Dr Niall Macfarlane

  • Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

telephone: 01413305965
email: Niall.MacFarlane@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research Interests

  • Physiological demands of exercise
  • human performance in elite athletes and elite team sports
  • muscle adaptation and training interventions

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Impaired skeletal muscle oxidative capacity as a mechanism for greater insulin resistance in South Asians?
    Diabetes UK
    2006 - 2009
     
  • Muscle wasting in chronic heart failure - a role for cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors
    British Heart Foundation
    2003 - 2005
     

Additional information

Grant Advisory Board

  • 2006 - ongoing: Scottish Football Association - Working party on sports science

Invited International Presentations

  • 2005: Edinburgh, Scotland - Inaugural plenary lecture 1st Edinburgh Festival for Sports Science

Professional Learned Society

  • 2001 - ongoing: Pharmacological Society
  • 1997 - ongoing: International Society for Heart Research
  • 1995 - ongoing: British Society for Cardiovascular Research
  • 1993 - ongoing: Physiological Society - Joint with British Pharmacological Society, working party on integrative mammalian biology, from 2006. Animal welfare and legislation working group, from 2006. Joint Committee on In Vivo Training, 2000 ongoing

Research Fellowship

  • 1995 - 1998: British Heart Foundation Fellowship

Publications

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Number of items: 34.

2015

White, A. D. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2015) Contextual effects on activity profiles of domestic field hockey during competition and training. Human Movement Science, 40, pp. 422-431. (doi:10.1016/j.humov.2015.01.007) (PMID:25697973)

White, A. D. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2015) Analysis of international competition and training in menʼs field hockey by global positioning system and inertial sensor technology. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(1), pp. 137-143. (doi:10.1519/JSC.0000000000000600)

2014

Learmonth, Y. C., Paul, L., McFadyen, A. K., Marshall-McKenna, R., Mattison, P., Miller, L. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2014) Short-term effect of aerobic exercise on symptoms in multiple sclerosis and chronic fatigue syndrome. International Journal of MS Care, 16(2), pp. 76-82. (doi:10.7224/1537-2073.2013-005) (PMID:25061431) (PMCID:PMC4106394)

2013

White, A.D. and MacFarlane, N. (2013) Time-on-pitch or full-game GPS analysis procedures for elite field hockey? International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8(5), pp. 549-55.

Johnston, R. D., Gibson, N. V., Twist, C., Gabbett, T. J., MacNay, S. A. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2013) Physiological responses to an intensified period of rugby league competition. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 27(3), pp. 643-654. (doi:10.1519/JSC.0b013e31825bb469) (PMID:22592168)

2010

Hall, L.M.L., Moran, C.N., Milne, G.R., MacFarlane, N.G., Forouhi, N.G., Hariharan, N., Salt, I.P., Sattar, N. and Gill, J.M.R. (2010) Fat oxidation, fitness and skeletal muscle expression of oxidative/lipid metabolism genes in South Asians: implications for insulin resistance? PLoS ONE, 5(12), e14197. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014197)

2008

Newell, M., Newell, J., Grant, S. and MacFarlane, N. (2008) Fluid and electrolyte balance in elite gaelic football players. Irish Medical Journal, 101(8), pp. 236-9.

2007

Busquets, X., MacFarlane, N. G., Heine-Suñer, D., Morlá, M., Torres-Juan, L., Iglesias, A., Lladó, J., Sauleda, J. and Agustí, A. G.N. (2007) Angiotensin-converting-enzyme gene polymorphisms, smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of COPD, 2(3), pp. 329-334. (PMID:18229571) (PMCID:PMC2695206)

McEntegart, M., Awede, B., Petrie, M., Sattar, N. , Dunn, F., MacFarlane, N. and McMurray, J. (2007) Increase in serum adiponectin concentration in patients with heart failure and cachexia: relationship with leptin, other cytokines, and B-type natriuretic peptide. European Heart Journal, 28, pp. 829-835. (doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehm033)

2006

Scott, S., Fuld, J., Carter, R., McEntegart, M. and MacFarlane, N. (2006) Diaphragm ultrasonography as an alternative to whole-body plethysmography in pulmonary function testing. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 25, pp. 225-232.

