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Joan M . Eckerson, PhD

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Joan Eckerson

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College of Arts and Sciences
Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions
Faculty - Exercise Science
CRISS III - Criss 3

Joan M . Eckerson, PhD

Professor

Research Focus

Nutrition; dietary supplements; exercise performance; therapeutic effects of creatine supplementation

Department

Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions

Position

Professor

Books

  • Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance (3rd Ed).
    Evetovich, T.K. and J.M. Eckerson. Age and Gender Training Considerations. In:      Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance (3rd Ed). T.J. Chandler and L.E      Brown, Eds. Abingdon, OX, UK: Routledge, 2019 2019
  • The Exercising Female: Science and its Application.
    Eckerson, J.M. Energy and the Nutritional Needs of the Exercising Female. In: The      Exercising Female: Science and its Application. J.J. Forsyth and C.M. Roberts, Eds.      Abingdon, OX, UK: Routledge, October 2018. 2018
  • Introduction to Exercise Science
    Eckerson, J.M. Exercise and Sport Nutrition. In: Introduction to Exercise Science. (5th Ed.). T.J. Housh, D.J. Housh, and G.O. Johnson, Eds. Scottsdale, AZ:Holcomb-Hathaway, 2018. 2018
  • Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise
    Eckerson, J.M. Weight Loss Nutritional Supplements. In: “Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise” (2nd Ed.). M. Greenwood, M.B. Cooke, T. Ziegenfuss, D.S. Kalman, and J. Anonio, Eds.Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2015. 2015
  • Introduction to Exercise Science
    Eckerson, J. M. Exercise and Sport Nutrition, p. 157-189 2012
  • Essentials of Creatine in Sport
    Eckerson, J. M. Creatine Supplementation and Women Athletes, p. 101-126 2008
  • Introduction to Exercise Science
    Eckerson, J. M. Exercise and Sport Nutrition, p. 173-205 2008
  • Nutritional Supplements in Sports and Exercise
    Eckerson, J. M. Weight Loss Nutritional Supplements, p. 225-258 2008

