Dieter Leyk

Summary

Affiliation: German Sport University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Combined physiological and anthropometrical databases as ergonomic tools
    Dieter Leyk
    Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services, Koblenz, Germany
    J Physiol Anthropol 25:363-9. 2006
  2. pmc Physical fitness, weight, smoking, and exercise patterns in young adults
    Dieter Leyk
    German Sport University Cologne Institute of Physiology and Anatomy, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 109:737-45. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of training on performance and health in middle age
    D Leyk
    Research Group Epidemiology of Performance, Institute for Physiology and Anatomy, German Sport University Cologne, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933, Cologne, Germany
    Herz 37:493-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Importance of sports during youth and exercise barriers in 20- to 29-year-old male nonathletes differently motivated for regular physical activities
    Dieter Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of Federal Armed Forces Medical Services, Koblenz, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 26:S15-22. 2012
  5. pmc Physical performance in middle age and old age: good news for our sedentary and aging society
    Dieter Leyk
    Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Institut für Physiologie und Anatomie, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Koln, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:809-16. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Performance, training and lifestyle parameters of marathon runners aged 20-80 years: results of the PACE-study
    D Leyk
    Department of Physiology and Anatomy, German Sport University Colgone, Cologne, Germany
    Int J Sports Med 30:360-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Validation of a short-term memory test for the recognition of people and faces
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
    Ergonomics 51:1125-36. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in marathon and half-marathon performances
    D Leyk
    Department of Physiology and Anatomy, German Sports University Cologne, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933 Koln, Germany
    Int J Sports Med 28:513-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Maximal manual stretcher carriage: performance and recovery of male and female ambulance workers
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
    Ergonomics 50:752-62. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Hand-grip strength of young men, women and highly trained female athletes
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Andernacher Strasse 100, 56070, Koblenz, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:415-21. 2007

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Combined physiological and anthropometrical databases as ergonomic tools
    Dieter Leyk
    Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services, Koblenz, Germany
    J Physiol Anthropol 25:363-9. 2006
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  2. pmc Physical fitness, weight, smoking, and exercise patterns in young adults
    Dieter Leyk
    German Sport University Cologne Institute of Physiology and Anatomy, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 109:737-45. 2012
    ..In this study, we show that young adults' physical performance depends on the number of risk factors they possess. We also compare the young adults' physical performance with that of adolescents aged 10 to 17...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of training on performance and health in middle age
    D Leyk
    Research Group Epidemiology of Performance, Institute for Physiology and Anatomy, German Sport University Cologne, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933, Cologne, Germany
    Herz 37:493-8. 2012
    ..Maintaining health and performance is becoming an urgent problem in modern society and a solution to this cost-intensive problem is not yet in sight...
  4. doi request reprint Importance of sports during youth and exercise barriers in 20- to 29-year-old male nonathletes differently motivated for regular physical activities
    Dieter Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of Federal Armed Forces Medical Services, Koblenz, Germany
    J Strength Cond Res 26:S15-22. 2012
    ..Because of the differences in receptiveness and approachability health promotion policies may not only consider the often recommended tailored interventions but also carefully designed incentive programs...
  5. pmc Physical performance in middle age and old age: good news for our sedentary and aging society
    Dieter Leyk
    Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Institut für Physiologie und Anatomie, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Koln, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:809-16. 2010
    ..It can be difficult to determine whether such physical changes are truly age-related, as they might alternatively be explained as the negative consequences of a sedentary lifestyle...
  6. doi request reprint Performance, training and lifestyle parameters of marathon runners aged 20-80 years: results of the PACE-study
    D Leyk
    Department of Physiology and Anatomy, German Sport University Colgone, Cologne, Germany
    Int J Sports Med 30:360-5. 2009
    ..01). The present findings strengthen the concept that considers aging as a biological process that can be considerably speeded up or slowed down by multiple lifestyle related factors...
  7. doi request reprint Validation of a short-term memory test for the recognition of people and faces
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
    Ergonomics 51:1125-36. 2008
    ..Commonly used tests may be unsuitable due to undue abstraction and insufficient reference to real-world conditions. Thus, tests are required that account for task-specific conditions and neurophysiological characteristics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in marathon and half-marathon performances
    D Leyk
    Department of Physiology and Anatomy, German Sports University Cologne, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933 Koln, Germany
    Int J Sports Med 28:513-7. 2007
    ..The hypothesis that lifestyle factors have considerably stronger influences on functional capacity than the factor age is also supported by these findings from physically active and fit elderly...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maximal manual stretcher carriage: performance and recovery of male and female ambulance workers
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Koblenz, Germany
    Ergonomics 50:752-62. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the increasing number of eccentric strains during uninterrupted stretcher carriage induces cumulative muscle damages that may require some days for complete recovery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hand-grip strength of young men, women and highly trained female athletes
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Andernacher Strasse 100, 56070, Koblenz, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:415-21. 2007
    ..The results of female national elite athletes even indicate that the strength level attainable by extremely high training will rarely surpass the 50th percentile of untrained or not specifically trained men...
  11. pmc A new approach to assess movements and isometric postures of spine and trunk at the workplace
    Max Wunderlich
    Department of Physiology and Anatomy, German Sport University Cologne, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    Eur Spine J 20:1393-402. 2011
    ..The objective assessment of indirectly measured spine and trunk kinematics will give further insight to predict and prevent job-related spine loads...
  12. doi request reprint [Analysis of spinal stress during surgery in otolaryngology]
    M Wunderlich
    Institut für Physiologie und Anatomie, Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933, Koln, Deutschland
    HNO 58:791-8. 2010
    ..Performing surgery is often associated with considerable cervical spine disorders. However, only a few studies have examined to what extent working posture or individual surgical techniques can be seen as stress indicators...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical performance, body weight and BMI of young adults in Germany 2000 - 2004: results of the physical-fitness-test study
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Germany
    Int J Sports Med 27:642-7. 2006
    ..Despite the correlations between BMI and physical fitness the terms "overweight" and "physically unfit" should not be regarded as synonyms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Recovery of hand grip strength and hand steadiness after exhausting manual stretcher carriage
    D Leyk
    Department IV Military Ergonomics and Exercise Physiology, Central Institute of the Federal Armed Forces Medical Services Koblenz, Andernacher Str 100, 56070, Koblenz, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:593-9. 2006
    ..By contrast, the generation and coordination of the much lower forces required for hand-steadiness appears to be impaired only during the short transient of metabolic recovery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to apnea during dynamic exercise
    U Hoffmann
    Department of Physiology and Anatomy, Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Cologne, Germany
    Int J Sports Med 26:426-31. 2005
    ..The key factor seems to be an increase in total peripheral resistance, probably including a vasoconstriction in the exercising muscles...