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2020

Aging reduces cerebral blood flow regulation following an acute hypertensive stimulus

Rosenberg, A. J., Schroeder, E. C., Grigoriadis, G., Wee, S. O., Bunsawat, K., Heffernan, K. S., Fernhall, B. & Baynard, T., May 2020, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 128, 5, p. 1186-1195 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A pragmatic approach to the comparison of wrist-based cutpoints of physical activity intensity for the MotionWatch8 accelerometer in children

Lin, H. P., Lynk, N., Moore, L. L., Cabral, H. J., Heffernan, K. S., Dumas, A. K., Hruska, B., Zajdel, R. A., Gump, B. B. & Spartano, N. L., Jun 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 6, e0234725.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Association Between Estimated Pulse Wave Velocity and Mortality in U.S. Adults

Heffernan, K. S., Jae, S. Y. & Loprinzi, P. D., Apr 21 2020, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 75, 15, p. 1862-1864 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Association between estimated pulse wave velocity and the risk of cardiovascular outcomes in men

Jae, S. Y., Heffernan, K. S., Park, J. B., Kurl, S., Kunutsor, S. K., Kim, J. Y. & Laukkanen, J. A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
Open Access

Effects of whey protein supplementation on aortic stiffness, cerebral blood flow, and cognitive function in community-dwelling older adults: Findings from the ANCHORS A-WHEY clinical trial

Lefferts, W. K., Augustine, J. A., Spartano, N. L., Hughes, W. E., Babcock, M. C., Heenan, B. K. & Heffernan, K. S., Apr 2020, In : Nutrients. 12, 4, 1054.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Exercise as medicine for COVID-19: An ACE in the hole?

Heffernan, K. S. & Young Jae, S., Sep 2020, In : Medical Hypotheses. 142, 109835.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Preservation of Neurovascular Coupling to Cognitive Activity in Anterior Cerebrovasculature during Incremental Ascent to High Altitude

Lefferts, W. K., Deblois, J. P., Soriano, J. E., Mann, L., Rampuri, Z., Herrington, B., Thrall, S., Bird, J., Harman, T. S., Day, T. A., Heffernan, K. S. & Brutsaert, T. D., Mar 1 2020, In : High Altitude Medicine and Biology. 21, 1, p. 20-27 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Racial Differences in Left Ventricular Mass and Wave Reflection Intensity in Children

Heffernan, K. S., Lefferts, W. K., Atallah-Yunes, N. H., Glasgow, A. C. & Gump, B. B., Mar 31 2020, In : Frontiers in Pediatrics. 8, 132.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2019

Changes in cognitive function and latent processes of decision-making during incremental ascent to high altitude

Lefferts, W. K., DeBlois, J. P., White, C. N., Day, T. A., Heffernan, K. S. & Brutsaert, T. D., Mar 15 2019, In : Physiology and Behavior. 201, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Effect of external compression on femoral retrograde shear and microvascular oxygenation in exercise trained and recreationally active young men

Lassalle, P. P., Palamar, A. J., DeBlois, J. P., Lefferts, W. K. & Heffernan, K. S., Aug 1 2019, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 119, 8, p. 1809-1818 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Heart rate and blood pressure in male Ts65Dn mice: a model to investigate cardiovascular responses in Down syndrome

DeRuisseau, L. R., Receno, C. N., Heffernan, K. S. & Cunningham, C. M., Sep 1 2019, In : Physiological reports. 7, 17, p. e14205

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Home blood pressure assessment in children with autism spectrum disorder: A feasibility study

Heffernan, K. S., Columna, L., Prieto, L., Pagan, P., DeBlois, J., Prawl, A., Revolledo, G., Russo, N. & Barreira, T. V., Dec 1 2019, In : Artery Research. 25, 3-4, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Physical activity participation among families of children with visual impairments and blindness

Columna, L., Dillon, S. R., Dolphin, M., Streete, D. A., Hodge, S. R., Myers, B., Norris, M. L., McCabe, L., Barreira, T. V. & Heffernan, K. S., Jan 30 2019, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 41, 3, p. 357-365 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The pressure-dependency of localmeasures of Arterial stiffness

Zieff, G. H., Heffernan, K., Stone, K., Fryer, S., Credeur, D., Hanson, E. D., Faulkner, J. & Stoner, L., May 2019, In : Journal of hypertension. 37, 5, p. 956-963 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Aortic stiffness, central pulse pressure and cognitive function following acute resistance exercise

Palmiere, S., Wade, M., DeBlois, J. P., Lefferts, W. K. & Heffernan, K. S., Oct 1 2018, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 118, 10, p. 2203-2211 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arterial stiffness and cerebral hemodynamic pulsatility during cognitive engagement in younger and older adults

Heffernan, K. S., Augustine, J. A., Lefferts, W. K., Spartano, N. L., Hughes, W. E., Jorgensen, R. S. & Gump, B. B., Jan 1 2018, In : Experimental Gerontology. 101, p. 54-62 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Carotid artery stiffness and cerebral pulsatility in children

Lefferts, W. K., DeBlois, J. P., Gump, B. B. & Heffernan, K. S., Jun 1 2018, In : Artery Research. 22, p. 64-67 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral hemodynamics and intracranial aneurysms: Reflecting on pipeline embolization devices

Lefferts, W. K. & Heffernan, K. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Interventional Neuroradiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of acute aerobic exercise on arterial stiffness and cerebrovascular pulsatility in adults with and without hypertension

Lefferts, W. K., Deblois, J. P., Receno, C. N., Barreira, T. V., Brutsaert, T. D., Carhart, R. L. & Heffernan, K. S., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of hypertension. 36, 8, p. 1743-1752 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Menstrual phase and the vascular response to acute resistance exercise

Augustine, J. A., Nunemacher, K. N. & Heffernan, K. S., Feb 17 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Metabolically healthy obesity and subclinical atherosclerosis in persons with spinal cord injury

Yoon, E. S., Heffernan, K. S., Jae, S. Y., Kim, H. J., Bunsawat, K. & Fernhall, B., 2018, In : Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 50, 7, p. 613-618 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurovascular coupling during cognitive activity in adults with controlled hypertension

Lefferts, W. K., DeBlois, J. P., Barreira, T. & Heffernan, K. S., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 125, 6, p. 1906-1916 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Parents' Beliefs About Physical Activity for Their Children With Visual Impairments

Columna, L., Streete, D. A., Hodge, S. R., Dillon, S. R., Myers, B., Norris, M. L., Barreira, T. & Heffernan, K. S., Oct 1 2018, In : Adapted physical activity quarterly : APAQ. 35, 4, p. 361-380 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Parents’ intentions toward including their children with visual impairments in physical activities

Columna, L., Streete, D. A., Rocco-Dillon, S., Hodge, S. R., Prieto, L., Myers, B., Barreira, T. & Heffernan, K. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Sex differences in aortic stiffness following acute resistance exercise

Augustine, J. A., Lefferts, W. K. & Heffernan, K. S., Sep 1 2018, In : Artery Research. 23, p. 52-55 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

What is the (particulate) matter with biomass fuel use? Indoor air toxicants and central haemodynamic burden

Heffernan, K. S., Mar 23 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Heart.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Accelerometer-determined physical activity and the cardiovascular response to mental stress in children

Spartano, N. L., Heffernan, K. S., Dumas, A. K. & Gump, B. B., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 20, 1, p. 60-65 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Carotid artery reactivity during sympathetic activation following acute resistance exercise

Heffernan, K. S., Lefferts, W. K., Yoon, E. S., Park, S. H., Lee, Y. H. & Jae, S. Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Clinical Autonomic Research. 27, 6, p. 417-421 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Carotid stiffness, extra-media thickness and visceral adiposity in young adults

Lefferts, W. K., Sperry, S. D., Jorgensen, R. S., Kasprowicz, A. G., Skilton, M. R., Figueroa, A. & Heffernan, K. S., Oct 1 2017, In : Atherosclerosis. 265, p. 140-146 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Racial Differences in Aortic Stiffness in Children

Lefferts, W. K., Augustine, J. A., Spartano, N. L., Atallah-Yunes, N. H., Heffernan, K. S. & Gump, B. B., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 180, p. 62-67 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The acute effect of maximal aerobic and isometric exercise on arterial stiffness parameters in boys and men

Schroeder, E. C., Ranadive, S. M., Heffernan, K. S., Jae, S. Y. & Fernhall, B., Sep 1 2017, In : Artery Research. 19, p. 24-28 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2016
4 Scopus citations

Effect of acute nitrate ingestion on central hemodynamic load in hypoxia

Lefferts, W. K., Hughes, W. E. & Heffernan, K. S., Jan 30 2016, In : Nitric Oxide - Biology and Chemistry. 52, p. 49-55 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Effect of hypoxia on cerebrovascular and cognitive function during moderate intensity exercise

Lefferts, W. K., Babcock, M. C., Tiss, M. J., Ives, S. J., White, C. N., Brutsaert, T. D. & Heffernan, K. S., Oct 15 2016, In : Physiology and Behavior. 165, p. 108-118 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Impact of Aging on Endurance and Neuromuscular Physical Performance: The Role of Vascular Senescence

Mendonca, G. V., Pezarat-Correia, P., Vaz, J. R., Silva, L. & Heffernan, K. S., Jul 26 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Sports Medicine. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Impact of exercise training on physiological measures of physical fitness in the elderly

Mendonca, G. V., Pezarat-Correia, P., Vaz, J. R., Silva, L., Almeida, I. D. & Heffernan, K. S., Nov 1 2016, In : Current Aging Science. 9, 4, p. 240-259 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Subclinical atherosclerotic risk in endurance-trained premenopausal amenorrheic women

Augustine, J. A., Lefferts, W. K., Dowthwaite, J. N., Brann, L. S., Brutsaert, T. D. & Heffernan, K. S., Jan 1 2016, In : Atherosclerosis. 244, p. 157-164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and aortic stiffness in women with central obesity

Augustine, J. A., Yoon, E. S., Choo, J., Heffernan, K. S. & Jae, S. Y., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Women's Health. 25, 7, p. 680-686 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2015

Acute effect of high-intensity cycling exercise on carotid artery hemodynamic pulsatility

Babcock, M. C., Lefferts, W. K., Hughes, W. E., Fitzgerald, K. L., Leyer, B. K., Redmond, J. G. & Heffernan, K. S., May 1 2015, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 115, 5, p. 1037-1045 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Carotid artery stiffness and hemodynamic pulsatility during cognitive engagement in healthy adults: A pilot investigation

Heffernan, K. S., Spartano, N. L., Augustine, J. A., Lefferts, W. K., Hughes, W. E., Mitchell, G. F., Jorgensen, R. S. & Gump, B. B., 2015, In : American Journal of Hypertension. 28, 5, p. 615-622 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Effect of acute high-intensity resistance exercise on optic nerve sheath diameter and ophthalmic artery blood flow pulsatility

Lefferts, W. K., Hughes, W. E. & Heffernan, K. S., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Human Hypertension. 29, 12, p. 744-748 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Effect of acute nitrate supplementation on neurovascular coupling and cognitive performance in hypoxia

Lefferts, W. K., Hughes, W. E., White, C. N., Brutsaert, T. D. & Heffernan, K. S., Oct 26 2015, In : Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 41, 2, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Effects of acute active video games on endothelial function following a high-fat meal in overweight adolescents

Park, S. H., Yoon, E. S., Lee, Y. H., Kim, C. H., Bunsawat, K., Heffernan, K. S., Fernhall, B. & Jae, S. Y., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 12, 6, p. 869-874 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Overview of the normal structure and function of the macrocirculation and microcirculation

Nichols, W. W., Heffernan, K. S. & Chirinos, J. A., Jan 1 2015, Arterial Disorders: Definition, Clinical Manifestations, Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches. Springer International Publishing, p. 13-46 34 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations