Dr Sharon Dixon
Senior Lecturer in Sports Biomechanics

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Key publications



Nunns MP, House CM, Rice H, Mostazir M, Davey P, Stiles V, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon SJ (2016). Four biomechanical and anthropometric measures predict tibial stress fracture:. A prospective study of 1065 Royal Marines. British Journal of Sports Medicine Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2016). Reduced oxygen cost of running is related to alignment of the resultant GRF and leg axis vector: a pilot study. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 26(7), 809-815. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones A, Dixon S (2014). The pursuit of improved running performance: can changes in cushioning and somatosensory feedback influence running economy and injury risk?. Footwear Science, 6(1), 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2012). Mechanisms for improved running economy in beginner runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 44(9), 1756-1763. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lilley K, Stiles V, Dixon SJ (2011). A Biomechanical Comparison of the Running Gait of Mature and Young Females. Gait and Posture, 43, 496-500. Abstract.
Stiles VH, Guisasola IN, James IT, Dixon SJ (2011). Biomechanical Response to Changes in Natural Turf during Running and Turning. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 27(1), 54-63. Abstract.

Publications by category


Books

Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carré M (2015). Introduction: History and development of sports surfaces. DOI.
Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carré M (2015). The science and engineering of sport surfaces. Abstract. DOI.

Journal articles

Rice HM, Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (In Press). A narrow bimalleolar width is a risk factor for ankle inversion injury in male military recruits: a prospective study. Clinical Biomechanics Full text. DOI.
Nunns M, Dixon SJ, Clarke J, carre M (In Press). Boot-insole effects on comfort and plantar loading at the heel and fifth metatarsal during running and turning in soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences Full text.
Roberts A, Roscoe D, Hulse D, Bennett AN, Dixon S (2017). Biomechanical differences between cases with chronic exertional compartment syndrome and asymptomatic controls during walking and marching gait. Gait Posture, 58, 66-71. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Roberts A, Roscoe D, Hulse D, Bennett AN, Dixon S (2017). Biomechanical differences between cases with suspected chronic exertional compartment syndrome and asymptomatic controls during running. Gait Posture, 58, 374-379. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Starbuck C, Stiles V, Urà D, Carré M, Dixon S (2017). Biomechanical responses to changes in friction on a clay court surface. J Sci Med Sport, 20(5), 459-463. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Nunns M, Stiles V, Fulford J, Dixon S (2017). Estimated third metatarsal bending stresses are highly susceptible to variations in bone geometry. Footwear Science, 9(3), 127-137. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rice H, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2017). Influence of a 12.8-km military load carriage activity on lower limb gait mechanics and muscle activity. Ergonomics, 60(5), 649-656. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Roberts A, Hulse D, Bennett AN, Dixon S (2017). Plantar pressure differences between cases with symptoms of clinically diagnosed chronic exertional compartment syndrome and asymptomatic controls. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 50, 27-31. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Nunns MPI, Dixon SJ, Clarke J, Carré M (2016). Boot-insole effects on comfort and plantar loading at the heel and fifth metatarsal during running and turning in soccer. J Sports Sci, 34(8), 730-737. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Nunns MP, House CM, Rice H, Mostazir M, Davey P, Stiles V, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon SJ (2016). Four biomechanical and anthropometric measures predict tibial stress fracture:. A prospective study of 1065 Royal Marines. British Journal of Sports Medicine Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2016). Reduced oxygen cost of running is related to alignment of the resultant GRF and leg axis vector: a pilot study. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 26(7), 809-815. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Low DC, Dixon SJ (2016). The influence of shock-pad density and footwear cushioning on heel impact and forefoot loading during running and turning movements. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURFACE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, 10(1), 86-99. Author URL. DOI.
Starbuck C, Damm L, Clarke J, Carré M, Capel-Davis J, Miller S, Stiles V, Dixon S (2016). The influence of tennis court surfaces on player perceptions and biomechanical response. J Sports Sci, 34(17), 1627-1636. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Moore IS, Dixon SJ (2014). Changes in sagittal plane kinematics with treadmill familiarization to barefoot running. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 30(5), 626-631. Abstract. DOI.
Ura D, Carré MJ, Starbuck C, Dixon SJ (2014). Effect of varying the volume infill sand on synthetic clay surfaces in terms of the shoe-surface friction. Procedia Engineering, 72, 877-882. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Pitt W, Nunns M, Dixon S (2014). Effects of a seven-week minimalist footwear transition programme on footstrike modality, pressure variables and loading rates. Footwear Science
Carré MJ, Clarke JD, Damm L, Dixon SJ (2014). Friction at the tennis shoe-court interface: How biomechanically informed lab-based testing can enhance understanding. Procedia Engineering, 72, 883-888. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2014). Relationship between metabolic cost and muscular coactivation across running speeds. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(6), 671-676. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2014). Relationship between metabolic cost and muscular coactivation across running speeds. J Sci Med Sport, 17(6), 671-676. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Damm L, Starbuck C, Stocker N, Clarke J, Carré M, Dixon S (2014). Shoe-surface friction in tennis: Influence on plantar pressure and implications for injury. Footwear Science, 6(3), 155-164. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones A, Dixon S (2014). The pursuit of improved running performance: can changes in cushioning and somatosensory feedback influence running economy and injury risk?. Footwear Science
Moore IS, Jones A, Dixon S (2014). The pursuit of improved running performance: can changes in cushioning and somatosensory feedback influence running economy and injury risk?. Footwear Science, 6(1), 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Low DC, Dixon SJ (2014). Understanding the Effect of Changes to Natural Turf Hardness on Lower Extremity Loading. MEASUREMENT & CONTROL, 47(7), 212-218. Author URL. DOI.
Damm L, Clarke J, Carré M, Dixon S (2013). Biomechanical and mechanical testing of non-sliding and sliding tennis surfaces. Footwear Science, 5(SUPPL. 1). DOI.
Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2013). Biomechanical characteristics of barefoot footstrike modalities. J Biomech, 46(15), 2603-2610. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Rice H, Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2013). High medial plantar pressures during barefoot running are associated with increased risk of ankle inversion injury in Royal Marine recruits. Gait and Posture, 38(4), 614-618. Abstract. DOI.
Rice H, Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2013). High medial plantar pressures during barefoot running are associated with increased risk of ankle inversion injury in Royal Marine recruits. Gait Posture, 38(4), 614-618. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Clarke J, Carre MJ, Damm L, Dixon S (2013). The development of an apparatus to understand the traction developed at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART P-JOURNAL OF SPORTS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, 227(3), 149-160. Author URL. DOI.
Clarke J, Dixon SJ, Damm L, Carré MJ (2013). The effect of normal load force and roughness on the dynamic traction developed at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. Sports Engineering, 16(3), 165-171. Abstract. DOI.
Damm L, Low D, Richardson A, Clarke J, Carré M, Dixon S (2013). The effects of surface traction characteristics on frictional demand and kinematics in tennis. Sports Biomech, 12(4), 389-402. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lilley K, Stiles VH, Dixon S (2013). The influence of motion control shoes on the running gait of mature and young females. Gait and Posture, 37(3), 331-335. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2012). Mechanisms for improved running economy in beginner runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 44(9), 1756-1763. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Nunns M, Stiles V, Dixon S (2012). The effects of standard issue Royal Marine recruit footwear on risk factors associated with third metatarsal stress fractures. Footwear Science, 4(1), 59-70. Abstract. DOI.
Clarke J, Carré M, Damm L, Dixon S (2012). The influence of surface characteristics on the tribological interactions at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. Procedia Engineering, 34, 866-871. Abstract. DOI.
Clarke J, Carre M, Damm L, Dixon S (2012). Understanding the influence of surface roughness on the tribological interactions at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART J-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING TRIBOLOGY, 226(J7), 636-647. Author URL. DOI.
Lilley K, Stiles V, Dixon SJ (2011). A Biomechanical Comparison of the Running Gait of Mature and Young Females. Gait and Posture, 43, 496-500. Abstract.
Stiles VH, Guisasola IN, James IT, Dixon SJ (2011). Biomechanical Response to Changes in Natural Turf during Running and Turning. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 27(1), 54-63. Abstract.
Clarke J, Carré M, Richardson A, Yang Z, Damm L, Dixon S (2011). Understanding the traction of tennis surfaces. Procedia Engineering, 13, 402-408. Abstract. DOI.
Fleming P, Young C, Dixon S, Carre M (2010). Athlete and coach perceptions of technology needs for evaluating running performance. Sports Engineering, 13(1), 1-18. Abstract. DOI.
Guisasola I, James I, Stiles V, Dixon S (2010). Dynamic behaviour of soils used for natural turf sports surfaces. Sports Engineering, 12(3), 111-122. Abstract. DOI.
Low DC, Dixon SJ (2010). Footscan pressure insoles: accuracy and reliability of force and pressure measurements in running. Gait Posture, 32(4), 664-666. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Hinman RS, Creaby MW, Kemp G, Crossley KM (2010). Knee joint stiffness during walking in knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care and Research, 62(1), 38-44. Abstract. DOI.
Guisasola I, James I, Llewellyn C, Stiles V, Dixon S (2010). Quasi-static mechanical behaviour of soils used for natural turf sports surfaces and stud force prediction. Sports Engineering, 12(2), 99-109. Abstract. DOI.
Stiles VH, James IT, Dixon SJ, Guisasola IN (2009). Natural turf surfaces: the case for continued research. Sports Med, 39(1), 65-84. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wood LE, Dixon SJ, Grant C, Armstrong N (2008). Age and gender differences in isokinetic elbow flexion and extension torque development in children. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29, 466-470.
Creaby MW, Dixon SJ (2008). External frontal plane loads may be associated with tibial stress fracture. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 40(9), 1669-1674. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dixon SJ, James IT, Low D (2008). Influence of footwear and soil density on loading within the shoe and soil surface during running. Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 222(P1), 1-10.
Dixon SJ, McNally K (2008). Influence of orthotic devices prescribed using pressure data on lower extremity kinematics and pressures beneath the shoe during running. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 23(5), 593-600. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Wood LE, Dixon S, Grant C, Armstrong N (2008). Isokinetic elbow torque development in children. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29(6), 466-470. Abstract. DOI.
Dixon SJ (2008). Use of pressure insoles to compare in-shoe loading for modern running shoes. Ergonomics, 51(10), 1503-1514. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Stiles VH, Dixon SJ (2007). Biomechanical response to systematic changes in impact interface cushioning while performing a tennis specific movement. Journal of Sport Sciences, 25(11), 1229-1239.
Wood LE, Dixon SJ, Grant C, Armstrong N (2007). Elbow flexor strength, muscle size and moment arms in pre-pubertal children. Paediatric Exercise Science, 18, 457-469.
Dixon SJ (2007). Influence of a commercially available orthotic device on rearfoot eversion and vertical ground reaction force when running in military footwear. Mil Med, 172(4), 446-450. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dixon SJ (2006). Application of centre of pressure to indicate rearfoot inversion-eversion in shod running. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 96(4), 305-312.
Dixon SJ, Allsopp A, Creaby MW (2006). Comparison of static and dynamic biomechanical measures in military recruits with and without a history of third metatarsal stress fracture. Clinical Biomechanics, 21(4), 412-419. DOI.
Wood LE, Dixon S, Grant C, Armstrong N (2006). Elbow flexor strength, muscle size, and moment arms in prepubertal boys and girls. PEDIATRIC EXERCISE SCIENCE, 18(4), 457-469. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Stiles VH, Dixon SJ (2006). The influence of different playing surfaces on the biomechanics of a tennis running forehand foot plant. J Appl Biomech, 22(1), 14-24. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Dixon SJ, Collop AC, Batt ME (2005). Compensatory adjustments in lower extremity kinematics in response to a reduced cushioning of the impact interface in heel-toe running. Sports Engineering, 8, 47-56.
Dixon SJ (2005). Diagnostic assessment of preparedness of level one sports science students for biomechanics modules. International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology, 36, 49-64.
Wood LE, Dixon S, Grant C, Armstrong N (2004). Elbow flexion and extension strength relative to body or muscle size in children. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36(11), 1977-1984. Abstract. DOI.
Wood LE, Dixon SJ, Grant C, Armstrong N (2004). Strength Relative to Body or Muscle Size in Children. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36, 1977-1984.
House CM, Dixon SJ, Allsopp AJ (2004). User trial and insulation tests to determine whether shock-absorbing insoles are suitable for use by military recruits during training. Military Medicine, 169(9), 741-746. Abstract. DOI.
Dixon SJ, House CM, Smith CV, Waterworth C (2003). Biomechanical analysis of ground contact when running in military boots with new and degraded insoles. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 35(3), 472-479. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Stiles VH (2003). Shoe-surface interaction in tennis. Sports Engineering, 6(1), 1-10.
Waterworth, C. Allsop, A.J. House, C.M. (2002). The influence of simulated wear upon the ability of insoles to reduce peak pressures during running when wearing military boots. Gait and Posture, 16(3), 297-303. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Kerwin DG (2002). Variations in Achilles Tendon Loading with Heel Intervention in Heel-Toe Runners. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 18, 321-331. Full text.
Dixon SJ, Collop AC, Batt ME (2000). Surface effects on ground reaction forces and lower extremity kinematics in running. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 32(11), 1919-1926. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dixon SJ, Batt ME, Collop AC (1999). Artificial playing surfaces research: a review of medical, engineering and biomechanical aspects. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 20(4), 209-218. Abstract. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Kerwin DG (1999). The influence of heal lift manipulation on sagittal plane kinematics in running. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 15(2), 139-151. Abstract. DOI.

