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Journal Articles

Hoekstra, S, Bishop, N, Leicht, C (2020) Elevating body temperature to reduce low-grade inflammation: a welcome strategy for those unable to exercise?, Exercise immunology review, 26, pp.42-55, ISSN: 1077-5552.

Bailey, D, Withers, T, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Dunstan, D, Leicht, C, Champion, R, Charlett, O, Ferrandino, L (2020) Acute effects of breaking up prolonged sedentary time on cardiovascular disease risk markers in adults with paraplegia, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 30(8), pp.1398-1408, ISSN: 0905-7188. DOI: 10.1111/sms.13671.

Hutchinson, M, Kilgallon, J, Leicht, C, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2019) Perceived exertion responses to wheelchair propulsion differ between novice able-bodied and trained wheelchair sportspeople, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 23(4), pp.403-407, ISSN: 1440-2440. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2019.10.012.

Leicht, C, James, L, Briscoe, JHB, Hoekstra, S (2019) Hot water immersion acutely increases postprandial glucose concentrations, Physiological Reports, 7(20), e14223, DOI: 10.14814/phy2.14223.

Stephenson, BT, Leicht, C, Tolfrey, K, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2019) A multi-factorial assessment of elite paratriathletes’ response to two weeks of intensified training, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 14(7), pp.911-917, ISSN: 1555-0265. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0838.

Hoekstra, SP and Leicht, CA (2019) Can Hot Baths Improve Health?, Frontiers for Young Minds, 7, DOI: 10.3389/frym.2019.00098.

Stephenson, BT, Hynes, E, Leicht, C, Tolfrey, K, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2019) Brief Report: Training load, salivary immunoglobulin A and illness incidence in elite paratriathletes, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, ISSN: 1555-0273. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0439.

Hoekstra, S, Leicht, C, Kamijo, Y-I, Kinoshita, T, Stephenson, BT, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Bishop, N, Tajima, F (2019) The inflammatory response to a wheelchair half-marathon in people with a spinal cord injury - the role of autonomic function, Journal of Sports Sciences, ISSN: 0264-0414. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2019.1586296.

Au, JS, Kamijo, Y-I, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Leicht, C, MacDonald, MJ, Mukai, Y, Tajima, F (2019) Comparison between esophageal and intestinal temperature responses to upper-limb exercise in individuals with spinal cord injury, Spinal Cord, ISSN: 1476-5624. DOI: 10.1038/s41393-019-0257-5.

Hoekstra, S, Westerman, MN, Beke, F, Bishop, N, Leicht, C (2019) Modality-specific training adaptations – do they lead to a dampened acute inflammatory response to exercise?, Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 44(9), pp.965-972, ISSN: 1715-5312. DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2018-0693.

Hoekstra, S, Wright, AK, Bishop, N, Leicht, C (2019) The effect of temperature and heat shock protein 72 on the ex vivo acute inflammatory response in monocytes, Cell Stress and Chaperones, ISSN: 1355-8145. DOI: 10.1007/s12192-019-00972-6.

Hoekstra, SP, Bishop, N, Faulkner, SH, Bailey, S, Leicht, C (2018) Acute and chronic effects of hot water immersion on inflammation and metabolism in sedentary, overweight adults, Journal of Applied Physiology, 125(6), pp.2008-2018, ISSN: 8750-7587. DOI: 10.1152/japp.hysiol.00407.2018.

Withers, TM, Croft, L, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Dunstan, DW, Leicht, C, Bailey, DP (2018) Cardiovascular disease risk marker responses to breaking up prolonged sedentary time in individuals with paraplegia: the Spinal Cord Injury Move More (SCIMM) randomised crossover laboratory trial protocol, BMJ Open, DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021936.

Leicht, C, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Bishop, N (2018) Exercise intensity and its impact on relationships between salivary immunoglobulin A, saliva flow rate and plasma cortisol concentration, European Journal of Applied Physiology, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-018-3847-6.

van der Scheer, JW, Kamijo, Y-I, Leicht, C, Millar, PJ, Shibasaki, M, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Tajima, F (2018) A comparison of static and dynamic cerebral autoregulation during mild whole-body cold stress in individuals with and without cervical spinal cord injury: a pilot study, Spinal Cord, pp.469-477, ISSN: 1476-5624. DOI: 10.1038/s41393-017-0021-7.

Ginis, KAM, Van Der Scheer, JW, Latimer-Cheung, AE, Barrow, A, Bourne, C, Carruthers, P, Bernardi, M, Ditor, DS, Gaudet, S, de Groot, S, Hayes, KC, Hicks, AL, Leicht, C, Lexell, J, Macaluso, S, Manns, PJ, McBride, CB, Noonan, VK, Pomerleau, P, Rimmer, JH, Shaw, RB, Smith, BM, Smith, KM, Steeves, J, Tussler, D, West, CR, Wolfe, DL, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2018) Response to correspondence from the ESSA Statement authors, Spinal Cord, ISSN: 1476-5624. DOI: 10.1038/s41393-017-0051-1.

