Bengt Kayser

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Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Carbohydrate mouth rinse effects on exercise capacity in pre- and postprandial States
    Elie J M Fares
    Institute of Movement Science and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    J Nutr Metab 2011:385962. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Hypoxia, energy balance and obesity: from pathophysiological mechanisms to new treatment strategies
    B Kayser
    Institute of Movement Science and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obes Rev 14:579-92. 2013
  3. pmc The Olympics and harm reduction?
    Bengt Kayser
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, 10, rue du Conseil Général, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Harm Reduct J 9:33. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Reappraisal of acetazolamide for the prevention of acute mountain sickness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bengt Kayser
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 13:82-92. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of a visual analogue scale and Lake Louise symptom scores for acute mountain sickness
    Bengt Kayser
    Institut des Sciences du Mouvement et de la Médecine du Sport, Universite de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 11:69-72. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Prepregnancy body mass index and resting metabolic rate during pregnancy
    Katarina Melzer
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Nutr Metab 57:221-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnesium for the prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness
    Lionel Dumont
    Neuroanaesthesia Unit, Division of Anaesthesiology, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:269-77. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Low-dose acetylsalicylic acid analog and acetazolamide for prevention of acute mountain sickness
    Bengt Kayser
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 9:15-23. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparing questionnaires for the assessment of acute mountain sickness
    Pascale Dellasanta
    Département de médecine communautaire, Hopitaux Universitaires, Geneva, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 8:184-91. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and pregnancy: cardiovascular adaptations, recommendations and pregnancy outcomes
    Katarina Melzer
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sports Med 40:493-507. 2010

