Gladys L Onambele

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Affiliation: Manchester Metropolitan University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Can a standard dose of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) supplementation reduce the symptoms of delayed onset of muscle soreness?
    David Houghton
    Department of Exercise and Sports Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe Green Road, Crewe CW1 5DU, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:2. 2012
  2. pmc The magnitude and character of resistance-training-induced increase in tendon stiffness at old age is gender specific
    Gladys Leopoldine Onambélé-Pearson
    Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    Age (Dordr) 34:427-38. 2012
  3. pmc Influences of carbohydrate plus amino acid supplementation on differing exercise intensity adaptations in older persons: skeletal muscle and endocrine responses
    Gladys Leopoldine Onambélé-Pearson
    Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    Age (Dordr) 32:125-38. 2010
  4. pmc Influence of exercise intensity in older persons with unchanged habitual nutritional intake: skeletal muscle and endocrine adaptations
    Gladys Leopoldine Onambélé-Pearson
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    Age (Dordr) 32:139-53. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Neuromuscular and balance responses to flywheel inertial versus weight training in older persons
    Gladys L Onambele
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, ST7 2HL, UK
    J Biomech 41:3133-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific in vivo measurement of the structural and mechanical properties of the human patellar tendon
    Gladys N L Onambele
    Institute of Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Orthop Res 25:1635-42. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Contribution of calf muscle-tendon properties to single-leg stance ability in the absence of visual feedback in relation to ageing
    Gladys L Onambele
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke on Trent ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Gait Posture 26:343-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Improvements in muscle-tendon properties are beneficial to balance in multiple sclerosis
    G L N Onambélé
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke on Trent, ST7 2HL, UK
    Mult Scler 12:666-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Calf muscle-tendon properties and postural balance in old age
    Gladys L Onambele
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Rd, Stoke on Trent, ST7 2HL UK
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:2048-56. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Time-of-day effect on patella tendon stiffness alters vastus lateralis fascicle length but not the quadriceps force-angle relationship
    N L Gladys Onambele-Pearson
    Institute of Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, England ST7 2HL, UK
    J Biomech 40:1031-7. 2007

