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2019

Differential relationship between physical activity and intake of added sugar and nutrient-dense foods: A cross-sectional analysis

Koehler, K., Boron, J. B., Garvin, T. M., Bice, M. R. & Stevens, J. R., Sep 1 2019, In : Appetite. 140, p. 91-97 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Information technology pathways in education: Interventions with middle school students

Hollman, A. K., Hollman, T. J., Shimerdla, F., Bice, M. R. & Adkins, M., Jul 2019, In : Computers and Education. 135, p. 49-60 12 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2018

Longitudinal Evaluation of Aerobic Fitness and Academic Achievement Among Schoolchildren

Bartee, R. T., Heelan, K. A. & Dority, B. L., Sep 2018, In : Journal of School Health. 88, 9, p. 644-650 7 p.

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4 Scopus citations
2017

Calibration of context-specific survey items to assess youth physical activity behaviour

Saint-Maurice, P. F., Welk, G. J., Bartee, R. T. & Heelan, K., May 3 2017, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 35, 9, p. 866-872 7 p.

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3 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations
2016

Ankle joint angle and lower leg musculotendinous unit responses to cryotherapy

Akehi, K., Long, B. C., Warren, A. J. & Goad, C. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 30, 9, p. 2482-2492 11 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Relationship between Selected Strength and Power Assessments to Peak and Average Velocity of the Drive Block in Offensive Line Play

Jacobson, B. H., Conchola, E. C., Smith, D. B., Akehi, K. & Glass, R. G., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 30, 8, p. 2202-2205 4 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Technology and physical activity motivation

Bice, M. R., Ball, J. W. & McClaran, S., Oct 1 2016, In : International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 14, 4, p. 295-304 10 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2015

Dorsiflexion, plantar-flexion, and neutral ankle positions during passive resistance assessments of the posterior hip and thigh muscles

Palmer, T. B., Akehi, K., Thiele, R. M., Smith, D. B., Warren, A. J. & Thompson, B. J., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Athletic Training. 50, 5, p. 467-474 8 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Healthier school environment leads to decreases in childhood obesity: The Kearney Nebraska story

Heelan, K. A., Bartee, R. T., Nihiser, A. & Sherry, B., Oct 1 2015, In : Childhood Obesity. 11, 5, p. 600-607 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations

Online quizzes promote inconsistent improvements on in-class test performance in introductory anatomy and physiology

Brown, G. A., Bice, M. R., Shaw, B. S. & Shaw, I., Jun 1 2015, In : Advances in Physiology Education. 39, 2, p. 63-66 4 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Reliability of panoramic ultrasound imaging in simultaneously examining muscle size and quality of the hamstring muscles in young, healthy males and females

Palmer, T. B., Akehi, K., Thiele, R. M., Smith, D. B. & Thompson, B. J., Mar 1 2015, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 41, 3, p. 675-684 10 p.

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17 Scopus citations

The identification of fall history using maximal and rapid isometric torque characteristics of the hip extensors in healthy, recreationally active elderly females: A preliminary investigation

Palmer, T. B., Thiele, R. M., Williams, K. B., Adams, B. M., Akehi, K., Smith, D. B. & Thompson, B. J., Jul 24 2015, In : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 27, 4, p. 431-438 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations

The influence of athletic status on maximal and rapid isometric torque characteristics and postural balance performance in Division I female soccer athletes and non-athlete controls

Palmer, T. B., Hawkey, M. J., Thiele, R. M., Conchola, E. C., Adams, B. M., Akehi, K., Smith, D. B. & Thompson, B. J., Jul 1 2015, In : Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 35, 4, p. 314-322 9 p.

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12 Scopus citations
2014

Calibration of self-report tools for physical activity research: The Physical Activity Questionnaire (PAQ)

Saint-Maurice, P. F., Welk, G. J., Beyler, N. K., Bartee, R. T. & Heelan, K. A., May 16 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 1, 461.

