G Plasqui

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in sleeping metabolic rate, thyroid activity, and leptin
    Guy Plasqui
    Dept of Human Biology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 285:E338-43. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in total energy expenditure and physical activity in Dutch young adults
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 12:688-94. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The role of physical activity in rheumatoid arthritis
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 94:270-5. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Measurement of longitudinal changes in body composition during weight loss and maintenance in overweight and obese subjects using air-displacement plethysmography in comparison with the deuterium dilution technique
    G Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1124-30. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Body composition in 10-13-year-old children: a comparison between air displacement plethysmography and deuterium dilution
    G Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:397-404. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Accelerometry and heart rate as a measure of physical fitness: cross-validation
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1510-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring free-living energy expenditure and physical activity with triaxial accelerometry
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 13:1363-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Accelerometry and heart rate as a measure of physical fitness: proof of concept
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:872-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Aspects of activity behavior as a determinant of the physical activity level
    A G Bonomi
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:139-45. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Physical activity and body composition in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    G Plasqui
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:101-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in sleeping metabolic rate, thyroid activity, and leptin
    Guy Plasqui
    Dept of Human Biology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 285:E338-43. 2003
    ..The circannual rhythm in SMR could not be explained by changes in body composition, thyroid activity, or leptin. Interindividual variation in SMR was explained by fat-free mass (P < 0.001) and leptin (P < 0.001)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in total energy expenditure and physical activity in Dutch young adults
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 12:688-94. 2004
    ..The impact of season on energy expenditure and physical activity is not well quantified. This study focused on summer-winter differences in total energy expenditure (TEE) and physical activity...
  3. doi request reprint The role of physical activity in rheumatoid arthritis
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 94:270-5. 2008
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  4. doi request reprint Measurement of longitudinal changes in body composition during weight loss and maintenance in overweight and obese subjects using air-displacement plethysmography in comparison with the deuterium dilution technique
    G Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1124-30. 2011
    ..Air-displacement plethysmography (ADP) may be a valid and practical technique to assess body composition in a clinical setting...
  5. doi request reprint Body composition in 10-13-year-old children: a comparison between air displacement plethysmography and deuterium dilution
    G Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:397-404. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare ADP with deuterium dilution and to investigate the effect of using child-specific prediction equations to correct raw body volume from ADP for thoracic gas volume (TGV) and body surface area (BSA)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Accelerometry and heart rate as a measure of physical fitness: cross-validation
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1510-4. 2006
    ..We recently reported on a new method to assess physical fitness, based on the combined use of accelerometry and heart rate (HR) registration. This study tested the validity of the prediction formula in a group of healthy young adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring free-living energy expenditure and physical activity with triaxial accelerometry
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 13:1363-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the ability of a newly developed triaxial accelerometer to predict total energy expenditure (EE) (TEE) and activity-related EE (AEE) in free-living conditions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accelerometry and heart rate as a measure of physical fitness: proof of concept
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:872-6. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the combined use of accelerometry and HR monitoring, under daily life conditions, could provide a good estimate of physical fitness...
  9. doi request reprint Aspects of activity behavior as a determinant of the physical activity level
    A G Bonomi
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:139-45. 2012
    ..05). In conclusion, there is objective evidence that sedentary time and activities related to transportation and commuting, such as walking and bicycling, contribute significantly to the average PAL...
  10. doi request reprint Physical activity and body composition in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    G Plasqui
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:101-7. 2012
    ..Accurate data are needed on body composition and physical activity in this patient group. The purpose of this study was to investigate body composition and objectively assessed physical activity in patients with AS...
  11. doi request reprint Improving assessment of daily energy expenditure by identifying types of physical activity with a single accelerometer
    A G Bonomi
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 107:655-61. 2009
    ..Future studies could develop models to objectively assess activity type and intensity to further increase accuracy of the energy expenditure estimation...
  12. doi request reprint Daily physical activity assessment with accelerometers: new insights and validation studies
    G Plasqui
    Human Biology Department, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 14:451-62. 2013
    ..So far, there is little evidence that adding other physiological measures such as heart rate significantly improves the estimation of energy expenditure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating changes in daily physical activity levels over time: implication for health interventions from a novel approach
    N Vogels
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Sports Med 25:607-10. 2004
    ..For the prevention and treatment of obesity an increase in physical activity is necessary, because (long-term) weight loss or weight maintenance is unlikely to occur when people are as sedentary as most people are today...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physical activity level measured by doubly labeled water and accelerometry in children
    Marije B Hoos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 89:624-6. 2003
    ..156 x 10(-5) x Tracmor2 average counts day(-1) + 0.978 (r=0.79, P<0.01). In conclusion, Tracmor2 is a valid instrument to measure physical activity in children under free-living conditions...
  15. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in body composition and the associated metabolic profile: a comparative study between Asians and Caucasians
    S N Wulan
    Department of Human Biology, Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Maturitas 65:315-9. 2010
    ..Genetics may play a role and the interaction with environmental factors (changes in lifestyle) could increase the risk of developing the metabolic syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and body composition in outpatients recovering from anorexia nervosa and healthy controls
    Tanja Hechler
    Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Adapt Phys Activ Q 25:159-73. 2008
    ..Possible interpretations of the finding that decreased physical activity was related to a normalization of percentage body fat in the individuals with AN are discussed and implications for treatment are highlighted...
  17. pmc Physical inactivity and obesity: a vicious circle
    Kirsi H Pietiläinen
    Obesity Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:409-14. 2008
    ..Physical activity (PA) begins to decline in adolescence with a concomitant increase in weight. We hypothesized that a vicious circle may arise between decreasing PA and weight gain from adolescence to early adulthood...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physical activity assessment with accelerometers: an evaluation against doubly labeled water
    Guy Plasqui
    Department of Biomedical Science, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2371-9. 2007
    ..Of those commercially available, only the CSA/MTI/Actigraph has been proven to correlate reasonably with DLW-derived energy expenditure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and human energy expenditure
    Klaas R Westerterp
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 7:607-13. 2004
    ..Applications of the two techniques are illustrated with the limits of physical activity and energy expenditure and with activity intensity as a determinant of the physical activity level...
  20. ncbi request reprint Water loss as a function of energy intake, physical activity and season
    Klaas R Westerterp
    Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 93:199-203. 2005
    ..In men, water turnover was determined by energy intake and physical activity, while seasonal effects appeared through energy expenditure. Women showed a higher water turnover that was unrelated to physical activity...