M P McHugh

Summary

Affiliation: Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi The role of neural tension in stretch-induced strength loss
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, NY, New York, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1327-32. 2013
  2. doi The role of neural tension in hamstring flexibility
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:164-9. 2012
  3. ncbi The role of exercising muscle length in the protective adaptation to a single bout of eccentric exercise
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 93:286-93. 2004
  4. ncbi Recent advances in the understanding of the repeated bout effect: the protective effect against muscle damage from a single bout of eccentric exercise
    Malachy P McHugh
    The Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:88-97. 2003
  5. ncbi Risk factors for noncontact ankle sprains in high school athletes: the role of hip strength and balance ability
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:464-70. 2006
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of a balance training intervention in reducing the incidence of noncontact ankle sprains in high school football players
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1289-94. 2007
  7. doi To stretch or not to stretch: the role of stretching in injury prevention and performance
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York 10075, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:169-81. 2010
  8. ncbi Differences in activation patterns between eccentric and concentric quadriceps contractions
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Sports Sci 20:83-91. 2002
  9. ncbi Electromyographic analysis of repeated bouts of eccentric exercise
    M P McHugh
    School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, University of Wales, Gwynedd, UK
    J Sports Sci 19:163-70. 2001
  10. doi Effect of stretching on strength loss and pain after eccentric exercise
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:566-73. 2008

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  1. doi The role of neural tension in stretch-induced strength loss
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, NY, New York, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1327-32. 2013
    ..Hamstring stretching with increased neural tension resulted in strength loss with no associated shift in the length-tension relationship...
  2. doi The role of neural tension in hamstring flexibility
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:164-9. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi The role of exercising muscle length in the protective adaptation to a single bout of eccentric exercise
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 93:286-93. 2004
    ..Performing an initial bout of eccentric exercise at a shortened muscle length did not protect against strength loss and pain following a repeated bout at a longer muscle length. Data are given as mean (SE) unless otherwise stated...
  4. ncbi Recent advances in the understanding of the repeated bout effect: the protective effect against muscle damage from a single bout of eccentric exercise
    Malachy P McHugh
    The Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:88-97. 2003
    ..In conclusion, there have been significant advances in the understanding of the repeated bout effect, however, a unified theory explaining the mechanism or mechanisms for this protective adaptation remains elusive...
  5. ncbi Risk factors for noncontact ankle sprains in high school athletes: the role of hip strength and balance ability
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:464-70. 2006
    ..Ankle sprains are among the most common sports injuries...
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of a balance training intervention in reducing the incidence of noncontact ankle sprains in high school football players
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1289-94. 2007
    ..A high body mass index and previous ankle sprains have been shown to increase the risk of sustaining noncontact inversion ankle sprains in high school football players...
  7. doi To stretch or not to stretch: the role of stretching in injury prevention and performance
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York 10075, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:169-81. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi Differences in activation patterns between eccentric and concentric quadriceps contractions
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Sports Sci 20:83-91. 2002
    ..0001). Higher mean frequencies for eccentric than concentric contractions at submaximal contraction intensities is consistent with more fast-twitch motor units being active during eccentric contractions...
  9. ncbi Electromyographic analysis of repeated bouts of eccentric exercise
    M P McHugh
    School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, University of Wales, Gwynedd, UK
    J Sports Sci 19:163-70. 2001
    ..01) but did not change during either concentric bout. In conclusion, there was no evidence that the repeated bout effect was due to a neural adaptation...
  10. doi Effect of stretching on strength loss and pain after eccentric exercise
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:566-73. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi Changes in the relationship between joint angle and torque production associated with the repeated bout effect
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Sports Sci 21:927-32. 2003
    ..The addition of sarcomeres would limit sarcomere strain for subsequent eccentric contractions and may explain the repeated bout effect observed here...
  12. ncbi The role of mechanical and neural restraints to joint range of motion during passive stretch
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:928-32. 1998
    ..Resistance to passive stretch in the mid-range of motion is a function of the passive mechanical restraints to motion. However, an active contractile response may contribute resistance at terminal ROM...
  13. doi Oversized young athletes: a weighty concern
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10075, USA
    Br J Sports Med 44:45-9. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi Electromyographic analysis of quadriceps fatigue after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 31:25-32. 2001
    ..Prospective, observational study...
  15. ncbi Electromyographic analysis of exercise resulting in symptoms of muscle damage
    M P McHugh
    School of Sport, Health and Physical Education Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    J Sports Sci 18:163-72. 2000
    ..The present results are consistent with the theory that muscle damage results from excessive stress on a small number of active fibres during eccentric contractions...
