Estelle Victoria Lambert

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi The role of dietary macronutrients in optimizing endurance performance
    Estelle V Lambert
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Departments of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands, 7725 South Africa
    Curr Sports Med Rep 2:194-201. 2003
  2. ncbi Conjugated linoleic acid versus high-oleic acid sunflower oil: effects on energy metabolism, glucose tolerance, blood lipids, appetite and body composition in regularly exercising individuals
    Estelle V Lambert
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115 Newlands, 7725, South Africa
    Br J Nutr 97:1001-11. 2007
  3. ncbi Cross-cultural validation of the hill-bone compliance to high blood pressure therapy scale in a South African, primary healthcare setting
    Estelle Victoria Lambert
    MRC Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Tygerberg
    Ethn Dis 16:286-91. 2006
  4. pmc Complex systems model of fatigue: integrative homoeostatic control of peripheral physiological systems during exercise in humans
    E V Lambert
    University of Cape Town, Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Sports Science of South Africa, P O Box 115, Newlands 7725, South Africa
    Br J Sports Med 39:52-62. 2005
  5. doi Determinants of insulin-resistant phenotypes in normal-weight and obese Black African women
    Courtney L Jennings
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1602-9. 2008
  6. ncbi Where does the black population of South Africa stand on the nutrition transition?
    Lesley T Bourne
    Health and Development Research Group, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 5:157-62. 2002
  7. ncbi The effects of medium-chain triacylglycerol and carbohydrate ingestion on ultra-endurance exercise performance
    Julia H Goedecke
    Medical Research Council Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7725, South Africa
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:15-27. 2005
  8. doi Comparison of body fatness measurements by near-infrared reactance and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in normal-weight and obese black and white women
    Courtney L Jennings
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands 7725, Cape Town, South Africa
    Br J Nutr 103:1065-9. 2010
  9. doi Conference on "Multidisciplinary approaches to nutritional problems". Symposium on "Diabetes and health". Nutrition interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes
    Nelia P Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town 7505, South Africa
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:55-70. 2009
  10. ncbi Variability in exercise capacity and metabolic response during endurance exercise after a low carbohydrate diet
    Amanda Claassen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7725, South Africa
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:97-116. 2005

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  1. ncbi The role of dietary macronutrients in optimizing endurance performance
    Estelle V Lambert
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Departments of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands, 7725 South Africa
    Curr Sports Med Rep 2:194-201. 2003
    ..However, athletes and their advisors must be prepared to try various nutritional strategies in order to optimize both performance and training...
  2. ncbi Conjugated linoleic acid versus high-oleic acid sunflower oil: effects on energy metabolism, glucose tolerance, blood lipids, appetite and body composition in regularly exercising individuals
    Estelle V Lambert
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115 Newlands, 7725, South Africa
    Br J Nutr 97:1001-11. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Cross-cultural validation of the hill-bone compliance to high blood pressure therapy scale in a South African, primary healthcare setting
    Estelle Victoria Lambert
    MRC Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Tygerberg
    Ethn Dis 16:286-91. 2006
    ..This instrument consists of three subscales, medications-compliance, appointment making, and salt intake...
  4. pmc Complex systems model of fatigue: integrative homoeostatic control of peripheral physiological systems during exercise in humans
    E V Lambert
    University of Cape Town, Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Sports Science of South Africa, P O Box 115, Newlands 7725, South Africa
    Br J Sports Med 39:52-62. 2005
    ....
  5. doi Determinants of insulin-resistant phenotypes in normal-weight and obese Black African women
    Courtney L Jennings
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1602-9. 2008
    ..Subsets of metabolically "healthy obese" and "at-risk" normal-weight individuals have been previously identified. The aim of this study was to explore the determinants of these phenotypes in black South African (SA) women...
  6. ncbi Where does the black population of South Africa stand on the nutrition transition?
    Lesley T Bourne
    Health and Development Research Group, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 5:157-62. 2002
    ..To review data on selected risk factors related to the emergence of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the black population of South Africa...
  7. ncbi The effects of medium-chain triacylglycerol and carbohydrate ingestion on ultra-endurance exercise performance
    Julia H Goedecke
    Medical Research Council Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7725, South Africa
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:15-27. 2005
    ..In conclusion, MCTs ingested prior to exercise and co-ingested with CHO during exercise did not alter substrate metabolism and significantly compromised sprint performance during prolonged ultra-endurance cycling exercise...
