Paul DeVita

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Affiliation: East Carolina University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reductions in knee joint forces with weight loss are attenuated by gait adaptations in class III obesity
    Paul DeVita
    Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA Electronic address
    Gait Posture 45:25-30. 2016
  2. pmc The Intensive Diet and Exercise for Arthritis (IDEA) trial: design and rationale
    Stephen P Messier
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:93. 2009
  3. pmc Muscle work is biased toward energy generation over dissipation in non-level running
    Paul DeVita
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, 332 Ward Sports Medicine Building, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 28785, USA
    J Biomech 41:3354-9. 2008
  4. pmc Muscles do more positive than negative work in human locomotion
    Paul DeVita
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3361-73. 2007
  5. pmc Massive weight loss-induced mechanical plasticity in obese gait
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East CarolinaUniversity, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 111:1391-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Altered hamstring-quadriceps muscle balance in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, East Carolina University, 332A Ward Sports Medicine Building, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:97-104. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between age and gait velocity in the amplitude and timing of antagonist muscle coactivation
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, United States
    Gait Posture 29:558-64. 2009
  8. pmc Association between muscle activation and metabolic cost of walking in young and old adults
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:541-7. 2011
  9. pmc The interaction of trunk-load and trunk-position adaptations on knee anterior shear and hamstrings muscle forces during landing
    Anthony S Kulas
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Athl Train 45:5-15. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity is not associated with increased knee joint torque and power during level walking
    Paul DeVita
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, 27858, Greenville, NC, USA
    J Biomech 36:1355-62. 2003

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Reductions in knee joint forces with weight loss are attenuated by gait adaptations in class III obesity
    Paul DeVita
    Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA Electronic address
    Gait Posture 45:25-30. 2016
    ..In conclusion, massive weight loss produces dramatic reductions in knee forces during walking but when patients stride out and walk faster, these favorable reductions become substantially attenuated...
  2. pmc The Intensive Diet and Exercise for Arthritis (IDEA) trial: design and rationale
    Stephen P Messier
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:93. 2009
    ..This article describes the intervention, the empirical evidence to support it, and test-retest reliability data...
  3. pmc Muscle work is biased toward energy generation over dissipation in non-level running
    Paul DeVita
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, 332 Ward Sports Medicine Building, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 28785, USA
    J Biomech 41:3354-9. 2008
    ..These data indicated that despite larger ground forces in decline running, the reduced displacement during downhill stance phases limited the work done by muscle contraction in decline compared to incline running...
  4. pmc Muscles do more positive than negative work in human locomotion
    Paul DeVita
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:3361-73. 2007
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  5. pmc Massive weight loss-induced mechanical plasticity in obese gait
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East CarolinaUniversity, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 111:1391-9. 2011
    ..There may be a weight loss threshold of 30 kg limiting changes in gait kinematics. Implications for exercise prescription are also discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Altered hamstring-quadriceps muscle balance in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, East Carolina University, 332A Ward Sports Medicine Building, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:97-104. 2005
    ..To compare hamstring to quadriceps muscle coactivity during level walking, stair ascent, and stair decent between individuals with and without knee osteoarthritis...
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between age and gait velocity in the amplitude and timing of antagonist muscle coactivation
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, United States
    Gait Posture 29:558-64. 2009
    ..015). It is concluded that there is an interaction between age and gait velocity in the amplitude and timing of antagonist muscle coactivation...
  8. pmc Association between muscle activation and metabolic cost of walking in young and old adults
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:541-7. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between C(w) and agonist muscle activity and antagonist coactivity in young and old adults...
  9. pmc The interaction of trunk-load and trunk-position adaptations on knee anterior shear and hamstrings muscle forces during landing
    Anthony S Kulas
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Athl Train 45:5-15. 2010
    ..Trunk mass and changes in trunk position affect lower extremity joint torques and work during gait and landing, but how the trunk affects knee joint and muscle forces is not well understood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity is not associated with increased knee joint torque and power during level walking
    Paul DeVita
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, 27858, Greenville, NC, USA
    J Biomech 36:1355-62. 2003
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  11. doi request reprint Trunk position modulates anterior cruciate ligament forces and strains during a single-leg squat
    Anthony S Kulas
    East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:16-21. 2012
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the effects of trunk position on anterior cruciate ligament forces and strains during a single-leg squat...
