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Professor Anthony Blazevich

Professor of Biomechanics

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5472
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5036
Email: a.blazevich@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.3101  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1664-1614

Professor Anthony Blazevich is a Professor of Biomechanics in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. His role includes teaching on biomechanics, neurophysiology and other units, as well as leading research in areas such as sports biomechanics, neurophysiology, strength & conditioning.

Current Teaching

  • SPS1502 -  Biomechanics
  • SPS1217 -  Functional Anatomy
  • SPS3502 -  Advanced Biomechanics
  • SPS4117 -  Clinical Exercise Physiology: Neurological and neuromuscular

Professional Associations

  • Fellow and Scientific Chair of Strength & Conditioning Society
  • Member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia
  • Member of the International Society of Biomechanics
  • Fellow of the European College of Sports Sciences
  • Member of Australian Strength & Conditioning Association

National and International Research Positions

  • Adjunct Professor, Brunel University, UK

Research Areas and Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Neurophysiology
  • Strength & Conditioning (speed, power, strength, flexibility, fatigue)

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Cross University, 2002.
  • Bachelor of Science Honours, The University of Queensland, 1995.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Montalvão-Sousa, TM., Ferreira, Pd., Colombelli, NL., De Carvalho, KM., Blazevich, T., Lima, RM. (2024). Sarcopenic obesity defined by the ESPEN and EASO consensus statement in older women: Risk of falls and bone mineral density implications. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 124(2024), article number 105444. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2024.105444.
  • Van hooren, B., Aagaard, P., Monte, A., Blazevich, T. (2024). The role of pennation angle and architectural gearing to rate of force development in dynamic and isometric muscle contractions. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 34(5), article number e14639. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14639.
  • Popesco, T., Orssatto, LB., Hug, F., Blazevich, T., Trajano, GS., Place, N. (2024). Motoneuron Persistent Inward Current Contribution To Increased Torque Responses To Wide-Pulse High-Frequency Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2024(Article in Press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-024-05538-8.
  • Daros Pinto, M., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2024). In vivo human medial gastrocnemius fascicle behaviour and belly gear during submaximal eccentric contractions are not affected by concentric fatiguing exercise. Journal of Biomechanics, 162(2024), article number 111895. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2023.111895.
  • Kay, AD., Blazevich, T., Tysoe, JC., Baxter, BA. (2024). Cross-Education Effects of Isokinetic Eccentric Plantarflexor Training on Flexibility, Strength, and Muscle–Tendon Mechanics. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 56(7), 1242-1255. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000003418.
  • Birat, A., Garnier, Y., Dupuy, A., Bontemps, B., Dodu, A., Grossoeuvre, C., Dupont, A., Rance, M., Morel, C., Blazevich, T., Nottin, S., Ratel, S. (2024). Neuromuscular Adaptations in Endurance-Trained Male Adolescents Versus Untrained Peers: A 9-Month Longitudinal Study. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 34(6), article number e14681. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14681.
  • Blazevich, T., Neves De Oliverira Mesquita, R., Pinto, RS., Pulverenti, T., Ratel, S. (2024). Reduction and recovery of self-sustained muscle activity after fatiguing plantar flexor contractions. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2024(Article in press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-023-05403-0.
  • Tarrit, B., Garnier, YM., Birat, A., Victora Ruas, C., Estevam, E., Rance, M., Morel, C., Nottin, S., Mattiello-Sverzut, A., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., Pinto, RS., Ratel, S. (2024). Can neuromuscular differences manifest by early adolescence in males between predominantly endurance and strength sports?. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2024(Article in press), pp. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-024-05480-9.
  • Alves Nunes, J., Blazevich, T., Schoenfeld, BJ., Kassiano, W., Costa, BD., Ribeiro, AS., Nakamura, M., Nosaka, K., Cyrino, ES. (2024). Determining Changes in Muscle Size and Architecture after Exercise Training: One Site Does Not Fit all. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 38(4), 787-790. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000004722.
  • Rowe, GS., Blazevich, T., Taylor, J., Pulverenti, T., Haff, G. (2024). Can the cross-education of strength attenuate the impact of detraining after a period of strength training? A quasi-randomized trial. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 2024(Article in press), pp. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-024-05509-z.

Journal Articles

  • Blazevich, T., Fletcher, J. (2023). More than energy cost: multiple benefits of the long Achilles tendon in human walking and running. Biological Reviews, 2023(Article in press), -. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.13002.
  • Brusco, C., Pinto, R., Blazevich, T. (2023). Biceps Femoris Fascicle Behavior during Submaximal and Maximal Slow Speed Contractions. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 55(10), 1857-1865. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000003217.
  • Vial, S., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Turner, M., Scanlan, M., Blazevich, T. (2023). Does Fatigue Influence Joint-Specific Work And Ground Force Production During The First Steps Of Maximal Acceleration?. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 33(6), 894-906. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14318.
  • Orssatto, L., Rodrigues, P., Mackay, K., Blazevich, T., Borg, D., Souza, T., Sakugawa, R., Shield, A., Trajano, G. (2023). Intrinsic motor neuron excitability is increased after resistance training in older adults. Journal of Neurophysiology, 129(3), 635-650. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00462.2022.
  • Daros Pinto, M., Pinto, R., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2023). Do Intramuscular Temperature And Fascicle Angle Affect Ultrasound Echo Intensity Values?. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 55(4), 740-750. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000003082.
  • Orssatto, L., Blazevich, T., Trajano, G. (2023). Ageing reduces persistent inward current contribution to motor neurone firing: Potential mechanisms and the role of exercise. The Journal of Physiology, 601(17), 3705-3716. https://doi.org/10.1113/JP284603.
  • Earp, J., Angelino, D., Hatfield, D., Colantuono, V., Jackson, E., Morgan, K., Adami, A., Melanson, K., Blazevich, T. (2023). Differing hypertrophy patterns from open and closed kinetic chain training affect quadriceps femoris center of mass and moment of inertia. Frontiers in Physiology, 14(TBD), article number 1074705. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2023.1074705.
  • Kay, AD., Baxter, BA., Hill, MW., Blazevich, T. (2023). Effects Of Eccentric Resistance Training On Lower-Limb Passive Joint Range Of Motion: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 55(4), 710-721. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000003085.
  • Connolly, S., Peeling, P., Binnie, M., Goods, P., Blazevich, T., Timmerman, W., Abbiss, C. (2023). Assessing the rate of torque development in sprint cycling: a methodological study. European Journal of Sport Science, 23(6), 964-974. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2022.2079425.
  • Mavropalias, G., Boppart, M., Usher, K., Grounds, M., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2023). Exercise builds the scaffold of life: muscle extracellular matrix biomarker responses to physical activity, inactivity, and aging. Biological Reviews, 98(2), 481-519. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12916.
  • Connolly, S., Peeling, P., Binnie, MJ., Goods, PS., Latella, C., Taylor, J., Blazevich, T., Timmerman, W., Abbiss, C. (2023). Sprint Cycling Rate Of Torque Development Associates With Strength Measurement In Trained Cyclists. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 123(6), 1215-1227. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-023-05143-1.
  • Lin, R., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Nosaka, K. (2023). Neuromuscular Fatigue And Muscle Damage Following A Simulated Singles Badminton Match. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 123(6), 1229-1240. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-023-05148-w.
  • Ferrari, A., Baquet, G., Blazevich, T., Ratel, S. (2023). Influence of Recovery Time After Warm-up on Vertical Jump Performance in Trained Prepubertal and Postpubertal Male Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 37(10), 1985-1992. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000004487.
  • Daros Pinto, M., Nosaka, K., Wakeling, JM., Blazevich, T. (2023). Human In Vivo Medial Gastrocnemius Gear During Active And Passive Muscle Lengthening: Effect Of Inconsistent Methods And Nomenclature On Data Interpretation. Biology Open, 12(9), article number bio060023. https://doi.org/10.1242/bio.060023.
  • Vial, S., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Turner, M., Blazevich, T. (2023). Fatigue does not increase limb asymmetry or induce proximal joint power shift in habitual, multi-speed runners. Journal of Sports Sciences, 41(12), 1250-1260. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2023.2268374.
  • Neves De Oliverira Mesquita, R., Taylor, J., Trajano, GS., Holobar, A., Gonçalves, BA., Blazevich, T. (2023). Effects of jaw clenching and mental stress on persistent inward currents estimated by two different methods. European Journal of Neuroscience, 58(9), 4011-4033. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.16158.

Journal Articles

  • Birat, A., Garnier, Y., Dodu, A., Grossoeuvre, C., Dupont, A., Mucci, P., Blazevich, T., Rance, M., Morel, C., Nottin, S., Ratel, S. (2022). Changes in Pulmonary Function after Long-duration Adventure Racing in Adolescent Athletes. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 43(8), 687-693. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1715-7199.
  • Davis, N., Pringle, A., Kay, A., Blazevich, T., Teskey, D., Faghy, M., Mina, M. (2022). Feasibility, Psychosocial Effects, Influence, and Perception of Elastic Band Resistance Balance Training in Older Adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(17), article number 10907. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191710907.
  • Bardin, J., Bourdier, P., Bontemps, B., Diry, A., Birat, A., Blazevich, T., Roualen, F., Hanon, C., Thomas, C., Ratel, S. (2022). Repeated Simulated Match-Induced Changes in Finger Flexor Force and Blood Acid-Base Balance in World-Class Female Judokas. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 17(10), 1499-1506. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2022-0057.
  • Dunn, E., Humberstone, C., Franchini, E., Iredale, F., Blazevich, T. (2022). Relationships Between Punch Impact Force and Upper- and Lower-Body Muscular Strength and Power in Highly Trained Amateur Boxers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 36(4), 1019-1025. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003585.
  • Dunn, E., Humberstone, C., Franchini, E., Iredale, F., Blazevich, T. (2022). The effect of fatiguing lower-body exercise on punch forces in highly-trained boxers. European Journal of Sport Science, 22(7), 964-972. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2021.1916085.
  • Mavropalias, G., Wu, Y., Boppart, M., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K. (2022). Increases in Integrin-ILK-RICTOR-Akt proteins, muscle mass, and strength after eccentric cycling training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 54(1), 89-97. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002778.
  • Ugliara, L., Bottaro, M., Alex, S., Tufano, J., Blazevich, T., Junior, V., Vieira, A. (2022). Exogenous Caffeine Ingestion Does Not Increase Plantarflexor Torque In Older Or Younger Men. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2022(article in press), TBD. https://doi.org/10.1123/japa.2022-0074.
  • Maroto-Izquierdo, S., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., Gonzalez-Gallego, J., De Paz, J. (2022). Cross-education effects of unilateral accentuated eccentric isoinertial resistance training on lean mass and function. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 32(4), 672-684. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14108.
  • Dupuy, A., Birat, A., Maurelli, O., Garnier, Y., Blazevich, T., Rance, M., Ratel, S. (2022). Post-exercise heart rate recovery and parasympathetic reactivation are comparable between prepubertal boys and well-trained adult male endurance athletes. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 122(2), 345-355. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-021-04823-0.
  • Orssatto, L., Fernandes, G., Blazevich, T., Trajano, G. (2022). Facilitation–inhibition control of motor neuronal persistent inward currents in young and older adults. The Journal of Physiology, 600(23), 5101-5117. https://doi.org/10.1113/JP283708.
  • Brusco, C., Pinto, R., Blazevich, T. (2022). Reliability and Comparison of Sonographic Methods for In Vivo Measurement of Human Biceps Femoris Long-Head Architecture. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 54(12), 2216-2226. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000003015.
  • Hakkinen, K., Newton, R., Walker, S., Hakkinen, A., Krapi, S., Rekola, R., Koponen, P., Kraemer, W., Haff, G., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K., Ahtiainen, J. (2022). Effects of Upper Body Eccentric versus Concentric Strength Training and Detraining on Maximal Force, Muscle Activation, Hypertrophy and Serum Hormones in Women. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 21(2), 200-213. https://doi.org/10.52082/jssm.2022.200.
  • Cormier, P., Freitas, T., Loturco, I., Turner, A., Virgile, A., Haff, G., Blazevich, T., Agar-Newman, D., Henneberry, M., Baker, D., McGuigan, M., Alcaraz, P., Bishop, C. (2022). Within session exercise sequencing during programming for complex training: historical perspectives, terminology, and training considerations. Sports Medicine, 52(10), 2371-2389. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-022-01715-x.
  • Orssatto, L., Borg, D., Pendrith, L., Blazevich, T., Shield, A., Trajano, G. (2022). Do motoneuron discharge rates slow with aging? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 203(2022), article number 111647. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mad.2022.111647.
  • Kellis, E., Blazevich, T. (2022). Hamstrings force-length relationships and their implications for angle-specific joint torques: a narrative review. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 14(1), article number 166. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13102-022-00555-6.
  • Du Plessis, C., Andrews, M., Mitchell, L., Cochrane Wilkie, J., King, T., Blazevich, T. (2022). Shorter constant work rate cycling tests as proxies for longer tests in highly trained cyclists. PLoS One, 17(44686), article number e0259034. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259034.
  • Neves De Oliverira Mesquita, R., Taylor, J., Trajano, G., Škarabot, J., Holobar, A., Gonçalves, B., Blazevich, T. (2022). Effects of reciprocal inhibition and whole-body relaxation on persistent inward currents estimated by two different methods. The Journal of Physiology, 600(11), 2765-2787. https://doi.org/10.1113/JP282765.

