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Month Total records Total visitors Total page views Total downloads
June 2017 3,227 1,910 4,812 10,064
May 2017 3,199 3,370 9,596 15,367
April 2017 3,164 3,647 11,547 16,285
March 2017 3,067 3,819 11,533 17,372
February 2017 2,980 2,899 8,474 14,014
January 2017 2,951 2,999 9,434 13,398


Data source: Google Analytics and IRUS-UK - contact us for 2015 and 2016 data.

Top ten downloaded articles 2015-present

Rank Article Downloads
1 Casey, DC and Clark, L (2011) Roles and responsibilities of the student nurse mentor: an update. British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 20 (15). 933 - 937. ISSN 0966-0461 17,570
2 WOODALL, J and RAINE, G and SOUTH, J and WARWICK-BOOTH, L (2010) Empowerment & health and well-being: evidence review. Project Report. Centre for Health Promotion Research, Leeds Metropolitan University. 2,505

Spracklen, K (2015) "To Holmgard… and Beyond": Folk Metal Fantasies and Hegemonic White Masculinities. Metal Music Studies, 1 (3). 354 - 377. ISSN 2052-3998

4 Smith, N and Nguyen, MH and Hoang, D and Nguyen, TS and Baulch, B and Nguyen, TLT (2009) Coconut in the Mekong Delta: An Assessment of Competitiveness and Industry Potential. Other. Prosperity Initiative. 2,013
5 Flintoff, A (2003) The School Sport Co-ordinator Programme: Changing the Role of the Physical Education Teacher? Sport, Education and Society, 8 (2). 231 - 250. ISSN 1357-3322 1,559

Sagar, SS and Stoeber, J (2009) Perfectionism, fear of failure, and affective responses to success and failure: the central role of fear of experiencing shame and embarrassment. Journal of sport & exercise psychology, 31 (5). 602 - 627. ISSN 0895-2779

7 Font, X and Walmsley, A and Cogotti, S and McCombes, L and Häusler, N (2012) Corporate social responsibility: The disclosure-performance gap. Tourism Management, 33 (6). 1544 - 1553. ISSN 0261-5177 1,522
8 North, J (2012) An overview and critique of the '10,000 hours rule' and 'theory of deliberate practice'. Project Report. test 1,465
9 Samy, M and Odemilin, G and Bampton, R (2010) Corporate social responsibility: A strategy for sustainable business success. An analysis of 20 selected British companies. Corporate Governance, 10 (2). 203 - 217. ISSN 1472-0701 1,442
10 Lang, M and Light, R (2010) Interpreting and Implementing the Long Term Athlete Development Model: English Swimming Coaches’ Views on the (Swimming) LTAD in Practice. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 5 (3). pp. 389-402. ISSN 1747-9541 1,410

Top altmetrics by faculty

  1. Alajmi, N and Deighton, K and King, JA and Reischak-Oliveira, A and Wasse, LK and Jones, J and Batterham, RL and Stensel, DJ (2016) Appetite and energy intake responses to acute energy deficits in females versus males. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. ISSN 1530-0315 DOI lookup 
  2. Ford, P., De Ste Croix, M., Lloyd, R., Meyers, R., Moosavi, M., Oliver, J., Till, K. and Williams, C. (2011) The Long-Term Athlete Development model: Physiological evidence and application. JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCES, 29 (4), pp. 389-402, Article No. PII 931813510 DOI lookup (Scopus: 46 / WoS: 39 / Europe PMC: 14)
  3. James, ND and Sydes, MR and Clarke, NW and Mason, MD and Dearnaley, DP and Spears, MR and Ritchie, AWS and Parker, CC and Russell, JM and Attard, G and De Bono, J and Cross, W and Jones, RJ and Thalmann, G and Amos, C and Matheson, D and Millman, R and Alzouebi, M and Beesley, S and Birtle, AJ and Brock, S and Cathomas, R and Chakraborti, P and Chowdhury, S and Cook, A and Elliott, T and Gale, J and Gibbs, S and Graham, JD and Hetherington, J and Hughes, R and Laing, R and McKinna, F and McLaren, DB and O'Sullivan, JM and Parikh, O and Peedell, C and Protheroe, A and Robinson, AJ and Srihari, N and Srinivasan, R and Staffurth, J and Sundar, S and Tolan, S and Tsang, D and Wagstaff, J and Parmar, MKB (2015) Addition of docetaxel, zoledronic acid, or both to first-line long-term hormone therapy in prostate cancer (STAMPEDE): Survival results from an adaptive, multiarm, multistage, platform randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 387 (10024). 1163 - 1177. ISSN 0140-6736 DOI Lookup
  4. Weir, A and Brukner, P and Delahunt, E and Ekstrand, J and Griffin, D and Khan, KM and Lovell, G and Meyers, WC and Muschaweck, U and Orchard, J and Paajanen, H and Philippon, M and Reboul, G and Robinson, P and Schache, AG and Schilders, E and Serner, A and Silvers, H and Thorborg, K and Tyler, T and Verrall, G and de Vos, RJ and Vuckovic, Z and Hölmich, P (2015) Doha agreement meeting on terminology and definitions in groin pain in athletes. British journal of sports medicine, 49 (12). 768 - 774. ISSN 0306-3674 DOI lookup
  5. Browne, S. and Carrington, B. (2012) The Obamas and the New Politics of Race. Qualitative Sociology, 35 (2), pp. 113-121.DOI lookup
  6. Forsdyke, D and Smith, A and Jones, M and Gledhill, A (2016) Psychosocial factors associated with outcomes of sports injury rehabilitation in competitive athletes: a mixed studies systematic review. British journal of sports medicine, 50 (9). 537 - 544. ISSN 0306-3674
  7. Snelling, AM and Saville, T and Stevens, D and Beggs, CB (2011) Comparative evaluation of the hygienic efficacy of an ultra-rapid hand dryer vs conventional warm air hand dryers. Journal of applied microbiology, 110 (1). 19 - 26. ISSN 1364-5072 DOI lookup
  8. Dittmar, Helga, Bond, Rod, Hurst, Megan and Kasser, Tim (2014) The relationship between materialism and personal well-being: a meta-analysis. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107 (5). pp. 879-924. ISSN 0022-3514 DOI lookup
  9. Kolotourou, M and Radley, D and Chadwick, P and Smith, L and Orfanos, S and Kapetanakis, V and Singhal, A and Cole, TJ and Sacher, PM (2013) Is BMI alone a sufficient outcome to evaluate interventions for child obesity? Childhood obesity (Print), 9 (4). 350 - 356. ISSN 2153-2168 DOI lookup (Scopus: 3 / Europe PMC: 1)
  10. Swann, C., Crust, L., Keegan, R., Piggott, D. and Hemmings, B. (2015) An inductive exploration into the flow experiences of European Tour golfers. Qualitiative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 7 (2) January, pp. 210-234. DOI lookup
  11. Shepherd, SO and Wilson, OJ and Taylor, AS and Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C and Adlan, AM and Wagenmakers, AJ and Shaw, CS (2015) Low-Volume High-Intensity Interval Training in a Gym Setting Improves Cardio-Metabolic and Psychological Health. PLoS One, 10 (9). e0139056 -. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI lookup
  12. Hanley, B. (2014) Senior men's pacing profiles at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. Journal of Sports Sciences, 32 (11) March, pp. 1060-1065.DOI lookup (Scopus: 2 / WoS: 1 / Europe PMC: 1)
  13. Chung, C.P., Beggs, C., Wang, P.N., Bergsland, N., Shepherd, S., Cheng, C.Y., Ramasamy, D.P., Dwyer, M.G., Hu, H.H. and Wang, P.N. (2014) Jugular venous reflux and white matter abnormalities in alzheimer's disease: A pilot study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 39 (3) February, pp. 601-609. DOI lookup (Scopus: 4 / WoS: 6 / Europe PMC: 3)
  14. Manley, AJ and Lavender, T and Smith, DM (2015) Processing fluency effects: can the content and presentation of participant information sheets influence recruitment and participation for an antenatal intervention? Patient education and counseling, 98 (3). 391 - 394. ISSN 0738-3991 DOI lookup
  15. Carling, C., Gregson, W., Mccall, A., Moreira, A., Wong, D.P. and Bradley, P.S. (in press) Match Running Performance During Fixture Congestion in Elite Soccer: Research Issues and Future Directions. Sports Medicine, February. DOI lookup
  16. Cobley, SP and Till, K and O╩╝Hara, J and Cooke, C and Chapman, C (2014) Variable and changing trajectories in youth athlete development: further verification in advocating a long-term inclusive tracking approach. Journal of strength and conditioning research / National Strength & Conditioning Association, 28 (7). 1959 - 1970. ISSN 1064-8011 DOI lookup
  17. Till, KA and Jones, B and Darrall-Jones, J and Emmonds, S and Cooke, C (2015) Longitudinal development of anthropometric and physical characteristics within academy rugby league players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29 (6). 1713 - 1722. ISSN 1533-4287 DOI lookup
  18. Darrall-Jones, JD and Jones, B and Till, K (2015) Anthropometric and Physical Profiles of English Academy Rugby Union Players. Journal of strength and conditioning research / National Strength & Conditioning Association. ISSN 1064-8011 DOI lookup

Updated 3rd November 2016 (NS)

