Manuel Sillero Quintana

Manuel Sillero Quintana
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | UPM · Departamento de Deportes

PhD

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Education
September 1998 - November 2002
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Field of study
  • Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
September 1991 - June 1995
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Field of study
  • Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
September 1989 - September 1995
Complutense University of Madrid
Field of study
  • Optometry

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Publications (157)
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The Infrared Thermography (IRT) is being used in the field of sport as a means of quantifying the effects of workload. The aims of this study were (i) to determine the variations in skin temperature (Tsk) of the lower limbs after an effort of auxotonic and isometric squat contractions using infrared thermography and (ii) to study jumping performanc...
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Purpose: Despite the growing works analyzing exercise-induced thermoregulatory adjustments through thermography, the skin temperature (Tsk) response of the same muscle groups underwent to different exercise demands has not been investigated. This study analyzed the behavior of Tsk of the same muscle groups when exercised with different demands in r...
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The aim of this work was to relate the activation of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems with the skin temperature (Tsk) of the lower limbs after a resistance training exercise. Under controlled conditions, the average Tsk in the areas of the anterior and posterior thighs, knees and legs was obtained with a thermal imager and the pa...
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The present industrial food-production system is not suitably ecological for the environment. Mindful nutrition in sport is a relevant emergent sub-discipline that could help reduce environmental degradation. This case study describes a sustainable support diet during an ultra-endurance running (UR) event called the “Indoor Everest Challenge”. This...
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Objective: To analyze the body heat dissipation by thermography during indoor running treadmill with different airflow conditions. Materials and method: Nine male participants (23.0±2.5 years old) underwent three 45-minute moderate-intensity running sessions (60-70% reserve heart rate) on a treadmill. At each session, a different experimental condi...
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Recreational running (RR) is becoming a popular way to increase physical activity for improving health, together with a higher incidence of knee injuries. The aim was to analyze the effect of a four-week supplementation with a mixture of Harpagophytum procumbens, Zingiber officinale and Bixa orellana on males, middle-aged, RR with an undiagnosed kn...
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This study measured the effect of caffeine on brown adipose tissue (BAT) activity and the energy expenditure (EE) of subjects with high (HBAT) or low (LBAT) activation. We performed a quasi-experimental double-blind protocol in which 24 physically active healthy men were measured (age: 24.1 ± 6.0 yrs; BM: 75.3 ± 14.4 kg; HT: 171.8 ± 5.9 cm; BMI: 25...
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) forced a stoppage in the 2019/2020 season of LaLiga™, possibly influencing performance indicators in the return to competition. Therefore, here, we evaluated whether the stoppage due to the coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) lockdown influenced physical performance compared to the start...
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Olympic shooting is a sport with high demands of accuracy. Minimal visual errors could be related to performance losses. However, not all visual skills have been studied in depth in this sport. The main objectives of this study were to compare differences in shooters’ visual skills by level and to analyze the competition effect on them. Sixty-six p...
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Sports injuries are one of the most important problems in sports. Moreover, professional sports injuries lead to a difficult recovery process for the athletes, reduced athletic performance, and large economic costs. Infrared thermography (IRT) is a safe, non-invasive and low-cost technique that allows for the rapid and non-contact recording of Skin...
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This study evaluated the effects of acute arginine supplementation (ARG) on post-exercise hypotension (HPE). For this, 12 physically active young men participated in this randomized, double-blind crossover clinical trial. All were submitted to two experimental conditions (ARG or placebo-PLA). 45 minutes after supplementation, all participants perfo...
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Background: This study evaluated the effects of two types of energy drinks (ED) intake in trained runners. Methods: A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted over 6 weeks. Participants and beverages were allocated by randomization. Twelve men [23 ± 2.6 years, 177 ± 3.4 cm, 74.4 ± 5.5 kg, VO2max = 59.8 ± 5.5 ml·(kg...
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a Step Aerobics Training (SAT) on the skin temperature (Tsk) in different regions (ROI) of the anterior body surface. The study included 15 healthy volunteers of the Bialystok University of Technology (BUT) without any previous experience in SAT training. Two sets of thermograms were recorded...
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Introduction Monitoring training load is a fundamental mechanism to prevent injury risk1. GPS has been widely used to measure and analyze external load, mainly in soccer2. Infrared Thermography (IRT) helps us to detect changes in skin temperature (Tsk) that are related to the internal load3. The combination of GPS and IRT might be a key factor gett...
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Introduction Knee osteoarthritis is a pathology that involves tissue changes and cartilage degeneration, generally related to age, genetics and overuse, limiting movement and causing pain1. When functionality and symptomatology become severe, surgical intervention by means of total knee replacement (TKR) is recommended1. Infrared thermography consi...
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The purpose of this work is to evaluate the effects of confinement due to COVID-19 isolation on visual function, considering insufficient convergence as one of the possible effects of living the whole day in a reduced space. We pass a Convergence Insufficiency Symptom Survey (CISS) among 235 people to detect their habits before and after 25 confine...
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Introduction Exercise induces modifications in thermal homeostasis. The type of exercise may have a specific impact on skin temperature (Tsk). Objective To analyze and compare the behavior of Tsk in a resistance training between men and women and monitor the thermal recovery response. Material and Methods Sixteen male and female adults (24.56 ± 3...
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This study evaluated the acute effect of ginger (Zingiber officinale) supplementation (3.0 g) on metabolism. For this, 12-male physically active college were measured (22.8±3.3 yrs.; 79.4±12.5 kg; 1.8±0.1 m; 25.4±3.0 kg/m2; 16.9±3.1 %BF). Three-hours after supplementation (ginger or placebo) (Baseline - lasting 30-min) the resting metabolic rate (R...
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Background There is an increasing interest in the use of eccentric muscle exercise to improve physical condition, especially with regards to its health-related benefits. However, it is known that unaccustomed eccentric exercise causes muscle damage and delayed pain, commonly defined as “delayed onset muscle soreness” (DOMS). The efficacy of herbal...
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This study investigated the thermal skin (Tsk) response of lower limbs in older adults with or without osteoarthritis before and after a concurrent exercise. For this, seventy older adults (age: 75.1 ± 6.7 years, mass: 70.5 ± 9.3 kg, height: 1.6 ± 0.1 m, BMI: 29 ± 3.4 kg m−2) were divided into four groups: men with osteoarthritis (n = 7), men contr...
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Context: Infrared thermography has been used to detect skeletal muscle overload and fatigue in athletes, but its use in injury prevention in professional soccer has not been studied to date. Objectives: To establish a novel injury prevention program based on infrared thermography and to determine its influence on the injury incidence in professi...
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La obesidad es un problema de la salud pública que disminuye la esperanza de vida y genera altos costos sociales y económicos. La tendencia ha sido creciente a nivel mundial con un aumento superior al 75% en los últimos años. El objetivo fue relacionar el metabolismo basal con niveles séricos de proteína C reactiva ultrasensible y variables antropo...
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Revisión Efecto del ejercicio físico en la tasa metabólica en reposo: aplicación el control de la obesidad INFORMACIÓN DEL ARTÍCULO: Recibido el 15 de agosto de 2016, aceptado el 18 de octubre de 2017, online el 12 marzo de 2019 RESUMEN El objetivo de esta revisión fue analizar los estudios que investigaron los efectos del ejercicio aeróbico y de f...
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Background Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease, which predominantly affects the hands. Currently in clinical practice, we explore the number of swollen and painful joints in order to evaluate the activity of the disease. Infrared thermography (IT) is a non-invasive, lacking ionizing radiation, operator-independent and low-co...
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Dispositivo para la evaluación de habilidades visuales que incluye un conjunto de interruptores dobles cuya activación da lugar a señales visuales. Los interruptores dobles (1) presentan un interruptor central (3) englobado en un interruptor completo (2) para detectar destrezas más finas y destrezas más groseras, respectivamente. El conjunto de int...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to analyze the new collaborative learning methods and tools used by elite FIFA referee technical instructors, referees and assistant referees to master the Laws of the Game. These tools allow instructors to learn through practical exercises off the field of play, while they carry out activities in a participativ...
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Gomes Moreira, D, José Brito, C, de Almeida Ferreira, JJ, Bouzas Marins, JC, López Díaz de Durana, A, Couceiro Canalejo, J, Butragueño Revenga, J, and Sillero-Quintana, M. Lactate concentration is related to skin temperature variation after a specific incremental judo test. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2019-This study aimed to analyze the sk...
