David A Opar

Summary

Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hamstring strain injuries: factors that lead to injury and re-injury
    David A Opar
    School of Human Movement Studies and Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Sports Med 42:209-26. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Is there a potential relationship between prior hamstring strain injury and increased risk for future anterior cruciate ligament injury?
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Science, Brisbane, Australia Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:401-5. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Knee flexor strength and bicep femoris electromyographical activity is lower in previously strained hamstrings
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Science and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:696-703. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Rate of torque and electromyographic development during anticipated eccentric contraction is lower in previously strained hamstrings
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Sports Med 41:116-25. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The role of neuromuscular inhibition in hamstring strain injury recurrence
    Jackson J Fyfe
    School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Victoria, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:523-30. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Eccentric hamstring strength and hamstring injury risk in Australian footballers
    David A Opar
    1School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA 2School of Health, Sport, and Professional Practice, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, Wales, UNITED KINGDOM 3Exercise Physiologist at MD Health Pilates, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA 4School of Exercise and Nutrition Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA 5Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 47:857-65. 2015
  7. doi request reprint The effect of previous hamstring strain injuries on the change in eccentric hamstring strength during preseason training in elite Australian footballers
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Sports Med 43:377-84. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Biceps femoris long head architecture: a reliability and retrospective injury study
    Ryan G Timmins
    1School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA 2School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA 3School of Health, Sport and Professional Practice, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 47:905-13. 2015
  9. doi request reprint The financial cost of hamstring strain injuries in the Australian Football League
    Jack Hickey
    Exercise Physiologist at MD Health Pilates, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 48:729-30. 2014
  10. doi request reprint A novel device using the Nordic hamstring exercise to assess eccentric knee flexor strength: a reliability and retrospective injury study
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 43:636-40. 2013

Collaborators

  • Benjamin G Serpell
  • Anthony J Shield
  • Morgan D Williams
  • Ryan G Timmins
  • Jack Hickey
  • Jackson J Fyfe
  • Christian Lorenzen

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Hamstring strain injuries: factors that lead to injury and re-injury
    David A Opar
    School of Human Movement Studies and Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Sports Med 42:209-26. 2012
    ..This remains an area for future research and practitioners need to remain aware of the multifactoral nature of HSIs if injury rates are to decline...
  2. doi request reprint Is there a potential relationship between prior hamstring strain injury and increased risk for future anterior cruciate ligament injury?
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Science, Brisbane, Australia Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:401-5. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Knee flexor strength and bicep femoris electromyographical activity is lower in previously strained hamstrings
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Science and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:696-703. 2013
    ..This has implications for hamstring strain injury prevention and rehabilitation which should consider altered neural function following hamstring strain injury...
  4. doi request reprint Rate of torque and electromyographic development during anticipated eccentric contraction is lower in previously strained hamstrings
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Sports Med 41:116-25. 2013
    ..The effect of prior strain injury on myoelectrical activity of the hamstrings during tasks requiring high rates of torque development has received little attention...
  5. doi request reprint The role of neuromuscular inhibition in hamstring strain injury recurrence
    Jackson J Fyfe
    School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Victoria, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 23:523-30. 2013
    ..When rehabilitating athletes to return to competition following hamstring strain injury, the role of neuromuscular inhibition in re-injury should be considered...
  6. doi request reprint Eccentric hamstring strength and hamstring injury risk in Australian footballers
    David A Opar
    1School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA 2School of Health, Sport, and Professional Practice, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, Wales, UNITED KINGDOM 3Exercise Physiologist at MD Health Pilates, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA 4School of Exercise and Nutrition Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA 5Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 47:857-65. 2015
    ..Are eccentric hamstring strength and between-limb imbalance in eccentric strength, measured during the Nordic hamstring exercise, risk factors for hamstring strain injury (HSI)?..
  7. doi request reprint The effect of previous hamstring strain injuries on the change in eccentric hamstring strength during preseason training in elite Australian footballers
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Sports Med 43:377-84. 2015
    ..Long-lasting neuromuscular inhibition has been noted in previously injured athletes, but it is not known if this influences the athlete's adaptive response to training...
  8. doi request reprint Biceps femoris long head architecture: a reliability and retrospective injury study
    Ryan G Timmins
    1School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA 2School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA 3School of Health, Sport and Professional Practice, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 47:905-13. 2015
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The financial cost of hamstring strain injuries in the Australian Football League
    Jack Hickey
    Exercise Physiologist at MD Health Pilates, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 48:729-30. 2014
    ..However, the financial cost of athletes missing games due to injury has not been investigated. The aim of this report is to estimate the financial cost of games missed due to HSIs in the AFL...
  10. doi request reprint A novel device using the Nordic hamstring exercise to assess eccentric knee flexor strength: a reliability and retrospective injury study
    David A Opar
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 43:636-40. 2013
    ..Reliability and case-control injury study...