Wolfgang Kemmler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of whole-body electromyostimulation on body composition in elderly women at risk for sarcopenia: the Training and ElectroStimulation Trial (TEST-III)
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Henkestrasse 91, 91052, Erlangen, Germany
    Age (Dordr) 36:395-406. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Exercise frequency, health risk factors, and diseases of the elderly
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2046-53. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Effects of exercise on fracture reduction in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestrasse 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 24:1937-50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of block-periodized exercise training on bone and coronary heart disease risk factors in early post-menopausal women: a randomized controlled study
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 23:121-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Exercise and fractures in postmenopausal women: 12-year results of the Erlangen Fitness and Osteoporosis Prevention Study (EFOPS)
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestrasse 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 23:1267-76. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effect of whole-body electromyostimulation on energy expenditure during exercise
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 26:240-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Exercise effects on bone mineral density, falls, coronary risk factors, and health care costs in older women: the randomized controlled senior fitness and prevention (SEFIP) study
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Henkestrasse 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 170:179-85. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Exercise, body composition, and functional ability: a randomized controlled trial
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestrasse 91, Erlangen, Germany
    Am J Prev Med 38:279-87. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Effects of whole-body electromyostimulation on resting metabolic rate, body composition, and maximum strength in postmenopausal women: the Training and ElectroStimulation Trial
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 24:1880-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Exercise and osteoporosis-related fractures: perspectives and recommendations of the sports and exercise scientist
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Phys Sportsmed 39:142-57. 2011

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Publications28

  1. pmc Impact of whole-body electromyostimulation on body composition in elderly women at risk for sarcopenia: the Training and ElectroStimulation Trial (TEST-III)
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Henkestrasse 91, 91052, Erlangen, Germany
    Age (Dordr) 36:395-406. 2014
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  2. doi request reprint Exercise frequency, health risk factors, and diseases of the elderly
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2046-53. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of exercise frequency on various diseases and risk factors of the elderly...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of exercise on fracture reduction in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestrasse 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 24:1937-50. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effect of block-periodized exercise training on bone and coronary heart disease risk factors in early post-menopausal women: a randomized controlled study
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 23:121-9. 2013
    ..In summary, short periods of bone-specific intervention embedded in longer periods of exercises dedicated to improve cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors positively affected BMD at the LS...
  5. doi request reprint Exercise and fractures in postmenopausal women: 12-year results of the Erlangen Fitness and Osteoporosis Prevention Study (EFOPS)
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestrasse 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 23:1267-76. 2012
    ..074) or rate ratio (p = .095), our findings further increased the evidence that exercise relevantly prevents fractures in the elderly...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of whole-body electromyostimulation on energy expenditure during exercise
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 26:240-5. 2012
    ..However, taking other positive outcomes of this technology into account, WB-EMS may be a time-saving option at least for subjects unwilling or unable to exercise conventionally...
  7. doi request reprint Exercise effects on bone mineral density, falls, coronary risk factors, and health care costs in older women: the randomized controlled senior fitness and prevention (SEFIP) study
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Henkestrasse 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 170:179-85. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether a single exercise program affects fracture risk (bone mineral density [BMD] and falls), coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors, and health care costs in community-dwelling elderly women...
  8. doi request reprint Exercise, body composition, and functional ability: a randomized controlled trial
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestrasse 91, Erlangen, Germany
    Am J Prev Med 38:279-87. 2010
    ..In women, age and the menopausal transition contribute to an increase of body fat and a reduction of lean body mass associated with functional decline, affecting independent living...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of whole-body electromyostimulation on resting metabolic rate, body composition, and maximum strength in postmenopausal women: the Training and ElectroStimulation Trial
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 24:1880-7. 2010
    ..Further, we conclude that for elderly subjects unable or unwilling to perform dynamic strength exercises, electromyostimulation may be a smooth alternative to maintain lean body mass, strength, and power...
  10. doi request reprint Exercise and osteoporosis-related fractures: perspectives and recommendations of the sports and exercise scientist
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Phys Sportsmed 39:142-57. 2011
    ..In the frail elderly, high-frequency/high-cycle number exercise programs with low-to-moderate strain intensity may also positively affect bone strength...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exercise effects on fitness and bone mineral density in early postmenopausal women: 1-year EFOPS results
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:2115-23. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of an intense exercise training on physical fitness, coronary heart disease (CHD), bone mineral density (BMD), and parameters related to quality of life in early postmenopausal women with osteopenia...
