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Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport: Full-time Faculty & Staff


Dr. Whitley Stone, Ph.D., ACUE, USAW

Dr. Whitley Stone, Ph.D., ACUE, USAW
- Assistant Professor - Exercise Science

Education

PhD: Middle Tennessee State University

MS: Western Kentucky University

BS: Lee University

Teaching

EXS 122: Introduction to Kinesiology

EXS 311: Exercise Physiology

Scholarship

Research & Writings

Publications

• Stone WJ, Schafer MA, Arnett SW, & Lyons TS. Post Exercise Hypotension following Concurrent Exercise: Does Order of Exercise Modality Matter? International Journal of Exercise Science, in press.

• Navalta JW, Lyons TS, Stone WJ (2019) Introducing a Practitioner-Focused Publication in Exercise Science and Kinesiology. Scholarship in Kinesiology 1(1): Article 1.

• Miranda JM, Rica RL, Bergamin M, Barbosa WA, Valenti VE, Baker JS, Shimojo GL, Prestes J, Stone WJ, Bocalini DS, Wichi RB. (2019) Effects of a Competitive Season on Autonomic Heart Rate Modulation in Field Soccer Athletes. International Journal of Exercise Science, in press.

• Navalta JW, Stone WJ, Lyons TS. (2019). Ethical Issues Relating to Scientific Discovery in Exercise Science. International Journal of Exercise Science. 12(1), 1-8.

• Neves RVP, Rosa TS, Souza MK, Oliveira AJC, Gomes GNS, … Stone WJ. Dynamic, Not Isometric Resistance Training Improves Immunometabolism and Muscle Function in Rats. Frontiers Physiology, in press.

• Pitta RM, de Sá Pinto Montenegro CG, Luksevicius R, Bocalini RDS, Tibana RA, Prestes J, Stone WJ, Figueira Jr AJ. Comparison of the Effects of Linear and Non-Linear Resistance Training Periodization on Morphofunctional Capacity of Subjects with Different Fitness Levels: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Exercise Science, 12(4), 666-690.

• Stone WJ, Lyons TS, Navalta JW, & Schafer MA. (2018). From the Editors: A Guide for Peer Review in the Field of Exercise Science. International Journal of Exercise Science. 11(1), 1112-1119.

• Stone WJ & Stevens SL. (2018) Walker vs Wheelchair User: Expected Gains from Lower Extremity Eccentric Resistance Training after Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Annals of Behavioral Neuroscience. 1(1), 119-122.

Stone WJ, Stevens SL, Fuller DK, & Caputo JL. (2018). Strength and Step Activity after Eccentric Resistance Training in Those with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. In-press. DOI: 10.1310/sci17-00052.

• Stone WJ, Stevens SL, Fuller DK, & Caputo JL. (2018). Ambulation and Physical Function after Eccentric Resistance Training in Adults with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury: A feasibility study. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. DOI: 10.1080/10790268.2017.1417804.

• Lino AD, Leite RD, Prestes J, Pereira G, Frade N, Magosso R, Duarte F, Sene-Fiorese M, Stone W, … (2018). Resistance Training Decreases Lipid Content of Different Fat Deposits in Ovariectomized Rats. Asian Journal of Sports Medicine, 9(1), 1-9. DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.62258.

• Stone WJ, Hoover D, & Arnett SW (2017). Lower Extremity Kinematics of ACL-Repaired and Non-Injured Females when using Knee Savers. International Journal of Sport Physical Therapy, 12(5), 737-746. DOI: 10.16603/ijspt20170737.

• Stone WJ, Stevens SL, Fuller D, & Caputo JL (2017). Eccentric Resistance Training in Adults with and without Spinal Cord Injuries. International Journal of Exercise Science, 10(1): 154-165.

• Sobrero G, Arnett SW, Schafer MA, Stone WJ, Tolbert TA, . . . Maples J. (2017). A Comparison of High Intensity Functional Training and Circuit Training on Health and Performance Variables in Women: A Pilot Study. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. 25(1) 1-10; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/wspaj.2015-0035.

Investigations Under Review & Works in Progress

Submitted for Review

• Yu H, Lyons TS, Stone WJ. Evolution of the Chinese Fitness Test: 1958-2018. International Journal of the History of Sport.

• Trindade T, Prestes J, Neto LO, … Stone WJ. Pre-exhaustion Resistance Training Impacts Hypertrophy, Strength, & Training Volume. Submitted to Frontiers in Physiology.

• Lima PS, de Campos AS, Ferreira TCA, Amorim CEN, Prestes J, Garcia AMC, Urtado CB, Stone WJ. Effects of Combined Resistance Plus Aerobic Training on Body Composition, Muscle Strength, Physical Capacity and Renal Function in Kidney Transplantation Patients: A Pilot Study. Submitted to Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Being Prepared for Submission

• Garver MJ & Stone WJ. Practical Content for Beginning Kinesiologists. Perceivant. Book in progress.

• Stone WJ & Johnson SL. Relationship between Functional Limitations and Hypertension Status: A  rosssectional study. Being prepared for submission to the Journal of Physical Activity & Health.

• DeLoach G, DeLoach B, Stone WJ, Brown M, Cook E, Lambert D, & Reuping T. Effects of Aligning Perceptual Preference or Learning Style with Instructional Method in an Athletic Environment. The manuscript is being prepared for the Journal of Motor Learning and Development.

• Stone WJ, Wakeman AJ, Davis DW, Garver MJ, Strohmeyer HS. Biomechanical and physiological variances after iSCI impacting daily step activity. Being prepared for submission to Spinal Cord Series & Cases. Data are Being Collected or in the Writing Process • Principle Investigator: Self-reported physical activity in individuals with functional limitations: Impact of providing real-time step activity feedback. Data are being collected.

• Principle investigator: Daily step activity across the age continuum. Critical analysis of a nation-wide dataset evaluating the trends of daily step activity as individuals age. Data are collected and analyses are being  conducted.

• Principle investigator: Pain and quality of life after lower extremity resistance training. Data are collected and analyses are being conducted.

• Collaborator: Balance and walking ability after underwater treadmill training for those with spinal cord injuries. It is anticipated that this work will be published in a peer-reviewed journal. Data are being collected.

• Collaborator: Exercise induced bronchospasm and reducing cardiac risk in student athletes.” Data are  collected and analyses are being conducted.

Presentations and Published Abstracts (most recent 5 years; more available upon request)

• Stone WJ, Wakeman AJ, Younkin BA, Davis DW, Garver MJ, Strohmeyer HS (2019) Should We Stick with Step Counts after Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury? A Case-Control Investigation. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine National Annual Meeting.

• Wakeman AJ, Stone WJ, Younkin BA, Davis DW, Garver MJ, Strohmeyer HS. (2019) Case-Control Investigation of Speed and Gait after an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine National Annual Meeting.

• Stone WJ, Wakeman AJ, Younkin BA, Davis DW, Garver MJ, Strohmeyer HS (2019) Should We Stick with Step Counts after Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury? A Case-Control Investigation. Presentation at the Graduate Education and Research’s Graduate Scholars Symposium, University of Central Missouri.

• Wakeman AJ, Stone WJ, Younkin BA, Davis DW, Garver MJ, Strohmeyer HS. (2019) Case-Control Investigation of Speed and Gait after an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Presentation at the Graduate Education and Research’s Graduate Scholars Symposium, University of Central Missouri.

• Davis DW, Carducci JL, Garver MJ, Stone WJ, Penumetcha M, Philipp NM… Hopkins ZS. (2019). Ability to predict impending volitional exhaustion based on aerobic capacity. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine National Annual Meeting.

• Carducci JL, Garver MJ, Stone WJ, Penumetcha M, Davis DW, … (2018) Maximal VO2 at Extreme Ends of the Day Following Glucose Provision. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Central States Regional Meeting.

• Davis DW, Carducci JL, Garver MJ, Stone WJ, Penumetcha M, … (2018) Ability to Predict Occurrence of Volitional Exhaustion Based on Aerobic Capacity. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Central States Regional Meeting.

• Philipp NM, Carducci JL, Garver MJ, Stone WJ, Penumetcha M, Davis DW, … (2018) Maximal Perceived Effort during Maximal Running at Extreme Ends of the Day. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Central States Regional Meeting.

• Stone WJ, Stevens SL, Fuller DK, Caputo JL. (2018). Ambulation and Physical Function after Eccentric Resistance Training in Adults with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.

• Stone WJ, Stevens, S.L., Fuller, D.K., & Caputo, J.L. (2017). Strength and Step Activity after Eccentric Resistance Training in Those with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries. Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Central States Regional Meeting.

• Stone WJ, Stevens S, Fuller D, & Caputo J. (2017). Eccentric Resistance Training in Adults with and without Spinal Cord Injuries. Presentation at the National American College of Sports Medicine. Denver, CO.

• Stone WJ, Stevens S, Fuller D, & Caputo J. (2017). Eccentric Resistance Training in Adults with and without Spinal Cord Injuries. Presentation at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine. Greenville, SC.

• Gray C, Stone WJ, Stevens S. (2017). Upper-Extremity Eccentric Resistance Training Postpartum and  Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Presentation at Middle Tennessee State  University

Service

 

Personal Certifications, Memberships, and Awards

• The Association of College and University Educators and The American Counsel FY 17-18

on Education: Effective Teaching Practices Course. Certificate Earned.

• Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Assistant. MTSU 2016

• Academic and Research Excellence in Kinesiology. Outstanding Graduate Student. WKU 2014

• Outstanding CHHS Graduate Student. WKU 2014

• American College of Sports Medicine, Professional Member 2017-present

• American College of Sports Medicine, Student Member 2011-2017

• South Eastern American College of Sports Medicine, Student Member 2013-2017

• American Red Cross Instructor for CPR, AED, and First Aid 2015-present

University, Professional, and Community Service

International Journal of Exercise Science

  • Executive Editor
  • Director of Pre-Review

International Community of Scholars in Kinesiology

  • Director

Peer Reviewer for Professional Journals

  • Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • International Journal of Exercise Science

 

Scholarly Service

• External English Editor: Nascimento DC, Petriz B, Prestes J. Effects of blood flow restriction exercise on

haemostasis: A systematic review of randomized and non-randomized trials. Submitted to Frontiers in

Physiology. August 2018.

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