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Research Output 1996 2019

2011

Development and application of a moveability index to quantify possibilities for physical activity in the built environment of children

Buck, C., Pohlabeln, H., Huybrechts, I., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Pitsiladis, Y., Reisch, L. & Pigeot, I., 30 Nov 2011, In : Health & Place. 17, 6, p. 1191-1201 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physical activity
baseline survey
index
built environment
geographic information system

DNA yield and quality of saliva samples and suitability for large-scale epidemiological studies in children

Koni, A. C., Scott, R. A., Wang, G., Bailey, M. E. S., Peplies, J., Bammann, K. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Apr 2011, In : International Journal of Obesity. 35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saliva
Epidemiologic Studies
DNA
Porifera
Cheek

Does a short breastfeeding period protect from FTO-induced adiposity in children?

Dedoussis, G. V., Yannakoulia, M., Timpson, N. J., Manios, Y., Kanoni, S., Scott, R. A., Papoutsakis, C., Deloukas, P., Pitsiladis, Y., Davey-Smith, G., Hirschhorn, J. N. & Lyon, H. N., 30 Jun 2011, In : International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 6, 2-2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Breast Feeding
Obesity
Waist Circumference
Body Mass Index

Ethnic differences in sport performance

Pitsiladis, Y., 7 Jan 2011, Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Sports Performance. Bouchard, C. & Hoffman, E. P. (eds.). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 18. p. 121-132 12 p. (Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine).

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

Glycine
Arginine
Acids
Placebos
Fatigue

Food and macronutrient intake of elite Ethiopian distance runners

Beis, L., Willkomm, L., Ross, R., Bekele, Z., Wolde, B., Fudge, B. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Dec 2011, In : Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 8, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Eating
Diet
Oceans and Seas
Athletes
Teaching

Genomics of aerobic capacity and endurance performance: clinical implications

Pitsiladis, Y., Wang, G. & Wolfarth, B., 14 Mar 2011, Exercise Genomics. Pescatello, L. S. & Roth, S. M. (eds.). New York, USA: Humana Press, p. 179-230 52 p. (Molecular and Translational Medicine Series).

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

Impact of methodological decisions on accelerometer outcome variables in young children

Ojiambo, R., Cuthill, R., Budd, H., Konstabel, K., Casajús, J. A., Gonzalez de Aguero, A., Anjila, E., Reilly, J. J., Easton, C. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Apr 2011, In : International Journal of Obesity. 35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Guidelines
Accelerometry

Mitochondrial haplogroups associated with elite Japanese athlete status

Mikami, E., Fuku, N., Takahashi, H., Ohiwa, N., Scott, R. A., Pitsiladis, Y., Higuchi, M., Kawahara, T. & Tanaka, M., 31 Dec 2011, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 45, 15, p. 1179-1183 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletes
Mitochondrial DNA
NADH Dehydrogenase

Necessary advances in exercise genomics and likely pitfalls

Pitsiladis, Y. & Wang, G., 31 May 2011, In : Journal of Applied Physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 110, 5, p. 1150-1151 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

No association between ACE gene variation and endurance athlete status in Ethiopians

Ash, G. I., Scott, R. A., Deason, M., Dawson, T. A., Wolde, B., Teka, S., Bekele, Z. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Apr 2011, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 43, 4, p. 590-597 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Athletes
Genes
Genotype
Sports

The effects of creatine and glycerol hyperhydration on running economy in well trained endurance runners

Beis, L., Polyviou, T. P., Malkova, D. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Dec 2011, In : Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 8, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Creatine
Glycerol
Hot Temperature
Heart Rate
Glucans

The IDEFICS cohort: design, characteristics and participation in the baseline survey

Ahrens, W., Bammann, K., Siani, A., Buchecker, K., De Henauw, S., Iacoviello, L., Hebestreit, A., Krogh, K., Lissner, L., Marild, S., Molnár, D., Moreno, L. A., Pitsiladis, Y., Reisch, L., Tornaritis, M., Veidebaum, T. & Pigeot, I., 30 Apr 2011, In : International Journal of Obesity. 35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taste Perception
Accelerometry
Life Style
Anthropometry
Saliva

