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Dr Gavin Sandercock

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School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences
Dr Gavin Sandercock
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    +44 (0) 1206 872043

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    ESA.3.13, Colchester Campus

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Qualifications

  • PhD Brunel University, (2004)

  • MSc Sports Nutrition Science University of Liverpool, (1996)

  • BA Psychology & Sports Science University of Liverpool, (1995)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Director of Research (Centre for Sports & Exercise Science), Biological Sciences, University of Essex (2012 - 2015)

  • Director of The Centre for Sports & Exercise Science, Biological Sciences, University of Essex (2010 - 2012)

  • Lead: Postgraduate Teaching, University of Essex, University of Essex (2006 - 2015)

  • Course Leader: MSc. Cardiac Rehabilitation, University of Essex, University of Essex (2006 - 2015)

Other academic

  • Reader in Sport Science, University of Essex, University of Essex (2014 - 2019)

  • Senior Lecturer in Clinical Physiology (Cardiology), University of Essex, University of Essex (2010 - 2014)

  • Lecturer in Clinical Physiology (Cardiology), University of Essex, University of Essex (2006 - 2010)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Professional Skills and Development 1 (SE101)

  • Introduction to Sports and Exercise Science (SE106)

  • Professional Skills and Development 2 (SE201)

  • Metabolism in Exercise (SE202)

  • Training Techniques and Assessment of Athletes (SE208)

  • Applied and Environmental Sports Science (SE301)

  • Issues in Sport and Exercise Science (SE305)

  • Research Project and Skills in Sports Science (SE309)

  • Environments Shape Physical Activity: Translating Research into Practice (SE330)

  • Human Physiology at the Extreme (SE735)

  • Developmental Issues in Sport and Exercise (SE737)

  • Further Research Methods in Sport, Exercise and Health (SE738)

  • Research Project (SE740)

Previous supervision

Jason Moran
Jason Moran
Thesis title: The Effectiveness of Resistance, Plyometric and Sprint Training At Different Stages of Maturation in Male Youth Athletes
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 31/7/2017
Fernando Manuel Da Fonseca Cardoso
Fernando Manuel Da Fonseca Cardoso
Thesis title: Improving the Assessment of Exercise Capacity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Patients Attending Exercise-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Medicine
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 13/2/2017
Philip Daniel Webb
Philip Daniel Webb
Thesis title: Smartphone Application to Assess Heart Rate Variability, Helping to Produce a Novel Measure of Overtraining Syndrome
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 2/7/2015
Mohammed Shaab A Alibrahim
Mohammed Shaab A Alibrahim
Thesis title: Differences in Physical Activity Levels According to School Environment
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 29/6/2015
Joyce Sifa Ndabi
Joyce Sifa Ndabi
Thesis title: Patterns and Predictors of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour in English and Tanzanian Youth
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 12/5/2015
Meshal Yousif A Almodhy
Meshal Yousif A Almodhy
Thesis title: Predictors of Functional Capacity and Improvements in Functional Capacity in Patients Receiving Exercise-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Medicine
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 25/3/2015
Daniel Price
Daniel Price
Thesis title: Longitudinal Predictors of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in English Schoolchildren: Findings From the East of England Healthy Hearts Study
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 16/10/2013
Mark Stephen Maher
Mark Stephen Maher
Thesis title: Talent Identification and Development in Youth Football
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 16/10/2013
Ayodele Abiodun Ogunleye
Ayodele Abiodun Ogunleye
Thesis title: Epidemiology of Screen Time, Sleep Habits, Physical Activity and Their Association with Non-Invasive Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in English Schoolchildren
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Medicine
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 8/8/2013
Daniel Aggio
Daniel Aggio
Thesis title: Screen Time and Active Travel: Longitudinal Associations with Fitness, Physical Activity and Bmi in Adolescents From the East of England
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Medicine
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 22/5/2012
Garyfallia Pepera
Garyfallia Pepera
Thesis title: Assessments of Functional Capacity in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Medicine
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 5/5/2011
Andrew John Connorton
Andrew John Connorton
Thesis title: The Relationship Between Aerobic Fitness, Cardiac Autonomic Control and the Angiotensin - Converting Enzyme Gene in a Young, Healthy Population
Degree subject: Sport and Exercise Science
Degree type: Master of Science (by Dissertation)
Awarded date: 2/8/2010

Publications

Journal articles (124)

Sandercock, G. and Jones, B., (2019). Is it time to give population health surveillance a late fitness test?. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 53 (8), 463-464

Sandercock, GRH. and Cohen, D., (2019). Temporal trends in muscular fitness of English 10-year-olds 1998-2014: an allometric approach. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 22 (2), 201-205

Sandercock, G. and Steele, J., (2019). One Year Surveillance of Body Mass Index and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in UK Primary School Children in North West England and the Impact of School Deprivation Level. Archives of Disease in Childhood

Hak, L., Hettinga, FJ., Duffy, KR., Jackson, J., Sandercock, GRH. and Taylor, MJD., (2019). The concept of margins of stability can be used to better understand a change in obstacle crossing strategy with an increase in age. Journal of Biomechanics. 84, 147-152

Ndabi, J., Nevill, AM. and Sandercock, GRH., (2019). Cross-cultural comparisons of aerobic and muscular fitness in Tanzanian and English youth: An allometric approach. PLoS ONE. 14 (2), e0211414-e0211414

Nevill, AM., Duncan, MJ. and Sandercock, G., (2019). Modeling the dose-response rate/associations between VO2max and self-reported physical activity questionnaire in children and adolescents. Journal of Sport and Health Science

Aljuhani, O. and Sandercock, G., (2019). Contribution of Physical Education to the Daily Physical Activity of Schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16 (13), 2397-2397

Moran, J., Sandercock, GRH., Ramírez-Campillo, R., Wooller, J-J., Logothetis, S., Schoenmakers, PPJM. and Parry, DA., (2018). Maturation-related differences in adaptations to resistance training in young male swimmers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 32 (1), 139-149

Moran, J., Parry, DA., Lewis, I., Collison, J., Rumpf, MC. and Sandercock, GRH., (2018). Maturation-related adaptations in running speed in response to sprint training in youth soccer players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21 (5), 538-542

Moran, J., Sandercock, GRH., Ramirez-Campillo, R., Wooller, J-J., Logothetis, S., Schoenmakers, PPJM. and Parry, DA., (2018). MATURATION-RELATED DIFFERENCES IN ADAPTATIONS TO RESISTANCE TRAINING IN YOUNG MALE SWIMMERS. JOURNAL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING RESEARCH. 32 (1), 139-149

Moran, J., Sandercock, G., Ramirez-Campillo, R., Clark, CCT., Fernandes, JFT. and Drury, B., (2018). A Meta-Analysis of Resistance Training in Female Youth: Its Effect on Muscular Strength, and Shortcomings in the Literature. Sports Medicine. 48 (7), 1661-1671

Nevill, AM., Sandercock, G., Duncan, MJ., Lahart, I., Correa-Bautista, JE. and Ramirez-Velez, R., (2018). Socio-demographic differences in Colombian children's muscular fitness: Does scaling for differences in body size present a challenge to conventional thinking?. American Journal of Human Biology. 30 (4), e23128-e23128

Nevill, AM., Duncan, MJ., Lahart, IM. and Sandercock, G., (2018). Cardiorespiratory fitness and activity explains the obesity-deprivation relationship in children. Health Promotion International. 33 (3), 479-487

Abonie, US., Sandercock, GRH., Heesterbeek, M. and Hettinga, FJ., (2018). Effects of activity pacing in patients with chronic conditions associated with fatigue complaints: a meta-analysis. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-10

Reed, KE., Parry, DA. and Sandercock, GRH., (2017). Maturational and social factors contributing to relative age effects in school sports: Data from the London Youth Games. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 27 (12), 2070-2079

Moran, J., Sandercock, GRH., Ramírez-Campillo, R., Todd, O., Collison, J. and Parry, DA., (2017). Maturation-Related Effect of Low-Dose Plyometric Training on Performance in Youth Hockey Players. Pediatric Exercise Science. 29 (2), 194-202

Ingle, L., Swainson, M., Brodie, D. and Sandercock, GR., (2017). Characterization of the metabolically healthy phenotype in overweight and obese British men. Preventive Medicine. 94, 7-11

Moran, J., Sandercock, GRH., Ramírez-Campillo, R., Meylan, C., Collison, J. and Parry, DA., (2017). A meta-analysis of maturation-related variation in adolescent boy athletes’ adaptations to short-term resistance training. Journal of Sports Sciences. 35 (11), 1041-1051

Reed, KE., White, AL., Logothetis, S., McManus, CJ. and Sandercock, G., (2017). The effects of lower-body compression garments on walking performance and perceived exertion in adults with CVD risk factors. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 20 (4), 386-390

Nevill, AM., Duncan, MJ., Lahart, IM. and Sandercock, GR., (2017). Scaling waist girth for differences in body size reveals a new improved index associated with cardiometabolic risk. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 27 (11), 1470-1476

Ingle, L., Mellis, M., Brodie, D. and Sandercock, GR., (2017). Associations between cardiorespiratory fitness and the metabolic syndrome in British men. Heart. 103 (7), 524-528

Cardoso, FMF., Almodhy, M., Pepera, G., Stasinopoulos, DM. and Sandercock, GRH., (2017). Reference values for the incremental shuttle walk test in patients with cardiovascular disease entering exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation. Journal of Sports Sciences. 35 (1), 1-6

Sandercock, GRH., Lobelo, F., Correa-Bautista, JE., Tovar, G., Cohen, DD., Knies, G. and Ramírez-Vélez, R., (2017). The Relationship between Socioeconomic Status, Family Income, and Measures of Muscular and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Colombian Schoolchildren. The Journal of Pediatrics. 185, 81-87.e2

Moran, J., Sandercock, G., Ramírez-Campillo, R., Meylan, C., Collison, J. and Parry, DA., (2017). Age-related variation in male youth athletes? countermovement jump following plyometric training: A Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials.. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31 (2), 552-565

Cohen, DD., López-Jaramillo, P., Fernández-Santos, JR., Castro-Piñero, J. and Sandercock, GRH., (2017). Muscle strength is associated with lower diastolic blood pressure in schoolchildren. Preventive Medicine. 95 (1), 1-6

Reed, KE., White, AL., Logothetis, S., McManus, CJ. and Sandercock, GRH., (2017). The effects of lower-body compression garments on walking performance and perceived exertion in adults with CVD risk factors. JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN SPORT. 20 (4), 386-390

Nevill, AM., Duncan, MJ., Lahart, IM., Davies, P., Ramirez-Velez, R. and Sandercock, G., (2017). Scaling children's waist circumference for differences in body size. American Journal of Human Biology. 29 (6), e23037-e23037

Moran, J., Sandercock, G., Rumpf, M. and Parry, D., (2017). Variation in Responses to Sprint Training in Male Youth Athletes: A Meta-analysis. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 38 (01), 1-11

Sandercock, GRH., Beedie, C. and Mann, S., (2016). Is Olympic inspiration associated with fitness and physical activity in English schoolchildren? A repeated cross-sectional comparison before and 18 months after London 2012. BMJ Open. 6 (11), e011670-e011670

Almodhy, M., Ingle, L. and Sandercock, GR., (2016). Effects of exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation on cardiorespiratory fitness: A meta-analysis of UK studies. International Journal of Cardiology. 221, 644-651

Buckley, JP., Cardoso, FMF., Birkett, ST. and Sandercock, GRH., (2016). Oxygen Costs of the Incremental Shuttle Walk Test in Cardiac Rehabilitation Participants: An Historical and Contemporary Analysis. Sports Medicine. 46 (12), 1953-1962

Ingle, L., Stephenson, A. and Sandercock, GR., (2016). Physical activity profiles and selected muscular fitness variables in English schoolchildren: A north–south divide?. European Journal of Sport Science. 16 (8), 1187-1196

Sandercock, GRH., Alibrahim, M. and Bellamy, M., (2016). Media device ownership and media use: Associations with sedentary time, physical activity and fitness in English youth. Preventive Medicine Reports. 4, 162-168

Sandercock, GRH., Ogunleye, A. and Voss, C., (2016). Associations between showering behaviours following physical education, physical activity and fitness in English schoolchildren. European Journal of Sport Science. 16 (1), 128-134

Domone, S., Mann, S., Sandercock, G., Wade, M. and Beedie, C., (2016). A Method by Which to Assess the Scalability of Field-Based Fitness Tests of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Among Schoolchildren. Sports Medicine. 46 (12), 1819-1831

Micklewright, D., Northeast, L., Parker, P., Jermy, M., Hardcastle, J., Davison, R., Sandercock, G. and Shearman, J., (2016). The Cardiac Rehabilitation Inventory. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 31 (2), 175-185

Nevill, AM., Duncan, MJ., Lahart, I. and Sandercock, G., (2016). Modelling the association between weight status and social deprivation in English school children: Can physical activity and fitness affect the relationship?. Annals of Human Biology. 43 (6), 497-504

Moran, J., Sandercock, G., Rumpf, MC. and Parry, D., (2016). Variation in Responses to Sprint Training in Male Youth Athletes: A Meta-analysis. International Journal Of Sports Medicine. 38 (01), 1-11

Sandercock, GRH., Ogunleye, A. and Voss, C., (2015). Six-year changes in body mass index and cardiorespiratory fitness of English schoolchildren from an affluent area. International Journal of Obesity. 39 (10), 1504-1507

Ogunleye, AA., Voss, C. and Sandercock, GR., (2015). Delayed bedtime due to screen time in schoolchildren: Importance of area deprivation. Pediatrics International. 57 (1), 137-142

Ogunleye, AA., Sandercock, GR., Voss, C., Eisenmann, JC. and Reed, K., (2015). Prevalence of elevated mean arterial pressure and how fitness moderates its association with BMI in youth – CORRIGENDUM. Public Health Nutrition. 18 (8), 1522-1522

Cohen, DD., Voss, C. and Sandercock, GRH., (2015). Fitness Testing for Children: Let’s Mount the Zebra!. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 12 (5), 597-603

Rogerson, M., Brown, DK., Sandercock, G., Wooller, JJ. and Barton, J., (2015). A comparison of four typical green exercise environments and prediction of psychological health outcomes. Perspectives in Public Health. 136 (3), 171-180

Barton, J., Sandercock, G., Pretty, J. and Wood, C., (2015). The effect of playground-and nature-based playtime interventions on physical activity and self-esteem in UK school children. International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 25 (2), 196-206

Ogunleye, AA., Voss, C. and Sandercock, G., (2015). Displacement of bedtime by screen time in schoolchildren: the importance of area deprivation. Pediatrics International. 57 (1), 137-142

Sandercock, G., Ogunleye, A., Parry, D., Cohen, D., Taylor, M. and Voss, C., (2014). Athletic Performance and Birth Month: Is the Relative Age Effect More than just Selection Bias?. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 35 (12), e6-e6

Cohen, D., Ogunleye, AA., Taylor, M., Voss, C., Micklewright, D. and Sandercock, GRH., (2014). Association between habitual school travel and muscular fitness in youth. Preventive Medicine. 67, 216-220

Almodhy, M., Beneke, R., Cardoso, F., Taylor, MJD. and Sandercock, GRH., (2014). Pilot investigation of the oxygen demands and metabolic cost of incremental shuttle walking and treadmill walking in patients with cardiovascular disease. BMJ Open. 4 (9), e005216-e005216

Sandercock, G., Ogunleye, A., Parry, D., Cohen, D., Taylor, M. and Voss, C., (2014). Athletic Performance and Birth Month: Is the Relative Age Effect More than just Selection Bias?. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 35 (12), 1017-1023

Wood, C., Sandercock, G. and Barton, J., (2014). Interactions between physical activity and the environment to improve adolescent self-esteem: A randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Environment and Health. 7 (2), 144-155

Voss, C., Sandercock, G., Higgins, JW., Macdonald, H., Nettlefold, L., Naylor, PJ. and McKay, H., (2014). A cross-cultural comparison of body composition, physical fitness and physical activity between regional samples of Canadian and English children and adolescents. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 105 (4), e245-e250

Reed, K., Wood, C., Barton, J., Pretty, JN., Cohen, D. and Sandercock, GRH., (2013). A Repeated Measures Experiment of Green Exercise to Improve Self-Esteem in UK School Children. PLoS ONE. 8 (7), e69176-e69176

Gladwell, VF., Brown, DK., Wood, C., Sandercock, GR. and Barton, JL., (2013). The great outdoors: how a green exercise environment can benefit all. Extreme Physiology & Medicine. 2 (1), 3-

Nunan, D., Sandercock, GRH., George, RS., Jakovljevic, DG., Donovan, G., Bougard, R., Yacoub, MH., Brodie, DA. and Birks, EJ., (2013). Cardiovascular autonomic control in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support and pharmacologic therapy. International Journal of Cardiology. 168 (4), 4145-4149

Sandercock, GRH., Cardoso, F., Almodhy, M. and Pepera, G., (2013). Cardiorespiratory fitness changes in patients receiving comprehensive outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in the UK: a multicentre study. Heart. 99 (11), 785-790

Sandercock, GRH. and Ogunleye, AA., (2013). Independence of physical activity and screen time as predictors of cardiorespiratory fitness in youth. Pediatric Research. 73 (5), 692-697

Voss, C., Ogunleye, AA. and Sandercock, GRH., (2013). Physical Activity Questionnaire for children and adolescents: English norms and cut-off points. Pediatrics International. 55 (4), 498-507

Sandercock, GRH., Taylor, MJ., Voss, C., Ogunleye, AA., Cohen, DD. and Parry, DA., (2013). Quantification of the Relative Age Effect in Three Indices of Physical Performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27 (12), 3293-3299

Pepera, G., Cardoso, F., Taylor, MJD., Peristeropoulos, A. and Sandercock, GRH., (2013). Predictors of shuttle walking test performance in patients with cardiovascular disease. Physiotherapy. 99 (4), 317-322

Ogunleye, AA. and Sandercock, GR., (2013). Metabolic risk profile of schoolchildren and joint physical activity with an adult in the household: Multilevel analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 23 (1), e56-e64

Ogunleye, AA., Sandercock, GR., Voss, C., Eisenmann, JC. and Reed, K., (2013). Prevalence of elevated mean arterial pressure and how fitness moderates its association with BMI in youth. Public Health Nutrition. 16 (11), 2046-2054

Voss, C. and Sandercock, GRH., (2013). Associations Between Perceived Parental Physical Activity and Aerobic Fitness in Schoolchildren. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 10 (3), 397-405

Pepera, G., Bromley, PD. and Sandercock, GRH., (2013). A pilot study to investigate the safety of exercise training and testing in cardiac rehabilitation patients. British Journal of Cardiology. 20 (2), 78-

Sandercock, G., Cardoso, F. and Almodhy, M., (2013). Cardiorespiratory fitness changes in patients receiving comprehensive outpatient cardiac rehabilitation in the UK: a multicentre study. Heart. 99 (17), 1298.2-1299

Sandercock, G., Hurtado, V. and Cardoso, F., (2013). Changes in cardiorespiratory fitness in cardiac rehabilitation patients: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Cardiology. 167 (3), 894-902

Wanderley, FAC., Moreira, A., Sokhatska, O., Palmares, C., Moreira, P., Sandercock, G., Oliveira, J. and Carvalho, J., (2013). Differential responses of adiposity, inflammation and autonomic function to aerobic versus resistance training in older adults. Experimental Gerontology. 48 (3), 326-333

Gladwell, V., Brown, DK., Wood, C., Sandercock, G. and Barton, JL., (2013). The Great Outdoors: how a green exercise environment can benefit all. Extreme Physiology & Medicine. 2 (3)

Voss, C., Ogunleye, AA. and Sandercock, G., (2013). Physical Activity Questionnaire for Children and Adolescents: English norms and cut-points. Pediatrics International. 55 (5), 498-507

Sandercock, G., Pepera, G., Taylor, MJD. and Cardoso, F., (2013). Predictors of shuttle walking test performance in patientswith cardiovascular disease.. Physiotherapy. 99 (4), 317-322

Reed, KE., Wood, C., Pretty, JN., Cohen, D., Barton, JL. and Sandercock, G., (2013). A Repeated Measures Experiment of Green Exercise to Improve Self-Esteem in UK School Children.. PLoS ONE. 8 (7)

Garyfallia, P., Bromley, PD. and Sandercock, G., (2013). A pilot study to investigate the safety of exercise training and testing in cardiac rehabilitation patients. British Journal of Cardiology. 20 (2), creators-Sandercock=3AGavin=3A=3A

Gladwell, VF., Brown, DK., Barton, JL., Tarvainen, MP., Kuoppa, P., Pretty, J., Suddaby, JM. and Sandercock, GRH., (2012). The effects of views of nature on autonomic control. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 112 (9), 3379-3386

Sandercock, GRH., Cohen, DD. and Griffin, M., (2012). Evaluation of a multicomponent intervention to improve weight status and fitness in children: Upstarts. Pediatrics International. 54 (6), 911-917

Pepera, GK., Sandercock, GR., Sloan, R., Cleland, JJF., Ingle, L. and Clark, AL., (2012). Influence of step length on 6-minute walk test performance in patients with chronic heart failure. Physiotherapy. 98 (4), 325-329

Aggio, D., Ogunleye, AA., Voss, C. and Sandercock, GRH., (2012). Temporal relationships between screen-time and physical activity with cardiorespiratory fitness in English Schoolchildren: A 2-year longitudinal study. Preventive Medicine. 55 (1), 37-39

Almodhy, MY., Sandercock, GR. and Richards, L., (2012). Changes in cardiorespiratory fitness in patients receiving supervised outpatient cardiac rehabilitation either once or twice a week. International Journal of Cardiology. 160 (3), 215-216

MAHER, MS., VOSS, C., OGUNLEYE, AA., MICKLEWRIGHT, D. and SANDERCOCK, GRH., (2012). Recreational Cycling and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in English Youth. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 44 (3), 474-480

Ogunleye, AA., Voss, C. and Sandercock, GR., (2012). Prevalence of high screen time in English youth: association with deprivation and physical activity. Journal of Public Health. 34 (1), 46-53

Sandercock, GRH. and Ogunleye, AA., (2012). Screen time and passive school travel as independent predictors of cardiorespiratory fitness in youth. Preventive Medicine. 54 (5), 319-322

Sandercock, GRH., Ogunleye, A. and Voss, C., (2012). Screen Time and Physical Activity in Youth: Thief of Time or Lifestyle Choice?. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 9 (7), 977-984

MICKLEWRIGHT, D., ANGUS, C., SUDDABY, J., ST CLAIR GIBSON, A., SANDERCOCK, G. and CHINNASAMY, C., (2012). Pacing Strategy in Schoolchildren Differs with Age and Cognitive Development. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 44 (2), 362-369

Soares-Miranda, L., Sandercock, G., Vale, S., Santos, R., Abreu, S., Moreira, C. and Mota, J., (2012). Metabolic syndrome, physical activity and cardiac autonomic function. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 28 (4), 363-369

Sandercock, G., Voss, C., Cohen, D., Taylor, M. and Stasinopoulos, DM., (2012). Centile curves and normative values for the twenty metre shuttle-run test in English schoolchildren. Journal of Sports Sciences. 30 (7), 679-687

Ogunleye, AA., Voss, C., Barton, JL., Pretty, JN. and Sandercock, GRH., (2011). Contrasting physical activity patterns in children and adolescents living in differing environments in the UK. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 39 (7), 696-703

Sandercock, GRH., Ogunleye, A. and Voss, C., (2011). Comparison of cardiorespiratory fitness and body mass index between rural and urban youth: Findings from the East of England Healthy Hearts Study. Pediatrics International. 53 (5), 718-724

Cohen, DD., Voss, C., Taylor, MJD., Delextrat, A., Ogunleye, AA. and Sandercock, GRH., (2011). Ten-year secular changes in muscular fitness in English children. Acta Paediatrica. 100 (10), e175-e177

Soares-Miranda, L., Sandercock, G., Vale, S., Silva, P., Moreira, C., Santos, R. and Mota, J., (2011). Benefits of achieving vigorous as well as moderate physical activity recommendations: Evidence from heart rate complexity and cardiac vagal modulation. Journal of Sports Sciences. 29 (10), 1011-1018

Hodges, LD., Sandercock, G. and Brodie, D., (2011). Reliability of graded treadmill testing in patients with intermittent claudication. Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche. 170 (1), 27-32

Hamlin, MJ., Manimmanakorn, A., Sandercock, GR., Ross, JJ., Creasy, RH. and Hellemans, J., (2011). Heart rate variability in responders and non- responders to live-moderate, train-low altitude training. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. 77, 936-940

Gladwell, VF., Sandercock, GRH. and Birch, SL., (2010). Cardiac vagal activity following three intensities of exercise in humans. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 30 (1), 17-22

