Robert U Newton

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Affiliation: Ball State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mixed-methods resistance training increases power and strength of young and older men
    Robert U Newton
    The Human Performance Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1367-75. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Determining the optimal load for jump squats: a review of methods and calculations
    Eric L Dugan
    Biomechanics Department, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:668-74. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Detraining produces minimal changes in physical performance and hormonal variables in recreationally strength-trained men
    William J Kraemer
    The Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology Unit 1110, The University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:373-82. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical conditioning on intercollegiate golfer performance
    Brandon K Doan
    The Human Performance Laboratory, HQ USAFA AHML, US Air Force Academy, Colorado 80840, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:62-72. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuromechanical strategies employed to increase jump height during the initiation of the squat jump
    Christopher J Hasson
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:515-21. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Design of a controlled-release ergometer for the measurement of musculotendinous stiffness of the knee flexors
    Eric L Dugan
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:959-63. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Female collegiate windmill pitchers: influences to injury incidence
    Jennifer L Hill
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47386, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:426-31. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of increased eccentric loading on bench press 1RM
    Brandon K Doan
    The Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:9-13. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal tracking of muscular power changes of NCAA Division I collegiate women gymnasts
    Duncan N French
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:101-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of carbohydrate loading on repetitive jump squat power performance
    Disa L Hatfield
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:167-71. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mixed-methods resistance training increases power and strength of young and older men
    Robert U Newton
    The Human Performance Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1367-75. 2002
    ..This study examined the effects of mixed-methods resistance training on young and older men to determine whether similar increases in muscle power were elicited...
  2. ncbi request reprint Determining the optimal load for jump squats: a review of methods and calculations
    Eric L Dugan
    Biomechanics Department, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:668-74. 2004
    ..Based on this information, a standardized protocol for data collection and reporting of jump squat power and optimal load is presented...
  3. ncbi request reprint Detraining produces minimal changes in physical performance and hormonal variables in recreationally strength-trained men
    William J Kraemer
    The Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology Unit 1110, The University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:373-82. 2002
    ..A minimal maintenance training program is recommended for the recreational lifter to offset any reductions in performance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical conditioning on intercollegiate golfer performance
    Brandon K Doan
    The Human Performance Laboratory, HQ USAFA AHML, US Air Force Academy, Colorado 80840, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:62-72. 2006
    ..Eleven weeks of golf-specific physical conditioning increased clubhead speed without a negative effect on consistency or putting distance control in intercollegiate men and women golfers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuromechanical strategies employed to increase jump height during the initiation of the squat jump
    Christopher J Hasson
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:515-21. 2004
    ..Researchers have assumed that a squat jump is purely concentric, and that there are no facilitating mechanisms present that may influence the performance of the jump. This study provides evidence to support this assumption...
  6. ncbi request reprint Design of a controlled-release ergometer for the measurement of musculotendinous stiffness of the knee flexors
    Eric L Dugan
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:959-63. 2005
    ..m.rad(-1) at a knee flexion moment of 100 N.m. Our results indicate that it is indeed possible to modify a commercial ergometer and measure musculotendinous stiffness of large muscle groups crossing proximal joints...
  7. ncbi request reprint Female collegiate windmill pitchers: influences to injury incidence
    Jennifer L Hill
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47386, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:426-31. 2004
    ..Pitchers are at a risk for injury, with 72.8% of surveyed pitchers being injured during the 2001-02 year...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of increased eccentric loading on bench press 1RM
    Brandon K Doan
    The Biomechanics Laboratory, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:9-13. 2002
    ..Athletes who are interested in developing 1RM strength in the bench press may benefit from the use of additional eccentric loading...
