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Associate Professor Greg Haff

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5416, Email: g.haff@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.399
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5416
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5036
Email: g.haff@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.399  

 

Greg is an Associate Professor and the course coordinator for the Masters of Exercise Science (Strength & Conditioning) within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • SPS5133: Strength and Conditioning 1- Physiology
  • SPS6103: Advanced Resistance Training
  • SPS6105: Strength and Conditioning - Practicum
  • SPS6107: Current Issues in Strength and Conditioning
  • SPS6108: Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes

Background

  • 2015-present: Associate Professor and Course Coordinator Strength and Conditioning, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Western Australia
  • 2011-2015: Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator Strength and Conditioning, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Western Australia
  • 2010-2011: Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
  • 2004-2010: Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
  • 2003-2005: Kinesiology Department Chair, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls TX.
  • 2002-2004: Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls TX.
  • 2000-2002: Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
  • 1999-2000: Lecturer of Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

Professional Associations

  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • European College of Sport Sciences
  • International Society of Exercise and Immunology
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Australian Weightlifting Association
  • USA Weightlifting
  • USA Cycling

Awards and Recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2014: United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association: Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year-Education and Research
  • 2011: National Strength and Conditioning Association William J. Kraemer Sport Scientist of the Year Award Winner
  • 2001: N.S.C.A. Young Investigator of the Year

 University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2009: WVU School of Medicine Academy of Excellence In Teaching and Learning
  • 2008: WVU School of Medicine Distinguished Teaching Faculty Award Winner

Other

  • 2010: Retiring Board Member Award National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • 2009-2010: National Strength and Conditioning Association Vice President
  • 2009: Who’s Who in Medicine
  • 2008: Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals Honours Edition
  • 2007: Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (FNSCA)
  • 2006: Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders
  • 2006: Who’s Who in the World
  • 2001: 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century (1st Edition)
  • 2001: Who’s Who in America
  • 2001: Curtis D. Williams Graduate School New Faculty Research Honour

Research Areas and Interests

  • Neuromuscular Adaptations to Strength and Power Based Training
  • Training Theory: Periodization Modelling
  • Tools for Evaluating Performance and Training
  • Methods of Recovery
  • Overtraining / Overreaching
  • Physiological and Performance Adaptive Responses to Sequential Periodized Training Models
  • Neuromuscular Adaptive Responses To Accentuated Eccentric Loading Models
  • Hypertrophic Responses to Strength and Power Training
  • Physiological and Performance Responses to Strength-Power-Potentiation Complexes

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, United States of America, 1999.
  • Master of Science, United States of America, 1996.
  • Bachelor of Science - Physical Education, United States of America, 1993.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • The effect of water immersion on muscular performance in athletes ,  Australian Institute of Sport,  Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2016 - 2019,  $116,000.
  • The effect of post-exercise water immersion on muscular performance in athletes.,  Australian Institute of Sport,  High Performance Sport Research Fund,  2017 - 2018,  $28,031.
  • Resistance training frequency: Effect on motivation and adherence to train, overall health status and neuromuscular performance,  Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture,  Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture - Grant,  2014 - 2017,  $279,765.
  • Surfing Collaborative Research Program: A partnership between Surfing Australia and Edith Cowan University,  Surfing Australia,  Surfing Australia - Grant,  2014 - 2017,  $366,062.
  • The development and evaluation of a comprehensive sport-science testing protocol for competitive surfers,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $25,000.
  • Physiological and Performance Responses to Sequential Periodization Models,  National Strength and Conditioning Association,  NSCA - International Collaboration Grant,  2011 - 2013,  $46,386.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Haff, G., Berninger, D., Caulfield, S., (2015), Exercise Technique for Alternative Methods and Nontraditional Implement Training. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, 409-438, Champaign, IL United States, Human Kinetics Publishers.
  • Haff, G., (2015), Periodization. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, 583-604, Champaign, IL United States, Human Kinetics Publishers.
  • Haff, G., (2014), Peaking for Competition in Individual Sports. High Performance Training for Sports, 524-540, United States, Human Kinetics Publishers.
  • Haff, G., (2013), Periodization Strategies for Youth Development. Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application, 149-168, England, Routledge.
  • Haff, G., Burgess, S., (2012), Resistance Training for Endurance Sports. Developing Endurance, 135-180, United States, Human Kinetics.
  • Haff, G., (2012), Periodization of Training. Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance, 326-343, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Haff, G., Haff, E., (2012), Training Integration and Periodization. NSCA's Guide to Program Design, 209-254, United States, Human Kinetics.

