Simon Adamson

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Database Manager


Simon graduated from Abertay University in 2011 with a first class BSc (Hons) degree in Sport and Exercise Science, before completing a Masters by Research (MbR) in 2012. Following on from this, Simon continued his research training by undertaking a PhD at Abertay University, from which he graduated from in 2017.

Simon has previously worked as an Associate Lecturer at Abertay University (2011 – 2015), a Clinical Research Assistant at Queen Margaret University (2015-2016) and as a Data Entry Clerk at the University of Dundee for both the Health Informatics Centre (2016-2017) and The Institute of Cardiovascular Research (2017). In his current role, Simon acts as a Database Manager for the Data Management Team based in the Tayside Clinical Trials Unit (TCTU).


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Adamson, S., Kavaliauskas, M., Yamagishi, T., Phillips, S., Lorimer, R. & Babraj, J. (2018). Extremely short duration sprint interval training improves vascular health in older adults. Sport Sciences for Health. 1-9.

Adamson, S., Lorimer, R., Cobley, J. & Babraj, J.A. (2014). Extremely short duration high-intensity training substantially improves the physical function and well-being of elderly individuals. Journal of American Geriatrics.

Adamson, S., Lloyd, R., Lorimer, R. & Babraj, J.A. (2014). High intensity training improves health and physical function in middle aged adults. Biology. 3(2), 333-344.

Jakeman, J., Adamson, S. & Babraj, J.A. (2012). Extremely short duration high-intensity training substantially improves endurance performance in triathletes. Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 37, 976-981.