Publications

Applied Health Sciences - Health Sciences




Publications

Book

  • Human Muscle Power. Jones, N.L., McCartney, N., and McComas, A.J. (Eds.). Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, Illinois, 1986.
     

Recent Journal Publications

 

  • Effect of isometric handgrip protocol on blood pressure and neurocardiac regulation. Int J Sports Med. 2010 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Millar PJ, Cotie LM, St Amand T, McCartney N, Ditor. DS Effects of autonomic blockade on nonlinear heart rate dynamics. Clin Auton Res. 2010 Aug; 20(4):241-7. Epub 2010 Mar 7.
  • Giangregorio, L.M., L.Thabane, J. deBeer, L. Farrauto, N. McCartney, J.D. Adachi, and A. Papaioannou. Body weight supported treadmill training for patients with hip fracture: a feasibility study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90:2125 2130, 2009.
  • Millar, P.J., M. Rakobowchuk, N. McCartney, and M.J. Macdonald. Heart rate variability and non-linear analysis of heart rate dynamics following single and multiple Wingate bouts. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, 34:875-883, 2009.
  • Millar, P.J., S.R. Bray, M.J. MacDonald, and N. McCartney. Cardiovascular reactivity to psychophysiological stressors: Association with hypotensive effects of isometric handgrip training. Blood Pressure Monitoring, 14:190-195, 2009.
  • Millar, P.J., M.J. Macdonald, S.R. Bray, and N. McCartney. Isometric handgrip exercise improves acute neurocardiac regulation. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 107:509-515, 2009.
  • Millar, P.J., M. Rakobowchuk, M.M. Adams, A.L. Hicks, N. McCartney, and M.J. Macdonald. Effects of short term training on heart rate dynamics in individuals with spinal cord injury. Autonomic Neuroscience, 150:116-121, 2009.
  • Millar, P.J., A. Paashuis, and N. McCartney . Isometric handgrip effects on hypertension. Current Hypertension Reviews, 5:54-60, 2009.
  • Millar, P.J., S. R. Bray, M. J. MacDonald, and N. McCartney. The hypotensive effects of isometric handgrip training using an inexpensive spring handgrip training device. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 28:203-207, 2008.
  • Arthur, H.M., E. Gunn, K.E. Thorpe, K.M. Martin Ginis, L. Mataseje, N. McCartney, and R.S. McKelvie. Effects of aerobic vs combined aerobic-strength training on 1-year post-cardiac rehabilitation outcomes in women after a cardiac event. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 39:730-735, 2007.
  • Millar, P.J., S.R. Bray, C.L. McGowan, M.J. MacDonald, and N. McCartney. Effects of isometric handgrip training among people medicated for hypertension: a multilevel analysis. Blood Pressure Monitoring, 12:307-314, 2007.
  • Giangregorio, L.M., and N. McCartney. Reduced loading due to spinal cord injury at birth results in "slender" bones: A case study. Osteoporosis International, 18:117-120, 2007.
  • McGowan, C.L. et al. Isometric handgrip training improves local flow-mediated dilation in medicated hypertensives. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 99:227-234, 2007.
  • McGowan, C.L., A.S. Levy, N. McCartney, and M.J. MacDonald. Isometric handgrip training does not improve flow mediated dilation in persons with normal blood pressure. Clinical Science, 112:403-409, 2007.
  • Giangregorio, L., and N. McCartney. Bone loss and muscle atrophy in spinal cord injury: epidemiology, fracture prediction, and rehabilitation strategies. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 29:489-500, 2006.
  • Adams, M.M., D.S. Ditor, M.A. Tarnopolsky, S.M. Phillips, N. McCartney, and A.L. Hicks. The effect of body weight supported treadmill training on muscle morphology in an individual with chronic, motor-complete spinal cord injury: A case study. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 29:167-171, 2006.
  • Martin Ginis, K.A., M.E. Jung, L.R. Brawley, A.E. Latimer, A.L. Hicks, C.A. Shields, and N. McCartney. The effects of physical activity enjoyment on sedentary older adults’ physical activity attitudes and intentions. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 11:29-43, 2006.
  • McGowan, C.L., A.S. Levy, P.J. Millar, J.C. Guzman, C.A. Morillo, N. McCartney, and M.J. MacDonald. Acute vascular responses to isometric handgrip (IHG) exercise and the effects of training in persons medicated for hypertension. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, H1797-H1802, 2006.
  • Giangregorio, L.M., C.E. Webber, S.M. Phillips, A.L. Hicks, B.C. Craven, J.M. Bugaresti, and N. McCartney. Can body weight supported treadmill training increase bone mass and reverse muscle atrophy in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury? Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism, 31:283-291, 2006.
  • McGowan, C., C. Lichtenberger, K. Martin Ginis, and N. McCartney. Depressive symptomatology in maintenance cardiac rehabilitation: correlates and predictors. Avante, 11:109-119, 2005.
  • Ditor, D.S., M.V. Kamath, M.J. MacDonald, J. Bugaresti, N. McCartney, and A.L. Hicks. Reproducibility of heart rate variability and blood pressure variability in individuals with spinal cord injury. Clinical Autonomic Research, 15:387-93, 2005.
  • Ditor, D.S., M.J. MacDonald, M.V. Kamath, J. Bugaresti, M.M. Adams, N. McCartney, and A.L. Hicks. The effects of body weight supported treadmill training on cardiovascular regulation in individuals with motor-complete SCI. Spinal Cord, 43:664-673, 2005.