Journal Articles

  • Pickett, C., Nosaka, K., Zois, J., Blazevich, T. (2021). Relationships Between Midthigh Pull Force Development and 200-m Race Performance in Highly Trained Kayakers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 35(10), 2853-2861. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003235.
  • Neves De Oliverira Mesquita, R., Taylor, J., Kirk, B., Blazevich, T. (2021). Involuntary sustained firing of plantar flexor motor neurones: effect of electrical stimulation parameters during tendon vibration. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 121(3), 881-891. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-020-04563-7.
  • Rubio-Arias, J., Ramos-Campo, D., Alcaraz, P., Jiménez Díaz, J., Blazevich, T. (2021). Effects of whole- body vibration training on calf muscle function during maximal isometric voluntary contractions. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 31(6), 1268-1275. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13935.
  • Blazevich, T., Collins, D., Millet, G., Vaz, M., Maffiuletti, N. (2021). Enhancing adaptations to neuromuscular electrical stimulation training interventions. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 49(4), 244-252. https://doi.org/10.1249/JES.0000000000000264.
  • Birat, A., Garnier, Y., Bourdier, P., Dupuy, A., Dodu, A., Grossoeuvre, C., Dupont, A., Blazevich, T., Rance, M., Morel, C., Nottin, S., Ratel, S. (2021). Neuromuscular fatigue after long-duration adventure racing in adolescent athletes. Pediatric Exercise Science, 33(3), 103-111. https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.2020-0201.
  • Daros Pinto, M., Wilson, C., Kay, A., Blazevich, T. (2021). Reliability of isokinetic tests of velocity- and contraction intensity-dependent plantar flexor mechanical properties. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 31(5), 1009-1025. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13920.
  • Donnelly, C., Stegmüller, J., Blazevich, T., Crettaz Von Roten, F., Kayser, B., Neyroud, D., Place, N. (2021). Modulation of torque evoked by wide-pulse, high-frequency neuromuscular electrical stimulation and the potential implications for rehabilitation and training. Scientific Reports, 11(1), Article nmber 6399. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85645-0.
  • Chalatzoglidis, G., Blazevich, T., Arabatzi, F. (2021). An adaptive model of achilles tendon mechanical properties during adolescence: effect of sex. Muscle, Ligaments and Tendons Journal (MLTJ), 11(2), 281-291. https://doi.org/10.32098/mltj.02.2021.11.
  • Pickett, C., Abbiss, C., Zois, J., Blazevich, T. (2021). Pacing and stroke kinematics in 200-m kayak racing. Journal of Sports Sciences, 39(10), 1096-1104. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2020.1859242.
  • Hernández-Davó, J., Sabido, R., Blazevich, T. (2021). High-speed stretch-shortening cycle exercises as a strategy to provide eccentric overload during resistance training. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 31(12), 2211-2220. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14055.
  • Vieira, DC., Vieira, A., Dos Santos, MA., Da Cunha, RR., Lage, V., Blazevich, T., Bottaro, M. (2021). Concurrent Achilles tendon vibration and tibial nerve stimulation to estimate persistent inward current strength in motoneurons. European Journal of Translational Myology, 31(4), 10045. https://doi.org/10.4081/ejtm.2021.10045.
  • Orssatto, L., Borg, D., Blazevich, T., Sakugawa, R., Shield, A., Trajano, G. (2021). Intrinsic motoneuron excitability is reduced in soleus and tibialis anterior of older adults. GeroScience, 43(6), 2719-2735. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11357-021-00478-z.
  • Pulverenti, T., Trajano, G., Kirk, B., Bochkezanian, V., Blazevich, T. (2021). Plantar flexor muscle stretching depresses the soleus late response but not tendon tap reflexes. European Journal of Neuroscience, 53(9), 3185-3198. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.15178.
  • Pugh, J., Gelder, L., Cormack, K., Williams, A., Twigg, D., Giles, M., Blazevich, T. (2021). Changes in exercise and musculoskeletal symptoms of novice nurses: A one-year follow-up study. Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research, 28(2), 206-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2020.07.002.
  • Cossich, V., Laett, C., Gavilão, U., Blazevich, T., De Oliveira, C. (2021). Faster intrinsic rate of torque development in elbow flexors than knee extensors: Effect of muscle architecture?. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 59(August 2021), Article number 102570. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2021.102570.
  • Orssatto, L., Mackay, K., Shield, A., Sakugawa, R., Blazevich, T., Trajano, G. (2021). Estimates of persistent inward currents increase with the level of voluntary drive in low-threshold motor units of plantar flexor muscles. Journal of Neurophysiology, 125(5), 1746-1754. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00697.2020.
  • Vieira, A., Blazevich, T., Da Costa, A., Tufano, J., Bottaro, M. (2021). Validity and test-retest reliability of the Jumpo App for jump performance measurement. International Journal of Exercise Science, 14(7), 677-686. https://ro.ecu.edu.au/ecuworkspost2013/10447.
  • Lau, W., Blazevich, T., Newton, M., Xuan Wu, S., Nosaka, K. (2021). Effects of wrist position on eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage of the elbow flexors. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 31(6), 1290-1300. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13936.
  • Behm, D., Kay, A., Trajano, G., Blazevich, T. (2021). Mechanisms underlying performance impairments following prolonged static stretching without a comprehensive warm‑up. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 121(1), 67-94. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-020-04538-8.
  • Mavropalias, G., Beasley, L., Morici, M., Koeda, T., Poon, W., Barley, O., Gray, E., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K. (2021). Changes in plasma hydroxyproline and plasma cell‑free DNA concentrations after higher‑ versus lower‑intensity eccentric cycling. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 121(4), 1087-1097. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-020-04593-1.
  • Huygaerts, S., Cos, F., Cohen, D., Calleja-Gonzalez, J., Pruna, R., Alcaraz, P., Blazevich, T. (2021). Does muscle-tendon unit structure predispose to hamstring strain injury during running? A critical review. Sports Medicine, 51(2), 215-224. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01385-7.
  • Trajano, G., Blazevich, T. (2021). Static stretching reduces motoneuron excitability: The potential role of neuromodulation. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 49(2), 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1249/jes.0000000000000243.
  • Sahrom, S., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2021). Comparison of methods of derivation of the yank-time signal from the vertical ground reaction force-time signal for identification of movement-related events. Journal of Biomechanics, 115(22 January 2021), Article number 110048. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.110048.

Journal Articles

  • Trajano, G., Taylor, J., Orssatto, L., McNulty, C., Blazevich, T. (2020). Passive muscle stretching reduces estimates of persistent inward current strength in soleus motor units. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 223(21), Article Number jeb229922. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.229922.
  • Blazevich, T., Wilson, C., Alcaraz, P., Rubio-Arias, J. (2020). Effects of Resistance Training Movement Pattern and Velocity on Isometric Muscular Rate of Force Development: A Systematic Review with Meta‑analysis and Meta‑regression. Sports Medicine, 50(5), 943-963. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01239-x.
  • Walker, S., Hakkinen, K., Newton, R., Markworth, J., Pundir, S., Haff, G., Cameron-Smith, D., Blazevich, T. (2020). Acute Responses of Comprehensive Gonadosteroids and Corticosteroids to Resistance Exercise Before and After 10 Weeks of Supervised Strength Training. Experimental Physiology, 105(3), 438-448. https://doi.org/10.1113/EP087995.
  • Birat, A., Bourdier, P., Dodu, A., Grossoeuvre, C., Blazevich, T., Amiot, V., Dupont, A., Nottin, S., Ratel, S. (2020). Effect of Long-Duration Adventure Races on Cardiac Damage Biomarker Release and Muscular Function in Young Athletes. Frontiers in Physiology, 11(5 February 2020), Article 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2020.00010.
  • Du Plessis, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Cochrane Wilkie, J. (2020). Running economy and effort after cycling: Effect of methodological choices. Journal of Sports Sciences, 38(10), 1105-1114. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2020.1742962.
  • Gumpenberger, M., Wessner, B., Graf, A., Narici, M., Fink, C., Braun, S., Hoser, C., Blazevich, T., Csapo, R. (2020). Remodeling the Skeletal Muscle Extracellular Matrix in Older Age-Effects of Acute Exercise Stimuli on Gene Expression. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(19), Article 7089. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21197089.
  • Mavropalias, G., Koeda, T., Barley, O., Poon, W., Fisher, A., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K. (2020). Comparison between high‑ and low‑intensity eccentric cycling of equal mechanical work for muscle damage and the repeated bout effect. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(5), 1015-1025. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-020-04341-5.
  • Pulverenti, T., Trajano, G., Walsh, A., Kirk, B., Blazevich, T. (2020). Lack of cortical or Ia-afferent spinal pathway involvement in muscle force loss after passive static stretching. Journal of Neurophysiology, 123(5), 1896-1906. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00578.2019.
  • Marín-Pagán, C., Blazevich, T., Chung, L., Romero-Arenas, S., Freitas, T., Alcaraz, P. (2020). Acute Physiological Responses to High-Intensity Resistance Circuit Training vs. Traditional Strength Training in Soccer Players. Biology, 9(11), Article number 383. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology9110383.
  • Kay, A., Blazevich, T., Fraser, M., Ashmore, L., Hill, M. (2020). Isokinetic eccentric exercise substantially improves mobility, muscle strength and size, but not postural sway metrics in older adults, with limited regression observed following a detraining period. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(11), 2383-2395. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-020-04466-7.
  • Sahrom, S., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2020). The use of yank-time signal as an alternative to identify kinematic events and define phases in human countermovement jumping. Royal Society Open Science, 7(8), Article Number 192093. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.192093.
  • Cruickshank, T., Reyes, A., Pulverenti, T., Rankin, T., Bartlett, D., Blazevich, T., Poudel, G., Ziman, M., Trajano, G. (2020). Rate of torque development and striatal shape in individuals with prodromal Huntington's disease. Scientific Reports, 10(2020), Article number 15103. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72042-2.
  • Vial, S., Croft, J., Schroeder, R., Blazevich, T., Cochrane Wilkie, J. (2020). Does the presence of an opponent affect object projection accuracy in elite athletes? A study of the landing location of the short serve in elite badminton players. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 15(3), 412-417. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954120915670.
  • Birat, A., Sebillaud, D., Bourdier, P., Dore, E., Duche, P., Blazevich, T., Patikas, D., Ratel, S. (2020). Effect of Drop Height on Vertical Jumping Performance in Pre-, Circa-, and Post-Pubertal Boys and Girls. Pediatric Exercise Science, 32(1), 23-29. https://doi.org/10.1123/pes.2019-0120.
  • Lord, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Ma'ayah, F. (2020). Reliability and Validity of Maximal Mean and Critical Speed and Metabolic Power in Australian Youth Soccer Players. Journal of Human Kinetics, 73(1), 93-102. https://doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2019-0135.
  • Opplert, J., Paizis, C., Papitsa, A., Blazevich, T., Cometti, C., Baboult, N. (2020). Static stretch and dynamic muscle activity induce acute similar increase in corticospinal excitability. PLoS One, 15(3), e0230388. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230388.
  • Kay, A., Dixon, J., Bligh, L., Blazevich, T. (2020). The external validity of a novel contract‐relax stretching technique on knee flexor range of motion. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 30(1), 74-82. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13554.
  • Walker, S., Trezise, J., Haff, G., Newton, R., Häkkinen, K., Blazevich, T. (2020). Increased fascicle length but not patellar tendon stiffness after accentuated eccentric‑load strength training in already‑trained men. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(11), 2371-2382. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-020-04462-x.
  • Huygaerts, S., Cos, F., Cohen, D., Calleja-Gonzalez, J., Guitart, M., Blazevich, T., Alcarez, P. (2020). Mechanisms of Hamstring Strain Injury: Interactions between Fatigue, Muscle Activation and Function. Sports, 8(5), Article 65. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8050065.
  • Lord, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Ma'ayah, F. (2020). A Reduction in Match-to-match Variability Using Maximal Mean Analyses in Sub-elite Soccer. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(5), 300-305. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1073-7851.
  • Lord, C., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C., Drinkwater, E., Ma'ayah, F. (2020). Comparing Maximal Mean and Critical Speed and Metabolic Powers in Elite and Sub-Elite Soccer. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(4), 219-226. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-1065-2100.

