Robert Staron, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Department of Biomedical Sciences
staron@ohio.edu
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Fontana K., Campos G.E.R., Staron R.S., Cruz-Höfling M.A. (2013) Effects of anabolic steroids and high-intensity aerobic exercise on skeletal muscle of transgenic mice. PLOS ONE (in press)

Schuenke M.D., Herman J.R., Staron R.S. (2013) Preponderance of evidence proves "big" weights optimize hypertrophic and strength adaptations. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 113:269-271

Staron R.S., Herman J.R., Schuenke M.D. (2012) Misclassification of hybrid fibers in resistance-trained human skeletal muscle using histochemical and immunohistochemical methods. J. Strength Cond. Res. 26:2616-2622

Schuenke M.D., Herman J.R., Gilders R.M., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S., Rana S.R., Ragg K.E., Staron R.S. (2012) Early-phase muscular adaptations in response to slow-speed versus traditional resistance-training regimens. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 112:3585-3595

Pette D., Staron R.S. (2011) Muscle Fibers. In: Encylcopedia of Exercise Medicine in Health and Disease. (F.C. Mooren, ed.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 607-611

Schuenke M.D., Reed D.W., Kraemer W.J., Staron R.S., Volek J.S., Hymer W.C., Gordon S.E., Koziris L.P. (2009) Effects of 14 days of microgravity on fast hindlimb and diaphragm muscles of the rat. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 106:885-892

Kraemer W.J., Vingren J.L., Schuenke M.D., Kopchick J.J., Volek J.S., Fragala M.S., Häkkinen K., Jen-Ho, Thomas G.A., Staron R.S. (2009) Effect of circulating growth hormone on muscle IGF-1 protein concentration in female mice with growth hormone receptor gene disruption. Growth Hormone IGF Res. 19:242-244

Schuenke M.D., Kopchick J.J., Hikida R.S., Kraemer W.J., Staron R.S. (2008) Effects of growth hormone overexpression vs. growth hormone receptor gene disruption on mouse hindlimb muscle fiber type composition. Growth Hormone IGF Res. 18:479-486

Rana S.R., Chleboun G.S., Gilders R.M., Hagerman F.C., Herman J.R., Hikida R.S., Kushnick M.R., Staron R.S., Toma K. (2008) Comparison of early phase adaptations for traditional strength and endurance, and low-velocity weight resistance training programs in college-aged women. J. Strength Cond. Res. 22:119-127

Clark R.P., Schuenke M., Keeton S.M., Staron R.S., Kopchick J.J. (2006) Effects of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor I on muscle in mouse models of human growth disorders. Hormone Res. 66:26-34

Kim P.L., Staron R.S., Phillips S.M. (2005) Fasted-state skeletal muscle protein synthesis after resistance exercise is altered with training. J. Physiol. 568:283-290

Shepstone T.N., Tang J.E., Dallaire S., Schuenke M.D., Staron R.S., Phillips S.M. (2005) Short-term high- versus low-velocity isokinetic lengthening training results in greater hypertrophy of the elbow flexors in young men. J. Appl. Physiol. 98:1768-1776

Stewart B.G., Tarnopolsky M.A., Hicks A.L., McCartney N., Mahoney D.J., Staron R.S., Phillips S.M. (2004) Treadmill training-induced adaptations in muscle phenotype in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. Muscle Nerve 30:61-68

Kraemer W.J., Mastro A.M., Gordon S.E., Koziris P., Bush J.A., Volek J.S., Staron R.S., French D.N., Sharman M.J., Jemiolo B., Deschenes M.R., Hymer W.C. (2004) Responses of plasma proenkephalin peptide F in rats exposed to 14 days on the spaceflight. Aviat. Space Environ. Med. 75:114-117

Fry A.C., Schilling B.K., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S., Thrush J.T. (2003) Muscle fiber characteristics and performance correlates of male Olympic-style weightlifters. J. Strength Cond. Res. 17:746-754

Jump S.S., Schuenke M.D., Staron R.S. (2003) Post-mortem alterations in the pH range of
myofibrillar ATPase activation/inactivation. Histochem. Cell Biol. 119: 161-168

Campos G.E.R., Luecke T., Wendeln H.K., Toma K., Hagerman F.C., Murray T.F., Ragg K.E., Ratamess N.A., Kraemer W.J., Staron R.S. (2002) Muscular adaptations in response to three different resistance-training regimens: specificity of repetition maximum training zones. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 88:50-60

McGuigan M.R., Kraemer W.J., Deschenes M.R., Gordon S.E., Kitaura T., Staron R.S. (2002) Statistical analysis of fiber area in human skeletal muscle. Can. J. Appl. Physiol. 27:415-422

Siegel J.S., Gilders R.M., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C. (2002) Human muscle power output during upper and lower body exercises. J. Strength Cond. Res. 16:173-178

