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Published Research

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  1. Buchheit M, Simpson B, Peltola E, Mendez-Villanueva A (2011) Assessing maximal sprinting speed in highly trained young soccer players. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance – E-published 12 October

  2. Buchheit M, Al Haddad H, Mendez-Villanueva A, Quod M, Bourdon P (2011) Effect of maturation on hemodynamic and autonomic control recovery following maximal running exercise in highly-trained young soccer players. Frontiers in Exercise Physiology 2 (October): Article 69, 1-13

  3. Buchheit M, Voss S, Nybo L, Mohr M, Racinais S (2011) Physiological and performance adaptations to an in-season soccer camp in the heat: Associations with heart rate and heart rate variability. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports – E-published 9 August

  4. Buchheit M, Simpson BM, Al Haddad H, Bourdon P, Mendez-Villanueva A (2011) Monitoring changes in physical performance with heart rate measures in young soccer players. European Journal of Applied Physiology – E-published 9 June

  5. Buchheit M, Kuitunen S, Voss S, Mendez-Villanueva A, Williams B, Bourdon P (2011) Physiological strain associated with high-intensity hypoxic intervals in highly-trained young runners. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research – In press.

  6. Mendez-Villanueva A, Buchheit M, Simpson BM, Peltola E, Bourdon P (2011) Does on-field sprinting performance in young soccer players depend on how fast they can run or how fast they do run? Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25 (9): 2634-2638

  7. Poulos N, Kuitunen S, Buchheit M (2011) Effect of plyometric warm ups on sprint performance in adolescent track and field athletes. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning 19 (1): 4-7

  8. Buchheit M, Horobeanu C, Mendez-Villanueva A, Simpson BM, Bourdon P (2011) Effect of age and spa treatment on match running performance over two consecutive games in highly-trained young soccer players. Journal of Sports Sciences 29 (6): 591-598

  9. Fourchet F, Buchheit M, Materne O, Horobeanu C, Hudacek T, Sebo D, Millet G (2011) Reliability of video-based muscle flexibility measures in adolescent athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine 45 (4): 348

  10. Mendez-Villanueva A, Buchheit M, Kuitunen S, Douglas A, Peltola E, Bourdon P (2011) Age-related differences in acceleration, maximum running speed and repeated-sprint performance in young soccer players. Journal of Sports Science 29 (5): 477-484

Sport Science Collaborative Research Publications – 2011:

  1. Eastwood A, Sharpe K, Bourdon PC, Woolford SM, Saunders PU, Robertson EY, Clark SA and Gore CJ (2011) Within subject variation in hemoglobin mass in elite athletes. Medicine Science and Exercise in Sport – E-published 24 September

  2. Suarez-Arrones L, Nunez F, Portillo J, Mendez-Villanueva A (2011) Match running performance and exercise intensity in elite female Rugby Sevens. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research –E-published 29 September

  3. Al Haddad H, Parouty J, Buchheit M (2011) Effect of daily cold water immersion on heart rate variability and subjective ratings of well-being in highly trained swimmers. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance E-published 30 August

  4. Eastwood A, Bourdon P, Snowden K, Gore C (2011) Detraining decreases Hbmass in triathletes. International Journal of Sports Medicine E-published 28 August

  5. Stanley J, Buchheit M, Peake JM (2011) The effect of post-exercise hydrotherapy on subsequent exercise performance and heart rate variability. European Journal of Applied Physiology E-published 28 June

  6. Buchheit M, Abbiss C, Peiffer JJ, Laursen P (2011) Performance and physiological responses during a sprint interval training session: relationships with muscle oxygenation and pulmonary oxygen uptake kinetics. European Journal of Applied Physiology E-published 12 June

  7. Al Haddad H, Laursen PB, Chollet D, Ahmaidi S, Buchheit M (2011) Reliability of resting and post-exercise heart rate measures. International Journal of Sports Medicine E-published 13 May

  8. Eastwood A, Bourdon PC, Norton KI, Lewis NR, Snowden KR, Gore CJ (2011) No change in hemoglobin mass after 40 days of physical activity in previously untrained adults. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports – E-published 8 April

  9. Buchheit M, Ufland P, Haydar B, Laursen PB, Ahmaidi S (2011) Reproducibility and sensitivity of muscle re-oxygenation and oxygen uptake kinetics following running exercise in the field. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging 31 (5): 337-346

  10. Al Haddad H, Laursen PB, Chollet D, Ahmaidi S, Buchheit M (2011) Reliability of resting and post-exercise heart rate measures. International Journal of Sports Medicine 32 (8): 598-605

  11. King MA, Glynn JA, Mitchell SR (2011), Subject-specific computer simulation model for determining elbow loading in one-handed tennis backhand groundstrokes. Sports Biomechanics 10 (4): 391 - 406

  12. Bishop D, Girard O, Mendez-Villanueva A (2011) Repeated sprint ability-Part 2: Recommendations for training. Sports Medicine 41 (9): 741–756

  13. Girard O, Mendez-Villanueva A, Bishop D (2011) Repeated sprint ability-Part 1: Factors contributing to fatigue. Sports Medicine 41 (8): 673–694

  14. Haydar B, Al Haddad H, Ahmaidi S, Buchheit M (2011) Assessing inter-effort recovery and change of direction ability with the 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test. Journal of Science and Medicine 10: 346-354

  15. Glynn JA, King MA, Mitchell S (2011) A computer simulation model of tennis racket/ball impacts. Sports Engineering 13 (2): 65-72

  16. Buchheit M, Ufland P (2011) Effect of endurance training on performance and muscle re-oxygenation rate during repeated-sprint running. European Journal of Applied Physiology 111 (2): 293-301

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