.
(1997) Characterization of the physical and molecular structure of thermally elongating poly(ethylene terephthalate) fibers
In Journal Of Applied Polymer Science; pp. 989-995

1997

Exercise - induced skeletal muscle damage and adapatations following repeated bouts of eccentric muscle contractions.
Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Day, SH; Donnelly, AE
(1997) Exercise - induced skeletal muscle damage and adapatations following repeated bouts of eccentric muscle contractions.
In Journal Of Sports Science; pp. 215-222

1997

Indices of skeletal muscle damage and connective tissue breakdown following eccentric muscle contractions.
Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Day, SH; Donnelly, AE
(1997) Indices of skeletal muscle damage and connective tissue breakdown following eccentric muscle contractions.
In European J. Applied Physiology; pp. 369-374

1996

Effect of eccentric exercise on human skeletal muscle damage and indices of collagen breakdown.
Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Day, SH; Donnelly, AE
(1996) Effect of eccentric exercise on human skeletal muscle damage and indices of collagen breakdown.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. P141-P141

1996

Spectral analysis of electromyogram during repeated bouts of eccentric exercise in man.
Day, SH; Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Donnelly, AE
(1996) Spectral analysis of electromyogram during repeated bouts of eccentric exercise in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. P141-P141

1996

Changes in human muscle contractile function following stimulated eccentric exercise.
Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Day, SH; Donnelly, AE
(1996) Changes in human muscle contractile function following stimulated eccentric exercise.
In European J. Applied Physiology; pp. 515-521

1996

Length - specific impairment of skeletal muscle contractile function after eccentric muscle actions in man.
Saxton, JM; Donnelly, AE
(1996) Length - specific impairment of skeletal muscle contractile function after eccentric muscle actions in man.
In Clinical Science; pp. 119-125

1996

Elevated muscle b-glucuronidase and G6PDH activity as biochemical markers of exercise induced muscle damage in humans.
Child, R; Brown, S; Day, S; Donnelly, A; Saxton, J
(1996) Elevated muscle b-glucuronidase and G6PDH activity as biochemical markers of exercise induced muscle damage in humans.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 132P-132P

1995

Effects of stimulated eccentric exercise on indices of human muscle contractility.
Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Donnelly, AE; Saxton, JM; Day, SH
(1995) Effects of stimulated eccentric exercise on indices of human muscle contractility.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. P121-P122

1995

The role of eccentric exercise duration in experimental skeletal muscle damage in man.
Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Day, SH; Donnelly, AE
(1995) The role of eccentric exercise duration in experimental skeletal muscle damage in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 148P-148P

1995

Neuromuscular dysfunction following eccentric exercise.
Saxton, JM; Clarkson, PM; James, R; Miles, M; Westerfer, M; Clark, S; Donnelly, AE
(1995) Neuromuscular dysfunction following eccentric exercise.
In Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise; pp. 1185-1193

1995

Spectral analysis of electromyogram from eccentrically exercised muscle in man.
Day, SH; Brown, SJ; Child, RB; Donnelly, AE
(1995) Spectral analysis of electromyogram from eccentrically exercised muscle in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 27P-27P

1995

Effects of stimulated eccentric muscle actions at 20 and 100 Hz on indices of muscle damage in man.
Child, RB; Brown, SJ; Donnelly, AE; Saxton, JM; Day, SH
(1995) Effects of stimulated eccentric muscle actions at 20 and 100 Hz on indices of muscle damage in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 129P-130P

1994

Indices of free radical mediated damage following maximum voluntary eccentric and concentric muscular work.
Saxton, JM; Donnelly, AE; Roper, H
(1994) Indices of free radical mediated damage following maximum voluntary eccentric and concentric muscular work.
In European J. Applied Physiology; pp. 189-193

1994

Characteristics of impaired voluntary torque generating capacity after maximum voluntary eccentric work in man.
Saxton, JM; Donnelly, AE
(1994) Characteristics of impaired voluntary torque generating capacity after maximum voluntary eccentric work in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 57P-57P

