Eliseo Iglesias-Soler

Eliseo Iglesias-Soler
University of A Coruña | UDC · Department of Physical and Sports Education. Faculty of Sports Sciences and Physical Education

PhD

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January 2014 - July 2017
University of A Coruña
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
January 2013 - May 2016
University of A Coruña
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
March 1996 - January 2013
University of A Coruña
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
July 2014 - July 2014
Spanish National University of Distance Education (UNED)
Field of study
  • Mathematics
September 1995 - December 1999
University of A Coruña
Field of study
  • Physical Education and Sports
September 1989 - June 1994
University of A Coruña
Field of study
  • Physical Education and Sports

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Publications (161)
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Objectives: The main aim of this study was to determine the effects of set configuration during five weeks of unilateral knee extension resistance training on untrained knee extensors performance. Methods: Thirty-five subjects were randomly assigned to traditional training (TTG; n=14), rest-redistribution (RRG; n=10) and control group (CON; n=11)....
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Background The lack of systematic factors affecting physical inactivity (PIA) challenges policymakers to implement evidence-based solutions at a population level. The study utilizes the Eurobarometer to analyse PIA-modifiable variables. Methods Special Eurobarometer 412 physical activity (PA) data were analysed (n = 18 336), including 40 variables...
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INTRODUCCIÓN El entrenamiento de fuerza produce una pérdida transitoria del control autonómico cardiaco tras ejercicio (1), lo cual aumenta el riesgo de sufrir un evento cardiovascular (2). La configuración de la serie ha demostrado ser un parámetro de la carga que permite modular esta respuesta tras realizar un solo ejercicio (3). El objetivo de e...
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We aimed to determine the cardiovascular responses to two different set configuration resistance-exercise protocols during a knee extension composed of 40 repetitions with a 15RM load and a total resting time of 360 seconds. Twenty-four healthy sport science students randomly performed two sessions: (a) a long set configuration session (LSC: 4 sets...
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Purpose To compare cardio-metabolic, perceptual and neuromuscular responses to an aerobic interval training (AIT) run- ning session, with active (AR) vs. passive recovery (PR). Methods Eleven well-trained male distance runners (36.63 ± 6.93 years, 59.26 ± 5.27 mL·kg −1 ·min −1 , ⁓ 35 min in 10 km) completed the University of Montréal Track Test (UM...
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Purpose: This study explored the changes in blood pressure and cardiac autonomic modulation after training programs differin in set configuration. Methods: Thirty-nine individuals were randomly assigned to a traditional, rest-redistribution, or control group. Throughout five weeks, the traditional and rest-redistribution groups performed 10 session...
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An a-posteriori multicentre reliability study was conducted to compare the between-session reliability of the force-velocity relationship parameters (force-intercept [F0], velocity-intercept [v0], and maximum power [Pmax]) between different regression models during the bench press (BP) and bench press throw (BPT) exercises. Data from four and three...
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COVID-19 pandemic restrictions might have negatively affected the health-related physical fitness of children and adolescents. The aim of this study was to contrast the body composition and physical fitness data of two independent samples of children and adolescents obtained from an online database (DAFIS project) before (n = 15,287) and during (n...
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The present study aimed (1) to propose an approach of observational analysis of the preceding standing judo (tachi-waza (TW)) context to a groundwork (ne-waza (NW)) grappling score (NWGS), and (2) to analyze the outcomes of applying such a model in high-level judoists. We conducted an observational analysis of 176 NW scoring actions of 794 combats...
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La condición física (CF) de niños y adolescentes se ha manifestado como indicador de salud y su evaluación de gran relevancia desde el punto de vista de la salud pública (Ortega et al.,2008). Sin embargo, realizar una batería completa supone una gran inversión de tiempo. El objetivo de este estudio fue identificar aquellas valoraciones con mayor po...
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Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive brain stimulation technique that may improve motor learning. However, the long-term effects of tDCS have not been explored, and the ecological validity of the evaluated tasks was limited. To determine whether 20 sessions of tDCS over the primary motor cortex (M1) would enhance the per...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of training load (25% vs. 75% of one repetition maximum (1RM)) and fatigue (failure vs. non‐failure) during four weeks of unilateral knee extension resistance training (RT) on maximal voluntary force in the trained and the untrained knee extensors. Healthy young adults (n=42) were randomly assi...
Technical Report
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Cuarta toma de una serie de guías elaboradas por la Secretaría Xeral para o Deporte y expertos de las tres universidades gallegas, que nacen con la vocación de poner a disposición de federaciones, clubes, profesores y entrenadores, sugerencias con base científica que permitan acelerar la vuelta a la normalidad en la práctica de la actividad deporti...
