Robert U Newton

Summary

Affiliation: Edith Cowan University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of weighted jump squat training with and without eccentric braking
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:54-65. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Reliability of performance measurements derived from ground reaction force data during countermovement jump and the influence of sampling frequency
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:874-82. 2009
  3. pmc Can exercise ameliorate treatment toxicity during the initial phase of testosterone deprivation in prostate cancer patients? Is this more effective than delayed rehabilitation?
    Robert U Newton
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:432. 2012
  4. pmc Factors influencing overweight children's commencement of and continuation in a resistance training program
    Melanie Pescud
    UWA Business School, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:709. 2010
  5. pmc Living with prostate cancer: randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care intervention for men with prostate cancer
    Suzanne K Chambers
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:317. 2011
  6. pmc A phase III clinical trial of exercise modalities on treatment side-effects in men receiving therapy for prostate cancer
    Robert U Newton
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:210. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Determination of functional strength imbalance of the lower extremities
    Robert U Newton
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:971-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Four weeks of optimal load ballistic resistance training at the end of season attenuates declining jump performance of women volleyball players
    Robert U Newton
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:955-61. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Exercise in prevention and management of cancer
    Robert U Newton
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 9:135-46. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Changes in muscle, fat and bone mass after 36 weeks of maximal androgen blockade for prostate cancer
    Daniel A Galvão
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    BJU Int 102:44-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications99

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of weighted jump squat training with and without eccentric braking
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:54-65. 2008
    ..This study supports load and velocity specific effects of weighted jump squat training...
  2. doi request reprint Reliability of performance measurements derived from ground reaction force data during countermovement jump and the influence of sampling frequency
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:874-82. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Can exercise ameliorate treatment toxicity during the initial phase of testosterone deprivation in prostate cancer patients? Is this more effective than delayed rehabilitation?
    Robert U Newton
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027, Australia
    BMC Cancer 12:432. 2012
    ..The pressing question is whether it is more efficacious to commence exercise therapy at the same time as initiating androgen deprivation, so treatment induced adverse effects can be immediately attenuated or indeed prevented...
  4. pmc Factors influencing overweight children's commencement of and continuation in a resistance training program
    Melanie Pescud
    UWA Business School, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:709. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors influencing overweight children's participation in a resistance training trial program...
  5. pmc Living with prostate cancer: randomised controlled trial of a multimodal supportive care intervention for men with prostate cancer
    Suzanne K Chambers
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:317. 2011
    ..These difficulties may be amplified by physical inactivity and obesity. We propose to apply a multimodal intervention approach that targets both unmet supportive care needs and physical activity...
  6. pmc A phase III clinical trial of exercise modalities on treatment side-effects in men receiving therapy for prostate cancer
    Robert U Newton
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:210. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Determination of functional strength imbalance of the lower extremities
    Robert U Newton
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:971-7. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Four weeks of optimal load ballistic resistance training at the end of season attenuates declining jump performance of women volleyball players
    Robert U Newton
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:955-61. 2006
    ..Periodization of in-season training programs similar to that used in this study may provide volleyball players with good vertical jump performance for the crucial end-of-season games...
  9. doi request reprint Exercise in prevention and management of cancer
    Robert U Newton
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 9:135-46. 2008
    ..For those patients at low exercise risk and without significant musculoskeletal issues, community-based physical activity is of excellent benefit where the emphasis should be on adherence, affordability, convenience, and enjoyment...
  10. doi request reprint Changes in muscle, fat and bone mass after 36 weeks of maximal androgen blockade for prostate cancer
    Daniel A Galvão
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    BJU Int 102:44-7. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on whole-body and regional muscle, fat and bone mass in men with prostate cancer without metastatic bone disease...
  11. pmc Efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel A Galvão
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute and School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    BMC Cancer 11:517. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of a modular multi-modal exercise program in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases...
  12. doi request reprint Acute versus chronic exposure to androgen suppression for prostate cancer: impact on the exercise response
    Daniel A Galvão
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Urol 186:1291-7. 2011
    ..We investigated whether the exercise response varied by the prior duration of exposure to androgen suppression therapy, that is acute--less than 6 months vs later--6 months or greater...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between strength, power, speed, and change of direction performance of female softball players
    Sophia Nimphius
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia Nimphius
    J Strength Cond Res 24:885-95. 2010
    ..However, it seems as if many relationships vary with time, and their relationships should therefore be investigated longitudinally to better determine if these cross-sectional relationships truly reflect a deterministic relationship...
  14. pmc A randomized controlled trial of an exercise intervention targeting cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors for prostate cancer patients from the RADAR trial
    Daniel A Galvão
    Vario Health Institute, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    BMC Cancer 9:419. 2009
    ..Our primary outcomes are cardiorespiratory capacity, abdominal obesity, and lipid and glycemic control, while secondary outcomes include self-reported physical activity, quality of life and psychological distress...
  15. ncbi request reprint Eight weeks of resistance training can significantly alter body composition in children who are overweight or obese
    Michael R McGuigan
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:80-5. 2009
    ..An undulating periodized program provides variation and significantly increases lean body mass, decreases percent body fat, and increases strength and power in children who are overweight and obese...
  16. ncbi request reprint Resistance training and reduction of treatment side effects in prostate cancer patients
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2045-52. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of progressive resistance training on muscle function, functional performance, balance, body composition, and muscle thickness in men receiving androgen deprivation for prostate cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular and endocrine responses of elite players during an Australian rules football season
    Stuart J Cormack
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 3:439-53. 2008
    ..To examine variations in neuromuscular and hormonal status and their relationship to performance throughout a season of elite Australian Rules Football (ARF)...
  18. doi request reprint Does performance of hang power clean differentiate performance of jumping, sprinting, and changing of direction?
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:412-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, it seems likely there are underlying strength qualities that are common to the hang power clean, jumping, and sprinting...
  19. doi request reprint Can exercise ameliorate the increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes associated with ADT?
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:306-7. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four different methods to measure power output during the hang power clean and the weighted jump squat
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercixe, Biomedical and Health Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 21:314-20. 2007
    ..65-0.81). As a practical application, it is important to understand the characteristics of each method and consider how power output should be measured during the hang power clean and the weighted jump squat...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of lower body strength, power, acceleration, speed, agility, and sprint momentum to describe and compare playing rank among professional rugby league players
    Daniel G Baker
    Edith Cowan University, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Joondulup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:153-8. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Combined resistance and aerobic exercise program reverses muscle loss in men undergoing androgen suppression therapy for prostate cancer without bone metastases: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, 100 Joondalup Dr, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 28:340-7. 2010
    ..This study examined the impact of a combined resistance and aerobic exercise program as a countermeasure to these AST-related toxicities...
  23. ncbi request reprint Changes in muscle architecture and performance during a competitive season in female softball players
    Sophia Nimphius
    Centre for Exercise and Sport Science Research, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2655-66. 2012
    ..Furthermore, changes in performance measures are associated with changes in muscle architecture...
  24. ncbi request reprint Change in power output across a high-repetition set of bench throws and jump squats in highly trained athletes
    Daniel G Baker
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 21:1007-11. 2007
    ..2% for BT P60 and 5% for JS P60 by the 10th repetition). These findings suggest that athletes attempting to increase maximal power limit their repetitions to 2 to 5 when using resistances of 35 to 45% 1RM in these exercises...
  25. doi request reprint Influence of strength on magnitude and mechanisms of adaptation to power training
    Prue Cormie
    Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1566-81. 2010
    ..To determine whether the magnitude of performance improvements and the mechanisms driving adaptation to ballistic power training differ between strong and weak individuals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term power performance of elite Australian rules football players
    Michael R McGuigan
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:26-32. 2009
    ..This information is of interest to strength and conditioning coaches who are interested in improving power performance of their athletes for a long-term period...
  27. ncbi request reprint Influence of muscle-tendon unit structure on rate of force development during the squat, countermovement, and drop jumps
    Jacob E Earp
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:340-7. 2011
    ..Thus, when a high eccentric load or multiple jumps are required, heavy strength training might be used to elicit muscular adaptations that are suited to fast force production during jumping...
  28. ncbi request reprint Eccentric utilization ratio: effect of sport and phase of training
    Michael R McGuigan
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:992-5. 2006
    ..The EUR provides the practitioner with information about the performance of athletes and appears to be sensitive to changes in the type of training being undertaken...