Journal Articles

  • Blazevich, T., Babault, N. (2019). Post-activation Potentiation Versus Post-activation Performance Enhancement in Humans: Historical Perspective, Underlying Mechanisms, and Current Issues. Frontiers in Physiology, 10(1 November 2019), Article number 1359. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01359.
  • Brusco, C., Blazevich, T., Pinto, R. (2019). The effects of 6 weeks of constant‑angle muscle stretching training on flexibility and muscle function in men with limited hamstrings’ flexibility. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(8), 1691-1700. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-019-04159-w.
  • Pulverenti, T., Trajano, G., Kirk, B., Blazevich, T. (2019). The loss of muscle force production after muscle stretching is not accompanied by altered corticospinal excitability. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(10), 2287-2299. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-019-04212-8.
  • Vial, S., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Blazevich, T., Croft, J. (2019). Using the trajectory of the shuttlecock as a measure of performance accuracy in the badminton short serve. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 14(1), 91-96. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954118812662.
  • Mina, M., Blazevich, T., Tsatalas, T., Giakas, G., Seitz, L., Kay, A. (2019). Variable, but not free‐weight, resistance back squat exercise potentiates jump performance following a comprehensive task‐specific warm‐up. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 29(3), 380-392. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13341.
  • Kirk, B., Trajano, G., Pulverenti, T., Rowe, G., Blazevich, T. (2019). Neuromuscular factors contributing to reductions in muscle force after repeated, high-intensity muscular efforts. Frontiers in Physiology, 10(June 2019), Article 783. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.00783.
  • Daros Pinto, M., Wilson, C., Kay, A., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Blazevich, T. (2019). The effect of isokinetic dynamometer deceleration phase on maximum ankle joint range of motion and plantar flexor mechanical properties tested at different angular velocities. Journal of Biomechanics, 92(19 July 2019), 169-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.05.036.
  • Dunn, E., Humberstone, C., Iredale, F., Blazevich, T. (2019). A damaging punch: Assessment and application of a method to quantify punch performance. Translational Sports Medicine, 2(3), 146-152. https://doi.org/10.1002/tsm2.71.
  • Blazevich, T. (2019). Adaptations in the passive mechanical properties of skeletal muscle to altered patterns of use. Journal of Applied Physiology, 126(5), 1483–1491. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00700.2018.
  • Trezise, J., Blazevich, T. (2019). Anatomical and neuromuscular determinants of strength change in previously untrained men following heavy strength training. Frontiers in Physiology, 10(August 2019), Article 1001. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01001.
  • Bontemps, B., Piponnier, E., Chalchat, E., Blazevich, T., Julian, V., Bocock, O., Duclos, M., Martin, V., Ratel, S. (2019). Children exhibit a more comparable neuromuscular fatigue profile to endurance athletes than untrained adults. Frontiers in Physiology, 10(February 2019), Article 119. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.00119.
  • Rowe, G., Blazevich, T., Haff, G. (2019). pQCT - and ultrasound-based muscle and fat estimate errors after resistance exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(5), 1022-1031. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001873.
  • Pugh, J., Cormack, K., Gelder, L., Williams, A., Twigg, D., Blazevich, T. (2019). Exercise, fitness and musculoskeletal health of undergraduate nursing students: A cross‐sectional study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75(10), 2110-2121. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13990.
  • Lord, C., Blazevich, T., Drinkwater, E., Ma'ayah, F. (2019). Greater loss of horizontal force after a repeated-sprint test in footballers with a previous hamstring injury. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 22(1), 16-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2018.06.008.
  • Trajano, G., Seitz, L., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2019). Passive muscle stretching impairs rapid force production and neuromuscular function in human plantar flexors. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(11-12), 2673-2684. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-019-04244-0.

