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Journal Articles

Ferguson, R, Mitchell, E, Taylor, CW, Bishop, DJ, Christiansen, D (2021) Blood‐flow‐restricted exercise: Strategies for enhancing muscle adaptation and performance in the endurance‐trained athlete, Experimental Physiology, 106(4), pp.837-860, ISSN: 0958-0670. DOI: 10.1113/ep089280.

Ward, T, Lindley, M, Ferguson, R, Constantin, D, Singh, S, Bolton, CE, Evans, R, Greenhaff, PL, Steiner, MC (2020) Submaximal eccentric cycling in people with COPD: acute whole-body cardiopulmonary and muscle metabolic responses, Chest, 159(2), pp.564-574, ISSN: 0012-3692. DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.08.2082.

Turner, M, Martin, N, Player, DJ, Ferguson, R, Wheeler, P, Green, CJZ, Akam, L, Lewis, M (2020) Characterising hyperinsulinaemia induced insulin resistance in human skeletal muscle cells, Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, 64(3), pp.125-132, ISSN: 0952-5041. DOI: 10.1530/jme-19-0169.

Whytock, KL, Parry, SA, Turner, MC, Woods, R, James, L, Ferguson, R, Ståhlman, M, Borén, J, Strauss, JA, Cocks, M, Wagenmakers, AJM, Hulston, C, Shepherd, SO (2020) A 7‐day high‐fat, high‐calorie diet induces fibre‐specific increases in intramuscular triglyceride and perilipin protein expression in human skeletal muscle, The Journal of Physiology, 598(6), pp.1151-1167, ISSN: 0022-3751. DOI: 10.1113/JP279129.

Parry, S, Turner, M, Woods, R, James, L, Ferguson, R, Cocks, M, Whytock, KL, Strauss, JA, Shepherd, SO, Wagenmakers, AJM, van Hall, G, Hulston, C (2019) High-fat overfeeding impairs peripheral glucose metabolism and muscle microvascular eNOS Ser1177 phosphorylation, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 105(1), pp.1-13, ISSN: 0021-972X. DOI: 10.1210/clinem/dgz018.

Capel, A, Rimington, R, Fleming, J, Player, DJ, Baker, L, Turner, M, Jones, J, Martin, N, Ferguson, R, Mudera, V, Lewis, M (2019) Scalable 3D printed molds for human tissue engineered skeletal muscle, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 7, 20, ISSN: 2296-4185. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2019.00020.

Etxebarria, N, Ingham, SA, Ferguson, RA, Bentley, DJ, Pyne, DB (2019) Sprinting after having sprinted: Prior high-intensity stochastic cycling impairs the winning strike for gold, Frontiers in Physiology, 10(FEB), DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00100.

Mitchell, EA, Martin, NRW, Turner, MC, Taylor, CW, Ferguson, RA (2018) The combined effect of sprint interval training and blood flow restriction on critical power, capillary growth and mitochondrial proteins in trained cyclists, Journal of Applied Physiology, japp.hysiol.01082.2017, ISSN: 8750-7587. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.01082.2017.

Mitchell, EA, Martin, NRW, Bailey, SJ, Ferguson, RA (2018) Critical power is positively related to skeletal muscle capillarity and type I muscle fibers in endurance trained individuals, Journal of Applied Physiology, ISSN: 8750-7587. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.01126.2017.

Ferguson, R (2018) Blood flow-restricted exercise: Providing more bang for buck in trained athletes? [Editorial], Acta Physiologica, ISSN: 1748-1708. DOI: 10.1111/apha.13065.

Ferguson, RA, Hunt, JEA, Lewis, MP, Martin, NRW, Player, DJ, Stangier, C, Taylor, CW, Turner, MC (2018) The acute angiogenic signalling response to low-load resistance exercise with blood flow restriction, Eur J Sport Sci, pp.1-10, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2017.1422281.

Griffin, PJ, Ferguson, R, Gissane, C, Bailey, S, Patterson, SD (2018) Ischemic preconditioning enhances critical power during a 3 minute all-out cycling test, Jorunal of Sport Sciences, ISSN: 0264-0414. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2017.1349923.

Hulston, C, Woods, R, Dewhurst-Trigg, R, Parry, SA, Gagnon, S, Baker, L, James, L, Markey, O, Martin, N, Ferguson, R, van Hall, G (2018) Resistance exercise stimulates mixed muscle protein synthesis in lean and obese young adults, Physiological Reports, 6(14), ISSN: 2051-817X. DOI: 10.14814/phy2.13799.

