Recent Publications

Below are my publications for the last 14 years.

1: Robergs RA. Competitive cation binding computations of proton balance for reactions of the phosphagen and glycolytic energy systems within skeletal muscle. PLoS One. 2018;

2: Robergs RA, McNulty C, Minett G, Holland J, Trajano G. Lactate not lactic acid is produced from cytosolic energy catabolism. Physiology. 2018;33(1): 10-12.

3: Robergs RA. Lessons from Popper for science, paradigm shifts, scientific revolutions and exercise physiology. BMJ Open Exercise and Sports Med. 2017.

4: 1McNulty C, Robergs RA. New methods for processing and quantifying VO2 kinetics to steady state: VO2 onset kinetics.  Frontiers - Physiology. 2017;8: 1-8.

5: Grant MC, Robergs R, Baird MF, Baker JS. The effect of prior upper body exercise on subsequent wingate performance. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:329328.

6:  McNulty C, Robergs RA. Comparisons of VO2 kinetics in moderate-intensity exercise transitions in highly-trained and untrained subjects. JEP Online. 2017;20(1):249-263.

7: Cooper JHF, Collins BEG, Adams DR, Robergs RA, Donges CE. Limited effects of endurance or interval training on visceral adipose tissue and systemic inflammation in sedentary middle-aged men. J Obesity. 2016; ID 2479597,

8: Nalos M, Parnell G, Robergs R, Booth D, McLean AS, Tang B. Transcriptional programming of metabolic pathways in critically ill patients. Int Care Med Exp. 2016;4(21):1-15.

9:  McNulty C, Robergs R. Influence of increment magnitude and exercise intensity on VO2 kinetics, time to steady state, and muscle oxygenation. JEP Online. 2015;18(5):37-58.

10: Kwon YS, Robergs RA, Mermier CM, Schneider SM, Gurney AB. Palm cooling and heating delays fatigue during resistance exercise in women. J Strength Cond Res. 2015;29(8):2261-2269. 

11: Nibali ML, Chapman DW, Robergs RA, Drinkwater EJ. Considerations for determining the time course of post-activation potentiation. Appl Physiol Nutri Metab. 2015;40(11):1163-1170.

12: Vargas NT, Robergs RA. Optimal loads for a 30-s maximal power cycle ergometer test using a stationary start. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015;115(5):1087-1094.

13: Cheema BS, Robergs RA, Askew CD. Exercise physiologists emerge as allied healthcare professionals in the era of non-communicable disease pandemics: a report from Australia, 2006-2012. Sports Med. 2014 Jul;44(7):869-77.

14: Robergs RA. A critical review of the history of low- to moderate-intensity steady-state VO2 kinetics. Sports Med. 2014 May;44(5):641-53.

15: Kwon YS, Robergs RA, Mermier CM, Schneider SM, Gurney AB. Palm cooling and heating delays fatigue during exercise in women. J Strength Cond Res. 2013 May 29.

16: Klopp DM, Vargas NT, Robergs RA. Open-ended time durations for stationary start intense cycle ergometer exercise testing. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2013 May;38(5):574-80.

17: Nibali ML, Chapman DW, Robergs RA, Drinkwater EJ. Validation of jump squats as a practical measure of post-activation potentiation. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2013 Mar;38(3):306-13.

18: Nibali ML, Chapman DW, Robergs RA, Drinkwater EJ. Influence of rest interval duration on muscular power production in the lower-body power profile. J Strength Cond Res. 2013 Oct;27(10):2723-9.

19: Kwon YS, Robergs RA, Schneider SM. Effect of local cooling on short-term, intense exercise. J Strength Cond Res. 2013 Jul;27(7):2046-54.

20: Nibali ML, Chapman DW, Robergs RA, Drinkwater EJ. A rationale for assessing the lower-body power profile in team sport athletes. J Strength Cond Res. 2013 Feb;27(2):388-97.

21: Baker JS, Thomas N, Cooper SM, Davies B, Robergs RA. Exercise duration and blood lactate concentrations following high intensity cycle ergometry. Res Sports Med. 2012 Apr;20(2):129-41.

22: Kim DY, Robergs RA. Validation of a new mixing chamber system for breath-by-breath indirect calorimetry. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2012 Feb;37(1):157-66.

23 Nelson JL, Harmon ME, Robergs RA. Identifying plasma glycerol concentration associated with urinary glycerol excretion in trained humans. J Anal Toxicol. 2011 Nov;35(9):617-23.

24: Robergs RA. Nothing 'evil' and no 'conundrum' about muscle lactate production. Exp Physiol. 2011 Oct;96(10):1097-8.

25: Robergs RA. Counterpoint: Muscle lactate and H⁺ production do not have a 1:1 association in skeletal muscle. J Appl Physiol. 2011 May;110(5):1489-91.

26: Amorim F, Yamada P, Robergs R, Schneider S, Moseley P. Effects of whole-body heat acclimation on cell injury and cytokine responses in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Aug;111(8):1609-18.

27: Baker JS, McCormick MC, Robergs RA. Interaction among Skeletal Muscle Metabolic Energy Systems during Intense Exercise. J Nutr Metab. 2010;2010:905612.

28: Amorim FT, Yamada PM, Robergs RA, Schneider SM. Palm cooling does not reduce heat strain during exercise in a hot, dry environment. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2010 Aug;35(4):480-9.

29: Kwon YS, Robergs RA, Kravitz LR, Gurney BA, Mermier CM, Schneider SM. Palm cooling delays fatigue during high-intensity bench press exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Aug;42(8):1557-65.

30: Robergs RA, Dwyer D, Astorino T. Recommendations for improved data processing from expired gas analysis indirect calorimetry. Sports Med. 2010 Feb 1;40(2):95-111.

31: Schneider SM, Robergs RA, Amorim FT, de Serna DG, Duran-Valdez EE, Schade DS. Impaired orthostatic response in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus after 48 hours of bed rest. Endocr Pract. 2009 Mar;15(2):104-10.

32: Siegler JC, Mermier CM, Amorim FT, Lovell RJ, McNaughton LR, Robergs RA. Hydration, thermoregulation, and performance effects of two sport drinks during soccer training sessions. J Strength Cond Res. 2008 Sep;22(5):1394-401.

33: Amorim FT, Yamada PM, Robergs RA, Schneider SM, Moseley PL. The effect of the rate of heat storage on serum heat shock protein 72 in humans. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Dec;104(6):965-72.

34: Robergs RA. Science vs. personal bias in acid-base physiology. J Appl Physiol. 2008 Jul;105(1):363.

35: Vella CA, Robergs RA. Endurance training, resistance training, body composition, or different disease states can lead to diverse adaptations in cardiac structure and/or function. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 Jan;104(1):282.

36: Nelson JL, Robergs RA. Exploring the potential ergogenic effects of glycerol hyperhydration. Sports Med. 2007;37(11):981-1000.

37: Passino C, Cencetti S, Spadacini G, Quintana R, Parker D, Robergs R, Appenzeller O, Bernardi L. Persistence of baroreceptor control of cerebral blood flow velocity at a simulated altitude of 5000 m. J Hypertens. 2007 Sep;25(9):1862-70.

38: Walker TB, Altobelli SA, Caprihan A, Robergs RA. Failure of Rhodiola rosea to alter skeletal muscle phosphate kinetics in trained men. Metabolism. 2007 Aug;56(8):1111-7.

39: Yamada PM, Amorim FT, Moseley P, Robergs R, Schneider SM. Effect of heat acclimation on heat shock protein 72 and interleukin-10 in humans. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Oct;103(4):1196-204.

40: Yoon BK, Kravitz L, Robergs R. VO2max, protocol duration, and the VO2 plateau. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Jul;39(7):1186-92.

41: Siegler JC, Robergs RA, Faria EW, Wyatt FB, McCarthy J. Noninvasive profiling of exercise-induced hypoxemia in competitive cyclists. Res Sports Med. 2007 Jan-Mar;15(1):61-6.

42: Robergs RA, Gordon T, Reynolds J, Walker TB. Energy expenditure during bench press and squat exercises. J Strength Cond Res. 2007 Feb;21(1):123-30.

43: Walker TB, Robergs RA. Does Rhodiola rosea possess ergogenic properties? Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2006 Jun;16(3):305-15.

44: Reynolds JM, Gordon TJ, Robergs RA. Prediction of one repetition maximum strength from multiple repetition maximum testing and anthropometry. J Strength Cond Res. 2006 Aug;20(3):584-92.

45: Dalleck LC, Kravitz L, Robergs RA. Development of a submaximal test to predict elliptical cross-trainer VO2max. J Strength Cond Res. 2006 May;20(2):278-83.

46: Siegler JC, Bell-Wilson J, Mermier C, Faria E, Robergs RA. Active and passive recovery and acid-base kinetics following multiple bouts of intense exercise to exhaustion. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2006 Feb;16(1):92-107.

47: Goulet ED, Robergs RA, Labrecque S, Royer D, Dionne IJ. Effect of glycerol-induced hyperhydration on thermoregulatory and cardiovascular functions and endurance performance during prolonged cycling in a 25 degrees C environment. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2006 Apr;31(2):101-9.

48: Siegler J, Robergs R, Weingart H. The application of soccer performance testing protocols to the non-elite player. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2006 Mar;46(1):44-51.

49: Vella CA, Marks D, Robergs RA. Oxygen cost of ventilation during incremental exercise to VO2 max. Respirology. 2006 Mar;11(2):175-81.

50: White LJ, Robergs RA, Sibbitt WL Jr, Gasparovic CM, Petropoulos H, Brooks WM. Accumulation of acetyl groups following cycling: a 1H-MR spectroscopy study. Int J Sports Med. 2006 Feb;27(2):100-4.

51: Vella CA, Robergs RA. Non-linear relationships between central cardiovascular variables and VO2 during incremental cycling exercise in endurance-trained individuals. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2005 Dec;45(4):452-9.

52: Dalleck LC, Vella CA, Kravitz L, Robergs RA. The accuracy of the American College of Sports Medicine metabolic equation for walking at altitude and higher-grade conditions. J Strength Cond Res. 2005 Aug;19(3):534-7.

53: Robergs R, Hutchinson K, Hendee S, Madden S, Siegler J. Influence of pre-exercise acidosis and alkalosis on the kinetics of acid-base recovery following intense exercise. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2005 Feb;15(1):59-74.

54: Vella CA, Robergs RA. A review of the stroke volume response to upright exercise in healthy subjects. Br J Sports Med. 2005 Apr;39(4):190-5.

55: Robergs RA, Ghiasvand F, Parker D. Biochemistry of exercise-induced metabolic acidosis. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Sep;287(3):R502-16.