C Scott Bickel
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Matching initial torque with different stimulation parameters influences skeletal muscle fatigueC Scott Bickel
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SHPB 387, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 49:323-31. 2012..The identification of optimal stimulation patterns to maximize muscle performance will reduce the effect of muscle fatigue and potentially improve clinical efficacy...
- Motor unit recruitment during neuromuscular electrical stimulation: a critical appraisalC Scott Bickel
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1212, USA
Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2399-407. 2011....
- Time course of molecular responses of human skeletal muscle to acute bouts of resistance exerciseC Scott Bickel
Department of Physical Therapy, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
J Appl Physiol 98:482-8. 2005..This approach should provide insights on the mechanisms that modulate adaptation to RE and may be useful in evaluating RE training protocol variables with high temporal resolution...
- Recruitment patterns in human skeletal muscle during electrical stimulationChris M Gregory
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Room 1142, HPNP Bldg, 101 S Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Phys Ther 85:358-64. 2005..The authors believe the majority of evidence suggests that EMS-induced motor unit recruitment is nonselective and that muscle fibers are recruited without obvious sequencing related to fiber types...
- Arterial elasticity, strength, fatigue, and endurance in older womenGary R Hunter
Department of Human Studies, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA Department of Nutrition Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Biomed Res Int 2014:501754. 2014..These results suggest that arterial health may be involved with the ability of the central nervous system to activate muscle in older women. ..
- Gait training with progressive external auditory cueing in persons with Parkinson's diseaseMatthew P Ford
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1255-61. 2010..To investigate the progressively increasing external auditory cues during mobility training with persons with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
- Combined aerobic and strength training and energy expenditure in older womenGary R Hunter
Department of Human Studies, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 1250, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1386-93. 2013..To examine the effects of three different frequencies of combined resistance and aerobic training on total energy expenditure (TEE) and activity-related energy expenditure (AEE) in a group of older adults...
- Frequency of combined resistance and aerobic training in older womenGordon Fisher
Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Strength Cond Res 27:1868-76. 2013..Sixteen weeks of combined AET/RET (1 × wk, 2 × wk, or 3 × wk) lead to significant improvements in MS, CF, exercise economy, and FT. However, there were no significant differences for MS, CF, or FT outcomes between groups...
- Long-term spinal cord injury increases susceptibility to isometric contraction-induced muscle injuryC Scott Bickel
Department of Physical Therapy, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1900 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Eur J Appl Physiol 91:308-13. 2004..They also support the contention that electrically elicited isometric contractions are sufficient to cause muscle damage after a prolonged period of inactivity...
- Age, muscle fatigue, and walking endurance in pre-menopausal womenGary R Hunter
Department of Human Studies, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 901 South 13th Street, Birmingham, AL 35294 1250, USA
Eur J Appl Physiol 111:715-23. 2011..In addition, these results support the hypothesis that age-related increases in metabolic economy may decrease MIF. However, decreased muscle strength and oxidative capacity are related to WE...
- Exercise dosing to retain resistance training adaptations in young and older adultsC Scott Bickel
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0005, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1177-87. 2011..However, sustainability remains a major issue that could limit the appeal of RT as a therapeutic approach without well-defined dosing requirements to maintain gains...
- Skeletal muscle signaling associated with impaired glucose tolerance in spinal cord-injured men and the effects of contractile activityCeren Yarar-Fisher
Department of Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
J Appl Physiol (1985) 115:756-64. 2013..Finally, it is encouraging to find (based on Akt) that SCI muscle remains both sensitive and responsive to mechanical loading (NMES-RE) even ≈22 yr after injury. ..
- Step activity in persons with Parkinson's diseaseMatthew P Ford
Dept of Physical Therapy, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
J Phys Act Health 7:724-9. 2010..However, these measures were not designed to track day-to-day or week-to-week changes in community activity in persons with PD...