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Prof Ioannis Vogiatzis

Professor

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Ioannis -Vogiatzis ,-Northumbria -University -webOver the past five years he has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Applied Physiology (an official journal of the American Physiological Society) and the journal of Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology.

Ioannis is considered an opinion leader in the area of Pulmonary Rehabilitation holding the Chair of the Rehabilitation and Chronic Care group of the European Respiratory Society (ERS). He has contributed to three Position Statements of the American Thoracic and European Respiratory Societies on Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction and Daily Physical Activity in patients with chronic lung diseases.  Recently on behalf of the American and European Respiratory Societies, he co-chaired an international task force producing a Policy Statement for enhancing implementation, use and delivery of Pulmonary Rehabilitation globally.

Besides his background in Physiology and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Ioannis has a long truck working and studying elite athletes.  For eight years he served as a member of the Medical Commission of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and participated as head physiologist for the Greek Sailing Federation in the Olympic Games in Sydney (2000) and Athens (2004). He has published several papers on the physiological limitations of performance of Olympic Class sailors. 

Ioannis has a very good record of research funding generation mainly from EU and pharmaceutical industry sources on projects covering aspects of physical activity, pulmonary rehabilitation, telemedicine, respiratory mechanics, phenotypic and genotypic skeletal muscle profiling and computed aided rehabilitation. He has published over 100 papers having an H index of 30. He has made a chapter contribution to the contemporary version of the “Textbook of Physiology” (Comprehensive Physiology) and successfully supervised several Ph.D. (n=7) and M.Sc. (n=10) students, many of whom have received prestigious awards at international congresses. 

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Ioannis has worked in the areas of pulmonary rehabilitation and cardiopulmonary exercise testing for over 30 years. For 3 years he was the Chair of the Rehabilitation and Chronic Care group of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and he is currently the ERS Head of Assembly 1 (Respiratory, Clinical Care & Physiology). He has contributed to several joint ERS and American Thoracic Society (ATS) Statements on pulmonary rehabilitation, skeletal muscle dysfunction, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, respiratory muscle function assessment and physical inactivity in patients with COPD. He has co-chaired an ATS/ERS joint policy statement for enhancing implementation, use and delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation globally.  He was a member of the Development Group for COPD for the WHO Rehabilitation Programme. He is currently a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) expert advisory panel member for managing the long-term effects of COVID-19. His research focuses on exercise intolerance in chronic lung disorders, and on the benefits of interval exercise training in COPD.  Ioannis is an Hororary Research Fellow at Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

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  • Correction: Assessing real-world gait with digital technology? Validation, insights and recommendations from the Mobilise-D consortium, Micó-Amigo, M., Bonci, T., Paraschiv-Ionescu, A., Ullrich, M., Kirk, C., Soltani, A., Küderle, A., Gazit, E., Salis, F., Alcock, L., Aminian, K., Becker, C., Bertuletti, S., Brown, P., Buckley, E., Cantu, A., Carsin, A., Caruso, M., Caulfield, B., Cereatti, A., Chiari, L., D’Ascanio, I., Eskofier, B., Fernstad, S., Froehlich, M., Garcia-Aymerich, J., Hansen, C., Hausdorff, J., Hiden, H., Hume, E., Keogh, A., Kluge, F., Koch, S., Maetzler, W., Megaritis, D., Mueller, A., Niessen, M., Palmerini, L., Schwickert, L., Scott, K., Sharrack, B., Sillén, H., Singleton, D., Vereijken, B., Vogiatzis, I., Yarnall, A., Rochester, L., Mazzà, C., Del Din, S. 3 May 2024, In: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
  • Effects of inspiratory muscle training on thoracoabdominal volume regulation in older adults: a randomised controlled trial, Manifield, J., Alexiou, C., Megaritis, D., Baker, K., Adams, N., Barry, G., Vogiatzis, I. 10 May 2024, In: Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology
  • Expression of intramuscular extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins in vastus lateralis muscle fibres between atrophic and non-atrophic COPD, C M Simoes, D., Kritikaki, E., Terzis, G., Soudararajan, M., Vogiatzis, I. 2 Mar 2024, In: ERJ Open Research
  • Gait differences between COPD and healthy controls: systematic review and meta-analysis, Buekers, J., Delgado Ortiz, L., Megaritis, D., Polhemus, A., Breuls, S., Buttery, S., Chynkiamis, N., Demeyer, H., Gimeno-Santos, E., Hume, E., Koch, S., Williams, P., Wuyts, M., Hopkinson, N., Vogiatzis, I., Troosters, T., Frei, A., Garcia Aymerich, J. 24 Apr 2024, In: European Respiratory Review
  • Large-scale phenotyping of patients with long COVID post-hospitalization reveals mechanistic subtypes of disease, Liew, F., Efstathiou, C., Fontanella, S., Richardson, M., Saunders, R., Swieboda, D., Sidhu, J., Ascough, S., Moore, S., Mohamed, N., Nunag, J., King, C., Leavy, O., Elneima, O., McAuley, H., Shikotra, A., Singapuri, A., Sereno, M., Harris, V., Houchen-Wolloff, L., Greening, N., Lone, N., Thorpe, M., Thompson, A., Rowland-Jones, S., Docherty, A., Chalmers, J., Ho, L., Horsley, A., Raman, B., Poinasamy, K., Marks, M., Kon, O., Howard, L., Wootton, D., Quint, J., de Silva, T., Ho, A., Chiu, C., Harrison, E., Greenhalf, W., Baillie, J., Semple, M., Turtle, L., Evans, R., Wain, L., Brightling, C., Thwaites, R., Openshaw, P., Vogiatzis, I. Apr 2024, In: Nature Immunology
  • Mobilise-D insights to estimate real-world walking speed in multiple conditions with a wearable device, Kirk, C., Küderle, A., Micó-Amigo, M., Bonci, T., Paraschiv-Ionescu, A., Ullrich, M., Soltani, A., Gazit, E., Salis, F., Alcock, L., Aminian, K., Becker, C., Bertuletti, S., Brown, P., Buckley, E., Cantu, A., Carsin, A., Caruso, M., Caulfield, B., Cereatti, A., Chiari, L., D’Ascanio, I., Garcia-Aymerich, J., Hansen, C., Hausdorff, J., Hiden, H., Hume, E., Keogh, A., Kluge, F., Koch, S., Maetzler, W., Megaritis, D., Mueller, A., Niessen, M., Palmerini, L., Schwickert, L., Scott, K., Sharrack, B., Sillén, H., Singleton, D., Vereijken, B., Vogiatzis, I., Yarnall, A., Rochester, L., Mazzà, C., Eskofier, B., Del Din, S. 19 Jan 2024, In: Scientific Reports
  • Real-World Gait Detection Using a Wrist-Worn Inertial Sensor: Validation Study, Kluge, F., Brand, Y., Micó-Amigo, E., Bertuletti, S., D'Ascanio, I., Gazit, E., Bonci, T., Kirk, C., Küderle, A., Palmerini, L., Paraschiv-Ionescu, A., Salis, F., Soltani, A., Ullrich, M., Alcock, L., Aminian, K., Becker, C., Brown, P., Buekers, J., Carsin, A., Caruso, M., Caulfield, B., Cereatti, A., Chiari, L., Echevarria, C., Eskofier, B., Evers, J., Garcia-Aymerich, J., Hache, T., Hansen, C., Hausdorff, J., Hiden, H., Hume, E., Keogh, A., Koch, S., Maetzler, W., Megaritis, D., Niessen, M., Perlman, O., Schwickert, L., Scott, K., Sharrack, B., Singleton, D., Vereijken, B., Vogiatzis, I., Yarnall, A., Rochester, L., Mazzà, C., Del Din, S., Mueller, A. 1 May 2024, In: JMIR Formative Research
  • Real-world walking cadence in people with COPD, Delgado-Ortiz, L., Ranciati, S., Arbillaga-Etxarri, A., Balcells, E., Buekers, J., Demeyer, H., Frei, A., Gimeno-Santos, E., Hopkinson, N., de Jong, C., Karlsson, N., Louvaris, Z., Palmerini, L., Polkey, M., Puhan, M., Rabinovich, R., Rodríguez Chiaradia, D., Rodriguez-Roisin, R., Toran-Montserrat, P., Vogiatzis, I., Watz, H., Troosters, T., Garcia-Aymerich, J. 4 Mar 2024, In: ERJ Open Research
  • Respiratory and locomotor muscle blood flow measurements using near-infrared spectroscopy and indocyanine green dye in health and disease, Megaritis, D., Echevarria, C., Vogiatzis, I. 8 Apr 2024, In: Chronic Respiratory Disease
  • Role of blood flow restriction strength training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Vogiatzis, I. 29 Jan 2024, In: Thorax

  • Sneha Chakraverty Efficacy of an adapted, exercise-based, pulmonary rehabilitation programme in adults with Long COVID and those with multimorbidity Start Date: 01/12/2023
  • Nikolaos Chynkiamis Effects of portable non-invasive ventilation on exercise tolerance in patients with COPD Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 15/07/2020
  • Matthew Armstrong Physical activity counselling alongside pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD Start Date: 01/10/2017 End Date: 29/06/2021
  • Emily Hume Physical Activity Promotion in Lung Transplant Recipients Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 19/11/2022

  • Physiology PhD September 01 2016
  • Fellow of the European Respiratory Society FERS 2018


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