Goncalo V Mendonca

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Chronotropic and pressor effects of water ingestion at rest and in response to incremental dynamic exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Laboratory of Motor Behavior, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Exp Physiol 98:1133-43. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and autonomic effects of water ingestion during postexercise circulatory occlusion
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:1153-63. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Heart rate recovery and variability following combined aerobic and resistance exercise training in adults with and without Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance, CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Res Dev Disabil 34:353-61. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to water ingestion at rest and during isometric handgrip exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Cruz Quebrada Dafundo, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:2495-501. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effects of cigarette smoking on cardiac autonomic function during dynamic exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Sports Sci 29:879-86. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Fractal scaling properties of heart rate dynamics in persons with Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Auton Neurosci 161:110-5. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Cardiac autonomic function during submaximal treadmill exercise in adults with Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Res Dev Disabil 32:532-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effects of combined aerobic and resistance exercise training in adults with and without Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:37-45. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in linear and nonlinear heart rate variability during early recovery from supramaximal exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Department of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon 1495 688, Portugal
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:439-46. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Oxygen uptake kinetics during exercise in adults with Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada Dafundo, 1495 688 Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Appl Physiol 110:575-83. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Chronotropic and pressor effects of water ingestion at rest and in response to incremental dynamic exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Laboratory of Motor Behavior, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Exp Physiol 98:1133-43. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and autonomic effects of water ingestion during postexercise circulatory occlusion
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:1153-63. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, we found that water ingestion may influence the mechanisms by which the muscle metaboreflex elicits an increased cardiac output during PECO...
  3. doi request reprint Heart rate recovery and variability following combined aerobic and resistance exercise training in adults with and without Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance, CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Res Dev Disabil 34:353-61. 2013
    ..Therefore, 12 weeks of exercise training enhanced the heart rate recovery in adults with DS, but not in those without DS. Contrasting, the intervention elicited similar gains between groups for cardiovagal modulation...
  4. doi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to water ingestion at rest and during isometric handgrip exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Cruz Quebrada Dafundo, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:2495-501. 2012
    ..Interestingly, this is not sustained after controlling for the enhanced vagal drive caused by water ingestion. Therefore, the mechanisms underlying this response most likely depend on reflex bradycardia of vagal origin...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of cigarette smoking on cardiac autonomic function during dynamic exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Sports Sci 29:879-86. 2011
    ..Therefore, the cardiac autonomic control is altered by smoking not only at rest, but also during exercise, resulting in reduced vagal modulation and increased sympathetic dominance...
  6. doi request reprint Fractal scaling properties of heart rate dynamics in persons with Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Auton Neurosci 161:110-5. 2011
    ..0. In conclusion, adults with DS show a breakdown of scale-invariant organization in heart rate dynamics towards Brownian noise and this is similar to that described in healthy aging...
  7. doi request reprint Cardiac autonomic function during submaximal treadmill exercise in adults with Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Res Dev Disabil 32:532-9. 2011
    ..This indicates that DS may be associated with poor cardiac responsiveness to changes in autonomic modulation during exercise at intensities below the ventilatory threshold...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of combined aerobic and resistance exercise training in adults with and without Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:37-45. 2011
    ..To determine whether adults with Down syndrome (DS) could improve their submaximal and peak exercise capacity, as for adults without disabilities, after 12 weeks of combined (aerobic and resistance) exercise training...
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in linear and nonlinear heart rate variability during early recovery from supramaximal exercise
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Department of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon 1495 688, Portugal
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:439-46. 2010
    ..Additionally, DFA did not provide additional information about sexual dimorphisms, compared with conventional spectral HRV techniques...
  10. doi request reprint Oxygen uptake kinetics during exercise in adults with Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada Dafundo, 1495 688 Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Appl Physiol 110:575-83. 2010
    ..Therefore, the submaximal exercise performance of these individuals is not affected by slowed VO(2) kinetics...
  11. doi request reprint Heart rate recovery after exercise in adults with the Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Am J Cardiol 105:1470-3. 2010
    ..Additionally, despite showing attenuated HRR from peak exercise, adults with the DS did not present increased cardiovascular risk by general diagnostic criteria (HRR >12 and 22 beats/min, respectively)...
  12. doi request reprint Walking economy of adults with Down syndrome
    G V Mendonca
    Human Kinetics Faculty, Human Kinetics, Lisboa, Portugal
    Int J Sports Med 31:10-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, lower WE in individuals with DS is mainly related to their inability to adapt efficiently to positive variations in walking speed...
  13. doi request reprint Spectral methods of heart rate variability analysis during dynamic exercise
    Goncalo Vilhena Mendonca
    Human Kinetics Department, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Clin Auton Res 19:237-45. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Walking economy in male adults with Down syndrome
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Human Kinetics Department, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Appl Physiol 105:153-7. 2009
    ..Therefore, despite similar walking economy, participants with DS have lower cardiorespiratory function than controls for a given steady-state treadmill speed...
  15. doi request reprint Reduced work capacity in individuals with Down syndrome: a consequence of autonomic dysfunction?
    Bo Fernhall
    1Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 41:138-47. 2013
    ..Our working hypothesis is that autonomic dysfunction is the major contributor to the low levels of work capacity in this population. ..
  16. pmc Reduced exercise capacity in persons with Down syndrome: cause, effect, and management
    Goncalo V Mendonca
    Center of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 6:601-10. 2010
    ..This review is limited to the acute and chronic responses to submaximal and peak exercise intensities because data on supramaximal exercise capacity of persons with DS have been shown to be unreliable...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of long-term exercise training on submaximal and peak aerobic capacity and locomotor economy in adult males with Down's syndrome
    Goncalo Vilhena Mendonca
    Human Kinetics University, Lisbon Technical University, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Monit 15:CR33-39. 2009
    ..Thus the purpose of the present study was to determine whether DS males could improve their submaximal and peak aerobic capacity and LE after a 28-week training program...