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Prof Rod Snow

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Position

Chair In Exercise Physiology

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Applied Science, Footscray Inst. of Technology, 1984
Master of Applied Science, Footscray Inst. of Technology, 1989
Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria Univ. of Technology, 1997

Contact

rod.snow@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17315

Research interests

Major research interest is understanding how skeletal muscle regulates creatine content in health and disease

Teaching interests

Lecturer in undergraduate units including HBS109, HSE303, HSE201, HSE304 and HSE208. Co-supervisor of three PhD and one honours student.

Conferences

Ireland Z, Castillo-Melendez M, Dickinson H, Russell AP, Snow R, Walker DW. 2011. Maternal dietary creatine supplementation protects the newborn spiny mouse brain from intrapartum hypoxia. Australian Neuroscience Society, Auckland. Brown EL, Sepulveda P, Wright CR, Snow R, Russell AP. 2010. PGC-1α and PGC-1β regulate protein synthesis in C2C12 myotubes. Australian Physiological Society Meeting Adelaide. Russell AP, Wright CR, Snow R J, Ward AC. 2009. G-CSF as a potential therapeutic target for skeletal muscle regeneration. Making Muscle in the Embryo and Adult. A joint meeting of Frontiers in Myogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Satellite and Stem Cells, New York. Wallace MA, Sepulveda PV, Snow RJ, Russell AP. 2009. STARS is upregulated following endurance exercise- a PGC-1/MEF2 mediated response? Making Muscle in the Embryo and Adult. A joint meeting of Frontiers in Myogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Satellite and Stem Cells, New York. Stefanetti RJ, Snow RJ, Russell AP. 2009. The role and regulation of atrogin-1 in human myotubes. Making Muscle in the Embryo and Adult. A joint meeting of Frontiers in Myogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Satellite and Stem Cells, New York.

Awards

2003 Professional Achievement Award for Research, School of Human Movement, Recreation and Performance, Victoria University of Technology.

Publications

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2016

Ascorbic acid supplementation improves skeletal muscle oxidative stress and insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes: findings of a randomized controlled study

Mr Shaun Mason, Dr Paul Della Gatta, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Aaron Russell, Dr Glenn Wadley

(2016), Vol. 93, pp. 227-238, Free radical biology and medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Short duration heat acclimation in Australian football players

Ms Monica Kelly, A/Prof Paul Gastin, Dr Dan Dwyer, Simon Sostaric, Prof Rod Snow

(2016), Vol. 15, pp. 118-125, Journal of sports science and medicine, Bursa, Turkey, C1

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Maternal creatine supplementation during pregnancy prevents long-term changes in diaphragm muscle structure and function after birth asphyxia

Stacey LaRosa, Ms Stacey Ellery, Helena C. Parkington, Prof Rod Snow, David W. Walker, Dr Hayley Dickinson

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1-17, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Dietary creatine supplementation during pregnancy: a study on the effects of creatine supplementation on creatine homeostasis and renal excretory function in spiny mice

Ms Stacey Ellery, Domenic LaRosa, Michelle M Kett, Dr Paul Della Gatta, Prof Rod Snow, David W. Walker, Dr Hayley Dickinson

(2016), Vol. 48, pp. 1819-11831, Amino acids, Berlin, Germany, C1

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2015

Fluid intake, hydration, work physiology of wildfire fighters working in the heat over consecutive days

Ms Jennifer Kate Raines, Prof Rod Snow, Mr David Nichols, Dr Brad Aisbett

(2015), Vol. 59, pp. 554-565, Annals of occupational hygiene, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Maternal creatine homeostasis is altered during gestation in the spiny mouse: is this a metabolic adaptation to pregnancy?

Ms Stacey Ellery, Domenic LaRosa, Michelle M Kett, Dr Paul Della Gatta, Prof Rod Snow, Dr David Walker, Dr Hayley Dickinson

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-9, BMC pregnancy childbirth, London, Eng., C1

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Statin-induced increases in atrophy gene expression occur independently of changes in PGC1α protein and mitochondrial content

Craig Goodman, Derk Pol, Miss Evelyn Zacharewicz, Dr Robert Lee-Young, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Aaron Russell, Dr Glenn McConell

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-18, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Multiple days of heat exposure on firefighters' work performance and physiology

Miss Brianna Larsen, Prof Rod Snow, Miss Grace Vincent, Miss Jacqueline Tran, Mr Alexander Wolkow, Dr Brad Aisbett

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-16, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Effect of heat on firefighters' work performance and physiology

