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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Dr Amir Shafat B.Sc, Ph.D
Peer Reviewed Journals
|McGinley, C,Jensen, RL,Byrne, CA,Shafat, A (2007) 'Early-phase strength gains during traditional resistance training compared with an upper-body air-resistance training device'. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research, 21 :621-627. [Details]|
|Clegg, M., C. McClean, W. G. Davison, H. M. Murphy, T. Trinick, E. Duly, J. McLaughlin, M. Fogarty and A. Shafat (2007) 'Exercise and postprandial lipaemia: effects on peripheral vascular function, oxidative stress and gastrointestinal transit'. Lipids in Health and Disease, 6 . [Details]|
|Brennan, G., A. Shafat, C. Mac Donncha and C. Vekins (2007) 'Lower back pain in physically demanding college academic programs: a questionnaire based study'. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders, 8 . [Details]|
|Jensen, R. L., B. J. Ewers, B. Cunniffe, B. Phelan, A. J. Harrison and A. Shafat (2008) 'Impact of seated and standing bicycle riding position on subsequent running performance'. International Journal of Exercise Science, 1 (4). [Details]|
|O'Sullivan, K., B. O'Ceallaigh, K. O'Connell and A. Shafat (2008) 'he relationship between previous hamstring injury and the concentric isokinetic knee muscle strength of Irish Gaelic footballers'. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders, 9 . [Details]|
|Clegg, M. and A. Shafat (2009) 'The role of fat in gastric emptying and satiety: acute and chronic effects'. Proceedings Of The Nutrition Society, 68 (1):89-97. [Details]|
|McGinley, C., A. Shafat and A. E. Donnelly (2009) 'Does antioxidant vitamin supplementation protect against muscle damage'. Sports Medicine, 39 (12):1011-1032. [Details]|
|Shafat, A., B. Murray and D. Rumsey (2009) 'Energy density in cafeteria diet induced hyperphagia in the rat'. Appetite, 52 (1):34-38. [Details]|
|Clegg M, Shafat A. (2010) 'Energy and macronutrient composition of breakfast affect gastric emptying of lunch and subsequent food intake, satiety and satiation'. Appetite, 54 (3):517-523. [DOI] [Details]|
|Clegg, M. and A. Shafat (2010) 'Procedures in the 13C octanoic acid breath test for measurement of gastric emptying: Analysis using Bland-Altman methods'. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 45 ((7-8)):852-861. [Details]|
|Clegg, M. and A. Shafat (2010) 'Gastric emptying and orocaecal transit time of meals containing lactulose or inulin in men'. Br J Nutr, :1-6. [Details]|
|Clegg, M. E., P. McKenna, C. McClean, G. W. Davison, T. Trinick, E. Duly and A. Shafat (2010) 'Gastrointestinal transit, post-prandial lipaemia and satiety following 3 days high-fat diet in men'. Eur J Clin Nutr, 65 (2):240-246. [Details]|
|Clegg, M.E., Shafat, A. (2011) 'A high-fat diet temporarily accelerates gastrointestinal transit and reduces satiety in men'. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 62 (8):857-864. [Details]|
|McClean, C. M., M. Clegg, A. Shafat, M. H. Murphy, T. Trinick, E. Duly, J. McLaughlin, M. Fogarty and G. W. Davison (2011) 'The impact of acute moderate intensity exercise on arterial regional stiffness, lipid peroxidation, and antioxidant status in healthy males'. Res Sports Med, 19 (1):1-13. [Details]|
|Markey, O., Shafat, A. (2011) 'Does domperidone, a D2-antagonist alter gastric emptying rates and appetite sensations in healthy adults with high-fat meal? A block-randomised, single-blind placebo-controlled study'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, :1-5. [Details]|
|Markey, O., C.M. McClean, , P. Medlow, G.W. Davison, T.R. Trinick, E. Duly & A. Shafat (2011) 'Effect of cinnamon on gastric emptying, arterial stiffness, postprandial lipemia, glycemia, and appetite responses to high-fat breakfast'. Cardiovascular Diabetology, 10 . [Details]|