  1. Stoet, G and Bailey, DH and Moore, AM and Geary, DC (2016) Countries with Higher Levels of Gender Equality Show Larger National Sex Differences in Mathematics Anxiety and Relatively Lower Parental Mathematics Valuation for Girls. PLoS One, 11 (4). ISSN 1932-6203
  2. Wilson, AD and Zhu, Q and Barham, L and Stanistreet, I and Bingham, GP (2016) A Dynamical Analysis of the Suitability of Prehistoric Spheroids from the Cave of Hearths as Thrown Projectiles. Scientific Reports, 6 (30614). ISSN 2045-2322
  3. Hunt, K., Wyke, S., Gray, C.M., Anderson, A.S., Brady, A., Bunn, C., Donnan, P.T., Fenwick, E., Grieve, E., Leishman, J., Miller, E., Mutrie, N., Rauchhaus, P., White, A. and Treweek, S. (2014) A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 383 (9924) April, pp. 1211-1221. (Scopus: 14 / WoS: 11 / Europe PMC: 12)
  4. Wilson, A.D. and Golonka, S. (2013) Embodied Cognition is Not What you Think it is. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, Article No. 58. (WoS: 24 / Europe PMC: 16)
  5. Stoet, G and Geary, DC (2013) Sex differences in mathematics and reading achievement are inversely related: within- and across-nation assessment of 10 years of PISA data. PLoS One, 8 (3). ISSN 1932-6203
  6. Stoet, G., and Geary, D.C. (2015) Sex differences in academic achievement are not related to political, economic, or social equality. Intelligence, 48, pp. 137-151.
  7. Garza-Villarreal, EA and Wilson, AD and Vase, L and Brattico, E and Barrios, FA and Jensen, TS and Romero-Romo, JI and Vuust, P (2014) Music reduces pain and increases functional mobility in fibromyalgia. Frontiers in psychology, 5. Article No. 90
  8. Forsdyke, D and Smith, A and Jones, M and Gledhill, A (2016) Psychosocial factors associated with outcomes of sports injury rehabilitation in competitive athletes: a mixed studies systematic review. British journal of sports medicine, 50 (9). 537 - 544. ISSN 0306-3674
  9. Bate, C., Boduszek, D., Dhingra, K. and Bale, C. (2014) Psychopathy, intelligence and emotional responding in a non-forensic sample: an experimental investigation. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 25 (5) January, pp. 600-612.
  10. Christian, M.S., Evans, C.E., Hancock, N., Nykjaer, C. and Cade, J.E. (2013) Family meals can help children reach their 5 a day: a cross-sectional survey of children's dietary intake from London primary schools. J Epidemiol Community Health, 67 (4) April, pp. 332-338.DOI lookup (Scopus: 9 / Europe PMC: 3)
  11. Ellis, I. (2015) Shifting the balance for impact: Evidenced-based practice vs evidence-informed strategic influencing. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 22 (2) February, pp. 56-57. DOI lookup
  12. Javaid, A. (2014) Feminism, Masculinity, and Male Rape: Bringing Male Rape ‘out of the Closet'. Journal of Gender Studies, 25 (3) September DOI lookup
  13. Skouteris, H., Nagle, C., Fowler, M., Kent, B., Sahota, P. and Morris, H. (2014) Interventions Designed to Promote Exclusive Breastfeeding in High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review. BREASTFEEDING MEDICINE, 9 (3) April, pp. 113-127.DOI lookup (WoS: 3 / Europe PMC: 1)
  14. Abraham, A (2014) Is there an inverted-U relationship between creativity and psychopathology? Frontiers in psychology, 5. 750 DOI lookup
  15. Wild, D., Robins, G.G., Burley, V.J. and Howdle, P.D. (2010) Evidence of high sugar intake, and low fibre and mineral intake, in the gluten-free diet. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 32 (4) August, pp. 573-581.DOI lookup (Scopus: 44 / Europe PMC: 30)

Updated 3rd November 2016 (NS)

