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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Sex and Age Differences in Trail Half Marathon Running, James W. Navalta, Jeffrey Montes, Elizabeth A. Tanner, Nathaniel G. Bodell, 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


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


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


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


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


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

Die OPTIMAL-Theorie motorischen Lernens: Implikationen für die physiotherapeutische Praxis, Gabriele Wulf

Submissions from 2017


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


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


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


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


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

Knee Joint Variability does not Differ between Healthy and Knee Osteoarthritis Participants during Cycling, Jacob K. Gardner, Kristyne Wiegand, and Julia F. Silvernail


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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