2004

Miller, D., MacFarlane, N. and Wilson, G. (2004) Altered oscillatory work by ventricular myofilaments from a rabbit coronary artery ligation model of heart failure. Cardiovascular Research, 61, pp. 94-104. (doi:10.1016/j.cardiores.2003.09.032)

2001

Darnley, G.M., Duke, A.M., Steele, D.S. and MacFarlane, N.G. (2001) Effects of reactive oxygen species on aspects of excitation-contraction coupling in chemically skinned rabbit diaphragm muscle fibres. Experimental Physiology, 86(2), pp. 161-168. (doi:10.1113/eph8602109) (PMID:11429630)

Caruana, L., Petrie, M. C., McMurray, J. j. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2001) Altered diaphragm position and function in patients with chronic heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure, 3(2), pp. 183-187. (doi:10.1016/S1388-9842(00)00133-1) (PMID:11246055)

2000

MacFarlane, N., Darnley, G.M. and Smith, G.L. (2000) Cellular basis for contractile dysfunction in the diaphragm from a rabbit infarct model of heart failure. American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology, 278(4), C739-C746. (PMID:10751323)

1999

Darnley, G. M., Gray, A. C., McClure, S. J., Neary, P., Petrie, M., McMurray, J. J.V. and MacFarlane, N. G. (1999) Effects of resistive breathing on exercise capacity and diaphragm function in patients with ischaemic heart disease. European Journal of Heart Failure, 1(3), pp. 297-300. (doi:10.1016/s1388-9842(99)00027-6) (PMID:10935679)

MacFarlane, N., Takahashi, S., Wilson, G., Okabe, E. and Miller, D.J. (1999) Effects of reactive oxygen species on myofilament function in a rabbit coronary artery ligation model of heart failure. Pflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology, 438(3), pp. 289-98. (doi:10.1007/s004240050912) (PMID:10398858)

1998

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N.G., Miller, D.J. and Cobbe, S.M. (1998) Effects of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) on sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca 2+ -loading in failing rabbit and human cardiac trabeculae. Basic Research in Cardiology, 93(5), pp. 396-404. (doi:10.1007/s003950050108) (PMID:9833152)

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N., Cobbe, S.M. and Miller, D.J. (1998) Sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ loading in rabbits 8 and 15 weeks after coronary artery ligation. Pflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology, 436(3), pp. 436-442. (doi:10.1007/s004240050654) (PMID:9644227)

Takahashi, S.-s., Denvir, M. A., Harder, L., Miller, D. J., Cobbe, S., Kawakami, M., MacFarlane, N. G. and Okabe, E. (1998) Effects of in vitro and in vivo exposure to doxorubicin (Adriamycin) on caffeine-induced Ca2+ release from sarcoplasmic reticulum and contractile protein function in 'chemically-skinned' rabbit ventricular trabeculae. Japanese Journal of Pharmacology, 76(4), pp. 405-413. (doi:10.1254/jjp.76.405) (PMID:9623719)

1997

Clark, A.L., Galloway, S., MacFarlane, N., Henderson, E., Aitchison, T. and McMurray, J.J.V. (1997) Catecholamines contribute to exertional dyspnoea and to the ventilatory response to exercise in normal humans. European Heart Journal, 18(11), pp. 1829-33. (doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.eurheartj.a015179) (PMID:9402459)

1996

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N., Miller, D.J. and Cobbe, S. (1996) Enhanced SR function in saponin-treated ventricular trabeculae from rabbits with heart failure. American Journal of Physiology, 271(3 Pt 2), H850-H859. (PMID:8853317)

1995

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N.G., Cobbe, S.M. and Miller, D.J. (1995) Sarcoplasmic reticulum and myofilament function in chemically-treated ventricular trabeculae from patients with heart failure. Cardiovascular Research, 30(3), pp. 377-385. (doi:10.1016/S0008-6363(95)00056-9) (PMID:7585829)

Miller, D. J. and MacFarlane, N. G. (1995) Intracellular effects of free radicals and reactive oxygen species in cardiac muscle. Journal of Human Hypertension, 9(6), pp. 465-73. (PMID:7473529)

1994

MacFarlane, N.G., Miller, D.J., Smith, G.L. and Steele, D.S. (1994) Effects of oxidants on the sarcoplasmic reticulum of saponin treated rat ventricular trabeculae. Cardiovascular Research, 28(11), pp. 1647-1652. (doi:10.1093/cvr/28.11.1647) (PMID:7842458)

Ray, S.G., McCann, G., Henderson, E., MacFarlane, N., Christie, J., Norrie, J., Ford, I. , Grant, S. and Dargie, H.J. (1994) Cardiorespiratory and symptomatic variables during maximal and submaximal exercise in men with stable effort angina: a comparison of atenolol and celiprolol. European Heart Journal, 15(11), pp. 1566-1570. (doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.eurheartj.a060431) (PMID:7835373)

