Jacob Siedlik, MA, PhD
Jacob Siedlik, MA, PhD

Jacob Siedlik, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Exercise Science and Pre-Health Professions

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • J.P. Vardiman, P. Gallagher, and J. Siedlik. Potential cytoprotective effects of heat shock proteins to skeletal muscle. In Asea, Kaur, and Krishnan (Eds.), Heat Shock Proteins 9. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, Heat Shock Proteins-Based Therapies, 2015
  • J.P. Vardiman, P. Gallagher, and J. Siedlik. Acute and chronic inflammation. In Cappaert and Merrick (Eds). in review,, Sports Medicine Pathophysiology

Articles

  •  J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, S. Benedict, A. Bhatta, A. Dunbar, J.P. Vardiman and P. Gallagher. T cell activation and proliferation following acute exercise in human subjects is altered by storage conditions and mitogen selection. J Immunol Methods, 2017, Vol.446, p. 7-14.
     , J Immunol Methods, 446, 7-14, 2017
  • A. Ciccone, J. Siedlik, J. Wecht, J. Deckert, N. Nguyen, and J. Weir. Reminder: RMSSD and SD1 are redundant heart rate variability measures. Muscle Nerve, 2017, Vol.56, p. 674-678.
     , Muscle Nerve, 56, 674-678, 2017
  • M. Chan, C. Ciaccia, N. Gigliotti, M. Rezaiekhaligh, J. Siedlik, K. Kennedy, and C. Barnes. DNA Methylation Levels Associate with Race and Childhood Asthma Severity. J Asthma, 2017, Vol.54(8), p. 825-832.
     , J Asthma, 54(8), 825-832, 2017

Publications

  • J. Siedlik, S. Benedict, E. Landes, J. Weir, J.P. Vardiman and P. Gallagher. Acute bouts of exercise induce a suppressive effect on lymphocyte proliferation in human subjects: A meta-analysis., Brain Behav Immun, 56, 343-351, 2016
  • J. Siedlik, C. Bergeron, M. Cooper, R. Emmons, W. Moreau, D. Nabhan, P. Gallagher, and J.P. Vardiman. Advanced treatment monitoring for U.S. athletes using unsupervised modeling techniques., Journal of Athletic Training, 51, 74-81, 2016
  • J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, N. Gigliotti, M. Chan, S. Benedict, T. Herda, P. Gallagher and J.P. Vardiman. Immunoendocrine alterations following Marine Corps martial arts training are associated with changes in moral cognitive processes., Physiology and Behavior, 154, 76-82, 2016
  • J. Siedlik, S. Siscos, K. Evans, A. Rolf, P. Gallagher, J. Seeley, and J.P. Vardiman. Computerized neurocognitive assessments and detection of the malingering athlete., Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 56 (9), 1086-1091, 2016
  • T. Herda, J. Siedlik, M. Trevino, M. Cooper, and J. Weir. The influence of endurance- and resistance-training on MU control strategies., Muscle & nerve, 52 (5), 832-843, 2015
  • J. Siedlik, G. Harrison, R. Brigman, Z. Graham, J. Weir, P. Gallagher and J.P. Vardiman. Methods comparison: Assessing agreement of physiological parameters obtained from exercise on two different cycle ergometers., Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29 (4), 1139-1145, 2015
  • J.P. Vardiman, J. Siedlik, T. Herda, W. Hawkins, M Cooper, Z. Graham, J. Deckert, and P. Gallagher. Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization: Effects on the properties of human plantar flexors., International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36 (3), 197-203, 2015
  • J.P. Vardiman, N. Moodie, J. Siedlik, R. Kudrna, Z. Graham, and P. Gallagher. Short-Wave Diathermy Pre-treatment Attenuates Inflammatory Myokine Response from High-Intenstiy Eccentric Exercise., Journal of Athletic Training, 50 (6), 612-620, 2015
  • J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, S. Benedict, A. Bhatta, A. Dunbar, J.P. Vardiman and P. Gallagher. T cell activation and proliferation following acute exercise in human subjects is altered by storage conditions and mitogen selection. (in review)., Journal of Immunological Methods
  • M. Chan, C. Ciaccia, N. Gigliotti, M. Rezaiekhaligh, J. Siedlik, K. Kennedy, and C. Barnes. Environmentally-induced Epigenetic Changes Correlate with Race and Childhood Asthma Severity. (in review)., Journal of Asthma
  • J.P. Vardiman, Z. Graham, J. Siedlik, T. Herda, N. Moodie and P. Gallagher. Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization: Effects on Inflammation, Pain, Strength, and Range of Motion in Human Skeletal Muscle Following Eccentric Exercise. (in review)., Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
  • Z. Graham, J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, J.P. Vardiman, and P. Gallagher. Instrumented soft-tissue manipulation and mechanorecepter pathways. (in review)., Physical Therapy in Sport
  • A. Ciccone, J. Siedlik, J. Wecht, J. Deckert, N. Nguyen, and J. Weir. Reminder: RMSSD and SD1 are redundant heart rate variability measures. in review,, Muscle & nerve
  • J. Siedlik, W. Skorupski, T. Herda, M. Trevino, M. Cooper, and J. Weir. A Bayesian method for examining the influence of endurance- and resistance-training on time-frequency characteristics of EMG signals recorded during voluntary contractions. (in preparation)., Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • J. Siedlik, A. Dunbar, A. Bahatt, J. Deckert, N. Gigliotti, M. Chan, S. Benedict, P. Gallagher and J.P. Vardiman. Layered physical and psychological stress differentially affects T cell functional immune responses. (in preparation)., Journal of Applied Physiology

Presentations

  • A. Holbrook, M. Belshan, E. Bredahl, and J. Siedlik. The effect of exercise on CD4+ T cell activation and their susceptibility to HIV-1. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018., 2018
  • H. Peterson, A. Holbrook, A. Ihlenfeldt, B. Macdonald, S. Bianchi, E. Bredahl, M. Belshan, and J. Siedlik. Changes in functional activation of memory T cells following exercise: A pilot study. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018, 2018
  • J. Siedlik, J.P. Vardiman, J. Deckert, T. Herda, J.P. Weir, A. Clopton, and P. Gallagher. Change in measures of moral function following acute bouts of Marine Corps Martial Arts Training. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018, 2018

  • S. Bianchi, A. Holbrook, A. Ihlenfeldt, B. Macdonald, H. Peterson, S. Bianchi, E. Bredahl, M. Belshan, and J. Siedlik. CD28 expression on CD4+ T cells is not affected by strenuous exercise in untrained individuals. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018.
     , 2018
  • B. Macdonald, A. Holbrook, A. Ihlenfeldt, H. Peterson, S. Bianchi, E. Bredahl, M. Belshan, and J. Siedlik. CD4+ T cell activation markers altered following resistance training in untrained subjects: A pilot study. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018, 2018
  • Z. Graham, J. Siedlik, L. Harlow, H. Tawfeek, W. Bauman, and C. Cardozo. Key glycolytic metabolites in paralyzed skeletal muscle are altered 7 days after spinal cord injury in mice. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018, 2018

  • M. Kaufenberg, A. Tigner, S. Hook, M. Twaddell, M. Wagner, E. Bredahl, J. Siedlik, J. Eckerson, and K. Drescher. Effect of resistance training on contractile force production during doxorubicin-treatment. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018.
     , 2018
  • E. Bredahl, 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. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2018.
     , 2018
  • B. Macdonald, S. Ruelas, E. Bredahl, and J. Siedlik. Higher levels of fatigue observed in anaerobic testing following a dual-stress warm up protocol. Accepted for presentation at the Nebraska Physiological Society annual meeting, Omaha, NE, October 2017, 2017
  • P. Madsen, H. Lingo, E. Bredahl, and J. Siedlik. Changes in cardiorespiratory measures and perceived effort level during a competitive eating challenge. Accepted for presentation at the Nebraska Physiological Society annual meeting, Omaha, NE, October 2017, 2017
  • D. Riley, A. Tigner, R. Miller, J. Siedlik, J. Eckerson, and E. Bredahl. Effect of resistance training on skeletal muscle fatigue during doxorubicin treatment. Accepted for presentation at the Nebraska Physiological Society annual meeting, Omaha, NE, October 2017, 2017