1994

Long lasting effects of eccentric work on muscle force production in man.
Donnelly, AE; Ford, JA; Saxton, JM
(1994) Long lasting effects of eccentric work on muscle force production in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 51P-52P

1993

The effects of light concentric work on exercise - damaged muscle in man.
Saxton, JM; Donnelly, AE
(1993) The effects of light concentric work on exercise - damaged muscle in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. P71-P71

1992

Exercise induced muscle damage : effects of light exercise on exercise damaged muscle.
Donnelly, AE; Clarkson, PM; Maughan RJ
(1992) Exercise induced muscle damage : effects of light exercise on exercise damaged muscle.
In European J. Applied Physiology; pp. 350-353

1990

The effects of Ibuprofen on exercise induced muscle soreness and indices of muscle damage.
Donnelly, AE; Maughan, RJ; Whiting, PH
(1990) The effects of Ibuprofen on exercise induced muscle soreness and indices of muscle damage.
In British Journal Of Sports Medicine; pp. 191-195

1988

Serum creatine kinase activity and muscle soreness during and after prolonged walking in man.
Clarkson, PM; Donnelly, AE; McCormick, K; Maughan, RJ; Whiting, PH
(1988) Serum creatine kinase activity and muscle soreness during and after prolonged walking in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 70P-70P

1988

Effects of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug on delayed onset muscle soreness and indices of damage.
Donnelly, AE; McCormick, K; Maughan, RJ; Whiting, PH; Clarkson, PM
(1988) Effects of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug on delayed onset muscle soreness and indices of damage.
In British Journal Of Sports Medicine; pp. 35-38

1987

Delayed onset rise in serum lipid peroxide concentration following eccentric exercise in man.
Donnelly, AE; Gleeson, M; Maughan, RJ; Walker, K; Whiting, PH
(1987) Delayed onset rise in serum lipid peroxide concentration following eccentric exercise in man.
In Journal Of Physiology; pp. 51P-51P

Conference Publications

2016

The Comparison Of Free-living Sedentary Time Using The Activpal3 Micro And The ActiGraph Gt3x.
Hayes, G,Dowd, KP,Powell, C,MacDonncha, C,Donnelly, AE
(2016) The Comparison Of Free-living Sedentary Time Using The Activpal3 Micro And The ActiGraph Gt3x.
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 314-314
DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000485947.57746.1a

2015

JPI HDHL Joint Action: DEDIPAC
Ahrens, W,Lakerveld, J,van der Ploeg, HP,Kroeze, W,Allais, O,Andersen, LF,Cardon, G,Capranica, L,Chastin, S,Donnelly, A,Ekelund, U,Finglas, P,Flechtner-Mors, M,Hebestreit, A,Hendriksen, I,Kubiak, T,Lanza, M,Loyen, A,MacDonncha, C,Mazzocchi, M,Monsivais, P,Murphy, M,Nothlings, U,O'Gorman, DJ,Renner, B,Roos, G,Schuit, AJ,Schulze, M,Steinacker, J,Stronks, K,Volkert, D,van't Veer, P,Lien, NN,De Bourdeaudhuij, I,Brug, J,DEDIPAC Consortium
(2015) JPI HDHL Joint Action: DEDIPAC
In Annals Of Nutrition And Metabolism; pp. 33-34

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 4th international conference on ambulatory monitoring of physical activity and movement ICAMPAM
Norris, M; Dowd, K; Donnelly, A; Kenny, IC; Anderson, R;
(2015) Proceedings of the 4th international conference on ambulatory monitoring of physical activity and movement ICAMPAM

2012

The measurement of sedentary patterns and behaviors using the activPAL (TM) Professional physical activity monitor
Dowd, KP,Harrington, DM,Bourke, AK,Nelson, J,Donnelly, AE
(2012) The measurement of sedentary patterns and behaviors using the activPAL (TM) Professional physical activity monitor
In Physiological Measurement; pp. 1887-1899
DOI: 10.1088/0967-3334/33/11/1887

