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Sport and Exercise Sciences

Dr David Oxborough

Dr David Oxborough

Telephone: 0151 904 6231

Biography

Degrees

2011, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, PhD
2006, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, MSc Medical Ultrasound (Cardiac)
2003, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, BHSc (Hons) Cardiological Science

Academic appointments

Reader in Cardiovascular Physiology, Sports and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 2012 - present
Lecturer in Clinical Physiology, Healthcare, University of Leeds, 2006 - 2012

Publications

Highlighted publications

Hulshof HG, Eijsvogels TMH, Kleinnibbelink G, Van Dijk AP, George KP, Oxborough DL, Thijssen DHJ. 2019. Prognostic value of right ventricular longitudinal strain in patients with pulmonary hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, 20 :475-484 >DOI >Public Url

Malhotra A, Dhutia H, Finocchiaro G, Gati S, Beasley I, Clift P, Cowie C, Kenny A, Mayet J, Oxborough D, Patel K, Pieles G, Rakhit D, Ramsdale D, Shapiro L, Somauroo J, Stuart G, Varnava A, Walsh J, Yousef Z, Tome M, Papadakis M, Sharma S. 2018. Outcomes of Cardiac Screening in Adolescent Soccer Players. New England Journal of Medicine, 379 :524-534 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Forsythe L, MacIver DH, Johnson C, George K, Somauroo J, Papadakis M, Brown B, Qasem M, Oxborough D. 2018. The relationship between left ventricular structure and function in the elite rugby football league athlete as determined by conventional echocardiography and myocardial strain imaging INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 261 :211-217 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Dias KA, Spence AL, Sarma S, Oxborough D, Timilsina AS, Davies PSW, Cain PA, Leong GM, Ingul CB, Coombes JS. 2017. Left ventricular morphology and function in adolescents: Relations to fitness and fatness International Journal of Cardiology, >DOI >Public Url

Hulshof HG, van Dijk AP, George KP, Hopman MTE, Thijssen DHJ, Oxborough DL. 2017. Exploratory assessment of left ventricular strain-volume loops in severe aortic valve diseases. J Physiol, >DOI >Link >Public Url

Beaumont A, Grace F, Richards J, Hough J, Oxborough D, Sculthorpe N. 2016. Left Ventricular Speckle Tracking-Derived Cardiac Strain and Cardiac Twist Mechanics in Athletes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Studies Sports Medicine, :1-26 >DOI >Public Url

Lord R, George K, Somauroo J, Stembridge M, Jain N, Hoffman MD, Shave R, Haddad F, Ashley E, Jones H, Oxborough D. 2016. Alterations in Cardiac Mechanics Following Ultra-Endurance Exercise: Insights from Left and Right Ventricular Area-Deformation Loops JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 29 :879-+ >DOI >Link >Public Url

Giraldeau G, Kobayashi Y, Finocchiaro G, Wheeler M, Perez M, Kuznetsova T, Lord R, George KP, Oxborough D, Schnittger T, Froelicher V, Liang D, Ashley E, Haddad F. 2015. Gender Differences in Ventricular Remodeling and Function in College Athletes, Insights from Lean Body Mass Scaling and Deformation Imaging AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 116 :1610-1616 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Ting SMS, Hamborg T, McGregor G, Oxborough D, Lim K, Koganti S, Aldridge N, Imray C, Bland R, Fletcher S, Krishnan NS, Higgins RM, Townend J, Banerjee P, Zehnder D. 2015. Reduced Cardiovascular Reserve in Chronic Kidney Failure: A Matched Cohort Study AMERICAN JOURNAL OF KIDNEY DISEASES, 66 :274-284 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Zaidi A, Ghani S, Sharma R, Oxborough D, Panoulas VF, Sheikh N, Gati S, Papadakis M, Sharma S. 2013. Physiological right ventricular adaptation in elite athletes of African and Afro-Caribbean origin. Circulation, 127 :1783-1792 >DOI >Link

Spence AL, Carter HH, Murray CP, Oxborough D, Naylor LH, George KP, Green DJ. 2013. Magnetic resonance imaging-derived right ventricular adaptations to endurance versus resistance training. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 45 :534-541 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Sharma S, Shave R, Whyte G, Birch K, Artis N, Batterham AM, George K. 2012. The right ventricle of the endurance athlete: The relationship between morphology and deformation Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 25 :263-271 >DOI

Oxborough D, Shave R, Warburton D, Williams K, Oxborough A, Charlesworth S, Foulds H, Hoffman MD, Birch K, George K. 2011. Dilatation and Dysfunction of the Right Ventricle Immediately After Ultraendurance Exercise Exploratory Insights From Conventional Two-Dimensional and Speckle Tracking Echocardiography CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 4 :253-263 >DOI >Link

Journal article

Drane AL, Atencia R, Cooper S-M, Rodriguez P, Sanchez C, Simcox S, Feltrer Y, Peck B, Eng J, Moittie S, Unwin S, Howatson G, Oxborough D, Stembridge MR, Shave RE. 2019. Cardiac structure and function characterized across age groups and between sexes in healthy wild-born captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) living in sanctuaries AMERICAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH, 80 :547-557 >DOI >Link

Forsythe L, Somauroo J, George K, Papadakis M, Brown B, Qasem M, Oxborough D. 2019. The right heart of the elite senior rugby football league athlete ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 36 :888-896 >DOI >Link