  8. doi Comparison of body fatness measurements by near-infrared reactance and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in normal-weight and obese black and white women
    Courtney L Jennings
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands 7725, Cape Town, South Africa
    Br J Nutr 103:1065-9. 2010
    ..The results of single-site NIR as a measure of BF % should therefore be interpreted with caution, particularly in women of African descent and in those with very high levels of adiposity...
  9. doi Conference on "Multidisciplinary approaches to nutritional problems". Symposium on "Diabetes and health". Nutrition interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes
    Nelia P Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town 7505, South Africa
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:55-70. 2009
    ..Further factors predicting success are weight loss achieved, duration and intensity of the intervention and dietary compliance...
  10. ncbi Variability in exercise capacity and metabolic response during endurance exercise after a low carbohydrate diet
    Amanda Claassen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7725, South Africa
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 15:97-116. 2005
    ..Maintenance of euglycemia in the CHO-depleted state might have an ergogenic effect, however, the effect is highly variable between individuals and independent of changes in CHO oxidation...
  11. doi Conjugated linoleic acid isomers, t10c12 and c9t11, are differentially incorporated into adipose tissue and skeletal muscle in humans
    Julia H Goedecke
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, 115, Newlands, 7725, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lipids 44:983-8. 2009
    ..001), and the c9t11 isomer tended to increase in skeletal muscle phospholipids (P = 0.056). Therefore, human adipose tissue and skeletal muscle are enriched with CLA in an isomer-specific manner...
  12. doi The atypical presentation of the metabolic syndrome components in black African women: the relationship with insulin resistance and the influence of regional adipose tissue distribution
    Courtney L Jennings
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands 7725, South Africa
    Metabolism 58:149-57. 2009
    ..The measurement of waist circumference, as an indicator of disease risk, should therefore be encouraged in the public health setting...
  13. doi Ethnic differences in serum lipoproteins and their determinants in South African women
    Julia H Goedecke
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, 7700 South Africa
    Metabolism 59:1341-50. 2010
    ..The major determinants of serum lipids in black women were socioeconomic status and lifestyle factors, whereas in white women, S(I) and body composition most closely correlated with serum lipids...
  14. pmc HealthKick: a nutrition and physical activity intervention for primary schools in low-income settings
    Catherine E Draper
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Boundary Road, Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 10:398. 2010
    ..This paper describes HealthKick, a school-based nutrition and physical activity intervention in primary schools in these settings aimed at reducing diabetes risk factors...
  15. ncbi The association of interleukin-18 genotype and serum levels with metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Juliet Evans
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands, 7725 Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:633-40. 2007
    ..This study investigated the association between the circulating IL-18 levels and the -137 G/C polymorphism within the IL-18 gene with metabolic risk factors for CVD in normal-weight and obese black South African women...
  16. ncbi Qualitative evaluation of a physical activity-based chronic disease prevention program in a low-income, rural South African setting
    Catherine E Draper
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Rural Remote Health 10:1467. 2010
    ..The aim of this evaluation was to qualitatively assess the process by which the DHLP was implemented, identifying enabling factors and barriers...
  17. ncbi Effect of distance feedback on pacing strategy and perceived exertion during cycling
    Yumna Albertus
    MRC UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Cape Town and the Sports Science Institute of SOUTH AFRICA, Cape Town, South Africa
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:461-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether providing incorrect distance feedback would alter pacing strategies, perceived exertion, and heart rate during 20-km cycling time trials (TT)...
  18. ncbi A novel energy expenditure prediction equation for intermittent physical activity
    Lara R Dugas
    Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Unit, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, South Africa
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:2154-61. 2005
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  19. ncbi Submaximal force production during perceptually guided isometric exercise
    Sacha J West
    MRC UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, P O Box 115, Newlands, 7725, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:537-42. 2005
    ..Furthermore, prior fatiguing isometric exercise did not have an effect on the subsequent perceptual response range...
