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Dr. Nicholas Ratamess, Professor

2000 Pennington Road, Packer Hall, Room 221 Ewing, New Jersey 08628
Phone Number: (609) 771-3149 / Fax Number: (609) 637-5153 / Email: ratamess@tcnj.edu

About Dr. Nicholas Ratamess

Headshot of Dr. Nicholas Ratamess.Dr. Nicholas Ratamess earned a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Connecticut and is currently a Professor in the Department of at The College of New Jersey. His major research interest is examining physiological adaptations to strength training/conditioning and sports supplementation. Dr. Ratamess has authored and co-authored more than 150 scientific investigations, educational articles, review papers, chapters, and books and most recently authored The ACSM’s Foundations for Strength Training and Conditioning. He also co-authored three position stands from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) regarding Progression Models in Resistance Training and Anabolic Androgenic Steroids and Growth Hormone Use in Athletes. Dr. Ratamess is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction and a fellow of the NSCA.

Book and Book Chapters
Books
1. Ratamess, N.A. Coaches Guide to Performance-Enhancing Supplements. Coaches Choice Books. Monterey, CA, 2006.
2. Hoffman, J.R. & N.A. Ratamess. A Practical Guide to Developing Resistance Training Programs. Coaches Choice Books. Monterey, CA, 2006.  2nd ed. With 212 min narrated DVD, 2008.
3. Ratamess, N.A. The ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning. Philadelphia, PA: Wohlers-Kluwer Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins, 2012.

Book Chapters
1. Kraemer, W.J., S.A. Mazzetti, N.A. Ratamess, and S.J. Fleck. Specificity of Training Modes. In: Isokinetics in Human Performance (ed. L.E. Brown). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2000. pp 25-41
2. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, and M. R. Rubin. Basic Principles of Resistance Exercise. In: Nutrition and the Strength Athlete (ed. C.R. Jackson). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2000.
3. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Endocrine Responses and Adaptations to Strength and Power Training. In: Strength and Power in Sport (ed. P.V. Komi). 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2003. pp 361-386.
4. Kraemer, W.J., S.J. Fleck, and N.A. Ratamess. General Principles of Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for Muscle Strength and Endurance. In: Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for Special Cases (ed. J.S. Skinner). 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005. pp. 38-53.
5. Kraemer, W.J., A.C. Fry, N.A. Ratamess, and D.N. French. Strength Testing: Development and Evaluation of Methodology. In: Physiological Assessments of Human Performance. 2nd ed. P.J. Maud and C. Foster, eds. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 2006. pp 119-150.
6. Izquierdo, M., J.J. Gonzalez-Badillo, K. Häkkinen, W.J. Kraemer, N.A. Ratamess, and E.M. Gorostiaga. Adaptaciones neuromusculares y entrenamiento de fuerza. In: Biomecánica y Bases Neuromusculares de la Actividad Física y el Deporte (ed. M. Izquierdo). Madrid, Spain: Editorial Medica Panamericana. 2008, pp. 677-699.
7. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, D.L. Hatfield, and J.L. Vingren. The endocrinology of resistance exercise and training. In: Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements (eds. J. Antonio, D. Kalman, J.R. Stout, M. Greenwood, D.S. Willoughby, and G.G. Haff). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 2008, pp. 53-83.
8. Ratamess, N.A. Adaptations to anaerobic training programs. In: Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 3rd ed. (T.R. Baechle and R.W. Earle editors). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2008, pp. 93-119.
9. Ratamess, N.A. and M. Izquierdo. Neuromuscular Adaptations to Training. In: The Olympic Textbook of Sports Medicine (ed. M. Schwellnus). Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
10. McGuigan, M. and N.A. Ratamess. Strength. In: Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport. 2nd ed. (T.R. Ackland, B.C. Elliott, and J. Bloomfield, eds.) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2009, pp. 119-154.
11. Ratamess, N.A. Body composition status and assessment. In: ACSM’s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2009, pp. 264-281.
12. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Resistance training and progression strategies for special populations. In: Resistance Training and Special Populations (A.M. Swank and P. Hagerman, eds.). Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning, 2010, pp. 3-21.
13. Ratamess, N.A. Resistance training. In: NSCA’s Guide to Program Design: Science of Strength and Conditioning Series (ed. J.R. Hoffman). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2012, pp. 71-94.
14. Ratamess, N.A. Body composition. In: NSCA’s Guide to Tests and Assessments: Science of Strength and Conditioning Series (ed. T. Miller). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2012, pp. 15-41.
15. Ratamess, N.A. Advanced Program Options. In: ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer (senior editor B.A. Bushman). 4th ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins-Wohlers-Kluwer, 2013, pp. 478-503.

Curriculum Vitae

WORK ADDRESS
Department of Health & Exercise Science
Exercise Science Laboratory
The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

B.S. 1989 – 1993 Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg PA
Major Field of Study: Adult Health and Fitness
Minor Field of Study: Art History

M.S. 1993 – 1997 Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg PA
Major Field of Study: Exercise Science
Advisor: Dr. Swapan Mookerjee

Ph.D. 1998 – 2001 Ball State University, Muncie IN
Major Field of Study: Bioenergetics

Doctoral Candidate
Advisor: Dr. William J. Kraemer
Ph.D. 2001 – 2003 University of Connecticut, Storrs CT
Major Field of Study: Kinesiology
Minor Field of Study: Exercise Science
Doctoral Candidate
Advisor: Dr. William J. Kraemer

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2009 – present Associate Professor with Tenure
Department of Health and Exercise Science  The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2007 – 2009 Assistant Professor with Tenure
Department of Health and Exercise Science
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2003 – 2007 Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Exercise Science
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2001 – 2003 Doctoral Research Fellow
Instructor: Biomechanics
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Department of Kinesiology

1998 – 2001 Doctoral Research Fellow
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
The Human Performance Laboratory

1998 – 2001 School of Physical Education/Exercise Science
Instructor of Physical Education
Ball State University, Muncie, IN

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1993 -1994 Fitness Instructor
Berwick Area YMCA, Berwick, PA
Responsibilities: exercise instruction and program design

1993 – 1996 Fitness Instructor
Champion’s Fitness Plus, Bloomsburg, PA
Responsibilities: weight training program design, exercise instruction, and facility supervision

1994 – 1996 Graduate Assistant
Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
Department of Exercise Science
Responsibilities: undergraduate laboratory instruction, lab and research assistant

1996 Strength Coach
Bloomsburg Area High School, Bloomsburg, PA
Responsibilities: athletic weight training program administration, exercise instruction, and weight room supervision

1997 – 1998 Personal Fitness Consultant and Personal Trainer
Self-employed, Great Bend, PA
Responsibilities: exercise program design, nutrition consultations, and personal training

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS

American College of Sports Medicine
National Strength and Conditioning Association
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS): 1995
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction (CSCS*D): 2005
International Society of Biomechanics in Sports
The American Physiological Society (former member)
U.S.A. Power Lifting (former member)
U.S.A. Weightlifting Level 1 Club Coach: 2003 (former member)

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC COMMITTEES

2011 – Present Department of Health and Exercise Science Department Promotions Committee, The College of New Jersey
Chairperson – Drafting and updating of disciplinary standards
2013 – Present School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science Dean Search Committee
2010 – Present National Strength and Conditioning Association Research and Education Committee
2003 – Present Department of Health and Exercise Science Curriculum Committee
2003 – Present Department of Health and Exercise Science Student Award Selection Committee
2009 – 2012 The College of New Jersey’s Promotion Committee
2009 – 2012 The College of New Jersey’s Laboratory Safety Committee
2007 – 2011 The College of New Jersey Faculty-Student Collaborative Scholarly and Creative Committee
2007 – 2010 National Strength and Conditioning Association “Hot Topic” Review Committee
2006 – Present National Strength and Conditioning Association Research Consortium
2006 – 2008 National Strength and Conditioning Association Nominating Committee
2006 – Present Committee for Review of Graduate Student Research Grants, National Strength and Conditioning Association
2006 – Present Library Liaison, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey
2005 – Present Scientific Abstract Review Committee – National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference
2004 – 2006 School of Education Academic Affairs Committee, The College of New Jersey
2004 – Present Department of Health and Exercise Science Faculty Position Search Committee, The College of New Jersey
2003 – 2006 Department of Health and Exercise Science Master of Science in Exercise Science Graduate Program Development Committee, The College of New Jersey
2003 – 2005 School of Education Alumni Committee, The College of New Jersey
2000-2001 On-Line Exercise Science Course Committee, Ball State University
1995 – 1996 Health Science Council – Bloomsburg University

GRADUATE THESIS COMMITTEES

2003-2004 Joshua Cooper – The effect of the eccentric phase on jump squat training in experienced resistance-trained athletes
2005 – 2006 Gerald Mangine – The effects of combined ballistic and heavy resistance training on maximal lower- and upper-body strength in recreationally-trained men
2006-2007 Ryan Ross – The effects of resistance and sprint training on maximal speed development
2008-2009 Stefanie Rashti – The effects of a moderate- and high-intensity warm-up protocol on swimming time trial performance
2009-2010 Adam Gonzalez – Effect of a pre-workout energy supplement Amino Impact™ on acute multi-joint resistance exercise

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION COMMITTEES

2006-2008 At-large committee member: Jakob Vingren – University of Connecticut – Effect of Resistance Exercise on Muscle Steroidogenesis
2012-2014 At-large committee member: Brad Schoenfeld – Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions – Does Hypertrophy-Type Resistance Training Promote Greater Muscle Growth than Strength-Type Training?
2014 – 2015 At-large committee member: Gerald Mangine – University of Central Florida – Magnitude of Hypertrophy in Response to Training Volume Versus Intensity

HONORS AND AWARDS
1992 – 1996 Dean’s List
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA
1996 Bloomsburg University Alumni Foundation Student
Research Award
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA
1998 Doctoral Research Fellow
Ball State University
Muncie, IN
2000 Student Research Award -Graduate Student
Academic Honor
Ball State University
Muncie, IN
2001 Doctoral Research Fellow
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
2003 The Helen Reynolds Scholarship
Outstanding Graduate Student Scholar Award in Exercise Science
Neag School of Education
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
2003 Neag School of Education
Outstanding Doctoral Student Research Award
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
2005 National Strength and Conditioning Association
Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year Award
Las Vegas, NV
2006 National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research Editorial Excellence Award, Washington, DC.
2007 Neag School of Education
Outstanding Alumni Young Investigator Award
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
2009 National Strength and Conditioning Association
Fellowship
Las Vegas, NV
2009 National Strength and Conditioning Association Nutritional Research Award (sponsored by General Nutrition Center)
Las Vegas, NV

