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Professor Greg Haff

Professor of Strength and Conditioning

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5416
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5036
Email: g.haff@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.399  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0676-7750

Greg is a 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

  • 2018-present: Professor and Course Coordinator Strength and Conditioning, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Western Australia
  • 2015-2018: 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 Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Pérez-Castilla, A., Jukic, I., Haff, G., García-Ramos , A. (2021). The bench press grip width does not affect the number of repetitions performed at different velocity loss thresholds. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(3), Article 1057. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18031057.
  • Coyne, J., Newton, R., Haff, G. (2021). Relationships between internal training load in a taper with elite weightlifting performance calculated using different moving average methods. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 16(3), 342-352. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2020-0002.
  • Coyne, J., Coutts, A., Newton, R., Haff, G. (2021). The Influence of Mental Fatigue on Sessional Ratings of Perceived Exertion in Elite Open and Closed Skill Sports Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 35(4), 963-969. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003980.

Journal Articles

  • Moeskops, S., Oliver, J., Read, P., Cronin, J., Myer, G., Haff, G., Lloyd, R. (2020). The Influence of Biological Maturity and Competitive Level on Isometric Force-Time Curve Variables and Vaulting Performance in Young Female Gymnasts. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 34(8), 2136-2145. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003672.
  • Latella, C., Haff, G. (2020). Global Challenges of Being a Strength Athlete during a Pandemic: Impacts and Sports-Specific Training Considerations and Recommendations. Sports, 8(7), Article Number 100. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8070100.
  • Chavda, S., Turner, A., Comfort, P., Haff, G., Williams, S., Bishop, C., Lake, J. (2020). A Practical Guide to Analyzing the Force-Time Curve of Isometric Tasks in Excel. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 42(2), 26-37. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000507.
  • Sanudo, B., De Hoyo, M., Haff, G., Muñoz-López, A. (2020). Influence of strength level on the acute post-activation performance enhancement following flywheel and free weight resistance training. Sensors, 20(24), Article number 7156. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20247156.
  • Victora Ruas, C., Taylor, J., Nosaka, K., Haff, G., Latella, C. (2020). A time-efficient method to determine parameters for measurement of short-interval intracortical inhibition for quadriceps. European Journal of Neuroscience, 52(12), 4751-4761. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.14904.
  • Garcia-Ramos, A., Gonzalez-Hernandez, J., Banos-Pelegrin, E., Castano-Zambudio, A., Capelo-Ramirez, F., Boullosa, D., Haff, G., Jimenez-Reyes, P. (2020). Mechanical and metabolic responses to traditional and cluster set configurations in the bench press exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 34(3), 663-670. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002301.
  • Hornsby, WG., Fry, A., Haff, G., Stone, M. (2020). Addressing the Confusion within Periodization Research. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology, 5(3), Article number 68. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk5030068.
  • Keiner, M., Rähse, H., Wirth, K., Hartmann, H., Fries, K., Haff, G. (2020). Influence of maximal strength on in-water and dry-land performance in young water polo players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 34(7), 1999-2005. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002610.
  • 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.
  • Hornsby, WG., Haff, G., Suarez, D., Ramsey, M., Triplett, NT., Hardee, J., Stone, M., Stone, M. (2020). Alterations in Adiponectin, Leptin, Resistin, Testosterone, and Cortisol across Eleven Weeks of Training among Division One Collegiate Throwers: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology, 5(2), Article number 5020044. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk5020044.
  • Coyne, J., Coutts, A., Fomin, R., French, D., Newton, R., Haff, G. (2020). Heart Rate Variability and Direct Current Measurement Characteristics in Professional Mixed Martial Arts Athletes. Sports, 8(8), Article number 109. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8080109.
  • James, L., Connick, M., Haff, G., Kelly, V., Beckman, E. (2020). The Countermovement Jump Mechanics of Mixed Martial Arts Competitors. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 34(4), 982-987. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003508.
  • Cuthbert, M., Ripley, N., McMahon, J., Evans, M., Haff, G., Comfort, P. (2020). The Effect of Nordic Hamstring Exercise Intervention Volume on Eccentric Strength and Muscle Architecture Adaptations: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses. Sports Medicine, 50(1), 83-99. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01178-7.
  • Brady, C., Harrison, A., Flanagan, E., Haff, G., Comyns, T. (2020). The relationship between isometric strength and sprint acceleration in sprinters. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 15(1), 38-45. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2019-0151.
  • Edwards, T., Piggott, B., Banyard, H., Haff, G., Joyce, C. (2020). Sprint acceleration force-velocity-power characteristics in drafted vs non-drafted junior Australian football players: preliminary results. Science and Medicine in Football, 2020(Article in press), 4p.. https://doi.org/10.1080/24733938.2020.1830159.
  • Lum, D., Haff, G., Barbosa, T. (2020). The Relationship between Isometric Force-Time Characteristics and Dynamic Performance: A Systematic Review. Sports, 8(5), Article Number 63. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8050063.
  • Hornsby, WG., South, M., Stone, J., Lamont, H., Haff, G., Stone, M. (2020). The Acute Effects of Whole Body Vibration on Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull Performance. Vibration, 3(2), 85-98. https://doi.org/10.3390/vibration3020008.
  • Harris, D., Kendall, K., Haff, G., Latella, C. (2020). Absolute and Relative Strength, Power and Physiological Characteristics of Indian Junior National‐ Level Judokas. Sports, 8(2), Article Number 14. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8020014.
  • 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.
  • Edwards, T., Piggott, B., Banyard, H., Haff, G., Joyce, C. (2020). Sprint acceleration characteristics across the Australian football participation pathway. Sports Biomechanics, 2020(Article in press), 13p.. https://doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2020.1790641.
  • Morris, S., Oliver, J., Pedley, J., Haff, G., Lloyd, R. (2020). Taking a long-term approach to the development of weightlifting ability in young athletes. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 42(6), 71-90. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000608.

