Nicholas A Ratamess

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Affiliation: The College of New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of rest interval length on metabolic responses to the bench press exercise
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, 08628, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:1-17. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The effects of rest interval length manipulation of the first upper-body resistance exercise in sequence on acute performance of subsequent exercises in men and women
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2929-38. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Effects of a competitive wrestling season on body composition, endocrine markers, and anaerobic exercise performance in NCAA collegiate wrestlers
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1157-68. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The effects of rest interval length on acute bench press performance: the influence of gender and muscle strength
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1817-26. 2012
  5. pmc The effects of acute and prolonged CRAM supplementation on reaction time and subjective measures of focus and alertness in healthy college students
    Jay R Hoffman
    The University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816 1250, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:39. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The combined effects of protein intake and resistance training on serum osteocalcin concentrations in strength and power athletes
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:1197-203. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute muscular strength assessment using free weight bars of different thickness
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, College of New Jersey, Ewing 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:240-4. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Self-selected resistance training intensity in healthy women: the influence of a personal trainer
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:103-11. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Effect of a pre-exercise energy supplement on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:874-82. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The effects of combined ballistic and heavy resistance training on maximal lower- and upper-body strength in recreationally trained men
    Gerald T Mangine
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:132-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of rest interval length on metabolic responses to the bench press exercise
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, 08628, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:1-17. 2007
    ..The largest reductions in performance occurred with very short RI (<1 min), and performance was maintained during the first 3-4 sets when 3- and 5-min RI were used...
  2. doi request reprint The effects of rest interval length manipulation of the first upper-body resistance exercise in sequence on acute performance of subsequent exercises in men and women
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2929-38. 2012
    ..All RIs led to comparable levels of fatigue in men, indicating that reductions in load are necessary for subsequent exercises performed in sequence that stress similar agonist muscle groups when 10 repetitions are desired...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of a competitive wrestling season on body composition, endocrine markers, and anaerobic exercise performance in NCAA collegiate wrestlers
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1157-68. 2013
    ..In conclusion, body mass, BF %, and measures of peak force and power were reduced for most of the competitive wrestling season. Competitive wrestling reduces resting total testosterone concentrations throughout the entire season...
  4. doi request reprint The effects of rest interval length on acute bench press performance: the influence of gender and muscle strength
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1817-26. 2012
    ..558 and -0.490, respectively). These data indicate that maximal strength plays a role in bench press performance with varying RIs and suggest that shorter RIs may suffice in women to attain a specific volume...
  5. pmc The effects of acute and prolonged CRAM supplementation on reaction time and subjective measures of focus and alertness in healthy college students
    Jay R Hoffman
    The University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816 1250, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:39. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of acute and prolonged (4-weeks) ingestion of a supplement designed to improve reaction time and subjective measures of alertness, energy, fatigue, and focus compared to placebo...
  6. ncbi request reprint The combined effects of protein intake and resistance training on serum osteocalcin concentrations in strength and power athletes
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:1197-203. 2007
    ..In addition, the osteocalcin response to short-term resistance training appeared to be affected by protein intake...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute muscular strength assessment using free weight bars of different thickness
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, College of New Jersey, Ewing 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:240-4. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the use of 2- and 3-inch thick bars may result in initial weight reductions primarily for pulling exercises presumably due to greater reliance on maximal grip strength and larger hand size...
  8. doi request reprint Self-selected resistance training intensity in healthy women: the influence of a personal trainer
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:103-11. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint Effect of a pre-exercise energy supplement on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:874-82. 2008
    ..The enhanced exercise performance resulted in a significantly greater increase in both growth hormone and insulin concentrations, indicating an augmented anabolic hormone response to this pre-exercise S...
  10. doi request reprint The effects of combined ballistic and heavy resistance training on maximal lower- and upper-body strength in recreationally trained men
    Gerald T Mangine
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:132-9. 2008
    ..The results of this study support the inclusion of ballistic exercises into a heavy resistance training program for increasing 1RM bench press and enhancing lower-body power...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of low- and high-intensity resistance exercise on lipid peroxidation: role of muscle oxygenation
    Jay R Hoffman
    College of New Jersey, Ewing 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:118-22. 2007
    ..44). Results suggest that increases in MDA occur independently of exercise intensity, but tissue acidosis may have a larger influence on MDA formation...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison between different off-season resistance training programs in Division III American college football players
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:11-9. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of a competitive collegiate football season on power performance and muscle oxygen recovery kinetics
    Jay R Hoffman
    The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:509-13. 2005
    ..Results indicate that the extent of muscle deoxygenation is reduced during high-intensity exercise and that muscle oxygen recovery kinetics improves over the duration of a competitive season of football...
