Staff and students are invited to attend Institute of Sport & Exercise Science Research Seminars being held on 14 May:
Appetite and eating behaviour responses to acute high-intensity intermittent exercise in overweight, inactive females
Monday 14 May from 13:15-13:45 in EE 2033, St John’s Campus
PhD Research Student
Appetite and energy intake may be suppressed following high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE). Considering the potential for inducing a negative energy balance, this warrants further research in an inactive, overweight population. Yet, many previous studies have explored eating behaviour responses (appetite, energy and macronutrient intake) at pre-determined time points post-exercise which restricts the generalisability of these findings to the real world. In addition, the requirement of specialised apparatus of many HIIE protocols (such as exercise bikes) questions the effectiveness of many HIIE protocols for public health interventions. The purpose of the study that will be presented was to investigate participant-determined eating behaviours in response to a previously studied protocol of 4x30seconds of apparatus-free HIIE (star jumps) in inactive, overweight females. Findings may have important implications for the regulation of energy balance and weight management for this population.
Legacy, Education and Impact: a reflective piece on practice based research
Monday 14 May from 13:45-14:15 in EE 2033, St John’s Campus
Final year doctoral candidate
The following presentation will be based on doctoral research conducted since October 2015 around the title – A legacy and policy evaluation in the case of education and the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics – the presentation will discuss a series of reflections around conducting research between academia and industry. The terms legacy and education will be considered from the perspectives of: academia, policy makers, media, sceptics and delivery agents; with a particular focus on how the differing angles have created a nexus of discourse and perception to the role of legacy within sporting mega event educational programmes. Secondly, the term impact will be considered from the perspective of a doctoral student who has proactively engaged with a non-academic audience throughout the research project, moreover, cultivated practical implications throughout the research.
Reflections of this nature are routinely undertaken and disseminated by academics and practitioners alike, this presentation will contribute to such; plus, suggest that there needs to be further problematisation and interrogation of particular challenges and tensions. The context for the presentation will be the nexus created by the terms – legacy, education and impact. Through the context and reflections the costs, benefits, opportunities and threats of working between academia and industry will be highlighted. In particular, how the expectations around impact from the beneficiaries, researchers and institutions must be articulated from the outset of practice based research, especially, in the realms of doctoral practice based research. The reflections will allow the author to articulate thoughts that will be useful to prospective doctoral students and then academic and non-academic audiences engaging with practice based research.