Nicola A Maffiuletti

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Progressive versus rapid rate of contraction during 7 wk of isometric resistance training
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Universite de Bourgogne, UFR STAPS Dijon, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1220-7. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined electrostimulation and plyometric training on vertical jump height
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    INSERM ERIT M 0207 Motricité, Faculté des Sciences du Sport de Dijon, Universite de Bourgogne, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1638-44. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The relative contribution to the plantar-flexor torque of the soleus motor units activated by the H reflex and M response in humans
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, UFR STAPS, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877 21078 Cedex, Dijon, France
    Neurosci Lett 288:127-30. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in body composition, physical performance and cardiovascular risk factors after a 3-week integrated body weight reduction program and after 1-y follow-up in severely obese men and women
    N A Maffiuletti
    Experimental Laboratory for Endocrinological Research, Italian Institute for Auxology, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:685-94. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A multi-joint lower-limb tracking-trajectory test for the assessment of motor coordination
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Laboratoire INSERM ERM 207, UFR STAPS, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877, 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    Neurosci Lett 384:106-11. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of electromyostimulation training on soleus and gastrocnemii H- and T-reflex properties
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    INSERM ERIT M 0207 Motricité Plasticité, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877 21078, Dijon Cedex, France
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:601-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps femoris torque and EMG activity in seated versus supine position
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1511-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Activation of human plantar flexor muscles increases after electromyostimulation training
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Sciences et Techniques des Activités Physiques et Sportives, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    J Appl Physiol 92:1383-92. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrical and mechanical H(max)-to-M(max) ratio in power- and endurance-trained athletes
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Unité de Formation et de Recherche en Sciences et Techniques des Activités Physiques et Sportives, Universite de Bourgogne, 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    J Appl Physiol 90:3-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of electromyostimulation training and basketball practice on muscle strength and jumping ability
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, UFR STAPS, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    Int J Sports Med 21:437-43. 2000

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Progressive versus rapid rate of contraction during 7 wk of isometric resistance training
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Universite de Bourgogne, UFR STAPS Dijon, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1220-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of isometric training performed with progressive versus rapid rate of contraction on the knee extensor neuromuscular properties over a 7-wk period...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined electrostimulation and plyometric training on vertical jump height
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    INSERM ERIT M 0207 Motricité, Faculté des Sciences du Sport de Dijon, Universite de Bourgogne, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1638-44. 2002
    ..This study investigated the influence of a 4-wk combined electromyostimulation (EMS) and plyometric training program on the vertical jump performance of 10 volleyball players...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relative contribution to the plantar-flexor torque of the soleus motor units activated by the H reflex and M response in humans
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, UFR STAPS, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877 21078 Cedex, Dijon, France
    Neurosci Lett 288:127-30. 2000
    ..The interpretation of this finding is discussed. A simple formula for assessing the contribution of the H wave to the twitch torque is given...
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in body composition, physical performance and cardiovascular risk factors after a 3-week integrated body weight reduction program and after 1-y follow-up in severely obese men and women
    N A Maffiuletti
    Experimental Laboratory for Endocrinological Research, Italian Institute for Auxology, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:685-94. 2005
    ..To investigate the short- and medium-term (ie, at 1-y follow-up) effects of a hospital-based body weight reduction (BWR) program lasting 3 weeks in severely obese individuals...
  5. ncbi request reprint A multi-joint lower-limb tracking-trajectory test for the assessment of motor coordination
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Laboratoire INSERM ERM 207, UFR STAPS, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877, 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    Neurosci Lett 384:106-11. 2005
    ..Its uniqueness is represented by the specificity for rehabilitation and resistance training settings. Further studies with larger sample groups (e.g., male subjects and patients) and including neurophysiological measurements are needed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of electromyostimulation training on soleus and gastrocnemii H- and T-reflex properties
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    INSERM ERIT M 0207 Motricité Plasticité, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877 21078, Dijon Cedex, France
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:601-7. 2003
    ..EMS had an effect on gastrocnemii but not on soleus muscle, perhaps because of the differences in respective motor unit characteristics (e.g., axon diameter)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps femoris torque and EMG activity in seated versus supine position
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1511-6. 2003
    ..To compare voluntary and electrically evoked knee extensor torque, surface electromyography (EMG), and activation level obtained under seated versus supine position, i.e., with shortened versus lengthened rectus femoris (RF) muscle...
  8. ncbi request reprint Activation of human plantar flexor muscles increases after electromyostimulation training
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Sciences et Techniques des Activités Physiques et Sportives, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    J Appl Physiol 92:1383-92. 2002
    ..In the absence of a change in the control group, it was concluded that an increase in neural activation likely mediates the voluntary torque gains observed after short-term EMS training...
