Goran Markovic

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Affiliation: University of Zagreb
Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is agility related to strength qualities?--Analysis in latent space
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 31:787-93. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor relationship between strength and power qualities and agility performance
    G Marcovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 47:276-83. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Neuro-musculoskeletal and performance adaptations to lower-extremity plyometric training
    Goran Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Sports Med 40:859-95. 2010
  4. pmc Does plyometric training improve vertical jump height? A meta-analytical review
    Goran Markovic
    Department of Kinesiology of Sport, University of Zagreb, Horvacanski zavoj 15, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Br J Sports Med 41:349-55; discussion 355. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Effects of jump training with negative versus positive loading on jumping mechanics
    G Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology of Sport, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Sports Med 32:365-72. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Are acute effects of maximal dynamic contractions on upper-body ballistic performance load specific?
    Goran Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1811-5. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Discriminative ability of the Yo-Yo intermittent recovery test (level 1) in prospective young soccer players
    Goran Markovic
    Motor Control and Human Performance Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:2931-4. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Modeling longitudinal changes in maximal-intensity exercise performance in young male rowing athletes
    Pavle Mikulic
    Dept of Kinesiology of Sport, School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Coratia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:187-98. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative loading and mechanical output in maximum vertical jumping
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1757-64. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Is vertical jump height a body size-independent measure of muscle power?
    Goran Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Sports Sci 25:1355-63. 2007

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Is agility related to strength qualities?--Analysis in latent space
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 31:787-93. 2007
    ..001), the amount of explained variance of agility performance by the strength factors was rather low (17%). We conclude that the leg extensor strength qualities are poor predictors of agility performance in physically active men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Poor relationship between strength and power qualities and agility performance
    G Marcovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 47:276-83. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the leg extensor strength and power and agility performance...
  3. doi request reprint Neuro-musculoskeletal and performance adaptations to lower-extremity plyometric training
    Goran Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Sports Med 40:859-95. 2010
    ..For performance enhancement and injury prevention in competitive sports, we recommend an implementation of PLY into a well designed, sport-specific physical conditioning programme...
  4. pmc Does plyometric training improve vertical jump height? A meta-analytical review
    Goran Markovic
    Department of Kinesiology of Sport, University of Zagreb, Horvacanski zavoj 15, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Br J Sports Med 41:349-55; discussion 355. 2007
    ..7% (SJ and DJ), over 7.5% (CMJA) to 8.7% (CMJ). These results justify the application of PT for the purpose of development of vertical jump performance in healthy individuals...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of jump training with negative versus positive loading on jumping mechanics
    G Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology of Sport, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Int J Sports Med 32:365-72. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Are acute effects of maximal dynamic contractions on upper-body ballistic performance load specific?
    Goran Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1811-5. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Discriminative ability of the Yo-Yo intermittent recovery test (level 1) in prospective young soccer players
    Goran Markovic
    Motor Control and Human Performance Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:2931-4. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Modeling longitudinal changes in maximal-intensity exercise performance in young male rowing athletes
    Pavle Mikulic
    Dept of Kinesiology of Sport, School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Coratia
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:187-98. 2012
    ..08), 1.84(0.30) and 0.07(0.01), and of maximal power output, with respective exponents of 0.54(0.09), 1.76(0.32) and 0.06(0.01). These findings may help coaches better understand the progression of rowing performance during adolescence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative loading and mechanical output in maximum vertical jumping
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1757-64. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the muscular mechanical output could be higher under no-load conditions than in the presence of either positive or negative external loads...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is vertical jump height a body size-independent measure of muscle power?
    Goran Markovic
    School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Sports Sci 25:1355-63. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint Reliability and discriminative ability of a modified Wingate rowing test in 12- to 18-year-old rowers
    Pavle Mikulic
    Department of Sport, School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Sports Sci 28:1409-14. 2010
    ..001; Cohen's d = 0.82-0.85). The results suggest that: (1) the described test is reliable and can be used for maximal-intensity exercise assessment in youth rowing, and (2) it discriminates performance among 12- to-18-year-old rowers...
  12. doi request reprint External loading and maximum dynamic output in vertical jumping: the role of training history
    Sasa Vuk
    Motor Control and Human Performance Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Horvacanski zavoj 15, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Hum Mov Sci 31:139-51. 2012
    ..The results suggest that, from the evolutionary standpoint, the human muscular system of the lower limbs could be designed to produce the maximum power output against the loads that are well below the mass and inertia of the human body...
  13. ncbi request reprint Scaling of muscle power to body size: the effect of stretch-shortening cycle
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Horvacanski zavoj 15, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:11-9. 2005
    ..These findings could be based on a non-geometric scaling of transversal with respect to longitudinal dimensions and/or on different scaling rates of muscles and tendons...
  14. doi request reprint Validation of the Sensewear Armband during recreational in-line skating
    Maroje Soric
    Department of Medicine of Sports and Exercise, The Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Horvacanski zavoj 15, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:1183-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the results of the present study indicate that the SWA is not able to overcome the drawbacks of accelerometry in assessing activities with limited vertical movement...
  15. doi request reprint Specificity of jumping, sprinting, and quick change-of-direction motor abilities
    Sanja Salaj
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:1249-55. 2011
    ..Coaches and strength and conditioning professionals should, therefore, use separate performance tests for the assessment of the studied abilities...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reliability and factorial validity of squat and countermovement jump tests
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    J Strength Cond Res 18:551-5. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Movement performance and body size: the relationship for different groups of tests
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Horvacanski zavoj 11, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 92:139-49. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Scaling behaviour of VO2 in athletes and untrained individuals
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology of Sport, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Ann Hum Biol 34:315-28. 2007
    ..M(b)) between human metabolic rate (MR), ranging from resting to maximal metabolic conditions, and body mass (M ), both in athletes of different specialization and untrained individuals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of sprint and plyometric training on muscle function and athletic performance
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    J Strength Cond Res 21:543-9. 2007
    ..This study provides support for the use of sprint training as an applicable training method of improving explosive performance of athletes in general...
  20. doi request reprint Acute physiological responses to recreational in-line skating in young adults
    Paula Orepic
    a School of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Sport Sci 14:S25-31. 2014
    ..the derivation of exercise prescriptions for in-line skating should be preferably based on specific (i.e. in-line skating) graded exhaustive exercise test. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Modeling the influence of body size on weightlifting and powerlifting performance
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 30:607-13. 2006
    ..Due to possible deviations from presumption of geometric similarity among lifters, future studies on scaling lifting performance should use fat-free mass and height as indices of body size...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of specific anaerobic power in 12-14-year-old male rowers
    Pavle Mikulic
    Zagreb University School of Kinesiology, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:662-6. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint Fitness profile of elite Croatian female taekwondo athletes
    Goran Markovic
    Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 29:93-9. 2005
    ..01), and lateral agility (p < 0.05). The performance of taekwondo female athletes primarily depends on the anaerobic alactic power, explosive power expressed in the stretch-shortening cycle movements, agility and aerobic power...
  24. ncbi request reprint Scaling maximum oxygen uptake using lower leg muscle volume provides further insight into the pitfalls of whole body-mass power laws
    Alan Nevill
    J Appl Physiol 101:1006-7; author reply 1007. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Normalizing physical performance tests for body size: a proposal for standardization
    Slobodan Jaric
    Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:467-74. 2005
    ..Correspondences between theory and experimental findings and limitations are discussed...
  26. pmc Force coordination in static manipulation: discerning the contribution of muscle synergies and cutaneous afferents
    Paulo Barbosa de Freitas
    Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, University of Delaware, 547 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19711, USA
    Neurosci Lett 434:234-9. 2008
    ..However, the second finding suggests that the studied control mechanisms could depend more on the cutaneous afferent input, rather than on the synergy of the muscles exerting G and L...