Ross A Clark

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Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Tibial acceleration variability during consecutive gait cycles is influenced by the menstrual cycle
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:557-62. 2010
  2. doi Validity of the Microsoft Kinect for assessment of postural control
    Ross A Clark
    Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Gait Posture 36:372-7. 2012
  3. doi Coordination of dynamic balance during gait training in people with acquired brain injury
    Ross Allan Clark
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:636-40. 2012
  4. doi The effect of training status on inter-limb joint stiffness regulation during repeated maximal sprints
    Ross A Clark
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Arts, Health and Science, Central Queensland University, North Rockhampton, Qld 4702, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:406-10. 2009
  5. doi Reliability of an inexpensive and portable dynamic weight bearing asymmetry assessment system incorporating dual Nintendo Wii Balance Boards
    Ross Allan Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, 202 Berkeley Street, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Gait Posture 34:288-91. 2011
  6. doi Design and validation of a portable, inexpensive and multi-beam timing light system using the Nintendo Wii hand controllers
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:177-82. 2011
  7. doi The influence of variable range of motion training on neuromuscular performance and control of external loads
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:704-11. 2011
  8. doi Assessment of mechanical strain in the intact plantar fascia
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 202 Berkeley Street, Melbourne, Vic, 3010, Australia
    Foot (Edinb) 19:161-4. 2009
  9. doi Examining different aspects of functional performance using a variety of bench throw techniques
    Ross A Clark
    School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Arts, Health and Science, Central Queensland University, North Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 24:2755-61. 2010
  10. doi Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for assessment of standing balance
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Gait Posture 31:307-10. 2010

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  1. doi Tibial acceleration variability during consecutive gait cycles is influenced by the menstrual cycle
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:557-62. 2010
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  2. doi Validity of the Microsoft Kinect for assessment of postural control
    Ross A Clark
    Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Gait Posture 36:372-7. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that the Microsoft Kinectâ„¢ can validly assess kinematic strategies of postural control. Given the potential benefits it could therefore become a useful tool for assessing postural control in the clinical setting...
  3. doi Coordination of dynamic balance during gait training in people with acquired brain injury
    Ross Allan Clark
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:636-40. 2012
    ..To investigate movement of the center of mass (COM) during different gait training methods in people with neurologic conditions...
  4. doi The effect of training status on inter-limb joint stiffness regulation during repeated maximal sprints
    Ross A Clark
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Arts, Health and Science, Central Queensland University, North Rockhampton, Qld 4702, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:406-10. 2009
    ..This enhanced ability to regulate inter-limb JS, in addition to enhancing performance, may reduce the risk of injury by preserving mechanical efficiency and therefore reducing metabolic cost during SSC contractions...
  5. doi Reliability of an inexpensive and portable dynamic weight bearing asymmetry assessment system incorporating dual Nintendo Wii Balance Boards
    Ross Allan Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, 202 Berkeley Street, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Gait Posture 34:288-91. 2011
    ..Given that tens of millions of NWBB have been sold worldwide, and that reprogramming them for clinical purposes is within the reach of most software developers, similar systems may soon become commonplace in the clinical setting...
  6. doi Design and validation of a portable, inexpensive and multi-beam timing light system using the Nintendo Wii hand controllers
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:177-82. 2011
    ..In this study an inexpensive, wireless and portable timing light system was created using the infrared camera in Nintendo Wii hand controllers (NWHC)...
  7. doi The influence of variable range of motion training on neuromuscular performance and control of external loads
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:704-11. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that VROM training improves terminal and midrange performance gains, resulting in the athlete possessing an improved ability to control external loading and produce dynamic force...
  8. doi Assessment of mechanical strain in the intact plantar fascia
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 202 Berkeley Street, Melbourne, Vic, 3010, Australia
    Foot (Edinb) 19:161-4. 2009
    ..A method of measuring tri-axial plantar fascia strain that is minimally affected by external compressive force has not previously been reported...
  9. doi Examining different aspects of functional performance using a variety of bench throw techniques
    Ross A Clark
    School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Arts, Health and Science, Central Queensland University, North Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 24:2755-61. 2010
    ..The results of this study suggest that, in situations where time efficiency is important, assessing full ROM bench throws from a static start may provide a representative measure of both upper-body full and partial ROM performance...
  10. doi Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for assessment of standing balance
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Gait Posture 31:307-10. 2010
    ..Given that the WBB is portable, widely available and a fraction of the cost of a FP, it could provide the average clinician with a standing balance assessment tool suitable for the clinical setting...
  11. ncbi Hamstring injuries: risk assessment and injury prevention
    Ross A Clark
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:341-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to outline identified risk factors and examine preventative strategies for reducing the occurrence of this form of injury...
  12. doi A comparison of force curve profiles between the bench press and ballistic bench throws
    Ross A Clark
    School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Arts, Health and Science, Central Queensland University, North Rockhampton, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1755-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, performing the BT exercise with heavy loads results in a more efficient training method for maintaining high force levels throughout the ROM...
  13. doi An examination of strength and concentric work ratios during variable range of motion training
    Ross A Clark
    School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Arts, Health and Science, Central Queensland University, North Rockhampton
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1716-9. 2008
    ..These results suggest that variable ROM resistance training results in increased force production as the ROM diminishes...
  14. doi Estrogen-induced effects on the neuro-mechanics of hopping in humans
    Adam L Bryant
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, 3010, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:245-52. 2011
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  15. pmc Instrumenting gait assessment using the Kinect in people living with stroke: reliability and association with balance tests
    Ross A Clark
    School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 12:15. 2015
    ..This study examined the reliability and additional information that the Kinect provides when instrumenting a gait assessment in people living with stroke...
