Alan J Pearce

Summary

Affiliation: Victoria University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Corticomotor excitability during precision motor tasks
    Alan J Pearce
    School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:280-3. 2009
  2. ncbi Neural conduction and excitability following a simple warm up
    Alan J Pearce
    Motor Control TMS Laboratory, School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 15:164-8. 2012
  3. ncbi Wearing a sports compression garment on the performance of visuomotor tracking following eccentric exercise: a pilot study
    Alan J Pearce
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:500-2. 2009
  4. ncbi Effects of secondary warm up following stretching
    Alan J Pearce
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 105:175-83. 2009
  5. ncbi Reduction in corticospinal inhibition in the trained and untrained limb following unilateral leg strength training
    Christopher Latella
    Motor Control TMS Laboratory, School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, P O Box 14428, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3097-107. 2012
  6. ncbi The Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test (Level 1) to discriminate elite junior Australian football players
    James P Veale
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport CARES, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:329-31. 2010
  7. ncbi Comparison of corticomotor excitability during visuomotor dynamic and static tasks
    Alan J Pearce
    School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:167-71. 2010
  8. ncbi Reliability and validity of a reactive agility test for Australian football
    James P Veale
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport CARES, Victoria University, and the School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, Footscray, Vic, Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 5:239-48. 2010
  9. ncbi Corticomotor plasticity following unilateral strength training
    Alicia M Goodwill
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Muscle Nerve 46:384-93. 2012
  10. ncbi No difference in 1RM strength and muscle activation during the barbell chest press on a stable and unstable surface
    Craig A Goodman
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport, School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:88-94. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi Corticomotor excitability during precision motor tasks
    Alan J Pearce
    School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:280-3. 2009
    ..The results from this preliminary study suggest that cortical excitability increases reflect the demand required to perform tasks requiring greater precision with suggestions for further research discussed...
  2. ncbi Neural conduction and excitability following a simple warm up
    Alan J Pearce
    Motor Control TMS Laboratory, School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 15:164-8. 2012
    ..This study examined the effect of a generic, active warm up on neural and muscular conduction time...
  3. ncbi Wearing a sports compression garment on the performance of visuomotor tracking following eccentric exercise: a pilot study
    Alan J Pearce
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:500-2. 2009
    ..Further research is necessary to elucidate these preliminary findings, however, the results suggest that the wearing of sports compression garments post-eccentric exercise has a positive effect on functional motor control...
  4. ncbi Effects of secondary warm up following stretching
    Alan J Pearce
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 105:175-83. 2009
    ..The novel finding from this study demonstrates a second exercise bout does not reverse the effects of static stretching and is still detrimental to VJ...
  5. ncbi Reduction in corticospinal inhibition in the trained and untrained limb following unilateral leg strength training
    Christopher Latella
    Motor Control TMS Laboratory, School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, P O Box 14428, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3097-107. 2012
    ..001) at 4 and 8 weeks, respectively, in the contralateral untrained leg. This data support the theory of corticospinal adaptations underpinning cross-education gains in the lower limbs following unilateral strength training...
  6. ncbi The Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test (Level 1) to discriminate elite junior Australian football players
    James P Veale
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport CARES, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:329-31. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates the ability of the Yo-Yo IR1 to discriminate endurance performance between elite and sub-elite AF players, whilst further distinguishing AF players from a non-athletic healthy control group...
  7. ncbi Comparison of corticomotor excitability during visuomotor dynamic and static tasks
    Alan J Pearce
    School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:167-71. 2010
    ..3+/-13.7%; p=0.001) and fast speeds (31.9+/-12.3%; p=0.001). The findings may provide information on the underlying physiology during the early stages of motor skill acquisition...
  8. ncbi Reliability and validity of a reactive agility test for Australian football
    James P Veale
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport CARES, Victoria University, and the School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, Footscray, Vic, Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 5:239-48. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test the reliability and construct validity of a reactive agility test (RAT), designed for Australian Football (AF)...
  9. ncbi Corticomotor plasticity following unilateral strength training
    Alicia M Goodwill
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Muscle Nerve 46:384-93. 2012
    ..We used transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to investigate 3 weeks of unilateral leg strength training on ipsilateral motor cortex (iM1) excitability, and short-latency intracortical inhibition (SICI)...
  10. ncbi No difference in 1RM strength and muscle activation during the barbell chest press on a stable and unstable surface
    Craig A Goodman
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport, School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:88-94. 2008
    ..Moreover, these results do not support the notion that resistance exercises performed on an exercise ball are more efficacious than traditional stable exercises...
  11. ncbi The relationship between corticospinal excitability during motor imagery and motor imagery ability
    Jacqueline Williams
    Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Vic, 8001, Australia
    Behav Brain Res 226:369-75. 2012
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  12. ncbi What has transcranial magnetic stimulation taught us about neural adaptations to strength training? A brief review
    Dawson J Kidgell
    Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:3208-17. 2011
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  13. ncbi Anthropometric profiling of elite junior and senior Australian football players
    James P Veale
    Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport, Victoria University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 5:509-20. 2010
    ..The aim of this preliminary study was to measure the extent of the assumption that final year junior Australian Football (AF) athletes are at a physical mismatch to their senior counterparts...
  14. ncbi Performance and anthropometric characteristics of prospective elite junior Australian footballers: a case study in one junior team
    James P Veale
    School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 11:227-30. 2008
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  15. ncbi Corticospinal properties following short-term strength training of an intrinsic hand muscle
    Dawson J Kidgell
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 29:631-41. 2010
    ..03). These results demonstrate a task dependent adaptation in corticospinal inhibition via a reduction in cortical SP duration that may in part underpin the strength increases observed following strength training...
  16. ncbi The effect of lumbosacral manipulation on corticospinal and spinal reflex excitability on asymptomatic participants
    Gary Fryer
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences and Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 35:86-93. 2012
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  17. ncbi Neurophysiological responses after short-term strength training of the biceps brachii muscle
    Dawson J Kidgell
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 24:3123-32. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that heavy-load isotonic strength training alters neural transmission via the corticospinal pathway projecting to the motoneurons controlling BB and in part underpin the strength changes observed in this study...
  18. ncbi Hip adductor muscle strength is reduced preceding and during the onset of groin pain in elite junior Australian football players
    Justin F Crow
    School of Sport and Exercise Science, Victoria University, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:202-4. 2010
    ..16% in the week preceding the onset of pain (F=14.03 (1,10), p=0.004). These results confirm that hip adductor muscle strength is decreased both preceding and during the onset of groin injury in elite under-age Australian footballers...
  19. ncbi Different current intensities of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation do not differentially modulate motor cortex plasticity
    Dawson J Kidgell
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, VIC 3125, Australia
    Neural Plast 2013:603502. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the aftereffect of anodal tDCS on facilitating cortical excitability is due to the modulation of synaptic mechanisms associated with long-term potentiation and is not influenced by different tDCS intensities...