Wayne Spratford

Accepting PhD Students

20082021
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Research Output 2008 2019

2019

A retrospective analysis of hamstring injuries in elite rugby athletes: More severe injuries are likely to occur at the distal myofascial junction

Kenneally-Dabrowski, C., Serpell, B. G., Spratford, W., Lai, A. K. M., Field, B., Brown, N. A. T., Thomson, M. & Perriman, D., 1 Jul 2019, In : Physical Therapy in Sport. 38, p. 192-198 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
Athletes
Wounds and Injuries
Running
Muscles
Biomechanical Phenomena
Cross-Over Studies
Walking
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pain

Injury epidemiology and risk factors in competitive artistic gymnasts: A systematic review

CAMPBELL, R., Bradshaw, E., BALL, N., Pease, D. & SPRATFORD, W., 2019, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
Wounds and Injuries
Gymnastics
Incidence
Evidence-Based Medicine
1 Citation (Scopus)

Late swing or early stance? A narrative review of hamstring injury mechanisms during high-speed running

Kenneally-Dabrowski, C. J. B., Brown, N. A. T., Lai, A. K. M., Perriman, D., Spratford, W. & Serpell, B. G., Aug 2019, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 29, 8, p. 1083-1091 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Running
Wounds and Injuries
Sports
Torque
Electromyography

Late swing running mechanics influence hamstring injury susceptibility in elite rugby athletes: A prospective exploratory analysis

Kenneally-Dabrowski, C., Brown, N. A. T., Warmenhoven, J., Serpell, B. G., Perriman, D., Lai, A. K. M. & Spratford, W., May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Biomechanics. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
Mechanics
Running
Athletes
Wounds and Injuries

Pneumatic Boxing Glove Reduces Upward Drift in Peak Force and Loading Rate over a Long Series of Impacts

Perkins, P., Jamieson, A., Spratford, W. & Hahn, A., Feb 2019, In : World Journal of Engineering and Technology. 7, 1, p. 18-53 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ethylene
acetate
experimental design
damping
rate
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Are accelerometers a valid tool for measuring overground sprinting symmetry?

Kenneally-Dabrowski, C. J. B., Serpell, B. G. & Spratford, W., 1 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 13, 2, p. 270-277 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

athlete
trend
coach
asymmetry
rehabilitation

Contribution of uncertainty in estimation of active drag using assisted towing method in front crawl swimming

Hazrati, P., Sinclair, P., SPRATFORD, W., Ferdinands, R. & Mason, B., 2 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 36, 1, p. 7-13 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertainty
4 Citations (Scopus)

Does performance level affect initial ball flight kinematics in finger and wrist-spin cricket bowlers?

Spratford, W., Whiteside, D., Elliott, B., Portus, M., Brown, N. & Alderson, J., 19 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 36, 6, p. 651-659 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllidae
Wrist
Biomechanical Phenomena
Fingers

Ecological dynamics of spin bowling in test match cricket: A longitudinal analysis of delivery speed between Australia and India

Crowther, R. H., Gorman, A. D., Spratford, W. A., Sayers, M. G. & Kountouris, A., 1 Dec 2018, In : International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 13, 6, p. 1048-1056 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

match
India
tactics
learning environment
opposition
1 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of Ability of Two Different Pneumatic Boxing Gloves to Reduce Delivered Impact Forces and Improve Safety

Perkins, P., Jamieson, A., Spratford, W. & HAHN, A., May 2018, In : World Journal of Engineering and Technology. 6, 2, p. 457-491 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pneumatics
Air
Sports
Contacts (fluid mechanics)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Illegal bowling actions contribute to performance in cricket finger-spin bowlers

Spratford, W., Elliott, B., Portus, M., Brown, N. & Alderson, J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 28, 6, p. 1691-1699 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllidae
Elbow
Fingers
Biomechanical Phenomena
Supination

Iterative Design of Impact-Damping Gloves for Safer Boxing

Perkins, P., Jamieson, A., Ferguson, G., Spratford, W. & Hahn, A., Sep 2018, In : Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology. 8, 3, p. 49-97 49 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Boxing
Air Sacs
Thumb
Esthetics
Reproducibility of Results
2 Downloads (Pure)

Performance of Prototype Pneumatic Boxing Gloves under Two Different Conditions of Target Padding

PERKINS, P., Jamieson, A., SPRATFORD, W. & HAHN, A., Aug 2018, In : World Journal of Engineering and Technology. 6, 3, p. 603-624 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pneumatics
Damping
Air
Experiments
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ankle restrictive firefighting boots alter the lumbar biomechanics during landing tasks

Vu, V., Walker, A., Ball, N. & Spratford, W., 1 Nov 2017, In : Applied Ergonomics. 65, p. 123-129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomechanics
Landing
Biomechanical Phenomena
Ankle
Firefighters
11 Citations (Scopus)

A simple method for quantifying jump loads in volleyball athletes

Charlton, P., Kenneally-Dabrowski, C., Sheppard, J. & SPRATFORD, W., 2017, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 20, 3, p. 241-245 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cricket spin bowling remains in its biomechanical infancy

Feros, S. A., Spratford, W. & Platt, N., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 20, 12, p. 1040-1040 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Altering Trunk Position During Landings on Patellar Tendon Force and Pain

Scattone Silva, R., Purdam, C. R., Fearon, A. M., Spratford, W. A., Kenneally-Dabrowski, C., Preston, P., Serrão, F. V. & Gaida, J. E., 2017, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 49, 12, p. 2517-2527 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patellar Ligament
Athletes
Pain
Knee
Tendinopathy
8 Citations (Scopus)

Postural stability, clicker reaction time and bow draw force predict performance in elite recurve archery

SPRATFORD, W. & Campbell, R., 2017, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 17, 5, p. 539-545 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tremor
Athletes
Sports
Pressure
Research
5 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of ball-swing on the timing and coordination of a natural interceptive task

Sarpeshkar, V., Mann, D. L., Spratford, W. & Abernethy, B., 1 Aug 2017, In : Human Movement Science. 54, p. 82-100 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllidae
Biomechanical Phenomena
Age Groups
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a novel immersive interactive virtual reality cricket simulator for cricket batting

Dhawan, A., Cummins, A., SPRATFORD, W., Dessing, J. & Craig, C., 2016, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sports (ISCSS). Chung, P., Soltoggio, A., Dawson, C. W., Meng, Q. & Pain, M. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Vol. 392. p. 203-210 8 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 392).