Nunan, D., Jakovljevic, DG., Donovan, G., Singleton, LD., Sandercock, GRH. and Brodie, DA., (2010). Resting autonomic modulations and the heart rate response to exercise. Clinical Autonomic Research. 20 (4), 213-221

Taylor, MJD., Cohen, D., Voss, C. and Sandercock, GRH., (2010). Vertical jumping and leg power normative data for English school children aged 10–15 years. Journal of Sports Sciences. 28 (8), 867-872

NUNAN, D., SANDERCOCK, GRH. and BRODIE, DA., (2010). A Quantitative Systematic Review of Normal Values for Short-Term Heart Rate Variability in Healthy Adults. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 33 (11), 1407-1417

Sandercock, GRH., Voss, C. and Dye, L., (2010). Associations between habitual school-day breakfast consumption, body mass index, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in English schoolchildren. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 64 (10), 1086-1092

Cohen, DD., Voss, C., Taylor, MJD., Stasinopoulos, DM., Delextrat, A. and Sandercock, GRH., (2010). Handgrip strength in English schoolchildren. Acta Paediatrica. 99 (7), 1065-1072

Sandercock, GRH., Cramer, F. and Voss, C., (2010). Associations between school-day breakfast consumption, BMI, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in English schoolchildren. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. 69 (OCE1), E55-E55

Sandercock, G., Angus, C. and Barton, J., (2010). Physical activity levels of children living in different built environments. Preventive Medicine. 50 (4), 193-198

VOSS, C. and SANDERCOCK, G., (2010). Aerobic Fitness and Mode of Travel to School in English Schoolchildren. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 42 (2), 281-287

Pepera, G., McAllister, J. and Sandercock, G., (2010). Long-term reliability of the incremental shuttle walking test in clinically stable cardiovascular disease patients. Physiotherapy. 96 (3), 222-227

Sandercock, G., Voss, C., McConnell, D. and Rayner, P., (2010). Ten year secular declines in the cardiorespiratory fitness of affluent English children are largely independent of changes in body mass index. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 95 (1), 46-47

NUNAN, D., DONOVAN, GAY., JAKOVLJEVIC, DG., HODGES, LD., SANDERCOCK, GRH. and BRODIE, DA., (2009). Validity and Reliability of Short-Term Heart-Rate Variability from the Polar S810. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 41 (1), 243-250

Soares-Miranda, L., Sandercock, G., Valente, H., Vale, S., Santos, R. and Mota, J., (2009). Vigorous physical activity and vagal modulation in young adults. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation. 16 (6), 705-711

Voss, C. and Sandercock, G., (2009). Does the Twenty Meter Shuttle-Run Test Elicit Maximal Effort in 11- to 16-Year-Olds?. Pediatric Exercise Science. 21 (1), 55-62

Sandercock, GRH., Hardy-Shepherd, D., Nunan, D. and Brodie, D., (2008). The relationships between self-assessed habitual physical activity and non-invasive measures of cardiac autonomic modulation in young healthy volunteers. Journal of Sports Sciences. 26 (11), 1171-1177

Hodges, LD., Sandercock, GRH., Das, SK. and Brodie, DA., (2008). Randomized controlled trial of supervised exercise to evaluate changes in cardiac function in patients with peripheral atherosclerotic disease. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 0 (0), 071116231949003-???

Jakovljevic, DG., Nunan, D., Donovan, G., Hodges, LD., Sandercock, GRH. and Brodie, DA., (2008). Comparison of cardiac output determined by different rebreathing methods at rest and at peak exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 102 (5), 593-599

Nunan, D., Jakovljevic, DG., Donovan, G., Hodges, LD., Sandercock, GRH. and Brodie, DA., (2008). Levels of agreement for RR intervals and short-term heart rate variability obtained from the Polar S810 and an alternative system. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 103 (5), 529-537

Jakovljevic, DG., Nunan, D., Donovan, G., Hodges, LD., Sandercock, GRH. and Brodie, DA., (2008). Lack of agreement between gas exchange variables measured by two metabolic systems. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 7 (1), 15-22

Sandercock, G., Voss, C. and Gladwell, V., (2008). Twenty-metre shuttle run test performance of English children aged 11 – 15 years in 2007: Comparisons with international standards. Journal of Sports Sciences. 26 (9), 953-957

Sandercock, G., Gladwell, V., Dawson, S., Nunan, D., Brodie, D. and Beneke, R., (2008). Association between RR interval and high-frequency heart rate variability acquired during short-term, resting recordings with free and paced breathing. Physiological Measurement. 29 (7), 795-802

Denna, I., Sandercock, G. and Gladwell, V., (2008). Evaluation of human autonomic response to mental stress 24 hours post-exercise. Acta Cardiologica. 63 (4), creators-Sandercock=3AGavin=3A=3A

Nunan, D., Sandercock, G., George, RS., Bougard, RS., Hardy, J., Khaghani, A., Yacoub, MH., Brodie, DA. and Birks, EJ., (2008). Normalisation of autonomic dysfunction in patients following left ventricular assist device combination therapy. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 27 (2, S), creators-Sandercock=3AGavin=3A=3A

Hodges, LD., Sandercock, G., Das, SK. and Brodie, DA., (2008). Randomized controlled trial of supervised exercise to evaluate changes in cardiac function in patients with peripheral atherosclerotic disease. Clinical physiology and functional imaging. 28 (1), 32-37

Sandercock, GRH., Grocott-Mason, R. and Brodie, DA., (2007). Changes in short-term measures of heart rate variability after eight weeks of cardiac rehabilitation. Clinical Autonomic Research. 17 (1), 39-45

Sandercock, GRH., Hodges, LD., Das, SK. and Brodie, DA., (2007). The impact of short term supervised and home-based walking programmes on heart rate variability in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 6 (4), 471-476

Sandercock, G., (2007). Normative values, reliability and sample size estimates in heart rate variability. Clinical Science. 113 (3), 129-130

SANDERCOCK, GRH. and BRODIE, DA., (2006). The Role of Heart Rate Variability in Prognosis for Different Modes of Death in Chronic Heart Failure. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 29 (8), 892-904

Hodges, LD., Sandercock, GRH., Das, SK. and Brodie, DA., (2006). Cardiac pumping capability in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 26 (3), 185-190

Sandercock, GRH. and Brodie, DA., (2006). The use of heart rate variability measures to assess autonomic control during exercise. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 16 (5), 302-313

SANDERCOCK, GRH., BROMLEY, PD. and BRODIE, DA., (2005). Effects of Exercise on Heart Rate Variability: Inferences from Meta-Analysis. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 37 (3), 433-439

Sandercock, GRH., Bromley, PD. and Brodie, DA., (2005). The reliability of short-term measurements of heart rate variability. International Journal of Cardiology. 103 (3), 238-247

Delaney, JPA., Kelly, J., Sandercock, G. and Brodie, DA., (2005). The effects of cardiac rehabilitation on heart rate variability in patients with coronary heart disease. British Journal of Cardiology. 12 (5), 368-370

Sandercock, GRH., Bromley, P. and Brodie, DA., (2004). Reliability of three commercially available heart rate variability instruments using short-term (5-min) recordings. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 24 (6), 359-367

Sandercock, GRH., Shelton, C., Bromley, P. and Brodie, DA., (2004). Agreement between three commercially available instruments for measuring short-term heart rate variability. Physiological Measurement. 25 (5), 1115-1124

Book chapters (1)

Sandercock, G., (2011). Coronary heart disease. In: Exercise and Chronic Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach. Routledge. 11- 26. 9780203877043

Conferences (1)

Sandercock, GRH., Ganachaud, J., Hughes, T., Groocott-Mason, R. and Brodie, DA., (2005). Changes in heart rate variability measures due to cardiac rehabilitation

Grants and funding

2018

Age Grade Rugby: Half Game Voluntary Role Out

Rugby Football Union

2017

Age Grade Rugby �Half Game� Pilot Study

Rugby Football Development Ltd

2015

Design and delivery of an evaluation tool to assess the impact of primary school PE premium

Active Essex

Proof-of-principle investigation of a wireless heart rate mobile device

CloudTag Active Ltd

2013

Monitoring of Secular Changes in Fitness and Physical Activity in Two Mid-Essex Schools

Central Essex Community Services

2010

Youth Health Trainer Evaluation

NHS North East Essex PCT

Physiological Experiments

Wellcome Trust

My Weight Matters

NHS North East Essex PCT

2008

Tackling Health Through Childrens Outdoor Play

Heart Research UK

Contact

gavins@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872043

Location:

ESA.3.13, Colchester Campus