Urs Granacher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Potsdam
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi [Assessment and training of strength and balance for fall prevention in the elderly: recommendations of an interdisciplinary expert panel]
    U Granacher
    Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Exzellenzbereich Kognitionswissenschaften, Lehrstuhl für Trainings und Bewegungswissenschaft, Universitat Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 12, 14469, Potsdam, Deutschland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 47:513-26. 2014
  2. pmc A best practice fall prevention exercise program to improve balance, strength / power, and psychosocial health in older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yves J Gschwind
    Basel Mobility Center, University Hospital Basel, University Center for Medicine of Aging Basel, Schanzenstrasse 55, Basel, 4031, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 13:105. 2013
  3. doi The importance of trunk muscle strength for balance, functional performance, and fall prevention in seniors: a systematic review
    Urs Granacher
    Department of Training and Movement Sciences, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 12, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 43:627-41. 2013
  4. doi Effects of core instability strength training on trunk muscle strength, spinal mobility, dynamic balance and functional mobility in older adults
    Urs Granacher
    Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, Department of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    Gerontology 59:105-13. 2013
  5. doi Role of the trunk during drop jumps on stable and unstable surfaces
    Olaf Prieske
    Division of Training and Movement Science, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 115:139-46. 2015
  6. pmc Effects of Balance Training on Balance Performance in Healthy Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Melanie Lesinski
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Building 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 45:1721-38. 2015
  7. doi Relationships between trunk muscle strength, spinal mobility, and balance performance in older adults
    Urs Granacher
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    J Aging Phys Act 22:490-8. 2014
  8. doi Relationship between strength, power and balance performance in seniors
    Thomas Muehlbauer
    Department of Training and Movement Science, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    Gerontology 58:504-12. 2012
  9. pmc Physical Fitness Percentiles of German Children Aged 9-12 Years: Findings from a Longitudinal Study
    Kathleen Golle
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    PLoS ONE 10:e0142393. 2015
  10. doi Dose-response relationships of balance training in healthy young adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melanie Lesinski
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, Am Neuen Palais 10, House 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 45:557-76. 2015

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Publications22

  1. doi [Assessment and training of strength and balance for fall prevention in the elderly: recommendations of an interdisciplinary expert panel]
    U Granacher
    Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Exzellenzbereich Kognitionswissenschaften, Lehrstuhl für Trainings und Bewegungswissenschaft, Universitat Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 12, 14469, Potsdam, Deutschland
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 47:513-26. 2014
    ..e., geriatricians, exercise scientists, physiotherapists, geriatric therapists). The present review provides the scientific foundation of the practice guide. ..
  2. pmc A best practice fall prevention exercise program to improve balance, strength / power, and psychosocial health in older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yves J Gschwind
    Basel Mobility Center, University Hospital Basel, University Center for Medicine of Aging Basel, Schanzenstrasse 55, Basel, 4031, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 13:105. 2013
    ..Additionally, the time-related effects of detraining are tested...
  3. doi The importance of trunk muscle strength for balance, functional performance, and fall prevention in seniors: a systematic review
    Urs Granacher
    Department of Training and Movement Sciences, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 12, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 43:627-41. 2013
    ..Further, there is preliminary evidence in the literature that core strength training (CST) and Pilates exercise training (PET) have a positive influence on measures of strength, balance, functional performance, and falls in older adults...
  4. doi Effects of core instability strength training on trunk muscle strength, spinal mobility, dynamic balance and functional mobility in older adults
    Urs Granacher
    Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, Department of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    Gerontology 59:105-13. 2013
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  5. doi Role of the trunk during drop jumps on stable and unstable surfaces
    Olaf Prieske
    Division of Training and Movement Science, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 115:139-46. 2015
    ..Next to this behavioral approach, correlations were also computed on a neuromuscular level between trunk and leg muscle activity during the same test conditions...
  6. pmc Effects of Balance Training on Balance Performance in Healthy Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Melanie Lesinski
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Building 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 45:1721-38. 2015
    ..However, evidence-based dose-response relationships in BT modalities (i.e., training period, training frequency, training volume) have not yet been established in healthy older adults...
  7. doi Relationships between trunk muscle strength, spinal mobility, and balance performance in older adults
    Urs Granacher
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    J Aging Phys Act 22:490-8. 2014
    ..Findings indicate that TMS is related to measures of steady-state balance which may imply that TMS promoting exercises should be integrated in strength training for seniors. ..
  8. doi Relationship between strength, power and balance performance in seniors
    Thomas Muehlbauer
    Department of Training and Movement Science, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    Gerontology 58:504-12. 2012
    ..Deficits in strength, power and balance represent important intrinsic risk factors for falls in seniors...
  9. pmc Physical Fitness Percentiles of German Children Aged 9-12 Years: Findings from a Longitudinal Study
    Kathleen Golle
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    PLoS ONE 10:e0142393. 2015
    ..Thus, the aim of this longitudinal study was to assess physical fitness development in healthy children aged 9-12 years and to compute sex- and age-specific percentile values...
  10. doi Dose-response relationships of balance training in healthy young adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Melanie Lesinski
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, Am Neuen Palais 10, House 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 45:557-76. 2015
    ..However, evidence-based dose-response relationships in BT parameters have not yet been established...
  11. ncbi Sex-related effects in strength training during adolescence: a pilot study
    Thomas Muehlbauer
    Department of Training and Movement Sciences, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany
    Percept Mot Skills 115:953-68. 2012
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  12. pmc Associations Between Measures of Balance and Lower-Extremity Muscle Strength/Power in Healthy Individuals Across the Lifespan: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Thomas Muehlbauer
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Building 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 45:1671-92. 2015
    ..In addition, this knowledge is of high relevance for the development of specifically tailored health and skill-related exercise programs...
  13. doi The Role of Trunk Muscle Strength for Physical Fitness and Athletic Performance in Trained Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Olaf Prieske
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Building 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 46:401-19. 2016
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  14. pmc Association of dual-task walking performance and leg muscle quality in healthy children
    Rainer Beurskens
    Department of Health and Sports Sciences, Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Bldg 12, D 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 15:2. 2015
    ..In this study, we enlarge existing literature and investigate whether leg muscular capacity plays an additional role in children's dual-task walking performance...
  15. pmc Effects of heavy-resistance strength and balance training on unilateral and bilateral leg strength performance in old adults
    Rainer Beurskens
    University of Potsdam, Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, Potsdam, Germany
    PLoS ONE 10:e0118535. 2015
    ..4) and balance training (p < .001, d = 2.6). It can be concluded that both training regimens resulted in increased MIF and decreased BLD of the leg extensors (HRT-group more than BAL-group), almost reaching the levels of young adults. ..
  16. pmc Effect of living area and sports club participation on physical fitness in children: a 4 year longitudinal study
    Kathleen Golle
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, House 12, D 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    BMC Public Health 14:499. 2014
    ..In a longitudinal approach, we examined the effects of living area and sports club participation on physical fitness development in primary school children from classes 3 to 6...
  17. doi Effects of surface instability on neuromuscular performance during drop jumps and landings
    Olaf Prieske
    Department of Training and Movement Sciences, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:2943-51. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of surface instability on measures of performance and activity of leg and trunk muscles during drop jumps and landings...
  18. doi Association of balance, strength, and power measures in young adults
    Thomas Muehlbauer
    Institute of Sport Science, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 27:582-9. 2013
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  19. pmc Dose-Response Relationships of Resistance Training in Healthy Old Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Ron Borde
    Division of Training and Movement Sciences, Research Focus Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Building 12, 14469, Potsdam, Germany
    Sports Med 45:1693-720. 2015
    ..However, evidence-based, dose-response relationships regarding specific RT variables (e.g., training period, frequency, intensity, volume) are unclear in healthy old adults...
  20. pmc Postural Control in Dual-Task Situations: Does Whole-Body Fatigue Matter?
    Rainer Beurskens
    Research Focus Cognition Sciences, Division of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    PLoS ONE 11:e0147392. 2016
    ..e., fatigue-related performance decrements in postural control were similar under ST and DT conditions). Thus, attentional resources were sufficient to cope with the DT situations in the fatigue condition of this experiment. ..
  21. doi One-leg standing performance and muscle activity: are there limb differences?
    Thomas Muehlbauer
    Department of Training and Movement Sciences, Cluster of Excellency in Cognition Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    J Appl Biomech 30:407-14. 2014
    ..05, ES = .06-.22) and electromyographic (P > .05, ES = .03-.13) measures. This indicates that the dominant and the nondominant leg can be used interchangeably during static one-leg balance testing in healthy young adults. ..
  22. doi Intrasession and intersession reliability in maximal and explosive isometric torque production of the elbow flexors
    Olaf Prieske
    Department of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 28:1771-7. 2014
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