Maria T Hopman

Summary

Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Passive leg movements and passive cycling do not alter arterial leg blood flow in subjects with spinal cord injury
    Walter Ter Woerds
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 86:636-45. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of skeletal muscle inflammatory genes links inflammation with insulin resistance in women with the metabolic syndrome
    Fleur Poelkens
    M T E Hopman Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Physiology 392, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Exp Physiol 98:1485-94. 2013
  3. pmc Physiological and neurophysiological determinants of postcancer fatigue: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Hetty Prinsen
    Department of Medical Oncology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:256. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The identification of genetic pathways involved in vascular adaptations after physical deconditioning versus exercise training in humans
    Gerwen Lammers
    Department of Physiology 392, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Exp Physiol 98:710-21. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Expression of genes involved in fatty acid transport and insulin signaling is altered by physical inactivity and exercise training in human skeletal muscle
    Gerwen Lammers
    Dept of Physiology, Radboud Univ Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 303:E1245-51. 2012
  6. pmc Impact of exercise training on oxidative stress in individuals with a spinal cord injury
    Noortje van Duijnhoven
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein Noord 21, 6525 EZ, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:1059-66. 2010
  7. pmc Ischemic preconditioning improves maximal performance in humans
    Patricia C E De Groot
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:141-6. 2010
  8. pmc Leg blood flow measurements using venous occlusion plethysmography during head-up tilt
    Miriam Kooijman
    Dept of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Movement Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 17:106-11. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of varied fractional inspired oxygen on arm exercise performance in spinal cord injury and able-bodied persons
    Maria T Hopman
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:319-23. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased vascular resistance in paralyzed legs after spinal cord injury is reversible by training
    Maria T E Hopman
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 93:1966-72. 2002

Collaborators

  • Gerard A Rongen
  • Cees J Tack
  • Miriam Kooijman
  • Cécile R Boot
  • H Degens
  • D H J Thijssen
  • Daniel J Green
  • D A Schneider
  • B D Levine
  • Luc Tappy
  • Peter Pickkers
  • Andrew J Maiorana
  • Surendran Sabapathy
  • Stuart M Phillips
  • W Wieling
  • Gabi Mueller
  • Jörn Rittweger
  • Jan T Groothuis
  • Patricia C E De Groot
  • Fleur Poelkens
  • Gerwen Lammers
  • Michiel W P Bleeker
  • Paul Smits
  • Elisabeth M Pardoel
  • Patricia C de Groot
  • Walter Ter Woerds
  • Devasena Samudrala
  • Hendrik van de Meent
  • Miriam Faes
  • Joost G Hoenderop
  • Noortje T L van Duijnhoven
  • Niek van Elk
  • Hetty Prinsen
  • Jaap Deinum
  • Noortje van Duijnhoven
  • Sibrand Houtman
  • Herman van Langen
  • Jan A de Lint
  • Jan G M Kooloos
  • Dirk H J M Van Kuppevelt
  • Julien Mandon
  • Simona M Cristescu
  • Tim H A Schreuder
  • Frans J M Harren
  • Lionel Blanchet
  • Astrid M Horstman
  • Mark J J de Graaf
  • Thomas W J Janssen
  • Arnold de Haan
  • Jan Paul Frölke
  • Eugene T P Verwiel
  • Arend Heerschap
  • Machiel J Zwarts
  • Gijs Bleijenberg
  • Hanneke W M van Laarhoven
  • Jacques W M Lenders
  • Reinier Ellenkamp
  • Will Wodzig
  • Alexander C Geurts
  • Manuel Sanchez
  • Evelyne Hesse
  • Thomas Janssen
  • Alexander C H Geurts
  • A H Jan Danser
  • Peter Scheffer
  • Constantijn W Wouters
  • Mark Rakobowchuk
  • Kirsten A Burgomaster
  • Nynke van Dijk
  • Maureen J MacDonald
  • Erika Dijk
  • Luc H van der Woude
  • Michiel W Bleeker
  • Arie van Dijk
  • Dirk H van Kuppevelt
  • Dieter Felsenberg
  • Linda van Vliet
  • Govert Snoek
  • Cees Pons
  • Luc H V van der Woude

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Passive leg movements and passive cycling do not alter arterial leg blood flow in subjects with spinal cord injury
    Walter Ter Woerds
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 86:636-45. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of passive leg movements and passive cycling on the arterial circulation in subjects with SCI...
  2. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of skeletal muscle inflammatory genes links inflammation with insulin resistance in women with the metabolic syndrome
    Fleur Poelkens
    M T E Hopman Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Physiology 392, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Exp Physiol 98:1485-94. 2013
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest an important role for a number of inflammatory-related genes in the development of skeletal muscle insulin resistance. ..
  3. pmc Physiological and neurophysiological determinants of postcancer fatigue: design of a randomized controlled trial
    Hetty Prinsen
    Department of Medical Oncology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 12:256. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The identification of genetic pathways involved in vascular adaptations after physical deconditioning versus exercise training in humans
    Gerwen Lammers
    Department of Physiology 392, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Exp Physiol 98:710-21. 2013
    ..This approach resulted in the identification of important genes that may be involved in vascular adaptations after physical deconditioning and exercise...
  5. doi request reprint Expression of genes involved in fatty acid transport and insulin signaling is altered by physical inactivity and exercise training in human skeletal muscle
    Gerwen Lammers
    Dept of Physiology, Radboud Univ Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 303:E1245-51. 2012
    ..The results of the present study indicate an important role for a decreased transport and metabolism of fatty acids, which provides a link between physical activity levels and insulin signaling...
  6. pmc Impact of exercise training on oxidative stress in individuals with a spinal cord injury
    Noortje van Duijnhoven
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein Noord 21, 6525 EZ, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:1059-66. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, the FES exercise stimulus was insufficient to acutely or chronically change (anti)oxidative status in individuals with an SCI...
  7. pmc Ischemic preconditioning improves maximal performance in humans
    Patricia C E De Groot
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 108:141-6. 2010
    ..6%. This protocol, which is suggested to mimic the effects of ischemic preconditioning, may have important implications for exercise performance...
  8. pmc Leg blood flow measurements using venous occlusion plethysmography during head-up tilt
    Miriam Kooijman
    Dept of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Movement Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 17:106-11. 2007
    ..86). Reproducibility of VOP was fair in supine position and 30 degrees HUT (CV: 11%-15%). This indicates that VOP is an applicable tool to measure leg blood flow during HUT, especially up to 30 degrees HUT...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of varied fractional inspired oxygen on arm exercise performance in spinal cord injury and able-bodied persons
    Maria T Hopman
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:319-23. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of different levels of fractional inspired oxygen (FiO(2)) (15%, 21%, 50%) on peak oxygen consumption (VO(2)peak) during arm exercise in persons with spinal cord injury and in able-bodied controls...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increased vascular resistance in paralyzed legs after spinal cord injury is reversible by training
    Maria T E Hopman
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 93:1966-72. 2002
    ..In conclusion, vascular resistance is increased in the paralyzed legs of individuals with SCI and is reversible by training...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of different sympathetic stimuli-autonomic dysreflexia and head-up tilt-on leg vascular resistance in spinal cord injury
    Jan T Groothuis
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1930-5. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Rapid vascular adaptations to training and detraining in persons with spinal cord injury
    Dick H Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:474-81. 2006
    ..To assess the time course of arterial adaptations during 6 weeks of functional electric stimulation (FES) training and 6 weeks of detraining in subjects with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Rapid and extensive arterial adaptations after spinal cord injury
    Patricia C de Groot
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:688-96. 2006
    ..To assess the time course of adaptations in leg vascular dimension and function within the first 6 weeks after a spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Decreased energy cost and improved gait pattern using a new orthosis in persons with long-term stroke
    Dick H Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:181-6. 2007
    ..To measure energy cost and gait analysis in persons with stroke with and without a newly developed orthosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preserved cardiac function after chronic spinal cord injury
    Patricia C de Groot
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1195-200. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of chronic deconditioning on cardiac dimensions and function in subjects with high-level spinal cord injury (SCI), who represent a human in-vivo model of extreme inactivity...
  16. doi request reprint Walking ability and quality of life in subjects with transfemoral amputation: a comparison of osseointegration with socket prostheses
    Hendrik van de Meent
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre of Evidence Based Practice, Nijmegen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:2174-8. 2013
    ..To investigate walking ability and quality of life of osseointegrated leg prostheses compared with socket prostheses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Breath acetone to monitor life style interventions in field conditions: an exploratory study
    Devasena Samudrala
    Department of Molecular and Laser Physics IMM, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:980-3. 2014
    ..To assess whether breath acetone concentration can be used to monitor the effects of a prolonged physical activity on whole body lipolysis and hepatic ketogenesis in field conditions...
  18. doi request reprint Leg vasoconstriction during head-up tilt in patients with autonomic failure is not abolished
    Jan T Groothuis
    Department of Physiology, Radboud Univ Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, Nijmegen 6500 HB, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 110:416-22. 2011
    ..Additional vasoconstrictor mechanisms may compensate for the loss in sympathetic nervous system control...
