Alon Eliakim

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Osteopenia of prematurity - the role of exercise in prevention and treatment
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2:675-82. 2005
  2. doi request reprint A case study of virilizing adrenal tumor in an adolescent female elite tennis player--insight into the use of anabolic steroids in young athletes
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Endocrine Clinic, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 25:46-50. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of neonatal sepsis on bone turnover in very-low birth weight premature infants
    Alon Eliakim
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:413-8. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of a volleyball practice on anabolic hormones and inflammatory markers in elite male and female adolescent players
    Alon Eliakim
    Pediatric Department, Child Health and Sport Center, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1553-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Effect of rhythm on the recovery from intense exercise
    Michal Eliakim
    Department of Music Therapy, Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1019-24. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Interval training and the GH-IGF-I axis - a new look into an old training regimen
    Alon Eliakim
    Department of Pediatrics, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:815-21. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Exercise training, physical fitness and the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor-1 axis and cytokine balance
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Endocrinology Clinic, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Med Sport Sci 55:128-40. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of music during warm-up on consecutive anaerobic performance in elite adolescent volleyball players
    M Eliakim
    Child Health and Sport Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Sports Med 28:321-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Exercise and the male reproductive system]
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatrics, Meir General Hospital, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 145:677-81, 702, 701. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth factors, inflammatory cytokines and postnatal bone strength in preterm infants
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:733-40. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Osteopenia of prematurity - the role of exercise in prevention and treatment
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, 44281, Israel
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2:675-82. 2005
    ..These results suggest that exercise may play an important role in the prevention and treatment of osteopenia of prematurity...
  2. doi request reprint A case study of virilizing adrenal tumor in an adolescent female elite tennis player--insight into the use of anabolic steroids in young athletes
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Endocrine Clinic, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 25:46-50. 2011
    ..The lack of beneficial effect on performance in adolescents, combined with the potentially hazardous side effects of anabolic steroids, suggests that teenage athletes should avoid their use...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of neonatal sepsis on bone turnover in very-low birth weight premature infants
    Alon Eliakim
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 16:413-8. 2003
    ..No significant differences were found in bone turnover markers at the age of 10 weeks between the groups. Neonatal sepsis in premature infants was not associated with biochemical evidence of reduced bone turnover...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of a volleyball practice on anabolic hormones and inflammatory markers in elite male and female adolescent players
    Alon Eliakim
    Pediatric Department, Child Health and Sport Center, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1553-9. 2009
    ..The increase in IL-6 may indicate its important role in muscle tissue repair. These changes may serve as an objective quantitative tool to monitor training intensity in unique occasions in team sports...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of rhythm on the recovery from intense exercise
    Michal Eliakim
    Department of Music Therapy, Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1019-24. 2013
    ..The optimal music and rhythm selection is yet to be determined...
  6. doi request reprint Interval training and the GH-IGF-I axis - a new look into an old training regimen
    Alon Eliakim
    Department of Pediatrics, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:815-21. 2012
    ..This review will summarize current knowledge on the balance of anabolic hormones and inflammatory mediators following anaerobic, interval exercise and training and its implication to young athletes...
  7. doi request reprint Exercise training, physical fitness and the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor-1 axis and cytokine balance
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Endocrinology Clinic, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Med Sport Sci 55:128-40. 2010
    ..Finally, changes in the balance of anabolic and catabolic hormones and inflammatory mediators during the training season may help elite athletes and their coaches in their training and preparation for competition...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of music during warm-up on consecutive anaerobic performance in elite adolescent volleyball players
    M Eliakim
    Child Health and Sport Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Sports Med 28:321-5. 2007
    ..Music had no significant effect on mean anaerobic output or fatigue index in both genders. Music affects warm-up and may have a transient beneficial effect on anaerobic performance...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Exercise and the male reproductive system]
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatrics, Meir General Hospital, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 145:677-81, 702, 701. 2006
    ..Surprisingly, even in the medically well-supervised elite athletes, changes in testosterone levels and their effects on performance and health are rarely evaluated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Growth factors, inflammatory cytokines and postnatal bone strength in preterm infants
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:733-40. 2009
    ..To assess the relationships between growth factors, inflammatory cytokines and postnatal bone development in preterm infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endogenous hyperandrogenism and exercise capacity lessons from the exercise-congenital adrenal hyperplasia model
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:1213-9. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Bone turnover markers and bone strength during the first weeks of life in very low birth weight premature infants
    Ita Litmanovitz
    Department of Neonatology, Meir General Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Perinat Med 32:58-61. 2004
    ..To determine the association between changes in bone turnover markers and bone strength of very low birth weight infants during the first eight postnatal weeks...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early physical activity intervention prevents decrease of bone strength in very low birth weight infants
    Ita Litmanovitz
    Department of Neonatology, Meir General Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Pediatrics 112:15-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effect of early range-of-motion intervention on bone strength and bone turnover in very low birth weight infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term beneficial effects of a combined dietary-behavioral-physical activity intervention for the treatment of childhood obesity
    Dan Nemet
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health and Sports Center, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Pediatrics 115:e443-9. 2005
    ..Surprisingly, however, only a minor fraction of obese children participate in weight reduction interventions, and the longer-term effects of these weight-reduction interventions among children have not been elucidated...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of motivational music on lactate levels during recovery from intense exercise
    Michal Eliakim
    Department of Music Therapy, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 26:80-6. 2012
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  16. pmc High Beta-palmitate formula and bone strength in term infants: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial
    Ita Litmanovitz
    Department of Neonatology, Meir Medical Center, 59 Tchernichovsky Street, 44281, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Calcif Tissue Int 92:35-41. 2013
    ..We concluded that infants consuming HBP formula had changes in bone SOS that were comparable to those of infants consuming breast milk and favorable compared to infants consuming LBP formula...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health promotion intervention in Arab-Israeli kindergarten children
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Department of Pediatrics, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:1001-7. 2011
    ..Obesity is the most common chronic pediatric disease in westernized societies, with minorities and children from low socioeconomic status being mostly affected. Arab-Israelis are the largest minority population in Israel...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment of childhood obesity in obese families
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Department of Pediatrics, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:461-7. 2008
    ..Parental obesity reduces the likelihood of a multidisciplinary childhood obesity program to succeed, suggesting that special family-based interventions should be constructed for obese children from obese families...
  19. ncbi request reprint Parental obesity and higher pre-intervention BMI reduce the likelihood of a multidisciplinary childhood obesity program to succeed--a clinical observation
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:1055-61. 2004
    ..To assess the effects and identify factors associated with success of a combined, structured multidisciplinary weight management program in obese children and adolescents...
  20. pmc Effect of local cold-pack application on systemic anabolic and inflammatory response to sprint-interval training: a prospective comparative trial
    Dan Nemet
    Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Child Health and Sport Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba 44821, Israel
    Eur J Appl Physiol 107:411-7. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Immunological and growth mediator response to cross-country training in adolescent females
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Department of Pediatrics, Meir Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:995-1007. 2009
    ..Moreover, there are few studies that have examined growth factors, pro-inflammatory cytokines, and peripheral blood mononuclear cell responses to 'real-life' or field exercise solely in girls...
  22. doi request reprint Training increases anabolic response and reduces inflammatory response to a single practice in elite male adolescent volleyball players
    Dan Nemet
    Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 25:875-80. 2012
    ..01) to the same relative intensity volleyball practice. The results suggest that, along with the improvement of anaerobic and aerobic characteristics, training leads to a greater anabolic and reduced inflammatory response to exercise...
  23. ncbi request reprint Should we treat elevated thyroid stimulating hormone levels in obese children and adolescents?
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:217-21. 2006
    ..To examine the prevalence of abnormal thyroid function tests among obese children and adolescents, and to study the effect of thyroid hormone supplementation on body weight, linear growth and lipid profiles in these children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bone speed of sound in infants of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Rivka H Regev
    Neonatal Department, Meir Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba and The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 17:1083-8. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess bone strength by QUS-SOS measurements in IGDM in comparison to healthy matched full-term infants...
  25. ncbi request reprint Enriched post-discharge formula versus term formula for bone strength in very low birth weight infants: a longitudinal pilot study
    Ita Litmanovitz
    Department of Neonatology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Perinat Med 35:431-5. 2007
    ..To initiate a longitudinal pilot study comparing the effect of nutrient-enriched post-discharge formula (PDF) with standard term formula (TF) on bone strength of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants in the first six months post-term...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of a multidisciplinary childhood obesity treatment intervention on adipocytokines, inflammatory and growth mediators
    Dan Nemet
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health and Sports Center, Endocrine Clinic, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Horm Res Paediatr 79:325-32. 2013
    ..To examine the effects of a 3-month multidisciplinary intervention on anthropometric measures, physical activity patterns and fitness, inflammatory cytokines, adipocytokines, and growth mediators in obese children...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of a combined intervention for treating severely obese prepubertal children
    Dan Nemet
    Department of Pediatrics, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 26:91-6. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint The effect of aerobic exercise on neutrophil functions
    Ronit Gavrieli
    Department of Pediatrics and The Laboratory for Leukocyte Function, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1623-8. 2008
    ..Intensive exercise suppresses several neutrophil functions including chemotaxis. The study investigates the pathophysiological mechanisms of impaired chemotaxis after submaximal aerobic exercise...
  29. doi request reprint Immediate post-exercise energy intake and macronutrient preferences in normal weight and overweight pre-pubertal children
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:221-9. 2010
    ..To examine the immediate effect of three different types of popular exercise activities on food intake and preferences in normal weight and overweight children...
  30. doi request reprint Health promotion intervention in low socioeconomic kindergarten children
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Pediatr 158:796-801.e1. 2011
    ..To prospectively examine the effects of a randomized school-based intervention on nutrition and physical activity knowledge and preferences, anthropometric measures, and fitness in low socioeconomic kindergarten children...
  31. ncbi request reprint Causes and patterns of referral to a tertiary, multidisciplinary program for the treatment of childhood obesity
    Gili Yaeger-Yarom
    Department of Pediatric, Child Health and Sports Center, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:303-6. 2011
    ..Despite the childhood obesity epidemic, few obese children receive therapy and relatively few weight management multidisciplinary programs exist...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effects of nutritional-physical activity school-based intervention on fatness and fitness in preschool children
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:711-8. 2007
    ..Obesity is now the most common chronic pediatric disease. Early health education programs could serve to prevent and treat childhood obesity and its numerous complications...
  33. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous activity in premature infants affects bone strength
    Alon Eliakim
    Department of Pediatrics, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Perinatol 22:650-2. 2002
    ..Determination of bone strength of lower extremities in very low birth weight (VLBW) premature infants with central nervous system pathology resulting in reduced unilateral spontaneous leg movements...
  34. ncbi request reprint The endocrine response to exercise and training in young athletes
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sport Center, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 25:605-15. 2013
    ..The aim of the present review is to summarize our current knowledge on this topic. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Exercise provocation test for growth hormone secretion: methodologic considerations
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Endocrinology Clinic, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 20:370-8. 2008
    ..In addition to recommendations of more standardized exercise protocols and environmental considerations, we will also focus on GH responses to exercise in unique populations such as obese children...
  36. pmc Health-related knowledge and preferences in low socio-economic kindergarteners
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:1. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine physical activity (PA) and nutrition knowledge and preferences in low socio-economic status kindergarten children...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Physical education in Israeli middle schools--a time for action!]
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Harefuah 146:265-8, 319. 2007
    ..School-based physical education is considered an important means for increasing physical activity in children and is believed to contribute a substantial proportion of the physical activity recommended for health purposes...
  38. doi request reprint Growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor-1 and inflammatory response to a single exercise bout in children and adolescents
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Endocrinology Clinic, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Med Sport Sci 55:141-55. 2010
    ..Therefore, changes in the anabolic-catabolic hormonal balance and in circulating inflammatory cytokines can be used by adolescent athletes and/or their coaches to gauge the training intensity in individual and team sports...
  39. doi request reprint Training reduces catabolic and inflammatory response to a single practice in female volleyball players
    Alon Eliakim
    1Pediatric Department, Child Health and Sport Center, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 2School of Nutritional Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel and 3Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 27:3110-5. 2013
    ..01) to the same relative intensity volleyball practice. The results suggest that along with the improvement of power and anaerobic and aerobic characteristics, training reduces the catabolic and inflammatory response to exercise...
  40. doi request reprint Pediatric sports nutrition: an update
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 12:304-9. 2009
    ..In this article, we review some of the new data concerning the possible short-term and long-term effects of nutrition on children's performance, current and future health...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of a combined intervention on body mass index and fitness in obese children and adolescents - a clinical experience
    Alon Eliakim
    Department of Paediatrics, Meir General Hospital, 59 Tshernichovski Street, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 161:449-54. 2002
    ..Gender, pubertal status, and the degree of obesity had no influence on BMI changes. Children without parental overweight had significantly greater decreases in BMI compared to children of obese parents...
