Giorgos S Metsios

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wolverhampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Passive smoking, asthma and allergy in children
    Giorgos S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands WS1 3BD, UK
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 8:348-52. 2009
  2. pmc Vascular function and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: the role of physical activity
    George S Metsios
    School of Sport Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 4:89-96. 2010
  3. pmc The association between microvascular and macrovascular endothelial function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study
    Aamer Sandoo
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley, DY1 2HQ, West Midlands, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R99. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid cachexia and cardiovascular disease
    G S Metsios
    School of Sport Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:985-8. 2009
  5. pmc Disease activity and low physical activity associate with number of hospital admissions and length of hospitalisation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    George S Metsios
    Department of physical activity, Exercise and Health, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway Road, Walsall, WS13BD, West Midlands, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R108. 2011
  6. doi request reprint New resting energy expenditure prediction equations for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    G S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway rd, Walsall Campus, Wolverhampton, WSI 3BD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:500-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking significantly increases basal metabolic rate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    G S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:70-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Association of physical inactivity with increased cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Giorgos S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:188-94. 2009
  9. pmc Cigarette smoking associates with body weight and muscle mass of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional, observational study
    Antonios Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, Wolverhampton University, Gorway Road, Walsall, WS1 3BD, West Midlands, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R59. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Underweight and obese states both associate with worse disease activity and physical function in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis
    Antonios Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, Wolverhampton University, Gorway Road, Walsall WS1 3BD, West Midlands, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 28:439-44. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Passive smoking, asthma and allergy in children
    Giorgos S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands WS1 3BD, UK
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 8:348-52. 2009
    ..As such, PS exposure has to be eliminated and researchers have to develop interventions for supporting smoking cessation as well as minimised PS exposure either this is in utero or during childhood...
  2. pmc Vascular function and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: the role of physical activity
    George S Metsios
    School of Sport Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 4:89-96. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc The association between microvascular and macrovascular endothelial function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study
    Aamer Sandoo
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley, DY1 2HQ, West Midlands, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R99. 2011
    ..The objectives of the present study were to examine the relationship between microvascular and macrovascular endothelial function in patients with RA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid cachexia and cardiovascular disease
    G S Metsios
    School of Sport Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:985-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of RC with multiple novel and classical cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and the presence of established CVD in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  5. pmc Disease activity and low physical activity associate with number of hospital admissions and length of hospitalisation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    George S Metsios
    Department of physical activity, Exercise and Health, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway Road, Walsall, WS13BD, West Midlands, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R108. 2011
    ..We hypothesised that disease activity/severity and physical activity are major predictors for the need of hospitalisation in patients with RA...
  6. doi request reprint New resting energy expenditure prediction equations for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    G S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway rd, Walsall Campus, Wolverhampton, WSI 3BD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:500-6. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study are to evaluate the accuracy of widely used REE-predictive equations in RA patients against measured REE and to develop RA-specific equations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking significantly increases basal metabolic rate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    G S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:70-3. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate whether smokers with RA demonstrated higher BMR levels than their non-smoking counterparts...
  8. doi request reprint Association of physical inactivity with increased cardiovascular risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Giorgos S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:188-94. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate associations between levels of physical activity and CVD risk profile in RA patients...
  9. pmc Cigarette smoking associates with body weight and muscle mass of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional, observational study
    Antonios Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, Wolverhampton University, Gorway Road, Walsall, WS1 3BD, West Midlands, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R59. 2008
    ..This cross-sectional study aimed to identify potential associations of smoking with body weight and composition of RA patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Underweight and obese states both associate with worse disease activity and physical function in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis
    Antonios Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, Wolverhampton University, Gorway Road, Walsall WS1 3BD, West Midlands, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 28:439-44. 2009
    ..Further longitudinal studies are required to address this apparent dissociation...
  11. doi request reprint Target organ damage in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: the role of blood pressure and heart rate
    Vasileios F Panoulas
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, West Midlands, UK
    Atherosclerosis 209:255-60. 2010
    ..Inflammation and sympathetic overdrive may also associate with TOD. We investigated the prevalence and associations of TOD in RA...
  12. doi request reprint Association of interleukin-6 (IL-6)-174G/C gene polymorphism with cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: the role of obesity and smoking
    Vasileios F Panoulas
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands, UK
    Atherosclerosis 204:178-83. 2009
    ..The present study examined the potential association of IL-6-174 G/C polymorphism, together with obesity and smoking, with the presence of CVD in RA patients...
  13. pmc Redefining overweight and obesity in rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Antonios Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou
    Research Institute in Healthcare Science, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1316-21. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Inverted BMI rather than BMI is a better proxy for percentage of body fat
    Alan M Nevill
    Research Institute of Healthcare Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 38:681-4. 2011
    ..An easy to measure proxy is the weight/height(2) ratio known as the Body Mass Index (BMI kg/m(2)). However, BMI does have some inherent weaknesses which are readily overcome by its inverse iBMI (1000/BMI, cm(2)/kg)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associations of hypertension and its control in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    V F Panoulas
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2HQ, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1477-82. 2007
    ..In this study, we assessed the prevalence of HT in a secondary care cohort of RA patients, and aimed to identify factors associated with its presence and inadequate control...
  16. ncbi request reprint A brief exposure to moderate passive smoke increases metabolism and thyroid hormone secretion
    Giorgos S Metsios
    Laboratory of Applied Physiology, Department of Sports and Exercise Science, University of Thessaly, Karies, Trikala GR42100, Greece
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:208-11. 2007
    ..Active smoking influences normal metabolic status and thyroid function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Criterion-related validity and test-retest reliability of the 20m square shuttle test
    Giorgos S Metsios
    Institute of Human Performance and Rehabilitation, Greece
    J Sci Med Sport 11:214-7. 2008
    ..8% for the SST and MST, respectively. It is concluded that SST is a more valid proxy than MST for predicting laboratory V O(2max) based on the current procedures, while both tests are sufficiently reliable in healthy male adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of performance feedback on cardiorespiratory fitness field tests
    G S Metsios
    School of Sports, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
    J Sci Med Sport 9:263-6. 2006
    ..1+/-5.0 and -1.1+/-6.1 ml kg-1 min-1 with coefficients of variation of +/-5.4% and +/-6.7%, respectively. It is concluded that the application of PF leads to superior field testing performances...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fitness in contemporary dance: a systematic review
    M Angioi
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhamtpon, Gorway Road, Walsall WS1 3BD, United Kingdom
    Int J Sports Med 30:475-84. 2009
    ..Further research is needed in order to confirm preliminary data, which suggest that the implementation of additional fitness training is beneficial for contemporary dance students to achieve a better performance outcome...
  20. ncbi request reprint Blockade of tumour necrosis factor-alpha in rheumatoid arthritis: effects on components of rheumatoid cachexia
    G S Metsios
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1824-7. 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effects of anti-TNF-alpha therapy on REE, body composition, physical activity and protein intake in RA patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular disease and physical exercise: a systematic review
    G S Metsios
    University of Wolverhampton, School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, Walsall, West Midlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:239-48. 2008
    ..Future studies are required to investigate the effects of exercise in improving the cardiovascular status of this patient population...
  22. doi request reprint Associations of obesity with modifiable risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    A Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, Wolverhampton University, Walsall, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:242-5. 2009
    ..To assess the association of body mass index (BMI) with modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  23. doi request reprint What predicts obesity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis? An investigation of the interactions between lifestyle and inflammation
    A Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou
    School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:295-301. 2010
    ..To assess whether physical activity, diet or inflammation is a more important determinant of body mass index (BMI) and body fat (BF) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid is independently associated with hypertension in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    V F Panoulas
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 22:177-82. 2008
    ..011). This cross-sectional study suggests that SUA levels are independently associated with HT in RA patients. Prospective longitudinal studies are needed to confirm and further explore the causes and implications of this association...
  25. pmc Enhancing the efficacy of the 20 m multistage shuttle run test
    A D Flouris
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catherines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3AI
    Br J Sports Med 39:166-70. 2005
    ..New algorithms validated for Vo(2CR) screening using the 20 m multistage shuttle run test (20mMST) were developed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Contribution of muscular strength in cardiorespiratory fitness tests
    A D Flouris
    Environmental Ergonomics Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 46:197-201. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the contribution of lower extremity muscular strength levels in performing cardiorespiratory fitness tests in laboratory, as well as field-based settings...
  27. ncbi request reprint Enhancing specificity in proxy-design for the assessment of bioenergetics
    A D Flouris
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Canada
    J Sci Med Sport 7:197-204. 2004
    ..The latter may well be explained by the closer simulation in bioenergetics between the two protocols (ie, the continuous nature of SST provides a closer proxy of TT)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term exposure to medium-dose glucocorticoid therapy associates with hypertension in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    V F Panoulas
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 2HQ, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:72-5. 2008
    ..The effects of long-term glucocorticoid (GC) therapy on blood pressure have not been established yet. This study examined whether GC exposure associates with HT in patients with RA...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in rheumatoid arthritis
    V F Panoulas
    Department of Rheumatology, Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust, Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 2HQ, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1286-98. 2008
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