Articles

  • Nutrients
    , Fye, H., C. Pass, K. Dickman, E. Bredahl, J. Eckerson, and J. Siedlik. The effect of a multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement on time-to-fatigue at threshold pace in NCAA Division I cross-country athletes.
    13, p. 1823 2021
  • Nutrients
    , Smith-Ryan, A., H. Cabre, J. Eckerson, and D. Candow. Creatine supplementation in women's health: A lifespan perspective.
    13 2021
  • Nutrients
    , Bredahl, E., J. Eckerson, S. Tracy, T. McDonald, and K. Drescher. The role of creatine in the development and activation of immune responses.
    13, p. 751 2021
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    , Bredahl., E. et al. Resistance training during chemotherapy with doxorubicin.
    52, p. 2529-2537 2020
  • Nutrition and Cancer
    , Bredahl, E. W. Najdawi, S. Kotttenstette, L. Riesberg, J. Siedlik, J. Eckerson, and K. Drescher. Use of creatine and creatinine to minimize doxorubicin-induced cytotoxicity in cardiac and skeletal muscle metabolism. 2020
  • Strength and Conditioning Journal
    Eckerson, J.M. Creatine as an ergogenic aid for women. Female Special Topics Issue.
    38(2), p. 14-23 2016
  • ACSM Research Methods
    Eckerson, J.M. and J.M. Zuniga. Searching the Scientific Literature. In: ACSM Research Methods. L. Armstrong and W. Kraemer, Eds. Hagerstown, MD - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016. 2016
  • International Journal of Immunopharmacology
    Riesberg, L.A., S.A. Weed, T.L. McDonald, J.M. Eckerson, and K.M. Drescher. Beyond muscles: The untapped potential of creatine.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intimp.2015.12.034, 2015 2015
  • NSCA Career Development Guide
    The Perils and Promises of Academic Life: Perspectives from Women in Science.
    2014 2014
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Eckerson, J., A. Bull, G Moore, T. Baechle, J. Yee, S. Egan, C. Fischer, D. O’Brien, and T. Pulverenti,. Acute Ingestion of Sugar-Free Red Bull Energy Drink has no Effect on Upper Body Strength and Muscular Endurance in Resistance Trained Men.
    27(8), p. 2248-2254 2013
  • International journal of sports physical therapy
    Konor, M. M., Morton, S., Eckerson, J. M., Grindstaff, T. L. Reliability of three measures of ankle dorsiflexion range of motion
    7, p. 279-287 2012
  • European journal of applied physiology
    Moon, Jordan R., Eckerson, Joan M., Tobkin, Sarah E., Smith, Abbie E., Lockwood, Christopher M., Walter, Ashley A., Cramer, Joel T., Beck, Travis W., Stout, Jeffrey R. Estimating body fat in NCAA Division I female athletes: a five-compartment model validation of laboratory methods
    105, p. 119-130 2009
  • International Journal of Sports Medicine
    Lambert, G. P., Lang, J., Bull, A., Eckerson, J., Lanspa, S., O'Brien, J. Fluid Tolerance while Running: Effect of Repeated Trials
    29, p. 878-882 2008
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Eckerson, Joan M., Bull, Anthony A., Moore, Geri A. Effect of Thirty Days of Creatine Supplementation with Phosphate Salts on Anaerobic Working Capacity and Body Weight in Men
    22, p. 826-832 2008
  • International Journal of Sports Medicine
    Eckerson, J. M., Lambert, G. P., Bull, A. J., Lange, A. J., Pfeifer, P. C., Moore, G. A., Lanspa, S. J., O'Brien, J. Fluid Restriction during Running Increases GI Permeability
    29, p. 194-198 2008
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Eckerson, J. M., Stout, J. R., Moore, G. A., Stone, N. J., Iwan, K. A., Gebauer, A. N., Ginsberg, R. Effect of creatine phosphate supplementation on anaerobic working capacity and body weight after two and six days of loading in men and women
    19, p. 756-763 2005
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Housh, T. J., Johnson, G. O., Housh, D. J., Cramer, J. T., Stout, J. R., Bull, A. J., Rana, S. R., Eckerson, J. M. Accuracy of near-infrared interactance instruments and population-specific equations for estimating body composition in young wrestlers
    18, p. 556-560 2004
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Reimers, K. J., Eckerson, J. M., Heires, P. L., Grandjean, A. C. Low intakes of good quality protein in college female athletes
    36, p. S348-S349 2004
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Eckerson, J. M., Stout, J. R., Moore, G. A., Stone, N. J., Nishimura, K., Tamura, K. Effect of two and five days of creatine loading on anaerobic working capacity in women
    18, p. 168-173 2004
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Stout, J. R., Eckerson, J. M., May, E., Coulter, C., Bradley-Popovich, G. E. Effects of resistance exercise and creatine supplementation on myasthenia gravis: a case study
    33, p. 869-872 2001
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Bachle, L., Eckerson, J., Albertson, L., Ebersole, K., Goodwin, T., Petzel, D. The effect of fluid replacement on endurance performance
    15, p. 217-224 2001
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Housh, T. J., Johnson, G. O., Housh, D. J., Stout, J. R., Eckerson, J. M. Estimation of body density in young wrestlers
    14, p. 477-482 2000
  • Journal of Applied Physiology
    Stout, J., Eckerson, J., Ebersole, K., Moore, G., Perry, S., Housh, T., Bull, A., Cramer, J., Batheja, A. Effect of creatine loading on neuromuscular fatigue threshold
    88, p. 109-112 2000

