track and field

Summary

Summary: Sports performed on a track, field, or arena and including running events and other competitions, such as the pole vault, shot put, etc.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Track compliance does not affect sprinting performance
    Sawas Stafilidis
    Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Sports Sci 25:1479-90. 2007
  2. ncbi Reinjury after acute posterior thigh muscle injuries in elite track and field athletes
    Nikolaos Malliaropoulos
    National Track and Field Centre, Sports Injury Clinic, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Sports Med 39:304-10. 2011
  3. ncbi Posterior thigh muscle injuries in elite track and field athletes
    Nikolaos Malliaropoulos
    National Track and Field Centre, Sports Medicine Clinic S E G A S, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Sports Med 38:1813-9. 2010
  4. ncbi Age-related rates of decline in performance among elite senior athletes
    Vonda J Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:443-50. 2008
  5. ncbi Aging performance for masters records in athletics, swimming, rowing, cycling, triathlon, and weightlifting
    A Barry Baker
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Sydney at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Exp Aging Res 36:453-77. 2010
  6. ncbi Gender, age, and sport differences in relative age effects among US Masters swimming and track and field athletes
    Nikola Medic
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    J Sports Sci 27:1535-44. 2009
  7. ncbi Prevalence of blood doping in samples collected from elite track and field athletes
    Pierre Edouard Sottas
    Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses, Epalinges, Switzerland
    Clin Chem 57:762-9. 2011
  8. pmc Nutritional supplement practices in UK junior national track and field athletes
    A Nieper
    UK Athletics, Crystal Palace, Ledrington Road, Norwood, SE19 2BB, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:645-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Percentage decline in masters superathlete track and field performance with aging
    A B Baker
    Department of Anaesthetics, University of Sydney, Royal Prince Albert Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Exp Aging Res 29:47-65. 2003
  10. ncbi The ACE I/D polymorphism in elite Greek track and field athletes
    I D Papadimitriou
    Laboratory of Sports Biomechanics, Aristotle University, Serres, Greece
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49:459-63. 2009

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  1. ncbi Track compliance does not affect sprinting performance
    Sawas Stafilidis
    Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Sports Sci 25:1479-90. 2007
    ..More research on tracks with lower stiffness is required...
  2. ncbi Reinjury after acute posterior thigh muscle injuries in elite track and field athletes
    Nikolaos Malliaropoulos
    National Track and Field Centre, Sports Injury Clinic, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Sports Med 39:304-10. 2011
    ..Hamstring muscle strains often recur. The authors studied the effect of the grade of initial injury on the subsequent risk of reinjury...
  3. ncbi Posterior thigh muscle injuries in elite track and field athletes
    Nikolaos Malliaropoulos
    National Track and Field Centre, Sports Medicine Clinic S E G A S, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Sports Med 38:1813-9. 2010
    ..Posterior thigh muscle injuries in athletes are common, and prediction of recovery time would be of value...
  4. ncbi Age-related rates of decline in performance among elite senior athletes
    Vonda J Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:443-50. 2008
    ..Most exemplary of successful aging are the Senior Olympians; this group of vital athletes exhibit persistently high levels of functional capacity...
  5. ncbi Aging performance for masters records in athletics, swimming, rowing, cycling, triathlon, and weightlifting
    A Barry Baker
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Sydney at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Exp Aging Res 36:453-77. 2010
    ..There may be real physiological differences for these strength events, or there may be other explanations such as training or competitive considerations or smaller numbers participating...
  6. ncbi Gender, age, and sport differences in relative age effects among US Masters swimming and track and field athletes
    Nikola Medic
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA, Australia
    J Sports Sci 27:1535-44. 2009
    ..we examined how these three variables influenced possible relative age effects among Masters swimmers and track and field athletes...
  7. ncbi Prevalence of blood doping in samples collected from elite track and field athletes
    Pierre Edouard Sottas
    Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses, Epalinges, Switzerland
    Clin Chem 57:762-9. 2011
    ..Since 2001, the international governing body for athletics has implemented a blood-testing program to detect altered hematological profiles in the world's top-level athletes...
  8. pmc Nutritional supplement practices in UK junior national track and field athletes
    A Nieper
    UK Athletics, Crystal Palace, Ledrington Road, Norwood, SE19 2BB, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:645-9. 2005
    The nutritional supplementation practices of 32 national track and field athletes competing at the 2004 World Junior Championships were studied using an anonymous questionnaire...
  9. ncbi Percentage decline in masters superathlete track and field performance with aging
    A B Baker
    Department of Anaesthetics, University of Sydney, Royal Prince Albert Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Exp Aging Res 29:47-65. 2003
    Masters athletic records in track and field events, published in September 1999, were analyzed to evaluate the percentage decline in maximum physiological performance with increasing age...
  10. ncbi The ACE I/D polymorphism in elite Greek track and field athletes
    I D Papadimitriou
    Laboratory of Sports Biomechanics, Aristotle University, Serres, Greece
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49:459-63. 2009
    The aim of this study was to examine genetic differences among 101 elite Greek track and field athletes and a representative random control group of 181 Greek individuals, by analyzing the I/D polymorphism in exon 16 of the ACE gene.
  11. ncbi Correlation of MRI grading of bone stress injuries with clinical risk factors and return to play: a 5-year prospective study in collegiate track and field athletes
    Aurelia Nattiv
    yDepartment of Family Medicine, Division of Sports Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1930-41. 2013
    Bone stress injuries are common in track and field athletes. Knowledge of risk factors and correlation of these to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) grading could be helpful in determining recovery time.
  12. ncbi Physique and performance for track and field events
    Helen O'Connor
    Exercise and Sport Science, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    J Sports Sci 25:S49-60. 2007
    ..Careful assessment of the risks and benefits of various approaches to weight and fat loss is required before they are recommended to athletes...
  13. ncbi Internal imagery training in active high jumpers
    C J Olsson
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology Physiology, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 49:133-40. 2008
    ..No other differences were found. The results suggest that internal imagery training may be used to improve a component of a complex motor skill. Possible explanations and future recommendations are discussed...