Chapters

Damm L, Stiles V, Dixon S (In Press). Human-shoe-surface interaction. In Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carre M (Eds.) The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces, Oxon: Routledge, 135-157.
Stiles VH, Dixon S (In Press). Sports surfaces, biomechanics and injury. In Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carre M (Eds.) The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces, Oxon: Routledge, 70-97.
Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carré M (2015). The future of sports surfaces. In  (Ed) The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces, 179-186. DOI.

Conferences

Dixon SJ, Creaby MW, Hinman RS, Kemp G, Crossley KM (2008). Functional knee joint stiffness in medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis.  Author URL.
Stiles VH, Dixon SD, Guisasola IN, James IT (2008). Kinematic response to variations in natural turf during running.  Author URL. DOI.
Stiles VH, Dixon SJ, James IT (2006). An Initial Investigation of Human-Natural Turf Interaction in the Laboratory. ISEA 2006 Conference on Engineering of Sport 6. Munich, GERMANY.  Abstract.
Dixon SJ, Turrell JK (2002). Relationship between rearfoot movement and medial forces during barefoot running.  Author URL.
Dixon SJ, Collop AC, Batt ME (2000). The importance of running surface on the biomechanical assessment of sports shoes.

Internet publications

VStil, Dixon SJ (2007). Biomechanical response to systematic changes in impact interface cushioning while performing a tennis specific movement                    . DOI.

Publications by year



In Press

Rice HM, Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (In Press). A narrow bimalleolar width is a risk factor for ankle inversion injury in male military recruits: a prospective study. Clinical Biomechanics Full text. DOI.
Nunns M, Dixon SJ, Clarke J, carre M (In Press). Boot-insole effects on comfort and plantar loading at the heel and fifth metatarsal during running and turning in soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences Full text.
Damm L, Stiles V, Dixon S (In Press). Human-shoe-surface interaction. In Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carre M (Eds.) The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces, Oxon: Routledge, 135-157.
Stiles VH, Dixon S (In Press). Sports surfaces, biomechanics and injury. In Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carre M (Eds.) The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces, Oxon: Routledge, 70-97.

2017

Roberts A, Roscoe D, Hulse D, Bennett AN, Dixon S (2017). Biomechanical differences between cases with chronic exertional compartment syndrome and asymptomatic controls during walking and marching gait. Gait Posture, 58, 66-71. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Roberts A, Roscoe D, Hulse D, Bennett AN, Dixon S (2017). Biomechanical differences between cases with suspected chronic exertional compartment syndrome and asymptomatic controls during running. Gait Posture, 58, 374-379. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Starbuck C, Stiles V, Urà D, Carré M, Dixon S (2017). Biomechanical responses to changes in friction on a clay court surface. J Sci Med Sport, 20(5), 459-463. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Nunns M, Stiles V, Fulford J, Dixon S (2017). Estimated third metatarsal bending stresses are highly susceptible to variations in bone geometry. Footwear Science, 9(3), 127-137. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rice H, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2017). Influence of a 12.8-km military load carriage activity on lower limb gait mechanics and muscle activity. Ergonomics, 60(5), 649-656. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Roberts A, Hulse D, Bennett AN, Dixon S (2017). Plantar pressure differences between cases with symptoms of clinically diagnosed chronic exertional compartment syndrome and asymptomatic controls. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 50, 27-31. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2016