The IDEFICS validation study on field methods for assessing physical activity and body composition in children: design and data collection

Sioen, I., Huybrechts, I., Casajús, J. A., Vicente-Rodriguez, G., Cuthill, R., Konstabel, K., Tubic, B. M., Wawro, N., Rayson, M., Westerterp, K., Marild, S., Pitsiladis, Y., Reilly, J. J., Moreno, L. A. & De Henauw, S., 30 Apr 2011, In : International Journal of Obesity. 35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validation Studies
Body Composition
Exercise
Energy Metabolism
Age Groups

The science of speed: determinants of performance in the 100 m sprint

Pitsiladis, Y., Davis, A. & Johnson, D., 28 Sep 2011, In : International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. 6, 3, p. 495-498 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olympic Games
bolt
limiting factor
speed
science
2010

ACTN3 and ACE genotypes in elite Jamaican and US sprinters

Scott, R. A., Irving, R., Irwin, L., Morrison, E. Y., Charlton, V., Austin, K., Tladi, D., Deason, M., Headley, S. A., Kolkhorst, F. W., Yang, N., North, K. N. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jan 2010, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 42, 1, p. 107-112 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actinin
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Athletes
Genotype
African Americans
Open Access
Caffeine
Meals
Fats
Fatigue
Brain

Evolutionary history of the ADRB2 gene in humans

Wilson, R. J., Moran, C. N., Cole, J. J., Pitsiladis, Y. & Bailey, M. E. S., 12 Mar 2010, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 86, 3, p. 490-493 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foot strike patterns and collision forces in habitually barefoot versus shod runners

Lieberman, D. E., Venkadesan, M., Werbel, W. A., Daoud, A. I., D'Andrea, S., Davis, I. S., Mang'Eni, R. O. & Pitsiladis, Y., 28 Jan 2010, In : Nature. 463, 7280, p. 531-535 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

collision
compliance
limb
kinematics
kinetics

FTO genotype and adiposity in children: physical activity levels influence the effect of the risk genotype in adolescent males

Scott, R. A., Bailey, M. E. S., Moran, C. N., Wilson, R. H., Fuku, N., Tanaka, M., Tsiokanos, A., Jamurtas, A., Grammatikaki, E., Moschonis, G., Manios, Y. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Dec 2010, In : European Journal of Human Genetics. 18, 12, p. 1339-1343 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Obesity
Fats
Genotype
Exercise
2009

Mitochondrial haplogroups associated with elite Kenyan athlete status

Scott, R. A., Fuku, N., Onywera, V. O., Boit, M., Wilson, R. H., Tanaka, M., Goodwin, W. H. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jan 2009, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 41, 1, p. 123-128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletes
Mitochondrial DNA
Population
Phylogeny
Language

The effects of a novel "fluid loading" strategy on cardiovascular and haematological responses to orthostatic stress

Easton, C., Calder, A., Prior, F., Dobinson, S., I'Anson, R., MacGregor, R., Mohammad, Y., Kingsmore, D. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Apr 2009, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology. 105, 6, p. 899-908 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creatine
Glycerol
Head
Syncope
Water
2008
Open Access
Creatine
Dopamine
Serotonin
Hot Temperature
Brain

Cardiopulmonary responses to treadmill and cycle ergometry exercise in patients with peripheral vascular disease

Tuner, S. L., Easton, C., Wilson, J., Byrne, D. S., Rogers, P., Kilduff, L. P. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jan 2008, In : Journal of Vascular Surgery. 47, 1, p. 123-130 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ergometry
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Exercise
Intermittent Claudication
Peripheral Arterial Disease

Elite Kenyan endurance runners are hydrated day-to-day with ad libitum fluid intake

Fudge, B., Easton, C., Kingsmore, D., Kiplamai, F. K., Onywera, V. O., Westerterp, K., Kayser, B., Noakes, T. D. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Jun 2008, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 40, 6, p. 1171-1179 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urine
Sweat
Body Water
Athletes
Osmolar Concentration

Impact of peroxisome proliferator–activated receptors γ and δ on adiposity in toddlers and preschoolers in the GENESIS study

Lagou, V., Scott, R. A., Manios, Y., Chen, T. L., Wang, G., Grammatikaki, E., Kortsalioudaki, C., Liarigkovinos, T., Moschonis, G., Roma-Giannikou, E. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Apr 2008, In : Obesity. 16, 4, p. 913-918 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

PPAR delta
Peroxisomes
PPAR gamma
Adiposity
Haplotypes
Adiposity
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Energy Intake
Epidemiologic Studies
Waist Circumference

International Olympic Committee consensus statement: molecular basis of connective tissue and muscle injuries in sport

Ljungqvist, A., Schwellnus, M. P., Bachl, N., Collins, M., Cook, J., Khan, K. M., Maffulli, N., Pitsiladis, Y., Riley, G., Golspink, G., Venter, D., Derman, W., Engebretsen, L. & Volpi, P., 31 Jan 2008, In : Clinics in Sports Medicine. 27, 1, p. 231-239 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletic Performance
Athletic Injuries
Connective Tissue
Consensus
Muscles
2007

Association analysis of the ACTN3R577X polymorphism and complex quantitative body composition and performance phenotypes in adolescent Greeks

Moran, C. N., Yang, N., Bailey, M. E. S., Tsiokanos, A., Jamurtas, A., MacArthur, D. G., North, K. N., Pitsiladis, Y. & Wilson, R. H., 31 Jan 2007, In : European Journal of Human Genetics. 15, 1, p. 88-93 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
Alleles
Phenotype
Resistance Training
Sports

Creatine and glycerol hyperhydration in trained subjects before exercise in the heat

Easton, C., Turner, S. & Pitsiladis, Y., 28 Feb 2007, In : International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 17, 1, p. 70-91 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creatine
Glycerol
Hot Temperature
Placebos
Body Water

Developmental changes in adiposity in toddlers and preschoolers in the GENESIS study and associations with the ACE I/D polymorphism

Lagou, V., Manios, Y., Moran, C. N., Bailey, M. E. S., Grammatikaki, E., Oikonomou, E., Ioannou, E., Moschonis, G., Wilson, R. H. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jul 2007, In : International Journal of Obesity. 31, 7, p. 1052-1060 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Body Mass Index
Alleles
Phenotype

Estimation of oxygen uptake during fast running using accelerometry and heart rate

Fudge, B. W., Wilson, J., Easton, C., Irwin, L., Clark, J., Haddow, O., Kayser, B. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jan 2007, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 39, 1, p. 192-198 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accelerometry
Running
Heart Rate
Oxygen
Walking

Genotypes and distance running: clues from Africa

Scott, R. A. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Dec 2007, In : Sports Medicine. 37, 4-5, p. 424-427 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

athlete
elite
performance
international competition
event

Rectal, telemetry pill and tympanic membrane thermometry during exercise heat stress

Easton, C., Fudge, B. W. & Pitsiladis, Y., 1 Feb 2007, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 32, 2, p. 78-86 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermometry
Telemetry
Tympanic Membrane
Hot Temperature
Temperature

The ACTN3 R577X polymorphism in East and West African athletes

Yang, N., MacArthur, D. G., Wolde, B., Onywera, V. O., Boit, M., Lau, S. Y. M., Wilson, R. H., Scott, R. A., Pitsiladis, Y. & North, K. N., 30 Nov 2007, In : Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 39, 11, p. 1985-1988 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletes
Alleles
Population
Actinin
Markov Chains

The impact of ACE genotype on serum ACE activity in a black South African male population

Payne, J. R., Dhamrait, S. S., Gohlke, P., Cooper, J., Scott, R. A., Pitsiladis, Y., Humphries, S. E., Rayner, B. & Montgomery, H. E., 31 Jan 2007, In : Annals of Human Genetics. 71, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Genotype
Serum
Population
Genes
2006

Assessment of diet, physical activity and biological, social and environmental factors in a multi-centre European project on diet- and lifestyle-related disorders in children (IDEFICS)

Bammann, K., Peplies, J., Sjostrom, M., Lissner, L., De Henauw, S., Galli, C., Iacoviello, L., Krogh, V., Marild, S., Pigeot, I., Pitsiladis, Y., Pohlabeln, H., Reisch, L., Siani, A. & Ahrens, W., 29 Aug 2006, In : Journal of Public Health. 14, 5, p. 279-289 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Style
Exercise
Diet
Health
Obesity

Demographic characteristics of elite Kenyan endurance runners

Onywera, V. O., Scott, R. A., Boit, M. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Apr 2006, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 24, 4, p. 415-422 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletes
Demography
Language
Running
Financial Management

East African running: toward a cross-disciplinary perspective

Pitsiladis, Y. (ed.), Bale, J. (ed.), Sharp, C. (ed.) & Noakes, T. D. (ed.), 14 Dec 2006, Abingdon, UK: Routledge. 320 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook - edited

social science
natural sciences
sports science
community research
social isolation

Evidence of negative energy balance using doubly labelled water in elite Kenyan endurance runners prior to competition

Fudge, B. W., Westerterp, K., Kiplamai, F. K., Onywera, V. O., Boit, M., Kayser, B. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Jan 2006, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 95, 1, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy Intake
Energy Metabolism
Water
Carbohydrates
Diet

Genetics and the success of East African distance runners

Scott, R. A. & Pitsiladis, Y., 1 Jan 2006, In : International Sportmed Journal. 7, 3, p. 172-186 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

athlete
international competition
event
East Africa
speculation

Influence of caffeine on perception of effort, metabolism and exercise performance following a high-fat meal

Hadjicharalambous, M., Georgiades, E., Kilduff, L. P., Turner, A. P., Tsofliou, F. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Aug 2006, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 24, 8, p. 875-887 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caffeine
Meals
Fats
Fatigue
Leg

The associations of ACE polymorphisms with physical, physiological and skill parameters in adolescents

Moran, C. N., Vassilopoulos, C., Tsiokanos, A., Jamurtas, A., Bailey, M. E. S., Montgomery, H., Wilson, R. H. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Mar 2006, In : European Journal of Human Genetics. 14, 3, p. 332-339 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Phenotype
Homozygote
Alleles
Heterozygote
2005

Acute effects of a single exercise class on appetite, energy intake and mood. Is there a time of day effect?

Maraki, M., Tsofliou, F., Pitsiladis, Y., Malkova, D., Mutrie, N. & Higgins, S., 31 Dec 2005, In : Appetite. 45, 3, p. 272-278 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appetite
Energy Intake
Exercise
Weights and Measures
Muscles

Creatine supplementation during pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Fuld, J. P., Kilduff, L. P., Neder, J. A., Pitsiladis, Y., Lean, M. E. J., Ward, S. A. & Cotton, M. M., 31 Jul 2005, In : Thorax. 60, 7, p. 531-537 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creatine
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Rehabilitation
Lung
Exercise

Effects of interaction between angiotensin I-converting enzyme polymorphisms and lifestyle on adiposity in adolescent Greeks

Moran, C. N., Vassilopoulos, C., Tsiokanos, A., Jamurtas, A., Bailey, M. E. S., Wilson, R. H. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Sep 2005, In : Obesity Research. 13, 9, p. 1499-1504 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adiposity
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Life Style
Obesity
Subcutaneous Fat

Essay: the makings of the perfect athlete

Pitsiladis, Y. & Scott, R. A., 31 Dec 2005, In : Lancet. 366, S1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial DNA lineages of elite Ethiopian athletes

Scott, R. A., Wilson, R. H., Goodwin, W. H., Moran, C. N., Georgiades, E., Wolde, B. & Pitsiladis, Y., 31 Mar 2005, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 140, 3, p. 497-503 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial DNA
Athletes
Population
Cheek
Running

No association between Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) gene variation and endurance athlete status in Kenyans

Scott, R. A., Moran, C. N., Wilson, R. H., Onywera, V. O., Boit, M., Goodwin, W. H., Gohlke, P., Payne, J. R., Montgomery, H. & Pitsiladis, Y., 30 Jun 2005, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiolog. 141, 2, p. 169-175 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Athletes
Genes
Genotype
Running