Affiliation: Istituto Universitario di Scienze Motorie
- Endothelial (dys)function: the target of physical exercise for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseaseF Pigozzi
Department of Health Sciences, University of Rome Foro Italico, Rome, Italy
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 51:260-7. 2011..The aim of the present study was to compare recent findings of our group concerning homocysteine levels in athletes to available data in literature in order to clarify the meaning of such apparent metabolic paradox...
- Bone mineral density and sport: effect of physical activityF Pigozzi
Department of Health Science, University of Rome Foro Italico, Rome, Italy
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49:177-83. 2009....
- Sudden death in competitive athletesFabio Pigozzi
Laboratory of Sports Medicine, Health Sciences Department, University Institute of Movement Sciences, Piazza Lauro de Bosis 6, 00194 Rome, Italy
Clin Sports Med 27:153-81, ix. 2008..This review focuses on the cardiac causes of SCD and provides a brief summary of the principal noncardiac causes. Current pre-participation screening strategies are also discussed, with particular emphasis on the Italian experience...
- Platelet-rich plasma and skeletal muscle healing: a molecular analysis of the early phases of the regeneration process in an experimental animal modelIvan Dimauro
Unit of Biology, Genetics and Biochemistry, Department of Movement, Human and Health Sciences, University of Rome Foro Italico, Rome, Italy
PLoS ONE 9:e102993. 2014....
- The type 5 phosphodiesterase inhibitor tadalafil influences salivary cortisol, testosterone, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate responses to maximal exercise in healthy menLuigi Di Luigi
Unit of Endocrinology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Rome Foro Italico, Piazza Lauro de Bosis, 15, 00194 Rome, Italy
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3510-4. 2008....
- Benefits of selected physical exercise programs in detention: a randomized controlled studyClaudia Battaglia
Department of Health Sciences, Italian University of Sport and Movement of Rome Foro Italico, Piazza Lauro de Bosis 15, Rome 00196, Italy
Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:5683-96. 2013..The significant gains obtained in functional capacity reflect the great potential of supervised exercise interventions for improving the health status of incarcerated people. ..
- Consumption and biochemical impact of commercially available plant-derived nutritional supplements. An observational pilot-study on recreational athletesPaolo Borrione
Department of Health Sciences, University of Rome Foro Italico, Piazza Lauro de Bosis 15, 00194, Rome, Italy
J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:28. 2012..abstract:..
- Echocardiographic findings in 2261 peri-pubertal athletes with or without inverted T waves at electrocardiogramLeonardo Calo
Division of Cardiology, Policlinico Casilino, ASL Rome B, Rome, Italy
Heart 101:193-200. 2015..T wave inversion (TWI) has been associated with cardiomyopathies. The hypothesis of this study was that TWI has relevant clinical significance in peri-pubertal athletes...
- Application of the sit-to-stand movement for the early assessment of functional deficits in patients who underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionLuca Laudani
From the Department of Human Movement, Social and Health Sciences, University of Rome Foro Italico, Rome, Italy LL, PPM, FP, AM Villa Stuart Sport Clinic, FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, Rome, Italy LL, PPM, FP, AM and Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy AG
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93:189-99. 2014..The aims of this study were to identify and quantify functional deficits between the involved and the uninvolved limb as early as 1 mo after ACL reconstruction by means of a sit-to-stand movement on two force platforms...
- Experimental model for the study of the effects of platelet-rich plasma on the early phases of muscle healingPaolo Borrione
Department of Health Sciences, University of Rome Foro Italico, Rome, Italy
Blood Transfus 12:s221-8. 2014..The aim of this study was to analyse the early effects of platelet- rich plasma in an easily reproducible animal model...
- Structural cardiac disease diagnosed by echocardiography in asymptomatic young male soccer players: implications for pre-participation screeningMarta Rizzo
Istituto di Medicina dello Sport FMSI, Villa Stuart Sport Clinic FIFA Centre of Excellence, Rome, Italy
Br J Sports Med 46:371-3. 2012..To evaluate the prevalence of structural cardiac lesions using echocardiography in apparently healthy boys referred for pre-participation screening (PPS)...
- ACTN3 genotyping by real-time PCR in the Italian population and athletesAndrea Paparini
Department of Health Sciences, University of Movement Sciences, Rome, Italy
Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:810-5. 2007..Athletic performance is influenced by training, environmental factors, and genetic predisposition. Actn3 belongs to a family of actin-binding proteins and is supposed to influence sport performance...
- The effects of a whole-body vibration program on muscle performance and flexibility in female athletesFederica Fagnani
Sports Medicine Laboratory, Department of Health Sciences, University of Rome IUSM, Rome, Italy
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:956-62. 2006..This randomized controlled study was designed to investigate the short-term effects of an 8-wk whole-body vibration protocol on muscle performance and flexibility in female competitive athletes...
- Cardiac adaptation to training and decreased training loads in endurance athletes: a systematic reviewF J Calderon Montero
Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte INEF, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Br Med Bull 84:25-35. 2007..Changes in echocardiographic standard measurements as a consequence of training and detraining in elite or subelite athletes have not been comprehensively studied...
- Conversion from vagal to sympathetic predominance with strenuous training in high-performance world class athletesFerdinando Iellamo
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna Centro di Riabilitazione Cardiologica S Raffaele, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
Circulation 105:2719-24. 2002..We tested the hypothesis that strenuous endurance training, like in high-performance athletes, would enhance sympathetic activation and reduce vagal inhibition...
- T-wave and heart rate variability changes to assess training in world-class athletesFerdinando Iellamo
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiac Rehabilitation Center San Raffaele Pisana, Italy
Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1342-6. 2004..In this study on world-class endurance athletes, we tested the hypothesis that training-induced variations in T-wave amplitude at higher training loads are paralleled by changes in HR spectral profile...
- Muscle metaboreflex contribution to cardiovascular regulation during dynamic exercise in microgravity: insights from mission STS-107 of the space shuttle ColumbiaFerdinando Iellamo
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
J Physiol 572:829-38. 2006..02). This study suggests that the muscle metaboreflex is enhanced during dynamic exercise in space and that the potentiation of the muscle metaboreflex affects the vagally mediated arterial baroreflex contribution to HR control...
- Steady-state acid-base response at exercise levels close to maximum lactate steady statePedro J B Peinado
Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Fisica y el Deporte INEF, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Clin J Sport Med 16:244-6. 2006..To study acid-base status during a constant-load treadmill test at exercise levels close to the maximum lactate steady-state...
- Hemodynamic and autonomic correlates of postexercise hypotension in patients with mild hypertensionJacopo M Legramante
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Centro di Riabilitazione Cardiologica San Raffaele and Università di Roma Tor Vergata, 00173 Rome, Italy
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 282:R1037-43. 2002..The cardiac component of arterial baroreflex is reset during PEH, although the baroreflex mechanisms controlling heart period appear to retain the potential for greater opposition to hypotensive stimuli...