  15. doi request reprint Short-duration beta-alanine supplementation increases training volume and reduces subjective feelings of fatigue in college football players
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    Nutr Res 28:31-5. 2008
    ..However, higher training volumes and lower subjective feelings of fatigue in BA indicated that as duration of supplementation continued, the efficacy of beta-alanine supplementation in highly trained athletes became apparent...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of nutritionally enriched coffee consumption on aerobic and anaerobic exercise performance
    Jay R Hoffman
    The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:456-9. 2007
    ..04) and P (0.83 +/- 0.03), but not following endurance exercise. A nutritionally-enriched coffee beverage appears to enhance time to exhaustion during aerobic exercise, but does not provide an ergogenic benefit during anaerobic exercise...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of intensity fluctuation on exercise metabolism
    Jie Kang
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08068, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 100:253-60. 2007
    ..Reversing the order or increasing the magnitude of intensity fluctuation would not further alter metabolic consequences...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of a proprietary protein supplement on recovery indices following resistance exercise in strength/power athletes
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628 0718, USA
    Amino Acids 38:771-8. 2010
    ..Results indicate that a proprietary protein SUP consumed before and after a resistance training session significantly contributes to improvements in exercise recovery 24 and 48 h post-exercise...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of an amino acid/creatine energy supplement on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Dept of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 17:608-23. 2007
    ..These results indicated that a supplement consisting of amino acids, creatine, taurine, caffeine, and glucuronolactone can modestly improve high-intensity endurance; however, the anabolic-hormonal response was not augmented...
  20. doi request reprint Position stand on androgen and human growth hormone use
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:S1-S59. 2009
    ..Due to the diversity of testosterone-related drugs and molecules, the term androgens is believed to be a more appropriate term for anabolic steroids...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of exercise intensity on fat utilization in males and females
    Jie Kang
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    Res Sports Med 15:175-88. 2007
    ..Women oxidized more fat than men at 40% VO(2)peak, but this gender difference did not occur at higher intensities. It appears that exercising within the moderate intensity domain will produce similar rates of fat utilization...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of detraining on fitness performance in 7-year-old children
    Avery D Faigenbaum
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 27:323-30. 2013
    ..Regular participation in fitness activities during PE may be needed to enhance and maintain performance in all measures of muscular fitness in 7-year-old children...
  23. pmc Thermogenic effect of meltdown RTD energy drink in young healthy women: a double blind, cross-over design study
    Stefanie L Rashti
    The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628 0718, USA
    Lipids Health Dis 8:57. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the acute metabolic effects of a high-energy drink in healthy, physically-active women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of physiological responses during recovery following three resistance exercise programs
    Jie Kang
    The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:305-9. 2005
    ..In addition, an exercise routine performed at low to moderate intensity coupled with a moderate to high exercise volume is most effective in maximizing caloric expenditure following resistance exercise...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of preceding resistance exercise on metabolism during subsequent aerobic session
    Jie Kang
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, 222 Packer Hall, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 107:43-50. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and perceptual responses during Spinning cycle exercise
    Jie Kang
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:853-9. 2005
    ..The present investigation was undertaken to compare metabolic and perceptual responses between exercise performed at constant intensity (CON) and with a Spinning protocol of variable intensity (VAR)...
  27. doi request reprint Physical performance characteristics in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III champion female lacrosse athletes
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1524-9. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of protein-supplement timing on strength, power, and body-composition changes in resistance-trained men
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 19:172-85. 2009
    ..Results indicate that the time of protein-supplement ingestion in resistance-trained athletes during a 10-wk training program does not provide any added benefit to strength, power, or body-composition changes...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influence of recovery time on warm-up effects in male adolescent athletes
    Avery D Faigenbaum
    Dept of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:266-77. 2010
    ..These findings indicate that lower body power performance in male adolescent athletes can be enhanced following DY as compared with SS during the first 18 min of the post warm-up period...
  31. pmc Reliability of the one-repetition-maximum power clean test in adolescent athletes
    Avery D Faigenbaum
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:432-7. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that 1RM power clean testing has a high degree of reproducibility in trained male adolescent athletes when standardized testing procedures are followed and qualified instruction is present...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of rest interval length on bench press performance in boys, teens, and men
    Avery D Faigenbaum
    Dept of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:457-69. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that boys and teens are better able to maintain muscle performance during intermittent moderate-intensity resistance exercise as compared with men...
  33. ncbi request reprint Do bilateral power deficits influence direction-specific movement patterns?
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    Res Sports Med 15:125-32. 2007
    ..37, p<0.05) sides. Although power performance in the nondominant leg appears to correlate to agility performance, bilateral power deficits do not appear to relate to performance differences during direction-specific agility tests...
