Publications by authors named "Yoram Epstein"

79Publications

Assessing rectal temperature with a novel non-invasive sensor.

J Therm Biol 2021 Jan 17;95:102788. Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Institute of Military Physiology, Israel Defense Forces, Medical Corps, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Department of Military Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; Wingate Academic College for Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Netanya, Israel. Electronic address:

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January 2021

Four-month operational heat acclimatization positively affects the level of heat tolerance 6 months later.

Sci Rep 2020 11 20;10(1):20260. Epub 2020 Nov 20.

Département Environnements Opérationnels, Unité de Physiologie de L'Exercice Et Des Activités en Conditions Extrêmes, Institut de Recherche Biomédicale Des Armées, 1 place Général Valérie André, 91223, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France.

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November 2020

When Should a Heat-Tolerance Test Be Scheduled After Clinical Recovery From an Exertional Heat Illness?

J Athl Train 2020 Mar 27;55(3):289-294. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center affiliated with Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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March 2020

Heatstroke. Reply.

N Engl J Med 2019 09;381(12):1187

Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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September 2019

Heatstroke.

N Engl J Med 2019 Jun;380(25):2449-2459

From the Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center (Y.E., R.Y.), and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University (Y.E.) - both in Tel Aviv, Israel; and Wingate College for Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel (R.Y.).

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June 2019

Hyponatremia Following a Marathon, A Multifactorial Case with over Infusion of Fluids.

Curr Sports Med Rep 2019 Apr;18(4):115-117

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, ISRAEL.

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April 2019

Six Hours of Manual Ventilation With a Bag-Valve-Mask Device Is Feasible and Clinically Consistent.

Crit Care Med 2019 03;47(3):e222-e226

County of San Diego, Health & Human Services Agency, Emergency Medical Services, San Diego, CA.

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March 2019

Evaluation of helmet and goggle designs by modeling non-penetrating projectile impacts.

Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 2019 Feb 31;22(3):229-242. Epub 2018 Dec 31.

a Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering , Tel Aviv University , Tel Aviv , Israel.

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February 2019

The Cardiovascular Reserve Index-A Noninvasive Clinical Insight Into Heat Intolerance.

Clin J Sport Med 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

The Warrior Health Research Institute (WHRI) and the Institute of Military Physiology, Israel Defense Forces' Medical Corps, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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December 2018

[PRINCIPLES FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF CARDIOPULMONARY EXERCISE TESTS (CPET)].

Harefuah 2018 Sep;157(9):604-609

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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September 2018

Effects of an improved biomechanical backpack strap design on load transfer to the shoulder soft tissues.

J Biomech 2018 07 18;76:45-52. Epub 2018 May 18.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Aviv, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Three-dimensional biomimetic head model as a platform for thermal testing of protective goggles for prevention of eye injuries.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2019 04 22;64:35-41. Epub 2018 Apr 22.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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April 2019

Biomechanical Model for Stress Fracture-related Factors in Athletes and Soldiers.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2018 09;50(9):1827-1836

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL.

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September 2018

A novel body circumferences-based estimation of percentage body fat.

Br J Nutr 2018 03;119(6):720-725

1Sheba Medical Center,Heller Institute of Medical Research,Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel, 52621.

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March 2018

Individualized estimation of human core body temperature using noninvasive measurements.

J Appl Physiol (1985) 2018 06 8;124(6):1387-1402. Epub 2018 Feb 8.

Department of Defense Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland.

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June 2018

The validity of the heat tolerance test in prediction of recurrent exertional heat illness events.

J Sci Med Sport 2018 Jun 12;21(6):549-552. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Institute of Military Physiology, IDF Medical Corps, Israel; Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, affiliated with Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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June 2018

Measuring core body temperature with a non-invasive sensor.

J Therm Biol 2017 May 18;66:17-20. Epub 2017 Mar 18.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:

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May 2017

Effect of Load Carriage on Upper Limb Performance.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2017 05;49(5):1006-1014

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL; 2Department of Neurorehabilitation, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, ISRAEL; 3Department of Physical Therapy and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL; 4Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, ISRAEL; and 5Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL.

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May 2017

Fatal heat stroke in children found in parked cars: autopsy findings.

Eur J Pediatr 2016 Sep 20;175(9):1249-1252. Epub 2016 Jul 20.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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September 2016

Heat Tolerance Test or Race Simulation Test for Return to Activity after Heat Stroke.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016 07;48(7):1428

Heller Institute of Medical Research Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University ISRAEL Heller Institute of Medical Research Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer Israel; IDF Medical Corps Institute of Military Physiology ISRAEL Heller Institute of Medical Research Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University ISRAEL.

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July 2016

Return to duty/play after exertional heat injury: do we have all the answers? A lesson from two case studies.

Disaster Mil Med 2015 1;1:18. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

The Warrior Health Research Institute, Israel Defense Forces, Medical Corps, Ramat Gan, Israel.

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December 2015

The effect of mechanical strains in soft tissues of the shoulder during load carriage.

J Biomech 2015 Nov 2;48(15):4160-4165. Epub 2015 Nov 2.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Department of Radiology, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States.

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November 2015

Deformations in the Shoulder Tissues During Load Carriage: A Computational Model.

J Strength Cond Res 2015 Nov;29 Suppl 11:S144-8

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2Department of Radiology, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel; 3Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 4Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; and 5Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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November 2015

Physiological and Medical Aspects That Put Women Soldiers at Increased Risk for Overuse Injuries.

J Strength Cond Res 2015 Nov;29 Suppl 11:S107-10

1Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; and 2Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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November 2015

The Link Between Sauna Bathing and Mortality May Be Noncausal.

JAMA Intern Med 2015 Oct;175(10):1718-9

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel2Department of Internal Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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October 2015

Human exposure to environmental health concern by types of urban environment: The case of Tel Aviv.

Environ Pollut 2016 Jan 4;208(Pt A):58-65. Epub 2015 Sep 4.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and The Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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January 2016

Sepsis, septic shock, and fatal exertional heat stroke.

Curr Sports Med Rep 2015 Jan;14(1):64-9

1Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; 3Meuhedet Sports Medicine Clinic, Ramat Gan, Israel; 4General Intensive Care Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; and 5Department of Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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January 2015

Excessive occupational heat exposure: a significant ergonomic challenge and health risk for current and future workers.

Extrem Physiol Med 2014 23;3:14. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Centre for Global Health Research, Umeå University, Umeå 90187, Sweden ; National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra 0200, Australia ; Institute for Global Health, University College London (UCL), London WC1E 6BT, UK.

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July 2014

The thermal-circulatory ratio (TCR): An index to evaluate the tolerance to heat.

Temperature (Austin) 2014 Jul-Sep;1(2):101-6. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

The Warrior Health Research Institute; Israel Defense Forces; Medical Corps; Tel Hashomer, Israel; The Warrior Health Research Institute; Israel Defense Forces; Medical Corps; Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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September 2016

Back to play of athletes after exertional heat stroke.

Curr Sports Med Rep 2013 Sep-Oct;12(5):346

Heller Institute of Medical Research Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, ISRAEL Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv, ISRAEL IDF Institute of Military Physiology Tel Hashomer, ISRAEL.

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April 2014

Climate change and health in Israel: adaptation policies for extreme weather events.

Isr J Health Policy Res 2013 Jun 27;2(1):23. Epub 2013 Jun 27.

School of Public Health, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

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June 2013

Cytokines and their role in hyperthermia and heat stroke.

J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 2013 ;24(2):85-96

Heller Institute of Medical Research , Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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October 2013

The effects of exposure to environmental factors on Heart Rate Variability: an ecological perspective.

Environ Pollut 2013 Dec 9;183:7-13. Epub 2013 Mar 9.

Geography and Human Environment Department, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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December 2013

Physiological employment standards IV: integration of women in combat units physiological and medical considerations.

Eur J Appl Physiol 2013 Nov 14;113(11):2673-90. Epub 2012 Dec 14.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, 52621, Israel,

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November 2013

Heat acclimation and performance in hypoxic conditions.

Aviat Space Environ Med 2012 Jul;83(7):649-53

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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July 2012

[Fluid and sodium balance during exercise--standpoint].

Harefuah 2012 Feb;151(2):107-10, 126

The Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer.

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February 2012

[Sport medicine].

Authors:
Yoram Epstein

Harefuah 2012 Feb;151(2):94-6, 127

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February 2012

Heat injury prevention--a military perspective.

J Strength Cond Res 2012 Jul;26 Suppl 2:S82-6

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Israel.

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July 2012

Heat tolerance in women--reconsidering the criteria.

Aviat Space Environ Med 2012 Jan;83(1):58-60

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel.

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January 2012

Modeling mechanical strains and stresses in soft tissues of the shoulder during load carriage based on load-bearing open MRI.

J Appl Physiol (1985) 2012 Feb 1;112(4):597-606. Epub 2011 Dec 1.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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February 2012

[Tolerance to heat in burnt patients].

Harefuah 2011 Aug;150(8):681-5

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer.

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August 2011

Comparison of UTCI to selected thermal indices.

Int J Biometeorol 2012 May 26;56(3):515-35. Epub 2011 May 26.

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, Twarda 51/55, Warsaw, 00-818, Poland.

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May 2012

Experimentally tested computer modeling of stress fractures in rats.

J Appl Physiol (1985) 2011 Apr 17;110(4):909-16. Epub 2011 Feb 17.

Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv Univ., Tel Aviv 69978, Israel.

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April 2011

Weather conditions and visits to the medical wing of emergency rooms in a metropolitan area during the warm season in Israel: a predictive model.

Int J Biometeorol 2012 Jan 27;56(1):121-7. Epub 2011 Jan 27.

Unit of Biostatistics, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology & Health Policy Research, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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January 2012

Development and recovery of laser-induced retinal lesion in rats.

Retina 2010 Apr;30(4):662-70

Goldschleger Eye Research Institute, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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April 2010

Incidence of anemia and iron deficiency in strenuously trained adolescents: results of a longitudinal follow-up study.

J Adolesc Health 2009 Sep 30;45(3):286-91. Epub 2009 May 30.

Institute of Hematology, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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September 2009

Differences in physical fitness of male and female recruits in gender-integrated army basic training.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2008 Nov;40(11 Suppl):S654-9

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel.

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November 2008

[Sick building syndrome].

Authors:
Yoram Epstein

Harefuah 2008 Jul;147(7):607-8, 662

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July 2008

Hand immersion in cold water alleviating physiological strain and increasing tolerance to uncompensable heat stress.

Eur J Appl Physiol 2008 Sep 14;104(2):303-9. Epub 2008 May 14.

Institute of Military Physiology, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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September 2008

Functional efficacy of glatiramer acetate treatment for laser-induced retinal damage in rats.

Lasers Surg Med 2008 Mar;40(3):196-201

Goldschleger Eye Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University, Sheba Medical Center, 52621 Tel HaShomer, Israel.

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March 2008

The heat tolerance test: an efficient screening tool for evaluating susceptibility to heat.

J Sport Rehabil 2007 Aug;16(3):215-21

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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August 2007

The effects of nutritional-physical activity school-based intervention on fatness and fitness in preschool children.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2007 Jun;20(6):711-8

Child Health and Sports Center, Pediatric Department, Meir General Hospital, Kfar-Saba.

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June 2007

Exercise-associated hyponatraemia: facts and myths.

Br J Sports Med 2007 Feb;41(2):111; author reply 111-3

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February 2007

Evaluation of the environmental stress index (ESI) for hot/dry and hot/wet climates.

Ind Health 2006 Jul;44(3):399-403

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel.

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July 2006

Thermal comfort and the heat stress indices.

Ind Health 2006 Jul;44(3):388-98

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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July 2006

Functional deficits resulting from laser-induced damage in the rat retina.

Lasers Surg Med 2006 Aug;38(7):689-94

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 76100 Rehovot, Israel.

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August 2006

Clinical review: Treatment of heat stroke: should dantrolene be considered?

Crit Care 2005 Feb 11;9(1):86-91. Epub 2004 Aug 11.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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February 2005

Fatal exertional heat stroke: a case series.

Am J Med Sci 2004 Aug;328(2):84-7

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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August 2004

Heat stroke : a review of cooling methods.

Sports Med 2004 ;34(8):501-11

Sheba Medical Center, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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October 2004

Heat strain attenuation while wearing NBC clothing: dry-ice vest compared to water spray.

Aviat Space Environ Med 2004 May;75(5):391-6

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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May 2004

Liver transplantation in exertional heat stroke: a medical dilemma.

Intensive Care Med 2004 Jul 23;30(7):1474-8. Epub 2004 Apr 23.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, 52621 Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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July 2004

The "golden hour" for heatstroke treatment.

Mil Med 2004 Mar;169(3):184-6

Institute of Military Physiology, Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel.

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March 2004

Evaluation of CO2 accumulation in respiratory protective devices.

Mil Med 2004 Feb;169(2):121-4

Medical Corps Headquarters, Israel Defense Forces, Army POB 02149, Israel.

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February 2004

Cooling heat stroke patients by available field measures.

Intensive Care Med 2004 Feb 29;30(2):338. Epub 2003 Nov 29.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

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February 2004

Biocompatibility of the Ex-PRESS miniature glaucoma drainage implant.

J Glaucoma 2003 Jun;12(3):275-80

Laboratory of Experimental Pathology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.

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June 2003

Plasma antioxidant status and cell injury after severe physical exercise.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003 Apr 17;100(9):5119-23. Epub 2003 Apr 17.

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel.

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April 2003

Hypothermia and local cold injuries in combat and non-combat situations--the Israeli experience.

Aviat Space Environ Med 2003 Mar;74(3):281-4

Institute of Military Physiology, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel.

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March 2003