Andrea Petroczi

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Affiliation: Kingston University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc An observational study reveals that neonatal vitamin D is primarily determined by maternal contributions: implications of a new assay on the roles of vitamin D forms
    Spyridon N Karras
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Nutr J 12:77. 2013
  2. pmc A theory-based online health behavior intervention for new university students: study protocol
    Tracy Epton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:107. 2013
  3. pmc Detecting cocaine use? The autobiographical implicit association test (aIAT) produces false positives in a real-world setting
    Elisabeth Julie Vargo
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:22. 2013
  4. pmc Understanding how adherence goals promote adherence behaviours: a repeated measure observational study with HIV seropositive patients
    Gareth Jones
    Department of Physiotherapy, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:587. 2012
  5. pmc Is there a danger for myopia in anti-doping education? Comparative analysis of substance use and misuse in Olympic racket sports calls for a broader approach
    Miran Kondric
    Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:27. 2011
  6. pmc Worldwide food recall patterns over an eleven month period: a country perspective
    Tamás Nepusz
    Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Measurement and Information Systems, H 1521 Budapest, PO Box91, Hungary
    BMC Public Health 8:308. 2008
  7. pmc Inside athletes' minds: preliminary results from a pilot study on mental representation of doping and potential implications for anti-doping
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:10. 2011
  8. pmc New non-randomised model to assess the prevalence of discriminating behaviour: a pilot study on mephedrone
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:20. 2011
  9. pmc Incongruence in doping related attitudes, beliefs and opinions in the context of discordant behavioural data: in which measure do we trust?
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University London, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e18804. 2011
  10. pmc Methodological considerations regarding response bias effect in substance use research: is correlation between the measured variables sufficient?
    Andrea Petroczi
    Kingston University, Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:1. 2011

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Publications43

  1. pmc An observational study reveals that neonatal vitamin D is primarily determined by maternal contributions: implications of a new assay on the roles of vitamin D forms
    Spyridon N Karras
    Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Nutr J 12:77. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc A theory-based online health behavior intervention for new university students: study protocol
    Tracy Epton
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:107. 2013
    ..This paper describes the intervention and the proposed approach to its evaluation...
  3. pmc Detecting cocaine use? The autobiographical implicit association test (aIAT) produces false positives in a real-world setting
    Elisabeth Julie Vargo
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 8:22. 2013
    ..It has been used to reveal concealed knowledge in clinical and forensic settings, including detecting drug use. In this study, we aimed to explore the functionality of the aIAT to identify drug use in real-world settings...
  4. pmc Understanding how adherence goals promote adherence behaviours: a repeated measure observational study with HIV seropositive patients
    Gareth Jones
    Department of Physiotherapy, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:587. 2012
    ..This project aims to investigate a wide range of psychological and personality factors that may lead to adherence/non-adherence to medical treatment and exercise programmes...
  5. pmc Is there a danger for myopia in anti-doping education? Comparative analysis of substance use and misuse in Olympic racket sports calls for a broader approach
    Miran Kondric
    Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:27. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate SUM among Slovenian Olympic racket sport players in the context of educational, sociodemographic and sport-specific factors...
  6. pmc Worldwide food recall patterns over an eleven month period: a country perspective
    Tamás Nepusz
    Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Measurement and Information Systems, H 1521 Budapest, PO Box91, Hungary
    BMC Public Health 8:308. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to retrospectively analyze the patterns in food alert and recall by countries to identify the principal hazard generators and gatekeepers of food safety in the eleven months leading up to the Declaration...
  7. pmc Inside athletes' minds: preliminary results from a pilot study on mental representation of doping and potential implications for anti-doping
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:10. 2011
    ..To date, no attempt has been made to quantitatively explore athletes' mental representation of doping in relation to illegality and functionality...
  8. pmc New non-randomised model to assess the prevalence of discriminating behaviour: a pilot study on mephedrone
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:20. 2011
    ..This study proposed a new fuzzy response model coined 'Single Sample Count' (SSC) to estimate prevalence of discriminating or embarrassing behaviour in epidemiologic studies...
  9. pmc Incongruence in doping related attitudes, beliefs and opinions in the context of discordant behavioural data: in which measure do we trust?
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University London, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e18804. 2011
    ..Social psychology research on doping and outcome based evaluation of primary anti-doping prevention and intervention programmes have been dominated by self-reports. Having confidence in the validity and reliability of such data is vital...
