Alex Ireland
Alex Ireland
Senior Lecturer in Physiology, Manchester Metropolitan University
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Mechanical basis of bone strength: influence of bone material, bone structure and muscle action
NH Hart, S Nimphius, T Rantalainen, A Ireland, A Siafarikas, RU Newton
Journal of Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions 17 (3), 114, 2017
Upper limb muscle–bone asymmetries and bone adaptation in elite youth tennis players
A Ireland, T Maden-Wilkinson, J McPhee, K Cooke, M Narici, H Degens, ...
Medicine and science in sports and exercise 45 (9), 1749-58, 2013
Age‐related neuromuscular changes affecting human vastus lateralis
M Piasecki, A Ireland, D Stashuk, A Hamilton‐Wright, DA Jones, ...
The Journal of physiology 594 (16), 4525-4536, 2016
Age-dependent motor unit remodelling in human limb muscles
M Piasecki, A Ireland, DA Jones, JS McPhee
Biogerontology 17 (3), 485-496, 2016
Failure to expand the motor unit size to compensate for declining motor unit numbers distinguishes sarcopenic from non‐sarcopenic older men
M Piasecki, A Ireland, J Piasecki, DW Stashuk, A Swiecicka, MK Rutter, ...
The Journal of physiology 596 (9), 1627-1637, 2018
Motor unit number estimates and neuromuscular transmission in the tibialis anterior of master athletes: evidence that athletic older people are not spared from age‐related …
M Piasecki, A Ireland, J Coulson, DW Stashuk, A Hamilton‐Wright, ...
Physiological reports 4 (19), e12987, 2016
A robust neuromuscular system protects rat and human skeletal muscle from sarcopenia
A Pannérec, M Springer, E Migliavacca, A Ireland, M Piasecki, S Karaz, ...
Aging (Albany NY) 8 (4), 712, 2016
Effects of age and starting age upon side asymmetry in the arms of veteran tennis players: a cross-sectional study
A Ireland, T Maden-Wilkinson, B Ganse, H Degens, J Rittweger
Osteoporosis International 25 (4), 1389-1400, 2014
Relationship between ventilatory function and age in master athletes and a sedentary reference population
H Degens, TM Maden-Wilkinson, A Ireland, MT Korhonen, H Suominen, ...
Age 35 (3), 1007-1015, 2013
Side-to-side differences in bone strength in master jumpers and sprinters
A Ireland, M Korhonen, A Heinonen, H Suominen, C Baur, S Stevens, ...
Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions 11, 2011
Quantifying habitual levels of physical activity according to impact in older people: accelerometry protocol for the VIBE study
KC Deere, K Hannam, J Coulson, A Ireland, JS McPhee, C Moss, ...
Journal of aging and physical activity 24 (2), 290-295, 2016
A novel accelerometer-based method to describe day-to-day exposure to potentially osteogenic vertical impacts in older adults: findings from a multi-cohort study
K Hannam, KC Deere, A Hartley, EM Clark, J Coulson, A Ireland, C Moss, ...
Osteoporosis International 28 (3), 1001-1011, 2017
Time since onset of walking predicts tibial bone strength in early childhood
A Ireland, J Rittweger, E Schönau, C Lamberg-Allardt, H Viljakainen
Bone 68, 76-84, 2014
Long-term endurance and power training may facilitate motor unit size expansion to compensate for declining motor unit numbers in older age
M Piasecki, A Ireland, J Piasecki, H Degens, DW Stashuk, A Swiecicka, ...
Frontiers in physiology 10, 449, 2019
Motor competence in early childhood is positively associated with bone strength in late adolescence
A Ireland, A Sayers, KC Deere, A Emond, JH Tobias
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 31 (5), 1089-1098, 2016
Hip and spine bone mineral density are greater in master sprinters, but not endurance runners compared with non-athletic controls
J Piasecki, JS McPhee, K Hannam, KC Deere, A Elhakeem, M Piasecki, ...
Archives of osteoporosis 13 (1), 1-9, 2018
The influence of muscular action on bone strength via exercise
A Ireland, J Rittweger, H Degens
Clinical Reviews in Bone and Mineral Metabolism 12 (2), 93-102, 2014
Later Age at Onset of Independent Walking Is Associated With Lower Bone Strength at Fracture‐Prone Sites in Older Men
A Ireland, S Muthuri, J Rittweger, JE Adams, KA Ward, D Kuh, R Cooper
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 32 (6), 1209-1217, 2017
Structural differences in cortical shell properties between upper and lower human fibula as described by pQCT serial scans. A biomechanical interpretation
GR Cointry, L Nocciolino, A Ireland, NM Hall, A Kriechbaumer, JL Ferretti, ...
Bone 90, 185-194, 2016
Exercise for osteoporosis: how to navigate between overeagerness and defeatism
A Ireland, J Rittweger
Journal of Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions 17 (3), 155, 2017
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