Journal Articles

  • Pimenta, R., Blazevich, T., Freitas, S. (2018). Biceps Femoris Long-Head Architecture Assessed Using Different Sonographic Techniques. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(12), 2584-2594. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001731.
  • Bochkezanian, V., Newton, R., Trajano, G., Vieira, A., Pulverenti, T., Blazevich, T. (2018). Effect of tendon vibration during wide-pulse neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on muscle force production in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). BMC Neurology, 18(1), Article No. 17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-018-1020-9.
  • Vial, S., Croft, J., Blazevich, T., Cochrane Wilkie, J. (2018). Reductions in both temporal and spatial movement pattern complexity is associated with greater performance accuracy. Translational Sports Medicine, 1(6), 289-299. https://doi.org/10.1002/tsm2.49.
  • Ando, R., Nosaka, K., Tomita, A., Watanabe, K., Blazevich, T., Akima, H. (2018). Vastus intermedius vs vastus lateralis fascicle behaviors during maximal concentric and eccentric contractions. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(3), 1018-1026. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13022.
  • Freitas, SR., Marmeleira, J., Valamatos, M., Blazevich, T., Mil-Homens, P. (2018). Ultrasonographic Measurement of the Biceps Femoris Long-Head Muscle Architecture. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 37(4), 977-986. https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.14436.
  • Kay, A., Rubley, B., Talbot, C., Mina, M., Baross, A., Blazevich, T. (2018). Stretch imposed on active muscle elicits positive adaptations in strain risk factors and exercise-induced muscle damage. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(11), 2299-2309. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13251.
  • Barley, O., Chapman, D., Blazevich, T., Abbiss, C. (2018). Acute dehydration impairs endurance without modulating neuromuscular function. Frontiers in Physiology, 9(NOV), Article number 1562. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01562.
  • Birat, A., Bourdier, P., Piponnier, E., Blazevich, T., Maciejewski, H., Duche, P., Ratel, S. (2018). Metabolic and fatigue profiles are comparable between prepubertal children and well-trained adult endurance athletes. Frontiers in Physiology, 9(April 2018), Article no.387. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00387.
  • Blazevich, T., Gill, N., Kvorning, T., Kay, A., Goh, A., Hilton, B., Drinkwater, E., Behm, D. (2018). No Effect of Muscle Stretching within a Full, Dynamic Warm-up on Athletic Performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(6), 1258-1266. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001539.
  • Bochkezanian, V., Newton, R., Trajano, G., Blazevich, T. (2018). Effects of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in People with Spinal Cord Injury. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(9), 1733-1739. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001637.
  • Brusco, C., Blazevich, T., Radaelli, R., Botton, C., Cadore, E., Baroni, B., Trajono, G., Pinto, R. (2018). The effects of flexibility training on exercise-induced muscle damage in young men with limited hamstrings flexibility. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(6), 1671-1680. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13068.
  • Cruickshank, T., Reyes, A., Penailillo, L., Pulverenti, T., Bartlett, D., Zaenker, P., Blazevich, T., Newton, R., Thompson, J., Lo, J., Ziman, M. (2018). Effects of multidisciplinary therapy on physical function in Huntington’s disease. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 138(6), 500-507. https://doi.org/10.1111/ane.13002.
  • Reid, J., Greene, R., Young, J., Hodgson, D., Blazevich, T., Behm, D. (2018). The effects of different durations of static stretching within a comprehensive warm-up on voluntary and evoked contractile properties. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(7), 1427-1445. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-3874-3.
  • Vieira, A., Blazevich, T., Souza, N., Celes, R., Alex, S., Tufano, J., Bottaro, M. (2018). Acute changes in muscle thickness and pennation angle in response to work-matched concentric and eccentric isokinetic exercise. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 43(10), 1069-1074. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2018-0055.
  • Hernandez-Davo, J., Sabido, R., Behm, D., Blazevich, T. (2018). Effects of resistance training using known vs unknown loads on eccentric-phase adaptations and concentric velocity. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(2), 407-417. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.12933.
  • Lord, C., Ma'ayah, F., Blazevich, T. (2018). Change in knee flexor torque after fatiguing exercise identifies previous hamstring injury in football players. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(3), 1235-1243. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13007.
  • Pinto, M., Blazevich, T., Anderson, L., Mil-Homens, P., Pinto, R. (2018). Hamstring-to-quadriceps fatigue ratio offers new and different muscle function information than the conventional non-fatigued ratio. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(1), 282-293. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.12891.
  • Pickett, C., Nosaka, K., Zois, J., Hopkins, W., Blazevich, T. (2018). Maximal upper-body strength and oxygen uptake are associated with performance in high-level 200-M sprint kayakers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(11), 3186-3192. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002398.

Journal Articles

  • Bochkezanian, V., Newton, R., Trajano, G., Vieira, A., Pulverenti, T., Blazevich, T. (2017). Effect of tendon vibration during wide-pulse neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on the decline and recovery of muscle force. BMC Neurology, 17(1), Article no. 82. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-017-0862-x.
  • Trajano, G., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2017). Neurophysiological Mechanisms Underpinning Stretch-Induced Force Loss. Sports Medicine, 47(8), 1531-1541. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-017-0682-6.
  • Waugh, C., Korff, T., Blazevich, T. (2017). Developmental differences in dynamic muscle–tendon behaviour: implications for movement efficiency. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 220(7), 1287-1294. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.127951.
  • Walker, S., Hakkinen, K., Haff, G., Blazevich, T., Newton, R. (2017). Acute elevations in serum hormones are attenuated after chronic training with traditional isoinertial but not accentuated eccentric loads in strength-trained men. Physiological Reports, 5(7), Article number e13241. https://doi.org/10.14814/phy2.13241.
  • Dunn, E., Humberstone, C., Iredale, F., Martin, DT., Blazevich, T. (2017). Human behaviours associated with dominance in elite amateur boxing bouts: A comparison of winners and losers under the Ten Point Must System. PLoS One, 12(12), article no. e0188675. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188675.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K. (2017). Factors contributing to lower metabolic demand of eccentric than concentric cycling. Journal of Applied Physiology, 123(4), 884-893. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00536.2016.
  • Ratel, S., Blazevich, T. (2017). Are prepubertal children metabolically comparable to well-trained adult endurance athletes?. Sports Medicine, 47(8), 1477-1485. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0671-1.
  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T. (2017). The influence of external load on quadriceps muscle and tendon dynamics during jumping. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(11), 2250-2259. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001361.

Journal Articles

  • Vielra, A., Siquelra, A., Ferreira-Junior, J., Do Carmo, J., Durigan, J., Blazevich, T., Bottaro, M. (2016). The effect of water temperature during cold-water immersion on recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37(12), 937-943. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-111438.
  • Kay, A., Richmond, D., Talbot, C., Mina, M., Baross, A., Blazevich, T. (2016). Stretching of active muscle elicits chronic changes in multiple strain risk factors. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(7), 1388-1396. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000887.
  • Maffiuletti, N., Aagaard, P., Blazevich, T., Folland, J., Tillin, N., Duchateau, J. (2016). Rate of force development: physiological and methodological considerations. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(6), 1091-1116. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-016-3346-6.
  • Trezise, J., Collier, N., Blazevich, T. (2016). Anatomical and neuromuscular variables strongly predict maximum knee extension torque in healthy men. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(6), 1159-1177. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-016-3352-8.
  • Walker, S., Blazevich, T., Haff, G., Tufano, J., Newton, R., Hakkien, K. (2016). Greater strength gains after training with accentuated eccentric than traditional isoinertial loads in already strength-trained men. Frontiers in Physiology, 7(2016), Article no. 149. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2016.00149.
  • Kay, A., Dods, S., Blazevich, T. (2016). Acute effects of contract–relax (CR) stretch versus a modified CR technique. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(3), 611-621. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-015-3320-8.
  • Mina, MA., Blazevich, T., Giakas, G., Seitz, L., Kay, AD. (2016). Chain-loaded variable resistance warm-up improves free-weight maximal back squat performance. European Journal of Sport Science, 16(8), 932-939. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2016.1199740.
  • Ando, R., Nosaka, K., Inami, T., Tomita, A., Watanabe, K., Blazevich, T., Akima, H. (2016). Difference in fascicle behaviors between superficial and deep quadriceps muscles during isometric contractions. Muscle and Nerve, 53(5), 797-802. https://doi.org/10.1002/mus.24905.
  • Behm, D., Blazevich, T., Kay, A., McHugh, M. (2016). Acute effects of muscle stretching on physical performance, range of motion, and injury incidence in healthy active individuals: a systematic review. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 41(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0235.
  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T. (2016). Faster movement speed results in greater tendon strain during the loaded squat exercise. Frontiers in Physiology, 7(2016), Article no. 366. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2016.00366.
  • Seitz, L., Trajano, G., Haff, G., Dumke, C., Tufano, J., Blazevich, T. (2016). Relationships between maximal strength, muscle size, and myosin heavy chain isoform composition and voluntary postactivation potentiation. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 41(5), 491-497. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2015-0403.

