This collection highlights the research and creative activity of the faculty of the Department of Kinesiology & Sport Studies at Eastern Illinois University.

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Submissions from 2014

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Acute Effect of Caffeine Intake on Hemodynamics after Resistance Exercise in Young Non-hypertensive Subjects, Diego Souza, Juliano Cosanatto, Roberto Poton, Jeffrey Willardson, and Marcos Polito

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EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT REST INTERVALS BETWEEN ANTAGONIST PAIRED SETS ON REPETITION PERFORMANCE AND MUSCLE ACTIVATION, Mariana F. Maia, Jeffrey M. Willardson, Gabriel A. Paz, and Humberto Miranda

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Identification of high responders for interleukin-6 and creatine kinase following acute eccentric resistance exercise in elderly obese women, Vitor Tajra, Ramires Alsamir Tibana, Denis Cesar Leite Vieira, Darlan Lopes de Farias, Tatiane Gomes Teixeira, Silvana Schwerz Funghetto, Alessandro Oliviera Silva, Nuno Manuel Frade de Sousa, Jeffrey Willardson, Margo Gomes Oliviera Karnikowski, and Jonato Prestes

Submissions from 2013

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Effectiveness of exercise on cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease, Sandor Balsamo, Jeffrey Willardson, Frederico Santos de Santana, Jonato Prestes, Denise Coscrato Balsamo, Dahan da Cunha Nascimento, Leopoldo dos Santos-Neto, and Octavio T. Nobrega

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Book Review: Gadamer’s Ethics of Play: Hermeneutics and the Other, Chad R. Carlson

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THE REALITY OF FANTASY SPORTS: A METAPHYSICAL AND ETHICAL ANALYSIS, Chad R. Carlson

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EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT ANTAGONIST PROTOCOLS ON REPETITION PERFORMANCE AND MUSCLE ACTIVATION, Andrade Paz, Jeffrey Willardson, Roberto Simao, and Humberto Miranda

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EXERCISE AND BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION, Zachary K. Pope, Jeffrey Willardson, and Brad J. Schoenfeld

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Influence of upper-body exercise order on hormonal responses in trained men, Roberto Simao, Richard Diego Leite, Guilherme Fleury Fina Speretta, Alex Souto Maior, Belmiro Freitas de Salles, Tacito Pessoa de Souza Jr, Jakob L. Vingren, and Jeffrey Willardson

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What Will they Say About Me When I Am Gone: A Tribute To Robert "BOB" Hussey, Scott M. Ronspies

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Supra-physiological doses of testosterone affect membrane oxidation of human neutrophils monitored by the fluorescent probe C11-BODIPY581/591, Tacito Pessoa de Souza Jr, Andre K. Yamada, Roberto Simao, Tatiana G. Polotow, Rui Curi, Zachary Pope, Jeffrey Willardson, and Marcelo P. Barros

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Influence of exercise order on upper body maximum and submaximal strength gains in trained men, Claudio O. Assumpcao, Ramires A. Tibana, Luan C. Viana, Jeffrey Willardson, and Jonato Prestes

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EFFECTS OF REST INTERVAL LENGTH ON SMITH MACHINE BENCH PRESS PERFORMANCE AND PERCEIVED EXERTION IN TRAINED MEN, Ramires A. Tibana, Denis C. Vieira, Vitor Tajra, Martim Bottaro, Belmiro F. de Salles, Jeffrey Willardson, and Jonato Prestes

Submissions from 2012

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A Tale of Two Tournaments: The Red Cross Games and the Early NCAA-NIT Relationship, Chad R. Carlson

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Book Review: National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament, Chad R. Carlson

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ACUTE EFFECTS OF ANTAGONIST STRETCHING ON JUMP HEIGHT, TORQUE, AND ELECTROMYOGRAPHY OF AGONIST MUSCULATURE, John B. Sandberg, Dale R. Wagner, Jeffrey Willardson, and gerald Aparecido Smith

