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Faculty Publications

Below is a list of recent publications by NEP faculty.

Parks, Elizabeth. (2018). Are the federal government’s dietary guidelines making us fatter? The Kansas City Star.

Mehrle, D.J., Keller, K.J.M., Britt-Rankin, J., & Gabel, C.E. (2016, October). "Live Like Your Life Depends On It": Is it time for a new message for SNAP-Ed eligible adults? American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Mott, R. L., Sicht, C., & Keller, K. J. M. (2016, December). Applications of PhotoVoice in Extension Programs: An Experiential Learning Approach. National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals. Ridgedale, MO.

Wilhelm Stanis, S.A., DeBlauw, C.K., Keller, K.J.M., Hampton, N. & Dunaway, A. (2016, November). What we see, what we eat: A photovoice project with rural and urban youth in Missouri in parks and recreation centers." American Public Health
Association, Denver, CO.

Zimmerman, L. A., & Keller, K.J.M. (2016, August). Nutrition education to increase the self-efficacy of low-income children to make healthy and safe food choices. Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Aroor, A.R., Habibi, J., Ford, D.A., Nistala, R., Lastra, G., Manrique, C., Dunham, M.M., Ford, K.D., Thyfault, J.P., Parks, E.J., Sowers, J.R., & Rector, R.S. (2015). Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibition ameliorates western diet-induced hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance through hepatic lipid remodeling and modulation of hepatic mitochondrial function. Diabetes.

Ball, S., Kovarik, J., & Leidy, H.(2015). Active and Healthy Schools. Physical Educator, (72)224-235.

Ball, S. (2015). Strength training at home. American College of Sports Medicine Fit Society Page.

Bender, S.B., DeMarco, V.G., Padilla, J., Jenkins, N.T., Habibi, J., Garro, M., Pulakat, L., Aroor, A. R., Jaffe, I.Z., & Sowers, J.R. (2015). Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism treats obesity-associated cardiac diastolic dysfunction. Hypertension; 65(5): 1082-8.

Brooks, V.L., Shi, Z., Holwerda, S.W., Fadel, P.J. (2015). Obesity-induced increases in sympathetic nerve activity: Sex matters. Autonomic Neuroscience, Jan;187:18-26.

Crissey, J.M., Padilla, J., Vieira-Potter, V.J., Thorne, P.K., Koch, L.G., Britton, S.L., Thyfault, J.P., Laughlin, M.H. (2015). Divergent role of nitric oxide in insulin-stimulated aortic vasorelaxation between low and high intrinsic aerobic capacity rats. Physiology Reports 3(7):e12459.

Credeur, D.P., Holwerda, S.W., Restaino, R.M., King, P.M., Crutcher, K.L., Laughlin, M.H., Padilla, J., Fadel, P.J. (2015). Characterizing Rapid Onset Vasodilation to Single Muscle Contractions in the Human Leg. Journal of Applied Physiology, 118(4): 455-64.

Crowe, E. & Ball, S. (In Press). A community based strength training program for older adults. Advanced Stay Strong Stay Healthy. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.

Deo, S.H., Holwerda, S.W., Keller, D.M., Fadel, P.J. (2015). Elevated peripheral blood mononuclear cell-derived superoxide production in healthy young black men. American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulatory Physiology, (in press).

Fairfax, S.T., Padilla, J., Vianna, L. C., Holwerda, S.W., Davis, M.J., & Fadel, P.J. (2015). Myogenic responses occur on a beat-to-beat basis in the resting human limb. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 308(1), H59-H67.

Greaney, J.L., Edwards, D.G., Fadel, P.J., Farquhar, W.B. (2015) Rapid onset pressor and sympathetic responses to static handgrip in older hypertensive adults. Journal of Human Hypertension, (in press).

Heden, T.D., Winn, N.C., Mari, A., Booth, F.W., Rector, R.S., Thyfault, J.P., Kanaley, J.A. (2015). Post-dinner resistance exercise improves postprandial risk factors more effectively than pre-dinner resistance exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Applied Physiology, 18(5): 624-34.

