Damon L Swift

Summary

Affiliation: Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of exercise training modality on serum brain derived neurotrophic factor levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42785. 2012
  2. pmc Low cardiorespiratory fitness in African Americans: a health disparity risk factor?
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, 107 FITT Building, Greenville, NC, 27858, USA
    Sports Med 43:1301-13. 2013
  3. pmc Racial differences in the response of cardiorespiratory fitness to aerobic exercise training in Caucasian and African American postmenopausal women
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 114:1375-82. 2013
  4. pmc Evaluation of racial differences in resting and postprandial endothelial function in postmenopausal women matched for age, fitness and body composition
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Human Services, General Clinical Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:43-8. 2013
  5. pmc Exercise training and habitual physical activity: a randomized controlled trial
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:629-35. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on endothelial function in postmenopausal women with elevated blood pressure: results from the DREW study
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Br J Sports Med 46:753-8. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of exercise training modality on C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetes
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1028-34. 2012
  8. pmc The effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on exercise blood pressure in overweight and obese postmenopausal women
    Damon L Swift
    Departments of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Menopause 19:503-9. 2012
  9. pmc Effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on total bilirubin levels
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:569-74. 2012
  10. pmc Predictors of improvement in endothelial function after exercise training in a diverse sample of postmenopausal women
    Damon L Swift
    1 Department of Human Services, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:260-6. 2014

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc The effect of exercise training modality on serum brain derived neurotrophic factor levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e42785. 2012
    ..However, the relationship of BDNF with cardiometabolic risk factors is unclear, and the effect of exercise training on BDNF has not been previously explored in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  2. pmc Low cardiorespiratory fitness in African Americans: a health disparity risk factor?
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, 107 FITT Building, Greenville, NC, 27858, USA
    Sports Med 43:1301-13. 2013
    ..If lower CRF is generally present in African Americans compared with Caucasians, and is of a clinically meaningful difference, this may represent an important public health concern. ..
  3. pmc Racial differences in the response of cardiorespiratory fitness to aerobic exercise training in Caucasian and African American postmenopausal women
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 114:1375-82. 2013
    ..Future studies should investigate the physiologic mechanisms responsible for this attenuated response...
  4. pmc Evaluation of racial differences in resting and postprandial endothelial function in postmenopausal women matched for age, fitness and body composition
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Human Services, General Clinical Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Ethn Dis 23:43-8. 2013
    ..We investigated endothelial function at rest and after a high-fat meal challenge in African American (AA) and Caucasian postmenopausal women matched for age, body mass index, percent fat and fitness level...
  5. pmc Exercise training and habitual physical activity: a randomized controlled trial
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:629-35. 2012
    ..However, the combined effects of habitual free-living physical activity and aerobic training on waist circumference, weight, fitness, and blood pressure in postmenopausal women are unknown...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on endothelial function in postmenopausal women with elevated blood pressure: results from the DREW study
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Br J Sports Med 46:753-8. 2012
    ..Aerobic exercise training improves endothelial function in individuals with cardiovascular risk; however, it is unknown whether these adaptations occur in a dose-dependent manner...
  7. pmc Effect of exercise training modality on C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetes
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1028-34. 2012
    ..Aerobic exercise training has been shown to improve CRP; however, there are limited data evaluating the effect of other exercise training modalities (aerobic, resistance, or combination training) in individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  8. pmc The effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on exercise blood pressure in overweight and obese postmenopausal women
    Damon L Swift
    Departments of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Menopause 19:503-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on exercise blood pressure in obese postmenopausal women...
  9. pmc Effect of different doses of aerobic exercise training on total bilirubin levels
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:569-74. 2012
    ..However, it is unknown if exercise training can increase bilirubin levels and whether a higher dose of exercise will further increase bilirubin levels compared with a lower dose...
  10. pmc Predictors of improvement in endothelial function after exercise training in a diverse sample of postmenopausal women
    Damon L Swift
    1 Department of Human Services, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:260-6. 2014
    ..This has clinical importance due to the increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease in African Americans...
  11. pmc The role of exercise and physical activity in weight loss and maintenance
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 Center for Health Disparities, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:441-7. 2014
    ..Clinicians should educate their patients on reasonable expectations of weight loss based on their physical activity program and emphasize that numerous health benefits occur from PA programs in the absence of weight loss. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Cancer survival through lifestyle change (CASTLE): a pilot study of weight loss
    Melissa Nauta Harris
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA, 70808 4124, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:403-12. 2013
    ..Excess weight is a strong predictor of incident breast cancer (BC) and survivorship. A limited number of studies comparing strategies for promoting successful weight loss in women with remitted BC exist...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and exercise training in primary and secondary coronary prevention
    Damon L Swift
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Circ J 77:281-92. 2013
    ..These data strongly support the routine referral of patients with CHD to CRET programs and that patients should be vigorously encouraged to attend CRET following major CHD events...
  14. pmc Effect of different doses of aerobic exercise on total white blood cell (WBC) and WBC subfraction number in postmenopausal women: results from DREW
    Neil M Johannsen
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31319. 2012
    ..Aerobic exercise is associated with lower total WBC, neutrophil, and monocyte counts. However, no studies have evaluated the effect of the amount of aerobic exercise (dose) on total WBC and WBC subfraction counts...
  15. pmc Exercise training and quality of life in individuals with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Valerie H Myers
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Lousiana, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:1884-90. 2013
    ..To establish whether exercise improves quality of life (QOL) in individuals with type 2 diabetes and which exercise modalities are involved...
  16. pmc Aerobic and strength training in concomitant metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes
    Conrad P Earnest
    1Department for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UNITED KINGDOM 2School of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 3Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 4Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 5Universidad Europea and Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital 12 de Octubre i 12, Madrid, SPAIN 6Division of Preventive Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA and 7Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, Ochsner Clinical School, University of Queensland School of Medicine, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:1293-301. 2014
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  17. pmc WalkMore: a randomized controlled trial of pedometer-based interventions differing on intensity messages
    Catrine Tudor-Locke
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:168. 2014
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