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Guías elaboradas por la Secretaría Xeral para o Deporte y expertos de las tres universidades gallegas, nacen con la vocación de poner a disposición de federaciones, clubes, profesores y entrenadores, sugerencias con base científica que permitan acelerar la vuelta a la normalidad en la práctica de la actividad deportiva con toda la seguridad y cumpl...
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Guías elaboradas por la Secretaría Xeral para o Deporte y expertos de las tres universidades gallegas, nacen con la vocación de poner a disposición de federaciones, clubes, profesores y entrenadores, sugerencias con base científica que permitan acelerar la vuelta a la normalidad en la práctica de la actividad deportiva con toda la seguridad y cumpl...
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Guías elaboradas por la Secretaría Xeral para o Deporte y expertos de las tres universidades gallegas, nacen con la vocación de poner a disposición de federaciones, clubes, profesores y entrenadores, sugerencias con base científica que permitan acelerar la vuelta a la normalidad en la práctica de la actividad deportiva con toda la seguridad y cumpl...
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Assessing physical fitness has emerged as a proxy of the health status of children and adolescents and therefore as relevant from a public health point of view. DAFIS is a project included in Plan Galicia Saudable (Healthy Galicia Plan) of the regional government of Galicia (Spain). DAFIS consists of an on-line software devoted to record the result...
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This study explored the changes in load-velocity relationship of bench press and parallel squat exercises following two programs differing in the set configuration. A randomized controlled trial was carried out in a sample of 39 physically active individuals. Participants were assigned to rest redistribution set configuration, traditional set confi...
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PurposeLeisure centres are one of the main places where people exercise. This study investigated the behaviour of these users for a year to analyse the plausible difference in behaviour between users dropping out and those who do not. In addition, it is also intended to identify the behavioural variables to establish the probability of dropping out...
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PurposeWe aimed to analyse the acute effects of set configuration on cardiac parasympathetic modulation and blood pressure (BP) after a whole-body resistance training (RT) session.Methods Thirty-two participants (23 men and 9 women) performed one control (CON) and two RT sessions differing in the set configuration but with the same intensity (15RM...
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Despite the growing interest in the use of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for the modulation of human cognitive function, there are contradictory findings regarding the cognitive benefits of this technique. Inter-individual response variability to tDCS may play a significant role. We explored the effects of anodal versus sham tDCS o...
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Background and Objectives: Hemodynamic stress during resistance training is often a reason why this training method is not used in cardiac patients. A lifting protocol that imposes rests between repetitions (IRRT) may provide less hemodynamic stress compared to traditional resistance training (TT). The aim of this study was to verify differences be...
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Background and Objectives: Hemodynamic stress during resistance training is often a reason why this training method is not used in cardiac patients. A lifting protocol that imposes rests between repetitions (IRRT) may provide less hemodynamic stress compared to traditional resistance training (TT). The aim of this study was to verify differences be...
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This randomised controlled study examined the force–velocit y relationship changes (force and velocity axis intercepts, slope and estimated maximum power) in response to 5-week training programmes differing in the set configuration. For each session, the traditional group performed 4 sets of 8 repetitions with 5 min of 15 rest between sets and exer...
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Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) considers physical inactivity (PIA) as a critical noncommunicable factor for disease and mortality, affecting more women than men. In 2013, the WHO set a 10% reduction of the PIA prevalence, with the goal to be reached by 2025. Changes in the 2013-2017 period of physical inactivity prevalence in the...
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Aim The main aim of this study was to analyse the differences between men and women regarding the fatigability, measured by the velocity loss, in two resistance training (RT) sessions differing in set configuration. Methods 41 sport science students (29 males, 12 females) performed in a random order two RT sessions (knee extension- KE, leg curl, l...
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Actualmente, existe evidencia suficiente que demuestra la eficacia de la actividad física (AF) y el ejercicio físico en la mejora de los indicadores de salud física, psicosocial y cognitiva en escolares (Poitras et al., 2016). Cuando el ejercicio se realiza en cantidad y calidad adecuadas (i.e. dosis) provoca una respuesta adaptativa específica (Br...
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Background: Resistance training (RT) is currently recommended by health organizations as a significant component of a healthy fitness lifestyle and many prevention programs for several diseases1. Loading parameters can be manipulated in different ways, providing different effects. In order to prescribe RT with safety and maximal efficiency, the ef...
