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PhD, FACSM

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Areas of Expertise / Modules taught



  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Hypoxia
  • Exercise Science
  • Teaching on BSc, MSc, and PhD programmes


Responsibilities

Field Chair – Health and Exercise Science

Publications

Science and Sporting Performance. Management or Manipulation Bruce Davies and Geoffrey Thomas. Oxford University Press, 1982, Oxford.

Why Exercise. David Ashton and Bruce Davies. Blackwell Scientific Press. 1986, Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

1. Davies B, Ashton WD, and Rowlands DJ (1986) Exertional risk factors in apparently healthy males, an interim report. Sports Cardiology. eds RH Fagard, and IE Bekaert, Published by Martinus Nijhoff, Boston.

2. M O Brian, Davies B and Daggett A. (1982) Science and Sporting Performance. Women in Sport. Edited by Bruce Davies and Geoffrey Thomas. Oxford University Press pp 52-67.

3. Davies B and Jakman P. (1982) Factors effecting Running Performance. Women in Sport. Edited by Bruce Davies and Geoffrey Thomas. Oxford University Press pp 30-43.

4. JS Baker and B. Davies (2005) Physiological issues relating to resistive force selection during high intensity cycle ergometer exercise in athletic, healthy and special populations: Body composition or body mass? Chapter 9 pp 189-203. Invited book chapter. Edited by Frank Columbus. Published in “Body mass index; New health research” Nova Scientific publications, 400, Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, New York. ISBN 1 594 -281 -1.

PhD Completions 16

Peer Reviewed Abstracts (Selected from over 100)

1. Bailey D, Davies B, and Baker JS. (1998) Lipid-lipoprotein concentrations following intermittent normobaric hypoxic training. Presented to the Physiological Society. University of Cardiff, U.K. December, 1998. Published in the Journal of Physiology. 515P. 67 (1999).

2. Bailey D, Davies B, and Baker JS. (1999) Intermittent normobaric hypoxia changes in selected cardiovascular risk factors in healthy males. Proceedings of the 39th meeting of the Climatic Physiology Group, Institute of Naval Medicine, Colchester.

3. Baker JS, Davies B, Bailey D, and Williams S. (1999) Validation of a modified progressive aerobic shuttle run test as a measure of anaerobic performance. Presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle, USA. June 1999. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 31. 5. S82.

4. Bailey D, Davies B, and Baker JS. (1999) Physical training in normobaric hypoxia: modulation of selected metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy males. Presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle, USA. June 1999. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 31. 5. S183.

5. Bailey D, Davies B, and Baker JS. (1999) Changes in coronary artery risk factors following hypoxic training in healthy males. Presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Seattle, USA. June 1999. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 31. 5. S182.

6. Bailey D, Davies B, E.A Newsholme and Baker JS. (1999) Physical training in normobaric hypoxia: modulation of plasma amino acids and implications for exercise performance. Presented to the Physiological Society. University of Cardiff, U.K. December, 1998. Published in the Journal of Physiology. 515P. 68P (1999).

7. Williams S, Bailey D, Davies B, and Baker JS. (1999) Somatatypes of men undergoing coronory angiography. Presented to the Physiological Society. University of Cardiff, U.K. December, 1998. Published in the Journal of Physiology. 515p. 78P (1999).

8. Bailey D, Davies B, and Baker JS. (1999) Implications of normobaric hypoxic training on resting homocysteine. Presented to the Physiological Society. University of Cardiff, U.K. December, 1998. Published in the Journal of Physiology. 515P. 67P (1999).

9. Bailey D, Davies B, and Baker JS. (1999) Intermittent normobaric hypoxia changes in selected cardiovascular risk factors in healthy males. Proceedings of the 40th meeting of the Climatic Physiology Group, Institute of Naval Medicine, Colchester.

10. Baker JS, Davies B, Bailey D, Hullin D, Young I, Davison G and Morgan, R.R. (2000) Evidence of Oxidative Stress following variation in resistive force during 30 s high intensity cycle ergometry. Communications to the Annual Conference Free Radical Biology and Medicine Research group. University of Liverpool. 19th – 22nd July. P55.

11. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2001) Non-invasive cardiovascular parameters in males using Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) Journal of Sports Science. 19. 1. pp 47-48.

12. Baker JS, Davies, B. and Bailey, D. M. (2001) Physiological and metabolic implications of optimisation protocols during high intensity cycle ergometry exercise. Body mass or body composition? Communications to the Annual Conference of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. University of Wales, Newport, 4 -7th September. pp 31-32. Published in The Journal of Sports Sciences (2002) Vol 20. 1. pp 32-33.

13. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2001) Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) Communications to the Annual Conference of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. University of Wales, Newport, 4-7th September. pp 49-50. Published in The Journal of Sports Sciences (2002) Vol 20. 1. pp 49-50.

14. Baker JS, Davies, B. and Bailey, D.M. (2001) Implications of optimisation protocols for oxidative stress and skeletal muscle damage. Biochemistry and Immunology of Exercise. Proceedings of the International Sports Medicine Conference. Trinity college, University of Dublin. Edited by B. Donne and N.J. Mahony, 26-29 Sep. 119-120.