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Publications23

  1. pmc Can a standard dose of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) supplementation reduce the symptoms of delayed onset of muscle soreness?
    David Houghton
    Department of Exercise and Sports Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe Green Road, Crewe CW1 5DU, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:2. 2012
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  2. pmc The magnitude and character of resistance-training-induced increase in tendon stiffness at old age is gender specific
    Gladys Leopoldine Onambélé-Pearson
    Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    Age (Dordr) 34:427-38. 2012
    ..We thus propose that both training and rehabilitation regimens should consider gender-specific tendon responsiveness, at least in older persons...
  3. pmc Influences of carbohydrate plus amino acid supplementation on differing exercise intensity adaptations in older persons: skeletal muscle and endocrine responses
    Gladys Leopoldine Onambélé-Pearson
    Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    Age (Dordr) 32:125-38. 2010
    ..Supplementation plus high-intensity exercise regimen improved markers of strength, but not to a significantly greater extent than supplementation plus low intensity exercise...
  4. pmc Influence of exercise intensity in older persons with unchanged habitual nutritional intake: skeletal muscle and endocrine adaptations
    Gladys Leopoldine Onambélé-Pearson
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL, UK
    Age (Dordr) 32:139-53. 2010
    ..In fact, in terms of changes in sera levels of fasting glucose, IGFBP-3 and TNF-alpha, there appears to be an advantage to carrying out the lower intensity exercises for the aged populations where endocrine adaptations are key...
  5. doi request reprint Neuromuscular and balance responses to flywheel inertial versus weight training in older persons
    Gladys L Onambele
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, ST7 2HL, UK
    J Biomech 41:3133-8. 2008
    ..Postural sway is associated with muscle contractile capacity and to the ability of rapidly correcting ankle joint changes. Thus, resistance training would be expected to improve not only strength but also postural balance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific in vivo measurement of the structural and mechanical properties of the human patellar tendon
    Gladys N L Onambele
    Institute of Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Orthop Res 25:1635-42. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Contribution of calf muscle-tendon properties to single-leg stance ability in the absence of visual feedback in relation to ageing
    Gladys L Onambele
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke on Trent ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Gait Posture 26:343-8. 2007
    ..36 versus R(2)=0.33). These results suggest that factors other than the ones that we examined become important when steadiness rather than stance duration is the object of single-leg stance in the absence of vision...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improvements in muscle-tendon properties are beneficial to balance in multiple sclerosis
    G L N Onambélé
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke on Trent, ST7 2HL, UK
    Mult Scler 12:666-9. 2006
    ..We concluded that improvements in muscle-tendon properties were accompanied by improved balance and a general feeling of well-being after training...
  9. ncbi request reprint Calf muscle-tendon properties and postural balance in old age
    Gladys L Onambele
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Rd, Stoke on Trent, ST7 2HL UK
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:2048-56. 2006
    ..69<r2<0.90) postures only, indicating that the age-related changes in muscle-tendon characteristics may explain the majority of the variance in balance performance during tasks more difficult than habitual bipedal stance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Time-of-day effect on patella tendon stiffness alters vastus lateralis fascicle length but not the quadriceps force-angle relationship
    N L Gladys Onambele-Pearson
    Institute of Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, England ST7 2HL, UK
    J Biomech 40:1031-7. 2007
    ..To examine the time-of-day (TOD) effect on torque-force/angle, fibre length (FL), tendon stiffness (K), stress, and strain using the quadriceps muscle-tendon complex as a model...
  11. doi request reprint Muscle size, activation, and coactivation in adults with cerebral palsy
    Ayser W Hussain
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Institute for Performance Research, Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire, Crewe Green Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 5DU, UK
    Muscle Nerve 49:76-83. 2014
    ..Muscle weakness is present in the paretic limbs of individuals with cerebral palsy (CP). We aimed to determine what neuromuscular factors contribute to weakness in adults with CP during isometric maximal voluntary contractions (iMVCs)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Plyometric vs. isometric training influences on tendon properties and muscle output
    Katherine E Burgess
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, Directorate of Sport, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    J Strength Cond Res 21:986-9. 2007
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Patellar tendon properties with fluctuating menstrual cycle hormones
    Katherine E Burgess
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, Directorate of Sport, University of Salford, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 24:2088-95. 2010
    ..These findings are relevant to clinical outcomes, exercise performance, and injury risk. In terms of tendon properties, menstrual cycle phase does not necessarily need to be considered when organizing training and competition schedules...
  14. ncbi request reprint Creep and the in vivo assessment of human patellar tendon mechanical properties
    Stephen J Pearson
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, Directorate of Sport, University of Salford, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:712-7. 2007
    ..Here we examine the effect of contraction duration on the measured in vivo mechanical properties of the patellar tendon...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of acute tensile loading on gender-specific tendon structural and mechanical properties
    Katherine E Burgess
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Orthop Res 27:510-6. 2009
    ..These differential changes in tendon mechanical properties have functional, motor control, and injury risk implications, as well as possible implications for preconditioning of tendon grafts...
  16. doi request reprint Computation methods affect the reported values of in vivo human tendon stiffness
    Stephen J Pearson
    Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Manchester, M6 6PU, United Kingdom
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 5:291-7. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Impact of range of motion during ecologically valid resistance training protocols on muscle size, subcutaneous fat, and strength
    Gerard E McMahon
    1Institute for Performance Research, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe, United Kingdom and 2Sports Institute Northern Ireland, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Belfast, Ireland
    J Strength Cond Res 28:245-55. 2014
    ....
  18. doi request reprint An electromyographical comparison of trunk muscle activity during isometric trunk and dynamic strengthening exercises
    Paul Comfort
    Center for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 25:149-54. 2011
    ..Because of the dynamic nature of the FS, this may also be more beneficial in transferring to activities of daily living and sporting environments...
  19. pmc Resting arterial diameter and blood flow changes with resistance training and detraining in healthy young individuals
    Georgina K Stebbings
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    J Athl Train 48:209-19. 2013
    ..The implications of such adaptations to the human vasculature in a trained, asymptomatic population are not fully understood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of time of day on tendon compliance and estimations of voluntary activation levels
    Stephen J Pearson
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, Directorate of Sport, University of Salford, Manchester M6 6PU, UK
    Muscle Nerve 33:792-800. 2006
    ..02, potentiated ratio) in the evening. This study shows that CAC estimations are invalid when tendon properties are not taken into account, an error that would have important implications in a clinical setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acute changes in knee-extensors torque, fiber pennation, and tendon characteristics
    Stephen J Pearson
    Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, Directorate of Sport, University of Salford Manchester, Manchester, England
    Chronobiol Int 22:1013-27. 2005
    ..The data also show that despite the potentially deleterious effects of the direction of the changes in both K and theta with TOD, peak torque Ext(corr) still shows a significant upward shift in the evening relative to the morning...
  22. ncbi request reprint Muscle function in elite master weightlifters
    Stephen J Pearson
    Department of Physiology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1199-206. 2002
    ..To determine whether explosive power and isometric strength of the lower-limb muscles in elite master Olympic weightlifters declines at a similar rate to nontrained healthy controls with increasing age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Power output and muscle myosin heavy chain composition in young and elderly men
    Stephen J Pearson
    Department of Physiology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Rowland Hill Street, London, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1601-7. 2006
    ..The current study aimed to examine the relationship between lower-limb power output characteristics, muscle myosin heavy chain (MHC) composition, and lean limb volume...