Keywords
Last Name
Institution

Christopher A Knight

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Delaware
DepartmentKinesiology & Applied Physiology
Address549 South College Ave.
Newark DE 19716
Phone302-831-6175
vCardDownload vCard

    Collapse Research 
    Collapse research activities and funding
    F31NS043069     (KNIGHT, CHRISTOPHER A)May 12, 2002 - Aug 31, 2003
    NIH/NINDS
    Human Motor Unit Discharge Variability
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R03AG026322     (KNIGHT, CHRISTOPHER A)Feb 1, 2007 - Jan 31, 2010
    NIH/NIA
    Motor Unit Discharge and Slowed Motor Output in Elderly
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Collapse Bibliographic 
    Collapse selected publications
    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
    List All   |   Timeline
    1. Bellumori M, Uygur M, Knight CA. High-Speed Cycling Intervention Improves Rate-Dependent Mobility in Older Adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2017 Jan; 49(1):106-114. PMID: 27501360.
      View in: PubMed
    2. Hanlon S, Caccese J, Knight CA, Swanik CB, Kaminski TW. Examining Ankle-Joint Laxity Using 2 Knee Positions and With Simulated Muscle Guarding. J Athl Train. 2016 Feb; 51(2):111-7. PMID: 26881870.
      View in: PubMed
    3. Singh H, Whitney DG, Knight CA, Miller F, Manal K, Kolm P, Modlesky CM. Site-Specific Transmission of a Floor-Based, High-Frequency, Low-Magnitude Vibration Stimulus in Children With Spastic Cerebral Palsy. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Feb; 97(2):218-23. PMID: 26392035.
      View in: PubMed
    4. Uygur M, Bellumori M, LeNoir K, Poole K, Pretzer-Aboff I, Knight CA. Immediate effects of high-speed cycling intervals on bradykinesia in Parkinson's disease. Physiother Theory Pract. 2015 Feb; 31(2):77-82. PMID: 25347790.
      View in: PubMed
    5. Bellumori M, Jaric S, Knight CA. Age-related decline in the rate of force development scaling factor. Motor Control. 2013 Oct; 17(4):370-81. PMID: 23761421.
      View in: PubMed
    6. Bozic PR, Celik O, Uygur M, Knight CA, Jaric S. Evaluation of novel tests of neuromuscular function based on brief muscle actions. J Strength Cond Res. 2013 Jun; 27(6):1568-78. PMID: 22990564.
      View in: PubMed
    7. Chou LW, Palmer JA, Binder-Macleod S, Knight CA. Motor unit rate coding is severely impaired during forceful and fast muscular contractions in individuals post stroke. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Jun; 109(12):2947-54. PMID: 23554434.
      View in: PubMed
    8. Gutierrez GM, Knight CA, Swanik CB, Royer T, Manal K, Caulfield B, Kaminski TW. Examining neuromuscular control during landings on a supinating platform in persons with and without ankle instability. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Jan; 40(1):193-201. PMID: 21917613.
      View in: PubMed
    9. Bellumori M, Jaric S, Knight CA. The rate of force development scaling factor (RFD-SF): protocol, reliability, and muscle comparisons. Exp Brain Res. 2011 Jul; 212(3):359-69. PMID: 21656219.
      View in: PubMed
    10. Rose W, Knight CA. Spectral analysis of point processes: motor unit activity and heart rate analysis. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Feb; 43(2):239-48. PMID: 20581715.
      View in: PubMed
    11. de Freitas PB, Knight CA, Barela JA. Postural reactions following forward platform perturbation in young, middle-age, and old adults. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2010 Aug; 20(4):693-700. PMID: 20060318.
      View in: PubMed
    12. Fling BW, Knight CA, Kamen G. Relationships between motor unit size and recruitment threshold in older adults: implications for size principle. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Aug; 197(2):125-33. PMID: 19565231.
      View in: PubMed
    13. Knight CA, Marmon AR. Neural training for quick strength gains in the elderly: strength as a learned skill. J Strength Cond Res. 2008 Nov; 22(6):1869-75. PMID: 18841083.
      View in: PubMed
    14. LaRoche DP, Roy SJ, Knight CA, Dickie JL. Elderly women have blunted response to resistance training despite reduced antagonist coactivation. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008 Sep; 40(9):1660-8. PMID: 18685524.
      View in: PubMed
    15. Knight CA, Marmon AR, Poojari DH. Postcontraction errors in isometric force control. Motor Control. 2008 Jul; 12(3):267-78. PMID: 18698110.
      View in: PubMed
    16. Knight CA, Kamen G. Relationships between voluntary activation and motor unit firing rate during maximal voluntary contractions in young and older adults. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Aug; 103(6):625-30. PMID: 18470532.
      View in: PubMed
    17. Laroche DP, Knight CA, Dickie JL, Lussier M, Roy SJ. Explosive force and fractionated reaction time in elderly low- and high-active women. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Sep; 39(9):1659-65. PMID: 17805100.
      View in: PubMed
    18. Carter AB, Kaminski TW, Douex AT, Knight CA, Richards JG. Effects of high volume upper extremity plyometric training on throwing velocity and functional strength ratios of the shoulder rotators in collegiate baseball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2007 Feb; 21(1):208-15. PMID: 17313281.
      View in: PubMed
    19. Knight CA, Kamen G. Modulation of motor unit firing rates during a complex sinusoidal force task in young and older adults. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jan; 102(1):122-9. PMID: 16959910.
      View in: PubMed
    20. Marwaha R, Hall SJ, Knight CA, Jaric S. Load and grip force coordination in static bimanual manipulation tasks in multiple sclerosis. Motor Control. 2006 Apr; 10(2):160-77. PMID: 16871011.
      View in: PubMed
    21. Jaric S, Knight CA, Collins JJ, Marwaha R. Evaluation of a method for bimanual testing coordination of hand grip and load forces under isometric conditions. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2005 Dec; 15(6):556-63. PMID: 15939628.
      View in: PubMed
    22. Kamen G, Knight CA. Training-related adaptations in motor unit discharge rate in young and older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2004 Dec; 59(12):1334-8. PMID: 15699535.
      View in: PubMed
    23. Knight CA, Kamen G. Enhanced motor unit rate coding with improvements in a force-matching task. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2004 Dec; 14(6):619-29. PMID: 15491836.
      View in: PubMed
    24. Knight CA. Neuromotor issues in the learning and control of golf skill. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2004 Mar; 75(1):9-15. PMID: 15532356.
      View in: PubMed
    25. Price TB, Kamen G, Damon BM, Knight CA, Applegate B, Gore JC, Eward K, Signorile JF. Comparison of MRI with EMG to study muscle activity associated with dynamic plantar flexion. Magn Reson Imaging. 2003 Oct; 21(8):853-61. PMID: 14599535.
      View in: PubMed
    26. Sayers SP, Peters BT, Knight CA, Urso ML, Parkington J, Clarkson PM. Short-term immobilization after eccentric exercise. Part I: contractile properties. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2003 May; 35(5):753-61. PMID: 12750584.
      View in: PubMed
    27. Sayers SP, Knight CA, Clarkson PM. Neuromuscular variables affecting the magnitude of force loss after eccentric exercise. J Sports Sci. 2003 May; 21(5):403-10. PMID: 12800862.
      View in: PubMed
    Knight's Networks
    Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations!
    Concepts Expand Description
    _
    Co-Authors Expand Description
    _
    Similar People Expand Description
    _
    Same Department Expand Description
    Physical Neighbors Expand Description
    _