  14. pmc Determination of future prevention strategies in elite track and field: analysis of Daegu 2011 IAAF Championships injuries and illnesses surveillance
    Juan Manuel Alonso
    RFEA Servicios Médicos, Avenida de Valladolid, 81, 28008 Madrid, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 46:505-14. 2012
    ..To determine the incidence and characteristics of newly incurred injuries and illnesses during international Athletics Championships, by improving the medical surveillance coverage, in order to determine future prevention strategies...
  15. ncbi Ultrasound as a primary evaluation tool of bone stress injuries in elite track and field athletes
    Agapi Papalada
    National Track and Field Centre, Sports Medicine Clinic of SEGAS, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Sports Med 40:915-9. 2012
    ..Little is known about therapeutic ultrasound (TUS) to diagnose bone stress injuries...
  16. ncbi Prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries in Swedish elite track and field athletes
    Jenny Jacobsson
    Section of Social Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Am J Sports Med 40:163-9. 2012
    Little is known of injury patterns in track and field (athletics). Injury prevalence has been proposed as the most appropriate measure of the injury rate in sports where athletes are at risk for overuse problems.
  17. ncbi Static stretching impairs sprint performance in collegiate track and field athletes
    Jason B Winchester
    Department of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:13-9. 2008
    ..05), and for the entire 40 m with a time of 5.6 +/- 0.4 versus 5.7 +/- 0.4 seconds (P < or = .05). The results of this study suggest that performing a SS protocol following a DW will inhibit sprint performance in collegiate athletes...
  18. ncbi Reinjury after acute lateral ankle sprains in elite track and field athletes
    Nikolaos Malliaropoulos
    National Track and Field Centre, Sports Injury Clinic, Sports Medicine Clinic of S E G A S, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Sports Med 37:1755-61. 2009
    ..Lateral ankle sprains can lead to persistent disability in athletes. The authors studied the effect of a lateral ankle sprain on reinjury occurrence in the same region...
  19. ncbi No influence of age, gender, weight, height, and impact profile in achilles tendinopathy in masters track and field athletes
    Umile Giuseppe Longo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 37:1400-5. 2009
    ..Achilles tendinopathy is commonly reported by athletes involved in activities that include running and jumping. Despite the prevalence of the problem, causative factors in Achilles tendinopathy remain poorly understood...
  20. ncbi Relationship between kinematic factors and countermovement jump height in trained track and field athletes
    Juan José González-Badillo
    Department of Sports and Informatics, University of Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain
    J Strength Cond Res 24:3443-7. 2010
    ..study was to determine the relationship between kinematic factors of CMJ height in a large sample of trained track and field athletes...
  21. ncbi Evaluation of the BOD POD for estimating percent body fat in collegiate track and field female athletes: a comparison of four methods
    Keren M Bentzur
    Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences, Exercise Physiology Laboratory, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1985-91. 2008
    This investigation examined the accuracy of the BOD POD on a group of Division I collegiate track and field female athletes (N = 30). Hydrostatic weighing (HW) was used as the gold standard method...
  22. ncbi The use of drugs and nutritional supplements in top-level track and field athletes
    Philippe Tscholl
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 38:133-40. 2010
    ..High use of medication and nutritional supplements has been reported in several sports...
  23. ncbi Sex differences in the cross-sectional areas of psoas major and thigh muscles in high school track and field athletes and nonathletes
    Yoshihiro Hoshikawa
    Sports Photonics Laboratory, Hamamatsu Photonics K K
    J Physiol Anthropol 30:47-53. 2011
    ..in the cross-sectional areas of the psoas major, quadriceps femoris, hamstrings, and adductors in high school track and field athletes and nonathletes...
  24. ncbi Causes of dropouts in decathlon. A pilot study
    Pascal Edouard
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital of Saint Etienne, Faculty of Medicine, Jean Monnet University, 42055 Saint Etienne, France
    Phys Ther Sport 11:133-5. 2010
    ..Knowing the frequency and causes of dropouts in combined events seems relevant and helpful to develop strategies of injury prevention and to better define/understand the necessary qualities for decathletes...
  25. ncbi A prospective study of injury patterns in high school pole vaulters
    Gregory S Rebella
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s Corporate Center, Suite C550, 999 North 92nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:913-20. 2008
    The pole vault is a track and field event that has witnessed a large increase in participants during the past 5 years. Currently there are no prospective studies that have evaluated injury patterns in pole vaulters.
  26. ncbi Does lifelong training temper age-related decline in sport performance? Interpreting differences between cross-sectional and longitudinal data
    Bradley W Young
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 34:27-48. 2008
    ..Discussion focuses on methodological considerations for advancing future research that contrasts CS and longitudinal samples, and the importance of encouraging sport involvement opportunities to aging individuals...
  27. ncbi Older women track and field athletes have enhanced calcaneal stiffness
    J M Welch
    Maine Center for Osteoporosis Research and Education, St Joseph Hospital, Bangor, Maine, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:871-8. 2005
    ..One hundred and thirty-nine women 40-88 years old, all competitors in a USA National Masters Track and Field Championships, volunteered for the study. Masters refers to competitors > or =40 years old...
  28. ncbi Health of master track and field athletes: a 16-year follow-up study
    Jyrki A Kettunen
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, and Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin J Sport Med 16:142-8. 2006
    ..To study different aspects of health in master athletes...
  29. ncbi Doping test reveals high concentrations of salbutamol in a Swiss track and field athlete
    Carine Schweizer
    Swiss Laboratory for Analysis of Doping, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 14:312-5. 2004
    ..We report a case of a track and field athlete who tested well above this limit during a competition...
  30. ncbi Creatine supplementation and exercise performance: recent findings
    Michael G Bemben
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Sports Med 35:107-25. 2005
    ..There appears to be no strong scientific evidence to support any adverse effects but it should be noted that there have been no studies to date that address the issue of long-term Cr usage...
  31. ncbi Biochemical evaluation of antioxidant function after a controlled optimum physical exercise among adolescents
    Ebere C Anyanwu
    CAHERS Clinical Neuroscience Research Inc, Conroe, Texas 77385, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:57-66. 2005
    ..It is therefore suggested that after intensive physical exercise, antioxidant functions should be monitored and supplemented whenever necessary to maintain the integrity of the cellular function...
  32. ncbi Medical coverage for track and field events
    Bernadette Pendergraph
    Harbor UCLA Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, 1403 Lomita Boulevard, Harbor City, CA 90710, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 4:150-3. 2005
    Providing medical coverage at a track and field event is similar to other spectator events, but there are some important differences...
  33. ncbi Increased shoe bending stiffness increases sprint performance
    Darren Stefanyshyn
    Human Performance Laboratory, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Sports Biomech 3:55-66. 2004
    ..It is speculated that individual differences in the force-length and force-velocity relationships of the calf muscles may influence the appropriate shoe stiffness for each athlete to obtain their maximal performance...
  34. pmc Physiological adaptations to soccer specific endurance training in professional youth soccer players
    K McMillan
    Glasgow Celtic Football Club, Medical Department, 95 Kerrydale Street, Glasgow G40 3RE, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:273-7. 2005
    ..Large improvements in oxygen uptake have been shown using interval running. A similar physiological load arising from interval running could be obtained using the soccer ball in training...
  35. ncbi Effects of power training on muscle structure and neuromuscular performance
    H Kyrolainen
    Department of Biology of Physical Activity, Neuromuscular Research Center, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 15:58-64. 2005
    ..The enhanced performance in jumping as a result of power training can be explained, in part, by some modification in the joint control strategy and/or increased RFD capabilities of the KE...
  36. ncbi Mechanical properties of the take-off leg as a support mechanism in the long jump
    Yuya Muraki
    Doctoral Programme of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Sports Biomech 4:1-15. 2005
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  37. ncbi Shot trajectory parameters in gold medal stationary shot-putters during world-class competition
    Laurent Frossard
    School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
    Adapt Phys Activ Q 24:317-31. 2007
    ..47 degrees) and females (9.02 degrees - 34.52 degrees). The position of the shot from a fixed reference point at release revealed a similar trend for both males (2.01 m - 2.68 m) and females (1.16 m - 1.98 m), although it was weaker...
  38. ncbi Influence of training background on jumping height
    Carlos Ugrinowitsch
    Department of Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Strength Cond Res 21:848-52. 2007
    ..High RFD jumps should be performed during training only when sport skills have a time constraint for force application...
  39. ncbi Career-span analyses of track performance: longitudinal data present a more optimistic view of age-related performance decline
    Bradley W Young
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 31:69-90. 2005
    ..Graphical trends showed that the moderation of age-related decline appeared greater for the longitudinal 10 km performances than for the 1500m event...
  40. ncbi The acute effects of combined static and dynamic stretch protocols on fifty-meter sprint performance in track-and-field athletes
    Iain M Fletcher
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, University of Luton, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    J Strength Cond Res 21:784-7. 2007
    ..It was concluded that passive static stretching in a warm-up decreases sprint performance, despite being combined with dynamic stretches, when compared to a solely dynamic stretch approach...
  41. ncbi Changes in technique within a sprint hurdle run
    Aki I T Salo
    Sport and Exercise Science, School for Health, University of Bath, UK
    Sports Biomech 5:155-66. 2006
    ..This way, athletes could learn to clear the hurdle with a higher horizontal velocity, even when fatigue is potentially influencing the performance...
  42. ncbi Joint torque and mechanical energy flow in the support legs of skilled race walkers
    Koji Hoga
    Aomori Prefectural Institute for Sports Sciences, Aomori City, Japan
    Sports Biomech 5:167-82. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that race walkers in the final part of the support phase should exert the torque of the knee extensors and hip flexors to transfer the mechanical energy more effectively to the support thigh and shank...
  43. ncbi The effect of caffeine ingestion on 8 km run performance in a field setting
    C A Bridge
    Sport and Exercise Research Group, Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, UK
    J Sports Sci 24:433-9. 2006
    ..05). We conclude that ingestion of 3 mg . kg(-1) body mass of caffeine can improve absolute 8 km run performance in an ecologically valid race setting...
  44. ncbi Effects of allometric scaling and isokinetic testing methods on the relationship between countermovement jump and quadriceps torque and power
    Yong Hao Pua
    Department of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitative Services, Alexandra Hospital, 159964 Singapore
    J Sports Sci 24:423-32. 2006
    ..Normalization for body size by allometrically scaling may further improve correlations with CMJ performance...
  45. ncbi Relationships and significance of lactate minimum, critical velocity, heart rate deflection and 3 000 m track-tests for running
    H G Simoes
    Catholic University of Brasilia, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 45:441-51. 2005
    ..000 m (V(3000)) and 10 000 m performance (V10km) were compared. Additionally the ability of V(lm) and V(HRd) on identifying sustainable velocities was investigated...
  46. ncbi Heart rate variability, blood pressure variability, and baroreflex sensitivity in overtrained athletes
    Mathias Baumert
    Department of Medical Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Jena, Germany
    Clin J Sport Med 16:412-7. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of abruptly intensified physical training on cardiovascular control...
  47. ncbi A three-dimensional kinematic analysis of the long jump take-off
    Philip Graham-Smith
    Directorate of Sport, University of Salford, Frederick Road, Salford, Greater Manchester M6 6PU, UK
    J Sports Sci 23:891-903. 2005
    ..This has implications for a better understanding of the long jump event and it is likely that this finding can be generalized to other technical sports skills...
  48. ncbi Why do high jumpers use a curved approach?
    John C C Tan
    Physical Education and Sports Science, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    J Sports Sci 23:775-80. 2005
    ..It was concluded that the main advantage of a curved approach was that it resulted in the generation of somersault velocity providing the curve tightened towards the end of the approach...
  49. ncbi Determination of critical parameters among elite female shot putters
    Michael Young
    Department of Kinesiology, Louisiana University, Baton Rouge, USA
    Sports Biomech 4:131-48. 2005
    ..The unique observation about the knee positions at specific events should assist in new training and coaching developments...
  50. ncbi Effects of an inclined board as a training tool on the take-off motion of the long jump
    Hiroyuki Koyama
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Sports Biomech 4:113-29. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the raised flat board and inclined boards would be effective in improving long jumpers' techniques during the take-off and airborne phases...
  51. ncbi Considerations that affect optimised simulation in a running jump for height
    Cassie Wilson
    Cardiff School of Sport, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff CF23 6XD, UK
    J Biomech 40:3155-61. 2007
    ..It is concluded that such considerations have a substantial influence on optimum technique and must be included in studies using optimised simulations...
  52. pmc Effects of intra-session concurrent endurance and strength training sequence on aerobic performance and capacity
    M Chtara
    Laboratoire de Physiologie de la Nutrition, Faculte des Sciences de Tunis, El Manar, Tunisia
    Br J Sports Med 39:555-60. 2005
    ..To examine the effects of the sequencing order of individualised intermittent endurance training combined with muscular strengthening on aerobic performance and capacity...
  53. ncbi Pulmonary O2 uptake on-kinetics in sprint- and endurance-trained athletes
    Nicolas J A Berger
    School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, St Luke s Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:383-93. 2007
    ..It appears that indices of aerobic and anaerobic exercise performance differentially influence the fundamental and slow components of the oxygen uptake kinetics...
  54. ncbi [Chronic knee joint discomfort]
    R Wittke
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:28-9, 31-2. 2005
    ..These must be differentiated from pes anserinus syndrome and a plica mediopatellaris...
  55. ncbi Neuromuscular control and performance in shot-put athletes
    G Terzis
    Track and Field Division, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 47:284-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the activation level of certain protagonist muscles of the upper and lower body during the shot-put with the shot-put performance in skilled athletes...
  56. ncbi Energy system contribution to 400-metre and 800-metre track running
    Rob Duffield
    School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Sports Sci 23:299-307. 2005
    ..Additionally, the relative importance and speed of interaction of the respective metabolic pathways has implications to training for these events...
  57. ncbi Immediate effects of the use of modified take-off boards on the take-off motion of the long jump during training
    Hiroyuki Koyama
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan
    Sports Biomech 5:139-53. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi Estimated age effects in athletic events and chess
    Ray C Fair
    Cowles Foundation, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8281, USA
    Exp Aging Res 33:37-57. 2007
    Rates of decline are estimated using record bests by age for chess and for various track and field, road running, and swimming events...
  59. ncbi Differences in lactate exchange and removal abilities in athletes specialised in different track running events (100 to 1500 m)
    C Bret
    Laboratoire de Physiologie de l Exercice, GIP Exercice EA 645, Faculté de médecine Lyon Sud, Chemin du petit Revoyet BP 12, 69 921 Oullins cedex, France
    Int J Sports Med 24:108-13. 2003
    ..55, p < 0.05). In conclusion, the lactate exchange ability seems to play a role on the athlete's capacity to sustain exercise close to 2-min-duration and specifically to run 800 m...
  60. ncbi The effect of plyometric training on distance running performance
    Robert W Spurrs
    Human Movement Department, School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 222, Lindfield NSW 2070, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 89:1-7. 2003
    ..It is postulated that the increase in MTS resulted in improved RE. We speculate that the improved RE led to changes in 3-km running performance, as there were no corresponding alterations in VO(2max) or Th(la)...
  61. ncbi Use of field-based tests to identify risk factors for injury to fast bowlers in cricket
    R J Dennis
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 42:477-82. 2008
    ..To identify risk factors for injury to cricket fast bowlers using field-based tests...
  62. ncbi Changes in spring-mass model parameters and energy cost during track running to exhaustion
    Jean Slawinski
    Laboratory of Biomechanics and Physiology, National Institute of Sports INSEP, Paris, France
    J Strength Cond Res 22:930-6. 2008
    ..The inverse correlation was only observed between Cr and Kleg during the 2000-meter run and not before or after the exercise, suggesting that the stiffness of the runner may be not associated with the Cr...
  63. ncbi Acute effects of heavy-load squats on consecutive squat jump performance
    Kurt R Weber
    Human Performance Laboratory, California State University, Fullerton, California, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:726-30. 2008
    ..7% +/- 5.0%, 4.0% +/- 4.9%, and 1.3% +/- 7.5%, respectively. The results indicate that performing a heavy-load back squat before a set of consecutive SJs may enhance acute performance in average and peak jump height, as well as peak GRF...
  64. ncbi A "functional biopsy" of muscle properties in sprinters and distance runners
    Gregory J Crowther
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 98195 7115, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1719-24. 2002
    ..We asked whether comparable flux differences are evident in the muscles of athletes specializing in extremely different (i.e., sprint and long-distance) running events...
  65. ncbi Different interpretation of the effect of two different intense training regimens on repeated sprint ability
    David J Bishop
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 293:R1459; author reply R1460. 2007
  66. ncbi A kinematics and kinetic comparison of overground and treadmill running
    Patrick O Riley
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 1004, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1093-100. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the kinematic and kinetic parameters of treadmill running to those of overground running...
  67. ncbi The take-off phase in transtibial amputee high jump
    Lee Nolan
    Laboratory for Biomechanics and Motor Control, Karolinska Institutet and The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prosthet Orthot Int 32:160-71. 2008
    ..Understanding transtibial amputee high jump technique and the differences compared to what is known about non-amputee technique has implications for coaching and improving performance in prosthetic sport...
  68. ncbi Isokinetic dynamometry of knee flexors and extensors: comparative study among non-athletes, jumper athletes and runner athletes
    Cássio Marinho Siqueira
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo
    Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo 57:19-24. 2002
    ..Prevention of injury requires specific functional muscular evaluation in all athletes and for any kind of sport...
  69. ncbi A mathematical analysis of the 4 x 100 m relay
    A J Ward-Smith
    Department of Sport Sciences, Brunel University, Isleworth, Middlesex, UK
    J Sports Sci 20:369-81. 2002
    ..For teams composed of athletes with different times over 100 m, we show that the fastest relay times are achieved with the fastest athlete taking the first leg, with the slowest two runners allocated to the final two legs...
