Fernando Naclerio

Fernando Naclerio
University of Greenwich · Institute for Lifecourse Development School of Human Sciences Centre for Exercise Activity and Rehabilitation.

Professor
Strength Training and Sports Nutrition

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July 2011 - March 2020
University of Greenwich
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
September 2003 - May 2006
Universidad de León
Field of study
  • Exercise Physiology

Publications

Publications (152)
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To investigate the ability of the OMNI-RES (0-10) scale to estimate velocity and loading changes during sets to failure in the hang power clean (HPC) exercise. Eleven recreationally resistance-trained males (28.5 ± 3.5 years) with an average one-repetition maximum (1RM) value of 1.1 ± 0.07 kg body mass-1 in HPC, were assessed on five separate days...
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It is a pleasure for the area of Sports Nutrition of the University of Greenwich Strength and Conditioning research group (part of the Centre for Exercise Activity & Rehabilitation) to confirm our poster presentation at the European College of Sport Science Congress held last 8-10th September. Our current investigation is based on assessing the ef...
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Ketogenic diets (KD) have gained popularity in recent years among strength-trained individuals. The present review summarizes current evidence—with a particular focus on randomized controlled trials—on the effects of KD on body composition and muscle performance (strength and power output) in strength-trained individuals. Although long-term studies...
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This study examined the short-term effects (post 6 h and 24 h) of two equated (70% of 1 repetition maximum (1-RM)) low volume resistance exercise protocols: (i) velocity-controlled (VC) and (ii) repetition to failure (RTF) on upper and lower body performance in competitive adolescent male basketball players. Following a randomized, counterbalanced...
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Chapman, M, Larumbe-Zabala, E, Triplett, NT, and Naclerio, F. Velocity change estimation by subjective measures over a wide-load spectrum in squat and bench press. J Strength Cond Res 35(2S): S51-S56, 2021-This study compared whether the perception of effort measured on a repetition-by-repetition basis during continuous sets to failure is different...
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Preworkout multi-ingredient admixtures are used to maximise exercise performance. The present double-blind, cross-over study compared the acute effects of ingesting a preworkout multi-ingredient (PREW) admixture vs. carbohydrate (CHO) over a week (microcycle) comprising three resistance training (RT) workouts alternated with two 30-min low-intensit...
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Post-exercise microcurrent based treatments have shown to optimise exercise-induced adaptations in athletes. We compared the effects of endurance training in combination with either, a microcurrent or a sham treatment, on endurance performance. Additionally, changes in body composition, post-exercise lactate kinetics and perceived delayed onset of...
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Post workout multi-ingredient admixtures are commonly used to maximize recovery after exercise. The present double-blind, cross-over study compared the acute effects of ingesting a protein-vegan multi-ingredient (VGMT) vs. maltodextrin (MALT) on indices of muscle function. Ten trained males, (26.8 ± 1.9 years) performed two identical, 3-day resista...
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Flavonols-rich cocoa has positive effects on lipid metabolism and might enhance the performance of athletes through an improvement in their body composition. To test this hypothesis a placebo-controlled intervention study in training endurance athletes who received 5 g of cocoa daily (425 mg of flavan-3-ols) for 10 weeks was performed. Dietary inta...
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Objective: Beef protein extracts are growing in popularity in recent years due to their purported anabolic effects as well as to their potential benefits on hematological variables. The present randomized, controlled, double-blind, cross-over study aimed to analyze the effects of beef protein supplementation on a group of male elite triathletes (Sp...
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The purpose of the study was to examine the concurrent and construct validity of a new perceptual scale to control the exercise intensity using elastic bands (Resistance Intensity Scale for Exercise ; RISE) in the elderly. Twenty-six participants underwent two sessions consisting of 4 exercises. The participants performed three sets of 15 repetitio...
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Naclerio, F, Larumbe-Zabala, E, Cooper, K, and Seijo, M. Effects of a multi-ingredient beverage on recovery of contractile properties, performance, and muscle soreness after hard resistance training sessions. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2020-Carbohydrate-protein-based supplements have been proposed for maximizing postexercise recovery. This...
