Liverpool Skylilne

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Dr Matthew Cocks

Dr Matthew Cocks

Telephone: 0151 904 6243

ORCID

Publications

Highlighted publications

Scott SN, Shepherd SO, Andrews RC, Narendran P, Purewal TS, Kinnafick F, Cuthbertson DJ, Atkinson-Goulding S, Noon T, Wagenmakers AJM, Cocks M. 2019. A Multidisciplinary Evaluation of a Virtually Supervised Home-Based High-Intensity Interval Training Intervention in People With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes care, 42 :2330-2333 DOI Author Url Public Url

Scott SN, Shepherd SO, Hopkins N, Dawson EA, Strauss JA, Wright DJ, Cooper RG, Kumar P, Wagenmakers AJM, Cocks M. 2019. Home-HIT improves muscle capillarisation and eNOS/NAD(P)Hoxidase protein ratio in obese individuals with elevated cardiovascular disease risk. The Journal of Physiology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hesketh K, Shepherd SO, Strauss JA, Low DA, Cooper RG, Wagenmakers AJM, Cocks M. 2019. Passive Heat Therapy in Sedentary Humans Increases Skeletal Muscle Capillarisation and eNOS Content but Not Mitochondrial Density or GLUT4 Content. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, DOI Author Url Public Url

Gliemann L, Rytter N, Piil P, Nilton J, Lind T, Nyberg M, Cocks MS, Hellsten Y. 2018. The Endothelial Mechanotransduction Protein Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 Is Influenced by Aging and Exercise Training in Human Skeletal Muscle Frontiers in Physiology, 9 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cocks M, Shaw CS, Shepherd SO, Fisher JP, Ranasinghe A, Barker TA, Wagenmakers AJM. 2016. Sprint interval and moderate-intensity continuous training have equal benefits on aerobic capacity, insulin sensitivity, muscle capillarisation and endothelial eNOS/NAD(P)Hoxidase protein ratio in obese men JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 594 :2307-2321 DOI Author Url Public Url

Journal article

Elia A, Wilson OJ, Lees M, Parker PJ, Barlow MJ, Cocks M, O'Hara JP. 2019. Skeletal muscle, haematological and splenic volume characteristics of elite breath-hold divers EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 119 :2499-2511 DOI Author Url

Scott SN, Shepherd SO, Andrews RC, Narendran P, Purewal TS, Kinnafick F, Cuthbertson DJ, Atkinson-Goulding S, Noon T, Wagenmakers AJM, Cocks M. 2019. A Multidisciplinary Evaluation of a Virtually Supervised Home-Based High-Intensity Interval Training Intervention in People With Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes care, 42 :2330-2333 DOI Author Url Public Url

Scott SN, Shepherd SO, Strauss JA, Wagenmakers AJM, Cocks M. 2019. Home-based high-intensity interval training reduces barriers to exercise in people with type 1 diabetes EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, DOI Author Url

Hammond KM, Sale C, Fraser W, Tang J, Shepherd SO, Strauss JA, Close GL, Cocks M, Louis J, Pugh J, Stewart C, Sharples AP, Morton JP. 2019. Post-exercise carbohydrate and energy availability induce independent effects on skeletal muscle cell signalling and bone turnover: implications for training adaptation Journal of Physiology, 597 :4779-4796 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Baumert P, Temple S, Stanley JM, Cocks M, Strauss JA, Shepherd SO, Drust B, Lake MJ, Stewart CE, Erskine RM. 2019. Neuromuscular fatigue and recovery after strenuous exercise depends on skeletal muscle size and stem cell characteristics DOI

Scott SN, Shepherd SO, Hopkins N, Dawson EA, Strauss JA, Wright DJ, Cooper RG, Kumar P, Wagenmakers AJM, Cocks M. 2019. Home-HIT improves muscle capillarisation and eNOS/NAD(P)Hoxidase protein ratio in obese individuals with elevated cardiovascular disease risk. The Journal of Physiology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Allan R, Sharples AP, Cocks M, Drust B, Dutton J, Dugdale HF, Mawhinney C, Clucas A, Hawkins W, Morton JP, Gregson W. 2019. Low pre-exercise muscle glycogen availability offsets the effect of post exercise cold water immersion in augmenting PGC-1α gene expression Physiological Reports, 7 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Routledge HE, Bradley WJ, Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Erskine RM, Close GL, Morton JP. 2019. Ultrasound Does Not Detect Acute Changes in Glycogen in Vastus Lateralis of Man. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, DOI Author Url Public Url