Journal Articles

  • Kay, AD., Husbands-Beasley, J., Blazevich, T. (2015). Effects of Contract-Relax, Static Stretching, and Isometric Contractions on Muscle-Tendon Mechanics. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(10), 2181-2190. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000632.
  • Miller, SC., Korff, T., Waugh, C., Fath, F., Blazevich, T. (2015). Tibialis anterior moment arm: Effects of measurement errors and assumptions. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(2), 428-439. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000399.
  • Noorkoiv, M., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2015). Effects of isometric quadriceps strength training at different muscle lengths on dynamic torque production. Journal of Sports Science, 33(18), 1952-1961. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1020843.
  • Lau, W., Blazevich, T., Newton, M., Wu, S., Nosaka, K. (2015). Reduced muscle lengthening during eccentric contractions as a mechanism underpinning the repeated-bout effect. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 308(10), R879-886. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00338.2014.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K. (2015). Muscle fascicle behavior during eccentric cycling and its relation to muscle soreness. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(4), 708-717. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000473.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Numazawa, H., Nosaka, K. (2015). Rate of force development as a measure of muscle damage. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 25(3), 417-427. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.12241.
  • Lau, W., Blazevich, T., Newton, MJ., Wu, S., Nosaka, K. (2015). Changes in electrical pain threshold of fascia and muscle after initial and secondary bouts of elbow flexor eccentric exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(5), 959-968. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-014-3077-5.
  • Pugh, J., Gelder, L., Williams, A., Twigg, D., Wilkinson, A., Blazevich, T. (2015). Validity and reliability of an online extended version of the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ-E2) to measure nurses' fitness. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(23-24), 3550-3563. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12971.
  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T. (2015). Inhomogeneous quadriceps femoris hypertrophy in response to strength and power training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(11), 2389-2397. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000669.
  • Seitz, L., Trajano, G., Dal Maso, F., Haff, G., Blazevich, T. (2015). Postactivation potentiation during voluntary contractions after continued knee extensor task-specific practice. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 40(3), 230-237. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2014-0377.
  • Stasinaki, AN., Gloumis, G., Spengos, K., Blazevich, T., Zaras, N., Georgiadis, G., Karampatsos, G., Terzis, G. (2015). Muscle strength, power, and morphologic adaptations after 6 weeks of compound vs. complex training in healthy men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(9), 2559-2569. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000917.
  • Marques, MC., Gabbett, TJ., Marinho, DA., Blazevich, T., Sousa, A., Van Den Tillaar, R., Izquierdo, M. (2015). Influence of Strength, Sprint Running, and Combined Strength and Sprint Running Training on Short Sprint Performance in Young Adults. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(10), 789-795. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1547284.
  • Lau, W., Blazevich, T., Newton, M., Wu, S., Nosaka, K. (2015). Assessment of muscle pain induced by elbow-flexor eccentric exercise. Journal of Athletic Training, 50(11), 1140-1148. https://doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-50.11.05.
  • Hernandez-Davo, J., Sabido, R., Moya-Ramon, M., Blazevich, T. (2015). Load knowledge reduces rapid force production and muscle activation during maximal-effort concentric lifts. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(12), 2571-2581. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-015-3276-8.
  • Figueiredo, VC., Caldow, MK., Massie, V., Markworth, JF., Cameron-Smith, D., Blazevich, T. (2015). Ribosome biogenesis adaptation in resistance training-induced human skeletal muscle hypertrophy. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism, 309(1), E72-E83. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00050.2015.

Journal Articles

  • Trajano, G., Seitz, L., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2014). Can passive stretch inhibit motoneuron facilitation in the human plantar flexors?. Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(12), 1486-1492. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00809.2014.
  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T. (2014). The influence of loading intensity on muscle-tendon unit behaviour during maximal knee extensor stretch shortening cycle exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol, 114(1), 59-69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-013-2744-2.
  • Waugh, C., Korff, T., Fath, F., Blazevich, T. (2014). Effects of resistance training on tendon mechanical properties and rapid force production in prepubertal children. Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(3), 257-266. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00325.2014.
  • Mina, MA., Blazevich, T., Giakis, G., Kay, A. (2014). Influence of variable resistance loading on subsequent free weight maximal back squat performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(10), 2988–2995. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000471.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K. (2014). Energy expenditure and substrate oxidation during and after eccentric cycling. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(4), 805-814. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-013-2816-3.
  • Trajano, G., Nosaka, K., Seitz, L., Blazevich, T. (2014). Intermittent stretch reduces force and central drive more than continuous stretch. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), 902-910. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000185.
  • Blazevich, T., Cannavan, D., Waugh, C., Miller, S., Thorlund, J., Aagaard, P., Kay, A. (2014). Range of motion, neuromechanical, and architectural adaptations to plantar flexor stretch training in humans. Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(5), 452-462. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00204.2014.
  • Noorkoiv, M., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2014). Neuromuscular adaptations associated with knee joint angle-specific force change. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(8), 1525-1537. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000269.

Journal Articles

  • Earp, J., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Blazevich, T. (2013). Knee angle-specific EMG normalization: The use of polynomial based EMG-angle relationships.. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(1), 238-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2012.08.015.
  • Romero-Arenas, S., Blazevich, T., Martínez-Pascual, M., Pérez-Gómez, J., Luque, A., López-Román, F., Alcaraz, P. (2013). Effects of high-resistance circuit training in an elderly population. Experimental Gerontology, 48(3), 334-340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2013.01.007.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Numazawa, H., Nosaka, K. (2013). Metabolic and muscle damage profiles of concentric versus repeated eccentric cycling. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45(9), 1773-1781. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31828f8a73.
  • Trajano, G., Seitz, L., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2013). Contribution of central vs. peripheral factors to the force loss induced by passive stretch of the human plantar flexors. Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(2), 212-218. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00333.2013.
  • Fath, F., Blazevich, T., Waugh, C., Miller, S., Korff, T. (2013). Interactive effects of joint angle, contraction state and method on estimates of achilles tendon moment arms. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 29(2), 241-244.
  • Waugh, C., Korff, T., Fath, F., Blazevich, T. (2013). Rapid Force Production in Children and Adults: Mechanical and Neural Contributions. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45(4), 762–771. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31827a67ba.
  • Velloso, C., Aperghis, M., Godfrey, R., Blazevich, T., Bartlett, C., Cowan, D., Holt, R., Bouloux, P., Harridge, S., Goldspink, G. (2013). The effects of two weeks of recombinant growth hormone administration on the response of IGF-I and N-terminal pro-peptide of collagen type III (P-III-NP) during a single bout of high resistance exercise in resistance trained young men. Growth Hormone and IGF Research, 23(3), 76-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ghir.2013.01.002.

Conference Publications

  • Tufano, J., Walker, S., Seitz, L., Newton, R., Hakkinen, K., Blazevich, T., Haff, G. (2013). Reliability of the reactive strength index, eccentric utilisation ratio, and pre-stretch augmentation in untrained, novice jumpers. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning (31-33). Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

Journal Articles

  • Blazevich, T. (2012). Are training velocity and movement pattern important determinants of muscular rate of force development enhancement?. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(10), 3689–3691. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-012-2352-6.
  • Blazevich, T., Cannavan, D., Waugh, CM., Fath, F., Miller, S., Kay, A. (2012). Neuromuscular factors influencing the maximum stretch limit of the human plantar flexors.. Journal of Applied Physiology, 113(9), 1446-1455. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00882.2012.
  • Coleman, D., Cannavan, D., Horne, S., Blazevich, T. (2012). Leg stiffness in human running: Comparison of estimates derived from previously published models to direct kinematic-kinetic measures.. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(11), 1987-1991. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.05.010.
  • Cannavan, D., Coleman, D., Blazevich, T. (2012). Lack of effect of moderate-duration static stretching on plantar flexor force production and series compliance.. Clinical Biomechanics, 27(3), 306-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2011.10.003.
  • Waugh, CM., Blazevich, T., Fath, F., Korff, T. (2012). Age-related changes in mechanical properties of the Achilles tendon. Journal of Anatomy, 220(2), 144-155. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2011.01461.x.
  • Kay, A., Blazevich, T. (2012). Effect of acute static stretch on maximal muscle performance: A systematic review.. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(1), 154-164. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e318225cb27.
  • Blazevich, T., Kay, A., Waugh, C., Fath, F., Miller, S., Cannavan, D. (2012). Plantarflexor stretch training increases reciprocal inhibition measured during voluntary dorsiflexion.. Journal of Neurophysiology, 107(1), 250-256. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00407.2011.

