Sinead Mcdonagh

Discipline: Sports and Health Sciences
Research Centre/Unit: Bioenergetics and Human Performance

Project Summary

Thesis: Influence of Dietary Nitrate Supplementation and Lifestyle Choices on Health and Exercise Performance

Study 1: The effects of chronic nitrate supplementation and the use of strong and weak antibacterial agents on plasma nitrite and exercise blood pressure

Study 2: Effects of blood donation and chronic nitrate ingestion on the physiological response to moderate-intensity and incremental exercise.

Study 3: The pharmacodynamic response to nitrate supplementation

 

Supervisory Team

Professor Andrew Jones

Dr. Anni Vanhatalo

Wider Research Interests

General Interests:

•Dietary Nitrate Supplementation
•Nitrite and Nitric Oxide Biology
•Free Radical and Redox Biology
•Cardiovascular Physiology
•Skeletal Muscle Bioenergetics
•Exercise Tolerance and Performance

Authored Publications/Reports

McDonagh STJ, Wylie LJ, Winyard PG, Vanhatalo A, Jones AM. (2015) The effects of chronic nitrate supplementation and the use of strong and weak antibacterial agents on plasma nitrite and exercise blood pressure., International Journal of Sports Medicine

Thompson C, Wylie LJ, Fulford J, Kelly J, Black MI, McDonagh STJ, Jeukendrup AE, Vanhatalo A, Jones AM (2015) Dietary nitrate improves sprint performance and cognitive function during prolonged intermittent exercise. , European Journal of Applied Physiology,