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

1. Mookerjee, S. and N. Ratamess. Comparison of strength differences and joint action durations between full and partial range-of-motion bench press exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 13(1): 76-81, 1999.
2. Kraemer, W.J., S.J. Fleck, C.M. Maresh, N.A. Ratamess, S.E. Gordon, K.L. Goetz, E.A. Harman, P.N. Frykman, J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, A.C. Fry, L.J. Marchitelli, & J.F. Patton. Acute hormonal responses to a single bout of heavy resistance exercise in trained power lifters and untrained men. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology 24(6): 524-537, 1999.
3. Kraemer, W.J., N. Ratamess, A.C. Fry, T. Triplett-McBride, L.P. Koziris, J.A. Bauer, J.M. Lynch, and S.J. Fleck. Influence of resistance training volume and periodization on physiological and performance adaptations in college women tennis players. American Journal of Sports Medicine 28(5): 626-633, 2000.
4. Kraemer, W.J., J.S. Volek, J.A. Bush, L.A. Gotshalk, P.R. Wagner, A.L. Gómez, S. Etzweiler, V.M. Zatsiorsky, M. Duarte, N.A. Ratamess, S.A. Mazzetti, and B.J. Selle. Influence of wearing graduated compression hosiery on physiological and performance responses to standing fatigue in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 32(11): 1849-1858, 2000.
5. Mazzetti, S.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, N.D. Duncan, N.A. Ratamess, A.L. Gómez, R.U. Newton, K. Häkkinen, and S.J. Fleck. The influence of direct supervision of resistance training on strength performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 32(6): 1175-1184, 2000.
6. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, and A.L Gómez. The effects of the Meridian shoe on vertical jump and sprint performances following short-term combined plyometric/sprint and resistance training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 14(2): 228-238, 2000.
7. Kraemer, W.J. F.S. Harman, N.H. Vos, S.E. Gordon, B.C. Nindl, J.O. Marx, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, S.A. Mazzetti, J.A. Bush, K. Dohi, R.U. Newton, and K. Häkkinen. Effects of exercise and alkalosis on serum insulin-like growth factor 1 and IGF – binding protein-3. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology 25(2): 127-138, 2000.
8. Rubin, M.R., J.S. Volek, A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, and W.J. Kraemer. Safety measures of l-carnitine l-tartrate supplementation in healthy men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 15(4): 486-490, 2001.
9. Kraemer, W.J., D.F. Gardiner, S.E. Gordon, L.P. Koziris, W. Sebastianelli, M. Putukian, R.U. Newton, N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, and K. Häkkinen. Differential effects of exhaustive cycle ergometry on concentric and eccentric torque production. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 4(3): 301-309, 2001.
10. Kraemer, W.J., G.A. Dudley, P.A. Tesch, S.E. Gordon, B.M. Hather, J.S. Volek, and N.A. Ratamess. The influence of muscle action on the acute growth hormone response to resistance exercise and short-term detraining Growth Hormone and IGF Research 11(2): 75-83, 2001.
11. Kraemer, W.J., C.C. Loebel, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, R.B. Wickham, L.A. Gotshalk, N.D. Duncan, S.A. Mazzetti, A.L. Gómez, M.R. Rubin, B.C. Nindl, and K. Häkkinen. The effect of heavy resistance exercise upon the circadian rhythm of salivary testosterone in men. European Journal of Applied Physiology 84(1/2): 13-18, 2001.
12. Marx, J.O., N.A. Ratamess, B.C. Nindl, L.A. Gotshalk, J.S. Volek, K. Dohi, J.A. Bush, A.L. Gomez, S.A. Mazzetti, S.J. Fleck, K. Häkkinen, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. Low-volume circuit versus high-volume periodized resistance training in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(4): 635-643, 2001.
13. Kraemer, W.J., M. Keuning, N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, M. McCormick, J.A. Bush, B.C. Nindl, S.E. Gordon, S.A. Mazzetti, R.U. Newton, A.L. Gómez, R.B. Wickham, M. R. Rubin, and K. Häkkinen. Resistance training combined with bench-step aerobics enhances women’s health/fitness profile. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(2): 259-269, 2001.
14. Kraemer, W.J., A.L. Gomez, N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, T.S. Scheett, M.R. McGuigan, D.N. French, J.L. Van Heest, R.B. Wickham, B.K. Doan, S.A. Mazzetti, R.U. Newton, and C.M. Maresh. Effects of Vicoprofen and Ibuprofen on anaerobic performance after muscle damage. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 11(2): 104-119, 2002.
15. Marx, J.O., S.E. Gordon, N.H. Vos, B.C. Nindl, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, J. Pedro, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, K. Häkkinen, and W.J. Kraemer. Effect of alkalosis on plasma epinephrine responses to high intensity cycle exercise in humans. European Journal of Applied Physiology 87(1): 72-77, 2002.
16. Gómez, A.L., R.J. Radzwich, C.R. Denegar, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, J.A. Bush, B.K. Doan, R.B. Wickham, S.A. Mazzetti, R.U. Newton, D.N. French, K. Häkkinen, N.A. Ratamess, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of a 10-kilometer run on muscle strength and power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 16(2): 184-191, 2002.
17. Kraemer, W.J., K. Adams, E. Cafarelli, G.A. Dudley, C. Dooly, M.S. Feigenbaum, S.J. Fleck, B. Franklin, A.C. Fry, J.R. Hoffman, R.U. Newton, J. Potteiger, M.H. Stone, N.A. Ratamess, and N.T. Triplett-McBride. American College of Sports Medicine Position Stand: Progression Models in Resistance Training for Healthy Adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 34(2): 364-380, 2002.
18. Volek, J.S., W.J. Kraemer, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, N.A. Ratamess, and P. Gaynor. L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation favorably affects markers of recovery from exercise stress. American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism 282(2): E474-E482, 2002.
19. Kraemer, W.J., L.P. Koziris, N.A. Ratamess, K. Häkkinen, N.T. Triplett-McBride, A.C. Fry, S.E. Gordon, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, M.J. Sharman, J.M. Lynch, M. Izquierdo, R.U. Newton, & S.J. Fleck. Detraining produces minimal changes in physical performance and hormonal variables in recreationally strength-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 16(3): 373-382, 2002.
20. Hoffman, J.R., C.M. Maresh, R.U. Newton, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, J.S. Volek, J. Sutherland, M. Robertson, A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and W.J. Kraemer. Performance, biochemical, and endocrine changes during a competitive football game. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 34(11): 1845-1853, 2002.
21. Campos, G.E.R., T.L. Luecke, H.K. Wendeln, K. Toma, F.C. Hagerman, T.F. Murray, K.E. Ragg, N.A. Ratamess, W.J. Kraemer, and R.S. Staron. Muscular adaptations in response to three different resistance-training regimens: specificity of repetition maximum training zones. European Journal of Applied Physiology 88: 50-60, 2002.
22. Kraemer, W.J., K. Häkkinen, N.T. Triplett-McBride, A.C. Fry, L.P. Koziris, N.A. Ratamess, J.E. Bauer, J.S. Volek, T. McConnell, R.U. Newton, S.E. Gordon, D. Cummings, J. Hauth, F. Pullo, J.M. Lynch, S.A. Mazzetti, and H.G. Knuttgen. Comparison of long-term periodized vs. non-periodized resistance training in women tennis players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 35(1): 157-168, 2003.
23. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.M. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, K. Häkkinen, and F. Dioguardi. The effects of amino acid supplementation on muscular performance during resistance training overreaching: evidence of an effective overreaching protocol. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 17(2): 250-258, 2003.
24. Kraemer, W.J., J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, M.J. Sharman, A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, B. Jemiolo, B.W. Craig, and K. Häkkinen. The effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance exercise and recovery. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 17(3): 455-462, 2003.
25. Volek, J.S., A.L. Gómez, T.P. Scheett, M.J. Sharman, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, N.A. Ratamess, M.M. McGuigan, and W.J. Kraemer. Increasing fluid milk favorably affects bone mineral density responses to resistance training in adolescent boys. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 103(10): 1353-1356, 2003.
26. Kraemer, W.J., M.R. Rubin, K. Häkkinen, B.C. Nindl, J.O. Marx, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, A.L. Gómez, M.J. Sharman, T. Scheett, N.A. Ratamess, M.P. Miles, A.M. Mastro, J.L. Van Heest, C.M. Maresh, J.R. Welsch, and W.C. Hymer. Influence of muscle strength and total work on exercise-induced plasma growth hormone isoforms in women. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 6(3): 295-306, 2003.
27. Gómez, A.L., J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, and W.J. Kraemer. Physiological and functional effects of acute low-frequency hand-arm vibration. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 17(4): 686-693, 2003.
28. French, D.N., A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, L.A. Gotshalk, W.J. Sebastianelli, M. Putukian, R.U. Newton, K. Häkkinen, S.J. Fleck, and W.J. Kraemer. Longitudinal tracking of muscular power changes of NCAA division I collegiate women gymnasts. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 18(1): 101-107, 2004.
29. Kraemer, W.J., D.N. French, N.J. Paxton, K. Häkkinen, J.S. Volek, W.J. Sebastianelli, M. Putukian, R.U. Newton, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.D. Vescovi, N.A. Ratamess, S.J. Fleck, J.M. Lynch, and H.G. Knuttgen. Changes in exercise performance and hormonal concentrations over a Big Ten soccer season in starters and nonstarters. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 18(1): 121-128, 2004.
30. Kraemer, W.J., B.C. Nindl, N.A. Ratamess, L.A. Gotshalk, J.S. Volek, S.J. Fleck, R.U. Newton, & K. Häkkinen. Changes in muscle hypertrophy in women with periodized resistance training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 36(4): 697-708, 2004.
31. Kraemer, W.J. N.A. Ratamess, J.A. Anderson, C.M. Maresh, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, and R.L. Hesslink. Effect of a cetylated fatty acid topical cream on functional mobility and quality of life of patients with osteoarthritis. Journal of Rheumatology 31(4): 767-774, 2004.
32. Volek, J.S., N.A. Ratamess, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, D.N. French, M.M. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, M.J. Sharman, K. Häkkinen, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of creatine supplementation on muscular performance and body composition responses to short-term resistance training overreaching. European Journal of Applied Physiology 91(5-6): 628-637, 2004.
33. Kraemer, W.J. N.A. Ratamess, C.M. Maresh, J.A. Anderson, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, R. Silvestre, and R.L. Hesslink. Effects of treatment with a cetylated fatty acid topical cream on static postural stability and plantar pressure distribution in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(1): 115-121, 2005.
34. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, C.M. Maresh, J.L. VanHeest, M.S. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, J.D. Vescovi, R. Silvestre, D.L. Hatfield, S.J. Fleck, and M.R. Deschenes. Effects of heavy resistance exercise volume on post-exercise androgen receptor content in resistance-trained men. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 93(1): 35-42, 2005.
35. Rubin, M.R., W.J. Kraemer, C.M. Maresh, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, J.L. VanHeest, R. Silvestre, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, D.A. Judelson, A.L. Gómez, J.D. Vescovi, and W.C. Hymer. High-affinity growth hormone binding protein and acute heavy resistance exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(3): 395-403, 2005.
36. Kang, J., E.C. Chaloupka, M.A. Mastrangelo, J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, and E. O’Connor. Metabolic and perceptual responses during spinning cycle exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(5): 853-859, 2005.
37. Kraemer, W.J., D.N. French, B.A. Spiering, J.S. Volek, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, D.A. Judelson, R. Silvestre, G. Watson, A.L. Gómez, and C.M. Maresh. Cortitrol supplementation reduces serum cortisol responses to physical stress. Metabolism 54(5): 657-668, 2005.
38. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, A.D. Faigenbaum, and N.A. Ratamess. Recreational sports participation is associated with enhanced physical fitness in children. Research in Sports Medicine 13(2): 149-161, 2005.
39. Hoffman, J.R., J.R. Stout, M. Falvo, J. Kang, and N.A. Ratamess. Effect of low-dose, short-duration creatine supplementation on anaerobic exercise performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(2): 260-264, 2005.
40. Kang, J., J.R. Hoffman, J. Im, B.A. Spiering, N.A. Ratamess, K.W. Rundell, S. Nioka, J. Cooper, and B. Chance. Evaluation of physiological responses during recovery following three resistance exercise programs. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(2): 305-309, 2005.
41. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, C.M. Maresh, J.A. Anderson, J.S. Volek, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, R. Silvestre, and R.L. Hesslink. A cetylated fatty acid topical cream with menthol reduces pain and improves functional performance in individuals with arthritis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(2): 475-480, 2005.
42. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Biochemical and hormonal responses during an intercollegiate football season. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(7): 1237-1241, 2005.
43. Kraemer, W.J., J.C. Torine, R. Silvestre, D.N. French, N.A. Ratamess, B.A. Spiering, D.L. Hatfield, J. Vingren, and J.S. Volek. Body size and composition of National Football League players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(3): 485-489, 2005.
44. Hoffman, J.R., J. Im, J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, S. Nioka, K.W. Rundell, R. Kime, J. Cooper, & B. Chance. The effect of a competitive collegiate football season on power performance and muscle oxygen recovery kinetics. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(3): 509-513, 2005.
45. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J.J. Cooper, J. Kang, A. Chilakos, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Comparison of loaded and unloaded jump squat training on strength/power performance in college football players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(4): 810-815, 2005.
46. Izquierdo, M., J. Ibanez, J.J. Gonzalez-Badillo, K. Häkkinen, N.A. Ratamess, W.J. Kraemer, D.N. French, H. J. Eslava, A. Altadill, X. Asiain, and E.M. Gorostiaga. Differential effects of strength training leading to failure versus not to failure on hormonal responses, strength and muscle power gains. Journal of Applied Physiology 100(5): 1647-1656, 2006.
47. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, K. Häkkinen, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, A.L. Gomez, S.A. M. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, , R.U. Newton, B.A. Spiering, M. Izquierdo, and F.S. Dioguardi. The effects of amino acid supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance training overreaching. Metabolism 55(3): 282-291, 2006.
48. Hatfield, D.L., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, B. Grebien, A.L. Gómez, D.N. French, T.P. Scheett, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, M.R. McGuigan, R.U. Newton, and K. Häkkinen. The effects of carbohydrate loading on repetitive jump squat power performances. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 20(1): 167-171, 2006.
49. Faigenbaum, A.D., J. Kang, J. McFarland, J.M. Bloom, J. Magnatta, N.A. Ratamess, and J.R. Hoffman. Acute effects of different warm-up protocols on anaerobic performance in teenage athletes. Pediatric Exercise Science 18(1): 64-75, 2006.
50. Kang, J., J.R. Hoffman, E.C. Chaloupka, N.A. Ratamess, and P.C. Weiser. Gender differences in the progression of metabolic responses during incremental exercise. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 46(1): 71-78, 2006.
51. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, P.F. Jennings, G. Mangine, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect from nutritionally enriched coffee consumption. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 3: 35-41, 2006.
52. Kraemer, W.J., B.A. Spiering, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, R. Silvestre, D.L. Hatfield, J.L. Van Heest, J.L. Vingren, D.A. Judelson, M.R. Deschenes, and C.M. Maresh. Androgenic responses to resistance exercise: effects of feeding and L-carnitine. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 38(7): 1288-1296, 2006.
53. Hoffman, J., N. Ratamess, J. Kang, G. Mangine, A. Faigenbaum, and J. Stout. Effect of creatine and ß-alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses in strength/power athletes. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 16: 430-446, 2006.
54. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, M.J. Falvo, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effects of protein intake on strength, body composition and endocrine changes in strength/power athletes. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 3(2): 12-18, 2006.
55. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, J.A. Schwerdtman, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Dynamic warm-up protocols, with and without a weighted vest, and fitness performance in high school female athletes. Journal of Athletic Training 41(4): 357-363, 2006.
56. Ratamess, N.A., M. J. Falvo, G.T. Mangine, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. The effect of rest interval length on metabolic responses to the bench press exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology 100(1): 1-17, 2007.
57. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, M.J. Falvo, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effects of protein supplementation on muscular performance and resting hormonal changes in college football players. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 6: 84-91, 2007.
58. Hoffman, J.R., J. Im, J. Kang, C.M. Maresh, W.J. Kraemer, D. French, S. Nioka, R. Kime, K.W. Rundell, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and B. Chance. Comparison of low- and high-intensity resistance exercise on lipid peroxidation: role of muscle oxygenation. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(1): 118-122, 2007.
59. Ratamess, N.A., A.D. Faigenbaum, G.T. Mangine, J.R. Hoffman, and J. Kang. Acute muscular strength assessment using free weight bars of different thickness. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(1): 240-244, 2007.
60. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, G.T. Mangine, and J. Kang. Effects of maximal squat exercise testing on vertical jump performance in American college football players. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 6: 149-150, 2007.
61. Kang, J., G. Mangine, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Influence of intensity fluctuation on exercise metabolism. European Journal of Applied Physiology 100(3): 253-260, 2007.
62. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, L. Johnson, J. Kang, J. Bloom, N.A. Ratamess, and J.R. Hoffman. Preliminary evaluation of an after school resistance training program for improving physical fitness in middle school-age boys. Perceptual and Motor Skills 104(2): 407-415, 2007.
63. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, M. Klatt, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Do bilateral power deficits influence direction-specific movement patterns? Research in Sports Medicine 15(2): 125-132, 2007.
64. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, P.F. Jennings, G.T. Mangine, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of nutritionally enriched coffee consumption on aerobic and anaerobic exercise performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(2): 456-459, 2007.
65. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.R. Hoffman, A.C. Farrell, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Health and physical education teachers’ perceptions of the non-medical use of anabolic-androgenic steroids by school children in New Jersey. The Reporter 78(1): 47-54, 2007.
66. Kang, J., J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, M. Falvo, and M. Wendell. Effect of exercise intensity on fat utilization in males and females. Research in Sports Medicine 15(3): 175-188, 2007.
67. Izquierdo, M., J. Ibanez, J.J. Gonzalez-Badillo, N.A. Ratamess, W.J. Kraemer, K. Hakkinen, H. Bonnabau, C. Granados, D.N. French, and E.M. Gorostiaga. Detraining and tapering effects on hormonal responses and strength performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(3): 768-775, 2007.
68. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, R.U. Newton, and C.M. Maresh. The effects of ten weeks of resistance and combined plyometric/sprint training with the Meridian Elyte athletic shoe on muscular performance in women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(3): 882-887, 2007.
69. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, F.B. Keiper, W. Tevlin, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Effects of a short-term plyometric and resistance training program on fitness performance in boys age 12 to 15 years. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 6: 519-525, 2007.
70. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, R. Ross, M. Shanklin, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Effects of an amino acid/creatine energy supplement on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise. International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 17: 608-623, 2007.
71. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, G. Mangine, M.J. Falvo, and J. Kang. The combined effects of protein intake and resistance training on serum osteocalcin concentrations in strength and power athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(4): 1197-1203, 2007.
72. Hoffman, J.R., A.D. Faigenbaum, N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, J. Kang, and G. Tenenbaum. Nutritional supplementation and anabolic steroid use in adolescents. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 40(1): 15-24, 2008.
73. Ratamess, N.A., A.D. Faigenbaum, J.R. Hoffman, and J. Kang. Self-selected resistance training intensity in healthy women: the influence of a personal trainer. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 22(1) 103-111, 2008.
74. Mangine, G.T., N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, J. Kang, and A, Chilakos. The effects of combined ballistic and heavy resistance training on maximal lower- and upper-body strength in recreationally-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 22(1): 132-139, 2008.
75. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, J. Kang, J.R. Stout, and J.A. Wise. Short-duration -alanine supplementation increases training volume and reduces subjective feelings of fatigue in college football players. Nutrition Research 28: 31-35, 2008.
76. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, M. Shanklin, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of a pre-exercise energy supplement on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 22(3): 874-882, 2008.
77. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, J. Kang, J. Magrelli, K. Neese, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Wise. ß-Alanine and the hormonal response to exercise. International Journal of Sports Medicine 29(12): 952-958, 2008.
78. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, D.L. Hatfield, J.M. Anderson, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, G.A. Thomas, J.Y. Ho, M.S. Fragala, and C.M. Maresh. Effect of resistance exercise on muscle steroidogenesis. Journal of Applied Physiology 105(6): 1754-1760, 2008.
79. Faigenbaum, A.D., N.A. Ratamess, J. McFarland, J. Kaczmarek, M.J. Corragio, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of rest interval length on bench press performance in boys, teens, and men. Pediatric Exercise Science 20: 457-469, 2008.
80. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, S.L. Rashti, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect of a high energy, pre-exercise supplement. Kinesiology 40(2): 200-206, 2008.
81. Kraemer, W.J., B.A. Spiering, J.S. Volek, G.J. Martin, R.L. Howard, N.A. Ratamess, D.L. Hatfield, J.L. Vingren, J.Y. Ho, M.S. Fragala, G.A. Thomas, D.N. French, J.M. Anderson, K. Häkkinen, and C.M. Maresh. Recovery from a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I football game: Muscle damage and hormonal status. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(1): 2-10, 2009.
82. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, S.L. Rashti, C.P. Tranchina, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect of an acute ingestion of a weight loss supplement. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 6(1): 1-9, 2009.
83. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, M.W. Hoffman, C.P. Tranchina, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Examination of a pre-exercise, high energy supplement on exercise performance. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 6(2): 1-8, 2009.
84. Faigenbaum, A.D., A.C. Farrell, T. Radler, D. Zbojovsky, D.A. Chu, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. “Plyo play:” a novel program of short bouts of moderate and high intensity exercise improves physical fitness in elementary school children. The Physical Educator 66(1): 37-44, 2009.
85. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, M. Klatt, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, N. Tranchina, R. Mc Curley, J. Kang, and W.J. Kraemer. Comparison between different off-season resistance training programs in Division III American college football players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(1): 11-19, 2009.
86. Ross, R.E., N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, J. Kang, and A. Chilakos. The effects of treadmill sprint training and resistance training on maximal running velocity and power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(2): 385-394, 2009.
87. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S.L. Rashti, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of Betaine supplementation on power performance and fatigue. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 6(7): 1-10, 2009.
88. Ratamess, N.A., B.A. Alvar, T.K. Evetovich, T.J. Housh, W.B. Kibler, W.J. Kraemer, and N.T. Triplett. American College of Sports Medicine Position Stand: Progression models in resistance training for healthy adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 41(3): 687-708, 2009.
89. Spiering, B.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.L. Vingren, N.A. Ratamess, J.M. Anderson, L.E. Armstrong, B.C. Nindl, J.S. Volek, D.A. Judelson, M. Joseph, D.L. Hatfield, M.S. Fragala, J.Y. Ho, E.C. Lee, and C.M. Maresh. Elevated endogenous testosterone concentrations potentiate muscle androgen receptor responses to resistance exercise. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 114(3-5): 195-199, 2009.
90. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of protein-supplement timing on strength, power, and body composition changes in resistance-trained men. International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 19(2): 172-185, 2009.
91. Kang, J., S.L. Rashti, C.P. Tranchina, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of preceding resistance exercise on metabolism during subsequent aerobic session. European Journal of Applied Physiology 107(1): 43-50, 2009.
92. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, K.L. Neese, R.E. Ross, J. Kang, J.F. Magrelli, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Physical performance characteristics in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III champion female lacrosse athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(5): 1524-1529, 2009.
93. Hoffman, J.R., W.J. Kraemer, S. Bhasin, T. Storer, N.A. Ratamess, G.G. Haff, D.S. Willoughby, and A.D. Rogol. Position stand on androgen and human growth hormone use. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(5 suppl.): S1-S59, 2009.
94. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, D.L. Hatfield, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, J.M. Anderson, K. Häkkinen, J. Ahtiainen, M.S. Fragala, G.A. Thomas, J. Yu-Ho, and C.M. Maresh. Effect of resistance exercise on muscle steroid receptor protein content in strength-trained men and women. Steroids 74(13-14): 1033-1039, 2009.
95. Rashti, S.L., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, A.D. Faigenbaum, A. Chilakos, and J.R. Hoffman. Thermogenic effect of Meltdown RTDTM energy supplement in young healthy women: a double blind, cross-over design. Lipids in Health and Disease 8: 57, 2009.
96. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of a proprietary protein supplement on recovery indices following resistance exercise in strength/power athletes. Amino Acids 38(3): 771-778, 2010.
97. Kraemer, W.J., M. Joseph, J.S. Volek, J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, M.S. Fragala, D.N. French, M.A. Rubin, T.P. Scheett, M.R. McGuigan, G.A. Thomas, A.L. Gomez, K. Häkkinen, and C.M. Maresh. Endogenous opioid peptide responses to opioid and anti-inflammatory medications following eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage. Peptides 31(1): 88-93, 2010.
98. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, E. Buchanan, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. After-school fitness performance is not altered following physical education lessons in adolescent athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 24(3): 765-770, 2010.
99. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S.L. Rashti, N. Kelly, A.M. Gonzalez, M. Stec, S. Anderson, B.L. Bailey, L.M. Yamamoto, L.L. Hom, B.R. Kupchak, A.D. Faigenbaum, and C.M. Maresh. Examination of the efficacy of acute L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine ingestion during hydration stress in endurance exercise. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 7(1): 8, 2010.
100. Walsh, A.L., A.M. Gonzalez, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Improved time to exhaustion following ingestion of the energy drink Amino Impact™. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition April 15 (7): 14, 2010.
101. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, N.A. Kelly, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Influence of recovery time on warm-up effects in male adolescent athletes. Pediatric Exercise Science 22(2): 266-277, 2010.
102. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A. Gonzalez, N.A. Beller, M.W. Hoffman, M. Purpura, and R. Jager. The effects of acute and prolonged cram supplementation on reaction time and subjective measures of focus and alertness in healthy college students. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition Dec. 15 (7): 39, 2010.
103. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, A.M. Gonzalez, N.A. Beller, and S.A. Craig. Effect of 15 days of betaine ingestion on concentric and eccentric force outputs during isokinetic exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25(8): 2235-2241, 2011.
104. Gonzalez, A.M., A.L. Walsh, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of a pre-workout energy supplement on acute multi-joint resistance exercise. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 10: 261-266, 2011.
105. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Performance changes during a college playing career in NCAA Division III football athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25(9): 2351-2357, 2011.
106. Faigenbaum, A.D., A. Farrell, M. Fabiano, T. Radler, F. Naclerio, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and G.D. Myer. Effects of integrative neuromuscular training on fitness performance in children during physical education. Pediatric Exercise Science 23(4): 573-584, 2011.
107. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S.L. Rashti, N. Kelly, A.M. Gonzalez, M. Stec, S. Anderson, B.L. Bailey, L.M. Yamamoto, L.L. Hom, B.R. Kupchak, and C.M. Maresh. Acute L-alanyl-L-glutamine ingestion during short duration, high intensity exercise and a mild hydration stress. Kinesiology 43(2): 125-136, 2011.
108. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, R.E. Herman, F. Naclerio, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and G.D. Myer. Reliability of the one-repetition-maximum power clean test in adolescent athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(2): 432-437, 2012.
109. Ratamess, N.A., C.M. Chiarello, A.J. Sacco, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, and J. Kang. The effects of rest interval length on acute bench press performance: the influence of gender and muscle strength. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(7): 1817-1826, 2012.
110. Ratamess, N.A., C.M. Chiarello, A.J. Sacco, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, and J. Kang. The effects of rest interval length manipulation of the first upper-body resistance exercise in sequence on acute performance of subsequent exercises in men and women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(11): 2929-2938, 2012.
111. Naclerio, F., A.D. Faigenbaum, E. Larumbe-Zabala, T. Perez-Bilbao, J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, and T. Triplett. Effects of different resistance training volumes on strength and power in team sport athletes. A pilot study. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(7): 1832-1840, 2013.
112. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, W.J. Kraemer, R.E. Ross, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, N.A. Kelly, J.L. Vingren, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effects of a competitive wrestling season on body composition, endocrine markers, and anaerobic exercise performance in NCAA collegiate wrestlers. European Journal of Applied Physiology 113(5): 1157-1168, 2013.
113. Faigenbaum, A.D., A. Farrell, M. Fabiano, T. Radler, F. Naclerio, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and G. Myer. Effects of detraining on fitness performance in 7-year-old children. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(2): 323-330, 2013.
114. Kraemer, W.J., D.P. Looney, G.J. Martin, N.A. Ratamess, J.L. Vingren, D.N. French, D.L. Hatfield, M.S. Fragala, B.A. Spiering, R.L. Howard, C. Cortis, T.K. Szivak, B.A. Comstock, C. Dunn-Lewis, D.R. Hooper, S.D. Flanagan, J.S. Volek, J.M. Anderson, C.M. Maresh, and S.J. Fleck. Changes in creatine kinase and cortisol in National Collegiate Association Division I American football players during a season. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(2): 434-441, 2013.
115. Kang, J., E. Raines, J. Rosenberg, N.A. Ratamess, F. Naclerio, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Metabolic responses during postprandial exercise. Research in Sports Medicine 21(3): 240-252, 2013.
116. Naclerio, F., A.D. Faigenbaum, E. Larumbe-Zabala, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, P. Friedman, and R.E. Ross. Effectiveness of different post activation potentiation protocols with and without whole body vibration on jumping performance in college athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(1): 232-239, 2014.
117. Faigenbaum, A.D., G. Myer, A. Farrell, T. Radler, M. Fabiano, J. Kang, N. Ratamess, J. Khoury, and T. Hewett. Integrative neuromuscular training and sex-specific fitness performance in 7-year-old children: an exploratory investigation. Journal of Athletic Training 49(2): 145-153, 2014.
118. Ratamess, N.A., J.G. Rosenberg, J. Kang, S. Sundberg, K.A. Izer, J. Levowsky, C. Rzeszutko, R.E. Ross, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Acute oxygen uptake and resistance exercise performance using different rest interval lengths: the influence of maximal aerobic capacity and exercise sequence. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(7): 1875-1888, 2014.
119. Schoenfeld, B.J., N.A. Ratamess, M.D. Peterson, B. Contreras, G. Tiryaki-Sonmez, and B.A. Alvar. Effects of different volume-equated resistance training loading strategies on muscular adaptations in well-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (ahead of print).
120. Faigenbaum, A.D., G.D. Myer, I.P. Fernandez, E.G. Carrasco, N. Bates, A. Farrell, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Feasibility and reliability of dynamic postural control measures in children in first through fifth grades. The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 9(2): 140-148, 2014.
121. Kang, J., G.T. Mangine, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Acute effect of intensity fluctuation on energy output and substrate utilization. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(8): 2136-2144, 2014.
122. Ratamess, N.A., J.G. Rosenberg, S. Klei, B.M. Dougherty, J. Kang, C. Smith, R.E. Ross, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Comparison of the acute metabolic responses to traditional resistance, body-weight, and battling rope exercises. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (ahead of print).

