Laboratory of Applied Biology

Recent Publications

2018

Abdelmoula A, Baudry S, Duchateau J. Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation does not influence the neural adjustments associated with fatiguing contractions in a hand muscle. Eur J Appl Physiol 2018; (in press)

Johannsson J, Duchateau J, Baudry S. Modulation of the Hoffmann reflex in soleus and medial gastrocnemius during stair ascent and descent in young and older adults. Gait Posture 2018; 68:115-121

Klass M, Roelands B, Meeusen R, Duchateau J. Acute Effect of Noradrenergic Modulation on Motor Output Adjustment in Men. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018; 50:1579-1587

Gaillardin F, Baudry S. Influence of working memory and executive function on stair ascent and descent in young and older adults. Exp Gerontol. 2018; 106:74-79

Baudry S, Botter A, Duchateau J, Minetto MA. Neural Correlates to the Increase in Maximal Force after Dexamethasone Administration. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2018; 50: 218-224

2017

Enoka RM, Duchateau J. Rate Coding and the Control of Muscle Force. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2017; 3;7(10)

Johannsson J, Duchateau J, Baudry S.
Spinal and corticospinal pathways are differently modulated when standing at the bottom and the top of a three-step staircase in young and older adults. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2017; 17:1165-1174

2016

Penzer F, Cabrol A, Baudry S, Duchateau J. Comparison of muscle activity and tissue oxygenation during strength training protocols that differ by their organisation, rest interval between sets, and volume. Eur J Appl Physiol 2016; 116: 1795-1806.

Stragier S, Baudry S, Poortmans J, Duchateau J, Carpentier A. Leucine-enriched protein supplementation does not influence neuromuscular adaptations in response to a 6-month strength training programme in older adults. Exp Gerontol 2016; 82: 58-66.

Laurent C, Penzer F, Letroye B, Carpentier A, Baudry S, Duchateau J. Effect of a strength training method characterized by an incremental number of repetitions across sets and a very short rest interval. Science Sports 2016; 31: e115-e121.

Enoka RM, Duchateau J. Translating Fatigue to Human Performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016; 48: 2228-2238.

Taylor JL, Amann M, Duchateau J, Meeusen R, Rice CL. Neural Contributions to Muscle Fatigue: From the Brain to the Muscle and Back Again. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016; 48: 2294-2306.

Baudry S, Minetto, MA Duchateau J. Surface EMG applications in neurophysiology. In: "Surface Electromyography. Physiological, engineering, and applications" (Merletti R. & Farina D. eds), Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2016, pp 333-360.

Enoka RM, Duchateau J. Physiology of muscle activation and force generation. In: "Surface Electromyography. Physiological, engineering, and applications" (Merletti R. & Farina D. eds), Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2016, pp 1-29.

Maffiuletti NA, Aagaard P, Blazevich AJ, Folland J, Tillin N, Duchateau J. Rate of force development: physiological and methodological consideLaurent C, Penzer F, Letroye B, Carpentier A, Baudry S, Duchateau J (2016) Effect of a strength training method characterized by an incremental number of repetitions across sets and a very short rest interval. Science Sports rations. Eur J Appl Physiol 2016; 116: 1091-1116.

Abdelmoula A, Baudry S, Duchateau J. Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation enhances time to task failure of a submaximal contraction of elbow flexors without changing corticospinal excitability. Neuroscience 2016; 322: 94-103.

Baudry S. Aging Changes the Contribution of Spinal and Corticospinal Pathways to Control Balance. Exerc Sport Sci Rev 2016; 44: 104-109.

Duchateau J, Enoka RM. Neural control of lengthening contractions. J Exp Biol 2016; 219: 197-204.

Klass M, Duchateau J, Rabec S, Meeusen R, Roelands B. Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibition Impairs Cortical Output and Limits Endurance Time. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016; 48:1014-1023.

2015

Enoka RM, Duchateau J. Inappropriate interpretation of surface EMG signals and muscle fiber characteristics impedes understanding of the control of neuromuscular function. J Appl Physiol 2015; 119: 1516-1518.

Stragier S, Baudry S, Poortmans J, Duchateau J, Carpentier A. Contribution of muscle hypertrophy to strength gain after training in elderly adults. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2015; 18:2062-2063.