Journal Articles

  • Harden, M., Wolf, A., Haff, G., Hicks, K., Howatson, G. (2019). Repeatability and specificity of eccentric force output and the implications for eccentric training load prescription. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33(3), 676-683. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002965.
  • Guppy, S., Brady, C., Kotani, Y., Stone, M., Medic, N., Haff, G. (2019). Effect of Altering Body Posture and Barbell Position on the Within-Session Reliability and Magnitude of Force-Time Curve Characteristics in the Isometric Midthigh Pull. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33(12), 3252-3262. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003254.
  • Faigenbaum, A., Macdonald, J., Haff, G. (2019). Are Young Athletes Strong Enough for Sport? DREAM On. Current Sports Medicine Reports, 18(1), 6-8. https://doi.org/10.1249/JSR.0000000000000554.
  • Latella, C., Teo, W., Drinkwater, E., Kendall, K., Haff, G. (2019). The Acute Neuromuscular Responses to Cluster Set Resistance Training: A Systematic Review and Meta‑Analysis. Sports Medicine, 49(12), 1861-1877. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01172-z.
  • James, L., Comfort, P., Suchomel, T., Kelly, V., Beckman, E., Haff, G. (2019). Influence of Power Clean Ability and Training Age on Adaptations to Weightlifting-Style Training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33(11), 2936-2944. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002534.
  • Coyne, J., Nimphius, S., Newton, R., Haff, G. (2019). Does mathematical coupling matter to the acute to chronic workload ratio? A case study from elite sport. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 14(10), 1447-1454. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2018-0874.
  • Delgado, J., Drinkwater, E., Haff, G., Banyard, H., Nosaka, K. (2019). Comparison Between Back Squat, Romanian Deadlift, and Barbell Hip Thrust for Leg and Hip Muscle Activities During Hip Extension. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33(10), 2595-2601. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003290.
  • Hughes, S., Chapman, D., Haff, G., Nimphius, S. (2019). The use of a functional test battery as a noninvasive method of fatigue assessment. PLoS One, 14(2), Article e0212870. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212870.
  • Torrejon, A., Balsalobre-Fernandez, C., Haff, G., Garcia-Ramos, A. (2019). The load-velocity profile differs more between men and women than between individuals with different strength levels. Sports Biomechanics, 18(3), 245-255. https://doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2018.1433872.
  • Victora Ruas, C., Pinto, R., Haff, G., De Paula De Lima, C., Pinto, M., Brown, L. (2019). Alternative Methods of Determining Hamstrings-to-Quadriceps Ratios: a Comprehensive Review. Sports Medicine - Open, 5(1), Article no. 11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40798-019-0185-0.
  • 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.
  • Tufano, J., Conlon, J., Nimphius, S., Oliver, J., Kreutzer, A., Haff, G. (2019). Different cluster sets result in similar metabolic, endocrine, and perceptual responses in trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33(2), 346-354. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001898.
  • Suchomel, T., Wagle, J., Douglas, J., Taber, C., Harden, M., Haff, G., Stone, M. (2019). Implementing Eccentric Resistance Training—Part 1: A Brief Review of Existing Methods. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology, 4(2), Article no. 38. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk4020038.
  • Victora Ruas, C., Pinto, R., Haff, G., De Paula De Lima, C., Brown, L. (2019). Effects of Different Combinations of Concentric and Eccentric Resistance Training Programs on Traditional and Alternative Hamstrings-to-Quadriceps Ratios. Sports, 7(10), Article no. 221. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports7100221.
  • Blanco Ochoa, P., Nimphius, S., Seitz, L., Spiteri, T., Haff, G. (2019). Countermovement Jump and Drop Jump Performances Are Related to Grand Jete´ Leap Performance in Dancers With Different Skill Levels. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2019(Article in press), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000003315.
  • Torrejon, A., Janicijevic, D., Haff, G., Garcia-Ramos, A. (2019). Acute effects of different set configurations during a strength‑oriented resistance training session on barbell velocity and the force–velocity relationship in resistance‑trained males and females. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(6), 1409-1417. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-019-04131-8.
  • Suchomel, T., Wagle, J., Douglas, J., Taber, C., Harden, M., Haff, G., Stone, M. (2019). Implementing Eccentric Resistance Training—Part 2: Practical Recommendations. Journal of Funcitonal Morphology and Kinesiology, 4(3), Article number 55. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk4030055.
  • Lake, J., Augustus, S., Austin, K., Comfort, P., McMahon, J., Mundy, P., Haff, G. (2019). The reliability and validity of the bar-mounted PUSH BandTM 2.0 during bench press with moderate and heavy loads. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(23), 2685–2690. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1656703.
  • Comfort, P., Dos'santos, T., Beckham, G., Stone, M., Guppy, S., Haff, G. (2019). Standardization and Methodological Considerations for the Isometric Midthigh Pull. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 41(2), 57-79. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000433.