  9. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal tracking of muscular power changes of NCAA Division I collegiate women gymnasts
    Duncan N French
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:101-7. 2004
    ..e., lean muscle mass) was apparent. These data underscore the importance that specificity, and more importantly power development, should play in the conditioning of collegiate women gymnasts' training programs...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of carbohydrate loading on repetitive jump squat power performance
    Disa L Hatfield
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:167-71. 2006
    ..These data show that elevated carbohydrate intake is not needed to optimize a repetitive power-endurance performance when it is done as the first exercise in a workout...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anabolic responses to resistance training in older men and women: a brief review
    David A Galvão
    School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia
    J Aging Phys Act 13:343-58. 2005
    ..Future research should incorporate larger sample sizes with multiple measurement time points for anabolic responses...
  12. doi request reprint Assessing the force-velocity characteristics of the leg extensors in well-trained athletes: the incremental load power profile
    Jeremy M Sheppard
    National Sport Science Quality Assurance Program Strength Power Working Group, Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1320-6. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship of maximum strength to weightlifting performance
    Michael H Stone
    Coaching and Sports Science, United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO 80909, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1037-43. 2005
    ..The primary objective was to assess the relationship of maximum strength to weightlifting ability using established scaling methods. The secondary objective was to compare men and women weightlifters on strength and weightlifting ability...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute effect on power output of alternating an agonist and antagonist muscle exercise during complex training
    Daniel Baker
    School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 19:202-5. 2005
    ..This result may affect power training and specific warm-up strategies used in ballistic sports activities, with increased emphasis placed upon the antagonist muscle groups...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resistance training and reduction of treatment side effects in prostate cancer patients
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2045-52. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of progressive resistance training on muscle function, functional performance, balance, body composition, and muscle thickness in men receiving androgen deprivation for prostate cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of velocity of movement on performance factors in resistance exercise
    Disa L Hatfield
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:760-6. 2006
    ..6 +/- 46.4 W). VOL speed elicited higher total volume than the VS velocity. The results of this study indicate that a VS velocity may not elicit appropriate levels of force, power, or volume to optimize strength and athletic performance...
  17. doi request reprint Relative importance of strength, power, and anthropometric measures to jump performance of elite volleyball players
    Jeremy M Sheppard
    Australian Institute of Sport, Belconnen, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:758-65. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Comparison of lower body strength, power, acceleration, speed, agility, and sprint momentum to describe and compare playing rank among professional rugby league players
    Daniel G Baker
    Edith Cowan University, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Joondulup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:153-8. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Comparison of weighted jump squat training with and without eccentric braking
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:54-65. 2008
    ..This study supports load and velocity specific effects of weighted jump squat training...
  20. ncbi request reprint Change in power output across a high-repetition set of bench throws and jump squats in highly trained athletes
    Daniel G Baker
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 21:1007-11. 2007
    ..2% for BT P60 and 5% for JS P60 by the 10th repetition). These findings suggest that athletes attempting to increase maximal power limit their repetitions to 2 to 5 when using resistances of 35 to 45% 1RM in these exercises...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of ten weeks of resistance and combined plyometric/sprint training with the Meridian Elyte athletic shoe on muscular performance in women
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:882-7. 2007
    ..However, high-intensity sprint endurance at 60 m increased to a greater extent during training with the Meridian Elyte athletic shoe...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four different methods to measure power output during the hang power clean and the weighted jump squat
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercixe, Biomedical and Health Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 21:314-20. 2007
    ..65-0.81). As a practical application, it is important to understand the characteristics of each method and consider how power output should be measured during the hang power clean and the weighted jump squat...
  23. ncbi request reprint Four weeks of optimal load ballistic resistance training at the end of season attenuates declining jump performance of women volleyball players
    Robert U Newton
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:955-61. 2006
    ..Periodization of in-season training programs similar to that used in this study may provide volleyball players with good vertical jump performance for the crucial end-of-season games...