Publications

  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    , Fye H., C.Pass, K. Dickman, J. Eckerson, and J. Siedlik. The effect of a multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement on time to fatigue in collegiate cross-country runners. 2020
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    , Pass, C. H. Fye, K. Dickman, J. Eckerson, and J. Siedlik. The effect of a multi-ingredient pre-workout supplement on lactate concentration and perceived exertion in collegiate cross-country runners. 2020
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    , Hammond, K., M. Magrini, and J. Eckerson. Maximal effort three-minute rowing test as benchmark for 2000 meter time in female collegiate rowers. 2020
  • Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
    , Bredahl, E., C. Pass, J. Siedlik, J. Eckerson, and K. Drescher. Use of creatine and creatinine to improve cell viability in doxorubicin treated cardiac myoblasts.
    52 (Suppl), p. 264 2020
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Najdawi, WO, EC Bredahl, J. Eckerson, J. Siedlik, and K. Drescher. The effect of doxorubicin on myocardial extracellular matrix degradation. 
    51 (Suppl. 6), p. 245 2019
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
    Eckerson, JM, M. Turner, T Hoang, J Siedlik, and E. Bredahl. The Relationship of Maximal Oxygen Uptake and Performance Indices from a Three Minute All-Out Rowing Test with 2000 M Time 2019
  • Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
    Legenza, A., C. Reyes, M. Dovgan, A. Tigner, W. Najdawi, E. Bredahl, J. Siedlik, J. Eckerson, and K. Drescher. The effects of resistance training on cardiac muscle function during cancer cachexia.
    51 (Suppl. 6), p. 613 2019
  • Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
    Bredahl, E., W. Najdawi, S. Hook, J. Eckerson, J. Siedlik, and K. Drescher. The effect of creatine and creatinine on myocellular injury in doxorubicin-treated skeletal muscle.
    51 (Suppl. 6), p. 644 2019
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Katsavelis, D., C. Marnin, M. Maystrick, and J. M. Eckerson. The Effect of Fatigue on Impact Forces and Pressure Distribution During an Incremental Run. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2018 50 (Suppl. 15):515.
    May 2018, p. 515 2018
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Bredahl, E.C., W. O. Najdawi, S.M. Hook, J.M. Eckerson, J. A. Siedlik, and K.M. Drescher. The Effect of Creatine and Creatinine on Myocellular Injury in Doxorubicin-Treated Skeletal Muscle Myoblasts. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2018 50 (Suppl. 15): 644. 
    May 2018, p. 644 2018
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    1.      Eckerson, J.M., L.A. Riesberg, K. Serryn, J. Yee, G.A. Moore, D. Katsavelis, E. Bredahl, Kristen Drescher, David Fukuda, Laura Kurata, and Brittany Moon. The Effect of Creatine Supplementation on Upper Body Strength and Immune Function in Men. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):1027. 
    May 2017, p. 1027 2017
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    1.      Bredahl, E.C., S. Kottenstette, N. Marshall, M. Wagner, K. Drescher, and J.M. Eckerson. The Effect of Creatine and Creatinine on Rate of Apoptosis in Doxorubicin-Treated Myoblasts. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):7. 
    May 2017, p. 7 2017
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Katsavelis, D., R. Smith, A. Sikora, M. Shea, and J. M. Eckerson. The Effect of Fatigue on Tibial Acceleration During an Incremental Run. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):515.
    May 2017, p. 515 2017
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Twaddell, M., A. Tigner, M. Wagner, E.C. Bredahl, and J.M. Eckerson. The Effect of Resistance Training During Chemotherapy on Grip Strength in Rats. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):8.
    May 2017, p. 8 2017
  • Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    Eckerson, JM, AE Lieb, KA Mullen and NO Allen. The Effect of a Protein-Rich Egg White Breakfast and an Isocaloric Toaster Pastry Breakfast on Satiety and Dietary Intake in Normal-Weight College-Age Women.
    115(9) (Suppl 2), p. A-17 2016
  • Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
    1.      Molly M. Krause, Kiley A. Lavanger, Nina O. Allen, Allison E. Lieb, Katie A. Mullen, and Joan M. Eckerson. Effect of Three Different Breakfast Meals on Energy and Nutrient Intake in College-Age Women. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition September 2016 13 (Suppl. 1): 33. 
    September 2016, p. 33 2016
  • Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
    1.      Kiley A. Lavanger, Molly M. Krause, Nina O. Allen, Allison E. Lieb, Katie A. Mullen, and Joan M. Eckerson. Accuracy of the ASA24® Dietary Recall System for Assessing Actual Dietary Intake in Normal Weight College-Age Women.Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition September 2016 13 (Suppl. 1): 33. 
    September 2016, p. 33 2016
  • FASEB J
    Eckerson, J, N Allen, A Lieb and K Mullen. Comparison of an Egg White vs. Toaster Pastry Breakfast on Dietary Intake and Quality in College-Age Women.
    April 2016 30:681.6 2016
  • Medicine and science in sports and exercise
    Eckerson, J.M., A.J. Bull, G.A. Moore, J.C. Yee, and B.D. Roy. The Effect of Two Different Creatine Formulations on Skeletal Muscle Creatine Retention.
    41(5):, p. S321 2009

