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Prof. Ai-Lun Yang

Curriculum Vitae

Ai-Lun Yang, Ph.D.

Office Contact

Institute of Sports Sciences,

University of Taipei

No.101, Sec.2, Jhongcheng Rd.,

Shinlin District, Taipei 11153, Taiwan

Tel: 886-2-28718288 ext. 5815

Fax: 886-2-28751116

E-mail: yangailun@gmail.comalyang@utaipei.edu.tw

Ai-Lun Yang, Ph.D.

 

Education

Ph.D. (2003), Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

MS (1998), Department of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

 

Academic Position

Professor (2012-Present), Institute of Sports Sciences, University of Taipei, Taiwan

Associate professor (2011-2012), Institute of Sports Sciences, University of Taipei, Taiwan

Associate professor and Chair (2009-2011), Graduate Institute of Transition and Leisure Education for Individuals with Disabilities, University of Taipei, Taiwan

Associate professor (2007-2009), Department of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Assistant professor (2003-2007), Department of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

 

Specialty

Exercise Physiology

Cardiovascular Physiology

Cardiopulmonary Function

Physical Therapy

Aging and Rehabilitation

 

Honor

Outstanding Faculty Research Award of Ministry of Education, Taiwan (2014-2017)

Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (2016-2017)

Who’s Who in the World (2011-2013)

Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2011-2013)

Academic Research Award of Cheng-Shing Medical Foundation (2009)

Da-Jew Wu Prize Nominations of National Science Council, Taiwan (2008)

Asia/Pacific Who’s Who (2006)

Biomedical Technology Award of Kolin Technology Inc. (2004)

Academic Research Award of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (2003)

Best Effort Award of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (2003)

Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society (1998-Present)

Elected by the Chapter in the Republic of China

 

Professional Service

Journal Reviewer

Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Clinica Chimica Acta, Chinese Journal of Physiology, Adaptive Medicine, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering (EI), Sports and Exercise Research, Physical Education Journal (TSSCI), Journal of Physical Education in Higher Education

 

Examiner or Committee Member

Professional and Technical Examinations Review Committee (Physical Therapist), The Examination Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Overseas Study Plan Review Committee, National Science Council

Research Project Reviewer, National Science Council

Reviewer of Research Project for Ph.D. Candidate, National Science Council

Reviewer of Undergraduate Student Research Project, National Science Council

Review Committee for Sport Science Research and Development, Sports Affairs Council

Professional and Technical Staff Examination of the Physical Therapy Proposition Moderation Division Chair, Annual Conference on Physical Therapy in Taiwan

Division Chair, Annual Conference on Adaptive Sciences in Taiwan

Research Project Reviewer, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University

Dissertation Committee, Institute of Allied Health Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University

Dissertation Committee, Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Science, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University

Dissertation Committee, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University

Master Thesis Committee, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University

Master Thesis Committee, Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University

Master Thesis Committee, Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University

Master Thesis Committee, Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Science, China Medical University

Professional Competence Review Committee, Department of Physical Therapy, China Medical University

 

Professional Society

Regular Member of the European College of Sports Medicine (ECSS) (2013-Present)

Permanent Member of the Taiwan Physiological Society (Taiwan) ) 2009-Present)

Member of the Physical Therapy Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (2003-Present)

Regular Member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) (2009-2012)

Regular Member of the American Physiological Society (APS) (2005-2012)

 

Publications

Journal Paper (*correspondence)

