Dr. Thorsten Rudroff
University of Colorado, USA
2001 Ph.D., Sports and Exercise Science, University of Constance, Germany
1989 M.Sc., Physical Therapy, Sports and Exercise Science, German Sports University, Germany                       
1986 B.Sc., Sports and Exercise Science, German Sports University, Germany
Publications (Selected)
  1. Rudroff T, Justice JN, Holmes MR, Enoka RM. Muscle activity and time to task failure differ with load compliance and contraction intensity for elbow flexor muscles. J Appl Physiol 110: 125-136, 2011.
  2. Jesunathadas M, Rudroff T, Enoka RM. Changes in muscle architecture of tibialis anterior are not associated with the steadiness of ankle dorsiflexion in young and old adults. Eur J Appl Physiol 110: 1175-1186,2010.
  3. Rudroff T, Justice JN, Matthews SD, Zuo R, Enoka RM. Muscle activity differs with load compliance during fatiguing contractions with the knee extensors. Exp Brain Res 203: 307-316, 2010.
  4. Rudroff T, Jordan K, Enoka JA, Matthews SD, Baudry S, Enoka RM. Discharge of biceps brachii motor units is modulated by load compliance and forearm posture. Exp Brain Res 202: 111-120, 2010.
  5. Baudry S, Rudroff T, Pierpont LA, Enoka RM. Load type influences motor unit recruitment in biceps brachii during a sustained contraction. J Neurophysiol 102: 1725-35, 2009.
  6. Staudenmann D, Rudroff T, Enoka RM. Supination torque and associated electromyographic activity varies during a sustained elbow flexor contraction but does not influence the time to task failure. Muscle & Nerve 40: 231-9, 2009.
  7. Mendez-Villanueva A, Baudry S, Riley Z, Rudroff T. Influence of rest duration on muscle activation during submaximal intermittent contractions with the elbow flexor muscles. J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49: 255-64, 2009.
  8. Rudroff T, Staudenmann, Enoka RM. Electromyographic measures of muscle activation and changes in muscle architecture in human elbow flexor muscles during fatiguing contractions. J Appl Physiol 104: 1720-6, 2009.
  9. Rudroff T, Christou EA, Poston B, Bojsen-Møller J, Enoka RM. Time to failure of a sustained contraction is predicted by target torque and initial EMG bursts in elbow flexor muscles. Muscle & Nerve 35: 657-666, 2007.
  10. Rudroff T, Barry BK, Stone AL, Barry CJ, Enoka RM. Accessory muscle activity contributes to the variation in time to task failure for different arm postures and loads. J Appl Physiol 102(3): 1000-6, 2007.
  11. Christou EA, Rudroff T, Enoka JA, Meyer F, Enoka RM. Discharge rate during low-force isometric contractions influences motor unit coherence below 15 Hz but not motor unit synchronization. Exp Brain Res 178(3): 285-95, 2007.
  12. Rudroff T, Poston B, Shin IS, Bojsen-Møller J, Enoka RM. Net excitation of the motor unit pool varies with load type during fatiguing contractions. Muscle & Nerve 31: 78-87, 2005.
  13. Rudroff T. Functional capability is enhanced with semitendinosus than patellar tendon ACL repair. Med Sci Sports Exerc 35: 1486-92, 2003.
  14. Rudroff T, Riehle H. Movement patterns and neuromuscular activation after ACL-reconstruction with the patellar- and semitendinosus tendon. In: Congress book of the DVS-Section Biomechanics Constance, Germany, pp. 194-200, 2001.
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