Stephen P Sayers

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Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of high-speed power training on muscle performance and braking speed in older adults
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Aging Res 2012:426278. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effect of high-speed power training on muscle performance, function, and pain in older adults with knee osteoarthritis: a pilot investigation
    Stephen P Sayers
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4250, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:46-53. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A Walking School Bus program: impact on physical activity in elementary school children in Columbia, Missouri
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211 4250, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S384-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Bike, walk, and wheel: a way of life in Columbia, Missouri, revisited
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211 4250, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S379-83. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Measurement of varus/valgus alignment in obese individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    Kyle Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4250, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:690-6. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of self-report to predict ability to walk 400 meters in mobility-limited older adults
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2099-103. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Robotic gait-assisted therapy in patients with neurological injury
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri, Missouri, USA
    Mo Med 105:153-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of leg muscle contraction velocity on functional performance in older men and women
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:467-71. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Concordance and discordance between two measures of lower extremity function: 400 meter self-paced walk and SPPB
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:100-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1554-9. 2004

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Publications26

  1. pmc Effects of high-speed power training on muscle performance and braking speed in older adults
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Aging Res 2012:426278. 2012
    ..05). Work was similar between groups, but perceived exertion was lower in HSPT (P < 0.05). Thus, the less strenuous HSPT exerted a broader training effect and improved braking speed compared to SSST...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of high-speed power training on muscle performance, function, and pain in older adults with knee osteoarthritis: a pilot investigation
    Stephen P Sayers
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4250, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:46-53. 2012
    ..To examine the effect of high-speed power training (HSPT) on muscle performance, mobility-based function, and pain in older adults with knee osteoarthritis...
  3. doi request reprint A Walking School Bus program: impact on physical activity in elementary school children in Columbia, Missouri
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211 4250, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S384-9. 2012
    ..A separate project was funded in 2006 through RWJF's Active Living Research program...
  4. doi request reprint Bike, walk, and wheel: a way of life in Columbia, Missouri, revisited
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211 4250, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S379-83. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Measurement of varus/valgus alignment in obese individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    Kyle Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4250, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:690-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and assess the concurrent validity and reliability of a nonradiographic measure of frontal plane knee alignment and demonstrate the accuracy of the measure in an obese population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of self-report to predict ability to walk 400 meters in mobility-limited older adults
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2099-103. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Robotic gait-assisted therapy in patients with neurological injury
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri, Missouri, USA
    Mo Med 105:153-8. 2008
    ..Although research has demonstrated positive effects of these devices on mobility improvements, future research with larger patient populations is warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of leg muscle contraction velocity on functional performance in older men and women
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:467-71. 2005
    ..To explore the relationship between impairment (skeletal muscle strength and contraction velocity) and function in community-dwelling older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Concordance and discordance between two measures of lower extremity function: 400 meter self-paced walk and SPPB
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:100-6. 2006
    ..A secondary purpose was to determine whether the 400-m W could better discriminate physical performance among high functioning older adults by examining the distribution of 400-m W scores...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1554-9. 2004
    ..To assess the concurrent and predictive validity of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument (LLFDI)...
  11. doi request reprint An evidence-based recommendation for the inclusion of specific local intrinsic factors in the study of knee osteoarthritis
    Kyle Gibson
    University of Missouri, Department of Physical Therapy, MO 65201, USA
    Knee 19:890-5. 2012
    ..These local intrinsic factors are difficult to measure and there is little evidence to guide their selection. This study makes an evidence-based recommendation for the inclusion of specific factors in the future study of knee OA...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of high-speed power training and traditional slow-speed resistance training in older men and women
    Stephen P Sayers
    Neuromuscular Research and Rehabilitation Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 24:3369-80. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint High velocity power training in older adults
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri Columbia, MO 65211 4250, USA
    Curr Aging Sci 1:62-7. 2008
    ..Recommendations for future research will be discussed...
  14. pmc The effect of fasting on indicators of muscle damage
    Erin A Dannecker
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, United States
    Exp Gerontol 48:1101-6. 2013
    ..These results suggest intermittent fasting does not robustly inhibit the signs and symptoms of exercise-induced muscle damage, but such fasting may generally affect common indirect markers of muscle damage. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a non-radiographic method of measuring varus/valgus alignment in knees with osteoarthritis
    Kyle Gibson
    University of Missouri School of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy, USA
    Mo Med 106:132-5. 2009
    ..We believe these findings will allow more widespread evaluation of one critical mechanical factor essential to the study of knee OA...
  16. pmc High-speed power training in older adults: a shift of the external resistance at which peak power is produced
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
    J Strength Cond Res 28:616-21. 2014
    ..These data provide clinicians with the necessary information to tailor exercise programs to the individual needs of the older adult, affecting the components of power. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Bike, walk, and wheel: a way of life in Columbia, Missouri
    Ian M Thomas
    PedNet Coalition, Columbia, Missouri 65205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S322-8. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The effect of autoregulatory progressive resistance exercise vs. linear periodization on strength improvement in college athletes
    J Bryan Mann
    Department of Athletic Performance, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 24:1718-23. 2010
    ..8, p = 0.02) compared with the LP group over the 6-week training period. Our findings indicate that the APRE was more effective than the LP means of programming in increasing the bench press and squat over a period of 6 weeks...
  19. ncbi request reprint High-speed power training: a novel approach to resistance training in older men and women. A brief review and pilot study
    Stephen P Sayers
    University of Missouri Columbia, School of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy, Columbia, Missourri 65211, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:518-26. 2007
    ..Finally, some preliminary evidence demonstrating the benefits of high-velocity power training in older men and women will be presented...
  20. ncbi request reprint Muscle impairments and behavioral factors mediate functional limitations and disability following stroke
    Nathan K Lebrasseur
    Department of Health Sciences, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Phys Ther 86:1342-50. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Short-term immobilization after eccentric exercise. Part I: contractile properties
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:753-61. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that immobilization after eccentric exercise would result in an enhanced M-wave and a change in contractile properties toward characteristics of faster muscle fibers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Short-term immobilization after eccentric exercise. Part II: creatine kinase and myoglobin
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:762-8. 2003
    ..In this study, we compared changes in plasma CK and myoglobin (Mb), as Mb is released from damaged muscle directly into the bloodstream whereas CK is released first into the lymph...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular variables affecting the magnitude of force loss after eccentric exercise
    Stephen P Sayers
    Department of Exercise Sciences, 110 Totman Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Sports Sci 21:403-10. 2003
    ..044). In conclusion, lower peak torque, end-range torque and total angular impulse during eccentric contractions and a greater peak torque slope may identify high responders to eccentric exercise...
  24. ncbi request reprint Changes in function and disability after resistance training: does velocity matter?: a pilot study
    Stephen P Sayers
    Human Physilogy Laboratory, Department of Health Science, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:605-13. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of high- and low-velocity resistance training on functional performance and disability outcomes in physically limited older women...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effects of yoga training and a single bout of yoga on delayed onset muscle soreness in the lower extremity
    Colleen A Boyle
    Department of Exercise Science and Sports Studies, Springfield College Allied Health Sciences Complex, Springfield, MA 01109, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 18:723-9. 2004
    ..These findings have significant implications for coaches, athletes, and the exercising public who may want to implement yoga training as a preseason regimen or supplemental activity to lessen the symptoms associated with muscle soreness...
  26. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of delayed onset muscle soreness
    Declan A J Connolly
    Human Performance Laboratory, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:197-208. 2003
    ..Other conventional approaches, such as massage, ultrasound, and stretching appear less promising...

Research Grants1