Martina Maggioni


Dr. Martina Anna Maggioni

Center for Space Medicine Berlin
Charité Cross Over Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

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+49 (0)30 450 528 545

Dr. Martina Anna Maggioni, joined the Aerospace Medicine and Extreme Environments Research Group on October 2012 as a guest researcher coming from the Università degli Studi di Milano, where she is Assistant Professor of Physiology at the Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Faculty of Medicine. Her main areas of interest have been Human Body Composition (healthy and disabled people), Exercise Physiology (elite athletes), Aging Physiology (elderly rehabilitation and aging-related diseases) and Cardiovascular Autonomic Control.

Future interest

  • Weightlessness effect on cardiovascular autonomic control and brain function.
  • Diving reflex.

Significant Publications

  •  Merati G, Maggioni MA, Invernizzi PL, Ciapparelli C, Agnello L, Veicsteinas A, Castiglioni P. Autonomic modulations of heart rate variability and performances in short-distance elite swimmers. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015 Apr;115(4):825-35.
  • Pugliese L, Porcelli S, Bonato M, Pavei G, La Torre A, Maggioni MA, Bellistri G, Marzorati M. Effects of Manipulating Volume and Intensity Training in Masters Swimmers. Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2015 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Cè E, Maggioni MA, Boniello S, Veicsteinas A, Merati G. Anthropometric and physiologic profiles of female professional yoga practitioners and energy expenditure during asanas execution. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2015 Jan-Feb;55(1-2):51-7
  • Invernizzi PL, Longo S, Scurati R, Maggioni MA, Michielon G, Bosio A. Interpretation and perception of slow, moderate, and fast swimming paces in distance and sprint swimmers. Percept Mot Skills. 2014 Jun;118(3):833-49.
  • Bonato M, Maggioni MA, Rossi C, Rampichini S, La Torre A, Merati G. Relationship between anthropometric or functional characteristics and maximal serve velocity in professional tennis players. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2014 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Merati G, Agnello L, Rampichini S, Maggioni MA, Scurati R, Veicsteinas A. Cardiovascular adaptation to mudpack therapy in hypertensive subjects treated with different antihypertensive drugs. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014;18(17):2544-50
  • Cè E, Limonta E, Maggioni MA, Rampichini S, Veicsteinas A, Esposito F. Stretching and deep and superficial massage do not influence blood lactate levels after heavy-intensity cycle exercise. J Sports Sci. 2013;31(8):856-66.
  • Vernillo G, Schena F, Berardelli C, Rosa G, Galvani C, Maggioni M, Agnello L, La Torre A. Anthropometric characteristics of top-class Kenyan marathon runners. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2013 Aug;53(4):403-8.
  • Maggioni MA, Cè E, Giordano G, Bertoli S, Battezzati A, Veicsteinas A, Merati G. Effects on body composition of different short-term rehabilitation programs in long-stay hospitalized elderly women. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2012 Dec;24(6):619-26.
  • Maggioni MA, Ferratini M, Pezzano A, Heyman JE, Agnello L, Veicsteinas A, Merati G. Heart adaptations to long-term aerobic training in paraplegic subjects: an echocardiographic study. Spinal Cord. 2012 Jan 24.
  • Maggioni MA, Veicsteinas A, Rampichini S, Cè E, Nemni R, Riboldazzi G, Merati G. Energy cost of spontaneous walking in Parkinson’s disease patients. Neurol Sci. 2012 Aug; 33(4):779-84.
  • Maggioni MA, Cè E, Rampichini S, Ferrario M, Giordano G, Veicsteinas A, Merati G. Electrical stimulation versus kinesitherapy in improving functional fitness in older women: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2010; 50(3): 19-25