Dr Yorgi Mavrou

Postdoctoral Research Associate

C43K - K Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney


Current research students

Project title Research student
The relationship among physical activity, sedentary behaviour and health status in older adults with type 2 diabetes. Marjan MOSALMAN HAGHIGHI

Themes

Exercise, Health and Performance

Selected grants

2016

  • HOMEeCare: Caring for the Dementia Caregiver and their Loved One via the HOMeCare Exercise and Mindfulness for Health Program; Fiatarone Singh M, Naismith S, Simic M, Mavros Y; Dementia Collaborative Research Centre/Project Grants.
  • Smart stress: Comparing the acute and chronic stressor response and clinical correlates after physical or cognitive training in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A substudy of a randomised controlled trial; Mavros Y, Sachdev P, Baune B, Fiatarone Singh M, Gates N, Brodaty H, O'Neill H; Collaborative Research Network for Advancing Exercise & Sports Science (CRN-AESS)/Research Capacity Building Seeding Grant Scheme.
  • 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]
  • Jayewardene, A., Mavros, Y., Hancock, D., Gwinn, T., Rooney, K. (2016). Associations between CD36 gene polymorphisms, fat tolerance and oral fat preference in a young-adult population. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 70(11), 1325-1331. [More Information]
  • Burton, N., Ademi, Z., Best, S., Fiatarone Singh, M., Jenkins, J., Lawson, K., Leicht, A., Mavros, Y., Dam, Y., Norman, P., et al (2016). Efficacy of brief behavioral counselling by allied health professionals to promote physical activity in people with peripheral arterial disease (BIPP): study protocol for a multi-center randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health, Article in press. [More Information]
  • Inskip, M., Mavros, Y., Sachdev, P., Singh, M. (2016). Exercise for individuals with Lewy body Dementia: A systematic review. PloS One, 11(6), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Jayewardene, A., Mavros, Y., Reeves, A., Hancock, D., Gwinn, T., Rooney, K. (2016). Interactions Between Fatty Acid Transport Proteins, Genes That Encode for Them, and Exercise: A Systematic Review. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 231(8), 1671-1687. [More Information]
  • Mavros, Y., Gates, N., Wilson, G., Jain, N., Meiklejohn, J., Brodaty, H., Wen, W., Singh, N., Baune, B., Suo, C., Baker, M., Foroughi, N., Wang, Y., Valenzuela, M., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2016). Mediation of Cognitive Function Improvements by Strength Gains After Resistance Training in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Outcomes of the Study of Mental and Resistance Training. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2016 (Article in press). [More Information]
  • Suo, C., Fiatarone Singh, M., Gates, N., Wen, W., Sachdev, P., Brodaty, H., Saigal, N., Wilson, G., Meiklejohn, J., Singh, N., 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, 216, 1633-1642. [More Information]
  • Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Meiklejohn, J., De Vos, N., Wang, Y., Guo, Q., Zhao, R., Climstein, M., Baune, B., Singh, N., 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]
  • Jayewardene, A., Mavros, Y., Hancock, D., Gwinn, T., Rooney, K. (2016). Associations between CD36 gene polymorphisms, fat tolerance and oral fat preference in a young-adult population. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 70(11), 1325-1331. [More Information]
  • Burton, N., Ademi, Z., Best, S., Fiatarone Singh, M., Jenkins, J., Lawson, K., Leicht, A., Mavros, Y., Dam, Y., Norman, P., et al (2016). Efficacy of brief behavioral counselling by allied health professionals to promote physical activity in people with peripheral arterial disease (BIPP): study protocol for a multi-center randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health, Article in press. [More Information]
  • Inskip, M., Mavros, Y., Sachdev, P., Singh, M. (2016). Exercise for individuals with Lewy body Dementia: A systematic review. PloS One, 11(6), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Jayewardene, A., Mavros, Y., Reeves, A., Hancock, D., Gwinn, T., Rooney, K. (2016). Interactions Between Fatty Acid Transport Proteins, Genes That Encode for Them, and Exercise: A Systematic Review. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 231(8), 1671-1687. [More Information]
  • Mavros, Y., Gates, N., Wilson, G., Jain, N., Meiklejohn, J., Brodaty, H., Wen, W., Singh, N., Baune, B., Suo, C., Baker, M., Foroughi, N., Wang, Y., Valenzuela, M., Fiatarone Singh, M., et al (2016). Mediation of Cognitive Function Improvements by Strength Gains After Resistance Training in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Outcomes of the Study of Mental and Resistance Training. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2016 (Article in press). [More Information]
  • Suo, C., Fiatarone Singh, M., Gates, N., Wen, W., Sachdev, P., Brodaty, H., Saigal, N., Wilson, G., Meiklejohn, J., Singh, N., 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, 216, 1633-1642. [More Information]

2015

  • Anderberg (nee Simpson), K., Mavros, Y., Kay, S., Meiklejohn, J., De Vos, N., Wang, Y., Guo, Q., Zhao, R., Climstein, M., Baune, B., Singh, N., 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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