Andreas D Flouris

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Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk in Ontario adolescents
    Andreas D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 92:521-3. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Functional architecture of behavioural thermoregulation
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Karies, 42100, Trikala, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:1-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Immediate and short-term consequences of secondhand smoke exposure on the respiratory system
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 17:110-5. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Acute effects of electronic and tobacco cigarette smoking on complete blood count
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Food Chem Toxicol 50:3600-3. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Thermometry and calorimetry assessment of sweat response during exercise in the heat
    Andreas D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:905-11. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Influence of thermal balance on cold-induced vasodilation
    Andreas D Flouris
    Envirconmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie Unviversity, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:1264-71. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Acute and short-term effects of secondhand smoke on lung function and cytokine production
    Andreas D Flouris
    Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, 32 Siggrou Street, Trikala GR42100, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:1029-33. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Prediction of VO2max from a new field test based on portable indirect calorimetry
    Andreas D Flouris
    The Institute for Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Greece
    J Sci Med Sport 13:70-3. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Biological evidence for the acute health effects of secondhand smoke exposure
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, 32 Siggrou St, Trikala GR42100, Greece
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 298:L3-L12. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Thermal basis of finger blood flow adaptations during abrupt perturbations in thermal homeostasis
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Centre for Research and Technology, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Thessaly, Greece
    Microcirculation 18:56-62. 2011

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Publications37

  1. pmc Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk in Ontario adolescents
    Andreas D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 92:521-3. 2007
    ..05). Participants demonstrated increased CVD risk, highlighting the necessity of placing adolescents in the forefront of preventive CVD programs...
  2. doi request reprint Functional architecture of behavioural thermoregulation
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Karies, 42100, Trikala, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:1-8. 2011
    ..Moreover, the thermosensitive neurons and thermoeffector functions of behavioural thermoregulation are presented and analysed in a detailed discussion...
  3. doi request reprint Immediate and short-term consequences of secondhand smoke exposure on the respiratory system
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 17:110-5. 2011
    ..This review critically evaluates the existing biological evidence regarding the immediate and short-term respiratory consequences of secondhand smoke (SHS)...
  4. doi request reprint Acute effects of electronic and tobacco cigarette smoking on complete blood count
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Food Chem Toxicol 50:3600-3. 2012
    ..More research is needed to evaluate chemical safety issues and other areas of consumer product safety of e-cigarettes, because the nicotine content in the liquids used may vary considerably...
  5. doi request reprint Thermometry and calorimetry assessment of sweat response during exercise in the heat
    Andreas D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:905-11. 2010
    ..It is concluded that in a hot environment during rest and subsequent increasing levels of exercise sweat rate is associated with the cumulative changes in the rate of body heat storage...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of thermal balance on cold-induced vasodilation
    Andreas D Flouris
    Envirconmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie Unviversity, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:1264-71. 2009
    ..It is dependent on excess heat, and it may be triggered by excess heat with the purpose of preserving thermal balance...
  7. doi request reprint Acute and short-term effects of secondhand smoke on lung function and cytokine production
    Andreas D Flouris
    Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, 32 Siggrou Street, Trikala GR42100, Greece
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:1029-33. 2009
    ..The acute effect of secondhand smoke (SHS) on lung function and the duration of system disruption remain unknown...
  8. doi request reprint Prediction of VO2max from a new field test based on portable indirect calorimetry
    Andreas D Flouris
    The Institute for Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Greece
    J Sci Med Sport 13:70-3. 2010
    ..No test-retest differences were detected for SST measured and predicted V O(2 max) and blood lactate. It is concluded that the SST is a highly valid and reliable predictive test for V O(2 max)...
  9. doi request reprint Biological evidence for the acute health effects of secondhand smoke exposure
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, 32 Siggrou St, Trikala GR42100, Greece
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 298:L3-L12. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Thermal basis of finger blood flow adaptations during abrupt perturbations in thermal homeostasis
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Centre for Research and Technology, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Thessaly, Greece
    Microcirculation 18:56-62. 2011
    ..It is concluded that reflex alterations in finger blood flow during repetitive hot and cold water immersions are associated with mean body temperature and the rate of body heat storage, but not with rectal and tympanic temperatures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability responses to a psychologically challenging scuba dive
    A D Flouris
    Department of Space Life Sciences, International Space University, Strasbourg, France
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49:382-6. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint The validity of tympanic and exhaled breath temperatures for core temperature measurement
    Andreas D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Physiol Meas 31:N35-42. 2010
    ..05), the 95% limits of agreement were acceptable for both models. It is concluded that the calculated models based on tympanic and exhaled breath temperature are valid indicators of core temperature...
  13. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory and immune response to physical activity following exposure to a typical smoking environment
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Karies, Trikala, Greece
    Heart 96:860-4. 2010
    ..We conducted a randomised single-blind crossover experiment to assess the cardiorespiratory and immune response to physical activity following PS...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of seasonal programming on fetal development and longevity: links with environmental temperature
    Andreas D Flouris
    The Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology, Thessaly, Greece
    Am J Hum Biol 21:214-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, our results show strong effects of season of birth on fetal development and longevity mediated, at least in part, by environmental temperature at time of birth...
  15. doi request reprint Longitudinal preventive-screening cutoffs for metabolic syndrome in adolescents
    A D Flouris
    The Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology, Thessaly, Greece
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1506-12. 2008
    ..To detect metabolic risk factor cutoff points in adolescence for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome that develops at the age of 17 years (MS17)...
  16. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk in adolescent smokers: evidence of a 'smoker lifestyle'
    Andreas D Flouris
    Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    J Child Health Care 12:221-31. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the studied adolescent smokers demonstrated a higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease later in life, compared to their non-smoking counterparts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in the acute effects of secondhand smoke on thyroid hormone secretion, inflammatory markers and vascular function
    Andreas D Flouris
    Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, 32 Siggrou Street, Trikala, Greece
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 294:E456-62. 2008
    ..We concluded that a 1-h SHS exposure at bar/restaurant levels is accompanied by decrements in gonadal hormones in both sexes and marked increases in thyroid hormone secretion, IL-1beta production, and systolic blood pressure in men...
  18. doi request reprint Human conscious response to thermal input is adjusted to changes in mean body temperature
    A D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 43:199-203. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Effect of body temperature on cold induced vasodilation
    Andreas D Flouris
    School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:491-9. 2008
    ..602, P < 0.001). We conclude that CIVD is triggered by increased T (b) supporting the hypothesis that CIVD is a thermoregulatory mechanism contributing to heat loss...
  20. pmc Respiratory and immune response to maximal physical exertion following exposure to secondhand smoke in healthy adults
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology, Thessaly, Greece
    PLoS ONE 7:e31880. 2012
    ..05). It is concluded that a 1-hour of SHS at bar/restaurant levels adversely affects the cardiorespiratory and immune response to maximal physical exertion in healthy nonsmokers for at least three hours following SHS...
  21. doi request reprint Acute impact of active and passive electronic cigarette smoking on serum cotinine and lung function
    Andreas D Flouris
    FAME Laboratory, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Karies, Trikala, Greece
    Inhal Toxicol 25:91-101. 2013
    ..Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are becoming increasingly popular yet their effects on health remain unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint A brief exposure to moderate passive smoke increases metabolism and thyroid hormone secretion
    Giorgos S Metsios
    Laboratory of Applied Physiology, Department of Sports and Exercise Science, University of Thessaly, Karies, Trikala GR42100, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:208-11. 2007
    ..Active smoking influences normal metabolic status and thyroid function...
  23. doi request reprint Acute effects of second-hand smoke on complete blood count
    Petros C Dinas
    a FAME Laboratory, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Int J Environ Health Res 24:56-62. 2014
    ..007). A 1-h exposure to SHS at bar/restaurant levels significantly increased the WBC for at least 4 h following the exposure time. This effect of SHS on WBC has dose-response characteristics and should be considered to prescribing CBC. ..
  24. doi request reprint A novel model to predict cutaneous finger blood flow via finger and rectal temperatures
    Andres E Carrillo
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Microcirculation 18:670-6. 2011
    ..To generate a model that predicts fingertip blood flow (BF(f) ) and to cross-validate it in another group of subjects...
  25. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system modulation during accidental syncope induced by heat and orthostatic stress
    Andres E Carrillo
    FAME Laboratory, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Aviat Space Environ Med 84:722-5. 2013
    ..7 +/- 2.9 yr) were compared with data collected from subjects who did not experience syncope (CON group: one man, two women; age: 22.3 +/- 1.5 yr)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of secondhand smoke on thyroid function
    Andres E Carrillo
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, GR42100, Greece
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 8:359-63. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, exposure to SHS disturbs vital human processes via thyroid disruption...
  27. doi request reprint Early life mammalian biology and later life physical performance: maximising physiological adaptation
    Andres E Carrillo
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Br J Sports Med 45:1000-1. 2011
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  28. ncbi request reprint Criterion-related validity and test-retest reliability of the 20m square shuttle test
    Giorgos S Metsios
    Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Greece
    J Sci Med Sport 11:214-7. 2008
    ..8% for the SST and MST, respectively. It is concluded that SST is a more valid proxy than MST for predicting laboratory V O(2max) based on the current procedures, while both tests are sufficiently reliable in healthy male adults...
  29. doi request reprint Effects of active and passive tobacco cigarette smoking on heart rate variability
    Petros C Dinas
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 163:109-15. 2013
    ..The proposed mechanisms that may generate this smoke-induced HRV reduction as well as its clinical implications are thoroughly evaluated...
  30. doi request reprint The effect of a covert manipulation of ambient temperature on heat storage and voluntary exercise intensity
    Geoffrey L Hartley
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Physiol Behav 105:1194-201. 2012
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  31. doi request reprint Caloric restriction and longevity: effects of reduced body temperature
    Andres E Carrillo
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    Ageing Res Rev 10:153-62. 2011
    ..Our understanding of the overlap between CR- and T(b)-mediated longevity remains incomplete and should be explored in future research...
  32. ncbi request reprint Thermal balance effects on vigilance during 2-hour exposures to -20 degrees C
    Andreas D Flouris
    School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Aviat Space Environ Med 78:673-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that cold exposure (coldEX) has negative effects on vigilance which can be alleviated by increasing body heat content throughout or prior to coldEX...
  33. doi request reprint Autonomic nervous system modulation during an archery competition in novice and experienced adolescent archers
    Andres E Carrillo
    FAME Laboratory, Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Centre for Research and Technology Thessaly, Trikala, Greece
    J Sports Sci 29:913-7. 2011
    ..We propose that these characteristics of experienced archers are appropriate for optimal performance during competition...
  34. ncbi request reprint Applications of artificial intelligence systems in the analysis of epidemiological data
    Andreas D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, 6230 South Street, Halifax, B3H 3J5 Nova Scotia, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:167-70. 2006
    ..We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using AI systems in large-scale sets of epidemiological data to extract inherent, formerly unidentified, and potentially valuable patterns that human-driven deductive models may miss...
  35. ncbi request reprint Obesity and physical fitness of pre-adolescent children during the academic year and the summer period: effects of organized physical activity
    Antonios D Christodoulos
    Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
    J Child Health Care 10:199-212. 2006
    ..It is concluded that pre-adolescent children advance in physical fitness mainly during the school year, with physical activity being a beneficial countermeasure for the development of obesity...
  36. ncbi request reprint A comparison of developmental coordination disorder prevalence rates in Canadian and Greek children
    Georgia D Tsiotra
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
    J Adolesc Health 39:125-7. 2006
    ..Data revealed that the relatively inactive Greek children demonstrated higher DCD prevalence rates compared to the Canadian sample and exhibited a greater risk for clinical obesity and low cardiorespiratory fitness...
  37. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal modeling of adiposity in periadolescent Greek schoolchildren
    Yiannis Koutedakis
    Department of Sports and Exercise Science, University of Thessaly, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:2070-4. 2005
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