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The test–retest reliability of bilateral and unilateral force plate–derived parameters of the countermovement push-up in elite boxers (2021)
Journal Article
Parry, G., Herrington, L., Horsley, I., & Gatt, I. (2021). The test–retest reliability of bilateral and unilateral force plate–derived parameters of the countermovement push-up in elite boxers. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 30(7), 1106-1110. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2020-0340

Context: Maximal power describes the ability to immediately produce power with the maximal velocity at the point of release, impact, and/or take off—the greater an athlete’s ability to produce maximal power, the greater the improvement of athletic pe... Read More about The test–retest reliability of bilateral and unilateral force plate–derived parameters of the countermovement push-up in elite boxers.

The reliability and validity development of an MSK profiling tool and its value in youth athletes and prospective injury risk (2021)
Thesis
Parry, G. The reliability and validity development of an MSK profiling tool and its value in youth athletes and prospective injury risk. (Thesis). University of Salford

This work documents the development of a clinically feasible MSK qualitative profiling tool, and its subsequent application in adolescent athletes to improve profiling practise and the potential future impact of injury burden and incidence. Research... Read More about The reliability and validity development of an MSK profiling tool and its value in youth athletes and prospective injury risk.

The role of infrared thermal imaging in the assessment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy (2021)
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Oliver, B. The role of infrared thermal imaging in the assessment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy. (Thesis). University of Salford

Infrared thermal imaging cameras (IRC) are non-contact devices that allow the capture of radiation presented in the form of colour-coded images, therefore they may provide an effective method of assessment for chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy... Read More about The role of infrared thermal imaging in the assessment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy.

The between-day repeatability, standard error of measurement and minimal detectable change for discrete kinematic parameters during treadmill running (2021)
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Bramah, C., Preece, S., Gill, N., & Herrington, L. (2021). The between-day repeatability, standard error of measurement and minimal detectable change for discrete kinematic parameters during treadmill running. Gait & Posture, 85, 211-216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.12.032

Background: Kinematic parameters of the trunk, pelvis and lower limbs are frequently associated with both running injuries and performance, and the target of clinical interventions. Currently there is limited evidence reporting the between-day repeat... Read More about The between-day repeatability, standard error of measurement and minimal detectable change for discrete kinematic parameters during treadmill running.

Practicability of lower extremity functional performance tests and their measurement properties in elite athletes : protocol for a systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Cooke, R., Rushton, A., Martin, J., Herrington, L., & Heneghan, N. (2020). Practicability of lower extremity functional performance tests and their measurement properties in elite athletes : protocol for a systematic review. BMJ Open, 10(12), e042975. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042975

Introduction: Lower extremity injury (LEI) is highly prevalent and its occurrence increases the risk of future injury in athletic populations. Identifying athletes at risk of injury is the key to target injury-prevention programmes. Functional perfor... Read More about Practicability of lower extremity functional performance tests and their measurement properties in elite athletes : protocol for a systematic review.

Training intensity and shoulder musculoskeletal physical quality responses in competitive swimmers (2020)
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Yoma, M., Herrington, L., Mackenzie, T., & Almond, T. (2021). Training intensity and shoulder musculoskeletal physical quality responses in competitive swimmers. Journal of Athletic Training, 56(1), 54-63. https://doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-0357.19

Context: Shoulder pain is the main cause of missed or modified training in competitive swimmers. Shoulder musculoskeletal maladaptations occur to some extent as a consequence of training loads during swimming that may increase the risk of shoulder in... Read More about Training intensity and shoulder musculoskeletal physical quality responses in competitive swimmers.

The biomechanical changes during sport-specific tasks and different commercially available footwear in individuals following meniscectomy (2020)
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Walters, V. The biomechanical changes during sport-specific tasks and different commercially available footwear in individuals following meniscectomy. (Thesis). University of Salford

Injuries to the meniscus are common particularly in sporting individuals. Traumatic meniscal tears typically occur due to a high impact twisting action on a planted foot, which can be seen in sports such as basketball, football and skiing. Competitiv... Read More about The biomechanical changes during sport-specific tasks and different commercially available footwear in individuals following meniscectomy.

