Archie Young

Archie Young

 

 

 

Professor Archie Young

 

 

(I retired in June 2007, but continue to be involved in research)

Position      

Emeritus Professor

Qualifications

BSc, MBChB, MD, FRCP (Glasg, Lond, Edin)

Email

a.young@ed.ac.uk

Phone

0131 242 6481

Fax

0131 242 6370

Address

Room S1642, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh E11H16 5NN

 

Broad Areas of interest:

 

Research

 


 


 

The effects of use, disuse, ageing and disease on human muscle and exercise physiology

The application of this knowledge in the fight against frailty
 

Publications (2006 onwards):

 

CARIN-LEVY, G., GREIG, C., YOUNG, A., LEWIS, S., HANNAN, J. &  MEAD, G. (2006) Longitudinal changes in muscle strength and mass after acute stroke. Cerebrovascular Diseases 21 201-207.  

GREIG, C.A., HAMEED, M., YOUNG, A., GOLDSPINK, G. & NOBLE, B. (2006) Skeletal muscle IGF-I isoform expression in healthy women after isometric exercise. Growth Hormone & IGF Research 16 373-376. 

MEAD, G., LYNCH, J., GREIG, C., YOUNG, A., LEWIS, S. & SHARPE, M. (2007) Evaluation of fatigue scales in stroke patients.  Stroke  38 2090-2095. 

 MEAD, G.E., GREIG, C.A., CUNNINGHAM, I., LEWIS, S.J., DINAN, S., SAUNDERS. D.H., FITZSIMONS, C. & YOUNG, A. (2007) Stroke: a randomised trial of exercise or relaxation Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 55 892-899.

FITZSIMONS, C.F., YOUNG, A., SIMPSON, A.H.R.W. & GREIG, C.A. (2007)   Oxygen uptake kinetics measured at the onset of comfortable self-paced walking in elderly women after hip fracture. European Journal of Applied Physiology 100 355-362. 

LYNCH, J.,  MEAD, G., GREIG, C., YOUNG, A., LEWIS, S. & SHARPE, M..  (2007) Fatigue after stroke: the development and evaluation of a case definition.   Journal of Psychosomatic Research 63 539-544.

SAUNDERS, D.A., GREIG, C.A., YOUNG, A. & MEAD, G.E.  (2008) Association of activity limitations and lower-limb explosive power in ambulatory people with stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 89 677-683.

CARIN-LEVY, G., GREIG, C., LEWIS, S., STEWART, A., YOUNG, A. & MEAD, G. (2008) The effect of different body positions on anthropometric measurements and derived estimates of body composition. International Journal of Body Composition Research 6 17-20.

CARIN-LEVY, G., KENDALL, M., YOUNG, A. & MEAD, G. (2009) The psychosocial effects of exercise and relaxation classes for persons surviving a stroke. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 76 73-80.

YOUNG, A., DINAN, S., HARDING, M. & SCOTT, F. (2007) Expert Survey on Assessment Instruments for Physical Activity and Physical Functioning in Older People. EUNAAPA Work Package 4; National Report - United Kingdom. http://www.eunaapa.org/media/british_national_report_wp4_.pdf

SCOTT, F., YOUNG, A., DINAN-YOUNG, S., HARDING, M., LEWIS, S. & FISKEN, S. (2008) ExpertSurvey on Physical Activity Programmes and Physical Activity Promotion Strategies for Older People. EUNAAPA Work Package 5; National Report - United Kingdom. http://www.eunaapa.org/media/uk_national_report_wp5_1.pdf

SCOTT, F., YOUNG, A., DINAN-YOUNG, S., HARDING, M., LEWIS, S., & FISKEN, S. (2008) Expert Survey on Physical Activity Programmes and Physical Activity Promotion Strategies for Older People. EUNAAPA Work Package 5; Cross National Report. http://www.eunaapa.org/media/cross-national_report_expert_survey_on_pa_programmes_and_promotion_strategies_2008_.pdf  
DINAN-YOUNG, S., ALMOND, M., LAVENTURE, B., SCOTT, F. & YOUNG, A. (2008) Implementation and Dissemination of Findings on Physical Activity Programmes and Physical Activity Promotion Strategies for Older People. EUNAAPA Work Package 6; National Report - United Kingdom. http://www.eunaapa.org/media/WP6%20UK%20national%20report.pdf

SAUNDERS, D.H., GREIG, C.A., MEAD, G.E. & YOUNG, A. (2009) Physical fitness training for stroke patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No. : CD003316. DOI 10.1002/14651858.CD003316.pub3 c.

GREIG, C.A., GRAY, C., RANKIN, D., YOUNG, A., MANN, V., NOBLE, B. & ATHERTON, P.J. (2011) Blunting of adaptive responses to resistance exercise training in women over 75 y. Experimental Gerontology Epub 28 July 2011 ahead of print.

LEWIS, S.J., BARUGH, A.J., GREIG, C.A., SAUNDERS, D.H., FITZSIMONS, C., DINAN-YOUNG, S., YOUNG, A. & MEAD, G.E. (2011) Is fatigue after stroke associated with physical deconditioning? A cross-sectional study in ambulatory stroke survivors. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 92 295-298.

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