Heflin, C., Arteaga, I., & Gable, S. (2015). The Child and Adult Care Food Program and food insecurity. Social Service Review, 89(1), 77-98.

Hinton, P.S., Nigh, P., Thyfault, J.P. (2015). Effectiveness of resistance training or jumping-exercise to increase bone mineral density in men with low bone mass: a 12-month randomized, clinical trial. Bone, Oct;79:203-12. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2015.06.008.

Hinton, P.S. Shankar, K., Eaton, L., Rector, R.S. (2015). Obesity-related changes in bone structural and material properties in hyperphagic OLETF rats and protection by voluntary wheel running. Metabolism, doi:10.1016/j.metabol.2015.04.004.

Hlynialuk, C.J., Ling, B., Baker, Z.N., Cobine, P.A., Lisa, D.Y., Boulet, A., Wai, T., Hossain, A., EL Zawily, A.M., McFie, P.J., Stone, S.J., Diaz, F., Moraes, C.T., Viswanathan, D., Petris, M.J., & Leary, S.C. (2015). The mitochondrial metallochaperone SCO1 Is required to sustain expression of the high-affinity copper transporter CTR1 and preserve copper homeostasis. Cell reports, 10(6), 933-943.

Hodgkinson, V.L., Dale, J.M., Garcia, M.L., Weisman, G.A., Lee, J., Gitlin, J.D., & Petris, M.J. (2015). X-linked spinal muscular atrophy in mice caused by autonomous loss of ATP7A in the motor neuron. The Journal of Pathology.

Holwerda, S.W., Reynolds L.J., Restaino R.M., Credeur D.P., Leidy H.J., Thyfault J.P., Fadel P.J.. (in press). The influence of reduced insulin sensitivity via short-term reductions in physical activity on cardiac baroreflex sensitivity during acute hyperglycemia. Journal of Applied Physiology.

Holwerda, S.W., Restaino, R.M., Fadel, P.J. (2015). Adrenergic and non-adrenergic control of active skeletal muscle blood flow: Implications for blood pressure regulation during exercise. Autonomic Neuroscience (in press).

Hung, Y.H., Linden, M.A., Gordon, A., Rector, R.S., & Buhman, K.K. (2015). Endurance exercise training programs intestinal lipid metabolism in a rat model of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Physiological reports, 3(1).

Laughlin M.H., Padilla, J., Jenkins, N.T., Thorne, P.K., Martin, J.S., Rector, R.S., Akter, S., Davis, J.W. (2015). Exercise-induced differential changes in gene expression among arterioles of skeletal muscles of obese rats. Journal of Applied Physiology; 119(6):583-603.

Laughlin, M.H., Padilla, J., Jenkins, N.T., Thorne, P.K., Martin, J.S., Rector, R.S., Akter, S., Davis, J.W. (2015). Exercise training causes differential changes in gene expression in diaphragm arteries and 2A arterioles of obese rats. Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(6):604-16.

Liu, T.W., Park, Y.M., Holscher, H.D., Padilla, J., Scroggins, R.J., Welly, R., Britton, S.L., Koch, L.G., Vieira-Potter, V.J., Swanson, K.S. (2015). Physical activity differentially affects the cecal microbiota of ovariectomized female rats selectively bred for high and low aerobic capacity. PLOSone 10(8):e0136150.

Montero D., Pierce, G.L., Stehouwer, C.D.A., Padilla, J., Thijssen, D.H.J. (2015). The impact of age on vascular smooth muscle function in humans. Journal of Hypertension, 33(3):445-53.

Montero, D., Pierce, G.L., Stehouwer, C.D., Padilla, J., & Thijssen, D.H. (2015). The impact of age on vascular smooth muscle function in humans. Journal of Hypertension, 33(3), 445-453.