Rowland, T.W., Unnithan, V.B., MacFarlane, N., Gibson, N.G. and Paton, J.Y. (1994) Clinical manifestations of the ‘athlete's heart’ in prepubertal male runners. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 15(8), pp. 515-519. (doi:10.1055/s-2007-1021097)

MacFarlane, N. G. and Miller, D. J. (1994) Effects of the reactive oxygen species hypochlorous acid and hydrogen peroxide on force production and calcium sensitivity of rat cardiac myofilaments. Pflügers Archiv, 428(5-6), pp. 561-568. (doi:10.1007/BF00374578) (PMID:7838678)

1992

O'Dowd, A., O'Dowd, J.J., O'Dowd, J.J., MacFarlane, N., Abe, H. and Miller, D.J. (1992) Analysis of novel imidazoles from isolated perfused rabbit heart by two high-performance liquid chromatographic methods. Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 577(2), pp. 347-53. (doi:10.1016/0378-4347(92)80257-Q) (PMID:1400766)

Northridge, D. B., Jamieson, M. P., Jardine, A. G., MacArthur, K. J.D., MacFarlane, N. and Dargie, H. J. (1992) Pulmonary extraction and left atrial secretion of atrial natriuretic factor during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. American Heart Journal, 123(3), pp. 698-703. (doi:10.1016/0002-8703(92)90509-T) (PMID:1531724)

MacFarlane, N.G. and Miller, D.J. (1992) Depression of peak force without altering calcium sensitivity by the superoxide anion in chemically skinned cardiac muscle of rat. Circulation Research, 70(6), pp. 1217-1224. (doi:10.1161/01.RES.70.6.1217) (PMID:1315636)

1991

MacFarlane, N., McMurray, J. , O'Dowd, J. J., Dargie, H. J. and Miller, D. J. (1991) Synergism of histidyl dipeptides as antioxidants. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 23(11), pp. 1205-1207. (doi:10.1016/0022-2828(91)90077-Y) (PMID:1803015)

MacFarlane, N., Northridge, D.B., Wright, A.R., Grant, S. and Dargie, H.J. (1991) A comparative study of left ventricular structure and function in elite athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 25(1), pp. 45-48. (doi:10.1136/bjsm.25.1.45) (PMID:1833026) (PMCID:PMC1478796)

1990

MacFarlane, N. (1990) Serum creatine kinase activity in myocardial infarction. Journal of Cardiovascular Technology, 5(2), pp. 64-68.

1989

MacFarlane, N. (1989) Psychogenic hypertension: fact or fiction. Journal of Cardiovascular Technology, 4(3), pp. 125-128.

This list was generated on Mon Feb 19 16:03:13 2018 GMT.
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Number of items: 34.

Articles

White, A. D. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2015) Contextual effects on activity profiles of domestic field hockey during competition and training. Human Movement Science, 40, pp. 422-431. (doi:10.1016/j.humov.2015.01.007) (PMID:25697973)

White, A. D. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2015) Analysis of international competition and training in menʼs field hockey by global positioning system and inertial sensor technology. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(1), pp. 137-143. (doi:10.1519/JSC.0000000000000600)

Learmonth, Y. C., Paul, L., McFadyen, A. K., Marshall-McKenna, R., Mattison, P., Miller, L. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2014) Short-term effect of aerobic exercise on symptoms in multiple sclerosis and chronic fatigue syndrome. International Journal of MS Care, 16(2), pp. 76-82. (doi:10.7224/1537-2073.2013-005) (PMID:25061431) (PMCID:PMC4106394)

White, A.D. and MacFarlane, N. (2013) Time-on-pitch or full-game GPS analysis procedures for elite field hockey? International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8(5), pp. 549-55.

Johnston, R. D., Gibson, N. V., Twist, C., Gabbett, T. J., MacNay, S. A. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2013) Physiological responses to an intensified period of rugby league competition. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 27(3), pp. 643-654. (doi:10.1519/JSC.0b013e31825bb469) (PMID:22592168)

Hall, L.M.L., Moran, C.N., Milne, G.R., MacFarlane, N.G., Forouhi, N.G., Hariharan, N., Salt, I.P., Sattar, N. and Gill, J.M.R. (2010) Fat oxidation, fitness and skeletal muscle expression of oxidative/lipid metabolism genes in South Asians: implications for insulin resistance? PLoS ONE, 5(12), e14197. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014197)

Newell, M., Newell, J., Grant, S. and MacFarlane, N. (2008) Fluid and electrolyte balance in elite gaelic football players. Irish Medical Journal, 101(8), pp. 236-9.