Exercise Order in Resistance Training, Roberto Simao, Belmio Freitas de Salles, Tiago Figueiredo, Ingrid Dias, and Jeffrey Willardson

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Comparing thigh muscle cross-sectional area and squat strength among national class Olympic weightlifters, power lifters, and bodybuilders, James J. Di Naso, Brian L. Pritschet, John D. Emmett, Jill W. Owen, Jeffrey Willardson, Travis W. Beck, Jason M. DeFreitas, and Fabio E. Fontana

Submissions from 2011

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Joy T. DeSensi and Danny Rosenberg, Ethics and Morality in Sport Management, 3rd Edition, Chad R. Carlson

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Is Training to Failure a Safe and Effective Method for Improving Athletic Performance?, Andy V. Khamoui and Jeffrey Willardson

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EFFECT OF VARYING REST INTERVALS BETWEEN SETS OF ASSISTANCE EXERCISES ON CREATINE KINASE AND LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE RESPONSES, Marco Machado, Alexander J. Koch, Jeffrey Willardson, Luis Prereira, Isabel M. Cardoso, Michela KS Motta, Rafael Prereira, and Andre N. Monteiro

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Strength and hypertrophy responses to constant and decreasing rest intervals in trained men using creatine supplementation, Tacito P. Souza-Junior, Jeffrey M. Willardson, Richard Bloomer, Richard D. Leite, Steven J. Fleck, Paulo R. Oliveira, and Robert Simao

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The "Playing" Field: Attitudes, Activities, and the Conflation of Play and Games, Chad R. Carlson

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The Motherland, the Godfather, and the Birth of a Basketball Dynasty: American Efforts to Promote Basketball in Lithuania, Chad R. Carlson

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Categorical Shortcomings: Application, Adjudication, and Contextual Descriptions of Game Rules, Chad R. Carlson and John Gleaves

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Middle School Students’ Perceptions of Coeducational and Same-Sex Physical Education, Scott M. Ronspies

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Who wants to be a Physical Education Teacher? A Case Study of a Non-traditional Undergraduate Student in a Physical Education Teacher Education Program, Scott M. Ronspies

Submissions from 2010

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Effect of different resistance exercise repetition velocities on excess post-exercise oxygen consumption and energetic expenditure, Ana Critine Barreto, Alex Souto Maior, Pedro Menzes, Jeffrey Willardson, Antonio Jose Silva, Victor Machado Reis, Roberto Simão, and Jefferson Novaes

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Caffeine Does Not Augment Markers of Muscle Damage or Leukocytosis Following Resistance Exercise, Marco Machado, Alexander J. Koch, Jeffrey Willardson, Frederico C. dos Santos, Victor M. Curty, and Lucan N. Pereira

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Basketball’s Forgotten Experiment: Don Barksdale and the Legacy of the United States Olympic Basketball Team, Chad R. Carlson

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Carson Cunningham, American Hoops: U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball from Berlin to Beijing, Chad R. Carlson

Submissions from 2009

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Effect of rest interval length on the volume completed during upper body resistance exercise, Humberto Miranda, Roberto Simão, Leonardo Marmo Moreira, Renato Aparecido de Souza, João Antônio Alves de Souza, Belmiro Freitas de Salles, and Jeffrey Willardson

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Effect of Surface Stability on Core Muscle Activity for Dynamic Resistance Exercises, Jeffrey Willardson, Fabio E. Fontana, and Eadric Bressel

Submissions from 2008

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Effect of Short-Term Failure Versus Nonfailure Training on Lower Body Muscular Endurance, Jeffrey Willardson, John Emmett, Jon A. Oliver, and Eadric Bressel

Submissions from 2007

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A comparison of once versus twice per week training on leg press strength in women, J. Burt, R. Wilson, and Jeffrey Willardson

Submissions from 2005

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Spicing Up Motor Skill Performance for All, Scott M. Ronspies

Submissions from 2001

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The Ethics of Sport: A Reader, Chad R. Carlson