Journal Articles

  • Edwards, T., Spiteri, T., Piggott, B., Bonhotal, J., Haff, G., Joyce, C. (2018). Monitoring and Managing Fatigue in Basketball. Sports, 6(1), Article no.19. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6010019.
  • Garcia-Ramos, A., Pestana-Melero, F., Perez-Castilla, A., Rojas, FJ., Haff, G. (2018). Differences in the Load–Velocity Profile Between 4 Bench-Press Variants. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(3), 326-331. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0158.
  • Painter, K., Haff, G., Triplett, NT., Stuart, C., Hornsby, G., Ramsey, M., Bazyler, C., Stone, M. (2018). Resting Hormone Alterations and Injuries: Block vs. DUP Weight-Training among D-1 Track and Field Athletes. Sports, 6(1), article no.3. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6010003.
  • Poulos, N., Chaouachi, A., Buchheit, M., Slimani, D., Haff, G., Newton, R. (2018). Complex training and countermovement jump performance across multiple sets: Effect of back squat intensity. Kinesiology, 50(March 2018), 75-89.
  • Victora Ruas, C., Brown, L., Lima, C., Haff, G., Pinto, R. (2018). Different Muscle Action Training Protocols on Quadriceps-Hamstrings: Neuromuscular Adaptations. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 39(5), 355-365. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0044-100391.
  • James, L., Haff, G., Kelly, VG., Connick, MJ., Hoffman, BW., Beckman, EM. (2018). The impact of strength level on adaptations to combined weightlifting, plyometric, and ballistic training. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(5), 1494-1505. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13045.
  • Garcia-Ramos, A., Pestana-Melero, F., Perez-Castilla, A., Rojas, F., Haff, G. (2018). Mean velocity vs. mean propulsive velocity vs. peak velocity: Which variable determines bench press relative load with higher reliability?. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(5), 1273-1279. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001998.
  • García-Ramos, A., Torrejon, A., Feriche, B., Morales-Artacho, A., Pérez-Castilla, A., Padial, P., Haff, G. (2018). Prediction of the Maximum Number of Repetitions and Repetitions in Reserve From Barbell Velocity. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(3), 353-359. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0302.
  • Garcia-Ramos, A., Haff, G., Padial, P., Feriche, B. (2018). Reliability of power and velocity variables collected during the traditional and ballistic bench press exercise. Sports Biomechanics, 17(1), 117-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2016.1260767.
  • Jones, JV., Pyne, DB., Haff, G., Newton, R. (2018). 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, 32(6), 1762-1769. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002041.
  • Jones, J., Pyne, D., Haff, G., Newton, R. (2018). Comparison of ballistic and strength training on swimming turn and dry-land leg extensor characteristics in elite swimmers. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 13(2), 262-269. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954117726017.
  • James, L., Haff, G., Kelly, V., Beckman, E. (2018). Physiological determinants of mixed martial arts performance and method of competition outcome. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 13(6), 978-984. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954118780303.
  • Brady, C., Harrison, A., Flanagan, E., Haff, G., Comyns, T. (2018). A Comparison of the Isometric Midthigh Pull and Isometric Squat: Intraday Reliability, Usefulness, and the Magnitude of Difference Between Tests. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(7), 844-852. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0480.
  • Coyne, J., Haff, G., Coutts, A., Newton, R., Nimphius, S. (2018). The Current State of Subjective Training Load Monitoring—a Practical Perspective and Call to Action. Sports Medicine - Open, 4(1), Article number 58. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40798-018-0172-x.
  • Guppy, S., Brady, C., Kotani, Y., Stone, M., Medic, N., Haff, G. (2018). The Effect of Altering Body Posture and Barbell Position on the Between-Session Reliability of Force-Time Curve Characteristics in the Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull. Sports, 6(4), article no.162. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6040162.