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookConference contribution

Virtual reality
Simulators
Cameras
Display devices
Sports
3 Citations (Scopus)

Does stride length play a role in cricket fast bowling performance outcomes? An observational, cross-sectional study

SPRATFORD, W., Kenneally-Dabrowski, C., Byrne, S., Hicks, A. & Portus, M., 2016, In : International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 11, 5, p. 655-661 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cross-sectional study
performance
Group
elite
confidence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Protective firefighting boots and their impact on the lower body and injury: A narrative review

Spratford, W., Vu, V., Ball, N. & Walker, A., 2016, In : Occupational Ergonomics. 13, 3-4, p. 147-155 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Firefighters
Wounds and Injuries
Metatarsophalangeal Joint
Ankle Joint
Hip Joint
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Peak outward acceleration and ball release in cricket

SPRATFORD, W., Portus, M., Wixted, A., Leadbetter, R. & James, D., 2015, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 33, 7, p. 754-760 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
44 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy and reliability of GPS devices for measurement of sports-specific movement patterns related to cricket, tennis, and field-based team sports

Vickery, W., Dascombe, B., Baker, J., Higham, D., Spratford, W. & Duffield, R., 2014, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28, 6, p. 1697-1705 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tennis
Gryllidae
Geographic Information Systems
Sports
Equipment and Supplies
4 Citations (Scopus)

Increased delivery stride length places greater loads on the ankle joint in elite male cricket fast bowlers

SPRATFORD, W. & Hicks, A., 2014, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 32, 12, p. 1101-1109 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Take your shoes off to reduce patellofemoral joint stress during running

Bonacci, J., Vicenzino, B., SPRATFORD, W. & Collins, P., 2014, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 48, 6, p. 425-428 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013
139 Citations (Scopus)

Running in a minimalist and lightweight shoe is not the same as running barefoot: A biomechanical study

Bonacci, J., Saunders, P., Hicks, A., Rantalainen, T., Vicenzino, B. & SPRATFORD, W., 2013, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 47, 6, p. 387-392 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Shoes
Knee
Biomechanical Phenomena
Ankle
Joints
56 Citations (Scopus)

The Head Tracks and Gaze Predicts: How the World’s Best Batters Hit a Ball

Mann, D., SPRATFORD, W. & Abernethy, B., 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 3, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
batters
Eye movements
Eye Movements
Head Movements
Head
2012
11 Citations (Scopus)

Are current coaching recommendations for cricket batting technique supported by biomechanical research?

Penn, M. J. & Spratford, W., Sep 2012, In : Sports Biomechanics. 11, 3, p. 311-323 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Gryllidae
Research
Biomechanical Phenomena
Mentoring
Evidence-Based Practice
14 Citations (Scopus)

Lower extremity kinematics and kinetics when landing from unloaded and loaded jumps

Janssen, I., Sheppard, J. M., Dingley, A., Chapman, D. W. & Spratford, W., 2012, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 28, 6, p. 687-693 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volleyball
Biomechanical Phenomena
Lower Extremity
Wounds and Injuries
Hip
2011
15 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of throwing in cricket using wearable sensors

Wixted, A., Portus, M., Spratford, W. & James, D., 2011, In : Sports Technology. 4, 3-4, p. 134-140 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllidae
Arm
Technology
Confusion
Biomechanics
44 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of assisted jumping on vertical jump height in high-performance volleyball players

Sheppard, J., Dingley, A., Janssen, I., Spratford, W. & Newton, R. U., 2011, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 14, 1, p. 85-89 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volleyball
Athletes
2010
133 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy and reliability of GPS devices for measurement of movement patterns in confined spaces for court-based sports

Duffield, R., Reid, M., Baker, J. & Spratford, W., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 13, 5, p. 523-525 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Confined Spaces
Geographic Information Systems
Sports
Equipment and Supplies
Mandrillus
12 Citations (Scopus)

An event-related visual occlusion method for examining anticipatory skill in natural interceptive tasks

Mann, D. L., Abernethy, B., Farrow, D., Davis, M. & Spratford, W., May 2010, In : Behavior Research Methods. 42, 2, p. 556-562 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllidae
Eye Protective Devices
Liquid Crystals
Aptitude
Foot
2009
15 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of dive direction on the movement characteristics for elite football goalkeepers

Spratford, W., Mellifont, R. & Burkett, B., 2009, In : Sports Biomechanics. 8, 3, p. 235-244 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diving
Football
Pelvis
Thorax
Ankle Joint
2008
20 Citations (Scopus)

Smart textiles: Position and motion sensing for sport, entertainment and rehabilitation

Helmer, R. J. N., Mestrovic, M. A., Farrow, D., Lucas, S. & Spratford, W., 2008, CIMTEC 2008 - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems - Smart Textiles. Vol. 60. p. 144-153 10 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookConference contribution

Sports
Patient rehabilitation
Textiles
Sensors
Medicine