  1. Liu CH, Yang AL, Sun JR. 2020 Relationship between brace-related health factors and brace health literacy. Sports Exercise Research, 22(2), 181-192. (TSSCI)
  2. Lin YY, Hong Y, Zhou MH, Huang HL, Shyu WC, Chen JS, Ting H, Cheng YJ, Yang AL*, Lee SD. 2020 Exercise training attenuates cardiac inflammation and fibrosis in hypertensive ovariectomized rats. Journal of Applied Physiology, 128(4), 1033-1043. (SCI)
  3. Lin YY, Su CT, Chiang HY, Lin CH, Yang AL*. 2019 Blood pressure, pulmonary function, and exhaustive exercise performance in triathletes. Sports Exercise Research, 21 (3), 283-294. (TSSCI)
  4. Masodsai K, Lin YY, Chaunchaiyakul R, Su CT, Lee SD, Yang AL*. 2019 Twelve-weeks protocatechuic acid administration improves insulininduced and insulin-like growth factor-1-induced vasorelaxation and antioxidant activities in aging spontaneously hypertensive rats. Nutrients, 11(3), E699. (SCI)
  5. Lin YY, Hong Y, Yu SH, Wu XB, Shyu WC, Chen JS, Ting H, Yang AL*, Lee SD. 2019 Antiapoptotic and mitochondrial biogenetic effects of exercise training on ovariectomized hypertensive rat hearts. Journal of Applied Physiology, 126(6), 1661-1672. (SCI)
  6. Lin YY, Chen JS, Wu XB, Shyu WC, Chaunchaiyakul R, Zhao XL, Kuo CH, Cheng YJ, Yang AL*, Lee SD. 2018 Combined effects of 17β-estradiol and exercise training on cardiac apoptosis in ovariectomized rats. Plos One, 13(12), e0208633. (SCI)
  7. Huang CY, Lin YY, Yang AL*, Kuo TW, Kuo CH, Lee SD. 2018 Antirenal fibrotic effect of exercise training in hypertension. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19(2), E613. (SCI)
  8. Su CT, Yang AL, Lin CY. 2017 Comparing two schizophrenia-specific quality of life instruments in institutionalized people with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 258, 274-282. (SCI)
  9. Masodsai K, Lin YY, Lee SD, Yang AL*. 2017 Exercise and endothelial dysfunction in hypertension. Adaptive Medicine, 9(1), 1-14.
  10. Su CT, Yang AL, Lin CY. 2017 The construct of the schizophrenia quality of life scale revision 4 for the population of Taiwan. Occupational Therapy International, 2017, 5328101 (eCollection). (SCI)
  11. Lin YY, Cheng YJ, Hu J, Chu LX, Shyu WC, Kao CL, Lin TB, Kuo CH, Yang AL*, Lee SD. 2016 Coexistence of hypertension and ovariectomy additively increases cardiac apoptosis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(12), 2036. (SCI)
  12. Huang CY, Lin YY, Hsu CC, Cheng SM, Shyu WC, Ting H, Yang AL*, Ho TJ, Lee SD. 2016 Antiapoptotic effect of exercise training on ovariectomized rat hearts. Journal of Applied Physiology , 121(2), 457-465. (SCI)
  13. Cheng TL, Lai CH, Shieh SJ, Jou YB, Yeh JL, Yang AL, Wang YH, Wang CZ, Chen CH, Shi GY, Ho ML, Wu HL. 2016 Myeloid thrombomodulin lectin-like domain inhibits osteoclastogenesis and inflammatory bone loss. Scientific Reports 6: 28340.(SCI)
  14. Huang CY, Lin YY, Hsu CC, Cheng SM, Shyu WC, Ting H, Yang AL*, Ho TJ, Lee SD. 2016. Antiapoptotic effect of exercise training on ovariectomized rat hearts. Journal of Applied Physiology 121(2): 457-465. (SCI)
  15. Masodsai K, Lin YY, Lee SD, Yang AL*. 2017 Exercise and Endothelial Dysfunction in Hypertension. Adaptive Medicine 9(1): 1-14. (Invited review)
  16. Su CT, Yang AL, Lin CY. 2017 Comparing two schizophrenia-specific quality of life instruments in institutionalized people with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research 258: 274-282. (SCI)
  17. Su CT, Yang AL, Lin CY. 2017 The Construct of the Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale Revision 4 for the Population of Taiwan. Occupational Therapy International 2017,5328101. (SCI)
  18. Fu CP, Yeh JH, Su CT, Liu CH, Chang WY, Chen YL, Yang AL, Wang CC. 2017 Using children as standardized patients in OSCE in pediatric occupational therapy. Medical Teacher 39(8): 851-858. (SCI)
  19. Lin YY, Cheng YJ, Hu J, Chu LX, Shyu WC, Kao CL, Lin TB, Kuo CH, Yang AL*, Lee SD.  2016 The Coexistence of hypertension and ovariectomy additively increases cardiac apoptosis. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 17(12): 2036. (SCI)
  20. Cheng TL, Lin YY, Su CT, Hu CC, Yang AL*. 2016 Improvement of acetylcholine-induced vasodilation by acute exercise in ovariectomized hypertensive rats.  Chinese Journal of Physiology 59(3): 165-172. (SCI)
  21. Lin YY, Lee SD, Su CT, Cheng TL, Yang AL*. 2015 Long-term treadmill training ameliorates endothelium -dependent vasorelaxation mediated by insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 in hypertension. Journal of Applied Physiology 119(6): 663-669. (SCI)
  22. Cheng CP, Luh WM, Yang AL, Su CT, Lin CY. 2015 Agreement of Children and Parents Scores on Chinese Version of Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory Version 4.0: Further Psychometric Development. Applied Research Quality Life (SSCI). (SCI)
  23. Mao HY, Kuo LC, Yang AL, Su CT. 2014 Balance in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder-combined type. Research in Developmental Disabilities 35(6): 1252-1258. (SCI)
  24. Chen WK, Yeh YL, Lin YM, Lin JY, Tzang BS, Lin JA, Yang AL, Wu FL, Tsai FJ, Cheng SM, Huang CY, Lee SD. 2014 Cardiac hypertrophy-related pathways in obesity. Chinese Journal of Physiology 57(3): 111-120. (SCI)
  25. Su CT, Ng HS, Yang AL, Lin CY. 2014 Psychometric evaluation of the Short Form 36 Health Survey (SF-36) and the World Health Organization Quality of Life Scale Brief Version (WHOQOL-BREF) for patients with schizophrenia. Psychological Assessment 26(3): 980-989. (SCI)
  26. Su CT, Sung TY, Lin KL, Wang JL, Yang AL*. 2013 Lower exercise capacity in children with asymptomatic atrial septal defect associated with circulatory impairment. Chinese Journal of Physiology 56(2):110-116. (SCI)
  27. Cheng SM, Ho TJ, Yang AL, Chen IJ, Kao CL, Wu FN, Lin JA, Kuo CH, Ou HC, Huang CY, Lee SD. 2013 Exercise training enhances cardiac IGFI-R/PI3K/Akt and Bcl-2 family associated pro-survival pathways in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Cardiology 167(2):478-485. (SCI)
  28. Lin CY, Yang AL, Su CT. 2013 Objective measurement of weekly physical activity and sensory modulation problems in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities 34:3477-3486. (SCI)
  29. Lin CY, Luh WM, Cheng CP, Yang AL, Su CT, Ma HI. 2013 Measurement equivalence across child self-reports and parent-proxy reports in the Chinese version of the pediatric quality of life inventory version 4.0. Child Psychiatry & Human Development 44(5): 583-590. (SCI)
  30. Huang CY, Yang AL, LinYM, Wu FN, Lin JA, Chan YS, Tsai FZ, Tsai CH, Kuo CH, Lee SD. 2012 Anti-apoptotic and pro-survival effects of exercise training on hypertensive hearts. Journal of Applied Physiology 112:883-891. (SCI)
  31. Lin CY, Luh WM, Yang AL, Su CT, Wang JD, Ma HI. 2012 Psychometric properties and gender invariance of the Chinese version of the self-report Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory Version 4.0: Short form is acceptable (Brief Communication). Quality of Life Research 21: 177-182. (SCI)
  32. Yang AL*, Lo CW, Lee JT, Su CT. 2011 Enhancement of vasorelaxation in hypertension following high-intensity exercise. Chin J Physiol. 54(2): 87-95. (SCI)
  33. Yang AL, Yeh CK, Su CT, Lo CW, Lin KL, Lee SD. 2010 Exercise acutely improves insulin- and insulin-like growth factor-1-mediated vasorelaxation in hypertensive rats. Exp Phy. 95(5): 622-629. (SCI)
  34. Liou CM, Yang AL, Kuo CH, Tin H, Huang CY, Lee SD. 2010 Effects of 17beta-estradiol on cardiac apoptosis in ovariectomized rats. Cell Biochemistry and Function 28(6): 521-528. (SCI)
  35. Su CT, Wu MY, Yang AL, Chen-Sea MJ, Hwang IS. 2009 Impairment of stance control in children with sensory modulation disorder. Am J Occup Ther. 64(3): 443-452. (SSCI)
  36. Lee SD, Kuo WW, Ho YJ, Lin AC, Tsai CH, Wang HF, Kuo CH, Yang AL*, Huang CY, Hwang JM. 2008 Cardiac Fas receptor-dependent and mitochondrial dependent apoptosis in ovariectomized rats. Maturitas 61: 268-277.(Co-correspondance) (SCI)
  37. Yang AL, Su CT, Lin KL, Lee SD. 2008 Enhancement of vascular function mediated by insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 following single exercise session. Chin J Physiol. 51(2): 71-77. (SCI)
  38. Wang YL, Yang AL, Wang JL, Yang CH, Hoe ZY, Huang CM, Lin KL. 2008 Cardiopulmonary function and exercise capacity in children with Kawasaki disease. Tw J Phys Med Rehab. 36(4): 209-215. (SCI)
  39. Yang AL, Chao JI, Lee SD. 2007 Altered insulin-mediated and insulin-like growth factor-1-mediated vasorelaxation in aortas of obese Zucker rats. Int J Obes. 31: 72-77. (SCI)
  40. Yang AL, Lee SD, Su CT, Wang JL, Lin KL. 2007 Effects of exercise intervention on patients with stroke with prior coronary artery disease: aerobic capacity, functional ability, and lipid profile: a pilot study. J Rehabil Med. 39: 88-90. (SCI)
  41. Yang AL, Lo MJ, Ting H, Huang CY, Chen JS, Huang CY, Lee SD. 2007 GABA(A) and GABA(B) receptors differentially modulate volume and frequency in ventilatory compensation in obese Zucker rats. J Appl Physiol. 102: 350-357. (SCI)
  42. Lee SD, Tzang BS, Kuo WW, Lin YM, Yang AL, Chen SH, Tsai FJ, Wu FL, Lu MJ, Huang CY. 2007 Cardiac Fas receptor-dependent apoptotic pathway in obese Zucker rats. Obes Res. 15: 2407-2415. (SCI)
  43. Wu MY, Yang AL, Hsu WL, Chang CC, Tsai MH, Su CT. 2007 The Validity and Reliability of the Chinese Version of Evaluation of Sensory Processing, Version 4, for Use in Taiwan. J Tw Occup Ther Assoc. 25: 12-33. (SCI)
  44. Wang CY, Wang JL, Yang AL, Lin KL. 2007 Intensive cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program for patients with severe heart failure and acute stroke: a report of two cases. Tw J Phys Med Rehabil. 35: 33-40. (SCI)
  45. Yang AL, Su CT, Lin KL, Chao JI, You HP, Lee SD. 2006 Exercise training improves insulin-induced and insulin-like growth factor-1-induced vasorelaxation in rat aortas. Life Sci. 79: 2017-2021. (SCI)
  46. Lee SD, Kuo WW, Wu CH, Lin YM, Lin JA, Lu MC, Yang AL, Liu JY, Wang SG, Liu CJ, Chen LM, Huang CY. 2006 Effects of short- and long-term hypobaric hypoxia on Bcl2 family in rat heart. Int J Cardiol. 108: 376-384. (SCI)
  47. Yang AL, Jen CJ, Chen HI. 2003 Effects of high cholesterol diet and parallel exercise training on the vascular function of rabbit aortas: a time course study. J Appl Physiol. 95: 1194-1200. (SCI)
  48. Yang AL, Chen HI. 2003 Chronic exercise reduces adhesion molecules/iNOS expression and partially reverses vascular responsiveness in hypercholesterolemic rabbit aortae. Atherosclerosis. 169: 11-17. (SCI)
  49. Yang AL, Tsai SJ, Jiang MJ, Jen CJ, Chen HI. 2002 Chronic exercise increases both inducible and endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene expression in endothelial cells of rat aorta. J Biomed Sci. 9: 149-155. (SCI)

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