  • A. Tigner, M. Kaufenberg, S. Hook, M. Twaddell, M. Wagner, J. Siedlik, J. Eckerson, K. Drescher, and E. Bredahl. Effect of resistance training on contractile force production during doxorubicin treatment. Accepted for presentation at the Nebraska Physiological Society annual meeting, Omaha, NE, October 2017.
     , 2017
  • M. Dovgan, S. Kottenstette, J. Siedlik, J. Eckerson, and E. Bredahl. The effect of creatine and creatinine on rates of necrosis in doxorubicin treated myoblasts. Accepted for presentation at the Nebraska Physiological Society annual meeting, Omaha, NE, October 2017, 2017
  • S. Hook, W. Najdawi, J. Eckerson, J. Siedlik, K. Drescher, and E. Bredahl. The effect of creatine and creatinine treatment on short-term energy metabolism in doxorubicin treated skeletal muscle myoblasts. Accepted for presentation at the Nebraska Physiological Society annual meeting, Omaha, NE, October 2017, 2017

  • J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, A. Bahatt, A. Dunbar, N. Gigliotti, M. Chan, S. Benedict, J.P. Vardiman, and P. Gallagher. T cell responses to exercise stress do not adequately model those from tactical stress events. Accepted for presentation at the American Association of Immunologists annual meeting, Washington, D.C., May 2017.
     , 2017
  • J. Sanfilippo, J. Siedlik, J. Weir, and B. Heiderscheit. Common Jump Force Profiles of College Athletes Differ by Sport, Gender, and Performance. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Boston, MA, June 2016, 2016
  • M. Chan, C. Ciaccia, N. Gigliotti, M. Rezaiekhaligh, J. Siedlik, K. Kennedy, and C. Barnes. Environmentally-induced Epigenetic Changes Correlate with Race and Childhood Asthma Severity. Accepted for presentation at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology national conference, Los Angeles, CA, March 2016., 2016
  • J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, N. Gigliotti, M. Chan, S. Benedict, P. Gallagher, and J.P. Vardiman. Peripheral Immune Response to Marine Corps Martial Arts Training. Accepted for presentation at Experimental Biology, Boston, MA, March 2015. The FASEB Journal: 29(1):S 675.1, 2015., 2016
  • J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, A. Clopton, T. Herda, J.P. Weir, P. Gallagher, and J.P. Vardiman. Impact of Acute Training Stress on Moral Decision Making Following Marine Corps Martial Arts Training. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, San Diego, CA, May 2015. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: 47(5S):S, 2015., 2015
  • J. Siedlik, J. Deckert, T. Herda, J. Weir, P. Gallagher, and P. Vardiman. Immunoendocrine Response to Marine Corps Martial Arts Training. Accepted for presentation at the Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine regional conference, Overland Park, KS, October 2014. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings: Vol. 11: Iss. 2, Article 54., 2014
  • Z. Graham, P. Vardiman, J. Siedlik, W. Hawkins, and P. Gallagher. The Effect of Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation on the Alpha7beta1 Integrin Pathway. Accepted for presentation at Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 2014. The FASEB Journal: 28(1):S 1102.1, 2014., 2014
  • J. Siedlik, S. Siscos, P. Gallagher, J. Seeley, A. Rolf, K. Evans, and J.P. Vardiman. Computerized neurocognitive assessments and detection of the malingering athlete. Accepted for presentation at the Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine regional conference, Warrensburg, MO, October 2013. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings. Vol. 11. No. 1. 2014, 2013
  • Lane M.T., A.C. Fry, T.J. Herda, A. Hudy, M.A. Cooper, M.J. Andre, J.P. Weir, J. Siedlik, Z.A. Graham and W. Hawkins. Validation of a 3-dimensional video motion capture system for determining weight training kinetics and kinematics. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Indianapolis, IN, May 2013. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 45(5S):S, 2013, 2013
  • Vardiman, P., Siedlik, J., Cooper, M., Emmons, R., Moreau, B., Nabhan, D., Street, J., and Gallagher, P. Gold Medal Sports Medicine: Integrative model of medical care during international competition. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Indianapolis, IN, May 2013. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 45(5S):S, 2013., 2013
  • Siedlik, J. A., and Vardiman, J.P. A Model for Epidemiological Analysis of a Multisite, Multidisciplinary Healthcare Database. Accepted for presentation at the University of Kansas Annual Graduate Research Competition, Lawrence, KS, March 2013., 2013
  • Vardiman, P., Siedlik, J., Moreau, B., Nabhan, D. Gold Medal Sports Medicine: Integrative model of medical care during international competition. Accepted for full session presentation at the Central States American College of Sports Medicine regional conference, Columbia, MO, October 2011., 2011
  • Lane M.T., A.C. Fry, T.J. Herda, A. Hudy, M.A. Cooper, M.J. Andre, J.P. Weir, J. Siedlik, Z.A. Graham and W. Hawkins. Validation of a 3-dimensional video motion capture system for determining weight training kinetics and kinematics. Accepted for presentation at the Central States American College of Sports Medicine regional conference, Columbia, MO, October 2011, 2011
  • A.C. Fry, L. Bradford, T. Herda, J. Weir, M. Lane, M. Andre, A. Hudy, J. Deckert, and J. Siedlik. Validation of a 3-dimensional video motion capture system for determining barbell power and velocity during the bench press. Accepted for presentation at the Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine regional conference, Warrensburg, MO, October 2013. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings. Vol. 11. No. 1. 2014.
  • Siedlik, J. A., Harrison, G., Brigman, R., Graham, Z.A., Weir, J.P., Gallagher, P.M., & Vardiman, J.P. Methods Comparison: Assessing agreement of physiological parameters obtained from exercise on two different cycle ergometers. Accepted for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine national conference, Indianapolis, IN, May 2013. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 45(5S):S, 2013.