Presentations

  •  Creighton University Reserves Officers’ Training Corps – Black Wolves Battalion, ‘Nutrition for Tactical Athletes’. 2019
  • Bredahl, E., W. Najdawi, S. Hook, J. Eckerson, J. Siedlik, and K. Drescher. The Effect of Creatine and Creatinine on Myocellular Injury in Doxorubicin-Treated Skeletal Muscle Myoblasts. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2019 51(Suppl. 6):644. Presented at the 2019 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.  2019
  • Legenza, A. C. Reyes, M. Dovgan, A. Tigner, W. Najdawi, E. Bredahl, J. Siedlik,J. Eckerson, and K. Drescher. The Effects of Resistance Training on Cardiac Muscle Function During Cancer Cachexia. Medicine and Science is Sports and Exercise May 2019 51 (Suppl. 6): 613. Presented at the 2019 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.  2019
  • Najdawi, W.O., E.C. Bredahl, J. Eckerson, J. Siedlik, and K. Drescher. The Effect Doxorubicin on Myocardial Extracellular Matrix Degradation. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2019 51 (Suppl. 6): 245. Presented at the 2019 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.  2019
  • Eckerson, J.M., M. Turner, T Hoang, J. Siedlik, and E. Bredahl. The Relationship of Maximal Oxygen Uptake and Performance Indices from a Three Minute All-Out Rowing Test with 2000 M Time. Presented at the 2019 National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.  2019
  • Bredahl, E.C., W. O. Najdawi, S.M. Hook, J.M. Eckerson, J. A. Siedlik, and K.M. Drescher. The Effect of Creatine and Creatinine on Myocellular Injury in Doxorubicin-Treated Skeletal Muscle Myoblasts. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2018 50 (Suppl. 15): 644. Presented at the 2018 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.  2018
  • Katsavelis, D., C. Marnin, M. Maystrick, and J. M. Eckerson. The Effect of Fatigue on Impact Forces and Pressure Distribution During an Incremental Run. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2018 50 (Suppl. 15):515. Presented at the 2018 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.  2018
  •  Twaddell, M., A. Tigner, M. Wagner, E.C. Bredahl, and J.M. Eckerson. The Effect of Resistance Training During Chemotherapy on Grip Strength in Rats. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):8. Presented at the 2017 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.  2017
  • Katsavelis, D., R. Smith, A. Sikora, M. Shea, and J. M. Eckerson. The Effect of Fatigue on Tibial Acceleration During an Incremental Run. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):515. Presented at the 2017 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. 2017
  • Bredahl, E.C., S. Kottenstette, N. Marshall, M. Wagner, K. Drescher, and J.M. Eckerson. The Effect of Creatine and Creatinine on Rate of Apoptosis in Doxorubicin-Treated Myoblasts. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):7. Presented at the 2017 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. 2017
  • Eckerson, J.M., L.A. Riesberg, K. Serryn, J. Yee, G.A. Moore, D. Katsavelis, E. Bredahl, Kristen Drescher, David Fukuda, Laura Kurata, and Brittany Moon. The Effect of Creatine Supplementation on Upper Body Strength and Immune Function in Men. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise May 2017 49 (Suppl. 15):1027. Presented at the 2017 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. 2017
  • Kiley A. Lavanger, Molly M. Krause, Nina O. Allen, Allison E. Lieb, Katie A. Mullen, and Joan M. Eckerson. Accuracy of the ASA24® Dietary Recall System for Assessing Actual Dietary Intake in Normal Weight College-Age Women. Accepted for Presentation at the 2016 International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Meeting, Clearwater, FL. 2016
  • Molly M. Krause, Kiley A. Lavanger, Nina O. Allen, Allison E. Lieb, Katie A. Mullen, and Joan M. Eckerson. Effect of Three Different Breakfast Meals on Energy and Nutrient Intake in College-Age Women. Accepted for Presentation at the 2016 International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Meeting, Clearwater, FL. 2016
  • Eckerson, J, N Allen, A Lieb and K Mullen. Comparison of an Egg White vs. Toaster Pastry Breakfast on Dietary Intake and Quality in College-Age Women. Presented at the 2016 Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. 2016
