Publications acceptées dans des revues internationales à comités de lecture (étudiants - post-doc encadrés en gras)

101. Lecharte T, Gross R, Nordez A, Le Sant G. (in press). Effect of chronic stretching interventions on the mechanical properties of muscles in patients with stroke: A systematic review. Annals of Physical Rehabilitation Medicine (.pdf)

100. Dieterich AV, Yavuz UŞ, Petzke F, Nordez A, Falla D. (in press). Neck Muscle Stiffness Measured With Shear Wave Elastography in Women With Chronic Non-Specific Neck Pain. Journal of Orthopeadic in Sports and Physical Therapy (.pdf)

99. Hollville E, Nordez A, Guilhem G, Lecompte J, Rabita G. (2020). Surface properties affect the interplay between fascicles and tendinous tissues during landing. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 120(1) : 203-217 (.pdf)

98. Avrillon S, Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Le Sant G, Frey A, Nordez A, Guilhem G. (2020). Hamstring muscle shear modulus differs in specialized high-performance athletes. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 30(1) : 83-91 (.pdf)

97. Neto T, Freitas SR, Andrade RJ, Vaz, JR, Mendes B, Firmino T, Bruno PM, Nordez A, Oliveira R. (in press). Shear wave elastography investigation of the immediate effects of slump neurodynamics in people with sciatica. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (.pdf)

96. Gachon B, Nordez A, Pierre F, Fritel X. (2019). Tissue biomechanical behavior should be considered in the risk assessment of perineal trauma at childbirth. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 300(6) : 1821-1826. (.pdf)

95. Le Sant G, Gross R, Hug F, Nordez A. (in press). Influence of small activity levels on the ankle torque and muscle shear modulus during plantar flexor stretching. Journal of Biomechanics (.pdf)

94. Morel B, Hug F, Nordez A, Pournot H, Besson T, Mathevon L, Lapole T. (in press). Reduced active muscle stiffness after intermittent submaximal isometric contractions. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (.pdf)

93. Le Mansec Y, Dorel S, Nordez A, Jubeau M. (2019). Is reaction time altered by mental or physical exertion ? Eur J Appl Physiol, 119(6) : 1323-1335 (.pdf)

92. Bilston L, Bolsterlee B*, Nordez A*, Sinha S*. (2019). Contemporary image-based methods for measuring passive mechanical properties of skeletal muscles in vivo. J Appl Physiol, 126(5) : 1454-1464 (.pdf)

91. Gachon B, Nordez A, Pierre F, Fradet L, Fritel X, Dessauve D. (in press). In vivo assessment of levator ani muscles using shear wave elastography: A feasibility study in women. International Urogynecology Journal (.pdf)

90. Hollville E, Nordez A, Guilhem G, Lecompte J, Rabita G. (2019). Fascicle-tendon interactions in gastrocnemius medialis and vastus lateralis during drop landing. Scand J Med Sci Sports ; 29(1) : 55-70 (.pdf)

89. Le Sant G, Nordez A, Hug F, Andrade RJ, Lecharte T, McNair PJ, Gross R. (2019). Effects of stroke injury on the shear modulus of the lower leg muscle during passive dorsiflexion. J Appl Physiol, 126(1) : 11-22 (.pdf)

88. Neto T, Freitas SR, Andrade RJ, Vaz JR, Mendes B, Firmino T, Bruno PM, Nordez A, Oliveira R. (2019). Noninvasive Measurement of Sciatic Nerve Stiffness in Patients With Chronic Low Back Related Leg Pain Using Shear Wave Elastography. J Ultrasound Med, 38(1) : 157-164 (.pdf)

87. Andrade RJ, Freitas SR, Hug F, Le Sant G, Lacourpaille L, Gross R, McNair PJ, Nordez A. (2018). The potential role of sciatic nerve stiffness in the limitation of maximal range of motion. Scientic Reports, 8(1) : 14532 (.pdf)

86. Crouzier M, Lacourpaille L, Nordez A, Tucker K, Hug F. (2018). Neuromechanical coupling within the human triceps surae and its consequence on individual force sharing strategies. J Exp Biol, 221 : jeb187260 (.pdf)