Hashizaki, T, Nishimura, Y, Teramura, K, Umemoto, Y, Shibasaki, M, Leicht, C, Kouda, K, Tajima, F (2018) Differences in serum IL-6 response after 1°C rise in core body temperature in individuals with spinal cord injury and cervical spinal cord injury during local heat stress, International Journal of Hyperthermia, ISSN: 0265-6736. DOI: 10.1080/02656736.2018.1511838.

Ginis, KAM, van der Scheer, JW, Latimer-Cheung, AE, Barrow, A, Bourne, C, Carruthers, P, Bernardi, M, Ditor, DS, Gaudet, S, de Groot, S, Hayes, KC, Hicks, AL, Leicht, C, Lexell, J, Macaluso, S, Manns, PJ, McBride, CB, Noonan, VK, Pomerleau, P, Rimmer, JH, Shaw, RB, Smith, BM, Smith, KM, Steeves, J, Tussler, D, West, CR, Wolfe, DL, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2017) Evidence-based scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury: an update and a new guideline, Spinal Cord, ISSN: 1362-4393. DOI: 10.1038/s41393-017-0017-3.

Hoekstra, SP, Bishop, N, Leicht, C (2017) Can intervals enhance the inflammatory response and enjoyment in upper-body exercise?, European Journal of Applied Physiology, pp.1-9, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-017-3602-4.

Faulkner, S, Jackson, S, Fatania, G, Leicht, C (2017) The effect of passive heating on heat shock protein 70 and interleukin-6: a possible treatment tool for metabolic diseases?, Temperature, 4(3), pp.292-304, ISSN: 2332-8959. DOI: 10.1080/23328940.2017.1288688.

Leicht, C, Paulson, TAW, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Bishop, N (2017) Salivary alpha amylase not chromogranin A reflects sympathetic activity: exercise responses in elite male wheelchair athletes with or without cervical spinal cord injury, Sports Medicine - Open, ISSN: 0112-1642. DOI: 10.1186/s40798-016-0068-6.

Leicht, C, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Bishop, N (2017) Comparable neutrophil responses for arm exercise and intensity-matched leg exercise, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, ISSN: 1530-0315. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001258.

Perret, C, Wenger, M, Leicht, C, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2016) Locomotor-respiratory coupling in wheelchair racing athletes: a pilot study, Frontiers of Exercise Physiology, ISSN: 1664-042X. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00011.

Leicht, C, Paulson, TAW, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Bishop, N (2016) Arm and intensity-matched leg exercise induce similar inflammatory responses, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, ISSN: 0195-9131. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000874.

Leicht, C, Papanagopolous, A, Haghighat, S, Faulkner, S (2016) Increasing heat storage by wearing extra clothing during upper body exercise up-regulates heat shock protein 70 but does not modify the cytokine response, Journal of Sports Sciences, ISSN: 1466-447X. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1235795.

Yoda, T, Griggs, KE, Leicht, CA, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (2015) The effect of increased ambient temperature on thermoregulatory responses in spinal cord injured people, Extreme Physiology & Medicine, 4(S1), A157, DOI: 10.1186/2046-7648-4-s1-a157.

Griggs, K, Leicht, C, Price, MJ, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2015) Thermoregulation during intermittent exercise in athletes with a spinal cord injury, Int J Sports Physiol Perform, Oct 28(Epub), ISSN: 1555-0265. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0361.

Paulson, T, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Leicht, C, Bishop, N (2015) Plasma cytokine and exertional responses in relation to exercise intensity and volume of exercising muscle mass during arm-crank ergometry, Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, ISSN: 1715-5320. DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2014-0537.

Leicht, C, Kouda, K, Umemoto, Y, Banno, M, Kinoshita, T, Moriki, T, Nakamura, T, Bishop, N, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Tajima, F (2015) Hot water immersion induces an acute cytokine response in cervical spinal cord injury, European Journal of Applied Physiology, ISSN: 1439-6327. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-015-3206-9.

West, CR, Leicht, C, Goosey-Tolfrey, V, Romer, LM (2015) Perspective: does laboratory-based maximal incremental exercise testing elicit maximum physiological responses in highly-trained athletes with cervical spinal cord injury?, Frontiers of Exercise Physiology, ISSN: 1664-042X. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2015.00419.

Mason, B, Lenton, JP, Leicht, C, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2014) A physiological and biomechanical comparison of over-ground, treadmill and ergometer wheelchair propulsion, Journal of Sports Sciences, 32(1), pp.78-91, ISSN: 0264-0414. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2013.807350.

Leicht, C, Griggs, K, Lavin, J, Tolfrey, K, Goosey-Tolfrey, V (2014) Blood lactate and ventilatory thresholds in wheelchair athletes with tetraplegia and paraplegia, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 114(8), pp.1635-1643, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-2886-x.

Paulson, TAW, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL, Lenton, JP, Leicht, CA, Bishop, NC (2013) Spinal cord injury level and the circulating cytokine response to strenuous exercise, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45, xxx, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31828f9bbb.