  • Molly M. Krause, Kiley A. Lavanger, Nina O. Allen, Allison E. Lieb, Katie A. Mullen, and Joan M. Eckerson. Effect of Three Different Breakfast Meals on Energy and Nutrient Intake in College-Age Women. Presented at Northland Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine 2016
  • Eckerson, JM, AE Lieb, KA Mullen and NO Allen. The Effect of a Protein-Rich Egg White Breakfast and an Isocaloric Toaster Pastry Breakfast on Satiety and Dietary Intake in Normal-Weight College-Age Women. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 115(9) (Suppl 2): A-17, 2015. (Presented at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) 2015 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN). 2015
  • The Effect of Three Different Breakfast Meals on Satiety and Dietary Intake in Normal Weight College-Aged Women with Allison E. Lieb, Katie A. Mullen, Nina O. Allen 2015
  • The Effect of Two Different Breakfast Meals on Energy Intake and Nutritional Status in Normal Weight College-Age Women with Katie A. Mullen, Allison E. Lieb , Nina O. Allen 2015
  • The Validity and Reliability of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis and Circumference Measures for Estimating Percent Fat in men with Nicholas Wankum, Jacob Miller, Allison Lieb 2015
  • Invited on-air guest for the ‘Living Well with Coach Rozy’ (Coach Mark Roozen) radio program to discuss dietary supplements for health and sports performance. Program aired on ESPN 1570 AM and Classic Hits 106.3 FM. 2015
  • Invited on-air guest for the ‘Living Well with Coach Rozy’ (Coach Mark Roozen) radio program to discuss dietary supplements for health and sports performance. Program aired in the Yankton, SD region 2015
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association - South Dakota/North Dakota/Nebraska State Clinic, ‘Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss’, Vermillion, SD 2014
  • 2014 National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. ‘The Perils and Promises of Academic Life: Perspectives from Women in Science’ 2014
  • The Effect of Creatine on Immune Function and Upper and Lower Body Strength and Power in Active and Inactive Men with Kyle Serreyn, Brittany Moon, Laura Kurata, Jennifer Yee, Kristen Drescher, Jorge Zuniga, David Fukuda, and Geri Moore, 2013
  • Dietary Intake and Nutritional Status of College-Aged Men with Cecilia M. Blume-Gabriel, Brittany T. Moon, Jorge M. Zuniga, David H. Fukuda 2013
  • Creighton University, Wellness Program, Healthy Luncheon. ‘There’s an App for that: Tools to Help Reach Your Diet and Fitness Goals 2013
  • The Effect of Two Different Creatine Formulations on Upper and Lower Body Muscular Strength an Endurance in Resistance Trained Men with Stephen J. Statz, Anthony J. Bull, Geri A. Moore, and Jennifer C. Yee 2012
  • 2011 National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. ‘Nutritional Supplement Approaches for Female Athletes’ 2011
  • Validity of Body Composition Assessment Techniques with A. Higa, A. Sitzmann, A. Bull, and J. Yee 2011
  • 60 Second Lecture ‘Fact or Fiction’ – Sponsored by the Creighton University Honors Board 2011
  • Eckerson, J., A. Bull, G. Moore, T. Baechle, J. Yee, S. Egan, C. Fischer, D. O’Brien, and T. Pulverenti. The Effect of Sugar-Free Energy Drinks on Upper Body Strength and Muscular Endurance in Males. (Accepted for presentation at the 2010 National Strength and Conditioning Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL). 2010
  • Bull, A.J., J.M. Eckerson, T.S. Pulverenti, J.C. Yee, G.A. Moore, and C.J. Vacek. Reproducibility of a Simulated 20 Km Time Trial in Competitive Cyclists and Triathletes. (Accepted for presentation at the 2010 National Strength and Conditioning Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL). 2010
  • 2009 National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. ‘Dietary Supplements for Endurance Exercise Performance’ 2009
  • A.C. Fry, B.K. Schilling, L.Z.F. Chiu, L.W. Weiss and J. Eckerson. Myosin Heavy Chain Relationships with Performance Change with Training Status. (Accepted for presentation at the 2009 National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV). 2009

