Stavros A Kavouras

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Affiliation: Harokopio University
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing hydration status
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 5:519-24. 2002
  2. pmc Educational intervention on water intake improves hydration status and enhances exercise performance in athletic youth
    S A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:684-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Water polo is associated with an apparent redistribution of bone mass and density from the lower to the upper limbs
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Avenue, Athens, 176 71, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 97:316-21. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Assessment of energy expenditure in children using the RT3 accelerometer
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Sports Sci 26:959-66. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Rehydration with glycerol: endocrine, cardiovascular, and thermoregulatory responses during exercise in the heat
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:442-50. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, obesity status, and glycemic control: The ATTICA study
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:606-11. 2007
  7. doi request reprint A single bout of whole-body resistance exercise augments basal VLDL-triacylglycerol removal from plasma in healthy untrained men
    Yiannis E Tsekouras
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Avenue, 17671 Athens, Greece
    Clin Sci (Lond) 116:147-56. 2009
  8. doi request reprint One day of moderate energy deficit reduces fasting and postprandial triacylglycerolemia in women: the role of calorie restriction and exercise
    Maria Maraki
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Clin Nutr 29:459-63. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Lifestyle intervention leading to moderate weight loss normalizes postprandial triacylglycerolemia despite persisting obesity
    Maria I Maraki
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:968-76. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Acute exercise-induced changes in basal VLDL-triglyceride kinetics leading to hypotriglyceridemia manifest more readily after resistance than endurance exercise
    Faidon Magkos
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Ave, 17671 Athens, Greece
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1228-36. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing hydration status
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 5:519-24. 2002
    ..Understanding the importance of euhydration in humans in order to ensure good health in various situations, the purpose of this review is to examine the available techniques in assessing hydration status...
  2. pmc Educational intervention on water intake improves hydration status and enhances exercise performance in athletic youth
    S A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:684-9. 2012
    ..05). Improving hydration status by ad libitum consumption of water can enhance performance in young children exercising in the heat...
  3. ncbi request reprint Water polo is associated with an apparent redistribution of bone mass and density from the lower to the upper limbs
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Avenue, Athens, 176 71, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 97:316-21. 2006
    ..001). Water polo is associated with an apparent redistribution of bone mass and density from the lower to the upper limbs, with no major effects on the rest of the body...
  4. doi request reprint Assessment of energy expenditure in children using the RT3 accelerometer
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Sports Sci 26:959-66. 2008
    ..Despite recognized limitations, the RT3 may be a useful tool for the assessment of children's physical activity during walking and running...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rehydration with glycerol: endocrine, cardiovascular, and thermoregulatory responses during exercise in the heat
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:442-50. 2006
    ..These data indicated that glycerol had little or no major effect on fluid-regulating factors during rehydration or exercise, and the improved exercise capacity in G was likely due to a greater plasma volume during exercise...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, obesity status, and glycemic control: The ATTICA study
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:606-11. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the relationship of physical activity and obesity with glycemic control and insulin resistance...
  7. doi request reprint A single bout of whole-body resistance exercise augments basal VLDL-triacylglycerol removal from plasma in healthy untrained men
    Yiannis E Tsekouras
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Avenue, 17671 Athens, Greece
    Clin Sci (Lond) 116:147-56. 2009
    ..The effect appears to be qualitatively and quantitatively similar to that reported previously for aerobic exercise...
  8. doi request reprint One day of moderate energy deficit reduces fasting and postprandial triacylglycerolemia in women: the role of calorie restriction and exercise
    Maria Maraki
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Clin Nutr 29:459-63. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the effects of acute (1 day), moderate ( approximately 2 MJ) energy deficit induced by calorie restriction, exercise, or combination of both on fasting and postprandial triacylglycerol (TAG) metabolism in women...
  9. doi request reprint Lifestyle intervention leading to moderate weight loss normalizes postprandial triacylglycerolemia despite persisting obesity
    Maria I Maraki
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:968-76. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Acute exercise-induced changes in basal VLDL-triglyceride kinetics leading to hypotriglyceridemia manifest more readily after resistance than endurance exercise
    Faidon Magkos
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Ave, 17671 Athens, Greece
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1228-36. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Sodium replacement and plasma sodium drop during exercise in the heat when fluid intake matches fluid loss
    Costas A Anastasiou
    Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Athl Train 44:117-23. 2009
    ..Sodium replacement during prolonged exercise in the heat may be critically important to maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance and muscle contractility...
  12. pmc Acute effects of exercise and calorie restriction on triglyceride metabolism in women
    Elena Bellou
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:455-61. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of equivalent energy deficits induced by exercise or calorie restriction on basal VLDL-TG metabolism in women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Human hydration indices: acute and longitudinal reference values
    Lawrence E Armstrong
    Human Performance Laboratory, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 20:145-53. 2010
    ..These findings provide euhydration reference values and hydration extremes for 7 commonly used indices in free-living, healthy, active men who were not exercising in a hot environment or training strenuously...
  14. doi request reprint Fitness and weight cycling in relation to body fat and insulin sensitivity in normal-weight young women
    Costas A Anastasiou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:280-4. 2010
    ..These data suggest that increased adiposity in normal weight, healthy women may adversely affect insulin sensitivity and that it may be related to differences in physical fitness and eating behavior...
  15. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus is associated with increased intramyocellular triglyceride, but not diglyceride, content in obese humans
    Costas A Anastasiou
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Harokopio University, 17671 Athens, Greece
    Metabolism 58:1636-42. 2009
    ..The total flux of fatty acids toward esterification may be a much more important factor in the pathophysiology of diabetes...
  16. doi request reprint High-intensity interval aerobic training reduces hepatic very low-density lipoprotein-triglyceride secretion rate in men
    Yiannis E Tsekouras
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 295:E851-8. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint The bone response to non-weight-bearing exercise is sport-, site-, and sex-specific
    Faidon Magkos
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Clin J Sport Med 17:123-8. 2007
    ..To examine whether skeletal adaptations to chronic non-weight-bearing exercise depend on the type of aquatic exercise (swimming or water polo) as well as on sex (men or women)...
  18. doi request reprint Exercise of low energy expenditure along with mild energy intake restriction acutely reduces fasting and postprandial triacylglycerolaemia in young women
    Maria Maraki
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Ave, Athens 176 71, Greece
    Br J Nutr 101:408-16. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint No effect of 5% hypohydration on running economy of competitive runners at 23 degrees C
    Lawrence E Armstrong
    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1110, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1762-9. 2006
    ..This investigation examined the effects of hypohydration (HY) on RE and associated physiological responses...
  20. doi request reprint Water ingestion improves performance compared with mouth rinse in dehydrated subjects
    Giannis Arnaoutis
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:175-9. 2012
    ..It has been suggested that mouth rinse and/or ingestion of fluids during exercise may have a beneficial effect on performance. However, the existing results are controversial...
  21. doi request reprint Eleven-year prevalence trends of obesity in Greek children: first evidence that prevalence of obesity is leveling off
    Konstantinos D Tambalis
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:161-6. 2010
    ..However, an apparent leveling off in obesity rates for the past 4 consecutive years was documented for the first time in both genders...
  22. ncbi request reprint The anthropometrical and physiological characteristics of elite water polo players
    Yiannis E Tsekouras
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El Venizelou Av, Athens, 176 71, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:35-41. 2005
    ..This study provides a quantitative representation of both physical and physiological demands of water polo and proposes a comprehensive battery of tests that can be used for assessing the status of a team...
  23. ncbi request reprint A single bout of brisk walking increases basal very low-density lipoprotein triacylglycerol clearance in young men
    Yiannis E Tsekouras
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Harokopio University, 176 71 Athens, Greece
    Metabolism 56:1037-43. 2007
    ..min(-1) for the CON and EXE trials, respectively; P<.05). It is concluded that the decrease in fasting plasma VLDL-TG concentration observed 12 hours after brisk walking is related mainly to increased VLDL-TG clearance from plasma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ad libitum fluid intake does not prevent dehydration in suboptimally hydrated young soccer players during a training session of a summer camp
    Giannis Arnaoutis
    Dept of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 23:245-51. 2013
    ..There is a lack of studies concerning hydration status of young athletes exercising in the heat...
  25. pmc Effect of acute negative and positive energy balance on basal very-low density lipoprotein triglyceride metabolism in women
    Elena Bellou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    PLoS ONE 8:e60251. 2013
    ..Although chronic dietary energy surplus and obesity are associated with hypertriglyceridemia, the effect of acute overfeeding on VLDL-TG metabolism is not known...
  26. doi request reprint Validity of abbreviated oral fat tolerance tests for assessing postprandial lipemia
    Maria Maraki
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Clin Nutr 30:852-7. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Aerobic exercise training improves insulin sensitivity without changes in body weight, body fat, adiponectin, and inflammatory markers in overweight and obese girls
    George P Nassis
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 17671 Athens, Greece
    Metabolism 54:1472-9. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that increased physical activity may ameliorate the metabolic abnormalities associated with obesity in children with a mechanism other than the parameters cited earlier...
  28. doi request reprint Effect of high-intensity interval exercise on basal triglyceride metabolism in non-obese men
    Elena Bellou
    a Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:823-9. 2013
    ..This effect is short-lived and abolished by 48 h after exercise. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of maltose-containing sports drinks on exercise performance
    Costas A Anastasiou
    Dept of Nutrition and Diatetics, Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens 17671, Greece
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 14:609-25. 2004
    ..The data suggest that although carbohydrate drinks help to maintain plasma glucose at a higher level, no differences in performance could be detected after glycogen-depleting exercise...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ad libitum fluid intake does not prevent dehydration in suboptimally hydrated young soccer players during a training session of a summer cAMP
    Giannis Arnaoutis
    Dept of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 23:245-51. 2013
    ..Conclusion: Approximately 90% of the young soccer players who began exercising under warm weather conditions were hypohydrated, while drinking ad libitum during practice did not prevent further dehydration in already dehydrated players...
  31. pmc Physical Activity and Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Increase Total Antioxidant Capacity: The ATTICA Study
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 17671 Athens, Greece
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:248626. 2010
    ..after adjusting for various confounders. Increased physical activity and greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet were associated with increased total antioxidant capacity...
  32. doi request reprint Physical activity status and acute coronary syndromes survival The GREECS (Greek Study of Acute Coronary Syndromes) study
    Christos Pitsavos
    First Cardiology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2034-9. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between physical activity levels and the clinical outcome at presentation, as well as the 30-day prognosis of hospitalized patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Caffeine use in sports, pharmacokinetics in man, and cellular mechanisms of action
    Faidon Magkos
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 176 71 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 45:535-62. 2005
    ..The most physiologically relevant mechanism of action is probably the blockade of adenosine receptors, but evidence suggests that, at least under certain conditions, other biochemical mechanisms may also be operational...
  34. pmc Mild dehydration and cycling performance during 5-kilometer hill climbing
    Costas N Bardis
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    J Athl Train 48:741-7. 2013
    ..0) than EUH (17.0 ± 1.0) participants (t9 = -3.36, P = .008). Conclusions: We found mild dehydration decreased cycling performance during a 5-km outdoor hill course, probably due to greater heat strain and greater perceived intensity. ..
  35. doi request reprint Lifestyle intervention favorably affects weight loss and maintenance following obesity surgery
    Anastasios Papalazarou
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1348-53. 2010
    ..The favorable effects of lifestyle intervention may be through adoption of healthier eating behaviors and increased physical activity...
  36. doi request reprint Responses of blood lipids to aerobic, resistance, and combined aerobic with resistance exercise training: a systematic review of current evidence
    Konstantinos Tambalis
    Department of Nutrition Science Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Angiology 60:614-32. 2009
    ..For resistance and combined exercise, the results are inconsistent. The heterogeneity between the types of exercise did not allow reliable comparisons...
  37. pmc Higher prevalence of obesity in Greek children living in rural areas despite increased levels of physical activity
    Konstantinos D Tambalis
    Department of Nutrition Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece Department of Sport Medicine and Biology of Physical Activity, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:769-74. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate whether levels of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviours could explain observed differences in the prevalence of childhood obesity in a sample of Greek children...
  38. doi request reprint Caffeinated coffee does not acutely affect energy intake, appetite, or inflammation but prevents serum cortisol concentrations from falling in healthy men
    Anna Gavrieli
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens 17671, Greece
    J Nutr 141:703-7. 2011
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  39. ncbi request reprint Exertional Rhabdomyolysis during a 246-km continuous running race
    Katerina P Skenderi
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1054-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of continuous, moderate-intensity ultra-endurance running exercise on skeletal muscle and hepatic damage, as indicated by serum enzyme activity measured immediately following the race...
  40. doi request reprint Mild hypohydration decreases cycling performance in the heat
    Costas N Bardis
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1782-9. 2013
    ..Hypohydration exceeding 2% of body mass decreases exercise performance. However, the effects of mild hypohydration (<2%) are not clear...
  41. ncbi request reprint Caffeine and ephedrine: physiological, metabolic and performance-enhancing effects
    Faidon Magkos
    Laboratory of Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Sports Med 34:871-89. 2004
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Acute effects of countermovement jumping and sprinting on shot put performance
    Gerasimos Terzis
    Athletics Laboratory, School of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 26:684-90. 2012
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  43. ncbi request reprint The influence of low versus high carbohydrate diet on a 45-min strenuous cycling exercise
    Stavros A Kavouras
    Department of Biology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80933, USA
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 14:62-72. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that L-CHO had no major effect on 45-min cycling exercise that was not observed with H-CHO when the total energy intake was adequate...
  44. ncbi request reprint Improved insulin sensitivity after a single bout of exercise is curvilinearly related to exercise energy expenditure
    Faidon Magkos
    Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    Clin Sci (Lond) 114:59-64. 2008
    ..We conclude that improved whole-body insulin resistance after a single bout of exercise is curvilinearly related to exercise energy expenditure, and requires unfeasible amounts of exercise for most sedentary individuals...