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Purpose: One of the main problems detected in the sport centre field is abandonment of physical activity by members. The aim of this estudy is to evaluate the reproducibility of predictive models of abandonment in sports centres, based on information collected through access control and the Customer Relationship Management system. Method: Monthly d...
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Background: The interest in the use of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for the enhancement of cognitive functioning has increased significantly in recent years. However, the efficacy of this technique remains to be established. Objective: The current study explored the effects of anodal vs. sham tDCS over the left dorsolate...
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INTRODUCTION Cluster training is defined as a set configuration in which rest periods are more frequent than traditional protocols (1). It has been suggested as a method for allowing each repetition of the set to be performed with the highest quality (2). By the manipulation of set configuration is possible to improve the velocity of training while...
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Introduction Cross education (CE) consists in strength transfer from trained to non-untrained limb after an unilateral strength training program (3). Neural adaptations are suggested as responsible of CE phenomenon (4), and it seems that characteristics of load are determinant in order to obtain significant improvements. The aim of this study was t...
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INTRODUCTION: After a resistance training (RT) session, cardiac vagal modulation decreases what entails an increase of cardiovascular risk (1). Several factors affect to this decrease in the cardiac vagal control, such as the level of the anaerobic metabolism contribution (2). Set configuration refers to the repetitions performed with respect to th...
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This study aimed to compare the goodness of fit and the reliability of different regression models for fitting the force-velocity relationship (FV) of bench press (BP) and squat (SQ). Additionally, the reliability of the position on FV of the velocity (V1RM) and the force performed with the 1RM (F1RM) was explored. Nine rugby players and 12 judokas...
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Purpose The aim of this study was to compare the combined effects of resistance and sprint training, with very short efforts (5 s), on aerobic and anaerobic performances, and cardiometabolic health-related parameters in young healthy adults. Methods Thirty young physically active individuals were randomly allocated into four groups: resistance tra...
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Judo coaches aim to develop left-handed techniques in right-handed judoka due to a potential frequency-dependent strategic advantage during competition. Thus, easily completed tasks are needed to track the progression of the lateral preference index (percentage as right-handed actions). Thirty naïve volunteers performed two tasks, an unopposed repe...
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Reviews of physical inactivity (PIA) have not consistently identified systematic determinants influencing such behavior. Associations in subjective rather than objective measures may be important to consider when designing effective policy targeting PIA. PURPOSE: To analyze predictive variables that could influence PIA and how these factors may inf...
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This study aimed to compare the strength gains in the nontrained arm after 2 independent unilateral training programs differing in the set configuration. Thirty-five subjects were randomly assigned to 3 groups: traditional training (TT; n = 12), cluster training (CT; n = 11), or control (CON; n = 12). The experimental groups performed a 5-week trai...
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In judo, the attacking system is grounded on several determinants of the chances to throw. In our study, data regarding four determinants of the attacking system were collected in order to classify the standing scoring actions: the attacking type (direct/counter-attack), the throwing area (forward/backward), the technique’s category (based on motor...
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INTRODUCTION Acute cardiovascular effects of resistance training (RT) can be influenced by load parameters and their modulation. Many studies have investigated about these effects but most analyzed the effect of a single exercise. The aim of this study was to compare the hypotension effect and baroreflex sensitivity (BRS response to RT sessions wit...
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INTRODUCCIÓN: La relación entre fuerza y velocidad muscular (FV) dibuja el perfil mecánico de un sujeto y determina otras capacidades que posee su sistema muscular. El modelo lineal caracteriza FV para múltiples ejercicios (Cuk et al., 2014; García-Ramos, Jaric, Padial, & Feriche, 2015; Samozino, Rejc, Di Prampero, Belli, & Morin, 2012). La manipul...
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INTRODUCCIÓN La transferencia de fuerza del miembro entrenado al no entrenado es conocida como cross education (1). Este fenómeno se produce tras entrenamientos unilaterales realizados con una intensidad que iguale o supere el 60% del 1RM (1 repetición máxima) según la bibliografía actual (2). La presente investigación se realizó con el objetivo de...
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The main aim of this study was to explore the variability in the 10 load-velocity relationship through the use of multilevel mixed regression models. The relationship between relative load (% of one repetition maximum: %1RM) and velocity was obtained in a sample of high-level judokas and rugby players (8 women and 13 men) for the bench press (BP) a...
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To evaluate the external vs. internal focus during free basketball shots in non-basketball players. For this analysis 49 subjects participated in one baseline and one experimental session. During the baseline sessionall the participants performed 20 free basketball shots without instructions (Non-Instructions). During theexperimental session partic...
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INTRODUCTION Cluster sets allows to perform greater mechanical work with less perceived effort respect to traditional set configurations [1]–[3]. However little is know about the limits of the cluster methods. This research aims to analyze the maximum volume achievable with the configuration of the sets in cluster at two different intensities of ef...
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Background Physical inactivity (PIA) is a mortality risk factor defined as performing lower levels of physical activity than recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). After 2002, the WHO released the WHA55.23 Resolution and the Global Strategy which produced several changes in policymaking, but with no subsequent analyses of the impact of...
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Research question: The increase of physical exercise in fitness centres has turned these facilities in important active lifestyle promoters. However, only between 30% and 60% of subscribers still linked to the sports centre after a year. The aim of this study is to design a model to predict the drop out in fitness centres. Research methods: Mont...
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Introduction: When multi-joint exercises are considered the inverse relationship between muscle force and shortening velocity (FV) has been typically fitted by linear regression models. Previous studies have analysed de feasibility of the variables calculated from linear models but not for parameters calculated from non-linear models. Methods:...
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INTRODUCCIÓN La relación entre la fuerza y la velocidad muscular (FV) dibuja el perfil mecánico de un sujeto. El modelo lineal se ha utilizado para caracterizar FV en ejercicios y poblaciones, sin embargo, poco se ha explorado el cambio que puede experimentar como consecuencia de diferentes modelos de entrenamiento. La configuración de la serie se...
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The aim was to evaluate the effects of judo combat on the athletes’ postural control (PC) and physiological loading before, during and after a simulated match. Seventeen under-20 regional- and national-level athletes completed one modified 7-minutes match. At baseline, during the combat (3rd and 7th minutes) and 2-minutes post-match centre of press...
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The aims of this study were to compare the goodness of fit and the concurrent validity of three regression models of the force-velocity relationship in a unilateral knee extension exercise. The force-velocity relationship and the one-repetition-maximum load in the dominant and non-dominant leg were obtained in 24 male sports sciences students by a...
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This study analysed the effects of bilateral and non-dominant practice on novice practitioners’ lateral preference for judo skills in a combat context (i.e., randori). Thirty sports sciences students (22 men and 8 women; mean age 19 ± 1 years) with right hand, foot, and counterclockwise rotation preferences were divided into 3 groups: bilateral (BG...
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The purpose of this study was to compare training volume, post-exercise hypotension (PEH) and heart rate variability (HRV) responses to different strength training methods. Thirteen trained men volunteered for this study. Three training methods were completed in a randomized design, which included: Traditional Set (TS) - three successive sets for t...
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Resistance exercise may lead to an aneurysm due to dangerous levels of systemic hypertension. Thus, a minimized pressure response during exercise may guarantee safer training. For that, we analysed an interrepetition rest design (IRD) hypothesizing that it would produce a lower systolic blood pressure (SBP) response in comparison with a continuous...
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Background: Progressive resistance exercise (PRE) can have a positive effect in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). However, the effect of PRE may vary with the clinical subtype of PD. To date, no study has assessed the effects of PRE in the different subtypes of PD. Aim: The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of PRE in PD...
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The aim of this study is to determine a physical-sporting profíle of col­ lege students, as a previous step to develop and implement sporting polícies and design effective programs that show an effect in the levels of participation in sports. To reach this, we selected a random sample of students of the Universidad de Playa Ancha (n=279; 60% Jadies...
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Previously, perceived exertion in submaximal resistance exercise protocols was reported to be affected by the intensity of load followed by work-to-rest ratio. Nevertheless, the effect of set configuration, which entails the metabolic, hormonal, and neuromuscular implication of the session is currently unknown, despite that perceived exertion discr...
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Studies on customer loyalty commonly use future behavioural intentions, even though these do not always correspond to actual behaviour. This study aimed to create a model for predicting dropouts at a sport centre based solely on actual customer behaviour. Monthly data corresponding to the actual behaviour of 1977 members at a sport centre in Spain...
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Introduction and Objectives: Given all the beneficial aspects reported by the physical activity and a healthy diet, the aim of this study was to identify the degree of adherence to the mediterranean diet and to physical activity, and determine the influence of these factors on the quality of life related to health (HRQOL) in students of the univers...
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Introduction: We explored the conditioning effect of a percutaneous electrical pulse of the femoral nerve on cortical motor evoked responses in the rectus femoris muscle. Methods: Corticospinal excitability of rectus femoris muscle was measured in sixteen healthy subjects, when a single transcranial magnetic pulse was preceded by an electrical f...