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This study analyzed the effects of ischemic preconditioning (IPC) on muscle force capabilities. 16 male subjects participated in this randomized, cross-over, sham-controlled study. They were assigned to either IPC (3x5 minutes at 220 mmHg in both arms with 5 minute-rests) or a sham intervention (SHAM) (occlusion pressure set at 10 mmHg). 40 minutes...
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The main objective of this article was to analyse whether the Interactive Video Test (IVT) is a useful tool for the practical off-field training of soccer assistant referees, and if its use could reduce erroneous on-field decisions when applying Law 11 of the Laws of the Game. Assistant referees were taken from the Spanish 2nd “B” and 3rd Divisions...
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It is well known that clothes used in sporting activity are a barrier for heat exchange between the environment and athlete, which should help in thermoregulation improvement. However, it is difficult to evaluate which top is best for each athlete according to the characteristics of the sport. Researchers have tried to measure the athlete’s tempera...
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The main objective of this study was to verify the behavior of skin temperature in different body regions of interest before, after and during a progressive submaximal exercise. Thermal images were recording following the recommendations proposed by the European Association of Thermology. The exercise protocol consisted of brief warm-up period foll...
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Objective: To characterize the thermal effects of stretching of the hamstring muscles during 4 weeks in young subjects with shortening of these muscles. Methodology: The study included 18 volunteers (7 men and 11 women, age = 21.5 ± 1.25 years, BMI = 22.40 ± 3.05 kg / m2), where 10 were submitted to muscle stretching (6 repetitions, 3 times per wee...
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Objective: To identify if the form of presentation of carbohydrate supplements (CS) influences the response of the plasma concentration of electrolytes and glucose during a long-term exercise. Twelve men performed four 90-minute tests on a cycloergometer (55-60% VO2max), followed by 6 km at maximum speed, consuming CS in different presentations (li...
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Brito, CJ, Moreira, DG, Ferreira, JJ, Díaz-de-Durana, AL, Miarka, B, Bouzas Marins, JC, and Sillero-Quintana, M. Immune response related with skin thermal pattern in judokas: A new application for infrared thermography? J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2018-This study investigated the association between body skin temperature (BST) and immune re...
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Our study aimed to describe a sports profile of climbers from Madrid by analyzing variables such as sports experience, competition and common injures. A questionnaire was validated and subsequently applied to 347 climbers of Madrid Comunity. The main results show that three quarter of them were male, with an average of 10 years of experience but wi...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the skin temperature (Tsk) response to progressive exercise of upper limbs. Sixteen young active men (22.5±2.1 yrs.) performed a progressive test up to 85% of HRmax. Thermograms of the trunk, Upper Limbs (UL) and Lower Limbs (LL) were recorded at rest (REP), immediately after exercise (PEX) and every 15 minutes...
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The aim of this study was to compare the skin temperature (Tsk) of old and young women, both physically active, using thermography, and observe the Tsk variation between body sides of each group evaluated. Sixty physical active women, thirty young Physical Education students (young group = YG; age: 21.8 ± 2.3 yrs.) and thirty older women (aged grou...
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Purpose To examine whether two consecutive soccer matches would affect skin temperature (tsk) measured via infrared thermography (IRT) in under-20 (U-20) soccer athletes, as well as verify whether the tsk changes would be different between regions of interest. Methods A cross sectional study. Ten under-20 soccer athletes [age 19.0 ± 1.0 years; hei...
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It is well known that skin temperature varies due to circadian rhythm. Although there is information available for men, little is known about women's circadian rhythm in the analysis of skin temperature (Tsk) using infrared thermography. The objective of this study is to identify Tsk variations on different body regions in women through infrared th...
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This short report introduces a recently published checklist for reporting thermographic studies in sports and exercise medicine. The checklist is the result of a Delphi consensus process, which was achieved after intensive discussion among 24 experts from different fields such as sport sciences, physiology, physiotherapy and medicine. The checklist...