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Siedlik, J. Doctoral Student Research Fund. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2015. $2000 requested, $2000 awarded. T cell activation and functionality following a delayed isolation protocol
  • Vardiman J.P., Principal Investigator, Siedlik J., Graduate Student Co-investigator. Office of Naval Research (ONR), 2015. $371,000 requested, $371,000 awarded. University of Kansas. Expansion Proposal: Establishing Optimal Training Intervals for the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) for Improvement in Physical Performance and Warrior Mindset.
  • Siedlik, J. Doctoral Student Research Fund. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2014. $1500 requested, $1500 awarded. Peripheral cytokine response to an acute dual-stress challenge.
  • Vardiman J.P., Principal Investigator, Siedlik J., Graduate Student Co-investigator. Office of Naval Research (ONR), 2014. $711,519 requested, $711,519 awarded. University of Kansas. Establishing Optimal Training Intervals for the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) for Improvement in Physical Performance and Warrior Mindset.
  • Siedlik, J. Robert Lewis Prize in Philosophy. Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, 2002 – 2003. $500 awarded. Defining the Concept of Space Using Modern Philosophy and Physics.
  • J. Siedlik, Principal Investigator. Casio Computer Co., Tokyo, Japan. $45,075 requested, $45,075 awarded. Assessing the validity and reliability of heart rate data using a prototype device
  • J. Siedlik, Principal Investigator, M. Belshan, Co-investigator. Dr. George F. Haddix President’s Faculty Research Fund. Creighton University, Omaha, NE. $15,000 requested, $15,000 awarded. Exercise induced T cell activation and its impact on HIV susceptibility.

Awards and Honors

  • Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences Wayne Osness Outstanding Doctoral Student Award., 2015
  • NYPD Departmental Commendation for intelligent performance of duty while facing grave personal danger, NYPD, 2008
  • NYPD Departmental Citation for Meritorious Police Duty (2 awards), NYPD, 2007