• Acute Effects of Elastic Bands as Resistance or Assistance on EMG, Kinetics, and Kinematics During Deadlift in Resistance-Trained Men 

      Andersen, Vidar; Pedersen, Helene; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Stien, Nicolay; Cumming, Kristoffer Toldnes; Sæterbakken, Atle Hole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of the study was to compare neuromuscular activation, kinetics and kinematics in three variations of the deadlift: (1) free weights, (2) free weights with elastic bands as resistance (bands anchored to the ground) ...
    • A Comparison of Muscle Activation between Barbell Bench Press and Dumbbell Flyes in Resistance-Trained Males 

      Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Andersen, Vidar; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Hoel, Erlend M.; Sæterbakken, Atle Hole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The purpose of the study was to compare the muscle activity in the prime movers and antagonist between the barbell bench press (BBP) and the dumbbell flyes (DF) Seventeen resistance-trained men (age 22.9 ± 1.8 yrs; height ...
    • Comparison of Muscle Activity in Three Single-Joint, Hip Extension Exercises in Resistance-Trained Women 

      Andersen, Vidar; Pedersen, Helene; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Stien, Nicolay; Cumming, Kristoffer Toldnes; Sæterbakken, Atle Hole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The aim of the study was to compare neuromuscular activation in the gluteus maximus, the biceps femoris and the erector spinae from the Romanian deadlift, the 45-degree Roman chair back extension and the seated machine ...
    • Dose-response of resistance training for neck-and shoulder pain relief: A workplace intervention study 

      Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Makrygiannis, Paula; Stien, Nicolay; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Andersen, Vidar; Pedersen, Helene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Musculoskeletal disorders are highly prevalent among office workers, with strong evidence suggesting that workplace-based resistance training programs can prevent several upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders. ...
    • The effects of acute blood flow restriction on climbing-specific tests 

      Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Andersen, Vidar; Vereide, Vegard Albert; Stien, Nicolay; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Hermans, Espen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of the study was to compare climbing specific performance tests with and without blood flow restriction (BFR). Thirty one climbers (age 26.9 ± 5.5 years, height 177.2 ± 7.5 cm, weight 70.5 ± 8.3 kg, fat percentage ...
    • The effects of ten weeks resistance training on sticking region in chest-press exercises 

      Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Andersen, Vidar; van den Tillaar, Roland; Joly, Florian; Stien, Nicolay; Pedersen, Helene; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of the study was to compare the effects of a 10-week chest-press resistance training on lifting regions in a trained exercise and a none-trained exercise; the barbell bench press (BBP). Thirty-five resistance trained ...
    • “I can Just Get all the Bits That I Need”: Practitioners’ Use of Open-Access Sport Science Podcasts 

      Shaw, Matthew Peter; McNamara, Scott (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The aim of the current investigation was to explore practitioners’ attitudes toward and reasons for listening to open-access podcasts. It is well accepted within the literature that sport and exercise practitioners, such ...
    • Muscle activation with swinging loads in bench press 

      Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Stien, Nicolay; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Pedersen, Helene; Andersen, Vidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of the study was to compare the EMG amplitude in bench press (stable loads) to bench press using loads moving in anteroposterior and mediolateral directions. Seventeen resistance-trained men, with 9.4±4.7 years of ...
    • Muscle activity in asymmetric bench press among resistance-trained individuals 

      Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Behm, David G.; Stien, Nicolay; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Pedersen, Helene; Andersen, Vidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Purpose To determine the effects of asymmetric loads on muscle activity with the bench press. Method Seventeen resistance-trained men performed one familiarization session including testing one repetition maximum (1RM) ...
    • Smartphone and Tablet Software Apps to Collect Data in Sport and Exercise Settings: Cross-sectional International Survey 

      Shaw, Matthew Peter; Satchell, Liam; Thompson, Stephen; Harper, Edward; Balsalobre-Fernández, Carlos; Peart, Daniel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Advances in smartphone technology have facilitated an increase in the number of commercially available smartphone and tablet apps that enable the collection of physiological and biomechanical variables typically ...
    • Upper body rate of force development and maximal strength discriminates performance levels in sport climbing 

      Stien, Nicolay; Vereide, Vegard Albert; Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Hermans, Espen; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Andersen, Vidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The aim of this study was to assess and compare the maximal force and rate of force development (RFD) between intermediate, advanced and elite climbers using several different methods for calculating RFD. Fifty-seven male ...