Recent Publications & Presentations

Publications
2017
Aiello, A. E., Jayabalasingham, B., Simanek, A. M., Diez-Roux, A., Feinstein, L., Meier, H. C. S., Needham, B.L., Dowd, J. B. (2017). The impact of pathogen burden on leukocyte telomere length in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Epidemiol Infect, 145(14), 3076-3084. doi:10.1017/S0950268817001881
Bao, S., Lei, Y., & Wang, J. (2017). Experiencing a reaching task passively with one arm while adapting to a visuomotor rotation with the other can lead to substantial transfer of motor learning across the arms. Neurosci Lett, 638, 109-113. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2016.12.028
Bodnar, L. M., Simhan, H. N., Parker, C. B., Meier, H. C. S., Mercer, B. M., Grobman, W. A., Haas, D. M., Wing, D. A., Hoffman, M. K., Parry, S., Silver, R. M., Saade, G. M., Wapner, R., Iams, J. D., Wadhwa, P. D., Elovitz, M., Peaceman, A. M., Esplin, S., Barnes, S., Reddy, U. M. (2017). Racial or Ethnic and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Adherence to National Dietary Guidance in a Large Cohort of US Pregnant Women. J Acad Nutr Diet, 117(6), 867-877 e863. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2017.01.016
Farrell, M. H., Sprenger, C., Sullivan, S. L., Trisler, B. A., Kram, J. J., & Ruppel, E. K. (2017). Benefit of report card feedback after point-of-care assessment of communication quality indicators. Journal of Patient-Centered Research & Reviews, 4(1), 7-17. doi:10.17294/2330-0698.1283
Imboden, M. T., Swartz, A. M., Finch, H. W., Herber, M. P., & Kaminsky, L. A. (2017). Reference standards for lean mass measures using GE dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in Caucasian adults. PLoS ONE, 12(4). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176161
Imboden, M. T., Welch, W. A., Swartz, A. M., Montoye, A. H. K., Finch, H. W., Herber, M. P., & Kaminsky, L. A. (2017). Reference standards for body fat measures using GE dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in Caucasian adults. PLoS ONE, 12(4). doi:s10.1371/journal.pone.0175110
Kavanaugh, M. S., Cho, C., Maeda, H., & Swope, C. (2017). “I am no longer alone”: Evaluation of the first North American camp for youth living in families with Huntington’s disease. Children and Youth Services Review, 79(Supplement C), 325-332. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.06.029
Keenan, K. G., Huddleston, W. E., & Ernest, B. E. (2017). Altered visual strategies and attention are related to increased force fluctuations during a pinch grip task in older adults. J Neurophysiol, jn 00928 02016. doi:10.1152/jn.00928.2016
Kovach, C., Ellis, J., & Evans, C. (2017). Patterns of New Physical Problems Emerging in Long-Term Care Residents with Dementia. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 43.
Kovach, C. R. (2017). 10-Year Milestone for Research in Gerontological Nursing Trends Affecting Scientific Publishing. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 10(1), 3-4. doi:10.3928/19404921-20161209-06
Kovach, C. R. (2017). RGN’s Commitment to Moving Intervention Science Forward: Specifying Targets, Mechanisms of Action, and Outcomes. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 10(2), 55-56. doi:10.3928/19404921-20170315-01
Kovach, C. R., Taneli, Y., Neiman, T., Dyer, E. M., Arzaga, A. J., & Kelber, S. T. (2017). Evaluation of an ultraviolet room disinfection protocol to decrease nursing home microbial burden, infection and hospitalization rates. BMC Infectious Diseases, 17(1), 186. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2275-2
Richards, K. C., Kovach, C. R. (2017). Comorbid Nighttime Agitation, Sleep Disturbance, and Restless Legs Syndrome What Next? Research in Gerontological Nursing, 10(4), 151-153. doi:10.3928/19404921-20170621-01
Ruppel, E.K., Gross, C., Stoll, A., Peck, B., Allen, M., Kim, S. (in press). Reflecting on connecting: Meta-analysis of differences between mediated and face-to-face self-disclosure. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 22, 18-34. doi:10.1111/jcc4.12179
Ruppel, E. K., Burke, T. J., & Cherney, M. R. (2017). Channel complementarity and multiplexity in long-distance friends’ patterns of communication technology use. New Media & Society. doi:10.1177/1461444817699995
Taani, M. H., Kovach, C. R., & Buehring, B. (2017). Muscle Mechanography: A Novel Method to Measure Muscle Function in Older Adults. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 10(1), 17-24. doi:10.3928/19404921-20161209-03
2016
Bao, Lei, & Wang, J. (2016). Experiencing a reaching task passively with one arm while adapting to a visuomotor rotation with the other can lead to substantial transfer of motor learning across the arms. Neuroscience Letters, pii: S0304-3940(16)30964-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2016.12.028.
Bazett-Jones, D., Huddleston, W.E., Cobb, S.C., O’Connor, K.M., & Earl-Boehm, J. (2016). Acute responses of strength and running mechanics following increased and decreased pain in patellofemoral pain. Journal of Athletic Training, In press.
Burke, T.J., Ruppel, E.K., & Dinsmore, D. (2016). Moving away and reaching out: Young adults’ relational maintenance and psychosocial well-being during the transition to college. Journal of Family Communication. doi:10.1080/15267431.2016.1146724.
Dondzila, C.J., Swartz, A.M., Keenan, K.G., Harley, A.E., Azen, R., & Strath, S.J. (2016). Translating exercise interventions to an in-home setting for seniors: preliminary impact on physical activity and function. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, in press, PMID:26733083.
Driscoll, I., Gaussoin, S.A., Wasserttheil-Smoller, S., Limacher, M., Casanova, R., Yaffe, K., Resnick, S.M., & Espeland, M.A. (2016). Obesity and Structural Brain Integrity in Older Women: The Women’s Health Initiative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, epub ahead of print, PMID:26961581.
Farrell, M.H., Sprenger, C., Sullivan, S.L., Trisler, B.A., Kram, J.J., & Ruppel, E.K. (2016). Benefit of report card feedback after point-of-care assessment of communication quality indicators. Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews, 3, 235.
Goveas, J.S., Rapp, S.R., Hogan, P.E., Driscoll, I., Tindle, H.A., Smith, J.C., Kesler, S.R., Zaslavsky, O., Rossom, R.C., Ockene, J.K., Yaffe, K., Manson, J.E., Resnick, S.M., & Espeland, M.A. (2016). Predictors of optimal cognitive aging in 80+ women: The Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 71(Suppl1):S62-71.
Huddleston, W.E., Corbin, E.W., Recka, N.M., & Smith, B.E. (2016). Cognitive Contributions to Gait Characteristics in Older Adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(10):e102.
Joshi, M. & Keenan, K.G. (2016). Force fluctuations while pressing and moving against high- and low- friction touch screen surfaces. Experimental Brain Research, in press.
Kavanaugh, M., Kalipeni, J., & Stamatopoulos, V.(2016). Application of the UN Convention on Rights of the Child to young caregivers in the United States: US policies
 in international context. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal, 17(1), 68-81.
Kavanaugh, M., Noh, H.J., & Zhang, L.(2016). Caregiving youth knowledge and perceptions of Parental EOL wishes in Huntington’s disease. Journal of Social Work and End of Life care, In press.
Korthauer, L., Nowak, N., Moffat, S., An, Y., Rowland, L., Barker, P., Resnick, S., & Driscoll, I. (2016). Correlates of virtual navigation performance in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 39:118-127.
Pieper, M. J., Francke, A. L., van der Steen, J. T., Scherder, E. J., Twisk, J. W., Kovach, C. R., & Achterberg, W. P. (2016). Effects of a stepwise multidisciplinary intervention for challenging behavior in advanced dementia: A cluster randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(2):261-269. doi:10.1111/jgs.13868.
Rababa, M., Al-Ghassani, A. A., Kovach, C. R., & Dyer, E. M. (2016). Proton pump inhibitors and the prescribing cascade. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 42(4):23-31. doi:10.3928/00989134-20151218-04.
Rains, S.A. & Ruppel, E.K. (2016). Channel complementarity theory in the health information-seeking process: Further investigating the implications of source characteristic complementarity. Communication Research, 43, 232-252. http://doi.org/10.1177/0093650213510939.
Ruppel, E.K. (2016). Scanning health information sources: Applying and extending the comprehensive model of information seeking. Journal of Health Communication. doi:10.1080/10810730.2015.1058438
Ruppel, E.K., Blight, M., Cherney, M., & Fylling, S. (2016). An exploratory investigation of communication technologies as a means to alleviate communicative difficulties and depression in older adults. Journal of Aging and Health, 28, 600-620. http://doi.org/10.1177/0898264315599942.
Ruppel, E.K., Gross, C., Stoll, A., Peck, B., Allen, M., & Kim, S. (2016). Reflecting on connecting: Meta-analysis of differences between mediated and face-to-face self-disclosure. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. http://doi.org/10.1111/jcc4.12179.
Swartz, A.M., Cho, Y.I., Welch, W.A., & Strath, S.J. (2016). Movement discordance between healthy and non-healthy US adults. PLOS ONE. 11(2):e0150325. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150325
Swartz, A.M., Miller, N.E., Cho, Y.I.K., Welch, W.A., & Strath, S.J. (2016). A prospective examination of the impact of high levels of exercise training on sedentary behavior. Eur. J. Sport Sci. 1-9.
Tao, H., McRoy, S., Kovach, C.R. & Wang, L. (2016). Comparison of perceived usability and performance of a tablet computer by a family caregiver of an older adult. Research in Gerontological Nursing.9(4):183-192.
Wang, J., D’Amato, A., Bambrough, J., Swartz, A.M., & Miller, N.E. (2016). A positive association between active lifestyle and hemispheric lateralization for motor control and learning in older adults. Behavioural Brain Research, 314:38-44.
2015
Kavanaugh, M.S., Stamaopoulos, V., Cohen, D., & Zhang, L. (2015). Caregivers: A Scoping Review of Research on Caregiving Youth in the United States. Adolescent Research Review, 1(1), 29-49.
Ko, E., Kwak, J., & Nelson-Becker, H. (2015). What constitutes a good and bad death?: Perspectives of homeless older adults. Death Studies, epub ahead of print.
Kovach, C.R., Hekel, B. & Rababa, M. (2015). Feasibility Testing of a Protocol to Stop Ineffective Drug and Non-drug Treatments. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 37(11):1404-1422.
Richards, K.C., Bost, J.E., Rogers, V.E., Hutchison, L.C., Beck, C.K., Bliwise, D.L., Kovach, C.R., Cuellar, N., & Allen, R.P. (2015). Diagnostic accuracy of behavioral, activity, ferritin, and clinical indicators of restless legs syndrome. Sleep, 38(3):371-380.
Steeves, J.A., Murphy, R., Crainiceanu, C., Zipunnikov, V., Van Domelen, D., & Harris, T.B. (2015). Daily patterns of physical activity by type 2 diabetes classification: comparing diabetes, prediabetes, and normal participants in NHANES 2003-2006. Preventive Medicine Reports, epub ahead of publication.
Welch, W., Strath, S., & Swartz, A. (2015). Congruent validity and reliability of two metabolic systems to measure resting metabolic rate. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(5):414-8.
Richards, K.C., Bost, J.E., Rogers, V.E., Hutchison, L.C., Beck, C.K., Bliwise, D.L., Kovach, C., Cuellar, N., & Allen, R.P. (2015). Diagnostic accuracy of behavioral, activity, ferritin, and clinical indicators of restless legs syndrome. SLEEP, 38(3):371-380.
Fink, J., Havens, K.H., Schumacher, J.A., Walker, R.E., , Morris, G.L., Nelson, D.A., Singh, M., & Cisler, R.A. (2015). Impact of the Heart WATCH program on patients at risk of developing metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews, 2(2):56-63.
Negro, F., Keenan, K.G., & Farina, D. (2015). Power spectrum of the rectified EMG: When and why is rectification beneficial for identifying neural connectivity? Journal of Neural Engineering, 12(3). doi:10.1088/1741-2560/12/3/036008
Kwak, J., De Larwelle, J., Kesler, T., & O’Connell Valuch, K. (2015). Role of advance care planning in proxy decision making among individuals with dementia and their family caregivers. Research in Gerontological Nursing, epub ahead of print. doi:10.3928/19404921-20150522-06
Wang, J., Thomas, D., & Cho, Y.I. (2015). Sensorimotor learning deficits observed in children with sports-related concussion. [v1; ref status: not approved 1, http://f1000r.es/5g4] F1000Research, 4:143. doi:10.12688/f1000research.6575.1
Chen, J.C., Wang, X., Wellenius, G.A., Serre, M.L., Driscoll, I., Casanova, R., McArdle, J.J., Manson, J.E., Chui, H.C., & Espeland, M.A. (2015). Ambient air pollution and neurotoxicity on brain structure: Evidence from Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study. Annals of Neurology, epub ahead of print, PMID:26075655. doi:10.1002/ana.24460
Ruppel, E. & McKinley, C. (2015). Social support and social anxiety in use and perceptions of online mental health resources: Exploring social compensation and enhancement. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking, 18:462-467. doi:10.1089/cyber.2014.0652
Blight, M.B., Jagiello, K., & Ruppel, E. (2015). “Same stuff different day”: A mixed-method study of support seeking on Facebook. Computers in Human Behavior, 53:366-373. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.07.209
Tyagi, S., Curley, M., Berger, M., Fox, J., Strath, S., Rubenstein, J., Roth, J., & Widlansky, M. (2015). Pacemaker quantified physical activity predicts all-cause morality. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 66(6):754-755.
Tarasenko, Y.N., Howell, B.M., Studts, C.R., Strath, S.J., & Schoenberg, N.E. (2015). Acceptability and feasibility of physical activity assessment methods for an Appalachian population. Journal of Community Health, epub ahead of print.
Welch, W.A., Strath, S.J., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). Congruent validity and reliability of two metabolic systems to measure resting metabolic rate. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(5):414-8.
Suboc, T.B., Knabel, D., Strath, S.J., Dharmashankar, K., Coulliard, A., Malik, M., Haak, K., & Widlansky, M.E. (2015). Associations of reducing sitting time with vascular function and insulin sensitivity in older sedentary adults. American Journal of Hypertension, epub ahead of print.