  70. ncbi The relationship between discus throwing performance and combinations of selected technical parameters
    Steve Leigh
    Center for Human Movement Science, Division of Physical Therapy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7135, USA
    Sports Biomech 7:173-93. 2008
    ..Males and females were analysed separately. Suggestions for controlling the height of release and the vertical component of the speed of release using an effective technique are made...
  71. ncbi Coordination variability and skill development in expert triple jumpers
    Cassie Wilson
    Cardiff School of Sport, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
    Sports Biomech 7:2-9. 2008
    ..This study highlights the need to address the learning effect when analysing coordination variability from a dynamical systems perspective...
  72. ncbi Optimising high-intensity treadmill training using the running speed at maximal O(2) uptake and the time for which this can be maintained
    Timothy P Smith
    School of Human Life Sciences, University of Tasmania, 7250 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 89:337-43. 2003
    ..In conclusion, 3000-m running performance can be significantly improved in a group of well-trained runners, using a 4-week treadmill interval training program at v.VO(2max) with interval durations of 60% T(max)...
  73. ncbi A kinetic analysis of discus-throwing techniques
    Bing Yu
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, Division of Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7135, USA
    Sports Biomech 1:25-46. 2002
    ..These results provide critical information regarding the training of discus-throwing techniques, and the direction of future biomechanical studies on this event...
  74. ncbi Release parameters at the foul line and the official result in javelin throwing
    Jukka Viitasalo
    Research Institute for Olympic Sports, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Sports Biomech 2:15-34. 2003
    ..s-1 in the release speed was from 2.25 to 3.68 m. The study emphasises the importance of investigating javelin throwing biomechanics on an individual thrower basis...
  75. ncbi Maximum strength-power-performance relationships in collegiate throwers
    Michael H Stone
    Sports Science USOC, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 17:739-45. 2003
    ..e., IPF) is strongly associated with dynamic PF. In addition, maximum strength is strongly associated with PP even at relatively light loads such as those associated with sport-specific dynamic explosiveness (i.e., SN, SP, WGT)...
  76. ncbi Neural adaptations with sport-specific resistance training in highly skilled athletes
    Larry W Judge
    Department of Athletics, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL 32611, USA
    J Sports Sci 21:419-27. 2003
    ..to systematically emphasize the development of strength, power and motor performance in 14 highly skilled track and field athletes (e.g. discus, hammer, javelin, shot put and weight)...
  77. ncbi Effects of resisted sled towing on sprint kinematics in field-sport athletes
    Robert G Lockie
    Human Performance Laboratory, University of Technology, Sydney, Kuring gai Campus, New South Wales, Australia
    J Strength Cond Res 17:760-7. 2003
    ..The heavier load generally resulted in a greater disruption to normal acceleration kinematics compared with the lighter load. The lighter load is likely best for use in a training program...
  78. ncbi [Dependence of endurance performance on ACE gene polymorphism in athletes]
    I N Voroshin
    Fiziol Cheloveka 34:129-31. 2008
  79. ncbi Sprint and vertical jump performances are not affected by six weeks of static hamstring stretching
    David M Bazett-Jones
    Department of Exercise and Sports Science, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:25-31. 2008
    ..Twenty-one healthy division III women's track and field athletes participated in the study...
  80. ncbi Modeling and analysis of the effect of training on V O2 kinetics and anaerobic capacity
    J R Stirling
    Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte INEF, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid UPM, c Martín Fierro s n, 28040, Madrid, Spain
    Bull Math Biol 70:1348-70. 2008
    ....
  81. ncbi Effect of gender on mechanical power output during repeated bouts of maximal running in trained teenagers
    T Yanagiya
    Department of Sports Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University Saitama, Japan
    Int J Sports Med 24:304-10. 2003
    Seven high school boys (16.4 +/- 0.5 y, mean +/- SD) and 7 girls (16.4 +/- 0.5 y), who specialized in track and field events, performed ten 5-s maximal sprint runs with an interval of 10s between each sprint on a non-motorized running ..
  82. ncbi Relationship between shot put performance and triceps brachii fiber type composition and power production
    G Terzis
    Track and Field Division, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Athens, Ethnikis Antistassis 41, Daphne, 172 37, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:10-5. 2003
    ..The magnitude of the correlation coefficients between shot put and the upper-body power tests suggests that other body parts (e.g., lower extremities) may play a significant role in this event...
  83. ncbi CD4+ lymphocyte responses to pulmonary infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in naïve and vaccinated BALB/c mice
    C M Mason
    Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:327-34. 2001
    ..This will help to improve knowledge concerning radiation conditions inside of spacecrafts, necessary to secure a maximum possible protection to the astronauts...
  84. pmc Younger age of escalation of cardiovascular risk factors in Asian Indian subjects
    Rajeev Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur 302017, India
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:28. 2009
    ..We conducted epidemiological studies to determine prevalence and age-specific trends in cardiovascular risk factors among adolescent and young urban Asian Indians...
  85. ncbi Single track effects, Biostack and risk assessment
    S B Curtis
    Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California 94720, USA
    Radiat Meas 23:5-8. 1994
    ..It is also pointed out, however, that there may be unique effects from single tracks of heavy ions that do not occur from light-ion tracks. For such effects, the concepts of both RBE and RPPE lose their meaning...
  86. ncbi Beverage intake among preschool children and its effect on weight status
    Teresia M O'Connor
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, CCC1540 00, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1010-8. 2006
    ....
  87. pmc Laparoscopic appendectomy in children can be done as a fast-track or same-day surgery
    Harsh Grewal
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Temple University Children s Medical Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    JSLS 8:151-4. 2004
    ..We, therefore, looked at our data to assess whether laparoscopic appendectomy in children could be performed as fast-track or same-day surgery (< or = 24-hour postoperative stay)...
  88. ncbi A combined analysis of North American case-control studies of residential radon and lung cancer
    Daniel Krewski
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:533-97. 2006
    ..Collectively, these results provide direct evidence of an association between residential radon and lung cancer risk, a finding predicted by extrapolation of results from occupational studies of radon-exposed underground miners...
  89. ncbi Effects of 'navicular' shoeing on equine distal forelimb kinematics on different track surface
    C J Scheffer
    Department of Equine Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Vet Q 23:191-5. 2001
    ..The extra forward rotation of the hoof induced by heel wedges on hard tracks was almost the same on soft track surfaces. Eggbars and fibre/sand mix tracks have intermediate effects on unloading of the distal forelimb...
  90. ncbi DNA DSB induced in human cells by charged particles and gamma rays: experimental results and theoretical approaches
    A Campa
    Health and Technology Department, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, INFN Sezione di Roma1, Gruppo Collegato Sanità, Roma, Italy
    Int J Radiat Biol 81:841-54. 2005
    ..To quantify the role played by radiation track structure and background fragments in modulating DNA fragmentation in human cells exposed to gamma-rays and light ions...
  91. ncbi Fast-track rehabilitation for lung cancer lobectomy: a five-year experience
    João Carlos Das-Neves-Pereira
    Thoracic Surgery Department of Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:383-91; discussion 391-2. 2009
    ..Our objective is to describe a five-year experience with fast-track rehabilitation for lung cancer lobectomy...
  92. ncbi Readmission and mortality in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery with fast-track recovery protocol
    M Adnan Celkan
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Heart Vessels 20:251-5. 2005
    ..045) as independent predictors of hospital readmission. FTRC protocols can be performed safely in patients with off-pump CABG, and the mortality and readmission rates following this protocol were found to be within acceptable ranges...
  93. ncbi Access to potable water and sanitation in Cameroon within the context of Millennium Development Goals (MDGS)
    Andrew Ako Ako
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Isotope Hydrology Laboratory, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 61:1317-39. 2010
    ....
  94. pmc Intercomparison of retrospective radon detectors
    R W Field
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:905-10. 1999
    ..Further calibration of the retrospective detectors' models for interpretation of track rate density may allow the pooling of studies that use glass-based retrospective radon detectors to determine historic residential radon exposures...
  95. pmc Evaluation of a joint Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics international course in Peru
    Walter H Curioso
    School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    BMC Med Educ 8:1. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi Application of electronic surveillance and global information system mapping to track the epidemiology of pediatric pedestrian injury
    Evan J Weiner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Trauma 66:S10-6. 2009
    ..To compare the epidemiology of pediatric pedestrian injury in Jacksonville, FL to national trends, to analyze geographic distribution of these injuries, and to analyze pedestrian injury severity trends over time...
  97. ncbi Practice trends of dental hygiene students completing specialty tracks
    Jennifer M Ledford
    J Dent Hyg 78:4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine the practice trends of dental hygiene baccalaureate degree recipients who participated in a specialty track...
  98. ncbi Itch and atopic dermatitis: clinical and experimental studies
    C F Wahlgren
    Department of Dermatology, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol Suppl (Stockh) 165:1-53. 1991
    ..abstract truncated at 400 words)..
  99. ncbi The impact of point of care testing on diabetes services along Victoria's Mallee Track: results of a community-based diabetes risk assessment and management program
    Mark D S Shephard
    Flinders University Rural Clinical School, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 5:371. 2005
    ..The use of on-site point-of-care (POC) pathology testing equipment was the key component of both arms of the project...
  100. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effect of service delivery information on patient satisfaction in an emergency department fast track
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:674-85. 2011
    ..The objective was to determine the effect on patient satisfaction of providing patients with predicted service completion times...
  101. pmc Perioperative strategy in colonic surgery; LAparoscopy and/or FAst track multimodal management versus standard care (LAFA trial)
    Jan Wind
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Surg 6:16. 2006
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Research Grants71

  1. STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
  2. STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Also, there will be a measurement of pressure in the eye and thickness of the cornea. To study patients'DNA, the researchers will obtain a bloo..
  3. Understanding/ Treating Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Pediatric Physical Illness
    Eva Szigethy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Novel TIRF microscopy analyzing trafficking & signaling at the cell cortex
    Derek Toomre; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Consistent with the recovery act's goal, this funding will provide full-time summer employment for 4 undergraduate students and accelerate scientific achievement of the parent DP2 award...
  5. High Throughput Genotyping and DNA Sequencing for Studying the Genetic Contributi
    Sonia Dua; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The contractor is responsible for providing staff with the credentials required by CLIA. ..
  6. Sutureless Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy Using Laser Tissue Welding: Preclinic
    Yasmin Wadia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Fibro-optic capable: Minimally invasive laparoscopic &robotic applications. ..
  7. Hypothalamic Orexin Role in Menopause-Associated Hot Flashes and Mood/Sleep Disru
    PHILIP LEE JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This will allow me to make significant contributions to our knowledge of the neural and neurochemical mechanisms that lead to hot flashes and to identify potential novel nonhormonal targets for treatment. ..
  8. Regulation of thyroid hormone levels by central and peripheral pathways
    KRISTEN RACHEL VELLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. The Habenulo-Interpeduncular Pathway and Nicotine
    Christie D Fowler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Investigating Mechanism of Intracellular Rotational Transport with Optical T
    Jeffrey N Anker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Specifically, we measure toxicity of copper oxide and titanium dioxide which are widely used and have important ramifications for human health. ..
  11. Trichothecene Toxicity and the Ribotoxic Stress Response
    James J Pestka; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Collectively, these outcomes will positively impact public health by providing a scientific basis for generating sound recommendations relative to these important toxins and appropriate remedial actions should exposures occur. ..
  12. Preclinical Development of JS-K, a Novel NO-Generating Prodrug for Cancer
    Paul J Shami; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This new drug then goes one step further: it will improve the quality of life for cancer patients, their caregivers and families by providing a significantly more effective and less painful therapy than is currently available. ..
  13. Pathobiology of Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes in a Ferret Model
    Zoe Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These results are expected to have a significant positive impact on the field of CF research. ..
  14. Cellular &Molecular Defects in Human B Cell Development
    Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We hypothesize that mutations in this receptor and its isoforms can be used to elucidate the complex functions of this receptor in a human system. ..
  15. Nanopolymersomes for Transcutaneous Co-Delivery of Vaccine Antigens and Adjuvants
    PAUL CAMILLE TUMEH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a future independent investigator, this system will enable me to collaborate with scientists and clinicians to address a wide scope of challenges in medicine. ..
  16. Latin American Center for Malaria Research and Control
    SOCRATES HERRERA VALENCIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..RELEVANCE: Identify the relationship between environmental factors, parasite characteristics, household conditions and the malaria prevalence related to the epidemiology and clinical findings. ..
  17. Twenty-second Annual Fanconi Anemia Research Fund Scientific Symposium
    GROVER CARLTON BAGBY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Its relatively small scale and concentrated focus promotes interaction and collaboration between participants across the globe. The meeting provides an excellent training environment for junior investigators and trainees. ..
  18. 24th Annual Fanconi Anemia Research Fund Scientific Symposium
    GROVER CARLTON BAGBY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Acquired abnormalities of FA genes and FA gene expression have been reported in patients with sporadic malignancies of plasma cells, leukemia, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer. ..
  19. INTERNET ENHANCED HEALTH PROMOTION FOR OBESE ETHNIC MINORITY ADOLESCENTS
    Jessica A Whiteley; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Remote-control mouse-implantable micropumps for establishment of regenerative cap
    JUAN GABRIEL contact SANTIAGO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our mouse- implantable remote-control micropump technology overcomes this limitation;enabling more rapid, efficient, and economical discovery and delivery of regenerative therapies. ..
  21. Viral and Host Determinants of New World Alphaviral Entry
    ASIM AMINSHARIF AHMED; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Children's Hospital Boston is committed to this career development plan and has assured the candidate will be able to devote at least 85% full-time effort to the activities described in this proposal. ..
  22. Functional Neuroimaging of Individual Differences in Affect and Motivation
    BRIAN JAMES MICKEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..At the same time, the project will address important, testable questions about the neurobiology of genetic vulnerability to MDD, an identified public health priority. ..
  23. ECG-derived cardiopulmonary coupling biomarkers of sleep, sleep-breathing, and ca
    Robert J Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to show its usefulness as a monitor of sleep in health, in those with simple and complicated forms of sleep apnea, and in patients with heart failure. ..
  24. Emergency Neurophysiological Assessment Bedside Logic Engine
    Don M Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Network access technology will facilitate remote review by expert neurologists, and a training protocol will provide first-responder usability for emergency technicians and physicians without training in clinical neurophysiology. ..
  25. MR Monitoring of PTC124 Treatment in DMD
    KRISTA H VANDENBORNE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The availability of a reliable, nondestructive monitoring method that can be routinely and repeatedly implemented in patients will greatly benefit clinical trials in muscle diseases. ..
  26. Cerebral metabolism, EEG, and sleep cycling in critically ill neonates
    Renée A Shellhaas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Functional Analysis of the Dual Specificity Kinase NEK1 in Mammalian Meiosis
    JOANNA KIM HOLLOWAY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Understanding the role of key genes involved in ensuring proper chromosomal segregation during meiosis will increase our understanding of the mechanisms controlling these events and the complex causes of infertility. ..
  28. VACCINE INDUCED IMMUNITY IN THE YOUNG AND AGED
    Rafi Ahmed; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  29. Autoimmunity Center of Excellence (ACE) at Stanford
    CHARLES GARRISON FATHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Stanford ACE proposes clinical research projects that encompass three different autoimmune diseases (SSc, psoriatic arthritis and SJIA), and proposes to study the MoA of therapeutics for preventing or treating different Al diseases. ..
  30. Non-invasive zoonotic pathogen exposure and outcome biomarkers with follow-up in
    Christopher D Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  31. Characterizing TLR Function of Human Dendritic Cells in the Elderly
    Alexander Panda; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  32. Mechanisms of Neutralizing Antibody Resistance in Chronic HCV and HIV Infection
    JUSTIN RICHARD BAILEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Therefore, a better understanding of viral escape from nAb and development of broadly nAb responses should facilitate HCV vaccine development. ..
  33. PTEN TUMOR SUPPRESSOR AND SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION
    RAMON E PARSONS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..09/04) Page 4 Form Page 3 ..
  34. New therapeutics for the treatment of Acinetobactor baumannii infections.
    ALLEN BERNARD REITZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  35. Targeting p53-Dependent Repigmentation in Vitiligo
    TAMARA G TERZIAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  36. Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Ceramidase Inhibitors
    Lynn W Maines; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Extensive work, including our Preliminary Studies, suggests that inhibition of neutral ceramidase may provide a new therapy for these diseases. The proposed studies will provide the first test of this hypothesis. ..
  37. Regulation of Islet Beta-Cell Function via Islet-Derived VGF Peptides
    SAMUEL BRANDON STEPHENS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, through this award, I will gain training and generate crucial reagents necessary to launch my independent research program and obtain a tenure-track assistant professorship. ..
  38. PS11-003 Minority AIDS Research Initiative
    BRIDGETTE MERCEDEZ BRAWNER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Given that adolescent health is imperative to public health, the proposed research is timely, innovative and bears great significance. ..
  39. SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED NONINVASIVE MONITORING OF MOUSE SLEEP AND BEHAVIOR
    Sridhar Sunderam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Potential clients include academic research labs as well as industrial labs interested in behavioral monitoring on a large scale (e.g. drug screening), and upgrades to existing users. ..
  40. Evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea with long range 3D endoscopic FDOCT
    Jun Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  41. Dopamine's Role in the Rapid Estradiol Enhancement of Excitatory Synapses
    CAROLINE COFER SMITH HAMILTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, in Aims 2 and 3 I will pursue whether E2 recruits the dopaminergic system through an increase in dopamine release from noradrenergic terminals or through an increase in post-synaptic D1R activation. ..
  42. The Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    KATHLEEN ELIZABETH COREY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Malhotra. With this additional education and guidance, as well as the supportive environment provided by the MGH, Dr. Corey will be well poised to complete this proposal and develop into an independent clinical investigator. ..
