Richard L Gajdosik

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Affiliation: University of Montana
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Slow passive stretch and release characteristics of the calf muscles of older women with limited dorsiflexion range of motion
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Department of Physical Therapy, Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:398-406. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Viscoelastic properties of short calf muscle-tendon units of older women: effects of slow and fast passive dorsiflexion stretches in vivo
    Richard L Gajdosik
    The Physical Therapy Department, Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The University of Montana, Missoula, 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:131-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of an eight-week stretching program on the passive-elastic properties and function of the calf muscles of older women
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The Physical Therapy Department, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:973-83. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of a low-level contractile response from the soleus, gastrocnemius and tibialis anterior muscles on viscoelastic stress-relaxation of aged human calf muscle-tendon units
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:379-88. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation of age and passive properties of an ankle dorsiflexion stretch to the timed one-leg stance test in older women
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, The University of Montana, Missoula 59812 4680, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:177-82. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A stretching program increases the dynamic passive length and passive resistive properties of the calf muscle-tendon unit of unconditioned younger women
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Research Laboratory, The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:449-54. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between passive properties of the calf muscles and plantarflexion concentric isokinetic torque characteristics
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The Physical Therapy Department, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 87:220-7. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Relation of maximal ankle dorsiflexion angle and passive resistive torque to passive-elastic stiffness of ankle dorsiflexion stretch
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, Physical Therapy Department, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 95:323-5. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of knee positions and gender on the Ober test for length of the iliotibial band
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, Physical Therapy Department, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:77-9. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Slow passive stretch and release characteristics of the calf muscles of older women with limited dorsiflexion range of motion
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Department of Physical Therapy, Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:398-406. 2004
    ..Examine the slow passive stretch and release characteristics of the calf muscles of older women with limited dorsiflexion range of motion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Viscoelastic properties of short calf muscle-tendon units of older women: effects of slow and fast passive dorsiflexion stretches in vivo
    Richard L Gajdosik
    The Physical Therapy Department, Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The University of Montana, Missoula, 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:131-9. 2005
    ..001). The results indicated that short calf MTUs of older women have increased passive viscoelastic properties that could have implications for balance and ambulatory function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of an eight-week stretching program on the passive-elastic properties and function of the calf muscles of older women
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The Physical Therapy Department, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:973-83. 2005
    ..This initial study examined the effects of an eight-week stretching program on the passive-elastic properties of the calf muscles of older women and on selected functional activities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of a low-level contractile response from the soleus, gastrocnemius and tibialis anterior muscles on viscoelastic stress-relaxation of aged human calf muscle-tendon units
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:379-88. 2006
    ..Measuring VSR within time intervals normalized to the total percent decline offers a new method to study VSR, which should be measured with SEMG in the muscles <1% MVC SEMG to ensure valid measurements...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation of age and passive properties of an ankle dorsiflexion stretch to the timed one-leg stance test in older women
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, The University of Montana, Missoula 59812 4680, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:177-82. 2006
    ..Accordingly, stretching exercises designed to increase the maximal dorsiflexion angle may have a role for maintaining or improving their standing balance...
  6. ncbi request reprint A stretching program increases the dynamic passive length and passive resistive properties of the calf muscle-tendon unit of unconditioned younger women
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Research Laboratory, The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:449-54. 2007
    ..The adaptations within the calf MTU provide evidence that stretching enhances the dynamic passive length and passive resistive properties in unconditioned younger women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between passive properties of the calf muscles and plantarflexion concentric isokinetic torque characteristics
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, The Physical Therapy Department, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 87:220-7. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to examine whether therapeutic interventions, such as stretching and strengthening, can promote adaptations in the calf muscles of older women to attain these more youthful characteristics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relation of maximal ankle dorsiflexion angle and passive resistive torque to passive-elastic stiffness of ankle dorsiflexion stretch
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, Physical Therapy Department, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 95:323-5. 2002
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  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of knee positions and gender on the Ober test for length of the iliotibial band
    Richard L Gajdosik
    Clinical Kinesiology Laboratory, Physical Therapy Department, School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 4680, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:77-9. 2003
    ..Examine the influence of knee positions and gender on the Ober test for the length of the iliotibial band...