Journal Articles

  • Tufano, J., Brown, L., Haff, G., (2017), Theoretical and practical aspects of different cluster set structures: A systematic review. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(3), 848-867, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001581.
  • 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, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.14814/phy2.13241.
  • Jones, J., Pyne, D., Haff, G., Newton, R., (2017), A comparison between elite and sub-elite swimmers on dry-land and tumble turn leg extensor force-time characteristics. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, epub ahead of print(epub ahead of print), epub ahead of print, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002041.
  • Seitz, L., Mina, MA., Haff, G., (2017), A sled push stimulus potentiates subsequent 20-m sprint performance. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(8), 781-785, Australia, Elsevier.
  • James, L., Beckman, E., Kelly, V., Haff, G., (2017), The neuromuscular qualities of higher and lower level mixed martial arts competitors. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(5), 612-620, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2016-0373.
  • James, L., Roberts, L., Haff, G., Kelly, V., Beckman, E., (2017), Validity and reliability of a portable isometric mid-thigh clean pull. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(5), 1378-1386, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001201.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., Brown, L., Sheppard, J., (2017), Effect of Four Weeks Detraining on Strength, Power, and Sensorimotor Ability of Adolescent Surfers. The Open Sports Science Journal, 10(Suppl 1: M6), 71-80, Netherlands, Bentham Science Publishers B.V, DOI: 10.2174/1875399X01710010071.
  • Tufano, J., Conlon, J., Nimphius, S., Brown, L., Petkovic, A., Frick, J., Haff, G., (2017), Effects of Cluster Sets and Rest-Redistribution on Mechanical Responses to Back Squats in Trained Men. Journal of Human Kinetics, 58(1), 35-43, Poland, Polish Academy of Science, DOI: 10.1515/hukin-2017-0069.
  • Walker, S., Haff, G., Newton, R., (2017), Moderate-load muscular endurance strength training did not improve peak power of functional capacity in older men and women. Frontiers in Physiology, In Press(26 Sept), 11p., Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00743.
  • Conlon, J., Newton, R., Tufano, J., Penailillo, L., Banyard, H., Hopper, A., Ridge, A., Haff, G., (2017), The efficacy of periodised resistance training on neuromuscular adaptation in older adults. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(6), 1181-1194, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-017-3605-1.
  • Hopper, A., Haff, E., Barley, O., Joyce, C., Lloyd, R., Haff, G., (2017), Neuromuscular training improves movement competency and physical performance measures in 11-13 year old female netball athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(5), 1165-1176, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001794.
  • James, L., Robertson, S., Haff, G., Beckman, E., Kelly, V., (2017), Identifying the performance characteristics of a winning outcome in elite mixed martial arts competition. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20(3), 296-301, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2016.08.001.
  • Banyard, H., Nosaka, K., Haff, G., (2017), Reliability and validity of the load-velocity relationship to predict the 1RM back squat. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, article in press(article in press), 19p., United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.15191/J SC.0000000000001657.
  • Johnson, W., Alderson, J., Haff, G., (2017), Talent identification in elite rugby union: A theoretical update to an existing predictor algorithm. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 25(3), 33-41, Australia, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Lloyd, R., Cronin, J., Faigenbaum, A., Haff, G., Howard, R., Kraemer, W., Micheli, L., Myer, G., Oliver, J., (2016), National Strength and Conditioning Association position statement on long-term athletic development. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(6), 1491-1509, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001387.
  • Conlon, J., Newton, R., Tufano, J., Banyard, H., Hopper, A., Ridge, A., Haff, G., (2016), Periodization strategies in older adults: Impact on physical function and health. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(12), 2426-2436, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001053.
  • 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, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00149.
  • Tufano, J., Conlon, J., Nimphius, S., Brown, L., Seitz, L., Williamson, B., Haff, G., (2016), Maintenance of Velocity and Power With Cluster Sets During High-Volume Back Squats. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(7), 885-892, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0602.
  • Garcia-Ramos, A., Haff, G., Padial, P., Feriche, B., (2016), Optimal load for maximizing upper-body power: Test-retest reproducibility. Isokinetics and Exercise Science, 24(2), 115-124, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/IES-150608.
  • Woods, C., McKeown, I., Haff, G., Robertson, S., (2016), Comparison of athletic movement between elite junior and senior Australian football players. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(13), 1260-1265, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1107185.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2015-0403.
  • James, L., Haff, G., Kelly, V., Beckman, E., (2016), Towards a Determination of the Physiological Characteristics Distinguishing Successful Mixed Martial Arts Athletes: A Systematic Review of Combat Sport Literature. Sports Medicine, 46(10), 1525-1551, New Zealand, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/s40279-016-0493-1.