  24. ncbi request reprint Eccentric utilization ratio: effect of sport and phase of training
    Michael R McGuigan
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:992-5. 2006
    ..The EUR provides the practitioner with information about the performance of athletes and appears to be sensitive to changes in the type of training being undertaken...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the number of repetitions and selected percentages of one repetition maximum in free weight exercises in trained and untrained men
    Tomoko Shimano
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:819-23. 2006
    ..Training status of the individual has a minimal impact on the number of repetitions performed at relative exercise intensity...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of concurrent resistance and aerobic training on load-bearing performance and the Army physical fitness test
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Mil Med 169:994-9. 2004
    ..Army Physical Fitness Test performance, loaded running, and leg power responded positively to training, however, it appears there is a high degree of specificity when concurrent training regimens are implemented...
  27. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of titin in strength and power athletes
    Jeffrey M McBride
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, 152 Mitchell Hall, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 88:553-7. 2003
    ..Some relationships between titin characteristics and athletic performance were observed; however, no conclusions can be made based on these data as to the contribution of titin to strength or power capabilities...
  28. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the ratio and relationship between upper body pressing and pulling strength
    Daniel G Baker
    School of Biomedical and Sport Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 18:594-8. 2004
    ..These factors need to be taken into account when prescribing training based upon the strength ratio between pressing and pulling strength...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effects of improved strength on obstacle negotiation in community-living older adults
    Ecosse Lamoureux
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Gait Posture 17:273-83. 2003
    ..These findings provide evidence of significant improvements in obstructed gait function of community-living older adults associated with a systematic resistance-training program...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effects of amino acid supplementation on muscular performance during resistance training overreaching
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:250-8. 2003
    ..In addition, an initial high-volume, moderate-intensity phase of overreaching followed by a higher intensity, moderate-volume phase appears to be very effective for enhancing muscle strength in resistance-trained men...
  31. ncbi request reprint Performance, biochemical, and endocrine changes during a competitive football game
    Jay R Hoffman
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, 08628 0718, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1845-53. 2002
    ..In addition, biochemical and endocrine responses also were examined to assess the physiological stress imposed by this competitive contest...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of heavy resistance/power training on maximal strength, muscle morphology, and hormonal response patterns in 60-75-year-old men and women
    Keijo HAkkinen
    Department of Biology of Physical Activity and Neuromuscular Research Center, University of Jyvaskyla, Finalnd
    Can J Appl Physiol 27:213-31. 2002
    ..The exercise sessions resulted in acute increases in serum GH in both groups (p < .05) with a further increase (p < .01) up to 10 minutes post-loading in TRM at post-training...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of two isometric squat tests
    Anthony J Blazevich
    Department of Sports Science, Brunel University, Osterley Campus, Middlesex TW7 5DU, UK
    J Strength Cond Res 16:298-304. 2002
    ..The weak relation between squat and FHS test performance can be attributed to differences in the movement patterns of the tests..
  34. ncbi request reprint The effects of a 10-kilometer run on muscle strength and power
    Ana L Gomez
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:184-91. 2002
    ..From a practical perspective, it appears that a minimum of 48 hours should be utilized between multiple trials in 10-km races at track and field meets...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of heavy- vs. light-load jump squats on the development of strength, power, and speed
    Jeffrey M McBride
    Southern Cross University, School of Exercise Science and Sport Management, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 16:75-82. 2002
    ..This investigation indicates that training with light-load jump squats results in increased movement velocity capabilities and that velocity-specific changes in muscle activity may play a key role in this adaptation...
  36. ncbi request reprint American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Progression models in resistance training for healthy adults
    William J Kraemer
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:364-80. 2002
    ..In the interpretation of this position stand, as with prior ones, the recommendations should be viewed in context of the individual's target goals, physical capacity, and training status...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a lower-body compression garment
    Brandon K Doan
    Human Effectiveness Directorate, Brooks Air Force Base, TX 78235, USA
    J Sports Sci 21:601-10. 2003
    ..The compressive garment significantly reduced impact force by 27% compared with American football pants alone. Through various mechanisms, these findings may translate into an effect on athletic performance and a reduction in injuries...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance exercise and recovery
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:455-62. 2003
    ..These data support the use of LCLT as a recovery supplement for hypoxic exercise and lend further insights into the hormonal mechanisms that may help to mediate quicker recovery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of explosive resistance training on titin and myosin heavy chain isoforms in trained subjects
    Michael R McGuigan
    Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:645-51. 2003
    ..The data from this investigation indicates that a relatively short period of explosive resistance training results in negligible changes in the expression of MyHC or titin isoforms...