  16. ncbi Exercise-induced muscle damage and potential mechanisms for the repeated bout effect
    M P McHugh
    School of Sport, Health and Physical Education Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
    Sports Med 27:157-70. 1999
    ....
  17. ncbi The effect on leg strength of tourniquet use during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A prospective randomized study
    S J Nicholas
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Arthroscopy 17:603-7. 2001
    ..78). CONCLUSIONS: Tourniquet use of less than 114 minutes during ACL reconstruction had no effect on the strength of the lower extremity after surgery...
  18. ncbi The association of hip strength and flexibility with the incidence of adductor muscle strains in professional ice hockey players
    T F Tyler
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedics, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 29:124-8. 2001
    ..A player was 17 times more likely to sustain an adductor muscle strain if his adductor strength was less than 80% of his abductor strength...
  19. ncbi Association of KT-1000 measurements with clinical tests of knee stability 1 year following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    T F Tyler
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedics, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 29:540-5. 1999
    ..Prospective, observational study...
  20. ncbi Flexibility and its effects on sports injury and performance
    G W Gleim
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, USA
    Sports Med 24:289-99. 1997
    ....
  21. ncbi Neuromuscular rehabilitation of a female Olympic ice hockey player following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    T F Tyler
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedics, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, 10021, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 31:577-87. 2001
    ..Case study...
  22. pmc Performance demands of professional male tennis players
    C D Johnson
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lennox Hill Hospital, 100 East 77th Street, New York, NY10021, USA
    Br J Sports Med 40:696-9; discussion 699. 2006
    ..To quantify the performance demands in professional male tennis...
  23. pmc The relative stress on the Achilles tendon during ambulation in an ankle immobiliser: implications for rehabilitation after Achilles tendon repair
    K H Akizuki
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Br J Sports Med 35:329-33; discussion 333-4. 2001
    ..In the immobilised ankle, the addition of a 1 inch heel lift was sufficient to minimise plantarflexor activity during walking...
  24. ncbi Effect of knee flexion angle on active joint stiffness
    M P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York 10021, USA
    Acta Physiol Scand 180:249-54. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if active joint stiffness measured during maximum voluntary knee extension contractions was affected by knee flexion angle...
  25. ncbi Concentric and eccentric muscle fatigue of the shoulder rotators
    M J Mullaney
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Sports Med 27:725-9. 2006
    ....
  26. doi Central fatigue after cycling evaluated using peripheral magnetic stimulation
    Ian J Kremenic
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10075, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1461-6. 2009
    ..Peripheral magnetic stimulation (PMS) of the femoral nerve is associated with very little subject discomfort and has been shown to elicit quadriceps contractions of >70% maximal voluntary contraction (MVC)...
  27. ncbi Effect of knee flexion angle on Achilles tendon force and ankle joint plantarflexion moment during passive dorsiflexion
    Karl F Orishimo
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, 130 E 77th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:34-9. 2008
    ..This could be because of elongation of the repair, causing more slack in the tendon that would need to be taken up before force transmission occurs. ACFAS Level of Clinical Evidence: 4...
  28. ncbi Risk factors for noncontact ankle sprains in high school football players: the role of previous ankle sprains and body mass index
    Timothy F Tyler
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:471-5. 2006
    ..In a previous study, we noted a possible connection between an athlete's weight and risk of ankle sprain...
  29. doi Adaptations in single-leg hop biomechanics following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Karl F Orishimo
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, 130 E 77th Street, New York, NY 10075, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1587-93. 2010
    ..003). The compensations by other joints may indicate protective adaptations to avoid overloading the reconstructed knee...
  30. ncbi Transcutaneous magnetic stimulation of the quadriceps via the femoral nerve
    Ian J Kremenic
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Muscle Nerve 30:379-81. 2004
    ..Subjects reported little or no pain during the procedure. Magnetic stimulation of the femoral nerve is a well-tolerated way to activate the quadriceps muscles...
  31. ncbi Weakness in end-range plantar flexion after Achilles tendon repair
    Michael J Mullaney
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1120-5. 2006
    ..Separation of tendon ends after Achilles tendon repair may affect the tendon repair process and lead to postoperative end-range plantarflexion weakness...
  32. doi Correction of posterior shoulder tightness is associated with symptom resolution in patients with internal impingement
    Timothy F Tyler
    PRO Sports Physical Therapy, Scarsdale, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:114-9. 2010
    ..Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD) and posterior shoulder tightness have been linked to internal impingement...
  33. ncbi Electromyographic predictors of residual quadriceps muscle weakness after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Malachy P McHugh
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 30:334-9. 2002
    ..Despite the high prevalence of residual quadriceps muscle weakness after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, specific predictive factors have not been identified...
  34. ncbi Quantifying shoulder rotation weakness in patients with shoulder impingement
    Timothy F Tyler
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 E 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:570-4. 2005
    ..By using an HHD during shoulder testing, clinicians can identify weakness that may have been presumed normal...
  35. doi Muscle strength and range of motion in adolescent pitchers with throwing-related pain: implications for injury prevention
    James E Trakis
    Fortius Physical Therapy, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:2173-8. 2008
    ..A high prevalence of throwing-related shoulder and elbow pain has been documented in adolescent baseball pitchers...
  36. ncbi Upper and lower extremity muscle fatigue after a baseball pitching performance
    Michael J Mullaney
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:108-13. 2005
    ..Although previous studies have investigated the influence of extended pitching (fatigue) on kinematic and kinetic parameters, no attempts have been made to quantify the fatigue associated with a pitching performance...
  37. ncbi The effect of creatine supplementation on strength recovery after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial
    Timothy F Tyler
    NISMAT at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:383-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of creatine supplementation on recovery of muscle strength after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction...
  38. ncbi The effect of rotator cuff tear size on shoulder strength and range of motion
    Robert A McCabe
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:130-5. 2005
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  39. ncbi The effect of scapular-retractor fatigue on external and internal rotation in patients with internal impingement
    Timothy F Tyler
    NISMAT, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
    J Sport Rehabil 18:229-39. 2009
    ..Scapular strengthening is thought to be an important component of the rehabilitation of patients with internal impingement...
  40. ncbi Clinical outcomes of coracoclavicular ligament reconstructions using tendon grafts
    Stephen J Nicholas
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma NISMAT Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 E 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1912-7. 2007
    ..A new, stronger method to reconstruct the coracoclavicular ligaments using semitendinosus tendon allografts has been previously described. No outcome studies have been published on this new procedure...
  41. doi Cyclical loading of coracoclavicular ligament reconstructions: a comparative biomechanical study
    Steven J Lee
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10075, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1990-7. 2008
    ..Reconstruction for injuries to the acromioclavicular joint remains controversial...
  42. ncbi Evidence of abnormal anteroposterior patellar tilt in patients with patellar tendinitis with use of a new radiographic measurement
    Timothy F Tyler
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedics, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 30:396-401. 2002
    ..A number of clinical conditions of the patellofemoral joint have been correlated with abnormal patellofemoral radiographic measurements...
  43. ncbi The effectiveness of a preseason exercise program to prevent adductor muscle strains in professional ice hockey players
    Timothy F Tyler
    Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 30:680-3. 2002
    ..Adductor strains are among the most common injuries in ice hockey. Hip adductor weakness has been identified as a strong risk factor...
  44. ncbi Reconstruction of the coracoclavicular ligaments with tendon grafts: a comparative biomechanical study
    Steven J Lee
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:648-55. 2003
    ..Numerous surgical techniques have been described to address injuries to the coracoclavicular ligaments...
  45. ncbi A prospectively randomized double-blind study on the effect of initial graft tension on knee stability after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Stephen J Nicholas
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1881-6. 2004
    ..No consensus exists on the amount of tension that should be applied to anterior cruciate ligament grafts to best facilitate graft incorporation and re-create normal knee mechanics...
  46. ncbi The role of hip muscle function in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Timothy F Tyler
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:630-6. 2006
    ..Previous literature has associated hip weakness with patellofemoral pain syndrome...
  47. doi Reliability of shoulder range of motion comparing a goniometer to a digital level
    Michael J Mullaney
    Research Consultant, Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 26:327-33. 2010
    ..A digital level can be used to reliably measure shoulder ROM but should not be used interchangeably with a standard goniometer...
  48. ncbi Food intake and electrolyte status of ultramarathoners competing in extreme heat
    Beth W Glace
    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 21:553-9. 2002
    ..To relate changes in laboratory indices to dietary intake during extremely prolonged running and to determine if dietary intake influences the ability of runners to finish an 160 km trail race...
  49. doi Acute effects of static versus dynamic stretching on isometric peak torque, electromyography, and mechanomyography of the biceps femoris muscle
    Trent J Herda
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:809-17. 2008
    ..Overall, an acute bout of dynamic stretching may be less detrimental to muscle strength than static stretching for the hamstrings...
  50. ncbi Treatment and prevention of delayed onset muscle soreness
    Declan A J Connolly
    Human Performance Laboratory, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:197-208. 2003
    ..Other conventional approaches, such as massage, ultrasound, and stretching appear less promising...