Yannis P Pitsiladis

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Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genotypes and distance running : clues from Africa
    Robert A Scott
    International Centre for East African Running Science, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Sports Med 37:424-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Essay: The makings of the perfect athlete
    Yannis P Pitsiladis
    International Center for East African Running Science, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Lancet 366:S16-7. 2005
  3. pmc Food and macronutrient intake of elite Ethiopian distance runners
    Lukas Y Beis
    College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 8:7. 2011
  4. pmc Brain serotonergic and dopaminergic modulators, perceptual responses and endurance exercise performance following caffeine co-ingested with a high fat meal in trained humans
    Marios P Hadjicharalambous
    Integrative and Systems Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences FBLS, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:22. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The associations of ACE polymorphisms with physical, physiological and skill parameters in adolescents
    Colin N Moran
    Institute of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle, IDEAL, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:332-9. 2006
  6. pmc FTO genotype and adiposity in children: physical activity levels influence the effect of the risk genotype in adolescent males
    Robert A Scott
    Integrative and Systems Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:1339-43. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Mitochondrial haplogroups associated with elite Kenyan athlete status
    Robert A Scott
    International Centre for East African Running Science, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:123-8. 2009
  8. pmc Effects of glycerol and creatine hyperhydration on doping-relevant blood parameters
    Thelma P Polyviou
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Nutrients 4:1171-86. 2012
  9. doi request reprint ACTN3 and ACE genotypes in elite Jamaican and US sprinters
    Robert A Scott
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:107-12. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Association analysis of the ACTN3 R577X polymorphism and complex quantitative body composition and performance phenotypes in adolescent Greeks
    Colin N Moran
    Institute of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle IDEAL and Division of Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:88-93. 2007

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Genotypes and distance running : clues from Africa
    Robert A Scott
    International Centre for East African Running Science, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Sports Med 37:424-7. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Essay: The makings of the perfect athlete
    Yannis P Pitsiladis
    International Center for East African Running Science, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Lancet 366:S16-7. 2005
  3. pmc Food and macronutrient intake of elite Ethiopian distance runners
    Lukas Y Beis
    College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 8:7. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Brain serotonergic and dopaminergic modulators, perceptual responses and endurance exercise performance following caffeine co-ingested with a high fat meal in trained humans
    Marios P Hadjicharalambous
    Integrative and Systems Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences FBLS, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 7:22. 2010
    ..The present study examined putative modulators and indices of brain serotonergic and dopaminergic function, perceptual responses, and endurance exercise performance following caffeine co-ingested with a high fat meal...
  5. ncbi request reprint The associations of ACE polymorphisms with physical, physiological and skill parameters in adolescents
    Colin N Moran
    Institute of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle, IDEAL, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:332-9. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc FTO genotype and adiposity in children: physical activity levels influence the effect of the risk genotype in adolescent males
    Robert A Scott
    Integrative and Systems Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:1339-43. 2010
    ..008). In the GENESIS study, no significant association between FTO genotype and adiposity was found. The present findings highlight PA as an important factor modifying the effect of FTO genotype...
  7. doi request reprint Mitochondrial haplogroups associated with elite Kenyan athlete status
    Robert A Scott
    International Centre for East African Running Science, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:123-8. 2009
    ..Analysis of key polymorphisms from these phylogenies allows mtDNA to be assigned to haplogroups, which have been associated with elite endurance performance...
  8. pmc Effects of glycerol and creatine hyperhydration on doping-relevant blood parameters
    Thelma P Polyviou
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Nutrients 4:1171-86. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this study shows that supplementation with hyperhydrating solution containing Gly for 7 days does not significantly alter doping-relevant blood parameters...
  9. doi request reprint ACTN3 and ACE genotypes in elite Jamaican and US sprinters
    Robert A Scott
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:107-12. 2010
    ..The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and the alpha-actinin-3 (ACTN3) genes are two of the most studied "performance genes" and both have been associated with sprint/power phenotypes and elite performance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association analysis of the ACTN3 R577X polymorphism and complex quantitative body composition and performance phenotypes in adolescent Greeks
    Colin N Moran
    Institute of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle IDEAL and Division of Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:88-93. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the polymorphism is not associated with obesity-related phenotypes in our population, suggesting that the 577X allele is not a thrifty allele, and thus the persistence of this null allele must be explained in other terms...
  11. doi request reprint Elite Kenyan endurance runners are hydrated day-to-day with ad libitum fluid intake
    Barry W Fudge
    International Centre for East African Running Science ICEARS, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1171-9. 2008
    ..Previous studies of elite Kenyan endurance runners reported that athletes did not consume liquids before or during training and infrequently consumed modest amounts of liquids after training that contributed to low daily fluid intake...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA lineages of elite Ethiopian athletes
    Robert A Scott
    International Centre for East African Running Science, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, West Medical Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 140:497-503. 2005
    ..It appears that environment and, perhaps, polymorphisms in the nuclear genome are more important determinants of Ethiopian running success than mtDNA polymorphisms...
  13. doi request reprint The effects of a novel "fluid loading" strategy on cardiovascular and haematological responses to orthostatic stress
    Chris Easton
    Integrative and Systems Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 105:899-908. 2009
    ..These data suggest that hyperhydration mediated by Cr and Gly can enhance orthostatic tolerance in healthy individuals...
  14. pmc Haemoglobin mass and running time trial performance after recombinant human erythropoietin administration in trained men
    Jérôme Durussel
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56151. 2013
    ..Recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEpo) increases haemoglobin mass (Hb(mass)) and maximal oxygen uptake (v O(2 max))...
  15. ncbi request reprint Y chromosome haplogroups of elite Ethiopian endurance runners
    Colin N Moran
    International Centre for East African Running Science ICEARS, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, West Medical Building, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
    Hum Genet 115:492-7. 2004
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Free-living physical activity and energy expenditure of rural children and adolescents in the Nandi region of Kenya
    Robert Ojiambo
    College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 40:318-23. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between physical activity and energy demands in children and adolescents with highly active lifestyles...
  17. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary responses to treadmill and cycle ergometry exercise in patients with peripheral vascular disease
    Stephen L Tuner
    Institute of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle IDEAL, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 47:123-30. 2008
    ..This study compared the peak cardiorespiratory responses and the repeatability of cycling and treadmill exercise in patients with PAD...
  18. ncbi request reprint No association between Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) gene variation and endurance athlete status in Kenyans
    Robert A Scott
    International Centre for East African Running Science ICEARS, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, West Medical Building, University of Glasgow, UK
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 141:169-75. 2005
    ..52) or I (0.41) relative to C (0.53). We conclude that ACE I/D and A22982G polymorphisms are not strongly associated with elite endurance athlete status amongst Kenyans...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors gamma and delta on adiposity in toddlers and preschoolers in the GENESIS Study
    Vasiliki Lagou
    Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Institute of Diet, Exercise and Lifestyle IDEAL, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:913-8. 2008
    ..The PPAR gamma Pro12Ala and C1431T polymorphisms are associated with increased adiposity during early childhood in a gender- and age-specific manner and independently of the PPAR delta T+294C polymorphism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of interaction between angiotensin I-converting enzyme polymorphisms and lifestyle on adiposity in adolescent Greeks
    Colin N Moran
    Division of Neurosciences, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Obes Res 13:1499-504. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Evidence of negative energy balance using doubly labelled water in elite Kenyan endurance runners prior to competition
    Barry W Fudge
    International Centre for East African Running Science ICEARS, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
    Br J Nutr 95:59-66. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Estimation of oxygen uptake during fast running using accelerometry and heart rate
    Barry W Fudge
    International Centre for East African Running Science and Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:192-8. 2007
    ..Previous investigations have reported that accelerometer counts plateau during running at increasingly faster speeds...
  23. ncbi request reprint Failure of glycine-arginine-α-ketoisocaproic acid to improve high-intensity exercise performance in trained cyclists
    Lukas Beis
    College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 21:33-9. 2011
    ..11 and p = .83, respectively). In contrast to previous studies in untrained individuals, these results suggest that GAKIC has no ergogenic effect on repeated bouts of high-intensity exercise in trained individuals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Creatine and glycerol hyperhydration in trained subjects before exercise in the heat
    Chris Easton
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 17:70-91. 2007
    ..02) but did not further enhance the attenuation in HR, Tre, and RPE during exercise. These data suggest that combined Cr and Gly is an effective method of hyperhydration capable of reducing thermal and cardiovascular responses...
  25. doi request reprint Association analysis of ACE and ACTN3 in elite Caucasian and East Asian swimmers
    Guan Wang
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:892-900. 2013
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether polymorphisms in ACE and ACTN3 are associated with elite swimmer status in Caucasian and East Asian populations...
  26. doi request reprint Drinking behaviors of elite male runners during marathon competition
    Lukas Y Beis
    College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Clin J Sport Med 22:254-61. 2012
    ..To describe the drinking behaviors of elite male marathon runners during major city marathons...
  27. doi request reprint Validity of hip-mounted uniaxial accelerometry with heart-rate monitoring vs. triaxial accelerometry in the assessment of free-living energy expenditure in young children: the IDEFICS Validation Study
    Robert Ojiambo
    College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 113:1530-6. 2012
    ..38 to 0.57 MJ/day or 24-26% of the average AEE. It is concluded that the comparative validity of hip-mounted uniaxial and triaxial accelerometers for assessing PA and EE is similar...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of inter-method differences in fat-free mass estimation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Liam P Kilduff
    Centre for Exercise Science and Medicine, Institute of Biological and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Respiration 70:585-93. 2003
    ..Evaluation of fat-free mass (FFM) is becoming recognised as an important component in the assessment of clinical status and formulation of prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  29. pmc Thermoregulatory and cardiovascular responses to creatine, glycerol and alpha lipoic acid in trained cyclists
    Thelma P Polyviou
    Medical School, College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:29. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  30. pmc Interdisciplinary approach to the demography of Jamaica
    Michael L Deason
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 12:24. 2012
    ..The results from these admixture procedures were then compared to the wealth of historic knowledge surrounding the disembarkation of Africans on the island...
  31. pmc The effects of creatine and glycerol hyperhydration on running economy in well trained endurance runners
    Lukas Y Beis
    College of Medicine, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 8:24. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  32. ncbi request reprint Demographic characteristics of elite Ethiopian endurance runners
    Robert A Scott
    Centre for Exercise Science and Medicine, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, UK
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1727-32. 2003
    ..The dominance of East-African athletes in distance running remains largely unexplained; proposed reasons include favorable genetic endowment and optimal environmental conditions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Demographic characteristics of elite Kenyan endurance runners
    Vincent O Onywera
    Department of Exercise and Sports Science, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Sports Sci 24:415-22. 2006
    ..These findings highlight the importance of environmental and social factors in the success of Kenyan runners...