Between-day repeatability of lower limb EMG measurement during running and walking (2020)
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Elsais, W., Preece, S., Jones, R., & Herrington, L. (2020). Between-day repeatability of lower limb EMG measurement during running and walking. Journal of Electro - myography and Kinesiology, 55, 102473. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2020.102473

There are minimal data describing the between-day repeatability of EMG measurements during running. Furthermore, there are no data characterising the repeatability of surface EMG measurement from the adductor muscles, during running or walking. The p... Read More about Between-day repeatability of lower limb EMG measurement during running and walking.

Could relative movement between the adductor muscles and the skin invalidate surface electromyography measurement? (2020)
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Elsais, W., Preece, S., Jones, R., & Herrington, L. (2020). Could relative movement between the adductor muscles and the skin invalidate surface electromyography measurement?. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 36(5), 319-325. https://doi.org/10.1123/jab.2019-0299

The superficial hip adductor muscles are situated in close proximity to each other. Therefore, relative movement between the overlying skin and the muscle belly could lead to a shift in the position of surface electromyography (EMG) electrodes and co... Read More about Could relative movement between the adductor muscles and the skin invalidate surface electromyography measurement?.

A single-arm, non-randomized investigation into the short-term effects and follow up of a 4-week lower limb exercise programme on kinesiophobia in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (2020)
Journal Article
Molyneux, J., Herrington, L., Riley, B., & Jones, R. (2020). A single-arm, non-randomized investigation into the short-term effects and follow up of a 4-week lower limb exercise programme on kinesiophobia in individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Physiotherapy Research International, 25(3), e1831. https://doi.org/10.1002/pri.1831

Objective To investigate the short-term effects and follow-up of a 4-weeks lower limb exercise programme on kinesiophobia in individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Design Participants diagnosed with knee OA clinically against the American Coll... Read More about A single-arm, non-randomized investigation into the short-term effects and follow up of a 4-week lower limb exercise programme on kinesiophobia in individuals with knee osteoarthritis.

An investigation into the role of gluteal muscle strength and EMG activity in controlling hip and knee motion during landing tasks (2020)
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Herrington, L., Jones, R., & Neamatallah, Z. (2020). An investigation into the role of gluteal muscle strength and EMG activity in controlling hip and knee motion during landing tasks. Physical Therapy in Sport, 43, 230-235. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2019.12.008

Objectives: To examine the relationship between gluteal muscle activity and strength and knee and hip biomechanics during single leg loading tasks Design: Correlation study Setting: University Biomechanics laboratory Participants: 34 phys... Read More about An investigation into the role of gluteal muscle strength and EMG activity in controlling hip and knee motion during landing tasks.

The effect of distance and angle of a smartphone-compatible infrared thermal imaging camera on skin temperature at the midportion of the Achilles tendon (2020)
Journal Article
Oliver, B., Munro, A., & Herrington, L. (2020). The effect of distance and angle of a smartphone-compatible infrared thermal imaging camera on skin temperature at the midportion of the Achilles tendon. Thermology international, 30(2), 51-57

INTRODUCTION: With Achilles tendinopathy being a prevalent condition in both runners and the general population, infrared thermal imaging may be a useful tool for assessment. There is no standardised thermographic methodology when it comes to assessi... Read More about The effect of distance and angle of a smartphone-compatible infrared thermal imaging camera on skin temperature at the midportion of the Achilles tendon.