  9. ncbi request reprint Electrical and mechanical H(max)-to-M(max) ratio in power- and endurance-trained athletes
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Unité de Formation et de Recherche en Sciences et Techniques des Activités Physiques et Sportives, Universite de Bourgogne, 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    J Appl Physiol 90:3-9. 2001
    ..Therefore, endurance-trained athletes produce the necessary force by recruitment of more slow-twitch units than do other subjects for comparable levels of force and type of task...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of electromyostimulation training and basketball practice on muscle strength and jumping ability
    N A Maffiuletti
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, UFR STAPS, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    Int J Sports Med 21:437-43. 2000
    ..01). Electromyostimulation as part of a short strength-training program enhanced knee extensor strength and squat jump performance of basketball players...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of electrostimulation training-detraining on neuromuscular fatigue mechanisms
    Marc Jubeau
    Laboratory INSERM U887, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Burgundy, BP 27877, 21078 Dijon, France
    Neurosci Lett 424:41-6. 2007
    ..This was mainly attributable to a reduction in activation failure, i.e., lower central fatigue, probably as a result of subject's accommodation to pain and discomfort during NMES...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the reliability of central and peripheral fatigue after sustained maximal voluntary contraction of the quadriceps muscle
    Nicolas Place
    INSERM ERM 207 Motricité Plasticité, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27877, 21078 Dijon, France
    Muscle Nerve 35:486-95. 2007
    ..These findings can be useful in the choice of the parameters describing central and peripheral fatigue of the quadriceps muscle in future studies...
  13. doi request reprint Postactivation potentiation in human knee extensors during dynamic passive movements
    Nicolas Babault
    1INSERN U887 Motricity Plasticity Sport Science Faculty, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:735-43. 2008
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present experiment was to test the twitch PAP during passive dynamic movements following isometric conditioning contractions on nine healthy men...
  14. ncbi request reprint Late neural adaptations to electrostimulation resistance training of the plantar flexor muscles
    Marc Jubeau
    Laboratoire INSERM ERM 207 Motricité Plasticité, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    Eur J Appl Physiol 98:202-11. 2006
    ..These effects may help in conceiving and programming effective electrostimulation therapy programs for both healthy and immobilized plantar flexor muscles...
  15. ncbi request reprint Twitch potentiation is greater after a fatiguing submaximal isometric contraction performed at short vs. long quadriceps muscle length
    Nicolas Place
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Equipe de Recherche et d Innovation Technologique 207, Motricité Plasticité Laboratory, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France
    J Appl Physiol 98:429-36. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Central and peripheral fatigue after electrostimulation-induced resistance exercise
    Delphine Boerio
    INSERM ERM 207, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:973-8. 2005
    ..To investigate central and peripheral fatigue induced by a typical session of electromyostimulation (EMS) of the triceps surae muscle...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular differences between endurance-trained, power-trained, and sedentary subjects
    Gregory Lattier
    INSERM ERIT M 0207 Motricité Plasticité, Universite de Bourgogne, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Sciences Techniques des Activité Physiques et Sportives, Dijon, France
    J Strength Cond Res 17:514-21. 2003
    ..These findings show that low MRFD on lower limbs extensors does not limit expression of MVC on subjects with high levels of activation, whereas intrinsic muscular qualities have a direct influence on performance during the vertical jump...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison between voluntary and stimulated contractions of the quadriceps femoris for growth hormone response and muscle damage
    Marc Jubeau
    Laboratoire Institut National de la Santè et de la Recherche Médicale U887 Motricité Plasticité, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    J Appl Physiol 104:75-81. 2008
    ..05) greater for the stimulation than voluntary exercise. It was concluded that a single bout of electrical stimulation exercise resulted in greater GH response and muscle damage than voluntary exercise...
  19. doi request reprint Contractile impairment after quadriceps strength training via electrical stimulation
    Raphael F Zory
    INSERM U887, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France
    J Strength Cond Res 24:458-64. 2010
    ..Quadriceps strength training via ES may induce overreaching and delayed adaptations and therefore should be used with caution. These findings may help in conceiving effective ES strength training programs for physically active subjects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular fatigue during a prolonged intermittent exercise: Application to tennis
    Olivier Girard
    UPRES EA 2991, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Montpellier, France
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:1038-46. 2008
    ..001; -12%) after exercise. Central activation failure and alterations in excitation-contraction coupling are probable mechanisms contributing to the moderate impairment of the neuromuscular function during prolonged tennis playing...
  21. doi request reprint Does electrical stimulation enhance post-exercise performance recovery?
    Nicolas Babault
    Centre d Expertise de la Performance, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon Cedex, France
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2501-7. 2011
    ..Therefore, the main aim of this brief review is to present recent results from the literature to clarify the effectiveness of electrical stimulation as a recovery modality...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differences in cardiorespiratory and neuromuscular responses between voluntary and stimulated contractions of the quadriceps femoris muscle
    Jean Theurel
    INSERM ERM 207 Laboratory, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Burgundy, BP 27877, 21078 Dijon, France
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 157:341-7. 2007
    ..These findings probably reflect differences in the patterns of motor unit recruitment between stimulated and voluntary contractions, despite equal force productions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular fatigue during a long-duration cycling exercise
    Romuald Lepers
    Groupe Analyse du Mouvement, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
    J Appl Physiol 92:1487-93. 2002
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  24. doi request reprint Age and gender interactions in ultraendurance performance: insight from the triathlon
    Romuald Lepers
    Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:134-9. 2011
    ..8 km), cycling (180 km), and running (42 km) performances as a function of age...
