Browse All

Theses & Dissertations

Submissions

  • Submissions (Articles, Chapters, and other finished products)

Laurie Wideman

Laurie Wideman, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Laurie earned a BSc. in Biology in 1990 from the University of Waterloo and a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Ball State University in 1993. In 1997, she earned a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Virginia. She has served on the faculty at UNCG since 2000. Prior to joining the UNCG faculty, she was a full-time research technician at the NIH funded General Clinical Research Center at the University of Virginia. Professor Wideman teaches in the areas of body composition, endocrine function, exercise physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology. She has conducted research on the effects of exercise on growth hormone release, the use of physical activity to reduce risk factors for chronic disease, obesity and body composition. Her work has been published in journals such as American Journal of Physiology, Metabolism, Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Diabetes, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Geriatric Nursing, and Sports Medicine. Her research has received funding from several local and regional organizations including the Moses Cone~Wesley Long Community Health Foundation, Champion Athleticwear, and North Carolina Institute of Nutrition. Dr. Wideman is a collaborator on the National Institutes of Health (NCMHD) funded grant investigating health disparities in the Triad. She is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American College of Sports Medicine and the Heart & Stroke Health Partnership.

There are 14 included publications by Laurie Wideman :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Assessment of the Aerosport TEEM 100 portable metabolic measurement system. 1996 1254 The present study evaluated the utility of a portable metabolic measurement system, the Aerosport TEEM 100. A total of 505 data points [242 from incremental (INC) and 263 from constant load (CL) exercise] were collected on 12 subjects (age = 25 ± 4 y...
Attitudes toward physical activity in adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis: Gender differences with exercise training 2006 1067 This study compared the attitudes of 16 adolescents (8 males and 8 females) with cystic fibrosis (CF) toward exercise and physical activity (PA) before and after a 6-week exercise program. Although the boys and girls had similar ages (12–18 years), t...
Early Detection of Type 2 Diabetes Among Older African-Americans 2004 652 The purpose of this research was to determine whether a group of African Americans who had no diagnosis of type 2 diabetes had elevated blood glucose levels and other risk factors indicative of type 2 diabetes. A convenience sample of 20 African Amer...
The effect of exercise type on immunofunctional and traditional growth hormone. 2007 578 The purpose of this study was to compare the growth hormone (GH) response, including the immunfunctional (IF) GH response, between an acute bout of aerobic and resistance exercise in the same subjects. Ten cross-trained males (24.3 ± 1.2 years) perfo...
Effects of acute aerobic and anaerobic exercise on blood markers of oxidative stress 2005 6475 The purpose of this study was to compare oxidative modification of blood proteins, lipids, DNA, and glutathione in the 24 hours following aerobic and anaerobic exercise using similar muscle groups. Ten cross-trained men (24.3 ± 3.8 years, [mean ± SEM...
Effects of Tai Chi Chuan on Insulin and Cytokine Levels in a Randomized Controlled Pilot Study on Breast Cancer Survivors 2011 213 Background-Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) is an integrative medicine mind-body practice with a physical activity component that has positive effects on aerobic capacity, muscular strength, and quality of life among cancer survivors, similar to the effects elici...
Growth hormone (GH) release during acute and chronic aerobic and resistance exercise: Recent Findings. 2002 4162 Exercise is a potent physiological stimulus for growth hormone (GH) secretion, and both aerobic and resistance exercise result in significant, acute increases in GH secretion. Contrary to previous suggestions that exercise-induced GH release requires...
Impact of abdominal visceral fat (VAF), growth hormone (GH), fitness and insulin on lipids and lipoproteins in older adults 2003 905 We examined the relationship between abdominal visceral fat (AVF) and plasma concentrations of lipids and lipoproteins in 19 females (F) (not on estrogen) and 31 males (M) over the age of 60 (age = 66.8 years). In addition, the effects of growth horm...
Impaired insulin secretion and increased insulin sensitivity in familial maturity-onset diabetes of the young 4 (insulin promoter factor 1 gene). 2000 650 Diabetes resulting from heterozygosity for an inacti¬vating mutation of the homeodomain transcription factor insulin promoter factor 1 (IPF-1) is due to a genetic defect of ß-cell function referred to as maturity-onset diabetes of the young 4. IPF-1 ...
Intensity of acute exercise does not affect serum leptin concentrations in young men. 2000 922 Purpose: We examined the effects of exercise intensity on serum leptin levels. Methods: Seven men (age = 27.0 yr; height = 178.3 cm; weight = 82.2 kg) were tested on a control (C) day and on 5 exercise days (EX). Subjects exercised (30 min) at the f...
Phosphorylation of the JAK2- STAT5 pathway in response to acute aerobic exercise in young, healthy males. 2008 678 Growth hormone (GH) is a powerful stimulator of the Janus kinase 2 (JAK2)-signal transducer and activator of transcription 5 (STAT5) pathway. Acute exercise is a known stimulus for GH secretion. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine th...
Plasma protein carbonyl response to increasing exercise duration in aerobically trained men and women 2007 1061 The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of aerobic exercise duration on plasma protein carbonyl concentrations, a marker of protein oxidation, in aerobically trained men and women. Eight men (age: 27 ± 4 years, V·O2peak: 4.09 ± 0.26 L ·...
Substrate oxidation is not altered during exercise in cystic fibrosis. 2009 681 Purpose: To determine substrate utilization and energy expenditure during maximal and submaximal exercise and recovery in adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF) and healthy age-matched controls (C). Methods: Ten clinically stable CF patients (four gi...
Whole organ transplantation and glucose regulation. 2001 350 Pancreas transplantation has gained clinical acceptance since its initial application more than 30 years ago. A constellation of surgical, pharmacologic, and metabolic alterations occur with transplantation, particularly if pancreatic transplantation...