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Examining well-being and cognitive function in people with long Covid and ME/CFS, and age-matched healthy controls: A Case-Case-Control Study (2024)
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E.M. Sanal-Hayes, N., Mclaughlin, M., D. Hayes, L., C.J. Berry, E., & F. Sculthorpe, N. (in press). Examining well-being and cognitive function in people with long Covid and ME/CFS, and age-matched healthy controls: A Case-Case-Control Study. American Journal of Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2024.04.041

Purpose Well-being and cognitive function had not previously been compared between people with long COVID and people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Therefore, this study examined well-being and cognitive function i... Read More about Examining well-being and cognitive function in people with long Covid and ME/CFS, and age-matched healthy controls: A Case-Case-Control Study.

“You Think You’re Going to Get Better”: A Creative-Relational Inquiry Into Long Covid and Physical Activity (2024)
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Carless, D., Ormerod, J., Douglas, K., Kan, D., Meach, R., D Hayes, L., …F. Sculthorpe, N. (2024). “You Think You’re Going to Get Better”: A Creative-Relational Inquiry Into Long Covid and Physical Activity. Qualitative Inquiry, https://doi.org/10.1177/10778004241234633

This creative-relational inquiry explores the lived experience of people suffering from Long Covid. Responding to calls for a publicly oriented qualitative inquiry, we collaborate across an extended project team to develop and share an accessible and... Read More about “You Think You’re Going to Get Better”: A Creative-Relational Inquiry Into Long Covid and Physical Activity.

People with Long Covid and ME/CFS Exhibit Similarly Impaired Dexterity and Bimanual Coordination: A Case-Case-Control Study. (2024)
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Sanal-Hayes, N. E., Hayes, L. D., Mclaughlin, M., Berry, E. C., & Sculthorpe, N. F. (in press). People with Long Covid and ME/CFS Exhibit Similarly Impaired Dexterity and Bimanual Coordination: A Case-Case-Control Study. American Journal of Medicine, S0002-9343(24)00091-3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2024.02.003

Dexterity and bimanual coordination had not previously been compared between people with long COVID and people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Therefore, this study determined dexterity and bimanual coordination in p... Read More about People with Long Covid and ME/CFS Exhibit Similarly Impaired Dexterity and Bimanual Coordination: A Case-Case-Control Study..

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in people with long COVID, ME/CFS, and controls. (2023)
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Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., Hayes, L. D., Mclaughlin, M., Berry, E. C. J., & Sculthorpe, N. F. (in press). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in people with long COVID, ME/CFS, and controls. American Journal of Medicine, S0002-9343(23)00756-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2023.12.006

Prevalences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) have not previously been compared between individuals with long COVID and individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME... Read More about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in people with long COVID, ME/CFS, and controls..

A scoping review of ‘Pacing’ for management of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): lessons learned for the long COVID pandemic (2023)
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Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., Mclaughlin, M., Hayes, L. D., Mair, J. L., Ormerod, J., Carless, D., …Sculthorpe, N. F. (in press). A scoping review of ‘Pacing’ for management of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): lessons learned for the long COVID pandemic. Journal of Translational Medicine, 21(1), 720. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-023-04587-5

Background: Controversy over treatment for people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a barrier to appropriate treatment. Energy management or pacing is a prominent coping strategy for people with ME/CFS. Whilst a defi... Read More about A scoping review of ‘Pacing’ for management of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): lessons learned for the long COVID pandemic.

People With Long COVID and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Exhibit Similarly Impaired Vascular Function. (2023)
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Mclaughlin, M., Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., Hayes, L. D., Berry, E. C., & Sculthorpe, N. F. (in press). People With Long COVID and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Exhibit Similarly Impaired Vascular Function. #Journal not on list, S0002-9343(23)00609-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2023.09.013

This study aimed to compare flow-mediated dilation values between individuals with Long COVID, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), and healthy age-matched controls to assess the potential implications for clinical management... Read More about People With Long COVID and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Exhibit Similarly Impaired Vascular Function..

People with Long Covid and ME/CFS Exhibit Similarly Impaired Balance and Physical Capacity: A Case-Case-Control Study (2023)
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Hayes, L. D., Sanal-Hayes, N. E., Mclaughlin, M., Berry, E. C., & Sculthorpe, N. F. (in press). People with Long Covid and ME/CFS Exhibit Similarly Impaired Balance and Physical Capacity: A Case-Case-Control Study. American Journal of Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2023.06.028

Purpose Postural sway and physical capacity had not previously been compared between people with long COVID and people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Therefore, this study determined postural sway and physical capa... Read More about People with Long Covid and ME/CFS Exhibit Similarly Impaired Balance and Physical Capacity: A Case-Case-Control Study.