Goosey-Tolfrey, VL and Leicht, CA (2013) Field-based physiological testing of wheelchair athletes, Sports Medicine, 43(2), pp.77-91, ISSN: 0112-1642. DOI: 10.1007/s40279-012-0009-6.

Leicht, CA, Tolfrey, K, Lenton, JP, Bishop, NC, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (2013) The verification phase and reliability of physiological parameters in peak testing of elite wheelchair athletes, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 113(2), pp.337-345, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-012-2441-6.

Leicht, CA, Goosey-Toffrey, VL, Bishop, NC (2013) Spinal cord injury: Known and possible influences on the immune response to exercise, EXERCISE IMMUNOLOGY REVIEW, 19, pp.144-163, ISSN: 1077-5552.

Leicht, CA, Bishop, NC, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (Accepted for publication) Mucosal immune responses during court training in elite tetraplegic athletes, Spinal Cord, ISSN: 1362-4393. DOI: 10.1038/sc.2012.47.

Leicht, CA, Bishop, NC, Goosey Tolfrey, VL (2012) Submaximal exercise responses in tetraplegic, paraplegic and non spinal cord injured elite wheelchair athletes, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 22(6), pp.729-736, DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01328.x.

Paulson, TAW, Bishop, NC, Leicht, CA, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (2012) Perceived exertion as a tool to self-regulate exercise in individuals with tetraplegia, European Journal of Applied Physiology, pp.1-9, ISSN: 1439-6319.

Leicht, CA, Tolfrey, K, Lenton, JP, Bishop, NC, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (2012) The verification phase and reliability of physiological parameters in peak testing of elite wheelchair athletes, European Journal of Applied Physiology, pp.1-9, ISSN: 1439-6319.

Leicht, CA, Bishop, NC, Paulson, TAW, Griggs, KE, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (2012) Salivary immunoglobulin a and upper respiratory symptoms during 5 months of training in elite tetraplegic athletes, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 7(3), pp.210-217, ISSN: 1555-0265. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.7.3.210.

Leicht, CA, Tolfrey, K, Lenton, JP, Bishop, NC, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (2012) Erratum to: The verification phase and reliability of physiological parameters in peak testing of elite wheelchair athletes, European Journal of Applied Physiology, pp.1-1, ISSN: 1439-6319.

Leicht, CA, Bishop, NC, Goosey Tolfrey, VL (2011) Mucosal immune responses to treadmill exercise in elite wheelchair athletes, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(8), pp.1414-1421, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31820ac959.

Leicht, CA, Smith, PM, Sharpe, G, Perret, C, Goosey Tolfrey, VL (2010) The effects of a respiratory warm-up on the physical capacity and ventilatory response in paraplegic individuals, European Journal of Applied Physiology, 110(6), pp.1291-1298, ISSN: 1439-6319. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-010-1613-5.

Leicht, C and Perret, C (2008) Comparison of blood lactate elimination in individuals with paraplegia and able-bodied individuals during active recovery from exhaustive exercise, J Spinal Cord Med, 31(1), pp.60-64.



Conferences

Faulkner, S, Jackson, S, McDaid, K, Havenith, G, Leicht, C (2016) Passive heating as an option for improving glucose control: Take a bath!: 1897 Board #49 June 2, 3: 30 pm - 5: 00 pm.. In , Medicine and science in sports and exercise, p.522, DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000486570.23064.46.

Leicht, C and Held, T (2008) Important Factors Determining VO2max In Cycle Ergometry. In , Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, pp.S426-S426, DOI: 10.1249/01.mss.0000322815.53467.d5.



Chapters

Leicht, C, Mason, B, Van Der Scheer, JW (2018) Research studies in populations with physical disabilities. In Research Methods in Physical Activity & Health, Routledge,ISBN: 9781351656771.

Leicht, C and Bishop, N (2016) The effect of acute and chronic exercise on inflammatory markers in SCI. In The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injury, © Springer, pp.217-232, ISBN: 9781493966646.



Other

Ginis, KAM, van der Scheer, JW, Latimer-Cheung, AE, Barrow, A, Bourne, C, Carruthers, P, Bernardi, M, Ditor, DS, Gaudet, S, de Groot, S, Hayes, KC, Hicks, AL, Leicht, CA, Lexell, J, Macaluso, S, Manns, PJ, McBride, CB, Noonan, VK, Pomerleau, P, Rimmer, JH, Shaw, RB, Smith, B, Smith, KM, Steeves, JD, Tussler, D, West, CR, Wolfe, DL, Goosey-Tolfrey, VL (2018) Correction to: Evidence-based scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury: an update and a new guideline (Spinal Cord, (2018), 56, 4, (308-321), 10.1038/s41393-017-0017-3), © 2018, International Spinal Cord Society. Authors Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey and Karen M. Smith were listed under the incorrect affiliations at the time of publication. DOI: 10.1038/s41393-018-0194-8.



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