Kate M Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The acute stress-induced immunoenhancement hypothesis
    Kate M Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 35:150-5. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Meningococcal A vaccination response is enhanced by acute stress in men
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:147-51. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Eccentric exercise as an adjuvant to influenza vaccination in humans
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 21:209-17. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute stress exposure prior to influenza vaccination enhances antibody response in women
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 20:159-68. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Complement cascade activation after an acute psychological stress task
    Victoria E Burns
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:387-96. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The effects of vaccine timing on the efficacy of an acute eccentric exercise intervention on the immune response to an influenza vaccine in young adults
    John P Campbell
    Behavioural Medicine Group, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 24:236-42. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Phenotypic characterization of gammadelta T cells mobilized in response to acute psychological stress
    Leila H Anane
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 24:608-14. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in the interleukin-6 response to maximal and submaximal exercise tasks
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Sports Sci 24:855-62. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the interleukin-6 response to acute psychological stress
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Biol Psychol 71:236-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint A general enhancement of autonomic and cortisol responses during social evaluative threat
    Jos A Bosch
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:877-85. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The acute stress-induced immunoenhancement hypothesis
    Kate M Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 35:150-5. 2007
    ..This review develops the acute stress-induced immunoenhancement hypothesis and its possible role as a vaccine adjuvant...
  2. doi request reprint Meningococcal A vaccination response is enhanced by acute stress in men
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:147-51. 2008
    ..To determine if acute stress experienced at the time of antigenic challenge augments the subsequent immune response...
  3. ncbi request reprint Eccentric exercise as an adjuvant to influenza vaccination in humans
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 21:209-17. 2007
    ..Eccentric exercise of the muscle at the site of vaccine administration should be explored further as a possible behavioural adjuvant to vaccination...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute stress exposure prior to influenza vaccination enhances antibody response in women
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 20:159-68. 2006
    ..In line with animal research, the current study provides preliminary evidence that acute stress can enhance the antibody response to vaccination in humans...
  5. doi request reprint Complement cascade activation after an acute psychological stress task
    Victoria E Burns
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:387-96. 2008
    ..Although the complement cascade is a key component of these inflammatory processes, there has been little research regarding its susceptibility to stress...
  6. doi request reprint The effects of vaccine timing on the efficacy of an acute eccentric exercise intervention on the immune response to an influenza vaccine in young adults
    John P Campbell
    Behavioural Medicine Group, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 24:236-42. 2010
    ..In conclusion, it is likely that the robust immune responses to the vaccine observed in this study may have limited any further immune enhancement by exercise...
  7. doi request reprint Phenotypic characterization of gammadelta T cells mobilized in response to acute psychological stress
    Leila H Anane
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 24:608-14. 2010
    ..This selective mobilization possibly provides protection in contexts when tissue damage and antigen exposure are more likely to occur...
  8. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in the interleukin-6 response to maximal and submaximal exercise tasks
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Sports Sci 24:855-62. 2006
    ..The finding that women showed a greater IL-6 response to maximal exercise may reflect a gender dimorphism in the immune response to stress...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the interleukin-6 response to acute psychological stress
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Biol Psychol 71:236-9. 2006
    ..These findings confirm a small delayed IL-6 increase after acute laboratory stress, and reveal sex differences in the profile of the IL-6 response...
  10. doi request reprint A general enhancement of autonomic and cortisol responses during social evaluative threat
    Jos A Bosch
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Psychosom Med 71:877-85. 2009
    ..The idea that distinct psychosocial factors may underlie specific patterns of neuroendocrine stress responses has been a topic of recurrent debate...
  11. doi request reprint Mobilization of gammadelta T lymphocytes in response to psychological stress, exercise, and beta-agonist infusion
    Leila H Anane
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Brain Behav Immun 23:823-9. 2009
    ..The mobilization of these versatile cytotoxic cells may provide protection in the context of situations in which antigen exposure is more likely to occur...
  12. doi request reprint Rudimentary signs of immunosenescence in Cytomegalovirus-seropositive healthy young adults
    James E Turner
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Age (Dordr) 36:287-97. 2014
    ..05). This study observed marked changes in the immune profile of young adults infected with CMV, suggesting that this virus may underlie rudimentary aspects of immunosenescence even in a chronologically young population. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Mental stress-induced hemoconcentration: Sex differences and mechanisms
    Jet J C S Veldhuijzen van Zanten
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Psychophysiology 41:541-51. 2004
    ..Blood pressure reactivity was a strong and consistent predictor of stress-induced hemoconcentration. These findings may help to explain sex differences in susceptibility to myocardial infarction...
  14. pmc Effects of estrogen versus estrogen and progesterone on cortisol and interleukin-6
    Kate M Edwards
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Maturitas 61:330-3. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Reduction of plasma sCD40L and stimulated MIP-1-alpha production by in vivo beta-adrenergic stimulation
    Kate M Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSD Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0804, USA
    Neuroimmunomodulation 14:266-71. 2007
    ..beta-Adrenergic receptor stimulation appears to have contrasting effects on inflammatory processes...
  16. ncbi request reprint The potential anti-inflammatory benefits of improving physical fitness in hypertension
    Kate M Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSD Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0804, USA
    J Hypertens 25:1533-42. 2007
    ..Here, exercise is promoted as a potentially effective treatment for both the elevated blood pressure and chronic inflammation found in hypertension...