Dr Lygeri Dimitriou


NameDr Lygeri Dimitriou
Job titleSenior Lecturer
Research institute
Primary appointmentNatural Sciences
Email addressl.dimitriou@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5093-558X
Contact categoryResearcher

Research outputs

A combination of cherry juice and cold water immersion does not enhance marathon recovery compared to either treatment in isolation: a randomized placebo-controlled trial

Difranco, I., Cockburn, E., Dimitriou, L., Paice, K., Sinclair, S., Faki, T., Hills, F., Gondek, M., Wood, A. and Wilson, L. 2022. A combination of cherry juice and cold water immersion does not enhance marathon recovery compared to either treatment in isolation: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living. 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fspor.2022.957950

Cold water immersion offers no functional or perceptual benefit compared to a sham intervention during a resistance training program

Wilson, L., Dimitriou, L., Hills, F., Gondek, M., Van Wyk, A., Turek, V., Rivkin, T., Villiere, A., Jarvis, P., Miller, S., Turner, A. and Cockburn, E. 2021. Cold water immersion offers no functional or perceptual benefit compared to a sham intervention during a resistance training program. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 35 (10), pp. 2720-2727. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000004097

A pilot study to determine whether repeated post-exercise cryotherapy exposure augments physiological and perceptual responses to cold

Wilson, L., Dimitriou, L., Hills, F., Gondek, M., Van Wyk, A., Turek, V., Rivkin, T., Villiere, A., Jarvis, P., Miller, S., Turner, A. and Cockburn, E. 2020. A pilot study to determine whether repeated post-exercise cryotherapy exposure augments physiological and perceptual responses to cold. 25th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Virtual (due to Covid-19), initial venue Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain 28 - 30 Oct 2020

Caffeine increases strength and power performance in resistance‐trained females during early follicular phase

Norum, M., Risvang, L., Bjørnsen, T., Dimitriou, L., Rønning, P., Bjørgen, M. and Raastad, T. 2020. Caffeine increases strength and power performance in resistance‐trained females during early follicular phase. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 30 (11), pp. 2116-2129. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13776

The effect of carbohydrate dose and timing on timed effort and time to exhaustion within a simulated cycle race in male professional cyclists

Girling, W., Pujdak, M., Dimitriou, L., Van Wyk, A., Vidal, M., Peterca, J., Curtis, C. and Paice, K. 2019. The effect of carbohydrate dose and timing on timed effort and time to exhaustion within a simulated cycle race in male professional cyclists. British Association of Sport Exercise Sciences: BASES Conference 2019. Leicester, UK 19 - 20 Nov 2019 Taylor and Francis. pp. 25-26 https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1671688

A retrospective investigation on age and gender differences of injuries in DanceSport

Premelč, J., Vučković, G., James, N. and Dimitriou, L. 2019. A retrospective investigation on age and gender differences of injuries in DanceSport. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16 (21). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16214164

Effects of energy availability and dietary macronutrients on bone mineral density in male and female vocational ballet dancers

Juncal, R., Myriam, L., Diaz-Naranjo, M. and Dimitriou, L. 2019. Effects of energy availability and dietary macronutrients on bone mineral density in male and female vocational ballet dancers. 29th International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS). Montreal, Quebec, Canada 24 - 27 Oct 2019

A moderate caffeine dose increases strength performance in resistance-trained females

Risvang, L., Norum, M., Bjørnsen, T., Dimitriou, L., Rønning, P., Bjørgen, M., Stadheim, H. and Raastad, T. 2019. A moderate caffeine dose increases strength performance in resistance-trained females. 24th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Prague, Czech Republic 03 - 06 Jul 2019

The role of fractional exhaled nitric oxide in the assessment of athletes reporting exertional dyspnoea

Allen, H., Hull, J., Backhouse, S., Dickinson, J., De Carné, T., Dimitriou, L. and Price, O. 2019. The role of fractional exhaled nitric oxide in the assessment of athletes reporting exertional dyspnoea. European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress. Lisbon, Portugal 01 - 05 Jun 2019 pp. 202 https://doi.org/10.1111/all.13959

The allergy questionnaire for athletes provides value in ruling‐out exercise‐induced bronchoconstriction [Letter to the Editor]

Allen, H., Hull, J., Backhouse, S., De Carné, T., Dimitriou, L. and Price, O. 2019. The allergy questionnaire for athletes provides value in ruling‐out exercise‐induced bronchoconstriction [Letter to the Editor]. Allergy. 74 (9), pp. 1794-1796. https://doi.org/10.1111/all.13778

Whole body cryotherapy, cold water immersion, or a placebo following resistance exercise: a case of mind over matter?

Wilson, L., Dimitriou, L., Hills, F., Gondek, M. and Cockburn, E. 2019. Whole body cryotherapy, cold water immersion, or a placebo following resistance exercise: a case of mind over matter? European Journal of Applied Physiology. 119 (1), pp. 135-147. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-4008-7

Influence of tart cherry juice on airway biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress following a 42.2km trail run

Dimitriou, L., Yagnik, D., Wood, A., Sinclair, S., Paice, K., Wilson, L., Hills, F., Gondek, M., Kwan Xue Bin, K., Howatson, G. and Cockburn, E. 2018. Influence of tart cherry juice on airway biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress following a 42.2km trail run. 23rd annual congress of the European College of Sport Science. Dublin, Ireland 04 - 07 Jul 2018

The influence of repeated cold water immersion on adaptations to strength and power training

Wilson, L., Dimitriou, L., Gondek, M., Hills, F. and Cockburn, E. 2018. The influence of repeated cold water immersion on adaptations to strength and power training. 23rd Annual Congress of the ECSS 2018. Dublin, UK 04 - 07 Jul 2018 European College of Sport Science. pp. 94

Physiological demands of sabre competitions in elite fencers

Turner, A., Dimitriou, L., Marshall, G., Russell, M., Bannock, L. and Bishop, C. 2018. Physiological demands of sabre competitions in elite fencers. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning. 26 (1).

The effect of plasma volume on changes in biomarkers of muscle damage, inflammation, oxidative stress and leukocyte differential following a 42.2 km trail run, and the efficacy of recovery interventions

Cockburn, E., Hills, F., Wilson, L., Paice, K., Wood, A. and Dimitriou, L. 2017. The effect of plasma volume on changes in biomarkers of muscle damage, inflammation, oxidative stress and leukocyte differential following a 42.2 km trail run, and the efficacy of recovery interventions. BASES Conference 2017. Nottingham, UK 28 - 29 Nov 2017 Taylor and Francis. pp. s26 https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1378421

The influence of cold water immersion on markers of recovery following resistance exercise

Wilson, L., Dimitriou, L., Hills, F., Gondek, M. and Cockburn, E. 2017. The influence of cold water immersion on markers of recovery following resistance exercise. BASES Conference 2017. Nottingham, UK 28 - 29 Nov 2017 Taylor and Francis. pp. s66 https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1378421

Influence of cold water immersion and cherry juice on recovery following a 42.2km trail run

Paice, K., Dimitriou, L., Wilson, L., Hills, F., Sinclair, S., Gondek, M., Kwan, X. and Wood, A. 2017. Influence of cold water immersion and cherry juice on recovery following a 42.2km trail run. BASES Conference 2017. Nottingham, UK 28 - 29 Nov 2017 Taylor and Francis. pp. s92 https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1378421

Recovery following a marathon: a comparison of cold water immersion, whole body cryotherapy and a placebo control

Wilson, L., Cockburn, E., Paice, K., Sinclair, S., Faki, T., Hills, F., Gondek, M., Wood, A. and Dimitriou, L. 2018. Recovery following a marathon: a comparison of cold water immersion, whole body cryotherapy and a placebo control. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 118 (1), pp. 153-163. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-017-3757-z

Competition intensity and fatigue in elite fencing

Turner, A., Kilduff, L., Mrashall, G., Phillips, J., Noto, A., Buttigeig, C., Gondek, M., Hills, F. and Dimitriou, L. 2017. Competition intensity and fatigue in elite fencing. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31 (11), pp. 3128-3136. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001758

Bone mineral density in vocational and professional ballet dancers

Amorim, T., Koutedakis, Y., Nevill, A., Wyon, M., Maia, J., Machado, J., Marques, F., Metsios, G., Flouris, A., Adubeiro, N., Nogueira, L. and Dimitriou, L. 2017. Bone mineral density in vocational and professional ballet dancers. Osteoporosis International. 28 (10), pp. 2903-2912. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-017-4130-0

Physical characteristics underpinning repetitive lunging in fencing

Turner, A., Marshall, G., Philips, J., Noto, A., Buttigieg, C., Chavda, S., Downing, W., Atlay, N., Dimitriou, L. and Kilduff, L. 2016. Physical characteristics underpinning repetitive lunging in fencing. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30 (11), pp. 3134-3139. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001402

Is baseline aerobic fitness associated with illness and attrition rate in military training?

Dimitriou, L., Lockey, J. and Castell, L. 2017. Is baseline aerobic fitness associated with illness and attrition rate in military training? Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. 163 (1), pp. 39-47. https://doi.org/10.1136/jramc-2015-000608

The effects of physical training and competition on selected haematological, salivary and psychological markers of immune and health status

Dimitriou, L. 2007. The effects of physical training and competition on selected haematological, salivary and psychological markers of immune and health status. PhD thesis Brunel University Sports Sciences

Influence of a montmorency cherry juice blend on indices of exercise-induced stress and upper respiratory tract symptoms following marathon running—a pilot investigation

Dimitriou, L., Hill, J., Jehnali, A., Dunbar, J., Brouner, J., McHugh, M. and Howatson, G. 2015. Influence of a montmorency cherry juice blend on indices of exercise-induced stress and upper respiratory tract symptoms following marathon running—a pilot investigation. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 12 (1), pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-015-0085-8

Determinants of Olympic fencing performance and implications for strength and conditioning training

Turner, A., James, N., Dimitriou, L., Greenhalgh, A., Moody, J., Fulcher, D., Mias, E. and Kilduff, L. 2014. Determinants of Olympic fencing performance and implications for strength and conditioning training. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28 (10), pp. 3001-3011. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000000478

Bone mineral density, rib pain and other features of the female athlete triad in elite lightweight rowers

Dimitriou, L., Weiler, R., Lloyd-Smith, R., Turner, A., Heath, L., James, N. and Reid, A. 2014. Bone mineral density, rib pain and other features of the female athlete triad in elite lightweight rowers. BMJ Open. 4 (2), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004369

A time-motion analysis of turns performed by highly ranked Viennese waltz dancers

Prosen, J., James, N., Dimitriou, L., Perš, J. and Vučković, G. 2013. A time-motion analysis of turns performed by highly ranked Viennese waltz dancers. Journal of Human Kinetics. 37 (1). https://doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2013-0025

Body composition and injuries in professional ballet dancers

Naalchigar, C., McCormack, M., Pelly, J., Wyon, M. and Dimitriou, L. 2013. Body composition and injuries in professional ballet dancers. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science 2013. pp. 97-98

Strength and conditioning for fencing

Turner, A., Miller, S., Stewart, P., Cree, J., Ingram, R., Dimitriou, L., Moody, J. and Kilduff, L. 2013. Strength and conditioning for fencing. Strength and Conditioning Journal. 35 (1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e31826e7283

Analysis of dance postures in latin-american dances using annotation and Sagit tracking

Zaletel, P., Vučković, G., Dimitriou, L., James, N., Rebula, A. and Zagorc, M. 2011. Analysis of dance postures in latin-american dances using annotation and Sagit tracking. 6th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology. Opatija, Croatia 08 - 11 Sep 2011 pp. 577

Bone-mineral density and other features of the female athlete triad in elite endurance runners: a longitudinal and cross-sectional observational study

Pollock, N., Grogan, C., Perry, M., Pedlar, C., Cooke, K., Morrissey, D. and Dimitriou, L. 2010. Bone-mineral density and other features of the female athlete triad in elite endurance runners: a longitudinal and cross-sectional observational study. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 20 (5), pp. 418-426.

Bone mineral density and aspects of the female athlete triad in elite endurance runners: 1562: Board# 218 June 2 11: 00 AM-12: 30 PM

Pollock, N., Grogan, C., Perry, M., Pedlar, C., Cooke, K., Morrissey, D. and Dimitriou, L. 2010. Bone mineral density and aspects of the female athlete triad in elite endurance runners: 1562: Board# 218 June 2 11: 00 AM-12: 30 PM. ACSM. LWW.

Team everest: the immune response to high altitude: 1693: Board# 43 May 27 3: 30 PM-5: 00 PM

Dimitriou, L., Chong, C., Dhunnokchand, R., Ranney, J., Jehanli, A., Speedy, T. and Ranney, M. 2009. Team everest: the immune response to high altitude: 1693: Board# 43 May 27 3: 30 PM-5: 00 PM. ACSM. LWW.

Menstrual irregularity, bone mineral density and rib injuries in current and retired female lightweight rowers: 1837: Board# 1 May 29 2: 00 PM-3: 30 PM

Reid, A., Lloyd-Smith, R. and Dimitriou, L. 2008. Menstrual irregularity, bone mineral density and rib injuries in current and retired female lightweight rowers: 1837: Board# 1 May 29 2: 00 PM-3: 30 PM. acsm. LWW.

Low radial BMD is associated with reduced femoral cross sectional area in female ballet dancers

Cooke, K., Dimitriou, L. and McCormack, M. 2007. Low radial BMD is associated with reduced femoral cross sectional area in female ballet dancers. acsm. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000273156.09179.ed

Low radial BMD is associated with reduced femoral cross sectional area in female ballet dancers: 797: June 1 8: 30 AM-8: 45 AM

Cooke, K., Dimitriou, L. and McCormack, M. 2007. Low radial BMD is associated with reduced femoral cross sectional area in female ballet dancers: 797: June 1 8: 30 AM-8: 45 AM. ACsm. LWW.

Regional body composition & muscular strength in female endurance athletes with low and normal radius bone mineral density: preliminary findings

Cooke, K., Dimitriou, L., Smith, N., Lee, S. and Pedlar, C. 2005. Regional body composition & muscular strength in female endurance athletes with low and normal radius bone mineral density: preliminary findings. ECSS.

Bone mineral density and body composition in female professional ballet dancers: 480 Board# 71 2: 00 PM-3: 30 PM

Cooke, K., Dimitriou, L., Smith, N. and McCormack, M. 2005. Bone mineral density and body composition in female professional ballet dancers: 480 Board# 71 2: 00 PM-3: 30 PM. ACSM. LWW.

Applying elite research to the general population

Sharp, N., Dimitriou, L. and Doherty, M. 2003. Applying elite research to the general population. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 37 (4), p. 372. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.37.4.372-a

Circadian effects on the acute responses of salivary cortisol and IgA in well trained swimmers

Dimitriou, L., Sharp, N. and Doherty, M. 2002. Circadian effects on the acute responses of salivary cortisol and IgA in well trained swimmers. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 36 (4), pp. 260-264. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.36.4.260

Comparison of lung volume in Greek swimmers, land based athletes, and sedentary controls using allometric scaling

Doherty, M. and Dimitriou, L. 1997. Comparison of lung volume in Greek swimmers, land based athletes, and sedentary controls using allometric scaling. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 31 (4), pp. 337-341. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.31.4.337
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