Joel T Cramer

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Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of a carbohydrate-, protein-, and ribose-containing repletion drink during 8 weeks of endurance training on aerobic capacity, endurance performance, and body composition
    Joel T Cramer
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2234-42. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of interelectrode distance on electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency during isokinetic and isometric muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 15:482-95. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender comparisons of mechanomyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus isometric torque relationships
    Travis W Beck
    Dept of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 68588, USA
    J Appl Biomech 21:96-109. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of two days of isokinetic training on strength and electromyographic amplitude in the agonist and antagonist muscles
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:757-62. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic instantaneous amplitude and instantaneous mean power frequency patterns across a range of motion during a concentric isokinetic muscle action of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 16:531-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus torque relationships during isokinetic and isometric muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 110 Ruth Leverton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:555-64. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Fourier and wavelet transform procedures for examining the mechanomyographic and electromyographic frequency domain responses during fatiguing isokinetic muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 104K Ruth Leverton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 15:190-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic and electromyographic responses of the vastus medialis muscle during isometric and concentric muscle actions
    Jared W Coburn
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:412-20. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic responses of the vastus medialis to isometric and eccentric muscle actions
    Jared W Coburn
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1916-22. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a piezoelectric contact sensor and an accelerometer for examining mechanomyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus torque relationships during isokinetic and isometric muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 16:324-35. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Effects of a carbohydrate-, protein-, and ribose-containing repletion drink during 8 weeks of endurance training on aerobic capacity, endurance performance, and body composition
    Joel T Cramer
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2234-42. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of interelectrode distance on electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency during isokinetic and isometric muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 15:482-95. 2005
    ..Thus, normalized EMG data can be compared among previous studies that have utilized different IED arrangements...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gender comparisons of mechanomyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus isometric torque relationships
    Travis W Beck
    Dept of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 68588, USA
    J Appl Biomech 21:96-109. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of two days of isokinetic training on strength and electromyographic amplitude in the agonist and antagonist muscles
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:757-62. 2007
    ..These results may have implications for the number of visits that are required for rehabilitation after injury, surgery, or both...
  5. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic instantaneous amplitude and instantaneous mean power frequency patterns across a range of motion during a concentric isokinetic muscle action of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 16:531-9. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus torque relationships during isokinetic and isometric muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 110 Ruth Leverton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 14:555-64. 2004
    ..These findings suggested that the time and frequency domains of the MMG signal may be useful for describing the unique motor control strategies that modulate dynamic versus isometric torque production...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Fourier and wavelet transform procedures for examining the mechanomyographic and electromyographic frequency domain responses during fatiguing isokinetic muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 104K Ruth Leverton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 15:190-9. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic and electromyographic responses of the vastus medialis muscle during isometric and concentric muscle actions
    Jared W Coburn
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:412-20. 2005
    ..These results support the findings of others and suggest that isometric torque production was modulated by a combination of recruitment and firing rate, whereas dynamic torque production was modulated primarily through recruitment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic responses of the vastus medialis to isometric and eccentric muscle actions
    Jared W Coburn
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1916-22. 2004
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine the MMG amplitude and mean power frequency (MPF) versus torque relationships during isometric and eccentric isokinetic muscle actions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a piezoelectric contact sensor and an accelerometer for examining mechanomyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus torque relationships during isokinetic and isometric muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 16:324-35. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint An examination of the Runs Test, Reverse Arrangements Test, and modified Reverse Arrangements Test for assessing surface EMG signal stationarity
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 156:242-8. 2006
    ..Thus, the Runs Test, Reverse Arrangements Test, and modified Reverse Arrangements Test may not be appropriate for assessing stationarity in surface EMG signals...
  12. doi request reprint The influence of myosin heavy chain isoform composition and training status on the patterns of responses for mechanomyographic amplitude versus isometric torque
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:818-25. 2008
    ..Thus, differences in MHC isoform composition and training status did not explain the unique torque-related patterns for MMG amplitude...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic and electromyographic responses during submaximal to maximal eccentric isokinetic muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 68588, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:184-91. 2006
    ..These findings contribute to current knowledge of motor-control strategies during eccentric isokinetic muscle actions and could be useful in the design of training programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the fast Fourier transform and continuous wavelet transform for examining mechanomyographic frequency versus eccentric torque relationships
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, 104K Ruth Leverton Hall, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 150:59-66. 2006
    ..These results suggested that Fourier or wavelet transform procedures can be used to examine the patterns of MMG responses during eccentric muscle actions of the biceps brachii...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender, muscle, and velocity comparisons of mechanomyographic and electromyographic responses during isokinetic muscle actions
    Joel T Cramer
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 14:116-27. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of monopolar and bipolar recording techniques for examining the patterns of responses for electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus isometric torque for the vastus lateralis muscle
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 166:159-67. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of a drink containing creatine, amino acids, and protein combined with ten weeks of resistance training on body composition, strength, and anaerobic performance
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 68588, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:100-4. 2007
    ..The TEST drink was, however, more effective than carbohydrates alone for improving anaerobic power production...
  18. pmc Mechanomyographic amplitude and frequency responses during dynamic muscle actions: a comprehensive review
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 4:67. 2005
    ..Thus, it is important to investigate the unique applications of MMG amplitude and frequency responses with different experimental designs/methodologies to continually reassess the uses/limitations of MMG...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of static stretching on peak torque in women
    Joel T Cramer
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:236-41. 2004
    ..Future studies are needed to identify the underlying mechanisms that influence the time course of stretching-induced decreases in maximal force production for athletes and nonathletes across the age span...
  20. ncbi request reprint Power output, mechanomyographic, and electromyographic responses to maximal, concentric, isokinetic muscle actions in men and women
    Joel T Cramer
    Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln 68588, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:399-408. 2002
    ..With additional examination and validation, however, MMG may prove useful to practitioners for monitoring training-induced changes in muscle power output...
  21. ncbi request reprint The influence of electrode placement over the innervation zone on electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus isokinetic torque relationships
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 162:72-83. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Does the frequency content of the surface mechanomyographic signal reflect motor unit firing rates? A brief review
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 104K Ruth Leverton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, United States
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 17:1-13. 2007
    ..It is likely, however, that this information is qualitative, rather than quantitative in nature, and reflects the global motor unit firing rate, rather than the firing rates of a particular group of motor units...
  23. ncbi request reprint A proposed test for determining physical working capacity at the oxygen consumption threshold (PWCVO2)
    Joshua M Miller
    Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 68506, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:618-24. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint The effects of the innervation zone and interelectrode distance on the patterns of responses for electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus isometric torque for the vastus lateralis muscle
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 48:13-25. 2008
    ..Thus, these findings supported normalization, and indicated that it is useful for reducing the influences of the IZ and differences in IED on absolute EMG amplitude and MPF data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of anatabine and unilateral maximal eccentric isokinetic muscle actions on serum markers of muscle damage and inflammation
    Nathaniel D M Jenkins
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 211 Ruth Leverton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA Electronic address
    Eur J Pharmacol 728:161-6. 2014
    ..Furthermore, additional research is needed to examine the relationship between muscle damage and inflammation after eccentric exercises of different modes, durations, and intensities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic and electromyographic time and frequency domain responses during submaximal to maximal isokinetic muscle actions of the biceps brachii
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0229, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 92:352-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the results indicated that dynamic muscle actions can be used when applying techniques that require a linear EMG amplitude versus torque relationship...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effects of electrode placement and innervation zone location on the electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus isometric torque relationships for the vastus lateralis muscle
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, 104K Ruth Leverton Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:317-28. 2008
    ..In addition, absolute and relative (to femur length) estimates of IZ location for the VL resulted in similar inter-subject variability...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mechanomyographic and electromyographic responses to unilateral isometric training
    Kyle T Ebersole
    Center for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:192-201. 2002
    ..Furthermore, hypertrophy may have had counteractive effects on the MMG signal that could be responsible for the lack of a training-induced change in the MMG amplitude...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effects of interelectrode distance over the innervation zone and normalization on the electromyographic amplitude and mean power frequency versus concentric, eccentric, and isometric torque relationships for the vastus lateralis muscle
    Travis W Beck
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, United States
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 19:219-31. 2009
    ..Thus, it may be possible to reduce the potential influence of the IZ on amplitude and spectral parameters of the EMG signal through normalization...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of the estimated innervation zone on EMG amplitude and center frequency
    Travis W Beck
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0806, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1282-90. 2007
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  31. doi request reprint An examination of neuromuscular and metabolic fatigue thresholds
    Haley C Bergstrom
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Physiol Meas 34:1253-67. 2013
    ..Furthermore, it is possible that the 5% lower estimate of the PWCFT than CP could more accurately reflect the demarcation of the heavy from severe exercise intensity domains. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of near-infrared interactance instruments and population-specific equations for estimating body composition in young wrestlers
    Terry J Housh
    Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 68583, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:556-60. 2004
    ..7-27.3% fat) to be used with young wrestlers. Based on the present findings, it is recommended that new NIR equations be developed and validated specifically for use in young male athletes...
  33. ncbi request reprint The reliability of the interpolated twitch technique during submaximal and maximal isometric muscle actions
    Michael A Cooper
    1Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Prairie Village, Kansas 3Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California 4Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 5Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
    J Strength Cond Res 27:2909-13. 2013
    ..In addition, caution is warranted when interpreting the changes in the %VA during MVCs after an experimental intervention...
  34. doi request reprint Muscle performance, size, and safety responses after eight weeks of resistance training and protein supplementation: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Ashley A Herda
    1Department of Ophthalmology, KU Eye, University of Kansas Medical Center, Prairie Village, Kansas 2Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences, Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 3Department of Kinesiology, Human Performance Laboratory, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California 4Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 5Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida and 6Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
    J Strength Cond Res 27:3091-100. 2013
    ..001). This study indicated that 8 weeks of resistance training improved muscle performance and size similarly among groups regardless of supplementation...
  35. doi request reprint Effects of dynamic stretching on strength, muscle imbalance, and muscle activation
    Pablo B Costa
    1Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA 2Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 3Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Prairie Village, KS and 4Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:586-93. 2014
    ..This study aimed to examine the acute effects of dynamic stretching on concentric leg extensor and flexor peak torque, eccentric leg flexor peak torque, and the conventional and functional hamstring-quadriceps (H:Q) ratios...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effect of creatine loading on neuromuscular fatigue in women
    Abbie E Smith-Ryan
    1Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 2Sport and Exercise Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 3Department of Kinesiology, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA and 4Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:990-7. 2014
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  37. ncbi request reprint The relationships among peak torque, mean power output, mechanomyography, and electromyography in men and women during maximal, eccentric isokinetic muscle actions
    Joel T Cramer
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Centre for Youth Fitness and Sports Research, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 68588 0229, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 86:226-32. 2002
    ..During maximal, eccentric isokinetic muscle actions, EMG and MMG signals provided unique information regarding the electrical and mechanical aspects of muscle strength and power...