Oates SA, Forsythe L, Somauroo JD, George KP, Papadakis M, Oxborough D. 2019. Scaling to produce size-independent indices of echocardiographic derived aortic root dimensions in elite Rugby Football League players Ultrasound, >DOI >Public Url

Oxborough DL, Spence A, George KP, Van Oorschot F, Thijssen DHJ, Green DJ. 2019. The impact of 24 weeks of supervised endurance versus resistance exercise training on left ventricular mechanics in healthy untrained humans. Journal of Applied Physiology, >DOI >Link >Public Url

McClean G, Riding NR, Pieles G, Watt V, Adamuz C, Sharma S, George KP, Oxborough D, Wilson MG. 2019. Diagnostic accuracy and Bayesian analysis of new international ECG recommendations in paediatric athletes HEART, 105 :152-159 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Hulshof HG, Eijsvogels TMH, Kleinnibbelink G, Van Dijk AP, George KP, Oxborough DL, Thijssen DHJ. 2019. Prognostic value of right ventricular longitudinal strain in patients with pulmonary hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, 20 :475-484 >DOI >Public Url

McClean G, Riding NR, Pieles G, Sharma S, Watt V, Adamuz C, Johnson A, Tramullas A, George KP, Oxborough D, Wilson MG. 2018. Prevalence and significance of T-wave inversion in Arab and Black paediatric athletes: Should anterior T-wave inversion interpretation be governed by biological or chronological age? European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, :2047487318811956-2047487318811956 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Augustine DX, Coates-Bradshaw LD, Willis J, Harkness A, Ring L, Grapsa J, Coghlan G, Kaye N, Oxborough D, Robinson S, Sandoval J, Rana BS, Siva A, Nihoyannopoulos P, Howard LS, Fox K, Bhattacharyya S, Sharma V, Steeds RP, Mathew T, British Society of Echocardiography Education Committee . 2018. Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary hypertension: a guideline protocol from the British Society of Echocardiography. Echo Research and Practice, 5 :G11-G24 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Forsythe L, George K, Oxborough D. 2018. Speckle Tracking Echocardiography for the Assessment of the Athlete's Heart: Is It Ready for Daily Practice? Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med, 20 :83-83 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Popple E, George K, Somauroo J, Sharma S, Utomi V, Lord R, Cooper R, Malhotra A, Forster J, Oxborough D. 2018. Right Ventricular Structure and Function in Senior and Academy Elite Footballers. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, >DOI >Link >Public Url

Malhotra A, Dhutia H, Finocchiaro G, Gati S, Beasley I, Clift P, Cowie C, Kenny A, Mayet J, Oxborough D, Patel K, Pieles G, Rakhit D, Ramsdale D, Shapiro L, Somauroo J, Stuart G, Varnava A, Walsh J, Yousef Z, Tome M, Papadakis M, Sharma S. 2018. Outcomes of Cardiac Screening in Adolescent Soccer Players. New England Journal of Medicine, 379 :524-534 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Qasem M, George K, Somauroo J, Forsythe L, Brown B, Oxborough D. 2018. Right ventricular function in elite male athletes meeting the structural echocardiographic task force criteria for arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Journal of Sports Sciences, :1-7 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Unnithan VB, Rowland TW, George K, Lord R, Oxborough D. 2018. Left ventricular function during exercise in trained pre-adolescent soccer players. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, >DOI >Link >Public Url

Lord RN, Utomi V, Oxborough DL, Curry BA, Brown M, George KP. 2018. Left ventricular function and mechanics following prolonged endurance exercise: an update and meta-analysis with insights from novel techniques. European Journal of Applied Physiology, >DOI >Link >Public Url

Forsythe L, MacIver DH, Johnson C, George K, Somauroo J, Papadakis M, Brown B, Qasem M, Oxborough D. 2018. The relationship between left ventricular structure and function in the elite rugby football league athlete as determined by conventional echocardiography and myocardial strain imaging INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 261 :211-217 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Oxborough D, Augustine D, Gati S, George K, Harkness A, Mathew T, Papadakis M, Ring L, Robinson S, Sandoval J, Sarwar R, Sharma S, Sharma V, Sheikh N, Somauroo J, Stout M, Willis J, Zaidi A. 2018. A guideline update for the practice of echocardiography in the cardiac screening of sports participants: a joint policy statement from the British Society of Echocardiography and Cardiac Risk in the Young. Echo research and practice, 5 :G1-G10 >DOI >Public Url

McGregor G, Stohr EJ, Oxborough D, Kimani P, Shave R. 2018. Effect of exercise training on left ventricular mechanics after acute myocardial infarction-an exploratory study ANNALS OF PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE, 61 :119-124 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Sharif H, Ting S, Forsythe L, McGregor G, Banerjee P, O’Leary D, Ditor D, George K, Zehnder D, Oxborough D. 2018. Layer-specific systolic and diastolic strain in hypertensive patients with and without mild diastolic dysfunction Echo Research and Practice, 5 :41-49 >DOI >Public Url

Qasem M, George K, Somauroo J, Forsythe L, Brown B, Oxborough D. 2018. Influence of different dynamic sporting disciplines on right ventricular Structure and function in elite male athletes INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 34 :1067-1074 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Kooreman Z, Giraldeau G, Finocchiaro G, Kobayashi Y, Wheeler M, Perez M, Moneghetti K, Oxborough D, George KP, Myers J, Ashley E, Haddad F. 2018. Athletic Remodeling in Female College Athletes, the "Morganroth Hypothesis" Revisited. Clin J Sport Med, >DOI >Link >Public Url

