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Research Output 1996 2019

2015

Physical fitness differences between rural and urban children from western Kenya

Castillo, E. R., Sang, M. K., Sigei, T. K., Dingwall, H. L., Okutoyi, P., Ojiambo, R., Otarola-Castillo, E., Pitsiladis, Y. & Lieberman, D. E., 28 Dec 2015, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 28, 4, p. 514-523 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Fitness
Kenya
Body Composition
Linear Models
Back Muscles

Small RNA sequencing of red blood cell specific miRNAs reveals expression changes after 6 weeks of recombinant EPO (rEPO) administration in healthy recreational athletes

Neuberger, E., Mooses, M., Durussel, J., Wang, J., Lees, M., Mooses, K., Brahmer, A., Wang, G., Pitsiladis, Y. & Perikles, S., 31 Aug 2015, p. 0-0. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

RNA Sequence Analysis
MicroRNAs
Athletes
Erythrocytes
Erythropoiesis

The Athlome Project Consortium: a concerted effort to discover genomic and other “OMIC” markers of athletic performance

Pitsiladis, Y., Tanaka, M., Eynon, N., Bouchard, C., North, K. N., Williams, A. G., Collins, M., Moran, C. N., Britton, S. L., Fuku, N., Ashley, E., Klissouras, V., Lucia, A., Ahmetov, I. I., Geus, E. D. & Alsayrafi, M., 29 Dec 2015, In : Physiological Genomics. 48, 3, p. 183-190 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Athletic Performance
Genome
Athletic Injuries
Genetic Association Studies
Genomics

The effects of hyperhydrating supplements containing creatine and glucose on plasma lipids and insulin sensitivity in endurance-trained athletes

Poliviou, T. P., Pitsiladis, Y., Celis-Morales, C., Brown, B., Speakman, J. R. & Malkova, D., 31 May 2015, In : Journal of Amino Acids. 2015

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Creatine
Athletes
Insulin Resistance
Lipids
Thioctic Acid

Variation in foot strike patterns among habitually barefoot and shod runners in Kenya

Lieberman, D. E., Castillo, E. R., Otarola-Castillo, E., Sang, M. K., Sigei, T. K., Ojiambo, R., Okutoyi, P. & Pitsiladis, Y., 8 Jul 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Kenya
Foot
Body Height
Shoes
Biomechanical Phenomena
2014

ACTN3 R577X genotype is associated with sprinting in elite Japanese athletes

Mikami, E., Fuku, N., Murakami, H., Tsuchie, H., Takahashi, H., Ohiwa, N., Tanaka, H., Pitsiladis, Y., Higuchi, M., Miyachi, M., Kawahara, T. & Tanaka, M., 1 Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Sports Medicine. 35, 2, p. 172-177 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletes
Genotype
Track and Field
Phenotype

An integrative ‘Omics’ solution to the detection of recombinant human erythropoietin and blood doping

Pitsiladis, Y., Durussel, J. & Rabin, O., 1 May 2014, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 48, p. 856-861 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Doping in Sports
Erythropoietin
Athletes
Metabolomics
Human Growth Hormone

Are context-specific measures of parental-reported physical activity and sedentary behaviour associated with accelerometer data in 2–9-year-old European children?

Verbestel, V., De Henauw, S., Bammann, K., Barba, G., Hadjigeorgiou, C., Eiben, G., Konstabel, K., Kovács, E., Pitsiladis, Y., Reisch, L., Santaliestra-Pasías, A. M., Maes, L., De Bourdeaudhuij, I. & IDEFICS consortium, 2 Jun 2014, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 5, p. 860-868 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Checklist
Sports
Television
Proxy

Blood gene expression profiles of trained athletes in response to altitude exposure and differentiation from rHuEpo doping

Bruinvels, G., Durussel, J., McClure, J. D., McBride, M. W., Wondimu, D. H., Wang, G., Mooses, M., Mooses, K., Wang, J., Murray, A. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Mar 2014, p. 60-62. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Erythropoietin
Transcriptome
Athletes
RNA
Genes

Challenges and threats to implementing the fight against doping in sport

Dvorak, J., Saugy, M. & Pitsiladis, Y., 1 May 2014, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 48, p. 807-809 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
threat
athlete
intelligence
statistics