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This study aimed to identify the skin temperature (Tsk) behavior to understand the acute cross-effect after unilateral training of lower-limbs. Seventeen healthy young men (weight, 75.2± 5.5 kg; height, 1.8± 0.1 m; age, 22.5± 1.6 years) were divided into two groups: high-trained (n= 8) and low-trained (n= 9). All participants performed: (a) one-rep...
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The importance of using infrared thermography (IRT) to assess skin temperature (tsk) is increasing in clinical settings. Recently, its use has been increasing in sports and exercise medicine; however, no consensus guideline exists to address the methods for collecting data in such situations. The aim of this study was to develop a checklist for the...
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The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship between lower limbs skin temperature (Tsk) recorded by infrared thermography and creatine kinase (CK) response following an official soccer game. A professional soccer player, from the first division Brazilian League, defender, 27 years and 183 cm of height was analyzed. Measures of Tsk with...
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PurposeThe study aimed to investigate the change in the skin temperature after exercise-induced delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and after cold water immersion during a recovery period. Methods Randomized controlled trial. Thirty-nine participants were randomly divided into four groups: group 1 (G1) which performed aerobic exercise; group 2 (G2...
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Sports injuries are one of the most important problems in sports. Moreover, professional sports injuries lead to a difficult recovery process for the athletes, reduced athletic performance, and large economic costs. Infrared thermography (IRT) is a safe, non-invasive and low-cost technique that allows for the rapid and non-contact recording of Skin...
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The aim of the study was to obtain information about the proximity to perform the L-Sit Cross (LSC) element of strength hold in still rings. The production of isometric strength in the LSC in still rings in a group of twenty elite gymnasts was evaluated using a force platform (FP). The participants, who were seated on a FP, exerted a force on the r...
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Memoria del proyecto llevado a cabo por la Fundación Marathon y cofinanciado por el ICOMEM y la Junta Municipal de distrito de Chamberí, llevando a cabo la evaluación de diferentes variables antropométricas, nutricionales, de actividad física y psicólogicas en niños de quinto y sexto curso de primaria en colegios públicos del Ayuntamiento de Madrid...
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Research into obtaining a fast, valid, reliable and non-invasive measure of core temperature is of interest in many disciplinary fields. Occupational and sports medicine research has attempted to determine a non-invasive proxy for core temperature particularly when access to participants is limited and thermal safety is of a concern due to protecti...
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Background In striking combat sports athletes, the most common injuries occur in lower extremities and head, and prevention methods are needed to improve athletes’ training and competition performance. Objective The aim of this study was to investigate the thermal profile and asymmetries lead vs. rear side in kickboxing and Muay Thai athletes. Mate...
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Introduction: The human body makes many physiological adjustments throughout the day, including adjustments to body temperature. The purpose of this study was to determine oscillations in the skin temperature (Tsk-1-Tsk-25) at 25 body regions of interest (ROIs) over 1 day using infrared thermography. Methods: Tsk values of 31 male (age 22.9±3.0...
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Background: Infrared thermography (IRT) does not require contact with the skin, and it is a convenient, reliable and non-invasive technique that can be used for monitoring the skin temperature (TSK). Objectives: The aim of this study was to monitor the variations in the regional TSK during exercise on 28 regions of interest (ROIs) (forehead, fac...
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Infrared thermography (IRT) is a rapid and noninvasive technology to assess skin temperature (Tsk). The technical improvement and new applications of IRT on humans should be accompanied by results about the reproducibility of IRT measurements in different population groups. In addition, there is a remarkable necessity of a larger supply on software...
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Infrared thermography (IRT) is a rapid and noninvasive technology to assess skin temperature (Tsk). The technical improvement and new applications of IRT on humans should be accompanied by results about the reproducibility of IRT measurements in different population groups. In addition, there is a remarkable necessity of a larger supply on software...
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Infrared thermography (IRT) records the radiant heat of a body, which is emitted in the range of the electromagnetic spectrum that human vision is not able to identify. The thermal response depends on a number of specific physiological adjustments as body homeostasis and athlete’s health, which allow us to establishing interesting applications in s...
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Sufficient methods to reliably diagnose sport injuries and to specify the lesions produced exist; however, these methods are not simultaneously real-time, low-cost, harmless and easy-to-use as screening methods for emergency trauma services. This study attempts to establish the capacity of infrared thermography (IRT) to discriminate injuries and to...