P U Saunders

Summary

Affiliation: Australian Institute of Sport
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term plyometric training improves running economy in highly trained middle and long distance runners
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:947-54. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting running economy in trained distance runners
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT
    Sports Med 34:465-85. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Reliability and variability of running economy in elite distance runners
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT 2616, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1972-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Improved running economy and increased hemoglobin mass in elite runners after extended moderate altitude exposure
    P U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:67-72. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Spurious Hb mass increases following exercise
    C E Gough
    Australian Institute of Sport, Physiology, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Sports Med 33:691-5. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Improved running economy in elite runners after 20 days of simulated moderate-altitude exposure
    P U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 96:931-7. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of intermittent training in hypoxia combined with live high/train low
    Eileen Y Robertson
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 110:379-87. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Endurance training at altitude
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    High Alt Med Biol 10:135-48. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Time course of haemoglobin mass during 21 days live high:train low simulated altitude
    Sally A Clark
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, PO Box 176, Belconnen, ACT, 2616, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 106:399-406. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The effects of injury and illness on haemoglobin mass
    C E Gough
    Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Sports Med 34:763-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term plyometric training improves running economy in highly trained middle and long distance runners
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:947-54. 2006
    ..In a group of highly-trained distance runners, 9 weeks of PLY improved RE, with likely mechanisms residing in the muscle, or alternatively by improving running mechanics...
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting running economy in trained distance runners
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT
    Sports Med 34:465-85. 2004
    ..The importance of RE to successful distance running is well established, and future research should focus on identifying methods to improve RE. Interventions that are easily incorporated into an athlete's training are desirable...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reliability and variability of running economy in elite distance runners
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT 2616, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1972-6. 2004
    ..3 +/- 7.3 mL x min(-1) x kg(-1)), and measure the between-athlete variation of 70 highly trained runners (VO2max 69.7 +/- 6.0 mL x min(-1) x kg(-1)) to determine the magnitude of the smallest worthwhile change (SWC) required for RE...
  4. ncbi request reprint Improved running economy and increased hemoglobin mass in elite runners after extended moderate altitude exposure
    P U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:67-72. 2009
    ..Although total O(2) carrying capacity was improved, the mechanism(s) to explain the lack of proportionate increase in V(O)(2max) were not identified...
  5. doi request reprint Spurious Hb mass increases following exercise
    C E Gough
    Australian Institute of Sport, Physiology, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Sports Med 33:691-5. 2012
    ..Ultra-endurance triathlon racing may confound the accuracy of post-exercise Hb(mass) measures, possibly due to splenic contraction or an increased rate of CO diffusion to intramuscular myoglobin...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improved running economy in elite runners after 20 days of simulated moderate-altitude exposure
    P U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 96:931-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that 20 days of LHTL at simulated altitude improved the RE of elite distance runners...
  7. doi request reprint Effectiveness of intermittent training in hypoxia combined with live high/train low
    Eileen Y Robertson
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 110:379-87. 2010
    ..9%; +/-1.4%) immediately post-altitude. LH/TL+TH elicited greater enhancements in physiological capacities compared with TH, however, the transfer of benefits to time-trial performance was more variable...
  8. doi request reprint Endurance training at altitude
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    High Alt Med Biol 10:135-48. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Time course of haemoglobin mass during 21 days live high:train low simulated altitude
    Sally A Clark
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, PO Box 176, Belconnen, ACT, 2616, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 106:399-406. 2009
    ..04, P = 0.89) between the increase in sEPO and the increase in Hb(mass). Athletes seeking to gain erythropoietic benefits from moderate altitude need to spend >12 h/day in hypoxia...
  10. doi request reprint The effects of injury and illness on haemoglobin mass
    C E Gough
    Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Sports Med 34:763-9. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Preparation for football competition at moderate to high altitude
    C J Gore
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:85-95. 2008
    ..Preparing for 1-2 weeks at moderate/high altitude is a reasonable compromise between the benefits associated with overcoming AMS and partial restoration of VO2max vs the likelihood of detraining...