2012

Does acute exercise benefit reaction time performance and cognitive control in adults aged 60-70 years?
Joyce, J,Donnelly, A,Smyth, PJ,Davranche, K
(2012) Does acute exercise benefit reaction time performance and cognitive control in adults aged 60-70 years?
pp. 38-38

2011

The Relationship Between Current Physical Activity Levels as Measured by Accelerometers and Current Levels of Cognitive Performance in Adults Aged 55-65 Years
Joyce, J,Smyth, PJ,Donnelly, AE
(2011) The Relationship Between Current Physical Activity Levels as Measured by Accelerometers and Current Levels of Cognitive Performance in Adults Aged 55-65 Years
In Journal Of Psychophysiology; pp. 37-38

2010

An Examination of the Relationship Between Ageing, Cardiovascular Fitness and Aspects of Cognitive Functioning
Joyce, J; Smyth, PJ; Donnelly, AE
(2010) An Examination of the Relationship Between Ageing, Cardiovascular Fitness and Aspects of Cognitive Functioning
In Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise; pp. 736-737

2007

2007 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY, VOLS 1-16
Barrett, A; Donnelly, AE; Olaighin, G
(2007) 2007 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY, VOLS 1-16
pp. 4883-4886

2005

The Physiological Society / FEPS joint meeting.
Donnelly A E, Kilgallon M, Shafat A.
(2005) The Physiological Society / FEPS joint meeting.
N/A(Ed.) pp. 576-576

2003

International Biochemistry of Exercise Conference
Shafat A., Butler P., Clohessy T. and Donnelly A.E..
(2003) International Biochemistry of Exercise Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Proceedings of the International Sports Medicine Conference
Regan J, Donnelly A, Roper H and Jakeman PM
(2001) Proceedings of the International Sports Medicine Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Other Publications

2018

A systematic literature review of reviews on techniques for physical activity measurement in adults: a DEDIPAC study
Dowd, KP,Szeklicki, R,Minetto, MA,Murphy, MH,Polito, A,Ghigo, E,van der Ploeg, H,Ekelund, U,Maciaszek, J,Stemplewski, R,Tomczak, M,Donnelly, AE
(2018) A systematic literature review of reviews on techniques for physical activity measurement in adults: a DEDIPAC study
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/s12966-017-0636-2

2018

The cross-sectional associations between objectively measured sedentary time and cardiometabolic health markers in adults - a systematic review with meta-analysis component
Powell, C,Herring, MP,Dowd, KP,Donnelly, AE,Carson, BP
(2018) The cross-sectional associations between objectively measured sedentary time and cardiometabolic health markers in adults - a systematic review with meta-analysis component
In Obesity Reviews; pp. 381-395
DOI: 10.1111/obr.12642

2017

Does exercise impact on sleep for people who have rheumatoid arthritis? A systematic review
McKenna, S,Donnelly, A,Fraser, A,Comber, L,Kennedy, N
(2017) Does exercise impact on sleep for people who have rheumatoid arthritis? A systematic review
In Rheumatology international; pp. 963-974
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-017-3681-x

2016

Variation in population levels of sedentary time in European adults according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
Loyen, A,Verloigne, M,Van Hecke, L,Hendriksen, I,Lakerveld, J,Steene-Johannessen, J,Koster, A,Donnelly, A,Ekelund, U,Deforche, B,De Bourdeaudhuij, I,Brug, J,van der Ploeg, HP,DEDIPAC Consortium
(2016) Variation in population levels of sedentary time in European adults according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0397-3

2016

Accuracy Of Energy Expenditure Measurement Using The Sensewear Pro3 And The Activpal3 Micro Devices
Powell, C,Carson, BP,Hayes, G,Dowd, KP,Donnelly, AE
(2016) Accuracy Of Energy Expenditure Measurement Using The Sensewear Pro3 And The Activpal3 Micro Devices
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 810-811
DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000487431.91512.8d