Industry/Corporation

  • ConAgra Foods, ‘The Effect of Three Breakfast Meals on Satiety and Dietary Intake in College-Age Women, August 2014 – May 2015, $36,500 (PI, Funded)

  • Abbott Nutrition, a division of Abbott Laboratories, ‘A Randomized Double Blinded Controlled Trial of an Oral Nutrition Supplement Containing AN777 in Older Hospitalized Patients, February 2013 – September 2014, $22,900 (PI, Funded)

  • LB692-CTS, Effects of Creatine Supplementation on Immune System Function, June 2012 – June 2014, $50,000 (Co-Investigator, Funded)

  • Abbott Nutrition, a division of Abbott Laboratories, ‘Evaluation of an Oral Nutritional Supplement Containing AN777 in Malnourished and Frail Subjects, 2010-2012, $191,499 (PI, Funded)

  • Analog Devices Incorporated, Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Heart Rate Data Obtained from an Analog Devices, Inc. Prototype Device,

  • Analog Devices Incorporated, Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Heart Rate Data Obtained from a Prototype Device

State

  • NASA Nebraska Space Grant, ‘Student Fellowships for Three Projects to Examine Neuromuscular Fatigue Thresholds’ July 2013, $12,000 (Co-Investigator, Funded).

  • NASA Nebraska Space Grant, The Effect of Moderate-to-High Intensity Exercise on Cognitive Function, 08/01/2017 – 05/18/2018, $5000 (Co-Investigator, Funded).

  • NASA Nebraska Space Grant, Student Fellowships for two undergraduate projects, 2016 – 2017, $10,000 (PI, Funded)

Other

  • Health Science Strategic Investment Fund Faculty Development Grants, The Combined Effect of Creatine and Resistance Training on Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction, July 2017 – July 2019, $50,00 (Co-Investigator, Funded).

  • George F. Haddix Presidents Faculty Research Fund, The Effect of Resistance Exercise on Cancer Cachexia, 2017-2018, $15,000 (Co-Investigator, Funded).

Awards

  • 2015 Gamma Phi Beta Shine Award
    The Shine Award recognizes professors who have the unique quality of providing knowledge and wisdom on a specific subject while also creating a special connection with students.
    Gamma Phi Beta
  • Nominated for the 2010 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Teaching Award
    Creighton College of Arts and Sciences
  • William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award
    Recipient of the 2008 NSCA William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award. Presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association Conference Awards Reception in Las Vegas, NV, July 11, 2008
    National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • William M. Kizer Light of Wellness Award
    Recipient of the William M. Kizer Light of Wellness Award from the Wellness Council of the Midlands (WELCOM), November 8, 2007
    Wellness Council of the Midlands
  • Research Achievement of the Year in Sports Nutrition Award
    Recipient of the Research Achievement of the Year in Sports Nutrition Award by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2004, July 16, 2004, Minneapolis, MN
    National Strength and Conditioning Association