Luke Connolly
PhD student

Research

Research projects

Project title: The effects of exercise training interventions on the health profile of inactive premenopausal women

PhD supervisiors: Professor Andrew Jones, Dr Anni Vanhatalo, Dr Stephen Bailey and Professor Peter Krustrup

Publications

Skoradal, M.-B., Weihe, P., Patursson, P., Mortensen, J., Connolly, L., Krustrup, P., & Mohr M. (2018). Football training improves metabolic and cardiovascular health status in 55- to 70-year-old women and men with prediabetes. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 2018, 1-10. doi: 10.1111/sms.13081. View online

Dewhurst-Trigg, R., Yeates, T., Blackwell, J. R., Thompson, C., Linoby, A., Morgan, P. T., Clarke, I., Connolly L. J., Wylie, L. J., Winyard, P. G. Jones, A. M., & Bailey, S. J. (2018). Lowering of blood pressure after nitrate-rich vegetable consumption is abolished with the co-ingestion of thiocyanate-rich vegetables in healthy normotensive males. Nitric Oxide, 74:39-46. View online

Connolly L. J, Bailey S. J, Krustrup P, Fulford J, Smietanka C, Jones A. M. (2017). Effects of self-paced interval and continuous training on health markers in women. European Journal of Applied Physiology 117(11): 2281-2293. View online

Reddy, P., Dias, I., Holland, C., Campbell, N., Nagar, I., Connolly, L., . . . Hubball, H. (2017). Walking football as sustainable exercise for older adults – A pilot investigation. Eur J Sport Sci, 1-8. View online

Bowtell, J. L., Jackman, S. R., Scott, S., Connolly, L. J., Mohr, M., Ermidis, G., . . . Krustrup, P. (2016). Short Duration Small Sided Football and to a Lesser Extent Whole Body Vibration Exercise Induce Acute Changes in Markers of Bone Turnover. Biomed Res Int, 2016, 3574258. View online

Connolly, L. J., Nordsborg, N. B., Nyberg, M., Weihe, P., Krustrup, P., & Mohr, M. (2016). Low-volume high-intensity swim training is superior to high-volume low-intensity training in relation to insulin sensitivity and glucose control in inactive middle-aged women. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(10), 1889-1897. View online

Nordsborg, N. B., Connolly, L. J., Weihe, P., Iuliano, E., Krustrup, P., Saltin, B., Mohr, M. (2015). Oxidative capacity and glycogen content increase more in arm than leg muscle in sedentary women after intense training. J Appl Physiol, 119(2):116-123.  View online

Connolly, L. J., Scott, S., Mohr, M., Ermidis, G., Julian, R., Bangsbo, J., Jackman, S. R., Bowtell, J. L., Davies, R. C., Hopkins, S. J., Seymour, R., Knapp, K. M., Krustrup, P., Fulford, J. (2014). Effects of small-volume soccer and vibration training on body composition, aerobic fitness, and muscular PCr kinetics for inactive women aged 20-45, Journal of Sport and Health Science 3(4):284-29.2 View online

Krustrup, P., Bradley, P. S., Christensen, J. F., Castagna, C., Jackman, S., Connolly, L., Randers, M. B., Mohr, M., Bangsbo, J. (2014) The Yo-Yo IE2 Test: Physiological Response for Untrained Men vs Trained Soccer Players. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 47(1):100-108. View online

Conference presentations

Connolly, L. J., Mohr, M., & Krustrup, P. (2017). Football for health. 1st International Academic Forum on Sports Medicine and Health, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

Connolly LJ, Scott S, Mohr M, Ermidis G, Julian R, Bangsbo J, Jackman SR, Bowtell JL, Davies RC, Hopkins SJ, Seymour R, Knapp KM, Krustrup P, Fulford J (2014) Effects of small-volume soccer and vibration training on body composition, aerobic fitness, and muscular PCr kinetics for inactive women aged 20-45. Oral presentation at the Team Sports and Physiology PhD course, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Connolly LJ, Scott S, Mohr M, Ermidis G, Julian R, Bangsbo J, Jackman SR, Bowtell JL, Davies RC, Hopkins SJ, Seymour R, Knapp KM, Krustrup P, Fulford J (2014) Effects of small-volume soccer and vibration training on body composition, aerobic fitness, and muscular PCr kinetics for inactive women aged 20-45. Oral presentation at the 2014 BASES Student Conference.

Connolly L. J., Scott S, Mohr M, Ermidis G, Julian R, Bangsbo J, Jackman SR, Bowtell JL, Davies RC, Hopkins SJ, Seymour R, Knapp KM, Krustrup P, Fulford J (2015) Effects of small-volume soccer and vibration training on body composition, aerobic fitness, and muscular PCr kinetics for inactive women aged 20-45. 8th World Congress on Science & Football, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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