Stephen J Pearson

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Affiliation: University of Salford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Region-specific tendon properties and patellar tendinopathy: a wider understanding
    Stephen John Pearson
    Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Manchester, M6 6PU, UK
    Sports Med 44:1101-12. 2014
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Lower limb mechanical properties: determining factors and implications for performance
    Stephen John Pearson
    Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Sports Med 42:929-40. 2012
  6. pmc The omega-3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), prevents the damaging effects of tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha during murine skeletal muscle cell differentiation
    Peter Magee
    Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, UK
    Lipids Health Dis 7:24. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Serum relaxin levels affect the in vivo properties of some but not all tendons in normally menstruating young women
    S J Pearson
    School of Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences, Exercise and Physiotherapy, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Exp Physiol 96:681-8. 2011
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications22

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Region-specific tendon properties and patellar tendinopathy: a wider understanding
    Stephen John Pearson
    Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Manchester, M6 6PU, UK
    Sports Med 44:1101-12. 2014
    ..Finally, potential treatment strategies are discussed, particularly with regards to the use of EE and HSR training for the management of patellar tendinopathy. ..
  4. 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
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Lower limb mechanical properties: determining factors and implications for performance
    Stephen John Pearson
    Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Sports Med 42:929-40. 2012
    ..It is hoped that by suggesting future work, a more detailed and comprehensive understanding of MTS will be gained, thus enabling appropriate interventions to optimally modify this parameter for specific requirements...
  6. pmc The omega-3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), prevents the damaging effects of tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha during murine skeletal muscle cell differentiation
    Peter Magee
    Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, University of Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, UK
    Lipids Health Dis 7:24. 2008
    ..These findings led us to hypothesize that EPA may have a protective effect against skeletal muscle damage induced by the actions of TNF-alpha...
  7. doi request reprint Serum relaxin levels affect the in vivo properties of some but not all tendons in normally menstruating young women
    S J Pearson
    School of Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences, Exercise and Physiotherapy, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Exp Physiol 96:681-8. 2011
    ..Future work to elucidate the physiological cause of this selectivity in the impact of relaxin will be key to mapping the impact of the endocrine system on the phenotype of tendinous tissue...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Power output of the lower limb during variable inertial loading: a comparison between methods using single and repeated contractions
    S J Pearson
    Department of Physiology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 92:176-81. 2004
    ..Above a certain critical value, this is unnecessary during cycling movements where the load can be repeatedly accelerated...
  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 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
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint A comparison of maximal squat strength and 5-, 10-, and 20-meter sprint times, in athletes and recreationally trained men
    Paul Comfort
    Directorate of Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 26:937-40. 2012
    ..These results, indicating that relative strength, are important for initial sprint acceleration in all athletes but more strongly related to sprint performance over greater distances in recreationally trained individuals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Regional strain variations in the human patellar tendon
    Stephen J Pearson
    1Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM and 2Control and Systems Engineering Research Centre, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:1343-51. 2014
    ..The present study examines local tendon strain between the deep, middle, and surface structures at the proximal and distal aspects of the patellar tendon during ramped isometric contractions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Scaling--which methods best predict performance?
    Paul Comfort
    Directorate of Sport, Exercise and Physiotherapy, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 28:1565-72. 2014
    ..02). Where differences in absolute strength are apparent between individuals of different BM, then the use of scaling is required. Because of the similarity between ratio and allometric methods, simple ratio scaling is recommended...
  20. ncbi request reprint The use of normalized cross-correlation analysis for automatic tendon excursion measurement in dynamic ultrasound imaging
    Stephen J Pearson
    Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Appl Biomech 29:165-73. 2013
    ..This approach will save time during analysis and enable discrete areas of the tendon to be examined...
  21. ncbi request reprint The use of normalized cross-correlation analysis for automatic tendon excursion measurement in dynamic ultrasound imaging
    Stephen J Pearson
    Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
    J Appl Biomech 29:165-73. 2013
    ..This approach will save time during analysis and enable discrete areas of the tendon to be examined...
  22. 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
    ....