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Journal Articles

Mears, A, Pearsall, D, Scher, I, Steele, C (2021) Winter sports topical collection editorial, Sports Engineering, 24(1), 27, ISSN: 1369-7072. DOI: 10.1007/s12283-021-00364-z.

Blocken, B, Allen, T, Drory, A, Espinosa, HG, Mears, A (2021) New initiative: "Ten Questions in Sports Engineering" papers, Sports Engineering, 24(1), 17, ISSN: 1369-7072. DOI: 10.1007/s12283-021-00354-1.

Shepherd, I, Lindley, M, Logan, O, Mears, A, Pain, M, King, M (2021) The effect of body position and mass centre velocity at toe off on the start performance of elite swimmers and how this differs between gender, Sports Biomechanics, 22(12), pp.1659-1668, ISSN: 1476-3141. DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2021.1919750.

Sumner, J, Roberts, J, Mears, A (2020) Just noticeable differences in the length of golf irons, Proceedings, 49(1), 147, DOI: 10.3390/proceedings2020049147.

Luckemann, P, Forrester, S, Mears, A, Shepherd, J, Roberts, J (2020) Assessment of measurement uncertainty in optical marker tracking of high-speed motion, 49(1), ISSN: 2504-3900. DOI: 10.3390/proceedings2020049072.

Turner, J, Forrester, S, Mears, A, Roberts, J (2020) The effect of golf club moment of inertia on clubhead delivery and golfer kinematics, 49(1), ISSN: 2504-3900. DOI: 10.3390/proceedings2020049096.

Turner, J, Forrester, S, Mears, A, Roberts, J (2020) The influence of tracking marker locations on three-dimensional wrist kinematics, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 23(10), pp.985-990, ISSN: 1440-2440. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2020.03.011.

Turner, J, Forrester, S, Mears, A, Roberts, J (2020) Reliability of repeat golf club testing sessions with modified club moment of inertia, Sports Engineering, 23(1), 8, ISSN: 1369-7072. DOI: 10.1007/s12283-020-0320-7.

Roberts, J, Osei-Owusu, P, Mears, A, Harland, A (2019) Elite players’ perceptions of football playing surfaces: A qualitative study, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 91(2), pp.239-251, ISSN: 0270-1367. DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2019.1660757.

Mears, A, Roberts, J, Forrester, S (2018) Matching golfers’ movement patterns during a golf swing, Applied Sciences, DOI: 10.3390/app8122452.

Mears, A, Osei-Owusu, P, Harland, A, Owen, A, Roberts, J (2018) Perceived links between playing surfaces and injury: A worldwide study of elite association football players, Sports Medicine - Open, 4(40), ISSN: 2198-9761. DOI: 10.1186/s40798-018-0155-y.

Leach, RJ, Forrester, S, Mears, A, Roberts, J (2017) How valid and accurate are measurements of golf impact parameters obtained using commercially available radar and stereoscopic optical launch monitors?, Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 112, pp.125-136, ISSN: 0263-2241. DOI: 10.1016/j.measurement.2017.08.009.

Nigg, BM, Vienneau, J, Smith, AC, Trudeau, MB, Mohr, M, Nigg, SR (2017) The Preferred Movement Path Paradigm: Influence of Running Shoes on Joint Movement, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, ISSN: 1530-0315. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001260.

Mears, A, Roberts, J, Kong, PW, Forrester, S (2017) Comparison of centre of gravity and centre of pressure patterns in the golf swing, European Journal of Sport Science, pp.1-11, ISSN: 1746-1391. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2016.1240238.

Mears, A, Roberts, J, Wallace, ES, Kong, PW, Forrester, S (2016) Comparison of two- and three-dimensional methods for analysis of trunk kinematic variables in the golf swing, Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 32(1), pp.23-31, ISSN: 1065-8483. DOI: 10.1123/jab.2015-0032.

Owen, A, Mears, A, Osei-Owusu, P, Harland, A, Roberts, J (2016) Elite players’ perceptions of football playing surfaces: a mixed effects ordinal logistic regression model of players’ perceptions, Journal of Applied Statistics, pp.1-17, ISSN: 0266-4763. DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2016.1177500.

Mears, A, Roberts, J, Wallace, ES, Kong, PW, Forrester, S (2015) Golf coaches' perceptions of key technical swing parameters compared to biomechanical literature, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE & COACHING, 10(4), pp.739-755, ISSN: 1747-9541. DOI: 10.1260/1747-9541.10.4.739.



Conferences

Mears, A (Accepted for publication) ISEA 2024: The Engineering of Sport 15, Loughborough UK 8-11 July 2024: Conference Proceedings. In A, M, S, F, P, F, R, G, J, F (ed) ISEA 2024: The Engineering of Sport 15, Loughborough University, UK.

Vatter, R, Moore, I, Segura-Velandia, D, Mears, A (2024) Examining the effect of external force applied to the pelvic region on postpartum women's static stability [Abstract]. In Biomechanics Interest Group Conference, Loughborough, UK.

Mears, A, Phillips, I, Sumner, J (2019) Investigating the perceived effectiveness of digital technology for elite athlete support in golf. In Vilas-Boas, J, Pezarat-Correia, P, Cabri, J (ed) 7th International Conference on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support (icSports 2019); Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support, Vienna, Austria, pp.190-197, ISBN: 9789897583834. DOI: 10.5220/0008347501900197.

Mears, A, Roberts, J, Turner, J, Forrester, S (2019) Influence of modified driver properties on golfer movement patterns. In ISB/ASB 2019, Calgary.

Leach, R, Smith, A, Forrester, S, Roberts, J (2014) Stability of Pelvis and Thorax Kinematics During the Golf Swing. In Proceedings of the Biomechanics Interest Group of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, p.0.

Roberts, J, Osei-Owusu, P, Harland, A, Owen, A, Smith, A (2014) Elite Football Players’ Perceptions of Football Turf and Natural Grass Surface Properties. In , Procedia Engineering, pp.907-912, DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.06.150.

Owen, AJ, Roberts, J, harland, A, osei-owusu, P, smith, A (2013) The Application of Statistical Modelling to Elite Players' Perceptions of Football Playing Surfaces. In Fourth International Conference on Mathematics in Sport, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Mathematics in Sport (D. Goosens, F. Speiksma & P. A. Scarf eds.), Leven: MathSport International, 2013, Leuven, pp.233-243.

Smith, A, Roberts, J, Wallace, E, Forrester, S (2012) Professional golf coaches’ perceptions of the key technical parameters in the golf swing. In , Procedia Engineering, pp.224-229, DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2012.04.039.



Artefacts

Roberts, J, Mears, A, Harland, A (Accepted for publication) FIFA Perception of Playing Surfaces Questionnaire.



Reports

Mears, A (2019) Investigating the effectiveness of digital technology for elite athlete development and support from athlete, coach and support team perspectives: Final report for the IOC Olympic Studies Centre Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme 2018/2019 Award, International Olympic Committee.

Harland, AR, Roberts, J, Smith, A (2013) Elite Female Players' Perceptions of Football Playing Surfaces, pp.1-41, FIFA.

Harland, AR, Smith, A, Owen, A, Roberts, J, Osei-Owusu, P (2012) Elite Players' Perceptions of Football Playing Surfaces: Interim Report, pp.1-33, FIFA.



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