IN PRESS

Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Resistance training. In: Encyclopedia of Exercise Medicine in Health and Disease (eds. F. Mooren and J. Skinner). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag.

Bush, J.A., G.L. Blog, J. Kang, and N.A. Ratamess. The effects of quadriceps strength following acute resistance exercise under exposure to whole-body vibration. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in press)

Keteyian, S., D. Stanforth, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Brumitt. Toys and Training … Balls, Bells and Ropes Oh MY! ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal (in press)

Ratamess, N.A. Athletes’ use of anabolic steroid-related compounds and human growth hormone. In: Exercise Physiology: Integrating Theory and Application 2nd ed. (W.J. Kraemer, S.J. Fleck, and M.R. Deschenes authors). Philadelphia, PA: Wohlers-Kluwer Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins, 2015.

IN REVIEW

Mookerjee, S., M.J. Welikonich, and N.A. Ratamess. Comparison of energy expenditure during single vs multiple-set resistance exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in review)

Faigenbaum, A.D., J.A. Bush, R. McLoone, M. Kreckel, A. Farrell, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Benefits of strength and skill-based training during primary school physical education. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in review)

Ratamess, N.A. Development of Resistance Training Programs. In: The Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (in review).

EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

1. Ratamess, N. Weight training for jiu jitsu. Strength and Conditioning 20 (5): 8-15, 1998.

2. Mazzetti, S.A., N.A. Ratamess, and W.J. Kraemer. Pumping down: after years of bulking up, when they graduate, strength-trained athletes must be shown how to safely detrain. Training and Conditioning 10(2): 10-13, 2000.

3. Volek, J.S. and N.A. Ratamess. Boxed in: It’s a popular assistance exercise, but the box squat’s uses are limited. Pure Power 2(6): 84-85, 94-95, 2002.

4. Ratamess, N. The hormone factor: Design your training for raging hormones. Pure Power 3(4): 58-67, 2003.

5. Ratamess, N.A. Amino acid supplementation: what can it really do for you? Pure Power 4(6): 38-42, 2004.

6. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Progression and resistance training. President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research Digest 6(3) September, 2005.

7. Ratamess, N.A. Strength and conditioning for grappling sports. Strength and Conditioning Journal 33(6): 18-24, 2011.

8. Kang, J. and N.A. Ratamess. Which comes first? Resistance before aerobic exercise or vice versa? ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal 18(1): 9-14, 2014.

BOOKS

1. Ratamess, N.A. Coaches Guide to Performance-Enhancing Supplements. Coaches Choice Books. Monterey, CA, 2006.

2. Hoffman, J.R. & N.A. Ratamess. A Practical Guide to Developing Resistance Training Programs. Coaches Choice Books. Monterey, CA, 2006. 2nd ed. With 212 min narrated DVD, 2008.

3. Ratamess, N.A. The ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning. Philadelphia, PA: Wohlers-Kluwer Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins, 2012.

CHAPTERS

1. Kraemer, W.J., S.A. Mazzetti, N.A. Ratamess, and S.J. Fleck. Specificity of Training Modes. In: Isokinetics in Human Performance (ed. L.E. Brown). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2000. pp 25-41
2. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, and M. R. Rubin. Basic Principles of Resistance Exercise. In: Nutrition and the Strength Athlete (ed. C.R. Jackson). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2000.
3. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Endocrine Responses and Adaptations to Strength and Power Training. In: Strength and Power in Sport (ed. P.V. Komi). 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 2003. pp 361-386.
4. Kraemer, W.J., S.J. Fleck, and N.A. Ratamess. General Principles of Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for Muscle Strength and Endurance. In: Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription for Special Cases (ed. J.S. Skinner). 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005. pp. 38-53.
5. Kraemer, W.J., A.C. Fry, N.A. Ratamess, and D.N. French. Strength Testing: Development and Evaluation of Methodology. In: Physiological Assessments of Human Performance. 2nd ed. P.J. Maud and C. Foster, eds. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. 2006. pp 119-150.
6. Izquierdo, M., J.J. Gonzalez-Badillo, K. Häkkinen, W.J. Kraemer, N.A. Ratamess, and E.M. Gorostiaga. Adaptaciones neuromusculares y entrenamiento de fuerza. In: Biomecánica y Bases Neuromusculares de la Actividad Física y el Deporte (ed. M. Izquierdo). Madrid, Spain: Editorial Medica Panamericana. 2008, pp. 677-699.
7. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, D.L. Hatfield, and J.L. Vingren. The endocrinology of resistance exercise and training. In: Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements (eds. J. Antonio, D. Kalman, J.R. Stout, M. Greenwood, D.S. Willoughby, and G.G. Haff). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 2008, pp. 53-83.
8. Ratamess, N.A. Adaptations to anaerobic training programs. In: Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 3rd ed. (T.R. Baechle and R.W. Earle editors). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2008, pp. 93-119.
9. Ratamess, N.A. and M. Izquierdo. Neuromuscular Adaptations to Training. In: The Olympic Textbook of Sports Medicine (ed. M. Schwellnus). Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
10. McGuigan, M. and N.A. Ratamess. Strength. In: Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport. 2nd ed. (T.R. Ackland, B.C. Elliott, and J. Bloomfield, eds.) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2009, pp. 119-154.
11. Ratamess, N.A. Body composition status and assessment. In: ACSM’s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2009, pp. 264-281.
12. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Resistance training and progression strategies for special populations. In: Resistance Training and Special Populations (A.M. Swank and P. Hagerman, eds.). Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning, 2010, pp. 3-21.
13. Ratamess, N.A. Resistance training. In: NSCA’s Guide to Program Design: Science of Strength and Conditioning Series (ed. J.R. Hoffman). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2012, pp. 71-94.
14. Ratamess, N.A. Body composition. In: NSCA’s Guide to Tests and Assessments: Science of Strength and Conditioning Series (ed. T. Miller). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2012, pp. 15-41.
15. Ratamess, N.A. Advanced Program Options. In: ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer (senior editor B.A. Bushman). 4th ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins-Wohlers-Kluwer, 2013, pp. 478-503.

