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Adj/A/Prof Jonas Rubenson

Adjunct Associate Professor
Musculoskeletal Tissue Mechanics and Muscle Energetics

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Address
Musculoskeletal Tissue Mechanics and Muscle Energetics
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Email
jonas.rubenson@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://mfll-uwa.jonasrubenson.com

Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (School of Human Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (School of Human Sciences)
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Email
jonas.rubenson@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://mfll-uwa.jonasrubenson.com
Qualifications
BSc PhD W.Aust.
Publications
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=w3vO8UUAAAAJ


Submitted papers at review:

1.Nathan, D., Huynh, D., Rubenson, J, Rosenberg, M.. Estimating physical activity energy expenditure with the Kinect sensor in an exergaming environment. Submitted PLoS ONE.

2.Stearne, S.M., McDonald, K.A., North, I, Oxnard, C.E., Alderson, J.A., and *Rubenson, J. Sole-searching: the effect of the foot’s arch on the energetics of human locomotion. Submitted Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B.

3.Hutchinson, J.R., Rankin, J.W., Rubenson, J., Rosenbluth, K.H., Siston R.A., and Delp, S.L. Musculoskeletal modeling of an ostrich (Struthio camelus) pelvic limb: Influence of limb orientation on muscular capacity during locomotion. Submitted PeerJ

4.Wang, T., Ni, M.,Day, R.E., Gardiner, B.S., Landao-Bassonga, E., Rubenson, J., Kirk, T.B., Smith, D.W., Wang, A., Lloyd, D.G., Hardisty, G., Wang, Y., Zheng, Q., Zheng, M.H. and Lin, Z. Programmable mechanical stimulation rescues rabbit Achilles tendon from loading deprivation in a bioreactor system. Submitted British Journal of Sports Medicine.

5.Panizzolo, F.A., Maiorana, A.J., Naylor, L., Lloyd, D.G., Lichtwark, G.A., Green, D.J. and *Rubenson, J. Reductions in peak voluntary active and passive soleus forces are dictated by muscle size in chronic heart failure? Submitted J. Appl. Physiol.

2014 / In Press:

6.Panizzolo, F.A., Maiorana, A.J., Naylor, L., Lloyd, D.G., Green, D.J. and *Rubenson, J. Gait analysis in chronic heart failure points to the calf as the source of impaired walking capacity. J. Biomech. In Press.

7.Pires, N.J., Lay, B. and *Rubenson, J. Joint-level mechanical triggers for the walk-to-run transition in humans. J. Exp. Biol. In Press.

8.Panizzolo, F.A., Maiorana, A.J., Naylor, L., Lloyd, D.G., Lichtwark, G.A., Green, D.J. and *Rubenson, J. Skeletal muscle architecture in chronic heart failure: Is the soleus a sentinel muscle for impaired exercise capacity? Med. Sci. Sport Exerc. In Press.

9.*Rubenson, J. More than meat and a motor: the diverse biomechanical roles of skeletal muscle. Invited paper for Leonardo Journal / the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, MIT Press. In Press.

10.Stearne, S.M., Alderson, J.A., Green, B., Donnely, C.J. and *Rubenson, J. (2014) Joint mechanics in rearfoot vs. forefoot running: implications of switching technique. Med. Sci. Sport. Exerc. 46:1578-87

2013:

11.Panizzolo, F.A., Green, D.J., Lloyd, D.G., Maiorana, A.J. and *Rubenson, J. (2013) Soleus fascicle length changes are conserved between young and old adults at their preferred walking speed. Gait and Posture. 38: 764 - 769.

12. Smith, D.W., Rubenson, J., Lloyd, D.G., Zheng, M., Besier, T.F., Xu, J. and Gardiner, B.S. (2013). A conceptual framework for computational models of Achilles tendon homeostasis. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: System Biology and Medicine. 5: 523 – 538.

13.Wang, T., Lin, Z., Day, R., Gardner, B., Rubenson. J., Kirk, T.B., Smith, D.W., Lloyd, D.G., Hardisty, G., Wang, A. and Zheng, M.H. (2013) Programmable mechanical stimulation on tendon homeostasis in a bioreactor system. Biotechnol Bioeng. 110: 1495-507.

