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

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Submissions from 2020

Dietary Fiber and Blueberry Intervention Lowers Gestational Weight Gain and C-Reactive Protein in Women at High Risk for Gestational Diabetes, Arpita Basu, James Alexander, Jeffrey Ebersole, and Petar Planinic

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In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of Flavonoids on Peripheral Neuropathic Pain, Paramita Basu and Arpita Basu

Joint Coordination when Running in Minimalist, Neutral; and Ultra-cushioning shoes, Brianne Borgia, Julia Freedman Silvernail, and James Becker

Choose Your Words Wisely: Optimizing Impacts on Standardized Performance Testing, Lee-Kuen Chua, Gabriele Wulf, and Rebecca Lewthwaite

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Effects of Acute Dietary Polyphenols and Post-Meal Physical Activity on Postprandial Metabolism in Adults with Features of the Metabolic Syndrome, Dustin W. Davis, James W. Navalta, Graham R. McGinnis, Reimund Serafica, Kenneth Izuora, and Arpita Basu

Examining the Specificity of Postural Control Deficits in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Using a Cross-Syndrome Approach, Daniel E. Lidstone, Faria Z. Miah, Brach Poston, Julie F. Beasley, and Janet S. Dufek

Manual Dexterity in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Cross-Syndrome Approach, Daniel E. Lidstone, Faria Z. Miah, Brach Poston, Julie F. Beasley, and Janet S. Dufek

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Validity and Reliability of Three Commercially Available Smart Sports Bras during Treadmill Walking and Running, James W. Navalta, Gabriela Guzman Ramirez, Crystal Maxwell, Kara N. Radzak, and Graham R. McGinnis

Submissions from 2019

Is Core Temperature Influenced by Triathlon Wetsuit Models When Swimming in Warm Water?, Melissa J. Aure, Gabriela Guzman, Boram Lim, Cordero Roche, and John A. Mercer

The Influence Of Concussion History On Landing Biomechanics In Adolescent Athletes: A Pilot Investigation, Jason M. Avedesian and Janet S. Dufek

Role of Berry Bioactive Compounds on Lipids and Lipoproteins in Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome, Arpita Basu

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Dietary Fiber Intake and Glycemic Control: Coronary Artery Calcification in Type 1 Diabetes (CACTI) Study, Arpita Basu, Amy C. Alman, and Janet K. Snell-Bergeon

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Serum Apolipoproteins and Apolipopprotein-Defined Lipoprotein Subclasses: A Hypothesis-Generation Prospective Study of Cardiovascular Events in Type 1 Diabetes, Arpita Basu PhD, Ionut Bebu PhD, Alicia J. Jenkins MD, Julie A. Stoner PhD, Ying Zhang MD; PhD, Richard L. Klein PhD, Maria F. Lopes-Virella MD; PhD, W. Timothy Garvey MD, Matthew J. Budoff MD, Peter Alaupovic PhD, and Timothy J. Lyons MD

Adult Skeletal Muscle Deletion of Mitofusin 1 and 2 Impedes Exercise Performance and Training Capacity., Margaret B. Bell, Zachary Bush, Graham R. McGinnis, and Glenn C. Rowe

Weight Loss Decreases Dyspnea on Exertion and Unpleasantness in Obese Adults, Vipa Bernhardt, Dharini M. Bhammar, Rubria Marines-Price, and Tony G. Babb

Weight Loss Reduces Dyspnea on Exertion and Unpleasantness of Dysopnea in Obese Men, Vipa Bernhardt, Dharini M. Bhammar, Rubria Marines-Price, and Tony G. Babb

Quantification of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Children with Obesity, Dharini M. Bhammar, Beverly Adams-Huet, and Tony G. Babb

Lower Extremity Stiffness when Running in Minimalist Traditional, and Ultra-Cushioning Shoes, Brianne Borgia and James Becker

Impact Of Footwear On Running Mechanics In Older Individuals: A Pilot Study, Brianne Borgia, Kara N. Radzak, and Jula Freedman Silvernail

Similarities in Joint Stiffness Across Footwear Conditions in Older and Younger Runners, Brianne Borgia, Kara N. Radzak, and Julia Freedman Silvernail

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Practice Variability Promotes an External Focus of Attention and Enhances Motor Skill Learning, Lee-Kuen Chua, Maria Katrina Dimapilis, Takehiro Iwatsuki, Reza Abdollahipour, Rebecca Lewthwaite, and Gabriele Wulf

Comparison of Maximal Forces Produced During Different Chokehold Techniques, Andrew Craig-Jones, Damon McCune, Duncan French, Kyle Larimer, David Chuang, and John Mercer

A Viscoelastic Ellipsoidal Model of the Mechanics of Plantar Tissues, Jessica DeBerardinis, Janet S. Dufek, and Mohamed B. Trabia

Carbohydrate Loading Practice in Bodybuilders: Effects on Muscle Thickness, Photo Silhouette Scores, Mood States and Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Wilson M.A.M. de Morales, Fernando N. de Almeida, Leonardo E.A. dos Santos, Kathleen D.G. Cavalcante, Heitor O. Santos, James W. Navalta, and Jonato Prestes

Maximal Hand Grip Force Production Requires OPTIMAL Conditions, Nicholas Drake, Arizala Keiko, Arthur Hockwald, Noah Morris, and Gabriele Wulf

Computer Interactions During Walking Workstation Use Moderately Affects Spatial-Temporal Gait Characteristics, Jeffrey D. Eggleston, Emily A. Chavez, John R. Harry, and Janet S. Dufek

Effect of 8 Weeks of Hospital-Based Resistance Training Program on TCD4+ Cell Count and Anthropometric Characteristic of Patients With HIV in Tehran, Iran: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Morteza Ghayomzadeh, Seyed A. Alinaghi, Mahdieh M. Shamsi, Sajjad Rezaei, Conrad Earnest, Sima Akbarnejad, Leila Taj, Minoo Mohraz, and James W. Navalta

Effects of Aerobic Dance Training on Psychological Well-Being and Immune Function of Women Living With HIV, Morteza Ghayomzadeh, Conrad P. Earnest, Seyed Alinaghi Seyed Ahmad, Paul Wesson, Leila Taj, Sajjad Rezaei, James Navalta, Minoo Mohraz, Reza Gharakhanlou, and Fabricio Azevedo Voltarelli

Effects of Aerobic Dance Training on Psychological Well-Being and Immune Function of Women Living With HIV, Morteza Ghayomzadeh, Conrad P. Earnest, Seyed Ahmad Seyed Alinaghi, Paul Wesson, Leila Taj, Sajjad Rezaei, James Wilfred Navalta, Minoo Mohraz, Reza Gharakhanlou, and Fabricio Azevedo Voltarelli

Effect of a Short-term Lifestyle Modification Program on Quality of Life, Anthropometric Characteristics and CD4+T Cell Count of HIV Infected Patients in Tehran/Iran: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Morteza Ghayomzadeh, Maede Sadat Etesami, Conrad P. Earnest, Sajjad Rezaei, James W. Navalta, Leila Taj, Seyed Ahmad Seyed Alinaghi, Minoo Mohraz, Reza Gharakhanlou, and Fabricio Azavedo Voltarelli

Effect of 8 Weeks of Hospital-Based Resistance Training Program on TCD4+ Cell Count and Anthropometric Characteristic of Patients With HIV in Tehran, Iran: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Morteza Ghayomzadeh, Seyed Ahmad Seyed-Alinaghi, Mahdieh M. Shamsi, Sajjad Rezaei, Conrad Earnest, Sima Akbarnejad, Leila Taj, Minoo Mohraz, James W. Navalta, Peyman Ghamesi, and Fabricio A. Voltarelli

Determining If A Bike-mounted Aerodynamic Sensor Can Detect Changes In Wheel Rolling Resistance During Cycling With Different Tire Pressures Outdoors, Tedd Girouard, Boram Lim, Cesar Nava, Chris Morton, and John Mercer

Validity of the Adidas Smart Bra in Measuring Heart Rate during Exercise Transitions, Gabriela Guzman, Crystal Maxwell, and James W. Navalta

More Bang for the Buck: Autonomy Support Increases Muscular Efficiency, Takehiro Iwatsuki, Hui-ting Shih, Reza Abdollahipour, and Gabriele Wulf

Depression and Fitness Level in College Students Attending a Diverse University, Sharon Jalene, Jennifer Pharr, and Brach Poston

Haptoglobin Phenotype Modulates Lipoprotein-Associated Risk for Preeclampsia in Women With Type 1 Diabetes, Clare B. Kelly, Jeremy Y. Yu, Alicia J. Jenkins, Alison J. Nankervis, Kristian F. Hanssen, Satish K. Garg, James A. Scardo, Arpita Basu, Samar M. Hammad, Christopher E. Aston, and Timothy J. Lyons

Hip Mechanics during Gait in Sedentary Adults, Devin K. Kelly, Kristyne Wiegand, Janet S. Dufek, and Julia Freedman Silvernail

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Electronic Measurement of Plantar Contact Area During Walking Using an Adaptive Thresholding Method for Medilogic Pressure-Measuring Insoles, Daniel E. Lidstone, Jessica DeBerardinis, Janet S. Dufek, and Mohamed B. Trabia

Metabolic Costs During Backward Running with Body Weight Support, Kenji Masumoto, Kendell Galor, Andrew Craig-Jones, and John Mercer

Stride Frequency Manipulation: Physiological And Perceptual Responses During Backward Running With Body Weight Support, Kneji Masumoto, Daniel Denton, Andrew Craig-Jones, and John Mercer

Evaluation Of Shoulder Muscle Activity Patterns While Swimming In Triathlon Wetsuits, John Mercer, Boram Lim, Cordero Roche, and Andy Do

Comparisons of Running Mechanics Between Injured and Non-injured Cross-country Runners, Julien Mihy, Kristyne Weigand, and Julia Freedman Silvernail

Effect of Exercise in a Desert Environment on Physiological and Subjective Measures, James W. Navalta, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Elizabeth A. Tanner, Charli D. Aguilar, and Kara N. Radzak

Validity And Reliability Of Heart Rate Devices Compared Second-by-second Versus Minute-by-minute, James W. Navalta, Gabriela Guzman, Crystal Maxwell, and Jeffrey Montes

Reliability of Trail Walking and Running Tasks Using the Stryd Power Meter, James W. Navalta, Jeffrey Montes, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Charli D. Aguilar, Kara Radzak, Jacob W. Manning, and Mark DeBeliso

Running For Two: A Case Study On Running Throughout Pregnancy, Kara Radzak, Jessica Tom, and Brianne Borgia

Validity In Step Counting Of Wearable Devices During Uphill Trail Running, Robert W. Salatto, James W. Navalta, Jeffrey Montes, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Jacob W. Manning, and Mark DeBeliso

Raspberries Improve Postprandial Glucose and Acute and Chronic Inflammation in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes, Jace Schell, Nancy M. Betts, Tim J. Lyons, and Arpita Basu

Joint Stiffness During Walking in Sedentary Young Adults, J Freedman Silvernail, B. Borgia, and K. Wiegand

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International Society of Sports Nutrition Position Stand: Nutritional Considerations for Single-Stage Ultra-Marathon Training and Racing, Nicholas B. Tiller; Justin D. Roberts; Liam Beasley; Shaun Chapman; Jorge M. Pinto; Lee Smith; Melanie Wiffin; Mark Russel; S. Andy Sparks; Lauren Duckworth; John O'Hara; Louise Sutton; Jose Antonio; Darryn S. Willoughby; Michael D. Tarpey; Abbie E. Smith-Ryan; Michael J. Ormsbee; Todd A. Astorino; Richard B. Kreider; Graham R. McGinnis; Jeffrey R, Stout; JohnEric W. Smith; Shawn M. Arent; Bill I. Campbell; and Laurent Bannock

Stomach Cancer - Physical and Functional Tests, Roberto Carlos Vieira Jr., Geovane Tolazzi, Haracelli Christina Barbosa Alvez Leite da Costa, Aiton Silva Machado, Felipe dos Santos Boa Sorte, Andrea Claudia Alves, James W. Navalta, and Fabricio A. Voltarelli

High-Protein Diet in Combination with Resistance Training Improves Performance without Changing Blood Parameters in Rats, Fabricio A. Voltarelli, Paula C. Almeida, Thiago Lima, Eudes Thiago P. Avila, Geovane J. Tolazzi, and James W. Navalta

Running Status and History: A Self-Report Study, Kristyne Wiegand, John A. Mercer, James W. Navalta, Jennifer Pharr, Richard Tandy, and Julia Freedman Silvernail

Submissions from 2018

Comparison between Six Hours of Continuous Walking to Six Hours of Intermittent Walking, Charli D. Aguilar, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Jeffrey Montes, Elizabeth A. Tanner, Andrea Woita, Jessica Knurick, and James W. Navalta

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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.

Effects of Treadmill Running Velocity on Lower Extremity Coordination Variability in Healthy Runners, Joshua P. Bailey, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Janet S. Dufek, James Navalta, and John A. Mercer

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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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Exploring the Use of 3D Scanning to Determine Whole-Body Volume While Wearing a Triathlon Wetsuit, Leland Barker, Diego Medoza, and John A. Mercer

The Influence Of Load On Preferred Countermovement Depth During Jump Squats, Leland Barker and John Mercer

Berries and Lipids in Cardiovascular Health, Aripta Basu, Nancy Betts, Paramita Basu, and Timothy J. Lyons

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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

Strawberries Decrease Circulating Levels of Tumor Necrosis Factor and Lipid Peroxides in Obese Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis, Arpita Basu, Biji T. Kurien, Huyen Tran, Bre'Ana Byrd, Joey Maher, Jace Schell, Emily Masek, James R. Barrett, Timothy J. Lyons, Nancy M. Betts, and R. Hal Scofield

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Dietary Polyphenols and Periodontitis—A Mini-Review of Literature, Arpita Basu, Emily Masek, and Jeffrey L. Ebersole

Dietary Fruits And Arthritis, A Basu, J Schell, and R H. Scofield

Weight Loss Improves Dyspnea on Exertion in Obese Men, V. Bernhardt, Dharini M. Bhammar, R. Marines-Price, and T. G. Babb

Cardiorespiratory Fitness of Otherwise Healthy Obese Women, Vipa Bernhardt, Dharini M. Bhammar, Rubria Marines-Price, and Tony G. Babb

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Differential Tissue Response to Growth Hormone in Mice, Ryan Berry, Graham R. McGinnis, Ronadip R. Banerjee, Martin E. Young, and Stuart J. Frank

Commentary on Viewpoint: V O2peak is an Acceptable Estimate of Cardiorespiratory Fitness but Not V O2max, Dharini M. Bhammar and Tony G. Babb

Effect of Growth and Changes in Body Composition on Cycling Efficiency in Normal Weight and Obese Children, Dharini M. Bhammar, Vipa Bernhardt, Rubria Marines-Price, and Tony G. Babb

Effect of Growth and Changes in Body Composition on Pulmonary Function in Normal Weight and Obese Children, Dharini M. Bhammar, V. Bernhardt, R. Marines-Price, and T. G. Babb

Does False Feedback Alter Performance in an Anaerobic Maximal Test Among Healthy Young Adults?, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Andrew Craig-Jones, Jeffrey Montes, and James W. Navalta

Long Term Functional Metrics Following Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty, Brianne Borgia, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Cass Nakasone, Christopher Stickley, Ronald Hetzler, and Kara Radzak