  12. doi request reprint [Effect of whole body vibration on the neuromuscular performance of females 65 years and older. One-year results of the controlled randomized ELVIS study]
    W Kemmler
    Institut für Medizinische Physik, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Henkestrasse 91, 91052, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:125-32. 2010
    ..In addition, a significant lower risk of falls compared with the CG was evident only in VTG...
  13. doi request reprint Exercise decreases the risk of metabolic syndrome in elderly females
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:297-305. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of exercise based on a multiple purpose, high-intensity philosophy on parameters of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in older females with the MetS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of single- vs. multiple-set resistance training on maximum strength and body composition in trained postmenopausal women
    Wolfgang K Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 18:689-94. 2004
    ..1 to -2.0%). Body mass and body composition did not change during the study. The results show that, in pretrained subjects, multiple-set protocols are superior to single-set protocols in increasing maximum strength...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of habitual physical activity, non-athletic exercise, muscle strength, and VO2max on bone mineral density is rather low in early postmenopausal osteopenic women
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Germany
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 4:325-34. 2004
    ..Although the positive effect of well-designed exercise regimes on bone mineral density (BMD) is established the osteo-anabolic relevance of habitual physical activity and non-athletic exercise is still under discussion...
  16. ncbi request reprint Benefits of 2 years of intense exercise on bone density, physical fitness, and blood lipids in early postmenopausal osteopenic women: results of the Erlangen Fitness Osteoporosis Prevention Study (EFOPS)
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 164:1084-91. 2004
    ..Here we determine the effects of intense exercise on physical fitness, bone mineral density (BMD), back pain, and blood lipids in early postmenopausal women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bone status in elite male runners
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestrasse 91, 91052, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:78-85. 2006
    ..The effect of long distance running per se on bone parameters is not deleterious...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute hormonal responses of a high impact physical exercise session in early postmenopausal women
    W Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:199-209. 2003
    ..In summary, this study showed that a single bout of exercise typically used in osteoporosis prevention programs could have an influence on hormones affecting bone metabolism...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting maximal strength in trained postmenopausal woman
    Wolfgang K Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 20:838-42. 2006
    ..Thus, this study supported the validity of RTF to adequately estimate 1RM over a wide range of repetitions and within different exercises in trained, older female subjects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-term four-year exercise has a positive effect on menopausal risk factors: the Erlangen Fitness Osteoporosis Prevention Study
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 21:232-9. 2007
    ..4%). Thus, the study demonstrated that multipurpose high-intensity exercise programs significantly affect relevant menopausal risk factors and, therefore, may be individually considered as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Exercise effects on menopausal risk factors of early postmenopausal women: 3-yr Erlangen fitness osteoporosis prevention study results
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:194-203. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of multipurpose exercise training on bone, body composition, blood lipids, physical fitness, and menopausal symptoms in early postmenopausal women with osteopenia...
  22. ncbi request reprint The Erlangen Fitness Osteoporosis Prevention Study: a controlled exercise trial in early postmenopausal women with low bone density-first-year results
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:673-82. 2003
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Effect of exercise and Cimicifuga racemosa (CR BNO 1055) on bone mineral density, 10-year coronary heart disease risk, and menopausal complaints: the randomized controlled Training and Cimicifuga racemosa Erlangen (TRACE) study
    Michael Bebenek
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Menopause 17:791-800. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of periodized exercise training with and without Cimicifuga racemosa (CR) on bone mineral density (BMD) and 10-year coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in early postmenopausal women...
  24. doi request reprint Effect of compression stockings on running performance in men runners
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Nurnberg, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 23:101-5. 2009
    ..However, the underlying mechanism was only partially explained by a slightly higher aerobic capacity...
  25. pmc Differential effects of strength versus power training on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: a 2-year longitudinal study
    Simon von Stengel
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen, Henkestr 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Sports Med 41:649-55; discussion 655. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of two different schemes of loading in resistance training on bone mineral density (BMD) and pain in pretrained postmenopausal women...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of whole-body vibration training on different devices on bone mineral density
    Simon von Stengel
    Institute of Medical Physics University of Erlangen Nueremberg, Germany
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1071-9. 2011
    ..In the ELVIS II (Erlangen Longitudinal Vibration Study II) trial, we determined the effect of different WBV devices on bone mineral density (BMD) and neuromuscular performance...
  27. pmc Whole-body electromyostimulation as a means to impact muscle mass and abdominal body fat in lean, sedentary, older female adults: subanalysis of the TEST-III trial
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1353-64. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Alternative Exercise Technologies to Fight against Sarcopenia at Old Age: A Series of Studies and Review
    Wolfgang Kemmler
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nurnberg, Henkestraße 91, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
    J Aging Res 2012:109013. 2012
    ..However, well-designed studies with adequate statistical power should focus more intensely on this issue...