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1983 …2020

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2020

Calcium-dependent titin–thin filament interactions in muscle: observations and theory

Nishikawa, K., Dutta, S., DuVall, M., Nelson, B., Gage, M. J. & Monroy, J. A., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility. 41, 1, p. 125-139 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Effects of a titin mutation on force enhancement and force depression in mouse soleus muscles

Tahir, U., Monroy, J. A., Rice, N. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., 2020, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 223, 2, jeb197038.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

N2A titin: Signaling hub and mechanical switch in skeletal muscle

Nishikawa, K., Lindstedt, S. L., Hessel, A. & Mishra, D., Jun 1 2020, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21, 11, 3974.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Titin: A tunable spring in active muscle

Nishikawa, K., May 2020, In : Physiology. 35, 3, p. 209-217 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations
2019

Optimal length, calcium sensitivity and twitch characteristics of skeletal muscles from mdm mice with a deletion in N2A titin

Hessel, A. L., Joumaa, V., Eck, S., Herzog, W. & Nishikawa, K. C., 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 12, jeb200840.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Severe thermoregulatory deficiencies in mice with a deletion in the titin gene TTN

Miyano, C. A., Orezzoli, S. F., Loren Buck, C. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 9, jeb198564.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018

Basic science and clinical use of eccentric contractions: History and uncertainties

Nishikawa, K. C., Lindstedt, S. L. & LaStayo, P. C., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science. 7, 3, p. 265-274 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Calcium increases titin N2A binding to F-actin and regulated thin filaments

Dutta, S., Tsiros, C., Sundar, S. L., Athar, H., Moore, J., Nelson, B. A., Gage, M. J. & Nishikawa, K. C., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 14575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Case study: A bio-inspired control algorithm for a robotic foot-ankle prosthesis provides adaptive control of level walking and stair ascent

Tahir, U., Hessel, A. L., Lockwood, E. R., Tester, J. T., Han, Z., Rivera, D. J., Covey, K. L., Huck, T. G., Rice, N. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Frontiers Robotics AI. 5, APR, 36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Muscle function from organisms to molecules

Nishikawa, K. C., Monroy, J. A. & Tahir, U., 2018, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 58, 2, p. 194-206 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2017

Effects of activation on the elastic properties of intact soleus muscles with a deletion in titin

Monroy, J. A., Powers, K. L., Pace, C. M., Uyeno, T. & Nishikawa, K. C., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 5, p. 828-836 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Effects of a titin mutation on negative work during stretch-shortening cycles in skeletal muscles

Hessel, A. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Nov 15 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 22, p. 4177-4185 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Huxleys' Missing Filament: Form and Function of Titin in Vertebrate Striated Muscle

Lindstedt, S. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Feb 10 2017, In : Annual Review of Physiology. 79, p. 145-166 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations

Physiological mechanisms of eccentric contraction and its applications: A role for the giant titin protein

Hessel, A. L., Lindstedt, S. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Feb 9 2017, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 8, FEB, 70.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations

The effects of a skeletal muscle titin mutation on walking in mice

Pace, C. M., Mortimer, S., Monroy, J. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 203, 1, p. 67-76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The evolution of bite force in horned lizards: The influence of dietary specialization

Meyers, J. J., Nishikawa, K. C. & Herrel, A., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Anatomy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The Hip-twist Jump: A Unique Mechanism for Jumping in Lungless Salamanders

Hessel, A. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Herpetology. 51, 4, p. 461-467 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Titin force enhancement following active stretch of skinned skeletal muscle fibres

Powers, K., Joumaa, V., Jinha, A., Kuan Moo, E., Smith, I. C., Nishikawa, K. C. & Herzog, W., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 17, p. 3110-3118 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2016

Ankle rehabilitation system with feedback from a smartphone wireless gyroscope platform and machine learning classification

Lemoyne, R., Mastroianni, T., Hessel, A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Mar 2 2016, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 14th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, ICMLA 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 406-409 4 p. 7424346

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Scopus citations

Application of a multilayer perceptron neural network for classifying software platforms of a powered prosthesis through a force plate

Lemoyne, R., Mastroianni, T., Hessel, A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Mar 2 2016, Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 14th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, ICMLA 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 402-405 4 p. 7424345

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Decreased force enhancement in skeletal muscle sarcomeres with a deletion in titin

Powers, K., Nishikawa, K., Joumaa, V. & Herzog, W., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 219, 9, p. 1311-1316 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Eccentric contraction: Unraveling mechanisms of force enhancement and energy conservation

Nishikawa, K., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 219, 2, p. 189-196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations
2015

Does short-term provisioning of resources to prey result in behavioral shifts by rattlesnakes?