Johannsson J, Jakobi J, Duchateau J, Baudry S. Do mechanical properties of Achilles tendon influence torque steadiness? Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2015; 18:1958-1959.

Baudry S, Collignon S, Duchateau J. Influence of age and posture on spinal and corticospinal excitability. Exp Gerontol 2015; 69: 62-69.

Johannsson J, Duchateau J, Baudry S. Presynaptic inhibition of soleus Ia afferents does not vary with center of pressure displacements during upright standing. Neuroscience 2015; 298:63-73

Rodriguez-Falces J, Duchateau J, Muraoka Y, Baudry S. M-Wave potentiation after voluntary contractions of different durations and intensities in the tibialis anterior. J Appl Physiol 2015; 118: 953-964.

Penzer F, Duchateau J, Baudry S. Effects of short-term training combining strength and balance exercises on maximal strength and upright standing steadiness in elderly adults. Exp Gerontol 2015; 61:38-46.

2014

Duclay J, Pasquet B, Martin A, Duchateau J. Specific modulation of spinal and cortical excitabilities during lengthening and shortening submaximal and maximal contractions in plantar flexor muscles. J Appl Physiol 2014; 117: 1440-1450.

Duchateau J, Baudry S. The neural control of coactivation during fatiguing contraction revisited. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2014; 24:780-788

Baudry S, Johannsson J, Duchateau J. Behaviour of the muscle-tendon unit of the gastrocnemius medialis and tibialis anterior during forward and backward sways. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2014; 17:184-185.

Baudry S, Duchateau J. Independent modulation of corticospinal and group I afferents pathways during upright standing. Neuroscience 2014; 275:162-169.

Duchateau J, Baudry S. Maximal discharge rate of motor units determines the maximal rate of force development during ballistic contractions in human. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2014; 8:234.

Baudry S, Penzer F, Duchateau J. Vision and proprioception do not influence the excitability of the corticomotoneuronal pathway during upright standing in young and elderly adults. Neuroscience 2014; 268:247-254.

Duchateau J, Nicol C, Baudry S. The ageing of the neuromuscular system: From sarcopenia to dynapenia. 2014; 14:45-51.

Baudry S, Penzer F, Duchateau J. Input-output characteristics of soleus homonymous Ia afferents and corticospinal pathways during upright standing differ between young and elderly adults. Acta Physiol 2014; 210:667-677.

Baudry S, Gaillard V. Cognitive demand does not influence the responsiveness of homonymous Ia afferents pathway during postural dual task in young and elderly adults. Eur J Appl Physiol 2014; 114:295-303.

Baudry S, Lanfranco F, Merletti R, Duchateau J, Minetto MA. Short-Term Dexamethasone Administration on Corticospinal Excitability. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2014; 46:695-701.

2013

Duchateau J, Baudry S. Insights into the neural control of eccentric contractions. Highlighted topic: Eccentric Exercise. J Appl Physiol 2014; 116: 1418-1425.

Baudry S, Sarrazin S, Duchateau J. Effects of load magnitude on muscular activity and tissue oxygenation during repeated elbow flexions until failure. Eur J Appl Physiol 2013; 113:1895-1904.

2012

Baudry S, Duchateau J. Age-related influence of vision and proprioception on Ia presynaptic inhibition in soleus muscle during upright stance. J Physiol 2012; 590:5541-5554.

Duchateau J, Hortobagyi T, Enoka RM. Acute and long-term neural adaptations to training. In: "Motor Control and Motor Learning" (Gollhofer A, Taube W and Nielsen JB eds), Routledge, London, 2012, pp 319-350.

Klass M, Roelands B, Lévénez M, Fontenelle V, Pattyn N, Meeusen R, Duchateau J. Effects of noradrenaline and dopamine on supraspinal fatigue in well-trained men. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2012; 44:2299-2308.

Kamandulis S, Skurvydas A, Brazaitis M, Stanislovaitis A, Duchateau J, Stanislovaitiene J.Effect of a periodized power training program on the functional performances and contractile properties of the quadriceps in sprinters. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2012; 83:540-545.