  42. ncbi request reprint Decreased bone speed of sound in children with growing pains measured by quantitative ultrasound
    Orit Friedland
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology Service, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Rheumatol 32:1354-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that GP may represent a local overuse syndrome and therefore may be associated with decreased bone speed of sound (SOS) measured by quantitative ultrasound (US)...
  43. ncbi request reprint The effects of exercise on body weight and circulating leptin in premature infants
    Alon Eliakim
    Department of Pediatrics, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Perinatol 22:550-4. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of daily movements on weight gain, serum leptin, and insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in premature infants...
  44. ncbi request reprint Proteins and amino acid supplementation in sports: are they truly necessary?
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Department of Pediatrics, Meir General Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 7:328-32. 2005
    ..The use of supplements for the healthy, non-competitive adult engaged in recreational sports is usually not warranted...
  45. ncbi request reprint Increased sodium concentrations in drinking water increase blood pressure in neonates
    Avishalom Pomeranz
    Unit of Pediatric Nephrology, Meir General Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Hypertens 20:203-7. 2002
    ..However, the final sodium concentration in the milk formula depends upon the concentration of sodium in the diluting water, which varies remarkably...
  46. ncbi request reprint Basketball not only for the tall
    Zvi Laron
    Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Unit, Schneider Children s Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Isreal
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 3:232. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infection in very low birth weight preterm infants
    Sofia Bauer
    Department of Neonatology, Meir General Hospital, 59 Tchernichovski Street, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:426-30. 2003
    ..The prevalence of urinary tract infection (UTI) in preterm neonates ranges between 4 and 25%. The need for a radiologic investigation has not yet been established in very low birth weight premature newborns (<1500 g birth weight)...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Banned performance enhancing ergogenic aids in children and adolescent athletes]
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Department of Pediatrics, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Harefuah 146:794-9, 812. 2007
    ..While there is no scientific evidence to support the usage of these agents for enhancing performance in children and adolescents, using supra-physiological doses may be associated with undesired side effects...
  49. ncbi request reprint Transient decrease of neutrophil chemotaxis following aerobic exercise
    Baruch Wolach
    Department of Pediatrics, The Laboratory for Leukocyte Function, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:949-54. 2005
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  50. ncbi request reprint Growth and exercise in health and disease- what every paediatrician needs to know
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:S3-10. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint Exercise training, menstrual irregularities and bone development in children and adolescents
    Alon Eliakim
    Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 16:201-6. 2003
    ....
  52. doi request reprint The interpretation of color - an endocrine cause of skin discoloration mimicking cyanosis
    Dania Takagi
    Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 26:579-81. 2013
    ..When skin color changes occur in a child, pediatricians should think of hyperpigmentation as a presenting sign of adrenal insufficiency...
  53. doi request reprint The relationship between short- and long-distance swimming performance and repeated sprint ability
    Yoav Meckel
    Department of Life Sciences, Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 26:3426-31. 2012
    ..05). The results suggest that RSA in swimmers is a specific quality that cannot predict short- or long-distance swim performance. The significantly strong relationship between the 100- and 2,000-m swim times is unique for swimming...
  54. doi request reprint Influence of short vs. long repetition sprint training on selected fitness components in young soccer players
    Yoav Meckel
    Life Science Department, Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1845-51. 2012
    ..Therefore, to maintain a player's training interest and enthusiasm, coaches may alternate between these methods during the busy soccer season...
  55. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous fat necrosis and hypercalcemia following therapeutic hypothermia--a patient report and review of the literature
    Eyal Zifman
    Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:1185-8. 2010
    ..This prompts the need for awareness by treating physicians for this complication...
  56. ncbi request reprint Child abuse suspicion masquerading new onset insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
    Ayelet Shles
    Pediatric Emergency Care Unit, Pediatric Department, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Kfar Saba, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:823-5. 2011
    ..We present a case of a 9.5-year-old child in which the workup for a suspected abusive event led to a delay in the diagnosis of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus later presented as diabetic ketoacidosis...
  57. doi request reprint Octreotide-induced hepatitis in a child with persistent hyperinsulinemia hypoglycemia of infancy
    Josef Ben-Ari
    Department of Pediatric, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 26:179-82. 2013
    ..This warrants routine examination of liver function. When hepatitis develops, prompt cessation of octreotide therapy will probably result in subsequent resolution...
  58. doi request reprint Clinical and genetic heterogeneity of congenital adrenal hypoplasia due to NR0B1 gene mutations
    Zohar Landau
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, E Wolfson Medical Center, Holon and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:448-54. 2010
    ..AHC is characterized by adrenal insufficiency in infancy and early childhood. Later, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) manifests as pubertal failure...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Sports emergencies in the pediatric population]
    Dan Nemet
    Child Health and Sports Center, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Harefuah 146:713-8, 733. 2007
    ..Other conditions that may endanger children engaged in sports are related to heat illness or allergic reactions. This article reviews these sports-related emergencies, their diagnosis, treatment and ways of prevention...
  60. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, growth, and inflammatory mediators in BMI-matched female adolescents
    Mariam Ischander
    Pediatric Exercise Research Center, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1131-8. 2007
    ..To begin to gauge independent effects of physical activity on health risk, we matched by BMI two groups of normal-weight adolescent females, one physically active (all participants in high school sports), and one sedentary...
  61. ncbi request reprint Quantitative ultrasound of the tibia and radius in prepubertal and early-pubertal female athletes
    Bareket Falk
    Department of Physiology, Ribstein Center for Sport Medicine Sciences and Research, Wingate Institute, Netanya 42902, Israel
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:139-43. 2003
    ..Physical exercise during childhood has been shown to enhance bone mineral density, thus reducing the risk of osteoporosis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory and growth mediators in growing preterm infants
    Irfan Ahmad
    Pediatric Exercise Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:387-96. 2007
    ..Efforts to optimally balance inflammatory and growth mediators may benefit somatic growth in infants very early in life...
  63. ncbi request reprint Obesity and lipid profiles in children and adolescents
    Orit Friedland
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 15:1011-6. 2002
    ..Unfavorable lipid levels were relatively common among obese children, suggesting that obesity should be considered a risk factor for hypercholesterolemia, and that screening obese children for hypercholesterolemia should be considered...
  64. ncbi request reprint Reduced exercise-associated response of the GH-IGF-I axis and catecholamines in obese children and adolescents
    Alon Eliakim
    Pediatric Exercise Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, University of California, CA 92868
    J Appl Physiol 100:1630-7. 2006
    ..These abnormalities were compensated for, so that exercise was not associated with hypoglycemia, despite increased insulin levels in obese children...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effect of rhIL-6 infusion on GH-->IGF-I axis mediators in humans
    Dan Nemet
    College of Medicine, Clinical Research Center, University of California at Irvine, 101 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 291:R1663-8. 2006
    ..The results suggest that IL-6 plays a role in the GH-->IGF-I response to intense exercise...
  66. ncbi request reprint The effect of brief exercise on circulating CD34+ stem cells in early and late pubertal boys
    Frank Zaldivar
    Pediatric Exercise Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Pediatr Res 61:491-5. 2007
    ..0001). Baseline levels of PBSC, FLT-3, and G-CSF were significantly higher in EP. Exercise increased SDF-1 alpha only in LP, and the FLT-3 increase was greater in LP than EP. Brief exercise affects PBSC and PBSC mediators in children...
  67. ncbi request reprint Resistance training, skeletal muscle and growth
    Bareket Falk
    The Ribstein Center for Sport Medicine Sciences and Research, Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 1:120-7. 2003
    ..Finally, numerous studies have demonstrated that with appropriate supervision and precautions, resistance training can be safe and effective for children and adolescents...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reduced tetanus antibody titers in overweight children
    Alon Eliakim
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Exercise Research Center, University Children s Hospital, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Autoimmunity 39:137-41. 2006
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  69. ncbi request reprint Cellular immunity and inflammatory mediator responses to intense exercise in overweight children and adolescents
    Robert G McMurray
    Pediatric Exercise Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Investig Med 55:120-9. 2007
    ..Obesity modifies inflammatory mediators, but little is known about how obesity modifies the inflammatory responses of exercising children. This study assessed the acute effect of exercise on inflammatory mediators in overweight children...
  70. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity
    Phyllis W Speiser
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Schneider Children s Hospital, 269 01 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:1871-87. 2005
    ..In developing a consensus statement, this international group has presented the evidence, developed recommendations, and provided a platform aimed toward future corrective action and ongoing debate in the international community...
  71. ncbi request reprint The effect of the Ramadan fast on physical performance and dietary habits in adolescent soccer players
    Yoav Meckel
    Life Science Department, The Zinman College for Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Netanya 42902, Israel
    Eur J Appl Physiol 102:651-7. 2008
    ..The results indicate that Ramadan fasting can lead to a significant decrease in athletic performance capacities. The decrease in performance does not necessarily relate to changes in caloric intake and sleeping hours during the fast...