Nunns MPI, Dixon SJ, Clarke J, Carré M (2016). Boot-insole effects on comfort and plantar loading at the heel and fifth metatarsal during running and turning in soccer. J Sports Sci, 34(8), 730-737. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Nunns MP, House CM, Rice H, Mostazir M, Davey P, Stiles V, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon SJ (2016). Four biomechanical and anthropometric measures predict tibial stress fracture:. A prospective study of 1065 Royal Marines. British Journal of Sports Medicine Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2016). Reduced oxygen cost of running is related to alignment of the resultant GRF and leg axis vector: a pilot study. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 26(7), 809-815. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Low DC, Dixon SJ (2016). The influence of shock-pad density and footwear cushioning on heel impact and forefoot loading during running and turning movements. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURFACE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, 10(1), 86-99. Author URL. DOI.
Starbuck C, Damm L, Clarke J, Carré M, Capel-Davis J, Miller S, Stiles V, Dixon S (2016). The influence of tennis court surfaces on player perceptions and biomechanical response. J Sports Sci, 34(17), 1627-1636. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carré M (2015). Introduction: History and development of sports surfaces. DOI.
Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carré M (2015). The future of sports surfaces. In  (Ed) The Science and Engineering of Sport Surfaces, 179-186. DOI.
Dixon S, Fleming P, James I, Carré M (2015). The science and engineering of sport surfaces. Abstract. DOI.

2014

Moore IS, Dixon SJ (2014). Changes in sagittal plane kinematics with treadmill familiarization to barefoot running. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 30(5), 626-631. Abstract. DOI.
Ura D, Carré MJ, Starbuck C, Dixon SJ (2014). Effect of varying the volume infill sand on synthetic clay surfaces in terms of the shoe-surface friction. Procedia Engineering, 72, 877-882. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Pitt W, Nunns M, Dixon S (2014). Effects of a seven-week minimalist footwear transition programme on footstrike modality, pressure variables and loading rates. Footwear Science
Carré MJ, Clarke JD, Damm L, Dixon SJ (2014). Friction at the tennis shoe-court interface: How biomechanically informed lab-based testing can enhance understanding. Procedia Engineering, 72, 883-888. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2014). Relationship between metabolic cost and muscular coactivation across running speeds. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(6), 671-676. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2014). Relationship between metabolic cost and muscular coactivation across running speeds. J Sci Med Sport, 17(6), 671-676. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Damm L, Starbuck C, Stocker N, Clarke J, Carré M, Dixon S (2014). Shoe-surface friction in tennis: Influence on plantar pressure and implications for injury. Footwear Science, 6(3), 155-164. Abstract. DOI.
Moore IS, Jones A, Dixon S (2014). The pursuit of improved running performance: can changes in cushioning and somatosensory feedback influence running economy and injury risk?. Footwear Science
Moore IS, Jones A, Dixon S (2014). The pursuit of improved running performance: can changes in cushioning and somatosensory feedback influence running economy and injury risk?. Footwear Science, 6(1), 1-11. Abstract. DOI.
Low DC, Dixon SJ (2014). Understanding the Effect of Changes to Natural Turf Hardness on Lower Extremity Loading. MEASUREMENT & CONTROL, 47(7), 212-218. Author URL. DOI.

2013

Damm L, Clarke J, Carré M, Dixon S (2013). Biomechanical and mechanical testing of non-sliding and sliding tennis surfaces. Footwear Science, 5(SUPPL. 1). DOI.
Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2013). Biomechanical characteristics of barefoot footstrike modalities. J Biomech, 46(15), 2603-2610. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Rice H, Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2013). High medial plantar pressures during barefoot running are associated with increased risk of ankle inversion injury in Royal Marine recruits. Gait and Posture, 38(4), 614-618. Abstract. DOI.
Rice H, Nunns M, House C, Fallowfield J, Allsopp A, Dixon S (2013). High medial plantar pressures during barefoot running are associated with increased risk of ankle inversion injury in Royal Marine recruits. Gait Posture, 38(4), 614-618. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Clarke J, Carre MJ, Damm L, Dixon S (2013). The development of an apparatus to understand the traction developed at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART P-JOURNAL OF SPORTS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, 227(3), 149-160. Author URL. DOI.
Clarke J, Dixon SJ, Damm L, Carré MJ (2013). The effect of normal load force and roughness on the dynamic traction developed at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. Sports Engineering, 16(3), 165-171. Abstract. DOI.
Damm L, Low D, Richardson A, Clarke J, Carré M, Dixon S (2013). The effects of surface traction characteristics on frictional demand and kinematics in tennis. Sports Biomech, 12(4), 389-402. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lilley K, Stiles VH, Dixon S (2013). The influence of motion control shoes on the running gait of mature and young females. Gait and Posture, 37(3), 331-335. Abstract. DOI.

