T L Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: Colorado State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) and future risk of type 2 diabetes: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    T L Nelson
    Colorado State University, Colorado School of Public Health and Department of Health and Exercise Science, 220 Moby Complex, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1582, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1695-701. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers are not altered by an eight week dietary alpha-linolenic acid intervention in healthy abdominally obese adult males and females
    Tracy L Nelson
    Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, 223 Moby, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA
    Cytokine 38:101-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The PPARgamma Pro12Ala polymorphism is not associated with body mass index or waist circumference among Hispanics from Colorado
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:252-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of abdominal obesity measured by DXA and waist circumference with insulin sensitivity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white individuals: the San Luis Valley Diabetes Study
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, CO 80523, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:33-40. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids and lipoprotein associated phospholipase A(2) in healthy older adult males and females
    T L Nelson
    Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Eur J Nutr 50:185-93. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma gene with type 2 diabetes mellitus varies by physical activity among non-Hispanic whites from Colorado
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Metabolism 56:388-93. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on body fat and blood pressure in African-American adult twins
    T L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:243-50. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome mediates the relationship between cynical hostility and cardiovascular disease
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Exp Aging Res 30:163-77. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute changes in dietary omega-3 fatty acid intake lowers soluble interleukin-6 receptor in healthy adult normal weight and overweight males
    Tracy L Nelson
    Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, 220 Moby, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Cytokine 26:195-201. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on body-fat measures among African-American twins
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Obes Res 10:733-9. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) and future risk of type 2 diabetes: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    T L Nelson
    Colorado State University, Colorado School of Public Health and Department of Health and Exercise Science, 220 Moby Complex, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1582, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1695-701. 2012
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the association of Lp-PLA(2) mass and activity with type 2 diabetes among older adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers are not altered by an eight week dietary alpha-linolenic acid intervention in healthy abdominally obese adult males and females
    Tracy L Nelson
    Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, 223 Moby, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA
    Cytokine 38:101-6. 2007
    ..This study suggests there are no beneficial effects of an 8-week ALA intervention on these inflammatory factors among young, healthy, overweight/obese subjects whose inflammatory factors are not significantly elevated...
  3. ncbi request reprint The PPARgamma Pro12Ala polymorphism is not associated with body mass index or waist circumference among Hispanics from Colorado
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:252-7. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of abdominal obesity measured by DXA and waist circumference with insulin sensitivity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white individuals: the San Luis Valley Diabetes Study
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, CO 80523, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:33-40. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids and lipoprotein associated phospholipase A(2) in healthy older adult males and females
    T L Nelson
    Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Eur J Nutr 50:185-93. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma gene with type 2 diabetes mellitus varies by physical activity among non-Hispanic whites from Colorado
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Metabolism 56:388-93. 2007
    ..37; 95% confidence interval, 1.14-4.94). There may be a gene-environment interaction between the Pro12 allele of the PPAR-gamma gene and physical activity that results in increased risk of T2DM in NHWs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on body fat and blood pressure in African-American adult twins
    T L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:243-50. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome mediates the relationship between cynical hostility and cardiovascular disease
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Exp Aging Res 30:163-77. 2004
    ..Results were adjusted for baseline CVD, smoking, and age. These findings suggest that a clustering of CVD risk factors partially mediate the association between cynicism and CVD in an older population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute changes in dietary omega-3 fatty acid intake lowers soluble interleukin-6 receptor in healthy adult normal weight and overweight males
    Tracy L Nelson
    Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, 220 Moby, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Cytokine 26:195-201. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on body-fat measures among African-American twins
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Obes Res 10:733-9. 2002
    ..To investigate the genetic and environmental influences on body-fat measures including waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and body mass index (BMI) among African-American men and women...
  11. pmc Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) and future risk of subclinical disease and cardiovascular events in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    T L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, 223 Moby, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Diabetologia 54:329-33. 2011
    ..We therefore sought to determine whether Lp-PLA(2) levels partially explain the greater prevalence of subclinical CVD and greater incidence of CVD outcomes associated with type 2 diabetes in the Cardiovascular Health Study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on body fat distribution, fasting insulin levels and CVD: are the influences shared?
    T L Nelson
    Department of Biobehavioral Health and Center for Developmental and Health Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Twin Res 3:43-50. 2000
    ..There were also shared genetic and environmental effects among all the variables except CVD, but a majority of the genetic variance for these measures was trait specific...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin levels are reduced, independent of polymorphisms in the adiponectin gene, after supplementation with alpha-linolenic acid among healthy adults
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA
    Metabolism 56:1209-15. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on waist-to-hip ratio and waist circumference in an older Swedish twin population
    T L Nelson
    Department of Biobehavioral Health and Center for Developmental and Health Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:449-55. 1999
    ..To investigate the genetic and environmental influences on waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and waist circumference (WC) measurements in males and females...
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychological and behavioral predictors of body fat distribution: age and gender effects
    T L Nelson
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Obes Res 7:199-207. 1999
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator-1 alpha gene (PGC-1alpha) is not associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus or body mass index among Hispanic and non Hispanic Whites from Colorado
    T L Nelson
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:268-75. 2007
    ..In conclusion, we did not find an association between the PGC-1alpha gene and T2DM or BMI and there were no consistent interactions with diet, physical activity or the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPAR-gamma gene...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of improved cookstoves on indoor air pollution and adverse health effects among Honduran women
    Maggie L Clark
    Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 19:357-68. 2009
    ..Women using traditional stoves reported symptoms more frequently than those using improved stoves. There was no evidence of associations between cookstove type or air quality measures with lung function or CRP...
  18. ncbi request reprint Obesity and associated coronary heart disease risk factors in a population of low-income African-American and white women: the North Carolina WISEWOMAN project
    Tracy L Nelson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Med 35:1-6. 2002
    ..Obesity has been associated with many co-occurring coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors as well as CHD mortality. These associations have been shown to vary between African-American and white sample populations...

Research Grants1

  1. Gene-Environment Interactions in Obesity and Diabetes
    Tracy Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Environment: Dr. Nelson will have an outstanding environment in which to carry out the proposed study, as well as, the necessary resources and support to successfully complete her training. ..