Dr Alison Purvis PhD, MSc, PgCert, BSc (Hons), SFHEA
Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning
- Academy of Sport and Physical Activity
- Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre
- Health Research Institute
Academy of Sport and Physical Activity
College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences
Sport and Exercise Sciences
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science.
MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science.
MSc Advanced Sport Coaching Practice.
Foundations of Physiology and Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport.
Applied Physiology and Nutrition of Sport and Exercise Project.
Turner, O., Mitchell, N., Ruddock, A., Purvis, A., & Ranchordas, M. (2023). Fluid balance, sodium losses and hydration practices of elite squash players during training. Nutrients, 15 (7). http://doi.org/10.3390/nu15071749
Gonzalez, P., Wilson, G.S., & Purvis, A. (2022). Peer review in academic publishing: challenges in achieving the gold standard. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 19 (5). https://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/vol19/iss5/01/
Turner, O., Mitchell, N., Ruddock, A., Purvis, A., & Ranchordas, M. (2021). Elite squash players nutrition knowledge and influencing factors. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 18. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-021-00443-3
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.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
Ioannou, E., Humphreys, H., Homer, C., & Purvis, A. (2022). A systematic review using the socio-ecological model for physical activity interventions aiming to prevent type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes (abstract only). Journal of Sports Sciences, 40 (Sup 1), 7. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02640414.2022.2125766
Ioannou, E., Humphreys, H., Homer, C., & Purvis, A. (2022). A systematic review using the socioecological model for physical activity interventions aiming to prevent type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes [abstract only]. Journal of Sports Sciences. http://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2022.2125766
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
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
Low, D.A., Reilly, T., Purvis, A., & Cable, N.T. (2005). The prolactin responses to active and passive heating. FASEB JOURNAL, 19 (5), A1193.
Low, D.A., Cable, N.T., Purvis, A., & Reilly, T. (2005). Prolactin Responses To Exercise In The Heat With Altered Skin Temperatures And Skin Blood Flow. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 37 (Supplement), S170. http://doi.org/10.1097/00005768-200505001-00895
Low, D., Cable, T., & Purvis, A. (2005). Exercise thermoregulation and hyperprolactinaemia. Ergonomics, 48 (11-14), 1547-1557. http://doi.org/10.1080/00140130500101387
Low, D.A., Cable, N.T., Purvis, A., & Reilly, T. (2004). Relationship between Exercise Hyperprolactinaemia and Cardiovascular Responses during Prolonged Exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 36 (Supplement), S24-S25. http://doi.org/10.1249/00005768-200405001-00115
Purvis, A.J., Low, D.A., Jackson, D.M., & Cable, N.T. (2001). PROLACTIN RESPONSE TO SOCCER SPECIFIC INTERMITTENT EXERCISE IN DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS. Medicine & Science in Sports & 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
Kingsbury, D. (2022). Coaches’ acquisition of sport science knowledge and the role of education providers. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Purvis, A. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00469
Debney, M. (2021). Strategies to Reduce Heat Strain During Tennis Match-Play in Hot, Humid Conditions. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Purvis, A., O'Hagan, C., & Ruddock, A. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00462
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
- DEBNEY, Matthew (PhD, 2021) – Director of Studies for a PhD titled “Heat Alleviation Strategies During Simulated Tennis Match Play in Hot Humid Conditions”. Sheffield Hallam University.
- RUDDOCK, Alan (PhD, 2017) - Director of Studies for a part-time PhD, titled "Alleviating Heat Strain during Exercise: Hand Cooling and Thermoregulation". Sheffield Hallam University.
- JORDAN, Alastair (PhD, 2013) – Second supervisor for a full-time PhD titled “Vertical treadmill exercise for physical conditioning”. Sheffield Hallam University.
- DAVIES, Andrew (PhD, 2006) – Second supervisor for a full-time PhD titled “The effects of different thermal environments on performance of manual handling tasks”. Sheffield Hallam University.LOW, David (PhD, 2004) – Second supervisor for a full-time PhD titled “The role of thermal and cardiovascular indices in the genesis of central fatigue during exercise in the heat”. Liverpool John Moores University.