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Introduction Microcurrent has been used to promote tissue healing after injury or to hasten muscle remodeling post exercise post exercise. Purpose To compare the effects of resistance training in combination with either, microcurrent or sham treatment, on-body composition and muscular architecture. Additionally, changes in performance and perceive...
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Whey is one of the high-quality sources of protein with a higher proportion of indispensable amino acids (IAA) compared to other sources. Its high leucine concentration makes whey an optimal protein source to maximize muscle protein synthesis (MPS) and to attenuate muscle protein breakdown at rest and following exercise. This review describes the m...
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Combining Microcurrent with regular exercise configures an attractive strategy to optimise training outcomes. The aim of the present investigation was to analyse the effects of regularly wearing a new commercially available microcurrent device (Arc4health, UK) in well-trained endurance athletes. Measured variables were changes in body composition,...
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An active lifestyle together with optimal nutrition is essential for preserving independent living and quality of life as people ageing. The minimum recommended daily intake for protein (0.8 g/kg) has been considered insufficient for supporting muscle growth and development in young and maintaining muscle mass in adults. Particularly older adults n...
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Karsten, DB, Fu, Y, Larumbe-Zabala, DE, Seijo, DM, and Naclerio, DF. Impact of two high-volume set configuration workouts on resistance training outcomes in recreationally trained men. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2019-This study compared the effects of 2 weekly equalized by volume, loading zone and frequency resistance training designs usin...
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As life expectancy in people living with HIV (PWH) has increased, the focus of management has shifted to preventing and treating chronic illnesses. Regular physical activity (PA) has been shown to reduce the impact of HIV on both physical and mental health. Our objectives were to assess the PA levels of PWH compared to HIV negative controls; invest...
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The impact of animal protein blend supplements in endurance athletes is scarcely researched. The authors investigated the effect of ingesting an admixture providing orange juice and protein (PRO) from beef and whey versus carbohydrate alone on body composition and performance over a 10-week training period in male endurance athletes. Participants w...
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Objective: This study examines the long-term effects of ingesting hydrolyzed beef protein versus carbohydrate on indirect markers of immunity during 10-week of endurance training in master-aged triathletes (n=16, age 35–60 years old). Methods: Participants were randomly assigned to either hydrolyzed beef protein (PRO, n=8) or non-protein isoenerge...
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This study analysed the validity and reliability of a new optoelectronic device (Velowin) for the measurement of vertical displacement and velocity as well as to estimate force and mechanical power. Eleven trained males with Mean (SD) age = 27.4 (4.8) years, completed an incremental squat exercise test with 5 different loads (<30–90% of their 1−rep...
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The aim of this study was to perform an electromyography comparison of three commonly used lower limb injury prevention exercises: a single-leg squat on a bench (SLSB), a double-leg squat (DLS) and a double-leg squat on a BOSU® balance trainer (DLSB). After determining the maximum isometric voluntary contraction of the hamstring and quadriceps, eig...
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Monajati, A, Larumbe-Zabala, E, Sampson, MG, and Naclerio, F. Injury prevention programs based on flywheel vs. body weight resistance in recreational athletes. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2018-This study compares the effect of an isoinertial flywheel technology vs. a traditional gravity-dependent exercise protocol on modifiable factors asso...
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Appropriate nutritional supplementation is crucial for athletic performance, particularly for female endurance athletes as their numbers steadily increase. This report involves a set of six case studies examining the effects of ingesting a post-workout supplement containing beef, or whey or carbohydrate on iron status, blood indices, muscular thick...
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El propósito de este meta-análisis fue determinar la eficacia del efecto de entrenamiento de la aptitud muscular sobre el nivel de adiposidad y el rendimiento motriz en niños y jóvenes que no participan en deporte profesional y de alta competición. Se realizó una búsqueda sistemática en siete bases de datos electrónicas. Los estudios analizados fue...
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Background: Existing research suggests that irisin increases in response to exercise in humans. However, results are controversial and a majority of the studies lack a control group. The present study aimed to analyze the effects of both one-bout, and three-week intense resistance training on physical fitness (body composition and strength) and ser...
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Evaluating an individual’s maximal strength is considered a key factor in prescribing and regulating resistance training programs in athletes. The present study analyzed the suitability of predicting the relative load lifted in the power clean exercise from the peak movement velocity and perceived exertion. In order to determine the full-load veloc...
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Nutritional supplements are popular among athletes to improve performance and physical recovery. Protein supplements fulfill this function by improving performance and increasing muscle mass; however, their effect on other organs or systems is less well known. Diet alterations can induce gut microbiota imbalance, with beneficial or deleterious cons...
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The present study analyzed the effectiveness of the OMNI-RES (0-10) and the electromyographic signal for monitoring changes in the movement velocity during a set to muscular failure performed with different relative loads in the bench press exercise (BP). Ten males (30.8 ± 5.7 years) were evaluated on eight separate days with 48 hours of rest betwe...
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The studies by Sanchez-Medina et al. (Sports Medicine International Open, 1(02), E80-E88. 2017) and Gonzalez-Badillo and Sanchez-Medina (Int J Sports Med, 31, 347–52. 2010) attempted to provide a good estimation of relative load from movement velocity measured in bench press and full squat. However, both aforementioned studies contain methodologica...
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The present study compared the effects of two weekly-equalized volume and relative load interventions on body composition, strength and power. Based on individual baseline maximal strength values, eighteen recreationally trained men were pair-matched and consequently randomly assigned to one of the following experimental groups: a low volume per se...
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The aim of this study was to perform an electromyographic and kinetic comparison of two commonly used hamstring eccentric strengthening exercises: Nordic Curl and Ball Leg Curl. After determining the maximum isometric voluntary contraction of the knee flexors, ten female athletes performed 3 repetitions of both the Nordic Curl and Ball Leg Curl, wh...
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Purpose: To examine the concurrent validity of the OMNI-Resistance Exercise Scale of perceived exertion using elastic bands in elder population. Methods: Twenty-six participants performed three separate sets of 15 repetitions (low- medium- and high-intensity) for 4 different exercises (2 for the upper-limb and 2 for the lower limb), over two dif...
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Human neutrophil alpha defensins are antimicrobial peptides involved in the first line of defence against invading pathogens. To develop a deeper understanding of the immune responses in relation to airway...
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Introduction: The vertical velocity at takeoff has been extensively used for estimating the height achieved during vertical jumps [1]. Although this criterion has been applied when exercising on a force or a contact platform (1), recent works have calculated the height of the jump by measuring the displacement using a velocity transducer attached t...
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Objective: The present study compares the effect of ingesting hydrolyzed beef protein, whey protein, and carbohydrate on performance, body composition (via plethysmography), muscular thickness, and blood indices of health, including ferritin concentrations, following a 10-week intervention program. Methods: After being randomly assigned to one o...
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Preliminary data of and sport nutrition project aimed to analyse the impact of an oral supplementation with a blend hydrolysate beef and protein, or only carbohydrate on body composition, and iron status in males endurance athletes.
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Beef powder is a new high-quality protein source scarcely researched relative to exercise performance. The present study examined the impact of ingesting hydrolyzed beef protein, whey protein, and carbohydrate on strength performance (1RM), body composition (via plethysmography), limb circumferences and muscular thickness (via ultrasonography), fol...
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Purpose: To investigate single-day time-to-exhaustion (TTE) and time trial (TT) based laboratory tests values of critical power (CP), Wprime (W') and respective oxygen kinetics responses. Methods: Twelve cyclists performed a maximal ramp test followed by three TTE and three TT efforts interspersed by a 60-min recovery between efforts. Oxygen upt...
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The effectiveness of the OMNI-RES (0-10) and the electromyographic signal for monitoring changes in the movement velocity was examined during a set to muscular failure using different percentages of one repetition maximum (1RM) in the parallel squat exercise (PSQ). Twelve males (26.3 ± 5.8 years) were evaluated on eight separate days with 48 hours...
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PurposeTo examine the impact of ingesting hydrolyzed beef protein, whey protein, and carbohydrate on resistance training outcomes, body composition, muscle thickness, blood indices of health and salivary human neutrophil peptides (HNP1-3), as reference of humoral immunity followed an 8-week resistance training program in college athletes. Methods T...
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This study analyzed the possibility of using movement velocity and the perceived exertion as predictors of relative load in the parallel squat exercise. In order to determine the full load-velocity and load-perceived exertion relationships, 290 young, resistance-trained athletes (209 male and 81 female) performed a progressive strength test up to t...
