• Acute Stress and Anxiety in Medical Residents on the Emergency Department Duty 

      González-Cabrera, Joaquín (1); Fernández-Prada, María; Iribar, Concepcion; Molina-Ruano, Rogelio; Salinero-Bachiller, María; Peinado, José M. (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13/03/2018)
      The objectives of this longitudinal study were to compare salivary cortisol release patterns in medical residents and their self-perceived anxiety levels between a regular working day and a day when on call in the emergency ...
    • Challenging the Top Player: A Preliminary Study on Testosterone Response to An Official Chess Tournament 

      Mendoza, Guillermo; Jiménez, Manuel (1); García-Romero, Jeronimo C.; García-Bastida, Jorge (1); Rivilla, Iván (1); Carrillo de Albornoz-Gil, Margarita; Barón-López, Francisco Javier; Benítez-Porres, Javier; Alvero-Cruz, José Ramón (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 02/2020)
      According to the Challenge Hypothesis, high levels of testosterone (T) are associated with status-seeking behaviors, especially in competitive situations. However, there have not been many studies about rivals’ social ...
    • Competition seriousness and competition level modulate testosterone and cortisol responses in soccer players 

      Jiménez, Manuel (1); Alvero-Cruz, José Ramón; Solla, Juan; García-Bastida, Jorge (1); García-Coll, Virginia (1); Rivilla, Iván (1); Ruiz, Enrique (1); García-Romero, Jeronimo C.; Carnero, Elvis A. (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 01/2020)
      This study aimed to analyze the modulating effect of competition seriousness and competition level in the testosterone and cortisol responses in professional soccer player. Ninety five (95) soccer players were included in ...
    • Differences in Psychoneuroendocrine Stress Responses of High-Level Swimmers Depending on Autocratic and Democratic Coaching Style 

      Jiménez, Manuel (1); Fernández-Navas, Manuel; Alvero-Cruz, José Ramón; García-Romero, Jeronimo C.; Rivilla, Iván (1); Clemente-Suárez, Vicente Javier (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 02/12/2019)
      The aim of the present study was to analyse differences in the psychoneuroendocrine stress responses of high-level, young swimmers depending on whether an autocratic and democratic coaching style was applied. Modifications ...
    • Psychophysiological response to men doubles competition in elite badminton players 

      Jimenez, Manuel (1); Torres, Gema; Garcia-Romero, Jeronimo; Alvero-Cruz, José Ramón (Procedings book of the 14TH ITTF sports science congress and 5TH world racket sports congress, 2017)
      The biosocial model is the most important hypotheses to interpret the relationship between testosterone and social competition and social status seeking. According with this model, victor men increase T levels and defeated ...
    • Relationship between cyberbullying roles, cortisol secretion and psychological stress 

      González-Cabrera, Joaquín (1); Calvete, Esther; León-Mejía, Ana (1); Pérez-Sancho, Carlota; Peinado, José M. (Computers in Human Behavior, 05/2017)
      Although cyberbullying is associated with different psychological problems, the role of biological markers of stress in cyberbullying has been relatively neglected. The aims of this study were: 1) to analyze the profile ...
    • Testosterone, cortisol and anxiety in elite field hockey players 

      Aguilar, Raúl; Jiménez, Manuel (1); Alvero-Cruz, José Ramón (Physiology and Behavior, 07/2013)
      The aim of the present study was to assess the change in the levels of testosterone and cortisol after victory and defeat in male field hockey players during an important tournament. In the beginning of the game series, ...