2012

Moore IS, Jones AM, Dixon SJ (2012). Mechanisms for improved running economy in beginner runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 44(9), 1756-1763. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Nunns M, Stiles V, Dixon S (2012). The effects of standard issue Royal Marine recruit footwear on risk factors associated with third metatarsal stress fractures. Footwear Science, 4(1), 59-70. Abstract. DOI.
Clarke J, Carré M, Damm L, Dixon S (2012). The influence of surface characteristics on the tribological interactions at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. Procedia Engineering, 34, 866-871. Abstract. DOI.
Clarke J, Carre M, Damm L, Dixon S (2012). Understanding the influence of surface roughness on the tribological interactions at the shoe-surface interface in tennis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART J-JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING TRIBOLOGY, 226(J7), 636-647. Author URL. DOI.

2011

Lilley K, Stiles V, Dixon SJ (2011). A Biomechanical Comparison of the Running Gait of Mature and Young Females. Gait and Posture, 43, 496-500. Abstract.
Stiles VH, Guisasola IN, James IT, Dixon SJ (2011). Biomechanical Response to Changes in Natural Turf during Running and Turning. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 27(1), 54-63. Abstract.
Clarke J, Carré M, Richardson A, Yang Z, Damm L, Dixon S (2011). Understanding the traction of tennis surfaces. Procedia Engineering, 13, 402-408. Abstract. DOI.

2010

Fleming P, Young C, Dixon S, Carre M (2010). Athlete and coach perceptions of technology needs for evaluating running performance. Sports Engineering, 13(1), 1-18. Abstract. DOI.
Guisasola I, James I, Stiles V, Dixon S (2010). Dynamic behaviour of soils used for natural turf sports surfaces. Sports Engineering, 12(3), 111-122. Abstract. DOI.
Low DC, Dixon SJ (2010). Footscan pressure insoles: accuracy and reliability of force and pressure measurements in running. Gait Posture, 32(4), 664-666. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Hinman RS, Creaby MW, Kemp G, Crossley KM (2010). Knee joint stiffness during walking in knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care and Research, 62(1), 38-44. Abstract. DOI.
Guisasola I, James I, Llewellyn C, Stiles V, Dixon S (2010). Quasi-static mechanical behaviour of soils used for natural turf sports surfaces and stud force prediction. Sports Engineering, 12(2), 99-109. Abstract. DOI.

2009

Stiles VH, James IT, Dixon SJ, Guisasola IN (2009). Natural turf surfaces: the case for continued research. Sports Med, 39(1), 65-84. Abstract.  Author URL.

2008

Wood LE, Dixon SJ, Grant C, Armstrong N (2008). Age and gender differences in isokinetic elbow flexion and extension torque development in children. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29, 466-470.
Creaby MW, Dixon SJ (2008). External frontal plane loads may be associated with tibial stress fracture. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 40(9), 1669-1674. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Creaby MW, Hinman RS, Kemp G, Crossley KM (2008). Functional knee joint stiffness in medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis.  Author URL.
Dixon SJ, James IT, Low D (2008). Influence of footwear and soil density on loading within the shoe and soil surface during running. Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 222(P1), 1-10.
Dixon SJ, McNally K (2008). Influence of orthotic devices prescribed using pressure data on lower extremity kinematics and pressures beneath the shoe during running. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 23(5), 593-600. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Wood LE, Dixon S, Grant C, Armstrong N (2008). Isokinetic elbow torque development in children. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29(6), 466-470. Abstract. DOI.
Stiles VH, Dixon SD, Guisasola IN, James IT (2008). Kinematic response to variations in natural turf during running.  Author URL. DOI.
Dixon SJ (2008). Use of pressure insoles to compare in-shoe loading for modern running shoes. Ergonomics, 51(10), 1503-1514. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2007