Evangelidis, P, Massey, GJ, Ferguson, R, Wheeler, P, Pain, M, Folland, J (2016) The functional significance of hamstrings composition: is it really a ‘fast’ muscle group?, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 27(11), pp.1181-1189, ISSN: 0905-7188. DOI: 10.1111/sms.12786.

Taylor, CW, Ingham, SA, Hunt, JEA, Martin, NRW, Pringle, JSM, Ferguson, RA (2016) Exercise duration-matched interval and continuous sprint cycling induce similar increases in AMPK phosphorylation, PGC-1α and VEGF mRNA expression in trained individuals, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(8), pp.1445-1454, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3402-2.

Hunt, JEA, Stodart, C, Ferguson, RA (2016) The influence of participant characteristics on the relationship between cuff pressure and level of blood flow restriction, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(7), pp.1421-1432, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3399-6.

Taylor, CW, Ingham, SA, Ferguson, R (2016) Acute and chronic effect of sprint interval training combined with post-exercise blood flow restriction in trained individuals, Experimental Physiology, ISSN: 1469-445X. DOI: 10.1113/EP085293.

Thompson, E, Farrow, L, Hunt, JEA, Lewis, M, Ferguson, R (2015) Brachial artery characteristics and micro-vascular filtration capacity in rock climbers, European Journal of Sport Science, 15(4), pp.296-304, ISSN: 1746-1391. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2014.940560.

Ferguson, RA, Dodd, MJ, Paley, VR (2014) Neuromuscular electrical stimulation via the peroneal nerve is superior to graduated compression socks in reducing perceived muscle soreness following intense intermittent endurance exercise, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(10), pp.2223-2232, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-2943-5.

Etxebarria, N, Anson, JM, Pyne, DB, Ferguson, RA (2014) High-intensity cycle interval training improves cycling and running performance in triathletes, European Journal of Sport Science, 14(6), pp.521-529, ISSN: 1746-1391. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.853841.

Etxebarria, N, D’Auria, S, Anson, JM, Pyne, DB, Ferguson, RA (2014) Variability in Power Output During Cycling in International Olympic-Distance Triathlon, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(4), pp.732-734, ISSN: 1555-0265. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2013-0303.

Etxebarria, N, Hunt, J, Ingham, S, Ferguson, R (2014) Physiological assessment of isolated running does not directly replicate running capacity after triathlon-specific cycling, Journal of Sports Sciences, 32(3), pp.229-238, ISSN: 0264-0414. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2013.819520.

Etxebarria, N, Anson, JM, Pyne, DB, Ferguson, RA (Accepted for publication) High-intensity cycle interval training improves cycling and running performance in triathletes, European Journal of Sport Science, ISSN: 1746-1391. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.853841.

Faulkner, SH, Ferguson, RA, Hodder, SG, Havenith, G (2013) External muscle heating during warm-up does not provide added performance benefit above external heating in the recovery period alone, Eur J Appl Physiol, 113(11), pp.2713-2721, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-013-2708-6.

Hunt, JEA, Galea, D, Tufft, G, Bunce, D, Ferguson, RA (2013) Time course of regional vascular adaptations to low load resistance training with blood flow restriction, Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(3), pp.403-411, ISSN: 1522-1601. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.00040.2013.

Martin, NRW, Passey, SL, Player, DJ, Khodabukus, A, Ferguson, RA, Sharples, AP, Mudera, V, Baar, K, Lewis, MP (2013) Factors affecting the structure and maturation of human tissue engineered skeletal muscle, Biomaterials, 34(23), pp.5759-5765, ISSN: 0142-9612. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.04.002.

Ferguson, RA (2013) A few other things to throw into the "pot" that is mechanical efficiency, Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(8), pp.1115-1116, ISSN: 8750-7587. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.00185.2013.

Patterson, SD, Leggate, M, Nimmo, MA, Ferguson, RA (2013) Circulating hormone and cytokine response to low-load resistance training with blood flow restriction in older men, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 113(3), pp.713-719, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-012-2479-5.

Martin, NRW, Passey, SL, Player, DJ, Ferguson, RA, Lewis, MP, Khodabukus, A, Baar, K, Sharples, AP, Mudera, V (2013) Factors affecting the structure and maturation of human tissue engineered skeletal muscle, Biomaterials, ISSN: 0142-9612. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.04.002.