85. Hager R, Dorel S, Nordez A, Rabita G, Couturier A, Hauraix H, Duchateau J, Guilhem G. (2018). The slack test does not assess maximal shortening velocity of muscle fascicle in human. J Exp Biol, 221 : jeb169623 (.pdf)

84. Neto T, Freitas SR, Andrade RJ, Gomes J, Vaz J, Mendes B, Firmino T, Nordez A, Oliveira R. (2018). Sciatic nerve stiffness is not changed immediately after a slump neurodynamics technique. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J, 7(3):583-589 (.pdf)

83. Ateş F*, Andrade RJ,* Freitas SR, Hug F, Lacourpaille L, Gross R, Yucesoy CA, Nordez A. (2018). Passive stiffness of monoarticular lower leg muscles is influenced by knee joint angle. Eur J Appl Physiol, 118(3) : 585-593 (.pdf)

82. Beaumatin N*, Hauraix H*, Nordez A, Hager R, Rabita G, Guilhem G, Dorel S. (2018). Maximal shortening velocity during plantar flexion: Effects of pre-activity and initial stretching state. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 28(4) : 1361-1370 (.pdf)

81. Le Mansec Y, Pageaux B, Nordez A, Dorel S, Jubeau M. (2018). Mental fatigue alters the speed and the accuracy of the ball in table tennis. J Sports Sci, 36(23): 2751-2759 (.pdf)

80. Creze M, Nordez A, Soubeyrand M, Rocher L, Maître X, Bellin MF. (2018). Shear wave sonoelastography of skeletal muscle: basic principles, biomechanical concepts, clinical applications, and future perspectives. Skeletal Radiol, 47(4): 457-71 (.pdf)

79. Coombes BK, Tucker K, Vicenzino B, Vuvan V, Mellor R, Heales L, Nordez A, Hug F. (2018). Achilles and patellar tendinopathy display opposite changes in elastic properties: A shear wave elastography study. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 28(3): 1201-1208 (.pdf)

78. Freitas SF, Mendes B, Andrade RJ, Le Sant G, Nordez A, Milanovic Z. (2018). Can chronic stretching change the muscle-tendon structural and mechanical properties? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 28(3): 794-806 (.pdf)

77. Le Mansec Y, Nordez A, Dorel S, Jubeau M. (2018). Reaction time can be measured during voluntary contractions with electrode array. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging, 38(2): 338-340 (.pdf)

76. Lacourpaille L, Nordez A, Hug F, Doguet V, Andrade RJ, Guilhem G. (2017). Early detection of exercise-induced muscle damage using elastography. Eur J Appl Physiol, 117(10):2047-2056 (.pdf)

75. Lacourpaille L, Nordez A, Hug F. (2017). The nervous system does not compensate for an acute change in the balance of passive force between synergist muscles. J Exp Biol, 220(19) : 3455-3463 (.pdf)

74. Point M, Guilhem G, Hug F, Nordez A, Frey A, Lacourpaille L. (2018) Cryotherapy increases muscle stiffness. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 28(1) : 260-266 (.pdf)

73. Nordez A, Gross R, Andrade RJ, Le Sant G, Freitas SR, Ellis R, McNair PJ, Hug F. (2017) Non-muscular structures can limit the maximal range of motion during stretching. Sports Med,47(10) : 1925-1929 (.pdf)

72. Plautard M, Guilhem G, Fohanno V, Nordez A, Cornu C, Guével A. (2017) Comparison of two methodological approaches for the mechanical analysis of isoinertial single-joint movement. Sports Biomech, 16:1-16 (.pdf)

71. Le Sant G, Nordez A, Andrade RJ, Hug F, Freitas SR, Gross R. (2017) Stiffness mapping of lower leg muscles during passive dorsiflexion. J Anat, 230(5) : 639-650 (.pdf)

70. Seifert L, Lardy J, Bourbousson J, Adé D, Nordez A, Thouvarecq R, Saury J. (2017). Interpersonal Coordination and Individual Organization Combined with Shared Phenomenological Experience in Rowing Performance: Two Case Studies. Front Psychol, 30 : 8:75 (.pdf)

69. Lacourpaille L, Gross R, Hug F, Guével A, Péréon Y, Magot A, Hogrel JY, Nordez A. (2017) Effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy on muscle stiffness and response to electrically-induced muscle contraction: A 12-month follow-up. Neuromuscul Disord, 27(3) : 214-220 (.pdf)

68. Hauraix H, Dorel S, Rabita G, Guilhem G, Nordez A. (2017) Muscle fascicle shortening behaviour of vastus lateralis during a maximal force-velocity test. Eur J Appl Physiol, 117(2):289-299 (.pdf)

67. Dieterich AV, Andrade RJ, Le Sant G, Falla D, Petzke F, Hug F, Nordez A. (2017) Shear wave elastography reveals different degrees of passive and active stiffness of the neck extensor muscles. Eur J Appl Physiol, 117(1):171-178 (.pdf)

66. Souron R, Bordat F, Farabet A, Belli A, Feasson L, Nordez A, Lapole T. (2016) Sex differences in active tibialis anterior stiffness evaluated using supersonic shear imaging. J Biomech, 49(14) : 3534-37 (.pdf)

65. Freitas SR, Andrade RJ, Nordez A, Mendes B, Mil-Homens P. (2016). Acute muscle and joint mechanical responses following a high-intensity stretching protocol. Eur J Appl Physiol, 116(8):1519-26 (.pdf)

64. Helfenstein-Didier C, Andrade R, Brum J, Hug F, Tanter M, Nordez A, Gennisson JL. (2016). In vivo quantification of the shear modulus of the human Achilles tendon during passive loading using shear wave dispersion analysis. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(6):2485-96 (.pdf)

63. Guilhem G*, Doguet V*, Hauraix H, Lacourpaille L, Jubeau M, Nordez A, Dorel S. (2016). Muscle force loss and soreness subsequent to maximal eccentric contractions depend on the amount of fascicle strain in vivo. Acta Physiologica, 217(2) : 152-163 (.pdf)

62. Lacourpaille L, Nordez A, Doguet V, Hug F, Guilhem G. (2016). Effect of damaging exercise on electromechanical delay. Muscle & Nerve, 54(1) : 136-41 (.pdf)

61. Andrade RJ, Nordez A, Hug F, Ates F, Coppieters MW, Pezarat-Correia P, Freitas SR. (2016). Non-invasive assessment of sciatic nerve stiffness during human ankle motion using ultrasound shear wave elastography.  Journal of Biomechanics, 49(3) : 326-31 (.pdf)

60. Le Mansec Y, Dorel S, Nordez A, Jubeau M. (2016). Sensitivity and reliability of a specific test of stroke performance in table tennis. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(7): 678-84 (.pdf)

59. Hauraix H, Nordez A, Guilhem G, Rabita G, Dorel S. (2015). In vivo maximal fascicle shortening velocity during plantar flexion in human. Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(11):1262-71 (.pdf)

58. Le Sant G, Ates F, Brasseur JL, Nordez A. (2015). Elastography study of hamstring behaviors during passive stretching. PloSONE, 10(9):e0139272 (.pdf)

57. Hug F, Tucker K, Gennisson JL, Tanter M, Nordez A. (2015). Elastography for muscle biomechanics: toward the estimation of individual muscle force. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 43(3), 125-133 (.pdf)

56. Fohanno V, Nordez A, Smith R, Colloud F. (2015). Asymmetry in elite rowers: effect of ergometer design and stroke rate. Sport Biomechanics, 14(3): 310-22 (.pdf)

55. Ates F, Hug F, Bouillard K, Jubeau M, Frappart T, Couade M, Bercoff J, Nordez A. (2015). Muscle shear elastic modulus is linearly related to muscle torque over the entire range of isometric contraction intensity. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 25(4): 703-8 (.pdf)

54. Hauraix H, Fouré A, Dorel S, Cornu C, Nordez A. (2015). Muscle and tendon stiffness assessment using the alpha method and ultrafast ultrasound. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(7): 1393-400 (.pdf)

53. Freitas SR, Andrade RJ, Lacourpaille L, Mil-Homens P, Nordez A. (2015). Muscle and joint responses during and after static stretching performed at different intensities. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(6): 1263-72 (.pdf)

52. Andrade R, Lacourpaille L, Freitas S, McNair PJ, Nordez A. (in press). Effects of hip and head position on ankle range of motion, ankle passive torque, and passive gastrocnemius tension. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports (.pdf)

51. Lapole T, Tindel J, Galy R, Nordez A. (2015). Contracting biceps brachii elastic properties can be reliably characterized using supersonic shear imaging. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 115(3): 497-505 (.pdf)

50. Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Guével A, Péréon Y, Magot A, Hogrel JY, Nordez A. (2015). Non-invasive assessment of muscle stiffness in patients with duchenne muscular dystrophy. Muscle & Nerve, 51(2): 284-6 (.pdf)

49. Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Guével A, Péréon Y, Magot A, Hogrel JY, Nordez A. (2014). New insights on contraction efficiency in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.Journal of Applied Physiology, 117(6): 658-62 (.pdf)

48. Tucker K, Hodges PW, Van den Hoorn W, Nordez A, Hug F. (2014). Does stress within a muscle change in response to an acute noxious stimulus? Plos One, 9(3): e91899 (.pdf)

47. Lacourpaille L, Nordez A, Hug F, Couturier A, Dibie C, Guilhem G. (2014). Time-course effect of exercise-induced muscle damage on localized muscle mechanical properties assessed using elastography. Acta Physiologica, 211(1): 135-46

46. Farcy S, Nordez A,Dorel S, HauraixH,Portero P, Rabita G. (2014). Interaction between gastrocnemiusmedialis fascicle and Achilles tendon compliance: a new insight onthe quick release method. Journal of Applied Physiology,116(3): 259-66 (.pdf)

45. Bouillard K, Jubeau M, Nordez A,Hug F. (2014). Effect of vastus lateralis fatigue on load sharingbetween quadriceps femoris muscles during isometric knee extensions.Journal of Neurophysiology , 111(4): 768-76 (.pdf)

44. Hauraix H,Nordez A,Dorel S. (2013). Shortening behavior of the different components ofmuscle-tendon unit isokinetic plantar flexions.Journal of Applied Physiology,115(7): 1015-24 (.pdf)

43. Hug F, Lacourpaille L,Maïsetti O, NordezA.(2013). Slack length of gastrocnemius medialis and Achilles tendonoccurs at different ankle angles. Journal of Biomechanics,46(14), 2534-8 (.pdf)

42. McNair P, Nordez A,Olds M, Youngs SW, Cornu C. (2013). Biomechanical properties of theplantar flexor muscle-tendon complex 6 months post-rupture of the Achilles tendon.Journal of Orthopedic Research,31(9) (.pdf)

41. Fouré A, Nordez A, Cornu C. (2013). Effects of eccentric training on mechanical properties of the plantar flexor muscle-tendon complex. Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(5): 523-37 (.pdf)

40. Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Nordez A. (2013). Influence of passive muscle tension on electromechanical delay in the human biceps brachii complex. PloS ONE, 8(1): e53159 (.pdf)

39. Lacourpaille L, Nordez A, Hug F. (2013). Influence of stimulus intensity on electromechanical delay and its mechanisms. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 23(1):51-55 (.pdf)

38. Bouillard K, Hug F, Guével A, Nordez A. (2012). Shear elastic modulus can be used to estimate an index of individual muscle force during a submaximal isometric fatiguing contraction. Journal of Applied Physiology (.pdf)

37. Bouillard K, Nordez A, Hodges PW, Cornu C, Hug F. (2012). Evidence of changes in load sharing during isometric elbow flexion with ramped torque. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(8): 1424-9 (.pdf)

36. Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Bouillard K, Hogrel JY, Nordez A. (2012). Supersonic shear imaging provides a reliable measurement of resting muscle shear elastic modulus. Physiological Measurements, 33(3): N19-28 (.pdf)

35. Maïsetti O, Hug F, Bouillard K, Nordez A. (2012). Characterization of passive muscle belly elastic properties during passive stretching using supersonic shear imaging. Journal of Biomechanics,45(6): 978-84 (.pdf)

34. Fouré A,  Nordez A, Cornu, C. (2012). Effects of plyometric training on passive stiffness of gastrocnemii muscle and Achilles tendon. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(8): 2849-57 (.pdf)

33. Fouré A,  Cornu C, McNair PJ, Nordez A. (2012). Gender differences in both active and passive parts of the plantar flexors series elastic component stiffness and geometrical parameters of the muscle-tendon complex. Journal of Orthopedic Research, 30(5): 707-12 (.pdf)

32. Fouré A, Cornu C, Nordez A. (2012). Is tendon stiffness correlated to the dissipation coefficient ? Physiological Measurement, 33(1): 1-9 (.pdf)

31. SèveC, Nordez A,Poizat G, Saury J. (2013). Analysis performance in sport:contributions from a joint analysis of athletes' courses ofexperience and of mechanical indicators. ScandinavianJournal of Medicine and Science in Sports,23(5): 576-84 (.pdf)

30. Olds M, McNair P, Nordez A, Cornu C. (2011). Active stiffness and strength in individuals with unilateral anterior shoulder instability : A bilateral comparison. Journal of Athletic Training, 46(6): 642-64 (.pdf)

29. Bouillard K, Nordez A, Hug F. (2011). Estimation of individual muscle force using elastography. PlosOne, 6 (12): e29261 (.pdf)

28. Hug F, Lacourpaille L, Nordez A. (2011). Electromechanical delay measured during a voluntary contraction should be interpreted with caution. Letter to the editor, Muscle & Nerve, 44(5): 838-9 (.pdf)

27. Hug F, Gallot T, Catheline S, Nordez A. (2011). Electromechanical delay in Biceps brachii assessed by ultrafast ultrasonography. Muscle and Nerve, 43(3): 441-3 (.pdf)

26. Guével A, Boyas S, Guihard V, Hug F, Cornu C, Nordez A. (2011). Thigh muscle activities during codified training sequences of on-water rowing. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 32(2): 109-16 (.pdf)

25. Fouré A, Nordez A, McNair PJ, Cornu C. (2011). Effects of plyometric training on both active and passive parts of the plantarflexors series elastic component stiffness of muscle-tendon complex. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 111(3): 539-48 (.pdf)

24. Guilhem G, Cornu C, Nordez A, Guével A. (2010). A new device to study isotonic eccentric exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24(12): 3476-83 (.pdf)

23. Fouré A, Nordez A, Cornu C. (2010). Effect of plyometric training on the mechanical and geometrical properties of the Achilles tendon in vivo. Journal of Applied Physiology, 109(3): 849-54 (.pdf)

22. Nordez A, Hug F. (2010). Muscle shear elastic modulus measured using supersonic shear imaging is highly related to muscle activity level. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108(5): 1389-94 (.pdf)

21. Fouré A, Nordez A, Cornu C. (2010). Stiffness determination of both active and passive elastic components of plantar flexors in vivo using the alpha method: a reliability study. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 31(1): 51-7 (.pdf)

20. Nordez A, Fouré A, Dombroski EW, Mariot J-P, Cornu C, McNair PJ. (2010). Improvements to Hoang et al.'s method for measuring passive length-tension properties of human gastrocnemius muscle in vivo. Journal of Biomechanics, 43(2): 379-82 (.pdf)

19. Nordez A, McNair PJ, Casari P, Cornu C. (2010). Passive torque-angle curves changes after cyclic and static stretching are different. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports, 13(1): 156-60 (.pdf)

18. Fouré A, Nordez A, Guette M, Cornu C. (2009). Effects of plyometric training on passive stiffness of gastrocnemii within musculo-articular complex of ankle joint. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 19(6): 811-8 (.pdf)