Booghs C, Baudry S, Enoka RM, Duchateau J. Influence of neural adjustments and muscle oxygenation on task failure during sustained isometric contractions with elbow flexor muscles. Exp Physiol 2012; 97:918-929.

Jesunathadas M, Klass M, Duchateau J, Enoka RM. Discharge properties of motor units during steady isometric contractions performed with the dorsiflexor muscles. J Appl Physiol 2012; 112:1897-1905.

Baudry S, Lecoeuvre G, Duchateau J. Age-related changes in the behavior of the muscle-tendon unit of the gastrocnemius medialis during upright stance. J Appl Physiol 2012; 112:296-304.

2011

Duchateau J, Enoka RM. Human motor unit recordings: Origins and insight into the integrated system. Brain Res 2011; 1409:42-61.

Stuart DG, Clarac F, Barbara JG, Brownstone RM, Duchateau J, Enoka RM. Paths of discovery in motoneuron neurobiology. Brain Res 2011; 1409:1-2.

Duclay J, Pasquet B, Martin A, Duchateau J. Specific modulation of corticospinal and spinal excitabilities during maximal voluntary isometric, shortening and lengthening contractions in synergist muscles. J Physiol 2011; 589:2901-2916.

Klass M, Baudry S, Duchateau J. Modulation of reflex responses in activated ankle dorsiflexors differs in healthy young and elderly subjects. Eur J Appl Physiol 2011; 111:1909-1916.

Kato E, Vieillevoye S, Balestra C, Guissard N, Duchateau J. Acute effect of muscle stretching on the steadiness of sustained submaximal contractions of the plantar flexor muscles. J Appl Physiol 2011; 110(2):407-415.

Enoka RM, Baudry S, Rudroff T, Farina D, Klass M, Duchateau J. Unraveling the neurophysiology of muscle fatigue. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2011; 21(2): 208-219.

Duchateau J, Baudry S. Training adaptation of the neuromuscular system. In: "Neuromuscular Aspects of Sport Performance" (Komi PV ed.), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2011, pp 216-253.

2010

Richartz C, Lévénez M, Boucart J, Duchateau J. Initial conditions influence the characteristics of ballistic contractions in the ankle dorsiflexors. Eur J Appl Physiol 2010; 110(4):805-14.

Vieillevoye S, Poortmans JR, Duchateau J, Carpentier A. Effects of a combined essential amino acids/carbohydrate supplementation on muscle mass, architecture and maximal strength following heavy-load training. Eur J Appl Physiol 2010; 110(3):479-88.

Kamandulis S, Skurvydas A, Brazaitis M, Skikas L, Duchateau J. The repeated bout effect of eccentric exercise is not associated with changes in voluntary activation. Eur J Appl Physiol 2010; 108(6):1065-74.

2009

Abellaneda S, Guissard N, Duchateau J. The relative lengthening of the myotendinous structures in the medial gastrocnemius during passive stretching differs among individuals. J Appl Physiol 2009; 106(1):169-77.

Duchateau J. Stimulation conditions can improve the validity of the interpolated twitch technique. J Appl Physiol 2009;107(1):361; discussion 367-8.

2008

Baudry S, Klass M, Duchateau J. Postactivation potentiation of short tetanic contractions is differently influenced by stimulation frequency in young and elderly adults. Eur J Appl Physiol 2008; 103(4):449-59.

Duchateau J, Enoka RM Neural control of shortening and lengthening contractions: influence of task constraints. J Physiol 2008; 586:5853-64.

Enoka RM, Duchateau J.Muscle fatigue: what, why and how it influences muscle function. J Physiol 2008; 586(1):11-23.

Klass M, Levenez M, Enoka RM, Duchateau J. Spinal mechanisms contribute to differences in the time to failure of submaximal fatiguing contractions performed with different loads. J Neurophysiol 2008; 99(3):1096-104.

Klass M, Baudry S, Duchateau J.Age-related decline in rate of torque development is accompanied by lower maximal motor unit discharge frequency during fast contractions. J Appl Physiol 2008; 104(3):739-46.

Levenez M, Garland SJ, Klass M, Duchateau J.Cortical and spinal modulation of antagonist coactivation during a submaximal fatiguing contraction in humans. J Neurophysiol 2008; 99(2):554-63.