Busquets, X., MacFarlane, N. G., Heine-Suñer, D., Morlá, M., Torres-Juan, L., Iglesias, A., Lladó, J., Sauleda, J. and Agustí, A. G.N. (2007) Angiotensin-converting-enzyme gene polymorphisms, smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of COPD, 2(3), pp. 329-334. (PMID:18229571) (PMCID:PMC2695206)

McEntegart, M., Awede, B., Petrie, M., Sattar, N. , Dunn, F., MacFarlane, N. and McMurray, J. (2007) Increase in serum adiponectin concentration in patients with heart failure and cachexia: relationship with leptin, other cytokines, and B-type natriuretic peptide. European Heart Journal, 28, pp. 829-835. (doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehm033)

Scott, S., Fuld, J., Carter, R., McEntegart, M. and MacFarlane, N. (2006) Diaphragm ultrasonography as an alternative to whole-body plethysmography in pulmonary function testing. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 25, pp. 225-232.

Miller, D., MacFarlane, N. and Wilson, G. (2004) Altered oscillatory work by ventricular myofilaments from a rabbit coronary artery ligation model of heart failure. Cardiovascular Research, 61, pp. 94-104. (doi:10.1016/j.cardiores.2003.09.032)

Darnley, G.M., Duke, A.M., Steele, D.S. and MacFarlane, N.G. (2001) Effects of reactive oxygen species on aspects of excitation-contraction coupling in chemically skinned rabbit diaphragm muscle fibres. Experimental Physiology, 86(2), pp. 161-168. (doi:10.1113/eph8602109) (PMID:11429630)

Caruana, L., Petrie, M. C., McMurray, J. j. and MacFarlane, N. G. (2001) Altered diaphragm position and function in patients with chronic heart failure. European Journal of Heart Failure, 3(2), pp. 183-187. (doi:10.1016/S1388-9842(00)00133-1) (PMID:11246055)

MacFarlane, N., Darnley, G.M. and Smith, G.L. (2000) Cellular basis for contractile dysfunction in the diaphragm from a rabbit infarct model of heart failure. American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology, 278(4), C739-C746. (PMID:10751323)

Darnley, G. M., Gray, A. C., McClure, S. J., Neary, P., Petrie, M., McMurray, J. J.V. and MacFarlane, N. G. (1999) Effects of resistive breathing on exercise capacity and diaphragm function in patients with ischaemic heart disease. European Journal of Heart Failure, 1(3), pp. 297-300. (doi:10.1016/s1388-9842(99)00027-6) (PMID:10935679)

MacFarlane, N., Takahashi, S., Wilson, G., Okabe, E. and Miller, D.J. (1999) Effects of reactive oxygen species on myofilament function in a rabbit coronary artery ligation model of heart failure. Pflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology, 438(3), pp. 289-98. (doi:10.1007/s004240050912) (PMID:10398858)

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N.G., Miller, D.J. and Cobbe, S.M. (1998) Effects of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) on sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca 2+ -loading in failing rabbit and human cardiac trabeculae. Basic Research in Cardiology, 93(5), pp. 396-404. (doi:10.1007/s003950050108) (PMID:9833152)

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N., Cobbe, S.M. and Miller, D.J. (1998) Sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ loading in rabbits 8 and 15 weeks after coronary artery ligation. Pflügers Archiv European Journal of Physiology, 436(3), pp. 436-442. (doi:10.1007/s004240050654) (PMID:9644227)

Takahashi, S.-s., Denvir, M. A., Harder, L., Miller, D. J., Cobbe, S., Kawakami, M., MacFarlane, N. G. and Okabe, E. (1998) Effects of in vitro and in vivo exposure to doxorubicin (Adriamycin) on caffeine-induced Ca2+ release from sarcoplasmic reticulum and contractile protein function in 'chemically-skinned' rabbit ventricular trabeculae. Japanese Journal of Pharmacology, 76(4), pp. 405-413. (doi:10.1254/jjp.76.405) (PMID:9623719)

Clark, A.L., Galloway, S., MacFarlane, N., Henderson, E., Aitchison, T. and McMurray, J.J.V. (1997) Catecholamines contribute to exertional dyspnoea and to the ventilatory response to exercise in normal humans. European Heart Journal, 18(11), pp. 1829-33. (doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.eurheartj.a015179) (PMID:9402459)

