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

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Submissions from 2021

Effects of Obesity on the Oxygen Cost of Breathing in Children, Dharini M. Bhammar and Tony G. Babb

Quantification and Verification of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adults with Prehypertension, Dharini M. Bhammar and Lung-Chang Chien

Blood Flow Restriction Training Blunts Chronic Kidney Disease Progression in Humans, Huga L. Corrêa, Rodrigo V.P. Neves, Lysleine A. Deus, Michel K. Souza, Anderson S. Haro, Fernando Costa, Victor L. Silva, Claudio A.R. Santos, Milton R. Moraes, Herbert G. Simões, James W. Navalta, Jonato Prestes, and Thiago S. Rosa

Material Properties and Application of Biomechanical Principles Provide Significant Motion Control Performance in Experimental Ankle Foot Orthosis-Footwear Combination, Christopher F. Hovorka, Géza F. Kogler, Young Hui Chang, and Robert Gregor

Mind Over Body: Creating an External Focus for Sport Skills, Harjiv Singh and Gabriele Wulf

Inhaled Albuterol Increases Estimated Ventilatory Capacity in Nonasthmatic Children Without and With Obesity, Daniel P. Wilhite, Dharini M. Bhammar, Bryce N. Balmain, Tanya Martinez-Fernandez, and Tony G. Babb

Submissions from 2020

Optimizing Bowling Performance, Reza Abdollahipour, Ludvík Valtr, and Gabriele Wulf

Optimising Golf Putting, Jongseong An, Lee Kuen Chua, and Gabriele Wulf

Choice of Practice-Task Order Enhances Golf Skill Learning, Jongseong An, Rebecca Lewthwaite, Seungmin Lee, and Gabriele Wulf

The Influence of Sport-Related Concussion on Lower Extremity Injury Risk: A Review of Current Return-to-Play Practices and Clinical Implications, Jason M. Avedesian, Tracey Covassin, and Janet S. Dufek

External Dead Space Explains Sex-Differences in the Ventilatory Response to Submaximal Exercise in Children With and Without Obesity, Bryce N. Balmain, Daniel P. Wilhite, Dharani M. Bhammar, and Tony G. Babb

Forward Thinking: When a Distal External Focus Makes You Faster, Stephen Banks, John Sproule, Peter Higgins, and Gabriele Wulf

Spices in Meals: A Novel Approach to Cool Down Inflammation, Arpita Basu

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

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Validity and Reliability of Physiological Data in Applied Settings Measured by Wearable Technology: A Rapid Systematic Review, Bryson Carrier, Brenna Barrios, Brayden D. Jolley, and James W. Navalta

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

Could Sestrins 2 be the Secret of Resistance Exercise Benefiting Dialytic Patients?, Hugo L. Corrêa, Rodrigo V.P. Neves, Lysleine A. Deus, Andrea L. Reis, Herbert G. Simões, James W. Navalta, Jonato Prestes, Milton R. Moraes, and Thiago S. Rosa

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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

Combination of Resistance and Aerobic Exercise for Six Months Improves Bone Mass and Physical Function in HIV Infected Individuals: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Morteza Ghayomzadeh, Conrad P. Earnest, Daniel Hackett, Seyed Ahmad SeyedAlinaghi, James Wilfred Navalta, Mohammad Gholami, Negin Hosseini Rouzbahani, Minoo Mohraz, and Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli

Lessons Learned, Robert J. Gregor

Concussion History Is Associated With Increased Lower-Extremity Injury Incidence in Reserve Officers' Training Corps Cadets, Katherine J. Hunzinger, K. N. Radzak, K. M. Costantini, C. B. Swanik, and T. A. Buckley

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Running and Physical Activity in an Air-Polluted Environment: The Biomechanical and Musculoskeletal Protocol for a Prospective Cohort Study 4HAIE (Healthy Aging in Industrial Environment—Program 4), Daniel Jandacka, Jaroslav Uchytil, David Zahradnik, Roman Farana, Dominik Vilimek, Jiri Skypala, Jan Urbaczka, Jan Plesek, Adam Motyka, Denisa Blaschova, Gabriela Beinhauerova, Marketa Rygelova, Pavel Brtva, Klara Balazova, Veronika Horka, Jan Malus, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Gareth Irwin, Miika T. Nieminen, Victor Casula, Vladimir Juras, Milos Golian, Steriani Elavsky, Lenka Knapova, Radim Sram, and Joseph Hamill

Concussion-Prevention Strategies Used in National Collegiate Athletic Association Divisions I and II Women's Soccer, Kori K. Jeffries, Tedd T. Girouard, Richard D. Tandy, and Kara N. Radzak

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New Author Guidelines in Statistical Reporting: Embracing an Era Beyond p < .05, Samantha Johnson, Whitley J. Stone, Jennifer Bunn, Scott Lyons, and James W. Navalta

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

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Show Impairments During Dynamic Versus Static Grip‐force Tracking, Daniel E. Lidstone, Faria Z. Miah, Brach Poston, Julie F. Beasley, Stewart H. Mostofsky, and Janet S. Dufek

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Evaluation of Repetitive Jumping Intensity on the Digi-Jump Machine, T. Scott Lyons, James W. Navalta, Whitley J. Stone, Scott W. Arnett, Mark A. Schafer, and Laura Igaune

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Step Count Reliability and Validity of Five Wearable Technology Devices While Walking and Jogging in both a Free Motion Setting and on a Treadmill, Jeffrey Montes, Richard Tandy, John Young, Szu-Ping Lee, and James W. Navalta

Effects of Resistance Training on Hepcidin Levels and Iron Bioavailability in Older Individuals with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Sting Ray Gouveia Moura, Hugo Luca Corrêa, Rodrigo Vanerson Passos Neves, Cláudio Avelino Rodrigues Santos, Luiz Sinésio Silva Neto, Victor Lopes Silva, Michel Kendy Souza, Lysleine Alves Deus, Andrea Lucena Reis, Herbert Gustavo Simões, Fabiani Lage Rodrigues Beal, Milton Rocha Moraes, James W. Navalta, Jonato Prestes, André Bonadias Gadelha, and Thiago dos Santos Rosa

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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

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Concurrent Heart Rate Validity of Wearable Technology Devices During Trail Running, James W. Navalta, Jeffrey Montes, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Robert W. Salatto, Jacob W. Manning, and Mark DeBeliso

Incorporating Foam Rolling After a Walking Warm-up Does Not Increase Hamstring Flexibility, Kara Radzak, Chloe M. Kipnis, Michelle N. Samuel, Richard D. Tandy, and Kristyne R. Wiegand

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Defining Athletic Training in the Military Setting: A Survey Investigation Into Professional Characteristics, Preparation, and Barriers in Clinical Practice, Kara N. Radzak, Edward J. Sedory, Michael Hooper, and Tricia M. Kasamatsu

Musculoskeletal Injury in Reserve Officers' Training Corps: A Report from the Athletic Trainers' Practice-Based Research Network, Kara N. Radzak, JoEllen M. Sefton, Mark K. Timmons, Rachel Lopp, Christopher D. Stickley, and Kenneth C. Lam

Fatigue Induced Hip Abductor Weakness and Changes in Biomechanical Risk Factors for Running Related Injury, Kara Radzak and Christopher D. Stickley

Maximal Force Production Requires OPTIMAL Conditions, Harjiv Singh, Arthur Hockwald, Nicholas Drake, Jason M. Avedesian, Szu Ping Lee, and Gabriele Wulf

The Distance Effect and Level of Expertise: Is the Optimal External Focus Different for Low-Skilled and High-Skilled Performers?, Harjiv Singh and Gabriele Wulf

The Distance Effect and Level of Expertise: Is the Optimal External Focus Different for Low-Skilled and High-Skilled Performers?, Harjiv Singh and Gabriele Wulf

Neuromuscular Fatigue in Pitchers Across a Collegiate Baseball Season, Brandon L. Stone and Brian K. Schilling

Pitfalls in Expiratory Flow Limitation Assessment at Peak Exercise in Children: Role of Thoracic Gas Compression, Danielle Strozza, Daniel P. Wilhite, Tony G. Babb, and Dharini M. Bhammar

United States University-Based Officer Training and Its Influence on Physical Assessment Test Performance, Jessica C. Tom, Brian K. Schilling, Brach Poston, Catherine L. Turner, and Kara N. Radzak

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High Supervised Resistance Training in Elderly Women: The Role of Supervision Ratio, Denis Cesar Leite Vieira, Dahan da Cunha Nascimento, Vitor Tajra, Tatiane Gomes Teixeira, Darlan Lopes de Farias, Ramires Tibana, Alessandro Oliveira Silva, Thiago Santos Rosa, Milton Rocha Moraes, Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli, James W. Navalta, and Jonato Prestes

The Use of Postural Restoration for Treatment of Chronic Rotator Cuff Pathology: A Case Report, Jacob L. Waldron, Michael A. McKenney, Michelle N. Samuel, Tedd J. Girouard, Catherine L. Turner, and Kara N. Radzak

Bullseye: Effects of Autonomy Support and Enhanced Expectancies on Dart Throwing, Julian Alexander Wehlmann and Gabriele Wulf

Bullseye: Effects of Autonomy Support and Enhanced Expectancies on Dart Throwing, Julian Alexander Wehlmann and Gabriele Wulf

Optimizing Attentional Focus, Gabriele Wulf and Rebecca Lewthwaite

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

Associations of Dietary Patterns with Atherosclerosis in the Coronary Artery Calcification in Type 1 Diabetes (CACTI) Study, Arpita Basu, Amy C. Alman, and Janet K. Snell-Bergeon

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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

The Effect of Cold-Water Immersion on Running Mechanics, Lucas M. Dibenedetto, Kristyne Wiegand, and Julia Freedman Silvernail

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

Ethical Issues Relating to Scientific Discovery in Exercise Science, James Navalta, Whitley J. Stone, and Scott Lyons

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

Relation Between Relative Handgrip Strength, Chronological Age and Physiological Age with Lower Functional Capacity in Older Women, W. Souza Saraiva, J. Prestes, S. Schwerz Funghetto, J. W. Navalta, R. A. Tibana, and Dahan da Cunha Nascimento

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

Time-Course of Changes in Physiological, Psychological, and Performance Markers following a Functional-Fitness Competition., Ramires Alsamir Tibana, Jonato Prestes, Nuno Manuel Frade de Sousa, Carolino de Souza, Otávio de Tolêdo Nobrega, Matheus Baffi, Carlos Ernest S. Ferreira, Gabriel Veloso Cunha, James W. Navalta, Joice Cristina Dos Santos Tromveta, Cláudia R. Cavaglieri, and Fabrício Azevedo Voltarelli

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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

Verbesserung Motorischen Lernens in der Neurorehabilitation: Optimierung von Übungsbedingungen, Gabriele Wulf and Rebecca Lewthwaite