Miss Brianna Larsen, Prof Rod Snow, Dr Brad Aisbett

(2015), Vol. 53, pp. 1-8, Journal of thermal biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Simulated firefighting task performance and physiology under very hot conditions

Miss Brianna Larsen, Prof Rod Snow, Michael Williams-Bell, Dr Brad Aisbett

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 1-9, Frontiers in physiology, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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Influence of pacing on reliability of middle-distance cycling performance

Dr Brad Aisbett, Peter Le Rossignol, Dr Glenn McConell, A/Prof Damien Jolley, Chris R. Abbiss, Prof Rod Snow

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 3-8, Journal of science and cycling, Pulianas-Granada, Spain, C1

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2014

Creatine supplementation during pregnancy : summary of experimental studies suggestion a treatment to improve fetal and neonatal morbidity and reduce mortality in high-risk human pregnancy

Dr Hayley Dickinson, Ms Stacey Ellery, Zoe Ireland, Domenic LaRosa, Prof Rod Snow, David W Walker

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-12, BMC pregnancy & childbirth, London, Eng., C1

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Skeletal muscle mitochondria : a major player in exercise, health and disease.

Prof Aaron Russell, Dr Torie Foletta, Prof Rod Snow, Dr Glenn Wadley

(2014), Vol. 1840, pp. 1276-1284, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects, Amsterdam , Netherlands, C1

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Ibuprofen supplementation and its effects on NF-κB activation in skeletal muscle following resistance exercise

Mr Luke Vella, James F Markworth, Jonathon Peake, Prof Rod Snow, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, Prof Aaron Russell

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 1-11, Physiological reports, United States, C1

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2013

Maternal dietary creatine supplementation does not alter the capacity for creatine synthesis in the newborn spiny mouse

Dr Hayley Dickinson, Zoe Ireland, Domenic A La Rosa, Ms Bree O'Connell, Ms Stacey Ellery, Prof Rod Snow, David W Walker

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 1096-1102, Reproductive sciences, Thousand Oaks, California, C1

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Creatine pretreatment prevents birth asphyxia–induced injury of the newborn spiny mouse kidney

Ms Stacey Ellery, Zoe Ireland, Michelle M Kett, Prof Rod Snow, David W Walker, Dr Hayley Dickinson

(2013), Vol. 73, pp. 201-208, Pediatric research, New York, N.Y., C1

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The effect of prescribed fluid consumption on physiology and work behavior of wildfire fighters

Ms Jennifer Kate Raines, Prof Rod Snow, Dr Aaron Petersen, Jack T. Harvey, Mr David Nichols, Dr Brad Aisbett

(2013), Vol. 44, pp. 404-413, Applied ergonomics, Oxford, England, C1

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Ndrg2 is a PGC-1cx/ERRcx target gene that controls protein synthesis and expression of contractile-type genes in C2C12 myotubes

Dr Torie Foletta, Miss Erin Brown, Yoshitake Cho, Prof Rod Snow, Anastasia Kralli, Prof Aaron Russell

(2013), Vol. 1833, pp. 3112-3123, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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2012

Pre-shift fluid intake: effect on physiology work and drinking during emergency wildfire fighting

Ms Jennifer Kate Raines, Prof Rod Snow, Dr Aaron Petersen, Jack T. Harvey, Mr David Nichols, Dr Brad Aisbett

(2012), Vol. 43, pp. 532-540, Applied ergonomics, Oxford, England, C1

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Kruppel-like factor 15 regulates skeletal muscle lipid flux and exercise adaptation

Saptarsi M. Haldar, Darwin Jeyaraj, Priti Anand, Han Zhu, Yuan Lu, Domenick A. Prosdocimo, Betty Eapen, Daiji Kawanami, Mitsuharu Okutsu, Leticia Brotto, Hisashi Fujioka, Janos Kerner, Mariana G. Rosca, Owen P. McGuinness, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Aaron Russell, Anthony N. Gerber, Xiaodong Bai, Zhen Yan, Thomas M. Nosek, Marco Brotto, Charles L. Hoppel, Mukesh K. Jain

(2012), Vol. 109, pp. 6739-6744, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Washington D.C., C1

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2011

A maternal diet supplemented with creatine from mid-pregnancy protects the newborn spiny mouse brain from birth hypoxia

Zoe Ireland, M. Castillo-Melendez, Dr Hayley Dickinson, Prof Rod Snow, David W Walker

