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Fitness for Work

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... Thomas and Reilly (1974) monitored mental performance and mood states in eight amateur divers in a compression chamber at a simulated depth of 46 m for 65 min. They noted a large decrease in concentration, an increase in elation,...

Nutrition and Body Composition

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheelchair Sport : A complete guide for athletes, coaches, and teachers

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... in the lungs is known as residual volume (RV), and this function is measured in advance using standard physiological procedures. An athlete may use underwater weighing as a method of body-fat assessment. Photo courtesy of Thomas Reilly...

Clinical Aspects

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... limbs in muscle strength can be a factor in injury. Typically the weaker limb is most vulnerable, especially in the case of hamstring injuries (Reilly, 2007). Regular assessment of muscle strength by means of isokinetic dynamometry...

Afterword

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...THE preceding chapters emphasize the placement of the human in the center of any ergonomics evaluation. This priority has been applied irrespective of the nature of the task, the environmental conditions, and the overall objectives. Models...

Physical Properties of Human Structures

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... (10.5) 75 37.0 Very light Reprinted from T. Reilly, Introduction to musculoskeletal diseases: The Biomed IV Project. In Musculoskeletal disorders in health-related occupations, edited by T. Reilly (Amsterdam: IOS Press), pgs. 1-6,...

Special Populations

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... and development. Reilly and colleagues (2000a) considered the degree to which anthropometric and physiological factors were influential in determining success in soccer. They based their assessments on a range of measures related to work rate...

Sports Equipment and Playing Surfaces

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... associated with these roles are ongoing issues that await resolution (Reilly and Gregson, 2006).Developments in materials science have played a major role in the designs of contemporary sports equipment. The production of sports equipment...

Circadian Rhythms

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

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... loss than are gross motor functions. Effects of sleep loss are normally self-limiting, and sleeping pills are not necessarily useful for athletes. Total Sleep Deprivation Some years ago, Thomas and Reilly (1975) showed...

Competitive and Training Stress in Sport

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

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... football compared with normal running. Where simulations of game actions are examined under laboratory conditions, on-line gas analysis can be used. Reilly and Ball (1984) used metabolic gas analysis to study the additional energy cost...

Environmental Stress

Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly received his university education at University College Dublin and later gained postgraduate qualifications in physical education (St. Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill) and ergonomics (Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London University). He taught for two years in the Republic of Cameroon and later for one year at Southall College of Technology before working as a research technician at the National Institute for Medical Research and then toward a PhD in exercise physiology at Liverpool Polytechnic. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ergonomics in Sport and Physical Activity : Enhancing Performance and Improving Safety

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

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... mechanisms for heat loss and heat gain. Reprinted from Sport, Exercise, and Environmental Physiology, T. Reilly and J. Waterhouse, pg. 16, Copyright Elsevier 2005. When conditions are hot, peripheral vasodilation causes a redistribution...