  34. doi request reprint After-school fitness performance is not altered after physical education lessons in adolescent athletes
    Avery D Faigenbaum
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 24:765-70. 2010
    ..4 +/- 5.4 seconds) after AE, RT, BS, or the control day, respectively. These findings suggest that an exercise lesson or skill-based PE class will not have an adverse effect on after-school fitness performance in adolescent athletes...
  35. doi request reprint The effects of treadmill sprint training and resistance training on maximal running velocity and power
    Ryan E Ross
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:385-94. 2009
    ..Of practical significance, treadmill sprint training enhanced land-based sprint performance...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of integrative neuromuscular training on fitness performance in children
    Avery D Faigenbaum
    Dept of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:573-84. 2011
    ..5 mile (0.8 km) run performance (p < .05). These data indicate that INT is an effective and time-efficient addition to PE as evidenced by improvements in health- and skill-related fitness measures in children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of an after-school resistance training program for improving physical fitness in middle school-age boys
    Avery D Faigenbaum
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, P O Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628 0718, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 104:407-15. 2007
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  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-dose, short-duration creatine supplementation on anaerobic exercise performance
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:260-4. 2005
    ..Although the results of this study demonstrated reduced fatigue rates in patients during high-intensity sprint intervals, further research is necessary in examining the efficacy of low-dose, short-term creatine supplementation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison of loaded and unloaded jump squat training on strength/power performance in college football players
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628 0718, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:810-5. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and hormonal responses during an intercollegiate football season
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628 0718, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1237-41. 2005
    ..Changes in biochemical indices of muscle damage and hormonal markers of stress were examined during a competitive intercollegiate football season...
  41. ncbi request reprint Nutritional supplementation and anabolic steroid use in adolescents
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:15-24. 2008
    ..A secondary purpose of the study was to investigate the knowledge, beliefs, and sources of education on nutritional supplementation and AS in these students...
  42. ncbi request reprint Recreational sports participation is associated with enhanced physical fitness in children
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing 08628 0718, USA
    Res Sports Med 13:149-61. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that regular participation in recreational sports throughout the year may be associated with higher levels of muscular strength and anaerobic power in children...
  43. pmc Thermogenic effect of an acute ingestion of a weight loss supplement
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 6:1. 2009
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  44. doi request reprint Effectiveness of different postactivation potentiation protocols with and without whole body vibration on jumping performance in college athletes
    Fernando Naclerio
    1Centre of Sports Sciences and Human Performance, School of Sciences, Greenwich University, UNITED KINGDOM 2Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey and 3Department of Motor and Training, European University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Strength Cond Res 28:232-9. 2014
    ..In conclusion, 4 minutes of recovery was adequate for improving CMJ height after an LV protocol regardless of the condition and restoring drop jump height performance after WBV-PS regardless of the protocol in male college athletes. ..
  45. pmc Effect of betaine supplementation on power performance and fatigue
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 6:7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of 15 days of betaine supplementation on muscle endurance, power performance and rate of fatigue in active college-aged men...
  46. pmc Examination of a pre-exercise, high energy supplement on exercise performance
    Jay R Hoffman
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 6:2. 2009
    ..In addition, the effect of the pre-exercise drink on subjective feelings of energy, fatigue, alertness and focus was also explored...
  47. pmc Effect of protein intake on strength, body composition and endocrine changes in strength/power athletes
    Jay R Hoffman
    The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 3:12-8. 2006
    ..The results of this study do not provide support for protein intakes greater than recommended levels in collegiate strength/power athletes for body composition improvements, or alterations in resting hormonal concentrations...
  48. pmc Thermogenic effect from nutritionally enriched coffee consumption
    Jay R Hoffman
    The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 3:35-41. 2006
    ..In addition, this supplement also appears to affect cardiovascular dynamics by augmenting systolic arterial blood pressure...
  49. doi request reprint Effects of different resistance training volumes on strength and power in team sport athletes
    Fernando Naclerio
    Center of Sports Sciences and Human Performances, School of Sciences, University of Greenwich, Greenwich, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1832-40. 2013
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  50. pmc Examination of the efficacy of acute L-alanyl-L-glutamine ingestion during hydration stress in endurance exercise
    Jay R Hoffman
    The College of New Jersey, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Ewing NJ 08628, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:8. 2010
    ....
  51. pmc Improved time to exhaustion following ingestion of the energy drink Amino Impact
    Allyson L Walsh
    The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628 0718, USA
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:14. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a commercially available energy drink on time to exhaustion during treadmill exercise. In addition, subjective measures of energy, focus, and fatigue were examined..
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint The effects of creatine supplementation on muscular performance and body composition responses to short-term resistance training overreaching
    Jeff S Volek
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 91:628-37. 2004
    ..In addition, creatine supplementation appears to be effective for maintaining muscular performance during the initial phase of high-volume resistance training overreaching that otherwise results in small performance decrements...