  • Lake, J., Augustus, S., Austin, K., Mundy, P., McMahon, J., Comfort, P., Haff, G. (2018). The Validity of the Push Band 2.0 during Vertical Jump Performance. Sports, 6(4), article no.140. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6040140.
  • García-Ramos, A., Haff, G., Pestana-Melero, F., Perez-Castilla, A., Rojas, F., Balsalobre-Fernandez, C., Jaric, S. (2018). Feasibility of the 2-Point Method for Determining the 1-Repetition Maximum in the Bench Press Exercise. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(4), 474-481. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0374.
  • Guppy, S., Brady, C., Comfort, P., Haff, G. (2018). The isometric mid-thigh pull: a review and methodology - part 1. Professional Strength and Conditioning, 51(December 2018), 13-19.
  • Cunanan, A., Deweese, B., Wagle, J., Carroll, K., Sausaman, R., Hornsby, W., Haff, G., Triplett, N., Pierce, K., Stone, M. (2018). The General Adaptation Syndrome: A Foundation for the Concept of Periodization. Sports Medicine, 48(4), 787-797. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-017-0855-3.
  • Pestana-Melero, F., Haff, G., Rojas, F., Perez-Castilla, A., García-Ramos, A. (2018). Reliability of the Load–Velocity Relationship Obtained Through Linear and Polynomial Regression Models to Predict the 1-Repetition Maximum Load. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 34(3), 184-190. https://doi.org/10.1123/jab.2017-0266.
  • García-Ramos, A., Haff, G., Feriche, B., Jaric, S. (2018). Effects of different conditioning programmes on the performance of high-velocity soccer-related tasks: Systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 13(1), 129-151. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954117711096.
  • Garcia-Ramos, A., Haff, G., Jimenez-Reyes, P., Perez-Castilla, A. (2018). Assessment of upper-body ballistic performance through the bench press throw exercise: Which velocity outcome provides the highest reliability?. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(10), 2701-2707. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002616.
  • Edwards, T., Spiteri, T., Piggott, B., Haff, G., Joyce, C. (2018). A Narrative Review of the Physical Demands and Injury Incidence in American Football: Application of Current Knowledge and Practices in Workload Management. Sports Medicine, 48(1), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-017-0783-2.
  • Banyard, H., Nosaka, K., Vernon, A., Haff, G. (2018). The reliability of individualized load–velocity profiles. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(6), 763-769. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0610.
  • Hornsby, W., Gentles, J., Haff, G., Stone, M., Buckner, S., Dankel, S., Bell, Z., Abe, T., Loenneke, J. (2018). What is the impact of muscle hypertrophy on strength and sport performance?. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 40(6), 99-111. https://doi.org/10.1519/ssc.0000000000000432.
  • Moeskops, S., Oliver, J., Read, P., Cronin, J., Myer, G., Haff, G., Lloyd, R. (2018). Within- and between-session reliability of the isometric midthigh pull in young female athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(7), 1892-1901. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002566.
  • Arazi, H., Khanmohammadi, A., Asadi, A., Haff, G. (2018). The effect of resistance training set configuration on strength, power, and hormonal adaptation in female volleyball players. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 43(2), 154-164. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2017-0327.
  • Beckham, G., Sato, K., Santana, H., Mizuguchi, S., Haff, G., Stone, M. (2018). Effect of body position on force production during the isometric midthigh pull. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(1), 48-56. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001968.
  • Conlon, J., Haff, G., Tufano, J., Newton, R. (2018). Training load indices, perceived tolerance, and enjoyment among different models of resistance training in older adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(3), 867-875. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002281.

