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Laing, R. M., Wilson, C. A., & Niven, B. E. (2016). Design and analysis in textile research. In L. Wang (Ed.), Performance testing of textiles: Methods, technology and applications. (pp. 3-22). Duxford, UK: Woodhead. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100570-5.00002-5

Laing, R., & Swan, P. (2016). Wool in human health and well-being. In R. Fangueiro & S. Rano (Eds.), Natural fibres: Advances in science and technology towards industrial applications. (pp. 19-34). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

MacRae, B. A., Laing, R. M., & Partsch, H. (2016). General considerations for compression garments in sports: Applied pressures and body coverage. In F. Engel & B. Sperlich (Eds.), Compression garments in sports: Athletic performance and recovery. (pp. 1-32). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39480-0_1

Laing, R. M. (2009). Assessing fabrics for cold weather apparel: The case of wool. In J. T. Williams (Ed.), Textiles for cold weather apparel. (pp. 33-55). Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press. doi: 10.1533/9781845697174.1.33

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Journal - Research Article

Islam, M. T., Laing, R. M., Wilson, C. A., McConnell, M., & Ali, M. A. (2022). Fabrication and characterization of 3-dimensional electrospun poly(vinyl alcohol)/keratin/chitosan nanofibrous scaffold. Carbohydrate Polymers, 275, 118682. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2021.118682

Kankariya, N., Wilson, C. A., & Laing, R. M. (2021). Thermal and moisture behavior of a multi-layered assembly in a pneumatic compression device. Textile Research Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00405175211006942

Lowrey, S., Dupas, J., & Laing, R. M. (2021). Performance of a heat-and-vent electric dryer for textiles in household conditions: A New Zealand case study. Energy Efficiency. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12053-021-09955-y

Richter, T. M., Laing, R. M., & Bremer, P. J. (2021). Binding and release of odor compounds from textiles: Changing fiber selection for apparel. Textile Research Journal, 91(7-8), 709-716. doi: 10.1177/0040517520957397

Ruznan, W. S., Laing, R. M., Lowe, B. J., Wilson, C. A., & Jowett, T. J. (2021). Understanding stress-strain behavioral change in fabrics for compression bandaging. International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds, 20(3), 244-250. doi: 10.1177/1534734620912093

Wilson, S., Laing, R., Tan, E. W., & Wilson, C. (2020). Encapsulation of electrically conductive apparel fabrics: Effects on performance. Sensors, 20, 4243. doi: 10.3390/s20154243

Van Amber, R., Laing, R. M., Wilson, C. A., Dunn, L. A., & Jowett, T. (2019). Effect of sock type on foot health. Textile Research Journal, 89(18), 3871-3881. doi: 10.1177/0040517518824848

Richter, T. M., Bremer, P. J., Silcock, P., & Laing, R. M. (2018). Textile binding and release of body odor compounds measured by proton transfer reaction – mass spectrometry. Textile Research Journal, 88(22), 2559-2567. doi: 10.1177/0040517517725126

Ruznan, W. S., Laing, R. M., Lowe, B. J., & Wilson, C. A. (2018). Impact attenuation provided by shin guards for field hockey. Sports Engineering, 21(3), 161-175. doi: 10.1007/s12283-017-0260-z

Naylor, G. R. S., Wilson, C. A., & Laing, R. M. (2017). Thermal and water vapor transport properties of selected lofty nonwoven products. Textile Research Journal, 87(12), 1413-1424. doi: 10.1177/0040517516654104

Laing, R. M., Wilson, C. A., Dunn, L. A., & Niven, B. E. (2015). Detection of fiber effects on skin health of the human foot. Textile Research Journal, 85(17), 1849-1863. doi: 10.1177/0040517515573413

Van Amber, R. R., Lowe, B. J., Niven, B. E., Laing, R. M., & Wilson, C. A. (2015). Sock fabrics: Relevance of fiber type, yarn, fabric structure and moisture on cyclic compression. Textile Research Journal, 85(1), 26-35. doi: 10.1177/0040517514534750

Van Amber, R. R., Wilson, C. A., Laing, R. M., Lowe, B. J., & Niven, B. E. (2015). Thermal and moisture transfer properties of sock fabrics differing in fiber type, yarn, and fabric structure. Textile Research Journal, 85(12), 1269-1280. doi: 10.1177/0040517514561926

Yao, L., Laing, R. M., Bremer, P. J., Silcock, P. J., & Leus, M. J. (2015). Measuring textile adsorption of body odor compounds using proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometry. Textile Research Journal, 85(17), 1817-1826. doi: 10.1177/0040517515576325

MacRae, B. A., Laing, R. M., Wilson, C. A., & Niven, B. E. (2014). Layering garments during rest and exercise in the cold (8oC): Wearer responses and comparability with selected fabric properties. Ergonomics, 57(2), 271-281. doi: 10.1080/00140139.2013.869356

MacRae, B. A., Laing, R. M., Niven, B. E., & Cotter, J. D. (2012). Pressure and coverage effects of sporting compression garments on cardiovascular function, thermoregulatory function, and exercise performance. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112, 1783-1795. doi: 10.1007/s00421-011-2146-2

Laing, R. M., MacRae, B. A., Wilson, C. A., & Niven, B. E. (2011). Layering of fabrics in laboratory tests to reflect combinations as outdoor apparel. Textile Research Journal, 81(17), 1828-1842. doi: 10.1177/0040517511413319

Laing, R. M., Carr, D. J., Wilson, C. A., Tan, S. T., Niven, B. E., Davis, C., & Bialostocki, A. (2008). Pretibial injury: Key factors and their use in developing laboratory test methods. International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds, 7(4), 220-234. doi: 10.1177/1534734608326817

Laing, R. M., Sims, S. T., Wilson, C. A., Niven, B. E., & Cruthers, N. M. (2008). Differences in wearer response to garments for outdoor activity. Ergonomics, 51(4), 492-510. doi: 10.1080/00140130701636520

McQueen, R. H., Laing, R. M., Delahunty, C. M., Brooks, H. J. L., & Niven, B. E. (2008). Retention of axillary odour on apparel fabrics. Journal of the Textile Institute, 99(6), 515-523. doi: 10.1080/00405000701659774

McQueen, R. H., Laing, R. M., Brooks, H. J. L., & Niven, B. E. (2007). Odor intensity in apparel fabrics and the link with bacterial populations. Textile Research Journal, 77(7), 449-456.

Cruthers, N. M., Carr, D. J., Laing, R. M., & Niven, B. E. (2006). Structural differences among fibers from six cultivars of Harakeke (Phormium tenax, New Zealand flax). Textile Research Journal, 76(8), 601-606.

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Journal - Research Other

Laing, R. M. (2019). Natural fibres in next-to-skin textiles: Current perspectives on human body odour. SN Applied Sciences, 1, 1329. doi: 10.1007/s42452-019-1388-1

Wilson, S., & Laing, R. (2019). Fabrics and garments as sensors: A research update. Sensors, 19(16), 3570. doi: 10.3390/s19163570

MacRae, B. A., Cotter, J. D., & Laing, R. M. (2011). Compression garments and exercise: Garment considerations, physiology and performance. Sports Medicine, 41(10), 815-843. doi: 10.2165/11591420-000000000-00000