A Cross-Sectional Study of Symptom Prevalence, Frequency, Severity, and Impact of Long COVID in Scotland: Part II (2023)
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Mclaughlin, M., Cerexhe, L., Macdonald, E., Ingram, J., Sanal-Hayes, N. E., Hayes, L. D., …Sculthorpe, N. (in press). A Cross-Sectional Study of Symptom Prevalence, Frequency, Severity, and Impact of Long COVID in Scotland: Part II. American Journal of Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2023.07.009

Background There has been some effort to map the prevalence, frequency, and severity of symptoms of long COVID at local and national levels. However, what is frequently absent from such accounts is details of the impact the disease and its symptoms... Read More about A Cross-Sectional Study of Symptom Prevalence, Frequency, Severity, and Impact of Long COVID in Scotland: Part II.

A Cross-Sectional Study of Symptom Prevalence, Frequency, Severity, and Impact of Long-COVID in Scotland: Part I (2023)
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Mclaughlin, M., Cerexhe, L., Macdonald, E., Ingram, J., Sanal-Hayes, N. E., Hayes, L. D., …Sculthorpe, N. (in press). A Cross-Sectional Study of Symptom Prevalence, Frequency, Severity, and Impact of Long-COVID in Scotland: Part I. American Journal of Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2023.07.004

Background Commonly reported symptoms of long COVID may have different patterns of prevalence and presentation across different countries. While some limited data have been reported for the United Kingdom, national specificity for Scotland is less c... Read More about A Cross-Sectional Study of Symptom Prevalence, Frequency, Severity, and Impact of Long-COVID in Scotland: Part I.

Perception of Size and Mass Relationships of Moving and Stationary Object in Collision Events in 10-to-11-Month-Old Infants (2023)
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Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., Hayes, L. D., Walker, P., Mair, J. L., & Bremner, J. G. (in press). Perception of Size and Mass Relationships of Moving and Stationary Object in Collision Events in 10-to-11-Month-Old Infants. Behavioral Sciences, 13(1), 56. https://doi.org/10.3390/bs13010056

Around 5.5–6.5 months of age, infants first attend to object size and perceive its mass cues in simple collision events. Infants attend to the size of the moving object and expect a greater displacement following a collision with a large object and s... Read More about Perception of Size and Mass Relationships of Moving and Stationary Object in Collision Events in 10-to-11-Month-Old Infants.

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) in Hypoxia Improves Maximal Aerobic Capacity More Than HIIT in Normoxia: A Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Meta-Regression (2022)
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Westmacott, A., Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., McLaughlin, M., Mair, J. L., & Hayes, L. D. (in press). High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) in Hypoxia Improves Maximal Aerobic Capacity More Than HIIT in Normoxia: A Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Meta-Regression. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(21), 14261. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192114261

The present study aimed to determine the effect of high intensity interval training (HIIT) in hypoxia on maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) compared with HIIT in normoxia with a Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA)-... Read More about High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) in Hypoxia Improves Maximal Aerobic Capacity More Than HIIT in Normoxia: A Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Meta-Regression.

Adults’ Understanding and 6-To-7-Month-Old Infants’ Perception of Size and Mass Relationships in Collision Events (2022)
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Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., Hayes, L. D., Walker, P., Mair, J. L., & Bremner, J. G. (in press). Adults’ Understanding and 6-To-7-Month-Old Infants’ Perception of Size and Mass Relationships in Collision Events. Applied Sciences, 12(19), 9846. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12199846

Humans first start to perceive the relationship between object size and mass in simple collision events at about 5.5–6.5 months of age. They perceive this link in simple collision events by attending to the size of the moving object and anticipating... Read More about Adults’ Understanding and 6-To-7-Month-Old Infants’ Perception of Size and Mass Relationships in Collision Events.

Adults Do Not Appropriately Consider Mass Cues of Object Brightness and Pitch Sound to Judge Outcomes of Collision Events (2022)
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Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., Hayes, L. D., Walker, P., Mair, J. L., & Bremner, J. G. (in press). Adults Do Not Appropriately Consider Mass Cues of Object Brightness and Pitch Sound to Judge Outcomes of Collision Events. Applied Sciences, 12(17), 8463. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12178463

Adults judge darker objects to be heavier in weight than brighter objects, and objects which make lower pitch sounds as heavier in weight than objects making higher pitch sounds. It is unknown whether adults would make similar pairings if they saw th... Read More about Adults Do Not Appropriately Consider Mass Cues of Object Brightness and Pitch Sound to Judge Outcomes of Collision Events.

