Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences Faculty.

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Submissions from 2018

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Effects of High-protein Diet Containing Isolated Whey Protein in Rats Submitted to Resistance Training of Aquatic Jumps, Eudes Thiago Pereira Avila Ms., Thiago da Rosa Lima Ms., Ramires Alsamir Tibana Ph.D., Paula Caroline de Almeida Ms., Géssica Alves Fraga Ms., Mariana de Souza Sena Ms., Luiz Felipe Petusk Corona Ms., James Wilfred Navalta Ph.D., Sajjad Rezaei Ms., Morteza Ghayomzadeh Ms., Amílcar Sabino Damazo, Jonato Prestes Ph.D., and Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli Ph.D.

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Relationships Between Countermovement Jump Ground Reaction Forces and Jump Height, Reactive Strength Index, and Jump Time., Leland A. Barker, John R. Harry, and John A. Mercer

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Acceleration Profile of an Acrobatic Act During Training and Shows Using Wearable Technology, Leland Barker, Bryan Burnstein, and John Mercer

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Apolipoprotein-Defined Lipoprotein Subclasses, Serum Apolipoproteins, and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in T1D, Arpita Basu, Alicia J. Jenkins, Julie A. Stoner, Ying Zhang, and Richrd L. Klein

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Onward and Upward: Optimizing Motor Performance, Lee-Kuen Chua, Gabriele Wulf, and Rebecca Lewthwaite

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Differential Processing of Nociceptive Input within Upper Limb Muscles, Nathanial R. Eckert, Brach Poston, and Zachary A. Riley

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Knee Joint Kinematics and Kinetics During Walking and Running After Surgical Achilles Tendon Repair, Daniel Jandacka, Jan Plesek, Jiri Skypala, Jaroslav Uchytil, Julia Freedman Silvernail, and Joseph Hamill

Effect of Administration of High-Protein Diet in Rats Submitted to Resistance Training, Thiago D. Lima, Eudes Thiago Pereira Avila, Gessica Alves Fraga, Mariana de Souza Sena, Arlyson Batista de Souza Dias, Paula Caroline de Almeida, Joice Cristina dos Santos Trombeta, Roberto Carlos Vieira Junior, Amiclar Sabino Damazo, James Wilfred Navalta, Jonato Prestes, and Fabricio Azevedo Voltarelli

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Influence of Stride Frequency Manipulation on Muscle Activity during Running with Body Weight Support, Kenji Masumoto, Jared Joerger, and John A. Mercer

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Maximal Aerobic Capacity can be Increased by Enhancing Performers' Expectancies, Jeff Montes, Gabriele Wulf, and James W. Navalta

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Differences in the Coordination of Gait Based on Body Mass Index in Sedentary Young Adults, J. Freedman Silvernail, S. Bradley, and K. Wiegand

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Comparisons of Segment Coordination: An Investigation of Vector Coding, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Richard E. A. van Emmerik, Katherine Boyer, Michael A. Busa, and Jospeh Hamill

Dynamic Varus and the Development of Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Christopher D. Stickley, Melanie M. Presuto, Kara N. Radzak, Christina M. Bourbeau, and Ronald K. Hetzler

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Exertional Rhabdomyolysis after an Extreme Conditioning Competition: A Case Report, Ramires Alsamir Tibana, Nuno Manuel Frade de Sousa, Gabriel Veloso Cunha, Jonato Prestes, James W. Navalta, and Fabricio Azevedo Voltarelli

Submissions from 2017

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External focus of attention and autonomy support have additive benefits for motor performance in children, R Abdollahipour, M Palomo Nieto, R Psotta, and G Wulf

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Enhancing performance expectancies through visual illusions facilitates motor learning in children, M Bahmani, G Wulf, F Ghadiri, S Karimi, and R Lewthwaite

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Aerial Rotation Effects on Vertical Jump Performance Among Highly Skilled Collegiate Soccer Players, Leland A. Barker, John R. Harry, Janet S. Dufek, and John A. Mercer