  54. ncbi request reprint Physiological and functional effects of acute low-frequency hand-arm vibration
    Ana L Gomez
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:686-93. 2003
    ..No significant increases in limb size representative of swelling were observed. These data indicate that exposure to 1 hour of low-frequency hand-arm vibration has only minor effects on physiological function...
  55. ncbi request reprint L-Carnitine L-tartrate supplementation favorably affects markers of recovery from exercise stress
    Jeff S Volek
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 282:E474-82. 2002
    ..The amount of muscle disruption from MRI scans during LCLT was 41-45% of the placebo area. These data indicate that LCLT supplementation is effective in assisting recovery from high-repetition squat exercise...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Increasing fluid milk favorably affects bone mineral density responses to resistance training in adolescent boys
    Jeff S Volek
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1353-6. 2003
    ..Compared with juice, the milk group had a significantly greater increase in bone mineral density (0.014 vs 0.028 g/cm(2)). Increasing intake of milk in physically active adolescent boys may enhance bone health...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Resistance training for health and performance
    William J Kraemer
    The Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Unit 1110, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 1:165-71. 2002
    ..Proper program design, ie, that which uses progressive overload, variation, and specificity, is essential to maximize the benefits associated with resistance training...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Muscular adaptations in response to three different resistance-training regimens: specificity of repetition maximum training zones
    Gerson E R Campos
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Irvine Hall, rm 430, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 88:50-60. 2002
    ....
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Detraining and tapering effects on hormonal responses and strength performance
    Mikel Izquierdo
    Studies, Research and Sport Medicine Center, Government of Navarra, Navarra, Spain
    J Strength Cond Res 21:768-75. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Androgenic responses to resistance exercise: effects of feeding and L-carnitine
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1288-96. 2006
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of 3 wk of L-carnitine L-tartrate (LCLT) supplementation and post-resistance-exercise (RE) feeding on hormonal and androgen receptor (AR) responses...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint The effects of amino acid supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance training overreaching
    William J Kraemer
    Department of Kinesiology, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Metabolism 55:282-91. 2006
    ..It appears that amino acid supplementation is effective for attenuating muscle strength loss during initial high-volume stress, possibly by reducing muscle damage by maintaining an anabolic environment...
  69. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of strength training leading to failure versus not to failure on hormonal responses, strength, and muscle power gains
    Mikel Izquierdo
    Studies, Research and Sport Medicine Center, Government of Navarra, Spain
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:1647-56. 2006
    ..Elevation in IGFBP-3 after resistance training may have been compensatory to accommodate the reduction in IGF-1 to preserve IGF availability...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cortitrol supplementation reduces serum cortisol responses to physical stress
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Metabolism 54:657-68. 2005
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  71. ncbi request reprint Hormonal responses and adaptations to resistance exercise and training
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 06269, USA
    Sports Med 35:339-61. 2005
    ..Other factors such as nutrition, overtraining, detraining and circadian patterns of hormone secretion are critical to examining the hormonal responses and adaptations to resistance training...
  72. ncbi request reprint Androgen receptor content following heavy resistance exercise in men
    Nicholas A Ratamess
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Unit 1110, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 93:35-42. 2005
    ..This may have been due to greater protein catabolism associated with the higher level of stress following higher-volume resistance exercise...
  73. ncbi request reprint High-affinity growth hormone binding protein and acute heavy resistance exercise
    Martyn R Rubin
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:395-403. 2005
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the influence of resistance training on circulating concentrations of growth hormone binding protein (GHBP) in response to acute heavy resistance exercise...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effect of a cetylated fatty acid topical cream on functional mobility and quality of life of patients with osteoarthritis
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 1110, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:767-74. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of a topical cream consisting of cetylated fatty acids on functional performance in patients diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA) of one or both knees...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Fundamentals of resistance training: progression and exercise prescription
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:674-88. 2004
    ..A careful system of goal targeting, exercise testing, proper exercise technique, supervision, and optimal exercise prescription all contribute to the successful implementation of a resistance training program...
  77. ncbi request reprint A cetylated fatty acid topical cream with menthol reduces pain and improves functional performance in individuals with arthritis
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:475-80. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, our data support the use of a topical cream consisting of cetylated fatty acids (with or without menthol) for enhancing the potential for exercise training in this population...
  78. ncbi request reprint Body size and composition of National Football League players
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:485-9. 2005
    ..These data provide a basic template for size profiles and differences among various positions and allow comparisons with other studies for changes in the NFL over the past 3 decades...
  79. ncbi request reprint Effects of treatment with a cetylated fatty acid topical cream on static postural stability and plantar pressure distribution in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    William J Kraemer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:115-21. 2005
    ..Such over-the-counter treatment may help improve the exercise trainability of people with OA...
  80. 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...