Etxebarria, N, Anson, JM, Pyne, DB, Ferguson, RA (2013) Cycling attributes that enhance running performance after the cycle section in triathlon, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8(5), pp.502-509, ISSN: 1555-0265. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.8.5.502.

Etxebarria, N, Hunt, J, Ferguson, R, Ingham, S (2013) Physiological assessment of isolated running does not directly replicate running capacity after triathlon-specific cycling, Journal of Sports Sciences, ISSN: 0264-0414. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2013.819520.

Faulkner, SH, Ferguson, RA, Gerrett, N, Hodder, SG, Hupperets, M, Havenith, G (2012) Reducing muscle temperature drop post warm-up improves sprint cycling performance, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45, pp.359-365, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31826fba7f.

Hunt, JEA, Walton, LA, Ferguson, RA (2012) Brachial artery modifications to blood flow-restricted handgrip training and detraining, Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(6), pp.956-961, ISSN: 8750-7587. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.00905.2011.

Patterson, SD, Leggate, M, Nimmo, MA, Ferguson, RA (2012) Circulating hormone and cytokine response to low-load resistance training with blood flow restriction in older men, European Journal of Applied Physiology, pp.1-7, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-012-2479-5.

Gray, SR, Soderlund, K, Watson, M, Ferguson, RA (2011) Skeletal muscle ATP turnover and single fibre ATP and PCr content during intense exercise at different muscle temperatures in humans, Pflugers Archiv European Journal of Physiology, 462(6), pp.885-893, ISSN: 0031-6768. DOI: 10.1007/s00424-011-1032-4.

Patterson, SD and Ferguson, R (2011) Enhancing Strength and Postocclusive Calf Blood Flow in Older People With Training With Blood-Flow Restriction, Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity, 19(3), pp.201-213.

Patterson, SD and Ferguson, RA (2011) Enhancing strength and postocclusive calf blood flow in older people with training with blood-flow restriction, Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 19(3), pp.201-213, ISSN: 1063-8652. DOI: 10.1123/japa.19.3.201.

Gray, SR, Soderlund, K, Watson, M, Ferguson, RA (2011) Skeletal muscle ATP turnover and single fibre ATP and PCr content during intense exercise at different muscle temperatures in humans, Pflugers Archiv European Journal of Physiology, pp.1-9, ISSN: 0031-6768.

Player, DJ, Martin, NRW, Davies, P, Sculthorpe, N, Castle, PC, Passey, S, Mudera, V, Ferguson, R, Lewis, MP (2011) Use of an in vitro muscle model to investigate cellular and molecular aspects of exercise physiology: Answering the key questions, European Cells and Materials, 22(SUPPL.2), p.82, ISSN: 1473-2262.

Ferguson, R (2010) Limitations to performance during alpine skiing, Experimental Physiology, 95(3), pp.404-410, ISSN: 0958-0670. DOI: 10.1113/expphysiol.2009.047563.

Patterson, SD and Ferguson, R (2010) Increase in calf post-occlusive blood flow and strength following short-term resistance exercise training with blood flow restriction in young women, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 108(5), pp.1025-1033, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-009-1309-x.

Ferguson, R (2010) Limitations to performance during alpine skiing, Experimental Physiology, 95(3), pp.404-410, DOI: 10.1113/expphysiol.2009.047563.

Patterson, SD and Ferguson, RA (2010) Increase in calf post-occlusive blood flow and strength following short-term resistance exercise training with blood flow restriction in young women, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 108(5), pp.1025-1033, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-009-1309-x.

Ferguson, RA (2010) Limitations to performance during alpine skiing, Experimental Physiology, 95(3), pp.404-410, ISSN: 0958-0670. DOI: 10.1113/expphysiol.2009.047563.

Bell, MP and Ferguson, R (2009) Interaction between muscle temperature and contraction velocity affects mechanical efficiency during moderate-intensity cycling exercise in young and older women, Journal of Applied Physiology, 107(3), pp.763-769, ISSN: 8750-7587. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.91654.2008.

Bell, MP and Ferguson, RA (2009) Interaction between muscle temperature and contraction velocity affects mechanical efficiency during moderate-intensity cycling exercise in young and older women, Journal of Applied Physiology, 107(3), pp.763-769, ISSN: 8750-7587. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.91654.2008.

