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Dr Ben Hoffman

Dr Ben Hoffman
Name Ben Hoffman
Position Lecturer (Biomechanics)
Section School of Health and Wellbeing
Office B236
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6325
Extension 6325
Email
Qualifications BAppSc(Hons) Qld , GCertHigherEd Qld , MPhil Qld , PhD Qld
Homepage https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=axli7dAAAAAJ & hl=en
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Biomechanics ( 110601 )
  • Exercise Physiology ( 110602 )
  • Motor Control ( 110603 )
  • Motor Control ( 420703 )
  • Exercise Physiology ( 420702 )
  • Biomechanics ( 420701 )
  • Sports Science And Exercise ( 420700 )

Research interests
muscle mechanics in sport and exercise
exercise-induced muscle damage
ultrasonography

Professional memberships
Member of the International Society of Biomechanics
Member of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Biomechanics

Currently teaching courses/programs
SES2202 Biomechanics

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
11 Years

Research most recent
Protection from Muscle Damage in the Absence of Changes in Muscle Mechanical Behavior. (2016).
BW Hoffman, AG Cresswell, TJ Carroll, GA Lichtwark
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

Muscle fascicle strains in human gastrocnemius during backward downhill walking. (2014).
BW Hoffman, AG Cresswell, TJ Carroll, GA Lichtwark
Journal of Applied Physiology 116 (11), 1455-1462.

A comparison of two Hill-type skeletal muscle models on the construction of medial gastrocnemius length-tension curves in humans in vivo. (2012).
BW Hoffman, GA Lichtwark, TJ Carroll, AG Cresswell
Journal of Applied Physiology 113 (1), 90-96



Publications in ePrints

Pincheira, Patricio A. and Hoffman, Ben W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8408-6192 and Cresswell, Andrew G. and Carroll, Timothy J. and Brown, Nicholas A. T. and Lichtwark, Glen A. (2021) Cyclic eccentric stretching induces more damage and improved subsequent protection than stretched isometric contractions in the lower limb. European Journal of Applied Physiology. ISSN 1439-6319

MacAskill, William and Hoffman, BenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8408-6192 and Johnson, Michael A. and Sharpe, Graham R. and Mills, Dean E. (2021) Pressure measurement characteristics of a micro‐transducer and balloon catheters. Physiological Reports, 9 (8):e14831. ISSN 2051-817X

Walters, Sherrilyn and Hoffman, BenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8408-6192 and MacAskill, William and Johnson, Michael A. and Sharpe, Graham R. and Mills, Dean E. (2021) The control of respiratory pressures and neuromuscular activation to increase force production in trained martial arts practitioners. European Journal of Applied Physiology. ISSN 1439-6319

Spathis, Jemima G. and Mahoney, John W. and Hoffman, Ben W.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8408-6192 (2020) Improving hands-off health care professionals using simulation: an intervention study. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 57 (6). pp. 632-643. ISSN 1470-3297

MacAskill, William and Hoffman, BenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8408-6192 and Sharpe, Graham and Johnson, Michael and Mills, Dean (2019) Comparing response, relaxation and measurement characteristics of balloon versus micro pressure transducer catheters. In: European Respiratory Society International Congress 2019, 28 Sept - 2 Oct, 2019, Madrid, Spain.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Biomechanics ( 110601 )
  • Exercise Physiology ( 110602 )
  • Motor Control ( 110603 )
  • Motor Control ( 420703 )
  • Exercise Physiology ( 420702 )
  • Biomechanics ( 420701 )


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