Lord R, MacLeod D, George K, Oxborough D, Shave R, Stembridge M. 2018. Reduced left ventricular filling following blood volume extraction does not result in compensatory augmentation of cardiac mechanics EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 103 :495-501 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Rothwell O, George K, Somauroo J, Lord R, Stembridge M, Shave R, Hoffman MD, Wilson M, Ashley E, Haddad F, Eijsvogels TMH, Oxborough D. 2018. Right Ventricular Structure and Function in the Veteran Ultramarathon Runner: Is There Evidence for Chronic Maladaptation? Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, >DOI >Public Url

Schneider C, Forsythe L, Somauroo J, George K, Oxborough D. 2018. The impact of preload reduction with head-up tilt testing on longitudinal and transverse left ventricular mechanics: a study utilizing deformation volume analysis. Echo research and practice, 5 :11-18 >DOI >Public Url

Schneider C, Forsythe L, Somauroo J, George K, Oxborough D. 2018. The impact of preload reduction with head-up tilt testing on longitudinal and transverse left ventricular mechanics: A study utilizing deformation volume analysis Echo Research and Practice, 5 :11-18 >DOI >Public Url

Johnson C, Forsythe L, Somauroo J, Papadakis M, George K, Oxborough D. 2018. Cardiac structure and function in elite Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Rugby Football League athletes: an exploratory study INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 34 :725-734 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Eijsvogels TMH, Oxborough DL, O Hanlon R, Sharma S, Prasad S, Whyte G, George KP, Wilson MG. 2017. Global and regional cardiac function in lifelong endurance athletes with and without myocardial fibrosis European Journal of Sport Science, :1-7 >DOI >Public Url

Mathew T, Williams L, Navaratnam G, Rana B, Wheeler R, Collins K, Harkness A, Jones R, Knight D, O'Gallagher K, Oxborough D, Ring L, Sandoval J, Stout M, Sharma V, Steeds RP, British Society of Echocardiography Education Committee . 2017. Diagnosis and assessment of dilated cardiomyopathy: a guideline protocol from the British Society of Echocardiography. Echo Research and Practice, 4 :G1-G13 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Dias KA, Spence AL, Sarma S, Oxborough D, Timilsina AS, Davies PSW, Cain PA, Leong GM, Ingul CB, Coombes JS. 2017. Left ventricular morphology and function in adolescents: Relations to fitness and fatness International Journal of Cardiology, >DOI >Public Url

McClean G, Riding NR, Ardern CL, Farooq A, Pieles GE, Watt V, Adamuz C, George KP, Oxborough D, Wilson MG. 2017. Electrical and structural adaptations of the paediatric athlete's heart: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med, >DOI >Link >Public Url

van Mil ACCM, Hartman Y, van Oorschot F, Heemels A, Bax N, Dawson EA, Hopkins N, Hopman MTE, Green DJ, Oxborough DL, Thijssen DHJ. 2017. Correlation of carotid artery reactivity with cardiovascular risk factors and coronary artery vasodilator responses in asymptomatic, healthy volunteers Journal of Hypertension, 35 :1026-1034 >DOI >Public Url

Hulshof HG, van Dijk AP, George KP, Hopman MTE, Thijssen DHJ, Oxborough DL. 2017. Exploratory assessment of left ventricular strain-volume loops in severe aortic valve diseases. J Physiol, >DOI >Link >Public Url

Brown B, Somauroo J, Green DJ, Wilson M, Drezner J, George K, Oxborough D. 2017. The Complex Phenotype of the Athlete's Heart: Implications for Preparticipation Screening. Exerc Sport Sci Rev, 45 :96-104 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Beaumont A, Grace F, Richards J, Hough J, Oxborough D, Sculthorpe N. 2016. Left Ventricular Speckle Tracking-Derived Cardiac Strain and Cardiac Twist Mechanics in Athletes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Studies Sports Medicine, :1-26 >DOI >Public Url

Qasem M, Utomi V, George K, Somauroo J, Zaidi A, Forsythe L, Bhattacharrya S, Lloyd G, Rana B, Ring L, Robinson S, Senior R, Sheikh N, Sitali M, Sandoval J, Steeds R, Stout M, Willis J, Oxborough D. 2016. A meta-analysis for echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular structure and function in ARVC. Echo Res Pract, >DOI >Link >Public Url

van de Schoor FR, Aengevaeren VL, Hopman MT, Oxborough DL, George KP, Thompson PD, Eijsvogels TM. 2016. Myocardial Fibrosis in Athletes. Mayo Clin Proc, >DOI >Link >Public Url

Lord R, George K, Somauroo J, Stembridge M, Jain N, Hoffman MD, Shave R, Haddad F, Ashley E, Jones H, Oxborough D. 2016. Alterations in Cardiac Mechanics Following Ultra-Endurance Exercise: Insights from Left and Right Ventricular Area-Deformation Loops JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 29 :879-+ >DOI >Link >Public Url

Oxborough D, Heemels A, Somauroo J, McClean G, Mistry P, Lord R, Utomi V, Jones N, Thijssen D, Sharma S, Osborne R, Sculthorpe N, George K. 2016. Left and right ventricular longitudinal strain-volume/area relationships in elite athletes. The international journal of cardiovascular imaging, >Public Url

Lord R, George K, Somauroo J, Jain N, Reese K, Hoffman MD, Haddad F, Ashley E, Jones H, Oxborough D. 2016. Exploratory insights from the right-sided electrocardiogram following prolonged endurance exercise. Eur J Sport Sci, :1-9 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Benda NM, Hopman MT, van Dijk AP, Oxborough D, George KP, Thijssen DH, Eijsvogels TM. 2016. Impact of prolonged walking exercise on cardiac structure and function in cardiac patients versus healthy controls. European journal of preventive cardiology, >Public Url

Sharma V, Alderton S, McNamara H, Steeds R, Bradlow W, Chenzbraun A, Oxborough D, Mathew T, Jones R, Wheeler R, Sandoval J, Lloyd G, O'Gallagher K, Knight D, Ring L, Collins K, O'Keeffe N, Fletcher N, Harkness A, Rana B. 2015. A safety checklist for transoesophageal echocardiography from the British Society of Echocardiography and the Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists. Echo research and practice, 2 :G25-G27 >DOI >Public Url

Wharton G, Steeds R, Allen J, Phillips H, Jones R, Kanagala P, Lloyd G, Masani N, Mathew T, Oxborough D, Rana B, Sandoval J, Wheeler R, O'Gallagher K, Sharma V. 2015. A minimum dataset for a standard adult transthoracic echocardiogram: A guideline protocol from the British Society of echocardiography Echo Research and Practice, 2 :G9-G24 >DOI >Public Url

Giraldeau G, Kobayashi Y, Finocchiaro G, Wheeler M, Perez M, Kuznetsova T, Lord R, George KP, Oxborough D, Schnittger T, Froelicher V, Liang D, Ashley E, Haddad F. 2015. Gender Differences in Ventricular Remodeling and Function in College Athletes, Insights from Lean Body Mass Scaling and Deformation Imaging AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 116 :1610-1616 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Oxborough D, Lord R. 2015. Predicting Mortality in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Can It Really Be That Simple? JACC-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 8 :639-641 >DOI >Link

Ting SMS, Hamborg T, McGregor G, Oxborough D, Lim K, Koganti S, Aldridge N, Imray C, Bland R, Fletcher S, Krishnan NS, Higgins RM, Townend J, Banerjee P, Zehnder D. 2015. Reduced Cardiovascular Reserve in Chronic Kidney Failure: A Matched Cohort Study AMERICAN JOURNAL OF KIDNEY DISEASES, 66 :274-284 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Utomi V, Oxborough D, Ashley E, Lord R, Fletcher S, Stembridge M, Shave R, Hoffman MD, Whyte G, Somauroo J, Sharma S, George K. 2015. The impact of chronic endurance and resistance training upon the right ventricular phenotype in male athletes EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 115 :1673-1682 >DOI >Link >Public Url

McClean G, George K, Lord R, Utomi V, Jones N, Somauroo J, Fletcher S, Oxborough D. 2015. Chronic adaptation of atrial structure and function in elite male athletes EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 16 :417-422 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Lord R, Somauroo J, Stembridge M, Jain N, Hoffman MD, George K, Jones H, Shave R, Haddad F, Ashley E, Oxborough D. 2015. The right ventricle following ultra-endurance exercise: insights from novel echocardiography and 12-lead electrocardiography EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 115 :71-80 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Ghani S, Harkness A, Lloyd G, Moody W, Ring L, Sandoval J, Senior R, Sheikh N, Stout M, Utomi V, Willis J, Zaidi A, Steeds R. 2014. Impact of methodology and the use of allometric scaling on the echocardiographic assessment of the aortic root and arch: A study by the research and audit sub-committee of the British Society of echocardiography Echo Research and Practice, 1 :1-9 >DOI >Public Url

Lord RN, George K, Jones H, Somauroo J, Oxborough D. 2014. Reproducibility and feasibility of right ventricular strain and strain rate (SR) as determined by myocardial speckle tracking during high-intensity upright exercise: A comparison with tissue Doppler-derived strain and SR in healthy human hearts Echo Research and Practice, 1 :31-41 >DOI >Public Url

Oxborough D, George K, Utomi V, Lord R, Morton J, Jones N, Somauroo J. 2014. Acute response and chronic stimulus for cardiac structural and functional adaptation in a professional boxer Oxford Medical Case Reports, 2014 :65-68 >DOI >Public Url

Utomi VS, Oxborough D, Whyte G, Somauroo J, George K. 2014. A comprehensive technical assessment of the Athlete's Heart: "The Morganroth Hypothesis" re-visited CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH, 103 >DOI >Link

Utomi V, Oxborough D, Ashley E, Lord R, Fletcher S, Stembridge M, Shave R, Hoffman MD, Whyte G, Somauroo J, Sharma S, George K. 2014. Predominance of normal left ventricular geometry in the male 'athlete's heart' HEART, 100 :1264-+ >DOI >Link

Lord RN, Oxborough D, Somauroo J, George K. 2014. Echocardiographic evidence of the cardiac stress of competing in ultra-endurance exercise Deutsche Zeitschrift fur Sportmedizin, 65 :93-101 >DOI

Shave R, Oxborough D, Somauroo J, Feltrer Y, Strike T, Routh A, Chapman S, Redrobe S, Thompson L, Unwin S, Sayers G, Murphy H, Rapoport G, Stöhr E. 2014. Echocardiographic assessment of cardiac structure and function in great apes: A practical guide International Zoo Yearbook, 48 :218-233 >DOI

Shave R, Stöhr E, Oxborough D, Somauroo J, Feltrer Y, Strike T, Routh A, Chapman S, Redrobe S, Thompson L, Unwin S, Sayers G, Murphy H, Rapoport G. 2013. Echocardiographic assessment of cardiac structure and function in great apes: A practical guide International Zoo Yearbook, >DOI

Zaidi A, Ghani S, Sharma R, Oxborough D, Panoulas VF, Sheikh N, Gati S, Papadakis M, Sharma S. 2013. Physiological right ventricular adaptation in elite athletes of African and afro-caribbean origin Circulation, 127 :1783-1792 >DOI

Zaidi A, Ghani S, Sharma R, Oxborough D, Panoulas VF, Sheikh N, Gati S, Papadakis M, Sharma S. 2013. Physiological right ventricular adaptation in elite athletes of African and Afro-Caribbean origin. Circulation, 127 :1783-1792 >DOI >Link

Utomi V, Oxborough D, Whyte GP, Somauroo J, Sharma S, Shave R, Atkinson G, George K. 2013. Systematic review and meta-analysis of training mode, imaging modality and body size influences on the morphology and function of the male athlete's heart. Heart, 99 :1727-1733 >DOI >Link

Spence AL, Carter HH, Murray CP, Oxborough D, Naylor LH, George KP, Green DJ. 2013. Magnetic resonance imaging-derived right ventricular adaptations to endurance versus resistance training. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 45 :534-541 >DOI >Link

Shave R, Oxborough D. 2012. Exercise-induced cardiac injury: evidence from novel imaging techniques and highly sensitive cardiac troponin assays. Prog Cardiovasc Dis, 54 :407-415 >DOI >Link

George K, Whyte GP, Green DJ, Oxborough D, Shave RE, Gaze D, Somauroo J. 2012. The endurance athletes heart: acute stress and chronic adaptation. Br J Sports Med, 46 Suppl 1 :i29-i36 >DOI >Link

Rowley NJ, Green DJ, George K, Thijssen DHJ, Oxborough D, Sharma S, Somauroo JD, Jones J, Sheikh N, Whyte G. 2012. Peripheral vascular structure and function in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Br J Sports Med, 46 Suppl 1 :i98-103 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, George K, Birch KM. 2012. Intraobserver reliability of two-dimensional ultrasound derived strain imaging in the assessment of the left ventricle, right ventricle, and left atrium of healthy human hearts Echocardiography, 29 :793-802 >DOI

Oxborough D, Sharma S, Shave R, Whyte G, Birch K, Artis N, Batterham AM, George K. 2012. The right ventricle of the endurance athlete: The relationship between morphology and deformation Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 25 :263-271 >DOI

Oxborough D, George K, Birch KM. 2012. Intraobserver reliability of two-dimensional ultrasound derived strain imaging in the assessment of the left ventricle, right ventricle, and left atrium of healthy human hearts. Echocardiography, 29 :793-802 >DOI >Link

Artis NJ, Oxborough DL, Birch KM, Williams G, Tan L-B, Pepper CB. 2011. Short-axis 2D strain from speckle tracking predicts echocardiographic response to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Echocardiography, 28 :76-84 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Shave R, Warburton D, Williams K, Oxborough A, Charlesworth S, Foulds H, Hoffman MD, Birch K, George K. 2011. Dilatation and Dysfunction of the Right Ventricle Immediately After Ultraendurance Exercise Exploratory Insights From Conventional Two-Dimensional and Speckle Tracking Echocardiography CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 4 :253-263 >DOI >Link

Wilson M, O'Hanlon R, Prasad S, Deighan A, MacMillan P, Oxborough D, Godfrey R, Smith G, Maceira A, Sharma S, George K, Whyte G. 2011. Diverse patterns of myocardial fibrosis in lifelong, veteran endurance athletes JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 110 :1622-1626 >DOI >Link

Spence AL, Naylor LH, Carter HH, Buck CL, Dembo L, Murray CP, Watson P, Oxborough D, George KP, Green DJ. 2011. A prospective randomised longitudinal MRI study of left ventricular adaptation to endurance and resistance exercise training in humans. J Physiol, 589 :5443-5452 >DOI >Link

George KP, Warburton DER, Oxborough D, Scott JM, Esch BTA, Williams K, Charlesworth S, Foulds H, Oxborough A, Hoffman MD, Shave R. 2011. Upper Limits of Physiological Cardiac Adaptation in Ultramarathon Runners JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, 57 :754-755 >DOI >Link

Wilson M, O'Hanlon R, Prasad S, Oxborough D, Godfrey R, Alpendurada F, Smith G, Wong J, Basavarajaiah S, Sharma S, Nevill A, Gaze D, George K, Whyte G. 2011. Biological markers of cardiac damage are not related to measures of cardiac systolic and diastolic function using cardiovascular magnetic resonance and echocardiography after an acute bout of prolonged endurance exercise. Br J Sports Med, 45 :780-784 >DOI >Link

Self S, Allen J, Oxborough D. 2010. Echocardiographic methods for quantification of left ventricular ejection fraction: Are they interchangeable? Ultrasound, 18 :73-81 >DOI