15. Grace FM, Sculthorpe N. Gething AD, Graham MT, Baker JS, and Davies B (2001) Increased incidence of late ventricular potentials in extreme long term androgenic anabolic steroid users. Drugs and Ergogenic aids. Proceedings of the International Sports Medicine Conference. Trinity college, University of Dublin. Edited by B. Donne and N.J. Mahony, 26-29 Sep. pp 85-86.

16. Grace FM, Sculthorpe N. Gething AD, Graham MT, Baker JS, and Davies B (2001) Lipoprotein (a) concentrations in long term anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) users. Drugs and Ergogenic aids. Proceedings of the International Sports Medicine Conference. Trinity college, University of Dublin. Edited by B. Donne and N.J. Mahony, 26-29 Sep. pp 87-88.

17. Grace FM, Baker JS, and Davies B (2001) Cardiovascular effects of long term anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) users. Proceedings of Doctoral seminar, University of Glamorgan. 7th Dec. Published in conference proceedings abstracts pp 25.

18. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) Cardiovascular effects in males using Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) Scientific presentation at the House of Commons London. March 18th. Published in conference proceedings 2002

19. Grace, F. Baker J.S, and Davies, B. (2002) The Effects of Long Term Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) use on Blood Lipids and Apolipoproteins. Scientific presentation at the 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference. 19th – 23rd July, Manchester, U.K. Published in Conference abstract book. PP 185.

20. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) Cardiovascular effects on Blood Lipids and Apolipoproteins in males using Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) Presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, St Louis, USA. May 28 th -June 1st 2002. Published in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.34.5.S255.1425.

21. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) The most powerful HDL depressors to date. Paper presented at the Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Athens, Greece 24th – 28th July. Published in the Journal of Sport Sciences.

22. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) Cardiovascular effects on Blood Lipids in males using Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) Presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine, Windermere, Cumbria. October 10th-13th 2002. Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol 36. 021.pp388-389.

23. Williams, R. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) Strength training adaptations: 1 set vs 3 set training protocols. Presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine, Windermere, Cumbria. October 10th-13th 2002. Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol 36. 024. pp389.

24. Boobier, W. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) A modified functional food in the prevention of Cardiovascular disease. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Doctoral seminar, University of Glamorgan. Thursday 5th Dec.

25. Baker JS and Davies, B (2003) Power profiles of international rugby players. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, May 28th-31st. Published in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. Volume 35, Number 5, S337.

26. Grace FM, Sculthorpe N, Baker JS. and Davies B (2003). A potential role for the sex hormones in the determination of plasma Homocysteine (HCY) concentrations. Medicine and Science is Sports and Exercise. Volume 35, Number 5, S267.

27. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2003) The Effects of Long Term Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) use on Blood Lipids and Apolipoproteins. Journal of Sports Sciences. Vol 21, Number 4. pp 323-324.

28. Franklin, K.Gordon, R. Baker, JS. and Davies, B. (2003) Acceleration and moment of inertia dynamics during friction loaded cycle ergometry. Paper presented at Ergonomics conference. Burton Manor, Cheshire October 19th-21st. Published in conference proceedings and Journal of Sport Sciences.

29. Grace, F, Baker, JS, and Davies, B (2003) Altered myocardial electrophysiology after prolonged illicit anabolic androgenic steroid use. Paper presented to the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine. Sheffield, 3rd-6th September Published in conference proceedings and British Journal of Sports Medicine 2003; Volume37; Issue 5 pp 466-467.

30. Grace, F. Baker J.S, and Davies, B. (2003) Pathological Blood Lipid and Apolipoprotein Alterations Following Long Term Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) Use. Paper presented at the 9th European nutrition conference Rome Italy October 1st-4th. Published in Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism (2003) Volume 47, PS.Q 24 pp 615.

31. Grace, F. Baker J.S, and Davies, B. (2003) Evidence of Hyperhomocystemia Following Long Term Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) Use Paper presented at the 9th European nutrition conference Rome Italy October 1st-4th. Published in Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism (2003) Volume 47, PS. Q 8 pp 609.

32. Simon Williams1, Non Thomas2, Rhys Williams3, Julien Baker1 and Bruce Davies1.(2003) Cardiorespiratory fitness, obesity and the metabolic syndrome in 12 to 13-year old children.1Health and Exercise Science Research Unit, School of Applied Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL. 2School of Sport and Physical Education, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. 3The Clinical School, University of Wales, Swansea. Paper presented at the ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF OBESITY Institute of child health, Guildford street, London, Thursday 20th November. Published in conference proceedings.

33. Bruce Davies (2004) Why Exercise? Paper presented to the Cardiff Scientific Society, University of Wales Chemistry Department Cardiff. March 3rd.

34. Grace, F. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2004) Increased incidence of Late ventricular potentials (LVP) as measured by signal averaged electrocardiography (SAECG) following long term anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) use. Paper presented to the Physiological Society, Cambridge University, Department of Physiology 17th-19th December. Published in The Journal of Physiology.

35. Baker JS, Cooper, SM and Davies, B. (2004) Strength training adaptations: one set vs three set training protocols. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2nd-5th. Published in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.

36. Grace, F. Baker J.S, and Davies, B. (2004) Elevated Levels of C-Reactive Protein in Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) Users. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2nd-5th. Published in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.