REVIEW ARTICLES

1. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Physiology of resistance training: current issues. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Clinics of North America: Exercise Technologies 9:4. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders, December 2000. pp 467-513
2. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, and D.N. French. Resistance training for health and performance. Current Sports Medicine Reports 1(3): 165-171, 2002.
3. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Fundamentals of resistance training: progression and exercise prescription. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 36(4): 674-678, 2004.
4. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Hormonal responses and adaptations to resistance exercise and training. Sports Medicine 35(4): 339-361, 2005.
5. Hoffman, J.R. and N.A. Ratamess. Medical issues of anabolic steroids: are they over-exaggerated? Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 5: 182-193, 2006.
6. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, N.A. Ratamess, J.M. Anderson, J.S. Volek, and C.M. Maresh. Testosterone physiology in resistance exercise and training – the up-stream regulatory elements. Sports Medicine 40(12): 1037-1053, 2010.
7. Swank, A.M. and N.A. Ratamess. Resistance training strategies for the clinician: focus on the novice exerciser. Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology 2(1): 8-12, 2013.

PUBLISHED ESSAYS

1. Ratamess, N.A. Anabolic steroid and human growth hormone use in athletes. In: Exercise Physiology: Integrating Theory and Application (W.J. Kraemer, S.J. Fleck, and M.R. Deschenes authors). Philadelphia, PA: Wohlers-Kluwer Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins, 2011, p. 201.
2. Ratamess, N.A. Keeping an Eye on Steroid Abuse. In: Steroid Abuse (ed. D. Newton). ABC-CLIO. (in press)
SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS & ABSTRACTS
1. Ratamess, N., S. Mookerjee, L. Szmedra, J. Simon, K. Detering, and W. Shearn. Percent body fat as a predictor of race performance. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference. Lancaster, PA, October 1994.
2. Ratamess, N., S. Mookerjee, and L. Szmedra. Spirometry standards for the aging COPD patient. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference. College Park, MD, October 1995. Bloomsburg University Health Science Symposium. Bloomsburg, PA, November 1995.
3. Ratamess, N. and S. Mookerjee. Comparison of strength differences and joint action durations for full and partial range-of-motion resistance exercise. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference. White Haven, PA, October 1996.
4. Ratamess, N.A. and S. Mookerjee. EMG analysis of full and partial range-of-motion bench press exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Orlando, FL, June 1998. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference. University Park, PA. October 1997.
5. Mookerjee, S. and N.A. Ratamess. Strength changes and joint action durations during full and partial range of motion resistance exercise. American College Sports Medicine National Conference. Denver, CO, June 1997.
6. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, S.J. Fleck, C.M. Maresh, K.L. Goetz, E.A. Harman, and P.N. Frykman. Acute hormonal responses to a single bout of heavy resistance exercise in trained power lifters and untrained men. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Seattle, WA, June 1999. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference. Somerset, PA, October 1998.
7. Ratamess, N.A., J.O. Marx, S.E. Gordon, B.C. Nindl, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of single-set vs periodized multiple-set resistance training on muscular performance and hormonal concentrations in women. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Kansas City, MO, June 1999.
8. Mookerjee, S., C. Dixon, N. Ratamess, and D. Rushton. EMG analysis of elbow flexor activity during bicep curl exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Seattle, WA, June 1999.
9. Kraemer, W.J., J.S. Volek, A.L. Gómez, J.A. Bush, L.A. Gotshalk, S. Etzweiler, V. Zatsiorsky, M. Duerte, N. Ratamess, S. Mazzetti, and B. Selle. Compression hosiery enhances women’s leg health. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Seattle, WA, June 1999.
10. Ratamess, N.A., J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, R.B. Wickham, S.A. Mazzetti, B.K. Doan, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. Muscular strength and power enhancement with creatine supplementation during short-term resistance training overreaching. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL, June 2000.
11. Rubin, M.R., J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, A.L. Gómez, R.B. Wickham, S.A. Mazzetti, B.K. Doan, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of amino acid supplementation on muscular performance during short-term resistance training overreaching. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL, June 2000.
12. Gómez, A.L., J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, M.R. Rubin, R.B. Wickham, S.A. Mazzetti, B.K. Doan, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. Creatine supplementation enhances body composition during short-term resistance training overreaching. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL, June 2000.
13. Volek, J.S., S.A. Mazzetti, B.R. Barnes, A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, H.M. Samuels, M.J. Brooker, A.M. Weyers, and W.J. Kraemer. Physiological response to exercise in the heat after loading with creatine monohydrate. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL, June 2000.
14. Kraemer, W.J., J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, B.C. Nindl, S.A. Mazzetti, A.L. Gómez, J.A. Bush, L.A. Gotshalk, J.O. Marx, R.B. Wickham, N.A. Ratamess, B.K. Doan, K. Dohi, J.R. Welsh, R.U. Newton, and W.C. Hymer. Influence of strength on resistance exercise-induced changes in circulating concentrations of molecular variants of growth hormone in untrained women. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Orlando, FL, June 2000.
15. Ratamess, N.A., J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, A.L. Gómez, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of training with the Meridian athletic shoe on sprint and vertical jump performance. American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Western Conference. South Bend, IN, October 1999. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Indianapolis, IN, June, 2000.
16. Ratamess, N.A., J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, R.B. Wickham, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, B.K. Doan, D. French, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of amino acid supplementation on resting serum hormonal concentrations during short-term resistance training overreaching. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Baltimore, MD, June 2001.
17. Rubin, M.R., J.S. Volek, A.L. Gomez, R.B. Wickham, N.A. Ratamess, B.K. Doan, D.N. French, C. Sharp, S.A. Mazzetti, B. Jemiolo, B.W. Craig, D.R. Pearson, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. The influence of l-carnitine on free radical stress after resistance exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Baltimore, MD, June 2001.
18. Wickham, R.B., B.K. Doan, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, C. Sharp, M.J. Brooker-Hip, D.C. Wright, T. Selix, B. Barnes, N.A. Ratamess, T.P. Scheett, J. Volek, D.R. Pearson, B.W. Craig, J.R. Hoffman, R.U. Newton, C.M. Maresh, and W.J. Kraemer. Impact of vicoprofen on physical performance in men after eccentric-induced muscle damage. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Baltimore, MD, June 2001.
19. Kraemer, W.J., B.C. Nindl, W.C. Hymer, J.O. Marx, M.R. Rubin, S.A. Mazzetti, J.S. Volek, L. Gotshalk, K. Dohi, J.A. Bush, N.A. Ratamess, T.P. Scheett, M.R. McGuigan, T. Kitaura, J.R. Welsch, and R.U. Newton. The influence of oral contraception on growth hormone isoforms after heavy resistance exercise in women. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Baltimore, MD, June 2001.
20. French, D.N., J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, S.A. Mazzetti, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, R.B. Wickham, B.K. Doan, M.R. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, R.U. Newton, E. Dorofeyeva, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of creatine supplementation on resting serum hormonal concentrations during short-term resistance training overreaching. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Baltimore, MD, June 2001.
21. Mazzetti, S.A., J.S. Volek, N.D. Duncan, N.A. Ratamess, R.B. Wickham, M.R. McGuigan, B.C. Nindl, H.M. Mazzetti, T.P. Scheett, and W.J. Kraemer. Influence of supervision of strength training on testosterone:cortisol ratio. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Baltimore, MD, June 2001.
22. Sharp, C.P., M.R. Rubin, J.S. Volek, A.L. Gomez, R.B. Wickham, N.A. Ratamess, B.K. Doan, D.N. French, S.A. Mazzetti, M. McGuigan, B. Jemiolo, B.W. Craig, D.R. Pearson, R.U. Newton, T. Kitaura, C.R. Dooly, and W.J. Kraemer. The influence of l-carnitine on muscle damage, soreness, and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) after resistance exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. Baltimore, MD, June 2001.
23. French, D.N., W.J. Kraemer, S.A. Mazzetti, C.C. Loebel, M.R. McGuigan, A.L. Gomez, L.A. Gotshalk, N.A. Ratamess, T. Scheett, J.S. Volek, M.J. Sharman, M. Putukian, W.J. Sebastianelli, and R.U. Newton. Longitudinal changes in muscular power performances in NCAA Division I collegiate women gymnasts following a sports-specific strength/power training program. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Spokane, WA, July, 2001.
24. Kraemer, W.J., B.C. Nindl, M.R. Rubin, S.A. Mazzetti, M.R. McGuigan, J.O. Marx, L.A. Gotshalk, J.R. Welsh, N.A. Ratamess, T. Scheett, J.S. Volek, A.L. Gomez, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, R.U. Newton, and W.C. Hymer. Impact of resistance exercise on different molecular weights of growth hormone using two different bioassays. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Spokane, WA, July, 2001.
25. McGuigan, M.R., W.J. Kraemer, B.C. Nindl, M.R. Rubin, J.O. Marx, L.A. Gotshalk, J.R. Welsh, N.A. Ratamess, T. Scheett, J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, A.L. Gomez, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, R.U. Newton, and W.C. Hymer. Impact of acute resistance exercise on two bioactive human growth hormone bioassays. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Spokane, WA, July, 2001.
26. Gómez, A.L, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, T.P. Scheett, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, M.R. McGuigan, and W.J. Kraemer. Gender comparisons of strength and power in teenage girls and boys. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2002.
27. Rubin, M.R., W.J. Kraemer, B. Grebien, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, T.P. Scheett, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, M.R. McGuigan, R.U. Newton, and Keijo Häkkinen. The effects of carbohydrate loading on repetitive jump squat resistance exercise performance. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2002.
28. Kraemer, W.J., A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, B.C. Nindl, L.A. Gotshalk, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, R.U. Newton, D.N. French, T.P. Scheett, M.J. Sharman, M.R. McGuigan, R.U. Newton, S. J. Fleck, and K. Häkkinen. Neuromuscular and hormonal changes following 6 months of periodized heavy-resistance training in women. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2002.
29. French, D.N., N.G. Avery, T.P. Scheett, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, J. Kaiser, W.J. Kraemer and J.S. Volek. Influence of phosphatidylcholine supplementation on body composition and recovery from repeated bouts of resistance exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, St. Louis, MO, May, 2002.
30. Gómez, A.L., J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, T.P. Scheett, M.R. McGuigan, D.M. Love, N.G. Avery and W.J. Kraemer. Effects of increasing fluid milk intake on body composition responses to resistance training in teenage boys. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, St. Louis, MO, May, 2002.
31. Kraemer, W.J., D.N. French, A.L. Gómez, M.R. Rubin, T.P. Scheett, J.S. Volek, J.L. VanHeest, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, J. Stoppani, J.R. Hoffman, and C.M. Maresh. Impact of Vicoprofen® on plasma proenkephalin peptide F concentrations after eccentric-induced muscle damage. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, St. Louis, MO, May, 2002.
32. Ratamess, N.A., J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, T.P. Scheett, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, R.U. Newton, C.M. Maresh, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of 10 weeks of combined resistance training and sprint/plyometric training with the Meridian Elyte athletic shoe on muscular performance in women. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, St. Louis, MO, May, 2002.
33. Gómez, A.L., J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, T.P. Scheett, M.R. McGuigan, and W.J. Kraemer. Effects of increasing fluid milk intake on bone mineral density and bone mineral content responses to resistance training in teenage boys. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology National Conference, New Orleans, LA, April, 2002.
34. McGuigan, M.R., J.S. Volek, A.L. Gómez, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, T.P. Scheett, and W.J. Kraemer. Effects of increasing fluid milk intake on body composition responses to resistance training in adolescent girls. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology National Conference, San Diego, CA, April, 2003.
35. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.A. Anderson, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, and R.L. Hesslink. The effects of cetylated fatty acid cream on pain, functional mobility, and quality of life of patients with osteoarthritis. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, May, 2003.
36. French, D.N., W.J. Kraemer, J.L. Van Heest, M.J. Sharman, A.L. Gómez, M.R. Rubin, N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, T.P. Scheett, R. Howard, G.J. Martin, J. Anderson, and C.M. Maresh. Physiological damage and stress of a competitive NCAA division I football game. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, May, 2003.
37. Sharman, M.J., A.L. Gómez, D.N. French, N.A. Ratamess, M.R. Rubin, W.J. Kraemer, G. Watson, C. DiPasquale, and J.S. Volek. Fasting and postprandial lipid responses to a hypoenergetic ketogenic and low-fat diet in men. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, May, 2003.
38. Gómez, A.L., J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, M.R. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, and W.J. Kraemer. Effects of increasing fluid intake on bone mineral density in response to resistance training in adolescent females. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, May, 2003.
39. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, J.A. Anderson, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, C.M. Maresh, and R.L. Hesslink. The effects of cetylated fatty acid cream on pain, range of motion, and quality of life of patients with osteoarthritis. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, May, 2003.
40. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.A. Anderson, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M. J. Sharman, A.L. Gómez, B.A. Spiering, J.D. Vescovi, R. Silvestre, C.M. Maresh, and R.L. Hesslink. Treatment with a cetylated fatty acid topical cream with menthol reduces pain and improves functional performance in patients with osteoarthritis. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology National Conference, Washington, D.C., April, 2004.
41. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, C.M. Maresh, J.L. VanHeest, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, J.D. Vescovi, R. Silvestre, S.J. Fleck, and M.R. Deschenes. Effects of heavy resistance exercise volume on post-exercise androgen receptor content in resistance-trained men. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2004.
42. French, D.N., M.R. Rubin, W.J. Kraemer, C.M. Maresh, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, R. Silvestre, M.J. Sharman, J.L. Van Heest, and J.D. Vescovi. Response of high-affinity growth hormone binding protein to acute heavy resistance exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2004.
43. Kang, J., E.C. Chaloupka, M.A. Mastrangelo, J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, and E. O’Connor. Comparisons between exercise of constant and variable intensity: physiological and perceptual responses. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2004.
44. Hoffman, J.R., J. Im, J. Kang, S. Nioka, K.W. Rundell, J. Cooper, N.A. Ratamess, and B. Chance. Muscle oxygen recovery kinetics in college football players. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2004.
45. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, C.M. Maresh, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, J.D. Vescovi, R. Silvestre, D. Hatfield, S.J. Fleck, M.R. Deschenes, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Kinetic characteristics of a back squat protocol in resistance-trained men. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July, 2004.
46. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, J. Im, and J. Cooper. Biochemical and hormonal responses during an intercollegiate football season. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July, 2004.
47. Shimano, T., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, D.L. Hatfield, N.A. Ratamess, D.N. French, J.D. Vescovi, M.J. Sharman, R. Silvestre, A.L. Gómez, B.C. Nindl, R.U. Newton, and K. Häkkinen. Influence of training status on resistance exercise responses of IGF-1. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July, 2004.
48. Gómez, A.L., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, D.L. Hatfield, T. Shimano, N.A. Ratamess, D.N. French, J.D. Vescovi, M.J. Sharman, R. Silvestre, B.C. Nindl, R.U. Newton, and K. Häkkinen. Influence of training status on resistance exercise responses of growth hormone. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July, 2004.
49. Cooper, J.J., J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and A. Chilakos. The effect of jump squat training with and without the eccentric phase on strength/power performance in resistance trained athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July, 2004.
50. Ruffin, K.T., D.N. French, B.A. Spiering, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, D.A. Judelson, R. Silvestre, A. Gómez, J.S. Volek, and W.J. Kraemer. Cortitrol™ supplementation reduces serum cortisol responses to physical stress. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
51. Falvo, M.J., J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, M. Wendell, A.D. Faigenbaum, and A.C. Fry. Effect of protein supplementation on strength, power and body composition changes in experienced resistance trained men. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
52. Ratamess, N.A., M.J. Falvo, G.T. Mangine, J.R. Hoffman, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. The effect of rest interval length on acute performance of the bench press exercise in resistance-trained men. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
53. Spiering, B.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, J.L. VanHeest, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, D.A. Judelson, and C.M. Maresh. Testosterone and androgen receptor responses to resistance exercise: effects of L-carnitine supplementation. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
54. Kang, J., J. Hoffman, N. Ratamess, and A. Faigenbaum. Gender differences in fat utilization: effect of exercise intensity. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
55. Joseph, F.M., W.J. Kraemer, N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, T.P. Scheett, J.S. Volek, J.L. VanHeest, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, and C.M. Maresh. Influence of Vicoprofen® on endogenous opioid peptides following exercise-induced muscle damage. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Nashville, TN, May, 2005.
56. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Falvo, M. Wendell, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Hormonal responses to resistance training and protein supplementation in strength/power athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2005.
57. Irr, M., W.J. Kraemer, N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, K. Hakkinen, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, A.L. Gomez, M.R. McGuigan, and T.P. Scheett. The effects of amino acid supplementation on physiological responses to resistance training overreaching. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2005.
58. Faigenbaum, A.D., J. Kang, J. McFarland, J. Bloom, J. Magnatta, N. Ratamess, and J.R. Hoffman. Acute effects of different warm-up protocols on fitness performance in high school athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2005.
59. Ratamess, N.A., A.D. Faigenbaum, G. Mangine, J.R. Hoffman, and J. Kang. Acute muscular strength assessment using free weight bars of different thickness. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2005.
60. Falvo, M.J., N.A. Ratamess, G. Mangine, J.R. Hoffman, A. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Effect of loading and rest interval manipulation on mean oxygen consumption during the bench press exercise. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2005.
61. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, G. Mangine, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Stout. Effect of creatine and ß-alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses in strength/power athletes. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Denver, CO, May, 2006.
62. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, F.B. Keiper, W. Tevlin, J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, and J.R. Hoffman. Combined plyometric and resistance training improves power performance in boys. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Denver, CO, May, 2006.
63. Izquierdo, M., J. Ibanez, E.M. Gorostiaga, J.J. Gonzalez-Badillo, K. Häkkinen, N.A. Ratamess, D.N. French, and W.J. Kraemer. Strength training leading to failure induces insulin-like growth factor-I reduction and IGFBP-3 elevation. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Denver, CO, May, 2006.
64. Ratamess, N.A., A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Traitz, G. Caputo, G. Mangine, A. Haynes, J. Snyder, J.R. Hoffman, and J. Kang. The influence of a personal fitness trainer on self-selected resistance training intensity in healthy women. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Denver, CO, May, 2006.
65. Kang, J., J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, P.F. Jennings, G. Mangine, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect of nutritionally enriched coffee consumption. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Denver, CO, May, 2006.
66. Kraemer, W.J., J.C. Torine, R. Silvestre, D.N. French, N.A. Ratamess, B.A. Spiering, D.L. Hatfield, J.L. Vingren, M.S. Fragala, J. Ho, E. Torres, G. Thomas, and J.S. Volek. Changes in body composition from mini-camp to summer camp in National Football League (NFL) players. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Washington, D.C., July, 2006.
67. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, J.A. Anderson, R. Howard, C.M. Maresh, G. Martin, N.A. Ratamess, D.N. French, D.L. Hatfield, J. Ho, M.S. Fragala, R. Silvestre, E. Torres, G. Thomas, M. Carter, and J.S. Volek. Tracking biochemical changes of American NCAA Division I football players over a season. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Washington, D.C., July, 2006.
68. Mangine, G.T., N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, J. Kang, and A. Chilakos. The effects of combined ballistic and heavy resistance training on maximal lower- and upper-body strength in recreationally-trained men. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Washington, D.C., July, 2006.
69. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, G.T. Mangine, and J. Kang. Effects of maximal squat exercise testing on vertical jump performance in college football players. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Washington, D.C., July, 2006.
70. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, J.A. Schwerdtman, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Acute effects of four different warm-up protocols with and without a weighted vest on anaerobic performance in high school female athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Washington, D.C., July, 2006.
71. McFarland, J.E., A.D. Faigenbaum, L. Johnson, J. Kang, J. Bloom, N.A. Ratamess, and J.R. Hoffman. Preliminary evaluation of an after-school resistance training program for improving health-related fitness in middle school-aged boys. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Washington, D.C., July, 2006.
72. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.R. Hoffman, A.C. Farrell, N. Tranchina, R. Ross, S. Andrews, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Health and physical education teachers’ perceptions of anabolic steroid abuse by school children. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Washington, D.C., July, 2006.73. Kang, J., G.T. Mangine, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Influence of intensity fluctuation on exercise metabolism. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, New Orleans, LA, May, 2007.
74. Hoffman, J.R., A.D. Faigenbaum, N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, and J. Kang. Nutritional supplementation and anabolic steroid use in adolescents. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Atlanta, GA., July, 2007.
75. Faigenbaum, A.D., A. Farrell, T. Radler, D. Zbojovsky, D. Chu, N. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J. Hoffman. “Plyo play”: A novel program of short bouts of moderate and high intensity exercise improves physical fitness in elementary school children. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Atlanta, GA., July, 2007.
76. Ross, R., N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, J. Magrelli, K. Neese, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. The effects of treadmill sprint training and resistance training on maximal running velocity and power. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Atlanta, GA., July, 2007.
77. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, R. Ross, M. Shanklin, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Effects of an amino acid/creatine/energy supplement on performance and the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Atlanta, GA., July, 2007.
78. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, J. Kang, J. Magrelli, K. Neese, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Wise. Effect of -alanine supplementation on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2008.
79. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, S. Rashti, C. Tranchina, N. Kelley, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect of an acute ingestion of a weight loss supplement. International Society of Sports Nutrition National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 2008.
80. Hoffman, J.R., N. Ratamess, C. Tranchina, S. Rashti, J. Kang, and A. Faigenbaum. Effects of a pre- and post-exercise whey protein supplement on recovery from an acute resistance training session. International Society of Sports Nutrition National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 2008.
81. Faigenbaum, A.D., N.A. Ratamess, J. McFarland, J. Kaczmarek, M. Coraggio, J. Kang, R. Ross, L. Curtin, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of rest interval length on bench press performance in boys, teenagers and men. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2008.
82. Spiering, B.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.L. Vingren, N.A. Ratamess, J.M. Anderson, L.E. Armstrong, B.C. Nindl, J.S. Volek, D.A. Judelson, M. Joseph, D.L. Hatfield, M.S. Fragala, J. Yu-Ho, E.C. Lee, and C.M. Maresh. Influence of endogenous testosterone concentrations on muscle androgen receptor responses to resistance exercise. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2008.

83. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, W.J. Kraemer, R. Ross, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, N.A. Kelly, G.G. Osgoodby, D.G. DiColo, T.J. Branham, D.L. Hatfield, J.L. Vingren, M.S. Fragala, J. Yu-Ho, G.A. Thomas, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Effects of a competitive wrestling season on body composition and anaerobic exercise performance in Division III collegiate wrestlers. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2008.
84. Earp, J.E., G.J. Martin, R.L. Howard, N.A. Ratamess, D.N. French, J.L. Vingren, J.S. Volek, D.L. Hatfield, B.A. Spiering, J. Yu-Ho, M.S. Fragala, G.A. Thomas, M.D. Powell, J.M. Anderson, C.M. Maresh, and W.J. Kraemer. A comparison of creatine kinase responses to an American football game from two different seasons. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2008.
85. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, M. Klatt, A.D. Faigenbaum, R.E. Ross, N.M. Tranchina, R.C. McCurley, J. Kang, and W.J. Kraemer. Comparison between different off-season resistance training programs in Division III American college football players. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2008.
86. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, D.L. Hatfield, J.M. Anderson, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, G.A. Thomas, B.L. Bailey, S.D. Flanagan, C.D. Lewis, G.F. Solomon-Hill, J. Yu-Ho, M.S. Fragala, and C.M. Maresh. Effect of resistance exercise on muscle steroidogenesis. Integrated Biology National Conference, Hilton Head, SC, September 2008.
87. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, D.L. Hatfield, J.M. Anderson, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, G.A. Thomas, B.L. Bailey, J.Y. Ho, M.S. Fragala, C.M. Maresh. Effect of resistance exercise on muscle androgen receptor content in highly trained men and women. 6th International Conference on Strength Training, Colorado Springs, CO, October 2008.
88. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, E. Buchanan, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. After-school fitness performance is not altered following physical education lessons in adolescent athletes. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Seattle, WA, May, 2009.
89. Kang, J., J.E. McFarland, A.D. Faigenbaum, F. Naclerio, G.D. Myer, and N.A. Ratamess. Reliability of the one repetition-maximum power clean test in trained adolescent athletes. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Seattle, WA, May, 2009.
90. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of protein supplement timing on strength, power and body compositional changes in resistance-trained men. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Seattle, WA, May, 2009.
91. Vingren JL, W.J. Kraemer, D.L. Hatfield, J.M. Anderson, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, G.A. Thomas, J.Y. Ho, M.S. Fragala, and C.M. Maresh. Acute effect of resistance exercise on muscle glucocorticoid receptor protein content in trained en and women. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2009.
92. Ratamess, N.A., A.D. Faigenbaum, R.E. Ross, S.L. Rashti, C.P. Tranchina, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. The effects of rest interval length on bench press performance in resistance-trained men and women. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2009.
93. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S.L. Rashti, N. Kelly, A. Gonzalez, M. Stec, S. Anderson, B.L. Bailey, L.M. Yamamoto, L.L. Hom, B. Kupchak, A.D. Faigenbaum, and C.M. Maresh. Effects of acute L-alanyl-l-glutamine ingestion and dehydration on immune, inflammatory and oxidative stress responses during anaerobic exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Baltimore, MD, June, 2010.
94. Faigenbaum, A.D., J. McFarland, N. Kelly, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Influence of recovery time on warm-up effects in male adolescent athletes. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Baltimore, MD, June, 2010.
95. Farrell, A., A.D. Faigenbaum, T. Radler, J. Buggey, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Preliminary evaluation of exercise training with balloons on fitness performance in elementary school children. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Baltimore, MD, June, 2010.
96. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A. Gonzalez, N. Beller, M.W. Hoffman, M. Purpura, and R. Jager. The effects of acute CRAM supplementation on reaction time and subjective measures of focus and awareness in healthy college students. International Society of Sports Nutrition National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 2010.
97. Ratamess, N.A., C.M. Chiarello, A.J. Sacco, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. The effects of resistance exercise rest interval length manipulation on exercise kinetics and kinematics: a gender comparison. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Orlando, FL, July, 2010.
98. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Anthropometric and performance changes in NCAA Division III college football athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Orlando, FL, July, 2010.
99. Kang, J., J.E. McFarland, A.D. Faigenbaum, F. Naclerio, G.D. Myer, and N.A. Ratamess. Reliability of the one repetition-maximum power clean test in trained adolescent athletes. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Denver, CO, June, 2011.
100. Ratamess, N.A., N. Beller, A.M. Gonzalez, G.E. Spatz, J.R. Hoffman, R.E. Ross, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. The effects of multiple-joint isokinetic resistance training on maximal isokinetic and dynamic muscle strength and endurance. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2011.
101. Faigenbaum, A., G. Myer, A. Farrell, T. Radler, M. Fabiano, J. Kang, N. Ratamess, and T. Hewett. Sex-specific effects of integrative neuromuscular training on fitness performance in 7-year-old children. American College of Sports Medicine Regional Mid-Atlantic Conference, Harrisburg, PA, November, 2011.
102. Kang, J., J. Rosenberg, E. Raines, N.A. Ratamess, F. Naclerio, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Acute metabolic responses during postprandial exercise of incremental intensity. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, June, 2012.
103. Faigenbaum, A.D., G.D. Myer, A. Farrell, T. Radler, M. Fabiano, J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, and T.E. Hewett. Sex specific effects of integrative neuromuscular training on fitness performance in 7 year old children. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, June, 2012.
104. Naclerio, F., A. Faigenbaum, E. Larumbe, P.E. Friedman, and N. Ratamess. Effects of eight post activation potentiation protocols on jump and sprint performance in college athletes. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, San Francisco, CA, June, 2012.
105. Ratamess, N.A., J. Rosenberg, S. Sundberg, K. Izer, J. Levowsky, C. Rzetutzko, J. Kang, R. Ross, and A. Faigenbaum. Acute metabolic response and resistance exercise performance using different rest interval lengths: the influence of maximal aerobic capacity. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Providence, RI, July, 2012.
106. Bagley, J., S. Boise, N. Ratamess, J. Kang, A. Farrell, G. Myer, and A. Faigenbaum. Dynamic balance in children: performance comparison between two testing devices. American College of Sports Medicine Regional Mid-Atlantic Conference, Harrisburg, PA, November, 2012. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June, 2013.
107. Faigenbaum, A.D., G.D. Myer, J. Bagley, S. Boise, I. Fernandez, E.C. Carrasco, N. Bates, A. Farrell, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Reliability of the Y balance test in children in grades 1 to 5. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June, 2013.
108. Kang, J., G.T. Mangine, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of intensity fluctuation on fuel utilization during exercise and recovery. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June, 2013.
109. Bush, J.A., J. McFarland, R. Herman, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S. Klei, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Longitudinal tracking of maximum squat, bench press, and power clean performance in male high school athletes. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2013.
110. Kang, J., J. Bush, S. Klei, D. Maconi, M. Kreckel, N. Ratamess, and A. Faigenbaum. Effects of pre-workout whole-body vibration on energy metabolism during subsequent exercise. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference, Orlando, FL, June, 2014.
111. Ratamess, N.A., M. Wells, M.S. Flynn, M. Kreckel, S. Klei, C. Smith, D. Maconi, N.A. Beller, J. Kang, J.A. Bush, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Comparison of cardiorespiratory and muscular performance adaptations to concurrent aerobic versus concurrent aerobic and low-intensity resistance training. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2014.