  29. doi request reprint Adaptations in athletic performance after ballistic power versus strength training
    Prue Cormie
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1582-98. 2010
    ..To determine whether the magnitude of improvement in athletic performance and the mechanisms driving these adaptations differ in relatively weak individuals exposed to either ballistic power training or heavy strength training...
  30. doi request reprint Developing maximal neuromuscular power: Part 1--biological basis of maximal power production
    Prue Cormie
    Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 41:17-38. 2011
    ..Therefore, an understanding of the biological basis of maximal power production is essential for developing training programmes that effectively enhance maximal power production in the human...
  31. doi request reprint Physical activity and genitourinary cancer survivorship
    Daniel A Galvão
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Recent Results Cancer Res 186:217-36. 2011
    ..Additional studies are needed in genitourinary cancers other than prostate to establish specific physical activity requirements and implementation strategies...
  32. doi request reprint The effect of duration of resistance training interventions in children who are overweight or obese
    Melissa Sgro
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1263-70. 2009
    ..However, further improvements are realized with longer-duration resistance training programs. On cessation of the training programs, the G8 and G16 groups maintained the benefits of the exercise program until the end of the study period...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reliability of measures obtained during single and repeated countermovement jumps
    Stuart J Cormack
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, West Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 3:131-44. 2008
    ..To establish the reliability of various measures obtained during single and repeated countermovement jump (CMJ) performance in an elite athlete population...
  34. doi request reprint A systematic review of pre-surgical exercise intervention studies with cancer patients
    Favil Singh
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Perth, Western Australia 6027, Australia
    Surg Oncol 22:92-104. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Relationships between ground reaction impulse and sprint acceleration performance in team sport athletes
    Naoki Kawamori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 27:568-73. 2013
    ..This is consistent with the hypothesis of training to increase net horizontal impulse production using sled towing or using elastic resistance devices, which needs to be validated by future longitudinal training studies...
  36. doi request reprint Knee angle-specific EMG normalization: the use of polynomial based EMG-angle relationships
    Jacob E Earp
    School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:238-44. 2013
    ..Higher-order polynomial fitting better matched the filtered EMG amplitudes. Thus, there is a strong rationale for using EMG-angle polynomial fits to normalize EMG signals for large ROM movements...
  37. doi request reprint Changes in the eccentric phase contribute to improved stretch-shorten cycle performance after training
    Prue Cormie
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Dr, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1731-44. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular and endocrine responses of elite players to an Australian rules football match
    Stuart J Cormack
    School of Exercise, Biomedical, and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 3:359-74. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Anabolic responses to resistance training in older men and women: a brief review
    David A Galvão
    School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 13:343-58. 2005
    ..Future research should incorporate larger sample sizes with multiple measurement time points for anabolic responses...
  40. doi request reprint Have we underestimated the kinematic and kinetic benefits of non-ballistic motion?
    David M Frost
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Sports Biomech 7:372-85. 2008
    ..Including a period of negative work may underestimate all kinematic and kinetic variables dependent on the time to, or position of, the end of the lifting phase, for non-ballistic efforts...
  41. doi request reprint A novel approach to identify the end of the concentric phase during ballistic upper-body movements
    David M Frost
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 24:282-6. 2010
    ..A direct method of measurement may be the most appropriate way to provide an accurate assessment of the means or temporal variables of any ballistic movement...
  42. doi request reprint Exercise therapy for sexual dysfunction after prostate cancer
    Prue Cormie
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
    Nat Rev Urol 10:731-6. 2013
    ..Emerging evidence indicates that exercise also has a positive effect on sexual desire and sexual activity in men with prostate cancer. ..
  43. doi request reprint Changes in strength over a 2-year period in professional rugby union players
    Brendyn Appleby
    Western Force, Rugby WA, Perth, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2538-46. 2012
    ..Even in professional rugby union athletes, this must be achieved in the face of high volumes of aerobic and skills training if strength is to be increased...
  44. doi request reprint Development of the Nine-Ball Skills Test to discriminate elite and high-level amateur golfers
    Samuel J Robertson
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    J Sports Sci 30:431-7. 2012
    ..Due to the importance of ball striking and flight control to performance in golf, the Nine-Ball Skills Test is appropriate for providing a measure of this skill component in elite and high-level amateur golfers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Use of session rating of perceived exertion for monitoring resistance exercise in children who are overweight or obese
    Michael R McGuigan
    Vario Health Institute, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:333-41. 2008
    ..This suggests that in children the session RPE provides different information to the average RPE across the entire session...
  46. doi request reprint Effect of kinetically altering a repetition via the use of chain resistance on velocity during the bench press
    Daniel G Baker
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1941-6. 2009
    ..Therefore the use of chains appears warranted when athletes need to lift heavy resistances explosively...
  47. doi request reprint Strength and functional characteristics of men and women 65 years and older
    Jeremiah J Peiffer
    School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Murdoch University, Australia
    Rejuvenation Res 13:75-82. 2010
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to establish normative strength and functional data for males and females 64-69 years, 70-74 years, and 75+ years old, using commonly available equipment and procedures...
  48. ncbi request reprint Development of a comprehensive performance-testing protocol for competitive surfers
    Jeremy M Sheppard
    Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 8:490-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this project was to develop, refine, and evaluate a testing protocol for use with elite surfers, including measures of anthropometry, strength and power, and endurance...
  49. doi request reprint Neither heavy nor light load resistance exercise acutely exacerbates lymphedema in breast cancer survivor
    Prue Cormie
    Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Integr Cancer Ther 12:423-32. 2013
    ..Resistance exercise has great potential to aid in the management of breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL), but little is known regarding the acute response of performing resistance exercises with the affected limb...
  50. doi request reprint Is it safe and efficacious for women with lymphedema secondary to breast cancer to lift heavy weights during exercise: a randomised controlled trial
    Prue Cormie
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
    J Cancer Surviv 7:413-24. 2013
    ..This study compared the effects of high load and low load resistance exercise on the extent of swelling, severity of symptoms, physical function and quality of life in women with BCRL...
  51. doi request reprint Long-term training adaptations in elite male volleyball players
    Jeremy M Sheppard
    School of Exercise, Biomedical, and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2180-4. 2012
    ..70) in the sum of 7 skinfolds reduction, SPJ, and leg extensor power. This study has demonstrated that elite male volleyball players can improve leanness and power, which contribute to improvements in vertical jump...
  52. doi request reprint Changes in strength and power qualities over two years in volleyball players transitioning from junior to senior national team
    Jeremy M Sheppard
    School of Exercise, Biomedical, and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 26:152-7. 2012
    ..This is best accomplished through increasing lean mass, reducing fat mass, improving strength and speed strength, and developing high levels of stretch-load tolerance in stretch-shorten cycle activity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Review of exercise intervention studies in cancer patients
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 23:899-909. 2005
    ..To present an overview of exercise interventions in cancer patients during and after treatment and evaluate dose-training response considering type, frequency, volume, and intensity of training along with expected physiological outcomes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Acute effect on power output of alternating an agonist and antagonist muscle exercise during complex training
    Daniel Baker
    School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 19:202-5. 2005
    ..This result may affect power training and specific warm-up strategies used in ballistic sports activities, with increased emphasis placed upon the antagonist muscle groups...
  55. doi request reprint A biomechanical evaluation of resistance: fundamental concepts for training and sports performance
    David M Frost
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 40:303-26. 2010
    ..Future research should place further emphasis on understanding the mechanical advantages/disadvantages inherent to the resistance types being used during training, so as to elicit the greatest improvements in athletic performance...
  56. ncbi request reprint Adaptations in upper-body maximal strength and power output resulting from long-term resistance training in experienced strength-power athletes
    Daniel G Baker
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:541-6. 2006
    ..Furthermore, it also indicates that strength and power can still be increased despite a high volume of concurrent resistance and endurance training...
  57. doi request reprint Developing maximal neuromuscular power: part 2 - training considerations for improving maximal power production
    Prue Cormie
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 41:125-46. 2011
    ..This integration allows for variation within power meso-/micro-cycles while still maintaining specificity, which is theorized to lead to the greatest long-term improvement in maximal power...
