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Biography

Mike Duncan is a BASES-accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist with research interests in the field of children, physical activity, exercise and obesity. As of July 2013 he has published over 70 peer reviewed journal papers, 20 books or chapters in edited books and over 110 peer reviewer conference presentations. He is a member of the European College of Sports Science, American College of Sports Medicine, United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association and a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and exercise Sciences. He has experience in wokring with elite athletes in prescribing exercise programmes and evaluating performance and also has worked extensively with community groups on topics such as physical activity interventions in children and adolescents and the effects of nutritional manipulation on cognitive and functional performance in older adults.

Research Interests

Obesity; Ergogenic Aids; Kinanthropometry; Physical Activity; Active Videogaming; Exercise Physiology; Strength and Conditioning

Vision Statement

My research is inspired from trying to understand the ways in which exercise can influence human performance and health. In my research I aim to understand the impact of exercise on a range of variables including health and cognitive performance in diverse groups including children, older adults, those with overweight and obesity and elite athletes.

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Research Output 2004 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Preschool Children
Exercise
Weights and Measures
Accelerometry
Humulus
1 Citation (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Aptitude
Mental Competency
Language
ability
language
11 Downloads (Pure)

Affective responses to supervised 10-week programs of resistance exercise in older adults

Richardson, D. L., Duncan, M., Jimenez, A., Juris, P. & Clarke, N., 17 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. (In-press), p. (In-press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Insurance Benefits
Interpersonal Relations
Arousal
Workload
Fatigue
72 Downloads (Pure)

Association between moderate and vigorous physical activity and gross motor coordination in preschool children

Santos, S., Santos, A., Duncan, M., Vale, S. & Mota, J., 2019, In : Journal of Motor Learning and Development. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Preschool Children
Exercise
Linear Models
Regression Analysis

Can waist circumference provide a new “third” dimension to BMI when predicting percentage body fat in children? Insights using allometric modelling

Nevill, A., Bryant, L., Wilkinson, K., Gomes, T. N., Chaves, R., Pereira, S., Katzmarzyk, P., Maia, J. & Duncan, M., Apr 2019, In : Pediatric obesity. 14, 4, e12491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waist Circumference
Adipose Tissue
Body Mass Index
Portugal
Adiposity

Activities 2003 2015

  • 21 Participation in conference
  • 21 Editorial activity
  • 5 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

3rd Symposio Treino Da Forca E da Condicao Fisica Em Crancas E Jovens

Michael Duncan (Keynote Speaker)
3 Dec 20154 Dec 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity Annual Conference

Michael Duncan (Speaker)
22 Nov 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

American College of Sports Medicine – Annual Conference

Michael Duncan (Speaker)
29 May 20122 Jun 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science

Michael Duncan (Speaker)
4 Jul 20127 Jul 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

1st Strength, Conditioning and Sports Therapy Research Symposium

Michael Duncan (Speaker)
28 Jun 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference