T Rowland

Summary

Affiliation: Baystate Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity for children's health: rationale and strategies
    Thomas W Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Sports Med 37:929-36. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Exercise tolerance and thermoregulatory responses during cycling in boys and men
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:282-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Myocardial inotropic response to progressive exercise in healthy subjects: a review
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:93-100. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Orthostatic effects on echocardiographic measures of ventricular function
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Echocardiography 29:523-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Cardiac responses to swim bench exercise in age-group swimmers and non-athletic children
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 12:266-72. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography and circulatory response to progressive endurance exercise
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Sports Med 38:541-51. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Cardiovascular drift in euhydrated prepubertal boys
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:690-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in young athletes: reconsidering "hypertrophic cardiomyopathy"
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1217-22. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Myocardial performance during progressive exercise in athletic adolescent males
    Thomas W Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1721-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Endurance athletes' stroke volume response to progressive exercise: a critical review
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Sports Med 39:687-95. 2009

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Promoting physical activity for children's health: rationale and strategies
    Thomas W Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Sports Med 37:929-36. 2007
    ..Similarly, optimal means of behavioural modification in young persons that will initiate exercise habits early in life need to be better defined...
  2. doi request reprint Exercise tolerance and thermoregulatory responses during cycling in boys and men
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:282-7. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Myocardial inotropic response to progressive exercise in healthy subjects: a review
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:93-100. 2013
    ..This review provides a state-of-the-art overview of these technologies in light of the current understanding of the role of myocardial contractile function in response to a bout of progressive dynamic exercise...
  4. doi request reprint Orthostatic effects on echocardiographic measures of ventricular function
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Echocardiography 29:523-7. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Cardiac responses to swim bench exercise in age-group swimmers and non-athletic children
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 12:266-72. 2009
    ..Failure of stroke volume to rise during a progressive simulated swim test is consistent with a model of peripheral facilitation of circulatory responses to exercise...
  6. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography and circulatory response to progressive endurance exercise
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Sports Med 38:541-51. 2008
    ..Observations in subjects with altered circulatory dynamics during exercise (patients with cardiac disease, highly trained endurance athletes) can be understood within the context of this physiological model...
  7. doi request reprint Cardiovascular drift in euhydrated prepubertal boys
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:690-5. 2008
    ..This study also suggests that such patterns are no different in prepubertal boys and young adult men...
  8. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected death in young athletes: reconsidering "hypertrophic cardiomyopathy"
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Pediatrics 123:1217-22. 2009
    ..This review provides an evidence-based line of reasoning that supports this concept...
  9. doi request reprint Myocardial performance during progressive exercise in athletic adolescent males
    Thomas W Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1721-8. 2009
    ..This study compared cardiovascular responses to progressive cycle exercise in 12 adolescent soccer players and 10 untrained boys with assessment of ventricular inotropic and relaxation properties by Doppler ultrasound techniques...
  10. doi request reprint Endurance athletes' stroke volume response to progressive exercise: a critical review
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Sports Med 39:687-95. 2009
    ..However, it is not clear whether this might reflect superior upstream (atrial pressure/volume) or downstream (ventricular diastolic function, compliance) factors...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of sex on the "Athlete's Heart" in trained cyclists
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 13:475-8. 2010
    ..4+/-2.5mm per BSA(0.5)). This study indicated that when training volume as well as body size and composition are considered, male endurance athletes exhibit greater cardiac dimensions and mass compared to their female counterparts...
  12. doi request reprint Reproducibility of Doppler measures of ventricular function during maximal upright cycling
    Thomas W Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Cardiol Young 20:676-9. 2010
    ..These findings indicated acceptable levels of reproducibility of Doppler ultrasound techniques for assessing ventricular systolic and diastolic functional response to maximal exercise in young lean male subjects...
  13. doi request reprint Sex influence on myocardial function with exercise in adolescents
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:680-2. 2010
    ..Ventricular systolic functional response to exercise has been reported to be superior in adult men compared to women. This study explored myocardial responses to maximal upright progressive exercise in late pubertal males and females...
  14. doi request reprint Prevention of sudden cardiac death in young athletes: controversies and conundrums
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass, USA
    Med Sport Sci 56:171-86. 2011
    ..This chapter examines the aetiologies of sudden cardiac death in young athletes as well as the controversies surrounding the prevention of these tragedies...
  15. doi request reprint Myocardial function and aerobic fitness in adolescent females
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01106, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:1991-7. 2011
    ..This study suggests that among healthy adolescent females, like young males, myocardial systolic and diastolic functional capacities do not contribute to inter-individual variability in physiologic aerobic fitness...
  16. doi request reprint Fluid replacement requirements for child athletes
    Thomas Rowland
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Sports Med 41:279-88. 2011
    ..Since children may lack motivation for proper fluid intake behaviours, the responsibility falls to coaches and parents to assure that young athletes receive appropriate hydration during and after exercise bouts...
  17. doi request reprint Is the 'athlete's heart' arrhythmogenic? Implications for sudden cardiac death
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Sports Med 41:401-11. 2011
    ..Greater insight into this issue may come from a better understanding of the electrical responses to both acute bouts of exercise and chronic training in young athletes...
  18. doi request reprint Time-of-day effect on cardiac responses to progressive exercise
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Chronobiol Int 28:611-6. 2011
    ..This study failed to demonstrate evidence for significant time-of-day variation in Vo(2)max or cardiac function during standard progressive exercise testing in adolescent males...
  19. ncbi request reprint Thermoregulation during exercise in the heat in children: old concepts revisited
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:718-24. 2008
    ..These findings imply that no maturational differences exist in thermal balance or endurance performance during exercise in the heat, nor that child athletes are more vulnerable to heat injury...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to static exercise: a re-appraisal
    T Rowland
    Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, United States
    Int J Sports Med 28:905-8. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of left ventricular diastolic filling during exercise: a Doppler echocardiographic study of boys 10 to 14 years old
    T Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Chest 120:145-50. 2001
    ..This study was conducted to assess diastolic filling dynamics of the left ventricle during progressive upright cycle exercise in children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic responses to increasing cycle cadence in 11-year old boys: role of the skeletal muscle pump
    T Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Int J Sports Med 22:405-9. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Doppler echocardiography for the estimation of cardiac output with exercise
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Sports Med 32:973-86. 2002
    ..Estimates of both construct and concurrent validity suggest that the overall error may be small. Test-retest studies have indicated a high level of reliability with this technique...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cardiac response to progressive cycle exercise in moderately obese adolescent females
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:422-7. 2003
    ..To assess cardiac responses to exercise and cardiac functional capacity in moderately obese adolescent females...
  25. ncbi request reprint Myocardial performance during maximal exercise in adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    T Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 43:202-8. 2003
    ..To examine cardiac responses and indicators of myocardial function during maximal exercise in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa...
  26. ncbi request reprint Circulatory responses to progressive exercise: insights from positional differences
    T Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Int J Sports Med 24:512-7. 2003
    ..The mechanisms governing cardiac responses to exercise when supine and upright are otherwise identical...
  27. ncbi request reprint Circulatory responses to exercise: are we misreading Fick?
    Thomas W Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Chest 127:1023-30. 2005
    ..Efforts to understand the limiting factors for physiologic aerobic fitness are thus more appropriately directed toward characterizing these peripheral determinants of blood flow...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular fitness in premenarcheal girls and young women
    T Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Int J Sports Med 21:117-21. 2000
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Circulatory "efficacy" during progressive aerobic exercise in children: insights from the Q: VO(2) relationship
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 101:61-6. 2007
    ..This implies that performance of peripheral determinants of circulatory responses to exercise is not affected by biological maturation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evolution of maximal oxygen uptake in children
    Thomas W Rowland
    Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Med Sport Sci 50:200-9. 2007
    ..This fall would be more likely due to increases in body fat in youth, inflating the size-normalizing factor ('per kg'), rather than a temporal deterioration in cardiovascular function per se...
  31. ncbi request reprint Determinants of endurance exercise capacity in the heat in prepubertal boys
    T Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01106, USA
    Int J Sports Med 28:26-32. 2007
    ..These findings support the concept that rises in core temperature and/or brain perception (RPE) rather than circulatory insufficiency may be the critical factors defining limits to exercise in the heat...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to static exercise in boys: insights from tissue Doppler imaging
    Thomas Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01106, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 97:637-42. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that (1) cardiovascular responses to static leg extension in boys are similar to those in adult men, and (2) isometric leg extension triggers modest increases in both systolic and diastolic function...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluating cardiac symptoms in the athlete: is it safe to play?
    Thomas W Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:417-20. 2005
    ..This review examines the etiology and evaluation of these symptoms in young athletes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of pectus excavatum deformity on cardiorespiratory fitness in adolescent boys
    Thomas Rowland
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center Children s Hospital, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1069-73. 2005
    ..To determine the magnitude of the effects of pectus excavatum deformity on endurance fitness and cardiorespiratory functional reserve in adolescent boys...
  35. ncbi request reprint Determinants of diastolic cardiac filling during exercise
    T Rowland
    Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 43:380-5. 2003
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  36. ncbi request reprint A stress echocardiography study of cardiac function during progressive exercise in pediatric oncology patients treated with anthracyclines
    Astrid M De Souza
    Division of Cardiology, B C Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:56-64. 2007
    ..Cardiac function has not been evaluated during exercise in AP. The purpose of this study was to assess exercise tolerance, left ventricular (LV) function, and hemodynamics during progressive exercise...
  37. ncbi request reprint Youth football: heat stress and injury risk
    Michael F Bergeron
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1421-30. 2005