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Primary Emphasis Area: Kinesiology
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Research Interests
Mechanisms associated with protein turnover and glucoregulatory function in muscle and how these mechanisms may be altered by exercise, aging, obesity, diabetes or periods of microgravity
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Lambert BS, KL Shimkus, JD Fluckey, SE Riechman, NP Greene, JM Cardin, SF Crouse. Anabolic responses to acute and chronic resistance exercise are enhanced when combined with aquatic treadmill exercise. AJP-Endo Metab. 308(3):192-200, 2015.

2. microRNA[48]1016 Is Downregulated During Insulin Resistance and Controls Skeletal Muscle Protein Accretion. David E Lee, Jacob L Brown, Megan E Rosa, Lemuel A Brown, Richard A Perry, Michael P Wiggs, Mats I Nilsson, Stephen F Crouse, James D Fluckey, Tyrone A Washington, Nicholas P Greene. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2015

3. Partial Support Ventilation and Mitochondrial-Targeted Antioxidants Protect against Ventilator-Induced Decreases in Diaphragm Muscle Protein Synthesis. Matthew B Hudson, Ashley J Smuder, W Bradley Nelson, Michael P Wiggs, Kevin L Shimkus, James D Fluckey, Hazel H Szeto, Scott K Powers. PloS one, 2015.

4. Fluckey JD, BS Lambert, NP Greene, KL Shimkus, JM Cardin, SE Riechman, SF Crouse. Reply to letter to the editor: to D2O or not to D2O? What are the reasons we D2O it at all? AJP-Endo Metab. 308:928-931, 2015.

5. Lambert, B.S., Greene, N.P., Carradine, A.T., Joubert, D.P., Fluckey, J.D., Riechman, S.E., & Crouse, S.F. (2014). Aquatic treadmill training reduces blood pressure reactivity to physical stress. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46, 809-816

6. Oliver JM, Jagim AR, Pischel I, Jager R, Purpura M, Sanchez A, Fluckey J, Riechman S, Greenwood M, Kelly K, Meininger C, Rasmussen C, Kreider, RB. Effects of short-term ingestion of Russian Tarragon prior to creatine monohydrate supplementation on whole body and muscle creatine retention and anaerobic. JISSN 11: article 6, 2014

7. Kresta JY, Oliver JM, Jagim AR, Fluckey J, Riechman S, Kelly K, Meininger C, Mertens-Talcott SU, Rasmussen C, Kreider RB. Effects of 28 days of beta-alanine and creatine supplementation on muscle carnosine, body composition and exercise performance in recreationally active females. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2014 Nov 30;11(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s12970-014-0055-6

8. Greene NP, Nilsson MI, Washington TA, Lee DE, Brown LA, Papineau AM, Shimkus KL, Greene ES, Crouse SF, Fluckey JD. Impaired exercise-induced mitochondrial biogenesis in the obese Zucker rat, despite PGC-1 alpha induction, is due to compromised mitochondrial translation elongation. Am. J. Physiol. - Endocrin and Metab. 306:E503-E511, 2014

9. Abnormal protein turnover and anabolic resistance to exercise in sarcopenic obesity. Nilsson MI, Dobson JP, Greene NP, Wiggs MP, Shimkus KL, Wudeck EV, Davis AR, Laureano ML, Fluckey JD. FASEB J. 2013 *

10. Carter JG, Fluckey J, Brooks KA, Greenwood M. Metabolism and Supplementation: A systematic review on anaerobic energy metabolism and supplementation to improve performance by limiting the effects of blood lactate. Journal of Sports and Human Performance. 1(3): 50-70

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Pre-Treatment Approaches for Improving the Response of Bone to Disuse and Recovery. (Co-PI)
NASA-Washington (Federal)
2013/09/01 - 2017/08/31
Total Funding: 269,772.

Redox Regulation of nNOS Translocation and Muscle Atrophy During Mechanical Unloading. (Co-I)
NASA-Washington (Federal)
2012/08/24 - 2017/08/22
Total Funding: 400,000.
Editorial Positions

Assoc Editor (2009 - ). Journal of Exercise and Sports Science Reviews

Editorial Board Member (2007 - ). American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2010). Chair.  Institutional Review Board

(2000-2000). Chair, Carbohydrate, Fat Metabolism, Aging Session.  11th Int. Conf. Biochemistry of Exercise

(2000-2000). Co-Organizer.  11th Int. Conf. Biochemistry of Exercise


(2015). CEHD Service Award.  Award given by college

(1997-1997). Who's Who of Professionals. 

(1995-1996). Fulbright Fellowship.  Conduct research at University of Copenhagan, Denmark

(1992-1995). Gerontology Predoctoral Fellow in Physiology.  Awarded by National Institute of Aging

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