  10. pmc Methodological considerations regarding response bias effect in substance use research: is correlation between the measured variables sufficient?
    Andrea Petroczi
    Kingston University, Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 6:1. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Mission impossible? Regulatory and enforcement issues to ensure safety of dietary supplements
    A Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Food Chem Toxicol 49:393-402. 2011
    ..The need for better quality control, compliance and public awareness is evident...
  12. pmc Promoting functional foods as acceptable alternatives to doping: potential for information-based social marketing approach
    Ricky James
    Kingston University, Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:37. 2010
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  13. pmc Virtue or pretense? Looking behind self-declared innocence in doping
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University London, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e10457. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Gate keepers of EU food safety: four states lead on notification patterns and effectiveness
    A Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, London KT12EE, UK
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:1957-64. 2010
    ..The ethnic composition may also influence the detection patterns...
  15. pmc Attitudes and doping: a structural equation analysis of the relationship between athletes' attitudes, sport orientation and doping behaviour
    Andrea Petroczi
    Kingston University, School of Life Sciences, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:34. 2007
    ..Therefore, models of doping should include and anti-doping policies should consider attitudes or orientations toward the specific target end, in addition to the attitude toward the 'tool' itself...
  16. pmc Nutritional supplement use by elite young UK athletes: fallacies of advice regarding efficacy
    Andrea Petroczi
    Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 5:22. 2008
    ..Survey data were analysed for association between supplements used and motives for using such substances among young athletes along with the sources of advice and literature precedents on supplement effects...
  17. pmc Comfort in big numbers: Does over-estimation of doping prevalence in others indicate self-involvement?
    Andrea Petroczi
    Kingston University, Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    J Occup Med Toxicol 3:19. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  18. pmc Capturing doping attitudes by self-report declarations and implicit assessment: a methodology study
    Andrea Petroczi
    Kingston University, Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:9. 2008
    ..This pilot study was aimed at developing and validating a method to assess implicit doping attitudes using an Implicit Associations Test (IAT) approach...
  19. pmc Psychological drivers in doping: the life-cycle model of performance enhancement
    Andrea Petroczi
    Kingston University, Faculty of Science, School of Life Sciences, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 3:7. 2008
    ..Except for nutritional supplement contamination, accidental use of doping is highly unlikely. It requires deliberation, planning and commitment; and is influenced by a host of protective and risk factors...
  20. pmc Limited agreement exists between rationale and practice in athletes' supplement use for maintenance of health: a retrospective study
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Nutr J 6:34. 2007
    ..The prevalence of supplement intake and users' knowledge have been researched independently leading to useful, but disconnected, information on supplement use...
  21. pmc Assessment of nutritional knowledge in female athletes susceptible to the Female Athlete Triad syndrome
    Philippa Raymond-Barker
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK
    J Occup Med Toxicol 2:10. 2007
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  22. pmc Performance enhancement with supplements: incongruence between rationale and practice
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 4:19. 2007
    ..abstract:..
  23. doi request reprint Popular drugs in sport: descriptive analysis of the enquiries made via the Drug Information Database (DID)
    A Petroczi
    Kingston University, School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, London KT12EE, UK
    Br J Sports Med 43:811-7. 2009
    ..To analyse enquiries made in the Drug Information Database (DID) to develop a better understanding of athletes' interests and concerns regarding the prohibited status of available substances...
  24. doi request reprint Analysis of anabolic steroids in human hair using LC-MS/MS
    Nawed Deshmukh
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, London, UK
    Steroids 75:710-4. 2010
    ..Owing to the wide detection window, this approach may also offer an alternative approach for out-of-competition testing...
  25. pmc Red wine and component flavonoids inhibit UGT2B17 in vitro
    Carl Jenkinson
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, London, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Nutr J 11:67. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate if red wine, a common dietary substance, has an inhibitory effect on UGT2B17...
  26. doi request reprint Simultaneous analysis of antiretroviral drugs abacavir and tenofovir in human hair by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Syeda A B Shah
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, London, UK
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 74:308-13. 2013
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  27. doi request reprint Detection of testosterone and epitestosterone in human hair using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Nawed I K Deshmukh
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, London, UK
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 67:154-8. 2012
    ..32±0.7. The newly developed analytical method was rapid, facile, sensitive, selective, reproducible and reliable for determining the levels of T and E in hair and thus for calculating the T/E ratio in hair...
  28. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of mephedrone using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectroscopy: application to human hair
    Syeda A B Shah
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, London, UK
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 61:64-9. 2012
    ..The outlined method can be valuable for the future detection of mephedrone and its two metabolites in hair...
  29. pmc Potentially harmful advantage to athletes: a putative connection between UGT2B17 gene deletion polymorphism and renal disorders with prolonged use of anabolic androgenic steroids
    Nawed Deshmukh
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, London, UK
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:7. 2010
    ..This report postulates the association of deletion polymorphism in the UGT2B17 gene with the occurrence of renal disorders on chronic exposure to AAS...
  30. pmc Misleading measures in Vitamin D analysis: a novel LC-MS/MS assay to account for epimers and isobars
    Iltaf Shah
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Nutr J 10:46. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a novel LC-MS/MS method that can accurately identify and quantitate 25OHD3 and 25OHD2 through chromatographic separation of 25OHD from its epimers and isobars...
  31. pmc Determination of stanozolol and 3'-hydroxystanozolol in rat hair, urine and serum using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry
    Nawed Ik Deshmukh
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2EE, UK
    Chem Cent J 6:162. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  32. ncbi request reprint Metal ions affecting the gastrointestinal system including the liver
    Declan P Naughton
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Met Ions Life Sci 8:107-32. 2011
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  33. pmc Interactive network analytical tool for instantaneous bespoke interrogation of food safety notifications
    Tamás Nepusz
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e35652. 2012
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Dietary green and white teas suppress UDP-glucuronosyltransferase UGT2B17 mediated testosterone glucuronidation
    Carl Jenkinson
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, London, UK
    Steroids 77:691-5. 2012
    ..Whilst these common compounds are not substrates of the UGT2B17 enzyme, we showed that they inhibit testosterone glucuronidation which may have implications on current doping control in sport...
  35. pmc Network analytical tool for monitoring global food safety highlights China
    Tamás Nepusz
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e6680. 2009
    ..Currently, comprehensive systems for food safety and security are absent in many countries, and the systems that are in place have been developed on different principles allowing poor opportunities for integration...
  36. pmc Method for simultaneous analysis of eight analogues of vitamin D using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry
    Iltaf Shah
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, London, UK
    Chem Cent J 6:112. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  37. ncbi request reprint Low 25OH vitamin D2 levels found in untreated Alzheimer's patients, compared to acetylcholinesterase-inhibitor treated and controls
    Iltaf Shah
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    Curr Alzheimer Res 9:1069-76. 2012
    ..These observations resulted in the hypothesis that along with the common functions of vitamin D, different forms have distinct roles in health and disease...
  38. pmc Enzymatic digestion and selective quantification of underivatised delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cocaine in human hair using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Salah Eddine Breidi
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, London KT1 2EE, UK
    J Anal Methods Chem 2012:907893. 2012
    ..The wide detection window, ease of direct analysis by GC-MS, lower detection limits of underivatised samples, and the stability of drugs using this technique may offer an improved method of analysis...
  39. pmc Detection of stanozolol in environmental waters using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry
    Nawed Ik Deshmukh
    School of Pharmacy and Chemistry, Kingston University, London, UK
    Chem Cent J 5:63. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  40. doi request reprint Food alert patterns for metal contamination analyses in seafoods: longitudinal and geographical perspectives
    Tamás Nepusz
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston, London KT1 2EE, UK
    Environ Int 35:1030-3. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this analysis highlights the main detector and transgressor nations along with the seafood and metal types that lead to alerts owing to high levels of contamination...
  41. ncbi request reprint Correction: Determination of metal ion content of beverages and estimation of target hazard quotients: a comparative study
    Theresa Hague
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Chem Cent J 4:2. 2010
    ..Chem Central J 2008, 2:13...
  42. pmc HIV Patient Characteristics that Affect Adherence to Exercise Programmes: An Observational Study
    Andrea Petroczi
    Kingston University, Faculty of Science, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK
    Open AIDS J 4:148-55. 2010
    ..Exercise intervention studies carry the caveat that the results are limited to volunteers with good compliance and completion profiles...
  43. pmc Potentially fatal new trend in performance enhancement: a cautionary note on nitrite
    Andrea Petroczi
    School of Life Sciences, Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, London KT1 2EE, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:25. 2010
    ..This study aims to explore potential misuse of vasodilators by the athletes, and to highlight the growing concern over these agents...