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Effects of Resistance Training Volume on MMPs in Circulation, Muscle and Adipose Tissue, Neto I.V. De Sousa, R A. Tibana, D Da Cunha Nascimento, D C.L. Vieira, J L.Q. Durigan, G B. Pereira, J W. Navalta, R De Cassia Marqueti, and J Prestes

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Noninvasive Assessment of Skeletal Muscle Myosin Heavy Chain Expression in Trained and Untrained Men, A C. Fry, T J. Housh, J B. Cramer, J P. Weir, T W. Beck, B K. Schilling, J D. Miller, and J X. Nicoll

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Neuromuscular rate of force development deficit in Parkinson disease, K G. Hammond, R F. Pfeiffer, M S. LeDoux, and B K. Schilling

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Vertical and Horizontal Impact Force Comparison during Jump Landings with and Without Rotation in NCAA Division i Male Soccer Players, J R. Harry, L A. Barker, J A. Mercer, and J S. Dufek

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Comparison of pre-contact joint kinematics and vertical impulse between vertical jump landings and step-off landings from equal heights, J R. Harry, Silvernail J. Freedman, J A. Mercer, and J S. Dufek

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Autonomy facilitates repeated maximum force productions, T Iwatsuki, R Abdollahipour, R Psotta, R Lewthwaite, and G Wulf

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Prediction of calcaneal bone competence from biomechanical accommodation variables measured during weighted walking, C R. James, L T. Atkins, H S. Yang, J S. Dufek, and B T. Bates

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Do athletes alter their running mechanics after an Achilles tendon rupture?, D Jandacka, J F. Silvernail, J Uchytil, D Zahradnik, R Farana, and J Hamill

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Vitamin D Status and Bone Mineral Density in Female Collegiate Dancers and Cheerleaders, Tara Sue Kenny, Damon McCune, Laura J. Kruskall, James Navalta, and John C. Young

Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Laura J. Kruskall

Weight Management, Laura J. Kruskall

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Understanding the scope of practice among registered dietitian nutritionists and exercise professionals, L J. Kruskall, M M. Manore, J M. Eickhoff Shemek, and J K. Ehrman

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Autonomy support enhances performance expectancies, positive affect, and motor learning, A Lemos, G Wulf, R Lewthwaite, and S Chiviacowsky

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Optimizing motivation and attention for motor performance and learning, R Lewthwaite and G Wulf

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Muscle activity during backward and forward running with body weight support, K Masumoto, M T. Soucy, J P. Bailey, and J A. Mercer

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Digoxin Induces Cardiac Hypertrophy Without Negative Effects on Cardiac Function and Physical Performance in Trained Normotensive Rats, C H. Neves, R A. Tibana, J Prestes, F A. Voltarelli, A F. Aguiar, G A. Ferreira Mota, S L.B. De Sousa, A S. Leopoldo, A P.L. Leopoldo, A Mueller, D H. Aguiar, J W. Navalta, and M M. Sugizaki

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Load accommodation strategies and movement variability in single-leg landing, A D. Nordin and J S. Dufek

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Lower extremity variability changes with drop-landing height manipulations, A D. Nordin and J S. Dufek

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Three-dimensional impact kinetics with foot-strike manipulations during running, A D. Nordin, J S. Dufek, and J A. Mercer

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Soreness-related changes in three-dimensional running biomechanics following eccentric knee extensor exercise, M R. Paquette, S A. Peel, B K. Schilling, D A. Melcher, and R J. Bloomer

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A first look into the influence of triathlon wetsuit on resting blood pressure and heart rate variability, A. Prado, Janet S. Dufek, James W. Navalta, Nancy Lough, and John A. Mercer

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Asymmetry Between Lower Limbs During Rested and Fatigued State Running Gait in Healthy Individuals, Kara N. Radzak, Ashley M. Putnam, Kaori Tamura, Ronald K. Hetzler, and Christopher D. Stickley

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Endurance exercise training decreased serum levels of surfactant protein D and improved aerobic fitness of obese women with type-2 diabetes Fred DiMenna, S Rezaei, M M. Shamsi, M Mahdavi, A Jamali, J Prestes, R A. Tibana, J W. Navalta, and F A. Voltarelli

