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Professor Cook researches human behaviour and physiology with a particular emphasis on high performance in sport and medicine.

For the past 20 years he has been involved in high performance sport at both Olympic and professional sport level.

Currently he is also involved in high performance in the coaching and leadership arena.

He has strong links to Bangor University in North Wales, Swansea University in South Wales and Imperial College in London. In addition he colloborates with a number of S18 rugby teams, Australian Institute of Sport, English Institute of Sport and Queensland Academy of Sport.

External positions

Hon Professor, Bangor University

2016 → …

Hon Fellow, Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College

2009 → …

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Research Output 1995 2019

Resistance Training
3 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of different heat maintenance methods implemented during a simulated half-time period in professional Rugby Union players

Russell, M., Tucker, R., Cook, C. J., Giroud, T. & Kilduff, L. P., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21, 3, p. 327-332 6 p.

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A longitudinal analysis of salivary testosterone concentrations and competitiveness in elite and non-elite women athletes

Crewther, B. T. & Cook, C. J., 1 May 2018, In : Physiology and Behavior. 188, p. 157-161 5 p.

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Assessing worst case scenarios in movement demands derived from global positioning systems during international rugby union matches: Rolling averages versus fixed length epochs

Cunningham, D. J., Shearer, D. A., Carter, N., Drawer, S., Pollard, B., Bennett, M., Eager, R., Cook, C. J., Farrell, J., Russell, M. & Kilduff, L. P., 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 4, p. 1-14 14 p., e0195197.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Basal and stress-induced salivary testosterone variation across the menstrual cycle and linkage to motivation and muscle power

Cook, C. J., Kilduff, L. P. & Crewther, B. T., 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of Sports Sciences. 28, p. 1345-1353 9 p.

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