Stiles VH, Dixon SJ (2007). Biomechanical response to systematic changes in impact interface cushioning while performing a tennis specific movement. Journal of Sport Sciences, 25(11), 1229-1239.
VStil, Dixon SJ (2007). Biomechanical response to systematic changes in impact interface cushioning while performing a tennis specific movement                    . DOI.
Wood LE, Dixon SJ, Grant C, Armstrong N (2007). Elbow flexor strength, muscle size and moment arms in pre-pubertal children. Paediatric Exercise Science, 18, 457-469.
Dixon SJ (2007). Influence of a commercially available orthotic device on rearfoot eversion and vertical ground reaction force when running in military footwear. Mil Med, 172(4), 446-450. Abstract.  Author URL.

2006

Stiles VH, Dixon SJ, James IT (2006). An Initial Investigation of Human-Natural Turf Interaction in the Laboratory. ISEA 2006 Conference on Engineering of Sport 6. Munich, GERMANY.  Abstract.
Dixon SJ (2006). Application of centre of pressure to indicate rearfoot inversion-eversion in shod running. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 96(4), 305-312.
Dixon SJ, Allsopp A, Creaby MW (2006). Comparison of static and dynamic biomechanical measures in military recruits with and without a history of third metatarsal stress fracture. Clinical Biomechanics, 21(4), 412-419. DOI.
Wood LE, Dixon S, Grant C, Armstrong N (2006). Elbow flexor strength, muscle size, and moment arms in prepubertal boys and girls. PEDIATRIC EXERCISE SCIENCE, 18(4), 457-469. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Stiles VH, Dixon SJ (2006). The influence of different playing surfaces on the biomechanics of a tennis running forehand foot plant. J Appl Biomech, 22(1), 14-24. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2005

Dixon SJ, Collop AC, Batt ME (2005). Compensatory adjustments in lower extremity kinematics in response to a reduced cushioning of the impact interface in heel-toe running. Sports Engineering, 8, 47-56.
Dixon SJ (2005). Diagnostic assessment of preparedness of level one sports science students for biomechanics modules. International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology, 36, 49-64.

2004

Wood LE, Dixon S, Grant C, Armstrong N (2004). Elbow flexion and extension strength relative to body or muscle size in children. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36(11), 1977-1984. Abstract. DOI.
Wood LE, Dixon SJ, Grant C, Armstrong N (2004). Strength Relative to Body or Muscle Size in Children. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36, 1977-1984.
House CM, Dixon SJ, Allsopp AJ (2004). User trial and insulation tests to determine whether shock-absorbing insoles are suitable for use by military recruits during training. Military Medicine, 169(9), 741-746. Abstract. DOI.

2003

Dixon SJ, House CM, Smith CV, Waterworth C (2003). Biomechanical analysis of ground contact when running in military boots with new and degraded insoles. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 35(3), 472-479. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Stiles VH (2003). Shoe-surface interaction in tennis. Sports Engineering, 6(1), 1-10.

2002

Dixon SJ, Turrell JK (2002). Relationship between rearfoot movement and medial forces during barefoot running.  Author URL.
Waterworth, C. Allsop, A.J. House, C.M. (2002). The influence of simulated wear upon the ability of insoles to reduce peak pressures during running when wearing military boots. Gait and Posture, 16(3), 297-303. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Kerwin DG (2002). Variations in Achilles Tendon Loading with Heel Intervention in Heel-Toe Runners. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 18, 321-331. Full text.

2000

Dixon SJ, Collop AC, Batt ME (2000). Surface effects on ground reaction forces and lower extremity kinematics in running. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 32(11), 1919-1926. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dixon SJ, Collop AC, Batt ME (2000). The importance of running surface on the biomechanical assessment of sports shoes.

1999

Dixon SJ, Batt ME, Collop AC (1999). Artificial playing surfaces research: a review of medical, engineering and biomechanical aspects. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 20(4), 209-218. Abstract. DOI.
Dixon SJ, Kerwin DG (1999). The influence of heal lift manipulation on sagittal plane kinematics in running. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 15(2), 139-151. Abstract. DOI.