(2011), Vol. 194, pp. 372-379, Neuroscience, Oxford , England, C1

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Striated muscle activator of Rho signalling (STARS) is a PGC-1α/oestrogen-related receptor-α target gene and is upregulated in human skeletal muscle after endurance exercise

Miss Marita Wallace, M. Benjamin Hock, Bethany C. Hazen, Anastasia Kralli, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Aaron Russell

(2011), Vol. 589, pp. 2027-2039, Journal of physiology, London, England, C1

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2010

Race-day carbohydrate intakes of elite triathletes contesting olympic-distance triathlon events

Mr Gregory Cox, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Louise Burke

(2010), Vol. 20, pp. 299-306, International Journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Daily training with high carbohydrate availability increases exogenous carbohydrate oxidation during endurance cycling

Mr Gregory Cox, S.A Clark, Amanda J. Cox, Shona L. Halson, Prof Mark Hargreaves, John A. Hawley, Nikki Jeacocke, Prof Rod Snow, Wee Kian Yeo, Prof Louise Burke

(2010), Vol. 109, pp. 126-134, Journal of applied physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Maternal creatine supplementation from mid-pregnancy protects the diaphragm of the newborn spiny mouse from intrapartum hypoxia-induced damage

Mr David Cannata, Zoe Ireland, Dr Hayley Dickinson, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Aaron Russell, A/Prof Jan West, Prof David Walker

(2010), Vol. 68, pp. 393-398, Pediatric research, Baltimore, Md., C1

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2009

Influence of all-out and fast start on 5 min cycling time trial performance

Dr Brad Aisbett, Dr Peter Le Rossignol, G McConell, Chris R. Abbiss, Prof Rod Snow

(2009), Vol. 41, pp. 1965-1971, Medicine and science in sports and exercise, Baltimore, Md., C1-1

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Effects of starting strategy on 5-min cycling time-trial performance

Dr Brad Aisbett, Dr Peter Le Rossignol, G McConell, Chris R. Abbiss, Prof Rod Snow

(2009), Vol. 27, pp. 1201-1209, Journal of sports sciences, London, England, C1

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Brief intense interval exercise activates AMPK and p38 MAPK signaling and increases the expression of PGC-1α in human skeletal muscle

Martin J. Gibala, A/Prof Sean Mcgee, Dr Andrew Garnham, Dr Kirsten Howlett, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Mark Hargreaves

(2009), Vol. 106, pp. 929-934, Journal of applied physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Developmental changes in the expression of creatine synthesizing enzymes and creatine transporter in a precocial rodent, the spiny mouse

Zoe Ireland, Prof Aaron Russell, T Wallimann, David W Walker, Prof Rod Snow

(2009), Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, BMC developmental biology, London, England, C1

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2008

Global and targeted gene expression and protein content in skeletal muscle of young men following short-term creatine monohydrate supplementation

Adeel Safdar, Nicholas J Yardley, Prof Rod Snow, Simon Melov, Mark A. Tarnopolsky

(2008), Vol. 32, pp. 219-228, Physiological genomics, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Maternal creatine : does it reach the fetus and improve survival after an acute hypoxic episode in the spiny mouse (Acomys cahirinus)?

Zoe Ireland, Dr Hayley Dickinson, Prof Rod Snow, David W Walker

(2008), Vol. 198, pp. 431.e1-431.e6, American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, Ann Arbor, Mich., C1

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2007

Effects of endurance training status and sex difference on Na+, K+-pump mRNA expression, content and maximal activity in human skeletal muscle

K T Murphy, R. J Aughey, Dr Aaron Petersen, S.A Clark, Craig Goodman, John A. Hawley, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, Prof Rod Snow, M.J McKenna

(2007), Vol. 189, pp. 259-269, Acta physiologica, Oxford, England, C1

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Muscle Na+ -K+ -ATPase activity and isoform adaptions to intense interval exercise and training in well-trained athletes

R. J Aughey, K T Murphy, S.A Clark, Dr Andrew Garnham, Prof Rod Snow, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, John A. Hawley, Michael J. J McKenna

(2007), Vol. 103, pp. 39-47, Journal of applied physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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2006

Impact of in vivo fatty acid oxidation blockade on glucose turnover and muscle glucose metabolism during low-dose AICAR infusion

Michael Christopher, Christian Rantzau, Zhi-Ping Chen, Prof Rod Snow, Bruce E. Kemp, Frank P. Alford

(2006), Vol. 291, pp. E1311-E1140, American journal of physiology: endocrinology and metabolism, Bethesda, Md., C1

