Ann Swartz, Ph.D., FACSM

Center Scientist

College of Health Sciences- Department of Kinesiology

Interests & Expertise:
Dr. Swartz’s research interests center on the health benefits of physical activity for adults and older adults including: relationships between physical activity, sedentary behavior, health and obesity level; novel, translational physical activity and sedentary behavior interventions to improve health, and the impact of sedentary behavior on metabolic health. To see Dr. Swartz’s full profile, click here. Click here to view Dr. Swartz’s vitae.

Current Projects:
For information on current projects, click here.

Most Recent Publications:

Welch, W. A., Strath, S. J., Brondino, M. J., Walker, R., & Swartz, A. M. (2019, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Duration-Response of Light-Intensity Physical Activity and Glucose Dynamics in Older Adults. Journal of physical activity & health16(1), 37-42.

Wade, N. E., Wallace, A. L., Swartz, A. M., & Lisdahl, K. M. (2018, November). Aerobic Fitness Level Moderates the Association Between Cannabis Use and Executive Functioning and Psychomotor Speed Following Abstinence in Adolescents and Young Adults. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 1-12.

Rice, L., Sung, J., Keane, K., Peterson, E., Sosnoff, J., Farkas, G., Swartz, A. M., Strath, S. J., Gorgey, A., Berg, A., Gater, D., Dyson-Hudson, T., Malanga, G., Cherian, C., Michalec, M., Kirshblum, S., Miller, C., Garlanger, K., Kortes, S., Schnorenberg, A. J., Slavens, B. A., Lee, K., Potter-Baker, K., Frost, F., Plow, E., Solinsky, R., Wilson, C., Henry, C. A., Lombard, A., Maher, M., Weir, J., Saeed, S., Cirnigliaro, C., Specht, A., Garbarini, E., Augustine, J., Forrest, G., Bauman, W., Wecht, J., Maher, M., Weir, J., Lombard, A., Saeed, S., Kirshblum, S., Bauman, W., Wecht, J., Hearn, J., Razvi, I. S., Wilson, C., Henry, C. A., Sikka, S., Callender, L., Bennett, M., Robertson, K., Driver, S., Kline-Quiroz, C., Donovan, J., Botticello, A., Arnold, D., Latham, N., Houlihan, B., Bickmore, T., Trinh, H. Q., Shamekhi, A., Ellis, T., LaVela, S. L., Burkhart, E., Kale, I., Bombardier, C., Snoxell, E., Knezevic, S., Hong, E., Asselin, P., Cirnigliaro, C., Kornfeld, S., Gorman, P., Forrest, G., Bauman, W., Spungen, A., Farkas, G., Berg, A., Castillo, C., Gater, D., Cleveland, C., Gabet, J., Harrington, A., Arenth, P., Farkas, G., Gorgey, A., Dolbow, D., Berg, A., Gater, D., Luther, S., Finch, D., Bouayad, L., Cirnigliaro, C., Donovan, J., Forrest, G., Gater, D., Kopp, M., Watzlawick, R., Martus, P., Failli, V., Finkenstaedt, F., Chen, Y., DeVivo, M., Dirnagl, U., Schwab, M. D., LiMonta, J., Saeed, S., Santiago, T., Maher, M., Wu, Y. K., Harel, N., Monden, K., Trost, Z., Nguyen, N., Morse, L., Boals, A., Wenzel, L., Silveira, S., Hughes, R., Nosek, M., LeDoux, T., Taylor, H., Diaz, L., Robinson-Whelen, S., Garshick, E., Betz, K., Krause, J., Cao, Y., Li, C., Hon, B., Kirshblum, S., Khong, C. M., Dirlikov, B., Shem, K., Charlifue, S., Song, S., & Burns, S. (2018, September). Presentation abstracts. The journal of spinal cord medicine41(5), 599-622.

Swartz, A. M., Cho, C., Welch, W. A., Widlansky, M. E., Maeda, H., & Strath, S. J. (2018, May). Pattern Analysis of Sedentary Behavior Change after a Walking Intervention. American journal of health behavior42(3), 90-101.

Swartz, A. M., & Welch, W. A. (2018). Approaches to Decrease Sedentary Behaviour Among the Elderly. Sedentary Behaviour Epidemiology, 459-470. Springer International Publishing.

Lerma, N.L., Cho, C., Swartz. A.M., Miller, N.E., Keenan. K.G., & Strath, S.J. (2017). Isotemporal Substitution of Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity on Function. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000001491

Rowley, T.W., Lenz, E.K., Swartz, A.M., Miller, N.E., Maeda, H., & Strath, S.J. (2017). Efficacy of an Individually Tailored, Internet-Mediated Physical Activity Intervention in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 733464817735396. doi:10.1177/0733464817735396

Welch, W.A., Alexander, N.B., Swartz, A.M., Miller, N.E., Twardzik, E., & Strath, S.J. (2017). Individualized Estimation of Physical Activity in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(11), 2185-2190. doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000001355