Dr. (Mrs.) Biggie Baffour-Awuah


Research Areas/Interests

My current research interests focus on the management of chronic disease with isometric handgrip exercise. Special interest for safety, efficacy, prog...~more


    1. Baffour-Awuah, B., Dieberg, G., Pearson, M. J., & Smart, N. A. (2021). The effect of remote ischaemic conditioning on blood pressure response: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Cardiology Hypertension, 8, 100081. https://doi:10.1016/j.ijchy.2021.100081
    2. Baffour-Awuah, B., Dieberg, G., Pearson, M. J., & Smart, N. A. (2020). Blood pressure control in older adults with hypertension: A systematic review with meta-analysis and meta-regression. International Journal of Cardiology Hypertension, 6, 100040. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijchy.2020.100040
    3. Osei, F., Moses, M. O., Pambo, P., Baffour-Awuah, B., Asamoah, B., Afrifa, D., ... & Obour, A. (2020). Changes in cardiovascular parameters of a-university football athletes associated with short duration pre-tournament training. Scientific African, 8, e00285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2020.e00285
    4. Appiah, E.J., Moses, M.O., Alhaji, M., Baffour-Awuah, B., Asamoah, B.D., Akwa, L.G., & Osei, F. (2019). Physiological, anthropometric profiles and motor performance of urban and rural primary school pupils. Archivio per le Scienze Mediche, 178. https://doi.org/10.23736/s0393-3660.18.03829-9
    5. Acheampong, I.K., Moses, M. O. Baffour-Awuah, B., Essaw, E., Mensah, W., Afrifa, D., Owusu, L. (2018). Effectiveness of combined and conventional exercise trainings on the biochemical responses of stroke patients. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation 14(3):473-480. https://dx.doi.org/10.12965%2Fjer.1836200.100
    6. Baffour-Awuah, B., Addai-Mensah, O., Moses, M.O., Mensah, W., Ibekwe, B.C., Essaw, E., Acheampong I.K. (2017). Differences in haematological and biomedical parameters of athletes and non-athletes. Journal of Advance in Medicine and Medical Research 24(12):1-5. https://doi.org/10.9734/JAMMR/2017/38217
    7. Moses, M.O., Osei, F., Appiah, E., Obour, A., Akwa, L.G., Baffour-Awuah, B., Asamoah, B., Sarpong, P.A., Adams, C., D’Onofrio, R. (2017). Examining and comparing the health and performance indices of university undergraduate students according to year of study and gender. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation 13(4):405-412. https://dx.doi.org/10.12965%2F%2Fjer.1735006.503
    8. Akwa, L.G., Moses, M.O., Emikpe, A.O., Baffour-Awuah, B., Asamoah, B., Addai-Mensah, O., Annani-Akollor, M., Osei, F., Appiah E.J. (2017). Lipid profile, cardiorespiratory function and quality of life of postmenopausal women improves with aerobic exercise. Journal of Human Sport & Exercise 12(3):689-709. http://dx.doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2017.123.14
    9. Bonsu, B., Terblanche, E. (2016). The training and detraining effect of high intensity interval training on post exercise hypotension in young overweight/obese women. European Journal of Applied Physiology 116 (1): 77-84. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-015-3224-7
    10. Bonsu, B., Elmarie Terblanche (2013). The effect of high intensity training on the post-exercise hypotension in overweight/obese young women. (Poster Presentation at the 15th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association, 2013)

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