• 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 Affective Responses Between Time Efficient and Traditional Resistance Training 

      Andersen, Vidar; Fimland, Marius Steiro; Iversen, Vegard Moe; Pedersen, Helene; Balberg, Kristin; Gåsvær, Maria; Rise, Katarina; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Stien, Nicolay; Sæterbakken, Atle Hole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      The aim of the study was to compare the acute effects of traditional resistance training and superset training on training duration, training volume and different perceptive measures. Twenty-nine resistance-trained ...
    • 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 effect of grip width on muscle strength and electromyographic activity in bench press among novice-and resistance-trained men 

      Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Stien, Nicolay; Pedersen, Helene; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Cumming, Kristoffer Toldnes; Andersen, Vidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: This study compared the muscle activity and six repetition maximum (6-RM) loads in bench press with narrow, medium, and wide grip widths with sub-group comparisons of resistance-trained (RT) and novice-trained ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effects of bouncing the barbell in bench press on throwing velocity and strength among handball players 

      Løken, Jørund; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Stien, Nicolay; Andersen, Vidar; Sæterbakken, Atle Hole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Bench press is a popular training-exercise in throw related sports such as javelin, baseball and handball. Athletes in these sports often use bouncing (i.e., letting the barbell collide with the chest) to create an increased ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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) ...
    • The role of trunk training for physical fitness and sport-specific performance 

      Sæterbakken, Atle Hole; Andersen, Vidar; Behm, David G; Cumming, Kristoffer Toldnes; Prieske, Olaf; Solstad, Tom Erik Jorung; Shaw, Matthew Peter; Stien, Nicolay (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The trunk (core) muscles are involved in daily functions (i. e., stabilizing the body in everyday tasks) and force generation of the limbs during athletic tasks such as kicking, throwing, or running. Even though trunk ...