Joan M. Eckerson, PhD

Joan M. Eckerson, PhD

Joan M. Eckerson, PhD

Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions

Position

  • Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • , 157-189
  • , 101-126
  • , 173-205
  • , 225-258

Articles

  • , 38(2), 14-23
  • , http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intimp.2015.12.034, 2015
  • , 2014
  • , 27(8), 2248-2254
  • , 7, 279-287
  • , 105, 119-130
  • , 29, 878-882
  • , 22, 826-832
  • , 29, 194-198
  • , 19, 756-763
  • , 18, 556-560
  • , 36, S348-S349
  • , 18, 168-173
  • , 33, 869-872
  • , 15, 217-224
  • , 14, 477-482
  • , 88, 109-112

Publications

  • , 51 (Suppl. 6), 245
  • , 51 (Suppl. 6), 613
  • , 51 (Suppl. 6), 644
  • , May 2018, 515
  • , May 2018, 644
  • , May 2017, 1027
  • , May 2017, 7
  • , May 2017, 515
  • , May 2017, 8
  • , 115(9) (Suppl 2), A-17
  • , September 2016, 33
  • , September 2016, 33
  • , April 2016 30:681.6
  • , 41(5):, S321

Presentations

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

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

Current Research Projects

  • therapeutic effects of creatine supplementation; effect of dietary supplements on exercise performance

Grant Funding Received

  • 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)
  • NASA Nebraska Space Grant, ‘Student Fellowships for Three Projects to Examine Neuromuscular Fatigue Thresholds’ July 2013, $12,000 (Co-Investigator, 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)
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • NASA Nebraska Space Grant, Student Fellowships for two undergraduate projects, 2016 – 2017, $10,000 (PI, Funded)
  • Analog Devices Incorporated, Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Heart Rate Data Obtained from an Analog Devices, Inc. Prototype Device,

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 Gamma Phi Beta Shine Award, Gamma Phi Beta , 2015
  • Nominated for the 2010 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Teaching Award, Creighton College of Arts and Sciences, 2010
  • William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award, National Strength and Conditioning Association , 2008
  • William M. Kizer Light of Wellness Award, Wellness Council of the Midlands, 2007
  • Research Achievement of the Year in Sports Nutrition Award, National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2004