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Beef is anutrient-rich, high quality protein source containing all the essential amino acids in proportions similar to those found in human skeletal muscle. The current study examined the impact of ingesting hydrolysate beef protein, whey protein and carbohydrate on salivary alpha-defensins (HNP1) 3), body composition, jump performance and blood ma...
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Background: Hamstring strain and anterior cruciate ligament injuries are, respectively, the most prevalent and serious non-contact occurring injuries in team sports. Specific biomechanical and neuromuscular variables have been used to estimate the risk of incurring a non-contact injury in athletes. Objective: The aim of this study was to systema...
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This study examined the possibility of using movement velocity and the perceived exertion as indicators of relative load in the bench press exercise. Three hundred eight young, healthy, resistance trained athletes (242 male and 66 female) performed a progressive strength test up to the one-repetition maximum for the individual determination of the...
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Methods: two recreational soccer teams were divided in a soccer training only group (SO; n = 13) and a strength and soccer training group (ST; n = 13). Both groups were tested for values of CV, D', Yo-Yo IR1 distance and 30-m sprint time on two separate occasions (pre and post intervention). The ST group performed a concurrent 6-week upper and low...
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Background: Even though the positive effects of whey protein-containing supplements for optimizing the anabolic responses and adaptations process in resistance-trained individuals have been supported by several investigations, their use continues to be controversial. Additionally, the administration of different multi-ingredient formulations where...
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Beef is a nutrient-rich, high-quality protein containing all the essential amino acids in proportions similar to those found in human skeletal muscle. Only a few studies so far have analysed the effect of combining beef protein supplementation on resistance exercise performance outcomes and none of them have used hydrolysed high quality powdered be...
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Background: Achieving fat-loss outcomes by ingesting multi-ingredient mixtures may be further enhanced during exercise. This study tested the acute thermogenic effectiveness of a commercially available multi-ingredient product (Shred-Matrix®), containing Green Tea Extract, Yerba Maté, Guarana Seed Extract, Anhydrous caffeine, Saw palmetto, Fo-Ti,...
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-Although perceived exertion scales were initially applied to endurance and cyclic exercises, they have been also used to monitor resistance training. The current article analyzes different criteria for the application of perception scales to resistance exercises. In addition, the proper use of perceived exertion to reflect the effect of different...
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The effects of two different 6-week lower body injury prevention programmes on knee muscle torque–angle relationship were examined in soccer players. Thirty-two men were randomly assigned to three groups: hamstring-eccentric (ECC) (n = 11), unstable-squatting (UNS) (n = 11), and control (n = 10). Intervention groups performed three training session...
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To investigate the effects of a sports specific maximal 6-week strength and conditioning program on Critical Velocity (CV), anaerobic running distance (ARD) and 5-km time trial performance (TT). 16 moderately trained, recreational endurance runners were tested for CV, ARD and TT performances on three separate occasions (baseline, mid and post study...
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We investigated the effects of ingesting a multi-ingredient (53g carbohydrate, 14.5g whey protein , 5g glutamine, 1.5g L-carnitine-L-tartrate) supplement, carbohydrate only, or placebo on intermittent performance, perception of fatigue, immunity, and functional and metabolic markers of recovery. Sixteen amateur soccer players ingested their respect...
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This study examined the effect of three post activation potentiation protocols, differentiated by volume and with controlled intensity, on the recovery time required to observe enhanced jumping performance in recreationally trained college athletes. Following a randomized controlled order, eleven participants, 7 males and 4 females [25.4± 2.1 years...
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EuropeActive’s Foundations for Exercise Professionals provides core knowledge and industry standards to help exercise professionals serve their clients. Endorsed by EuropeActive, the continent’s leading standard-setting organisation in fitness and health, this text is an authoritative guide for current and future exercise professionals and training...
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To date, no studies have systematically investigated the effect of acute (min to hours) and chronic (days to weeks) change in salivary αdefensins family before and after crossfit exercise by LC-ESI-MS. This work demonstrates that HNP 1-4 could be used as potential stress biomarkers and this assay is potentially more specific than ELISA assays, thus...