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Journal Articles

The following list includes papers from the last few years, and will be updated occasionally. I don't normally post PDFs here because a) I'm too lazy to keep updating, and b) don't want to navigate the complexities of copyright ownership. For PDF requests please contact me.

  • Cronin, N., Rantalainen, T., Ahtiainen, J., Hynynen, E. & Waller, B. (2019). Markerless 2D kinematic analysis of underwater running: A deep learning approach (J Biomech, In Press).
  • Davidson, P., Virekunnas, H., Sharma, D., Piché, R. & Cronin, N. (2019).Continuous Analysis of Running Mechanics by Means of an Integrated INS/GPS Device (Sensors, 19:6).
  • Hegyi, A., Lahti, J., Giacomo, J.P., Gerus, P., Cronin, N. & Morin, J. (2019). Impact of Hip Flexion Angle on Unilateral and Bilateral Nordic Hamstring Exercise Torque and High-Density Electromyography Activity (J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, In Press).
  • Hegyi, A., Csala, D., Péter, A., Finni, T. & Cronin, N. (2019). High-density electromyography activity in various hamstring exercises (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science In Sports, 29(1), 34-43).
  • Werkhausen, A., Albracht, K., Cronin, N., Paulsen, G., Bojsen-Møller, J. & Seynnes, O. (2018). Effect of Training-Induced Changes in Achilles Tendon Stiffness on Muscle-Tendon Behavior During Landing (Front Physiol, 9:794).
  • Hegyi, A., Péter, A., Finni, T. & Cronin, N. (2018). Region-dependent hamstrings activity in Nordic hamstring exercise and stiff-leg deadlift defined with high-density electromyography (Scand J Med Sci Sports, 28(3), 992-1000).
  • Werkhausen, A., Albracht, K., Cronin, N., Meier, R., Bojsen-Møller, J. & Seynnes, O. (2017). Modulation of muscle-tendon interaction in the human triceps surae during an energy dissipation task (Journal of Experimental Biology, 220(Pt 22), 4141-4149).
  • Gao, Y., Silvennoinen, M., Pesola, A., Kainulainen, H., Cronin, N. & Finni, T. (2017). Acute Metabolic Response, Energy Expenditure, and EMG Activity in Sitting and Standing (Med Sci Sports Exerc, 49(9), 1927-1934).
  • Kümmel, J., Cronin, N., Kramer, A., Avela, J. & Gruber, M. (2017). Conditioning hops increase triceps surae muscle force and Achilles tendon strain energy in the stretch-shortening cycle (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28(1), 126-137).
  • Finni, T., Cronin, N., Mayfield, D., Lichtwark, G. & Cresswell, A. (2017). Effects of muscle activation on shear between human soleus and gastrocnemius muscles (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 27(1), 26-34).
  • Pincheira, P., Stenroth, L., Avela, J. & Cronin, N. (2017). Individual Leg Muscle Contributions to the Cost of Walking: Effects of Age and Walking Speed (Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 25(2):295-304).
  • Stenroth, L., Sipilä, S., Finni, T. & Cronin, N. (2017). Slower Walking Speed in Older Men Improves Triceps Surae Force Generation Ability (Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(1), 158-66).
  • Kümmel, J., Kramer, A., Cronin, N. & Gruber, M. (2017). Postactivation potentiation can counteract declines in force and power that occur after stretching (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 27(12), 1750-1760).
  • Péter, A., Hegyi, A., Finni, T. & Cronin, N. (2017). In vivo fascicle behaviour of the flexor hallucis longus muscle at different walking speeds (Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 27(12), 1716-1723).
  • Škarabot, J., Perellón Alfonso, R., Cronin, N., Bon, J., Strojnik, V. & Avela, J. (2016). Corticospinal and transcallosal modulation of unilateral and bilateral contractions of lower limbs (European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(11-12), 2197-2214).
  • Škarabot, J., Cronin, N., Strojnik, V. & Avela, J. (2016). Bilateral deficit in maximal force production (European Journal of Applied Physiology, 116(11-12), 2057-84).
  • Cronin, N., Hanley, B. & Bissas, A. (2016). Mechanical and neural function of triceps surae in elite racewalking (Journal of Applied Physiology, 121(1), 101-5).
  • Cronin, N., Valtonen, A., Waller, B., Pöyhönen, T. & Avela, J (2016). Effects of short term water immersion on peripheral reflex excitability in hemiplegic and healthy individuals: A preliminary study (Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interaction, 16(1), 58-62).
  • Gao, Y., Cronin, N., Pesola, A. & Finni, T. (2016). Muscle activity patterns and spinal shrinkage in office workers using a sit–stand workstation versus a sit workstation (Ergonomics, 59(10), 1267-74).
  • Stenroth, L., Cronin, N., Peltonen, J., Korhonen, M., Sipilä, S. & Finni, T. (2015). Triceps surae muscle-tendon properties in older endurance- and sprint-trained athletes (Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(1), 63-9).
  • Gao, Y., Nevala, N., Cronin, N. & Finni, T. (2016). Effects of environmental intervention on sedentary time, musculoskeletal comfort and work ability in office workers (European Journal of Sport Science, 16(6), 747-54).
  • Mayfield, D., Lichtwark, G., Cronin, N., Avela, J. & Cresswell, A. (2015). Doublet potentiation in the triceps surae is limited by series compliance and dynamic fascicle behavior (Journal of Applied Physiology, 119, 807-816).
  • Péter, A., Hegyi, A., Stenroth, L., Finni, T. & Cronin, N. (2015). EMG and force production of the flexor hallucis longus muscle in isometric plantarflexion and the push-off phase of walking (Journal of Biomechanics, 48(12), 3413-9).
  • Cronin, N., Kumpulainen, S., Joutjärvi, T., Finni, T. & Piitulainen, H. (2015). Spatial variability of muscle activity during human walking: the effects of different EMG normalisation approaches (Neuroscience, 300, 19-28).
  • Joyce, S., Sabapathy, S., Bulmer, A., Cronin, N. & Minahan, C. (2015). The influence of estradiol on muscle damage and leg strength after intense eccentric exercise (European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(7), 1493-1500).
  • Cronin, N., Rantalainen, T. & Avela, J. (2015). Triceps surae fascicle stretch is poorly correlated with short latency stretch reflex size (Muscle & Nerve, 52(2), 245-51).
  • Seynnes, O., Bojsen-Møller, J., Albracht, K., Arndt, A., Cronin, N., Finni, T., Magnusson, P. (2015). Ultrasound-Based Testing Of Tendon Mechanical Properties: A Critical Evaluation (Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(2), 133-41).
  • Carty, C., Cronin, N., Nicholson, D., Lichtwark, G., Mills, P., Kerr, G., Cresswell, A. & Barrett, R. (2015). Reactive stepping behaviour in response to forward loss of balance significantly predicts future falls in community-dwelling older adults (Age & Ageing, 44(1), 109-15).

Conference Abstracts

To date I have >50 conference abstracts. Details of these can usually be found from the website of the relevant conference.