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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

  • Developing guidelines for the technical, tactical, physical, physiological and perceptual demands of professional and talented football players in Australia,  Perth Glory Football Club,  Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD Projects,  2017 - 2020,  $22,500.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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,  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.
  • 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 amino acids supplement on exercise-induced muscle damage and delayed onset muscle soreness,  Ajinomoto Co, Inc,  Grant,  2004,  $27,410.
  • 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.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • 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.
  • 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, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3528-2.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K., (2017), Factors contributing to lower metabolic demand of eccentric than concentric cycling. Journal of Applied Physiology, In Press(In Press), 34p., Bethesda, USA, American Physiology Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00536.2016.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, Public Library of Science, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173909.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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(APR), Article 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, epub ahead of print(epub ahead of print), 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wu, S., Peiffer, J., Peeling, P., Brisswalter, J., Lau, W., Nosaka, K., Abbiss, C., (2016), Positive Swim Pacing Improves Sprint Triathlon Performance in Trained Athletes. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, early online(early online), 18p., United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2015-0580.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, Article in press(Article in press), 1-10, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12380.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • Foure, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reyes, A., Cruickshank, T., Ziman, M., Nosaka, K., (2014), Pulmonary function in patients with Huntington's Disease. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 14(1), Article No. 89, BioMed Central Ltd, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2466-14-89.
  • 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: 10.5604/20831862.1083.
  • 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, Online(Online), 153-158, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: org/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.sams.2013.03.009.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brisswalter, J., Nosaka, K., (2013), Neuromuscular factors associated with decline in long-distance running performance in master athletes. Sports Medicine , 43(1), 51-63, New Zealand, Adis International Ltd, DOI: 10.1007/s40279-012-0006-9.
  • Chen, T., Chen, H., Lin, M., Chen, C., Pearce, A., Nosaka, K., (2013), Effect of two maximal isometric contractions on eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage of the elbow flexors. European Journal of Applied Physiology , 113(6), 1545-1554, Germany, Springer.
  • Kawamori, N., Nosaka, K., Newton, R., (2013), Relationships between ground reaction impulse and sprint acceleration performance in team sport athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 27(3), 568-573, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e318257805a.
  • Newton, M., Sacco, P., Chapman, D., Nosaka, K., (2013), Do dominant and non-dominant arms respond similarly to maximal eccentric exercise of the elbow flexors?. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 16(2), 166-171, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2012.06.001.
  • Chapman, D., Simpson, J., Iscoe, S., Robins, T., Nosaka, K., (2013), Changes in serum fast and slow skeletal troponin I concentration following maximal eccentric contractions. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 16(1), 82-85, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2012.05.006.
  • Penailillo, L., Silvestre, R., Nosaka, K., (2013), Changes in surface EMG assessed by discrete wavelet transform during maximal isometric voluntary contractions following supramaximal cycling. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 113(4), 895-904, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-012-2499-1.
  • Chen, T., Tseng, W., Huang, G., Chen, H., Tseng, K., Nosaka, K., (2013), Low-intensity eccentric contractions attenuate muscle damage induced by subsequent maximal eccentric exercise of the knee extensors in the elderly. European Jouranl of Applied Physiology, 113(4), 1005-1015, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-012-2517-3.
  • Dascombe, B., Laursen, P., Nosaka, K., Polglaze, T., (2013), No effect of upper body compression garments in elite flat-water kayakers. European Journal of Sport Science, 13(4), 341-349, United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2011.606842.
  • Penailillo, L., Blazevich, T., Numazawa, H., Nosaka, K., (2013), Metabolic and muscle damage profiles of concentric versus repeated eccentric cycling. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45(9), 1773-1781, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31828f8a73.
  • Muthalib, M., Kan, B., Nosaka, K., Perrey, S., (2013), Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor cortex on prefrontal cortex activation during a neuromuscular fatigue task: a fNIRS study. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , 789(2013), 73-79.
  • Lau, W., Muthalib, MM., Nosaka, K., (2013), Visual analog scale and pressure pain threshold for delayed onset muscle soreness assessment. Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, 21(4), 320-326.
  • Kan, B., Dundas, J., Nosaka, K., (2013), Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on elbow flexor maximal voluntary isometric strength and endurance. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 38(7), 734-739.
  • Trajano, G., Seitz, L., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., (2013), Contribution of central vs. peripheral factors to the force loss induced by passive stretch of the human plantar flexors. Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(2), 212-218, United States, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00333.2013.
  • Gomes, R., Moreira, A., Lodo, L., Nosaka, K., Coutts, A., Aoki, M., (2013), Monitoring training loads, stress, immune-endocrine responses and performance in tennis players. Biology of Sport, 30(3), 173-180, Poland, Instytut Sportu, DOI: 10.5604/20831862.1059169.