Circulating microRNAs as biomarkers for recombinant human erythropoietin (r-HuEPO) doping detection

Wang, G., Neuberger, E., Perikles, S., Durussel, J., McClure, J. D., McBride, M. W. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Mar 2014, p. 138-140. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Erythropoietin
MicroRNAs
Biomarkers
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Base Composition

GWAS of Elite Jamaican, African American and Japanese Sprint Athletes

Wang, G., Padmanabhan, S., Mikami, E., Fuku, N., Masashi, T., Motohiko, M., Murakami, H., Yu-Ching, C., Mitchell, B., Krista, A. G. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 May 2014, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 46, 5S, p. 596-598 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Athletes
African Americans
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Meta-Analysis

Objectively measured physical activity in European children: the IDEFICS study

Konstabel, K., Veidebaum, T., Verbestel, V., Moreno, L. A., Bammann, K., Tornaritis, M., Eiben, G., Molnár, D., Siani, A., Sprengeler, O., Wirsik, N., Ahrens, W. & Pitsiladis, Y., 1 Sep 2014, In : International Journal of Obesity. 38, S2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Exercise
Cyprus
Belgium
Sweden
Italy

Objective measures of the built environment and physical activity in children: from walkability to moveability

Buck, C., Tkaczick, T., Pitsiladis, Y., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Reisch, L., Ahrens, W. & Pigeot, I., 8 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Urban Health. 92, 1, p. 24-38 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physical activity
recreational facility
public space
open space
built environment

Physical fitness reference standards in European children: the IDEFICS study

De Miguel-Etayo, P., Gracia-Marco, L., Ortega, F. B., Intemann, T., Foraita, R., Lissner, L., Oja, L., Barba, G., Michels, N., Tornaritis, M., Molnár, D., Pitsiladis, Y., Ahrens, W. & Moreno, L. A., 1 Sep 2014, In : International Journal of Obesity. 38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Physical Fitness
Lower Extremity
Reference Values
Health
Mental Health

Time for change: a roadmap to guide the implementation of the World Anti-Doping Code 2015

Dvorak, J., Baume, N., Botré, F., Broséus, J., Budgett, R., Frey, W. O., Geyer, H., Harcourt, P. R., Ho, D., Howman, D., Isola, V., Lundby, C., Marclay, F., Peytavin, A., Pipe, A., Pitsiladis, Y., Reichel, C., Robinson, N., Rodchenkov, G., Saugy, M. & 7 others, Sayegh, S., Segura, J., Thevis, M., Vernec, A., Viret, M., Vouillamoz, M. & Zorzoli, M., 1 May 2014, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 48, 10, p. 801-806 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Consensus
Sports
Doping in Sports
Aptitude
Switzerland

Using hidden markov models to improve quantifying physical activity in accelerometer data - a simulation study

Witowski, V., Foraita, R., Pitsiladis, Y., Pigeot, I. & Wirsik, N., 2 Dec 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Poisson Distribution
Normal Distribution
Equipment and Supplies
2013

Aerobic capacity, activity levels and daily energy expenditure in male and female adolescents of the Kenyan Nandi sub-group

Gibson, A. R., Ojiambo, R., Konstabel, K., Lieberman, D. E., Reilly, J. J., Speakman, J. R. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Dec 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy Metabolism
Exercise
Sports
Accelerometry
Geographic Information Systems

Association analysis of ACE and ACTN3 in elite Caucasian and East Asian swimmers

Wang, G., Mikami, E., Chiu, L-L., De Perini, A., Deason, M., Fuku, N., Miyachi, M., Kaneoka, K., Murakami, H., Tanaka, M., Hsieh, L-L., Hsieh, S. S., Caporossi, D., Pigozzi, F., Hilley, A., Lee, R., Galloway, S. D. R., Gulbin, J., Rogozkin, V. A., Ahmetov, I. I. & 6 others, Yang, N., North, K. N., Ploutarhos, S., Montgomery, H. E., Bailey, M. E. S. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 May 2013, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 45, 5, p. 892-900 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actinin
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Alleles
Sports
Logistic Models

