Hirofumi Tanaka

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Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Swimming exercise: impact of aquatic exercise on cardiovascular health
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Sports Med 39:377-87. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Regular aerobic exercise and the age-related increase in carotid artery intima-media thickness in healthy men
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Human Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:1458-64. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Comparison between carotid-femoral and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity as measures of arterial stiffness
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Hypertens 27:2022-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Invited Review: Dynamic exercise performance in Masters athletes: insight into the effects of primary human aging on physiological functional capacity
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 95:2152-62. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Increases in blood flow and shear stress to nonworking limbs during incremental exercise
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Research Institute of Physical Fitness, Japan Women s College of Physical Education, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:81-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of lifestyle modification on arterial stiffness and wave reflections
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:137-44. 2005
  7. pmc Endurance exercise performance in Masters athletes: age-associated changes and underlying physiological mechanisms
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Physiol 586:55-63. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Habitual exercise for the elderly
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:S57-65. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Synergistic relationship between changes in the pulse wave velocity and changes in the heart rate in middle-aged Japanese adults: a prospective study
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 28:687-94. 2010
  10. pmc Indirect effects of elevated body mass index on memory performance through altered cerebral metabolite concentrations
    Mitzi M Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:691-8. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Swimming exercise: impact of aquatic exercise on cardiovascular health
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Sports Med 39:377-87. 2009
    ..Clearly, more research is required to properly assess the effects of regular swimming on CHD risks in humans...
  2. ncbi request reprint Regular aerobic exercise and the age-related increase in carotid artery intima-media thickness in healthy men
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Human Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:1458-64. 2002
    ..This lack of effect on carotid IMT may be due to the apparent inability of habitual exercise to prevent or reduce the age-associated elevation in carotid distending pressure...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison between carotid-femoral and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity as measures of arterial stiffness
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Hypertens 27:2022-7. 2009
    ..Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity (cfPWV) is the most recognized and established index of arterial stiffness. An emerging automatic measure of PWV primarily used in the Asian countries is brachial-ankle PWV (baPWV)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Invited Review: Dynamic exercise performance in Masters athletes: insight into the effects of primary human aging on physiological functional capacity
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 95:2152-62. 2003
    ..Thus the ability to maintain habitual physical activity levels with advancing age appears to be a critical determinant of changes in PFC in part via modulation of maximal aerobic capacity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increases in blood flow and shear stress to nonworking limbs during incremental exercise
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Research Institute of Physical Fitness, Japan Women s College of Physical Education, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:81-5. 2006
    ..We determined whether blood flow as well as shear stress would change in inactive limbs during acute incremental exercise...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of lifestyle modification on arterial stiffness and wave reflections
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:137-44. 2005
    ..However, more information is needed for a full understanding and optimal use of lifestyle modifications in the management of arterial stiffening...
  7. pmc Endurance exercise performance in Masters athletes: age-associated changes and underlying physiological mechanisms
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Physiol 586:55-63. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Habitual exercise for the elderly
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:S57-65. 2009
    ..Taken together, these benefits associated with regular exercise can significantly improve the quality of life in older populations...
  9. doi request reprint Synergistic relationship between changes in the pulse wave velocity and changes in the heart rate in middle-aged Japanese adults: a prospective study
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 28:687-94. 2010
    ..Temporal associations between rates of increases in pulse wave velocity (PWV), a marker of arterial stiffness, and heart rate (HR) indices (baseline HR and changes in HR) as well as inflammatory markers were examined...
  10. pmc Indirect effects of elevated body mass index on memory performance through altered cerebral metabolite concentrations
    Mitzi M Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:691-8. 2012
    ..The goal of the current study was to assess mechanisms of early brain vulnerability by examining if higher BMI at midlife affects current cognitive performance through alterations in cerebral neurochemistry...
  11. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness and declines in individuals with normal renal function/early chronic kidney disease
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishi shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 212:345-50. 2010
    ..We evaluated the temporal association between arterial stiffening and the early stage of renal functional decline...
  12. ncbi request reprint Resistance training increases basal limb blood flow and vascular conductance in aging humans
    Maria M Anton
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Appl Physiol 101:1351-5. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that short-term strength training increases basal femoral blood flow and vascular conductance in healthy middle-aged and older adults...
  13. pmc Dyslipidemia links obesity to early cerebral neurochemical alterations
    Andreana P Haley
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA University of Texas Imaging Research Center, Austin, TX, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:2007-13. 2013
    ..To examine the role of hypertension, hyperglycemia, and dyslipidemia in potentially accounting for obesity-related brain vulnerability in the form of altered cerebral neurochemistry...
  14. doi request reprint The effects of strength training on central arterial compliance in middle-aged and older adults
    Miriam Y Cortez-Cooper
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:149-55. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether ST, with or without concurrent endurance training, would have a similar effect in older adults with reduced baseline arterial compliance...
  15. doi request reprint Hatha yoga and vascular function: results from cross-sectional and interventional studies
    Stacy D Hunter
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 17:322-7. 2013
    ..The results of both cross-sectional and interventional studies indicate that regular practice of hatha yoga is not associated with improvements in vascular functions...
  16. pmc Aerobic fitness and the brain: increased N-acetyl-aspartate and choline concentrations in endurance-trained middle-aged adults
    Mitzi M Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Brain Topogr 26:126-34. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Habitual resistance exercise and endothelial ischemia-reperfusion injury in young adults
    Allison E DeVan
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Bellmont Hall 222, D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Atherosclerosis 219:191-3. 2011
    ..These results are consistent with the notion that habitual resistance exercise may protect against endothelial IR injury in young adults, presumably through effects analogous to ischemic preconditioning...
  18. ncbi request reprint Arterial compliance of rowers: implications for combined aerobic and strength training on arterial elasticity
    Jill N Cook
    Dept of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H1596-600. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that simultaneously performed endurance training may negate the stiffening effects of strength training...
  19. pmc Functional imaging of working memory and peripheral endothelial function in middle-aged adults
    Mitzi M Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, United States
    Brain Cogn 73:146-51. 2010
    ..Considering the modifiable nature of endothelial function, additional investigations on the prognostic significance of FMD on future cognitive impairment are warranted...
  20. doi request reprint Arterial stiffening, wave reflection, and inflammation in habitually exercising systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Jill N Barnes
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:1194-200. 2011
    ..Therefore, as an initial step, we determined the association between habitual exercise, inflammatory markers, central arterial compliance, and aortic wave reflection in healthy adults and SLE patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Regular exercise, hormone replacement therapy and the age-related decline in carotid arterial compliance in healthy women
    Kerrie L Moreau
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, 354 UCB, University of Colorado at Boulder, 80309 0354, USA
    Cardiovasc Res 57:861-8. 2003
    ..We determined the effects of regular aerobic exercise, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and their interaction on carotid arterial compliance using a combination of cross-sectional and intervention study designs...
  22. pmc Endothelial ischemia-reperfusion injury in humans: association with age and habitual exercise
    Allison E DeVan
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 300:H813-9. 2011
    ..Habitual endurance exercise may provide partial protection to the endothelium against this form of I/R injury with advancing age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness and cognitive function in midlife: an association mediated by plasma insulin
    Takashi Tarumi
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Metab Brain Dis 28:727-30. 2013
    ..24, P = 0.19). Fitness-related cognitive enhancement may be mediated, at least in part, by plasma insulin levels. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Comments on point: counterpoint: exercise training does/does not induce vascular adaptations beyond the active muscle beds
    Atsuko Kagaya
    Japan Women s College of Physical Education, Japan
    J Appl Physiol 105:1009-10. 2008
  25. pmc Habitual exercise and arterial aging
    Douglas R Seals
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, 354 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:1323-32. 2008
    ..Habitual exercise favorably modulates several expressions of arterial aging, thus preserving vascular function and possibly reducing the risk of CVD...
  26. ncbi request reprint Arterial intima-media thickness: site-specific associations with HRT and habitual exercise
    Kerrie L Moreau
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 283:H1409-17. 2002
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  27. doi request reprint Age-associated elongation of the ascending aorta in adults
    Jun Sugawara
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 1204, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:739-48. 2008
    ..To determine whether human aorta lengthens with aging and to evaluate the impact of the hypothesized aortic elongation on pulse wave velocity (PWV) measurements...
  28. ncbi request reprint Resistance training and arterial compliance: keeping the benefits while minimizing the stiffening
    Hiroshi Kawano
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 24:1753-9. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the effects of moderate resistance training as well as the combined resistance and aerobic training intervention on carotid arterial compliance...
  29. pmc Basal leg blood flow in healthy women is related to age and hormone replacement therapy status
    Kerrie L Moreau
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Physiol 547:309-16. 2003
    ..In contrast to men, differences in leg sympathetic vasoconstrictor nerve activity do not explain group differences in leg blood flow and vascular conductance with ageing in women...
  30. doi request reprint Low flow-mediated constriction: prevalence, impact and physiological determinant
    Michelle Harrison
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 31:394-8. 2011
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Comparison of central artery elasticity in swimmers, runners, and the sedentary
    Nantinee Nualnim
    Department of Kinesiologyand Health Education, The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:783-7. 2011
    ..In conclusion, our present findings are consistent with the notion that habitual swimming exercise may be an effective endurance exercise for preventing loss in central arterial compliance...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of high intensity resistance training on arterial stiffness and wave reflection in women
    Miriam Y Cortez-Cooper
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:930-4. 2005
    ..However, the effect of resistance training on arterial stiffness has not been confirmed by interventional studies nor has this relation been investigated in women...
  33. doi request reprint Arterial stiffening following eccentric exercise-induced muscle damage
    Jill N Barnes
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 109:1102-8. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Lack of age-related decreases in basal whole leg blood flow in resistance-trained men
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1384-90. 2005
    ..These results suggest that resistance training may favorably influence leg perfusion in aging humans, independent of its impact on leg muscle mass...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, regular exercise, and peripheral blood flow
    Maria M Anton
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Atherosclerosis 185:201-5. 2006
    ..The findings from the present cross-sectional study suggest that chronic smokers may be able to negate, at least in part, the adverse effects of chronic smoking on the peripheral vasculature by performing regular physical activity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Arterial blood pressure and cardiovascular responses to yoga practice
    Steven C Miles
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 19:38-45. 2013
    ..Stretching can also induce increases in blood pressure and sympathetic nerve activity in the muscles. Currently, not much is known about changes in blood pressure and other cardiovascular responses to yoga practice...
  37. doi request reprint Contribution of blood viscosity in the assessment of flow-mediated dilation and arterial stiffness
    Kristin L Parkhurst
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Vasc Med 17:231-4. 2012
    ..These results indicate that whole blood viscosity does not significantly impact measures of vascular function and suggests that the common practice to use shear rate, rather than shear stress, in the adjustment of FMD is valid...
  38. doi request reprint Effects of swimming training on blood pressure and vascular function in adults >50 years of age
    Nantinee Nualnim
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1005-10. 2012
    ..In conclusion, swimming exercise elicits hypotensive effects and improvements in vascular function in previously sedentary older adults...
  39. doi request reprint Insulin sensitivity as a mediator of the relationship between BMI and working memory-related brain activation
    Mitzi M Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2131-7. 2010
    ..001, 95% confidence interval: -2.548 to -0.468). In conclusion, obesity in middle age was related to alterations in brain activation during a cognitive challenge and this association appeared to be mediated by insulin sensitivity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Central artery stiffness, neuropsychological function, and cerebral perfusion in sedentary and endurance-trained middle-aged adults
    Takashi Tarumi
    aDepartment of Kinesiology and Health Education bDepartment of Psychology cImaging Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin dMedicine in Motion, Austin, Texas, USA
    J Hypertens 31:2400-9. 2013
    ..Habitual aerobic exercise is an effective lifestyle strategy to reduce central arterial stiffness and is related to lower risk of cognitive impairment...
  41. pmc Subclinical vascular disease and cerebral glutamate elevation in metabolic syndrome
    Andreana P Haley
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, A8000, Austin, TX, 78712, USA
    Metab Brain Dis 27:513-20. 2012
    ..These results suggest that peripheral metabolic dysfunction in midlife likely acts in conjunction with subclinical vascular disease to foster pro-neurotoxic conditions in the central nervous system creating early brain vulnerability...