  58. doi request reprint Advances in electronic timing systems: considerations for selecting an appropriate timing system
    Jacob E Earp
    School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1245-8. 2012
    ..However, as the distance and the expected adaptations increase, a smaller proportion of the adaptation is likely to be confounded when using an SP system...
  59. doi request reprint Development and validation of the Approach-Iron Skill Test for use in golf
    Samuel John Robertson
    a School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    Eur J Sport Sci 13:615-21. 2013
    ..1 ± 7.9 and 0.2 ± 10.8, respectively). Due to the clinimetric properties of the test, we conclude that the Approach-Iron Skill Test is suitable for further examination with the players examined in this study...
  60. pmc Lifestyle factors, medication use and risk for ischaemic heart disease hospitalisation: a longitudinal population-based study
    Anthony S Gunnell
    Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia Edith Cowan University Survey Research Centre, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e77833. 2013
    ..Lifestyle factors have been implicated in ischaemic heart disease (IHD) development however a limited number of longitudinal studies report results stratified by cardio-protective medication use...
  61. doi request reprint Leg mass characteristics of accurate and inaccurate kickers--an Australian football perspective
    Nicolas H Hart
    a Edith Cowan University, Centre for Exercise and Sport Science Research, Perth, Australia
    J Sports Sci 31:1647-55. 2013
    ..These results illustrate a difference in leg mass characteristics between accurate and inaccurate kickers, highlighting the potential influence these may have on technical proficiency of the drop punt...
  62. ncbi request reprint Reliability of traditional and fractal dimension measures of quiet stance center of pressure in young, healthy people
    Tim L Doyle
    School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:2034-40. 2005
    ..To assess reliability of traditional and fractal dimension measures of quiet stance center of pressure (COP)...
  63. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the ratio and relationship between upper body pressing and pulling strength
    Daniel G Baker
    School of Biomedical and Sport Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 18:594-8. 2004
    ..These factors need to be taken into account when prescribing training based upon the strength ratio between pressing and pulling strength...
  64. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of titin in strength and power athletes
    Jeffrey M McBride
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, 152 Mitchell Hall, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 88:553-7. 2003
    ..Some relationships between titin characteristics and athletic performance were observed; however, no conclusions can be made based on these data as to the contribution of titin to strength or power capabilities...
  65. ncbi request reprint The effects of improved strength on obstacle negotiation in community-living older adults
    Ecosse Lamoureux
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Gait Posture 17:273-83. 2003
    ..These findings provide evidence of significant improvements in obstructed gait function of community-living older adults associated with a systematic resistance-training program...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of explosive resistance training on titin and myosin heavy chain isoforms in trained subjects
    Michael R McGuigan
    Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:645-51. 2003
    ..The data from this investigation indicates that a relatively short period of explosive resistance training results in negligible changes in the expression of MyHC or titin isoforms...
  67. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a lower-body compression garment
    Brandon K Doan
    Human Effectiveness Directorate, Brooks Air Force Base, TX 78235, USA
    J Sports Sci 21:601-10. 2003
    ..The compressive garment significantly reduced impact force by 27% compared with American football pants alone. Through various mechanisms, these findings may translate into an effect on athletic performance and a reduction in injuries...
  68. ncbi request reprint Mixed-methods resistance training increases power and strength of young and older men
    Robert U Newton
    The Human Performance Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1367-75. 2002
    ..This study examined the effects of mixed-methods resistance training on young and older men to determine whether similar increases in muscle power were elicited...
  69. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of two isometric squat tests
    Anthony J Blazevich
    Department of Sports Science, Brunel University, Osterley Campus, Middlesex TW7 5DU, UK
    J Strength Cond Res 16:298-304. 2002
    ..The weak relation between squat and FHS test performance can be attributed to differences in the movement patterns of the tests..
  70. ncbi request reprint The effects of a 10-kilometer run on muscle strength and power
    Ana L Gomez
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:184-91. 2002
    ..From a practical perspective, it appears that a minimum of 48 hours should be utilized between multiple trials in 10-km races at track and field meets...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effects of increased eccentric loading on bench press 1RM
    Brandon K Doan
    The Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:9-13. 2002
    ..Athletes who are interested in developing 1RM strength in the bench press may benefit from the use of additional eccentric loading...
