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Journal articles

Clifford BK; Jones MD; Simar D; Barry BK; Goldstein D, 2021, 'The effect of exercise intensity on exercise-induced hypoalgesia in cancer survivors: A randomized crossover trial', Physiological Reports, vol. 9, pp. e15047,

Ha L; Mizrahi D; Cohn RJ; Simar D; Wakefield CE; Signorelli C, 2021, 'Accuracy of perceived physical activity and fitness levels among childhood cancer survivors', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 68, pp. e29134,

Ha L; Mizrahi D; Wakefield CE; Cohn RJ; Simar D; Signorelli C, 2021, 'The Use of Activity Trackers in Interventions for Childhood Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Systematic Review', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 14,

Tapio S; Little MP; Kaiser JC; Impens N; Hamada N; Georgakilas AG; Simar D; Salomaa S, 2021, 'Ionizing radiation-induced circulatory and metabolic diseases', Environment International, vol. 146,

Mosalman Haghighi M; Mavros Y; Kay S; Simpson KA; Baker MK; Wang Y; Zhao RR; Meiklejohn J; Climstein M; O’Sullivan AJ; De Vos N; Baune BT; Blair SN; Simar D; Singh N; Schlicht J; Fiatarone Singh MA, 2021, 'The effect of high-intensity power training on habitual, intervention and total physical activity levels in older adults with type 2 diabetes: Secondary outcomes of the great2do randomized controlled trial', Geriatrics (Switzerland), vol. 6, pp. 1 - 14,

Mizrahi D; Fardell JE; Cohn RJ; Partin RE; Howell CR; Hudson MM; Robison LL; Ness KK; McBride J; Field P; Wakefield CE; Simar D, 2020, 'The 6-minute walk test is a good predictor of cardiorespiratory fitness in childhood cancer survivors when access to comprehensive testing is limited', International Journal of Cancer, vol. 147, pp. 847 - 855,

Mizrahi D; Wakefield CE; Simar D; Ha L; McBride J; Field P; Cohn RJ; Fardell JE, 2020, 'Barriers and enablers to physical activity and aerobic fitness deficits among childhood cancer survivors', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 67, pp. e28339,

Amorim NML; Kee A; Coster ACF; Lucas C; Bould S; Daniel S; Weir JM; Mellett NA; Barbour J; Meikle PJ; Cohn RJ; Turner N; Hardeman EC; Simar D, 2020, 'Irradiation impairs mitochondrial function and skeletal muscle oxidative capacity: significance for metabolic complications in cancer survivors', Metabolism: clinical and experimental, vol. 103, pp. 154025,

Bellamy J; Broderick C; Hardy LL; Simar D; Puusepp-Benazzouz H; Ong N; Silove N, 2020, 'Feasibility of a school-based exercise intervention for children with intellectual disability to reduce cardio-metabolic risk', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, vol. 64, pp. 7 - 17,

Hiam D; Simar D; Laker R; Altintas A; Gibson-Helm M; Fletcher E; Moreno-Asso A; Trewin AJ; Barres R; Stepto NK, 2019, 'Epigenetic reprogramming of immune cells in women with PCOS impact genes controlling reproductive function', The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol. 104,

Alzahrani J; Hussain T; Simar D; Palchaudhuri R; Abdel-Mohsen M; Crowe SM; Mbogo GW; Palmer CS, 2019, 'Inflammatory and immunometabolic consequences of gut dysfunction in HIV: Parallels with IBD and implications for reservoir persistence and non-AIDS comorbidities', EBioMedicine, vol. 46, pp. 522 - 531,

Mizrahi D; Fardell JE; Wakefield CE; Simar D; Maguire AM; Hubbard G; Cohn RJ, 2019, 'How physically active do Australian and New Zealander childhood cancer survivors perceive themselves? A report from the ANZCHOG survivorship study', Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 44, pp. 196 - 203,

Hiam D; Patten R; Gibson-Helm M; Moreno-Asso A; McIlvenna L; Levinger I; Harrison C; Moran LJ; Joham A; Parker A; Shorakae S; Simar D; Stepto N, 2019, 'The effectiveness of high intensity intermittent training on metabolic, reproductive and mental health in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: Study protocol for the iHIT- randomised controlled trial', Trials, vol. 20, pp. 221,

Poupeau A; Garde C; Sulek K; Citirikkaya K; Treebak JT; Arumugam M; Simar D; Olofsson LE; Bäckhed F; Barres R, 2019, 'Genes controlling the activation of natural killer lymphocytes are epigenetically remodeled in intestinal cells from germ-free mice', The FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, vol. 33, pp. 2719 - 2731,

Mizrahi D; Wakefield C; Ha L; Cohn R; Simar D; Fardell J, 2019, 'Satisfaction with an exercise physiology consultation after treatment for childhood cancer: An opportunity for healthy lifestyle education', Heart and Mind, vol. 3, pp. 77 - 77,

Daniel S; Nylander V; Ingerslev LR; Zhong L; Fabre O; Clifford B; Johnston K; Cohn R; Barres R; Simar D, 2018, 'T-cell epigenetic remodeling and accelerated epigenetic aging are linked to long-term immune alterations in childhood cancer survivors', Clinical Epigenetics, vol. 10, pp. 138 - 138,

Fabre O; Ingerslev LR; Garde C; Donkin I; Simar D; Barres R, 2018, 'Exercise training alters the genomic response to acute exercise in human adipose tissue', Epigenomics, vol. 10, pp. 1033 - 1050,

Clifford BK; Mizrahi D; Sandler CX; Barry BK; Simar D; Wakefield CE; Goldstein D, 2018, 'Barriers and facilitators of exercise experienced by cancer survivors: a mixed methods systematic review', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 26, pp. 685 - 700,

Andersen E; Ingerslev LR; Fabre O; Donkin I; Altintas A; Versteyhe S; Kristiansen VB; Bisgaard T; Simar D; Barres R, 2018, 'Preadipocytes from obese humans with type 2 diabetes are epigenetically reprogrammed at genes controlling adipose tissue function', International Journal of Obesity, vol. 43, pp. 306 - 318,

Mizrahi D; Wakefield CE; Fardell JE; Quinn VF; Lim Q; Clifford BK; Simar D; Ness KK; Cohn RJ, 2017, 'Distance-delivered physical activity interventions for childhood cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, vol. 118, pp. 27 - 41,

Palmer CS; Duette GA; Wagner MCE; Henstridge DC; Saleh S; Pereira C; Zhou J; Simar D; Lewin SR; Febbraio MA; Ostrowski M; McCune JM; Crowe SM, 2017, 'Metabolically active CD4+ T cells expressing Glut1 and OX40 preferentially harbor HIV during in vitro infection', FEBS Letters, vol. 591, pp. 3319 - 3332,

Luo A; Leach ST; Barres R; Hesson LB; Grimm MC; Simar D, 2017, 'The microbiota and epigenetic regulation of t helper 17/regulatory T cells: In search of a balanced immune system', Frontiers in Immunology, vol. 8, pp. 417,

Ying Lim M; Simar D; Chow S; Hsu K; R. Lewis C; L. Geczy C; S. Thomas P, 2017, 'S100A8, S100A9 and S100A12 Expression in Myeloid Cells from Whole Blood from Patients with Common Lung Diseases', Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 10,

Nylander V; Ingerslev LR; Andersen E; Fabre O; Garde C; Rasmussen M; Citirikkaya K; Bæk J; Christensen GL; Aznar M; Specht L; Simar D; Barrès R, 2016, 'Ionizing radiation potentiates high-fat diet-induced insulin resistance and reprograms skeletal muscle and adipose progenitor cells', Diabetes, vol. 65, pp. 3573 - 3584,

Raghuraman S; Donkin I; Versteyhe S; Barres R; Simar D, 2016, 'The Emerging Role of Epigenetics in Inflammation and Immunometabolism', Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 27, pp. 782 - 795,

Simpson KA; Mavros Y; Kay S; Meiklejohn J; de Vos N; Wang Y; Guo Q; Zhao R; Climstein M; Baune BT; Blair S; O'Sullivan AJ; Simar D; Singh N; Fiatarone Singh MA, 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, vol. 16, pp. 512 - 512,

Chan YL; Saad S; Simar D; Oliver B; McGrath K; Reyk DV; Bertrand PP; Gorrie C; Pollock C; Chen H, 2015, 'Short term exendin-4 treatment reduces markers of metabolic disorders in female offspring of obese rat dams', International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, vol. 46, pp. 67 - 75,

Jacobsen MJ; Mentzel CMJ; Olesen AS; Huby T; Jorgensen CB; Barres R; Fredholm M; Simar D, 2015, 'Altered methylation profile of lymphocytes is concordant with perturbation of lipids metabolism and inflammatory response in obesity', Journal of Diabetes Research, vol. 2016, pp. 8539057 - 8539057,

Caillaud C; Mechta M; Ainge H; Madsen AN; Ruell P; Mas E; Bisbal C; Mercier J; Twigg S; Mori TA; Simar D; Barres R, 2015, 'Chronic erythropoietin treatment improves diet-induced glucose intolerance in rats', Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 225, pp. 77 - 88,

Simar D; Versteyhe S; Donkin I; Liu J; Hesson L; Nylander V; Fossum A; Barres R, 2014, 'DNA Methylation Is Altered In B And NK Lymphocytes In Obese And Type 2 Diabetic Human', Metabolism: clinical and experimental, vol. 63, pp. 1188 - 1197,

Ruell, PA ; Simar D; Periard, JD ; Best, S ; Caillaud, C ; Thompson, MW , 2014, 'Plasma and lymphocyte Hsp72 responses to exercise in athletes with prior exertional heat illness', Amino Acids, vol. 46, pp. 1491 - 1499,

