PATRICK J O'CONNOR

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Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic physical activity and feelings of energy and fatigue
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:299-305. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of four highly cited energy and fatigue mood measures
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Psychosom Res 57:435-41. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced increase in core temperature does not disrupt a behavioral measure of sleep
    P J O'Connor
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 3654, USA
    Physiol Behav 64:213-7. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent effect of caffeine on reducing leg muscle pain during cycling exercise is unrelated to systolic blood pressure
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, 115 L Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Pain 109:291-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Moderate-intensity muscle pain can be produced and sustained during cycle ergometry
    P J O'Connor
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1046-51. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Low intensity pain reported during elicitation of the H-reflex: no effects of trait anxiety and high intensity cycling exercise
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, Ramsey Student Center, The University of Georgia, 300 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Brain Res 951:53-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of cycling exercise on the soleus H-reflex and state anxiety among men with low or high trait anxiety
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:96-105. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Ergogenic effects of low doses of caffeine on cycling performance
    Nathan T Jenkins
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 18:328-42. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Sensitivity to change in cognitive performance and mood measures of energy and fatigue in response to differing doses of caffeine or breakfast
    Victor Maridakis
    University of Georgia Department of Kinesiology, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Neurosci 119:975-94. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of bone mass and body composition in female adolescent gymnasts
    Emma M Laing
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Pediatr 141:211-6. 2002

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic physical activity and feelings of energy and fatigue
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:299-305. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of four highly cited energy and fatigue mood measures
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Psychosom Res 57:435-41. 2004
    ..It is concluded that progress in understanding of energy and fatigue mood states will be aided by advances in both the psychobiological conceptualization of fatigue and energy mood states and their measurement...
  3. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced increase in core temperature does not disrupt a behavioral measure of sleep
    P J O'Connor
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 3654, USA
    Physiol Behav 64:213-7. 1998
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent effect of caffeine on reducing leg muscle pain during cycling exercise is unrelated to systolic blood pressure
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, 115 L Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Pain 109:291-8. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Moderate-intensity muscle pain can be produced and sustained during cycle ergometry
    P J O'Connor
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1046-51. 2001
    ..The aim of this experiment was to determine whether moderate-intensity quadriceps muscle pain could be produced and sustained during cycle ergometry...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low intensity pain reported during elicitation of the H-reflex: no effects of trait anxiety and high intensity cycling exercise
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, Ramsey Student Center, The University of Georgia, 300 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Brain Res 951:53-8. 2002
    ..there was no effect of high intensity cycling exercise on reducing post-exercise pain intensity associated with H-reflex elicitation. It is concluded that elicitation of the H-reflex reliably results in a low intensity pain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of cycling exercise on the soleus H-reflex and state anxiety among men with low or high trait anxiety
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:96-105. 2004
    ..Contrary to prior opinion, the postexercise reduction in the H-reflex reported by previous researchers and in the present study appears to be unrelated to self-reported anxiety after exercise...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ergogenic effects of low doses of caffeine on cycling performance
    Nathan T Jenkins
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 18:328-42. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that caffeine preparations of 2 and 3 mg/kg enhanced performance, but future work should aim to explain the considerable interindividual variability of the drug's ergogenic properties...
  9. doi request reprint Sensitivity to change in cognitive performance and mood measures of energy and fatigue in response to differing doses of caffeine or breakfast
    Victor Maridakis
    University of Georgia Department of Kinesiology, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Neurosci 119:975-94. 2009
    ..05). The mood and cognitive measures of mental energy used here have similar sensitivity to detecting change in response to a moderate dose of caffeine and breakfast consumption...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of bone mass and body composition in female adolescent gymnasts
    Emma M Laing
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Pediatr 141:211-6. 2002
    ..To examine changes in bone and body composition of adolescent female artistic gymnasts (GYM; n = 7), level 5+, compared with nongymnast controls (CON; n = 10) over 3 years...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity does not disturb the measurement of startle and corrugator responses during affective picture viewing
    J Carson Smith
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, 300 River Rd, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Biol Psychol 63:293-310. 2003
    ..Despite modestly increased baseline EMG levels, reliable startle and corrugator EMG responses can be obtained in healthy college females during picture viewing while performing low intensity cycling exercise...