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Publications27

  1. pmc Carbohydrate mouth rinse effects on exercise capacity in pre- and postprandial States
    Elie J M Fares
    Institute of Movement Science and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    J Nutr Metab 2011:385962. 2011
    ..Conclusions. Carbohydrate mouth rinsing improves endurance capacity in both fed and fasted states in non-athletic subjects...
  2. doi request reprint Hypoxia, energy balance and obesity: from pathophysiological mechanisms to new treatment strategies
    B Kayser
    Institute of Movement Science and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obes Rev 14:579-92. 2013
    ..Future research should confirm whether hypoxic training could be a new treatment strategy for weight loss and comorbidities in obese subjects and elucidate the underlying mechanisms and signalling pathways...
  3. pmc The Olympics and harm reduction?
    Bengt Kayser
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, 10, rue du Conseil Général, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Harm Reduct J 9:33. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Reappraisal of acetazolamide for the prevention of acute mountain sickness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bengt Kayser
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 13:82-92. 2012
    ..The degree of efficacy of acetazolamide for the prevention of AMS is limited when the baseline risk is low, and there is some evidence of dose-responsiveness...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of a visual analogue scale and Lake Louise symptom scores for acute mountain sickness
    Bengt Kayser
    Institut des Sciences du Mouvement et de la Médecine du Sport, Universite de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 11:69-72. 2010
    ..Similar threshold effects were seen for the LLS(i) and VAS(i) scores. These findings indicate nonlinear scaling characteristics that render difficult a direct comparison of studies done with either VAS or LLS alone...
  6. doi request reprint Prepregnancy body mass index and resting metabolic rate during pregnancy
    Katarina Melzer
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Nutr Metab 57:221-7. 2010
    ..The resting metabolic rate (RMR) varies among pregnant women. The factors responsible for this variability are unknown. This study aimed to assess the influence of the prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) on the RMR during late pregnancy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnesium for the prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness
    Lionel Dumont
    Neuroanaesthesia Unit, Division of Anaesthesiology, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:269-77. 2004
    ..05 (0.01-0.25)]. In conclusion, oral magnesium does not prevent AMS. In subjects with established AMS, intravenous magnesium reduces the severity of symptoms to some extent, but this effect is of no clinical importance...
  8. doi request reprint Low-dose acetylsalicylic acid analog and acetazolamide for prevention of acute mountain sickness
    Bengt Kayser
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 9:15-23. 2008
    ..Kilimanjaro, acetazolamide 500 mg/day may not be sufficient to prevent AMS or to sufficiently reduce symptom intensity in almost half of subjects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparing questionnaires for the assessment of acute mountain sickness
    Pascale Dellasanta
    Département de médecine communautaire, Hopitaux Universitaires, Geneva, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 8:184-91. 2007
    ..In conclusion, English questionnaires may pose problems in some international settings, and ESQ-III and LLQ may identify different populations as suffering from AMS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and pregnancy: cardiovascular adaptations, recommendations and pregnancy outcomes
    Katarina Melzer
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sports Med 40:493-507. 2010
    ..Further studies with larger sample sizes are required to confirm the association between physical activity and outcomes of labour and delivery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of magnesium, high altitude and acute mountain sickness on blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery
    Christopher Lysakowski
    Neuroanaesthesia Unit, Division of Anaesthesiology, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:279-85. 2004
    ..s(-1) before compared with 67 +/- 16 cm.s(-1) after rescue medication; P=0.79). MCAv was increased in subjects who received magnesium, but was not affected by exposure to high altitude or by severe AMS...
  12. doi request reprint Stairs instead of elevators at workplace: cardioprotective effects of a pragmatic intervention
    Philippe Meyer
    Cardiology Service, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:569-75. 2010
    ..However, little data exist on lifestyle interventions that are easy to integrate into everyday life such as using stairs instead of elevators at the workplace...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chronic hypoxia: common traits between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and altitude
    Comasia A Raguso
    Division of Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 7:411-7. 2004
    ..This paper reviews recent literature regarding the effects of chronic exposure to hypoxia on metabolism, particularly comparing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with humans exposed to high altitude...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of equations for estimating resting metabolic rate in healthy subjects over 70 years of age
    Katarina Melzer
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 26:498-505. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Effects of recommended levels of physical activity on pregnancy outcomes
    Katarina Melzer
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:266.e1-6. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the relation between recommended levels of physical activity during pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Awareness, prevalence, medication use, and risk factors of acute mountain sickness in tourists trekking around the Annapurnas in Nepal: a 12-year follow-up
    Samuel Gaillard
    Département de médecine communautaire, Hopitaux Universitaires, Geneva, Switzerland
    High Alt Med Biol 5:410-9. 2004
    ..In conclusion, in 1998 as compared to 1986, trekkers were older, climbed more slowly, had better awareness of altitude illness, used more medication, and suffered less from AMS...
  17. pmc Globalisation of anti-doping: the reverse side of the medal
    Bengt Kayser
    University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    BMJ 337:a584. 2008
  18. pmc Current anti-doping policy: a critical appraisal
    Bengt Kayser
    Professor, Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Med Ethics 8:2. 2007
    ..Resources invested in anti-doping are rising steeply and increasingly involve public funding. Most of the effort concerns elite athletes with much less impact on amateur sports and the general public...
  19. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: Legalisation of performance-enhancing drugs
    Bengt Kayser
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 366:S21. 2005
  20. doi request reprint The effect of muscle fatigue on stimulus intensity requirements for central and peripheral fatigue quantification
    Daria Neyroud
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 114:205-15. 2014
    ..The present study was designed to determine the stimulation intensity necessary for an adequate assessment of central and peripheral components of neuromuscular fatigue of the knee extensors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Wide-pulse-high-frequency neuromuscular stimulation of triceps surae induces greater muscle fatigue compared with conventional stimulation
    Daria Neyroud
    Institute of Sport Sciences, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 116:1281-9. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Self-reported health, physical activity and socio-economic status of middle-aged and elderly participants to a popular road running race in Switzerland: better off than the general population?
    Anne Chatton
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13710. 2013
    ..We compared PA determinants of runners aged 50+ to those of a general population sample of similar age in Switzerland...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of inspired CO₂ on the ventilatory response to high intensity exercise
    Jui Lin Fan
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 180:283-8. 2012
    ..05), while no differences were observed in V(E), f, VO₂, or power output (P>0.05). These data suggest a progressively diminishing role of CO(2) chemoreception in the control of ventilation during maximal incremental exercise...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity: the health benefits outweigh the risks
    Katarina Melzer
    Division of Clinical Nutrition, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 7:641-7. 2004
    ..This article will summarize the current findings on the effects of physical activity on human health and well-being...
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of neuromuscular adjustments associated with sustained isometric contractions of four different muscle groups
    Daria Neyroud
    Institute of Movement Sciences and Sports Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 114:1426-34. 2013
    ..Thus the extent of muscle fatigue is not affected by time to task failure, whereas this latter determines the etiology of fatigue...
  26. ncbi request reprint Exercise starts and ends in the brain
    Bengt Kayser
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:411-9. 2003
    ..This model acknowledges the cardio-respiratory and muscle metabolic capacities as prime actors on the performance scene, while crediting the central nervous system for its pivotal role as the ultimate site where exercise starts and ends...
  27. ncbi request reprint Determinants of active commuting
    Bengt Kayser
    University of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine, EEPS ISMMS, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
    Prev Med 46:8. 2008