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

Optimizing Vertical Jump Performance, Lee-Kuen Chua, Gabriele Wulf, and Rebecca Lewthwaite

Do Compression Socks Influence Muscle Activity of the Lower Extremities?, Andrew Craig-Jones

Metabolic And Cardiorespiratory Acute Responses To Fasting Versus Feeding During High-intensity Interval Training, C R. da Silva, P V. Santana, P C. Mendes, B Saraiva, A da Silva Lima, R D. Leite, R A. Tibana, W R.G. Carvalho, J W. Navalta, J Prestes, and G B. Pereira

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

Cycling Efficiency and Energy Cost of Walking in Young and Older Adults, Glenn A. Gaesser, Wesley J. Tucker, Brandon J. Sawyer, Dharini M. Bhammar, and Siddhartha S. Angadi

Autonomy: A Missing Ingredient of a Successful Program?, Isreal Halperin PhD, Gabriele Wulf, Andrew D. Vigotsky BSc, Brad J. Schoenfeld PhD, and David G. Behm

Force- and Velocity-Profile Differences Between Good and Poor Countermovement Vertical Jumpers, John R. Harry, Leland A. Barker, Janet S. Dufek, and Roger C. James

Effects of task difficulty on kinematics and task performance during walking workstation use, John R. Harry, Jeffrey D. Eggleston, Dustin D. Dunnick, Hannah Edwards, and Janet S. Dufek

Bilateral Comparison of Vertical Jump Landings and Step-off Landings From Equal Heights, John R. Harry, Julia Freedman Silvernail, John A. Mercer, and Janet S. Dufek

A Bilateral Comparison of Vertical Jump Landings and Step-off Landings From Equal Heights, John R. Harry, Julia Silvernail, John A. Mercer, and Janet S. Dufek

Autonomy Enhances Running Efficiency, Takehiro Iwatsuki, James W. Navalta, and Gabriele Wulf

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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

Effects of Aging and Parkinson's Disease on Motor Unit Remodeling: Influence of Resistance Exercise Training, Neil A. Kelly, Kelley G. Hammond, C. Scott Bickel, Samuel t. Windham, S. Craig Tuggle, and Marcas M. Bamman

Exercise Professional's Guide to Sports Nutrition and Weight Management, 2nd Edition, Laura J. Kruskall

Altered Joint Kinetic Strategies of Healthy Older Adults and Individuals with Parkinson's Disease to Walk at Faster Speeds, Daniel Kuhman, Kelley G. Hammond, and Christopher P. Hurt

Fitness Wearables, Gary Liguori PhD, FACSM, ACSM-CEP; Dylan J. Kennedy; and James W. Navalta

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

Dyspnea on Exertion Provokes Unpleasantness and Negative Emotions in Women with Obesity, Rubria Marines-Price, Vipa Bernhardt, Dharini M. Bhammar, and Tony G. Babb

Influences Of Direction Of Locomotion And Body Weight Support On Metabolic Costs During Running, Kenji Masumoto, Kendell Galor, Andrew Craig-Jones, and John A. Mercer

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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

Muscle Activity and Physiological Responses During Running in Water and on Dry Land at Submaximal and Maximal Efforts, Kenji Masumoto, Kyle C. Mefferd, Riley Iyo, and John A. Mercer

Relationship Between Muscle Activity And Isometric Force During Submersion In Shallow Water, John Mercer, Bryan Avendano, Andy Do, and Leland Barker

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Running Economy while Running in Extreme Cushioning and Normal Cushioning Running Shoes, Miles A. Mercer, Tori M. Stone, John C. Young, and John Mercer

Reliability and Validation of the Hexoskin Wearable Bio-Collection Device During Walking Conditions, Jeffrey Montes, John C. Young, Richard D. Tandy, and James W. Navalta

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

Adopting an External Focus of Attention Enhances Musical Performance, Adina Mornell and Gabriele Wulf