  72. ncbi request reprint The effect of heavy- vs. light-load jump squats on the development of strength, power, and speed
    Jeffrey M McBride
    Southern Cross University, School of Exercise Science and Sport Management, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 16:75-82. 2002
    ..This investigation indicates that training with light-load jump squats results in increased movement velocity capabilities and that velocity-specific changes in muscle activity may play a key role in this adaptation...
  73. ncbi request reprint The effects of amino acid supplementation on muscular performance during resistance training overreaching
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:250-8. 2003
    ..In addition, an initial high-volume, moderate-intensity phase of overreaching followed by a higher intensity, moderate-volume phase appears to be very effective for enhancing muscle strength in resistance-trained men...
  74. ncbi request reprint The effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance exercise and recovery
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:455-62. 2003
    ..These data support the use of LCLT as a recovery supplement for hypoxic exercise and lend further insights into the hormonal mechanisms that may help to mediate quicker recovery...
  75. doi request reprint Relative importance of strength, power, and anthropometric measures to jump performance of elite volleyball players
    Jeremy M Sheppard
    Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:758-65. 2008
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  76. ncbi request reprint American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Progression models in resistance training for healthy adults
    William J Kraemer
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:364-80. 2002
    ..In the interpretation of this position stand, as with prior ones, the recommendations should be viewed in context of the individual's target goals, physical capacity, and training status...
  77. ncbi request reprint Determining the optimal load for jump squats: a review of methods and calculations
    Eric L Dugan
    Biomechanics Department, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:668-74. 2004
    ..Based on this information, a standardized protocol for data collection and reporting of jump squat power and optimal load is presented...
  78. ncbi request reprint Effects of concurrent resistance and aerobic training on load-bearing performance and the Army physical fitness test
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Mil Med 169:994-9. 2004
    ..Army Physical Fitness Test performance, loaded running, and leg power responded positively to training, however, it appears there is a high degree of specificity when concurrent training regimens are implemented...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relationship of maximum strength to weightlifting performance
    Michael H Stone
    Coaching and Sports Science, United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO 80909, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1037-43. 2005
    ..The primary objective was to assess the relationship of maximum strength to weightlifting ability using established scaling methods. The secondary objective was to compare men and women weightlifters on strength and weightlifting ability...
  80. doi request reprint Assessing the force-velocity characteristics of the leg extensors in well-trained athletes: the incremental load power profile
    Jeremy M Sheppard
    National Sport Science Quality Assurance Program Strength Power Working Group, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1320-6. 2008
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint The effects of carbohydrate loading on repetitive jump squat power performance
    Disa L Hatfield
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:167-71. 2006
    ..These data show that elevated carbohydrate intake is not needed to optimize a repetitive power-endurance performance when it is done as the first exercise in a workout...
  82. ncbi request reprint The impact of velocity of movement on performance factors in resistance exercise
    Disa L Hatfield
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:760-6. 2006
    ..6 +/- 46.4 W). VOL speed elicited higher total volume than the VS velocity. The results of this study indicate that a VS velocity may not elicit appropriate levels of force, power, or volume to optimize strength and athletic performance...
  83. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the number of repetitions and selected percentages of one repetition maximum in free weight exercises in trained and untrained men
    Tomoko Shimano
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:819-23. 2006
    ..Training status of the individual has a minimal impact on the number of repetitions performed at relative exercise intensity...
  84. ncbi request reprint The relationship between vertical jump power estimates and weightlifting ability: a field-test approach
    Jon M Carlock
    Sports Science, United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:534-9. 2004
    ..Results indicate that vertical jumping PP is strongly associated with weightlifting ability. Thus, these results indicate that PP derived from the vertical jump (CMJ or SJ) can be a valuable tool in assessing weightlifting performance...
  85. ncbi request reprint Female collegiate windmill pitchers: influences to injury incidence
    Jennifer L Hill
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47386, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:426-31. 2004
    ..Pitchers are at a risk for injury, with 72.8% of surveyed pitchers being injured during the 2001-02 year...
  86. ncbi request reprint Neuromechanical strategies employed to increase jump height during the initiation of the squat jump
    Christopher J Hasson
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:515-21. 2004
    ..Researchers have assumed that a squat jump is purely concentric, and that there are no facilitating mechanisms present that may influence the performance of the jump. This study provides evidence to support this assumption...
