Laura A Milliken

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on bone remodeling, insulin-like growth factors, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with and without hormone replacement therapy
    L A Milliken
    Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, 02125, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:478-84. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and changes in body weight exert independent and site-specific effects on bone in postmenopausal women exercising for 1 year
    Laura A Milliken
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:488-94. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Correlates of upper and lower body muscular strength in children
    Laura A Milliken
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1339-46. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Changes in soft tissue composition are the primary predictors of 4-year bone mineral density changes in postmenopausal women
    L A Milliken
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:347-54. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the validity of body mass index standards in early postmenopausal women
    Robert M Blew
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Obes Res 10:799-808. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Body composition modulates the effects of hormone replacement therapy on growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-I levels in postmenopausal women
    Arturo Figueroa
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:201-6. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training and hormone replacement therapy on lean and fat mass in postmenopausal women
    Arturo Figueroa
    Department of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, New York 13244, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:266-70. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Cholesteryl ester transfer protein and lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase activities in hispanic and anglo postmenopausal women: associations with total and regional body fat
    Kathryn A Greaves
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Metabolism 52:282-9. 2003

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on bone remodeling, insulin-like growth factors, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with and without hormone replacement therapy
    L A Milliken
    Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, 02125, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:478-84. 2003
    ..No training-induced differences in IGF-1, IGF-2, IGF-l:IGF-2 (IGF-1 : IGF-2), and IGFBP3 were detected...
  2. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and changes in body weight exert independent and site-specific effects on bone in postmenopausal women exercising for 1 year
    Laura A Milliken
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:488-94. 2006
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine whether depressive symptoms, vitality, and body weight changes were related to 1-year BMD changes after accounting for covariates...
  3. doi request reprint Correlates of upper and lower body muscular strength in children
    Laura A Milliken
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1339-46. 2008
    ..4% (significant) in CP 1RM. In summary, these data indicate that BMI, handgrip strength, long jump, and vertical jump relate to 1RM strength in children and therefore may be useful for assessing muscular fitness in youths...
  4. doi request reprint Changes in soft tissue composition are the primary predictors of 4-year bone mineral density changes in postmenopausal women
    L A Milliken
    Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:347-54. 2009
    ..Body weight and soft tissue composition predicted bone changes independent of calcium supplementation and exercise frequency, indicating that soft tissue composition should be measured in clinical trials...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the validity of body mass index standards in early postmenopausal women
    Robert M Blew
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Obes Res 10:799-808. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between percentage of total body fat (%Fat) and body mass index (BMI) in early postmenopausal women and to evaluate the validity of the BMI standards for obesity established by the NIH...
  6. ncbi request reprint Body composition modulates the effects of hormone replacement therapy on growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-I levels in postmenopausal women
    Arturo Figueroa
    Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:201-6. 2002
    ..To examine the relationships of body composition with basal serum estrone, estradiol, androstenedione, cortisol, growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels in 73 postmenopausal women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training and hormone replacement therapy on lean and fat mass in postmenopausal women
    Arturo Figueroa
    Department of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, New York 13244, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:266-70. 2003
    ..Menopause is associated with decreases in lean mass and increases in fat mass. Serum hormone levels and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may modify the effects of exercise training on body composition in postmenopausal women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cholesteryl ester transfer protein and lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase activities in hispanic and anglo postmenopausal women: associations with total and regional body fat
    Kathryn A Greaves
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Metabolism 52:282-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, results suggest a greater risk for coronary heart disease in Hispanic women compared to Anglo women...

Research Grants1

  1. Factors Affecting the Bone Response and Non-Response
    Laura Milliken; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Additionally, we will better understand the pattern of the BMD response over longer periods of time and will be able to identify factors that may relate to the likelihood of responding to a given treatment. ..