  12. ncbi request reprint Caffeine attenuates delayed-onset muscle pain and force loss following eccentric exercise
    Victor Maridakis
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Pain 8:237-43. 2007
    ..52; df = 8; P = .036). The reduction in pain scores during submaximal voluntary eccentric movements was smaller (7.8 raw VAS units; -26%, d = -0.34), as was the increase in MVIC force (4.4%; d = 0.13)...
  13. doi request reprint The influence of exercise-induced fatigue on cognitive function
    Robert D Moore
    Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Sports Sci 30:841-50. 2012
    ..The effects of exercise-induced fatigue may be task specific, with greater effects on perceptual tasks, which involve relatively automatic processing, compared to effortful memory-based tasks...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of caffeine on perceptions of leg muscle pain during moderate intensity cycling exercise
    Robert W Motl
    University of Georgia, Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    J Pain 4:316-21. 2003
    ..It also suggests that moderate intensity cycling exercise has promise as a useful experimental model for the study of naturally occurring muscle pain...
  15. doi request reprint Feasibility of exercise training for the short-term treatment of generalized anxiety disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Matthew P Herring
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 81:21-8. 2012
    ..We conducted a randomized controlled trial to quantify the effects of 6 weeks of resistance (RET) or aerobic exercise training (AET) on remission and worry symptoms among sedentary patients with GAD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic exercise on feelings of energy and fatigue: a quantitative synthesis
    Timothy W Puetz
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:866-76. 2006
    ..The results highlight the need for research identifying the most useful control conditions for accurately interpreting mental health outcome data obtained in chronic exercise investigations...
  17. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effect of aerobic exercise training on feelings of energy and fatigue in sedentary young adults with persistent fatigue
    Timothy W Puetz
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Psychother Psychosom 77:167-74. 2008
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to use a randomized controlled design to examine the effects of 6 weeks of chronic exercise training on feelings of energy and fatigue in sedentary, healthy young adults reporting persistent fatigue...
  18. ncbi request reprint No effect of skin anesthesia on pain intensity ratings associated with elicitation of the H-reflex in the soleus muscle
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:1549-60. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that elicitation of the H-reflex in the soleus muscle results in low intensity pain, and the pain appears to be caused by activation of subcutaneous nociceptive afferent fibers of the tibial nerve...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lack of both sex differences and influence of resting blood pressure on muscle pain intensity
    Melanie S Poudevigne
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 6554, USA
    Clin J Pain 18:386-93. 2002
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  20. doi request reprint Short-term effects of black pepper (Piper nigrum) and rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis and Rosmarinus eriocalyx) on sustained attention and on energy and fatigue mood states in young adults with low energy
    Jacob B Lindheimer
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    J Med Food 16:765-71. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to change in cognitive performance and mood measures of energy and fatigue in response to morning caffeine alone or in combination with carbohydrate
    Victor Maridakis
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Int J Neurosci 119:1239-58. 2009
    ..05). The mood and cognitive measures of mental energy used here have similar sensitivity to detecting change in response to caffeine and carbohydrate...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of cycling exercise on vigor, fatigue, and electroencephalographic activity among young adults who report persistent fatigue
    Rod K Dishman
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:1066-74. 2010
    ..Posterior theta activity accounted for about half the changes in vigor. Studies that manipulate mood, EEG activity, or both during exercise are needed to determine whether EEG changes after exercise are causally linked with mood...
  23. ncbi request reprint Initial years of recreational artistic gymnastics training improves lumbar spine bone mineral accrual in 4- to 8-year-old females
    Emma M Laing
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:509-19. 2005
    ..However, 2 years of gymnastics participation versus no participation led to a significantly greater accrual of forearm bone area and lumbar spine areal BMD...
