Sean Cumming

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Research interests

Dr Sean Cumming is internationally recognized as a leading expert on the subject of growth and maturation in sport and exercise. Adopting a biocultural perspective, his research seeks to understand how biological and psychosocial factors impact athletic development and the maintenance of health behaviors during adolescence. Experienced in the use of invasive and non-invasive methods for the assessment of growth and maturation in youth, he has worked in research and consultancy roles with the Premier League, Football Association, Lawn Tennis Association, British Gymnastics, One Dance UK, British Triathlon, Cleveland Indians, Sports Office, Team Bath, and Bath Rugby. He currently supervises PhD students with the Lawn Tennis Association, British Gymnastics, Southampton FC, Bournemouth FC, and Manchester United FC.  He has contributed to age and maturity estimation proceedings as an expert witness in various legal cases. Other interests include the development, implementation, and evaluation of school and sports based initiatives that encourage active and healthy living through positive coaching and mentoring. 

He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters, and has an h-index of 34 and an i10-index of 69. His research has been funded by numerous agencies including the Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council, British Academy, and 21st Century Legacy. Sean has peer reviewed for over 40 journals and has served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, and was a former Associate-Editor for the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology.

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Projects 2007 2021

Does variability in biological maturation and training load impact injury in youth gymnasts?

Cumming, S. & Williams, S.

30/03/1829/04/21

Project: Research-related fundingPGR Training Grant

MRC P2D - Bath Rugby Growth and Maturation Programme

Cumming, S.

1/07/151/02/16

Project: Research council

ISCOLE

Standage, M., Gillison, F. & Cumming, S.

1/01/1131/12/13

Project: Research-related funding

Research Output 2001 2018

Biobanding: A new paradigm for youth sport and training

Rogol, A. D., Cumming, S. & Malina, R. M. 29 Jul 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatrics.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Biocultural predictors of motor coordination among pre-pubertal boys and girls

Luz, L., Valente-dos-Santos, J., Luz, T., Sousae-e-Silva, P., Duarte, J. P., Machado-Rodrigues, A., Seabra, A., Santos, R., Cumming, S. P. & Coelho-e-Silva, M. J. 1 Feb 2018 In : Perceptual and Motor Skills. 125, 1, p. 21-39 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Odds Ratio
Exercise
Logistic Models
Mothers
Sports

Biological maturation, relative age and self-regulation in male professional academy soccer players: A test of the underdog hypothesis

Cumming, S., Searle, C., Hemsley, J., Haswell, F., Edwards, H., Ryan, D., Scott, S., Gross, A., Lewis, J., White, P., Mitchell, S. & Malina, R. M. 18 Aug 2018 In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 39, p. 147-153

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Linear Models
Birth Weight
Cross-Sectional Studies
Parturition
1 Citations
Open Access
File
Multilevel Analysis
Pediatric Obesity
Life Style
Exercise
Sports