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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 200 peer reviewed journal papers, 20 books or chapters in edited books and over 250 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; Motor Skills; Motor Competence

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

24-hour movement behaviour and executive function in preschoolers: a compositional and isotemporal reallocation analysis

Bezerra, T. A., Clark, C., Neco de Souza Filho, A., de Souza Fortes, L., Mota, J., Duncan, M. & Martins, C., 13 Jul 2020, In : European Journal of Sport Science. (In-press), p. (In-press)

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  • Advances in accelerometry for cardiovascular patients: a systematic review with practical recommendations

    Vetrovsky, T., Clark, C., Bisi, M. C., Siranec, M., Linhart, A., Tufano, J., Duncan, M. & Belohlavek, J., 3 Jul 2020, In : ESC heart failure. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    Age-related degeneration of the lumbar paravertebral muscles: Systematic review and three-level meta-regression

    Dallaway, A. D. F., Kite, C., Griffen, C., Duncan, M., Tallis, J., Renshaw, D. & Hattersley, J., May 2020, In : Experimental Gerontology. 133, 110856.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • A new waist-to-height ratio predicts abdominal adiposity in adults

    Nevill, A. M., Stewart, A., Olds, T. & Duncan, M., 2 Jan 2020, In : Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal. 28, 1, p. 15-26 12 p.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    41 Downloads (Pure)

    Are BMI, Self-Perceptions, Motor Competence, Engagement, and Fitness Related to Physical Activity in Physical Education Lessons?

    Valentini, N. C., Carvalho Nobre, G., Santayana de Souza, M. & Duncan, M., 1 May 2020, In : Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 17, 5, p. 493-500 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 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

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    8th Annual World Health Organisation, Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) Europe group meeting

    Michael Duncan (Speaker)
    26 Sep 201227 Sep 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Society for Experimental Biology Annual Conference

    Michael Duncan (Speaker)
    29 Jun 20122 Jul 2012

    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

    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