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µ- Calpain and calpain-3 are not autolyzed with exhaustive exercise in humans

Robyn M. Murphy, Prof Rod Snow, Graham D. Lamb

(2006), Vol. 290, pp. C116-c122, American journal of physiology : cell physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Sprint training reduces urinary purine loss following intense exercise in humans

Chris Stathis, Michael F Carey, Alan Hayes, Dr Andrew Garnham, Prof Rod Snow

(2006), Vol. 31, pp. 702-708, Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism, Ottawa, Ont., C1

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Prolonged submaximal exercise induces isoform-specific Na+-K+-ATPase mRNA and protein responses in human skeletal muscle

K T Murphy, Dr Aaron Petersen, Craig Goodman, Xiao-Fei Gong, J.A Leppik, Dr Andrew Garnham, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, Prof Rod Snow, M.J McKenna

(2006), Vol. 290, pp. 414-424, American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative, and comparative physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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2005

The influence of allopurinol on urinary purine loss after repeated sprint exercise in man

Chris Stathis, Michael F Carey, Prof Rod Snow

(2005), Vol. 54, pp. 1269-1275, Metabolism, clinical and experimental, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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Depressed Na+-K+-ATPase activity in skeletal muscle at fatigue is correlated with increased Na+-K+-ATPase mRNA expression following intense exercise

Dr Aaron Petersen, K T Murphy, Prof Rod Snow, J.A Leppik, R. J Aughey, Dr Andrew Garnham, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, M.J McKenna

(2005), Vol. 289, pp. 266-274, American journal of physiology: regulatory, intergrative and comparative physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Creatine supplementation reduces muscle inosine monophosphate during endurance exercise in humans

G McConell, Joanna Shinewell, Terry J. Stephens, Chris Stathis, Benedict J. Canny, Prof Rod Snow

(2005), Vol. 37, pp. 2054-2061, Medicine & science in sports & exercise, Baltimore, Md., C1

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2004

Creatine transporters: a reappraisal

Oliver Speer, Lukas J Neukomm, Robyn M. Murphy, Elsa Zanolla, Uwe Schlattner, Hugues Henry, Prof Rod Snow, T Wallimann

(2004), Vol. 256/257, pp. 407-424, Molecular and cellular biochemistry, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Creatine supplementation increases glycogen storage but not GLUT-4 expression in human skeletal muscle

Luc J. C. van Loon, Robyn M. Murphy, Audrey M. Oosterlaar, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, Prof Mark Hargreaves, Anton J. M. Wagenmakers, Prof Rod Snow

(2004), Vol. 106, pp. 99-106, Clinical science, London, England, C1

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5`-aminoimidazole-4-carboxyamide-ribonucleoside- activated glucose transport is not prevented by nitric oxide synthase inhibition in rat isolated skeletal muscle

Terry J. Stephens, Benedict J. Canny, Prof Rod Snow, G McConell

(2004), Vol. 31, pp. 419-423, Clinical and experimental pharmacology and physiology, Oxford, England, C1

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Real time RT-PCR analysis of housekeeping genes in human skeletal muscle following acute exercise

Douglas J Mahoney, Dr Kate Carey (nee Mehan), Ming-Hua Fu, Prof Rod Snow, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, Gianni Parise, Mark A. Tarnopolsky

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 226-231, Physiological genomics, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Skeletal muscle total creatine content and creatine transporter gene expression in vegetarians prior to and following creatine supplementation

Mr Kenneth Watt, Dr Andrew Garnham, Prof Rod Snow

(2004), Vol. 14, pp. 517-531, International Journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism, Champaign, Ill., C1

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2003

Skeletal muscle

Prof Rod Snow

(2003), pp. 9-26, Physiological bases of sports performance, Sydney, N.S.W., B1

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Histological assessment of intermediate - and long-term creatine monohydrate supplementation in mice and rats

Mark A. Tarnopolsky, Jakie M. Bourgeois, Prof Rod Snow, S Keys, A/Prof Brian Roy, J. M. Kwiecien, John Turnbull

(2003), Vol. 285, pp. R762-R769, American journal of physiology : regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Glycogen availability does not affect the TCA cycle or TAN pools during prolonged, fatiguing exercise

Jacinta Baldwin, Prof Rod Snow, Martin J. Gibala, Dr Andrew Garnham, Krista Howarth, Prof Mark Febbraio

(2003), Vol. 94, pp. 2181-2187, Journal of applied physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1

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Effect of creatine ingestion on glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in men