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Gait Retraining from Rearfoot Strike to Forefoot Strike does not change Running Economy, J L. Roper, D Doerfler, L Kravitz, J S. Dufek, and C Mermier

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Biomechanics of pediatric patient falls and the potential for concussion, N A. Ryan Wenger and J S. Dufek

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Strawberries improve pain and inflammation in obese adults with radiographic evidence of knee osteoarthritis, J Schell, R Hal Scofield, J R. Barrett, B T. Kurien, N Betts, T J. Lyons, Y D. Zhao, and A Basu

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Effects of aerobic and resistance training of long duration on pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in rats [Efectos de entrenamientos aeróbico y de resistencia de larga duración acerca de citocinas pro y antiinflamatorias en ratas] [Efeitos do treinamento aeróbico e de resistência na longa duração sobre as citocinas pró e anti-inflamatórias de ratos], C M.S. Silva, R C. Vieira Junior, J C.R. Trombeta, T R. Lima, G A. Fraga, M S. Sena, E T.P. Avila, R A. Tibana, J Prestes, J W. Navalta, and F A. Voltarelli

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β2-adrenergic receptor maladaptations to high power resistance exercise overreaching, A J. Sterczala, A C. Fry, L Z.F. Chiu, B K. Schilling, L W. Weiss, and J X. Nicoll

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The effects of ankle braces and taping on lower extremity running kinematics and energy expenditure in healthy, non-injured adults, K Tamura, K N. Radzak, R E. Vogelpohl, B A. Wisthoff, Y Oba, R K. Hetzler, and C D. Stickley

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Irisin levels are not associated to resistance training-induced alterations in body mass composition in older untrained women with and without obesity, R A. Tibana, D da Cunha Nascimento, N M. Frade de Souza, V C. de Souza, I V. de Sousa Neto, F A. Voltarelli, G B. Pereira, J W. Navalta, and J Prestes

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Exercise as an Effective Transgenerational Strategy to Overcome Metabolic Syndrome in the Future Generation: Are We There?, R A. Tibana, O L. Franco, R W. Pereira, J Navalta, and J Prestes

The Effect of Moderate Consumption of Non-Nutritive Sweeteners on Glucose Tolerance and Body Composition in Rats, Ashley Power Tovar, James Navalta, Laura J. Kruskall, and John C. Young

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Lassoing Skill Through Learner Choice, Gabriele Wulf, Takehiro Iwatsuki, Brittney Machin, Jessica Kellogg, Clint Copeland, and Rebecca Lewthwaite

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Triple play: Additive contributions of enhanced expectancies, autonomy support, and external attentional focus to motor learning, G Wulf, R Lewthwaite, P Cardozo, and S Chiviacowsky

Submissions from 2016

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The Influence of Experimental Design on the Detection of Performance Differences, Barry T Bates, Janet Dufek, C R. James, J R. Harry, and J D. Eggleston

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Age and sex influences on running mechanics and coordination variability, K A. Boyer, Julia Freedman-Silvernail, and J Hamill

Consistency of lower body dimensions using surface landmarks and simple measurement tools, Johnpaul Caia, Lawrence Weiss, Loren Chiu, Brian Schilling, and Max Paquette

Do Lower Body Dimensions and Body Composition Explain Vertical Jump Ability?, Johnpaul Caia, Lawrence Weiss, Loren Chiu, Brian Schilling, Max Paquette, and George Relyea

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Do Lower-Body Dimensions and Body Composition Explain Vertical Jump Ability?, Johnpaul Caia, Lawrence W. Weiss, Loren Z. Chiu, Brian Schilling, Max R. Paquette, and George E. Relyea

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Triathlon wetsuit removal strategy: physiological cost of running with a wetsuit, Mihaela Ciulei, A Prado, J Navalta, and J A. Mercer

Self Reported physical tasks and exercise training in special weapons and tactics (SWAT) teams, Matthew Davis, Richard Easter, Jonathan Carlock, Lawrence Weiss, Elizabeth Longo, Lisa Smith, J Dawes, and Brian Schilling

