Personal profile

Biography

Liam joined the University of Huddersfield as a Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in September 2016 and became Senior Lecturer in October 2017. He obtained his doctorate from Northumbria University, Newcastle with a thesis entitled ‘The performance and physiological responses to the extra-time period of soccer’ in October 2016. Liam is a graduate of both Liverpool John Moores University (MSc Sports Physiology, class of 2013) and Heriot-Watt University (BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, class of 2012). Liam is an Academic Associate on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr).

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Research and the application of science in team sports, particularly soccer
  • The investigation of ergogenic aids to improve exercise performance
  • The effectiveness of recovery modalities following exercise
  • Sports nutrition

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Output 2014 2018

Achievement goals and self-determination in adult football players: A cluster analysis

Sarmento, H., Peralta, M., Harper, L. & Marques, A. 13 Mar 2018 In : Kinesiology. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Personal Autonomy
Football
Cluster Analysis
Motivation
Ego

Investigating the Nutritional and Recovery Habits of Tennis Players

Fleming, J., Naughton, R. & Harper, L. 3 Apr 2018 In : Nutrients. 10, 4, 12 p., 443

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Tennis
meals (menu)
Habits
nutrition
carbohydrates

The impact of 120 minutes of match-play on recovery and subsequent match performance: a case report in professional soccer players

Winder, N., Russell, M., Naughton, R. & Harper, L. 13 Mar 2018 In : Sports. 6, 1, 8 p., 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Soccer
Myalgia
Deceleration
Fatigue
MD1
Soccer
Sleep
flavodic acid
Mentoring
Surveys and Questionnaires
1 Citations

A comparison of isomaltulose versus maltodextrin ingestion during soccer-specific exercise

Stevenson, E. J., Watson, A., Theis, S., Holz, A., Harper, L. & Russell, M. 19 Sep 2017 In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Eating
Carbohydrates
Glycemic Index
Blood Glucose