Personal profile

Biography

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 2001 2018

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. 2018 In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21, 3, p. 327-332 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations

Can salivary testosterone and cortisol reactivity to a mid-week stress test discriminate a match outcome during international rugby union competition?

Crewther, B. T., Potts, N., Kilduff, L. P., Drawer, S. & Cook, C. J. 2018 In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21, 3, p. 312-316 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

COL5A1 gene variants previously associated with reduced soft tissue injury risk are associated with elite athlete status in rugby

Heffernan, S. M., Kilduff, L. P., Erskine, R. M., Day, S. H., Stebbings, G. K., Cook, C. J., Raleigh, S. M., Bennett, M. A., Wang, G., Collins, M., Pitsiladis, Y. P. & Williams, A. G. 14 Nov 2017 In : BMC Genomics. 18, Suppl 8, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Citations

Fat mass and obesity associated (FTO) gene influences skeletal muscle phenotypes in non-resistance trained males and elite rugby playing position

Heffernan, S. M., Stebbings, G. K., Kilduff, L. P., Erskine, R. M., Day, S. H., Morse, C. I., McPhee, J. S., Cook, C. J., Vance, B., Ribbans, W. J., Raleigh, S. M., Roberts, C., Bennett, M. A., Wang, G., Collins, M., Pitsiladis, Y. P. & Williams, A. G. 19 Jan 2017 In : BMC Genetics. 18, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle