Publications

Faculty and Student Peer-Reviewed Papers, Abstracts Published in Conference Proceedings, Books, Invited Book Chapters, and Patents

2018

Ploutz-Snyder LL, Downs M, Goetchius E, Crowell B, English KL, Ploutz-Snyder R, Ryder J, Dillon EL, Sheffield-Moore M, Scott JM. Exercise training mitigates multi-system deconditioning during bed rest. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2018; 50(9): 1920-28.

De Witt JK, English KL, Crowell JB, Kalogera KL, Guilliams ME, Nieschwitz BE, Hanson AM, Ploutz-Snyder LL. Isometric mid-thigh pull reliability and relationship to deadlift 1RM. J Strength Cond Res, 2018; 32(2): 528-33.

Santos L, J Fernández-Río,  E Iglesias-Soler, M Blanco-Traba, MD Jakobsen, V González-Díez, M Iscar-Urrutia, M del Valle, X Dopico-Calvo, E Carballeira-Fernández, WE Amonette, OE Suman. Postural Control and Physiologic Responses to a Simulated Match in U-20 Judo Competitors. Sport Biomech; 1-14.

DeWitt J, M Gonzales, MS Laughlin, WE Amonette. External Loading is Dependent Upon Position and Game State and Varies by Position in Professional Women Soccer Players. J Sci Med Football, 2018; 2(3): 225-230.

Tufano JJ, WE Amonette. Assisted versus resisted training: Which is better to enhance jumping and sprinting. Strength Cond J, 2018; 40 (1): 106-110.

Brown R, N Gadd, J Dalpe, T Carter, C Rogers, TL Dupler, WE Amonette. Metabolic and Ventilatory Responses to Interval-Based Active and Passive Treadmill Sprinting. Int J Exerc Sci 2: (9): 2018

Cross III EV, JS Perera, AM Hanson, K English, L Vu, W Amonette. Next Gen One Portal Usability Evaluation. Conference Proceedings from NASA Human Research Program Investigator’s Workshop; Galveston, TX: 2018.

2017

Ward J, K Tyer, J Coats, A Purmoghaddam, W Amonette. Case series of symptomatology compression rates of chiropractic patients with acute low back pain at 2-weeks and 4-weeks.  Chiro J Austr, 2017; 45(4): 289-303.

Amonette WE, KL English, A Hanson, D Arcemant, J Bentley, J Berera, P Fullmer, K Keener, R Patrick,  J Perera. Analysis of a Virtual Training Tool for Metabolic Conditioning in Support of Extended Duration Spaceflight. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2017.

J Bentley, KL English, A Hanson, D Arcemant, J Berera, P Fullmer, K Keener, R Patrick, J Perera, W.E. Amonette. Feasibility of an Intense Daily Treadmill Protocol to Assess a Virtual Environment Software Application. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2017.

Arcemant D, D Perez, Keskar A. J. DeWitt, WE Amonette. Prediction Equations may Significantly Underestimate Power in Youth Adolescent Female Volleyball Player. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2017.

Keskar A. Arcemant, D, D Perez, J. DeWitt, WE Amonette Age and Position Differences in Jump Capabilities among Competitive. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2017.

Vu, H. Kim, E. Benson, W.E. Amonette, A. Hanson, J. Perera, S. Rajulu. Development of a Depth-Camera Based Instructional Tool for Resistive Exercise During Spaceflight. In International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 91-99). Springer, Cham., 2017 (a).

Sims, B. Nelson, K. Lanza, J. Lozano, T. Kartrude, W.E. Amonette. Physical Activity, Park, Nature Train Usage Among Students, Faculty, and Staff at a Mid-Sized University. Int J Exer Sci: 2: (9): 2017.

Perera, A.M. Hanson, K. English, A. Frank, M. Hardy, H. Kim A. Sándor, L. Vu, Lihn, E. Benson, T. Williams, W.E. Amonette. NextGen Crew Countermeasure Software for Exploration Mission Support. Conference Proceedings from NASA Human Research Program Investigator’s Workshop; Galveston, TX: 2017.

A.M. Hanson, K. Kalogera, A. Sandor, M. Hardy, A. Frank, K. English, T. Williams, J. Perera, W.E. Amonette. NextGen Evaluation of the Next-Gen Exercise Software Interface in the NEEMO Analog. Conference Proceedings from NASA Human Research Program Investigator’s Workshop; Galveston, TX: 2017.

2016

Arentson-Lantz E, English KL, Paddon-Jones D, Fry CS. 14 days of bed rest induces a decline in satellite cell content and robust atrophy of skeletal muscle fibers in middle-aged adults. J Appl Physiol, 2016; 120(8): 965-75.

English KL, Mettler JA, Ellison JB, Mamerow MM, Arentson-Lantz E, Pattarini JM, Ploutz-Snyder R, Sheffield-Moore M, Paddon-Jones D. Leucine partially protects muscle mass and function during bed rest in middle-aged adults. Am J Clin Nutr, 2016; 103(2): 465-73.

Edionwea J, C Hessa, J Fernandez-Riob, DN Herndon, CR Andersen, GL Kleind, OE Suman, WE Amonette. Effects of whole-body vibration exercise on bone mineral content and density in thermally injured children. Burns. 2016; 42(3): 605-613. PMID: 26796240

Amonette W.E., K.L. English and W.J. Kraemer. Evidence-Based Practice in Exercise Science: The Six-Step Approach. Human Kinetics; Chicago, IL: 352 pp; 2016. ISBN 978-1-4504-3419-5.

Amonette WE and J Grant Accuracy of Speed Prediction Equations in American Football Players.  J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

Barker W, P Fullmer, K Hall, A Steakley, and WE Amonette. Kinetic and Lower Extremity Kinematic Differences Between American and Russian-Style Kettlebell Swings. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

Bores JM, C Vernon, D Ridings, J Champion, WE Amonette. Isokinetic Knee Strength is Associated with Knee Flexion Range of Motion Kinematics in the Vertical Jump. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

Brightwell CR, BD Brightwell, G McDonald, WE Amonette. Comparison of Vertical Jump Scores Measured Using Center of Mass Displacement and Jump Height with Different Standing Reach Techniques. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

Fullmer P, W Barker, D Bauer, J Grant, M Watts, and WE Amonette. Gender Comparison of American and Russian Style Kettlebell Swings. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

Gonzalez M, B De Leon, S Harper, E Nunn, WE Amonette. Velocity Specific Differences in Plantar Flexion Performance Resulting from 50 Hz Whole Body Vibration. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

Harper S, B De Leon, M Gonzalez, E Nunn, and WE Amonette. Whole Body Vibration Frequency Affects Neuromuscular Potentiation Responses in the Plantar Flexors. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

McDonald G, C Brightwell, T Butts, M Ivey, J Lee, and WE Amonette. Gender Differences in Correlates of Speed and Acceleration in Youth Soccer Players. J Strength Cond Res, 30(S1-210): 2016.

Bores JM, C Vernon, D Ridings, C Champion, and WE Amonette. Isokinetic Knee Strength is Associated with Knee Landing Kinematics during Double-leg Vertical and Depth Jumps.  Int J Exerc Sci: 2: (8): 2016 Article 45.

2015

English KL, Lee SMC, Loehr JA, Ploutz-Snyder RJ, Ploutz-Snyder LL. Isokinetic strength changes following long-duration spaceflight on the International Space Station. Aerosp Med Hum Perform, 2015; 86(12, Suppl): A68-77.

Hackney KJ, Scott J, Hanson A, English KL, Downs M, Ploutz-Snyder L. The Astronaut-Athlete: optimizing human performance in space. J Strength Cond Res, 2015; 29(12): 3531-45.

Amonette WE, M Boyle, M Psarakis, J Barker, TL Dupler, S Ott. Neurocognitive responses to a single bout of static semi-squats with whole body vibration. J Strength Cond Res. 2015; 29(1): 96-100. 

Timmerman, KL, WE Amonette, MM Markofski, HA Ansinelli, EA Gleason, BB Rasmussen, KA Mossberg. Impaired IL-6 and IL-10 response to exercise in patients with traumatic brain injury. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015; 115: 111-118. PID: 25213007     

Coleman AE, WE Amonette. Sprint accelerations to first base among Major League Baseball players with different years of career experience. J Strength Cond Res, 2015; 29(7):1759-65. PMID 25353082

Bohanon FJ, J Edionwe, C Hess, DN Herndon, W Amonette, J Fernandez, RP Mlcak, OE Suman. Effects of Whole Body Vibration on Bone of Thermally Injured Children. Conference Proceedings from the American Burn Association National Meeting, Chicago, IL; 2015.

2014

Mamerow MM, Mettler JA, English KL, Casperson SL, Arentson-Lantz E, Sheffield-Moore M, Layman DK, Paddon-Jones D. Dietary protein distribution positively influences 24 hour muscle protein synthesis in healthy adults. J Nutr, 2014; 144(6): 876-80.

English KL, Loehr JA, Lee SMC, Smith SM. Early-phase musculoskeletal adaptations to different levels of eccentric resistance after 8 weeks of lower body training. Eur J Appl Physiol, 2014; 114(11): 2263-80.

Hackney KJ and English KL. Protein and essential amino acids to protect musculoskeletal health during spaceflight: evidence of a paradox? Life, 2014; 4(3): 295-317.

Amonette WE, D Brown, TL Dupler, J Xu, JJ Tufano, JK De Witt. Physical determinants of interval running speed in youth soccer players. J Hum Kin. 2014; 40 (1): 141-150.

J Ward, WE Amonette, J Coats, C Stastny, S Oguzhan. Preliminary comparison of Gatorade G2® to Red Bull® on maximal cycle ergometer performance.  Top Int Health Care. 2014; 5(1).  

Mazzola C, S Hopson, C Michalak, K Mossberg, J Rowland, WE Amonette.  Metabolic responses to peak exercise, selected ADLs, and upper-body accelerometer controlled video game play. Conference Proceedings from the Texas Physical Therapy Association Conference, Galveston, TX., 2014.

Edionwe J, J. Fernandez-Rio, W Amonette, D Herndon, G Klein, OE Suman. Effects of whole body vibration on bone of thermally injured patients.  Student Research Conference sponsored through National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute., Galveston, TX. 2014.

2013

Amonette WE, English KL, Buford W, Amonette BW. An apparatus to facilitate upright posture. US Patent No.: US 8,597,162 B2. Patent issued December 3, 2013.  

English KL, Hackney KJ, De Witt JK, Ploutz-Snyder RJ, Goetchius EL, Ploutz-Snyder LL.  A ground-based comparison of the Muscle Atrophy Research and Exercise System (MARES) and a commercially available isokinetic dynamometer.  Acta Astronautica, 2013; 92(1):3-9.

Amonette WE, and Mossberg, KA. Ventilatory anaerobic threshold following traumatic brain injury. J Head Traum Rehab. 2013; 28(5): 13-20. 

Humphries KM, J Ward, J Coats, J Nobert, W Amonette, S Dyess. Immediate effects of lower cervical spine manipulation on handgrip strength and free-throw accuracy of asymptomatic basketball players: a pilot study. J Chiro Med. 2013; 12(3): 153–159.

Spiering BA, WE Amonette, WJ Kraemer.  Resistance exercise prescription.  In: Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance, 2nd ed. (ed: Chandler TJ, Brown LE).  Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins: Baltimore, MD; 2012. 

Urrea, J, J Vohra, J Ward, W Amonette, J Coats. Pilot study of the impact of Rocktape® on female depth jump performance.  World Academy of Science, Engineering, and Technology International Science Index. 2013; Vol 83: 1266-1271. 

Amonette WE, P Lea, B Masel, M Moore, R Urban, KA Mossberg. Glucose and lactate responses to peak treadmill exercise in patients with a traumatic brain injury.  J Strength Cond Res, 2013; 27(3): 563 - 859.

Srinivasan K, P Darmouth, R Ferrell, CM Minor, D Myers, S Hussein, AE Coleman, TL Dupler, WE Amonette. Reactive strength index during depth jumps from three heights in high school baseball players. J Strength Cond Res, 2013; 27(3): 563 - 859.

Dever R, WE Amonette. Horizontal jumping: An off-ice training modality to minimize accumulative musculoskeletal stress in figure skaters. Conference Proceedings from the 18th Annual Sports Medicine and Sports Science of Figure Skating Symposium - in conjunction with the 2013 PSA International Conference, Chicago, IL: 2013. 

Duffield TJ, SC Peres, WE Amonette. Standard Deviation of sEMG: Measuring the dynamicity of muscle activity. Conference Proceedings from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society International Meeting: San Diego, CA: 2013.     

Amonette WE, M Boyle, N McGlone, M Psarakis, T Dupler, S Ott. Neurocognitive ImPACT® of whole body vibration exercise. J Strength Cond Res, 2013; 27(S1): 1-29.

2012

Amonette WE, English KL, Spiering BA, and Kraemer WJ. Evidence-based practice in strength and conditioning. In: Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance 2nd ed. TJ Chandler, LE Brown, eds. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2012.

Amonette WE, JK DeWitt., TL Dupler, T Tran, J Tufano, LE Brown, BA Spiering. Peak power prediction equations in young athletes and youths.  J Strength Cond Res. 2012; 26(7): 1749-1755. 

Coleman AE, and WE Amonette. Pure acceleration is the primary determinant of speed to first-base in Major League Baseball game situations. J Strength Cond Res. 2012; 26(6): 1455-1460. MID: 22505126

English KL, WE Amonette, BA Spiering, M Graham. What is ‘evidence-based’ strength and conditioning? Strength Cond J. 2012; 34(3): 19-24.

Timmerman KL, WE Amonette, MM Markofski, H Ansinelli, E Gleason, KA Mossberg. Traumatic brain injury is associated with an impaired IL-6 and IL-10 response to a bout of maximal aerobic exercise. Med Sci Sport Exerc, 2012.

Williams K, C Goldstraw, S Kellagar, S Tham, and WE Amonette.  Balance and lower extremity isometric strength as determinants of functional gait performance in skilled nursing facility patients. Conference Proceedings, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) National Conference: 2012.

Vazquez D, WE Amonette, J De Witt.  Relative age effect in U16 and U18 youth soccer players does not influence team performance. Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2012.

Gonzalez M, D Vazquez, C Bollier, J De Witt, A Khan, MJ Welch, BD McCullough, WE Amonette.  Reactive strength index is associated with performance in maximum strength and power tasks Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2012.

Palencia DV, CD Barnett, G Killian-Rubash, JS Shin, AE Coleman, TL Dupler, WE Amonette.  Metabolic and ventilatory responses to interval rope swing exercise. Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2012.

Patel N, A O’Donnell, WE Amonette.  Multiple regression equations using FMS components are more accurate than composite scores along to predict performance. Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2012.

Rowe T, V Aguilar, WE Amonette, AE Coleman, TL Dupler, C Seponski.  Vertical jump kinetics subsequent to squats performed with constant or variable external resistance.  Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2012.

Urrea J, R Burdsall, R Byrne, T Lee, B Ramey, J Vohra, A Watson, B Weiss, WE Amonette.  Relationship between orthopedic hip screening tests and peak force production in unilateral isometric and dynamic movements. Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2012.

Amonette WE, P Lea, B Masel, M Moore, R Urban, KA Mossberg. Acute response of the growth hormone to peak treadmill exercise in patients recovering from traumatic brain injury. Endocrine Rev, 33 (meeting Abstracts) 681: 2012.

Spellman M, L Harrison, J Meers, WE Amonette, M Short. Parental factors associated with Weight and Health Behaviors in Adults.  Conference Proceedings, Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington DC: July 2012.

Barnett C, K Williams, C Goldstraw, S Kellagar, S Tham, and WE Amonette.  Timed up-and-go scores are associated with balance but not lower-extremity force production in skilled-nursing facility patients.  Int J Exerc Sci, 4(12): 2012.

Williams, K, C Goldstraw, S Kellagar, S Tham, and WE Amonette.  Preliminary analysis of the feasibility and effectiveness of whole body vibration as a therapeutic intervention in a skilled nursing facility.  Int J Exerc Sci, 4(12): 2012.

Boiler C, B Alexander, AE Coleman, A Hatton, C Seponski, WE Amonette. Association between anthropometrics, vertical jump and broad jump to pure and transitional acceleration in junior college baseball players. Int J Exerc Sci, 4(12): 2012.

Seponski C, C Boiler, AE Coleman, WE Amonette. Changes in NFL combine performance over the past decade.  Int J Exerc Sci, 4(12): 2012.

Reveron JA, C Goodson, T Dupler, L Stroud, WE Amonette.  Metabolic responses to symmetrical whole body vibration.  Int J Exerc Sci, 4(12): 2012.

2011

Loehr JA, Lee SMC, English KL, Sibonga J, Smith SM, Spiering BA, Hagan RD.  Musculoskeletal adaptations to training with the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device.  Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2011; 43(1): 146-156.

Amonette, W.E. and Mossberg. Gender differences in peak aerobic capacity in patients recovering from traumatic brain injury.  Med Sci Sports Exerc. 43 (5): 2011 Suppl.

Spiering BA, WE Amonette, K DeWitt., TL Dupler, TT Tran, J Tufano, LE Brown,. A novel equation to predict peak power in young athletes.  Med Sci Sports Exerc. 43 (5): 2011 Suppl.

2010

English KL, Paddon-Jones D.  Protecting muscle mass and function in older adults during bed rest.  Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care, 2010; 13(1): 34-39.

Stroud L., WE Amonette, and TL Dupler.  Metabolic responses to accelerometer controlled video games.  Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2010; 35: 1-7. 

Dupler TD, WE Amonette, AE Coleman, and J Hoffman.  Anthropometric and performance differences among high school football players.  J Strength Cond Res. 2010; 24(8): 1975-1982.

Amonette WE, KL English, and K Ottenbacher, Nullius in verba: A call for evidence-based practice in the teaching and practice of exercise science. Sport Med. 2010; 40(6): 1-10. 

Mossberg KA, WE Amonette, BE Masel. Endurance training and cardiorespiratory conditioning after traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2010; 25 (3): 1-11. PMID: 20473091

Bentley JR, WE Amonette and JK DeWitt. Cadence affects inertial forces experienced by the musculoskeletal system during the squat exercise. J Strength Cond Res. 2010; 24 (5): 1414-20.

Magee DJ, WS Quillen, WE Amonette, BA Spiering.  Preparticipation physical examination.  In: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Series, Volume IV: Selected Topics in Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation (ed: Magee DJ, Manske RC, Zachazewski JE, Quillen WS). Elsevier: Baltimore, MD; 2010. 

Ugartechea JL, D Boudreaux, C Ellis, M Handy, A Sauser, WE Amonette.  Development of a Model Equation to Predict Vertical Ground Reaction Forces During the Sit-to-Stand Maneuver. Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2010. 

Minor CM, H Hamilton, S Buchanan, T Dupler, J Holliday, C Perez, P Roberts, J Tufano, WE Amonette. Relationship Between Ground Reaction Forces during Jump Tests and Sprinting Speed and Agility in Youth American Football Players.  Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2010. 

Boyle M, J Barker, N McGlone, S Ott, M Psarakis, H Shah, WE Amonette. Acute Neurocognitive Responses to Submaximal Isometric Exercise With and Without Whole Body Vibration Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2010. 

Holliday J., C. Perez, S. Buchanan, H. Hamilton, C. Minor, J. Tufano, J.K. DeWitt, W.E. Amonette. Determinants of Speed and Agility in Youth Soccer Players. Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2010. 

Shepherd J, TL Dupler, A Greenwood, B Trevino, J Patlan, R West, WE Amonette. Jaw clinching increases vertical ground reaction forces during isometric Mid-thigh pulls but not in the vertical jump. Conference Proceedings, National Center for Human Performance, Houston, TX: November 2010. 

Fairchild B, WE Amonette, BA Spiering. Prediction models of speed and agility in NFL combine attendees.  J Strength Cond Res, 2010; 24(7): 1704-1794.

Tufano J, D Brown, J Xu, TL Dupler, JK DeWitt, BA Spiering, TT Tran, and LE Brown, WE Amonette. A novel equation to predict peak power in young athletes.  J Strength Cond Res, 2010; 24(7): 1704-1794.

Xu J, Tufano, D Brown, TL Dupler, BA Spiering, AE Coleman, WE Amonette.  Physical determinants of sprinting velocity and agility in high school football players: Differences between position groups.  J Strength Cond Res, 2010; 24(7): 1704-1794.

Sanchez B, M Jennings, WE Amonette, TL Dupler, JK DeWitt, K Gandler. The effects of center of gravity location, ambulation speed, and grade on walking biomechanics.  Int J Exercise Sci.  (2): Article 21. 

Tufano J, WE Amonette, AE Coleman, TL Dupler, JK DeWitt. Predictive Modeling of Speed in American football Players. Intl J Exerc Sci.  2 (2): Article 19. 

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