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Glenn Gaesser

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Center Dir (ACD) & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3020
Center Dir (ACD) & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography
Glenn A. Gaesser, PhD
Professor
Director, Healthy Lifestyles Research Center
Education
  • PhD - University of California, Berkeley, 1978
  • MA - University of California, Berkeley, 1975
  • AB - University of California, Berkeley, 1972
Recent Publications
  • Sawyer BJ, Tucker WJ, Bhammar DM, Ryder JR, Sweazea KL, Gaesser GA. Effects of high-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training on endothelial function and cardiometabolic risk markers in obese adults. J Appl Physiol 2016 Jun 2:jap.00024.2016. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00024.2016. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Bhammar DM, Sawyer BJ, Tucker WJ, Lee JM, Gaesser GA. Validity of SenseWear® armband v5.2 and v2.2 for estimating energy expenditure. J Sports Sci 2016; Feb 8:1-9 [epub ahead of print]
  • Zeigler ZS, Mullane S, Crespo NC, Buman MP, Gaesser GA. Effects of standing and light-intensity activity on ambulatory blood pressure. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2016;48(2):175-181.
  • Saint-Maurice PF, Kim Y, Welk GJ, Gaesser GA. Kids are not little adults: what MET threshold captures sedentary behavior in children? Eur J Appl Physiol 2016;116(1):29-38.
  • Lee, JM, Kim YW, Gaesser GA, Welk G Validation of the SenseWear Mini Armband in Children during Semi-Structured Activity Settings.  J Sci Med Sport 2016;19(1):41-45.
  • Kim Y, Crouter SE, Lee JM, Dixon PM, Gaesser GA, Welk GJ.  Comparisons of prediction equations for estimating energy expenditure in youth.   J Sci Med Sport 2016;19(1):35-40.
  • Gaesser GA. Carbohydrates, performance and weight loss: Is low the way to go or the way to bonk? Agro FOOD Industry Hi-Tech 2015;26(Nov-Dec):35-39. http://www.teknoscienze.com/articles/agro-food-industry-hi-tech-carbohydrates-performance-and-weight-loss.aspx
  • Angadi SS, Mookadam F, Lee CD, Tucker WJ, Haykowsky M, Gaesser GA.  High-intensity interval training vs. moderate-intensity continuous exercise training in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A pilot study. J Appl Physiol 2015;119(6):753-758.
  • Angadi SS, Bhammar DM, Gaesser GA. Postexercise hypotension after continuous, aerobic interval, and sprint interval exercise. J Strength Cond Res 2015;29(10):2888-2893.
  • Gaesser GA, Tucker WJ, Jarrett CL, Angadi SS. Fitness versus fatness: which influences health and mortality risk the most? Curr Sports Med Rep 2015;14(4):327-332.
  • Gaesser GA, Angadi SS. Navigating the gluten-free boom. J Am Acad Phys Assist 2015;28(8):1-7.
  • Tucker WJ, Sawyer BJ, Jarrett CL, Bhammar DM, Gaesser GA. Physiological responses to high-intensity interval exercise differing in interval duration. J Strength Cond Res 2015;12:3326-3335.
  • Tucker WJ, Bhammar DM, Sawyer BJ, Buman MP, Gaesser GA. Validity and reliability of Nike+ Fuelband for estimating physical activity energy expenditure. BMC Sports Sci Med Rehab 2015 7:14 http://www.biomedcentral.com/2052-1847/7/14.
  • Sawyer BJ, Tucker WJ, Bhammar DM, Gaesser GA. Using verification phase for determination of VO2max in obese, sedentary adults. J Strength Cond Res 2015;12:3432-3438.
  • Sawyer BJ, Bhammar DM, Angadi SS, Ryan DM, Ryder JR, Sussman EJ, Bertmann EJ, Gaesser GA. Predictors of fat mass changes in response to aerobic exercise training in women.  J Strength Cond Res 2015;29(2):297-304.
  • Zeigler ZS, Bhammar DM, Swan PD, Gaesser GA. Walking Workstation Use Reduces Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Adults with Prehypertension. J Phys Act Health 2015;12 (suppl 1):S119-S127.
 
Research Interests

Acute and chronic impact of exercise and diet on endothelial function; weight-loss independent health benefits of exercise and diet; obesity paradox; physical activity assessment technology

Research Activity
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 442Fuel Metabolism
EXW 538Obesity, Exercise and Health
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 442Fuel Metabolism
EXW 536Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 442Fuel Metabolism
EXW 538Obesity, Exercise and Health
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 442Fuel Metabolism
EXW 536Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 538Obesity, Exercise and Health
NTR 691Seminar
EXW 691Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 442Fuel Metabolism
EXW 536Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 493Honors Thesis
EXW 538Obesity, Exercise and Health
NTR 691Seminar
EXW 691Seminar
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 442Fuel Metabolism
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 536Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 538Obesity, Exercise and Health
NTR 691Seminar
EXW 691Seminar
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 536Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
NTR 691Seminar
EXW 691Seminar
Summer 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 592Research
EXW 595Continuing Registration
EXW 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation