Selected Publications

Lee S.S.M., Arnold A.S., de Boef Miara, M., Biewener, A.A. & Wakeling, J.M. (2013). Accuracy of in vivo gastrocnemius forces in walking and running goats predicted by one-element and two-element Hill-type models. J. Biomech. In press.

Randhawa, A., Jackman, M. & Wakeling, J.M. (2013). Muscle gearing during isotonic and isokinetic movements in the ankle plantarflexors. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 113, 437-447.

Lee S.S.M., de Boef Miara, M., Arnold A.S., Biewener, A.A. & Wakeling, J.M. (2013). Recruitment of faster motor units is associated with greater rates of fascicle strain and rapid changes in muscle force during locomotion. J. Exp. Biol. 216, 198-207.

Blake, O.M., & Wakeling, J.M. (2013). Estimating changes in metabolic power from EMG. SpringerPlus. 2, 229.

Qi, L., Wakeling, J.M., & Ferguson-Pell, M. (2012). Changes in surface EMG signals and kinetics associated with progression of fatigue at two speeds during wheelchair propulsion. J. Rehab. Res. Dev. 49, 23-34.

Blake, O.M., Champoux, Y. & Wakeling, J.M. (2012). Muscle coordination patterns for efficient cycling. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 44, 926-938.

Wakeling, J.M., Lee S.S.M., Arnold A.S., de Boef Miara, M., & Biewener, A.A. (2012). A muscle's force depends on the recruitment patterns of its fibres. Ann. Biomed. Eng. 40, 1708-1720.

Namburete, A.I., & Wakeling, J.M. (2012). Regional variations in fascicle curvatures within a muscle belly change during contraction. J. Biomech 45, 2835-2840.

Wakeling, J.M., Blake, O.M., Wong, I., Rana, M. & Lee, S.S.M. (2011). Movement mechanics as a determinate of muscle structure, recruitment and coordination. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 366, 1554-1564.

Lee S.S.M., de Boef Miara, M., Arnold A.S., Biewener, A.A. & Wakeling, J.M. (2011). EMG analysis tuned for determining the timing and level of activation in different motor units. J. Electromyogr. Kinesiol. 21, 557–565.

Rana, M. & Wakeling, J.M. (2011). In vivo determination of 3D muscle architecture of the human muscle using free hand ultrasound. J. Biomech. 44, 2129–2135.

Wakeling, J.M., Blake, O.M. & Chan, H.K. (2010). Muscle coordination is key to the power output and mechanical efficiency of limb movements. J. Exp. Biol. 213, 487-492.

Klarner, T., Chan, H.K., Wakeling, J.M. & Lam, T. (2010). Patterns of muscle coordination vary with stride frequency during weight assisted treadmill walking. Gait Posture. 31, 360-365.

Kröll, J., Wakeling J.M., Seifert, J. & Mueller, E. (2010). Quadriceps muscle function during recreational alpine skiing. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 42, 1545-1556.

Wakeling, J.M. (2009). The recruitment of different compartments within a muscle depends on the mechanics of the movement. Biology Letters 5, 30-34.

Wakeling, J.M. & Horn, T. (2009). Neuromechanics of muscle synergies during cycling. J. Neurophysiol. 101, 843-854.

Higham, T.E., Biewener, A.A. & Wakeling, J.M. (2008). Functional diversification within and between muscle synergists during locomotion. Biol. Lett. 4, 41-44.

Hodson-Tole, E., & Wakeling J.M.  (2008). Motor unit recruitment patterns 2: The influence of myoelectric intensity and muscle fascicle strain rate. J. Exp. Biol. 210, 211, 1893-1902.

Wakeling J.M., Delaney, R. & Dudkiewicz I. (2007). A method for quantifying dynamic muscle dysfunction in children and young adults with cerebral palsy. Gait Posture 25, 580-589.

Hodson-Tole, E., & Wakeling J.M.  (2007). Variations in motor unit recruitment patterns occur within and between muscles in the running rat (Rattus norvegicus). J. Exp. Biol. 210, 2333-2345.

Wakeling J.M. (2009). Patterns of motor recruitment can be determined using surface EMG. J. Electromyogr. Kinesiol. 19, 199-207.

Wakeling, J.M., Uehli, K. & Rozitis, A.I. (2006). Muscle fibre recruitment can respond to the mechanics of the muscle contraction. J. Roy. Soc. Interface 3, 533-544.

Wakeling, J.M. (2004).  Motor units are recruited in a task dependent fashion during locomotion. J. Exp. Biol. 207, 3883-3890.

Wakeling, J.M., Liphardt, A-M. & Nigg, B.M. (2003). Muscle activity reduces soft-tissue resonance at heel-strike during walking. J. Biomech. 36, 1761-1769.

Wakeling, J.M., Kaya, M., Temple, G.K., Johnston, I.A. & Herzog, W. (2002). Determining patterns of motor recruitment during locomotion. J. exp. Biol. 205, 359-369.

Wakeling, J.M., & Syme, D.A. (2002). Wave properties of action potentials from fast and slow motor units. Muscle Nerve 26, 659-668.

Wakeling, J.M., Nigg, B.M. & Rozitis, A.I. (2002). Muscle activity in the lower extremity damps the soft-tissue vibrations which occur in response to pulsed and continuous vibrations. J. Appl. Physiol. 93, 1093-1103.

Wakeling, J.M., Cole, N.J., Kemp, K.M. & Johnston, I.A. (2000). The biomechanics and evolutionary significance of thermal acclimation in the common carp Cyprinus carpio. Am. J. Physiol. 279, R657-R665.

Wakeling, J.M. & Johnston, I.A. (1999). White muscle strain in the common carp and red to white muscle gearing ratios in fish. J. exp. Biol. 202, 521-528.

Wakeling, J.M. & Johnston, I.A. (1998). Muscle power output limits fast-start performance in fish. J. exp. Biol. 201, 1505-1526.

Wakeling, J.M. & Ellington, C.P. (1997). Dragonfly flight III. Lift and power requirements. J. exp. Biol. 200, 583-600.