14.Wang, T., Gardner, B., Lin, Z., Kirk, T.B., Rubenson. J., Wang, A., Hunter, P., Anderson, P., Xu, J., Daish, K., Smith, D.W., Lloyd, D.G., and Zheng, M.H. (2013).
Bioreactor design for tendon/ligament engineering. Tissue Eng. Part B. Rev. 19: 133-
46.

15.Haughton, L., Dawson, B., *Rubenson, J. (2013) Achilles tendon mechanics after both prolonged continuous running and prolonged intermittent shuttle running. J. Appl. Biomech. 29: 453 - 462.

16.Haughton, L., Dawson, B., *Rubenson, J. (2013) Effects of plyometric training on Achilles tendon properties and shuttle running during a simulated cricket batting innings, J. Strength Cond. Res. 27: 1036 – 1046.


2012:

17.*Rubenson, J., Pires, N.J., Loi, H.O., Pinniger, G.J., and Shannon, D. (2012). On the ascent: the soleus operating length is conserved to the ascending limb of the force length curve across gait mechanics in humans. J. Exp. Biol. 215: 3539 - 3551.


2011:

18. *Rubenson, J., Heliams, B.D., Besier, T.F.,Lloyd, D.A., and Fournier, P.A. (2011) Adaptations for economical running: the effect of bipedal limb structure on 3-D joint mechanics. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 8: 740-755.

19.Umberger, B.R. and Rubenson, J. (2011). Understanding muscle energetics in locomotion: New modeling and experimental approaches Exerc. Sport Sci. Rev. 39: 59-67.

20.Park, D, Rubenson, J., Carr, A, Mattson, J, Besier, T.F., and Chou, L. (2011) The Influence of acute static stretching and warm-up on Achilles tendon material properties. Foot and Ankle Int. 32: 407-413.

21.Carr, J.A., Ellerby, D.J., Rubenson, J., and Marsh, R.L. (2011) Mechanisms producing coordinated function across the breadth of a large biarticular thigh muscle. J. Exp. Biol. 114: 3396 - 3404.

22.Watson, R.R., Rubenson, J., Coder, L., Hoyt, D.F., Propert, M.W.G., and Marsh, R.L. (2011) Gait specific energetics contribute to economical walking and running in emus and ostriches. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 278: 2040-2046.

23.Haughton, L., Dawson, B., Rubenson, J., Tobin, M. (2011). Movement patterns and physiological strain during a novel, simulated cricket batting innings (BATEX), J. Sport. Sci. 29: 801-809.

24.Haughton, L., Dawson, B., *Rubenson, J. (2011). Performance in a simulated cricket batting innings (BATEX): Reliability and discrimination between playing standards. J. Sport. Sci. 29: 1097-103.


2009 & Earlier:

25.*Rubenson, J. and Marsh, R.L. (2009). Mechanical efficiency of limb swing during walking and running in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris). J. Appl. Physiol. 106: 1618 – 1630.

26.*Rubenson, J., Heliams, B.D., Lloyd, D.A., Maloney, S.K., Withers, P.C. and Fournier, P.A. (2007) Reappraisal of the comparative cost of human locomotion using gait-specific allometric analyses. J. Exp. Biol. 210: 3513-3524.

27.*Rubenson, J., Besier, T.F., Heliams, B.D., Lloyd, D.A., and Fournier, P.A. (2007) Running in ostriches (Struthio camelus): three-dimensional joint axes alignment and joint kinematics. J. Exp. Biol. 210: 2548-2562.

28.Marsh, R.L., Ellerby, D.J., Henry, H.T. and Rubenson, J. (2006). The energetic cost of trunk and distal limb loading during walking and running in guinea fowl Numida meleagris. I. Organismal metabolism and biomechanics. J. Exp. Biol. 209: 2050-63.

29.Rubenson, J., Henry, H.T., Dimoulas, P.M. and Marsh, R.L. (2006). The cost of running uphill: linking organismal and muscle energy use in guinea fowl Numida meleagris. J. Exp. Biol. 209: 2395-2408.

30. Rubenson, J., Heliams, B.D., Lloyd, D.A., and Fournier, P.A. (2004). Gait selection in the ostrich: mechanical and metabolic characteristics of walking and running with and without an aerial phase. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 271: 1091– 1099.

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