Liverpool Skylilne

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Dr Daniel Owens

Dr Daniel Owens

Telephone: 0151 904 6252



Journal article

Owens D, Fischer M, Jabre S, Moog S, Mamchoui K, Butler-Browne G, Coirault C. 2020. Lamin Mutations Cause Increased YAP Nuclear Entry in Muscle Stem Cells Cells, 9 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Seaborne RA, Hughes DC, Turner DC, Owens DJ, Baehr LM, Gorski P, Semenova EA, Borisov OV, Larin AK, Popov DV, Generozov EV, Sutherland H, Akhmetov I, Jarvis JC, Bodine SC, Sharples AP. 2019. UBR5 is a Novel E3 Ubiquitin Ligase involved in Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy and Recovery from Atrophy The Journal of Physiology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owens DJ, Twist C, Cobley JN, Howatson G, Close GL. 2019. Exercise-induced muscle damage: What is it, what causes it and what are the nutritional solutions? EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SPORT SCIENCE, 19 :71-85 DOI Author Url

Owens DJ, Allison R, Close GL. 2018. Vitamin D and the Athlete: Current Perspectives and New Challenges Sports Medicine, 48 :3-16 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Earl K, Giorgos S, Melanie S, Manuel F, Fiona C, Owens DJ, Jonathan T, Alastair M, Claire L, Louise D, Graeme C, William F, Anne M, Michael B. 2017. Vitamin D status in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a cohort study from the North-West of England BMJ Open, DOI Author Url Public Url

Ueberschlag-Pitiot V, Stantzou A, Messéant J, Lemaitre M, Owens DJ, Noirez P, Roy P, Agbulut O, Metzger D, Ferry A. 2017. Gonad-related factors promote muscle performance gain during postnatal development in male and female mice American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology And Metabolism, 313 :E12-E25 DOI Public Url

Owens DJ, Tang JCY, Bradley WJ, Sparks AA, Fraser WD, Morton JP, Close GL. 2016. Efficacy of High Dose Vitamin D Supplements for Elite Athletes Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, DOI Author Url Public Url

Sharples AP, Polydorou J, Hughes DC, Owens DJ, Hughes TM, Stewart CE. 2016. Skeletal muscle cells possess a memory of acute early life TNF-α exposure: Role of epigenetic adaptation Biogerontology, 17(3) :603-617 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Girven M, Dugdale HF, Owens D, Hughes DC, Stewart CE, Sharples AP. 2016. L-glutamine improves skeletal muscle cell differentiation and prevents myotube atrophy after cytokine (TNF-α) stress via reduced p38 MAPK signal transduction Journal of Cellular Physiology, 12 :2720-2732 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owens D, Sharples AP, Polydorou I, Alwan N, Donovan TD, Tang J, Fraser WD, Cooper RG, Morton J, Stewart CE, Close GL. 2015. A Systems Based Investigation into Vitamin D and Skeletal Muscle Repair, Regeneration and Hypertrophy American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism, Epub Ahead of Print DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Wilson G, Pritchard PP, Papageorgiou C, Phillips S, Kumar P, Langan-Evans C, Routledge H, Owens DJ, Morton JP, Close GL. 2015. Fasted Exercise and Increased Dietary Protein Reduces Body Fat and Improves Strength in Jockeys INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 36 :1008-1014 DOI Author Url

Impey SG, Smith D, Robinson AL, Owens DJ, Bartlett JD, Smith K, Limb M, Tang J, Fraser WD, Close GL, Morton JP. 2015. Leucine-enriched protein feeding does not impair exercise-induced free fatty acid availability and lipid oxidation: beneficial implications for training in carbohydrate-restricted states AMINO ACIDS, 47 :407-416 DOI Author Url Public Url

Owens DJ, Fraser WD, Close GL. 2015. Vitamin D and the athlete: Emerging insights EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SPORT SCIENCE, 15 :73-84 DOI Author Url

Owens DJ, Webber D, Impey SG, Tang J, Donovan TF, Fraser WD, Morton JP, Close GL. 2014. Vitamin D supplementation does not improve human skeletal muscle contractile properties in insufficient young males EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 114 :1309-1320 DOI Author Url

Cobley JN, Sakellariou GK, Owens DJ, Murray S, Waldron S, Gregson W, Fraser WD, Burniston JG, Iwanejko LA, McArdle A, Morton JP, Jackson MJ, Close GL. 2014. Lifelong training preserves some redox-regulated adaptive responses after an acute exercise stimulus in aged human skeletal muscle FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, 70 :23-32 DOI Author Url

Owens DJ, Close GL. 2013. Vitamin D and athletic performance Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech, 24 :63-67 Author Url

Close GL, Russell J, Cobley JN, Owens DJ, Wilson G, Gregson W, Fraser WD, Morton JP. Assessment of vitamin D concentration in non-supplemented professional athletes and healthy adults during the winter months in the UK: implications for skeletal muscle function. J Sports Sci, 31 :344-353 DOI Author Url

Close GL, Leckey J, Patterson M, Bradley W, Owens DJ, Fraser WD, Morton JP. The effects of vitamin D(3) supplementation on serum total 25[OH]D concentration and physical performance: a randomised dose-response study. Br J Sports Med, 47 :692-696 DOI Author Url

Editorial/letter to the editor

Richardson A, Owens DJ, Ross K. 2018. MicroRNA-184 and its lncRNA sponge uca1 are induced in wounded keratinocytes in a store-operated calcium entry-dependent manner. British Journal of Dermatology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url


Owens DJ. 2018. Nutritional support to counteract muscle atrophy Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 1088 :483-495 DOI Author Url

Conference publication

Owens DJ, Polydorou I, Alwan N, Fraser WD, Tang J, Morton J, Sharples AP, Stewart CE, Close GL. 2015. The Role of Vitamin D in Skeletal Muscle Repair: A Systems Biology Approach European College of Sport Science (ECSS)