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N., Miller, D.J. and Cobbe, S. (1996) Enhanced SR function in saponin-treated ventricular trabeculae from rabbits with heart failure. American Journal of Physiology, 271(3 Pt 2), H850-H859. (PMID:8853317)

Denvir, M.A., MacFarlane, N.G., Cobbe, S.M. and Miller, D.J. (1995) Sarcoplasmic reticulum and myofilament function in chemically-treated ventricular trabeculae from patients with heart failure. Cardiovascular Research, 30(3), pp. 377-385. (doi:10.1016/S0008-6363(95)00056-9) (PMID:7585829)

Miller, D. J. and MacFarlane, N. G. (1995) Intracellular effects of free radicals and reactive oxygen species in cardiac muscle. Journal of Human Hypertension, 9(6), pp. 465-73. (PMID:7473529)

MacFarlane, N.G., Miller, D.J., Smith, G.L. and Steele, D.S. (1994) Effects of oxidants on the sarcoplasmic reticulum of saponin treated rat ventricular trabeculae. Cardiovascular Research, 28(11), pp. 1647-1652. (doi:10.1093/cvr/28.11.1647) (PMID:7842458)

Ray, S.G., McCann, G., Henderson, E., MacFarlane, N., Christie, J., Norrie, J., Ford, I. , Grant, S. and Dargie, H.J. (1994) Cardiorespiratory and symptomatic variables during maximal and submaximal exercise in men with stable effort angina: a comparison of atenolol and celiprolol. European Heart Journal, 15(11), pp. 1566-1570. (doi:10.1093/oxfordjournals.eurheartj.a060431) (PMID:7835373)

Rowland, T.W., Unnithan, V.B., MacFarlane, N., Gibson, N.G. and Paton, J.Y. (1994) Clinical manifestations of the ‘athlete's heart’ in prepubertal male runners. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 15(8), pp. 515-519. (doi:10.1055/s-2007-1021097)

MacFarlane, N. G. and Miller, D. J. (1994) Effects of the reactive oxygen species hypochlorous acid and hydrogen peroxide on force production and calcium sensitivity of rat cardiac myofilaments. Pflügers Archiv, 428(5-6), pp. 561-568. (doi:10.1007/BF00374578) (PMID:7838678)

O'Dowd, A., O'Dowd, J.J., O'Dowd, J.J., MacFarlane, N., Abe, H. and Miller, D.J. (1992) Analysis of novel imidazoles from isolated perfused rabbit heart by two high-performance liquid chromatographic methods. Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Sciences and Applications, 577(2), pp. 347-53. (doi:10.1016/0378-4347(92)80257-Q) (PMID:1400766)

Northridge, D. B., Jamieson, M. P., Jardine, A. G., MacArthur, K. J.D., MacFarlane, N. and Dargie, H. J. (1992) Pulmonary extraction and left atrial secretion of atrial natriuretic factor during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. American Heart Journal, 123(3), pp. 698-703. (doi:10.1016/0002-8703(92)90509-T) (PMID:1531724)

MacFarlane, N.G. and Miller, D.J. (1992) Depression of peak force without altering calcium sensitivity by the superoxide anion in chemically skinned cardiac muscle of rat. Circulation Research, 70(6), pp. 1217-1224. (doi:10.1161/01.RES.70.6.1217) (PMID:1315636)

MacFarlane, N., McMurray, J. , O'Dowd, J. J., Dargie, H. J. and Miller, D. J. (1991) Synergism of histidyl dipeptides as antioxidants. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 23(11), pp. 1205-1207. (doi:10.1016/0022-2828(91)90077-Y) (PMID:1803015)

MacFarlane, N., Northridge, D.B., Wright, A.R., Grant, S. and Dargie, H.J. (1991) A comparative study of left ventricular structure and function in elite athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 25(1), pp. 45-48. (doi:10.1136/bjsm.25.1.45) (PMID:1833026) (PMCID:PMC1478796)

MacFarlane, N. (1990) Serum creatine kinase activity in myocardial infarction. Journal of Cardiovascular Technology, 5(2), pp. 64-68.

MacFarlane, N. (1989) Psychogenic hypertension: fact or fiction. Journal of Cardiovascular Technology, 4(3), pp. 125-128.

This list was generated on Mon Feb 19 16:03:13 2018 GMT.