Differences in Health-Related Physical Fitness and Academic School Performance in Male Middle-School Students in Qatar: A Preliminary Study (2022)
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Hermassi, S., Hayes, L. D., Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., & Schwesig, R. (in press). Differences in Health-Related Physical Fitness and Academic School Performance in Male Middle-School Students in Qatar: A Preliminary Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.791337

This study examined the differences in the level of physical fitness and academic performance among male middle-school children based on different body status categories. A total of 69 male children [age: 12.4 ± 0.7 years; body mass: 58.5 ± 7.2 kg; h... Read More about Differences in Health-Related Physical Fitness and Academic School Performance in Male Middle-School Students in Qatar: A Preliminary Study.

Effect of Coronavirus-19 Restrictions in Male Handball Players: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Satisfaction with Life (2021)
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Hermassi, S., Hayes, L. D., Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., & Schwesig, R. (in press). Effect of Coronavirus-19 Restrictions in Male Handball Players: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Satisfaction with Life. Applied Sciences, 11(23), 11373. https://doi.org/10.3390/app112311373

This experiment examined physical activity (PA), sitting time, and satisfaction with life (SL) in European (45%) and Middle Eastern and North African (MENA; 55%) handball players (n = 418; age: 25.6 ± 6.8 years; body mass: 88.1 ± 11.7 kg; height: 1.8... Read More about Effect of Coronavirus-19 Restrictions in Male Handball Players: Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Satisfaction with Life.

Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Satisfaction With Life of University Students in Qatar: Changes During Confinement Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic (2021)
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Hermassi, S., Hayes, L. D., Salman, A., Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., Abassi, E., Al-Kuwari, L., …Schwesig, R. (in press). Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Satisfaction With Life of University Students in Qatar: Changes During Confinement Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.704562

This study explored the effects of home confinement on physical activity (PA) and satisfaction with life (SL) among university students during the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 531 subjects participated [male: n=203; female: n=328; age: 33.1±5.2years... Read More about Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Satisfaction With Life of University Students in Qatar: Changes During Confinement Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) as a Potential Countermeasure for Phenotypic Characteristics of Sarcopenia: A Scoping Review (2021)
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Hayes, L. D., Elliott, B. T., Yasar, Z., Bampouras, T. M., Sculthorpe, N. F., Sanal-Hayes, N. E. M., & Hurst, C. (in press). High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) as a Potential Countermeasure for Phenotypic Characteristics of Sarcopenia: A Scoping Review. Frontiers in Physiology, 12, https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2021.715044

Background: Sarcopenia is defined as a progressive and generalized loss of skeletal muscle quantity and function associated predominantly with aging. Physical activity appears the most promising intervention to attenuate sarcopenia, yet physical acti... Read More about High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) as a Potential Countermeasure for Phenotypic Characteristics of Sarcopenia: A Scoping Review.

Effects of Plyometric and Short Sprint with Change-of-Direction Training in Male U17 Soccer Players (2021)
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Aloui, G., Hermassi, S., Hayes, L. D., Sanal Hayes, N. E. M., Bouhafs, E. G., Chelly, M. S., & Schwesig, R. (in press). Effects of Plyometric and Short Sprint with Change-of-Direction Training in Male U17 Soccer Players. Applied Sciences, 11(11), 4767. https://doi.org/10.3390/app11114767

This project investigated the effect of adding 8 weeks of bi-weekly plyometric and short sprint with change-of-direction (PSSCoD) training into standard training for elite youth soccer players from Tunisia. A training group (n = 18; age: 16.6 ± 0.5 y... Read More about Effects of Plyometric and Short Sprint with Change-of-Direction Training in Male U17 Soccer Players.

Relationship between fatness, physical fitness, and academic performance in normal weight and overweight schoolchild handball players in Qatar State (2021)
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Hermassi, S., Chelly, M. S., Michalsik, L. B., Sanal, N. E. M., D. Hayes, L., & Cadenas-Sanchez, C. (in press). Relationship between fatness, physical fitness, and academic performance in normal weight and overweight schoolchild handball players in Qatar State. PloS one, 16(2), e0246476. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246476

The aim of this study was to examine the correlation between physiological parameters (namely fatness and physical fitness) with academic performance (namely mathematics and science grade point average [GPA]) in normal weight and overweight schoolchi... Read More about Relationship between fatness, physical fitness, and academic performance in normal weight and overweight schoolchild handball players in Qatar State.

Heavy cannabis use and attentional avoidance of anxiety-related stimuli (2016)
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Wilcockson, T., & Sanal, N. (2016). Heavy cannabis use and attentional avoidance of anxiety-related stimuli. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 3, 38-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2016.02.004

Objectives Cannabis is now the most widely used illicit substance in the world. Previous research demonstrates that cannabis use is associated with dysfunctional affect regulation and anxiety. Anxiety is characterised by attentional biases in the pr... Read More about Heavy cannabis use and attentional avoidance of anxiety-related stimuli.