37. Baker J.S and Davies B (2004) Optimised high intensity cycle ergometry:
relationships between laboratory and field measures of performance. Paper presented at the 12th International congress on Physical Education and Sport, Greece. Published in conference proceedings and Exercise of Sport Science.

38. Simon Williams1, Non Thomas2, Rhys Williams3, Julien Baker1 and Bruce Davies1 (2004) Overweight and obese 12 and 13-year old children show features of the metabolic syndrome and increased fibrinogen but not hyperhomocyteineaemia 1Health and Exercise Science Research Unit, School of Applied Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, UK. 2 University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff, UK.
3The Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK. Paper presented at the 13th European Congress on Obesity 26-29th May. Prague congress centre, Czech Republic.

39. M.B. Gravenor1, R. Williams1, N. Thomas2, J. Baker2, B. Davies2, S. Williams2.(2004) The metabolic syndrome in 12-13 year old children 1The Clinical School, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK & 2School of Applied Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK. Paper present to The European Diabetes Epidemiology Group, Vietri Sul Mare, Salerno, Italy, 24th-27th April. Published in Conference Proceedings.

40. Non-Eleri Thomas1 PhD, Stephen-Mark Cooper1 MSc, Simon P. Williams2 PhD, Julien S. Baker2 PhD and Bruce Davies2 PhD (2004) Fitness and lifestyle parameters of young people from different socio-economic status 1. School of Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Cyncoed, Cardiff, South Wales 2. School of Applied Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, South Wales Paper presented at the Health and Young People Conference, Nutrition and Physical Activity 18th March. In conjunction with the Welsh Office. Cwmbran. Published in conference proceedings.

41. Bruce Davies PhD Julien Baker PhD and Wyndham Boobier PhD. (2004)
The value of functional foods in preventive medicine. Health and Exercise Research Unit, School of Applied Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF27 1DL UK. Paper presented at the Health and Young People Conference, Nutrition and Physical Activity 18th March. In conjunction with the Welsh Office. Cwmbran. Published in conference proceedings.

42. Simon Williams1, Non Thomas2, Rhys Williams3, Julien Baker1 and Bruce Davies1 (2004) Overweight and obese 12 and 13-year old welsh children show features of the metabolic syndrome and increased fibrinogen but not hyperhomocysteineaemia 1Health and Exercise Science Research Unit, School of Applied Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, UK. 2 University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff, UK. 3The Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK. Paper presented at the Health and Young People Conference, Nutrition and Physical Activity 18th March. In conjunction with the Welsh Office. Cwmbran.

43. Franklin, K.Gordon, R. Baker, JS. and Davies, B. (2004) A study into determining the moment of inertia for a rope braked cycle ergometer. Paper presented at the 5th Engineering of sport international conference, University of California Davis, Davis, California. September 13th-16th. Published in conference proceedings.

44. Franklin, K.Gordon, R. Baker, JS. and Davies, B. (2004) Determination of accurate brake loads for a friction loaded rope braked cycle ergometer. Paper presented at the 5th Engineering of sport international conference, University of California Davis, Davis, California. September 13th-16th. Published in conference proceedings.

45. Julien S Baker and Bruce Davies (2004) Resistive force considerations during brief high intensity cycle ergometry exercise: Implications for overweight subjects. Paper presented in the physiology section at the 9th annual congress of the European College of Sports Science, Clermont-Ferrand, 3-6th July 2004 France. Published in conference proceedings and Journal of Sport Sciences.

46. Julien S Baker and Bruce Davies (2004) Resistive force considerations during brief high intensity cycle ergometry exercise: Implications for overweight subjects. Paper presented in the biomechanics section at the 9th annual congress of the European College of Sports Science, Clermont-Ferrand, 3-6th July 2004 France. Published in conference proceedings and Journal of Sport Sciences.

47. Grace, F. Baker J S, and Davies, B. (2004) Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) use and concentrations of C-reactive protein. Paper accepted for presentation at the 9th annual congress of the European College of sports science, Clemont-Ferrand, France 3-6th July.

48. Julien S. Baker and Bruce Davies (2004) Resistive force selection during brief high intensity exercise in overweight subjects. Implications in the assessment of power. Paper presented at the Exercise science and sports medicine symposium Cardiff University. In collaboration with the Medical school, University of Wales College of Medicine, Main College Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Thursday 22nd July. Published in conference proceedings, 8, pp 5.

49. Julien S. Baker and Bruce Davies (2004) Oxidative stress and muscle damage during high intensity exercise. Implications for resistive force selection. Paper presented at the Exercise science and sports medicine symposium Cardiff University. In collaboration with the Medical school, University of Wales College of Medicine, Main College Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Thursday 22nd July. Published in conference proceedings, 9, pp 5.

50. Julien S. Baker and Bruce Davies (2004) Strength and body composition parameters. Evidence for a decrease in training volume. Paper presented at the Exercise science and sports medicine symposium Cardiff University. In collaboration with the Medical school, University of Wales College of Medicine, Main College Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Thursday 22nd July. Published in conference proceedings, 10, pp 5.