  25. ncbi request reprint Body mass reduction markedly improves muscle performance and body composition in obese females aged 61-75 years: comparison between the effects exerted by energy-restricted diet plus moderate aerobic-strength training alone or associated with rGH or nandr
    Alessandro Sartorio
    Division of Metabolic Diseases III, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Piancavallo VB, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:511-5. 2004
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  26. doi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging for detecting onset of muscle activity
    Natascha Pulkovski
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Muscle Nerve 37:638-49. 2008
    ..TDI represents a viable method for measuring the onset of muscle activity; it may offer a non-invasive alternative to fine-wire EMG for use with small or deep muscles...
  27. doi request reprint Differences in electrical stimulation thresholds between men and women
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Neurol 63:507-12. 2008
    ..We report data from healthy men and women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Reliability of isokinetic strength imbalance ratios measured using the Cybex NORM dynamometer
    Franco M Impellizzeri
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 28:113-9. 2008
    ..3% to 7.7% for peak torque and average work measurements. This study established the reliability of the most common strength imbalance ratios and of absolute isokinetic muscle strength assessed using the Cybex NORM...
  29. doi request reprint Quadriceps muscle function characteristics in severely obese and nonobese adolescents
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Klinik, Lengghalde 2, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 103:481-4. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Caution is required when comparing the effectiveness of voluntary versus stimulated versus combined strength training modalities
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Sports Med 38:437-8; author reply 438-40. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Reliability of knee extension and flexion measurements using the Con-Trex isokinetic dynamometer
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 27:346-53. 2007
    ..78-0.81). The more reliable index of muscle fatigue was the linear slope of the decline in work output. These findings establish the reliability of isokinetic and isometric measurements using the Con-Trex machine...
  32. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular adaptations to electrostimulation resistance training
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Schulthess Klinik, Lengghalde 2, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:167-75. 2006
    ..Changes at the single muscle fiber level induced by electrostimulation resistance training were significant and preferentially affected slow, type 1 fibers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone responses to repeated bouts of aerobic exercise with different recovery intervals
    Alessandro Sartorio
    J Appl Physiol 100:1093-4; author reply 1094-5. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of electromyostimulation training and volleyball practice on jumping ability
    Davide Malatesta
    Laboratoire de Physiologies des Interactions, Hopital A de Villeneuve, Montpellier, France
    J Strength Cond Res 17:573-9. 2003
    ..5%, CMJ +5.4%). When the aim of EMS resistance training is to enhance vertical jump ability, sport-specific workouts following EMS would enable the central nervous system to optimize the control to neuromuscular properties...
  35. ncbi request reprint Differences in quadriceps muscle strength and fatigue between lean and obese subjects
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Klinik, Lengghalde 2, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 101:51-9. 2007
    ..The observed quadriceps muscle function impairments (voluntary fatigue and relative strength) probably contribute to the reduced functional capacity of obese subjects during daily living activities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular fatigue after a ski skating marathon
    Guillaume Y Millet
    INSERM ERIT M 0207 Motricité Plasticité, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Universite de Bourgogne, BP 27 877 21078 Dijon, France
    Can J Appl Physiol 28:434-45. 2003
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  37. ncbi request reprint Convergent evidence for construct validity of a 7-point likert scale of lower limb muscle soreness
    Franco M Impellizzeri
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 17:494-6. 2007
    ..An additional aim was to examine its sensitivity as measure of symptom of eccentric-contraction muscle damage...
  38. ncbi request reprint Combined evaluation of resting IGF-I, N-terminal propeptide of type III procollagen (PIIINP) and C-terminal cross-linked telopeptide of type I collagen (ICTP) levels might be useful for detecting inappropriate GH administration in athletes: a preliminary
    Alessandro Sartorio
    Laboratorio Sperimentale Ricerche Endocrinologiche, Instituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:487-93. 2004
    ..To verify whether combined measurements of GH-dependent parameters might be useful in detecting exogenous recombinant GH (rGH) administration in male athletes from different disciplines...
  39. ncbi request reprint Femoroacetabular impingement in professional ice hockey players: a case series of 5 athletes after open surgical decompression of the hip
    Mario Bizzini
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Clinic, Lengghalde 2, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 35:1955-9. 2007
    ..Surgical open decompression of the hip has historically been proposed as the first treatment of choice. Functional outcomes in athletes after this procedure are unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Concurrent validity and intrasession reliability of the IDEEA accelerometry system for the quantification of spatiotemporal gait parameters
    Nicola A Maffiuletti
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Schulthess Clinic, Lengghalde 2, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 27:160-3. 2008
    ..However, spatial variables (stride and step length) and walking speed were significantly underestimated compared with analyses using force plates...
  41. ncbi request reprint Sports after hip resurfacing arthroplasty
    Florian D Naal
    Joint Center, Schulthess Clinic, Lengghalde 2, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 35:705-11. 2007
    ..No information is available concerning patients' sports activity after hip resurfacing arthroplasty...