Book Chapters

  • Blazevich, T. (2011). The stretch-shortening cycle (SSC). Strength and Conditioning: Biological Principles and Practical Applications (209-222). Wiley-Blackwell.

Journal Articles

  • Waugh, CM., Blazevich, T., Fath, F., Korff, T. (2011). Can Achilles tendon moment arm be predicted from anthropometric measures in pre-pubescent children?. Journal of Biomechanics, 44(10), 1839-1844. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.03.023.
  • Alcaraz, PE., Perez-Gomez, J., Chavarrias, M., Blazevich, T. (2011). Similarity in adaptations to high-resistance circuit vs. traditional strength training in resistance-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(9), 2519-2527. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182023a51.
  • Argus, CK., Gill, ND., Keogh, JW., Blazevich, T., Hopkins, WG. (2011). Kinetic and training comparisons between assisted, resisted, and free countermovement jumps. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(8), 2219-2227. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181f6b0f4.

Journal Articles

  • Fath, F., Blazevich, T., Waugh, C., Miller, S., Korff, T. (2010). Direct comparison of in vivo Achilles tendon moment arms obtained from ultrasound and MR scans. Journal of Applied Physiology, 109(6), 1644-1652.
  • Noorkoiv, M., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T. (2010). Assessment of quadriceps muscle cross-sectional area by ultrasound extended-field-of-view imaging. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 109(4), 631-639.
  • O'Donovan, G., Blazevich, T., Boreham, C., Cooper, A., Crank, H., Ekelund, U., Fox, K., Gately, P., Giles-Corti, B., Gill, J., Hamer, M., McDermott, I., Murphy, M., Mutrie, N., Reilly, J., Saxton, J., Stamatakis, E. (2010). The ABC of Physical Activity for Health in Adults: a Consensus Statement from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Journal of Sports Sciences, 28(6), 573-591.
  • Noorkoiv, M., Stavnsbo, A., Aagaard, P., Blazevich, T. (2010). In vivo assessment of muscle fascicle length by extended field-of-view ultrasonography. Journal of Applied Physiology, 109(6), 1974-1979.
  • Kay, A., Blazevich, T. (2010). Concentric muscle contractions Before static stretching minimize but do not remove stretch-induced force deficits. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108(3), 637-645.

Book Chapters

  • Cronin, J., Blazevich, T. (2009). Speed. Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport (177-190). Human Kinetics.

Journal Articles

  • Kay, AD., Blazevich, T. (2009). Isometric contractions reduce plantar flexor moment, Achilles tendon stiffness and neuromuscular activity but remove the subsequent effects of stretch.. Journal of Applied Physiology, 107(4), 1181-1189.
  • Blazevich, T., Cannavan, D., Horne, S., Coleman, D., Aagaard, P. (2009). Changes in muscle force-length properties affect the early rise of force in vivo.. Muscle & Nerve, 39(4), 512-520.
  • Kay, R., Barton, C., Velloso, C., Brown, P., Bartlett, C., Blazevich, T., Godfrey, R., Goldspink, G., Rees, R., Ball, G., Cowan, D., Harridge, S., Roberts, J., Teale, P., Creaser, C. (2009). High-throughput ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry quantitation of insulin-like growth factor-I and leucine-rich a-2-glycoprotein in serum as biomarkers of recombinant human growth hormone administration. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 23(19), 3173-3182.
  • Korff, T., Horne, S., Cullen, S., Blazevich, T. (2009). Development of lower limb stiffness and its contribution to maximum vertical jumping power during adolescence.. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 212(22), 3737-3742.
  • Kay, AD., Blazevich, T. (2009). Moderate-duration static stretch reduces active and passive plantar flexor moment but not Achilles tendon stiffness or active muscle length. Journal of Applied Physiology, 106(4), 1249-1256.
  • Blazevich, T., Coleman, D., Horne, S., Cannavan, D. (2009). Anatomical predictors of maximum isometric and concentric knee extensor moment.. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 105(6), 869-878.

Journal Articles

  • Alcaraz, P., Sánchez-Lorente, J., Blazevich, T. (2008). Physical performance and cardiovascular responses to an acute bout of heavy resistance circuit training versus traditional strength training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(3), 667-671.
  • Kay, AD., Blazevich, T. (2008). Reductions in active plantarflexor moment are significantly correlated with static stretch duration. European Journal of Sport Science, 8(1), 41-46. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461390701855505.
  • Smart, D., Gill, ND., Beaven, C., Cook, C., Blazevich, T. (2008). The relationship between changes in interstitial creatine kinase and game-related impacts in rugby union. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 42(3), 198-201. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.2007.040162.
  • Blazevich, T., Horne, S., Cannavan, D., Coleman, D., Aagaard, P. (2008). Effect of contraction mode of slow-speed resistance training on the maximum rate of force development in the human quadriceps. Muscle & Nerve, 38(3), 1133-1146. https://doi.org/10.1002/mus.21021.

Journal Articles

  • Blazevich, T., Gill, ND., Deans, N., Zhou, S. (2007). Lack of human muscle architectural adaptation after short-term strength training. Muscle and Nerve, 35(1), 78-86.
  • Vaile, J., Gill, ND., Blazevich, T. (2007). The effect of contrast water therapy on symptoms of delayed onset muscle soreness. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 21(3), 697-702.
  • Blazevich, T., Cannavan, D., Coleman, D., Horne, S. (2007). Influence of concentric and eccentric resistance training on architectural adaptation in human quadriceps muscles. Journal of Applied Physiology, 103(5), 1565-1575.

Journal Articles

  • Blazevich, T., Gill, ND., Zhou, S. (2006). Intra- and intermuscular variation in human quadriceps femoris architecture assessed in vivo. Journal of Anatomy, 209(3), 289-310.
  • Blazevich, T., Gill, ND. (2006). Reliability of unfamiliar, multijoint, uni- and bilateral strength tests: effects of load and laterality. Journal of Strength Conditioning Research, 20(1), 226-230.
  • Blazevich, T. (2006). Effects of physical training and detraining, immobilisation, growth and aging on human fascicle geometry. Sports Medicine, 36(12), 1003-1017.

Journal Articles

  • Blazevich, T., Sharp, C. (2005). Understanding muscle architectural adaptation: macro- and micro-level research. Cells Tissues Organs, 181(1), 1-10.

Journal Articles

  • Gill, ND., Hall, R., Blazevich, T. (2004). Creatine serum is not as effective as creatine powder for improving cycle sprint performance in competitive male team-sport athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 18(2), 272-275.
  • Godfrey, R., Blazevich, T. (2004). Exercise and growth hormone in the aging individual, with special reference to the exercise-induced growth hormone response. International Sportmed Journal, 5(4), 246-261.

Journal Articles

  • Blazevich, T., Gill, ND., Bronks, R., Newton, R. (2003). Training-specific muscle architecture adaptation after 5-wk training in athletes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(12), 2013-2022. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.MSS.0000099092.83611.20.