  87. ncbi request reprint Training-specific muscle architecture adaptation after 5-wk training in athletes
    Anthony J Blazevich
    Department of Sport Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:2013-22. 2003
    ..This study examined changes in the muscle size, muscle architecture, strength, and sprint/jump performances of concurrently training athletes during 5 wk of "altered" resistance training (RT)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Changes in exercise performance and hormonal concentrations over a big ten soccer season in starters and nonstarters
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:121-8. 2004
    ..The detrimental effects of inappropriate training do not appear to be unloaded during the season and catabolic activities can predominate...
  89. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal tracking of muscular power changes of NCAA Division I collegiate women gymnasts
    Duncan N French
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:101-7. 2004
    ..e., lean muscle mass) was apparent. These data underscore the importance that specificity, and more importantly power development, should play in the conditioning of collegiate women gymnasts' training programs...
  90. ncbi request reprint The effects of ten weeks of resistance and combined plyometric/sprint training with the Meridian Elyte athletic shoe on muscular performance in women
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:882-7. 2007
    ..However, high-intensity sprint endurance at 60 m increased to a greater extent during training with the Meridian Elyte athletic shoe...
  91. ncbi request reprint Changes in muscle hypertrophy in women with periodized resistance training
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:697-708. 2004
    ..Adaptations of arm and thigh muscle hypertrophy to different long-term periodized resistance training programs and the influence of upper body resistance training were examined...
  92. ncbi request reprint Performance, biochemical, and endocrine changes during a competitive football game
    Jay R Hoffman
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, 08628 0718, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1845-53. 2002
    ..In addition, biochemical and endocrine responses also were examined to assess the physiological stress imposed by this competitive contest...
  93. ncbi request reprint Design of a controlled-release ergometer for the measurement of musculotendinous stiffness of the knee flexors
    Eric L Dugan
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:959-63. 2005
    ..m.rad(-1) at a knee flexion moment of 100 N.m. Our results indicate that it is indeed possible to modify a commercial ergometer and measure musculotendinous stiffness of large muscle groups crossing proximal joints...
  94. ncbi request reprint The relationship between lower body strength and obstructed gait in community-dwelling older adults
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Borwood Highway, P O Box 81, Burwood 3125, Melbourne, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:468-73. 2002
    ..To determine the relationship between lower body strength of community-dwelling older adults and the time to negotiate obstructed gait tasks...
  95. ncbi request reprint Physiological changes with periodized resistance training in women tennis players
    William J Kraemer
    Deaprtment of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:157-68. 2003
    ..To compare the physiological and performance adaptations between periodized and nonperiodized resistance training in women collegiate tennis athletes...
  96. ncbi request reprint Effects of heavy resistance/power training on maximal strength, muscle morphology, and hormonal response patterns in 60-75-year-old men and women
    Keijo HAkkinen
    Department of Biology of Physical Activity and Neuromuscular Research Center, University of Jyvaskyla, Finalnd
    Can J Appl Physiol 27:213-31. 2002
    ..The exercise sessions resulted in acute increases in serum GH in both groups (p < .05) with a further increase (p < .01) up to 10 minutes post-loading in TRM at post-training...
  97. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical conditioning on intercollegiate golfer performance
    Brandon K Doan
    The Human Performance Laboratory, HQ USAFA AHML, US Air Force Academy, Colorado 80840, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:62-72. 2006
    ..Eleven weeks of golf-specific physical conditioning increased clubhead speed without a negative effect on consistency or putting distance control in intercollegiate men and women golfers...
  98. ncbi request reprint Detraining produces minimal changes in physical performance and hormonal variables in recreationally strength-trained men
    William J Kraemer
    The Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology Unit 1110, The University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:373-82. 2002
    ..A minimal maintenance training program is recommended for the recreational lifter to offset any reductions in performance...
  99. ncbi request reprint Influence of exercise order in a resistance-training exercise session
    Luuk P B Spreuwenberg
    Department of Movement Sciences, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Strength Cond Res 20:141-4. 2006
    ..e., hang pull). This phenomenon may have been due to postactivation potentiation...