Hesketh K, Shepherd SO, Strauss JA, Low DA, Cooper RG, Wagenmakers AJM, Cocks M. 2019. Passive Heat Therapy in Sedentary Humans Increases Skeletal Muscle Capillarisation and eNOS Content but Not Mitochondrial Density or GLUT4 Content. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, DOI Author Url Public Url

Gliemann L, Rytter N, Piil P, Nilton J, Lind T, Nyberg M, Cocks MS, Hellsten Y. 2018. The Endothelial Mechanotransduction Protein Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 Is Influenced by Aging and Exercise Training in Human Skeletal Muscle Frontiers in Physiology, 9 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Seaborne RA, Strauss J, Cocks M, Shepherd S, O'Brien TD, van Someren KA, Bell PG, Murgatroyd C, Morton JP, Stewart CE, Mein CA, Sharples AP. 2018. Methylome of human skeletal muscle after acute & chronic resistance exercise training, detraining & retraining Scientific Data, 5 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Scott SN, Cocks MS, Andrews RC, Narendran P, Purewal TS, Cuthbertson DJ, Wagenmakers AJM, Shepherd SO. 2018. Hit Improves Aerobic Capacity Without a Detrimental Decline in Blood Glucose in People with Type 1 Diabetes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Scott SN, Cocks M, Andrews RC, Narendran P, Purewal TS, Cuthbertson DJ, Wagenmakers AJM, Shepherd SO. 2018. Fasted High-Intensity Interval and Moderate-Intensity Exercise do not Lead to Detrimental 24-Hour Blood Glucose Profiles. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Seaborne RA, Strauss J, Cocks M, Shepherd S, O'Brien TD, van Someren KA, Bell PG, Murgatroyd C, Morton JP, Stewart CE, Sharples AP. 2018. Human Skeletal Muscle Possesses an Epigenetic Memory of Hypertrophy Scientific Reports, 8 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Meikle PJ, Mellett NA, Ranasinghe AM, Barker TA, Wagenmakers AJM, Shaw CS. 2017. Lipid droplet remodelling and reduced muscle ceramides following sprint interval and moderate-intensity continuous exercise training in obese males INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY, 41 :1745-1754 DOI Author Url Public Url

Bradley WJ, Hannon MP, Benford V, Morehen JC, Twist C, Shepherd S, Cocks M, Impey SG, Cooper RG, Morton JP, Close GL. 2017. Metabolic demands and replenishment of muscle glycogen after a rugby league match simulation protocol. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20 :878-883 DOI Author Url Public Url

Bradley WJ, Morehen JC, Haigh J, Clarke J, Donovan TF, Twist C, Cotton C, Shepherd S, Cocks M, Sharma A, Impey SG, Cooper RG, Maclaren DPM, Morton JP, Close GL. 2016. Muscle glycogen utilisation during Rugby match play: Effects of pre-game carbohydrate Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19 :1033-1038 DOI Author Url

Wagenmakers AJM, Strauss JA, Shepherd SO, Keske MA, Cocks M. 2016. Increased muscle blood supply and transendothelial nutrient and insulin transport induced by food intake and exercise: effect of obesity and ageing JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 594 :2207-2222 DOI Author Url Public Url

Cocks M, Shaw CS, Shepherd SO, Fisher JP, Ranasinghe A, Barker TA, Wagenmakers AJM. 2016. Sprint interval and moderate-intensity continuous training have equal benefits on aerobic capacity, insulin sensitivity, muscle capillarisation and endothelial eNOS/NAD(P)Hoxidase protein ratio in obese men JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 594 :2307-2321 DOI Author Url Public Url

Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Tipton KD, Witard OC, Ranasinghe AM, Barker TA, Wagenmakers AJM, Shaw CS. 2014. Resistance training increases skeletal muscle oxidative capacity and net intramuscular triglyceride breakdown in type I and II fibres of sedentary males EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 99 :894-908 DOI Author Url

Bradley H, Shaw CS, Worthington PL, Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Wagenmakers AJM. 2014. Quantitative immunofluorescence microscopy of subcellular GLUT4 distribution in human skeletal muscle: Effects of endurance and sprint interval training Physiological Reports, 2 DOI Author Url Public Url

Cocks M, Shaw CS, Shepherd SO, Fisher JP, Ranasinghe AM, Barker TA, Tipton KD, Wagenmakers AJM. 2013. Sprint interval and endurance training are equally effective in increasing muscle microvascular density and eNOS content in sedentary males. J Physiol, 591 :641-656 DOI Author Url Public Url

Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Tipton KD, Ranasinghe AM, Barker TA, Burniston JG, Wagenmakers AJM, Shaw CS. 2013. Sprint interval and traditional endurance training increase net intramuscular triglyceride breakdown and expression of perilipin 2 and 5. J Physiol, 591 :657-675 DOI Author Url

Cocks M, Shepherd SO, Shaw CS, Achten J, Costa ML, Wagenmakers AJM. Immunofluorescence microscopy to assess enzymes controlling nitric oxide availability and microvascular blood flow in muscle. Microcirculation, 19 :642-651 DOI Author Url

Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Tipton KD, Ranasinghe AM, Barker TA, Burniston JG, Wagenmakers AJM, Shaw CS. Preferential utilization of perilipin 2-associated intramuscular triglycerides during 1 h of moderate-intensity endurance-type exercise. Exp Physiol, 97 :970-980 DOI Author Url

Cocks M, Shaw CS, Shepherd SO, Fisher JP, Ranasinghe AM, Barker TA, Tipton KD, Wagenmakers AJM. Effect of Resistance Training on Microvascular Density and eNOS Content in Skeletal Muscle of Sedentary Men MICROCIRCULATION, 21 :738-746 DOI Author Url Public Url

Cocks M, Wagenmakers AJM. The effect of different training modes on skeletal muscle microvascular density and endothelial enzymes controlling NO availability The Journal of Physiology, DOI Author Url Public Url

Cocks MS, Shaw CS, Shepherd SO, Fisher JP, Ranasinghe A, baker TA, Wagenmakers AJM. Sprint interval and endurance training are equally effective in increasing muscle microvascular density and eNOS content in sedentary males. The Journal of Physiology,

Parry SA, Turner MC, Woods RM, James LJ, Ferguson RA, Cocks M, Whytock KL, Strauss JA, Shepherd SO, Wagenmakers AJM, van Hall G, Hulston CJ. High-fat overfeeding impairs peripheral glucose metabolism and muscle microvascular eNOS Ser1177 phosphorylation. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, DOI Author Url Public Url

Conference publication

Shepherd S, Cocks M, Ranasinghe A, Barker T, McClean A, Wagenmakers AJM, Shaw CS. 2014. High intensity interval and traditional endurance training both increase insulin sensitivity, V̇O2peak and skeletal muscle perilipin 2 and perilipin 5 content in sedentary obese males Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine, 63 :163 DOI

Engagement & Impact

Other invited event:

Physiology 2014, London, Effect of Different Training Modes on Skeletal Muscle Microvascular Density and Endothelial Enzymes Controlling NO Production. 2016

19th Annual Conference of the European Collage of Sport and Exercise Science, Amsterdam, Effect of Different Training Modes on Skeletal Muscle Microvascular Density and Endothelial Enzymes Controlling NO Production. 2015

Research Grants Awarded:

Liverpool John Moores University, Faculty of Science, Patient Derived Endothelial Cells: A Model to Increase Our Understanding of Arterial Ageing in Humans, Grant value (£): 66,705. 2015

LJMU ECR Fellowship, Development of endothelial biopsy technique at LJMU, Grant value (£): 3,492.65. 2015

Liverpool John Moores University, High intensity interval training to improve glucose control in diabetes: Efficacy and mechanisms, Grant value (£): 56,205. 2015

NIHR, Acceptability of Home Based High Intensity Interval Training to People with Type II Diabetes, Grant value (£): 313. 2015

Liverpool John Moores University, Why are women at lower risk of obesity-induced insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes than men?, Grant value (£): 56,205. 2015

Diabetes research wellness foundation, Is high intensity interval training an efficient and effective form of exercise for people with type 1 diabetes?, Grant value (£): 19,811.00. 2014

The Physiological Society, The effect of home-based high intensity interval training on microvascular insulin response, Grant value (£): 9,875. 2014

Award:

YIA winner for oral presentation, European College of Sport and Exercise Sciences. 2011