  20. pmc Fitness-related activities and medical claims related to hospital admissions - South Africa, 2006
    Estelle V Lambert
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115 Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape 7725, South Africa
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A120. 2009
    ..The focus of this investigation was specifically on fitness-related activities in this insured population...
  21. ncbi Differential effects of abdominal adipose tissue distribution on insulin sensitivity in black and white South African women
    Julia H Goedecke
    Department of Human Biology, UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1506-12. 2009
    ..Therefore, the different abdominal fat depots may have varying metabolic consequences in women of different ethnic origins...
  22. doi Association between the 4 bp proinsulin gene insertion polymorphism (IVS-69) and body composition in black South African women
    Peter Berman
    Division of Chemical Pathology, UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1298-300. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the 4 bp proinsulin gene insertion allele is associated with extreme obesity, reflected by greater fat-free soft tissue mass and fat mass, particularly SAT, in obese black South African women...
  23. pmc Insulin response in relation to insulin sensitivity: an appropriate beta-cell response in black South African women
    Julia H Goedecke
    Department of Human Biology, UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Diabetes Care 32:860-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize differences in the acute insulin response to glucose (AIR(g)) relative to insulin sensitivity (S(I)) in black and white premenopausal normoglycemic South African women matched for body fatness...
  24. ncbi The role of information processing between the brain and peripheral physiological systems in pacing and perception of effort
    Alan St Clair Gibson
    Brain Sciences Research Group, MRC UCT Research Unit of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Sports Med 36:705-22. 2006
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  25. ncbi Comparisons of body size, composition, and whole body bone mass between North American and South African children
    Lisa K Micklesfield
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1869-77. 2007
    ..Our findings support the role of genetic and environmental influences in the determination of bone mass in prepubertal children...
  26. pmc The rate of heat storage mediates an anticipatory reduction in exercise intensity during cycling at a fixed rating of perceived exertion
    Ross Tucker
    University of Cape Town Medical Research Council UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Physiol 574:905-15. 2006
    ..This regulation maintains thermal homeostasis by reducing the exercise work rate and utilizing the subjective RPE specifically to ensure that excessive heat accumulation does not occur and cellular catastrophe is avoided...
  27. pmc Chronic disease risk factors, healthy days and medical claims in South African employees presenting for health risk screening
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, UCT School of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 8:228. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the health and risk profile of South African employees presenting for health risk assessments and to measure their readiness to change and improve lifestyle behaviour...
  28. doi The association between medical costs and participation in the vitality health promotion program among 948,974 members of a South African health insurance company
    Deepak N Patel
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Am J Health Promot 24:199-204. 2010
    ..Examine the association between the levels of participation in an incentive-based health promotion program (Vitality) and inpatient medical claims among members of a major health insurer...
  29. doi Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and anthropometric estimates of visceral fat in Black and White South African Women
    Lisa K Micklesfield
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:619-24. 2010
    ..Neither DXA nor anthropometric measures are able to accurately distinguish between high and low levels of VAT between population groups...
  30. ncbi A retrospective evaluation of a community-based physical activity health promotion program
    Catherine E Draper
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Dept of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    J Phys Act Health 6:578-88. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct a qualitative, retrospective process evaluation concerning both factors associated with successful implementation of the programs, and implementation challenges...
  31. ncbi Deception and perceived exertion during high-intensity running bouts
    David B Hampson
    MRC UCT Research Unit of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences, Newlands, South Africa
    Percept Mot Skills 98:1027-38. 2004
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  32. ncbi Comparison of two methods of measuring physical activity in South African older adults
    Tracy L Kolbe-Alexander
    Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Newlands
    J Aging Phys Act 14:98-114. 2006
    ..29 to .76) than for women (r = .46 to .77). Criterion validity of the YPAS was .31 to .54 for men and .26 to .29 for women. The YPAS and short IPAQ had comparable results for reliability and criterion validity...
  33. ncbi The foetal origins of the metabolic syndrome--a South African perspective
    Naomi S Levitt
    Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J S Afr 13:179-80. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi Development and validation of instruments measuring body image and body weight dissatisfaction in South African mothers and their daughters
    Zandile Mciza
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Newlands, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 8:509-19. 2005
    ..We sought to validate questionnaires concerning body image perception, body size dissatisfaction and weight-related beliefs in multi-ethnic South African mothers and their daughters...