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Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter Conference Proceedings - American College of Sports Medicine

Research Abstracts

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Blood Pressure Responses to Metaboreflex Activation During Acute and Chronic Volume Loading
M. Babcock, M. Brian, A. Robinson, J. Watso, M. Wenner, and W. Farquhar

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Differences in Male and Female Scapular Strength and the Relationship to Sprint Swimming Performance
A. Beethe, E. Nagle, C. Connaboy, J. Abt, S. Lephart, M. Lovalekar, and T. Nagai

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The Effects of Self-Selected Music on Exercise Performance
B. Benson, P. Cutrufello, and M. Landram

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A System for Evaluating Powerlifting and Other Multi-Event Performances
P. Bishop, T. Williams, A. Heldman, and P. Vanderburgh

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Effects of a Sedentary vs. Active Lifestyle on Blood Glucose Uptake
A. Bogner, K. Brant, H. Raya, C. Stanley, and J. Sanders

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The Impact of a 30 vs. 60 Second Passive Recovery Period on Vertical Jump Performance
A. Bosak, A. Smith, C. Carver, M. Sokoloski, J. Houck, J. Feister, and R. Sanders

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Aerobic Exercise Attenuates Risk of Coronary Artery Disease and Improves Mobility in SCI
J. Bresnahan, G. Farkas, J. Clasey, J. Yates, and D. Gater

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Influence of Aerobic Exercise on Ghrelin-o-Acyltransferase in Normal Weight and Obese Adults: A Pilot Study
M. Bruneau Jr., S. Sotir, R. Wood, S. Headley, E. O'Neill, and V. Paolone

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Subconcussive Head Impact Results in a Unique Circulating Exosomal MicroRNA Signature
C. Caban, K. Jackson, C. Pinson, F. Dos Santos, J. Jeka, R. Tierney, E. Kelly, and M. Hudson

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Differences Between Two Commonly Measured 'Suprailiac' Skinfold Sites
R. Cannizzaro, M. Holmstrup, S. Verba, and J. Lynn

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An Analysis of Governed vs Different Focal Points on Vertical Jump Performance in Collegiate Males
C. Carver, A. Bosak, A. Smith, J. Houck, M. Sokoloski, and J. Fiester

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Effects of a Three-week Core Training Program on Different Unstable Platforms
A. Chandler, S. Harenberg, J. DiSalvo, J. Fausold, C. Gill, V. Lopez-Carmen, L. Melendez, R. Simkins, and T. Swensen

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Changes in Balance Measures During a Six-Month Senior Citizen Walking Program
T. Cover, B. Meyer, J. Farabaugh, M. Horowitz, H. Raya, D. Bourassa, S. Forlenza, S. Paulson, and J. Sanders

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Effect of Sitting Time on Measures of Sublinical Atherosclerosis in Older Adults
J. DeBlois, W. Lefferts, J. Augustine, K. Nunemacher, and K. Heffernan

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The Effect of a Backpack Hip Strap on Energy Expenditure While Walking
R. Delgado, J. Pigman, W. Sullivan, S. Leigh, and P. Hosick

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The Effects of a Six-Week HIIT Program on CVD Risk Factors in Sedentary Individuals
J. Domblesky, S. Rockey, N. Hoster, M. Reed, and M. Whidden

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Comparison of Lower Extremity Muscle Activity in Sliding Lunges versus Standard Lunges
D. Drill, A. Fong, V. Voorhees, R. Singh Kakar, and D. King

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Psychometric Validation of Physical Activity from the Youth Health Behavior Survey
A. Duffine, M. Bruneau, E. Werner, B. Higgins, D. Hanrahan, K. Kochenour, P. Shewokis, and S. Volpe

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Side-to-Side Knee Strength Imbalances and Increased Odds of Reporting Injury in Military Special Forces Operators
S. Eagle, K. Keenan, C. Connaboy, M. Wohleber, A. Simonson, D. McFate, and B. Nindl

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Effects of Texting and Walking on Gait Pattern and Attention to Detail in College-Aged Students
J. Farabaugh, J. Harding, C. Langone, P. Rippon, A. Ruth, and S. Paulson

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Effects of Hot or Cold Hydrotherapy on Subsequent Power Output Following a Wingate Protocol
J. Feister, K. Friesen, A. Albert, M. Armbrust, E. Kappler, and J. Schoffstall

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Neuromuscular and Metabolic Activity During Concentric and Eccentric Squat Exercise
W. Fountain, C. Lynch, N. Carlini, Z. Valenti, S. Guarnera, T. Heinbockel, T. Burke, B. Meister, R. Webb, A. Wilson, and S. Mazzetti

