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    • A single bout of downhill running transiently increases HOMA-IR without altering adipokine response in healthy adult women 

      Jamurtas, Ath; Garyfallopoulou, A.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Zalavras, Athanasios; Paschalis, Vassilis; Deli, Chariklia K.; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Fatouros, Ioannis; Koutedakis, Yiannis (2013-12-01)
      Purpose: Eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage may cause marked alterations in insulin sensitivity. However, it is not entirely known whether such alterations are also related to changes in adipokine levels. The aim of ...
    • A weekly bout of eccentric exercise is sufficient to induce health-promoting effects 

      Paschalis, Vassilis; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Panayiotou, George; Fatouros, Ioannis; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Jamurtas, Ath (2011-01-01)
      Purpose: The effects of chronic eccentric-only versus concentric-only exercise on muscle physiology and blood biochemistry were investigated. Methods: Twenty women performed on an isokinetic dynamometer a concentric (n = ...
    • Acute and Chronic Whole-Body Vibration Exercise does not Induce Health-Promoting Effects on the Blood Profile 

      Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Gerodimos, Vassilis; Karatrantou, Konstantina; Paschalis, Vassilis; Chanou, Konstantina; Jamurtas, Ath; Nikolaidis, Michalis G. (2015-01-01)
      Whole-body vibration (WBV) exercise is an alternative, popular and easy exercise that can be followed by general public. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of acute and chronic WBV ...
    • Adipocytokine levels in children: Effects of fatness and training 

      Aggeloussi, Sofia; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Fatouros, Ioannis; Owolabi, Emmanuel O.; Kouretas, Dimitrios; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Jamurtas, Ath (2012-01-01)
      To investigate the effects of obesity and exercise training on plasma adipocytokines a sample of 42 children (lean = 24, %BF = 17.8 ± 7.5%; obese = 18; %BF = 29.1 ± 9.3%; mean age = 12.4 ± 1.9 yrs), were divided into 4 ...
    • Age-related responses in circulating markers of redox status in healthy adolescents and adults during the course of a training macrocycle 

      Zalavras, Athanasios; Fatouros, Ioannis; Deli, Chariklia K.; Draganidis, Dimitrios; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Soulas, Dimitrios; Koutsioras, Yiannis; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Jamurtas, Ath (2015-01-01)
      Redox status changes during an annual training cycle in young and adult track and field athletes and possible differences between the two age groups were assessed. Forty-six individuals (24 children and 22 adults) were ...
    • Beneficial changes in energy expenditure and lipid profile after eccentric exercise in overweight and lean women 

      Paschalis, Vassilis; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Giakas, Giannis; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Sakellariou, G. K.; Fatouros, Ioannis; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Jamurtas, Ath (2010-02-01)
      The aim was to compare lean and overweight females in regard to the effects of eccentric exercise on muscle damage indices, resting energy expenditure (REE) and respiratory quotient (RQ) as well as blood lipid and lipoprotein ...
    • Chronic eccentric exercise and antioxidant supplementation: Effects on lipid profile and insulin sensitivity 

      Yfanti, Christina; Tsiokanos, Athanasios L.; Fatouros, Ioannis; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Deli, Chariklia K.; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Jamurtas, Ath (2017-09-01)
      Eccentric exercise has been shown to exert beneficial effects in both lipid profile and insulin sensitivity. Antioxidant supplementation during chronic exercise is controversial as it may prevent the physiological ...
    • Comparison between glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficient and normal individuals after eccentric exercise 

      Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Sakellariou, G. K.; Fatouros, Ioannis; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Jamurtas, Ath (2010-06-01)
      PURPOSE: Theoretically, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)-deficient compared with nondeficient individuals may be less capable of performing physical activities and/or may be more vulnerable to muscle damage and ...
    • Eccentric exercise affects the upper limbs more than the lower limbs in position sense and reaction angle 

      Paschalis, Vassilis; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Giakas, Giannis; Jamurtas, Ath; Koutedakis, Yiannis (2010-01-01)
      In this study, we investigated the effect of eccentric exercise on position sense and reaction angle of the elbow and knee flexors. Twelve males underwent two eccentric exercise sessions involving a randomized crossover ...
    • Ergogenic and antioxidant effects of spirulina supplementation in humans 

      Kalafati, Maria; Jamurtas, Ath; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Sakellariou, G. K.; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Kouretas, Dimitrios (2010-01-01)
      PURPOSE: Spirulina is a popular nutritional supplement that is accompanied by claiMSS for antioxidant and performance-enhancing effects. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to examine the effect of spirulina ...
    • Isokinetic knee joint evaluation in track and field events 

      Deli, Chariklia K.; Paschalis, Vassilis; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Jamurtas, Ath; Koutedakis, Yiannis (2011-09-01)
      Deli, CK, Paschalis, V, Theodorou, AA, Nikolaidis, MG, Jamurtas, AZ, Koutedakis, Y. Isokinetic knee joint evaluation in track and field events. J Strength Cond Res 25(9): 2528-2536, 2011-The purpose of this study was to ...
    • No adverse effects of statins on muscle function and health-related parameters in the elderly: An exercise study 

      Panayiotou, George; Paschalis, Vassilis; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Deli, Chariklia K.; Fotopoulou, N.; Fatouros, Ioannis; Koutedakis, Yiannis; Sampanis, Michalis; Jamurtas, Ath (2013-10-01)
      The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of a repeated bout of eccentric exercise on health-related parameters and muscle performance on subjects undergoing atorvastatin therapy. Twenty-eight elderly men ...
    • Physiological and performance adaptations of elite Greco-Roman wrestlers during a one-day tournament 

      Barbas, Ioannis; Fatouros, Ioannis; Douroudos, Ioannis I.; Chatzinikolaou, Athanasios; Michailidis, Yiannis; Draganidis, Dimitrios; Jamurtas, Ath; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Parotsidis, Charalambos; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Katrabasas, Ioannis; Margonis, Konstantinos; Papassotiriou, Ioannis G.; Taxildaris, Kyriakos (2011-07-01)
      The aim of this study was to determine the effects of a simulated one-day Greco-Roman wrestling tournament on selected performance and inflammatory status indices. Twelve competitive wrestlers (22.1 ± 1.3 years) completed ...
    • The effects of eccentric exercise on muscle function and proprioception of individuals being overweight and underweight 

      Paschalis, Vassilis; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Deli, Chariklia K.; Raso, Vagner; Jamurtas, Ath; Giakas, Giannis; Koutedakis, Yiannis (2013-09-01)
      Paschalis, V, Nikolaidis, MG, Theodorou, AA, Deli, CK, Raso, V, Jamurtas, AZ, Giakas, G, and Koutedakis, Y. The effects of eccentric exercise on muscle function and proprioception of individuals being overweight and ...
    • The effects of muscle damage on walking biomechanics are speed-dependent 

      Tsatalas, Themistoklis; Giakas, Giannis; Spyropoulos, Giannis; Paschalis, Vassilis; Nikolaidis, Michalis G.; Tsaopoulos, Dimitrios E.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Jamurtas, Ath; Koutedakis, Yiannis (2010-11-01)
      The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of muscle damage on walking biomechanics at different speeds. Seventeen young women completed a muscle damage protocol of 5 × 15 maximal eccentric actions of the ...
    • The microcycle of inflammation and performance changes after a basketball match 

      Chatzinikolaou, Athanasios; Draganidis, Dimitrios; Avloniti, Alexandra A.; Karipidis, Alexandros; Jamurtas, Ath; Skevaki, Chrysanthi L.; Tsoukas, Dimitrios; Sovatzidis, Apostolos; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Kambas, Antonis; Papassotiriou, Ioannis G.; Taxildaris, Kyriakos; Fatouros, Ioannis (2014-05-01)
      Basketball incorporates intense eccentric muscle activity that induces muscle microtrauma and an inflammatory response. This study investigated time-dependent inflammatory and performance responses during a weekly microcycle ...
    • The time-frame of acute resistance exercise effects on football skill performance: The impact of exercise intensity 

      Draganidis, Dimitrios; Chatzinikolaou, Athanasios; Jamurtas, Ath; Carlos Barbero, Jose; Tsoukas, Dimitrios; Theodorou, Apostolos Spyridon; Margonis, Konstantinos; Michailidis, Yiannis; Avloniti, Alexandra A.; Theodorou, Anastasios A.; Kambas, Antonis; Fatouros, Ioannis (2013-04-01)
      The purpose of this study was to determine the recovery rate of football skill performance following resistance exercise of moderate or high intensity. Ten elite football players participated in three different trials: ...