Dr Yorgi Mavrou

Postdoctoral Research Associate

C43K - K Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney


Themes

Exercise, Health and Performance

Selected grants

2016

  • Physique traits, muscle performance, and health status of natural body builders and powerlifters; Hackett D, O'Connor H, Mavros Y, Clarke J, Slater G, Keogh J, McClellan C, Hagstrom M; Collaborative Research Network for Advancing Exercise & Sports Science (CRN-AESS)/Research Capacity Building Seeding Grant Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Jayewardene, A., Mavros, Y., Gwinn, T., Hancock, D., Rooney, K. (2016). Associations between CD36 gene polymorphisms and metabolic response to a short-term endurance-training program in a young-adult population. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 41, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Valenzuela, M., Suo, C., Fiatarone Singh, M., Gates, N., Wen, W., Sachdev, P., Brodaty, H., Saigal, N., Wilson, G., Meiklejohn, J., Baker, M., Mavros, Y., Lampit, A., Leung, I., et al (2016). Therapeutically Relevant Structural and Functional Mechanisms Triggered by Physical and Cognitive Exercise. Molecular Psychiatry, in press.
  • Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Meiklejohn, J., De Vos, N., Wang, Y., Guo, Q., Zhao, R., Climstein, M., Baune, B., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2015). Graded Resistance Exercise And Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults (The GREAT2DO Study): Methods and Baseline Cohort Characteristics of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials, 16(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Mavros, Y., O'Neill, E., Connerty, M., Bean, J., Broe, K., Kiel, D., MacLean, D., Taylor, A., Fielding, R., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2015). Oxandrolone Augmentation of Resistance Training in Older Women: A Randomized Trial. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(11), 2257-2267. [More Information]
  • Guerrero, Y., Soomro, N., Wilson, G., Dam, Y., Meiklejohn, J., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Smith, R., Brand-Miller, J., Simic, M., O'Connor, H., Mavros, Y., Bradshaw, K., March, L., Vanwanseele, B., Fransen, M., Anandacoomarasamy, A., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2015). Train High Eat Low for Osteoarthritis study (THE LO study): protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Physiotherapy, 61(4), 217-217. [More Information]
  • Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Simpson, K., Baker, M., Wang, Y., Zhao, R., Meiklejohn, J., Climstein, M., O'Sullivan, A., De Vos, N., Rooney, K., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2014). Reductions in C-reactive protein in older adults with type 2 diabetes are related to improvements in body composition following a randomized controlled trial of resistance training. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, 5(2), 111-120. [More Information]
  • Jayewardene, A., Gwinn, T., Hancock, D., Mavros, Y., Rooney, K. (2014). The associations between polymorphisms in the CD36 gene, fat oxidation and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a young adult Australian population: A pilot study. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 8(6), e618-e621. [More Information]
  • Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Baker, M., Wang, Y., Zhao, R., Meiklejohn, J., Climstein, M., O'Sullivan, A., De Vos, N., Rooney, K., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2013). Changes in insulin resistance and HbA1c are related to exercise-mediated changes in body composition in older adults with type 2 diabetes: Interim outcomes from the GREAT2DO trial. Diabetes Care, 36(8), 2372-2379. [More Information]
  • Wang, Y., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Zhao, R., Baune, B., O'Sullivan, A., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Muscle and adipose tissue biopsy in older adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Mellitus, 1(3), 27-35.
  • Mavros, Y., Simar, D., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2009). Glucose Tranporter-4 expression in monocytes: A systematic review. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 84, 123-131. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Mavros, Y., Rooney, K., Kay, S., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Baker, M., Wang, Y., Zhao, R., Meiklejohn, J., De Vos, N., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2012). Relative Muscle Mass is Inversely Associated with Insulin Resistance in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. European Congress on Obesity 2012, Freiburg: Karger.
  • Fiatarone Singh, M., Mavros, Y., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Kay, S., Wang, Y., Singh, N., O'Sullivan, A. (2011). Glucose Transporter-4 Expression in Monocytes is Correlated to Indices of Insulin Resistance in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Guo, Q., Wang, Y., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Simar, D., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Relationships between skeletal muscle c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) and health status indicators in older adults with type 2 diabetes. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Wang, Y., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Baune, B., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Skeletal Muscle and Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Adaptations to Power Training in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Double Blind, Randomized Sham-Exercise Controlled Trial. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Guo, Q., Wang, Y., Mavros, Y., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Kay, S., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Skeletal Muscle C-Jun N-Terminal Kinase (JNK) Is Related To Selected Cytokines In Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D): Baseline Correlations of the Great2Do Study. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.

2016

  • Jayewardene, A., Mavros, Y., Gwinn, T., Hancock, D., Rooney, K. (2016). Associations between CD36 gene polymorphisms and metabolic response to a short-term endurance-training program in a young-adult population. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 41, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Valenzuela, M., Suo, C., Fiatarone Singh, M., Gates, N., Wen, W., Sachdev, P., Brodaty, H., Saigal, N., Wilson, G., Meiklejohn, J., Baker, M., Mavros, Y., Lampit, A., Leung, I., et al (2016). Therapeutically Relevant Structural and Functional Mechanisms Triggered by Physical and Cognitive Exercise. Molecular Psychiatry, in press.

2015

  • Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Meiklejohn, J., De Vos, N., Wang, Y., Guo, Q., Zhao, R., Climstein, M., Baune, B., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2015). Graded Resistance Exercise And Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults (The GREAT2DO Study): Methods and Baseline Cohort Characteristics of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials, 16(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Mavros, Y., O'Neill, E., Connerty, M., Bean, J., Broe, K., Kiel, D., MacLean, D., Taylor, A., Fielding, R., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2015). Oxandrolone Augmentation of Resistance Training in Older Women: A Randomized Trial. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(11), 2257-2267. [More Information]
  • Guerrero, Y., Soomro, N., Wilson, G., Dam, Y., Meiklejohn, J., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Smith, R., Brand-Miller, J., Simic, M., O'Connor, H., Mavros, Y., Bradshaw, K., March, L., Vanwanseele, B., Fransen, M., Anandacoomarasamy, A., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2015). Train High Eat Low for Osteoarthritis study (THE LO study): protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Physiotherapy, 61(4), 217-217. [More Information]

2014

  • Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Simpson, K., Baker, M., Wang, Y., Zhao, R., Meiklejohn, J., Climstein, M., O'Sullivan, A., De Vos, N., Rooney, K., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2014). Reductions in C-reactive protein in older adults with type 2 diabetes are related to improvements in body composition following a randomized controlled trial of resistance training. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, 5(2), 111-120. [More Information]
  • Jayewardene, A., Gwinn, T., Hancock, D., Mavros, Y., Rooney, K. (2014). The associations between polymorphisms in the CD36 gene, fat oxidation and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a young adult Australian population: A pilot study. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 8(6), e618-e621. [More Information]

2013

  • Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Baker, M., Wang, Y., Zhao, R., Meiklejohn, J., Climstein, M., O'Sullivan, A., De Vos, N., Rooney, K., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2013). Changes in insulin resistance and HbA1c are related to exercise-mediated changes in body composition in older adults with type 2 diabetes: Interim outcomes from the GREAT2DO trial. Diabetes Care, 36(8), 2372-2379. [More Information]

2012

  • Mavros, Y., Rooney, K., Kay, S., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Baker, M., Wang, Y., Zhao, R., Meiklejohn, J., De Vos, N., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2012). Relative Muscle Mass is Inversely Associated with Insulin Resistance in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. European Congress on Obesity 2012, Freiburg: Karger.

2011

  • Fiatarone Singh, M., Mavros, Y., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Kay, S., Wang, Y., Singh, N., O'Sullivan, A. (2011). Glucose Transporter-4 Expression in Monocytes is Correlated to Indices of Insulin Resistance in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Wang, Y., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Zhao, R., Baune, B., O'Sullivan, A., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Muscle and adipose tissue biopsy in older adults with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Mellitus, 1(3), 27-35.
  • Guo, Q., Wang, Y., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Simar, D., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Relationships between skeletal muscle c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) and health status indicators in older adults with type 2 diabetes. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Wang, Y., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Baune, B., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Skeletal Muscle and Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Adaptations to Power Training in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Double Blind, Randomized Sham-Exercise Controlled Trial. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.
  • Guo, Q., Wang, Y., Mavros, Y., Simar, D., Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Kay, S., Singh, N., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2011). Skeletal Muscle C-Jun N-Terminal Kinase (JNK) Is Related To Selected Cytokines In Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D): Baseline Correlations of the Great2Do Study. The Gerontological Society of America 64th Annual Scientific Meeting, United States of America: Oxford University Press.

2009

  • Mavros, Y., Simar, D., Fiatarone Singh, M. (2009). Glucose Tranporter-4 expression in monocytes: A systematic review. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 84, 123-131. [More Information]

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