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Dr. Jeffrey M. Willardson

Dr. Jeffrey M. Willardson

Office: 2230 - Lantz Building
Email: jmwillardson@eiu.edu

Jeffrey Willardson's Vita

Spring 2016: Mon. and Wed. 9-10AM; Tues. and Thurs. 10:15-11:30AM.


Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

Biomechanics of Human Motion.

Advanced Biomechanics of Resistance Training.

Principles of Exercise Physiology.

Principles of Resistance Training (prep. course NSCA CSCS certification exam).

Lifetime Fitness (online delivery).

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise and Wellness; Arizona State University; May 2005; recipient of Outstanding Graduating Doctoral Scholar.

Professional Organizations

Member National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Associate Editor; Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Education Board Member, Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa).

Research

Acute respones and chronic muscular adaptations resulting from different resistance training programs.

Selected Publications

Recent Scholarly Endeavors 

Book Chapter

Willardson, J.M. Core Anatomy and Biomechanics (pp 3-18). In: National Strength and Conditioning Association Sports Performance Series: Developing the Core. J.M. Willardson, Editor. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. 2014.

Refereed Publications (73 total publications to date)

Spineti, J., T. Figueiredo, J.M. Willardson, V.B. Oliveira, M. Assis, L.F. de Oliveira, H. Miranda, and R. Simão. Comparison between traditional strength training and complex contrast training on repeated-shuttle-sprint ability and muscle architecture in male elite soccer players. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness (in press).

Figueiredo, T., J.M. Willardson, H. Miranda, C.M. Bentes, V.M.M. Ribeiro dos Reis, B.F. de Salles, and R. Simão. Influence of rest interval length between sets on blood pressure and heart rate variability after a strength training session performed by prehypertensive men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in press).

Scudese, E., R. Simão, G. Senna, M. Baffi, H. Miranda, J. Vingren, and J.M. Willardson. Long rest interval promotes durable testosterone responses in high intensity bench press. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in press).

Marocolo, M., I.C. Marocolo, G.R. da Mota, R. Simão, A.S. Maior, and J.M. Willardson. Ischemic preconditioning and placebo intervention improves resistance exercise performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in press).

Maia, M.F., G.A. Paz, H. Miranda, and J.M. Willardson. Maximal repetition performance, rating of perceived exertion, and muscle fatigue during paired set training performed with different rest intervals. Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness (in press).

Matta, T.T., F.X. Nascimento, G.S. Trajano, R. Simao, J.M. Willardson, and L.F. Oliveira. Selective hypertrophy of the quadriceps musculature after 14 weeks of isokinetic and conventional resistance training. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging (in press).

Senna, G.W., E. Scudese, R. Simão, C. Queiroz, R. Avelar, E.H.M. Dantas, and J.M. Willardson. Effect of different inter-set rest intervals on performance of single and multi-joint exercises with near maximal loads. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in press).

Garcia, P., D.C. Nacimento, R.A. Tibana, M.M. Barboza, J.M. Willardson, and J. Prestes. Comparison between the multiple set plus 2 weeks of tri-set and traditional multiple set method on strength and body composition in trained women: A pilot study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging (in press).

Pope, Z.K., J.M. Willardson, B.J. Schoenfeld, J. Emmett, and J.D. Owen. Hypertrophic and strength responses to eccentric resistance training with blood flow restriction: A pilot study. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. 10(5): 919-931. 2015.

Scudese, E., J.M. Willardson, R. Simão, G. Senna, B.F. de Salles, and H. Miranda. The effect of rest interval length on repetition consistency and perceived exertion during near maximal loaded bench press sets. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 29(11): 3079-3083. 2015.

Figueiredo, T., J.M. Willardson, H. Miranda, C.M. Bentes, V.M. Reis, R. Simão. Influence of load intensity on postexercise hypotension and heart rate variability after a strength training session. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 29(10): 2941–2948, 2015.

Maior, A.S., R. Simão, M.S.R. Martins, B.F.d. Salles, and J.M. Willardson. Influence of blood flow restriction during low-intensity resistance exercise on the postexercise hypotensive response. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 29(10): 2894–2899, 2015.

Tajra, V., D.C.L. Vieira, R.A. Tibana, T.G. Teixeira, A.O. Silva, D.L. Farias, D.C. Nascimento, N.M.F. de Sousa, J.M. Willardson, and J. Prestes. Different acute cardiovascular stress in response to resistance exercise leading to failure versus not to failure in elderly women with and without hypertension: A pilot study. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 35: 127-133. 2015.

 

Selected Conference Presentations

International Congress of Strength Training and Sports Medicine; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; November 22, 2015.

International Meeting of Resistance Training; Recife and Sao Luis; November 21st and 28th, 2015.

International Meeting of Resistance Training; Teresina and Fortaleza, Brazil; March 14-15 and 21-22, 2015.

ENAF Physical Activity Conference; Belo Horizonte, Brazil; August 15-17, 2014.

International Sports Science Symposium; Sao Paulo, Brazil; October 4-6, 2012.



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