Journal Articles

  • Tufano, J., Conlon, J., Nimphius, S., Brown, L., Banyard, H., Williamson, B., Bishop, L., Hopper, A., Haff, G. (2017). Cluster sets: Permitting greater mechanical stress without decreasing relative velocity. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(4), 463-469. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2015-0738.
  • 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 Sciences Journal, 10(Suppl 1: M6), 71-80. https://doi.org/10.2174/1875399X01710010071.
  • Walker, S., Haff, G., Häkkinen, K., 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, 8(2017), 743. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00743.
  • 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.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001581.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0373.
  • Bernards, J., Sato, K., Haff, G., Bazyler, C. (2017). Current Research and Statistical Practices in Sport Science and a Need for Change. Sports, 5(4), Article no.87. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports5040087.
  • Hopper, A., Haff, E., Joyce, C., Lloyd, RS., Haff, G. (2017). Neuromuscular Training Improves Lower Extremity Biomechanics Associated with Knee Injury during Landing in 11-13 Year Old Female Netball Athletes: A Randomized Control Study. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(Nov 2017), article no. 883. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00883.
  • 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.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2016.12.074.
  • 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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2016.08.001.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001201.
  • Turpela, M., Hakkinen, K., Haff, G., Walker, S. (2017). Effects of different strength training frequencies on maximum strength, body composition and functional capacity in healthy older individuals. Experimental Gerontology, 98(Nov 2017), 13-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2017.08.013.
  • Banyard, H., Nosaka, K., Sato, K., Haff, G. (2017). Validity of various methods for determining velocity, force, and power in the back squat. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(9), 1170-1176. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0627.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1515/hukin-2017-0069.
  • 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, 31(7), 1897-1904. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001657.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-017-3605-1.

Journal Articles

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1107185.
  • 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. https://doi.org/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.. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001383.
  • 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.
  • Seitz, L., Haff, G. (2016). 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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-015-0415-7.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001387.
  • 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.
  • Garciá-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. https://doi.org/10.3233/IES-150608.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2015-0602.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001053.

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). Human Kinetics Publishers.
  • Haff, G. (2015). Periodization. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning (583-604). Human Kinetics Publishers.

Journal Articles

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000707.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2014-0375.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2014-0073.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2014-0222.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000891.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001200.
  • Haff, G., Stone, MH. (2015). Methods of Developing Power With Special Reference to Football Players. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37(6), 2-16. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000153.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2014-0377.

