Human Performance & Sport Physiology Laboratory

Recent Presentations



National Presentations

Gnacinski, S.L., Meyer, B.B., Cornell, D.J., Zamzow, A., & Ebersole, K.T. (2014).  Examining the effect of a training program on the perceptions of stress and recovery among firefighter recruits.  Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Las Vegas, NV, USA, October 17.

Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Gnacinski, S.L., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., & Mims. (2014).  Predicting "failing" Functional Movement Screen scores utilizing the Y-balance test among active firefighters and candidates.  Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, May 28.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 46(5), S118.
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Ebersole, K.T., Gnacinski, S.L., Cornell, D.J., Gayhart, S.G., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2014).  The influence of firefighter training academies on measures of fitness and performance.  Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, May 28.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 46(5), S118.
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Thorp, L.A., Ebersole, K.T., Gayhart, S.B., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Morgan, A.J., Conlon, J.K., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2014).  Using the Functional Movement Screen to assess performance in the occupational athlete.  Poster presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, KY, USA, April 4.
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Van Dorin, A.I, Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2014).  Y-test determination of injury preventiveness within Milwaukee firefighter recruits.  Poster presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, KY, USA, April 4.
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Gnacinski, S.L., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., & Meyer, B.B. (2013).  Occupational athletes: Moving toward an integrated approach to enhancing firefighting performance.  Poster presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology's Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, October 3.
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Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Meyer, B.B., & Zalewski, K.R. (2013).  Relationship between personality and counter movement jump performance.  Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA, May 31.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 45(5), S540.
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Ebersole, K.T., Conlon, J.K., Cornell, D.J., Bartz, M., & Meyer, B.B. (2013).  The influence of skeletal muscle massage on heart rate variability.  Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA, May 29.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exericse 45(5), S34.
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Regional Presentations

Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Zamzow, A., Mims, J., & Ebersole, K.T. (2014).  Influence of firefighter recruit training programs on measures of health and fitness.  Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine's Annual Midwest Chapter Regional Meeting, Merrillville, IN, USA, November 8.
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Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Zander, R.A., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger P.J., Thorp, L.A., Spaho, E., & Bryant, J.C. (2014).  Differences in core stabilizer muscle activity during dumbbell and sandbag lunges.  Oral presentation delivered at the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Wisconsin State Clinic, Waukesha, WI, USA, April 12.
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Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Meyer, B.B., & Zalewski, K.R. (2013).  Relationship between counter movement jump performance and quadricep and hamstring muscle activation.  Poster presented at the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Wisconsin State Clinic, Waukesha, WI, USA, April 13.
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Ebersole, K.T. (2012).  Heart rate variability and baseball pitching: A non-invasive measure of recovery.  Oral presentation delivered at the Milwaukee Brewers Medical Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, November 16.


Local Presentations

Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Polega, C., Paxson, J., Seligman, J., & Caplinger, R.A. (2014).  Resting heart rate variability among professional baseball starting pitchers: Five case studies.  Oral presentation and poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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DeGrave, K.K., Meyer, B.B., Gnacinski, S.L., Mims, J., & Ebersole, K.T. (2014).  Readiness to engage in psychological skills training: A preliminary investigation of firefighters' stage of change.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Fisher, C.W., Meyer, B.B., Gnacinski, S.L., Mims, J., & Ebersole, K.T. (2014).  Technology use and preferences among at-risk populations.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Flees, R.J., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Zander, R.A., Polega, C., Paxson, J., Seligman, J., & Caplinger, R.A. (2014).  Does the relationship between work time and heart rate change across inning in professional baseball pitchers?  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Gnacinski, S.L., Meyer, B.B., Ebersole, K.T., & Zalewski, K.R. (2014).  Examining the effect of heart rate biofeedback intervention on the stress and recovery of a National Hockey League player.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Grindeland, S.J., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Polega, C., Paxson, J., Seligman, J., & Caplinger, R.A. (2014).  Change in heart rate variability in professional baseball pitchers across a five day period.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Langford, M.H., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J. & Mims, J. (2014).  Estimating power production during a tire flip task in firefighter recruits.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Maresh, N.T., Earl-Boehm, J.E., Arvinen-Barrow, M., & Ebersole, K.T. (2014).  Effects of active video games on the rehabilitation of ankle sprains.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Rosinski, J.B., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Zander, R.A., Polega, C., Paxson, J., Seligman, J., & Caplinger, R.A. (2014).  Understanding the relationship between work/rest time and pitching heart rate in baseball pitchers.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Thorp, L.A., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Polega, C., Paxson, J., Seligman, J., & Caplinger, R.A. (2014).  Relationships between resting heart rate variability and performance measures among professional baseball pitchers.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Zander, R.A., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., Thorp, L.A., Spaho, E., & Bryant, J.C. (2014).  Differences in muscle activity between dumbbell and sandbag lunges.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 2.
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Thorp, L.A., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Polega, C., Paxson, J., Seligman, J., & Caplinger, R.A. (2014).  Resting heart rate variability in professional baseball pitchers.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, April 11.
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Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Gnacinski, S.L., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2013).  Reach asymmetry on the Y-Balance Test does not predict a "failing" Functional Movement Screen score among active firefighters and candidates.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Flees, R.J., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2013).  Relationship between muscular strength and muscular endurance tests.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Gayhart, S.B., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2013).  Relationship between Y-Balance Test scores and BOMB throw, 1RM squat, and sit-and-reach performance.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Gnacinski, S.L., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., Mims, J., & Meyer, B.B. (2013).  Examining the effect of a recruit training program on the heart rate recovery of firefighter recruits.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Grindeland, S.J., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2013).  Factors that influence heart rate maximum in cadet firefighters.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Sanger, P.J., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Gayhart, S.B., & Mims, J. (2013).  Measures of power and strength related to firefighter performance.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Thorp, L.A., Ebersole, K.T., Gayhart, S.B., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Morgan, A.J., Conlon, J.K., Sanger, P.J., & Mims, J. (2013).  Using the Functional Movement Screen to assess performance in the occupational athlete.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Zander, R.A., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gayhart, S.B., Sanger, P.J., Thorp, L.A., Spaho, E., Bryant, J.C. (2013).  Differences in heart rate and estimated energy expenditure between dumbbell and sandbag lunges.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 6.
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Sanger, P.J., Ebersole, K.T., Cornell, D.J., Gnacinski, S.L., Morgan, A.J., Conlon, J.K., & Gayhart, S.B. (2013).  Functional movement and measures of power and strength in firefighters.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, April 19.
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Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Meyer, B.B., Gnacinski, S.L., Conlon, J.K., & Morgan, A.J. (2012).  Relationship between Functional Movement Screen scores and race time among novice and experienced marathon runners.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Fall Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 7.
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Cornell, D.J., Ebersole, K.T., Huddleston, W.E., & Ear-Boehm, J.E. (2012).  Personality and acute phsyiological responses to exhaustive cycling.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 4.
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Conlon, J.K., Ebersole, K.T., Bartz, M., & Meyer, B.B. (2012).  Attitude and acute physiological responses to massage.  Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Health Sciences Spring Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, USA, May 4.
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