20082020

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Research Output

2020

The External Validity of a Novel Contract-Relax Stretching Technique on Knee Flexor Range of Motion

Kay, A. D., Dixon, J., Bligh, L. D. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Jan 2020, In : Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science in Sports. 30, 1, p. 74-82 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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2019

Effects of seated isokinetic eccentric training and detraining on mobility, balance, strength, muscle size and architecture in older adults

Kay, A. D., Ashmore, L., Hill, M., Mina, M. A. & Blazevich, A. J., 4 Jul 2019.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

The effect of isokinetic dynamometer deceleration phase on maximum ankle joint range of motion and plantar flexor mechanical properties tested at different angular velocities

Pinto, M., Wilson, C., Kay, A. D., Cochrane, J. & Blazevich, A. J., 19 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 92, p. 169-174 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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The effects of stretching rate on plantar flexor neuromechanical properties and maximum ankle range of motion

Pinto, M., Wilson, C. J., Kay, A. D. & Blazevich, A. J., 6 Jul 2019.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

Variable, but not free-weight, loaded countermovement jump exercise potentiates jump performance following a comprehensive task-specific warm-up

Mina, M. A., Blazevich, A. J., Tsatalas, T., Giles, D., Kalotyhos, S., Giakas, G., Hooton, A. & Kay, A. D., 14 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

Variable, but not free-weight, resistance back squat exercise potentiates jump performance following a comprehensive task-specific warm-up

Mina, M. A., Blazevich, A. J., Tsatalas, T., Giakas, G., Seitz, L. B. & Kay, A. D., 1 Mar 2019, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 29, 3, p. 380-392 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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2018

Changes in postural sway and gait characteristics as a consequence of anterior load carriage

Roberts, M., Talbot, C., Kay, A. D., Price, M. & Hill, M., 1 Oct 2018, In : Gait & Posture. 66, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Changes in postural sway and gait characteristics as a consequence of anterior load carriage

Hill, M., Roberts, M., Talbot, C., Kay, A. D. & Price, M., 4 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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Effects of external loads on postural sway during quiet stance in adults aged 20–80 years

Hill, M. W., Duncan, M. J., Oxford, S. W., Kay, A. D. & Price, M. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Applied Ergonomics. 66, p. 64-69 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Effects of unilateral isokinetic eccentric training (and detraining) on musculoskeletal characteristics in older people

Kay, A. D., Fraser, M., Hill, M. & Blazevich, A. J., 5 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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No Effect of Muscle Stretching within a Full, Dynamic Warm-up on Athletic Performance

Blazevich, A. J., Gill, N. D., Kvorning, T., Kay, A. D., Goh, A. M., Hilton, B., Drinkwater, E. J. & Behm, D. G., 1 Jun 2018, In : Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 50, 6, p. 1258-1266 9 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Stretch imposed on active muscle elicits positive adaptations in strain risk factors and exercise-induced muscle damage

Kay, A. D., Rubley, B., Talbot, C., Mina, M. A., Baross, A. W. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science in Sports. 28, 11, p. 2299–2309 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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2017

Health and wellbeing amongst older people research in Northamptonshire

Poole, H., Sixsmith, J., Parkes, J., Ward, A., Pyer, M., Campbell, J., Machado, L., Rehling, T., Youell, J., Carter, J., Oyebode, J., O’Malley, M., Anthony, K., Rogers, S., Jones, J., Siddons, L., Smith, L-A., Kay, A. D., Fraser, M., Score, J. & 8 others, El Khoury, L., Hameed, A., Albalbeisi, N., Durrant, L. G., Al-Zubaidi, R., Al-Rayahi, I., da Silva, K. & Taylor, J., 1 Aug 2017, (East Midlands Research into Ageing Network (EMRAN) Discussion Paper Series).

Research output: Working PaperDiscussion Paper

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Stretching of active muscle evokes greater acute increases in plantarflexor range of motion than static stretching

Kay, A. D., Khan, S., Baross, A. W. & Blazevich, A. J., 7 Jul 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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The acute effects of free-weight and elastic band back squat exercise on subsequent vertical jump performance

Mina, M. A., Blazevich, A. J., Tsatalas, T., Giakas, G., Seitz, L. B., Hooton, A. & Kay, A. D., 7 Jul 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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2016

Acute effects of contract-relax (CR) stretch versus a modified CR technique

Kay, A. D., Dods, S. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Mar 2016, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 116, 3, p. 611-621 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Acute effects of lab- and field-based contract-relax (CR) and modified CR stretching on knee flexor muscle-tendon mechanics

Kay, A. D., Dixon, J., Bligh, L. D. & Blazevich, A. J., 6 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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Acute effects of muscle stretching on physical performance, range of motion, and injury incidence in healthy active individuals: a systematic review

Behm, D. G., Blazevich, A. J., Kay, A. D. & McHugh, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 41, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview Article

Open Access
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Chain-loaded variable resistance warm-up improves free-weight maximal back squat performance

Mina, M. A., Blazevich, A. J., Giannis, G., Seitz, L. B. & Kay, A. D., 1 Nov 2016, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 16, 8, p. 932-939 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Effect of static and dynamic stretching during a full warm-up on athletic performance in athletes

