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Alexander V. Ng PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Marquette University
Department: Exercise Science

Member of the Cancer Center

Publications (45)

  • Exercise and lifestyle physical activity recommendations for people with multiple sclerosis throughout the disease course. (Kalb R, Brown TR, Coote S, Costello K, Dalgas U, Garmon E, Giesser B, Halper J, Karpatkin H, Keller J, Ng AV, Pilutti LA, Rohrig A, Van Asch P, Zackowski K, Motl RW) Mult Scler 2020 Oct;26(12):1459-1469 PMID: 32323606 04/24/2020       6 Citations
  • Team triathlon effects on physiological, psychological, and immunological measures in women breast cancer survivors. (Tjoe JA, Piacentine LB, Papanek PE, Raff H, Richards J, Harkins AL, Yin J, Ng AV) Support Care Cancer 2020 Apr 20 PMID: 32314053 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084088106 04/22/2020    
  • Promoting Team-Based Exercise Among African American Breast Cancer Survivors. (Piacentine LB, Robinson KM, Waltke LJ, Tjoe JA, Ng AV) West J Nurs Res 2018 12;40(12):1885-1902 PMID: 30129907 08/22/2018       4 Citations
  • Physical activity and annual medical outlay in U.S. colorectal, breast and prostate cancer survivors. (Yan AF, Wang Y, Ng AV) Prev Med Rep 2018 Mar;9:118-123 PMID: 29527464 PMCID: PMC5840848 03/13/2018    
  • Wellness and multiple sclerosis: The National MS Society establishes a Wellness Research Working Group and research priorities. (Motl RW, Mowry EM, Ehde DM, LaRocca NG, Smith KE, Costello K, Shinto L, Ng AV, Sullivan AB, Giesser B, McCully KK, Fernhall B, Bishop M, Plow M, Casaccia P, Chiaravalloti ND) Mult Scler 2018 03;24(3):262-267 PMID: 28080254 PMCID: PMC5494005 01/13/2017    
  • Triathlon training for women breast cancer survivors: feasibility and initial efficacy. (Ng AV, Cybulski AN, Engel AA, Papanek PE, Sheffer MA, Waltke LJ, Tjoe JA) Support Care Cancer 2017 05;25(5):1465-1473 PMID: 28012121 12/25/2016       8 Citations
  • Ballroom Dance for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis: Physical and Cognitive Efficacy: 2997 Board #62 June 3, 3: 30 PM - 5: 00 PM. (Raab S, Dato-On K, Suh J, Bunyan SL, Gambon S, Gregory T, Kalita L, Ng AV) Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):845 PMID: 27361566 07/01/2016    
  • Cardio-protection afforded by β-blockade is maintained during resistance exercise. (Conviser JM, Ng AV, Rockey SS, Thomas DP) J Sci Med Sport 2017 Feb;20(2):196-201 PMID: 27012728 03/26/2016       1 Citation
  • Reliability and Validity of Ratings of Perceived Exertion in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis. (Cleland BT, Ingraham BA, Pitluck MC, Woo D, Ng AV) Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016 06;97(6):974-82 PMID: 26836954 02/03/2016       15 Citations
  • Survivors speak: a qualitative analysis of motivational factors influencing breast cancer survivors' participation in a sprint distance triathlon. (Robinson KM, Piacentine LB, Waltke LJ, Ng AV, Tjoe JA) J Clin Nurs 2016 Jan;25(1-2):247-56 PMID: 26769212 01/16/2016       8 Citations
  • Movement strategies for maintaining standing balance during arm tracking in people with multiple sclerosis. (Chua MC, Hyngstrom AS, Ng AV, Schmit BD) J Neurophysiol 2014 Oct 01;112(7):1656-66 PMID: 24966303 PMCID: PMC4157174 06/27/2014       4 Citations
  • Relative changes in ankle and hip control during bilateral joint movements in persons with multiple sclerosis. (Chua MC, Hyngstrom AS, Ng AV, Schmit BD) Clin Neurophysiol 2014 Jun;125(6):1192-201 PMID: 24315810 PMCID: PMC4020969 12/10/2013       5 Citations
  • Muscle endurance, cancer-related fatigue, and radiotherapy in prostate cancer survivors. (Alt CA, Gore EM, Montagnini ML, Ng AV) Muscle Nerve 2011 Mar;43(3):415-24 PMID: 21305569 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79951924669 02/10/2011       7 Citations
  • The underrecognized role of impaired muscle function in cancer-related fatigue. (Ng AV) J Support Oncol 2010 Jul-Aug;8(4):177-8 PMID: 20822036 09/09/2010       1 Citation
  • Ratings of perceived exertion during aerobic exercise in multiple sclerosis. (Morrison EH, Cooper DM, White LJ, Larson J, Leu SY, Zaldivar F, Ng AV) Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2008 Aug;89(8):1570-4 PMID: 18602083 07/08/2008       34 Citations
  • Time to task failure and muscle activation vary with load type for a submaximal fatiguing contraction with the lower leg. (Hunter SK, Yoon T, Farinella J, Griffith EE, Ng AV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2008 Aug;105(2):463-72 PMID: 18535136 06/07/2008       39 Citations
  • Leg sympathetic response to noxious skin stimuli is similar in high and low level human spinal cord injury. (Garrison MK, Ng AV, Schmit BD) Clin Neurophysiol 2008 Feb;119(2):466-74 PMID: 18055258 PMCID: PMC2267914 12/07/2007       7 Citations
  • Are there differences between women with urge predominant and stress predominant mixed urinary incontinence? (Lewis JB, Ng AV, O'Connor RC, Guralnick ML) Neurourol Urodyn 2007;26(2):204-7 PMID: 17078089 11/02/2006       15 Citations
  • Active hyperemia and vascular conductance differ between men and women for an isometric fatiguing contraction. (Hunter SK, Schletty JM, Schlachter KM, Griffith EE, Polichnowski AJ, Ng AV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2006 Jul;101(1):140-50 PMID: 16601303 04/08/2006       49 Citations
  • Effect of active muscle mass during ischemic exercise on peak lower leg vascular conductance. (Polichnowski AJ, Heyer EK, Ng AV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2005 Mar;98(3):765-71 PMID: 15501921 10/27/2004       4 Citations
  • The effect of high-load vs. high-repetition training on endurance performance. (Ebben WP, Kindler AG, Chirdon KA, Jenkins NC, Polichnowski AJ, Ng AV) J Strength Cond Res 2004 Aug;18(3):513-7 PMID: 15320677 08/24/2004       35 Citations
  • Functional relationships of central and peripheral muscle alterations in multiple sclerosis. (Ng AV, Miller RG, Gelinas D, Kent-Braun JA) Muscle Nerve 2004 Jun;29(6):843-52 PMID: 15170617 06/02/2004       119 Citations
  • Human skeletal muscle responses vary with age and gender during fatigue due to incremental isometric exercise. (Kent-Braun JA, Ng AV, Doyle JW, Towse TF) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2002 Nov;93(5):1813-23 PMID: 12381770 10/17/2002       226 Citations
  • Validation of questionnaires to estimate physical activity and functioning in end-stage renal disease. (Johansen KL, Painter P, Kent-Braun JA, Ng AV, Carey S, Da Silva M, Chertow GM) Kidney Int 2001 Mar;59(3):1121-7 PMID: 11231369 03/07/2001       188 Citations
  • Skeletal muscle oxidative capacity in young and older women and men. (Kent-Braun JA, Ng AV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2000 Sep;89(3):1072-8 PMID: 10956353 08/24/2000       142 Citations
  • Physical activity levels in patients on hemodialysis and healthy sedentary controls. (Johansen KL, Chertow GM, Ng AV, Mulligan K, Carey S, Schoenfeld PY, Kent-Braun JA) Kidney Int 2000 Jun;57(6):2564-70 PMID: 10844626 06/09/2000       273 Citations
  • Blunted pressor and intramuscular metabolic responses to voluntary isometric exercise in multiple sclerosis. (Ng AV, Dao HT, Miller RG, Gelinas DF, Kent-Braun JA) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2000 Mar;88(3):871-80 PMID: 10710381 03/10/2000       31 Citations
  • Skeletal muscle contractile and noncontractile components in young and older women and men. (Kent-Braun JA, Ng AV, Young K) J Appl Physiol (1985) 2000 Feb;88(2):662-8 PMID: 10658035 02/05/2000       217 Citations
