Mohd Firdaus Maasar

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Firdaus is a PhD researcher in Applied Sports Physiology, investigating the possible link between load generation from change of direction and its physiological effect on training adaptations.
Firdaus is also applied practitioner giving professional sports science support to numbers of English Premier League, and Championship Football Club since 2014.

Languages

English
Malay

Degrees

2013, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, MSc Exercise and Sport Sciences
2009, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia, BSc. Sport Science (Hons.)
2007, Universiti Teknologi MARA, (UiTM), Malaysia, Diploma in Sport Studies

Academic appointments

Teaching Support Officer, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - present
Doctoral Researcher, Research Institute of Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES), Liverpool John Moores University, 2015 - present

Journal article

Lolli L, Cardinale M, Lopez E, Maasar MF, Marthinussen J, Bonanno D, Gregson W, Di Salvo V. 2021. An objective description of routine sleep habits in elite youth football players from the Middle-East Sleep Medicine, 80 :96-99 DOI Author Url

Maasar M-F, Turner DC, Gorski PP, Seaborne RA, Strauss JA, Shepherd SO, Cocks M, Pillon NJ, Zierath JR, Hulton AT, Drust B, Sharples AP. 2021. The Comparative Methylome and Transcriptome After Change of Direction Compared to Straight Line Running Exercise in Human Skeletal Muscle. Frontiers in Physiology, 12 :619447-619447 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Turner DC, Gorski PP, Maasar MF, Seaborne RA, Baumert P, Brown AD, Kitchen MO, Erskine RM, Dos-Remedios I, Voisin S, Eynon N, Sultanov RI, Borisov OV, Larin AK, Semenova EA, Popov DV, Generozov EV, Stewart CE, Drust B, Owens DJ, Akhmetov II, Sharples AP. 2020. DNA methylation across the genome in aged human skeletal muscle tissue and muscle-derived cells: the role of HOX genes and physical activity. Scientific Reports, 10 :15360-15360 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Conference publication

Maasar MF, Hulton A, Sharples A, Drust B. 2018. A comparison of the physiological responses to a different number of changes of direction: 5, 10 and 15m shuttle runs CIENC, European Congress of Sport Sciences (ECSS) :483-483 Publisher Url

Highlighted activities

Conference presentation:

FREQUENCY OF DIRECTIONAL CHANGE IS AN IMPORTANT MEDIATOR OF THE PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE IN SHORT DURATION INTENSE SHUTTLE RUNNING PROTOCOLS, European College of Sport Science : Sport Science at the Cutting Edge, Dublin, Ireland, Poster presentation. 2018

Professional activities

Conference presentation:

FREQUENCY OF DIRECTIONAL CHANGE IS AN IMPORTANT MEDIATOR OF THE PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE IN SHORT DURATION INTENSE SHUTTLE RUNNING PROTOCOLS, European College of Sport Science : Sport Science at the Cutting Edge, Dublin, Ireland, Poster presentation. 2018

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, European College of Sport Science. 2018

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