Strath, S.J., Kate, R.J., Keenan, K.G., Welch, W.A., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). Ngram time series model to predict activity type and energy cost from wrist, hip and ankle accelerometers: implications of age. Physiological Measurement, 36:2335-2351.
Rote, A.E., Klos, L.A., Brondino, M.J., Harley, A.E., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). The efficacy of a walking intervention using social media to increase physical activity: A randomized trial. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 12(Suppl1):S18-S25.
Rote, A.E., Klos, L.A., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). Location of body fat among women who accurately and inaccurately perceive their weight status. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 121(2):602-612.
2014
Dondzila, C., Gennuso, K.P., Swartz, A.M., Tarima, S., Lenz, E.K., Stein, S.S., Kohl, R.J., & Strath, S.J. (2014). Dose-response walking activity and physical function in older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activitiy. doi:10.1123/japa.203-0083
Dondzila, C.J., Swartz, A.M., Keenan, K., Harley, A., Azen, R., & Strath, S.J. (2014). Geospatial relationships between awareness and utilization of community exercise resources and physical activity levels in older adults. Journal of Aging Research, Article ID: 302690. Refereed.
Harley, A.E. , Rice, J., Walker, R. , Strath, S.J., Quintiliani, L.M., & Bennett, G.G. (2014). Physically active, low-income African American women: An exploration of activity maintenance in the context of sociodemographic factors associated with inactivity. Women & Health, 54(4):354-372, PMID:24617833.
Huddleston, W., Ernest, B., & Keenan, K. (2014). Selective age effects on visual attention and motor attention during a cued saccade task. Journal of Ophthalmology.
Kwak, J., Ko, E., & Kramer, B.J. (2014). Facilitating advance care planning with ethnically diverse groups of frail, low-income elders in the USA: Perspectives of care managers on challenges and recommendations. Health & Social Care in the Community, 22(2):169-77. doi:10.1111/hsc.12073
Kwak, J., Wallendal, M.S., Fritsch, T., Leo, G., & Hyde, T. (2014). Advance care planning and proxy decision making for patients with advanced Parkinson disease. Southern Medical Journal, 107:178-185.
Lenz, E.K., Swartz, A.M., & Strath, S.J. (2014). Do sedentary behaviors modify the health status of older adults? International Journal of Kinesiology and Sport Science, 2(1).
Steeves, J.A., Murphy, R., Zipunnikov, V., Strath, S., & Harris, T.B. (2014). Women workers and women at home are equally inactive: NHANES 2003-2006. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, epublication, PMID:25412296
Suboc, T.B., Strath, S.J., Dharmashankar, K., Coulliard, A., Miller, N., Wang, J., Tanner, M.J., & Widlansky, M.E. (2014). Relative importance of step count, intensity, and duration on physical activity’s impact on vascular structure and function in previously sedentary older adults. Journal of the American Heart Association, 3. doi:10.1161/JAHA.113.000702
Swartz, A.M., Rote, A.E., Cho, Y.I., Welch, W.A., & Strath, S.J. (2014). Responsiveness of motion sensors to detect change in sedentary and physical activity behavior. British Journal of Sports Medicine. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-093520
Swartz, A.M., Rote, A.E., Welch, W.A., Maeda, H., Hart, T.L., Cho, Y.I., & Strath S.J. (2014). Prompts to disrupt sitting time and increase physical activity at work, 2011-2012. Preventing Chronic Disease, 11:E73. doi:10.5888/pcd11.130318
Wang, L., Tao, H., Bao, L., Wang, H., Qian, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2014). The development and application of nurse job performance scale. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing, 31(1):19-22.
Wang, L., Tao, H., Zhao, Y., Zhou, Y., & Jiang, X. (2014). Optimal timing for initiation of biofeedback assisted relaxation training in hospitalized coronary heart disease patients with sleep disturbances. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 29(4):367-76.
2013
Andresen, E.M., Buyers, K., Friary, J., Kosloski, K., & Montgomery, R.J.V. (2013). Performance of the 10-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale for caregiving research. SAGE Open Medicine, 1. doi:10.1177/2050312113514576
Strath, S.J., Kaminsky, L.A., Ainsworth, B.E., Ekelund, U., Freedson, P.S., Gary, R.A., Richardson, C.R., Smith, D.T., & Swartz, A.M. (2013). A comprehensive guide to the assessment of physical activity: Clinical and research application. A scientific statement from the American Heart Association, Circulation, 128(20):2259-79.
Walters, T.J., Kaschinske, K.A., Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., & Keenan, K.G. (2013), Validation of a portable EMG device to assess muscle activity during free-living situations. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 5:1012‐9.
Wheeler, L.A., Cashin, S.E., Klos, L.A., Rote, A.E., Clasey, J.E., & Swartz, A.M. (2013). Validation of a hand-held bioelectrical impedance device for the assessment of body fat in young and old adults compared to tetrapolar BIA using DXA as a reference. International Journal of Body Composition Research. 11(2):59–66.
Presentations and Minor Publications
2017
Forseth, B., Hauff, C., & Swartz, A. (2017, May, 31). Quantifying Physical Activity Performed During Yoga. Paper presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
Huddleston, W. Recka, N. M., & Wohkittel, N. (2017, April). Timing of cortical activiation related to an attention-mediated delayed saccade task. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, Dublin, Ireland.
Lerma, N., Cho, C., Swartz, A., Miller, N., Keenan, K., Strath, S. (2017, June 1). Isotemporal Substitution of Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity on Functional Performance in Older Adults. Paper presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
Meier, H. C. S., Mendes de Leon, C. F., Simanek, A. M., Dowd, J. B., Aiello, A. E. (2017, April 27-29). Nativity, Acculturation, and Immune Response to Persistent Infection in Elderly Latinos. Paper presented at the The Population Association of America’s Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Rowley, T., Cho, C. C., Swartz, A. M., Miller, N., Strath, S. J. (2017, May 31). Predicting Maximal Oxygen Uptake in Adults Using a Walk Test. Paper presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
Welch, W. A., Strath, S. J., Walker, R. E., Swartz, A. M. (2017, June 2). Dose-Response of Light Intensity Physical Activity and Glucose Dynamics in Older Adults. Paper presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
Huddleston, W., Recka, N. M. (2017, July). Interaction of attention-mediated visual and motor processes within the dorsal attention pathway. Paper presented at the Gordon Conference on the Control of Eye Movements, Lewiston, ME.
2016
Barillas-Berios, R., Joshi, M., Keenan, K., Strath, S.J., & Hyngstrom, A. (2016). The relationship between sub-maximal knee extensor force regulation and function post-stroke. American Physical Therapy Combined Sections Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
Benson, L., Cobb, S., Hyngstrom, A., Keenan, K. , Luo, J., & O’Connor, K. (2016). Predicting walking foot clearance from sagittal joint coordination. American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, August 2-5.
Cobb, S.C., Heintz, B.D., Keenan, K.G., & Cho, C.C. (2016). Lower extremity neuromuscular factors associated with postural stability in older adults. 21st Annual GCMAS Meeting, Memphis, TN. May 17-20.
Corbin, E.W., Smith, B.E., Recka, N.M., & Huddleston, W.E. (2016). Identifying cognitive effects on visual attention and gait in older adults. 30th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC. April.
Corbin, E.W., Smith, B.E., Recka, N.M. & Huddleston, W.E. (2016). Identifying cognitive effects on visual attention and gait in older adults. University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Undergraduate Research Symposium, April.
Ellis, J. (2016). 100 Healthy At-Risk Families. Presented at the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Milwaukee, WI, March.
Farrell, M.H., Sprenger, C., Sullivan, S.L., Trisler, B.A., Kram, J.J., & Ruppel, E.K. (2016). Benefit of report card feedback after point-of-care assessment of communication quality indicators. Research and Teaching Forum, American Academy on Communication in Healthcare, New Haven, CT. June.
Forseth, B., Swartz, A., & Strath, S.J. (2016). Comparison of physiological responses between yoga and slow-walking. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 1.
Fueger, C., Petrovska, L., & Huddleston, W.E. (2016). The effects of increasing cognitive and motor demand on visuomotor behavior. College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, May.
Fueger, C., Petrovska, L., & Huddleston, W.E. (2016). The effects of varying cognitive and motor demand on an attention-mediated reaching task. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, Neuroscience Meeting Planner 243.06, November.
Gerstle, E., Keenan, K.G., O’Connor, K., & Cobb, S.C. (2016). Lower extremity muscle activity during descent from varying step heights. 21st Annual GCMAS Meeting, Memphis, TN. May 17-20.
Kavanaugh, M.S. (2016). Characteristics of young caregivers and their families: Results from a national US survey. 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND, Dublin Ireland. December 7-10.
Kavanaugh, M.S. (2016). The South African ALS Caregiving experience: Lessons learned from a cross-country collaboration between the US and South Africa 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND, Dublin Ireland. December 4-5.
Kavanaugh, M.S., Noh, H.J., & Zhang, L. (2016). “I Wish I Knew What He Wanted”: An exploration of youth caregivers’ understanding of parental end of life wishes. Presentation at the 20th Annual Conference Anniversary Celebration of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), Washington, DC, January 13-17.
Lerma, N.L., Keenan, K.G., Strath, S.J., Forseth, B., Cho, C.C., & Swartz, A.M. (2016). Age alters muscle activation but not energy expenditure during sedentary behavior alternatives. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 1.
Martin, C., Rallo, L., Rozmenoski, C., Spaho, E., & Huddleston, W.E. (2016). Education on Benefits of Moderate Intensity Exercise in People with Parkinson’s Disease. College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, May.
Newsome, J., Shaw, B.A., August, K.J., Strath, S.J. (2016). Physical activity-related social control and support, perceived norms and physical activity. Gerontological Society of America 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 19.
Priddis, D., Ruppel, E.K., & Burrell, N. (2016). The grandparent and adult grandchild: A combination of solidarity and topic avoidance. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Central States Communication Association, Grand Rapids, MI, April.
Recka, N.R. & Huddleston, W.E. (2016). 2-channel electroencephalography to determine saccadic eye movement. Poster presented at the UW-Milwaukee Undergraduate Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, April.
Rowley, T., Swartz, A.M., Staudenmayer, J., Keenan, K., Welch, W.A., Cho, C.C., & Strath, S.J.(2016). Energy cost of slow and normal gait speed in adults with and without lower-body impairments. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 2.
Scharmer, A., Baker Horner, L., Kavanaugh, M.S. (2016). Engaging ALS youth in support and DME: Pilot project in Wisconsin. ALS national Clinical meeting. San Diego, CA. November 3-4.
Seneli, R.M., Beschorner, K.E., Keenan, K.G., Earl-Boehm, J.E., O’Connor, K., & Cobb, S.C. (2016). Foot joint coupling variability in rearfoot and forefoot runners after an exhaustive run. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. May 31-June 4.
Strath, S.J., Swartz, A.M., Hyngstrom, A., Keenan, K.G., Rowley, T.W., Miller, N.E., Welch, W.A., Cho, C.C., Staudenmayer, J. (2016). Validity of accelerometer methods to estimate activity energy cost in adults with and without functional limitations. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 3.
Swartz, A.M., Cho, Y.I., Welch, W.A., & Strath, S.J. (2016). Movement discordance between healthy and non-healthy US adults. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 3.
Swartz, A.M. (CHAIR) (2016). Highlighted Symposium: Who Wins: The Tortoise or the Hare in the Race for Health Benefits? 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 4.
Tuttle, M., Welch, W.A., Swartz, A.M., Harber, M. Montoye, A.H.K., & Kaminsky, L.A. (2016). Reference values for body fat percentage obtained from dual energy x-ray absorptiometry in adults. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 2.
Welch, W.A., Swartz, A., & Strath, S.J. (2016). Use of relative, individualized cutpoint analyses to estimate activity prevalence in diabetic older adults. 63rd Annual ACSM Meeting, Boston, MA. June 1.
2015
Forseth, B.M., Strath, S.J., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). Comparison of Physiological and Accelerometer Responses between Yoga and Slow Walking. College of Health Sciences Research Symposium. Milwaukee, WI December 5.
Nazan, A.I., Strath, S.J., Rice, J., Lemke, M. & Harley, A. (2015). Exploring older adults’ facilitators to engage in physical activity in a racially diverse, lower income sample. American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. November 1.
Jolly, S., Zhao, S. Gupta, N, Schipper, M., Eisbruch, A., Worden, F., Strath, S.J., & Alexander, N. (2015). Benefits of maintaining physical activity during head and neck cancer treatment (MPACT). Society for Integrative Oncology 12th International Conference, Boston, MA, November 15.
Welch, W.A., Swartz, A.M., & Strath, S.J. (2015). Accuracy of direct observation to assess physical activity in older adults. College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, May 5.
Rowley, T.W., Welch, W.A., Strath, S.J., Winker, K.N., Russo, M., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). Comparison of Two Interventions to Decrease Sedentary Behavior in Healthy Older Adults. College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, May 5.
Kotvis, J.M., Welch, W.A., Strath, S.J. & Swartz, A.M. (2015). Accelerometer counts during structured and free-living sedentary behavior. College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, May 5.
Lerma, N.L., Swartz, A.M., Rowley, T.W., Maeda, H., & Strath, S.J. (2015). Increasing the Energy Cost of Sedentary Behaviors in Older Adults Using a Portable Elliptical Device: Pilot Examination. College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, May 5.
Tao, H. (2015). Is OASIS effective in predicting re-hospitalization for home healthcare elderly patients? Presentation at the Annual MNRS Research Conference, St. Louis, MO, March 28.
Wang, J. (2015). Generation of visuomotor adaptation across the arms. Presentation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, February.
Tao, H. (2015). Care and keeping the elderly in their homes. Presentation, March.
Tao, H. (2015). Acceptance of tablet and ability of operating an APP to support mid to older aged caregivers of elderly. Presentation, March.
Driscoll, I. (2015). The aging hippocampus: Navigating between human and rodent experiments. Presentation at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 3.
Taneli, Y., & Kovach, C. (2015). Editorial: Advancing theory and practice through collaborative research in environmental gerontology. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 8:58-60.
Kovach, C., Achterberg, W., Gibson, S.J., & Deferin, R. (2015). The systematic development of healthcare interventions. Presentation at the Summer Geriatric Interdisciplinary Research Institute, D.W. Reynolds Center of Geriatric Excellence, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, May.
Kovach, C. (2015). Challenging behavior and pain in dementia. Presentation at the 7th International Congress of Pain in Dementia, Bergen, Norway, April.
Kovach, C. (2015). Debate: Toward academia and implementation in nursing home medicine. Presentation at the 7th International Congress of Pain in Dementia, Bergen, Norway, April.
Driscoll, I. (2015). The aging hippocampus: Navigating between rodent and human experiments. Presentation at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, May 1.
Driscoll, I. (2015). Distinguishing normal from pathological aging: Behavioral, structural, and neuropathological Findings. Presentation at the Rotman Research Institute Grand Rounds, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 11.
Lerma, N., Swartz, A.M., Rowley, T.W., Maeda, H., Steeves, J.A., & Strath, S.J. (2015). Increasing energy cost of sedentary behaviors in older adults using a portable elliptical device: A pilot examination. Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, San Diego, CA, May 30.
Welch, W.A., Swartz, A.M., & Strath, S.J. (2015). Accuracy of Direct Observation to Assess Physical Activity in Older Adults. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, San Diego, CA, May 30.
D’Amato, A., Bambrough, J., Miller, N.,Swartz, A., & Wang, J. (2015). Association between physical activity level and motor function of the aging brain. Presentation at the International Academy Nutrition and Aging, Barcelona, Spain, June 18-19.
Wang, J. (2015). Generalization of visuomotor adaptation across motor effectors and conditions. Presentation at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseille, France, June 11.
Lerma, N.L., Keenan, K., Strath, S.J., Forsythe, B., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). The effects of altering sitting behavior on energy expenditure and muscle activation. Presentation at the ICAMPAM 4th International Conference, Limerick, Ireland, June 11.
Strath, S.J., Cho, Y., Maeda, H., Rowley, T., Miller, N.E., Steeves, J., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). Impact of accelerometer data reduction choices on select physical activity and sedentary outcomes in older adults. Presentation at the ICAMPAM 4th International Conference, Limerick, Ireland, June 10.
Swartz, A.M., Widlansky, M.E., Cho, C.C., Miller, N.E., Welch, W.A., & Strath, S.J. (2015). Characterizing physical activity and sedentary behavior change in response to a step goal. Presentation at the ICAMPAM 4th International Conference, Limerick, Ireland, June 11.
Welch, W.A., Strath, S.J., Bassett, D.R., Miller, N.E., & Swartz, A.M. (2015). A comparison of wrist and hip accelerometer counts to measured total daily physical activity energy expenditure. Presentation at the ICAMPAM 4th International Conference, Limerick, Ireland, June 10.
Gerstle, E., O’Connor, K., Keenan, K., & Cobb, S. (2015). Foot and ankle kinematics during descent from varying step heights. Presentation at the American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, August 5-8.
Seneli, R.M., Pomeroy, R.L., & Cobb, S. (2015). A new method for identifying toe-off event running on a treadmill using kinematic data. Presentation at the American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH, August 5-8.
Kavanaugh, MS., Banker Horner, L., & Barkhaus, P.B. (2015). Computer generated communication device and young carers: A case study of twins caring for a parent with ALS. Poster presented at the 26th International Symposium on ALS/MND. Orlando, FL, December 11-13.
Kavanaugh, MS., Banker Horner, L., & Barkhaus, P.B. (2015). Benefits of participating in research: A supportive tool for ALS young carers. Presentation at the 10th Annual Allied Professional forum International Symposium on ALS/MND, Orlando, FL, December 10.
Joshi, M., Peterson, J., Hyngstrom, A., Strath, S., Swartz, A., Negro, F., Farina, D., Keenan, K.G. (2015). Force fluctuations and motor unit activity during a handgrip task in individuals with chronic stroke and multiple sclerosis. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.
Peterson, J.J., Keenan, K.G. (2015). The effect of a visuospatial memory task on measures of postural control and motor unit activity in young and older adults. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.
Murphy, S.A., Berrios, R., Hunter, S., Negro, F., Farina, D., Nelson, A., Keenan, K.G., Schmit, B., Hyngstrom, A. (2015). Modulation of motor units during repeated contractions post-stroke. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL.
Kovach, C., Burr, J., Markides, K., Carr, D., Gaugler, J. & Pruchno, R. (2015). Through the eyes of editors: The continuing evolution of gerontology. Gerontological Society of America, November.
Kovach, C., Hekel, B., & Rababa, M. (2015). Testing a protocol to stop ineffective drug and non-drug treatments. Gerontological Society of America, November.
Kovach, C., Rababa, M., & Al-Ghassani, A. (2015). Proton pump inhibitors and the prescribing cascade. Gerontological Society of America, November.
Kovach, C. (KEYNOTE SPEAKER) (2015). Recognizing and alleviating pain an unmet needs in persons with advanced dementia. The Hospice Organization and Palliative Care Experts of Wisconsin Conference, Middleton, WI, October.
Kovach, C. (2015). Palliative care for people with advanced dementia. The Hospice Organization and Palliative Care Experts of Wisconsin Conference, Middleton, WI, October.
Kovach, C. (2015). Intervention studies to improve outcomes for nursing home residents. Clinical & Translational Science Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, September.
2014
Lerma, N., Maeda, H., Garcia, B. Trepasso, T., Bork, E. & Strath, S.J. (2014). Multiple health-based point-of-decision prompts and an elevator survey to alter stair and elevator use. College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, May 2.
Winker, K.N., Welch, W.A., Russo, M.T., Palya, A.J., Koebert, M.L. & Strath, S.J. (2014). The effect of point-of-decision prompts on stair use in university students. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, May 2.
Welch, W.A., Strath, S.J. Koebert, M.L., Winker, K.N., & Swartz, A.M. (2014). Congruent validity and reliability of two metabolic systems to measure resting metabolic rate. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, May 2.
Suboc, T.M., Knabel, D.R., Strath, S.J., Malik, M., Couillard, A., & Widlansky, M.E. (2014). Impact of reducing sedentary time on vascular endothelial function in previously sedentary older adults. Presentation at the American Heart Association EPI/NPAM, San Francisco, CA, March 18-21.
Wang, J., Bao, S., Lei, Y. & Binder, J. (2014). Savings in visuomotor adaptation following an unlearning session with or without visual feedback. Presentation at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society conference, Boston, MA, April 6.
Dondzila, C.J., Swartz, A.M., Keenan, K.G., Harley, A.E., Azen, R., & Strath, S.J. (2014). An in-home exercise intervention to increase physical activity and improve physical functioning in older adults. Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May.
Lerma, N.L., Keenan, K.G., Swartz, A.M., Miller, N.E., & Strath, S.J. (2014). Objectively determined physical activity and measures of physical function in older adults. Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May.
Rote, A.E., Klos, L., Brondino, M.J., Strath, S.J., Harley, A.E., & Swartz, A.M. (2014). The efficacy of a Facebook-mediated intervention to increase physical activity in young women. Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May.
Swartz, A.M., Miller, N.E., Welch, W.A., Cho, Y.I., & Strath, S.J. (2014). Objective assessment of sedentary behavior during and after prolonged, intensive aerobic exercise training. Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May.
Welch, W.A., Strath, S.J., & Swartz, A.M. (2014). Comparison of wrist-worn accelerometer output based on handedness. Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May.
Suboc, T., Strath, S.J., Dharmashankar, K., Harmann, A., Coulliard, A., Malik, M., Haak, K., Knabel, D.R., & Widlansky, M. (2014). The impact of moderate intensity physical activity on cardiac structure and performance in older sedentary adults. International Journal of Cardiology Heart & Vessels, 4:19-24, September.
Lei, Y. & Wang, J. (2014). Performing, but not learning, a reaching task with one arm while learning the same task with the other leads to complete transfer of visuomotor adaptation across the arms. Poster presentation at the Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, November.
Bao, S., Lei, Y., & Wang, J. (2014). Performing a reaching task with one arm passively while learning the same task with the other leads to substantial transfer of visuomotor adaptation across the arms. Poster presented at the Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, November.
Noh, H. & Kwak, J. (2014). Facilitators and challenges in proxy decision-making for persons with dementia at the end of life. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, Washington DC, November 5-9.
2013
Welch, W.A., Strath, S.J. & Swartz, A.M. (2013). Comparison of wrist-worn accelerometer output based on handedness. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, Dec 6.
Kwak, J., Montgomery, R., O’Connell Valuch, K., & Kosloski, K. (2013). Results of a randomized trial of an innovative care management protocol for family caregivers. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA, November 20-24.
Lang, J., Kwak, J., Lendved, C., O’Connell Valuch, K., & Montgomery, R. (2013). Place matters: Differences in depression and intention to place among urban and rural caregivers. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA, November 20-24.
Savundranayagam, M. & Montgomery, R. (2013). Applying caregiver identity theory to understand the experiences of burden, depression, and uplifts among spouses and adult-children. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA, November 20-24.
Suboc, T.M., Strath, S.J., Miller, N.E., Dharmashankar, K., Couillard, A., Tanner, M.G., Haak, K., Knabel, D.R., & Widlandsky, M.E. (2013). Physical activity architecture and endothelial function in older adults: Importance of activity in bouts. Verbal slide presentation at the AHA Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX, November 20-24. Circulation 2013:128:A15178.