  43. Integrin Regulation of Stretch-Activated Myometrial Signaling During Pregnancy an
    Heather R Burkin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Defining the integrin- mediated signaling pathways that regulate stretch induced activation of the uterine myometrium will have important implications for treating preterm and post term labor. ..
  44. Integrin Regulation of Stretch-Activated Myometrial Signaling During Pregnancy an
    Heather R Burkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Defining the integrin- mediated signaling pathways that regulate stretch induced activation of the uterine myometrium will have important implications for treating preterm and post term labor. ..
  45. Optical Molecular Tomography for Regenerative Medicine
    Ge Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results will potentially benefit tens of millions of patients suffering from severely damaged vascular or nervous systems, heart, kidneys, liver, skeleton, bladder, or other organs. ..
  46. The Role of Interferon-gamma in the Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
    KATHERINE YUDEH KING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..My work and future career will focus on how HSCs respond to infection, a basic physiologic response that can be aberrant in disease states, disrupted by infectious pathogens, or co-opted for therapeutic purposes. ..
  47. Vascular and Skeletal Muscle Function in Gulf War Veterans Illness
    Scott Kinlay; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This Pilot study may also provide insights into other chronic illness characterized by fatigue and other musculoskeletal symptoms, such as peripheral vascular disease and congestive heart failure. ..
  48. MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Quentin J Baca; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The applicant is an excellent candidate for this award and has outstanding potential to combine basic science with clinical applications as an MD-PhD. ..
  49. Dietary Risk for Colon Cancer in the Mouse
    Leonard H Augenlicht; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Regulation of IFN-beta induction by P2X7 purinergic receptor signaling
    JUDITH ANNE SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Greater understanding of inflammatory processes may ultimately lead to the better treatment of disease. ..
  51. Novel Diagnostics to Detect Lung Injury
    Elizabeth R Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We are uniquely positioned to test novel therapeutic interventions to improve IR lung injury with prognostic and mechanistic information in hand. ..
  52. Defining the molecular determinants of the threshold for autoimmune arthritis
    Lih Yun Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These experiments will contribute to the fundamental understanding of the cellular mechanisms of RA which may provide useful targets for intervention. ..
  53. MECHANISMS OF DENDRITE MORPHOGENESIS BY THE ANAPHASE-PROMOTING COMPLEX
    ALBERT HONG JAE KIM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  54. Evolution of the Immune Response to Cytomegalovirus Transmitted via Breast Milk
    Lynn Puddington; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  55. Metabolic Dysfunction and Neuroprotection after Pediatric Head Injury
    Susanna Scafidi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The studies will also assess whether the natural capability of developing brain to use alternative substrates for energy may provide neuroprotection if these substrates are administered in pharmacologic doses shortly after TBI. ..
  56. Optimization of adoptive immunotherapy with autologous CD20-specific T cells
    Brian Till; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  57. Effect of Ultrafiltration on Clinical Outcomes and Health-related Quality of Life
    KELLY VICTORIA LIANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  58. Real-Time Optical Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease using SFDI
    Sylvain Gioux; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  59. Basic and Clinical Studies of Noise-Induced and Age-Related Hearing Loss
    Sharon G Kujawa; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our proposed experiments provide a powerful platform to study the phenomenon and to probe its mechanisms, using a cochlear insult (i.e. noise) that is highly relevant to the human condition. ..
  60. Genetic Epidemiology of Life-Threatening Influenza Infection in Children
    Adrienne Randolph; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. Effect of exposure to organochlorine compounds on the development of obesity and
    GEORGE E HOWELL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This research will determine if exposure to these compounds is a risk factor for development of T2D and if so will provide mechanisms through which these compounds precipitate this disease. ..
  62. CD4+ T cells in Invasive Aspergillosis
    Amariliz Rivera; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Moreover, the successful completion of the proposed studies is likely to contribute to the development of novel therapeutic interventions to combat invasive fungal diseases. ..
  63. Bioconductor: an open computing resource for genomics
    Martin Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..While that type of "success measure" is hard to assess, more effort in this area in subsequent proposals would be helpful. ..
  64. USING CLAIMS DATA FOR CANCER SURVEILLANCE
    Lynne Penberthy; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The outcome of this project will be a clear sense, at least for Virginia, about the utility of linking administrative data files to a cancer registry for examining the incidence and initial treatment of cancer. ..
  65. Delivery of biologically active nucleic acids to epidermal cells
    ROGER L contact KASPAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the goal of this work succeeds, it is expected that the pace of new research and development of nucleic treatments for skin disease will accelerate greatly, spawning many new jobs and small companies. ..
  66. Definitive Studies For Use Of Galantamine As A Pre-Treatment Countermeasure Again
    BILL BASINGER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We expect this research will help lay the groundwork for expanded applications both in nerve agents and organophosphorus pesticides. ..
  67. Disclosing Contents of Drinks: Experimental Test on Natural Consumption Behavior
    James E Lange; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Helping drinkers track their alcohol consumption in public establishments may directly affect one of the most significant dangers of alcohol: driving while intoxicated. The findings could be extended for alcohol container labeling. ..
  68. Developing Medications for Nicotine Cessation
    Selena E Bartlett; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We will develop a multidisciplinary collaborative public private product development partnership that aims to move from molecules to medicines by applying a virtual pharma approach to develop novel medications for nicotine cessation. ..
  69. Stem Cells as Delivery Vehicles and Imaging Probes for Glioma Gene Therapy
    Syed Ali; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, magnetically labeled transgenic cells can be delivered to a site of interest by applying external magnetic field during intra-arterial infusion. ..
  70. CONVENTIONAL INFERTILITY THERAPY VS FAST TRACK TO IVF
    Richard Reindollar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..2) Because insurance coverage for infertility is required by Massachusetts law for all participants, the choice of therapeutic alternatives is not affected by the patients' ability to pay for treatment. ..
  71. Fatty Acid Synthase Inhibitors: Ovarian Cancer Therapy
    ALBERT OWENS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..