Book Chapters

  • Haff, G. (2014). Peaking for Competition in Individual Sports. High Performance Training for Sports (524-540). Human Kinetics Publishers.

Journal Articles

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182a73ea3.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000514.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2013-0332.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182a1f24a.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-014-0227-1.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1123/IJSPP.2013-0358.

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.

Book Chapters

  • Haff, G. (2013). Periodization Strategies for Youth Development. Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application (149-168). Routledge.

Journal Articles

  • 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.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2013.774053.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Conference Publications

  • 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 (88-90). 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 (85-87). 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 (31-33). 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 (88-90). 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 (54-56). Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

Book Chapters

  • Haff, G. (2012). Periodization of Training. Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance (326-343). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Haff, G., Haff, E. (2012). Training Integration and Periodization. NSCA's Guide to Program Design (209-254). Human Kinetics Publishers.
  • Haff, G., Burgess, S. (2012). Resistance Training for Endurance Sports. Developing Endurance (135-180). Human Kinetics Publishers.

Journal Articles

  • 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.
  • Haff, G., Nimphius, S. (2012). Training Principles for Power. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(6), 2-12. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e31826db467.
  • Landow, L., Haff, G. (2012). Use of stability balls in strength and conditioning. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(1), 48-50. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ssc.0000411450.82590.22.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31826791bf.
  • Haff, G. (2012). Current Research: Training for Strength, Power, and Speed.. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(2), 76-78. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e31824f2a88.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318242a32a.
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318248d79c.
  • 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.

Journal Articles

  • Peterson, M., Pistilli, E., Haff, G., Hoffman, E., Gordon, P. (2011). Progression of volume load and muscular hypertrophy during resistance exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 111(6), 1063-1071. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-010-1735-9.
  • Kavanaugh, A., Ramsey, MR., Sands, WA., Haff, G., Stone, MH. (2011). Acute whole-body vibration does not affect static jump performance. European Journal of Sport Science, 11(1), 19-25. https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2010.481333.

Journal Articles

  • Ryan, MJ., Dudash, HJ., Docherty, M., Geronilla, KB., Baker, BA., Haff, G., Cutlip, RG., Alway, SE. (2010). Vitamin E and C supplementation reduces oxidative stress, improves antioxidant enzymes and positive muscle work in chronically loaded muscles of aged rats. Experimental Gerontology, 45(11), 882-894.
  • Ruben, RM., Molinari, MA., Bibbee, CA., Childress, MA., Harman, MS., Reed, KP., Haff, G. (2010). The acute effects of an ascending squat protocol on performance during horizontal plyometric jumps. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 24(2), 358-369.

Books

  • Bompa, T., Haff, G. (2009). Periodization: Theory and Methodology of Training. Human Kinetics.

Journal Articles

  • Kraska, JM., Ramsay, MW., Haff, G., Fethke, N., Sands, WA., Stone, ME., Stone, M. (2009). Relationship between strength characteristics and unweighted and weighted vertical jump height. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 4(4), 461-473.
  • Whittington, J., Schoen, E., Labounty, LL., Hamdy, R., Ramsay, MW., Stone, M., Sands, WA., Haff, G., Stone, M. (2009). Bone Mineral Density and Content of Collegiate Throwers: Influence of Maximum Strength.. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness: a journal on applied physiology, biomechanics, preventive medicine, sports medicine and traumatology, sports psychology, 49(4), 464-473.