51. Fergal Grace, Nickolas Sculthorpe, Alex Gething, Julien S Baker, Mike Graham, Stephanie Matthews, Mike Edwards, David Hullin and Bruce Davies (2004) The effects of long term anabolic androgenic (AAS) steroid use on blood lipids and apolipoproteins. Department of Health & Exercise Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Mid-Glamorgan, Wales. Paper presented at the Exercise science and sports medicine symposium Cardiff University. In collaboration with the Medical school, University of Wales College of Medicine, Main College Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Thursday 22nd July. Published in conference proceedings, 30, pp 7.

52. Fergal Grace Nickolas Sculthorpe, Julian S Baker, Mike Graham, Stephanie Matthews, Mike Edwards, David Hullin and Bruce Davies (2004) Evidence of hyperhomocysteinemia following long term anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) use. Department of Health & Exercise Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Mid-Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. Paper presented at the Exercise science and sports medicine symposium Cardiff University. In collaboration with the Medical school, University of Wales College of Medicine, Main College Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Thursday 22nd July. Published in conference proceedings 31, pp 7.

53. Franklin, K. Gordon, R. Baker, JS and Davies B (2004) Moment of inertia characteristics of rope braked cycle ergometers. Department of Health & Exercise Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Mid-Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. Paper presented at the Exercise and sports science medicine symposium Cardiff University. In collaboration with the Medical school, University of Wales College of Medicine, Main College Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Thursday 22nd July. Published in conference proceedings, 11, pp 6.

54. Boobier, W. Baker JS and Davies B (2004) A modified functional food in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and modification of selected cardiovascular risk factors. Paper presented at the Exercise science and sports medicine symposium Cardiff University. In collaboration with the Medical school, University of Wales College of Medicine, Main College Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Thursday 22nd July. Published in conference proceedings, 41, pp 8.

55. Franklin, K. Gordon, R. Baker, JS and Davies B (2004) A study into determining the moment of inertia for a rope braked cycle ergometer. Paper presented at the 5th Engineering of sport international conference, University of California Davis, Davis, California. September 13th-16th, published in conference proceedings.

56. Franklin, K. Gordon, R. Baker, JS and Davies B (2004) Determination of accurate brake loads for a friction loaded rope braked cycle ergometer. Paper presented at the 5th Engineering of sport international conference, University of California Davis, Davis, California. September 13th-16th, published in conference proceedings.

57. Franklin, K. Gordon, R. Baker, JS and Davies B (2004) Identification of measurement errors during the Wingate anaerobic test. Paper presented at the 5th Engineering of sport international conference, University of California Davis, Davis, California. September 13th-16th, published in conference proceedings.

58. Non-Eleri Thomas 1 PhD, Stephen-Mark Cooper 1 MSc, Simon P. Williams 2 PhD, Julien S. Baker 2 PhD and Bruce Davies 2 PhD (2004) High Sensitivity C-Reactive protein in relation to BMI, Waist Girth and Cardio respiratory fitness in 12 and 13 year old children. Physical Activity and the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity: How Much, What and When 18th Nov? Venue: Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London WC1N 1EH

59. Shannon R. Siegel1, Non-Eleri Thomas2, Stephen-Mark Cooper2, Maria Peña Reyes3, Eyra Cardenas Barahona3, Simon P. Williams4, Julien S. Baker4, Bruce Davies4, Robert M. Malina, FACSM5.(2005) Prevalence Of Overweight And Obesity In Welsh And Mexican School Youth 1Portland Community College, Portland, OR. 2University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Cardiff, United Kingdom. 3Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México, DF, Mexico. 4University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, United Kingdom. 5Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX. Paper presented at the 52nd Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine June 1- 4 2005. Published in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise.

60. SRP Williams, N Thomas, R Williams, MB Gravenor, S-M Cooper, JS Baker and B Davies (2005) The prevalence of hypertriglyceridaemia and low HDL-cholesterol in children and adolescents in Wales, UK: Preliminary observations and comparison of paediatric and adult cut-off points. In collaboration with Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. Paper presented at the 1st International Congress on Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome, April 13th 2005, Berlin. Published in conference proceedings.

61. R.S. Gordon1, K.L. Franklin1, J.S. Baker2, B Davis2 (2005) Engineering Implications on Physiological measurements using a Monark rope braked ergometer. Paper presented at the Joint International Meeting of the Physiological Society and the Federation of European Physiological Societies. Bristol University, Wednesday 20 July – Saturday 23rd July 2005.

62. R.S. Gordon1, K.L. Franklin1, J.S. Baker2, B Davis2 (2005) The Identification of Inaccuracies of measured and calculated parameters During a Wingate Test Using Taguchi methods. Paper presented at the Joint International Meeting of the Physiological Society and the Federation of European Physiological Societies. Bristol University, Wednesday 20 July – Saturday 23rd July 2005.

63. Kathryn L Franklin1, Rae S Gordon1, Julien S Baker2, B Davies2 (2005) Accurate assessment of brake torque for a Wingate Anaerobic Test. Paper presented at the All-Wales conference on ‘Exercise Science, Sports Medicine research and Sports Psychology’. Viriamu Jones gallery and large Shandon lecture theatre, Cardiff University, Friday June 24th 2005. Published in conference proceedings.

64. Baker JS and Davies B (2005) Resistive force selection during brief high intensity cycle ergometer exercise: Implications in the assessment of power for obese and overweight subjects’. Paper presented at the All-Wales conference on ‘Exercise Science, Sports Medicine research and Sports Psychology’. Viriamu Jones gallery and large Shandon lecture theatre, Cardiff University, Friday June 24th 2005. Published in conference proceedings.

65. Baker JS and Davies B (2005) Body mass and resistive force selection during high intensity cycle ergometry: Consequences for laboratory and field measures of performance
Paper presented at the All-Wales conference on ‘Exercise Science, Sports Medicine research and Sports Psychology’. Viriamu Jones gallery and large Shandon lecture theatre, Cardiff University, Friday June 24th 2005. Published in conference proceedings.

66. Bailey, Damian Miles; Raman, S ; McEneny, Jane ; McKeeman, Gareth ; Young, Ian S; Hullin, David A; Davies, Bruce ; McCord, Joe M; Lewis, Michael H (2005) Prophylactic L-ascorbate infusion stimulates local release of vascular endothelial growth factor during ischaemia-reperfusion surgery in humans; evidence for redox-regulation. J Physiol 565P C16

Peer Reviewed Full Publications

1. Burwitz L, Davies B. (1976) Research report: physical fitness and exercise programmes for adult women.Br J Sports Med; 10 (4):236-7.

2. Davies B, Massey BH, Lohman TG, Williams BT (1977)
Urinary excretion of free noradrenaline and adrenaline in trained and untrained men. Br J Sports Med.11(2):94-8.

3. Davies B, Daggett A (1977) Responses of adult women to programmed exercise. Br J Sports Med. 11(3):122-6.

4. Burwitz L, Harrison PW, Davies B, Daggett A, Montgomery J (1977)
Gross motor performance and the educationally sub-normal child [proceedings] Br J Sports Med. 11(4):180.

5. Burwitz L, Daggett A, Harrison PW, Davies B (1978) Cognition and gross motor performance in ESN children. Am Correct Ther J. 1978 Jul-Aug; 32(4):123-6.

6. Jakeman P, Davies B. (1979) The characteristics of a low resistance breathing valve designed for the measurement of high aerobic capacity.
Br J Sports Med.13 (2):81-3.

7. Armstrong N, Davies B. (1980) The prevalence of coronary risk factors in children—a review. Acta Paediatr Belg. 1980 Oct-Dec; 33 (4):209-17.

8. Armstrong N, Davies B. (1981) An ergometric analysis of age group swimmers. Br J Sports Med.15 (1):20-6.

9. Davies B, Sudera D, Sagnella G, Marchesi-Saviotti E, Mathias C, Bannister R, Sever P. (1982) Increased numbers of alpha receptors in sympathetic denervation supersensitivity in man.
J Clin Invest. 69(4):779-84.

10. Rowlands D, Ashton D, Davies B and Berger M (1982) Management of the post-coronary patient. Clinical Forum, World Medicine July, 1-4.

11. Davies B, Daggett A, Watt DA (1982) Serum creatine kinase and isoenzyme responses of veteran class fell runners. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 48(3):345-54.

12. Davies B, Watt DA, Daggett A (1983) Serum creatine kinase and creatine kinase MB isoenzyme responses of post-infarction patients after a graded exercise test. Br Heart J ; 50 (1):65-9.

13. Armstrong N, Davies B, Heal M. (1983) The specificity of energy utilisation by trained and untrained adolescent boys. Br J Sports Med.17 (3):193-9.

14. Davies B, Shapiro CM, Daggett A, Gatt JA, Jakeman P (1984) Physiological changes and sleep responses during and following a world record continuous walking record.Br J Sports Med. (3):173-80.

15. Davies B, Daggett A, Jakeman P, Mulhall J. (1984) Maximum oxygen uptake utilising different treadmill protocols. Br J Sports Med18 (2):74-9.

16. el-Sayed MS, Davies B (1989) Effect of two formulations of a beta blocker on fibrinolytic response to maximum exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 21(4):369-73.

17. el-Sayed MS, Davies B, Morgan DB (1990) Vasopressin and plasma volume response to submaximal and maximal exercise in man. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 1990 30(4):420-5.

18. Davies B. (1991) Heart attack. Post cardiac rehabilitation.
Occup Health (Lond). 43(5):144-7.

19. Davies B. (1993) Restoration of occupational capacity in post-cardiac patients. Occup Health (Lond) 45(10):330, 332-4.

20. el-Sayed MS, Davies B (1995) A physical conditioning program does not alter fibrinogen concentration in young healthy subjects.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 27(4):485-9.

21. Davies B, Ashton WD, Rowlands DJ, eL-Sayed M, Wallace PC, Duckett K, Coley J, Daggett AM.(1996) Association of conventional and exertional coronary heart disease risk factors in 5,000 apparently healthy men. Clin Cardiol. 19(4):303-8.

22. Bailey D, Davies, B, and *Baker JS. (1997) Recovery from infectious mononucleosis following altitude training in an elite middle distance runner. British Journal of Sports Medicine. June. 153-155.

23. SRP Williams, E Jones, W Bell, B Davies, MW Bourne (1997). Body habitus and coronary heart disease in men. A review with reference to methods of body habitus assessment. European Heart Journal 18: 376-393.

24. Bailey DM, Davies B (1997) Physiological implications of altitude training for endurance performance at sea level: a review. Br J Sports Med. 31(3):183-90.

25. Bailey DM, Davies B, Budgett R, Gandy G. (1997) Recovery from infectious mononucleosis after altitude training in an elite middle distance runner.Br J Sports Med.31(2):153-4.

26. SRP Williams, J Goodfellow, I McDowell, E Jones, W Bell, B Davies (1997). Anthropometric characteristics of men undergoing coronary angiography. 1st International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease – From Intervention to Prevention. Prague, Czech Republic, September 21-24.

27. SRP Williams, J Goodfellow, I McDowell, E Jones, W Bell, B Davies (1998). Somatotype and angiographically-determined coronary artery disease in men. 2nd International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease – From Intervention to Prevention. Florence, Italy, October 18-21.

28. Bailey D, Davies, B, Williams S and *Baker JS. (1998) Blood lipid-lipoprotein concentrations in active, sedentary, healthy and diseased males. Journal of Cardiovascular Risk. 5.4. pp 16-20.

29. Bailey DM, Davies B, Romer L, Castell L, Newsholme E, Gandy G.(1998)
Implications of moderate altitude training for sea-level endurance in elite distance runners. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol.78(4):360-8.

30. Bailey DM, Davies B, Budgett R, Sanderson DC, Griffin D. (1998)
Endurance training during a twin pregnancy in a marathon runner. Lancet; 35 1(9110):1182.

31. Ashton T, Rowlands CC, Jones E, Young IS, Jackson SK, Davies B,
Peters JR (1998) Electron spin resonance spectroscopic detection of oxygen-centred radicals in human serum following exhaustive exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol; 77 (6):498-502.

32. Bailey D, Davies, B, and *Baker JS. (1998) Intermittent normobaric hypoxia changes in selected cardiovascular risk factors in healthy males. Medicine and science in Sport and Exercise. 3. 1. 10-24.

33. Bailey DM, Castell LM, Newsholme EA, Davies B.(1999) Continuous and intermittent exposure to the hypoxia of altitude: implications for glutamine metabolism and exercise performance.
Br J Sports Med. 34(3):210-2. No abstract available.

34. Davies B, Bailey DM, Budgett R, Sanderson DC, Griffin D (1999)
Intensive training during a twin pregnancy. A case report. Int J Sports Med. 20(6):415-8.

35. Bailey DM, Davies B (1999) Decreased chronotropic drive as an adaptation to chronic exercise; possible mechanisms. Int J Sports Med; 20(4):219-21.

36. Ashton T, Young IS, Peters JR, Jones E, Jackson SK, Davies B, Rowlands CC (1999) Electron spin resonance spectroscopy, exercise, and oxidative stress: an ascorbic acid intervention study. J Appl Physiol.87(6):2032-6.

37. Baker JS, Davies, B, Bailey D, and Williams S. (2000) Anaerobic optimisation protocols and validation of a modified progressive aerobic shuttle run test as a measure of anaerobic performance. Journal of Human Movement Studies. 39. 4. 249-264.

38. Bailey D, Davies, B, and *Baker JS. (2000) Physical training in normobaric hypoxia: changes in selected metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy males. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 32. 6. 1058-1066.

39. Bailey DM, Davies B, Milledge JS, Richards M, Williams SR, Jordinson M,Calam J. (2000) Elevated plasma cholecystokinin at high altitude: metabolic implications for the anorexia of acute mountain sickness.
High Alt Med Biol.1(1):9-23.

40. SRP Williams, J Goodfellow, Davies B, W Bell, I McDowell, E Jones (2000). Somatotype and angiographically-determined atherosclerotic coronary artery disease in men. American Journal of Human Biology 12: 128-138.

41. Bailey D, Davies B, Davison G, Young I (2000) Free radical damage at high altitude; isolating the source and implications for the pathophysiology of acute mountain sickness. Int Soc Mountain Med News 10:3–13.

42. Davey GJG, Roberts JD, Patel S, Pierpoint T and Davies B, (2000) Effects of exercise on insulin resistance in South Asians and Europeans. Journal of Exercise Physiology, Volume 3, Number 2, pp 6-11.

43. Grace, F. Baker J.S, and Davies, B. (2001) Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) use in recreational gym users Journal of Substance Use. Vol 6. No 3. 189-195.

44. Bailey DM, Davies B (2001) Acute mountain sickness; prophylactic benefits of antioxidant vitamin supplementation at high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2(1):21-9.

45. Bailey DM, Davies B, Castell LM, Newsholme EA, Calam J. (2001)
Physical exercise and normobaric hypoxia: independent modulators of peripheral cholecystokinin metabolism in man. J Appl Physiol; 90 (1):105-13.

46. Baker JS, Davies, B and Bailey DM, (2001) Relationships between total body mass, fat- free mass and cycle ergometry power components. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 4 . 1. 1-9

47. Bailey DM, Davies B, Young IS (2001) Intermittent hypoxic training: implications for lipid peroxidation induced by acute normoxic exercise in active men. Clin Sci (Lond). 101(5):465-75.

