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- Publications

Articles in peer-reviewed international journals 

18. Van der Zwaard, S., Hooft Graafland, F., Van Middelkoop, C., & Lintmeijer, L.L. (2022). Validity and reliability of facial rating of perceived exertion scales for training load monitoring. J. Strength Cond Res. Accepted.


17. Brocherie, F., Jaspers, R.T., Millet, G.P. & Van der Zwaard, S. (2022). Commentaries on Viewpoint: Using V̇o2max as a marker of training status in athletes – can we do better? J. Appl. Physiol. 133, 148-164.

16. De Leeuw A.-W., van der Zwaard, S., van Baar, R. & Knobbe A. (2022). Personalized machine learning approach to injury monitoring in elite volleyball players. Eur J Sport Sci. Feb 25:1-10.

15. Van der Zwaard, S., Koppens, T.F., Weide, G., Levels, K., Hofmijster, M.J., de Koning, J.J. & Jaspers R.T. (2021). Training-induced muscle adaptations during competitive preparation in elite female rowers. Front. Sports Act. Living. Dec 8, 3:781942. 

14. Van der Zwaard, S., Brocherie, F. & Jaspers R.T. (2021). Under the hood: skeletal muscle determinants of endurance performance. Front. Sports Act. Living. Aug 4, 3:719434.

13. De Leeuw A.-W., Heijboer, M., Hofmijster, M., van der Zwaard, S. & Knobbe A. (2020). Time series regression in professional road cycling. In. A. Appice, G. Tsoumakas, Y. Manolopoulos & S. Matwin (Eds.), Discovery Science (pp. 689-703) 

12. Van der Zwaard, S., de Leeuw, A.W., Meerhoff, L.A., Bodine, S.C. & Knobbe, A. (2020). Articles with impact: insights into 10 years of research with machine learning. J. Appl. Physiol. 129, 967-979.

11. Bobbert M.F., Casius L.J.R., van der Zwaard, S. & Jaspers R.T. (2020). Effect of vasti morphology on peak sprint cycling power of a human musculoskeletal simulation model. J. Appl. Physiol. 128, 445-455.

10. Van der Zwaard S., de Ruiter, C.J., Jaspers, R.T.  & de Koning J.J. (2019). Anthropometric clusters of competitive cyclists and their sprint and endurance performance. Front. Physiol. 10, 1276.

09. Van der Zwaard S., Jaspers, R.T.  & van der Laarse W.J. (2018). Commentaries on viewpoint: VO2peak is an acceptable estimate of cardiorespiratory fitness but not VO2max. J. Appl. Physiol. 125, 966-967.

08Van der Zwaard, S., Weide, G., Levels, K., Eikelboom, M.R.I., Noordhof, D.A., Hofmijster, M.J., van der Laarse, W.J., de Koning,  J.J., de Ruiter C.J. & Jaspers R.T. (2018). Muscle morphology of the vastus lateralis is strongly related to ergometer performance, sprint capacity and endurance capacity in Olympic rowers. J. Sports Sci. 36, 2111-2120.

07Van der Zwaard, S., Brocherie, F., Kom, B.L.G., Millet, G.P., Deldicque, L., van der Laarse, W.J., Girard, O. & Jaspers R.T. (2018). Adaptations in muscle oxidative capacity, fiber size and oxygen supply capacity after repeated-sprint training in hypoxia combined with chronic hypoxic exposure. J. Appl. Physiol. 124, 1403-1412. 

06. Van der Zwaard S., van der Laarse W.J., Weide G., Bloemers F.W., Hofmijster, M.J., Levels, K., Noordhof, D.A., de Koning J.J., de Ruiter C.J. & Jaspers, R.T. (2018). Critical determinants of combined sprint and endurance performance: an integrative analysis from muscle fiber to the human body. FASEB J. 32, 2110-2123. 

05. Weide, G., van der Zwaard, S., Huijing, P.A., Jaspers, R.T., & Harlaar, J. (2017). 3D ultrasound imaging: Fast and cost-effective morphometry of musculoskeletal tissue. J. Vis. Exp., 129, e55943.

04. Van der Zwaard, S., de Ruiter C.J., Noordhof, D.A., Sterrenburg, R., Bloemers, F.W., de Koning, J.J., Jaspers R.T. & van der Laarse, W.J. (2016). Reply to Gifford et al.: Symmorphosis in chronic heart failure patients. J. Appl. Physiol. 121, 1040.

03. Van der Zwaard, S., Jaspers, R.T., Blokland, I.J., Achterberg, C., Visser, J.M., den Uil, A.R., Hofmijster, M.J., Levels, K., Noordhof, D.A., de Haan, A., de Koning, J.J., van der Laarse, W.J., & de Ruiter, C.J. (2016). Oxygenation threshold derived from near-infrared spectroscopy: Reliability and its relationship with the first ventilatory threshold. PLOS ONE, 11, e0162914. 

02. Van der Zwaard, S., de Ruiter C.J., Noordhof, D.A., Sterrenburg, R., Bloemers, F.W., de Koning, J.J., Jaspers R.T. & van der Laarse, W.J. (2016). Maximal oxygen uptake is proportional to muscle fiber oxidative capacity, from chronic heart failure patients to professional cyclists. J. Appl. Physiol. 121, 636–645. 

01. Van der Zwaard S., Rougoor G., van Kasteel P.Y., Greany J., de Koning J.J., Hill E., Porcari J.P., Allen B., & Foster C. (2015). Graded exercise testing versus simulated competition exercise in trained older males. J. Cardiopulm. Rehabil. Prev. 35, 423-430.

Articles in non-peer reviewed journals or information platforms 

03. Van der Zwaard S., A.J. Knobbe, L.A. Meerhoff, A-W. de Leeuw & A.J. Damstra (2019). Sportdata in 2029. Sport Knowhow XL.

02Van der Zwaard S. (2018). Why muscles matter: optimaliseren van sprint- en duurprestaties van topsporters. Sportgericht 72, 8-14.

01. Van der Zwaard S., de Ruiter, C.J., Noordhof, D.A., Levels, K., Hofmijster, M.J., van der Laarse W.J., Jaspers, R.T. & de Koning J.J. (2016). Concurrent training: combineren van sprint- en duurvermogen. Sportgericht 70, 42-47.