Book Chapters

Journal Articles

  • Stone, M., Sands, WA., Pierce, KC., Ramsey, MW., Haff, G. (2008). Power and Power Potentiation among Strength Power Athletes: Preliminary Study.. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 3(1), 55-67.
  • Sands, WA., McNeal, JR., Stone, M., Kimmel, WL., Haff, G., Jemni, M. (2008). The effect of vibration on active and passive range of motion in elite female synchronized swimmers. European Journal of Sports Science, 8(4), 217-223.
  • Haff, G., Jackson, JR., Kawamori, N., Carlock, JM., Hartman, MJ., Kilgore, JL., Morris, RT., Ramsay, MW., Sands, WA., Stone, M. (2008). Force-time curve characteristics and hormonal alterations during an eleven-week training period in elite women weightlifters. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(2), 433-446.
  • Haff, G., Hobbs, RT., Haff, E., Sands, WA., Pierce, KC., Stone, M. (2008). Cluster Training: A Novel Method for Introducing Training Program Variation. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 30(1), 67-76.
  • Kulik, JR., Touchberry, CD., Kawamori, N., Blumert, PA., Crum, AJ., Haff, G. (2008). Supplemental carbohydrate ingestion does not improve performance of high-intensity resistance exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(4), 1101-1107.
  • Ryan, MJ., Dudash, HJ., Docherty, M., Geronilla, KB., Baker, BA., Haff, G., Cutlip, RG., Alway, SE. (2008). Aging-dependent regulation of antioxidant enzymes and redox status in chronically loaded rat dorsiflexor muscles. Journal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 63(10), 1015-1026.
  • Sands, WA., McNeal, JR., Stone, M., Haff, G., Kinser, AM. (2008). Effect of vibration on forward split flexibility and pain perception in young male gymnasts. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 3(4), 469-481.

Journal Articles

  • Dunlavy, JK., Sands, WA., McNeal, JR., Stone, M., Smith, SL., Jemni, M., Haff, G. (2007). Strength performance assessment in a simulated men's gymnastics still rings cross.. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 6(1), 93-97.
  • Blumert, PA., Crum, AJ., Ernsting, M., Volek, JS., Hollander, DB., Haff, E., Haff, G. (2007). The acute effects of twenty-four hours of sleep loss on the performance of national-caliber male collegiate weightlifters. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 21(4), 1146-1154.
  • Rossi, SJ., Buford, TW., Smith, DB., Kennel, R., Haff, E., Haff, G. (2007). Bilateral comparison of barbell kinetics and kinematics during a weightlifting competition. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 2(2), 150-158.

Journal Articles

  • Kawamori, N., Rossi, SJ., Justice, BD., Haff, E., Pistilli, EE., O'Bryant, HS., Stone, M., Haff, G. (2006). Peak force and rate of force development during isometric mid-thigh clean pulls and dynamic mid-thigh clean pulls performed at various intensities. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 20(3), 483-491. https://doi.org/10.1519/18025.1.
  • Baghurst, T., Hollander, DB., Nardella, B., Haff, G. (2006). Change in sociocultural ideal male physique: An examination of past and present action figures. Body Image, 3(1), 87-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2005.11.001.
  • Stone, M., Stone, M., Sands, W., Pierce, K., Newton, R., Haff, G., Carlock, J. (2006). Maximum Strength and Strength Training - A Relationship to Endurance?. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 28(3), 44-53.
  • Dumke, CL., Brock, DW., Helms, BH., Haff, G. (2006). Heart rate at lactate threshold and cycling time trials. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 20(3), 601-607. https://doi.org/10.1519/R-17525.1.

Journal Articles

  • Powell, D., Stiles, BL., Haff, G., Kilgore, L. (2005). The Notion of Masculinity in Male Collegiate Road Cyclists.. Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology, 33(2), 153-161.
  • Kawamori, N., Crum, AJ., Blumert, PA., Kulik, JR., Childers, JT., Wood, JA., Stone, M., Haff, G. (2005). Influence of different relative intensities on power output during the hang power clean: identification of the optimal load. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 19(3), 698-708. https://doi.org/10.1519/16044.1.
  • Haff, G., Carlock, JM., Hartman, MJ., Kilgore, L., Kawamori, N., Jackson, J., Morris, RT., Sands, WA., Stone, M. (2005). Force-time curve characteristics of dynamic and isometric muscle actions of elite women Olympic weightlifters. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 19(4), 741-748. https://doi.org/10.1519/R-15134.1.

