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J. Exp. Biol., Volume 210, Issue 24 Exerc. Sport. Sci. Rev., Volume 39, Number 2 J. R. Soc. Interface, Volume 8, Number 58


Submitted papers at review / invited papers

Panizzolo, F.A., Maiorana, A.J., Naylor, L., Lloyd, D.G., Lichtwark, G.A., Green, D.J.and Rubenson, J. Skeletal muscle architecture in chronic heart failure: Is the soleus a sentinel muscle for impaired exercise capacity? Submitted J. Appl. Physiol.

Wang, T., Ni, M.,Day, R.E., Gardiner, B.S., Landao-Bassonga, E., Rubenson, J., Kirk, T.B., Smith, D.W., Wang, A., Lloyd, D.G., Hardisty, G., Wang, Y., Zheng, Q., Zheng, M.H. and Lin, Z. Programmable mechanical stimulation rescues rabbit Achilles tendon from loading deprivation in a bioreactor system. Submitted British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Pires, N.J., Brendan Lay, and Rubenson, J. Joint-level mechanical triggers for the walk-to-run transition in humans: evidence for both ankle and hip-based triggers. Submitted J. Exp. Biol.

Rubenson, J. More than meat and a motor: the diverse biomechanical roles of skeletal muscle. Invited paper for Leonardo Journal / the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, MIT Press.



2013 / In Press

Stearne, S.M., Alderson, J.A., Green, B., Donnely, C.J. and Rubenson, J. Joint mechanics in rearfoot vs. forefoot running: implications of switching technique. Med. Sci. Sport. Exerc (In Press).

Panizzolo, F.A., Green, D.J., Lloyd, D.G., Maiorana, A.J. and Rubenson, J. (2013) Soleus fascicle length changes are conserved between young and old adults at their preferred walking speed. Gait and Posture. 38: 764 - 769. (PDF).

Smith, D.W., Rubenson, J., Lloyd, D.G., Zheng, M., Besier, T.F., Xu, J. and Gardiner, B.S. (2013). A conceptual framework for computational models of Achilles tendon homeostasis. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: System Biology and Medicine. 5: 523 – 538. (PDF)

Wang, T., Gardner, B., Lin, Z., Kirk, T.B., Rubenson. J., Wang, A., Hunter, P., Anderson, P., Xu, J., Daish, K., Smith, D.W., Lloyd, D.G., and Zheng, M.H. (2013). Bioreactor design for tendon/ligament engineering. Tissue Eng. Part B. Rev.
19: 133-146. (PDF)

Wang, T., Lin, Z., Day, R., Gardner, B., Rubenson. J., Kirk, T.B., Smith, D.W., Lloyd, D.G., Hardisty, G., Wang, A. and Zheng, M.H. (2013) Programmable mechanical stimulation on tendon homeostasis in a bioreactor system. Biotechnol Bioeng. 110: 1495-507. (PDF)

Haughton, L., Dawson, B., and Rubenson, J. (2013) Achilles tendon mechanics after both prolonged continuous running and prolonged intermittent shuttle running. J. Appl. Biomech. 29: 453 - 462. (PDF)

Haughton, L., Dawson, B., and Rubenson, J. (2013) Effects of plyometric training on Achilles tendon properties and shuttle running during a simulated cricket batting innings, J. Strength Cond. Res. 27: 1036 – 1046. (PDF)


2012

Rubenson, J., Pires, N.J., Loi, H.O., Pinniger, G.J., and Shannon, D. (2012). On the ascent: the soleus operating length is conserved to the ascending limb of the force length curve across gait mechanics in humans. J. Exp. Biol. 215: 3539 - 3551. (PDF)

2011

Rubenson, J., Heliams, B.D., Besier, T.F.,Lloyd, D.A., and Fournier, P.A. (2011) Adaptations for economical running: the effect of bipedal limb structure on 3-D joint mechanics. J. R. Soc. Interface. 8: 740-755. (PDF)

Umberger, B.R. and Rubenson, J. (2011) Understanding muscle energetics in locomotion: New modeling and experimental approaches. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. 39: 59-67. (PDF)

Watson, R.R., Rubenson, J., Coder, L., Hoyt, D.F., Propert, M.W.G. and Marsh, R.L. (2011) Gait-specific energetics contribues to economical walking and running in emus and ostriches. Proc. R. Soc. B. 278: 2040-2046. (PDF)


Park, D.Y., Rubenson, J., Carr, A., Mattson, J., Besier, T.F. and Chou, L. (2011) The influence of acute static stretching and warm-up on Achilles tendon material properties. Foot & Ankle. 32: 407-413. (PDF)


Carr, J.A., Ellerby, D.J., Rubenson, J., and Marsh, R.L. (2011) Mechanisms producing coordinated function across the breadth of a large biarticular thigh muscle. J. Exp. Biol. 214: 3396-3404. (PDF)


Houghton, L., Dawson, B., Rubenson, J, Tobin, M. (2011). Movement patterns and physiological strain during a novel, simulated cricket batting innings (BATEX). J. Sport. Sci. 29: 801-809. (PDF)

Houghton, L., Dawson, B., Rubenson, J. (2011) Performance in a simulated cricket batting innings (BATEX): Reliability and discrimination between playing standards. J. Sport. Sci. 29: 1097-103. (PDF)


2009 & Earlier


Rubenson, J., and Marsh, R.L. (2009) Mechanical efficiency of limb-swing during walking and running in guineafowl (Numida meleagris). J. Appl. Physiol. 106: 1618 – 1630. (PDF)


Rubenson, J., Heliams, B.D., Lloyd, D.G., Maloney, S.K., Withers, P.C. and Fournier, P.A. (2007) Reappraisal of the comparative cost of human locomotion using gait-specific allometric analyses. J. Exp. Biol. 210: 3513-3524. (PDF)


Rubenson, J., Besier, T.F., Heliams, B.D., Lloyd, D.G., and Fournier, P.A. (2007). Running in ostriches (Struthio camelus): three-dimensional joint axes alignment and joint kinematics. J. Exp. Biol. 210: 2548-2562 (PDF).

Rubenson, J., Henry, H.T., Dimoulas, P.M. and Marsh, R.L. (2006). The cost of running uphill: linking organismal and muscle energy use in guinea fowl Numida meleagris. J. Exp. Biol. 209: 2395-2408. (PDF)


Marsh, R.L., Ellerby, D.J., Henry, H.T. and Rubenson, J. (2006). The energetic cost of trunk and distal limb loading during walking and running in guinea fowl Numida meleagris. I. Organismal metabolism and biomechanics. J. Exp. Biol. 209: 2050-2063. (PDF)


Rubenson, J., Heliams, B.D., Lloyd, D.G., and Fournier, P.A. (2004). Gait selection in the ostrich: mechanical and metabolic characteristics of walking and running with and without an aerial phase. Proc. R. Soc. B. 271: 1091 – 1099. (PDF)