48. Bailey DM, Davies B, Young IS, Hullin DA, Seddon PS (2001)A potential role for free radical-mediated skeletal muscle soreness in the pathophysiology of acute mountain sickness. Aviat Space Environ Med.72 (6):513-21.

49. Sculthorpe NF, Davies B, Ashton T, Allison S, McGuire DN, Malhi JS.(2001) Commercially available folic acid supplements and their compliance with the British Pharmacopoeia test for dissolution. J Public Health Med; 23(3):195-7.

50. Baker J. S, Gal, J.M, Davies, B, Bailey D, and Morgan, R.R. (2001) Power output generated by the lower limbs during high intensity cycle ergometry: Influence of hand grip. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 4. 1. 10-18

51. Baker J.S, Davies, B. and Bailey, D.M. (2002) Resistive force selection and force velocity interrelationships during brief friction loaded high intensity cycle ergometer exercise. Journal of Human Movement Studies. Vol 42. pp 127-139.

52. Baker JS, Davies, B. and Bailey, D.M. (2002) High intensity cycle ergometer performance and resistive force selection: Total body mass or fat free mass? Journal of Human Movement Studies. 42. 237-249

53. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) Hand grip contribution to blood lactate production and leg power during high intensity cycle ergometry. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 34. 6. pp. 1037-1040

54. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2002) High intensity exercise assessment: Relationships between laboratory and field measures of performance. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 5 (4) pp 341-347.

55. Davison GW, George L, Jackson SK, Young IS, Davies B, Bailey DM, Peters JR, Ashton T (2002) Exercise, free radicals, and lipid peroxidation in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Free Radic Biol Med.33 (11):1543-51.

56. Evans, N. Baker JS, and Davies, B. (2003) Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors in Adolescents and Children. Sports Medicine. Vol 33, Number 9, pp 633-50.

57. Grace, F. Baker J.S, and Davies, B. (2003) Blood Pressure and Rate Pressure Product Response in Males Using High-Dose Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 6 (3) pp 307-12.

58. Baker J.S, Davies, B and Bailey DM, (2003) Sympathoadrenergic and metabolic implications of optimisation protocols during high intensity cycle ergometry exercise. Body mass or body composition? Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry. 59. (2). pp 77-84.

59. Bailey DM, Davies B, Castell LM, Collier DJ, Milledge JS, Hullin DA, Seddon PS, Young IS (2003) Symptoms of infection and acute mountain sickness; associated metabolic sequelae and problems in differential diagnosis. High Alt Med Biol.4(3):319-31.

60. Bailey DM, Davies B, Young IS, Jackson MJ, Davison GW, Isaacson R, Richardson RS.(2003) EPR spectroscopic detection of free radical outflow from an isolated muscle bed in exercising humans.
J Appl Physiol. 94(5):1714-8.

61. Bailey DM, Davies B, Young IS, Jackson MJ, Davison GW, Isaacson R, Richardson RS (2003) Epr spectroscopic evidence of free radical outflow from an isolated muscle bed in exercising humans: functional significance of decreasing intracellular PO2
vs. increasing O2 flux. Adv Exp Med Biol.540:297-303.

62. Warsi AA, Davies B, Morris-Stiff G, Hullin D, Lewis MH (2004)
Abdominal aortic aneurysm and its correlation to plasma homocysteine, and vitamins. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 27(1):75-9.

63. Grace, F. and Davies, B. (2004) Anabolic Androgenic Steroid (AAS) use and concentrations of C-reactive protein. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 38:97-98.

64. Baker J.S, Cooper, SM and Davies, B. (2004) Strength training adaptations: one set vs three set training protocols. Journal of Human Movement Studies. Vol 46 (1) 1-14.

65. Baker. J.S and Davies, B (2004) Resistive force selection during brief cycle ergometer exercise: Implications for power assessment in international rugby union players. Journal of Exercise Physiology. Volume 7, Number 3, pp 68-74.

66. Alex Daniel Gething, Louis Passfield, Bruce Davies (2004) Variation in Inspiratory resistive training loads. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 92, 1-2, pp 50-55.

67. Baker J. S, B, Bailey D, Hullin D, Young I, and Davies B, (2004) Metabolic implications of optimisation protocols for free radical mediated oxidative stress and skeletal muscle damage. European Journal of Applied Physiology. Volume 92, pp 321 – 327.

68. Catherine H Pullin, Michael F Bellamy, Damian Bailey, Moira Ashton, Bruce Davies Simon Williams, Jonathan Goodfellow, John F Wilson, Malcolm J Lewis. Time course of changes in endothelial function following exercise in habitually sedentary men. Journal of Exercise Physiology 2004;7(4):14-22.

69. J.S. Baker and B. Davies (2004) Physiological and metabolic implications of resistive force selection during high intensity cycle ergometry: Interrelationships with a new test of maximal running ability. Journal of Exercise Physiology. Volume 7, Number 4, pp 6-13.

70. Franklin, K. Gordon, R. Baker, JS. and Davies, B (2004) A study in the accuracy and precision of determining the moment of inertia of an ergometer flywheel. The Engineering of Sport 5, Volume 1 Edited by M Hubbard, RD Mehta and JM Pallis, International Sport Engineering Association. pp 529-536.