  16. doi The assessment of postural control and the influence of a secondary task in people with anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed knees using a Nintendo Wii Balance Board
    Brooke E Howells
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 47:914-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this case-control study was to compare postural control in patients following ACL reconstruction with healthy individuals with and without a secondary task...
  17. doi Improving lower limb weight distribution asymmetry during the squat using Nintendo Wii Balance Boards and real-time feedback
    Rian McGough
    Center of Physical Activity Across the Lifespan, School of Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 26:47-52. 2012
    ..Healthy, well-trained professional athletes do not possess the same magnitude of WBA. Inexpensive, portable, and widely available gaming technology may be used to evaluate and improve WBA in clinical and sporting settings...
  18. doi Mechanical properties of the achilles tendon aponeurosis are altered in athletes with achilles tendinopathy
    Sally Child
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, The School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Sports Med 38:1885-93. 2010
    ..Achilles tendinopathy is a considerable problem for active people. The degenerative processes associated with tendinopathy may be associated with changes in the inherent mechanical properties of the musculotendinous unit...
  19. doi Morphology of hamstring torque-time curves following ACL injury and reconstruction: mechanisms and implications
    Adam L Bryant
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Orthop Res 29:907-14. 2011
    ..Measures of hamstring force steadiness in combination with traditional measures of peak hamstring strength provide valuable clinical information regarding knee joint function following ACL injury/ACLR...
  20. doi Effects of estrogen on the mechanical behavior of the human Achilles tendon in vivo
    Adam L Bryant
    Centre for Health, Exercise, and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3010
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1035-43. 2008
    ..These findings have a number of important functional and clinical implications...
  21. doi Instrumenting gait assessment using the Kinect in people living with stroke: reliability and association with balance tests
    Ross A Clark
    School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 12:6. 2015
    ..This study examined the reliability and additional information that the Kinect provides when instrumenting a gait assessment in people living with stroke...
  22. doi Physical activity measured using global positioning system tracking in non-small cell lung cancer: an observational study
    Catherine L Granger
    The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Health, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Integr Cancer Ther 13:482-92. 2014
    ..25). Conclusion. Global positioning system tracking appears to be a feasible methodology for adult cancer patients and holds promise for use in future studies investigating PA and or lifestyle behaviors. ..
  23. doi Impairment of dynamic single-leg balance performance in individuals with hip chondropathy
    Anna L Hatton
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 66:709-16. 2014
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  24. ncbi The interday reliability of ankle, knee, leg, and vertical musculoskeletal stiffness during hopping and overground running
    Corey W Joseph
    Centre for Physical Activity Across the Lifespan, School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Appl Biomech 29:386-94. 2013
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that vertical stiffness is a reliable measure when running at 3.83 m/s and hopping at 2.2 Hz. ..
  25. doi Morphology of knee extension torque-time curves following anterior cruciate ligament injury and reconstruction
    Adam L Bryant
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1424-31. 2009
    ....
  26. doi Associations between lower limb strength and gait velocity following stroke: A systematic review
    Benjamin F Mentiplay
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    Brain Inj 29:409-22. 2015
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to identify literature examining associations between isometric strength and gait velocity following stroke...
  27. doi Musculoskeletal stiffness during hopping and running does not change following downhill backwards walking
    Corey W Joseph
    a Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait, Southern Health Centre, Cheltenham, Vic, Australia
    Sports Biomech 13:241-58. 2014
    ..Results indicate that knee mechanics may be altered to maintain consistent levels of leg and vertical stiffness when eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage is present in the lower legs. ..
  28. doi Diminished sub-maximal quadriceps force control in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed patients is related to quadriceps and hamstring muscle dyskinesia
    Stacey Telianidis
    Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne 3010, Vic, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 24:513-9. 2014
    ..Within the ACLR group however, augmented hamstring co-activation was associated with better quadriceps force control. Future studies should explore the convergent validity of quadriceps force control in ACLR patients. ..
  29. pmc Reliability and validity of the Microsoft Kinect for evaluating static foot posture
    Benjamin F Mentiplay
    School of Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Foot Ankle Res 6:14. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the intra-rater reliability and validity of this system for assessing static foot posture...
  30. doi Reliability and concurrent validity of a Smartphone, bubble inclinometer and motion analysis system for measurement of hip joint range of motion
    Paula C Charlton
    School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 18:262-7. 2015
    ..This study assesses the reliability and validity of a custom Smartphone application for assessing hip joint range of motion...
  31. doi Quantifying individual components of the timed up and go using the kinect in people living with stroke
    Stephanie Vernon
    Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 29:48-53. 2015
    ..This could enable efficient and information-rich large-scale assessments of physical deficits following stroke. ..
  32. doi The influence of cervical spine flexion-rotation range-of-motion asymmetry on postural stability in older adults
    June Mei Tse Quek
    Department of Physiotherapy, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Australia and School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1648-55. 2013
    ..Cross-sectional design...
  33. doi Low physical activity levels and functional decline in individuals with lung cancer
    Catherine L Granger
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Level 7, Alan Gilbert Building, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 83:292-9. 2014
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  34. doi Anatomical and mechanical relationship between the proximal attachment of adductor longus and the distal rectus sheath
    Kimberley J Norton-Old
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Anat 26:522-30. 2013
    ..This anatomical relationship may be a relevant factor in explaining the apparent vulnerability of the AL and rectus abdominis attachments to injury...
  35. doi A comparison of two methods in acquiring stimulus-response curves with transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Alan J Pearce
    Cognitive and Exercise Neuroscience Unit, School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Stimul 6:306-9. 2013
    ..However, it has been suggested that parameters of the S-R curve differ when stimuli are provided in a "ramped" (measured steps from low to high intensity), or "random" fashion...