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Self Reported Lifetime Physical Activity in a Sample of Rural Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study
L. Geissinger, Z. Bartolotta, H. Carnevali, E. Krumenacker, C. Smego, S. Baker, S. LoRusso, and I. Mulligan

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The Effects of Normobaric Hypoxia on CIVD and MBT Following a Bout of Submaximal Exercise
H. Gerhart, M. Moyer, J. Vaughan, B. Followay, Y. Seo, and E. Glickman

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Vascular Health Improves with a 4-Week Functional Exercise Program in Volunteer Firefighters
A. Getty, W. DiCiurcio, T. Wisdo, L. Chavis, S. Close, C. Derella, R. Jasinski, K. McLaughlin, A. Perez, M. Corbin, A. Polimeni, J. Hill, and D. Feairheller

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The Effect of Mental Preparation in Muscular Movements
A. Ginsberg, C. Lu, M. Dumm, B. Vega, N. Johnson, and B. Hatfield

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Effects of Supplemental Glucose and Bicarbonate for Promoting Recovery During Swim Training
S. Hamzabegovic, S. Szilagyi, C. Meier, S. Paulson, and W. Braun

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Do Sport Beverages Affect Self-Efficacy and Anaerobic Performance?
G. Hirsch, J. Drop, R. Kitchen, C. Urland, S. Paulson, and W. Braun

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Assessing the Relationship Between Body Composition and 50-km Running Performance
J. Houck, A. Bosak, C. Carver, A. Smith, and M. Sokoloski

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Physical Fitness Predictors of a Proposed Combat Readiness Test
H. Huang, T. Nagai, T. Sell, M. Lovalekar, B. Nindl, and D. Stone

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Empirical Evidence for the Relationship Between Cognitive Workload and Attentional Reserve
K. Jaquess, L. Lo, H. Oh, C. Domingues, S. Neiman, J. Rietschel, M. Miller, Y. Tan, R. Gentili, and B. Hatfield

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Core Strength as a Predictor of Performance During Three Functional Movement Screens: A Preliminary Analysis
C. Johnson, P. Whitehead, E. Pletcher, M. Faherty, M. Lovalekar, S. Eagle, and K. Keenan

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Assessment of Acute Balance and Agility Following Submaximal Plyometrics and Cycling
A. Kuzo, E. Miller, S. Cowan, R. Robinson, and S. Paulson

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AlterG Awareness: Attentional Focus Responses to Weighted and Unweighted Walking and Running on a Treadmill
E. Lind, J. Hokanson, D. Van Langen, L. True, R. Fiddler, and S. Hupman

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Effects of Energy Drink Functional Ingredients on Running Performance
C. Majchrowicz, P. Prins, J. Althausen, N. Sorek, T. Dallatore, and G. Welton

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Effects of Pre-workout Supplementation on Trained College Weight Lifter's Muscular Performance and Psychological Factors
M. Marquart, F. Carpinello, B. Herbold, H. Cunningham, B. Graczyk, and J. Sanders

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Comparing Daily Class Schedule and its Influences on Undergraduate Students' Physical Activity Patterns
M. Moran, D. Kendle, M. Rhudy, K. Gift, M. Ruggiero, C. Gray, and P. Veerabhadrappa

 

Effects of Cold-Water Hand Immersion on Executive Function, Mood, and Memory in Normobaric Hypoxia
M. Moyer, H. Gerhart, J. Vaughan, B. Followay, Y. Seo, E. Glickman, and M. Bayles

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The Effects of Squats and Jump Squats on Mechanical Work and Energy Expenditure
S. Munford, M. Rossetti, G. Moir, B. Snyder, and S. Davis

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Effects of a Four-Week Intervention of Occupational Stress and Health of University Employees
A. Nerenhausen, E. Dyche, M. Horowitz, T. Bonitz, S. Paulson, and R. Robinson

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The Effects of the Fight-or-Flight Response on the Performance of Margaria-Kalamen Power Test
S. Oscilowski, A. Rightmyer, S. Manbeck, A. Rolle, T. Buffington, and J. Sanders

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Viewing Television While Walking: Effects on Preference For Exercise, Treadmill Endurance Time and Behavioral Outcomes
B. Overstreet, D. Bassett, S. Crouter, C. Springer, D. Baldwin, and K. Strohacker

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Exercise or Reduced-Calorie Diet Attenuates Overnutrition-Induced GLUT4 Carbonylations in Adipose Tissue
C. Pautz, B. Wilson, K. Jackson, J. Selsby, C. Barerro, S. Merali, E. Kelly, and M. Hudson

