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Kinesiology: Student Scholarship

EXNS Graduate Students' Scholarship

  • Hart, T. L., Townsend, J. R., Haynes, J. T., Woods, C. A., Toy, A. M., Phirea, B., Aziz, M., Zimmerman, G. A., Jones, M. D., Vantreaes, W. A., & Gonzalez, A. M. (2021, April 8). Effect of dietary nitrate supplementation on adaptations to 11-weeks of off-season training in collegiate athletes [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Howerton, D., Shaw, H., Willerer, M., & Littlefield, L. (2020, November). Step it up: A physical activity intervention study [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Jones, M. D., Morimune, J., Littlefield, L., & Townsend, J. (2020, November). Acute protease supplementation does not alter the endocrine response to resistance exercise in trained males [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Morimune, J., & Townsend, J. (2020, November). The effects of digestive enzymes on amino acid response to resistance exercise in trained males  [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Townsend, J. R., Morimune, J. E., Jones, M. D., Beuning, C. N., Haase, A. A., Boot, C. M., Heffington, S. H., Littlefield, L. A., Henry, R. N., Marshall, A. C., VanDusseldorp, T. A., Feito, Y., & Mangine, G. T. (2020). The effect of Prohydrolase(®) on the amino acid and intramuscular anabolic signaling response to resistance exercise in trained males. Sports (Basel, Switzerland), 8(2), E13. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports8020013 
  • Washington, S., Zimmerman, G. A., Mullen, R., Lunney, S., & Littlefield, L. (2020, November). The effects of caffeine dose on lower extremity muscle fatigue in resistance trained individuals [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Zimmerman, G. A., & Townsend, J. (2020, November). Low-dose vitamin D supplementation does not prevent 25(oh) vitamin D decline in college students [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Banaszek, A., Townsend, J. R., Bender, D., Vantrease, W. C., Marshall, A. C., & Johnson, K. D. (2019). The effects of whey vs. Pea protein on physical adaptations following 8-weeks of High-Intensity Functional Training (HIFT): A pilot study. Sports, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.3390/sports7010012 
  • Jones, M. D., Townsend, J. R., Luallen, J., Vantrease, W. C., Hunter, I., Toy, A. M., & Johnson, K. D. (2019). The influence of combine preparation training duration on NFL Combine or Pro Day performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(6), 956. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000563369.83620.c3 
  • Jones, M. D., Vantrease, W., Toy, A., Townsend, J., & Johnson, K. (2019, April 11). The influence of combine preparation training duration on NFL Combine or Pro Day performance [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 
  • Man, N., & Marshall, A. C. (2019, April 11). Analysis of nutrition knowledge and use of social media for nutrition education in private school high school and middle school students [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 
  • Townsend, J. R., Bender, D., Vantrease, W. C., Hudy, J., Huet, K., Williamson, C., Bechke, E., Serafini, P., & Mangine, G. T. (2019).  Isometric mid-thigh pull performance is associated with athletic performance and sprinting kinetics in Division I men and women's basketball players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 33(10), 2665-2673. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000002165 
  • Townsend, J. R., LuAllen, J., Vantrease, W. C., Jones, M. D., Toy, A. M., Hunter, I., & Johnson, K. D. (2019). Body composition changes following NFL Combine Preparation Training. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51(6), 905. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000563212.70159.98 
  • Bender, D., Townsend, J. R., Vantrease, W. C., Marshall, A. C., Henry, R. N., Heffington, S. H., & Johnson, K. D. (2018). Acute beetroot juice administration improves peak isometric force production in adolescent males. Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism, 43(8), 816-821. https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2018-0050
  • Johnson, K. D., & Vantrease, W. C. (2018). Does a push-up using the Spyder 360 ™ elicit more muscle activation compared with a standard push-up? Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50(5S), 411. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000536438.73463.e4
  • Mangine, G. T., Huet, K., Williamson, C., Bechke, E., Serafini, P., Bender, D., Hudy, J., & Townsend, J. (2018). A resisted sprint improves rate of force development during a 20-m sprint in athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 32(6), 1531-1537https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000002030
  • Sapp, P. A., Townsend, J. R., Marshall, A. C., Johnson, K. D., & Vantrease, W. C. (2018, February). The effect of dietary manipulations on ultrasonography derived measures of muscle architecture. Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Chattanooga, TN.
  • Toohey, J. C., Townsend, J. R., Johnson, S. B., Toy, A. M., Vantrease, W. C., Bender, D., Crimi, C. C., Stowers, K. L., Ruiz, M. D., VanDusseldorp, T. A., Feito, Y., & Mangine, G. T. (2018). Effects of probiotic (bacillus subtilis) supplementation during offseason resistance training in female Division I athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. https://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000002675
  • Townsend, J. R., Bender, D., Vantrease, W. C., Sapp, P. A., Toy, A. M., Woods, C. A., & Johnson, K. D. (2018, June). The effect of probiotic supplementation on markers of immune and endocrine status in Division I baseball players. Fifteenth International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Conference and Expo, Clearwater Beach, FL. https://jissn.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12970-018-0256-5
  • Townsend, J. R., Bender, D., Vantrease, W. C., Sapp, P. A., Toy, A. M., Woods, C. A., & Johnson, K. D. (2018b). Effects of probiotic (bacillus subtilis de111) supplementation on immune function, hormonal status, and physical performance in Division I baseball players. Sports, 6(3). https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6030070
  • Vantrease, W. C., Bender, D., Townsend, J. R., & Johnson, K. D. (2018, February). How does air displacement plethysmography and direct segmental bioelectrical impedance compare in a university student population? Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Chattanooga, TN.
  • Vantrease, W. C. & Townsend J. R. (2018, April 12). Maximal strength correlation, muscle activation, and bar velocity comparisons between back squats and safety squat bar squats [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Bender, D., Banaszek, A., Browning, C., & Henry R. N. (2017, April 13). The relationship between muscle thickness and anaerobic power [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Bender, D., Townsend, J. R., Vantrease, W., Marshall, A. C., Henry, R. N., Heffington, S. H., & Johnson, K. D. (2017). The effects of beetroot juice administration on physical performance during anaerobic exercise in young active males. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 117(10), A144. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2017.08.094
  • Johnson, K. D., & Beadle, J. (2017). Does the Polar FT60 Fitness TestTM accurately predict maximal oxygen consumption in healthy subjects? Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49(5S), 747. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000518986.78970.5c
  • Townsend, J. R., Bender, D., Vantrease, W., Hudy, J., Huet, K., Williamson, C., Bechke, E., Serafini, P., & Mangine, G. T. (2017). Isometric mid-thigh pull performance is associated with athletic performance and sprinting kinetics in Division I men and women's basketball players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1519/jsc.0000000000002165
  • Townsend, J. R., Toohey, J. C., Johnson, S. B., Crimi, C. C., Stowers, K. L., Bender, D., Vantrease, W. C., Toy, A. M., Ruiz, M. D., VanDusseldorp, T. A., Feito, Y., & Mangine, G. T. (2017, June). The effect of probiotic supplementation on body composition, muscle thickness, and athletic performance in Division I collegiate athletes. International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Baca, A., & Henry, R. (2016, April 14). Fruit and vegetable consumption and multivitamin intake [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 
  • Cupido, K., & Robichaud, K. (2016, April 14). The relationship among self-talk, facial expressions, and performance in collegiate distance running [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 
  • Johnson, K. D., Luedtke, C., & Romeo, F. (2016). Body composition analysis comparison between air displacement plethysmography and direct segmental bioelectrical impedance in a university student population. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(5S), 992-993. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000487983.91421.b1
  • Romeo, F. M., & Johnson, K. (2016, April 14). Effects of FMS corrective exercise on balance in adults [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 

  • Johnson, K. D., Flinn, J. W., Gainey, E. L., DeWalt, H. D., & Oldham, K. D. (2015). Effects of a lifetime wellness course on fitness parameters in college freshmen. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47(5S), 208. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000476995.00008.15
  • DeWalt, H. D., Gainey, E. L., & Johnson, K. D. (2014, April 3). The effects of eight weeks of CrossFit training and consumption of an electrokinetically modified water on aerobic capacity, anaerobic power, and knee peak torque [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • DeWalt, H. D., Johnson, K. D., & Gainey, E. L. (2014). The effects of eight weeks of CrossFit training and consumption of an electrokinetically modified water on aerobic capacity, anaerobic power, and knee peak torque. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5S), 479. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000494900.51091.6a
  • Flinn, J., Oldham, K., DeWalt, H. D., Gainey, E. L., & Johnson, K. D. (2014, April 3). Effects of a lifetime wellness course on fitness parameters in college freshmen [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium. Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Henry, R. N., Flinn, J., DeWalt, H., & Gainey, E. (2014). The effect of Vinyasa Yoga on functional fitness [Meeting Abstract]. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 85, 68. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2014.948745
  • Hughes, E. & Henry, R. N. (2014, April 3). How do you like to exercise? [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Johnson, K. D., Gainey, E., & DeWalt, H. (2014). Effects of static, PNF stretching and dynamic warm-up on knee peak torque in physically active females. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5S), 149. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000493621.03224.18
  • Gainey, E. L., DeWalt, H. D., & Johnson, K. D. (2013, March 28). Physical fitness status of the average Lipscomb freshman: A descriptive analysis of aerobic capacity, muscular endurance, and body composition in PE 2012 students [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Johnson, K. D., & Pounds, C. (2013). Functional movement screening test scores improve following an off-season intervention training program in collegiate track and field athletes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45(5S), 554. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000433742.00381.e9
  • Ellison, P., Johnson, K. D., Porr, D., & Riley, M. B. (2012). The effects of using a gaming system to improve balance parameters in phase III cardiac rehabilitation patients. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(5S), 423. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000417529.22755.ed
  • Johnson, K. D., Sun, J. J., Henry, R. N., & Marshall, A. C. (2012, May). Effects of static and PNF stretching on knee peak torque in aerobically trained female athletes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(5S), 208. https://doi.org/10.1249/01.mss.0000417528.45625.44

Kinesiology Undergraduate Students' Scholarship

  • Houghton, M., Patti, E., & Phipps, D. (2021, April 8). Investigation of the relationship between lower-body power and acceleration in DI female soccer players [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Kroeger, M., Aziz, M., & Hazen, P. (2021, April 8). The effects of different types of face-masks on physiological parameters during acute exercise sessions [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Long, M., Lowery, N., & Gibson, S. (2021, April 8). Efficacy of preseason training on fitness levels of high school male soccer players [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Thomas, J., Camp, D., & Eddings, A. (2021, April 8). The effect of pre-workout supplementation on heart rate, performance, and RPE during high intensity interval exercise [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Aziz, M. A., Vantrease, W. C., Pihera, B., Haynes, J. T., Jones, M., Zimmerman, G. A., & Townsend, J. (2020, November). Anthropometric, body composition, and muscular performance comparisons between collegiate Division I baseball pitchers and position players [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN.  Abstract

  • Council, K., Bradshaw, L., Morrow, T., & Henry, R. (2020, November). The effects of caffeine on anaerobic metabolism [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN.  Abstract

  • Leverett, C., Childress, L., Locke, J., & Henry, R. (2020, November). Intrinsic motivation and exercise adherence in group exercise vs. individual exercise [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TNAbstract

  • Doak, O., Andrich, E., Peters, A., & Henry, R. (2019, April 11). Performance characteristics analyzed of collegiate women soccer players based on level of opponent [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 

  • Hall, H., Leber, B., & Henry, R. (2019, April 11). Intracellular, extracellular & total body water retention in creatine monohydrate & HCL supplementation [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 

  • Wanser, D., Sakic, K., & Henry, R. (2019, April 11). The effects of agility and cognitive training programs on reaction time [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 

  • Anderson, S., Benson, L., Bourque, S., & Henry, R. (2018, April 12). The effects of listening to music on performance during a 1.5 mile run test in non-athlete college students [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Carder, S., Jelonek, M., Ramirez, J., & Henry, R. (2018, April 12). Effects of acute exercise on cognitive ability [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Fenichel, A., Poyner, J., & Henry, R. (2018, April 12). Difference in peak power output and mean power output between female cross-county runners (endurance athletes) and female softball players (power athletes) [Poster presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Franklin, A., Hinkle, K., Robertson, R., & Henry, R. (2018, April 12). The effects of myofascial release on running efficiency [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Young, K., Davis, T., Vantrease, W., & Henry, R. (2016, April 14). The effects of a loaded sled push on postactivation potentiation of sprint times in female athletes [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. 

  • Bucher, M., Llewellyn, K., & Henry, R. (2015, April 9). Intuitive eating in male and female athletes [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract

  • Ford, L., Osburn, W., & Henry, R. (2015, April 9). Evidence of intuition [Paper presentation]. Student Scholars Symposium, Nashville, TN. Abstract