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Professor Ken Kazunori Nosaka

Director of Exercise and Sports Science

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5655, Mobile: 0400 603 063, Email: k.nosaka@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.3102
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5655
Mobile: 0400 603 063
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5449
Email: k.nosaka@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.3102  

 

Director of Exercise and Sports Science: Ken is the Director of Exercise and Sports Science in the School of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Background

  • May 1995: Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science), Yokohama City University Medical School,
  • Yokohama, Japan
  • March 1983: Master of Education (Exercise Science and Physical Education), Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan
  • March 1981: Bachelor of Education (Physical Education), Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan
  • June 2016 – Present: Director of Exercise and Sports Science, School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University
  • January 2016 – Present: Professor, School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University
  • December 2008 – December 2015: Professor, School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Postgraduate Course Coordinator for Exercise and Sports Science (2007 – 2014), Research Degree Coordinator of School of Exercise and Health Sciences (2012 – 2015)
  • December 2008 – February 2013: Director of Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR), Edith Cowan University
  • April 2004 – November 2008: Associate Professor, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University
  • April 2001 – March 2004: Associate Professor, Exercise and Sports Science, Graduate School of Integrated Science, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
  • April 2000 – March 2001: Visiting researcher, School of Biomedical and Sports Science, Edith Cowan University
  • April 1997 – March 2001: Associate Professor, Exercise and Sports Science, Department of Environmental Science, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
  • April 1995 – March 1997: Lecturer, Exercise and Sports Science, Department of Environmental Science, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
  • October 1984 – March 1995: Assistant, Institute of Sports Medicine, Department of Liberal Arts, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
  • March 1989 – March 1991: Visiting Researcher, Department of Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

Professional Associations

  • European College of Sport Science
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physiological Society

Awards and Recognition

  • 2008 – Vice-Chancellor’s Award “Excellence in Research Supervision”
  • 2008 – ECU Faculty of Computing, Health and Science Executive Dean’s Award
  • 2012 – Vice-Chancellor’s Award “Excellence in Research”
  • 2013 – Most highly-cited researcher over the past five years
  • 2014 – Most highly-cited researcher over the past five years

Research Areas and Interests

  • Mechanisms of muscle pain induced after exercise
  • Characteristics of muscle damage induced by eccentric exercise
  • The repeated bout effect that attenuates the magnitude of muscle damage induced by single eccentric exercise bout
  • Effects of eccentric exercise training on health and disease prevention
  • Effects of exercise on health, fitness and anti-ageing

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Japan, 1996.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Identifying the potential cause and type of injuries and how fatigue influences the risk of injury in elite soccer players,  Perth Glory Football Club,  Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2017 - 2022,  $22,500.
  • 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.
  • Exercise as medicine for advanced heart failure: A novel intervention to improve outcomes,  National Health and Medical Research Council,  Project Grants,  2018 - 2020,  $665,585.
  • Effects of perioperative exercise in vascular surgery patients in relation to glycan and lipid profiling and post-surgical outcomes on recovery.,  Edith Cowan University,  School of Medical and Health Sciences Research Grant Scheme 2018,  2018 - 2019,  $9,300.
  • Significance of Jump Smash and Lunge movement sequence in male singles badminton matches,  Badminton Association of Western Australia,  Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2016 - 2019,  $5,000.
  • The effect of either a pre- or post-exercise intervention on patient outcomes for prostate cancer patients undergoing prostatectomy.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016,  2016 - 2018,  $29,900.
  • Effect of dehydration level on calf muscle cramp induced by electrical train stimulation after exercise in the heat ,  Otsuka Pharmaceutical,  Otsuka Pharmaceutical - Grant,  2015 - 2018,  $31,959.
  • Effect of water containing electrolytes (OS-1®) versus spring water ingestion in dehydration induced by exercise in the heat on calf muscle cramp assessed by electrical train stimulation,  Otsuka Pharmaceutical,  Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc Grant,  2016 - 2017,  $81,160.
  • Efficacy and Safety of High Versus Low Intensity Resistance Exercise, with and without Compression for Management of Lymphoedema in Breast Cancer,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2011 - 2013,  $57,175.
  • Efficacy and Safety of High Versus Low Intensity Resistance Exercise, with and without Compression for Management of Lymphoedema in Breast Cancer,  Cancer Council of WA Inc,  Grant,  2011 - 2013,  $50,175.
  • Effects of "e-cell" on symptoms associated with eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage,  Global Energy Medicine,  Global Energy Medicine - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $30,405.
  • Do current hydration guidelines reduce dehydration and heat strain but induce hyponatremia?,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2006 - 2010,  $12,150.
  • Assessment of Standing Fatigue,  Taisho Pharmaceutical Co Ltd,  Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $55,412.
  • A comparison of muscle damage between slow and fast velocity eccentric exercise,  Australian Association of Gerontology,  Grant,  2005 - 2007,  $4,068.
  • Effect of ambient temperature on muscle and joint stiffness,  Daikin Environmental Laboratory Ltd,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $11,545.
  • Development of Methods to Assess Standing Fatigue,  Taisho Pharmaceutical Co Ltd,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $106,569.
  • Effects of planar transdermal stimulation on delayed-onset muscle soreness and symptoms associated with eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage,  VibraQ Corporation Limited,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $11,384.
  • Effect of essential amino acid supplementation on muscle soreness and recovery of muscle after eccentric exercise,  Ajinomoto Co, Inc,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  .
  • A comparison of muscle damage between slow and fast velocity eccentric exercise,  Gatorade Sports Science Institute,  Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $2,700.
  • Effect of amino acids supplement on delayed onset muscle soreness and symptoms associated with exercise-induced muscle damage,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $40,990.
  • What makes muscle and joints stiff? - Methodology to investigate muscle and joint stiffness,  Daikin Environmental Laboratory Ltd,  Grant,  2005,  $9,692.
  • A new multidisciplinary model to understand fatigue during exercise,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $13,000.
  • Effect of an amino acid supplementation (amino VITAL) on exercise-induced muscle damage and muscle soreness.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2003 - 2004,  $38,290.
  • Effect of amino acids supplement on exercise-induced muscle damage and delayed onset muscle soreness,  Ajinomoto Co, Inc,  Grant,  2004,  $27,410.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Latella, C., Goodwill, A., Muthalib, M., Hendy, A., Major, B., Nosaka, K., Teo, W., (2019), Effects of eccentric versus concentric contractions of the biceps brachii on intracortical inhibition and facilitation. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, epub ahead of print(Nov 2018), 11p., Denmark, Wiley-Blackwell Munksgaard, DOI: 10.1111/sms.13334.
  • Chen, T., Lin, M., Chen, H., Yu, H., Nosaka, K., (2018), Contralateral Repeated Bout Effect of the Knee Flexors. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(3), 542-550, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001470.
  • Billin, A., Honeycutt, S., McDougal, A., Kerr, J., Chen, Z., Freudenberg, J., Rajpal, D., Luo, G., Kramer, H., Geske, R., Fang, F., Yao, B., Clark, R., Lepore, J., Cobitz, A., Miller, R., Nosaka, K., Hinken, A., Russell, A., (2018), HIF prolyl hydroxylase inhibition protects skeletal muscle from eccentric contraction-induced injury. Skeletal Muscle, 8(1), Article number 35, United Kingdom, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/s13395-018-0179-5.
  • Lin, M., Nosaka, K., Ho, C., Chen, H., Tseng, K., Ratel, S., Chen, T., (2018), Influence of Maturation Status on Eccentric Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage and the Repeated Bout Effect in Females. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(JAN), Article number 1118, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.01118.
  • Pickett, C., Nosaka, K., Zois, J., Hopkins, W., Blazevich, T., (2018), Maximal upper-body strength and oxygen uptake are associated with performance in high-level 200-M sprint kayakers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(11), 3186-3192, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002398.
  • Shibata, K., Takizawa, K., Nosaka, K., Mizuno, M., (2018), Effects of prolonging eccentric phase duration in parallel back-squat training to momentary failure on muscle cross-sectional area, squat one repetition maximum, and performance tests in university soccer players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, epub ahead of print(Oct 2018), 7p., United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Chen, TC., Lin, MJ., Chen, HL., Lai, JH., Yu, HI., Nosaka, K., (2018), Muscle damage protective effect by two maximal isometric contractions on maximal eccentric exercise of the elbow flexors of the contralateral arm. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(4), 1354-1360, Denmark, Wiley-Blackwell Munksgaard, DOI: 10.1111/sms.13042.
  • Choo, H., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Ihsan, M., Abbiss, C., (2018), Ergogenic effects of precooling with cold water immersion and ice ingestion: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Sport Science, 18(2), 170-181, United States, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2017.1405077.
  • Lipski, M., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., (2018), Cardio-pulmonary responses to incremental eccentric and concentric cycling tests to task failure. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(5), 947-957, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-018-3826-y.
  • Souron, R., Nosaka, K., Jubeau, M., (2018), Changes in central and peripheral neuromuscular fatigue indices after concentric versus eccentric contractions of the knee extensors. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(4), 805-816, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-018-3816-0.
  • Choo, HC., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Ihsan, M., Yeo, V., Abbiss, C., (2018), Peripheral blood flow changes in response to postexercise cold water immersion. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 38(1), 46-55, DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12380.
  • Lipski, M., Abbiss, C., Nosaka, K., (2018), Oxygen consumption, rate of perceived exertion and enjoyment in high-intensity interval eccentric cycling. European Journal of Sport Science, 18(10), 1390-1397, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2018.1498131.
  • Ando, R., Nosaka, K., Tomita, A., Watanabe, K., Blazevich, T., Akima, H., (2018), Vastus intermedius vs vastus lateralis fascicle behaviors during maximal concentric and eccentric contractions. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(3), 1018-1026, Denmark, Wiley-Blackwell Munksgaard, DOI: 10.1111/sms.13022.
  • Molan, A., Nosaka, K., Hunter , M., Wang, W., (2018), A Systemic Review and Meta-analysis of Human Case -Control Studies Examining the Association between Toxoplasma Gondii and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. American Journal of Life Science Researches, 6(3), 106-122, United States, World of Researches Publication.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2016-0627.
  • Doguet, V., Nosaka, K., Guevel, A., Thickbroom, G., Ishimura, K., Jubeau, M., (2017), Muscle length effect on corticospinal excitability during maximal concentric, isometric and eccentric contractions of the knee extensors. Experimental Physiology, 102(11), 1513-1523, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1113/EP086480.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K., (2017), Factors contributing to lower metabolic demand of eccentric than concentric cycling. Journal of Applied Physiology, 123(4), 884-893, Bethesda, USA, American Physiology Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00536.2016.
  • Inami, T., Tsujimura, T., Shimizu, T., Watanabe, T., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., (2017), Relationship between isometric contraction intensity and muscle hardness assessed by ultrasound strain elastography. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(5), 843-852, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3528-2.
  • Peake, J., Neubauer, O., Della Gatta, P., Nosaka, K., (2017), Muscle damage and regeneration during recovery from exercise. Journal of Applied Physiology, 122(3), 559-570, Bethesda, USA, American Physiology Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00971.2016.
  • Trajano, G., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., (2017), Neurophysiological Mechanisms Underpinning Stretch-Induced Force Loss. Sports Medicine, 47(8), 1531-1541, New Zealand, Adis int Ltd, DOI: 10.1007/s40279-017-0682-6.
  • Franz, A., Behringer, M., Nosaka, K., Buhren, B., Schrumpf, H., Mayer, C., Zilkens, C., Schumann, M., (2017), Mechanisms underpinning protection against eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage by ischemic preconditioning. Medical Hypotheses, 98(1 Jan. 2017), 21-27, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2016.11.008.
  • Maeo, S., Yamamoto, M., Kanehisa, H., Nosaka, K., (2017), Prevention of downhill walking-induced muscle damage by non-damaging downhill walking. PLoS One, 12(3), Article number e0173909, San Francisco, USA, Public Library of Science, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173909.
  • Chasland, L., Green, D., Maiorana, A., Nosaka, K., Haynes, A., Dembo, L., Naylor, L., (2017), Eccentric cycling: A promising modality for patients with chronic heart failure. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(4), 646-651, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001151.
  • Hyldahl, R., Chen, T., Nosaka, K., (2017), Mechanisms and mediators of the skeletal muscle repeated bout effect. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 45(1), 24-33, American College of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000095.
  • 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, Philadelphia, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.15191/JSC.0000000000001657.
  • Hayashi, K., KataNosaka, K., Abe, M., Yamanaka, A., Nosaka, K., Mizumura, K., Taguchi, T., (2017), Muscular mechanical hyperalgesia after lengthening contractions in rats depends on stretch velocity and range of motion. European Journal of Pain, 21(1), 125-139, Blackwell, DOI: 10.1002/ejp.909.
  • Mujika, I., Silveira, F., Nosaka, K., (2017), Blood markers of recovery from Ironman distance races in an elite triathlete. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 57(7-8), 1057-1061, Edizioni Minerva Medica, DOI: 10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06390-8.
  • Choo, H., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Abdullah, M., Yeo, CC., Abbiss, C., (2017), Reliability of laser Doppler, near-infrared spectroscopy and Doppler ultrasound for peripheral blood flow measurements during and after exercise in the heat. Journal of Sports Sciences, 35(17), 1715-1723, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1235790.
  • Chen, T., Tseng, W., Huang, G., Chen, H., Tseng, K., Nosaka, K., (2017), Superior effects of eccentric to concentric knee extensor resistance training on physical fitness, insulin sensitivity and lipid profiles of elderly men. Frontiers in Physiology, 8(April 2017), Article no. 209, Switzerland, Frontiers Research Foundation, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00209.
  • Haynes, A., Linden, M., Chasland, L., Nosaka, K., Maiorana, A., Dawson, E., Dembo, L., Naylor, L., Green, D., (2017), Acute impact of conventional and eccentric cycling on platelet and vascular function in patients with chronic heart failure. Journal of Applied Physiology, 122(6), 1418-1424, Bethesda, USA, American Physiology Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01057.2016.
  • Chen, T., Hsieh, C., Tseng, K., Ho, C., Nosaka, K., (2017), Effects of descending stair walking on health and fitness of elderly obese women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(8), 1614-1622, United States, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001267.
  • Callisaya, M., Nosaka, K., (2017), Effects of exercise in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus-related cognitive impairment and dementia. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 59(2), 503-513, Netherlands, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/JAD-161154.
  • Choo, H., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Abdullah, M., Yeo, V., Abbiss, C., (2016), Peripheral blood flow changes in response to postexercise cold water immersion. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 38(1), 46-55, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12380.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, J., Peeling, P., Brisswalter, J., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C., (2016), Improvement of Sprint Triathlon Performance in Trained Athletes With Positive Swim Pacing. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(8), 1024-1028, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0580.
  • Kouzaki, K., Nosaka, K., Ochi, E., Nakazato, K., (2016), Increases in M-wave latency of biceps brachii after elbow flexor eccentric contractions in women. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(5), 939-946, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3358-2.
  • Foure, A., Nosaka, K., Gastaldi, M., Mattei, J., Boudinet, H., Guye, M., Vilmen, C., Le Fur, Y., Bendahan, D., Gondin, J., (2016), Effects of branched-chain amino acids supplementation on both plasma amino acids concentration and muscle energetics changes resulting from muscle damage: A randomised placebo controlled trial. Clinical Nutrition, 35(2016), 83-94, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Churchill Livingstone, DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.03.014.
  • Molan, A., Nosaka, K., Hunter, M., Wang, W., (2016), The role of Toxoplasma gondii as a possible inflammatory agent in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus in humans. Family Medicine and Community Health, 4(4), 44-62, DOI: 10.15212/FMCH.2016.0128.
  • Damas, F., Nosaka, K., Libardi, CA., Chen, TC., Ugrinowitsch, C., (2016), Susceptibility to Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage: a Cluster Analysis with a Large Sample. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37(8), 633-640, Stuttgart, Georg Thieme Verlag, DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-100281.
  • Douget, V., Nosaka, K., Plautard, M., Gross, R., Guilhem, G., Guevel, A., Jubeau, M., (2016), Neuromuscular changes and damage after isoload versus isokinetic eccentric exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(12), 2526-2535, American College of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001042.
  • Cormie, P., Singh, B., Hayes, S., Peake, J., Galvao, D., Taaffe, D., Spry, N., Nosaka, K., Cornish, B., Schmitz, K., Newton, R., (2016), Acute Inflammatory Response to Low-, Moderate-, and High-Load Resistance Exercise in Women With Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 15(3), 308-317, United States, SAGE Publications Inc., DOI: 10.1177/1534735415617283.
  • Ando, R., Nosaka, K., Inami, T., Tomita, A., Watanabe, K., Blazevich, T., Akima, H., (2016), Difference in fascicle behaviors between superficial and deep quadriceps muscles during isometric contractions. Muscle and Nerve, 53(5), 797-802, Hoboken, USA, John Wiley & Sons Inc, DOI: 10.1002/mus.24905.
  • Chen, T., Chen, H., Lin, M., Yu, H., Nosaka, K., (2016), Contralateral repeated bout effect of eccentric exercise of the elbow flexors. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(10), 2030-2039, American College of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000991.
  • Ochi, E., Tsuchiya, Y., Nosaka, K., (2016), Differences in post‑exercise T2 relaxation time changes between eccentric and concentric contractions of the elbow flexors. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(1 Dec. 2016), 2145-2154, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3462-3.
  • Muthalib, MM., Kerr, G., Nosaka, K., Perrey, S., (2016), Local muscle metabolic demand induced by neuromuscular electrical stimulation and voluntary contractions at different force levels: a NIRS study. European Journal of Translational Myology, 26(2), 169-174, DOI: 10.4081/ejtm.2016.6058.
  • Tseng, K., Tseng, W., Lin, M., Chen, H., Nosaka, K., Chen, T., (2016), Protective effect by maximal isometric contractions against maximal eccentric exerciseinduced muscle damage of the knee extensors. Research in Sports Medicine, 24(3), 228-241, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, DOI: 10.1080/15438627.2016.1202826.
  • Singh, B., Newton, R., Cormie, P., Galvao, D., Cornish, B., Reul-Hirche, H., Smith, C., Nosaka, K., Hayes, S., (2015), Effects of compression on lymphedema during resistance exercise in women with breast cancer-related lymphedema: a randomized cross-over trial. Lymphology, 48(2), 80-92, United States, International Society of Lymphology.
  • Zourdos, M., Henning, P., Jo, E., Khamoui, A., Lee, S., Park, Y., Naimo, M., Panton, L., Nosaka, K., Kim, J., (2015), Repeated bout effect in muscle-specific exercise variations. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(8), 2270-2276, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000856.
  • Maeo, S., Ochi, Y., Yamamoto, M., Kanehisa, H., Nosaka, K., (2015), Effect of a prior bout of preconditioning exercise on muscle damage from downhill walking. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 40(3), 274-279, Ottawa, Canada, National Research Council of Canada, DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2014-0390.
  • Lau, W., Blazevich, T., Newton, M., Wu, S., Nosaka, K., (2015), Reduced muscle lengthening during eccentric contractions as a mechanism underpinning the repeated-bout effect. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 308(10), R879-886, Bethesda, USA, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00338.2014.
  • Noorkoiv, M., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., (2015), Effects of isometric quadriceps strength training at different muscle lengths on dynamic torque production. Journal of Sports Science, 33(18), 1952-1961, Oxon, UK, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1020843.
  • Tanabe, Y., Maeda, S., Akazawa, N., Zempo-Miyaki, A., Choi, Y., Ra, S., Imaizumi, A., Otsuka, Y., Nosaka, K., (2015), Attenuation of indirect markers of eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage by curcumin. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(9), 1949-1957, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-015-3170-4.
  • Peake, J., Markworth, J., Nosaka, K., Raastad, T., Wadley, G., Coffey, V., (2015), Modulating exercise-induced hormesis: Does less equal more?. Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(3), 172-189, Bethesda, USA, American Physiology Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01055.2014.
  • Roberts, L., Muthalib, M., Stanley, J., Lichtwark, G., Nosaka, K., Coombes, J., Peake, J., (2015), Effects of cold water immersion and active recovery on hemodynamics and recovery of muscle strength following resistance exercise. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 309(4), R389-398, Bethesda, USA, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00151.2015.
  • Hosseinzadeh, M., Samani, A., Andersen, OK., Nosaka, K., Arendt-Nielsen, L., Madeleine, P., (2015), Ipsilateral resistance exercise prevents exercise-induced central sensitization in the contralateral limb: a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(11), 2253-2262, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-015-3205-x.
  • Lin, M., Chung-Ching Chen, T., Chen, H., Wu, B., Nosaka, K., (2015), Low-intensity eccentric contractions of the knee extensors and flexors protect against muscle damage. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 40(10), 1004-1011, Ottawa, Canada, National Research Council of Canada, DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2015-0107.
  • Ochi, E., Nosaka, K., Tsutaki, A., Kouzaki, K., Nakazato, K., (2015), Repeated bouts of fast velocity eccentric contractions induce atrophy of gastrocnemius muscle in rats. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility, 36(4-5), 317-327, Dordrecht, Netherlands, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/s10974-015-9426-0.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, J., Brisswalter, J., Nosaka, K., Lau, W., Abbiss, C., (2015), Pacing strategies during the swim, cycle and run disciplines of sprint, Olympic and half-Ironman triathlons. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(5), 1147-1154, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-3096-2.
  • Lau, W., Blazevich, T., Newton, M., Wu, S., Nosaka, K., (2015), Assessment of muscle pain induced by elbow-flexor eccentric exercise. Journal of Athletic Training, 50(11), 1140-1148, Lawrence, USA, National Athletic Trainers' Association Inc., DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-50.11.05.
  • Matsuo, S., Suzuki, S., Iwata, M., Hatano, G., Nosaka, K., (2015), Changes in force and stiffness after static stretching of eccentrically-damaged hamstrings. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(5), 981-991, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-3079-3.
  • Reyes, A., Cruickshank, T., Nosaka, K., Ziman, M., (2015), Respiratory muscle training on pulmonary and swallowing function in patients with Huntington's disease: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 29(10), 961-973, SAGE Publications Ltd, DOI: 10.1177/0269215514564087.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Numazawa, H., Nosaka, K., (2015), Rate of force development as a measure of muscle damage. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 25(3), 417-427, Denmark, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/sms.12241.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K., (2015), Muscle fascicle behavior during eccentric cycling and its relation to muscle soreness. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(4), 708-717, American College of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000473.
  • Lau, W., Blazevich, T., Newton, MJ., Wu, S., Nosaka, K., (2015), Changes in electrical pain threshold of fascia and muscle after initial and secondary bouts of elbow flexor eccentric exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(5), 959-968, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-3077-5.
  • Nunes, JA., Moreira, A., Crewther, BT., Nosaka, K., Viveiros, L., Aoki, MS., (2014), Monitoring training load, recovery-stress state, immune-endocrine responses, and physical performance in elite female basketball players during a periodized training program. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(10), 2973-2980, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000499.
  • Chen, T., Chen, H., Liu, Y., Nosaka, K., (2014), Eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage of pre-adolescent and adolescent boys in comparison to young men. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(6), 1183-1195, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-2848-3.
  • Roberts, LA., Nosaka, K., Coombes, JS., Peake, JM., (2014), Cold water immersion enhances recovery of submaximal muscle function after resistance exercise. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 307(8), R998-R1008, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00180.2014.
  • Gomes , R., Santos, R., Nosaka, K., Moreira, A., Miyabara, E., Aoki, M., (2014), Muscle damage after a tennis match in young players. Biology of Sport, 31(1), 27-32, Poland, Instytut Sportu, DOI: 10.5604/20831862.1083276.
  • Moreira, A., Nosaka, K., Nunes, J., Viveiros, L., Jamurtas, A., Aoki, M., (2014), Changes in muscle damage markers in female basketball players. Biology of Sport, 31(1), 3-7, Poland, Instytut Sportu, DOI: 10.5604/20831862.1083272.
  • Reyes, A., Cruickshank, T., Thompson, J., Ziman, M., Nosaka, K., (2014), Surface electromyography activity of submental muscles during swallowing and expiratory muscle training tasks of Huntington’s disease patients. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 24(1), 153-158, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2013.09.009.
  • Easthope, CS., Nosaka, K., Caillaud, C., Vercruyssen, F., Louis, J., Brisswalter, J., (2014), Reproducibility of performance and fatigue in trail running. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(2014), 207-211, Australia, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2013.03.009.
  • Nogueira, FR., Libardi, CA., Nosaka, K., Vechin, FC., Cavaglieri, CR., Chacon-Mikahil, MP., (2014), Comparison in responses to maximal eccentric exercise between elbow flexors and knee extensors of older adults. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17(1), 91-95, Australia, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2013.02.002.
  • Kawamori, N., Newton, R., Hori, N., Nosaka, K., (2014), Effects of weighted sled towing with heavy versus light load on sprint acceleration ability. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(10), 2738-2745, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3182915ed4.
  • Hopper, D., Grisbrook, T., Finucane, M., Nosaka, K., (2014), Effect of ankle taping on angle and force matching and strength of the plantar flexors. Physical Therapy in Sport, 15(4), 254-260, United Kingdom, Churchill Livingstone, DOI: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2013.11.006.
  • Behringer, M., Montag, J., Franz, A., McCourt, M., Mester, J., Nosaka, K., (2014), Exhaustive exercise - A near death experience for skeletal muscle cells?. Medical Hypotheses, 83(6), 758-765, Churchill Livingstone, DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2014.10.005.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, JP., Brisswalter, J., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C., (2014), Factors influencing pacing in triathlon. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, 5(1), 223–234, Dovepress, DOI: 10.2147/OAJSM.S44392.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, JJ., Brisswalter, J., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C., (2014), Influence of age and sex on pacing during Sprint, Olympic, Half-Ironman and Ironman triathlons. Part B. Journal of Science and Cycling, 3(1), 49-55, Spain, Cycling Research Center.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, J., Brisswalter, J., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C., (2014), Influence of race distance and biological sex on age-related declines in triathlon performance. Part A. Journal of Science in Cycling, 3(1), 42-48, Spain, Cycling Research Centre.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K., (2014), Energy expenditure and substrate oxidation during and after eccentric cycling. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(4), 805-814, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-013-2816-3.
  • Thiebaud, R., Loenneke, J., Fahs, C., Kim, D., Ye, X., Abe, T., Nosaka, K., Bemben, M., (2014), Muscle damage after low-intensity eccentric contractions with blood flow restriction. Acta Physiologica Hungarica, 101(2), 150-157, Akademiai Kiado Rt., DOI: 10.1556/APhysiol.101.2014.2.3.
  • Fouré, A., Nosaka, K., Wegrzyk, J., Duhamel, G., Le Troter, A., Boudinet, H., Mattei, J., Vilmen, C., Jubeau, M., Bendahan, D., Gondin, J., (2014), Time course of central and peripheral alterations after isometric neuromuscular electrical stimulation-induced muscle damage. PLoS One, 9(9), Article e107298, San Francisco, USA, Public Library of Science, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107298.
  • Reyes, A., Cruickshank, T., Ziman, M., Nosaka, K., (2014), Pulmonary function in patients with Huntington's Disease. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 14(2014), Article No. 89, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2466-14-89.
  • Noorkoiv, M., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., (2014), Neuromuscular adaptations associated with knee joint angle-specific force change. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(8), 1525-1537, American College of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000269.
  • Trajano, G., Nosaka, K., Seitz, L., Blazevich, T., (2014), Intermittent stretch reduces force and central drive more than continuous stretch. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), 902-910, USA, American College of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000185.
  • Trajano, G., Seitz, L., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., (2014), Can passive stretch inhibit motoneuron facilitation in the human plantar flexors?. Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(12), 1486-1492, Bethesda, USA, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00809.2014.
  • Kawamori, N., Newton, R., Nosaka, K., (2014), Effects of weighted sled towing on ground reaction force during the acceleration phase of sprint running. Journal of Sports Sciences, 32(12), 1139-1145, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2014.886129.
  • Meneghel, AJ., Verlengia, R., Crisp, AH., Aoki, MS., Nosaka, K., Da Mota, GR., Lopes, CR., (2014), Muscle damage of resistance-trained men after two bouts of eccentric bench press exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(10), 2961-2966, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000494.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  DETECTION OF MUSCLE DAMAGE BY B-MODE ULTRASOUND IMAGES.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  MUSCLE DAMAGE AND METABOLIC PROFILES OF ECCENTRIC CYCLING.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  LENGTHENING CONTRACTION VELOCITY AND EXERCISE-INDUCED MUSCLE DAMAGE OF THE ELBOW FLEXORS IN HUMANS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  COMPARISON OF ACUTE PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS BETWEEN ALTERNATING CURRENT AND PULSED CURRENT ELECTRICAL MUSCLE STIMULATIION
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  THE EFFECTS OF EXERCISE INTENSITY AND COGNITIVE LOAD ON ACUTE CHANGES IN ATTENTION AND VIGILANCE IN HEALTHY YOUNG ADULTS
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  "EFFECT OF TRANCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION (TDCS) ON MAXIMAL VOLUNTARY ISOMETRIC STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE OF THE ELBOW FLEXORS"
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  THE INFLUENCE OF PRECOLLING AND WARM-UP INTERVENTIONS ON EXERCISE PERFORMANCE.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  COMPARISON IN MUSCLE ACTIVITY BETWEEN THE BACK SQUAT, ROMANIAN DEADLIFT AND BARBELL HIP THRUST DURING HIP EXTENSION
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  QUANTIFICATION OF ECCENTRIC LOAD USING ACCELEROMETER IMBEDDED IN GPS
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  PERIPHERAL BLOOD FLOW CHANGES IN RESPONSE TO POST- EXERCISE COLD WATER IMMERSION
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  CARDIO-METABOLIC AND NEUROMUSCULAR ADAPTATIONS FOLLOWING WHOLE-BODY ECCENTRIC RESISTANCE TRAINING IN OLDER ADULTS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  THE EFFECTS OF MOVEMENT BASED INTERVENTION ON DOMS AND MUSCLE DAMAGE FOLLOWING ECCENTRIC EXERCISE
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM PARTICIPATION IN TENNIS ON COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  BRAKING GROUND REACTION FORCE DURING 90 DEGREE SIDESTEP CUT AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO LEG MUSCLE STRENGTH
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  "THE INFLUENCE OF SET-REPITITION CONFIGURATION IN ECCENTRIC EXERCISE ON MUSCLE DAMAGE AND REPEATED BOUT EFFECT "
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  VELOCITY-BASED TRAINING: MONITORING, IMPLEMENTATION AND EFFECTS ON STRENGTH AND POWER
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  EFFECTS OF PULSED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD THERAPY ON SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH ECCENTRIC EXERCISE-INDUCED MUSCLE DAMAGE.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  PAIN ASSESSMENTS AND POSSIBLE MECHANISMS OF DELAYED ONSET MUSCLE SORENESS.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  EFFECT OF VIBRATION TREATMENT ON SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH ECCENTRIC EXERCISE-INDUCED MUSCLE DAMAGE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  STIMULUS PARAMETERS INFLUENCING CORTICAL RESPONSES BY TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION TARGETING I-WAVE DYNAMICS: DURATION, INTENSITY AND INTERVAL BETWEEN INTERVENTION.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  NEUROMUSCULAR FATIGUE FOLLOWING A SINGLES BADMINTON MATCH
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  MUSCLE DAMAGE AND THE REPEATED BOUT EFFECT IN MALE BODYBUILDERS FOLLOWING UNACCUSTOMED RESISTANCE EXERCISE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  AN INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF EXERCISED ARM, TRAINING STATUS, AND RACIAL BACKGROUND ON CHANGES IN MARKERS OF MUSCLE DAMAGE FOLLOWING MAXIMAL ECCENTRIC EXERCISE OF THE ELBOW.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL ECCENTRIC CYCLING: ACUTE AND CHRONIC EFFECTS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  EFFECTS OF EXERCISE-INDUCED MUSCLE DAMAGE ON MUSCLE MICROCIRCULATION INVESTIGATED BY NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSPCOPY (NIRS).

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  KINEMATIC AND KINETIC CHARACTERISTICS OF UNILATERAL JUMP ASSESSMENTS: RELIABILITY, ASYMMETRY, INTTERRELATIONSHIPS AND RELATIONSHIP TO PERFORMANCE.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  MECHANICAL STIFFNESS, ECCENTRICS AND MUSCLE STRAIN INJURIES.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVING PACING STRATEGIES DURING STANDARD DISTANCE TRIATHLONS IN AGE GROUP TRIATHLETES.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  EFFECT OF LOWER BODY COMPRESSION GARMENTS (SKINS) ON SUBMAXIMAL AND MAXIMAL RUNNING PERFORMANCE IN HOT AND COLD CONDITIONS IN MALE RECREATIONAL RUNNERS.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  TIME MOTION ANALYSIS AND HIP ABDUCTOR STRENGTH CHANGES IN NETBALL
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  ELECTRICAL TRAIN STIMULATION TO ASSESS EXERCISE-INDUCED MUSCLE CRAMP.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  SHORT TERM RECOVERY WITH COLD WATER IMMERSION FOLLOWING CYCLING IN THE HEAT
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  UNDERSTANDING AND DEVLOPING SPRINT INITIAL ACCELERATION PERFORMANCE OF TEAM-SPORT ATHLETES.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  EFFICACY OF WEIGHLIFTING EXERCISE ON THE BIOMECHANICS OF JUMP, SPRINT AND CHANGE OF DIRECTION PERFORMANCE.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  NEUROMUSCULAR ADAPTATIONS OF JOINT ANGLE-SPECIFIC FORCE CHANGE AFTER ISOMETRIC TRAINING
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  THE EFFECT OF TWO DIFFERENT LOADING SCHEMES AND RECOVERY TYPES ON KINEMATIC AND KINETIC PARAMETERS IN SQUAT EXERCISE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  REGULATION OF PAX6: DNA METHYLATION AND MICRORNAS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  NEUROMUSCULAR FACTORS AFFECTING STRETCH-INDUCED TORQUE LOSS
  • Doctor of Information Technology,  A FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEM FOR EXERGAMES.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  POPIOCEPTIVE AND MUSCLE ACTIVATION CHANGES IN TRICEPTS SURAE ASSOCIATED WITH EXERCISE INDUCED MUSCLE DAMAGE.

Co-ordinating Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF COGNITIVE HETEROGENEITY IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  COACHING INSTRUCTIONS, ATTENTIONAL FOCUS AND SPRINT PERFORMANCE
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