  19. doi request reprint Sympathetic nonadrenergic transmission contributes to autonomic dysreflexia in spinal cord-injured individuals
    Jan T Groothuis
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 55:636-43. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Enhanced endothelin-1-mediated leg vascular tone in healthy older subjects
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein Noord 21, 6525 EZ, Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 103:852-7. 2007
    ..05 for comparison with pretraining). The flow ratio (blood flows infused leg/noninfused leg) decreased significantly by training from 26 +/- 8% to 7+3% (P < 0.05)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of unilateral resistance training on arterial compliance in elderly men
    Fleur Poelkens
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:670-6. 2007
    ..05). There were no significant changes in resting arterial blood pressure. Unilateral resistance training for 10 weeks does not alter peripheral and central arterial compliance elderly men...
  22. pmc Lower limb vasodilatory capacity is not reduced in patients with moderate COPD
    Surendran Sabapathy
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, and Heart Foundation Research Centre, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, QLD, Australia
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 1:73-81. 2006
    ..048 +/- 0.015 mL x 100 mL(-1) x min(-1) x S(-1)). The results suggest that the lower peak exercise capacity in patients with moderate COPD is not related to a loss in leg vasodilatory capacity...
  23. doi request reprint The time course of denervation-induced changes is similar in soleus muscles of adult and old rats
    Hans Degens
    Institute for Biomedical Research into Human Movement and Health, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, UK
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:299-308. 2008
    ..23%; old 1% vs. 13%; p < 0.05). Except for changes in capillarisation, the time course of atrophy and decrease in oxidative capacity following denervation was similar in soleus muscles from adult and old rats...
  24. ncbi request reprint Time-courses of lung function and respiratory muscle pressure generating capacity after spinal cord injury: a prospective cohort study
    Gabi Mueller
    Swiss Paraplegic Research, Nottwil, Switzerland
    J Rehabil Med 40:269-76. 2008
    ..To investigate the time-courses of lung function and respiratory muscle pressure generating capacity after spinal cord injury...
  25. doi request reprint Last word on point: counterpoint: exercise training does/does not induce vascular adaptations beyond the active muscle beds
    Dick H J Thijssen
    J Appl Physiol 105:1011. 2008
  26. doi request reprint Counterpoint: exercise training does not induce vascular adaptations beyond the active muscle beds
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University, Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 105:1004-6; discussion 1006-7. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint A causal role for endothelin-1 in the vascular adaptation to skeletal muscle deconditioning in spinal cord injury
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Fundamental and Clinical Movement Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein Noord 21, 6525 EZ, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:325-31. 2007
    ..In this study, we assess the contribution of ET-1 to the increased vascular tone in the extremely deconditioned legs of spinal cord-injured (SCI) individuals before and after exercise training...
  28. ncbi request reprint Haematopoietic stem cells and endothelial progenitor cells in healthy men: effect of aging and training
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Fundamental and Clinical Movement Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Aging Cell 5:495-503. 2006
    ..Interestingly, in young as well as in older men chronic endurance training does not affect baseline and exercise-induced numbers of HSCs and EPCs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Shear stress levels in paralyzed legs of spinal cord-injured individuals with and without nerve degeneration
    Cecile R L Boot
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 92:2335-40. 2002
    ..However, the lack of central neural control as a causal factor cannot be ruled out...
  30. ncbi request reprint Does peripheral nerve degeneration affect circulatory responses to head-up tilt in spinal cord-injured individuals?
    Jan T Groothuis
    Dept of Physiology, UMCN, 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Auton Res 15:99-106. 2005
    ..Results of the present study suggest that not spinal reflexes but local (myogenic) reflex activity plays a pivotal role in peripheral vascular responses upon head-up tilt when central control mechanisms fail...
  31. pmc Preserved contribution of nitric oxide to baseline vascular tone in deconditioned human skeletal muscle
    Michiel W P Bleeker
    Department of Pharmacology Toxicology 233, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein Noord 21, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Physiol 565:685-94. 2005
    ..In conclusion, two human in vivo models of deconditioning show a preserved baseline NO availability in the leg skeletal muscle vascular bed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Vascular adaptation to 4 wk of deconditioning by unilateral lower limb suspension
    Michiel W P Bleeker
    Dept of Physiology 237, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1747-55. 2005
    ..The venous pressure-volume curve is shifted downward after ULLS, without any effect on compliance. In conclusion, deconditioning by 4 wk of ULLS causes significant changes in both the arterial and the venous system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of blood flow and post-occlusive reactive hyperaemia as measured by venous occlusion plethysmography
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 108:151-7. 2005
    ..Therefore plethysmography is a suitable low-cost tool to assess thigh baseline BF and PORH...
  34. ncbi request reprint Preserved flow-mediated dilation in the inactive legs of spinal cord-injured individuals
    Patricia C E De Groot
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 287:H374-80. 2004
    ..6 +/- 2.0%; C: 13.4 +/- 2.3%). In conclusion, our results indicate that SCI individuals have a preserved endothelial function in the inactive legs and possibly an attenuated endothelial function in the active arms compared with controls...
  35. ncbi request reprint Time course of arterial vascular adaptations to inactivity and paralyses in humans
    Patricia C E De Groot
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1977-85. 2003
    ..The spinal cord-injured (SCI) population offers a unique "human model of nature" to assess peripheral vascular adaptations and its time course to extreme inactivity and paralyses...
  36. ncbi request reprint Preserved alpha-adrenergic tone in the leg vascular bed of spinal cord-injured individuals
    Miriam Kooijman
    Department of Physiology, Department of Physiology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:2361-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the alpha-adrenergic contribution to the increased vascular tone in the lower extremity in patients without central sympathetic control of leg circulation...
  37. ncbi request reprint The effect of inspired oxygen fraction on peak oxygen uptake during arm exercise
    Maria T E Hopman
    Department of Physiology 237, University Medical Center, PO Box 9101, 6500HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:120-4. 2003
    ..The results of this study show that O(2)peak is enhanced with increasing FiO(2), and suggest that O(2)peak during arm exercise is limited by oxygen supply rather than by the metabolic machinery within the muscle itself...
  38. ncbi request reprint Leg vascular resistance increases during head-up tilt in paraplegics
    Jan T Groothuis
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 94:408-14. 2005
    ..003) from supine to upright. The present study shows that independent of supraspinal sympathetic control, humans are able to increase leg vascular resistance and maintain blood pressure during head-up tilt...
  39. ncbi request reprint Venous cuff pressures from 30 mmHg to diastolic pressure are recommended to measure arterial inflow by plethysmography
    Jan T Groothuis
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 95:342-7. 2003
    ..Venous cuff pressures ranging from 30 mmHg up to diastolic blood pressure are recommended to measure arterial inflow by VOP...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic nervous system contributes to the age-related impairment of flow-mediated dilation of the superficial femoral artery
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Dept of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291:H3122-9. 2006
    ..In contrast, in young subjects, acute modulation of the sympathetic nervous system activity does not alter flow-mediated vasodilation in the leg...
  41. ncbi request reprint Local vascular adaptations after hybrid training in spinal cord-injured subjects
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1112-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of 4 wk of voluntary arm and electrically stimulated leg exercise (8-12 sessions) on vascular adaptations in active areas (thigh and arms) and inactive areas (calf)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Leg crossing with muscle tensing, a physical counter-manoeuvre to prevent syncope, enhances leg blood flow
    Jan T Groothuis
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Sci (Lond) 112:193-201. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the present study indicates that the physical counter-manoeuvre of leg crossing combined with muscle tensing clearly enhances leg blood flow and, at the same time, elevates MAP...
  43. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and time course of arterial vascular adaptations to inactivity in humans
    Patricia C E De Groot
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 34:65-71. 2006
    ..Furthermore, an enhanced flow-mediated dilation in deconditioned arteries implies that functional vascular adaptations to inactivity are not simply the inverse of adaptations to exercise...
  44. ncbi request reprint Endothelin and aged blood vessels: one more reason to get off the couch?
    Dick H J Thijssen
    Hypertension 50:292-3. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint The application of an external wrist extension force reduces electromyographic activity of wrist extensor muscles during gripping
    Niek van Elk
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:228-34. 2004
    ..Experimental repeated-measures study...
  46. ncbi request reprint A dynamic extensor brace reduces electromyographic activity of wrist extensor muscles in patients with lateral epicondylalgia
    Miriam Faes
    Department of Physiology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:170-8. 2006
    ..Semiexperimental study...
  47. ncbi request reprint Acute hypoxia limits endurance but does not affect muscle contractile properties
    Hans Degens
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Hassall Road, Alsager, Chesire ST7 2HL, United Kingdom
    Muscle Nerve 33:532-7. 2006
    ..This indicates that skeletal muscle dysfunction during conditions associated with prolonged hypoxemia, except for limited endurance, is not due to acute effects of hypoxemia...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound: a reproducible method to measure conduit vein compliance
    Patricia C E De Groot
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 98:1878-83. 2005
    ..01). In conclusion, ultrasound is a suitable and reproducible method to measure conduit vein compliance and provides the possibility to specifically assess compliance of one vein instead of the whole calf...
  49. ncbi request reprint Vascular adaptation to deconditioning and the effect of an exercise countermeasure: results of the Berlin Bed Rest study
    Michiel W P Bleeker
    Department of Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 99:1293-300. 2005
    ..Resistive vibration exercise effectively attenuates the diameter decrease of leg conduit arteries after bed rest...
  50. doi request reprint Leg intravenous pressure during head-up tilt
    Jan T Groothuis
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen Medical Centre, Dept of Physiology, Geert Grooteplein Noord 21, 6525 EZ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:811-5. 2008
    ..Therefore, the assumption that hydrostatic pressure contributes equally to leg arterial as well as to leg venous pressure during orthostatic challenges can be made...