Alberto Mendez-Villanueva

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Publications

  1. ncbi Physiological aspects of surfboard riding performance
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 35:55-70. 2005
  2. ncbi Physical fitness and performance. Fatigue responses during repeated sprints matched for initial mechanical output
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2219-25. 2007
  3. pmc The recovery of repeated-sprint exercise is associated with PCr resynthesis, while muscle pH and EMG amplitude remain depressed
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Football Performance and Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    PLoS ONE 7:e51977. 2012
  4. doi Age-related differences in acceleration, maximum running speed, and repeated-sprint performance in young soccer players
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Sports Sci 29:477-84. 2011
  5. pmc Exercise-induced homeostatic perturbations provoked by singles tennis match play with reference to development of fatigue
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 41:717-22; discussion 722. 2007
  6. pmc Activity patterns, blood lactate concentrations and ratings of perceived exertion during a professional singles tennis tournament
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, Department of Didactics, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 41:296-300; discussion 300. 2007
  7. ncbi Reproducibility of a 6-s maximal cycling sprint test
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Team Sport Research Group, School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 10:323-6. 2007
  8. ncbi Activity profile of world-class professional surfers during competition: a case study
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Team Sport Research Group, School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:477-82. 2006
  9. ncbi Inaccuracy of the HR reserve vs. V˙O2 reserve relationship during prone arm-paddling exercise in surfboard riders
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Physiology Unit, Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Physiol Anthropol 29:189-95. 2010
  10. ncbi Is the relationship between sprinting and maximal aerobic speeds in young soccer players affected by maturation?
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Sport Science Dept, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:497-510. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi Physiological aspects of surfboard riding performance
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 35:55-70. 2005
    ..Further research is needed in all areas of surfing performance in order to gain an understanding of the sport and eventually to bring surfing to the next level of performance...
  2. ncbi Physical fitness and performance. Fatigue responses during repeated sprints matched for initial mechanical output
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2219-25. 2007
    ..To compare muscle fatigability during two sets of repeated cycling sprints matched for initial mechanical output in a nonfatigued and fatigued state...
  3. pmc The recovery of repeated-sprint exercise is associated with PCr resynthesis, while muscle pH and EMG amplitude remain depressed
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Football Performance and Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    PLoS ONE 7:e51977. 2012
    ..e., TW) in relation to EMG. Thus, we conclude that the inability to produce power output during repeated sprints is mostly mediated by intramuscular fatigue signals probably related with the control of PCr metabolism...
  4. doi Age-related differences in acceleration, maximum running speed, and repeated-sprint performance in young soccer players
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Sports Sci 29:477-84. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Exercise-induced homeostatic perturbations provoked by singles tennis match play with reference to development of fatigue
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 41:717-22; discussion 722. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Activity patterns, blood lactate concentrations and ratings of perceived exertion during a professional singles tennis tournament
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, Department of Didactics, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 41:296-300; discussion 300. 2007
    ..To examine the game characteristics and physiological (ie, blood lactate concentration) and perceptual (ie, rating of perceived exertion, RPE) responses during actual tennis competition in professional performers...
  7. ncbi Reproducibility of a 6-s maximal cycling sprint test
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Team Sport Research Group, School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 10:323-6. 2007
    ..However, the inclusion of an extra familiarization session ensured more stable power outputs. Therefore, two trials should allow adequate familiarization with the maximal 6-s cycling test...
  8. ncbi Activity profile of world-class professional surfers during competition: a case study
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Team Sport Research Group, School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:477-82. 2006
    ..This information can be used to assist in the development of fitness training programs and physiological testing for competitive surfers...
  9. ncbi Inaccuracy of the HR reserve vs. V˙O2 reserve relationship during prone arm-paddling exercise in surfboard riders
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Physiology Unit, Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Physiol Anthropol 29:189-95. 2010
    ..Thus, to ensure more targeted exercise intensity during arm-paddling exercise, individual HR-V˙O(2) equations should be used...
  10. ncbi Is the relationship between sprinting and maximal aerobic speeds in young soccer players affected by maturation?
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Sport Science Dept, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:497-510. 2010
    ..9 ± 0.7 years). The three groups showed similar positive correlations between MSS and MAS (r = 0.73 to 0.52; p < .01). In conclusion, our results suggest that the relationship between MSS and MAS is not affected by maturation...
  11. ncbi Monitoring accelerations with GPS in football: time to slow down?
    Martin Buchheit
    Football Performance and Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 9:442-5. 2014
    ..The metrics of accelerations and decelerations show the most variability in GPS monitoring and must be interpreted cautiously. ..
  12. doi Determinants of the variability of heart rate measures during a competitive period in young soccer players
    Martin Buchheit
    Performance Enhancement and Talent Identification Section, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, P O Box 22287, Doha, Qatar
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:869-78. 2010
    ..The variability of each of these measures and player fitness levels should be considered when interpreting changes in training status...
  13. doi Physiological strain associated with high-intensity hypoxic intervals in highly trained young runners
    Martin Buchheit
    Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Strength Cond Res 26:94-105. 2012
    ..The present results also confirm that HHIT may not be optimal for training both the cardiorespiratory and neuromuscular determinants of running performance in this population...
  14. doi Match activity and physiological load during a clay-court tennis tournament in elite female players
    Jaime Fernandez-Fernandez
    Tennis Performance Research Group, Royal Spanish Tennis Federation, Madrid, Spain
    J Sports Sci 26:1589-95. 2008
    ..As such, tennis training regimes should be adapted to the specific demands imposed by match-play in female players on a clay-court surface...
  15. ncbi Fatigue in repeated-sprint exercise is related to muscle power factors and reduced neuromuscular activity
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 103:411-9. 2008
    ..Additionally, a suboptimal net motor unit activity might also impair the ability to repeatedly generate maximum power outputs...
  16. doi Does on-field sprinting performance in young soccer players depend on how fast they can run or how fast they do run?
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Physiology Unit, Sport Science Department, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Strength Cond Res 25:2634-8. 2011
    ..Our results also indicate that playing position has an important role in influencing the expression of MSS...
  17. doi Monitoring Accelerations With GPS in Football: Time to Slow Down?
    Martin Buchheit
    Football Performance and Science Dept, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 9:442-5. 2014
    ..The metrics of accelerations and decelerations show the most variability in GPS monitoring and must be interpreted cautiously. ..
  18. doi Reliability and stability of anthropometric and performance measures in highly-trained young soccer players: effect of age and maturation
    Martin Buchheit
    ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Football Performance and Science Department, Doha, Qatar
    J Sports Sci 31:1332-43. 2013
    ..However, some of these measures are unstable throughout adolescence, which questions their usefulness in a talent identification perspective...
  19. doi Repeated-sprint ability - part I: factors contributing to fatigue
    Olivier Girard
    Aspetar Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Research and Education Centre, Doha, Qatar
    Sports Med 41:673-94. 2011
    ..Pending confirmatory research, other factors such as stiffness regulation, hypoglycaemia, muscle damage and hostile environments (e.g. heat, hypoxia) are also likely to compromise fatigue resistance during repeated-sprint protocols...
  20. ncbi High-intensity exercise decreases muscle buffer capacity via a decrease in protein buffering in human skeletal muscle
    David Bishop
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Pflugers Arch 458:929-36. 2009
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  21. ncbi Assessing maximal sprinting speed in highly trained young soccer players
    Martin Buchheit
    Physiology Unit, Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Sports Physiol Perform 7:76-8. 2012
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  22. doi Ratings of perceived exertion-lactate association during actual singles tennis match play
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Performance Enhancement and Talent Identification Section, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Strength Cond Res 24:165-70. 2010
    ..3 mmol.L; n = 22). These results indicate that monitoring RPE may be a useful technique for regulating on-court tennis training intensity. Moreover, blood lactate may mediate the relation between RPE and tennis match play intensity...
