Jeanette M Thom

Summary

Affiliation: Manchester Metropolitan University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Triceps surae muscle power, volume, and quality in older versus younger healthy men
    Jeanette M Thom
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1111-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrocnemius specific force is increased in elderly males following a 12-month physical training programme
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager Campus, Cheshire, Alsager, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:563-70. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Gastrocnemius muscle specific force in boys and men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Alsager Campus, Hassall Rd, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 104:469-74. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Tendon elongation influences the amplitude of interpolated doublets in the assessment of activation in elderly men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 98:221-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint In vivo physiological cross-sectional area and specific force are reduced in the gastrocnemius of elderly men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 99:1050-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in antagonist muscles' coactivation in response to strength training in older women
    Maarten D de Boer
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1022-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of muscle architecture on the torque and power-velocity characteristics of young and elderly men
    Jeanette M Thom
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:613-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Scaling of maximal oxygen uptake by lower leg muscle volume in boys and men
    Keith Tolfrey
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, IRM, MMU Cheshire, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 100:1851-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 12-month physical conditioning programme on the metabolic cost of walking in healthy older adults
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, ST7 2HL, Alsager, Cheshire, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:499-505. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Kinematics of stair descent in young and older adults and the impact of exercise training
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Gait Posture 25:9-17. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Triceps surae muscle power, volume, and quality in older versus younger healthy men
    Jeanette M Thom
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1111-7. 2005
    ..Hence, the present results showed that only approximately half of the loss in triceps surae peak power in old age is due to decreases in muscle VOL...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastrocnemius specific force is increased in elderly males following a 12-month physical training programme
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager Campus, Cheshire, Alsager, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:563-70. 2007
    ..In conclusion, with the level of agonist and antagonist muscle activity accounted for a 12-month strength training programme resulted in an increase in both PCSA and specific force in elderly males...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gastrocnemius muscle specific force in boys and men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Alsager Campus, Hassall Rd, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 104:469-74. 2008
    ..These observations warrant further investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tendon elongation influences the amplitude of interpolated doublets in the assessment of activation in elderly men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 98:221-6. 2005
    ..However, a greater TE in EM was found to significantly increase electromechanical delay, which is expected to influence the time needed for postural readjustments...
  5. ncbi request reprint In vivo physiological cross-sectional area and specific force are reduced in the gastrocnemius of elderly men
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 99:1050-5. 2005
    ..This phenomenon may possibly be due to a reduction in single-fiber specific tension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Changes in antagonist muscles' coactivation in response to strength training in older women
    Maarten D de Boer
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1022-7. 2007
    ..Twelve participants were assigned to a training (74.2 +/- 3.1 years) group and eight to a nontraining group (73.6 +/- 4.3 years)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of muscle architecture on the torque and power-velocity characteristics of young and elderly men
    Jeanette M Thom
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager Campus, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:613-9. 2007
    ..It is noteworthy that the deficit in PP between OM and YM is far greater than that of muscle torque, even after normalisation of PP to muscle volume. This finding likely plays an important role in the loss of mobility in old age...
  8. ncbi request reprint Scaling of maximal oxygen uptake by lower leg muscle volume in boys and men
    Keith Tolfrey
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, IRM, MMU Cheshire, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    J Appl Physiol 100:1851-6. 2006
    ..We conclude that Vol, as an indicator of the involved muscle mass, is the most valid allometric denominator for the scaling of VO2 max in a sample of boys and men heterogeneous for body size and composition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of a 12-month physical conditioning programme on the metabolic cost of walking in healthy older adults
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, ST7 2HL, Alsager, Cheshire, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:499-505. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this investigation has shown that a multi-component physical conditioning programme had a beneficial impact on functional capacity but did not lower C(W) in healthy community dwelling older adults...
  10. ncbi request reprint Kinematics of stair descent in young and older adults and the impact of exercise training
    Omar S Mian
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Gait Posture 25:9-17. 2007
    ..We found no evidence that these differences are reduced by generic exercise training, at least in non-frail older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength, volume and activation following 12-month resistance training in 70-year-old males
    Christopher I Morse
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement IRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, Cheshire, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:197-204. 2005
    ..This study has shown that the gain in muscle strength in response to long-term (12-month) training in older men is mostly accounted for by an increased muscle volume and activation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduced plantarflexor specific torque in the elderly is associated with a lower activation capacity
    Christopher I Morse
    Centre for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement CRM, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2HL, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 92:219-26. 2004
    ..The hypothesis is put forward that reduced physical activity is partialy responsible for the reduced activation capacity in the elderly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of sprint training on extrarenal potassium regulation with intense exercise in Type 1 diabetes
    Alison R Harmer
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia 1825
    J Appl Physiol 100:26-34. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint High-intensity training improves plasma glucose and acid-base regulation during intermittent maximal exercise in type 1 diabetes
    Alison R Harmer
    Department of Exercise and Sports Science, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:1269-71. 2007