Nowak, E. M., Schuett, G. W., Theimer, T. C., Sisk, T. D. & Nishikawa, K., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 79, 3, p. 357-372 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Implementation of machine learning for classifying prosthesis type through conventional gait analysis

Lemoyne, R., Mastroianni, T., Hessel, A. & Nishikawa, K., Nov 4 2015, 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 202-205 4 p. 7318335. (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS; vol. 2015-November).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations

Shiver me titin! Elucidating titin's role in shivering thermogenesis

Taylor-Burt, K. R., Monroy, J., Pace, C., Lindstedt, S. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 218, 5, p. 694-702 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2014

Simulation of a computational winding filament model with an exponential spring to represent titin

Lemoyne, R., Petak, J., Tester, J. & Nishikawa, K., Nov 2 2014, 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 836-839 4 p. 6943721. (2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

The scaling of tongue projection in the veiled chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus

Herrel, A., Redding, C. L., Meyers, J. J. & Nishikawa, K. C., Aug 2014, In : Zoology. 117, 4, p. 227-236 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Titin force is enhanced in actively stretched skeletal muscle

Powers, K., Schappacher-Tilp, G., Jinha, A., Leonard, T., Nishikawa, K. & Herzog, W., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 20, p. 3629-3636 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
2013

A molecular basis for intrinsic muscle properties: Implications for motor control

Nishikawa, K. C., Monroy, J. A., Powers, K. L., Gilmore, L. A., Uyeno, T. A. & Lindstedt, S. L., 2013, Progress in Motor Control: Neural, Computational and Dynamic Approaches. Springer New York LLC, p. 111-125 15 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 782).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

13 Scopus citations

Implementation of an iPhone wireless accelerometer application for the quantification of reflex response

Lemoyne, R., Mastroianni, T., Grundfest, W. & Nishikawa, K., Oct 31 2013, 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2013. p. 4658-4661 4 p. 6610586. (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

23 Scopus citations

Phenomenological models of the dynamics of muscle during isotonic shortening

Yeo, S. H., Monroy, J. A., Kristopher Lappin, A., Nishikawa, K. C. & Pai, D. K., Sep 27 2013, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 46, 14, p. 2419-2425 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2012

Is titin a 'winding filament'? A new twist on muscle contraction

Nishikawa, K. C., Monroy, J. A., Uyeno, T. E., Yeo, S. H., Pai, D. K. & Lindstedt, S. L., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1730, p. 981-990 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations

What is the role of titin in active muscle?

Monroy, J. A., Powers, K. L., Gilmore, L. A., Uyeno, T. A., Lindstedt, S. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Apr 2012, In : Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. 40, 2, p. 73-78 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Scopus citations
2011
14 Scopus citations
2010

Aquatic feeding in pipid frogs: The use of suction for prey capture

Carroño, C. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jun 15 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 12, p. 2001-2008 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2009
6 Scopus citations
2008

Electromyography and the evolution of motor control: Limitations and insights

Herrel, A., Schaerlaeken, V., Ross, C., Meyers, J., Nishikawa, K., Abdala, V., Manzano, A. & Aerts, P., Aug 1 2008, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 48, 2, p. 261-271 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2007

Elastic properties of active muscle - On the rebound?

Monroy, J. A., Lappin, A. K. & Nishikawa, K. C., Oct 2007, In : Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. 35, 4, p. 174-179 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

24 Scopus citations

Neuromechanics: An integrative approach for understanding motor control

Nishikawa, K., Biewener, A. A., Aerts, P., Ahn, A. N., Chiel, H. J., Daley, M. A., Daniel, T. L., Full, R. J., Hale, M. E., Hedrick, T. L., Lappin, A. K., Nichols, T. R., Quinn, R. D., Satterlie, R. A. & Szymik, B., Jul 2007, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 47, 1, p. 16-54 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Scopus citations
2006

Morphological correlates of ant eating in horned lizards (Phrynosoma)

Meyers, J. J., Herrel, A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Sep 1 2006, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 89, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Storage and recovery of elastic potential energy powers ballistic prey capture in toads

Lappin, A. K., Monroy, J. A., Pilarski, J. Q., Zepnewski, E. D., Pierotti, D. J. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jul 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 209, 13, p. 2535-2553 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations
2005

Schema-based learning of adaptable and flexible prey-catching in anurans I. The basic architecture

Corbacho, F., Nishikawa, K. C., Weerasuriya, A., Liaw, J. S. & Arbib, M. A., Dec 1 2005, In : Biological Cybernetics. 93, 6, p. 391-409 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Schema-based learning of adaptable and flexible prey- catching in anurans II. Learning after lesioning

Corbacho, F., Nishikawa, K. C., Weerasuriya, A., Liaw, J. S. & Arbib, M. A., Dec 1 2005, In : Biological Cybernetics. 93, 6, p. 410-425 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2004

Mechanism of tongue protraction in microhylid frogs

Meyers, J. J., O'Reilly, J. C., Monroy, J. A. & Nishikawa, K. C., Jan 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 1, p. 21-31 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2002
9 Scopus citations

Convergence: Obstacle or opportunity?

Eisthen, H. L. & Nishikawa, K. C., Sep 23 2002, In : Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 59, 5-6, p. 235-239 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Determining the network parameters of the amphibian vision system

Brauer, E. J. & Nishikawa, K., Dec 1 2002, p. I412-I415.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

32 Scopus citations