Gotshalk L.A., Volek J.S., Staron R.S., Denegar C.R., Hagerman F.C., Kraemer W.J. (2002) Creatine supplementation improves muscular performance in older men. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 34:537-543

Hostler D., Schwirian C.I., Campos G., Toma K., Crill M.T., Hagerman G., Hagerman F.C., Staron R.S. (2001) Skeletal muscle adaptations in elastic resistance-trained young men and women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 86:112-118

Pette D., Staron R.S. (2001) Transitions in muscle phenotypic profiles. Histochem. Cell Biol. 115:359-372

Hostler D., Crill M.T., Hagerman F.C., Staron R.S. (2001) Effectiveness of 0.5 lb increments in progressive resistance exercise. J. Strength Cond. Res. 15:86-91.

Kraemer W.J., Staron R.S., Gordon S.C., Volek J.S., Koziris L.P., Duncan N.D., Nindl B.C., Gόmez A.L., Marx J.O., Fry A.C., Murray J.D. (2000) The effects of 10 days of spaceflight on the shuttle Endeavour on predominately fast-twitch muscles in the rat. Histochem. Cell Biol. 114:349-355

Pette D., Staron R.S. (2000) Myosin isoforms, muscle fiber types and transitions. Microscopy Res. Tech. 50:500-509

Hikida R.S., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Walsh S.J., Kaiser E., Shell, S., Hervey S. (2000) Effects of high-intensity resistance training on untrained older men. II. Muscle fiber characteristics and nucleo-cytoplasmic relationships. J. Gerontol. 55A:B347-B354

Hagerman F.C., Walsh S.J., Staron R.S., Hikida R.S., Toma K., Ragg K.E. (2000) Effects of high-intensity resistance training on untrained older men. I. Strength, cardiovascular, and metabolic responses. J. Gerontol. 55A:B336-B346

Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S., Murray T.F., Hostler D., Crill M.T., Ragg K.E., Toma K. (2000) Fiber type composition of the vastus lateralis muscle of young men and women. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 48:623-629

Staron R.S., Murray T.F., Gilders R.E., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S., Ragg K.E. (2000) Influence of resistance training on serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations in young men and women. J. Strength Cond. Res. 14:37-44

Staron R.S., Murray T.F., Gilders R.E., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S., Ragg K.E. (2000) Influence of resistance training on serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations in young men and women. J. Strength Cond. Res. 14:(in press)

Staron R.S., Hikida R.S. (1999) Muscular responses to exercise and training. In: Exercise and Sports Science, W.E. Garret and D.T. Kirkendall, eds., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, pp. 163-176

Pette D., Peuker H., Staron R.S. (1999) The impact of biochemical methods for single muscle fibre analysis. Acta Physiol. Scand. 166:261-278 (See Medline Record)

Volek J.S., Duncan N.D., Mazzetti S.A., Staron R.S., Putukian M., G_mez A.L., Pearson D.R., Fink W.J., Kraemer W.J. (1999) Performance and muscle fiber adaptations to creatine supplementation and heavy resistance training. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 31:1147-1156 (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Kraemer W.J., Hikida R.S., Fry A.C., Murray J.D., Campos G.E.R. (1999) Muscle fiber type composition of four hindlimb muscles of adult Fisher 344 rats. Histochem. Cell Biol. 111:117-123 (See Medline Record)

Castro M.J., Apple D.F., Staron R.S., Campos G.E.R., Dudley G.A. (1999) Influence of complete spinal cord injury on human skeletal muscle within six months of injury. J. Appl. Physiol. 86:350-358 (See Medline Record)

Hikida R.S., Walsh S., Barylski N., Campos G., Hagerman F.C., Staron R.S. (1998) Is hypertrophy limited in elderly muscle fibers? A comparison of elderly and young strength-trained men. Basic Appl. Myology 8:419-427

Staron R.S., Kraemer W.J., Hikida R.S., Reed D.W., Murray J.D., Campos G.E.R., Gordon S.E. (1998) Comparison of soleus muscles from rats exposed to microgravity for 10 versus 14 days. Histochem. Cell Biol. 110:73-80. (See Medline Record)

Kraemer W.J., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S., Fry A.C., Gordon S.E., Nindl B.S., Gotshalk L., Volek J.S., Newton R.U., Häkkinen K. (1998) The effects of short-term resistance training on endocrine function in men and women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 78:69-76. (See Medline Record)

Pette D., Staron R.S. (1998) The malleability of skeletal muscle. In: Principles of Animal Design: The Optimization and Symmorphosis Debate. (E.R. Weibel, C.R. Taylor, L. Bolis, eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp.89-94.