  • Slowed muscle contractile properties are not associated with a decreased EMG/force relationship in older humans. (Ng AV, Kent-Braun JA) J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 1999 Oct;54(10):B452-8 PMID: 10568529 11/24/1999       38 Citations
  • Specific strength and voluntary muscle activation in young and elderly women and men. (Kent-Braun JA, Ng AV) J Appl Physiol (1985) 1999 Jul;87(1):22-9 PMID: 10409554 07/20/1999       203 Citations
  • Muscle fiber type-specific myofibrillar actomyosin Ca2+ ATPase activity in multiple sclerosis. (Castro MJ, Kent-Braun JA, Ng AV, Miller RG, Dudley GA) Muscle Nerve 1998 Apr;21(4):547-9 PMID: 9533794 04/09/1998       13 Citations
  • Strength, skeletal muscle composition, and enzyme activity in multiple sclerosis. (Kent-Braun JA, Ng AV, Castro M, Weiner MW, Gelinas D, Dudley GA, Miller RG) J Appl Physiol (1985) 1997 Dec;83(6):1998-2004 PMID: 9390973 02/14/1998       174 Citations
  • Central motor drive is increased during voluntary muscle contractions in multiple sclerosis. (Ng AV, Miller RG, Kent-Braun JA) Muscle Nerve 1997 Oct;20(10):1213-8 PMID: 9324075 10/27/1997       25 Citations
  • Quantitation of lower physical activity in persons with multiple sclerosis. (Ng AV, Kent-Braun JA) Med Sci Sports Exerc 1997 Apr;29(4):517-23 PMID: 9107635 04/01/1997       160 Citations
  • Muscle sympathetic nerve activity during postural change in healthy young and older adults. (Ng AV, Johnson DG, Callister R, Seals DR) Clin Auton Res 1995 Feb;5(1):57-60 PMID: 7780292 02/01/1995       23 Citations
  • Arm muscle sympathetic nerve activity during preparation for and initiation of leg-cycling exercise in humans. (Callister R, Ng AV, Seals DR) J Appl Physiol (1985) 1994 Sep;77(3):1403-10 PMID: 7836146 09/01/1994       40 Citations
  • Endurance exercise training is associated with elevated basal sympathetic nerve activity in healthy older humans. (Ng AV, Callister R, Johnson DG, Seals DR) J Appl Physiol (1985) 1994 Sep;77(3):1366-74 PMID: 7836141 09/01/1994       70 Citations
  • Sympathetic neural reactivity to stress does not increase with age in healthy humans. (Ng AV, Callister R, Johnson DG, Seals DR) Am J Physiol 1994 Jul;267(1 Pt 2):H344-53 PMID: 8048600 07/01/1994       101 Citations
  • Influence of muscle length and force on endurance and pressor responses to isometric exercise. (Ng AV, Agre JC, Hanson P, Harrington MS, Nagle FJ) J Appl Physiol (1985) 1994 Jun;76(6):2561-9 PMID: 7928884 06/01/1994       34 Citations
  • Exercise and aging: autonomic control of the circulation. (Seals DR, Taylor JA, Ng AV, Esler MD) Med Sci Sports Exerc 1994 May;26(5):568-76 PMID: 8007804 05/01/1994       78 Citations
  • Age and gender influence muscle sympathetic nerve activity at rest in healthy humans. (Ng AV, Callister R, Johnson DG, Seals DR) Hypertension 1993 Apr;21(4):498-503 PMID: 8458648 04/01/1993       336 Citations
  • Acoustic myography compared to electromyography during isometric fatigue and recovery. (Rodriquez AA, Agre JC, Knudtson ER, Franke TM, Ng AV) Muscle Nerve 1993 Feb;16(2):188-92 PMID: 8429844 02/01/1993       34 Citations
  • Characteristics and performance of male citizen cross-country ski racers. (Ng AV, Demment RB, Bassett DR, Bussan MJ, Clark RR, Kuta JM, Schauer JE) Int J Sports Med 1988 Jun;9(3):205-9 PMID: 3410626 06/01/1988       21 Citations
  • Cardiovascular responses to military antishock trouser inflation during standing arm exercise. (Ng AV, Hanson P, Aaron EA, Demment RB, Conviser JM, Nagle FJ) J Appl Physiol (1985) 1987 Sep;63(3):1224-9 PMID: 3654467 09/01/1987       12 Citations
  • Thermoregulatory responses to skin wetting during prolonged treadmill running. (Bassett DR Jr, Nagle FJ, Mookerjee S, Darr KC, Ng AV, Voss SG, Napp JP) Med Sci Sports Exerc 1987 Feb;19(1):28-32 PMID: 3821452 02/01/1987       13 Citations
  • Last update: 06/22/2020
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