I have written various articles for publication in a range of outlets. Below are some examples of articles and scientific communications I have compiled and contributed to. If you’re interested in me contributing to your media outlet then please get in touch.


Gupta, L., Morgan, K. & Gilchrist, S (née Hardman). Sports Medicine. (2016).  Does elite sport degrade sleep quality?  A systematic review. Sports Medicine 1-17. 

Ingham, S., Pringle, J., Hardman, S. L., Fudge, B. & Richmond, V. L. (2013). Comparison of Step-Wise and Ramp-Wise Incremental Rowing Exercise Tests and 2000-m Rowing Ergometer Performance. International journal of sports physiology and performance, 8(2), 123-9

Rowell, S. & Kyndt, T. 2012. Achieving Excellence in High Performance Sport: Experiences and Skills Behind the Medals. Chapter contributor.

Rowing & Regatta Magazine 2012. Sleep and rowing performance.

The Sport and Exercise Scientist, Winter 2011. BASES expert statement; Human Performance in Hypoxia Inducing Environments: Natural and Simulated Altitude. Dr Charles Pedlar, Prof Greg Whyte FBASES, Dr Jack Kreindler, Sarah Hardman and Prof Benjamin Levine.

The Sport and Exercise Scientist, Winter 2011. Rachel Sheldrick & Sarah Hardman. Synchronised Swimming - The importance of understanding your client’, Supervisors Comments.

Elphinston, J. & Hardman S.L. (2006). Effect of an integrated functional stability program on injury rates in an international netball squad. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports, 9(1), 169-176

Thompson, K.G., Harrison, A.D., Dietzig, B., Cosgrove, M.J., Hardman, S. L., and Lindley, M. (2005) The effect of 3 hours rest on performance and metabolism during a 30-s Wingate test. Journal of Sports Sciences, 23 (2), 138-139.

Hardman S.L., Braddock L., Thompson K.G., Harrison A.D., Cosgrove, M.J. and S.J. Howells.  (2002). Biochemical responses to training and competition in female youth international netball players. Journal of Sports Sciences, 21 (4), 324-325.

Hardman S.L., Braddock L., Thompson K.G., Harrison A.D., Cosgrove, M.J. and S.J. Howells.  (2002).  The Effect of an Educational Workshop and Sports Science Support Monitoring on the Hydration and Nutritional Habits of Female Youth International Players.  Journal of Sport Sciences, 21 (1), 37-38.

Dietzig B., Thompson K.G., Cosgrove, M., Cooper S. M., Harrison A., D. & Hardman S. L., (2002). Agreement between SRM and Kingcycle power output measurements and the prediction of SRM power from kingcycle power. Journal of Sport Sciences, 21 (4), 268 – 269

Harrison A. D., Thompson K.G.,Cosgrove M., Hardman S.L. & Dietzig B. (2002).  Physical characteristics and body weight management of international judo players. Journal of Sport Sciences, 21 (4), 275

Harrison, A.D., Hardman, S.L., Cosgrove, M.J., Howells, S.J. & Thompson K.G.  2000.  Physiological Profiles of Elite Badminton & Squash Players.  Journal of Sport Sciences, 19 (1), 50.

Cosgrove, M.J., Harrison, A.D., Hardman, S.L., Howells, S.J. & Thompson K.G.  2000.  The Effect Of Hydration Status on Cycling Performance.  Journal of Sport Sciences, 19 (1), 40.

Howells, S.J., Thompson K.G., Cosgrove, M.J., Harrison, A.D. & Hardman, S.L.  2000.  Dietary and Calcium Status of Elite Female Gymnasts.  Journal of Sport Sciences, 19 (1), 52-53.

Conference Presentations

Gilchrist S.L. British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences National Conference 2016. Sleep and waking movement behaviour characteristics of an international Olympic rowing squad and the influence of domestic living location.

Gilchrist S.L. English Institute of Sport National Conference 2016. A pilot study into using problem-based learning (PBL) as part of a taught MSc to promote the skills and attributes required for physiology practitioners working in the high performance sport industry

Gilchrist S.L. English Institute of Sport National Conference 2013. Sleep and Athletic Performance: a multidisciplinary Perspective

Gilchrist S.L. American College of Sport Medicine 2013. Sleep Characteristics and Quality from Domestic and Overseas Training Environments in Paralympic Rowers.

Hardman S.L. & Ingham S. European Congress of Sport Sciences 2010. The Physiology of Olympic Champion Rowers: Heavyweight Men’s Coxless Four 2000 & 2004

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