European Journal of Applied Physiology

(The TQCC of European Journal of Applied Physiology is 18. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
From space to Earth: advances in human physiology from 20 years of bed rest studies (1986–2006)435
Skeletal muscle quality assessed from echo intensity is associated with muscle strength of middle-aged and elderly persons311
Effects of long-term training specificity on maximal strength and power of the upper and lower extremities in athletes from different sports169
RR interval signal quality of a heart rate monitor and an ECG Holter at rest and during exercise142
Mechanisms of vitamin D on skeletal muscle function: oxidative stress, energy metabolism and anabolic state123
Electrical stimulation for testing neuromuscular function: from sport to pathology116
Muscle fatigue: from observations in humans to underlying mechanisms studied in intact single muscle fibres110
Beat-to-beat noninvasive stroke volume from arterial pressure and Doppler ultrasound109
The validity of estimating quadriceps volume from single MRI cross-sections in young men107
Iron considerations for the athlete: a narrative review107
Predictability of in vivo changes in pennation angle of human tibialis anterior muscle from rest to maximum isometric dorsiflexion102
Lower limb compression garment improves recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage in young, active females97
Estimation of V?O2max from the ratio between HRmax and HRrest ? the Heart Rate Ratio Method94
Loss of CO from the intravascular bed and its impact on the optimised CO-rebreathing method94
Short term effects of various water immersions on recovery from exhaustive intermittent exercise93
Muscle metabolism from near infrared spectroscopy during rhythmic handgrip in humans84
Pleuran (β-glucan from Pleurotus ostreatus) supplementation, cellular immune response and respiratory tract infections in athletes83
Prediction of maximal oxygen uptake from the ratings of perceived exertion and heart rate during a perceptually-regulated sub-maximal exercise test in active and sedentary participants83
Time-frequency analysis of heart rate variability during immediate recovery from low and high intensity exercise78
Force–velocity relationship of leg extensors obtained from loaded and unloaded vertical jumps74
Levels of agreement for RR intervals and short-term heart rate variability obtained from the Polar S810 and an alternative system74
Post-exercise vitamin C supplementation and recovery from demanding exercise72
The validity of predicting maximal oxygen uptake from a perceptually-regulated graded exercise test71
Four weeks of probiotic supplementation reduces GI symptoms during a marathon race67
Sweat secretion from the torso during passively-induced and exercise-related hyperthermia64
Passive stretching effects on electromechanical delay and time course of recovery in human skeletal muscle: new insights from an electromyographic and mechanomyographic combined approach62
Local differences in sweat secretion from the head during rest and exercise in the heat62
Safe cooling limits from exercise-induced hyperthermia58
Relationship between perceived exertion and mean power frequency of the EMG signal from the upper trapezius muscle during isometric shoulder elevation58
The validity of predicting maximal oxygen uptake from perceptually regulated graded exercise tests of different durations58
Comparison of the recovery response from high-intensity and high-volume resistance exercise in trained men57
SPEXOR passive spinal exoskeleton decreases metabolic cost during symmetric repetitive lifting56
The effects of an antioxidant-supplemented beverage on exercise-induced oxidative stress: results from a placebo-controlled double-blind study in cyclists55
Rehydration with drinks differing in sodium concentration and recovery from moderate exercise-induced hypohydration in man54
Energetics of running in top-level marathon runners from Kenya53
Resistance training induces supraspinal adaptations: evidence from movement-related cortical potentials53
The energy cost of swimming and its determinants53
Muscle mechanical characteristics in fatigue and recovery from a marathon race in highly trained runners52
Difference in human cardiovascular response between upright and supine recovery from upright cycle exercise51
Effects of squat training with different depths on lower limb muscle volumes50
A comparison of energy expenditure estimates from the Actiheart and Actical physical activity monitors during low intensity activities, walking, and jogging48
More than a ‘speed gene’: ACTN3 R577X genotype, trainability, muscle damage, and the risk for injuries47
Effect of exercise to exhaustion on myeloperoxidase and lysozyme release from blood neutrophils46
Energy system contribution during competitive cross-country skiing46
Prediction of shivering heat production from core and mean skin temperatures46
Effect of physical activity on heart rate variability in normal weight, overweight and obese subjects: results from the SAPALDIA study46
Physical inactivity and cognitive functioning: results from bed rest studies46
Fibre type proportion and fibre size in trapezius muscle biopsies from cleaners with and without myalgia and its correlation with ragged red fibres, cytochrome- c -oxidase-negative fibres, biomechanic45
Mechanomyogram from the different heads of the quadriceps muscle during incremental knee extension45
Exercise intensity effects on total sweat electrolyte losses and regional vs. whole-body sweat [Na+], [Cl−], and [K+]44
Prolonged vitamin C supplementation and recovery from eccentric exercise44
Cerebrovascular autoregulation: lessons learned from spaceflight research44
Can increased intra-abdominal pressure in humans be decoupled from trunk muscle co-contraction during steady state isometric exertions?43
Unilateral lower limb suspension: integrative physiological knowledge from the past 20 years (1991–2011)42
Analysis of sensible heat exchanges from a thermal manikin42
Hemodynamics during active and passive recovery from a single bout of supramaximal exercise42
Proton efflux in human skeletal muscle during recovery from exercise41
The effect of various cold-water immersion protocols on exercise-induced inflammatory response and functional recovery from high-intensity sprint exercise41
The skeletal muscle fiber: a mechanically sensitive cell39
Effects of upper-body, lower-body, or combined resistance training on the ratio of follistatin and myostatin in middle-aged men38
Differences in rectal temperatures measured at depths of 4–19 cm from the anal sphincter during exercise and rest38
Fatigue resistance during high-intensity intermittent exercise from childhood to adulthood in males and females37
Complexity analysis of the temperature curve: new information from body temperature37
Maximizing information from space data resources: a case for expanding integration across research disciplines37
Running from Paris to Beijing: biomechanical and physiological consequences36
The effects of a 30-min run on the mechanics of the human Achilles tendon36
Greater amount of visual feedback decreases force variability by reducing force oscillations from 0–1 and 3–7 Hz36
A review on crosstalk in myographic signals35
Regulation of mitochondrial respiration by inorganic phosphate; comparing permeabilized muscle fibers and isolated mitochondria prepared from type-1 and type-2 rat skeletal muscle35
Prediction of maximal oxygen uptake from submaximal ratings of perceived exertion and heart rate during a continuous exercise test: the efficacy of RPE 1334
Hemodynamic responses to metaboreflex activation: insights from spinal cord-injured humans33
Development of peak oxygen uptake from 11–16 years determined using both treadmill and cycle ergometry33
Heart rate recovery after maximal exercise is impaired in healthy young adults born preterm33
Sprint running: from fundamental mechanics to practice—a review33
Muscle quality as a complementary prognostic tool in conjunction with sarcopenia assessment in younger and older individuals33
Muscle recovery from a short fatigue test and consequence on the reliability of EMG indices of fatigue32
Physiological comparison between non-athletes, endurance, power and team athletes31
Does an increase in energy return and/or longitudinal bending stiffness shoe features reduce the energetic cost of running?30
Mitochondrial health and muscle plasticity after spinal cord injury30
Skeletal muscle $$ \dot{V} {\text{O}_2}$$ kinetics from cardio-pulmonary measurements: assessing distortions through O2 transport by means of stochastic work-rate signals and circulatory modelling30
Effect of a 1 year combined aerobic- and weight-training exercise programme on aerobic capacity and ventilatory threshold in patients suffering from coronary artery disease29
Short-arm centrifugation as a partially effective musculoskeletal countermeasure during 5-day head-down tilt bed rest—results from the BRAG1 study29
Whole body cryotherapy, cold water immersion, or a placebo following resistance exercise: a case of mind over matter?28
Peripheral fatigue: new mechanistic insights from recent technologies27
The effects of a 12-week jump rope exercise program on abdominal adiposity, vasoactive substances, inflammation, and vascular function in adolescent girls with prehypertension27
Arterial stiffness in young adult swimmers27
Ischemic preconditioning and exercise performance: shedding light through smallest worthwhile change26
One night of partial sleep deprivation impairs recovery from a single exercise training session26
High-intensity interval exercise promotes post-exercise hypotension of greater magnitude compared to moderate-intensity continuous exercise26
Eight weeks of resistance training increases strength, muscle cross-sectional area and motor unit size, but does not alter firing rates in the vastus lateralis25
Oxygen uptake kinetics: old and recent lessons from experiments on isolated muscle in situ25
Resistance training induced changes in strength and specific force at the fiber and whole muscle level: a meta-analysis25
Prediction of sprint triathlon performance from laboratory tests25
The cold truth: the role of cryotherapy in the treatment of injury and recovery from exercise25