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Self-Reported Physical Tasks and Exercise Training in Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Teams, Matthew R. Davis, Richard L. Easter, Jonathan M. Carlock, Lawrence W. Weiss, Elizabeth A. Longo, Lisa M. Smith, J Jay Dawes Brian, and Schilling

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Modulation of the cutaneous silent period in the upper-limb with whole-body instability, N R. Eckert, Brach Poston, and Z A. Riley

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Segment coupling and coordination variability analyses of the roundhouse kick in taekwondo relative to the initial stance position, Isaac Estevan, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Daniel Jandacka, and Coral Falco

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Resting Extracellular Signal-Regulated Protein Kinase 1/2 Expression Following a Continuum of Chronic Resistance Exercise Training Paradigms, Andrew J. Galpin, Andrew C. Fry, Justin X. Nicoll, Christopher A. Moore, Brian K. Schilling, and Donald B. Thomason

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Attentional Focus in Classical Ballet: A Survey Of Professional Dancers, C Guss-West and Gabriele Wulf

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Changes in coordination and its variability with an increase in running cadence, Jocelyn F. Hafer, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Howard J. Hillstrom, and Katherine A. Boyer

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Coaching cues in amateur boxing: An analysis of feedback provided between rounds of competition, Israel Halperin, Dale Chapman, David Martin, Chris Abbiss, and Gabriele Wulf

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Choices enhance punching performance of competitive kickboxers, Israel Halperin, Dale Chapman, David Martin, Rebecca Lewthwaite, and Gabriele Wulf

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Moderate altitude acclimation has no effect on respiratory exchange ratio, or percent of CHO and fat utilized during a 1-mile trail run, Tessa L. Koschel, Jacob Manning, Debra Tacad, Jeffery Montes, Elizabeth Tanner, Damon McCune, Ashley Tovar Julie, Taylor, John C. Young, Mark DeBeliso James, and W. Navalta

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Influence of Procedural Factors on the Reliability and Performance of the Timed Up and Go Test in Older Adults, Szu-ping Lee, Janet S. Dufek, Robbin A. Hickman, and Sue E. Schuerman

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In Memoriam: Richard Allen Schmidt (1941 - 2015), T D. Lee, Gabriele Wulf, C J. Winstein, and H N. Zelaznik

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Joint stiffness and running economy during imposed forefoot strike before and after a long run in rearfoot strike runners, D A. Melcher, M R. Paquette, Brian Schilling, and R J. Bloomer

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The effect of extreme cushioning shoes on running economy at different speeds and inclines, Miles Mercer, Tori Stone, John C. Young, and John A. Mercer

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Body composition and gender influence on heart rate measurements for the Hexoskin bio-collection shirt, Jeffrey Montes, John C. Young, and James W. Navalta

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Reply to Letter to the Editor, Cass K. Nakasone and Kara N. Radzak

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Global DNA Methylation is Stable Across Time and Following Acute Exercise, James W. Navalta, Mihaela A. Ciulei, Debra K. Tacad, Ashley P. Tovar, and John C. Young

The epigenomic marker global DNA methylation is related to measures of body composition and aerobic capacity in females but not in males, James W. Navalta, Michael Jarrett, Mihaela Ciulei, Fabricio A. Voltarelli, Richard D. Tandy, and John C. Young

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Neuromechanical synergies in single-leg landing reveal changes in movement control, A D. Nordin and Janet Dufek

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Single-leg landing neuromechanical data following load and land height manipulations, Andrew D. Nordin and Janet S. Dufek

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Classifying performer strategies in drop landing activities, Andrew D. Nordin, Janet S. Dufek, C Roger James, and Barry T. Bates

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Enhanced expectancies facilitate golf putting, Kimberly Palmer, S Chiviacowsky, and Gabriele Wulf

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Rate of Transfusions Following Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients Receiving Lovenox or High Dose Aspirin, Kara N. Radzak, Jennifer Wages, Kimberly E. Hall, and Cass Nakasone