Fry A.C., Staron R.S., James C.B.L., Hikida R.S., Hagerman F.C. (1997) Differential titin isoform expression in human skeletal muscle. Acta Physiol. Scand. 161:473-479. (See Medline Record)

Staron, R.S. (1997) The classification of human skeletal muscle fiber types. J. Strength Cond. Res. 11:67.

Staron, R.S. (1997) Human skeletal muscle fiber types: delineation, development, and distribution. Can. J. Appl. Physiol. 22:307-327. (See Medline Record)

Hikida R.S., Van Nostran S., Murray J.D., Staron R.S., Gordon S.E., Kraemer W.J. (1997) Myonuclear loss in atrophied soleus muscle fibers. Anat. Rec. 247:350-354. (See Medline Record)

Pette D., Staron R.S. (1997) Mammalian skeletal muscle fiber type transitions. Int. Rev. Cytology 170:143-223. (See Medline Record)

Ploutz-Snyder L.L., Gilders R.M., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C. (1996) Cardiorespiratory and metabolic adaptations to hyperoxic training. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 73:38-48. (See Medline Record)

Vandeborne K., Walter G., Ploutz-Snyder L., Staron R., Fry A., DeMeirleir K., Dudley G., Leigh J.S. (1995) Energy-rich phosphates in slow and fast human skeletal muscle. Am. J. Physiol. 268:C869-876.

Allemeier C.A., Fry A.C., Johnson P, Hikida R.S., Hagerman F.C., Staron R.S. (1994) Effects of sprint cycle training on human skeletal muscle. J. Appl. Physiol. 77:2385-2390. (See Medline Record)

Fry A.C., Allemeier C.A., Staron R.S. (1994) Correlation between percent fiber type area and myosin heavy chain content in human skeletal muscle. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 68:246-251. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Karapondo D.L., Kraemer W.J., Fry A.C., Gordon S.E., Falkel J.E., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S. (1994) Skeletal muscle adaptations during the early phase of heavy resistance training in men and women. J. Appl. Physiol. 76:1247-1255. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Johnson P. (1993) Myosin polymorphism and differential expression in adult human skeletal muscle. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 106B:463-475. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Pette D. (1993) The continuum of pure and hybrid myosin heavy chain-based fiber types in the rat. Histochemistry 100:149-156. (See Medline Record)

Wang N., Hikida R.S., Staron R.S., Simoneau J.-A. (1993) Muscle fiber types of women after resistance training - quantitative ultrastructure and enzyme activity. Pfluegers Arch. 424:494-502. (See Medline Record)

Pette D., Staron R.S. (1993) The molecular diversity of mammalian muscle fibers. NIPS 8:153-157.

Aigner S., Gohlsch B., Hämäläinen N., Staron R.S., Uber A., Wehrle U., Pette D. (1993) Myosin heavy chain diversity in fast skeletal muscles of the rabbit: heavy chain IId, not IIb, predominates. Eur. J. Biochem. 211:367-372.

Staron R.S., Hikida R.S., Murray T.F., Nelson M., Johnson P., Hagerman F. (1992) Assessment of skeletal muscle damage in resistance-trained and untrained men and women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 65:258-264. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Hikida R.S. (1992) Histochemical, biochemical, and ultrastructural analyses of single human muscle fibers with special reference to the C fiber population. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 40:563-568. (See Medline Record)

Gilders R.E., Malicky E.S., Falkel J.E., Staron R.S., Dudley G.A. (1991) The effect of resistance training on blood pressure in normotensive women. Clin. Physiol. 11:307-314. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S. (1991) Correlation between myofibrillar ATPase activity and myosin heavy chain composition in single human muscle fibers. Histochemistry 96:21-24. (See Medline Record)

Callister R., Callister R.J., Staron R.S., Fleck S.J., Dudley G.A. (1991) Physiological characteristics of elite judo athletes. Int. J. Sports Med. 12:196-203. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Leonardi M.J., Karapondo D., Malicky E.S., Falkel J.E., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S. (1991) Strength and skeletal muscle adaptations in heavy resistance-trained women after detraining and retraining. J. Appl. Physiol. 70:631-640. (See Medline Record)

Hikida R.S., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Leonardi M., Gilders R., Falkel J., Murray T.F., Appell K. (1991) Serum creatine kinase activity and its changes due to a muscle biopsy. Clin. Physiol. 11:51-59. (See Medline Record)

Pette D., Staron R.S. (1990) Cellular and molecular diversities of mammalian skeletal muscle fibers. Rev. Physiol. Biochem. Pharmacol. 116:1-76. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Pette D. (1990) The multiplicity of myosin light and heavy chain combinations in muscle fibers. In The Dynamic State of Muscle Fibers. (D. Pette, Ed.), Walter de Gruyter, New York, pp. 315-328.

