I teach applied sport physiology on the sport and exercise science related degrees. Current research interests include the physiology of soccer and hand-cooling as an ergogenic aid.
I am responsible for college leadership of the development and implementation of strategies relating to learning, teaching and assessment in order to enhance and promote the student learning experience.
I am a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and one of the first three staff at Sheffield Hallam University to be awarded the status.
Health And Wellbeing
Purvis, A.J., Rodger, H.M., & Beckingham, S. (2020). Experiences and perspectives of social media in learning and teaching in higher education. International Journal of Educational Research Open, 100018. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedro.2020.100018
Jordan, A.R., Claxton, D., Purvis, A., Barnes, A., & Fysh, M. (2018). Sprint interval training on the vertical treadmill improves aerobic and anaerobic running performance. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation, 14 (1), 106-112. http://doi.org/10.12965/jer.1835122.561
Jordan, A., Barnes, A., Claxton, D., Purvis, A., & Fysh, M. (2017). Kinematics and neuromuscular recruitment during vertical treadmill exercise. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation, 13 (3), 307-314. http://doi.org/10.12965/jer.1734916.458
Ruddock, A., Robbins, B., Tew, G., Bourke, L., & Purvis, A. (2017). Practical cooling strategies during continuous exercise in hot environments: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 47 (3), 517-532. http://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0592-z
Ruddock, A., Tew, G., & Purvis, A. (2016). Effect of hand cooling on body temperature, cardiovascular and perceptual responses during recumbent cycling in a hot environment. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-9. http://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1215501
Purvis, A., Rodger, H., & Beckingham, S. (2016). Engagement or distraction : the use of social media for learning in higher education. Student Engagement and Experience Journal, 5 (1). http://doi.org/10.7190/seej.v5.i1.104
Ruddock, A., Chatziopolos, K., Parkington, T., Tew, G., & Purvis, A. (2014). Effect of hand cooling on body temperature, cardiovascular and perceptual responses during recumbent cycling in a hot environment. Journal of Science and Cycling, 3 (2). http://www.jsc-journal.com/ojs/index.php?journal=JSC&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=129
Ruddock, A.D., Tew, G., & Purvis, A. (2014). Reliability of intestinal temperature using an ingestible telemetry pill system during exercise in a hot environment. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28 (3), 861-869. http://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182aa5dd0
Purvis, A.J., Aspden, L.J., Bannister, P.W., & Helm, P.A. (2011). Assessment strategies to support higher level learning in blended delivery. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 48 (1), 91-100. http://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2010.543767
Low, D., Purvis, A., Reilly, T., & Cable, N.T. (2005). The prolactin responses to active and passive heating in man. Experimental physiology, 90 (6), 909-917. http://doi.org/10.1113/expphysiol.2005.031294
Purvis, A., & Tunstall, H. (2004). Effects of sock type on foot skin temperature and thermal demand during exercise. Ergonomics, 47 (15), 1657-1668. http://doi.org/10.1080/00140130412331290880
Purvis, A.J., & Cable, N.T. (2000). The effects of phase control materials on hand skin temperature within gloves of soccer goalkeepers. Ergonomics, 43 (10), 1480-1488. http://doi.org/10.1080/001401300750003916
Purvis, A., Rodger, H., & Beckingham, S. (2016). Experiences of social media in higher education: barriers, enablers and next steps. In Social Media for Learning in Higher Education 2015 Conference proceedings (#SocMedHE15). Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University: http://doi.org/10.7190/SocMedHE/2015/10
Purvis, A.J., Low, D.A., Jackson, D.M., & Cable, N.T. (2001). PROLACTIN RESPONSE TO SOCCER SPECIFIC INTERMITTENT EXERCISE IN DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 33 (5), S45. http://doi.org/10.1097/00005768-200105001-00258
Beckingham, S., Purvis, A., & Rodger, H. (2014). The SHU Social Media CoLab: developing a social media strategy through open dialogue and collaborative guidance. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Social Media. Sonning, Wokingham: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited: http://academic-conferences.org/ecsm/ecsm2014/ecsm14-proceedings.htm
Purvis, A., Crutchley, D., & Flint, A. (2009). Beyond peer observation of teaching. In Gosling, D., & O'Connor, K.M. (Eds.) Beyond the Peer Observation of Teaching. (pp. 23-28). London: Staff and Educational Development Association: http://www.seda.ac.uk/?p=5_1
Theses / Dissertations
Ruddock, A. (2017). Alleviating Heat Strain During Exercise: Hand Cooling and Thermoregulation. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Purvis, A. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00094
Jordan, A.R. (2013). The biomechanics of and physiological responses to vertical treadmill exercise. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Fysh, M., Claxton, D., Purvis, A., & Barnes, A.
Purvis, A., & Cable, N.T. (2002). The effects of phase control materials on hand skin temperature within gloves of soccer goalkeepers. London: Routledge: http://www.routledge.com/9780415271257