  24. ncbi request reprint High day-to-day reliability in lower leg volume measured by water displacement
    Jeffrey D Pasley
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, 330 River Rd, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 103:393-8. 2008
    ..972). Foot and total lower leg volumes showed similarly high reliability. Water displacement offers a cost effective and reliable solution for the measurement of lower leg edema across days...
  25. doi request reprint The effect of acute resistance exercise on feelings of energy and fatigue
    Matthew P Herring
    Department of Kinesiology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Sports Sci 27:701-9. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether this effect is a placebo effect because, while it did not differ from the placebo condition, we cannot rule out that resistance exercise at a wide range of intensities produces increased feelings of energy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mental energy: Assessing the mood dimension
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Kinesiology, 330 River Road, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Nutr Rev 64:S7-9. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Emotional responsiveness after low- and moderate-intensity exercise and seated rest
    J Carson Smith
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1158-67. 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint Eating disorder symptoms in former female college gymnasts: relations with body composition
    P J O'Connor
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 3654, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 64:840-3. 1996
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring muscle pain during exercise: assessment and experimental evidence
    D B Cook
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 3654, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:999-1012. 1997
    ..kg-1 acetylsalicylic acid 1 h prior to the exercise bout...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in naturally occurring leg muscle pain and exertion during maximal cycle ergometry
    D B Cook
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Neurosci 95:183-202. 1998
    ..7; df = 1.50; p < 0.001). The primary conclusion of this investigation is that females rate naturally occurring leg muscle pain as less intense than males when data are relativized to peak power output...
  31. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and feelings of energy and fatigue: epidemiological evidence
    Timothy W Puetz
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Sports Med 36:767-80. 2006
    ..Nonetheless, the epidemiological evidence is sufficiently strong to justify better controlled prospective cohort studies and randomised controlled trials...
  32. ncbi request reprint Grape Consumption's Effects on Fitness, Muscle Injury, Mood, and Perceived Health
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Dept of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 23:57-64. 2013
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  33. ncbi request reprint Examination of pain ratings associated with elicitation of the maximal H-wave and maximal M-wave in the soleus and flexor carpi radialis muscles
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Neurosci 113:1477-86. 2003
    ..We concluded that pain ratings associated with the maximal H-wave and maximal M-wave do not differ between the soleus and the FCR muscles, and that pain ratings are higher for the maximal M-wave than the maximal H-wave...
  34. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of supervised strength training adopted in pregnancy
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Dept of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:309-20. 2011
    ..Describe safety and efficacy of a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity strength training program adopted during pregnancy among women at increased risk for back pain...
  35. ncbi request reprint Monitoring and titrating symptoms : a science-based approach to using your brain to optimise marathon running performance
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Sports Med 37:408-11. 2007
    ..As this approach is better linked with neuroscience and neuroimaging findings, it could be refined and prove to be useful for elite as well as non-elite marathon runners...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effect of cardiac rehabilitation exercise programs on feelings of energy and fatigue: a meta-analysis of research from 1945 to 2005
    Timothy W Puetz
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 6554, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:886-93. 2006
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  37. ncbi request reprint Grape consumption's effects on fitness, muscle injury, mood, and perceived health
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 23:57-64. 2013
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Perceived exertion responses to novel elbow flexor eccentric action in women and men
    PATRICK J O'CONNOR
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:862-8. 2002
    ..The primary aim was to describe perceived exertion responses to different intensities of eccentric exercise in women and men...
  39. ncbi request reprint Body images of 4-8-year-old girls at the outset of their first artistic gymnastics class
    Melanie S Poudevigne
    Department of Exercise Science, University of Georgia, Ramsey Student Center, Athens 30602 6554, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 34:244-50. 2003
    ....
  40. doi request reprint The effect of exercise training on anxiety symptoms among patients: a systematic review
    Matthew P Herring
    Department of Kinesiology, Ramsey Center, The University of Georgia, 330 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 6554, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:321-31. 2010
    ..We estimated the population effect size for exercise training effects on anxiety and determined whether selected variables of theoretical or practical importance moderate the effect...