  12. doi request reprint Oral administration of the probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum VRI-003 and mucosal immunity in endurance athletes
    A J Cox
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, PO Box 176, Belconnen, ACT, 2616, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 44:222-6. 2010
    ..To evaluate the ability of a probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum VRI-003 (PCC) to enhance the mucosal immune system of elite athletes...
  13. doi request reprint Relationships between repeated sprint testing, speed, and endurance
    David B Pyne
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1633-7. 2008
    ..The total sprint time and indices of the relative decrement in performance are not directly interchangeable. Repeated sprint ability seems more related to short sprint qualities than endurance fitness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Improved race performance in elite middle-distance runners after cumulative altitude exposure
    Philo U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT, Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 4:134-8. 2009
    ..9% (90% confidence limits, 1.3-2.5%). Middle-distance runners can confidently use a combination of simulated and natural altitude to stimulate adaptations responsible for improving performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nonhematological mechanisms of improved sea-level performance after hypoxic exposure
    Christopher John Gore
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1600-9. 2007
    ..Future research should examine both hematological and nonhematological mechanisms of adaptation to hypoxia that might enhance the performance of elite athletes at sea level...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric and strength correlates of fast bowling speed in junior and senior cricketers
    David B Pyne
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:620-6. 2006
    ..We conclude that differences in Vpeak between junior and senior bowlers relate primarily to body mass and upper-body strength. However, lower body strength is a more important contributor to Vpeak in senior bowlers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physiological measures tracking seasonal changes in peak running speed
    Philo U Saunders
    Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 5:230-8. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether physiological measures monitored in an incremental treadmill test during a training season provide useful diagnostic information about changes in distance running performance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of training loads on patterns of illness in elite distance runners
    Peter A Fricker
    Technical Direction, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Clin J Sport Med 15:246-52. 2005
    ..To investigate relationships between training mileage and intensity, and the type, incidence, severity, and duration of respiratory illness in distance runners, and the impact of illness on submaximal and maximal running performance...
  19. doi request reprint Reproducibility of performance changes to simulated live high/train low altitude
    Eileen Y Robertson
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:394-401. 2010
    ..Elite athletes often undertake multiple altitude exposures within and between training years in an attempt to improve sea level performance...
  20. doi request reprint Validation of heart rate monitor-based predictions of oxygen uptake and energy expenditure
    Paul G Montgomery
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1489-95. 2009
    ..However, estimation can be improved when maximal HR and VO2 values are added to the software analysis...
  21. doi request reprint Quality control technique to reduce the variability of longitudinal measurement of hemoglobin mass
    C E Gough
    Department of Physiology, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:e365-71. 2011
    ..7%. The majority of between-laboratory variation in Hb(mass) originated from the difference between hemoximeters, which could be eliminated using appropriate quality controls...
  22. doi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and inflammatory responses to Difflam throat-spray intervention in half-marathon runners: a randomised controlled trial
    A J Cox
    Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 44:127-33. 2010
    ..In this study, the effects of Difflam Forte Anti-inflammatory Throat Spray on the incidence of upper respiratory symptoms (URS) and inflammatory responses after a half-marathon race were investigated...
  23. ncbi request reprint No effect of mild heat stress on the regulation of carbohydrate metabolism at the onset of exercise
    P U Saunders
    Department of Physiology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 91:2282-8. 2001
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  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of carbohydrate intake on half-marathon performance of well-trained runners
    Louise M Burke
    Dept of Sports Nutrition, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, ACT, Australia
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:573-89. 2005
    ..Although benefits to half marathon performance were not detected, the theoretical improvement during 1-h exercise with CHO intake merits further investigation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comments on Point:Counterpoint "Positive effects of intermittent hypoxia (live high:train low) on exercise performance are/are not mediated primarily by augmented red cell volume"
    Philo U Saunders
    J Appl Physiol 99:2461. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Valtrex therapy for Epstein-Barr virus reactivation and upper respiratory symptoms in elite runners
    Amanda J Cox
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1104-10. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the effectiveness of prophylactic administration of the antiviral agent Valtrex for control of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) reactivation and upper respiratory symptoms in elite distance runners...