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Donna Cataldo

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Clinical Professor, MY
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography: 

Donna M. Cataldo is a clinical professor in the College of Health Solutions. She joined ASU in 2003 and served with Barrett, The Honors College as a faculty member from 2006-2010. She is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (American Society of Exercise Physiologists, 2000). She is also a Certified Health and Fitness Specialist (American College of Sports Medicine, 1997). 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Health, Physical Education and Recreation; minor: Biology and Statistics, University of New Mexico 2001
    M.S. Cardiovascular Function and Exercise; minor: Statistics, University of New Mexico 2000
  • B.S. Exercise Science, University of Utah 1995
Publications: 

Recent Publications

  • Christensen, S; Wight, H., Katz, R; Ross, K & Cataldo, D. (2010) The Stress Response & Its Relevance to Aphasia. Poster presented at ASHA Convention, Philadelphia, PA 2010.
  • Cataldo, D.M. and Heyward, V. (2000) Pinch an Inch: How Does Your Skinfold Caliper Measure Up? ACSM Health & Fitness Journal, 4(3):21-24.
  • Cataldo, D. M., Cataldo, R.M., & Robergs, R. A. (2001) Manipulated Breathing Enhances Parasympathetic Tone During Exercise By Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Variability. Abstract presented at 15th International Autonomic Society, Palm Springs, CA.
  • Cataldo, D. M., Cataldo, R.M., Prentice, J.K. & Robergs, R. A. (2001) Effects of Exercise on Hemodynamically Cardiovascular Variables. Abstract presented at 15th International Autonomic Society, Palm Springs, CA.
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 340Physiology of Exercise
EXW 584Internship
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 443Exercise Endocrinology
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 584Internship
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 591Seminar
EXW 592Research
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 441Physiology of Women in Sport
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 531Physiology of Women in Sport
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 568Mgmt Trtmt Chronic Disease CEP
EXW 584Internship
EXW 591Seminar
EXW 592Research
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 340Physiology of Exercise
KIN 494Special Topics
EXW 584Internship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 443Exercise Endocrinology
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 493Honors Thesis
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 584Internship
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 591Seminar
EXW 592Research
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 441Physiology of Women in Sport
KIN 531Physiology of Women in Sport
EXW 568Mgmt Trtmt Chronic Disease CEP
EXW 584Internship
EXW 591Seminar
EXW 592Research
EXW 593Applied Project
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 340Physiology of Exercise
KIN 494Special Topics
EXW 584Internship
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 443Exercise Endocrinology
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
KIN 493Honors Thesis
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 584Internship
EXW 591Seminar
EXW 592Research
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 340Physiology of Exercise
NTR 457Sports Nutrition
KIN 494Special Topics
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 584Internship
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 443Exercise Endocrinology
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 591Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 340Physiology of Exercise
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 568Mgmt Trtmt Chronic Disease CEP
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 340Physiology of Exercise
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 584Internship
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 440Exercise Biochemistry
KIN 443Exercise Endocrinology
KIN 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 568Mgmt Trtmt Chronic Disease CEP
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
KIN 441Physiology of Women in Sport
KIN 447ECG Interpretation
KIN 547ECG Interpretation
EXW 568Mgmt Trtmt Chronic Disease CEP
Honors / Awards: 
  • Who's Who in Teaching, 2010
  • Barrett Honors College: Honors Disciplinary Faculty, 2006-2010
  • Preparing Future Faculty Program; Mentor Appreciation, 2007
  • Distinguished Teaching Award Nomination, 2007
  • Nomination for Wakonse Fellowship, 2004
Service: 
  • Exercise Physiology Student Laboratory, Director (2006 - Present)
  • LivWell Assessment Center, Kinesiology Consultant (2006 - Present)
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Exercise Physiology Consultant (2006 - Present)
  • SWACSM, Contact person (2005 - Present)
  • SWACSM, Contact person (2005 - 2015)
  • Exercise Physiology Student Laboratory, Director (2006 - 2015)
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Exercise Physiology Consultant (2006 - 2015)
  • Personnel Committee Kinesiology Department, Committee Member (2009 - 2011)
  • Personel Committee, Review colleagues activity reports (2008 - 2011)
  • HIT Center, Educate employees on heart rhythm disturbances (2008 - 2008)
  • Arizona Arrythmia Consultants, Educate employees on heart rhythm disturbances (2008 - 2008)
  • Arizona Arrhythmia Consultants, Educator (2007 - 2007)
  • Kinesiology Department, Master in Clinical Exercise Physiology program originator (2006 - 2006)