  23. doi Effects of age and spa treatment on match running performance over two consecutive games in highly trained young soccer players
    Martin Buchheit
    Physiology Unit, Sports Science Department, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Sports Sci 29:591-8. 2011
    ..4 ± 3%). The results suggest that spa treatment is an effective recovery intervention for post-PHV players, while its value in pre-PHV players is questionable...
  24. doi Supramaximal intermittent running performance in relation to age and locomotor profile in highly-trained young soccer players
    Martin Buchheit
    ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Football Performance and Science Department, Doha, Qatar
    J Sports Sci 31:1402-11. 2013
    ..67, 0.73 and 0.87). In conclusion, the major predictors of VIFT were, in order of importance, VVam-Eval and MSS; however, the older the players, the greater the correlations with VVam-Eval...
  25. pmc Effect of acute hypoxia on post-exercise parasympathetic reactivation in healthy men
    Hani Al Haddad
    Physiology Unit, Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence Doha, Qatar
    Front Physiol 3:289. 2012
    ..This may suggest that the effect of blood O(2) partial pressure on parasympathetic reactivation is limited under heightened sympathetic activation...
  26. pmc Effect of maturation on hemodynamic and autonomic control recovery following maximal running exercise in highly trained young soccer players
    Martin Buchheit
    Physiology Unit, Sport Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence Doha, Qatar
    Front Physiol 2:69. 2011
    ..HRR relates to lean muscle mass, blood acidosis, and intrinsic parasympathetic function, with less evident impact of post-exercise autonomic function...
  27. doi Variability of competitive performance assessment of elite surfboard riders
    Alberto Mendez-Villanueva
    Performance Enhancement and Talent Identification Section, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Strength Cond Res 24:135-9. 2010
    ..Several competitions in a row appear to be needed for tracking the smallest worthwhile performance changes in competition scores as a result of training or other interventions...
  28. ncbi Effects of age, maturity and body dimensions on match running performance in highly trained under-15 soccer players
    Martin Buchheit
    a Sport Science Department, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Sports Sci 32:1271-8. 2014
    ..Coaches may need to consider players' maturity status when assessing their on-field playing performance. ..
  29. ncbi Changes in repeated-sprint performance in relation to change in locomotor profile in highly-trained young soccer players
    Martin Buchheit
    a Sport Science Department, ASPIRE, Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, Qatar
    J Sports Sci 32:1309-17. 2014
    ..8 vs. +0.4 with ASR increased vs. not, additionally to MSS and MAS). Low-cost field tests aimed at assessing maximal sprinting and aerobic speeds can be used to monitor ∆RS performance. ..
  30. doi Gender differences in game responses during badminton match play
    Jaime Fernandez-Fernandez
    Department of Training and Exercise Science, Faculty of Sports Science, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 27:2396-404. 2013
    ..The clear between-gender differences in activity patterns induced only slightly different physiological responses...
  31. pmc Tolerance to high-intensity intermittent running exercise: do oxygen uptake kinetics really matter?
    Martin Buchheit
    Physiology Unit, Football Performance and Science Department, ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence Doha, Qatar
    Front Physiol 3:406. 2012
    ..Knowing the main factors influencing tolerance to HIT running exercise may assist practitioners in personalizing training interventions...
  32. pmc Match activity and physiological responses during a junior female singles tennis tournament
    Jaime Fernandez-Fernandez
    University of Leon, Campus de Vegazana, s n 24071, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 41:711-6. 2007
    ..To assess physiological load in conjunction with individual patterns of match-play activity in junior female tennis players during actual singles tennis competition...
  33. doi Motor unit recruitment and bursts of activity in the surface electromyogram during a sustained contraction
    Zachary A Riley
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, 354 UCB, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Muscle Nerve 37:745-53. 2008
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