Comprehensive analysis of common and rare mitochondrial DNA variants in elite Japanese athletes: a case–control study

Mikami, E., Fuku, N., Kong, Q. P., Takahashi, H., Ohiwa, N., Murakami, H., Miyachi, M., Higuchi, M., Tanaka, M., Pitsiladis, Y. & Kawahara, T., 1 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Human Genetics. 58, p. 780-787 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial DNA
Athletes
Sports
Electron Transport Complex I
Japan

Determinants of attrition to follow up in a multi-centre cohort study in children – results from the IDEFICS Study

Hense, S., Pohlabeln, H., Michels, N., Marild, S., Lissner, L., Kovacs, E., Moreno, L. A., Hadjigeorgiou, C., Veidebaum, T., Iacoviello, L., Pitsiladis, Y., Reisch, L., Siani, A. & Ahrens, W., 1 Apr 2013, In : Epidemiology Research International. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cohort Studies
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Pediatric Obesity
Sample Size

Free-living physical activity and energy expenditure of rural children and adolescents in the Nandi region of Kenya

Ojiambo, R., Gibson, A. R., Konstabel, K., Lieberman, D. E., Speakman, J. R., Reilly, J. J. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jul 2013, In : Annals of Human Biology. 40, 4, p. 318-323 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kenya
Energy Metabolism
Exercise
Accelerometry
Geographic Information Systems

Genomics of elite sporting performance: what little we know and necessary advances

Pitsiladis, Y., Wang, G., Wolfarth, B., Scott, R., Fuku, N., Mikami, E., He, Z., Fiuza-Luces, C., Eynon, N. & Lucia, A., 30 Jun 2013, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 47, 9, p. 550-555 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genomics
Genetic Association Studies
Research
Sports
Genome

Genomics of elite sporting performance: what little we know and necessary advances

Wang, G., Padmanabhan, S., Wolfarth, B., Fuku, N., Lucia, A., Ahmetov, I. I., Cieszczyk, P., Collins, M., Eynon, N., Klissouras, V., Williams, A. & Pitsiladis, Y., 1 Nov 2013, In : Advances in Human Genetics. 84, p. 123-149 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genomics
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Athletes
Phenotype
Athletic Injuries

Haemoglobin mass and running time trial performance after recombinant human erythropoietin administration in trained men

Durussel, J., Daskalaki, E., Anderson, M., Chatterji, T., Wondimu, D. H., Padmanabhan, N., Patel, R. K., McClure, J. D. & Pitsiladis, Y., 13 Feb 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythropoietin
Running
Hemoglobins
Confidence Intervals
Carbon Monoxide

Physical activity and clustered cardiovascular disease risk factors in young children: a cross-sectional study (the IDEFICS study)

Jiménez-Pavón, D., Konstabel, K., Bergman, P., Ahrens, W., Pohlabeln, H., Hadjigeorgiou, C., Siani, A., Iacoviello, L., Molnár, D., De Henauw, S., Pitsiladis, Y. & Moreno, L. A., 31 Dec 2013, In : BMC Medicine. 11, 172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiovascular Diseases
Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
Odds Ratio
Blood Pressure

Polymorphisms in the control region of mitochondrial DNA associated with elite Japanese athlete status

Mikami, E., Fuku, N., Takahashi, H., Ohiwa, N., Pitsiladis, Y., Higuchi, M., Kawahara, T. & Tanaka, M., 31 Oct 2013, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 23, 5, p. 593-599 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial DNA
Athletes
Poly C
Athletic Performance
DNA Replication

Polymorphisms of matrix metalloproteinase gene and adiposity indices in European children: results of the IDEFICS study

Cugino, D., Gianfagna, F., Ahrens, W., De Henauw, S., Koni, A. C., Marild, S., Molnár, D., Moreno, L. A., Pitsiladis, Y., Russo, P., Siani, A., Tornaritis, M., Veidebaum, T. & Iacoviello, L., 12 Mar 2013, In : International Journal of Obesity. 37, 12, p. 1539-1544 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Matrix Metalloproteinases
Matrix Metalloproteinase 3
Genes
Hip

