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Abell, C. H., Main, M. E., Blankenship, M. M., & Watkins, R. S. (2019). Osteoporosis education: Success in a community setting.  International Journal of Faith Community Nursing, 5 (1), article 1. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijfcn/vol5/iss1/1/.


Abrams, K. D., & Stickle, T. (2019). DARE(ing) Language ideologies: Exploring linguistic diversity through audio data and literature in secondary language arts courses. Requested & accepted book chapter in C. Palmer & M. Devereaux (Eds.). Teachers' and Linguists' Perspectives: Practical Strategies for Teaching Language Variation and Language Ideologies (pp. 84-92). New York, NY: Routledge.


Allen-Collinson, J., Williams, R., Middleton, G., Henderson, H., Crust, L., & Evans, A. (2019). We have the time to listen: Community health trainers, identity work and boundaries. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Health. ISSN 2159-676X


Antle, B.F., Karam, E., Barbee, A.P., Sullivan, D.J., Minogue, A., & Glover, A. (2020). Intergenerational transmission of intimate partner violence and its impact on adolescent relationship attitudes: A qualitative study. Journal on Trauma and Loss, 25(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2019.1634894


Beck, J. G., Dodson, T. S., Tran, H. N., Woodward, M. J., Pickover, A. M, & Lipinksi, A. J. (2019). The effects of shame on subsequent reactions to a trauma analogue. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 66, doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2019.102108.


Brausch, A. M., O’Connor, S. S., Powers, J. T., McClay, M. M., Gregory, J. A., & Jobes, D. A. (2020). Validating the Suicide Status Form for the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality in a psychiatric adolescent sample. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 50, 263-276. DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12587


Byrd-Bredbenner C., Moe, G., Berning, J., & Kelley, D. (2019).  Primary authorship role for three chapters and several appendices: Chapter 5 Carbohydrates, Chapter 12 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins, and Chapter 15 Trace Minerals. Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition, 11th edition.  New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.


Byrd-Bredbenner, C., Moe, G., Berning, J., & Kelley, D. (2019). Primary authorship role for three chapters: Chapter 12 Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals, Chapter 14 Fluid Balance and Blood Health, and Chapter 15 Bone Health and Body Defense Systems. Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition: A Functional Approach, 2nd edition.  New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.


Byrd-Bredbenner, C., Moe, G., Berning, J., & Kelley, D. (2016). Primary authorship role for three chapters and several appendices: Chapter 5 Carbohydrates, Chapter 12 The Fat-Soluble Vitamins, and Chapter 15 Trace Minerals. Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition, 10th edition.  New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.


Crandall, K.J., & Neils-Strunjas, J. (2019). A game-based health program for improving functional health and social engagement in long-term care residents. Journal of Aging and Long-Term Care, 2:3: 91-95. https://dx.doi.org/10.5505/jaltc.2019.29392


Crandall, K.J., Shake, M., & Ziegler, U. (2019). Bingocize®: Assessing the impact of a game-centered mobile app on older adults’ health activation. OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine, 4(3):12; DOI:10.21926/obm.icm.1903041.


DeLano, A. R., Abell, C. H. & Main, M. E. (2020). Visitation policies on the adult ICU: Nurses' satisfaction and preferences. Journal of Nursing Management, 51(2), 32-36.


Dispennette, K., Schafer, M., Shake, M., Macy, G., Clark, B., & Crandall, K.J. (2019).  Effects of a game-centered health promotion program on fall risk, health knowledge, and quality of life in community-dwelling Older Adults. International Journal of Exercise Science, 12:4, 1149 - 1160. https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijes/vol12/iss4/17


Fergerson, A. K., & Brausch, A. M. (accepted). Resilience mediates the relationship between PTSD symptoms and disordered eating in college women who have experienced sexual victimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.


Funge, S.P., Sullivan, D.J., Owens, L.W., & Harper, W. (2019).  Branch campuses: Extending the reach of social work education.  Journal of Social Work Education, 55(2), 265-279. https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.2018.1526727


Gorączko, A., Zurek, G., Kujawa, K., & Serweta, A. (2019). Personal competences of outstanding athletes after spinal cord injury. International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 7, 29-32.


Hambrook, R., Middleton, G., Bishop, D., Crust, L., & Broom, D. (2020). Time to speed up, not slow down: A narrative review on the importance of community-based physical activity among older people. Journal of Health and Social Sciences, 5(1), Advanced Online - DOI: 10.19204.


Haughtigan, K., Main, M. E., & House, S. (2019).  Improving skin cancer knowledge and awareness in cosmetology students. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses Association, 11(5), 214-219.


Henderson, H., Evans, A., Allen-Collinson, J., & Siriwardena, N. (2018). The ‘wild and woolly’ world of exercise referral schemes: contested interpretations of an exercise as medicine programme. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Health. ISSN 2159-676X


Jackman, P., Henderson, H., Clay, G., & Coussens, A. (2020). The relationship between psychological wellbeing, social support, and personality in an English police force. International Journal of Police Science and Management. ISSN 1461-3557


Klonizakis, M., Gumber, A., McIntosh, E., King, B., Middleton, G., Michaels, J.A. and Tew, G.A. (2018). Exercise fidelity and progression in a supervised exercise programme for adults with venous leg ulcers. International Wound Journal, 15 (5), 822-828. ISSN 1742-4801


Kujawa, K.,  Zurek, G., Serweta, A., Stachowicz, A., Gorączko, A., & Olejniczak, R. (2019). Students and emergency medicine: What is the standard level of first aid knowledge? Medical Science Pulse, 13 (3), 16-21.


Lepsy, E., Zurek, G., Zurek, A., Golachowska, M., & Delaunay, G. (2018). Evaluation of dietary patterns among men and women over 80 years of age living in a rural area of south-west Poland. Medical Science Pulse, 12(4), 22-27.


Macy, G., Hwang, J., Taylor, R., Golla, V., Cann, C., Gates, B. (2019).  Examining behaviors related to increased exposures among rural firefighters. Workplace Safety and Health. DOI:10.1177/2165079919882951. Currently in Online first edition.


McClay, M. M., Brausch, A. M., & O’Connor, S. S. (in press, advance on-line). Social support mediates the relationship between disclosure of suicide attempt and depression, perceived burdensomeness, and thwarted belongingness. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12622


Middleton, G., Henderson, H., Clay, G., Mongan, A., Daniel, M., Crandall, J., Shake, M., & Broom, D. (2020). Exploring the effects of Bingocize®: an interactive community-based physical activity intervention for older adults in the UK. A Technical Report for Age UK. University of Lincoln, UK.


Mienaltowski, A., & Wichman, A. L. (2020). Older and younger adults’ interactions with friends and strangers in an iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 27(2), 153-172. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825585.2019.1598537


Mienaltowski, A., Groh, B. L., Hahn, L. W., & Norman, J. F. (2019). Peripheral threat detection in facial expressions by younger and older adults, Vision Research, 165, 22-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.visres.2019.09.002


Neils-Strunjas, J., Crandall, K.J., Xiuhua, D., Gabbard, A., Rassi, S., & Otto, S. (2021). Facilitators and barriers to attendance in nursing home exercise program. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 22, 803-808.


Neils-Strunjas, J., Crandall, K. J., Shackelford, J., Dispennette, K., & Stevens, R. L., & Glascock, A. (2018). Students report more positive attitudes toward older adults following an interprofessional service-learning course. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. DOI: 10.1080/02701960.2018.1479262


Norman, J.F., Dukes, J.M., & Palmore, T.N. (2020). Aging and haptic shape descrimination: The effects of variations in size. Sci Rep 10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71894-y


Norman, J. F., Dukes, J. M., Shapiro, H. K., & Peterson, A. E. (2020). The visual perception of large-scale distances outdoors. Perception, 49, 968–977. doi: 10.1177/0301006620948503 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0301006620948503


Norman, J. F., & Higginbotham, A. J. (2020). Aging and the perception of global structure. PLoS ONE 15(5): e0233786. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233786


Norman, J. F., Sanders, K. N., Shapiro, H. K., & Peterson, A. E. (2020). Aging and the perception of motion-defined form. Perception, 49, 52-60. doi: 10.1177/0301006619887331


Norman, J. F., Dowell, C. J., Higginbotham, A. J., Fedorka, N. W., & Norman, H. F. (2018). Sex and age modulate the visual perception of distance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80, 2022-2032. doi: 10.3758/s13414-018-1542-7


Norman, J. F., Adkins, O. C., Dowell, C. J., Hoyng, S. C., Shain, L. M., Pedersen, L. E., Kinnard, J. D., Higginbotham, A. J., & Gilliam, A. N. (2017). Aging and visual 3-D shape recognition from motion. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 2467-2477. doi: 10.3758/s13414-017-1392-8


Peterson, T., Scott, C., Ombayo, B., Davis, T., & Sullivan, D. J. (2019).  Teachers’ biggest concerns about students in grandparent-headed households. Children and Youth Services Review, 102, 201-209.


Shackelford, J., Smith, L.S., Farrell, C.T., & Neils-Strunjas, J. (2018.) Interrelationships among resilience, posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, depression, and academic outcomes in student military veterans. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 57 (2), 35-43. https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20180924-02


Shake, M.C., & Blake, C.D.(2021). Prevention and intervention approaches for cognitive aging. The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Critical Perspectives on Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12852-4_68-1


Sklenar, A. M., & Mienaltowski, A. (2019). The impact of emotional faces on younger and older adults’ attentional blink. Cognition and Emotion, 33(7), 1436-1447. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2019.1573719


Stickle, T. (2020). Learning from the Talk of Persons with Dementia. Palgrave Macmillan. 


Stickle, T., & K. D. Abrams. (2019). Using DARE to Teach Dialect Variation in the HEL Classroom. Accepted book chapter in C. Moore & C. Palmer (Eds.) Teaching the History of the English Language (pp. 331-334). New York, NY: MLA Options for Teaching series.


Taylor J., Piatt, J., Stanojevic, C. & Crandall, K.J.  (2020). Bingocize: Beyond the numbers: Motivations and perceptions of a multicomponent health promotion program among older adults living in long-term careAmerican Journal of Recreation Therapy.


Taylor, J. (2019). Coaching the coach: Evaluation of a supplemental facilitator training to complement the Bingocize® health promotion program. Indiana University, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. 13897285.


Teeters, J.B., Woodward, M.J., Meshesha, L.Z., & Tripp, J.C. (in press). Cannabis use in civilian college students and college student service members/veterans: The moderating effect of anxiety. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Teeters, J. B., Jones, J.L., Jarnecke, A.M., & Back, S. E. (in press). Sleep moderates the relationship between stress and craving in individuals with opioid use disorder. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology.

Teeters, J.B., Meshesha, L.Z., Dennhardt, A.M., & Murphy, J.G. (2019). Elevated demand and proportionate substance-related reinforcement are associated with driving after cannabis use. Canadian Journal of Addiction, 10(3), 42-50. doi:10.1097/CXA.0000000000000062


Watkins, C., Macy, G., Golla, V., Lartey, G., & Basham, J. (2018).  The total worker health concept: A case study in a rural workplace. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 60(5), 387-391. 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001273.


Weyman, K., Shake, M.C., & Redifer, J. (in press). Extensive experience with multiple languages may not buffer against age-related declines in executive function.  Experimental Aging Research.https://doi.org/10.1080/0361073X.2020.1753402 .


Woodward, M. J., Morissette, S. B., Kimbrel, N. A., Meyer, E. C., DeBeer, B. B., Gulliver, S. B. & Beck, J. G. (2018). A cross-lagged panel approach to understanding social support and chronic posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in veterans: Assessment modality matters. Behavior Therapy, 49(5), 796-808. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2018.01.004


Woodward, M. J., Orengo-Aguayo, R., Stewart, R. W., & Rheingold, A. A. (2020). A case study of interpreter-mediated prolonged exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: Challenges and recommendations for effective implementation. Clinical Case Studies, 19(1), 17-33. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534650119881787.


Ding, X., Charnigo, R., Schmitt, F., Kryscio, R.,& Abner, E. (2019). Evaluating trajectories of episodic memory in normal cognition and mild cognitive impairment: Results from ADNI. PLoS One, 14(2). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212435.


Jiang, Y., Lin, M.K., Jicha, G.A., Ding, X., Mclwrath, S.L., Fardo, D.W., Broster, L.S., Schmitt, F.A., Kryscio, R., Lipsky, R.H. (2017). Functional human GRIN2B promoter polymorphism and variation of mental processing speed in older adults. Aging (Albany NY), 9(4), 1293-1306.


Zhang, X., Schmitt, F.A., Caban-Holt, A.M., Ding, X., Kryscio, R.J., & Abner, E. (2017). Diabetes mitigates the role of memory complaint in predicting dementia risk: Results from the prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease with vitamin E and selenium study. J Prev Alz Dis, 4(3), 143-148.


Funded Grants


Brausch, A. (2018-2021). Dimensions of emotion regulation in nonsuicidal self-injury and suicide in adolescents.  NIMH R15 AREA Grant. $413,000.


Crandall, K.J (September 2019-August 2022). Bingocize®: An evidence-based health promotion program to improve the quality of life of Tennessee certified nursing facility residents. Civil Money Penalty Grant, United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, $1,007,817.00 


Crandall, K.J., & Neils-Strunjas, J. (2017-2020). Bingocize®: An evidence-based health promotion program to improve the quality of life of Kentucky certified nursing facility residents. Civil Money Penalty Grant, United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, $898,945.


Ding, X. (May 2020- April 2021). The role of sleep apnea in APOE-Alzheimer’s Disease pathway.  KBRIN-IDeA, $56,800.


Golla, V., Taylor, R., Basham, J., Watkins, C., & Macy, G. National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health. Training Project Grant, $450,000.


Macy, G., Watkins, C., Basham, J., & Golla, V. (July 2019-June 2020). Statewide Assessment of Workplace Health Promotion Programs in Kentucky with a Comparison to National Trends. Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center (CARERC). Pilot funding project. $15,000.


Main, M. E. (June 2019) Addressing Substance Abuse Disorder and Telehealth in Nurse Practitioner Training to Increase Readiness to Practice (ASTIR). Health Resources and Services Administration (2019-2020). Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Grant, $284,245.00.


Mienaltowski, A., & Norman, J.F. (2020-2021). Are age differences in emotion perception in inanimate objects linked to cognitive decline? Kentucky Academy of Sciences Special Research Grant, $4,024.


Neils-Strunjas, J. (May 2019). Erasmus Plus International travel grant to Poland, $2,000.


Shake, M. (2018-2021). Bingocize®: A novel mobile application to help maintain or improve older adults' health, function, and cognition.  National Institutes of Health Award #R15AG055906. $417,398.


Shake, M. (2019). Bingocize®: A novel mobile application to help improve older adult health in underserved areas.  Kentucky Academy of Science Summer Research Grant, $3,000.


Shake, M. (2016). Examining cognitive changes in older adults using a mobile application to improve health and functioning.  National Science Foundation EPSCoR Research Scholars Program Grant, $7,439.


Sullivan, D., Crandall, K.J., & Doolittle, A. (March 2020-December 2020). Adding mental health education to the Bingocize® intervention.  WKU College of Health and Human Services, Quick Turn-around Grant, $3,000.


Taylor, J., Piatt, J.  (2019). Evaluation of FUNctional Movement: A supplemental facilitator training to complement the Bingocize® health promotion program.  Funded by the Leisure Research Institute (LRI) Student Grant Research- Indiana University, Bloomington RPTS Department.


Teeters, J. (May 2018-April 2021). Evaluation of an interactive text-message based brief intervention to reduce substance-impaired driving among college students. (Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network, Investigator Development Award (KBRIN – IDeA). Randomized controlled trial of a mobile-based substance-impaired driving intervention as pilot data for an R-15 NIH grant proposal, $287,008.


Watkins, C., & Macy, G. (August 2018-Febuary 2020). Becoming a tobacco-free campus in Kentucky. American Cancer Society, $20,000. 


Zurek, G. (October 2019-September 2020). Mental activating training to reduce the risk of falls for people over 65 years of age. Grant of the Wroclaw Academic Hub / Poland, $1,000.

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