Rhonda Orr

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The anabolic androgenic steroid oxandrolone in the treatment of wasting and catabolic disorders: review of efficacy and safety
    Rhonda Orr
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Drugs 64:725-50. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Power training improves balance in healthy older adults
    Rhonda Orr
    School of Excercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, P O Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:78-85. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Mobility impairment in type 2 diabetes: association with muscle power and effect of Tai Chi intervention
    Rhonda Orr
    Exercise and Sport Science Department, University of Sydney, P O Box 170, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW 1825, Australia
    Diabetes Care 29:2120-2. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of power-training intensity on the contribution of force and velocity to peak power in older adults
    Nathan J de Vos
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 16:393-407. 2008
  5. pmc Health benefits of Tai Chi for older patients with type 2 diabetes: the "Move It For Diabetes study"--a randomized controlled trial
    Tracey Tsang
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 2:429-39. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Continuous hemodynamic response to maximal dynamic strength testing in older adults
    Nathan J de Vos
    School of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:343-50. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of Tai Chi on glucose homeostasis and insulin sensitivity in older adults with type 2 diabetes: a randomised double-blind sham-exercise-controlled trial
    Tracey Tsang
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
    Age Ageing 37:64-71. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Optimal load for increasing muscle power during explosive resistance training in older adults
    Nathan J de Vos
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:638-47. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Australian athletes' health behaviours and perceptions of role modelling and marketing of unhealthy products
    Anne C Grunseit
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 23:63-9. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of progressive resistance training on balance performance in older adults : a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Rhonda Orr
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sports Med 38:317-43. 2008

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint The anabolic androgenic steroid oxandrolone in the treatment of wasting and catabolic disorders: review of efficacy and safety
    Rhonda Orr
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Drugs 64:725-50. 2004
    ..However, optimal risk:benefit ratios for oxandrolone and other agents in its class will need to be refined before widespread clinical acceptance of AASs as a therapeutic option in sarcopenia and other chronic wasting conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Power training improves balance in healthy older adults
    Rhonda Orr
    School of Excercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, P O Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:78-85. 2006
    ..Age-related decline in muscle power may be an early indicator of balance deficits and fall risk, even in nonfrail adults. This study examined the dose-dependent effect of power training on balance performance in healthy older adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mobility impairment in type 2 diabetes: association with muscle power and effect of Tai Chi intervention
    Rhonda Orr
    Exercise and Sport Science Department, University of Sydney, P O Box 170, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW 1825, Australia
    Diabetes Care 29:2120-2. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of power-training intensity on the contribution of force and velocity to peak power in older adults
    Nathan J de Vos
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 16:393-407. 2008
    ..To determine the effect of training intensity on the contributions of force and velocity to improvements in peak power (PP) after explosive resistance training in older adults...
  5. pmc Health benefits of Tai Chi for older patients with type 2 diabetes: the "Move It For Diabetes study"--a randomized controlled trial
    Tracey Tsang
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 2:429-39. 2007
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  6. doi request reprint Continuous hemodynamic response to maximal dynamic strength testing in older adults
    Nathan J de Vos
    School of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:343-50. 2008
    ..To quantify acute changes in blood pressure and heart rate during a maximal dynamic strength-single-repetition maximum lift (1-RM)-testing session in older adults with a low burden of chronic disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of Tai Chi on glucose homeostasis and insulin sensitivity in older adults with type 2 diabetes: a randomised double-blind sham-exercise-controlled trial
    Tracey Tsang
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
    Age Ageing 37:64-71. 2008
    ..Simplified Yang Tai Chi has been shown in one study to have no effect on insulin sensitivity in older adults. However, a modified Tai Chi form, Tai Chi for Diabetes (TCD) has recently been composed, claiming to improve diabetes control...
  8. ncbi request reprint Optimal load for increasing muscle power during explosive resistance training in older adults
    Nathan J de Vos
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:638-47. 2005
    ..The optimal training paradigm for improving muscle power in older adults is not known, although some literature suggests high velocity, low load training is optimal in young adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Australian athletes' health behaviours and perceptions of role modelling and marketing of unhealthy products
    Anne C Grunseit
    Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 23:63-9. 2012
    ..This study examined Australian athletes' support for athletes' role in promoting physical activity and obesity prevention, the acceptability of unhealthy products promotion in sport, and their own health behaviours...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of progressive resistance training on balance performance in older adults : a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Rhonda Orr
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sports Med 38:317-43. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint The effect of whole body vibration exposure on muscle or bone morphology and function in older adults: a systematic review of the literature
    Monica Mikhael
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Maturitas 66:150-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of whole body vibration (WBV), a novel exercise modality, on muscle or bone morphology and function in older adults...
  12. pmc The effect of whole body vibration exposure on muscle function in children with cystic fibrosis: a pilot efficacy trial
    Kaitlin O'Keefe
    Exercise, Health and Performance, Faculty Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Med Res 5:205-16. 2013
    ..To examine the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) exposure on muscle function in children with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Non-randomised controlled cross-over trial...
  13. pmc Effect of standing posture during whole body vibration training on muscle morphology and function in older adults: a randomised controlled trial
    Monica Mikhael
    Exercise, Health and Performance Faculty Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 10:74. 2010
    ..This study aims to examine the effects of standing posture during low magnitude WBV training on muscle function and muscle morphology in older adults...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of a divided caffeine dose on endurance cycling performance, postexercise urinary caffeine concentration, and plasma paraxanthine
    Kylie J Conway
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Sydney, Lidcombe 1825, New South Wales, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 94:1557-62. 2003
    ..Plasma paraxanthine increased in a dose-dependent fashion and did not peak during exercise. In conclusion, dividing a caffeine dose provides no ergogenic effect over a bolus dose but reduces postexercise urinary concentration...