  42. pmc Subclinical atherosclerosis is related to lower neuronal viability in middle-aged adults: a 1H MRS study
    Andreana P Haley
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Brain Res 1344:54-61. 2010
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular structure and diastolic function with human ageing. Relation to habitual exercise and arterial stiffness
    Phillip E Gates
    Human Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Eur Heart J 24:2213-20. 2003
    ..We sought to determine if attenuation of the age-associated increase in arterial stiffness by habitual aerobic-endurance exercise would have corresponding effects on left ventricular (LV) structure and diastolic function...
  44. pmc Current serum lipoprotein levels and FMRI response to working memory in midlife
    Mitzi M Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 31:259-67. 2011
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Improvements in glucose tolerance with Bikram Yoga in older obese adults: a pilot study
    Stacy D Hunter
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA Electronic address
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 17:404-7. 2013
    ..05) but not in young lean subjects. We concluded that a short-term Bikram yoga intervention improved glucose tolerance in older obese, but not in young lean adults. ..
  46. doi request reprint Association between central elastic artery stiffness and cerebral perfusion in deep subcortical gray and white matter
    Takashi Tarumi
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:1108-13. 2011
    ..In this study, we examined whether central artery stiffness was directly associated with cerebral perfusion...
  47. ncbi request reprint Greater rate of decline in maximal aerobic capacity with age in endurance-trained than in sedentary men
    Annemarie E Pimentel
    Human Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    J Appl Physiol 94:2406-13. 2003
    ..84, P < 0.0001). We conclude that the rate of decline in maximal aerobic capacity during middle and older age is greater in endurance-trained men than in their sedentary peers and is associated with a marked decline in O(2) pulse...
  48. ncbi request reprint Greater age-related reductions in central arterial compliance in resistance-trained men
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colo, USA
    Hypertension 41:130-5. 2003
    ..In marked contrast to the beneficial effect of regular aerobic exercise, the present findings are not consistent with the idea that resistance training exerts beneficial influences on arterial wall buffering functions...
  49. doi request reprint Continuous smoking and progression of arterial stiffening: a prospective study
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1979-87. 2010
    ..We prospectively and longitudinally determined the effects of smoking on the progression of arterial stiffening as well as the involvement of inflammation in this process...
  50. ncbi request reprint Dietary sodium restriction rapidly improves large elastic artery compliance in older adults with systolic hypertension
    Phillip E Gates
    Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Hypertension 44:35-41. 2004
    ..These improvements in central arterial compliance appear to be a key mechanism in the rapid normalization of SBP by sodium restriction in these patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Age-related reductions in appendicular skeletal muscle mass: association with habitual aerobic exercise status
    Jun Sugawara
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:169-72. 2002
    ..This may contribute, at least in part, to the lower incidence of functional disability observed in middle-aged and older men who exercise regularly...
  52. doi request reprint The effect of Bikram yoga on arterial stiffness in young and older adults
    Stacy D Hunter
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
    J Altern Complement Med 19:930-4. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine the effect of Bikram yoga on arterial stiffness and insulin resistance in young and older adults...
  53. ncbi request reprint Post-exercise palpation of pulse rates: its applicability to habitual exercisers
    Allison E DeVan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 15:177-81. 2005
    ..We concluded that post-exercise pulse palpations may not be appropriate as an indicator of exercise intensity in habitual exercisers...
  54. ncbi request reprint Decline in insulin action with age in endurance-trained humans
    Christopher M Clevenger
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder 80309, USA
    J Appl Physiol 93:2105-11. 2002
    ..Moreover, the age-related reduction in ISI in endurance-trained adults appears to be independent of adiposity...
  55. pmc Effects of leg blood flow restriction during walking on cardiovascular function
    Christopher P Renzi
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:726-32. 2010
    ..One concern, however, is that BFR during exercise may place unnecessary burden on those with compromised cardiac function...