O'Hanlon R, Wilson M, Wage R, Smith G, Alpendurada F, Wong J, Dahl A, Oxborough D, Godfrey R, Sharma S, Roughton M, George K, Pennell D, Whyte G, Prasad S. 2010. Troponin release following endurance exercise: Is inflammation the cause? A cardiovascular magnetic resonance study Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 12 >DOI

O'Hanlon R, Wilson M, Wage R, Smith G, Alpendurada FD, Wong J, Dahl A, Oxborough D, Godfrey R, Sharma S, Roughton M, George K, Pennell DJ, Whyte G, Prasad SK. 2010. Troponin release following endurance exercise: is inflammation the cause? a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE, 12 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Birch K, Shave R, George K. 2010. "Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue"-A Review of the Echocardiographic Literature ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 27 :1130-1140 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Whyte G, Wilson M, O'Hanlon R, Birch K, Shave R, Smith G, Godfrey R, Prasad S, George K. 2010. A Depression in Left Ventricular Diastolic Filling following Prolonged Strenuous Exercise is Associated with Changes in Left Atrial Mechanics JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 23 :968-976 >DOI >Link

Chan-Dewar F, Oxborough D, Shave R, Gregson W, Whyte G, George K. 2010. Left ventricular myocardial strain and strain rates in sub-endocardial and sub-epicardial layers before and after a marathon. Eur J Appl Physiol, 109 :1191-1196 >DOI >Link

George KP, Naylor LH, Whyte GP, Shave RE, Oxborough D, Green DJ. 2010. Diastolic function in healthy humans: non-invasive assessment and the impact of acute and chronic exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol, 108 :1-14 >DOI >Link

Chan-Dewar F, Oxborough D, Shave R, Gregson W, Whyte G, Noakes T, George K. 2010. Evidence of increased electro-mechanical delay in the left and right ventricle after prolonged exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol, 108 :581-587 >DOI >Link

George K, Shave R, Oxborough D, Cable T, Dawson E, Artis N, Gaze D, Hew-Butler T, Sharwood K, Noakes T. 2009. Left ventricular wall segment motion after ultra-endurance exercise in humans assessed by myocardial speckle tracking. Eur J Echocardiogr, 10 :238-243 >DOI >Link

Shave R, George K, Whyte G, Middleton N, Hart E, Artis N, Oxborough D. 2009. A comparison of Doppler, tissue Doppler imaging, and strain rate imaging in the assessment of postexercise left ventricular function APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY NUTRITION AND METABOLISM-PHYSIOLOGIE APPLIQUEE NUTRITION ET METABOLISME, 34 :33-39 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Batterham AM, Shave R, Artis N, Birch KM, Whyte G, Ainslie PN, George KP. 2009. Interpretation of two-dimensional and tissue Doppler-derived strain (epsilon) and strain rate data: is there a need to normalize for individual variability in left ventricular morphology? EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 10 :677-682 >DOI >Link

Artis NJ, Oxborough DL, Williams G, Pepper CB, Tan LB. 2008. Two-dimensional strain imaging: a new echocardiographic advance with research and clinical applications. Int J Cardiol, 123 :240-248 >DOI >Link

Batterham A, Shave R, Oxborough D, Whyte G, George K. 2008. Longitudinal plane colour tissue-Doppler myocardial velocities and their association with left ventricular length, volume, and mass in humans EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 9 :542-546 >DOI >Link

Dawson EA, Whyte GP, Black MA, Jones H, Hopkins N, Oxborough D, Gaze D, Shave RE, Wilson M, George KP, Green DJ. 2008. Changes in vascular and cardiac function after prolonged strenuous exercise in humans. J Appl Physiol (1985), 105 :1562-1568 >DOI >Link

Giannaki CD, Oxborough D, George K. 2008. Diastolic Doppler flow and tissue Doppler velocities during, and in recovery from, low-intensity supine exercise. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 33 :896-902 >DOI >Link

Basavarajaiah S, Oxborough D, Wilson M, Sharma S. 2007. Incidental finding of cor triatriatum in an asymptomatic elite athlete. J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 20 :771.e9-771.12 >DOI >Link

Middleton N, Shave R, George K, Whyte G, Hart E, Oxborough D, Forster J, Gaze D. 2007. Altered left ventricular diastolic filling following a marathon is a reproducible phenomenon INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 122 :87-89 >DOI >Link

Hart E, Shave R, Middleton N, George K, Whyte G, Oxborough D. 2007. Effect of preload augmentation on pulsed wave and tissue Doppler echocardiographic indices of diastolic function after a marathon JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 20 :1393-1399 >DOI >Link

Middleton N, Shave R, George K, Whyte G, Hart E, Forster J, Oxborough D, Gaze D. 2006. Alterations in Left Ventricular Function are Repeated Consistently within the Same Cohort Following Two Separate Marathons MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 38 :S321-S322 >DOI >Link

Hart EC, Shave R, George K, Oxborough D, Middleton N, Whyte G. 2006. Effect of Preload Augmentation on Indices of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function following a Marathon MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 38 :S323-S323 >DOI >Link

Shave R, George K, Oxborough D, Whyte G, Middleton N, Hart E. 2006. Longitudinal, Radial and Circumferential 2-D Cardiac Strain Imaging in Healthy Subjects Following a Marathon MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 38 :S321-S321 >DOI >Link

George K, Shave R, Oxborough D, Dawson E, Worthy J, Privett S, Cable T, Hew-Butler T, Sherwood K, Noakes T. 2006. Longitudinal, Radial and Circumferential 2-D Strain Imaging: A New Method for Evaluating Exercise-Induced Cardiac Fatigue MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 38 :S322-S322 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Shave R, Middleton N, Whyte G, Forster J, George K. 2006. The impact of marathon running upon ventricular function as assessed by 2D, Doppler, and tissue-Doppler echocardiography ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, 23 :635-641 >DOI >Link

Middleton N, Shave R, George K, Whyte G, Forster J, Oxborough D, Gaze D, Collinson P. 2006. Novel application of flow propagation velocity and ischaemia-modified albumin in analysis of postexercise cardiac function in man EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 91 :511-519 >DOI >Link

George K, Shave R, Oxborough D, Whyte G, Dawson E. 2006. Longitudinal and radial systolic myocardial tissue velocities after prolonged exercise. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 31 :256-260 >DOI >Link

George KP, Middleton N, Shave R, Oxborough D, Forster J, Whyte G. 2005. The Impact Of Prolonged Exercise On Right Ventricular Function: A Tissue-doppler Study MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 37 :S416-S416 >DOI >Link

Middleton N, Shave R, George K, Forster J, Oxborough D, Whyte G. 2005. Doppler Tissue Imaging And Flow Propagation Velocity Reveal Impaired Left Ventricular Filling Following A Marathon MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 37 :S93-S93 >DOI >Link

Whyte G, George K, Shave R, Dawson E, Stephenson C, Edwards B, Gaze D, Oxborough D, Forster J, Simspon R. 2005. Impact of marathon running on cardiac structure and function in recreational runners CLINICAL SCIENCE, 108 :73-80 >DOI >Link

George K, Oxborough D, Forster J, Whyte G, Shave R, Dawson E, Stephenson C, Dugdill L, Edwards B, Gaze D. 2005. Mitral annular myocardial velocity assessment of segmental left ventricular diastolic function after prolonged exercise in humans. J Physiol, 569 :305-313 >DOI >Link

McGregor G, Gaze D, Oxborough D, O'Driscoll J, Shave R. Reverse left ventricular remodelling - effect of cardiac rehabilitation exercise training in myocardial infarction patients with preserved ejection fraction. European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine, >Public Url

Other

Steeds RP, Cowie MR, Rana BS, Chambers JB, Ray S, Srinivasan J, Schwarz K, Neil CJ, Scally C, Horowitz JD, Frenneaux MP, Pislaru C, Dawson DK, Rothwell OJ, George K, Somauroo JD, Lord R, Stembridge M, Shave R, Hoffman M, Ashley EA, Haddad F, Eijsvogels TMH, Oxborough D, Hampson R, Kinsey CD, Gurunathan S, Vamvakidou A, Karogiannis N, Senior R, Ahmadvazir S, Shah BN, Zacharias K, Bowen D, Robinson S, Ihekwaba U, Parker K, Boyd J, Densem CG, Atkinson C, Hinton J, Gaisie EB, Rakhit DJ, Yue AM, Roberts PR, Thomas D, Phen P, Sibley J, Fergey S, Russhard P. 2017. Report from the Annual Conference of the British Society of Echocardiography, November 2016, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London. Echo research and practice, 4 :M1 >DOI

Conference publication

Eijsvogels TM, Oxborough D, O'Hanlon R, Sharma S, Prassad S, Whyte G, George K, Wilson M. 2017. Global And Regional Cardiac Function In Lifelong Endurance Athletes With And Without Myocardial Fibrosis MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, Annual Meeting of the American-College-of-Sports-Medicine (ACSM) 49 :718-718 >DOI >Link

Ding WY, Meah M, Cooper R, Oxborough D, Somauroo J. 2017. DOES HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY GENOTYPE AFFECT TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING PARAMETERS OVER 3-YEAR FOLLOW-UP PERIOD? HEART, Annual Conference of the British-Cardiovascular-Society (BCS) 103 :A95-A96 >DOI >Link

Hulshof H, van Dijk A, George K, Thijssen D, Oxborough D. 2016. EXPLORATORY ASSESSEMENT OF SIMULTANEOUS LEFT VENTRICULAR STRAIN AND VOLUME IN CHRONIC SEVERE AORTIC VALVE DISEASE HEART, Annual Conference of the British-Cardiovascular-Society (BCS) on Prediction and Prevention 102 :A110-A111 >DOI >Link

Forsythe L, George K, Somauroo J, Qasem M, Brown B, Papadakis M, Oxborough D. 2016. THE 12-LEAD ELECTROCARDIOGRAM OF THE ELITE RUGBY FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYER HEART, Annual Conference of the British-Cardiovascular-Society (BCS) on Prediction and Prevention 102 :A86-A86 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Heemels A, Forsythe L, McClean G, Mistry P, Lord R, Utomi V, Jones N, Thijssen D, Somauroo J, Sharma S, Osborne R, Sculthorpe N. 2016. LEFT VENTRICULAR LONGITUDINAL STRAIN-VOLUME RELATIONSHIPS IN ELITE ATHLETESD HEART, Annual Conference of the British-Cardiovascular-Society (BCS) on Prediction and Prevention 102 :A85-A85 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Bracknall T, Lord R, Forsythe L, Qasem M, Mistry P, Somauroo J, George K. 2016. THE EFFECT OF PRELOAD REDUCTION USING HEAD-UP TILT TESTING: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY USING LEFT VENTRICULAR LONGITUDINAL AND TRANSVERSE STRAIN-VOLUME LOOPS HEART, Annual Conference of the British-Cardiovascular-Society (BCS) on Prediction and Prevention 102 :A83-A84 >DOI >Link