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The Effects of Gait Retraining on Oxygen Consumption and Carbohydrate Metabolism, Jenevieve L. Roper, Elizabeth M. Harding, Deborah Doerfler, James G. Dexter, Len Kravitz, Janet S. Dufek, and Christine M. Mermier

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The effects of gait retraining in runners with patellofemoral pain: A randomized trial, J L. Roper, E M. Harding, D Doerfler, J G. Dexter, L Kravitz, Janet Dufek, and C M. Mermier

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Physiological Responses and Hedonics during Prolonged Physically Interactive Videogame Play, Antonio S Santo, J E. Barkley, P S. Hafen, and J Navalta

Does wearing a triathlon wetsuit influence resting blood pressure for females?, M Soucy, M Ciulei, and John Mercer

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An Evaluation of Select Physical Activity Exercise Classes (PEX) on Bone Mineral Density, Tori M. Stone, John C. Young, James W. Navalta, and Jonathan E. Wingo

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Plant-based nutraceutical increases plasma catalase activity in healthy participants: A small double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, proof of concept trial, Karen Sweazea, Carol S. Johnson, Jessica R. Knurick, and Courtney D. Bliss

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Post Exercise Hypotension Response in Non-Hypertensive Adults Following a Self-Paced Trail Run, Debra K. Tacad, Jacob W. Manning, Jeffrey Montes, Elizabeth Tanner, Damon McCune, Tessa Koschel, Ashley Tovar Julie, Taylor, James W. Navalta, Mark DeBeliso John, and C. Young

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Validation of Hexoskin Biometric Shirt to Cosmed k4b2 Metabolic Unit in Adults During Trail Running, Elizabeth Tanner, Jacob W. Manning, Julie Taylor, Jeffrey Montes, Damon McCune, Tessa Koschel, Debra K. Tacad Ashley, Tovar, John C. Young, Mark DeBeliso James, and W. Navalta

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Endothelial nitric oxide synthase Glu298Asp gene polymorphism influences body composition and biochemical parameters but not the nitric oxide response to eccentric resistance exercise in elderly obese women, T G. Teixeira, R A. Tibana, D D.C. Nascimento, N MF de Sousa, V C. de Souza, D CL Vieira, O DT Nóbrega, J A. de Almeida, James Navalta, and J Prestes

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Changes in Sprint Kinetics and Kinematics Following Static or Dynamic Stretching, Kristyne Wiegand, Julia Silvernail, and Janet S. Dufek

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An external focus of attention is a condition sine qua non for athletes: A response to Carson and Collins, Gabriele Wulf

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Why did Tiger Woods shoot 82? A commentary on Toner and Moran (2015), Gabriele Wulf

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Optimizing performance through intrinsic motivation and attention for learning: The OPTIMAL theory of motor learning, G Wulf and R Lewthwaite

Submissions from 2015

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Performance of a Gymnastics Skill Benefits from an External Focus of Attention, Reza Abdollahipour, Gabriele Wulf, Rudolf Psotta, and Miriam Palomo

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Visual Illusions can Facilitate Sport Skill Learning, Guillaume Chauvel, Gabriele Wulf, and Francois Maquestiaux

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Review of Foot Plantar Pressure—Focus on the Development of Foot Ulcerations, Jessica DeBerardinis, Mohamed B. Trabia, and Janet S. Dufek

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Comparison of Lower Limb Segments Kinematics in a Taekwondo Kick. An Approach to the Proximal to Distal Motion., Isaac Estevan, Coral Falco, Julia Silvernail, and Daniel Jandacka

The Influence of a Padded Hand Wrap on Punching Force in Elite and Untrained Punchers, Andrew J. Galpin, Colleen N. Gulick, Kathy Jacobo, Brian Schilling, Scott K. Lynn, Ryan T. McManus, Pablo B. Costa, and Lee E. Brown

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Changes in Coordination and its Variability with an Increase in Running Cadence., J F. Hafer, J Freedman Silvernail, H J. Hillstrom, and K A. Boyer

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Effects of Footwear Condition on Maximal Jumping Performance, John R. Harry, Max R. Paquette, Johnpaul Caia, Robert J. Townsend, Lawrence W. Weiss, and Brian Schilling