  40. ncbi request reprint The relationship between vertical jump power estimates and weightlifting ability: a field-test approach
    Jon M Carlock
    Sports Science, United States Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:534-9. 2004
    ..Results indicate that vertical jumping PP is strongly associated with weightlifting ability. Thus, these results indicate that PP derived from the vertical jump (CMJ or SJ) can be a valuable tool in assessing weightlifting performance...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changes in muscle hypertrophy in women with periodized resistance training
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:697-708. 2004
    ..Adaptations of arm and thigh muscle hypertrophy to different long-term periodized resistance training programs and the influence of upper body resistance training were examined...
  42. ncbi request reprint Adaptations in upper-body maximal strength and power output resulting from long-term resistance training in experienced strength-power athletes
    Daniel G Baker
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:541-6. 2006
    ..Furthermore, it also indicates that strength and power can still be increased despite a high volume of concurrent resistance and endurance training...
  43. ncbi request reprint Review of exercise intervention studies in cancer patients
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 23:899-909. 2005
    ..To present an overview of exercise interventions in cancer patients during and after treatment and evaluate dose-training response considering type, frequency, volume, and intensity of training along with expected physiological outcomes...
  44. doi request reprint Changes in muscle, fat and bone mass after 36 weeks of maximal androgen blockade for prostate cancer
    Daniel A Galvão
    Vario Health Institute, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    BJU Int 102:44-7. 2008
    ..To assess the effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on whole-body and regional muscle, fat and bone mass in men with prostate cancer without metastatic bone disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint The relationship between lower body strength and obstructed gait in community-dwelling older adults
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Borwood Highway, P O Box 81, Burwood 3125, Melbourne, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:468-73. 2002
    ..To determine the relationship between lower body strength of community-dwelling older adults and the time to negotiate obstructed gait tasks...
  46. ncbi request reprint Changes in exercise performance and hormonal concentrations over a big ten soccer season in starters and nonstarters
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:121-8. 2004
    ..The detrimental effects of inappropriate training do not appear to be unloaded during the season and catabolic activities can predominate...
  47. ncbi request reprint Training-specific muscle architecture adaptation after 5-wk training in athletes
    Anthony J Blazevich
    Department of Sport Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:2013-22. 2003
    ..This study examined changes in the muscle size, muscle architecture, strength, and sprint/jump performances of concurrently training athletes during 5 wk of "altered" resistance training (RT)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Influence of exercise order in a resistance-training exercise session
    Luuk P B Spreuwenberg
    Department of Movement Sciences, University of Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Strength Cond Res 20:141-4. 2006
    ..e., hang pull). This phenomenon may have been due to postactivation potentiation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Physiological changes with periodized resistance training in women tennis players
    William J Kraemer
    Deaprtment of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:157-68. 2003
    ..To compare the physiological and performance adaptations between periodized and nonperiodized resistance training in women collegiate tennis athletes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Determination of functional strength imbalance of the lower extremities
    Robert U Newton
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:971-7. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of alkalosis on plasma epinephrine responses to high intensity cycle exercise in humans
    James O Marx
    Laboratory for Sports Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 87:72-7. 2002
    ..7 (54.4) W P]. The primary finding of this investigation was that orally-induced alkalosis does not significantly affect plasma epinephrine concentrations or performance following 90 s of maximal cycle exercise in untrained men...
  52. doi request reprint Does performance of hang power clean differentiate performance of jumping, sprinting, and changing of direction?
    Naruhiro Hori
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 22:412-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, it seems likely there are underlying strength qualities that are common to the hang power clean, jumping, and sprinting...