INVITED LECTURES

1. Ratamess, N.A. Sport supplementation: what should be recommended and to whom? 4th Annual Strength, Conditioning, and Athletic Training Symposium, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, May, 2004.
2. Ratamess, N.A. Practicum: muscular fitness programming and assessment. American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor Workshop, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, June, 2004.
3. Ratamess, N.A. Acute program design variables for maximizing strength and power. 5th Annual College of New Jersey Athletic Performance and Sport Nutrition Symposium, Ewing, NJ, May, 2005.
4. Ratamess, N.A. Practicum: muscular fitness programming and assessment. American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor Workshop, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, June, 2005.
5. Ratamess, N.A. The role of anabolic steroids in exercise and sports. Mid-Atlantic American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA, November, 2005.
6. Ratamess, N.A. Essentials of sport training. 6th Annual College of New Jersey Athletic Performance and Sport Nutrition Symposium, Ewing, NJ, May, 2006.
7. Ratamess, N.A. Practicum: muscular fitness programming and assessment. American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor Workshop, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, June, 2006.
8. Ratamess, N.A. Muscle physiology and kinesiology. American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor Workshop, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, June, 2006.

9. Ratamess, N.A. In-season protein and amino acid supplementation for strength and body composition. National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference (Pre-Conference Symposium), Washington, D.C., July, 2006.
10. Ratamess, N.A. Creative methods for enhancing strength and power. 7th Annual College of New Jersey Athletic Performance and Sport Nutrition Symposium, Ewing, NJ, April, 2007.
11. Ratamess, N.A. Resistance training and the strength/power athlete. 8th Annual College of New Jersey Athletic Performance Symposium, Ewing, NJ, April, 2008.
12. Ratamess, N.A. Exercise technique and spotting. Japan NSCA Internship Lecture Series at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, July 2008.
13. Ratamess, N.A. Types of resistance training. Japan NSCA Internship Lecture Series at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, July 2008.
14. Ratamess, N.A. Resistance training techniques. Japan NSCA Internship Lecture Series at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, July 2008.
15. Ratamess, N.A. Advanced resistance training techniques – Olympic movements. Japan NSCA Internship Lecture Series at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, July 2008.
16. Ratamess, N.A. Weight room design. Japan NSCA Internship Lecture Series at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, July 2008.
17. Ratamess, N.A. Strength and power assessment. Japan NSCA Internship Lecture Series at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, July 2008.
18. Ratamess, N.A. Ballistic training and Olympic lifting. Japan NSCA Internship Lecture Series at The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, July 2008.
19. Ratamess, N.A. The science of resistance training program design. New England American College of Sports Medicine Spring Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2012.
20. Ratamess, N.A. Resistance training for healthy adults: ACSM recommendations. Mid-Atlantic American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Harrisburg, PA, November 2013.
21. Ratamess, N.A. Physiological adaptations to resistance/anaerobic training. Strength and Conditioning Symposium for Shangai Sports Institute, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, June 2014.
22. Ratamess, N.A. Program design for resistance training. Strength and Conditioning Symposium for Shangai Sports Institute, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, June 2014.
23. Ratamess, N.A. Ergogenic aids: anabolic steroids. Strength and Conditioning Symposium for Shangai Sports Institute, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, June 2014.

GRANTS

2003 – National Strength and Conditioning Association Student Research Grant $2,505.00. The Effect of the Volume of Heavy Resistance Exercise on Post-Exercise Androgen Receptor Content in Resistance-Trained Men.
2004 – National Strength and Conditioning Association Student Research Grant, Michael Falvo, $1,500.00. The Effect of Rest Interval Length on the Acute Metabolic and Performance Responses to Resistance Exercise.
2004 – Power-Lift, Inc. Equipment Grant. Acute Muscular Strength Assessment Using Free Weight Bars of Different Thickness
2005 – National Strength and Conditioning Association Student Research Grant, Gerald Mangine, $2,505.00. The Effects of Combined Ballistic and Heavy Resistance Training on Maximal Lower- and Upper-Body Strength in Recreationally-Trained Men.
2006 – National Strength and Conditioning Association Young Faculty Research Grant, $9,080.00. Effect of an Amino Acid/Creatine Supplement on the Acute Hormonal Response to Resistance Exercise.
2008 – Jay R. Hoffman and Nicholas A. Ratamess. $17,500. Effect of Protein Timing on Strength, Power, and Body Composition Changes in Strength/Power Athletes. Innovative Delivery Systems (IDS) Sports, Oviedo FL, USA.
2009 – Jay R. Hoffman, Nicholas A. Ratamess, and Jie Kang. $67,000. Examination of the Efficacy of Acute L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine ingestion during Hydration Stress in both Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise. Kyowa Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Princeton, NJ.
2009 – Ratamess, N.A. Equipment grant from Exerbotics, Inc., Tulsa, OK. Chest Press/Row Isokinetic Machine valued at $24,000.00.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY RECORD

2007 – Present: National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference Research (Slide/Oral) Presentation Session Moderator
2006 – Present: Member of the American College of Sports Medicine’s panel of experts for drafting the 2nd edition of the revised guidelines for progression during resistance training.
2001-2002: Member of the American College of Sports Medicine’s panel of experts for drafting national and international guidelines for progression during resistance training.

SCIENTIFIC EDITORIAL AND REVIEW ACTIVITY
GUEST REVIEWER

Strength and Conditioning, 1998 – present
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 1998 – present
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 1999 – present
International Journal of Sports Medicine, 2005 – present
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 2006 – present
International Journal of Sport Physiology and Performance, 2006 – present
Journal of Applied Physiology, 2006 – present
Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 2006 – present
Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 2006 – present
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 2007 – present
International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 2007 – present
Amino Acids, 2008 – present
Muscle and Nerve, 2008 – present
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2009 – present
ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, 2009 – present
Current Aging Science, 2009 – present
Sports Medicine, 2010 – present
Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, 2011 – present
Chronobiology International, 2011 – present
Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2012 – present
Brain Sciences, 2012 – present
International Sports Med Journal, 2013 – present
European Physical Education Review, 2013 – present
Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 2013 – present
Pediatric Exercise Science, 2013 – present
Current Sports Medicine Reports, 2013 – present
Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2013 – present
Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, 2013 – present
American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 2013 – present
European Journal of Sports Science, 2014 – present

EDITORIAL BOARDS

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2004 – 2011.
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research – Senior Editor, 2011 – present

SECTION EDITOR

Journal of Sports Science and Medicine – Strength Training section editor, 2007 – 2010

EXTERNAL GRANT REVIEWS

University of Connecticut’s Life Sciences Grant Program – “Intravenous Versus Oral Rehydration: Medical and Performance Considerations” – 2007

TEXTBOOK REVIEWS

Fahey, T.D., P.M. Insel, & W.T. Roth. Fit and Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill. 2004.
Hoeger, W.W.K. & S.A. Hoeger. Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness. 8th ed. Thompson-Wadsworth, 2005.

TEACHING RECORD

1998-2001 – Ball State University
Weight Training (EXSCI 147; undergraduate)
Physical Conditioning (PEFWL 100; undergraduate)
Fundamentals of Resistance Training [EXSCI 320; undergraduate National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) preparation course]
2001-2003 – University of Connecticut
Sport Biomechanics (EKIN 272; undergraduate)
Sport Biomechanics Laboratory: Anatomy, motor skill analysis, strength and power measurement, force platforms, functional training, and EMG
2001-2003 – Guest lecturer on Physiological Adaptations to Resistance Training. Exercise Physiology course (EKIN 258), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2003 – Present – The College of New Jersey Kinesiology (PHED 301; undergraduate)
Current Health and Wellness (HES 160; undergraduate)
Foundations I: Current Issues (HES 172; undergraduate)
Concept Based Fitness (HPED 274, undergraduate)
Weight Training (PHED 125, undergraduate)
Anatomy and Kinesiology (HES 204, undergraduate)
Physiology of Resistance Training (HES 450, undergraduate)
Sports Biomechanics (HES 301, undergraduate)
Exercise Guidelines for Allied Health Professionals (HES 405, undergraduate)
Independent Study – Research (HES 391, undergraduate)
Advanced Exercise Physiology and Exercise Prescription (HES 410, undergraduate)
Research Seminar in Health and Exercise Science (HES 497 capstone course, undergraduate)
New Curricula
Development of a Master of Science program in Exercise Science with a team of colleagues from the Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey
Development of master’s thesis guidelines/format used by the Department of Health and Exercise Science

ADVISING AND MENTORING RECORD

2003-2004: faculty advisor for 38 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2004-2005: faculty advisor for 48 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2005-2006: faculty advisor for 49 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2006-2007: faculty advisor for 51 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2007-2008: faculty advisor for 51 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2008-2009: faculty advisor for 52 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2009-2010: faculty advisor for 52 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2010-2011: faculty advisor for 68 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2011-2012: faculty advisor for 61 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2012-2013: faculty advisor for 39 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science
2013-2014: faculty advisor for 37 students in the Department of Health and Exercise Science

CONSULTATIONS

September 13-14, 2012: NASA 2012 Expert Panel on the Human Use of Inertially-Loaded Exercise Equipment, Houston, TX. Served on an expert panel to provide my opinion on NASA’s current use of dynamic resistance exercise in their bed rest studies and during pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight astronaut training programs.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Graduate Practicum – Neurophysiology/EMG/EEG Laboratory,
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville PA. 1996.
Contributor – exercise programs. Kiana’s Flex Appeal. ESPN network television show. 1999.
Contributor – Fit For All online fitness consulting web site. 1999.
Participant in the television documentary on The Ball State Human Performance Laboratory. Fox Sports News Network. 1999.
Faculty Adviser – the Ball State University Wrestling Club. 2000-2001.
Participant – Women and Resistance Training. NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, July 2002.
Participant in the television documentary on The Effects of a Cetylated Fatty Acid Topical Cream on Pain and Functional Performance in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis. March 2003 and an additional segment October 2004 (including radio interview).
Guest Interview – CNN News Network’s American Morning program with Soledad and Myles O’Brien pertaining to “Supersizing in the NFL” and commentary on a recent publication pertaining to growth and body composition in NFL players, August 23, 2005.
Guest Participant – The Strength and Power Hour – hosts Drs William Kraemer and Jose Antonio. Topic: Progression and Resistance Training. November 2, 2008.
Guest Participant – The Sports Medicine and Fitness Show – host Melanie Cole. Topic: Strength Training in the Older Adult. The American College of Sports Medicine, January 26, 2010. (www.HealthRadio.net)
Guest Participant – Bernard Hopkins – The Freak of Fitness – interview for Men’s Health magazine (www.menshealth.com) video clip regarding the physiology of Bernard Hopkins who is middleweight boxing champion of the world at age 48. Philadelphia, PA: October 17, 2013.

Publications
1. Mookerjee, S. and N. Ratamess. Comparison of strength differences and joint action durations between full and partial range-of-motion bench press exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 13(1): 76-81, 1999.

2. Kraemer, W.J., S.J. Fleck, C.M. Maresh, N.A. Ratamess, S.E. Gordon, K.L. Goetz, E.A. Harman, P.N. Frykman, J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, A.C. Fry, L.J. Marchitelli, & J.F. Patton. Acute hormonal responses to a single bout of heavy resistance exercise in trained power lifters and untrained men. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology 24(6): 524-537, 1999.

3. Kraemer, W.J., N. Ratamess, A.C. Fry, T. Triplett-McBride, L.P. Koziris, J.A. Bauer, J.M. Lynch, and S.J. Fleck. Influence of resistance training volume and periodization on physiological and performance adaptations in college women tennis players. American Journal of Sports Medicine 28(5): 626-633, 2000.

4. Kraemer, W.J., J.S. Volek, J.A. Bush, L.A. Gotshalk, P.R. Wagner, A.L. Gómez, S. Etzweiler, V.M. Zatsiorsky, M. Duarte, N.A. Ratamess, S.A. Mazzetti, and B.J. Selle. Influence of wearing graduated compression hosiery on physiological and performance responses to standing fatigue in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 32(11): 1849-1858, 2000.

5. Mazzetti, S.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, N.D. Duncan, N.A. Ratamess, A.L. Gómez, R.U. Newton, K. Häkkinen, and S.J. Fleck. The influence of direct supervision of resistance training on strength performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 32(6): 1175-1184, 2000.

6. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, S.A. Mazzetti, and A.L Gómez. The effects of the Meridian shoe on vertical jump and sprint performances following short-term combined plyometric/sprint and resistance training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 14(2): 228-238, 2000.

7. Kraemer, W.J. F.S. Harman, N.H. Vos, S.E. Gordon, B.C. Nindl, J.O. Marx, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, S.A. Mazzetti, J.A. Bush, K. Dohi, R.U. Newton, and K. Häkkinen. Effects of exercise and alkalosis on serum insulin-like growth factor 1 and IGF – binding protein-3. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology 25(2): 127-138, 2000.

8. Rubin, M.R., J.S. Volek, A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, and W.J. Kraemer. Safety measures of l-carnitine l-tartrate supplementation in healthy men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 15(4): 486-490, 2001.

9. Kraemer, W.J., D.F. Gardiner, S.E. Gordon, L.P. Koziris, W. Sebastianelli, M. Putukian, R.U. Newton, N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, and K. Häkkinen. Differential effects of exhaustive cycle ergometry on concentric and eccentric torque production. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 4(3): 301-309, 2001.

10. Kraemer, W.J., G.A. Dudley, P.A. Tesch, S.E. Gordon, B.M. Hather, J.S. Volek, and N.A. Ratamess. The influence of muscle action on the acute growth hormone response to resistance exercise and short-term detraining Growth Hormone and IGF Research 11(2): 75-83, 2001.

11. Kraemer, W.J., C.C. Loebel, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, R.B. Wickham, L.A. Gotshalk, N.D. Duncan, S.A. Mazzetti, A.L. Gómez, M.R. Rubin, B.C. Nindl, and K. Häkkinen. The effect of heavy resistance exercise upon the circadian rhythm of salivary testosterone in men. European Journal of Applied Physiology 84(1/2): 13-18, 2001.

12. Marx, J.O., N.A. Ratamess, B.C. Nindl, L.A. Gotshalk, J.S. Volek, K. Dohi, J.A. Bush, A.L. Gomez, S.A. Mazzetti, S.J. Fleck, K. Häkkinen, R.U. Newton, and W.J. Kraemer. Low-volume circuit versus high-volume periodized resistance training in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(4): 635-643, 2001.

13. Kraemer, W.J., M. Keuning, N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, M. McCormick, J.A. Bush, B.C. Nindl, S.E. Gordon, S.A. Mazzetti, R.U. Newton, A.L. Gómez, R.B. Wickham, M. R. Rubin, and K. Häkkinen. Resistance training combined with bench-step aerobics enhances women’s health/fitness profile. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(2): 259-269, 2001.