Montero, D., Walther, G., Diaz-Cañestro, C., Pyke, K.E., Padilla, J. (2015). Microvascular dilator function in athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; 47(7): 1485-94.

Padilla, J., Olver, T.D., Thyfault, P.T., Fadel, P.J. (2015). Role of habitual physical activity in modulating vascular actions of insulin. Experimental Physiology; 100(7):759-71.

Padilla, J., Vieira-Potter, V.J., Jia, G., Sowers, J.R. (2015). Role of perivascular adipose tissue on vascular ROS in type 2 diabetes: A "give and take" relationship. Diabetes; 64(6): 1904-6.

Park, Y.M., Heden, T.D., Liu, Y., Nyhoff, L.M., Thyfault, J.P., Leidy, H.J., & Kanaley, J.A. (2015). A high-protein breakfast induces greater insulin and glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide responses to a subsequent lunch meal in individuals with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Nutrition, 145(3):452-8.

Peterson, C.A. (2015). Vitamin D deficiency and childhood obesity: interactions, implications, and recommendations. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 10, 1505-1519.

Peterson, C.A. (2015). Vitamin D deficiency and childhood obesity: interactions, implications & recommendations. Journal of Nutrition and Dietary Supplements. Invited review, (in press).

Restaino, R.M., Holwerda, S.W., Credeur, D.P., Fadel, P.J., Padilla, J. (2015). Impact of prolonged sitting on lower and upper limb micro- and macrovascular dilator function. Experimental Physiology; 100(7):829-38.

Reynolds, L.J., Credeur, D.P., Holwerda, S.W., Leidy, H.J., Fadel, P.J., Thyfault, J.P. (2015). Acute Inactivity Impairs Glycemic Control but Not Blood Flow to Glucose Ingestion. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(5), 1087-94.

Roberts M.D., Mobley C.B., Toedebusch R.G., Heese A.J., Zhu C., Krieger A.F., Clayton C.L., Lockwood C.M., Hofheins J.C., Wiedmeyer C.E., Leidy H., Booth F., Rector R.S. (in press). Western diet-induced hepatic steatosis and alterations in the liver transcriome in adult Brown-Norway rats. Gastroenterology.

Sheldon, R.D., Padilla, J., Jenkins, N.T., Laughlin, M.H., & Rector, R.S. (2015). Chronic NOS inhibition accelerates NAFLD progression in an obese rat model. American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology; 308(6): G540-9.

Slusarz, A. & Pulakat, L. (2015) The two faces of miR-29. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine. (Hagerstown). Feb 13.

Vieira-Potter, V.J., Padilla, J., Park, Y.M., Welly, R.J., Scroggins, R.J., Britton, S.L., Koch, L.G., Jenkins, N.T., Crissey, J.M., Zidon, T., Morris, E.M., Meers, G.M.E., & Thyfault, J.P. (2015). Female rats selectively bred for high intrinsic aerobic fitness are protected from ovariectomy-associated metabolic dysfunction. American Journal of Physiology, Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology; 306(6): R530-42.

Vieira-Potter, V.J., Zidon, T., Padilla, J. (2015). Exercise and estrogen make fat cells "fit". Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews; 43(3): 172-8.

Wainright, K.S., Fleming, N.J., Rowles, J.L., Welly, R.J., Zidon, T.M., Park, Y.M., Gaines, T.L., Scroggins, R.J., Anderson-Baucum, E.K., Hasty, A.M., Vieira-Potter, V.J., Padilla, J. (2015). Retention of sedentary obese visceral white adipose tissue phenotype with intermittent physical activity despite reduced adiposity. American Journal of Physiology: Reg Integ Comp Physiol; 309(5):R594-602.

Zlatic, S., Comstra, H.S., Gokhale, A., Petris, M.J., & Faundez, V. (2015). Molecular basis of neurodegeneration and neurodevelopmental defects in Menkes Disease. Neurobiology of Disease.