Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M., Simpson, R. J. & Florida-James, G. (2015). The influence of age and cardiorespiratory fitness on circulating angiogenic T cells and CXCR4 expression
Aging is associated with endothelial dysfunction, reduced angiogenic capabilities, and an increase in arterial stiffness. Additionally, regular exercise is known to offset the...
Ross, M., Tormey, P., Ingram, L., Simpson, R., Malone, E. & Florida-James, G. (2016). A 10 km time trial running bout acutely increases the number of angiogenic T cells in the peripheral blood compartment of healthy males: Acute exercise mobilizes angiogenic T cells. Experimental Physiology. 101(10), 1253-1264. doi:10.1113/ep085771. ISSN 0958-0670
What is the central question of the study?
Are CD31+ angiogenic T (TANG) cells preferentially mobilized in response to acute exercise?
What is the main finding an...
Ross, M. D., Ingram, L. A., Tormey, P. & Florida-James, G. (2016). Letter regarding article: Effect of acute exercise on circulating angiogenic cell and microparticle populations. Experimental Physiology. 101, 558. doi:10.1113/EP085700. ISSN 0958-0670
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The project will measure circulating white blood cells and progenitor cells in response to an extreme exercise running bout/event/ We will also be quantifying upper respiratory tract symptoms.
Ross, M. D., Malone, E. M. & Florida-James, G. (2015). Vascular ageing and exercise: focus on cellular reparative processes. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity. 2016doi:10.1155/2016/3583956. ISSN 1942-0900
Ageing is associated with an increased risk of developing noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). The increased risk can be attribu...
Ross, M. D., Wekesa, A. L., Phelan, J. P. & Harrison, M. (2013). Resistance exercise increases endothelial progenitor cells and angiogenic factors. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46, 16-23. doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e3182a142da. ISSN 0195-9131
Bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) are involved in vascular growth and repair. They increase in the circulation after a single bout of aerobic exercise, po...
O'Connor, P. L., Hughes, S. M., McGuinness, K., Furlong, B., Gray, C., O'Hara, K., …Moyna, N. M. (2011). Relation Between Endothelial Microparticles and Endothelial Function Following Acute Exercise in Men with CAD: 2652. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 43(Suppl 1), 735-736. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000402044.01256.3d. ISSN 0195-9131
PURPOSE: Microparticles (MP) are small membranous vesicles shed from formed elements such as circulating platelets and vascular endothelial cells. They express surface antigen...
Hughes, S. M., McGuinness, K., Furlong, B., Gray, C., O'Hara, K., McCaffrey, N., …Moyna, N. M. (2011). Effect of Self-Regulated Exercise Intensity on Endothelial Function in Men with Coronary Artery Disease. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 43(Suppl 1), 739. doi:10.1249/01.MSS.0000402055.06201.5b. ISSN 0195-9131
PURPOSE: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the Ireland and the EU and kills more people than all cancers combined. It accounts for 55% of all death...
O'Hara, K., Hughes, S., McGuinness, K., Furlong, B., Gray, C., O'Connor, P., …Moyna, N. (2011). Physiological and Perceptual Responses during Self-Regulated Exercise in Men with Coronary Artery Disease: 1872. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 43(Suppl 1), 461. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000401272.44197.69. ISSN 1530-0315
PURPOSE: Physiologically based exercise prescriptions normally involve identifying an intensity range that elicits a predetermined VO2 or heart rate. In many instances prescri...
Ross, M. D. (2016). The Influence of Age, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Exercise and Sedentary Behaviours on Circulating Angiogenic Cells and Cell Surface Receptor Expression. (Thesis)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest killer of people in western civilisation. Age is a significant risk factor for the development for CVD, and treatments and therapie...
Ross, M. D. The Influence of Age, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Exercise and Sedentary Behaviours on Circulating Angiogenic Cells and Cell Surface Receptor Expression. (Thesis)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest killer of people in western civilisation. Age
is a significant risk factor for the development for CVD, and treatments and therapie...