APS Releases List of Most Shared Articles of 2015

The APS Publications Division has released the top 25 most shared articles of 2015, according to Altmetric.com. The scores represent a weighted score of the number of times the articles were shared on news sites, blogs, research portals, and various social media venues. The top venues for sharing APS articles were Mendeley, Twitter, and Facebook. (To read more about how a score is calculated, visit http://support.altmetric.com/knowledgebase/articles/83337-how-is-the-altmetric-score-calculated.)


Rank All-time Score Score in 2015 Title Journal
1 443 443 Ingestion of glucose or sucrose prevents liver but not muscle glycogen depletion during prolonged endurance-type exercise in trained cyclists AJP - Endocrinology & Metabolism
2 563 325 The Power of the Mind: The Cortex as a Critical Determinant of Muscle Strength/Weakness Journal of Neurophysiology
3 200 200 Two weeks of high-intensity interval training improves novel but not traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents AJP - Heart & Circulatory Physiology
4 199 199 Skeletal Muscle Signature of a Champion Sprint Runner Journal of Applied Physiology
5 316 173 Exercise is the Real Polypill Physiology
6 210 151 "Drink at least eight glasses of water a day." Really? Is there scientific evidence for "8 x 8"? AJP - Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology
7 145 139 Post-dinner resistance exercise improves postprandial risk factors more effectively than pre-dinner resistance exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes Journal of Applied Physiology
8 168 137 Determinants of fat oxidation during exercise in healthy men and women: a cross-sectional study Journal of Applied Physiology
8 137 137 Altering fatty acid availability does not impair prolonged, continuous running to fatigue: Evidence for carbohydrate dependence Journal of Applied Physiology
9 130 130 Maximal fat oxidation during exercise is positively associated with 24-hour fat oxidation and insulin sensitivity in young, healthy men Journal of Applied Physiology
10 114 114 A systems-based investigation into vitamin D and skeletal muscle repair, regeneration, and hypertrophy AJP - Endocrinology & Metabolism
10 114 114 Brain-wide analysis of electrophysiological diversity yields novel categorization of mammalian neuron types Journal of Neurophysiology
11 109 109 Less pronounced response to exercise in healthy relatives to type 2 diabetics compared to controls Journal of Applied Physiology
12 97 97 Human and mouse tissue-engineered small intestine both demonstrate digestive and absorptive function AJP - Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology
13 110 94 Quantity of dietary protein intake, but not pattern of intake, affects net protein balance primarily through differences in protein synthesis in older adults AJP - Endocrinology & Metabolism
13 94 94 Pedaling rate is an important determinant of human oxygen uptake during exercise on the cycle ergometer Physiological Reports
14 97 89 About Sleep's Role in Memory Physiological Reviews
14 89 89 Carbohydrate restricted recovery from long term endurance exercise does not affect gene responses involved in mitochondrial biogenesis in highly trained athletes Physiological Reports
15 86 86 Change in weight and body composition in obese subjects following a hypocaloric diet plus different training programs or physical activity recommendations Journal of Applied Physiology
16 82 82 Effects of sleeping with reduced carbohydrate availability on acute training responses Journal of Applied Physiology
17 81 81 The impact of statins on biological characteristics of stem cells provides a novel explanation for their pleiotropic beneficial and adverse clinical effects AJP - Cell Physiology
17 81 81 Male Reproductive Disorders and Fertility Trends: Influences of Environment and Genetic Susceptibility Physiological Reviews
18 128 80 Smoking impairs muscle protein synthesis and increases the expression of myostatin and MAFbx in muscle AJP - Endocrinology & Metabolism
19 79 79 Individual response to exercise training - a statistical perspective Journal of Applied Physiology
20 218 78 Reward, Addiction, and Emotion Regulation Systems Associated With Rejection in Love Journal of Neurophysiology
21 74 74 Central ghrelin increases food foraging/hoarding that is blocked by GHSR antagonism and attenuates hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus neuronal activation AJP - Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology
22 71 71 Estrogen inhibits lysyl oxidase and decreases mechanical function in engineered ligaments Journal of Applied Physiology
23 69 69 Mixed lactate and caffeine compound increases satellite cell activity and anabolic signals for muscle hypertrophy Journal of Applied Physiology
23 69 69 Abnormal cell-intrinsic and network excitability in the neocortex of serotonin-deficient Pet-1 knock-out mice Journal of Neurophysiology
24 127 68 Biology's response to dieting: the impetus for weight regain AJP - Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology
24 68 68 Effects of Chronic Dietary Nitrate Supplementation on the Hemodynamic Response to Dynamic Exercise AJP - Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology
24 88 68 Immune function in sport and exercise Journal of Applied Physiology
24 284 68 Resistance exercise load does not determine training-mediated hypertrophic gains in young men Journal of Applied Physiology
25 68 67 Cigarette smoke-induced mitochondrial fragmentation and dysfunction in human airway smooth muscle AJP - Lung Cellular & Molecular Physiology