Martinez D; Palmer C; Simar D; Cameron B; Nguyen N; Aggarwal V; Lloyd A; Zekry A, 2014, 'Characterization of the cytokine milieu associated with the upregulation of IL-6 and suppressor of cytokine 3 in chronic hepatitis C treatment non-responders', Liver International, vol. 35, pp. 463 - 472,

Chen H; Simar D; Morris MJ, 2014, 'Maternal obesity impairs brain glucose metabolism and neural response to hyperglycemia in male rat offspring', Journal of Neurochemistry, vol. 129, pp. 297 - 303,

Mavros Y; Kay S; Simpson KA; Baker MK; Wang Y; Zhao RR; Meiklejohn J; Climstein M; O'Sullivan AJ; de Vos N; Baune BT; Blair SN; Simar D; Rooney K; Singh NA; Fiatarone Singh MA, 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, vol. 5, pp. 111 - 120,

Chen H; Simar D; Pegg K; Saad S; Palmer C; Morris MJ, 2014, 'Exendin-4 is effective against metabolic disorders induced by intrauterine and postnatal overnutrition in rodents', Diabetologia, vol. 57, pp. 614 - 622,

Mavros Y; Anderberg K; Baker M; Wang Y; Zhao R; Meiklejohn J; Climstein M; O Sullivan AJ; De Vos N; Baune B; Simar D; Rooney K; Singh N; Fiatarone Singh M; Kay S, 2013, 'Changes in Insulin Resistance and HbA1c Are Related to Exercise-Mediated Changes in Body Composition in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes', Diabetes Care, vol. 36, pp. 2372 - 2379,

Simar D; Malatesta D; Mas E; Delage M; Caillaud C, 2012, 'Effect of an 8-weeks aerobic training program in elderly on oxidative stress and HSP72 expression in leukocytes during antioxidant supplementation', The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging (JNHA), vol. 16, pp. 155 - 161,

Simar D; Jacques A; Caillaud C, 2012, 'Heat shock proteins induction reduces stress kinases activation, potentially improving insulin signaling in monocytes from obese subjects', Cell Stress and Chaperones, vol. 17, pp. 615 - 621,

Simar D; Chen H; Lambert K; Mercier J; Morris MJ, 2012, 'Interaction between maternal obesity and post-natal over-nutrition on skeletal muscle metabolism', Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, vol. 22, pp. 269 - 276,

Chen H; Simar D; Ting JH; Erkelens RS; Morris MJ, 2012, 'Leucine improves glucose and lipid status in offspring from obese dams, dependent on diet type, but not caloric intake', Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 24, pp. 1356 - 1364,

Maimoun L; Simar D; Caillaud C; Coste O; Puech AM; Jaussent A; Mariano-Goulart D; Sultan C, 2011, 'Basal plasma leptin in healthy elderly males are related to physical fitness without impact on bone metabolism', Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, vol. 51, pp. 160 - 168,

Wang Y; Simar D; Anderberg 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, vol. 1, pp. 27 - 35,

Malatesta D; Simar D; Ben Saad H; Prefaut C; Caillaud C, 2010, 'Effect of an overground walking training on gait performance in healthy 65- to 80-year-olds', Experimental Gerontology, vol. 45, pp. 427 - 434,

Wang Y; Simar D; Singh M, 2009, 'Adaptations to exercise training within skeletal muscle in adults with type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance: a systematic review', Diabetes - Metabolism Research and Reviews, vol. 25, pp. 13 - 40,

Mavros Y; Simar D; Singh M, 2009, 'Glucose tranporter-4 expression in monocytes: a systematic review', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 84, pp. 123 - 131,

Chen H; Simar D; Morris MJ, 2009, 'Hypothalamic neuroendocrine circuitry is programmed by maternal obesity: interaction with postnatal nutritional environment', PLoS One, vol. 4, pp. 1 - 10,

Maimoun L; Simar D; Caillaud C; Coste O; Barbotte E; Peruchon E; Rossi M; Mariano-Goulart D, 2009, 'Response of calciotripic hormones and bone turnover to brisk walking according to age and fitness level', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol. 12, pp. 463 - 467,

Maimoun L; Simar D; Caillaud C; Peruchon E; Sultan C; Rossi M; Mariano-Goulart D, 2008, 'Effect of antioxidants and exercise on bone metabolism', Journal of Sports Sciences, vol. 26, pp. 251 - 258,

Chen H; Simar D; Lambert K; Mercier J; Morris MJ, 2008, 'Maternal and Postnatal Overnutrition Differentially Impact Appetite Regulators and Fuel Metabolism', Endocrinology, vol. 149, pp. 5348 - 5356,

Simar D; Malatesta D; Badiou S; Dupuy AM; Caillaud C, 2007, 'Physical activity modulates heat shock protein-72 expression and limits oxidative damage accumulation in a healthy elderly population aged 60-90 years', Journals of Gerontology, Series A : Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 62A, pp. 1413 - 1419,

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