Stephen R Bird
Affiliation: RMIT University
- The Acute Effects of Eccentrically-Biased Versus Conventional Weight Training in Older Adults: A Randomised Controlled Cross-Over StudyI Selva Raj
Professor Stephen Bird, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Health Innovations Research Institute and School of Medical Sciences, Bundoora West Campus, PO Box 71, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia, Phone 61 3 9925 7257, E mail
J Frailty Aging 3:132-8. 2014....
- Doping in sport and exercise: anabolic, ergogenic, health and clinical issuesStephen R Bird
School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
Ann Clin Biochem 53:196-221. 2016..It also provides a brief tabulated overview of the history of doping and how doping agents may impact upon the analyses of clinical samples. ..
- "I don't have the heart": a qualitative study of barriers to and facilitators of physical activity for people with coronary heart disease and depressive symptomsMichelle C Rogerson
Heart Research Centre, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, PO Box 2137, Post Office, Melbourne, Vic, 3050, Australia
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:140. 2012..Using qualitative interviews, the aim of this study was to explore the barriers to and facilitators of physical activity for cardiac patients with depressive symptoms...
- Integrated care facilitation model reduces use of hospital resources by patients with pediatric asthmaStephen R Bird
Centre for Population Health at the Western and Sunshine Hospitals, Melbourne
J Healthc Qual 34:25-33. 2012..These outcomes were supported by indicators of improved patient health and quality of life, and comments by the participant's carers...
- Integrated care facilitation for older patients with complex health care needs reduces hospital demandStephen R Bird
School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, VIC 3083, and Centre for Population Health in the West, Sunshine Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Aust Health Rev 31:451-61; discussion 449-50. 2007..The evaluation of a new model of care for older people with complex health care needs that aimed to reduce their use of acute hospital services...
- The influence of the built environment and other factors on the physical activity of older women from different ethnic communitiesStephen Bird
RMIT University School of Medical Sciences, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
J Women Aging 21:33-47. 2009..Recognizing ethnospecific differences in the prevalence of barriers may be important when devising strategies to increase activity levels of older women...
- Factors affecting walking activity of older people from culturally diverse groups: an Australian experienceStephen R Bird
Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Sci Med Sport 13:417-23. 2010..For maximum effectiveness, however, strategies may benefit from being tailored to meet specific gender and cultural preferences...
- An integrated care facilitation model improves quality of life and reduces use of hospital resources by patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic heart failureStephen Bird
Health Innovations Research Institute and School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
Aust J Prim Health 16:326-33. 2010....
- Caffeine ingestion and cycling power output in a low or normal muscle glycogen stateStephen C Lane
Exercise and Nutrition Research Group, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1577-84. 2013....
- Aging and the force-velocity relationship of musclesIsaac Selva Raj
Discipline of Exercise Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Bundoora West Campus, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
Exp Gerontol 45:81-90. 2010..This review will summarise the changes of the f-v relationship with age, the functional implications of these changes and the various methods to reverse or at least partly ameliorate these changes...
- Effects of sleeping with reduced carbohydrate availability on acute training responsesStephen C Lane
Exercise and Nutrition Research Group, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Australia
J Appl Physiol (1985) 119:643-55. 2015..We provide evidence for shifts in DNA methylation that correspond with inverse changes in transcription for metabolically adaptive genes, although delaying postexercise feeding failed to augment markers of mitochondrial biogenesis. ..
- Effect of a carbohydrate mouth rinse on simulated cycling time-trial performance commenced in a fed or fasted stateStephen C Lane
Exercise and Nutrition Research Group, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:134-9. 2013..8%; p < 0.05). We concluded that a CHO mouth rinse improved performance to a greater extent in a fasted compared with a fed state; however, optimal performance was achieved in a fed state with the addition of a CHO mouth rinse...
- Acute changes to biomarkers as a consequence of prolonged strenuous runningStephen R Bird
The Discipline of Exercise Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Ann Clin Biochem 51:137-50. 2014..A single bout of strenuous running exercise results in perturbations to numerous biomarkers. An understanding of these is important when analysing samples from individuals who have recently performed such exercise...
- Exercise and type 2 diabetes: new prescription for an old problemStephen R Bird
Exercise Metabolism Group, School of Medical Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
Maturitas 72:311-6. 2012....