Rafael F Escamilla

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Affiliation: California State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Core muscle activation during Swiss ball and traditional abdominal exercises
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:265-76. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Cruciate ligament loading during common knee rehabilitation exercises
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 226:670-80. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of three baseball-specific 6-week training programs on throwing velocity in high school baseball players
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1767-81. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament strain and tensile forces for weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing exercises: a guide to exercise selection
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 42:208-20. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Patellofemoral joint force and stress during the wall squat and one-leg squat
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:879-88. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Shoulder muscle recruitment patterns and related biomechanics during upper extremity sports
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
    Sports Med 39:569-90. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Shoulder muscle activity and function in common shoulder rehabilitation exercises
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
    Sports Med 39:663-85. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Cruciate ligament tensile forces during the forward and side lunge
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:213-21. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cruciate ligament forces between short-step and long-step forward lunge
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1932-42. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Cruciate ligament force during the wall squat and the one-leg squat
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:408-17. 2009

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Core muscle activation during Swiss ball and traditional abdominal exercises
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:265-76. 2010
    ..Controlled laboratory study using a repeated-measures, counterbalanced design...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cruciate ligament loading during common knee rehabilitation exercises
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 226:670-80. 2012
    ..Exercise type and technique variation affect cruciate ligament loading, such that the clinician may prescribe therapeutic exercises to progress ligament loading safely, while ensuring optimal recovery of the musculoskeletal system...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of three baseball-specific 6-week training programs on throwing velocity in high school baseball players
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1767-81. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament strain and tensile forces for weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing exercises: a guide to exercise selection
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 42:208-20. 2012
    ..Clinicians may utilize this review as a guide to exercise selection and rehabilitation progression for patients post-ACL reconstruction...
  5. doi request reprint Patellofemoral joint force and stress during the wall squat and one-leg squat
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:879-88. 2009
    ..To compare patellofemoral compressive force and stress during the one-leg squat and two variations of the wall squat...
  6. doi request reprint Shoulder muscle recruitment patterns and related biomechanics during upper extremity sports
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
    Sports Med 39:569-90. 2009
    ..In addition, during the golf swing, peak upper, middle and lower trapezius activity was 42-52% MVIC, peak rhomboids activity was approximately 60% MVIC, and peak levator scapulae activity was approximately 60% MVIC...
  7. doi request reprint Shoulder muscle activity and function in common shoulder rehabilitation exercises
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
    Sports Med 39:663-85. 2009
    ..Infraspinatus and subscapularis activity have generally been reported to be higher in the 'full can' compared with the 'empty can', while posterior deltoid activity has been reported to be higher in the 'empty can' than the 'full can'...
  8. doi request reprint Cruciate ligament tensile forces during the forward and side lunge
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:213-21. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Cruciate ligament forces between short-step and long-step forward lunge
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1932-42. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare cruciate ligament forces between the forward lunge with a short step (forward lunge short) and the forward lunge with a long step (forward lunge long)...
  10. doi request reprint Cruciate ligament force during the wall squat and the one-leg squat
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:408-17. 2009
    ..To compare cruciate ligament forces during wall squat and one-leg squat exercises...
  11. doi request reprint Patellofemoral joint force and stress between a short- and long-step forward lunge
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:681-90. 2008
    ..Controlled laboratory biomechanics study using a repeated-measures, counterbalanced design...
  12. ncbi request reprint An electromyographic analysis of commercial and common abdominal exercises: implications for rehabilitation and training
    Rafael F Escamilla
    California State University Sacramento, Department of Physical Therapy, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:45-57. 2006
    ..A repeated-measures, counterbalanced design...
  13. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic analysis of traditional and nontraditional abdominal exercises: implications for rehabilitation and training
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Phys Ther 86:656-71. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of traditional and nontraditional abdominal exercises in activating abdominal and extraneous musculature...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pitching biomechanics as a pitcher approaches muscular fatigue during a simulated baseball game
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:23-33. 2007
    ..The effects of approaching muscular fatigue on pitching biomechanics are currently unknown. As a pitcher fatigues, pitching mechanics may change, leading to a decrease in performance and an increased risk of injury...
  15. doi request reprint Patellofemoral compressive force and stress during the forward and side lunges with and without a stride
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819 6020, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:1026-37. 2008
    ..Although weight bearing lunge exercises are frequently employed during patellofemoral rehabilitation, patellofemoral compressive force and stress are currently unknown for these exercises...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of age level on baseball hitting kinematics
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Appl Biomech 25:210-8. 2009
    ..The numerous differences in kinematic and temporal parameters between youth and adult hitters suggest that hitting mechanics are different between these two groups...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of bat grip on baseball hitting kinematics
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Department of Physical Therapy, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Appl Biomech 25:203-9. 2009
    ..However, the belief that using a choke-up grip leads to a faster moving bat was not supported by the results of this study...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship between joint kinetic factors and the walk-run gait transition speed during human locomotion
    Alan Hreljac
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Appl Biomech 24:149-57. 2008
    ..This supports previous research suggesting that an important factor in changing gaits at the PTS is the prevention of undue stress in the dorsiflexor muscles...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of a 4-week youth baseball conditioning program on throwing velocity
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Andrews Paulos Research and Education Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 24:3247-54. 2010
    ..Increased throwing velocity may be helpful for pitchers (less time for hitters to swing) and position players (decreased time for a runner to advance to the next base)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of changing protocol, grade, and direction on the preferred gait transition speed during human locomotion
    Alan Hreljac
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, California State University, Sacramento, CA 95819 6073, USA
    Gait Posture 25:419-24. 2007
    ..In the incremental protocol, the amount of hysteresis appears to be related to the size of the speed increment used. In the continuous protocol, the amount of hysteresis could be related to the rate of treadmill acceleration...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cervical resistance training: effects on isometric and dynamic strength
    Marcus K Taylor
    Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1131-5. 2006
    ..This study was designed to investigate the effects of 12 wk of cervical strength training (3 d x wk(-1)) on isometric strength, dynamic strength, and hypertrophy in a sample of military men...
  22. ncbi request reprint Kinetic comparison among the fastball, curveball, change-up, and slider in collegiate baseball pitchers
    Glenn S Fleisig
    American Sports Medicine Institute, 833 St Vincent s Drive, Suite 100, South Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:423-30. 2006
    ..Controversy exists about whether breaking pitches are more stressful than are fastballs. Previous biomechanical studies compared kinematics but not kinetics...
  23. ncbi request reprint An electromyographic analysis of sumo and conventional style deadlifts
    Rafael F Escamilla
    Michael W Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3435, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:682-8. 2002
    ..Strength athletes often employ the deadlift in their training or rehabilitation regimens. The purpose of this study was to compare muscle activity between sumo and conventional style deadlifts, and between belt and no-belt conditions...