Krustrup, P, Soderlund, K, Relu, MU, Ferguson, R, Bangsbo, J (2009) Heterogeneous recruitment of quadriceps muscle portions and fibre types during moderate intensity knee-extensor exercise: effect of thigh occlusion, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 19(4), pp.576-584, ISSN: 0905-7188. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2008.00801.x.

Krustrup, P, Söderlund, K, Relu, MU, Ferguson, RA, Bangsbo, J (2009) Heterogeneous recruitment of quadriceps muscle portions and fibre types during moderate intensity knee-extensor exercise: Effect of thigh occlusion, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 19(4), pp.576-584, ISSN: 0905-7188. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2008.00801.x.

Gray, SR, Söderlund, K, Ferguson, RA (2008) ATP and phosphocreatine utilisation in single human muscle fibres during the development of maximal power output at elevated muscle temperatures, Journal of Sport Sciences, 26, pp.701-707.

Farina, D, Ferguson, RA, Macaluso, A, De Vito, G (2007) Muscle fiber conduction velocity during cycling and myosin heavy chain composition, Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 17, pp.393-400.

Ferguson, RA, Krustrup, P, Kjær, M, Mohr, M, Ball, D, Bangsbo, J (2006) Effect of muscle temperature on skeletal muscle energy turnover during dynamic knee extensor exercise in humans, Journal of Applied Physiology, 101, pp.47-52.

Marshall, HC, Ferguson, RA, Nimmo, MA (2006) Human resting extracellular Hsp72 concentration decreases during the initial stage of humid-heat acclimation, Cell Stress and Chaperones, 11, pp.129-134.

Gray, SR, De Vito, G, Nimmo, MA, Farina, D, Ferguson, RA (2005) Skeletal muscle ATP turnover and muscle fibre conduction velocity are elevated at higher muscle temperatures during maximal power output development in humans, American Journal of Physiology, 290, pp.R376-R382, ISSN: 1522-1490. DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00291.2005.

Farina, D, Macaluso, A, Ferguson, RA, De Vito, G (2004) Effect of power, pedal rate and force on average muscle fiber conduction velocity during cycling, Journal of Applied Physiology, 97, pp.2035-2041.

Krustrup, P, Ferguson, RA, Kjær, M, Bangsbo, J (2003) ATP turnover and heat production in human skeletal muscle during dynamic exercise: higher efficiency of anaerobic than aerobic ATP resynthesis, Journal of Physiology, 549(1), pp.255-269, ISSN: 1469-7793. DOI: 10.113/jphysiol.2002.035089.

Ferguson, RA, Ball, D, Sargeant, AJ (2002) Effect of muscle temperature on rate of oxygen uptake during exercise in humans at different contraction frequencies, Journal of Experimental Biology, 205, pp.981-987.

Ferguson, RA, Ball, D, Krustrup, P, Aagaard, P, Kjær, M, Sargeant, AJ, Hellsten, Y, Bangsbo, J (2001) Muscle oxygen uptake and energy turnover during dynamic exercise at different contraction frequencies in humans, Journal of Physiology, 536(1), pp.261-271, ISSN: 0022-3751. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7793.2001.00261.x.

Karatzaferi, C, de Haan, A, Ferguson, RA, van Mechelen, W, Sargeant, AJ (2001) Phosphocreatine and ATP content in human single muscle fibres before and after maximum dynamic exercise, Pflugers Archiv, 442, pp.467-472.

Ferguson, RA, Aagaard, P, Ball, D, Sargeant, AJ, Bangsbo, J (2000) Total power output generated during dynamic knee extensor exercise at different contraction frequencies, Journal of Applied Physiology, 89, pp.1912-1918.

Ferguson, RA and Brown, MD (1997) Arterial blood pressure and forearm vascular conductance responses to sustained and rhythmic isometric exercise and arterial occlusion in trained rock climbers and untrained sedentary subjects, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 76, pp.174-180.



Conferences

Craig, J, Bailey, S, Ferguson, R, ODonnell, E (2020) Lower Limb Endothelial Function is Augmented in Habitually Endurance Trained versus Untrained Postmenopausal Women. In Annual Meeting on Experimental Biology; FASEB JOURNAL, San Diego, CA. DOI: 10.1096/fasebj.2020.34.s1.05033.