  56. doi request reprint Influence of skin type and wavelength on light wave reflectance
    Bennett A Fallow
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 27:313-7. 2013
    ..Four different light wavelengths (470, 520, 630, and 880 nm) were tested. Normalized modulation level is calculated as the AC/DC component ratio and represents the change in flow over the underlying constant state of flow or perfusion...
  57. ncbi request reprint Age-related declines in anaerobic muscular performance: weightlifting and powerlifting
    Maria M Anton
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:143-7. 2004
    ..The primary aim of the present study was to determine weightlifting and powerlifting performance with increasing age in both men and women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of resistance exercise on arterial compliance
    Allison E DeVan
    Dept of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Appl Physiol 98:2287-91. 2005
    ..These results indicate that one bout of resistance exercise acutely decreases central arterial compliance, but this effect is sustained for <60 min after the completion of resistance exercise...
  59. ncbi request reprint Declines in physiological functional capacity with age: a longitudinal study in peak swimming performance
    Anthony J Donato
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 80309, USA
    J Appl Physiol 94:764-9. 2003
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Beneficial effect of physical activity on blood pressure and blood glucose among Japanese male workers
    Kazuko Ishikawa-Takata
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:394-400. 2010
    ..To examine the appropriate type and frequency of physical activity for the beneficial effect on hypertension and hyperglycemia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Greater BOLD response to working memory in endurance-trained adults revealed by breath-hold calibration
    Mitzi M Gonzales
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:2898-910. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if highly fit adults display differential activation during working memory after calibration for vascular reactivity relative to their sedentary counterparts...
  62. pmc Elevated serum C-reactive protein relates to increased cerebral myoinositol levels in middle-aged adults
    Danielle E Eagan
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78722, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2012:120540. 2012
    ..356, CRP β = 0.322, P = 0.045). Because these biomarkers are detectable in midlife they may serve as useful indicators of brain vulnerability during the preclinical period when mitigating intervention is still possible...
  63. pmc Interrelationships among noninvasive measures of postischemic macro- and microvascular reactivity
    Mandeep Dhindsa
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 105:427-32. 2008
    ..These results suggest that different physiological mechanisms may be involved in changing different measures of vascular reactivity...
  64. ncbi request reprint A new device for automatic measurements of arterial stiffness and ankle-brachial index
    Miriam Y Cortez-Cooper
    Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1519-22, A9. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Systemic alpha-adrenergic and nitric oxide inhibition on basal limb blood flow: effects of endurance training in middle-aged and older adults
    Jun Sugawara
    Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ibaraki, Japan
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 293:H1466-72. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of systemic nitric oxide synthase inhibition on arterial stiffness in humans
    Jun Sugawara
    Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:411-5. 2007
    ..8+/-1.2 vs. 9.1+/-1.1 U) but increased (p<0.05) after NO synthase inhibition (12.6+/-2.0 U). These results suggest that NO appears to modulate central arterial stiffness in humans...
  67. pmc Reduction in alpha-adrenergic receptor-mediated vascular tone contributes to improved arterial compliance with endurance training
    Jun Sugawara
    Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ibaraki, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 135:346-52. 2009
    ..However, the underlying mechanisms are unknown. We tested the hypothesis that the improved central arterial compliance with endurance training is mediated by decreased alpha-adrenergic tone and/or increased endothelial function...
  68. pmc Muscle spasticity associated with reduced whole-leg perfusion in persons with spinal cord injury
    Mandeep S Dhindsa
    University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 34:594-9. 2011
    ..To determine the association between peripheral blood flow and spasticity in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  69. doi request reprint Preliminary assessment of an automatic screening device for peripheral arterial disease using ankle-brachial and toe-brachial indices
    Michelle L Harrison
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Blood Press Monit 16:138-41. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy and reliability of such a device, the Vasera VS-1500AT, in the assessment of toe, ankle, and brachial systolic blood pressures...
  70. ncbi request reprint Declines in ten-pin bowling performance with advancing age
    Allison Elizabeth DeVan
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, D3700, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Age Ageing 36:693-4. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Changes in maximal aerobic capacity with age in endurance-trained women: 7-yr follow-up
    Iratxe Eskurza
    Human Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder 80309, USA
    J Appl Physiol 92:2303-8. 2002
    ..Endurance-trained women who maintain or increase training volume demonstrated age-associated declines in maximal aerobic capacity not different from healthy sedentary women...
  72. doi request reprint Elevated cerebral glutamate and myo-inositol levels in cognitively normal middle-aged adults with metabolic syndrome
    Andreana P Haley
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Metab Brain Dis 25:397-405. 2010
    ..Longitudinal studies that begin in mid-life can help validate the use of (1)H MRS markers as indicators of long-term cognitive outcomes...
  73. ncbi request reprint Reductions in basal limb blood flow and lumen diameter after short-term leg casting
    Jun Sugawara
    Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1689-94. 2004
    ..We tested the hypotheses that short-term casting immobilization of a leg would reduce basal blood flow and vascular conductance and induces structural alterations in femoral artery...
  74. ncbi request reprint FMD vs. pharmacological approaches for endothelial function
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin Madision, USA
    J Appl Physiol 99:1627. 2005
  75. doi request reprint Cardiovascular impact of exercise and drug therapy in older hypertensives with coronary heart disease: PREHACOR study
    Jean Jacques Mourad
    Avicenne Hospital, AP HP and Paris XIII University EA 3412, Bobigny, France
    Heart Vessels 23:20-5. 2008
    ..66; CI = 0.45-0.95) and regular exercise (OR 0.70; CI = 0.54-0.90). Regular exercise is significantly associated with fewer major cardiovascular events in hypertensive elderly subjects with established CHD...
  76. ncbi request reprint Unfavorable effects of resistance training on central arterial compliance: a randomized intervention study
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Circulation 110:2858-63. 2004
    ..Endurance training is efficacious in increasing arterial compliance in healthy adults. We determined the effects of resistance training on carotid arterial compliance using the intervention study design...
  77. ncbi request reprint How much exercise is required to reduce blood pressure in essential hypertensives: a dose-response study
    Kazuko Ishikawa-Takata
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise KI T, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama Shinjyuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 16:629-33. 2003
    ..Regular aerobic exercise is widely recommended for essential hypertensives. However, it is not clear how much exercise is needed to reduce blood pressure (BP)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Viewpoint: Exercise and cardiovascular risk reduction: time to update the rationale for exercise? Habitual exercise and vascular function
    Jill N Barnes
    J Appl Physiol 105:777. 2008
  79. ncbi request reprint Aortic stiffness and aerobic exercise: mechanistic insight from microarray analyses
    Seiji Maeda
    Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1710-6. 2005
    ..To determine the molecular mechanisms of these changes, the alteration of gene expression in the aorta by aerobic exercise training was measured with the microarray technique...
  80. ncbi request reprint Influence of regular exercise on age-related changes in arterial elasticity: mechanistic insights from wall compositions in rat aorta
    Toshiya Nosaka
    Institute of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 305, Japan
    Can J Appl Physiol 28:204-12. 2003
    ..These results are not consistent with the hypothesis that regular physical exercise minimizes age-related compositional changes in the arterial wall and attenuates the age-related increase in arterial stiffness...
  81. ncbi request reprint The fountain of youth in baseball sluggers?
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1887-8. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint The battle of the sexes in sports
    Hirofumi Tanaka
    Lancet 360:92. 2002

Research Grants8

  1. AGING, HABITUAL EXERCISE, AND ARTERIAL COMPLIANCE
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The candidate, Hirofumi Tanaka, Ph.D. is a physiologist currently supported by an individual NRSA from NIA. His immediate goal of this award is to acquire the new experimental skills (e.g...
  2. Resistance Training & Age-Related Arterial Stiffening
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Resistance Training & Age-Related Arterial Stiffening
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  4. Resistance Training & Age-Related Arterial Stiffening
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. Resistance Training & Age-Related Arterial Stiffening
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  6. Resistance Training & Age-Related Arterial Stiffening
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  7. Resistance Training & Age-Related Arterial Stiffening
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  8. Resistance Training & Age-Related Arterial Stiffening
    Hirofumi Tanaka; Fiscal Year: 2007
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