17. Cornu C, Nordez A, Bideau B. (2009). Shoulder rotators mechanical properties and surface electromyographic activities changes with intensive Volley-Ball practice. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 30(12): 857-62 (.pdf)

16. Nordez A, Jolivet E, Südhoff I, Bonneau D, deGuise JA, Skalli W. (2009). Comparison of methods to assess quadriceps muscle volume using Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 30(5): 1116-23 (.pdf)

15. Hug F, Nordez A, Guével A. (2009). Can electromyographic fatigue threshold be easily determined from isometric muscle actions of the superficial forearm flexors? European Journal of Applied Physiology, 107: 193-201 (.pdf)

14. Nordez A, Gallot T, Catheline S, Guével A, Cornu C, Hug F. (2009). Electromechanical delay revisited using very high frame rate ultrasound. Journal of Applied Physiology, 106(6): 1970-5 (.pdf)

13. Südhoff I, deGuise JA, Nordez A, Jolivet E, Bonneau D, Khoury V, Skalli W. (2009). 3D patient specific geometry of the muscles crossing the knee joint from selected MRI images. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 47 (6): 579-87 (.pdf)

12. Nordez A, Casari P, Mariot JP, Cornu C. (2009). Modeling of the passive mechanical properties of the musculo-articular complex: acute effects of cyclic and static stretching. Journal of Biomechanics, 42 (6): 767-73 (.pdf)

11. Nordez A, Catheline S, Hug F. (2009). A novel method for measuring electromechanical delay on the vastus medialis obliquus and vastus lateralis. Letter to the Editor, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 35 (5): 878 (.pdf)

10. Nordez A, McNair PJ, Casari P, Cornu C. (2009). The effect of angular velocity and cycle on the dissipative properties of the knee during passive cyclic stretching: a matter of viscosity or solid friction. Clinical Biomechanics, 24 (1): 77-85 (.pdf)

9. Nordez A, Guével A, Casari P, Catheline S, Cornu C. (2009). Assessment of muscle hardness changes induced by submaximal fatiguing isometric contraction until exhaustion. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 19 (3): 484-91 (.pdf)

8. Nordez A, Casari P, McNair PJ, Cornu C. (2009). Characterization and modelling of the musculo-articular complex mechanical behaviour in passive conditions. Effects of cyclic and static stretching. Ingénierie et Recherches Biomédicales, 30, 20-29 (.pdf)

7. Nordez A, Gennisson JL, Casari P, Catheline S, Cornu C. (2008). Characterization of muscle belly elastic properties during passive stretching using transient elastography. Journal of Biomechanics, 41 (10): 2305-11 (.pdf)

6. Nordez A, Casari P, Cornu C. (2008). Effects of stretching velocity on passive resistance developed by the knee musculo-articular complex: contributions of frictional and viscoelastic behaviors. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 103 (2): 243-50 (.pdf)

5. Nordez A, McNair PJ, Casari P, Cornu C. (2008). Changes in musculo-articular dissipative properties induced by cyclic and static stretching. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 29 (5): 414-8 (.pdf)

4. Nordez A, Casari P, Cornu C. (2008). Accuracy of Biodex system 3 pro computerized dynamometer in passive mode. Medical Engineering and Physics, 30 (7): 880-7 (.pdf)

3. Nordez A, Cornu C, McNair PJ. (2006). Acute effects of static stretching on passive stiffness of the hamstring muscles calculated using different mathematical models. Clinical Biomechanics; 21 (7): 755-60 (.pdf)

2. Boyas S, Nordez A, Cornu C, Guével A. (2006). Power measurements on rowing ergometer: mechanical sensors vs. Concept2© system. International Journal of Sports Medicine; 27 (10): 830-33 (.pdf)

1. Deffieux T, Gennisson JL, Nordez A, Tanter M, Fink M. (2006). Ultrafast imaging of in vivo muscle contraction using ultrasound. Applied Physic Letters, 89, 184107-1 (.pdf)