  • Reyes, A., Ziman, M., Nosaka, K., (2013), Respiratory muscle training for respiratory deficits in neurodegenerative disorders: a systematic review. Chest , 143(5), 1386-1394, American College of Chest Physicians, DOI: 10.1378/chest.12-1442.
  • Muthalib, M., Ferrari, M., Quareshima, V., Nosaka, K., (2012), Frontal cortex activation during electrical muscle stimulation as revealed by functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 737(2012), 45-49, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1566-4_7..
  • Mohamad, NI., Cronin, J., Nosaka, K., (2012), Difference in kinematics and kinetics between high- and low-velocity resistance loading equated by volume: Implications for hypertrophy training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research , 26(1), 73-79, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Chen, TC., Chen, H., Pearce, A., Nosaka, K., (2012), Attenuation of eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage by preconditioning exercises. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(11), 2090-2098, American College of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31825f69f3.
  • Chan, R., Newton, M., Nosaka, K., (2012), Measurement of biceps brachii muscle cross-sectional area by extended-field-of-view ultrasound imaging technique. Kinesiologia Slovenica, 19(2), 36-44.
  • Millet, G., Muthalib, M., Jubeau, M., Laursen, P., Nosaka, K., (2012), Severe hypoxia affects exercise performance independently of afferent feedback and peripheral fatigue. Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(8), 1335-1344, Bethesda, USA, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00804.2011.
  • Nosaka, K., Louis, J., (2012), Is eccentric contraction-induced muscle damage the key factor determining the ultramarathon performance?. Journal of Applied Physiology, 113(3), 510-512, Bethesda, USA, American Physiological Society, DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00666.2012.
  • Mohamad, NI., Cronin, J., Nosaka, K., (2012), The effect of aerobic exercise during the interset rest periods on kinematics, kinetics, and lactate clearance of two resistance loading schemes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26(1), 269-275, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e31821bf1f5.
  • Chen, H., Nosaka, K., Pearce, A., Chen, TC., (2012), Two maximal isometric contractions attenuate the magnitude of eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 37(4), 680-689, NRC Research Press, DOI: 10.1139/H2012-035.
  • Khamwong, P., Nosaka, K., Pirunsan, U., Paungmali, A., (2012), Prophylactic effect of hot pack on symptoms of eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage of the wrist extensors. European Journal of Sport Science, 12(5), 443-453, United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2011.566359.
  • Takizawa, K., Soma, T., Nosaka, K., Ishikawa, T., Ishii, K., (2012), Effect of warm-up exercise on delayed-onset muscle soreness. European Journal of Sport Science, 12(6), 455-461, United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2011.566371.
  • Chan, R., Newton, M., Nosaka, K., (2012), Effects of set-repetition configuration in eccentric exercise on muscle damage and the repeated bout effect. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(7), 2653-2661, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-011-2247-y.
  • Fourchet, F., Millet, GP., Tomazin, K., Guex, K., Nosaka, K., Edouard, P., Degache, F., Millet, G., (2012), Effects of a 5-h hilly running on ankle plantar and dorsal flexor force and fatigability. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(7), 2645-2652, Germany, Springer Verlag, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-011-2220-9.
  • Chen, H., Nosaka, K., Chen, TC., (2012), Muscle damage protection by low-intensity eccentric contractions remains for 2 weeks but not 3 weeks. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(2), 555-565, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-011-1999-8.
  • Jubeau, M., Muthalib, M., Millet, G., Maffiuletti, NA., Nosaka, K., (2012), Comparison in muscle damage between maximal voluntary and electrically evoked isometric contractions of the elbow flexors. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(2), 429-438, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-011-1991-3.
  • Siegel, R., Mate, J., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P., (2012), Pre-cooling with ice slurry ingestion leads to similar run times to exhaustion in the heat as cold water immersion. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(2), 1-11, London, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2011.625968.
  • Mohamad, NI., Cronin, J., Nosaka, K., (2012), Brief review: Maximizing hypertrophic adaptation-possible contributions of aerobic exercise in the interset rest period. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 34(1), 8-15, USA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3182308969.
  • Charro, MA., Aoki, MS., Nosaka, K., Foschini, D., Figueira, JA., Bacurau, RF., (2012), Comparison between multiple sets and half-pyramid resistance exercise bouts for muscle damage profile. European Journal of Sport Science, 12(3), 249-254, United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2011.566358.

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
  • 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),  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),  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.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Effects Of Movement Based Intervention On Doms And Muscle Damage Following Eccentric Exercise
  • 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
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  "the Influence Of Set-repitition Configuration In Eccentric Exercise On Muscle Damage And Repeated Bout Effect "
  • 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.
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Comparison In Muscle Activity Between The Back Squat, Romanian Deadlift And Barbell Hip Thrust During Hip Extension
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Understanding And Improving Pacing Strategies During Standard Distance Triathlons In Age Group Triathletes.
  • 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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