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Dr Angela Hibbs

Senior Lecturer

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Angela is a senior lecturer at Northumbria University in Sports Biomechanics and Sports Performance Analysis.  Previously Angela worked in the applied elite sport environment working at both the Australian Institute of Sport and the English Institute of Sport.

Her research interests include core training interventions, the use of virtual reality technologies to promote healthy lifestyles and optimising sports performance in a range of team and individual sports.

Angela Hibbs

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Optimising Sports Performance

Team Match Analysis

Use of Vitrual reality technology on exercise preferences

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Reliability and Precision of Sonography of the Lumbar Multifidus and Transversus Abdominis During Dynamic Activities, Gibbon, K., Debuse, D., Hibbs, A., Caplan, N. Mar 2017, In: Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Isolated Core Training Improves Sprint Performance in National-Level Junior Swimmers, Weston, M., Hibbs, A., Thompson, K., Spears, I. Mar 2015, In: International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
  • Phasic-to-tonic shift in trunk muscle activity relative to walking during low-impact weight bearing exercise, Caplan, N., Gibbon, K., Hibbs, A., Evetts, S., Debuse, D. 1 Nov 2014, In: Acta Astronautica
  • The effect of a 12 week core training regimen on electromyographic activation in national-level junior swimmers, Hibbs, A., Weston, M., Thompson, K., Spears, I., Dixon, J. 8 Dec 2014, In: Journal of Athletic Enhancement
  • Strategy and tactics in sports performance, Hibbs, A., O’Donoghue, P. 14 Feb 2013, Routledge Handbook of Sports Performance Analysis, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Peak and average rectified EMG measures: Which method of data reduction should be used for assessing core training exercises?, Hibbs, A., Thompson, K., French, D., Hodgson, D., Spears, I. 2011, In: Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology
  • Analysis of speed, stroke rate, and stroke distance for world-class breaststroke swimming, Garland, S., Hibbs, A., Kleshnev, V. 2009, In: Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Kinematic and kinetic changes to gait at different inclines when running at a matched relative metabolic cost, Caplan, N., Luke, L., Hibbs, A., Wilkinson, M. 2008, British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Annual Conference (BASES 2008)
  • Optimizing performance by improving core stability and core strength, Hibbs, A., Thompson, K., French, D., Wrigley, A., Spears, I. 2008, In: Sports Medicine
  • Sprint Starts and the minimum auditory reaction time, Pain, M., Hibbs, A. 2007, In: Journal of Sports Sciences

Qualifications

  • Sport MSc September 01 2002
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2010
  • Information not provided British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) 2010


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