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Shona L. Halson
Australian Catholic University
PsychologyPhysical therapyAthletesCyclingMedicine
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#1Candice ColbeyH-Index: 3
#2Michael K. DrewH-Index: 11
Last. Louise M. BurkeH-Index: 57
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PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of sports compression tights in reducing muscle movement and activation during running. METHODS: A total of 27 recreationally active males were recruited across two separate studies. For study 1, 13 participants (mean +/- SD = 84.1 +/- 9.4 kg, 22 +/- 3 yr) completed two 4-min treadmill running bouts (2 min at 12 and 15 km.h) under two conditions: a no-compression control (CON1) and compression (COMP). For study 2, 14 partici...
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#1Ned Brophy-Williams (AIS: Australian Institute of Sport)H-Index: 5
#2James W. Fell (UTAS: University of Tasmania)H-Index: 20
Last. Matthew W. Driller (University of Waikato)H-Index: 15
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AbstractThis study aimed to investigate the differences in the interface pressure applied by sports and medical compression socks and assess the pressure gradient profile. Sixty (30 male, 30 female...
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#1Suzanna Russell (Queensland Academy of Sport)H-Index: 2
#2David G. Jenkins (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 48
Last. Vincent G. Kelly (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 10
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Abstract Objectives To assess the magnitude of changes in, and relationships between, physical and mental fatigue pre-to-post match in elite development netballers. Design Observational. Methods Twelve female netballers (21.3 ± 2.9 years) competing in the Australian Netball League reported perceptual measures of mental and physical fatigue pre- and post-match on 12 separate competition occasions. Minutes played, to allow for calculation of weighted changes (ratings proportional to playing time),...
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#1Charli SargentH-Index: 22
#2Michele LastellaH-Index: 7
Last. Gregory D. RoachH-Index: 28
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#1Suzanna Russell (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 2
#2David G. Jenkins (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 48
Last. Vincent G. Kelly (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 10
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AbstractMental fatigue is a psychobiological state caused by prolonged periods of demanding cognitive activity shown to negatively influence physical performance. Variation exists across the litera...
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#1Vandre Figueiredo (University of Auckland)H-Index: 1
#2Michelle M. Farnfield (Deakin University)H-Index: 7
Last. James F. Markworth (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 16
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The purpose of the current study was to determine the acute effects of carbohydrate ingestion (CHO) following a bout of maximal eccentric resistance exercise on key anabolic kinases of mTOR and ERK...
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#1Jackson J. Fyfe (Deakin University)H-Index: 6
#2James R. Broatch (VU: Victoria University, Australia)H-Index: 4
Last. Aaron C. Petersen (VU: Victoria University, Australia)H-Index: 7
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Purpose: We determined the effects of CWI on long-term adaptations and post-exercise molecular responses in skeletal muscle before and after resistance training. Methods: Sixteen males (22.9 ± 4.6 ...
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#1Shona L. Halson (ACU: Australian Catholic University)H-Index: 28
It is increasingly recognised that many athletes have poor sleep quantity and/or quality despite the advances in knowledge regarding the importance of sleep for an athletic population. The majority of research in sleep assessment and treatment (within the general population) focuses on the medical disorder insomnia, and therefore may not be specifically relevant for athletes. Further, there are currently no guidelines for the standardisation of assessment, intervention, feedback and behaviour ch...
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