Staron R.S., Malicky E.S., Leonardi M.J., Falkel J.E., Hagerman F.C., Dudley G.A. (1990) Muscle hypertrophy and fast fiber type conversions in heavy resistance-trained women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 60:71-79. (See Medline Record)

Termin A., Staron R.S., Pette D. (1990) Myosin heavy chain isoforms in single fibers of transforming rat muscle. In The Dynamic State of Muscle Fibers. (D. Pette, ed.), Walter de Gruyter, New York pp. 463-472. (See Medline Record)

Staron R.S., Hikida R.S., Murray T.F., Hagerman F.C., Hagerman M. (1989) Lipid depletion and repletion following a marathon. J. Neurol. Sci. 94:29-40.

Termin A., Staron R.S., Pette D. (1989) Changes in myosin heavy chain isoforms during chronic low-frequency stimulation of rat fast hindlimb muscles - A single fiber study. Eur. J. Biochem. 186:749-754.

Termin A., Staron R.S., Pette D. (1989) Myosin heavy chain isoforms in histochemically defined fiber types of rat muscle. Histochemistry 92:453-457. (See Medline Record)

Pette D., Staron R.S. (1988) Molecular basis of the phenotypic characteristics of muscle fibres. In: Plasticity of the neuromuscular system. (Evered, D. and Whalen, J. eds), CIBA Foundation Symposium 138, J. Wiley, Chichester pp 22-30.

Leberer E., Staron R.S., Gundersen K., Lømo T., Pette D. (1988) Control of paravalbumin expression in rat skeletal Bin muscle by motor-unit specific activity patterns. In: Calcium Binding Proteins in Health and Disease. Academic Press Inc. pp 287-289.

Gundersen K., Leberer E., Lømo T., Pette D., Staron R.S. (1988) Fibre types, calcium-sequestering proteins and metabolic enzymes in denervated and chronically stimulated muscles of the rat. J. Physiol. 398:177-189.

Staron R.S., Pette D., (1987) Nonuniform myosin expression along single fibers of chronically stimulated and contralateral rabbit tibialis anterior muscles. Pfluegers Arch. 409:67-73.

Staron R.S., Gohlsch B., Pette D. (1987) Myosin polymorphism in single fibers of chronically stimulated rabbit fast-twitch muscle. Pfluegers Arch. 408:444-450.

Staron R.S., Pette D. (1987) The multiplicity of combinations of myosin light chains and heavy chains in histochemically types single fibres of rabbit tibialis anterior muscle. Biochem. J. 243:695-699.

Staron R.S., Pette D. (1987) The multiplicity of combinations of myosin light chains and heavy chains in histochemically typed single fibres of rabbit soleus muscle. Biochem. J. 243:687-693.

Staron R.S., Pette D. (1986) Correlation between myofibrillar ATPase activity and myosin heavy chain composition in single rabbit muscle fibers. Histochemistry 86:19-23.

Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S., Staron R.S., Sherman W.M., Costill D.L. (1984) Muscle damage in marathon runners. The Physician Sports Medicine 12:39-48.

Luginbuhl A.J., Dudley G.A., Staron R.S. (1984) Fiber type changes in rat skeletal muscle after intense interval training. Histochemistry 81:55-58.

Staron R.S., Hikida R.S., Hagerman F.C., Dudley G.A., Murray T.F. (1984) Human skeletal muscle fiber type adaptability to various workloads. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 32:146-152.

Hagerman F.C., Staron R.S. (1983) Seasonal variations among physiological variables in elite oarsmen. Can J. Appl. Sports Sci. 8:143-148.

Staron R.S., Hikida R.S., Hagerman F.C. (1983) Reevaluation of human muscle fast-twitch subtypes: evidence for a continuum. Histochemistry 78:33-39.

Staron R.S., Hikida R.S., Hagerman F.C. (1983) Myofibrillar ATPase activity in human muscle fast-twitch subtypes. Histochemistry 78:405-508.

Hikida R.S., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Sherman W.M., Costill D.L. (1983) Muscle fiber necrosis associated with human marathon runners. J. Neurol. Sci. 59:185-203.

Dudley G.A., Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Murray T., Luginbuhl A. (1983) Muscle fiber composition and blood ammonia levels after intense exercise in humans. J. Appl. Physiol. 54:582-586.

Staron R.S., Hagerman F.C., Hikida R.S. (1981) The effects of detraining on an elite power lifter: A case study. J. Neurol. Sci. 51:247-257.

Prince F.P., Hikida R.S., Hagerman F.C., Staron R.S., Allen W.H. (1981) A morphometric analysis of human muscle fibers with relation to fiber types and adaptation to exercise. J. Neurol. Sci. 49:165-179.

Silverman H., Hikida R.S., Staron R.S. (1979) Loss of thick filaments fast-twitch glycolytic fibers of the pigeon pectoralis after chronic administration of dantrolene sodium. Am. J. Anat. 155:69-82.

 
 
   
   
   
   
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