  • Giangregorio, L.M., A.L. Hicks, C.E. Webber, S.M. Phillips, B.C. Craven, J.M. Bugaresti, and N. McCartney. Body weight supported treadmill training in acute spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 43:649-657, 2005.
  • Hicks, A.L., M.E. Adams, K. Martin Ginis, L. Giangregorio, A. Latimer, S.M. Phillips, and N. McCartney. Long-term body weight supported treadmill training and subsequent follow-up in persons with chronic spinal cord injury: Effects on functional walking ability and measures of psychological well-being. Spinal Cord, 43:291-298, 2005.
  • Ditor, D.S., M.V. Kamath, M.J. MacDonald, J. Bugaresti, N. McCartney, and A.L. Hicks. The effects of body-weight supported treadmill training on heart rate variability and blood pressure variability in individuals with spinal cord injury. Journal of Applied Physiology, 98: 1519-1525, 2005.
  • Latimer, A.E., K.A. Martin Ginis, A.L. Hicks, and N. McCartney. Attenuating the effects of stress on well-being among individuals with SCI: A potential role for exercise. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 2005.
  • Latimer, A.E., K.A. Martin Ginis, A.L. Hicks, and N. McCartney. An examination of the mechanisms of exercise-induced change in psychological well-being among people with spinal cord injury. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 5: 643-652, 2004.
  • Fitchett, D. et al. Canadian Cardiovascular Society Consensus Conference 2002: Management of heart disease in the elderly patient. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 20: (Suppl. A) 7A-16A, 2004.
  • Phillips, S.M., B.G. Stewart, D.J. Mahoney, A.L. Hicks, N. McCartney, J.E. Tang, S.B. Wilkinson, D. Armstrong, and M.A. Tarnopolsky. Body weight supported treadmill training improves blood glucose regulation in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. Journal of Applied Physiology, 97:716-724, 2004.
  • Stewart, B.G., M.A Tarnopolsky, A.L. Hicks, N. McCartney, D.J. Mahoney, R.S. Staron, and S.M. Phillips. Treadmill training-induced adaptations in muscle phenotype in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. Muscle and Nerve, 30:61-68, 2004.
  • Webber, C.E., A. Papaioannou, K.J. Winegard, J.D. Adachi, W. Parkinson, N.C. Ferko, R.J. Cook and N. McCartney. A six month home-based exercise program may slow vertebral height loss. Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 6:391- 400,2003.
  • Ditor, D.S., A.E. Latimer, K.A. Martin, K.P. Arbour, N. McCartney, and A.L. Hicks. Maintenance of exercise participation in individuals with spinal cord injury: Effects on quality of life, stress and pain. Spinal Cord, 41:446-450, 2003.
  • Papaioannou, A., J.D. Adachi, K. Winegard, N. Ferko, W. Parkinson, R.J. Cook, C. Webber, and N. McCartney. Efficacy of home-based exercise for improving quality of life among elderly women with symptomatic osteoporosis-related vertebral fractures. Osteoporosis International, 14:677-682, 2003.
  • Smith, K.M., K. Winegard, A.L. Hicks, and N. McCartney. Two years of resistance training in the elderly: the effects of three years of de-training on the retention of dynamic strength. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology, 28:462-474, 2003.
  • Taylor, A.C., N. McCartney, M.V. Kamath, and R.L. Wiley. Isometric training lowers blood pressure and modulates autonomic control. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35:251-256, 2003.
  • Lichtenberger, C.M., K.A. Martin, C.L. MacKenzie, and N. McCartney. Body image and depressive symptoms as correlates of self-reported versus clinician-reported physiologic function. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 23:53-59, 2003.
  • Hicks, A.L., K.A. Martin, A. Latimer, D.S. Ditor, B. Stewart, and N. McCartney. Long term exercise training in persons with spinal cord injury: Effects on strength, arm ergometry performance and psychological well-being. Spinal Cord, 41:34-43, 2003.
  • Martin, K., A. Latimer, K. McKechnie, D.S. Ditor, C. Connolly, A. Hicks, and N. McCartney. Treating negative affect in individuals with spinal cord injury with exercise therapy. Journal of Rehabilitation Psychology, 48:157-164, 2003.
  • Hruda, K.V., A.L. Hicks, and N. McCartney. Training for muscle power in older adults: effects on functional abilities. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology, 28:178-189, 2003.
  • Martin, K.A., A.E. Latimer, C. Francoeur, H. Hanley, K. Watson, A.L. Hicks, and N. McCartney. Sustaining exercise motivation and participation among people with spinal cord injuries - lessons learned from a 9-month intervention. Palaestra 18:38-41, 2002.
  • McKelvie, R.S., K.K. Teo, R. Roberts, N. McCartney, D. Humen, T. Montague, K. Hendrican, and S. Yusuf. Effects of exercise training in heart failure patients: the exercise rehabilitation trial (EXERT). American Heart Journal, 144:23-30 2002.
  • Hendrican, K., R.S. McKelvie, T. Smith, N. McCartney, J. Pogue, K.K. Teo, and S. Yusuf. Functional capacity in patients with congestive heart failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure,6:214-219, 2000.
  • Oliver, D., P.W. Pflugfelder, N. McCartney, R.S. McKelvie, N. Suskin, and W.J. Kostuk. Acute cardiovascular responses to leg-press resistance exercise in heart transplant recipients. International Journal of Cardiology,81:61-74, 2001.
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Neil McCartney

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