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36 Scopus citations

Retrospective Evaluation of Factors That Influence the Implementation of CATCH in Southern Illinois Schools

Bice, M. R., Brown, S. L. & Parry, T., Sep 2014, In : Health promotion practice. 15, 5, p. 706-713 8 p.

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5 Scopus citations

The influence of athletic status on the passive properties of the muscle-tendon unit and traditional performance measures in division i female soccer players and nonathlete controls

Palmer, T. B., Thompson, B. J., Hawkey, M. J., Conchola, E. C., Adams, B. M., Akehi, K., Thiele, R. M. & Smith, D. B., Jul 2014, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 28, 7, p. 2026-2034 9 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Validity of hydratrend reagent strips for the assessment of hydration status

Abbey, B. M., Heelan, K. A., Brown, G. A. & Bartee, R. T., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 28, 9, p. 2634-2639 6 p.

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7 Scopus citations
2013

A prediction equation for the estimation of cardiorespiratory fitness using an elliptical motion trainer

Brown, G. A., Krueger, R. D., Cook, C. M., Heelan, K. A., Shaw, B. S. & Shaw, I., 2013, In : West Indian Medical Journal. 62, 2, p. 114-117 4 p.

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Can maximal and rapid isometric torque characteristics predict playing level in division i american collegiate football players?

Thompson, B. J., Ryan, E. D., Sobolewski, E. J., Smith, D. B., Conchola, E. C., Akehi, K. & Buckminster, T., Mar 2013, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 27, 3, p. 655-661 7 p.

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26 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a policy to integrate physical activity into the school day

Holt, E., Bartee, T. & Heelan, K., May 2013, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 10, 4, p. 480-487 8 p.

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28 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Functional hamstrings: Quadriceps ratios in elite women's soccer players

Jenkins, N. D. M., Hawkey, M. J., Costa, P. B., Fiddler, R. E., Thompson, B. J., Ryan, E. D., Smith, D., Sobolewski, E. J., Conchola, E. C., Akehi, K. & Cramer, J. T., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 31, 6, p. 612-617 6 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Relationships between rapid isometric torque characteristics and vertical jump performance in division i collegiate American football players: Influence of body mass normalization

Thompson, B. J., Ryan, E. D., Sobolewski, E. J., Smith, D. B., Akehi, K., Conchola, E. C. & Buckminster, T., 2013, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 27, 10, p. 2737-2742 6 p.

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13 Scopus citations
2011

Associations between moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and central body fat in 3-8-year-old children

Martinez-Gomez, D., Eisenmann, J. C., Tucker, J., Heelan, K. A. & Welk, G. J., Jun 2011, In : International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 6, 2 -2, p. e611-e614

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9 Scopus citations
2010

ACE I/D genotype, habitual physical activity, and blood pressure in children

Sarzynski, M. A., Eisenmann, J. C., Welk, G. J., Tucker, J., Glenn, K., Rothschild, M. & Heelan, K., May 2010, In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 22, 2, p. 301-313 13 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Comparison of energy expenditure on a treadmill vs. An elliptical device at a self-selected exercise intensity

Brown, G. A., Cook, C. M., Krueger, R. D. & Heelan, K. A., Jun 2010, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 24, 6, p. 1643-1649 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Influence of socio-economic status on habitual physical activity and sedentary behavior in 8- to 11-year old children

Drenowatz, C., Eisenmann, J. C., Pfeiffer, K. A., Welk, G., Heelan, K., Gentile, D. & Walsh, D., 2010, In : BMC Public Health. 10, 214.

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128 Scopus citations

Maternal prepregnancy overweight and offspring fatness and blood pressure: Role of physical activity

Eisenman, J. C., Sarzynski, M. A., Tucker, J. & Heelan, K. A., Aug 2010, In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 22, 3, p. 369-378 10 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Morning cortisol is not associated with truncal fatness or resting blood pressure in children: Cross-sectional and 1-2 year follow-up analyses

Hill, E. E., Eisenmann, J. C., Holmes, M. E. & Heelan, K. A., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 23, 10, p. 1031-1037 7 p.

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7 Scopus citations
2009

ACE I/D genotype, adiposity, and blood pressure in children

Eisenmann, J. C., Sarzynski, M. A., Glenn, K., Rothschild, M. & Heelan, K. A., Mar 16 2009, In : Cardiovascular Diabetology. 8, 14.

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31 Scopus citations

Association Among Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Body Fat, and Bone Marker Measurements in Healthy Young Females

Mowry, D. A., Costello, M. M. & Heelan, K. A., Oct 2009, In : Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 109, 10, p. 534-539 6 p.

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37 Scopus citations

Associations between sedentary behavior and blood pressure in young children

Martinez-Gomez, D., Tucker, J., Heelan, K. A., Welk, G. J. & Eisenmann, J. C., Aug 2009, In : Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 163, 8, p. 724-730 7 p.

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92 Scopus citations

Eight-month follow-up of physical activity and central adiposity: Results from an internet-delivered randomized control trial intervention

Carr, L. J., Bartee, R. T., Dorozynski, C. M., Broomfield, J. F., Smith, M. L. & Smith, D. T., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 6, 4, p. 444-455 12 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a walking school bus for promoting physical activity in youth

Heelan, K. A., Abbey, B. M., Donnelly, J. E., Mayo, M. S. & Welk, G. J., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 6, 5, p. 560-567 8 p.

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50 Scopus citations

Prevalence of overweight and influence of out-of-school seasonal periods on body mass index among American Indian schoolchildren

Smith, D. T., Todd Bartee, R., Dorozynski, C. M. & Carr, L. J., 2009, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 6, 1, A20.

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28 Scopus citations
2008
2 Scopus citations

Body mass index in rural first grade schoolchildren: Progressive increase in boys

Smith, D. T., Vendela, M. J., Todd Bartee, R. & Carr, L. J., Dec 2008, In : Journal of Rural Health. 24, 1, p. 40-48 9 p.

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4 Scopus citations

Combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on the risk of overweight in US youth

Eisenmann, J. C., Bartee, R. T., Smith, D. T., Welk, G. J. & Fu, Q., Apr 2008, In : International Journal of Obesity. 32, 4, p. 613-618 6 p.

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108 Scopus citations

Discrepancy between training, competition and laboratory measures of maximum heart rate in NCAA division 2 distance runners

Semin, K., Stahlnecker IV, A. C., Heelan, K., Brown, G. A., Shaw, B. S. & Shaw, I., Dec 2008, In : Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 7, 4, p. 455-460 6 p.

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8 Scopus citations

Internet-delivered behavior change program increases physical activity and improves cardiometabolic disease risk factors in sedentary adults: Results of a randomized controlled trial

Carr, L. J., Bartee, R. T., Dorozynski, C., Broomfield, J. F., Smith, M. L. & Smith, D. T., May 2008, In : Preventive Medicine. 46, 5, p. 431-438 8 p.

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58 Scopus citations
2006

Physical activity, media time, and body composition in young children

Heelan, K. A. & Eisenmann, J. C., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 3, 2, p. 200-209 10 p.

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22 Scopus citations
2005

Active commuting to and from school and BMI in elementary school children - Preliminary data

Heelan, K. A., Donnelly, J. E., Jacobsen, D. J., Mayo, M. S., Washburn, R. & Greene, L., May 2005, In : Child: Care, Health and Development. 31, 3, p. 341-349 9 p.

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124 Scopus citations

Associations between adiposity, family history of CHD and blood pressure in 3-8 year-old children

Eisenmann, J. C., Wrede, J. & Heelan, K. A., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Human Hypertension. 19, 9, p. 675-681 7 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Existence of the school health coordinator in a frontier state

Winnail, S. D., Todd Bartee, R. & Kaste, S., Nov 2005, In : Journal of School Health. 75, 9, p. 329-333 5 p.

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2 Scopus citations
2004

Assessing body composition among 3- to 8-year-old children: Anthropometry, BIA, and DXA

Eisenmann, J. C., Heelan, K. A. & Welk, G. J., 2004, In : Obesity Research. 12, 10, p. 1633-1640 8 p.

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159 Scopus citations