  • Jones, M., Jagim, A., Haff, G., Carr, P., Martin, J., Oliver, J., (2016), Greater Strength Drives Difference in Power between Sexes in the Conventional Deadlift Exercise. Sports, 4(43), 10p., Basel, Switzerland, MDPI AG, DOI: 10.3390/sports4030043.
  • Seitz, L., Mina, MA., Haff, G., (2016), Post-activation potentiation of horizontal jump performance across multiple sets of a contrast protocol. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 30(10), 2733-2740, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001383.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Seitz, L., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Comparison of Physical Capacities Between Nonselected and Selected Elite Male Competitive Surfers for the National Junior Team. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(2), 178-182, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0222.
  • Seitz, L., Haff, G., (2015), Factors Modulating Post-Activation Potentiation of Jump, Sprint, Throw and Upper-Body Ballistic Performances: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Sports Medicine, 46(2), 231-240, New Zealand, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/s40279-015-0415-7.
  • Haff, G., Ruben, R., Lider, J., Twine, C., Cormie, P., (2015), A comparison of methods for determining the rate of force development during isometric midthigh clean pulls. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(2), 386-395, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Veliz, RR., Suarez-Arrones, L., Requena, B., Haff, G., Feito, J., Saez De Villarreal, E., (2015), Effects of in-competitive season power-oriented and heavy resistance lower-body training on performance of elite female water polo players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(2), 458-465, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Seitz, L., Haff, G., (2015), Application of Methods of Inducing Postactivation Potentiation During the Preparation of Rugby Players. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37(1), 40-49, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000116.
  • 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, Montreal, Canada, National Research Council of Canada, DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2014-0377.
  • Saez De Villarreal, E., Suarez-Arrones, L., Requena, B., Haff, G., Veliz, RR., (2015), Enhancing performance in professional water polo players: dryland training, in-water training, and combined training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(4), 1089-1097, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000707.
  • Sato, K., George, B., Carroll, K., Bazyler, C., Sha, Z., Haff, G., (2015), Validity of wireless device measuring velocity of resistance exercises. Journal of Trainology, 4(1), 15-18, Japan, Active Aging Research Center.
  • Markwick, W., Bird, S., Tufano, J., Seitz, L., Haff, G., (2015), The Intraday Reliability of the Reactive Strength Index Calculated From a Drop Jump in Professional Men's Basketball. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(4), 482-488, United States, Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0265.
  • Saez De Villarreal, E., Suarez-Arrones, L., Requena, B., Haff, G., Ferrete, C., (2015), Effects of Plyometric and Sprint Training on Physical and Technical Skill Performance in Adolescent Soccer Players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(7), 1894-1903, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000838.
  • Seitz, L., Barr, M., Haff, G., (2015), Effects of Sprint Training With or Without Ball Carry in Elite Rugby Players. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(6), 761-766, United States, Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0193.
  • Garcia-Ramos, A., Padial, P., Haff, G., Arfuelles-Cienfuegos, J., Garcia-Ramos, M., Conde-Pipo, J., Feriche, B., (2015), Effect of Different Interrepetition Rest Periods on Barbell Velocity Loss During the Ballistic Bench Press Exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(9), 2388-2396, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000891.
  • Haff, G., Stone, MH., (2015), Methods of Developing Power With Special Reference to Football Players. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37(6), 2-16, Philadelpia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000153.
  • Conlon, J., Haff, G., Tufano, J., Newton, R., (2015), Application of Session Rating of Perceived Exertion Among Different Models of Resistance Training in Older Adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(12), 3439-3446, Philadelphia, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001200.
  • Tran, T., Nimphius, S., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Newton, R., Brown, L., Sheppard, J., (2015), Effects of unstable and stable resistance training on strength, power, and sensorimotor abilities in adolescent surfers. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10(5), 899-910, London, UK, Sage Publications Ltd..
  • Young, K., Haff, G., Newton, R., Gabbett, T., Sheppard, J., (2015), Assessment and monitoring of ballistic and maximal upper-body strength qualities in athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(2015), 232-237, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0073.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Secomb, J., Farley, O., Haff, G., Newton, R., Nimphius, S., Sheppard, J., (2015), Development and Evaluation of a Drop-and-Stick Method to Assess Landing Skills in Various Levels of Competitive Surfers. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10(3), 396-400, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics, Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0375.
