Muscle Physiology Lab




Islam H., Siemens T. L., Matusiak J. B. L.Sawula L., Bonafiglia J. T.,  Preobrazenski N., Jung M. E., and Gurd B. J. (2019) Cardiorespiratory fitness and muscular endurance responses immediately and two-months after a whole-body Tabata or vigorous-intensity continuous training interventionAPNM. 

Preobrazenski N., Islam H., Drouin P. J., Bonafiglia J. T., Tschakovsky M. E., and Gurd B. J. (2019) A novel gravity-induced blood flow restriction model augments ACC phosphorylation and PGC-1α mRNA in human skeletal muscle following aerobic exercise: A randomized crossover studyAPNM 

Islam H., Bonafiglia J. T., Turnbull P. C., Simpson C. A., Perry C. G. R., and Gurd B. J. (2019) The impact of acute and chronic exercise on Nrf2 expression in relation to markers of mitochondrial biogenesis in human skeletal muscleEur. J. App. Physiol. 

Del Giudice M., Bonafiglia J. T., Islam H., Preobrazenski N., Amato A., and Gurd B. J. (2019) Investigating the reproducibility of maximal oxygen uptake responses to high-intensity interval trainingJ. Sci. Med. Sport. 

Bonafiglia J. T., Brennan A.M., Ross R., and Gurd B. J. (2019) An appraisal of the SDIR as an estimate of true individual differences in training responsiveness in parallel-arm exercise randomized controlled trialsPhys. Reports. 7(14):e14163.

Islam H., Hood D. A., and Gurd B. J. (2019) Looking beyond PGC-1α: Emerging regulators of exercise-induced skeletal muscle mitochondrial biogenesis and their activation by dietary compoundsAPNM

Walsh J. J., Bonafiglia J. T., Goldfield G. S., Sigal R. J., Kenny G. P., Doucette S., Hadjiyannakis S., Alberga A. S., and Gurd B. J. (2019) Interindividual variability and individual responses to exercise training in adolescents with obesityAPNM

Bonafiglia J. T., Menzies K.J., and Gurd B. J. (2019) Gene expression variability in human skeletal muscle transcriptome responses to acute resistance exercise. Exp. Phys. 104(5):625-29

Bonafiglia J.T., Ross R., and Gurd B.J. (2019) The application of repeated testing and monoexponential regressions to classify individual cardiorespiratory fitness responses to exercise training. Eur. J. Appl. Phys. 119(4):889-900.

Islam H., Edgett B.A., Bonafiglia J.T., Shulman T., Ma A., Quadrilatero J., Simpson C.A., and Gurd B.J. (2019) Repeatability of exercise-induced changes in mRNA expression and technical considerations for qPCR analysis in human skeletal muscle. Exp. Phys. 104(3):407-420.


Bonafiglia J.T., Nelms M.W., Preobrazenski N., LeBlanc C., Robins L., Su L., Lithopoulos A.,  Walsh J.J., and Gurd B.J. (2018) Moving beyond threshold-based dichotomous to improve the accuracy in classifying non-respondersPhys. Reports 22: e13928.

Preobrazenski N., Bonafiglia J.T., Nelms M.W., Lu S., Robins L. LeBlanc C., and Gurd B.J. (2018) Does lactate predict the chronic adaptive response to training: A comparison of traditional and talk test prescription methodsAPNM 

Edgett B.A., Bonafiglia J.T., Raleigh J.P.Rotundo M.P., Giles M.D., Whittall J.P. and Gurd B.J. (2018) Reproducibility of peak oxygen consumption and the impact of test variability on classification of individual training responses in young recreationally active adultsClin Physiol Funct Image 38: 630-38.

Gurd B.J., Jugal P., Edgett B.A., Scribbans T.D., Quadrilatero J., and Fischer S.L. (2018) The efficacy of a whole body sprint-interval training intervention in an office setting: A feasibility studyWork 60: 295-301

Raleigh J.P., Giles M.D., Islam H., Nelms M.W., Bentley R.F., Jones J.H., Neder J.A., Boonstra K., Quadrilatero J., Simpson C.A., Tschakovsky M.E., and Gurd B.J. (2018) Contribution of central and peripheral adaptations to changes in maximal oxygen uptake following 4 weeks of sprint interval trainingAPNM 43: 1059-1068

Islam H., Edgett B.A. and Gurd B.J. (2018) Coordination of mitochondrial biogenesis by PGC-1α in human skeletal muscle: a re-evaluationMetabolism 79: 42-51

Bonafiglia J.T.Sawula L.J. and Gurd B.J. (2018) An examination of the Counting Talk Test’s ability to discern individual variability in exercise-induced metabolic stressMeasure Phys Ed Ex Sci 22: 38-47

Queen's Muscle Physiology Lab

28 Division St. RM405, Kingston, ON, 37L 3N6