Changes in oxidative stress, inflammation and muscle damage markers following eccentric versus concentric cycling in older adults25
Associations of physical activity, sedentary time, and cardiorespiratory fitness with heart rate variability in 6- to 9-year-old children: the PANIC study24
The interactions of physical activity, exercise and genetics and their associations with bone mineral density: implications for injury risk in elite athletes24
Reference change values of blood analytes from physically active subjects24
Historical reviews of the assessment of human cardiovascular function: interrogation and understanding of the control of skin blood flow24
The time course and mechanisms of change in biomarkers of joint metabolism in response to acute exercise and chronic training in physiologic and pathological conditions24
Explosive strength: effect of knee-joint angle on functional, neural, and intrinsic contractile properties23
Prevention of histopathologic changes from 30 repeated stretches of active rat skeletal muscles by long inter-stretch rest times23
Sprint exercise snacks: a novel approach to increase aerobic fitness23
Task failure from inspiratory resistive loaded breathing: a role for inspiratory muscle fatigue?22
In vivo assessment of muscle mitochondrial function in healthy, young males in relation to parameters of aerobic fitness22
The validity and reliability of predicting maximal oxygen uptake from a treadmill-based sub-maximal perceptually regulated exercise test22
Influence of light physical activity on cardiac responses during recovery from exercise in humans22
Effects of sleep hygiene and artificial bright light interventions on recovery from simulated international air travel22
Estimation of % V˙ O 2 reserve from heart rate during arm exercise and running22
Variation of soluble transferrin receptor and ferritin concentrations in human serum during recovery from exercise21
Bone mineral density, energy availability, and dietary restraint in collegiate cross-country runners and non-running controls21
Sensitivity and reliability of cerebral oxygenation responses to postural changes measured with near-infrared spectroscopy21
Oxidative stress assessment in breath-hold diving21
Lung volume and expiratory flow rates from pre- to post-puberty21
Passive force and viscoelastic properties of single fibers in human aging muscles21
Leg- vs arm-cycling repeated sprints with blood flow restriction and systemic hypoxia21
Cross-education does not accelerate the rehabilitation of neuromuscular functions after ACL reconstruction: a randomized controlled clinical trial20
Prediction of time to exhaustion from blood lactate response during submaximal exercise in competitive cyclists20
Comparison between eccentric and concentric resistance exercise training without equipment for changes in muscle strength and functional fitness of older adults20
The (in)dependency of blood and sweat sodium, chloride, potassium, ammonia, lactate and glucose concentrations during submaximal exercise20
Effects of the muscle pump and body posture on cardiovascular responses during recovery from cycle exercise20
Montmorency cherry supplementation improves 15-km cycling time-trial performance20
The impact of acute and chronic exercise on Nrf2 expression in relation to markers of mitochondrial biogenesis in human skeletal muscle20
Walking velocity measured over 5 m as a basis of exercise prescription for the elderly: preliminary data from the Nakanojo Study20
The impact of repetition mechanics on the adaptations resulting from strength-, hypertrophy- and cluster-type resistance training20
The right ventricle following ultra-endurance exercise: insights from novel echocardiography and 12-lead electrocardiography19
V max estimate from three-parameter critical velocity models: validity and impact on 800 m running performance prediction19
Left ventricular function and mechanics following prolonged endurance exercise: an update and meta-analysis with insights from novel techniques19
Perfluorocarbons for the treatment of decompression illness: how to bridge the gap between theory and practice19
Comparison among three different intensities of eccentric contractions of the elbow flexors resulting in the same strength loss at one day post-exercise for changes in indirect muscle damage markers19
Modelling fire-fighter responses to exercise and asymmetric infrared radiation using a dynamic multi-mode model of human physiology and results from the Sweating Agile thermal Manikin19
Effects of vibration training on bone metabolism: results from a short-term bed rest study18
Hot water immersion induces an acute cytokine response in cervical spinal cord injury18
A combination of oral l-citrulline and l-arginine improved 10-min full-power cycling test performance in male collegiate soccer players: a randomized crossover trial18
Unexplained exertional intolerance associated with impaired systemic oxygen extraction18
Acute effect of stretching one leg on regional arterial stiffness in young men18
Capsaicin supplementation increases time to exhaustion in high-intensity intermittent exercise without modifying metabolic responses in physically active men18