Liverpool Skylilne

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Dr Matthew Cocks

Dr Matthew Cocks

Telephone: 0151 904 6243

Publications

Journal article

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 >Link

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 >Link

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

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 >Link

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 >Link

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, V̇O2peakand skeletal muscle perilipin 2 and perilipin 5 content in sedentary obese males Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine, 63 :163 >DOI

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 >Link

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

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 >Link

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 >Link

Cocks M, Shepherd SO, Shaw CS, Achten J, Costa ML, Wagenmakers AJM. 2012. Immunofluorescence microscopy to assess enzymes controlling nitric oxide availability and microvascular blood flow in muscle. Microcirculation, 19 :642-651 >DOI >Link

Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Tipton KD, Ranasinghe AM, Barker TA, Burniston JG, Wagenmakers AJM, Shaw CS. 2012. Preferential utilization of perilipin 2-associated intramuscular triglycerides during 1 h of moderate-intensity endurance-type exercise. Exp Physiol, 97 :970-980 >DOI >Link

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,

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

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 >Link

Engagement & Impact

Award:

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

Other invited event:

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

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

Research Grants Awarded:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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