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Vascular Health and Fitness Levels in Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Obesity
A. Perez, J. Hill, A. Polimeni, T. Wisdo, L. Chavis, A. Getty, W. DiCiurcio, R. Jasinski, C. Derella, S. Close, M. Corbin, K. McLaughlin, and D. Feairheller

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Angiotensin-II Induces Atrophic Signaling in Muscle Cells
C. Pinson, K. Jackson, M. Burke, C. Caban, J. Selsby, E. Kelly, and M. Hudson

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Acute Effects of Exercise on Cognition in Young Adults: Strength vs. Endurance Protocols
S. Razon, J. Lebeau, I. Basevitch, N. Boiangin, and G. Tenenbaum

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The Correlation of Track & Field Distance Racing to Jumping Performance
K. Reese, M. Miltenberger, G. Moir, and T. Suchomel

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Validation of Fitbit Blaze Activity Monitor during Treadmill Walking and Running
M. Renninger, M. Moran, M. Rhudy, and P. Veerabhadrappa

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Peripheral Chemosensitivity during Head Out Water Immersion
J. Sackett, Z. Schlader, S. Sarker, C. Chapman, and B. Johnson

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The Effect of Sport Specific, Governed, and Non-Controllable Focal Point on Female Vertical Jump Performance
R. Sanders, A. Bosak, C. Carver, A. Smith, J. Houck, M. Sokoloski, and J. Feister

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Effect of an Acute Bout of Resistance Exercise on Math and Attention Skills
A. Schiller, H. VanNostrand, A. Phillips, J. Balkin, H. Jacobs, K. Shoemaker, F. Winfield Murillo, J. Schiller, R. Laird IV, J. McKenzie, and S. McCole

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Ability of Fitness Trackers to Accurately Measure Caloric Expenditure of College-Aged Students during Submaximal Exercise
M. Schultz, S. Jackson, C. Deeter, R. Campbell, N. Dorsey-Poles, W. Braun, and S. Paulson

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Experimental Intermittent Ischemia Augments Exercise-Induced Inflammatory Cytokine Production
D. Shill, K. Polley, B. Willingham, J. Call, J. Murrow, K. McCully, and N. Jenkins

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Evaluating the Relationship Between Vertical Jump Performance and FMS in Young Adult Males
A. Smith, A. Bosak, C. Carver, M. Sokoloski, J. Houck, J. Feister, and R. Sanders

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The Effects of Multiple Sets of Squats and Jump Squats on Mechanical Variables
B. Snyder, M. Rossetti, G. Moir, S. Munford, and S. Davis

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Photo-Plethysmography Heart Rate and Activity Measures during Exercise
J. Stock, M. Botieri, R. Pohlig, D. Edwards, and G. Dominick

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Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Habitual Physical Activity in Chronic Kidney Disease
K. Suresh, D. Kirkman, B. Muth, J. Stock, and D. Edwards

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Comparison of Metabolic Rate Between Concentric and Eccentric Muscle Actions
Z. Valenti, S. Guarnera, N. Carlini, W. Fountain, T. Heinbockel, C. Lynch, B. Meister, I. Matthews, C. Raley, and S. Mazzetti

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Blood Pressure Cuff Selection: Does One Size Fit All?
M. Walsh, T. Kuhn, J. McFadden, T. Weeter, M. Holmstrup, and B. Jensen

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"Expert" Advice on Dietary Supplements
T. Wikert, K. Kletzli, A. Rickman, and J. Lynn

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Atrophy of Muscle Cells Results in a Selective Packaging of Proteins into Exosomes
B. Wilson, C. Pautz, C. Barrero, J. Selsby, E. Kelly, and M. Hudson

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Effects of a 4-Week Fitness Intervention on Vascular Health and Fitness in Firefighters vs Non-Firefighters
T. Wisdo, A. Getty, L. Chavis, S. Close, C. Derella, W. DiCurcio, R. Jasinski, K. McLaughlin, A. Perez, M. Corbin, A. Polimeni, J. Hill, and D. Feairheller

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Exercise Reduces High-Fat Diet Induced Colon Inflammation but Does Not Influence MUC2 Expression
P. Wisniewski II, L. Joseph, G. Composto, S. Lightfoot, and S. Campbell

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The Validity of Apple Watch For Energy Expenditure Estimation In Physical Activity
P. Zhang, C. Witmer, S. Godin, D. Che, M. Owens, A. Hanna, T. Casey, R. Finnegan, and C. Niewojt