  • Seitz, L., Riviere, M., De Villarreal, ES., Haff, G., (2014), The athletic performance of elite rugby league players is improved after an 8-week small-sided game training intervention. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(4), 971-975, United States, National Strength and Conditioning Association, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182a1f24a.
  • Seitz, L., Trajano, G., Haff, G., (2014), The Back Squat and the Power Clean: Elicitation of Different Degrees of Potentiation. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(4), 643-649, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/IJSPP.2013-0358.
  • Mizuguchi, S., Gray, H., Calabrese, L., Haff, G., Sands, W., Ramsey, MW., Stone, MH., (2014), Repeated change-of-direction test for collegiate male soccer players. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fintess, 54(4), 417-423, Italy, Edizioni Minerva Medica.
  • Seitz, L., De Villarreal, ES., Haff, G., (2014), The Temporal Profile of Postactivation Potentiation is Related to Strength Level. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(3), 706-715, United States, National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Seitz, L., Reyes, A., Tran, T., De Villarreal, ES., Haff, G., (2014), Increases in lower-body strength transfer positively to sprint performance: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 44(12), 1693-1702, New Zealand, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s40279-014-0227-1.
  • De Villarreal, ES., Suarez-Arrones, L., Requena, B., Haff, G., Ramos-Veliz, R., (2014), Effects of dry-land vs. In-water specific strength training on professional male water polo players' performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(11), 3179-3187, United States, National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Young, K., Haff, G., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2014), Reliability of a Novel Testing Protocol to Assess Upper-Body Strength Qualities in Elite Athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9(5), 871-875, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2013-0332.
  • Kavanaugh, A., Mizuguchi, S., Stone, M., Haff, G., Williams, D., Lamont, H., Ramsey, M., (2014), Whole-body vibration does not affect sprint performance in NCAA division 1 sprinters and jumpers. Journal of the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association, 22(4), 6-13, Helensvale, Town Centre QLS Australia, ASCA.
  • Hornsby, W., Haff, G., Sands, W., Ramsey, M., Beckham, G., Stone, ME., Stone, MH., (2013), Alterations in strength characteristics for isometric and dynamic mid-thigh pulls in collegiate throwers across 11 weeks of training. Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche, 172(12), 929-940, Italy, Edizioni Minerva Medica.
  • Beckham, G., Miziguchi, S., Carter, C., Sato, K., Ramsey, M., Lamont, H., Hornsby, G., Haff, G., Stone, M., (2013), Relationships of isometric mid-thigh pull variables to weightlifting performance. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness , 53(5), 573-581, Turin, Italy, Edizioni Minerva Medica.
  • Sheppard, J., Nimphius, S., Haff, G., Tran, T., Spiteri, T., Brooks, H., Slater, G., Newton, R., (2013), Development of a Comprehensive Performance-Testing Protocol for Competitive Surfers. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance , 8(5), 490-495, Champaign, Illinois, United States, Human Kinetics.
  • Spiteri, T., Cochrane Wilkie, J., Hart, N., Haff, G., Nimphius, S., (2013), Effect of strength on plant foot kinetics and kinematics during a change of direction task. European Journal of Sport Science, 13(6), 646-652, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.774053.
  • Beckham, G., Lamont, H., Sato, K., Ramsey, M., Haff, G., Stone, M., (2012), Isometric Strength of Powerlifters in Key Position of the Conventional Deadlift. Journal of Trainology, 1(2), 32-35, Japan, Active Aging Research Center.
  • Landow, L., Haff, G., (2012), Use of stability balls in strength and conditioning. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(1), 48-50, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1097/01.ssc.0000411450.82590.22.
  • Painter, KB., Haff, G., Ramsey, MW., McBride, J., Triplett, T., Sands, WA., Lamont, HS., Stone, ME., Stone, MH., (2012), Strength gains: Block versus daily undulating periodization weight training among track and field athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 7(2), 161-169, United States, Human Kinetics.
  • Haff, G., (2012), Current Research: Training for Strength, Power, and Speed. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(2 ), 76-78, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31824f2a88.
  • Haff, G., Nimphius, S., (2012), Training Principles for Power. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(6), 2-12, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Oberacker, L., Davis, S., Haff, G., Witmer, C., Moir, G., (2012), The Yo-Yo IR2 Test: Physiological Response, Reliability, and Application to Elite Soccer. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26(10), 2734-2740, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Crum, A., Kawamori, N., Stone, M., Haff, G., (2012), The Acute Effects of Moderately Loaded Concentric-Only Quarter Squats on Vertical Jump Performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26(4), 914-925, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Leary, BK., Statler, J., Hopkins, B., Fitzwater, R., Kesling, T., Lyon, J., Phillips, B., Bryner, R., Cormie, P., Haff, G., (2012), The relationship between isometric force-time curve characteristics and club head speed in recreational golfers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26(10), 2685-2697, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Conference Publications

  • Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Weber, J., Dobbin, M., Joyce, D., Higgins, C., Haff, G., Newton, R., (2014), Muscle-bone differences between elite Australian football and rugby union players. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 99-101, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Blanco Ochoa, P., Haff, G., Hart, N., Seitz, L., Spiteri, T., Tufano, J., Nimphius, S., (2014), Bone; Body composition and isometric rate of force development are associated in female ballet students and university ballet students. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning , 106-110, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Conlon, J., Haff, G., Nimphius, S., Tran, T., Newton, R., (2013), Vertical jump velocity as a determinant of speed and agility performance. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 21(8 - 10 November), 88-90, Helensvale, Queensland, Australia, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • 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, 21 (8 - 10 November), 31-33, Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Tran, T., Lundgren, L., Nimphius, S., Haff, G., Newton, R., Sheppard, J., (2013), Physical profiles of an elite stand-up paddleboard surfer: A case study. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 21 (8 - 10 November), 88-90, Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Young, K., Gabbett, TJ., Haff, G., Newton, R., Watts, DG., Sheppard, J., (2013), The effect of initial strength levels on the training response to heavy resistance training and ballistic training on upper body pressing strength. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 21 (8 - 10 November), 85-87, Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Young, K., Sheppard, J., Haff, G., Newton, R., Watts, DG., Daley, S., (2013), Differences in upper body strength and power between international and national level water polo players. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, 21 (8 - 10 November), 54-56, Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia, Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  The Development And Evaluation Of A Testing Protocol To Assess Upper Body Pressing Strength Qualities In High Performance Athletes
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Comparison Of Body Composition, Neuromuscular Characteristics And Anaerobic Endurance Between Novice, Semi-professional And Professional Ballet Dancers.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Acute Effects Of Cluster Sets On Mechanical, Perceptual, And Hormonal Responses
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Efficacy Of Periodized Resistance Training In Older Adults
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Reducing Biomechanical Risk Factors Associated With Injury During Landing And Improving Performance In 11-13 Year Old Netball Athletes
  • The Notion Of Masculinity In Male Collegiate Road Cyclists
  • Perceptual Changes And Sleep Disruption Following Pre-season Soccer Training
  • A Comparison Of Motivational Characteristics Of Male And Female Basketball Players In The Lone Star Conference
  • Changes In Cortisol, Testosterone, And Tc Ratio Of Collegiate Cyclists During Multiple Hill And Flat Time Trials
  • The Effects Of A High-intensity Quarter Squat Warm-up On Vertical Jump Performance At Different Time Intervals
  • The Acute Effects Of Sleep Deprivation On National-caliber Male Collegiate Weightlifters
  • Effect Of Carbohydrate Supplementation On Performance During An Acute Bout Of High Intensity Resistance Training
  • The Effect Of Different Degrees Of Pedal Float On Power During A 20 Km Time Trial In Elite Cyclists
  • Influence Of Different Relative Intensities On Power Output During The Hang Power Clean: Identification Of The Optimal Load
  • The Validity Of Accelerometer Technologies For Assessing Vertical Jump Performance
  • A Comparison Of Performance Characteristics Between Division I And Ii Women Volleyball Players
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Training Load Quantification In Professional Australian Basketball And The Use Of The Reactive Strength Index As A Monitoring Tool.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  The Creation And Validation Of A Youth Fundamental Hitting Scale: The Assessment Of Youth Baseball And Softball Hitting Fundamentals And The Perceived Psychological Barriers To Hitting A Pitched Ball.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Analysis Of Road Sprint Cycling Performance
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Muscle Damage And The Repeated Bout Effect In Male Bodybuilders Following Unaccustomed Resistance Exercise