  12. pmc Teager-Kaiser energy operator signal conditioning improves EMG onset detection
    Stanislaw Solnik
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, 332 Ward Sports Medicine Building, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 110:489-98. 2010
    ..001) and also compared with experimental data collected during gait (55 vs. 124 ms, p < 0.001). In conclusion, addition of TKEO as a step in conditioning surface EMG signals increases the detection accuracy of EMG burst boundaries...
  13. pmc Teager-Kaiser Operator improves the accuracy of EMG onset detection independent of signal-to-noise ratio
    Stanisław Solnik
    Biomechanics Laboratory, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Acta Bioeng Biomech 10:65-8. 2008
    ..05, p = 0.8 and r = -0.19, p = 0.46, respectively). It is concluded that conditioning of the EMG signals with TKEO significantly improved the accuracy of the threshold-based onset detection methods, regardless of SNR magnitude...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of added trunk load and corresponding trunk position adaptations on lower extremity biomechanics during drop-landings
    Anthony Kulas
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University, 249 Ward Sports Medicine Building, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Biomech 41:180-5. 2008
    ..Overall these findings support our overall hypothesis that both trunk mass and trunk position affect lower extremity biomechanics during vertically oriented landing tasks...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inertial loading during gait evokes unique neuromuscular adaptations in old adults
    Douglas Powell
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, 4901 E University Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 107:881-92. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of gait-related variables in lean and obese dogs at a trot
    Robert B Brady
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, College of Health and Human Performance, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Am J Vet Res 74:757-62. 2013
    ..To assess differences in sagittal plane joint kinematics and ground reaction forces between lean and obese adult dogs of similar sizes at 2 trotting velocities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms responsible for the age-associated increase in coactivation of antagonist muscles
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 34:29-35. 2006
    ..Here we examine the evidence for spinal circuits mediating this change in motor behavior and propose the hypothesis that cortical mechanisms also contribute to this age-associated change in muscle coactivation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Old adults perform activities of daily living near their maximal capabilities
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, 332A Ward Sports Medicine Building, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M453-60. 2003
    ..One possible reason for this decline is that the execution of customary motor tasks requires a substantially greater effort in old compared with young adults relative to their available maximal capacity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Individual effects of stride length and frequency on shock attenuation during running
    John A Mercer
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154 3034, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:307-13. 2003
    ..Shock attenuation is affected by changes in stride length and stride frequency, but it is not clear whether either parameter individually affects shock attenuation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal modeling and the prediction of in vivo muscle and joint forces
    Paul DeVita
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1909-10. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Aberrations in the control of quadriceps muscle force in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Tibor Hortobagyi
    East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:562-9. 2004
    ..To characterize the distribution of error in knee joint proprioception, quadriceps force accuracy and steadiness, and muscle strength in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Special attention was paid to eccentric strength...
  22. ncbi request reprint Kinematic Mechanisms of How Power Training Improves Healthy Old Adults' Gait Velocity
    Chantal M I Beijersbergen
    1Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS 2Division of Training and Movement Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, GERMANY and 3Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 49:150-157. 2017
    ..We examined the effects of 10 wk of lower extremity power training and detraining on healthy old adults' lower extremity muscle power and gait kinematics...
  23. doi request reprint Males and Females Respond Similarly to Walking With a Standardized, Heavy Load
    Rebecca Krupenevich
    East Carolina University, 332 Ward Sports Medicine Bldg, Greenville, NC 27858
    Mil Med 180:994-1000. 2015
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  24. doi request reprint The relationships between muscle force steadiness and visual steadiness in young and old adults
    Rebecca L Krupenevich
    Dept of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
    Motor Control 19:60-74. 2015
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  25. pmc How do low horizontal forces produce disproportionately high torques in human locomotion?
    Joseph Helseth
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, P O Box 7868, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    J Biomech 41:1747-53. 2008
    ..These results partially explain the relatively large metabolic cost of generating relatively low horizontal forces...
  26. ncbi request reprint Weight loss reduces knee-joint loads in overweight and obese older adults with knee osteoarthritis
    Stephen P Messier
    Snow Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2026-32. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between change in body mass and knee-joint moments and forces during walking in overweight and obese older adults with knee osteoarthritis (OA) following an 18-month clinical trial of diet and exercise...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do older adults with knee osteoarthritis place greater loads on the knee during gait? A preliminary study
    Stephen P Messier
    J B Snow Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winton Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:703-9. 2005
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