Research Projects

  • 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 ‑ 2022, $568,107.
  • DSC Research Higher Degree Student Grant , Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Defence Science Research Higher Degree Student Grant, 2020 ‑ 2021, $15,000.
  • DSC Research Higher Degree Student Grant , Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Defence Science Research Higher Degree Student Grant, 2020 ‑ 2021, $15,000.
  • An investigation of the health and performance impacts of Australian Special Forces Selection Course, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Defence Science Collaborative Research Grants, 2020 ‑ 2021, $155,400.
  • The effect of water immersion on muscular performance in athletes , Australian Institute of Sport, Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects, 2016 ‑ 2021, $113,000.
  • The effect of post-exercise water immersion on muscular performance in athletes., Australian Institute of Sport, High Performance Sport Research Fund, 2017 ‑ 2020, $28,031.
  • Developing strategies to optimise athletic performance in elite athletes; Preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, Edith Cowan University, ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2018 Round 1, 2018 ‑ 2019, $7,270.
  • Surfing Collaborative Research Program: A partnership between Surfing Australia and Edith Cowan University, Surfing Australia, Surfing Australia - Grant, 2014 ‑ 2017, $233,505.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Acute and chronic interference effect: Insights into the role of genetic variation
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Training load, performance and injury/illness relationships in open and closed skill sports
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Force-velocity profile of the squat jump: Assessments and changes after accentuated eccentric training
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The effect of post-exercise water immersion on muscular performance in athletes
  • Master of Medical and Health Science by Research, Effect of three different set configurations on kinetic and kinematic variables during a power snatch training session
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The health and performance consequences of Australian special forces selection and training courses
  • Master of Medical and Health Science by Research, Performance Characteristics Associated with Expertise in Close Quarter Battle
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Measuring movement velocity during the deadlift and its application to the training process

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuromuscular characteristics of eccentric contractions of the knee extensors and their muscle damage profiles

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Monitoring neuromuscular fatigue and athlete readiness using a non-invasive test battery

Co-ordinating Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, A series of studies investigating the use of post activation potentiation during complex training to enhance strength and power

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Training load quantification in professional Australian basketball and the use of the reactive strength index as a monitoring tool.
  • Influence of Different Relative Intensities on Power Output during the Hang Power Clean: Identification of the Optimal Load
  • The acute effects of sleep deprivation on national-caliber male collegiate weightlifters
  • The effects of a high-intensity quarter squat warm-up on vertical jump performance at different time intervals
  • The validity of accelerometer technologies for assessing vertical jump performance
  • 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 effect of different degrees of pedal float on power during a 20 km time trial in elite cyclists
  • Changes in Cortisol, Testosterone, and TC Ratio of Collegiate Cyclists During Multiple Hill and Flat Time Trials
  • Effect of carbohydrate supplementation on performance during an acute bout of high intensity resistance training
  • A comparison of performance characteristics between division I and II women volleyball players
  • A comparison of motivational characteristics of male and female basketball players in the Lone Star Conference
  • Perceptual changes and sleep disruption following pre-season soccer training
  • The Notion of Masculinity in Male Collegiate Road Cyclists
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), The influence of barbell and body position on force-time characteristics in the isometric mid-thigh pull
  • 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), 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), The development and evaluation of a testing protocol to assess upper body pressing strength qualities in high performance athletes

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Assessment of joint kinetics in elite sprint cyclists
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Analysis of road sprint cycling performance
  • 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.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Muscle damage and the repeated bout effect in male bodybuilders following unaccustomed resistance exercise

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Dry land strength and power training to enhance swimming in-water turn performance
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanisms affecting post-activation potentiation following voluntary isokinetic knee extensions
  • The effect of balance training on performance in division II female soccer players
  • The relationship between isometric force characteristics and vertical jump height under various loading condition
  • The effect of resistance exercise on recovery blood pressures and heart rate in normotensive and borderline hypertensive males
  • Acute effects of whole-body vibration on 30m flying sprint performance
  • The effect of training in elite cyclists on chronic renal function
  • 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
  • The changes in pitching mechanics and pitch velocity during a seven-inning simulated game in High School Baseball Pitchers: A Pprospective descriptive study
  • A practical comparison between traditional periodization and daily-undulating weight training among collegiate track and field atheletes
  • Aging-Dependent Effects of training and Antioxidant Supplementation on Oxidative Stress in Skeletal Muscle
  • Anthropometric, strength, and power determinantsof throwing performance in collegiate throwers
  • Master of Science (Sports Science), Braking ground reaction force during 90 degree sidestep cut and its relationship to leg muscle strength
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