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Mechanisms Affecting Post-activation Potentiation Following Voluntary Isokinetic Knee Extensions
  • Anthropometric, Strength, And Power Determinantsof Throwing Performance In Collegiate Throwers
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Dry Land Strength And Power Training To Enhance Swimming In-water Turn Performance
  • Acute Effects Of Whole-body Vibration On 30m Flying Sprint Performance
  • The Effect Of Resistance Exercise On Recovery Blood Pressures And Heart Rate In Normotensive And Borderline Hypertensive Males
  • The Relationship Between Isometric Force Characteristics And Vertical Jump Height Under Various Loading Condition
  • A Practical Comparison Between Traditional Periodization And Daily-undulating Weight Training Among Collegiate Track And Field Atheletes
  • Physiological And Performance Effects Of 11 Weeks Of Training In Division I Collegiate Throwers: An Exploratory Study
  • The Effects Of A Multiple Step Antioxidant Supplementaion Protocol On High-intensity Cycling Performance
  • Aging-dependent Effects Of Training And Antioxidant Supplementation On Oxidative Stress In Skeletal Muscle
  • The Effect Of Balance Training On Performance In Division Ii Female Soccer Players
  • The Changes In Pitching Mechanics And Pitch Velocity During A Seven-inning Simulated Game In High School Baseball Pitchers: A Pprospective Descriptive Study
  • The Effect Of Training In Elite Cyclists On Chronic Renal Function
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