71. Julien Baker and Bruce Davies (2004) Influence of body mass on resistive force selection during high intensity cycle ergometry: Interrelationships between laboratory and field measures of performance. Journal of Exercise Physiology Volume 7, Number 5, pp 44-55.

72. Alex Daniel Gething, Mark Williams, Bruce Davies (2004) Inspiratory resistive loading improves cycling capacity: A placebo-controlled trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine 38: 6, 730-736.

73. Franklin, K. Gordon, R. Baker JS and Davies, B. (2004) Accurate assessment of the brake torque on a rope-braked cycle ergometer. Journal of Sports Engineering. Volume 7, Number 3, pp 131-138.

74. Thomas, N. Baker JS and Davies B (2005) Blood lipid, fibrinogen and triglyceride levels in children. European Physical Education Review. 11 (2): 169 -183.

75. JS Baker1 R. Gordon,2 K. Franklin 2 and B. Davies1 (2005) Evidence of discrepancy in resistive force transmission during friction loaded high intensity cycle ergometer performance. Journal of Exercise Physiology; Equipment Testing and Validation Volume 8, Number 3 pp 11 – 17

76. Julien S Baker 1 Non Thomas 2 and Bruce Davies1 (2005) Metabolic implications of high intensity cycle ergometry exercise for blood lactate accumulation and clearance. Journal of Exercise Physiology; Metabolic Responses to Exercise. Volume 8, Number 3 pp 18 -25

77. JS Baker 1 D. Hullin 2 and B. Davies 1 (2005) Evidence for muscle damage following variation in resistive force during concentric high intensity cycle ergometry exercise. Body mass or Composition? Systems Physiology, Musculoskeletal Section, Journal of Exercise Physiology, Volume 8 (5) 43-51.

78. GJ Aldridge JS Baker, and B Davies (2005) Hydration status and aerobic performance in male University rugby players. Sports Physiology Section, Journal of Exercise Physiology, Volume 8 (5) 36-42

79. Non-Eleri Thomas1 PhD, Stephen-Mark Cooper1 MSc, Simon P. Williams2 PhD, Julien S. Baker2 PhD and Bruce Davies2 PhD (2005) Recently identified coronary heart disease risk factors in young people of differing socio-economic status. American Journal of Human Biology 17:809-813

80. Julien Steven Baker Ph.D. Michael Graham MBChB. and Bruce Davies Ph.D. Hypertension prior to athletic events: Are we heading for a disaster? Preventative Medicine 41, 887-888.

81. Wyndham J Boobier, Julien S Baker and Bruce Davies (2005) Obesity and related medical conditions: A role for functional foods. Journal of Public Health Nutrition 8: (8) 1327-1329

82. K.L. Franklin1, R.S. Gordon1, JS Baker2, B. Davies2 (2005) Mechanics of a Rope Braked Cycle Ergometer Flywheel and its use for Physiological Measurement, Research in sports Medicine 13 (4) 331-352.

83. Davison GW, Morgan RM, Hiscock N, Garcia JM, Grace F, Boisseau N, Davies B,
Castell L, McEneny J, Young IS, Hullin D, Ashton T, Bailey DM. (2006) Manipulation of systemic oxygen flux by acute exercise and normobaric hypoxia:implications for reactive oxygen species generation. Clinical Science 2006 110(1):133-41.

84. Bailey DM, Raman S, McEneny J, Young IS, Parham KL, Hullin DA, Davies B,
McKeeman G, McCord JM, Lewis MH (2006) Vitamin C prophylaxis promotes oxidative lipid damage during surgical ischemia-reperfusion. Free Radic Biol Med;40 (4):591-600.

85. Wyndham J Boobier, Julien S Baker and Bruce Davies (2006) Development of a healthy biscuit: an alternative approach to biscuit manufacture. Nutrition Journal 2006, 5:7 1-7

Accepted for Publication

1. Julien Steven Baker Fergal Grace and Bruce Davies (2006). Further evidence of an upper body contribution to leg power and blood lactate concentrations during high intensity cycle ergometry: The influence of grip-strength. Invited book chapter, Edited by Frank Columbus. Published in ‘Progress in body mass research’ Nova Scientific publications, 400, Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, New York.

2. Baker JS and Davies B (2006) Resistive force selection during brief high intensity exercise in overweight and obese subjects: Implications in the assessment of power. Invited book chapter, Edited by Frank Columbus. Published in ‘Progress in body mass research’ Nova Scientific publications, 400, Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, New York.

External

  • External examiner for PhD students in three universities
  • Hon Professor UWIC
  • World class advisor to UK sports council
  • Physiological cosultant to several premier division clubs.


Research

Approximate 50 papers in edited journals.

Serum Creatine Kinase and Creatine kinase MB isoenzyme responses of post infarction patients after a graded exercise test. British Heart Journal 1983, 50, 65-69.

ESR spectroscopy, exercise and oxidative stress: an asorbic acid intervention study. J. Appl. Physiol. 1999, 87(6), 2032-2036.

The effects of exercise on primary and secondary CHD, Coronary Health Care, 1997, 1, 60-78.

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