Research Projects

  • Forrest Research Foundation Scholarship - Nishu Tyagi, Forrest Research Foundation, Forrest Research Foundation Scholarship, 2023 ‑ 2027, $27,000.
  • Investigation of motoneurone firing behaviour and associations with symptom severity in individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, ME Research UK, Research Grant, 2023 ‑ 2025, $28,557.
  • Motoneurons, muscle weakness and motor performance in multiple sclerosis , Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia, MSRA - Incubator Grant, 2023 ‑ 2024, $25,000.
  • Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP), International Olympic Committee, Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health, 2019 ‑ 2024, $409,674.
  • Determining the impact of cycling position on the energetic cost and mechanical power output using integrated energetics and muscle mechanical modelling., Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2018 ‑ 2023, $37,500.
  • Effect of muscle fatigue on muscle gearing and shape changes of the human medial gastrocnemius during dynamic contractions, Australasian Society for Human Biology, Student Research Award, 2021 ‑ 2023, $2,000.
  • Jump-starting the spinal cord with acute intermittent hypoxia: mediators of inter-individual variability in neuroplasticity , Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, Neurotrauma Research Program, 2021 ‑ 2023, $94,163.
  • Exercises in submarine , Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Defence Science Research Higher Degree Student Grant, 2021 ‑ 2022, $15,000.
  • Identifying the potential cause and type of injuries and how fatigue influences the risk of injury in elite soccer players, Perth Glory Football Club, Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2017 ‑ 2022, $17,500.
  • Effects of electrically-evoked eccentric strength training on muscle mass, strength, physical health and quality of life in people with spinal cord injury, Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, Neurotrauma Research Program, 2020 ‑ 2022, $89,290.
  • High-intensity exercise: Mechanisms underpinning its benefit during warm-up but consequences during fatigue, Edith Cowan University, ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2017 Round 1, 2018 ‑ 2019, $7,785.
  • Fatigue, musculoskeletal pain and perceived comfort during prolonged standing and physical work using different footwear options: A randomised, controlled trial., Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2017 Open Round, 2017 ‑ 2019, $44,841.
  • Combat Fitness: Assessing and Developing Speed and Quickness for Improved Performance, Australian Institute of Sport, Scholarship - AIS, 2014 ‑ 2019, $18,897.
  • The Impact of Fitness Levels and Leisure-Time Exercise Patterns on the Risk of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders among New Graduate Registered Nurses in Western Australia, WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust, Grant, 2014 ‑ 2018, $8,737.
  • Effects of Dairy-Derived Nutritional Supplementation Combined with Physical Activity on Health and Physical Function in 40 - 60 Year-Old Women, Fonterra Cooperative Ltd, Grant, 2015 ‑ 2017, $729,998.
  • Biomechanical Factors Influencing Injury Risk in Elite (International Level) Tour Cyclists, Australian Institute of Sport, Scholarship - AIS, 2009 ‑ 2016, $72,000.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Muscle gearing during eccentric contractions in vivo
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Muscle architecture behaviour during concentric and eccentric contractions: Influence of ageing and resistance training

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Characterising interhemispheric inhibition in bilateral contraction of the index finger
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Effects of low-intensity, eccentric-biased exercise on performance, critical health markers and well-being in submariners during deployment

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanisms affecting post-activation potentiation following voluntary isokinetic knee extensions
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), The effect of maximal isometric training on doublet-induced force enhancement and its relationship with changes in voluntary rate of force development
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Estimation and modulation of persistent inward currents in human spinal motoneurons
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Beyond jump height: Understanding the kinematics and kinetics of the countermovement jump from vertical ground reaction force data through the use of higher-order time derivatives
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The acute effect of brief, intense muscle warm-up contractions on muscle temperature, muscle water, neural drive and explosive knee extensor muscle function
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuromuscular adaptations of joint angle-specific force change after isometric training
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuromuscular factors affecting stretch-induced torque loss
  • Doctor of Philosophy, An investigation of the neurophysiological factors contributing to reductions in muscle force after stretching
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Factors determining 200-m kayak performance: Muscle strength, aerobic capacity, stroke kinematics and training
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Lower limb fatigue asymmetry of preferred and non-preferred legs after a repeated-sprint test in football players with previous hamstring injury.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Comparison of the physical,physiological and perceptual demands of small-sided games and match play in professional football players.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), The effects of stretching rate on plantar flexor maximum range of motion and resistance to stretch
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Effect of neuromuscular electrical stimulation muscle strength training intervention on muscle force and mass, physical health and quality of life in people with spinal cord injury
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The application of various models for the quantification of external load in soccer
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Hamstring muscle architecture parameters in static and dynamic conditions using ultrasound imaging
  • Master by Research: Effect of varying duration of static stretch on force production within the plantarflexors
  • Master by Research: Effect of an exercise intervention on bone remodeling after injury
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The manifestations of fatigue in amateur boxing performance
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Relative importance and plasticity of anatomical and neuromuscular factors affecting joint torque production.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Mechanisms underpinning an improvement in dynamic muscle force production following a high-intensity warm-up
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Effects of stretch speed, muscular contraction, and psychological state on ankle dorsiflexion maximum range of motion and stiffness
  • Master by Research: Post-activation potentiation: The effects of rate of force development of maximal isometric contractions on subsequent force-time characteristics of human muscle
  • Master by Research: Effects of acute passive and dynamic stretching on the velocity-specific force decrement
  • Master by Research: Factors affecting injury recovery during 4 weeks of intensive rehabilitation
  • Master by Research: Influence of tendon, joint and limb stiffness on running economy
  • Master by Research: Muscle and tendon adaptation during physical rehabilitation after exercise cessation
  • Master by Research: Effect of muscle-tendon stiffness: Countermovement velocity and countermovement displacementon vertical jump height in trained and untrained jumpers
  • Master by Research: The kinematics and kinetics of flat foot gait
  • Master by Research: Stretch duration affects muscle forrce development and twitch characteristics of the triceps surae
  • Master by Research: Technique and strength as determinants of softball bat swing performance
  • Master by Research: The influence of gender on weight raining: Considerations for weight training women
  • Master by Research: Prediciton of stroking characteristics of elite rowers from anthropometric variables
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuromuscular fatigue and biomechanical alterations during high-intensity, constant-load cycling.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The impact of static stretch and muscular contractions on force production within the human triceps surae muscle-tendon complex
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), The effect of vertically - and horizontally - directed plyometric exercise on sprint running performance and the muscle architecture of the gastrocnemius medialis
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Neuromuscular factors contributing to reductions in muscle force after repeated, high-intensity muscular efforts

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Adaptations Underpinning the Development, Retention, and Loss of Muscular Strength in Response to Unilateral Strength Training and Contralateral Limb Detraining
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), The influence of a simulated Olympic distance cycle exercise on subsequent running economy and biomechanics in triathletes
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Characteristics of scoring instances during the 2016 Australian football league home and away season
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The effects of protective or risk factors on suboptimal health status evaluated by subjective or objective measures
  • Master by Research: Design of an inspiratory muscle training system
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Muscle damage and adaptations induced by eccentric cycling in relation to the extracellular matrix
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Movement specificity of training adaptations in elite rugby union players

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The influence of external loading and speed of movement on muscle-tendon unit behaviour and its implications for training
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Lower-limb fatigue asymmetry after a repeated-sprint test in Australian rules football (ARF) players with and without previous unilateral hamstring injury
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Muscle damage and metabolic profiles of eccentric cycling.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Pain assessments and possible mechanisms of delayed onset muscle soreness.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Effect of Performance Fatigue on Sprint Running Technique
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Accuracy in the badmington short serve: A methodological and kinematic investigation
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