Liverpool Skylilne

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Dr George Wilson

Dr George Wilson


Journal Articles

Wilson G, Lucas D, Hambly C, Speakman JR, Morton JP, Close GL. 2017. Energy expenditure in professional flat jockeys using doubly labelled water during the racing season: Implications for body weight management European Journal of Sport Science, :1-8 >DOI

Martin D, Wilson G, Morton JP, Close GL, Murphy RC. 2017. The horseracing industry’s perception of nutritional and weight-making practices of professional jockeys Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 9 :568-582 >DOI

Wilson G, Hill J, Sale C, Morton JP, Close GL. 2015. Elite male Flat jockeys display lower bone density and lower resting metabolic rate than their female counterparts: implications for athlete welfare APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY NUTRITION AND METABOLISM, 40 :1318-1320 >DOI >Link

Wilson G, Pritchard PP, Papageorgiou C, Phillips S, Kumar P, Langan-Evans C, Routledge H, Owens DJ, Morton JP, Close GL. 2015. Fasted Exercise and Increased Dietary Protein Reduces Body Fat and Improves Strength in Jockeys INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 36 :1008-1014 >DOI >Link

Wilson G, Drust B, Morton JP, Close GL. 2014. Weight-Making Strategies in Professional Jockeys: Implications for Physical and Mental Health and Well-Being SPORTS MEDICINE, 44 :785-796 >DOI >Link

Wilson G, Hawken MB, Poole I, Sparks A, Bennett S, Drust B, Morton J, Close GL. 2014. Rapid weight-loss impairs simulated riding performance and strength in jockeys: implications for making-weight. J Sports Sci, 32 :383-391 >DOI >Link

Wilson G, Sparks SA, Drust B, Morton JP, Close GL. 2013. Assessment of energy expenditure in elite jockeys during simulated race riding and a working day: Implications for making weight Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 38 :415-420 >DOI

Wilson G, Fraser WD, Sharma A, Eubank M, Drust B, Morton JP, Close GL. 2013. Markers of bone health, renal function, liver function, anthropometry and perception of mood: a comparison between Flat and National Hunt Jockeys. Int J Sports Med, 34 :453-459 >DOI >Link

Close GL, Russell J, Cobley JN, Owens DJ, Wilson G, Gregson W, Fraser WD, Morton JP. 2013. Assessment of vitamin D concentration in non-supplemented professional athletes and healthy adults during the winter months in the UK: implications for skeletal muscle function. J Sports Sci, 31 :344-353 >DOI >Link

Wilson G, Chester N, Eubank M, Crighton B, Drust B, Morton JP, Close GL. 2012. An alternative dietary strategy to make weight while improving mood, decreasing body fat, and not dehydrating: a case study of a professional jockey. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 22 :225-231 >Link