Concurrent validity of two-dimensional video analysis of lower-extremity frontal plane of movement during multidirectional single-leg landing (2019)
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Alahmari, A., Herrington, L., & Jones, R. (2020). Concurrent validity of two-dimensional video analysis of lower-extremity frontal plane of movement during multidirectional single-leg landing. Physical Therapy in Sport, 42, 40-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2019.12.009

Objectives: Establish the concurrent validity between 2D video analysis and 3D motion analysis of frontal plane lower limb movements during multidirectional landing tasks. Design: Correlation study Setting: University Biomechanics laboratory... Read More about Concurrent validity of two-dimensional video analysis of lower-extremity frontal plane of movement during multidirectional single-leg landing.

The reliability of an Achilles tendon infrared image analysis method (2019)
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Herrington, L., Oliver, B., Munro, A., & Gerald, S. (2019). The reliability of an Achilles tendon infrared image analysis method. Thermology international, 29(4), 136-145

INTRODUCTION: Prior to utilising smartphone-based thermal imaging for clinical assessment of the Achilles tendon, the intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of the method of analysis must be established, with associated standard error of measurement... Read More about The reliability of an Achilles tendon infrared image analysis method.

A 10% increase in step rate improves running kinematics and clinical outcomes in runners with patellofemoral pain at 4 weeks and 3 months (2019)
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Bramah, C., Preece, S., Gill, N., & Herrington, L. (2019). A 10% increase in step rate improves running kinematics and clinical outcomes in runners with patellofemoral pain at 4 weeks and 3 months. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(14), 3406-3413. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546519879693

Background: Aberrant frontal plane hip and pelvis kinematics have been frequently observed in runners with patellofemoral pain (PFP). Gait retaining interventions have been shown to improve running kinematics and may therefore be beneficial in runner... Read More about A 10% increase in step rate improves running kinematics and clinical outcomes in runners with patellofemoral pain at 4 weeks and 3 months.

Influence of the Powers™ strap on pain and lower limb biomechanics in individuals with patellofemoral pain (2019)
Journal Article
Greuel, H., Herrington, L., Liu, A., & Jones, R. (2019). Influence of the Powers™ strap on pain and lower limb biomechanics in individuals with patellofemoral pain. ˜The œKnee (Amsterdam. Online), 26(6), 1210-1219. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2019.03.005

Background: Abnormal biomechanics, especially hip internal rotation and adduction are known to be associated with patellofemoral pain (PFP). The PowersTM strap was designed to decrease hip internal rotation and to thereby stabilise the patellofemoral... Read More about Influence of the Powers™ strap on pain and lower limb biomechanics in individuals with patellofemoral pain.

How does acute pain influence biomechanics and quadriceps function in individuals with patellofemoral pain? (2019)
Journal Article
Greuel, H., Herrington, L., Liu, A., & Jones, R. (2019). How does acute pain influence biomechanics and quadriceps function in individuals with patellofemoral pain?. ˜The œKnee (Amsterdam. Online), 26(2), 330-338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.12.008

Objectives: Beside pathophysiological factors, pain is believed to play a crucial role in the progression of patellofemoral pain (PFP). However, the isolated effect of pain on biomechanics and quadriceps function has not been investigated in PFP. T... Read More about How does acute pain influence biomechanics and quadriceps function in individuals with patellofemoral pain?.

A systematic review of the discriminating biomechanical parameters during the single leg squat (2019)
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Warner, M., Wilson, D., Herrington, L., Dixon, S., Power, C., Jones, R., …Lewis, C. (2019). A systematic review of the discriminating biomechanical parameters during the single leg squat. Physical Therapy in Sport, 36(Mar 19), 78-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2019.01.007

Objective: To determine whether there are common biomechanical parameters when analysing the single leg squat movement to compare pathological and non-pathological groups and whether these parameters are able to effectively distinguish between groups... Read More about A systematic review of the discriminating biomechanical parameters during the single leg squat.

Functional recovery at discharge from rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (2019)
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Almalki, H. Functional recovery at discharge from rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. (Thesis). University of Salford

Functional performance, as well as objective and subjective measures, and psychological factors tests are used in clinically based settings to assess knee function, as well as to determine when patient is ideally suited to return to sport (RTS). Succ... Read More about Functional recovery at discharge from rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.