  1. Morgan, J (2015) Is Economics Responding to Critique? What do the UK 2015 QAA Subject Benchmarks Indicate? Review of Political Economy, 27 (4). 518 - 538. ISSN 0953-8259
  2. Morgan, J. (2015) Piketty's Calibration Economics: Inequality and the Dissolution of Solutions? Globalizations, 12 (5) January, pp. 803-823 DOI lookup
  4. Miguel, C (2016) Visual Intimacy on Social Media: From Selfies to the Co-Construction of Intimacies Through Shared Pictures. Social Media + Society. ISSN 2056-3051
  5. Minocha, S., Stonehouse, G. and Reynolds, M. (2014) Bollywood on Creativity: An Interview With the Internationally Acclaimed Film Director Shekhar Kapur. Journal of Management Inquiry, 23 (2) April, pp. 137-147. DOI lookup
  6. Gibbs, P. and Dean, A. (2015) Do higher education institutes communicate trust well? Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 25 (2) July, pp. 155-170.DOI lookup
  7. Tench, R (2014) Mapping communication management competencies for European practitioners: ECOPSI an EU study. Journal of Communication Management, 19 (1). pp. 39 - 61. ISSN 1363-254XDOI lookup
  8. Moreno, A and Navarro, C and Tench, R and Zerfass, A (2014) Does social media usage matter? An analysis of online practices and digital media perceptions of communication practitioners in Europe. Public Relations Review, 41 (2). pp. 242-253. ISSN 0363-8111 DOI lookup
  9. Yu, W and Ramanathan, R and Nath, P (2014) The impacts of marketing and operations capabilities on financial performance in the UK retail sector: A resource-based perspective. Industrial Marketing Management, 43 (1). 25 - 31. ISSN 0019-8501
  10. Morgan, J.A. and Olsen, W. (2011) Aspiration problems for the Indian rural poor: research on Self-Help Groups and Micro-Finance. Capital & Class, 35 (2) June, pp. 189-212.DOI lookup
  11. Yu, W and Ramanathan, R and Nath, P (2014) The impacts of marketing and operations capabilities on financial performance in the UK retail sector: A resource-based perspective. Industrial Marketing Management, 43 (1). 25 - 31. ISSN 0019-8501 DOI lookup
  12. Lyon, P. and Pollard, D. (1997) Perceptions of the older employee: is anything really changing? Personnel Review, 26 (4), pp. 245-257.DOI lookup (Scopus: 39)
  13. Jones, B and Iredale, N (2014) Enterprise and entrepreneurship education: Towards a comparative analysis. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 8 (1). 34 - 50. ISSN 1750-6204DOI lookup (Scopus: 1)

Updated 3rd November 2016 (NS)

  1. Johnston, D and Miles-Shenton, D and Farmer, D (2015) Quantifying the domestic building fabric 'performance gap'. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 36 (5). 614 - 627. ISSN 0143-6244
  2. Johnston, D and Farmer, D and Brooke-Peat, M and Miles-Shenton, D (2014) Bridging the domestic building fabric performance gap. Building Research and Information. ISSN 0961-3218 .DOI lookup
  3. Irving, H (2016) Paper salvage in Britain during the Second World War. Historical Research, 89 (244). pp. 373-393. ISSN 1468-2281
  4. Spracklen, K and Laurencic, J and Kenyon, A (2013) 'Mine's a Pint of Bitter': Performativity, gender, class and representations of authenticity in real-ale tourism. Tourist Studies, 13 (3). 304 - 321. ISSN 1468-7976
  5. Bryant, A and Raja, U (2014) In the realm of Big Data. First Monday, 19 (2). ISSN 1396-0466 DOI lookup
  6. Malinowski, J., Fylan, F. and Horton, C.L. (2014) Experiencing " continuity" : A qualitative investigation of waking life in dreams. Dreaming, 24 (3) January, pp. 161-175. DOI lookup
  7. Shore, H (2014) Rogues of the racecourse. Media History, 20 (4). 352 - 367. ISSN 1368-8804 DOI lookup 
  8. Stanley, L., Salter, A., & Dampier, H. (2013). The Work of Making and the Work it Does: Cultural Sociology and ‘Bringing- Into-Being’ the Cultural Assemblage of the Olive Schreiner Letters. Cultural Sociology, 7, 287-302.DOI lookup (Scopus: 1 / WoS: 1)
  9. Morgan, S.J. (2012) Material Culture and the Politics of Personality in Early Victorian England. Journal of Victorian Culture, 17 (2) May, pp. 127-146.DOI lookup
  10. Halpin, E., Rankin, C., Chapman, E.L. and Walker, C. (2015) Measuring the value of public libraries in the digital age: What the power people need to know. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 47 (1) January, pp. 30-42. DOI lookup
  11. Rich, R (2015) 'If You Desire to Enjoy Life, Avoid Unpunctual People': Women, Timetabling and Domestic Advice, 1850–1910. Cultural and Social History, 12 (1). 95 - 112. ISSN 1478-0046 DOI lookup
  12. O'Grady, A and Kill, R (2013) Exploring festival performance as a state of encounter. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 12 (2-3). 268 - 283. ISSN 1474-0222DOI lookup (Scopus: 1)
  13. Thompson, P and Lashua, B (2014) Getting It on Record: Issues and Strategies for Ethnographic Practice in Recording Studios. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 43 (6). 746 - 769. ISSN 0891-2416 DOI lookup

Updated 3rd November 2016 (NS)


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