2016

Variation in population levels of physical activity in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
Van Hecke, L,Loyen, A,Verloigne, M,van der Ploeg, HP,Lakerveld, J,Brug, J,De Bourdeaudhuij, I,Ekelund, U,Donnelly, A,Hendriksen, I,Deforche, B,DEDIPAC Consortium
(2016) Variation in population levels of physical activity in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0396-4

2016

Sleep Quality, Disturbances and Physical Activity: A Nationwide Survey Among Health Professionals on Their Engagement with Irish People Who Have Rheumatic Disease
McKenna, S,Donnelly, A,Fraser, S,Kennedy, N
(2016) Sleep Quality, Disturbances and Physical Activity: A Nationwide Survey Among Health Professionals on Their Engagement with Irish People Who Have Rheumatic Disease
In Arthritis & Rheumatology;

2016

Sedentary Behaviour and Vascular Endothelial Function in Male Adolescents with Low, Moderate and High Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Sheridan, SE,Dowd, KP,O'Connor, PL,Gray, C,Hurley, NR,Harrison, M,Donnelly, AE,Murphy, RP,Moyna, NM
(2016) Sedentary Behaviour and Vascular Endothelial Function in Male Adolescents with Low, Moderate and High Cardiorespiratory Fitness
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 192-192
DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000485576.15596.56

2016

Objective physical activity measurement in people with multiple sclerosis: a review of the literature
Casey, B,Coote, S,Donnelly, A
(2016) Objective physical activity measurement in people with multiple sclerosis: a review of the literature
In Multiple Sclerosis Journal; pp. 399-399

2016

Sleep and Physical Activity: A Nationwide Survey Among People with Rheumatic Disease in Ireland
McKenna, S,Donnelly, A,Fraser, S,Kennedy, N
(2016) Sleep and Physical Activity: A Nationwide Survey Among People with Rheumatic Disease in Ireland
In Arthritis & Rheumatology;

2016

Variation in population levels of sedentary time in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
Verloigne, M,Loyen, A,Van Hecke, L,Lakerveld, J,Hendriksen, I,De Bourdheaudhuij, I,Deforche, B,Donnelly, A,Ekelund, U,Brug, J,van der Ploeg, HP
(2016) Variation in population levels of sedentary time in European children and adolescents according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0395-5

2016

No Associations Between Novel Cardiometabolic Biomarkers And Directly Measured Sedentary And Activity Variables In Adolescent Females
Dowd, KP,Harrington, DM,Hannigan, A,Purtill, H,Hayes, G,Kelly, SM,Macken, AP,Moyna, NM,O'Gorman, CS,Donnelly, AE
(2016) No Associations Between Novel Cardiometabolic Biomarkers And Directly Measured Sedentary And Activity Variables In Adolescent Females
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 238-238
DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000485717.40527.fc

2016

Variation in population levels of physical activity in European adults according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
Loyen, A,Van Hecke, L,Verloigne, M,Hendriksen, I,Lakerveld, J,Steene-Johannessen, J,Vuillemin, A,Koster, A,Donnelly, A,Ekelund, U,Deforche, B,De Bourdeaudhuij, I,Brug, J,van der Ploeg, HP,DEDIPAC Consortium
(2016) Variation in population levels of physical activity in European adults according to cross-European studies: a systematic literature review within DEDIPAC
In International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity;
DOI: 10.1186/s12966-016-0398-2

2014

A Review of the Evidence for the Use of Ventilation as a Surrogate Measure of Energy Expenditure
Gastinger, S,Donnelly, A,Dumond, R,Prioux, J
(2014) A Review of the Evidence for the Use of Ventilation as a Surrogate Measure of Energy Expenditure
In Journal Of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition; pp. 926-938
DOI: 10.1177/0148607114530432

2013

The Effects of Cold Air (-110 degrees C) and Water (8 degrees C) Cryotherapy on Knee Skin Temperature
Costello, JT,Selfe, J,Hayes, GM,McInerney, CD,Donnelly, AE
(2013) The Effects of Cold Air (-110 degrees C) and Water (8 degrees C) Cryotherapy on Knee Skin Temperature
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 353-353

2013

The inter-rater reliability of four sensory assessment scales for people with multiple sclerosis
Uszynski, M,Saunders, J,Donnelly, A,Coote, S
(2013) The inter-rater reliability of four sensory assessment scales for people with multiple sclerosis
In Multiple Sclerosis Journal; pp. 551-551

2013

Test-retest reliability of four sensory assessment scales for people with multiple sclerosis
Uszynski, M,Saunders, J,Donnelly, A,Coote, S
(2013) Test-retest reliability of four sensory assessment scales for people with multiple sclerosis
In Multiple Sclerosis Journal; pp. 62-62

2012

Comparison Of The Effects Of Cold Air (-110 degrees C) And Water (8 degrees C) Cryotherapy On Intramuscular Temperature
Costello, JT,Culligan, K,Selfe, J,Hayes, GM,McInerney, CD,Donnelly, AE
(2012) Comparison Of The Effects Of Cold Air (-110 degrees C) And Water (8 degrees C) Cryotherapy On Intramuscular Temperature
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 748-749

2012

Relation between Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Selected Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Adolescent Female
Dowd, KP,Hughes, SM,Gastinger, S,Hayes, G,Harrison, M,Macken, AP,O'Gorman, CS,Moyna, NM,Donnelly, AE
(2012) Relation between Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Selected Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Adolescent Female
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 678-678

2011

Cadence (steps/minute) Patterns in High And Low Active Adolescent Females
Harrington, DM,Dowd, KP,Tudor-Locke, C,Donnelly, AE
(2011) Cadence (steps/minute) Patterns in High And Low Active Adolescent Females
In Medicine and science in sports and exercise; pp. 702-702

2010

Whole Body Cryotherapy Reduces Isometric Force, Knee Proprioception and Tympanic Temperature
Costello, JT; Donnelly, AE
(2010) Whole Body Cryotherapy Reduces Isometric Force, Knee Proprioception and Tympanic Temperature
In Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise; pp. 528-528

2010

The Examination Of Accelerometer Output: Age/Non-age specific Thresholding And Bout Duration
Dowd, KP; Harrington, DM; Donnelly, AE
(2010) The Examination Of Accelerometer Output: Age/Non-age specific Thresholding And Bout Duration
In Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise; pp. 479-479

2010

Cryotherapy and Joint Position Sense in Healthy Participants: A Systematic Review
Costello, JT; Donnelly, AE
(2010) Cryotherapy and Joint Position Sense in Healthy Participants: A Systematic Review
pp. 306-316
DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-45.3.306

2010

24-Hour Objectively Measured Sedentary Behaviour in Adolescent Females
Harrington, DM; Donnelly, AE
(2010) 24-Hour Objectively Measured Sedentary Behaviour in Adolescent Females
In Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise; pp. 260-260

2000

The effect of eccentric contractions on indirect markers of skeletal muscle connective tissue turnover in humans
Mackey, AL; Donnelly, AE; Miller, J
(2000) The effect of eccentric contractions on indirect markers of skeletal muscle connective tissue turnover in humans
In JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON; pp. 229P-230P

2000

Changes in human knee angle-knee extensor force relation during eccentric muscle actions
Brown, SJ; Child, R; Day, S; Donnelly, A
(2000) Changes in human knee angle-knee extensor force relation during eccentric muscle actions
In JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON; pp. 36P-37P

1998

Functional and biochemical changes in indices of muscle damage, lipid peroxidation and lysosomal enzyme release, following eccentric exercise in humans
Child, RB; Brown, SJ; Day, SH; Donnelly, AE
(1998) Functional and biochemical changes in indices of muscle damage, lipid peroxidation and lysosomal enzyme release, following eccentric exercise in humans
In JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON; pp. 46P-47P