Oxborough D, Shave R, Whyte G, Birch K, Artis N, George K, Sharma S. 2011. THE RIGHT VENTRICLE OF THE ENDURANCE ATHLETE: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORPHOLOGY AND DEFORMATION HEART, Annual Conference of the British-Cardiovascular-Society (BCS) 97 :A95-A96 >DOI >Link

Artis NJ, Oxborough DL, Birch KM, Gale CP, Williams G, Tan LB, Pepper CB. 2009. Time delay to achieve peak circumferential strain rate predicts an echocardiographic response to CRT EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 30 :945-945 >Link

Artis N, Oxborough D, Tan L, Williams G, Pepper C. 2007. 2D-strain derived anteroseptum to posterior wall delay predicts reverse remodelling after cardiac resynchronisation therapy HEART, Annual Scientific Conference of the British-Cardiovascular-Society 93 :A53-A53 >Link

Hill A, Sapsford RJ, Wang X, McGawley GM, Oxborough DL, Richards SJ, Rother RP, Gladwin MT, Hillmen P. 2006. Nitric oxide consumption and pulmonary hypertension in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria BRITISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY, 46th Annual Scientific Meetign of the British-Society-for-Haematology 133 :119-119 >Link

Artis N, Oxborough DL, Tan LB, Williams G, Pepper CB. 2006. A novel method of assessing regional strain and strain rate values using speckle tracking EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 28th Congress of the European-Society-of-Cardiology/World Congress of Cardiology 27 :849-849 >Link

Artis N, Oxborough D, Williams G, Pepper CB, Tan LB. 2006. The use of tissue tracking software to identify dyssynchronous contraction through regional time differences in peak strain and strain rate EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 28th Congress of the European-Society-of-Cardiology/World Congress of Cardiology 27 :821-821 >Link

Artis N, Oxborough D, George K, Shave R, Cable T, Dawson E, Williams G, Pepper C, Tan L. 2006. A novel method to identify dyssynchronous contraction through regional time differences in peak strain and strain rate HEART, Annual Scientific Conference of the British-Society-Promoting-Cardiovascular-Health 92 :A94-A94 >Link

Hill A, Wang X, Sapsford RJ, Russell RP, Farrell AL, Jessop HA, McGawley GM, Oxborough DL, Pleasants P, Richards SJ, Arnold LM, Buchanan DM, Rollinson S, Gladwin MT, Hillmen P. 2005. Nitric oxide consumption and pulmonary hypertension in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. BLOOD, 47th Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Hematology 106 :305A-305A >Link

Shave R, Whyte G, George K, Stephenson C, Dawson E, Oxborough D, Forster J, Gaze D. 2004. Cardiac damage in recreational London marathon runners MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, Annual Meeting of the American-College-of-Sports-Medicine 36 :S331-S331 >Link

George KP, Oxborough D, Forster J, Whyte G, Shave R, Stephenson C, Dawson E. 2004. Tissue-Doppler analysis of left ventricular systolic and diastolic function after a marathon MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, Annual Meeting of the American-College-of-Sports-Medicine 36 :S331-S331 >Link

Whyte GP, George K, Shave R, Claire S, Ellen D, Oxborough D, Edwards B. 2004. Cardiac function following a Marathon in recreational runners MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, Annual Meeting of the American-College-of-Sports-Medicine 36 :S331-S331 >Link

Editorial/letter to the editor

Hulshof HG, van Dijk AP, George KP, Merkus D, Stam K, van Duin RW, van Tertholen K, Hopman MTE, Haddad F, Thijssen DHJ, Oxborough DL. 2017. Echocardiographic-Derived Strain-Area Loop of the Right Ventricle is Related to Pulmonary Vascular Resistance in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension JACC-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 10 :1286-1288 >DOI >Link

Shave R, Oxborough D. 2016. Endurance Exercise and Myocardial Fibrosis Let Us Keep the Risk in Perspective CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING, 9 >DOI >Link

Poster

Unnithan V, Rowland T, George K, Oxborough D. 2016. Cardiac Systolic And Diastolic Function During Incremental Exercise In Highly-trained Youth Soccer Players Annual Meeting of the American-College-of-Sports-Medicine (ACSM) >Link

Engagement & Impact

Editorial boards:

Ultrasound Journal Official Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society, Deputy Editor

Echo Research and Practice, Editorial board member

Ultrasound - Journal of the British Medical Ultrasound Society

External committees:

Cardiology Consensus Panel, Football Association (FA)

External PGR Supervision - completed students:

University of Leeds, PhD

Membership of professional bodies:

Research and Audit Sub-Committee Member, British Society of Echocardiography

Member of the working group on Equivalence, Academy for Healthcare Science

Chair, Consortium for Accrediting Sonographic Education

Council Member, British Society of Echocardiography

Member of the Education Committee, British Society of Echocardiography

Lead for the Research and Audit Sub-Committee, British Society of Echocardiography