14. Kraemer, W.J., A.L. Gomez, N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, T.S. Scheett, M.R. McGuigan, D.N. French, J.L. Van Heest, R.B. Wickham, B.K. Doan, S.A. Mazzetti, R.U. Newton, and C.M. Maresh. Effects of Vicoprofen and Ibuprofen on anaerobic performance after muscle damage. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 11(2): 104-119, 2002.

15. Marx, J.O., S.E. Gordon, N.H. Vos, B.C. Nindl, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, J. Pedro, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, K. Häkkinen, and W.J. Kraemer. Effect of alkalosis on plasma epinephrine responses to high intensity cycle exercise in humans. European Journal of Applied Physiology 87(1): 72-77, 2002.

16. Gómez, A.L., R.J. Radzwich, C.R. Denegar, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, J.A. Bush, B.K. Doan, R.B. Wickham, S.A. Mazzetti, R.U. Newton, D.N. French, K. Häkkinen, N.A. Ratamess, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of a 10-kilometer run on muscle strength and power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 16(2): 184-191, 2002.

17. Kraemer, W.J., K. Adams, E. Cafarelli, G.A. Dudley, C. Dooly, M.S. Feigenbaum, S.J. Fleck, B. Franklin, A.C. Fry, J.R. Hoffman, R.U. Newton, J. Potteiger, M.H. Stone, N.A. Ratamess, and N.T. Triplett-McBride. American College of Sports Medicine Position Stand: Progression Models in Resistance Training for Healthy Adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 34(2): 364-380, 2002.

18. Volek, J.S., W.J. Kraemer, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, N.A. Ratamess, and P. Gaynor. L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation favorably affects markers of recovery from exercise stress. American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism 282(2): E474-E482, 2002.

19. Kraemer, W.J., L.P. Koziris, N.A. Ratamess, K. Häkkinen, N.T. Triplett-McBride, A.C. Fry, S.E. Gordon, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, M.J. Sharman, J.M. Lynch, M. Izquierdo, R.U. Newton, & S.J. Fleck. Detraining produces minimal changes in physical performance and hormonal variables in recreationally strength-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 16(3): 373-382, 2002.

20. Hoffman, J.R., C.M. Maresh, R.U. Newton, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, J.S. Volek, J. Sutherland, M. Robertson, A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and W.J. Kraemer. Performance, biochemical, and endocrine changes during a competitive football game. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 34(11): 1845-1853, 2002.

21. Campos, G.E.R., T.L. Luecke, H.K. Wendeln, K. Toma, F.C. Hagerman, T.F. Murray, K.E. Ragg, N.A. Ratamess, W.J. Kraemer, and R.S. Staron. Muscular adaptations in response to three different resistance-training regimens: specificity of repetition maximum training zones. European Journal of Applied Physiology 88: 50-60, 2002.

22. Kraemer, W.J., K. Häkkinen, N.T. Triplett-McBride, A.C. Fry, L.P. Koziris, N.A. Ratamess, J.E. Bauer, J.S. Volek, T. McConnell, R.U. Newton, S.E. Gordon, D. Cummings, J. Hauth, F. Pullo, J.M. Lynch, S.A. Mazzetti, and H.G. Knuttgen. Comparison of long-term periodized vs. non-periodized resistance training in women tennis players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 35(1): 157-168, 2003.

23. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.M. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, K. Häkkinen, and F. Dioguardi. The effects of amino acid supplementation on muscular performance during resistance training overreaching: evidence of an effective overreaching protocol. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 17(2): 250-258, 2003.

24. Kraemer, W.J., J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, M.J. Sharman, A.L. Gómez, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, B. Jemiolo, B.W. Craig, and K. Häkkinen. The effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance exercise and recovery. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 17(3): 455-462, 2003.

25. Volek, J.S., A.L. Gómez, T.P. Scheett, M.J. Sharman, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, N.A. Ratamess, M.M. McGuigan, and W.J. Kraemer. Increasing fluid milk favorably affects bone mineral density responses to resistance training in adolescent boys. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 103(10): 1353-1356, 2003.

26. Kraemer, W.J., M.R. Rubin, K. Häkkinen, B.C. Nindl, J.O. Marx, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, A.L. Gómez, M.J. Sharman, T. Scheett, N.A. Ratamess, M.P. Miles, A.M. Mastro, J.L. Van Heest, C.M. Maresh, J.R. Welsch, and W.C. Hymer. Influence of muscle strength and total work on exercise-induced plasma growth hormone isoforms in women. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 6(3): 295-306, 2003.

27. Gómez, A.L., J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, and W.J. Kraemer. Physiological and functional effects of acute low-frequency hand-arm vibration. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 17(4): 686-693, 2003.

28. French, D.N., A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, L.A. Gotshalk, W.J. Sebastianelli, M. Putukian, R.U. Newton, K. Häkkinen, S.J. Fleck, and W.J. Kraemer. Longitudinal tracking of muscular power changes of NCAA division I collegiate women gymnasts. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 18(1): 101-107, 2004.

29. Kraemer, W.J., D.N. French, N.J. Paxton, K. Häkkinen, J.S. Volek, W.J. Sebastianelli, M. Putukian, R.U. Newton, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.D. Vescovi, N.A. Ratamess, S.J. Fleck, J.M. Lynch, and H.G. Knuttgen. Changes in exercise performance and hormonal concentrations over a Big Ten soccer season in starters and nonstarters. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 18(1): 121-128, 2004.

30. Kraemer, W.J., B.C. Nindl, N.A. Ratamess, L.A. Gotshalk, J.S. Volek, S.J. Fleck, R.U. Newton, & K. Häkkinen. Changes in muscle hypertrophy in women with periodized resistance training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 36(4): 697-708, 2004.

31. Kraemer, W.J. N.A. Ratamess, J.A. Anderson, C.M. Maresh, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, and R.L. Hesslink. Effect of a cetylated fatty acid topical cream on functional mobility and quality of life of patients with osteoarthritis. Journal of Rheumatology 31(4): 767-774, 2004.

32. Volek, J.S., N.A. Ratamess, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, D.N. French, M.M. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, M.J. Sharman, K. Häkkinen, and W.J. Kraemer. The effects of creatine supplementation on muscular performance and body composition responses to short-term resistance training overreaching. European Journal of Applied Physiology 91(5-6): 628-637, 2004.

33. Kraemer, W.J. N.A. Ratamess, C.M. Maresh, J.A. Anderson, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, J.S. Volek, R. Silvestre, and R.L. Hesslink. Effects of treatment with a cetylated fatty acid topical cream on static postural stability and plantar pressure distribution in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(1): 115-121, 2005.
34. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, C.M. Maresh, J.L. VanHeest, M.S. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, J.D. Vescovi, R. Silvestre, D.L. Hatfield, S.J. Fleck, and M.R. Deschenes. Effects of heavy resistance exercise volume on post-exercise androgen receptor content in resistance-trained men. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 93(1): 35-42, 2005.
35. Rubin, M.R., W.J. Kraemer, C.M. Maresh, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, J.L. VanHeest, R. Silvestre, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, D.A. Judelson, A.L. Gómez, J.D. Vescovi, and W.C. Hymer. High-affinity growth hormone binding protein and acute heavy resistance exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(3): 395-403, 2005.

36. Kang, J., E.C. Chaloupka, M.A. Mastrangelo, J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, and E. O’Connor. Metabolic and perceptual responses during spinning cycle exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(5): 853-859, 2005.

37. Kraemer, W.J., D.N. French, B.A. Spiering, J.S. Volek, M.J. Sharman, N.A. Ratamess, D.A. Judelson, R. Silvestre, G. Watson, A.L. Gómez, and C.M. Maresh. Cortitrol supplementation reduces serum cortisol responses to physical stress. Metabolism 54(5): 657-668, 2005.

38. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, A.D. Faigenbaum, and N.A. Ratamess. Recreational sports participation is associated with enhanced physical fitness in children. Research in Sports Medicine 13(2): 149-161, 2005.
39. Hoffman, J.R., J.R. Stout, M. Falvo, J. Kang, and N.A. Ratamess. Effect of low-dose, short-duration creatine supplementation on anaerobic exercise performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(2): 260-264, 2005.

40. Kang, J., J.R. Hoffman, J. Im, B.A. Spiering, N.A. Ratamess, K.W. Rundell, S. Nioka, J. Cooper, and B. Chance. Evaluation of physiological responses during recovery following three resistance exercise programs. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(2): 305-309, 2005.

41. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, C.M. Maresh, J.A. Anderson, J.S. Volek, D.P. Tiberio, M.E. Joyce, B.N. Messinger, D.N. French, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gómez, R. Silvestre, and R.L. Hesslink. A cetylated fatty acid topical cream with menthol reduces pain and improves functional performance in individuals with arthritis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(2): 475-480, 2005.

42. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Biochemical and hormonal responses during an intercollegiate football season. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(7): 1237-1241, 2005.

43. Kraemer, W.J., J.C. Torine, R. Silvestre, D.N. French, N.A. Ratamess, B.A. Spiering, D.L. Hatfield, J. Vingren, and J.S. Volek. Body size and composition of National Football League players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(3): 485-489, 2005.

44. Hoffman, J.R., J. Im, J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, S. Nioka, K.W. Rundell, R. Kime, J. Cooper, & B. Chance. The effect of a competitive collegiate football season on power performance and muscle oxygen recovery kinetics. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(3): 509-513, 2005.

45. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J.J. Cooper, J. Kang, A. Chilakos, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Comparison of loaded and unloaded jump squat training on strength/power performance in college football players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 19(4): 810-815, 2005.

46. Izquierdo, M., J. Ibanez, J.J. Gonzalez-Badillo, K. Häkkinen, N.A. Ratamess, W.J. Kraemer, D.N. French, H. J. Eslava, A. Altadill, X. Asiain, and E.M. Gorostiaga. Differential effects of strength training leading to failure versus not to failure on hormonal responses, strength and muscle power gains. Journal of Applied Physiology 100(5): 1647-1656, 2006.

47. Kraemer, W.J., N.A. Ratamess, J.S. Volek, K. Häkkinen, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, A.L. Gomez, S.A. M. McGuigan, T.P. Scheett, , R.U. Newton, B.A. Spiering, M. Izquierdo, and F.S. Dioguardi. The effects of amino acid supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance training overreaching. Metabolism 55(3): 282-291, 2006.

48. Hatfield, D.L., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, M.R. Rubin, B. Grebien, A.L. Gómez, D.N. French, T.P. Scheett, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, M.R. McGuigan, R.U. Newton, and K. Häkkinen. The effects of carbohydrate loading on repetitive jump squat power performances. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 20(1): 167-171, 2006.

49. Faigenbaum, A.D., J. Kang, J. McFarland, J.M. Bloom, J. Magnatta, N.A. Ratamess, and J.R. Hoffman. Acute effects of different warm-up protocols on anaerobic performance in teenage athletes. Pediatric Exercise Science 18(1): 64-75, 2006.

50. Kang, J., J.R. Hoffman, E.C. Chaloupka, N.A. Ratamess, and P.C. Weiser. Gender differences in the progression of metabolic responses during incremental exercise. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 46(1): 71-78, 2006.

51. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, P.F. Jennings, G. Mangine, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect from nutritionally enriched coffee consumption. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 3: 35-41, 2006.

52. Kraemer, W.J., B.A. Spiering, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, M.J. Sharman, M.R. Rubin, D.N. French, R. Silvestre, D.L. Hatfield, J.L. Van Heest, J.L. Vingren, D.A. Judelson, M.R. Deschenes, and C.M. Maresh. Androgenic responses to resistance exercise: effects of feeding and L-carnitine. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 38(7): 1288-1296, 2006.

53. Hoffman, J., N. Ratamess, J. Kang, G. Mangine, A. Faigenbaum, and J. Stout. Effect of creatine and ß-alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses in strength/power athletes. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 16: 430-446, 2006.

54. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, M.J. Falvo, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effects of protein intake on strength, body composition and endocrine changes in strength/power athletes. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 3(2): 12-18, 2006.

55. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, J.A. Schwerdtman, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Dynamic warm-up protocols, with and without a weighted vest, and fitness performance in high school female athletes. Journal of Athletic Training 41(4): 357-363, 2006.

56. Ratamess, N.A., M. J. Falvo, G.T. Mangine, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. The effect of rest interval length on metabolic responses to the bench press exercise. European Journal of Applied Physiology 100(1): 1-17, 2007.

57. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, M.J. Falvo, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effects of protein supplementation on muscular performance and resting hormonal changes in college football players. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 6: 84-91, 2007.

58. Hoffman, J.R., J. Im, J. Kang, C.M. Maresh, W.J. Kraemer, D. French, S. Nioka, R. Kime, K.W. Rundell, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and B. Chance. Comparison of low- and high-intensity resistance exercise on lipid peroxidation: role of muscle oxygenation. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(1): 118-122, 2007.

59. Ratamess, N.A., A.D. Faigenbaum, G.T. Mangine, J.R. Hoffman, and J. Kang. Acute muscular strength assessment using free weight bars of different thickness. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(1): 240-244, 2007.

60. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, G.T. Mangine, and J. Kang. Effects of maximal squat exercise testing on vertical jump performance in American college football players. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 6: 149-150, 2007.

61. Kang, J., G. Mangine, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Influence of intensity fluctuation on exercise metabolism. European Journal of Applied Physiology 100(3): 253-260, 2007.

62. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, L. Johnson, J. Kang, J. Bloom, N.A. Ratamess, and J.R. Hoffman. Preliminary evaluation of an after school resistance training program for improving physical fitness in middle school-age boys. Perceptual and Motor Skills 104(2): 407-415, 2007.

63. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, M. Klatt, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Do bilateral power deficits influence direction-specific movement patterns? Research in Sports Medicine 15(2): 125-132, 2007.

64. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, P.F. Jennings, G.T. Mangine, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of nutritionally enriched coffee consumption on aerobic and anaerobic exercise performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(2): 456-459, 2007.

65. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.R. Hoffman, A.C. Farrell, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Health and physical education teachers’ perceptions of the non-medical use of anabolic-androgenic steroids by school children in New Jersey. The Reporter 78(1): 47-54, 2007.

66. Kang, J., J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, M. Falvo, and M. Wendell. Effect of exercise intensity on fat utilization in males and females. Research in Sports Medicine 15(3): 175-188, 2007.

67. Izquierdo, M., J. Ibanez, J.J. Gonzalez-Badillo, N.A. Ratamess, W.J. Kraemer, K. Hakkinen, H. Bonnabau, C. Granados, D.N. French, and E.M. Gorostiaga. Detraining and tapering effects on hormonal responses and strength performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(3): 768-775, 2007.

68. Ratamess, N.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.S. Volek, D.N. French, M.R. Rubin, A.L. Gomez, R.U. Newton, and C.M. Maresh. The effects of ten weeks of resistance and combined plyometric/sprint training with the Meridian Elyte athletic shoe on muscular performance in women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(3): 882-887, 2007.

69. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, F.B. Keiper, W. Tevlin, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Effects of a short-term plyometric and resistance training program on fitness performance in boys age 12 to 15 years. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 6: 519-525, 2007.

70. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, R. Ross, M. Shanklin, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Kang. Effects of an amino acid/creatine energy supplement on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise. International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 17: 608-623, 2007.

71. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, G. Mangine, M.J. Falvo, and J. Kang. The combined effects of protein intake and resistance training on serum osteocalcin concentrations in strength and power athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 21(4): 1197-1203, 2007.

