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Research Output 2008 2019

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

Muscle Strength
Postural Balance
Ankle
Education
Lower Extremity

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

ROM
Ankle Joint
Deceleration
Dynamometers
Angular velocity

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

Articular Range of Motion
Ankle
Joints
Electromyography
Athletic Performance

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., 23 Sep 2019, In : Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science in Sports. 30, 1, p. 74-82 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
Contracts
Articular Range of Motion
Knee
Activities of Daily Living
Prescriptions

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

Exercise
Weights and Measures
Quadriceps Muscle
Electromyography
Muscles

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

Open Access
File
Quadriceps Muscle
Electromyography
Exercise
Weights and Measures
Warm-Up Exercise
2018

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

Open Access
File
Gait
Pressure
Walking
Weights and Measures
Research

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

Open Access
File
Gait
Pressure
Walking
Weights and Measures
Wounds and Injuries

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

Open Access
File
Hand
Pressure
Activities of Daily Living
Age Groups

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

Open Access
File
Lower Extremity
Quadriceps Muscle
Muscle Strength
Education
Exercise Tolerance

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

Open Access
File
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Athletic Performance
Running
Muscles
Athletes

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

Open Access
File
Exercise
Muscles
Myalgia
Knee
Creatine Kinase
2017

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

Open Access
File
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Articular Range of Motion
Muscles
Achilles Tendon
Cross-Over Studies
Open Access
File
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Articular Range of Motion
Muscles
Tendons
Muscle Tonus

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

Open Access
File
Exercise
Weights and Measures
Electromyography
Quadriceps Muscle
Athletes
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

Open Access
File
Contracts
Articular Range of Motion
Sports
Muscles
Achilles Tendon

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

Open Access
File
Contracts
Mechanics
Tendons
Knee
Muscles

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
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Articular Range of Motion
Muscles
Incidence
Wounds and Injuries
Open Access
File
Articular Range of Motion
Muscles
Incidence
Wounds and Injuries
Cost-Benefit Analysis

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

Open Access
File
Knee
Weights and Measures
Electromyography
Knee Joint
Mechanics
Open Access
File
Upper Extremity
Survivors
Stroke
Quality of Life
Splints

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
File
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Athletic Performance
Athletes
Sports
Muscles

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

Open Access
File
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Muscles
Articular Range of Motion
Tendons
Achilles Tendon
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

Open Access
File
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Isometric Contraction
Contracts
Articular Range of Motion
Mechanics

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

Open Access
File
Contracts
Mechanics
Tendons
Articular Range of Motion
Muscles

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

Open Access
File
Quadriceps Muscle
Electromyography
Exercise
Weights and Measures
Biomechanical Phenomena

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

Open Access
File
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Isometric Contraction
Articular Range of Motion
Mechanics
Muscles
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

Open Access
File
testing
methodology

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

Open Access
File
Quadriceps Muscle
Electromyography
Weights and Measures
Knee
Knee Joint

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

Open Access
File
Articular Range of Motion
Muscles
Joints
Tendons
Motor Neurons

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

Open Access
File
Mechanics
Tendons
Knee
Muscles
Creatine Kinase

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
File
Muscle
Chemical activation
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

Survivors
Stroke
Upper Extremity
Aptitude
Muscle Spasticity

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

File
Ankle Joint
Articular Range of Motion
Longitudinal Studies
Tendons
Torque

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

File
Exercise
Heart Rate
Oxygen
Sports
Anaerobiosis

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

File
Mechanics
Tendons
Muscles
Articular Range of Motion
Resistance Training

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

File
Quadriceps Muscle
Weights and Measures
Electromyography
Exercise
Lower Extremity
2012
Muscles
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Wounds and Injuries
Prescriptions
Sports

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

Open Access
File
Muscles
MEDLINE
Patient Selection
Sports
Randomized Controlled Trials

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

Muscles
Articular Range of Motion
Tendons
H-Reflex
Joints

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
Reflex
Joints
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Tibial Nerve
Contracts

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

Articular Range of Motion
Reflex
Hip
Ankle
Stretch Reflex
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

Muscles
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Task Performance and Analysis
Muscle Contraction
Research

Electromyography during Wingate upper body exercise

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

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePoster

Open Access
File
Ergometry
Electromyography
Exercise
Muscles
Statistical Data Interpretation
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

Open Access
File
Software
Information Systems
Sweden
Foot
MP-33

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
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Muscle Contraction
Muscles
Achilles Tendon
Joints
Electromyography
Muscle Contraction
Tendons
Muscles
Achilles Tendon
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

H-Reflex
Joints
Articular Range of Motion
Muscles
Compliance
Open Access
Achilles Tendon
Isometric Contraction
Joints
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Muscles
Achilles Tendon
Isometric Contraction
Joints
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Tendons