Yang Yang

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of a traditional Taiji/Qigong curriculum on older adults' immune response to influenza vaccine
    Yang Yang
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Med Sport Sci 52:64-76. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined Taiji and Qigong training on balance mechanisms: a randomized controlled trial of older adults
    Yang Yang
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR339-48. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a Taiji and Qigong intervention on the antibody response to influenza vaccine in older adults
    Yang Yang
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Am J Chin Med 35:597-607. 2007
  4. pmc The effects of a multimodal intervention on outcomes of persons with early-stage dementia
    Sandy C Burgener
    Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, University of Illinois College of Nursing, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:382-94. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of Tai Chi on gait and obstacle crossing behaviors in middle-aged adults
    Arun K Ramachandran
    Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 124 Mechanical Engineering Building, MC 244, 1206 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Gait Posture 26:248-55. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Taiji training improves knee extensor strength and force control in older adults
    Evangelos A Christou
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:763-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional disability, disability transitions, and depressive symptoms in late life
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637
    J Aging Health 17:263-92. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint How does functional disability affect depressive symptoms in late life? The role of perceived social support and psychological resources
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:355-72. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint [ABO-incompatible liver transplantation for liver failure]
    Yang Yang
    Liver Transplant Center, Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Transplantation Research Institute of Sun Yat sen University, Guangzhou 510630, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 87:2833-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Is old age depressing? Growth trajectories and cohort variations in late-life depression
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:16-32. 2007

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Effects of a traditional Taiji/Qigong curriculum on older adults' immune response to influenza vaccine
    Yang Yang
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 906 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Med Sport Sci 52:64-76. 2008
    ..Traditional TQ practice improves the antibody response to influenza vaccine in older adults, but further study is needed to determine whether the enhanced response is sufficient to provide definitive protection from influenza infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined Taiji and Qigong training on balance mechanisms: a randomized controlled trial of older adults
    Yang Yang
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR339-48. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a Taiji and Qigong intervention on the antibody response to influenza vaccine in older adults
    Yang Yang
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Am J Chin Med 35:597-607. 2007
    ..Traditional TQ practice improves the antibody response to influenza vaccine in older adults, but further study is needed to determine whether the enhanced response is sufficient to provide definitive protection from influenza infection...
  4. pmc The effects of a multimodal intervention on outcomes of persons with early-stage dementia
    Sandy C Burgener
    Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, University of Illinois College of Nursing, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:382-94. 2008
    ..Continued improvement in outcomes was not observed at 40 weeks. However, findings support further testing of the intervention along with potential for achieving positive outcomes in early-stage dementia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of Tai Chi on gait and obstacle crossing behaviors in middle-aged adults
    Arun K Ramachandran
    Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 124 Mechanical Engineering Building, MC 244, 1206 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Gait Posture 26:248-55. 2007
    ..It has been suggested that TC may reduce the risk of falls in older adults. Future studies will need to determine whether these observed gait behaviors are found in older adults and are related to reductions in fall risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Taiji training improves knee extensor strength and force control in older adults
    Evangelos A Christou
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:763-6. 2003
    ..For the control group, strength, SD, and CV of force were not different for the 2 tests. The overall findings suggest that Taiji training improves knee extensor strength and force control in older adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional disability, disability transitions, and depressive symptoms in late life
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637
    J Aging Health 17:263-92. 2005
    ..This article addresses how stable functional disability statuses and disability transitions are related to change in depressive symptoms in the elderly...
  8. ncbi request reprint How does functional disability affect depressive symptoms in late life? The role of perceived social support and psychological resources
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:355-72. 2006
    ..Self-esteem appears to be the strongest mediator...
  9. ncbi request reprint [ABO-incompatible liver transplantation for liver failure]
    Yang Yang
    Liver Transplant Center, Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Transplantation Research Institute of Sun Yat sen University, Guangzhou 510630, China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 87:2833-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of ABO-incompatible orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) in treatment of liver failure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is old age depressing? Growth trajectories and cohort variations in late-life depression
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:16-32. 2007
    ..The growth trajectories can be accounted for by factors associated with historical trends in education, life course stages, health decline, differential survival, stress, and coping resources...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The treatment strategy of early ALI after liver transplantation]
    Hui Min Yi
    Liver Tansplantation Center, Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Transplantation Research Institute of Sun Yat sen University, Guangzhou 510630, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 44:889-93. 2006
    ..To investigate the treatment strategy of early acute lung injury (ALI) after liver transplantation...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Prevention and treatment of hepatitis B virus reinfection after liver transplantation]
    Min Qiang Lu
    Liver Transplantation Center, Third Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Transplantation Research Institute of Sun Yat sen University, Guangzhou 510630, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 44:742-4. 2006
    ..To investigate the risk factors and treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV) reinfection after liver transplantation...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and treatment of cytomegalovirus pneumonia after liver transplantation]
    Gen Shu Wang
    Organ Transplantation Institute, Sun Yat Sen University, Liver Transplantation Center, Third Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou 510630, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 43:1512-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the diagnosis and treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonia after liver transplantation...
  14. ncbi request reprint S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine hydrolase inactivation curtails ovalbumin-induced immune responses
    Yun Feng Fu
    Laboratory of Immunopharmacology and State Key Laboratory of Drug Research, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 555 Zuchongzhi Rd, Zhangjiang Hi Tech Park, Shanghai 201203, People s Republic of China
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 316:1229-37. 2006
    ..These data strongly indicate that DZ2002 suppresses antigen-induced specific immune responses, particularly Th1 responses, through inhibition of AdoHcy hydrolase and elevation of endogenous AdoHcy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Millisecond-accurate synchronization of visual stimulus displays for cognitive research
    Shuiqing Xie
    South Central University for Nationalities, Wuhan, China
    Behav Res Methods 37:373-8. 2005
    ..With a specially developed driver, this solution can generate a trigger signal synchronized precisely with the stimulus onset in all popular Windows systems (including Windows 2000/XP)...
  16. ncbi request reprint CNP is required for maintenance of axon-glia interactions at nodes of Ranvier in the CNS
    Matthew N Rasband
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
    Glia 50:86-90. 2005
    ..We suggest that CNP is a glial protein required for maintaining the integrity of paranodes and that disrupted axoglial signaling at this site underlies progressive axonal degeneration, observed later in the CNS of Cnp1-null mice...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Clinical study of adjuvant individualized chemotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation]
    Gui Hua Chen
    Transplantation Surgery, The Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510630, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 42:1040-3. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of adjuvant individualized chemotherapy in prevention of tumor recurrence and improvement of patient survival after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Containing pandemic influenza with antiviral agents
    Ira M Longini
    Department of Biostatistics, The Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:623-33. 2004
    ..Targeted antiviral prophylaxis has potential as an effective measure for containing influenza until adequate quantities of vaccine are available...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantification of taiji learning in older adults
    Karl S Rosengren
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1186-7. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanisms for gender differences in susceptibility to T cell-mediated autoimmune diabetes in nonobese diabetic mice
    Min Bao
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Laboratory of Viral and Immunopathogenesis of Diabetes, Julia McFarlane Diabetes Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    J Immunol 168:5369-75. 2002
    ..We conclude that the increased susceptibility of female NOD mice to the development of autoimmune diabetes could be due to the enhancement of the Th1 immune response through the increase of IL-12-induced STAT4 activation by estrogen...