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

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Submissions from 2019

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Effect Of Exercise In A Desert Environment ("Brown Exercise") On Emotional And Physiological Measures, James W. Navalta, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Elizabeth A. Tanner, and Charli D. Aguilar

Global DNA Methylation is Stable across Time and Following Acute Exercise, James W. Navalta, Mihaela A. Ciulei, Ramires A. Tibana, Fabrício A. Voltarelli, Jonato Prestes, and John C. Young

Acute Normobaric Hypoxia Exposure and Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption, James W. Navalta, Elizabeth A. Tanner, and Nathaniel G. Bodell

Prediction of 5km Trail Race Performance from a Shorter Distance Trail Run, James W. Nevalta, Kara N. Radzak, Jeffery Montes, Elizabeth A. Tanner, Nathaniel G. Bodell, and Jacob W. Manning

Bilateral Alterations in Running Mechanics and Quadriceps Function Following Unilateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Derek N. Pamukoff PhD; Melissa M. Montgomery PhD, ATC; Kevin H. Choe MS; Tyler J. Moffit MS; Steven A. Garcia MS; and Michael N. Vakula MS

Does a Single Application of Anodal tDCS Improve Knee Extensor Fatigability in People with Multiple Sclerosis?, F. Proessl, Brach Poston, and T. Rudroff

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The “Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology” Journal Club Series: Highlights on Recent Papers in Motor Control and Learning, Deepak K. Ravi, William R. Taylor, Navrag B. Singh, Brach J. Poston, Christoph Mickel, and Marinella Coco

Technical Note: Measuring Muscle Activity During Plyometric Exercise In Shallow Water, Cordero Duvon Roche, Leland A. Barker, and John A. Mercer

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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

Potential Utility of a Loaded Treadmill Protocol for Tactical Athletes., James T. Swearingen, Lawrence W. Weiss, Webb A. Smith, Mark D. Stephenson, and Brian Schilling

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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

High-intensity Interval Exercise Attenuates But Does Not Eliminate Endothelial Dysfunction After A Fast Food Meal, W J. Tucker, B J. Sawyer, C L. Jarrett, D M. Bhammar, J R. Ryder, S S. Angadi, and G A. Gaesser

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Quality of High-protein Diet Bar Plus Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Grain Evaluated Sensorially by Untrained Tasters, Natalie Veggi, Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli, Jeann Marcos Nascimento Pereira, Wanessa Costa Silva, James Wilfred Navalta, Daniela Fernanda Lima de Carvalho Cavenaghi, and Wander Miguel de Barros

Injury Reporting in Collegiate Runners, Kristyne Wiegand and Julia Freedman Silvernail

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

Hepatic Biomarkers in Diabetes as Modulated by Dietary Phytochemicals, Arpita Basu, Paramita Basu, and Timothy J. Lyons

Dietary Soy Phytoestrogens and Biomarkers of Osteoporosis, Paramita Basu, Camelia Maier, and Arpita Basu

Breaks in Sitting Time: Effects on Continuously Monitored Glucose and Blood Pressure., Dharini M. Bhammar, Brandon J. Sawyer, William J. Tucker, and Glenn A. Gaesser

Cerebellar Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation For Motor Function In Parkinson’s Disease: 184 Board\# 5 May 31 9, Lidio Lima de Albuquerque, Katherine Fischer, Song Vo, Merrill Landers, and Brach Poston

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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

A comparative evaluation of gait between children with autism and typically developing matched controls, Janet S. Dufek, Jeffrey D. Eggleston, John R. Harry, and Robbin A. Hickman

Analysis of gait symmetry during over-ground walking in children with autism spectrum disorder, Jeffrey D. Eggleston, John R. Harry, Robbin A. Hickman, and Janet S. Dufek

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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, Laura J. Kruskall

Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Laura J. Kruskall

Weight Management, Laura J. Kruskall

DRAWING THE LINE: Understanding the Scope of Practice Among Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Exercise Professionals, Laura J. Kruskall, Melinda M. Manore, JoAnn M. Eickhoff-Shemek, and Jonathan K. Ehrman

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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

Oral versus Nasal Breathing during Moderate to High Intensity Submaximal Aerobic Exercise, Chase O. LaComb, Richard D. Tandy, Szu-ping Lee, John C. Young, and James W. Navalta

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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

Fitbit Flex Energy Expenditure and Step Count Evaluation, Jeffrey Montes, John C. Young, Richard D. Tandy, and James W. Navalta

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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

Correction to: Computerized Agility Training Improves Change-of-Direction and Balance Performance Independently of Footwear in Young Adults., Max R. Paquette, Brian Schilling, Joshua D. Bravo, Shelby A. Peel, Yuhua Li, and Robert J. Townsend

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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, Jace Schell, R. Hal Scofield, James R. Barrett, Biji T. Kurien, Nancy Betts, Timothy J. Lyons, Yan Daniel Zhao, and Arpita Basu

Cranberries improve postprandial glucose excursions in type 2 diabetes., Jeremy Schell, Nancy M. Betts, Megan Foster, R Hal Scofield, and Arpita Basu