Blazevich, A. J., Gill, N. D., Kvorning, T., Kay, A. D., Go, A., Hilton, B., Drinkwater, E. & Behm, D., 6 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

Open Access
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Stretching of active muscle elicits chronic changes in multiple strain risk factors

Kay, A. D., Richmond, D., Talbot, C., Mina, M. A., Baross, A. W. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Jul 2016, In : Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 48, 7, p. 1388-1396 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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2015

Acute effects of contract-relax stretching, static stretching and isometric contractions on muscle-tendon mechanics

Kay, A. D., Husbands-Beasley, J. & Blazevich, A. J., 13 Jul 2015.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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Acute effects of muscle length during the contraction phase of contract-relax stretching on muscle-tendon mechanics

Kay, A. D., Dods, S. & Blazevich, A. J., 24 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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Biomechanical effects of elastic bands, chains and free-weight resistance on submaximal back squat exercise

Mina, M. A., Blazevich, A. J., Giakas, G., Draper, N. & Kay, A. D., 24 Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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Effects of contract–relax, static stretching, and isometric contractions on muscle–tendon mechanics

Kay, A. D., Husbands-Beasley, J. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Oct 2015, In : Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 47, 10, p. 2181-2190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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2014

A comparison of two anaerobic test measurement systems using an upper body Wingate test

Talbot, C., Kay, A. D., Walker, N. & Price, M. J., 20 Jun 2014, In : Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal. 22, 3, p. 265-275 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Influence of variable resistance loading on subsequent free weight maximal back squat performance

Mina, M. A., Blazevich, A. J., Giakas, G. & Kay, A. D., 1 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28, 10, p. 2988-2995 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Range of motion, neuromechanical, and architectural adaptations to plantar flexor stretch training in humans

Blazevich, A. J., Cannavan, D., Waugh, C., Miller, S., Thorlund, J. B., Aagaard, P. & Kay, A. D., 1 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 117, 5, p. 452-462 11 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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Six weeks of maximal eccentric knee extensor training affects muscle-tendon mechanics and muscle damage

Kay, A. D., Rubley, B., Talbot, C., Mina, M. A. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Jul 2014.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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The influence of chain-loaded resistance on subsequent 1-RM free-weight squat performance

Mina, M. A., Blazevich, A. J., Giakas, G. & Kay, A. D., 1 Jul 2014.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

Open Access
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2013

A national survey to evaluate current splinting practice for stroke survivors

Khatri, R., Logan, P., Kay, A. D. & Lehner, A. N., 1 Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

Factors influencing maximum ROM at the ankle joint: different results from cross-sectional vs. longitudinal studies

Blazevich, A. J., Waugh, C., Cannavan, D., Fath, F., Miller, S. & Kay, A. D., 28 Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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Recommendations for high intensity upper body exercise testing

Talbot, C., Kay, A. D., Walker, N. & Price, M., 1 Sep 2013.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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The influence of 6 weeks of maximal eccentric plantarflexor training on muscle-tendon mechanics

Kay, A. D., Richmond, D., Talbot, C., Mina, M. A. & Blazevich, A. J., 27 Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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The influence of acute variable resistance loading on subsequent free-weight maximal squat performance

Mina, M. A., Giakas, G., Blazevich, A. J. & Kay, A. D., 1 Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

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2012

Active Voice: Does acute static stretch compromise muscle force?

Kay, A. D., 13 Mar 2012, In : Sports Medicine Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to JournalComment/Debate

Open Access

Effect of acute static stretch on maximal muscle performance: A systematic review

Kay, A. D. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Jan 2012, In : Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®. 44, 1, p. 154-164 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview Article

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Neuromuscular factors influencing the maximum stretch limit of the human plantar flexors

Blazevich, A. J., Cannavan, D., Waugh, C., Fath, F., Miller, S. & Kay, A. D., 1 Nov 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 113, 9, p. 1446-1455 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Plantarflexor stretch training increases reciprocal inhibition measured during voluntary dorsiflexion

Blazevich, A. J., Kay, A. D., Waugh, C., Fath, F., Miller, S. & Cannavan, D., 5 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 107, 1, p. 250-256 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access

The influence of hip angle on dorsiflexion range of motion, passive angle moment and neuromuscular reflex activity of the triceps surae

Kay, A. D., Warren, L. A. & Hammond, L. E., 4 Jul 2012.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

2011

A systematic review of the effects of acute static stretch on maximal muscular performance

Kay, A. D. & Blazevich, A. J., 6 Jul 2011.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

Electromyography during Wingate upper body exercise

Talbot, C., Kay, A. D. & Price, M., 6 Sep 2011.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePoster

Open Access
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2010

A comparison of two Wingate anaerobic test software packages

Talbot, C., Kay, A. D. & Price, M., 1 Sep 2010.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePoster

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Concentric muscle contractions before static stretching minimize, but do not remove, stretch-induced force deficits

Kay, A. D. & Blazevich, A. J., 1 Mar 2010, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 108, 3, p. 637-645 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
2009

Influence of Plantarflexor stretch training on fascicle length and strain, H-Reflex amplitude and muscle force production

Blazevich, A. J., Miller, S., Waugh, C., Fath, F., Kay, A. D., Thorlund, J. B. & Aagaard, P., 26 Jun 2009.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstract

Open Access