Precision of the optimized carbon monoxide rebreathing method to determine total haemoglobin mass and blood volume

Durussel, J., Ross, R., Kodi, P., Daskalaki, E., Pantazis, T., Wilson, J., Kayser, B. & Pitsiladis, Y., 1 Jan 2013, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 13, 1, p. 68-77 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Blood Volume
Hemoglobins
Trematoda
Ventilation

Stability of the K4b 2 portable metabolic analyser during rest, walking and running

Howe, C. C. F., Matzko, R. O., Piaser, F., Pitsiladis, Y. & Easton, C., 1 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Sports Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Running
Walking
Exercise Test
Carbon Dioxide

The West African ethnicity of the enslaved in Jamaica

Newman, S. P., Deason, M., Pitsiladis, Y., Salas, A. & Macaulay, V. A., 1 Aug 2013, In : Slavery & Abolition. 34, 3, p. 376-400 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Africa
Ethnic Groups
Jamaica
Slaves
Mitochondrial DNA

Understanding the links among neuromedin U gene, beta2-adrenoceptor gene and bone health: an observational study in European children

Gianfagna, F., Cugino, D., Ahrens, W., Bailey, M. E. S., Bammann, K., Herrmann, D., Koni, A. C., Kourides, Y., Marild, S., Molnár, D., Moreno, L. A., Pitsiladis, Y., Russo, P., Siani, A., Sieri, S., Sioen, I., Veidebaum, T. & Iacoviello, L., 1 Aug 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenergic Receptors
Observational Studies
Bone and Bones
Haplotypes
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Validation of anthropometry and foot-to-foot bioelectrical resistance against a three-component model to assess total body fat in children: the IDEFICS study

Bammann, K., Huybrechts, I., Vicente-Rodriguez, G., Easton, C., De Vriendt, T., Marild, S., Mesana, M. I., Peeters, M. W., Reilly, J. J., Sioen, I., Tubic, B. M., Wawro, N., Wells, J. C., Westerterp, K., Pitsiladis, Y. & Moreno, L. A., 30 Apr 2013, In : International Journal of Obesity. 37, 4, p. 520-526 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthropometry
Adipose Tissue
Foot
Fats
Weights and Measures
2012

Drinking behaviors of elite male runners during marathon competition

Beis, L., Wright-Whyte, M., Fudge, B., Noakes, T. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 May 2012, In : Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 22, 3, p. 254-261 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drinking Behavior
Drinking
Eating
Sports Medicine
Sweat

Effect of urbanization on objectively measured physical activity levels, sedentary time, and indices of adiposity in Kenyan adolescents

Ojiambo, R., Easton, C., Casajús, J. A., Konstabel, K., Reilly, J. J. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 9, 1, p. 115-123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urbanization
Adiposity
Exercise
Body Mass Index
Kenya

Effects of glycerol and creatine hyperhydration on doping-relevant blood parameters

Polyviou, T. P., Easton, C., Beis, L., Malkova, D., Takas, P., Hambly, C., Speakman, J. R., Koehler, K. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Sep 2012, In : Nutrients. 4, 9, p. 1171-1186 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

creatine
glycerol
blood
hemoglobin
body water

Hydration assessment during long distance running

Beis, L. & Pitsiladis, Y., 19 Apr 2012, Encyclopedia of exercise medicine in health and disease. Mooren, F. C. (ed.). London, UK: Springer, p. 529-532 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Importance of mitochondrial haplotypes and maternal lineage in sprint performance among individuals of West African ancestry

Deason, M., Scott, R. A., Irwin, L., Macaulay, V. A., Fuku, N., Tanaka, M., Irving, R., Charlton, V., Morrison, E., Austin, K. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Apr 2012, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 22, 2, p. 217-223 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Haplotypes
Athletes
Mothers
Mitochondrial DNA

Interdisciplinary approach to the demography of Jamaica

Deason, M., Salas, A., Newman, S. P., Macaulay, V. A., Morrison, E. Y. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Dec 2012, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12, 24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interdisciplinary approach
slave
demography
coast
slavery

Kenyan and Ethiopian distance runners: what makes them so good?

Wilber, R. L. & Pitsiladis, Y., 1 Jun 2012, In : International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 7, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Running
Economics
Somatotypes
Skeletal Muscle Fibers
Genetic Predisposition to Disease

Prospective analysis of the association of a common variant of FTO (rs9939609) with adiposity in children: results of the IDEFICS study

Lauria, F., Siani, A., Bammann, K., Foraita, R., Huybrechts, I., Iacoviello, L., Koni, A. C., Kourides, Y., Marild, S., Molnar, D., Moreno, L. A., Pigeot, I., Pitsiladis, Y., Veidebaum, T. & Russo, P., 31 Dec 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Obesity
Alleles
Waist Circumference
Life Style

Thermoregulatory and cardiovascular responses to creatine, glycerol and alpha lipoic acid in trained cyclists

Polyviou, T. P., Pitsiladis, Y., Lee, W. C., Pantazis, T., Hambly, C., Speakman, J. R. & Malkova, D., 31 Dec 2012, In : Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Thioctic Acid
Creatine
Glycerol
Glucose
Heart Rate

To drink or not to drink to drink recommendations: the evidence

Pitsiladis, Y. & Beis, L., 18 Jul 2012, In : BMJ. 345

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validity of hip-mounted uniaxial accelerometry with heart-rate monitoring vs. triaxial accelerometry in the assessment of free-living energy expenditure in young children: the IDEFICS Validation Study

Ojiambo, R., Konstabel, K., Veidebaum, T., Reilly, J. J., Verbestel, V., Huybrechts, I., Sioen, I., Casajús, J. A., Moreno, L. A., Vicente-Rodriguez, G., Bammann, K., Tubic, B. M., Marild, S., Pitsiladis, Y. & Westerterp, K., 30 Nov 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 113, 10, p. 1530-1536 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accelerometry
Validation Studies
Energy Metabolism
Hip
Heart Rate

Why glucocorticosteroids should remain in the list of prohibited substances: a sports medicine viewpoint

Pigozzi, F., Di Gianfrancesco, A., Zorzoli, M., Bachl, N., McDonagh, D., Cummiskey, J., Di Luigi, L., Pitsiladis, Y. & Borrione, P., 31 Mar 2012, In : International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology. 25, 1, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports Medicine
Athletes
Athletic Performance
Injections
Sports

‘White’ men can’t run: where is the scientific evidence?

Pitsiladis, Y., Irving, R., Charlton, V. & Scott, R. A., 1 Jan 2012, The anthropology of sport and human movement: a biocultural perspective. Sands, R. R. & Sands, L. R. (eds.). New York, USA: Lexington Books, p. 243-262 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

2011

ACTN3genotype, athletic status, and life course physical capability: meta-analysis of the published literature and findings from nine studies

Alfred, T., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Cooper, C., Deary, I. J., Gunnell, D., Harris, S. E., Kumari, M., Martin, R. M., Moran, C. N., Pitsiladis, Y., Ring, S. M., Sayer, A. A., Smith, G. D., Starr, J. M., Kuh, D. & Day, I. N. M., 30 Sep 2011, In : Human Mutation. 32, 9, p. 1008-1018 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
Meta-Analysis
Genotype
Athletes
Hand Strength

An age-dependent diet-modified effect of thePPARγPro12Ala polymorphism in children

Dedoussis, G. V., Manios, Y., Kourlaba, G., Kanoni, S., Lagou, V., Butler, J., Papoutsakis, C., Scott, R. A., Yannakoulia, M., Pitsiladis, Y., Hirschhorn, J. N. & Lyon, H. N., 30 Apr 2011, In : Metabolism. 60, 4, p. 467-473 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatty Acids
Fats
Diet
Skinfold Thickness
Body Mass Index

Design and results of the pretest of the IDEFICS study

Suling, M., Hebestreit, A., Peplies, J., Bammann, K., Nappo, A., Eiben, G., Fernandez-Alvira, J. M., Verbestel, V., Kovacs, K., Pitsiladis, Y., Veidebaum, T., Hadjigeorgiou, C., Knof, K. & Ahrens, W., 30 Apr 2011, In : International Journal of Obesity. 35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taste Perception
Heart Rate
Portion Size
Bone and Bones
Physical Fitness