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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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Effects of electrically-evoked eccentric strength training on muscle mass, strength, physical health and quality of life in people with spinal cord injury,  Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science,  Neurotrauma Research Program,  2020 - 2021,  $89,290.
  • Effect of different fluid intake during exercise on calf muscle cramp induced by electrical train stimulation,  Otsuka Pharmaceutical,  Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc Grant,  2020,  $75,000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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,  $50,175.
  • 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,  $57,175.
  • 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 ambient temperature on muscle and joint stiffness,  Daikin Environmental Laboratory Ltd,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $11,545.
  • 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.
  • 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 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

  • Molan, A., Nosaka, K., Hunter, M., Xiang, J., Meng, X., Song, M., Wang, W., (2020), First Age- and Gender-Matched Case-Control Study in Australia Examining the Possible Association between Toxoplasma gondii Infection and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The Busselton Health Study. Journal of Parasitology Research, 2020(March), 11p., DOI: 10.1155/2020/3142918.
  • Mavropalias, G., Koeda, T., Barley, O., Poon, W., Fisher, A., Blazevich, T., Nosaka, K., (2020), Comparison between high‑ and low‑intensity eccentric cycling of equal mechanical work for muscle damage and the repeated bout efect. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(5), 1015-1025, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-020-04341-5.
  • Huang, MJ., Nosaka, K., Wang, H., Tseng, K., Chen, H., Chou, T., Chen, T., (2019), Damage protective effects conferred by low-intensity eccentric contractions on arm, leg and trunk muscles. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(5), 1055-1064, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-019-04095-9.
  • Trajano, G., Seitz, L., Nosaka, K., Blazevich, T., (2019), Passive muscle stretching impairs rapid force production and neuromuscular function in human plantar flexors. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(11-12), 2673-2684, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-019-04244-0.
  • Chen, T., Yang, T., Huang, M., Wang, H., Tseng, K., Chen, H., Nosaka, K., (2019), Damage and the repeated bout effect of arm, leg, and trunk muscles induced by eccentric resistance exercises. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 29(5), 725-735, Denmark, Wiley-Blackwell Munksgaard, DOI: 10.1111/sms.13388.
  • Banyard, H., Tufano, J., Delgado, J., Thompson, S., Nosaka, K., (2019), Comparison of the effects of velocity-based training methods and traditional 1RM-percent-based training prescription on acute kinetic and kinematic variables. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 14(2), 246-255, United States, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0147.
  • Molan, A., Nosaka, K., Hunter, M., Wang, W., (2019), Global status of Toxoplasma gondii infection: systematic review and prevalence snapshots. Tropical Biomedicine, 36(4), 898-925.
  • Latella, C., Victora Ruas, C., Mesquita, R., Nosaka, K., Taylor, J., (2019), Test-retest reliability of elbow flexor contraction characteristics with tensiomyography for different elbow joint angles. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 45(April 2019), 26-32, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2019.02.002.
  • 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, 29(3), 369-379, Denmark, Wiley-Blackwell Munksgaard, DOI: 10.1111/sms.13334.
  • Pickett, C., Nosaka, K., Zois, J., Blazevich, T., (2019), Relationships Between Midthigh Pull Force Development and 200-m Race Performance in Highly Trained Kayakers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, epub ahead of Print(June 2019), 9p., United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003235.
  • Katsura, Y., Takeda, N., Hara, T., Takahashi, S., Nosaka, K., (2019), Comparison between eccentric and concentric resistance exercise training without equipment for changes in muscle strength and functional fitness of older adults. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(7), 1581-1590, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-019-04147-0.
  • Gonzalez-Bartholin, R., Mackay, K., Valladares, D., Zbinden-Foncea, H., Nosaka, K., Penailillo, L., (2019), Changes in oxidative stress, inflammation and muscle damage markers following eccentric versus concentric cycling in older adults. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(10), 2301-2312, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-019-04213-7.
  • Doguet, V., Nosaka, K., Guevel, A., Ishimura, K., Guilhem, G., Jubeau, M., (2019), Influence of fascicle strain and corticospinal excitability during eccentric contractions on force loss. Experimental Physiology, 104(10), 1532-1543, United Kingdom, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1113/EP087664.
  • Okamoto, T., Kobayashi, R., Hashimoto, Y., Nosaka, K., (2019), Changes in arterial stiffness after eccentric versus concentric cycling. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 44(5), 533-538, DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2018-0379.
  • Kan, B., Speelman, C., Nosaka, K., (2019), Cognitive demand of eccentric versus concentric cycling and its effects on post-exercise attention and vigilance. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(7), 1599-1610, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-019-04149-y.
  • 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, United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003290.
  • Lau, W., Kato, H., Nosaka, K., (2019), Water intake after dehydration makes muscles more susceptible to cramp but electrolytes reverse that effect. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, 5(1), Article number e000478, DOI: 10.1136/bmjsem-2018-000478.
  • Shibata, K., Takizawa, K., Tomabechi, N., Nosaka, K., Mizuno, M., (2019), Comparison Between Two Volume-Matched Squat Exercises With and Without Momentary Failure for Changes in Hormones, Maximal Voluntary Isometric Contraction Strength, and Perceived Muscle Soreness. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, epub ahead of Print(July 2019), 6p., United States, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003279.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002838.
  • Choo, HC., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Ihsan, M., Yeo, C., Abbiss, C., (2018), Effect of water immersion temperature on heart rate variability following exercise in the heat. Kinesiology, 50(March 2018), 67-74, University of Zagreb - Faculty of Kinesiology.
  • 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, United States, Human Kinetics Publishers Inc., DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2017-0610.
  • Chen, T., Lin, M., Lai, J., Chen, H., Yu, H., Nosaka, K., (2018), Low-intensity elbow flexion eccentric contractions attenuate maximal eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage of the contralateral arm. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 21(10), 1068-1072, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.12.012.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Choo, H., Nosaka, K., Peiffer, J., Abdullah, 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, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, DOI: 10.1111/cpf.12380.
  • 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: 10.1519/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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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(11-12), 2145-2154, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3462-3.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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(1), 83-94, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Churchill Livingstone, DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.03.014.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 effects of exercise intensity and cognitive load on acute changes in attention and vigilance in healthy young adults
  • 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
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Effects of eccentric versus concentric resistance training in adults with type 2 diabetes
  • 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 "
  • Master of Science (Sports Science),  Effects of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on symptoms associated with eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Velocity-based training: Monitoring, implementation and effects on strength and power
  • 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,  Factors determining 200-m kayak performance: Muscle strength, aerobic capacity, stroke kinematics and training
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Beyond jump height: Understanding the kinematics and kinetics of the countermovement jump from vertical ground reaction force data through the use of higher-order time derivatives

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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