72. Hoffman, J.R., A.D. Faigenbaum, N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, J. Kang, and G. Tenenbaum. Nutritional supplementation and anabolic steroid use in adolescents. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 40(1): 15-24, 2008.

73. Ratamess, N.A., A.D. Faigenbaum, J.R. Hoffman, and J. Kang. Self-selected resistance training intensity in healthy women: the influence of a personal trainer. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 22(1) 103-111, 2008.

74. Mangine, G.T., N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, J. Kang, and A, Chilakos. The effects of combined ballistic and heavy resistance training on maximal lower- and upper-body strength in recreationally-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 22(1): 132-139, 2008.

75. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, J. Kang, J.R. Stout, and J.A. Wise. Short-duration -alanine supplementation increases training volume and reduces subjective feelings of fatigue in college football players. Nutrition Research 28: 31-35, 2008.

76. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, M. Shanklin, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of a pre-exercise energy supplement on the acute hormonal response to resistance exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 22(3): 874-882, 2008.

77. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, R. Ross, J. Kang, J. Magrelli, K. Neese, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J. Wise. ß-Alanine and the hormonal response to exercise. International Journal of Sports Medicine 29(12): 952-958, 2008.
78. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, D.L. Hatfield, J.M. Anderson, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, G.A. Thomas, J.Y. Ho, M.S. Fragala, and C.M. Maresh. Effect of resistance exercise on muscle steroidogenesis. Journal of Applied Physiology 105(6): 1754-1760, 2008.

79. Faigenbaum, A.D., N.A. Ratamess, J. McFarland, J. Kaczmarek, M.J. Corragio, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of rest interval length on bench press performance in boys, teens, and men. Pediatric Exercise Science 20: 457-469, 2008.
80. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, S.L. Rashti, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect of a high energy, pre-exercise supplement. Kinesiology 40(2): 200-206, 2008.

81. Kraemer, W.J., B.A. Spiering, J.S. Volek, G.J. Martin, R.L. Howard, N.A. Ratamess, D.L. Hatfield, J.L. Vingren, J.Y. Ho, M.S. Fragala, G.A. Thomas, D.N. French, J.M. Anderson, K. Häkkinen, and C.M. Maresh. Recovery from a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I football game: Muscle damage and hormonal status. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(1): 2-10, 2009.

82. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, S.L. Rashti, C.P. Tranchina, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Thermogenic effect of an acute ingestion of a weight loss supplement. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 6(1): 1-9, 2009.

83. Hoffman, J.R., J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, M.W. Hoffman, C.P. Tranchina, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Examination of a pre-exercise, high energy supplement on exercise performance. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 6(2): 1-8, 2009.

84. Faigenbaum, A.D., A.C. Farrell, T. Radler, D. Zbojovsky, D.A. Chu, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. “Plyo play:” a novel program of short bouts of moderate and high intensity exercise improves physical fitness in elementary school children. The Physical Educator 66(1): 37-44, 2009.

85. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, M. Klatt, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, N. Tranchina, R. Mc Curley, J. Kang, and W.J. Kraemer. Comparison between different off-season resistance training programs in Division III American college football players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(1): 11-19, 2009.

86. Ross, R.E., N.A. Ratamess, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, J. Kang, and A. Chilakos. The effects of treadmill sprint training and resistance training on maximal running velocity and power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(2): 385-394, 2009.

87. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S.L. Rashti, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of Betaine supplementation on power performance and fatigue. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 6(7): 1-10, 2009.

88. Ratamess, N.A., B.A. Alvar, T.K. Evetovich, T.J. Housh, W.B. Kibler, W.J. Kraemer, and N.T. Triplett. American College of Sports Medicine Position Stand: Progression models in resistance training for healthy adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 41(3): 687-708, 2009.

89. Spiering, B.A., W.J. Kraemer, J.L. Vingren, N.A. Ratamess, J.M. Anderson, L.E. Armstrong, B.C. Nindl, J.S. Volek, D.A. Judelson, M. Joseph, D.L. Hatfield, M.S. Fragala, J.Y. Ho, E.C. Lee, and C.M. Maresh. Elevated endogenous testosterone concentrations potentiate muscle androgen receptor responses to resistance exercise. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 114(3-5): 195-199, 2009.

90. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of protein-supplement timing on strength, power, and body composition changes in resistance-trained men. International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism 19(2): 172-185, 2009.

91. Kang, J., S.L. Rashti, C.P. Tranchina, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of preceding resistance exercise on metabolism during subsequent aerobic session. European Journal of Applied Physiology 107(1): 43-50, 2009.

92. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, K.L. Neese, R.E. Ross, J. Kang, J.F. Magrelli, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Physical performance characteristics in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III champion female lacrosse athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(5): 1524-1529, 2009.
93. Hoffman, J.R., W.J. Kraemer, S. Bhasin, T. Storer, N.A. Ratamess, G.G. Haff, D.S. Willoughby, and A.D. Rogol. Position stand on androgen and human growth hormone use. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 23(5 suppl.): S1-S59, 2009.
94. Vingren, J.L., W.J. Kraemer, D.L. Hatfield, J.S. Volek, N.A. Ratamess, J.M. Anderson, K. Häkkinen, J. Ahtiainen, M.S. Fragala, G.A. Thomas, J. Yu-Ho, and C.M. Maresh. Effect of resistance exercise on muscle steroid receptor protein content in strength-trained men and women. Steroids 74(13-14): 1033-1039, 2009.

95. Rashti, S.L., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, A.D. Faigenbaum, A. Chilakos, and J.R. Hoffman. Thermogenic effect of Meltdown RTDTM energy supplement in young healthy women: a double blind, cross-over design. Lipids in Health and Disease 8: 57, 2009.
96. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effect of a proprietary protein supplement on recovery indices following resistance exercise in strength/power athletes. Amino Acids 38(3): 771-778, 2010.

97. Kraemer, W.J., M. Joseph, J.S. Volek, J.R. Hoffman, N.A. Ratamess, R.U. Newton, M.S. Fragala, D.N. French, M.A. Rubin, T.P. Scheett, M.R. McGuigan, G.A. Thomas, A.L. Gomez, K. Häkkinen, and C.M. Maresh. Endogenous opioid peptide responses to opioid and anti-inflammatory medications following eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage. Peptides 31(1): 88-93, 2010.

98. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, E. Buchanan, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. After-school fitness performance is not altered following physical education lessons in adolescent athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 24(3): 765-770, 2010.

99. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S.L. Rashti, N. Kelly, A.M. Gonzalez, M. Stec, S. Anderson, B.L. Bailey, L.M. Yamamoto, L.L. Hom, B.R. Kupchak, A.D. Faigenbaum, and C.M. Maresh. Examination of the efficacy of acute L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine ingestion during hydration stress in endurance exercise. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 7(1): 8, 2010.

100. Walsh, A.L., A.M. Gonzalez, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Improved time to exhaustion following ingestion of the energy drink Amino Impact™. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition April 15 (7): 14, 2010.

101. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, N.A. Kelly, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Influence of recovery time on warm-up effects in male adolescent athletes. Pediatric Exercise Science 22(2): 266-277, 2010.

102. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, A. Gonzalez, N.A. Beller, M.W. Hoffman, M. Purpura, and R. Jager. The effects of acute and prolonged cram supplementation on reaction time and subjective measures of focus and alertness in healthy college students. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition Dec. 15 (7): 39, 2010.

103. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, A.M. Gonzalez, N.A. Beller, and S.A. Craig. Effect of 15 days of betaine ingestion on concentric and eccentric force outputs during isokinetic exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25(8): 2235-2241, 2011.

104. Gonzalez, A.M., A.L. Walsh, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and J.R. Hoffman. Effect of a pre-workout energy supplement on acute multi-joint resistance exercise. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 10: 261-266, 2011.

105. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Performance changes during a college playing career in NCAA Division III football athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 25(9): 2351-2357, 2011.

106. Faigenbaum, A.D., A. Farrell, M. Fabiano, T. Radler, F. Naclerio, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and G.D. Myer. Effects of integrative neuromuscular training on fitness performance in children during physical education. Pediatric Exercise Science 23(4): 573-584, 2011.

107. Hoffman, J.R., N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, S.L. Rashti, N. Kelly, A.M. Gonzalez, M. Stec, S. Anderson, B.L. Bailey, L.M. Yamamoto, L.L. Hom, B.R. Kupchak, and C.M. Maresh. Acute L-alanyl-L-glutamine ingestion during short duration, high intensity exercise and a mild hydration stress. Kinesiology 43(2): 125-136, 2011.

108. Faigenbaum, A.D., J.E. McFarland, R.E. Herman, F. Naclerio, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and G.D. Myer. Reliability of the one-repetition-maximum power clean test in adolescent athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(2): 432-437, 2012.

109. Ratamess, N.A., C.M. Chiarello, A.J. Sacco, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, and J. Kang. The effects of rest interval length on acute bench press performance: the influence of gender and muscle strength. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(7): 1817-1826, 2012.

110. Ratamess, N.A., C.M. Chiarello, A.J. Sacco, J.R. Hoffman, A.D. Faigenbaum, R. Ross, and J. Kang. The effects of rest interval length manipulation of the first upper-body resistance exercise in sequence on acute performance of subsequent exercises in men and women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 26(11): 2929-2938, 2012.

111. Naclerio, F., A.D. Faigenbaum, E. Larumbe-Zabala, T. Perez-Bilbao, J. Kang, N.A. Ratamess, and T. Triplett. Effects of different resistance training volumes on strength and power in team sport athletes. A pilot study. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(7): 1832-1840, 2013.

112. Ratamess, N.A., J.R. Hoffman, W.J. Kraemer, R.E. Ross, C.P. Tranchina, S.L. Rashti, N.A. Kelly, J.L. Vingren, J. Kang, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Effects of a competitive wrestling season on body composition, endocrine markers, and anaerobic exercise performance in NCAA collegiate wrestlers. European Journal of Applied Physiology 113(5): 1157-1168, 2013.

113. Faigenbaum, A.D., A. Farrell, M. Fabiano, T. Radler, F. Naclerio, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, and G. Myer. Effects of detraining on fitness performance in 7-year-old children. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(2): 323-330, 2013.

114. Kraemer, W.J., D.P. Looney, G.J. Martin, N.A. Ratamess, J.L. Vingren, D.N. French, D.L. Hatfield, M.S. Fragala, B.A. Spiering, R.L. Howard, C. Cortis, T.K. Szivak, B.A. Comstock, C. Dunn-Lewis, D.R. Hooper, S.D. Flanagan, J.S. Volek, J.M. Anderson, C.M. Maresh, and S.J. Fleck. Changes in creatine kinase and cortisol in National Collegiate Association Division I American football players during a season. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 27(2): 434-441, 2013.

115. Kang, J., E. Raines, J. Rosenberg, N.A. Ratamess, F. Naclerio, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Metabolic responses during postprandial exercise. Research in Sports Medicine 21(3): 240-252, 2013.

116. Naclerio, F., A.D. Faigenbaum, E. Larumbe-Zabala, N.A. Ratamess, J. Kang, P. Friedman, and R.E. Ross. Effectiveness of different post activation potentiation protocols with and without whole body vibration on jumping performance in college athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(1): 232-239, 2014.

117. Faigenbaum, A.D., G. Myer, A. Farrell, T. Radler, M. Fabiano, J. Kang, N. Ratamess, J. Khoury, and T. Hewett. Integrative neuromuscular training and sex-specific fitness performance in 7-year-old children: an exploratory investigation. Journal of Athletic Training 49(2): 145-153, 2014.

118. Ratamess, N.A., J.G. Rosenberg, J. Kang, S. Sundberg, K.A. Izer, J. Levowsky, C. Rzeszutko, R.E. Ross, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Acute oxygen uptake and resistance exercise performance using different rest interval lengths: the influence of maximal aerobic capacity and exercise sequence. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(7): 1875-1888, 2014.
119. Schoenfeld, B.J., N.A. Ratamess, M.D. Peterson, B. Contreras, G. Tiryaki-Sonmez, and B.A. Alvar. Effects of different volume-equated resistance training loading strategies on muscular adaptations in well-trained men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (ahead of print).

120. Faigenbaum, A.D., G.D. Myer, I.P. Fernandez, E.G. Carrasco, N. Bates, A. Farrell, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Feasibility and reliability of dynamic postural control measures in children in first through fifth grades. The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 9(2): 140-148, 2014.

121. Kang, J., G.T. Mangine, N.A. Ratamess, A.D. Faigenbaum, and J.R. Hoffman. Acute effect of intensity fluctuation on energy output and substrate utilization. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 28(8): 2136-2144, 2014.

122. Ratamess, N.A., J.G. Rosenberg, S. Klei, B.M. Dougherty, J. Kang, C. Smith, R.E. Ross, and A.D. Faigenbaum. Comparison of the acute metabolic responses to traditional resistance, body-weight, and battling rope exercises. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (ahead of print).

IN PRESS
Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Resistance training. In: Encyclopedia of Exercise Medicine in Health and Disease (eds. F. Mooren and J. Skinner). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag.
Bush, J.A., G.L. Blog, J. Kang, and N.A. Ratamess. The effects of quadriceps strength following acute resistance exercise under exposure to whole-body vibration. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in press)
Keteyian, S., D. Stanforth, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Brumitt. Toys and Training … Balls, Bells and Ropes Oh MY! ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal (in press)

Ratamess, N.A. Athletes’ use of anabolic steroid-related compounds and human growth hormone. In: Exercise Physiology: Integrating Theory and Application 2nd ed. (W.J. Kraemer, S.J. Fleck, and M.R. Deschenes authors). Philadelphia, PA: Wohlers-Kluwer Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins, 2015.

IN REVIEW

Mookerjee, S., M.J. Welikonich, and N.A. Ratamess. Comparison of energy expenditure during single vs multiple-set resistance exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in review)

Faigenbaum, A.D., J.A. Bush, R. McLoone, M. Kreckel, A. Farrell, N.A. Ratamess, and J. Kang. Benefits of strength and skill-based training during primary school physical education. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (in review)
Ratamess, N.A. Development of Resistance Training Programs. In: The Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (in review).

EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

1. Ratamess, N. Weight training for jiu jitsu. Strength and Conditioning 20 (5): 8-15, 1998.
2. Mazzetti, S.A., N.A. Ratamess, and W.J. Kraemer. Pumping down: after years of bulking up, when they graduate, strength-trained athletes must be shown how to safely detrain. Training and Conditioning 10(2): 10-13, 2000.

3. Volek, J.S. and N.A. Ratamess. Boxed in: It’s a popular assistance exercise, but the box squat’s uses are limited. Pure Power 2(6): 84-85, 94-95, 2002.

4. Ratamess, N. The hormone factor: Design your training for raging hormones. Pure Power 3(4): 58-67, 2003.

5. Ratamess, N.A. Amino acid supplementation: what can it really do for you? Pure Power 4(6): 38-42, 2004.

6. Kraemer, W.J. and N.A. Ratamess. Progression and resistance training. President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research Digest 6(3) September, 2005.

7. Ratamess, N.A. Strength and conditioning for grappling sports. Strength and Conditioning Journal 33(6): 18-24, 2011.

8. Kang, J. and N.A. Ratamess. Which comes first? Resistance before aerobic exercise or vice versa? ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal 18(1): 9-14, 2014.
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