Jackie Newman, Prof Mark Hargreaves, Dr Andrew Garnham, Prof Rod Snow

(2003), Vol. 35, pp. 69-74, Medicine and science in sports and exercise, Madison, Wis., C1

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UCP3 protein expression is lower in type I, IIa and IIx muscle fiber types of endurance-trained compared to untrained subjects

Prof Aaron Russell, Dr Glenn Wadley, Matthijs K. C. Hesselink, Gert Schaart, Prof Sing Lo, Dr Bertrand Leger, Dr Andrew Garnham, Esther Kornips, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, Jean-Paul Giacobino, Patrick Muzzin, Prof Rod Snow, Patrick Schrauwen

(2003), Vol. 445, pp. 563-569, Pfluegers Archiv : European journal of physiology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Creatine supplementation and riluzole treatment provide similar beneficial effects in copper, zinc superoxide dismutase (G93A) transgenic mice

Prof Rod Snow, John Turnbull, S Da Silva, F. Jiang, Mark A. Tarnopolsky

(2003), Vol. 119, pp. 661-667, Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Effects of creatine loading and prolonged creatine supplementation of body composition, fuel selection, sprint and endurance performance in humans

Luc J. C. van Loon, Audrey M. Oosterlaar, Fred Hartgens, Matthijs K. C. Hesselink, Prof Rod Snow, Anton J. M. Wagenmakers

(2003), Vol. 104, pp. 153-162, Clinical science, Colchester, England, C1

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Factors influencing creatine loading into human skeletal muscle

Prof Rod Snow, Robyn M. Murphy

(2003), Vol. 31, pp. 154-158, Exercise and sport sciences reviews, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

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2002

Reliability of performance in repeated sprint cycling tests

Mr Kenneth Watt, W. G. Hopkins, Prof Rod Snow

(2002), Vol. 5, pp. 354-361, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Belconnen, A.C.T., C1

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Cycling at 120 when compared to 80 rev/min increases the accumulated oxygen deficit but does not affect the precision of its calculation

Prof Aaron Russell, Dr Peter Le Rossignol, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Sing Lo

(2002), Vol. 5, pp. 32-38, Journal of exercise physiology online, Duluth, Minn., C1

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Slow component of VO2 kinetics: the effect of training status, fibre type, UCP3 mRNA and citrate synthase activity

Prof Aaron Russell, Dr Glenn Wadley, Prof Rod Snow, Jean-Paul Giacobino, Patrick Muzzin, Dr Andrew Garnham, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith

(2002), Vol. 26, pp. 157-164, International journal of obesity: and related metabolic disorders, Hampshire, England, C1

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Improving the precision of the accumulated oxygen deficit using VO2-power regression points from below and above the lactate threshold

Prof Aaron Russell, Dr Peter Le Rossignol, Prof Rod Snow, Prof Sing Lo

(2002), Vol. 5, pp. 23-31, Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, Duluth Minn, C1

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Effect of sodium bicarbonate on muscle metabolism during intense endurance cycling

Terry J. Stephens, Michael J. J McKenna, Benedict J. Canny, Prof Rod Snow, G McConell

(2002), Vol. 34, pp. 614-621, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Madison, Wis., C1

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2001

Creatine and the creatine transporter: a review

Prof Rod Snow, Robyn M. Murphy

(2001), Vol. 224, pp. 169-181, Molecular and cellular biochemistry, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

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Amino acids and endurance exercise

Prof Mark Hargreaves, Prof Rod Snow

(2001), Vol. 11, pp. 133-145, International journal of sport nutrition & exercise metabolism, Champaign, Ill., C1

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1999

Creatine supplementation increases muscle total creatine but not maximal intermittent exercise performance

Michael J. J McKenna, Ms Judy Morton, Prof Steve Selig, Prof Rod Snow

(1999), Vol. 87, pp. 2244-2252, Journal of applied physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1-1

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1998

Effect of creatine supplementation on sprint exercise performance and muscle metabolism

Prof Rod Snow, Michael J. J McKenna, Prof Steve Selig, J. Kemp, Chris Stathis, S Zhao

(1998), Vol. 84, pp. 1667-1673, Journal of applied physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1-1

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1997

Accumulated oxygen deficit measurements during and after high-intensity exercise in trained male and female adolescents

A/Prof Geraldine Naughton, John Carlson, D. C. Buttifant, Prof Steve Selig, Dr Kathryn Meldrum, M.J McKenna, Prof Rod Snow

(1997), Vol. 76, pp. 525-531, European journal of applied physiology, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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