Craig, J, Akam, E, Bailey, S, Cox, N, Ferguson, R, O'Donnell, E (2020) Effects of Short-term Folic Acid Supplementation on Brachial Artery Endothelial Function in Habitually Trained and Untrained Postmenopausal Women. In Experimental Biology, FASEB JOURNAL, San Diego, California, US. DOI: 10.1096/fasebj.2020.34.s1.06784.

Ward, TJC, Lindley, MR, Ferguson, RA, Evans, RA, Constantin, D, Singh, SJ, Bolton, CE, Greenhaff, P, Steiner, MC (2019) THE UTILITY OF ECCENTRIC CYCLING FOR PEOPLE WITH COPD: ACUTE CARDIORESPIRATORY AND METABOLIC RESPONSES. In , THORAX, pp.A6-A7, DOI: 10.1136/thorax-2019-BTSabstracts2019.12.

Ward, T, Lindley, M, Ferguson, R, Evans, R, Singh, S, Bolton, C, Greenhaff, P, Steiner, M (2019) Eccentric cycling for individuals with COPD: cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses. In , EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL. DOI: 10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.PA518.

Craig, J, O'Donnell, E, Ferguson, R (2018) EXERCISE TRAINED POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN HAVE HIGHER ARTERIAL STIFFNESS THAN MEN BEFORE AND AFTER AN ACUTE BOUT OF DYNAMIC EXERCISE. In The British Cardiovascular Society annual conference, HEART, Manchester Central, pp.A110-A111, DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2018-BCS.152.

Folland, JP, Fry, A, Ferguson, RA (2013) The Influence Of Skeletal Muscle MHC Composition On Explosive Force Production In Man. In , MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, pp.184-184.

Faulkner, S, Ferguson, R, Hodder, S, Hupperetz, M, Havenith, G (2013) EFFECT OF COMBINATIONS OF PASSIVE AND ACTIVE WARMING ON MUSCLE TEMPERATURE AND SPRINT PERFORMANCE. In International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics, Queenstown, New Zealand, pp.111-112, ISBN: 978-0-473-22438-7.

Faulkner, SH, Ferguson, RA, Gerrett, N, Hodder, SG, Hupperets, M, Havenith, G (2012) Insulated Athletic Pants Do Not Prevent Muscle Temperature Decline Following Warm Up Nor Benefit Performance. In , MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, pp.685-685.

Ferguson, RA, Paley, VR, Ewens, JCW, Heaney, LM, Redden, J (2012) Effect of Neuromuscular Electrostimulation via the Peroneal Nerve on Muscle Soreness Following Intense Intermittent Exercise. In , MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, pp.935-935.

Ferguson, RA (2008) Age related changes in muscle performance. In British Society for Research on Ageing Annual Scientific Meeting, Brighton, pp.701-707.



Designs

Rimington, R, Capel, A, Fleming, J, Player, D, Turner, M, Baker, L, Martin, N, Ferguson, R, Mudera, V, Jones, J, Lewis, M (Accepted for publication) 500uL Mould FDM.

Rimington, R, Capel, A, Lewis, M, Fleming, J, Baker, L, Player, D, Mudera, V, Jones, J, Ferguson, R, Turner, M, Martin, N (Accepted for publication) 250uL Mould FDM and LS.

Rimington, R, Capel, A, Fleming, J, Lewis, M, Player, D, Mudera, V, Jones, J, Ferguson, R, Turner, M, Martin, N, Baker, L (Accepted for publication) 100uL Mould LS.

Rimington, R, Capel, A, Fleming, J, Player, D, Mudera, V, Jones, J, Ferguson, R, Baker, L, Turner, M, Lewis, M, Martin, N (Accepted for publication) 50uL Mould LS.

Rimington, R, Capel, A, Fleming, J, Player, D, Mudera, V, Jones, J, Martin, N, Turner, M, Baker, L, Lewis, M, Ferguson, R (Accepted for publication) 50uL Mould FDM.

Rimington, R, Capel, A, Fleming, J, Player, D, Mudera, V, Jones, J, Lewis, M, Turner, M, Martin, N, Ferguson, R, Baker, L (Accepted for publication) 50uL FDM removable insert.

Rimington, R, Capel, A, Lewis, M, Fleming, J, Player, D, Baker, L, Turner, M, Jones, J, Mudera, V, Ferguson, R, Martin, N (Accepted for publication) 25uL Mould LS.



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