D L Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Skidmore College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Firefighter fitness: improving performance and preventing injuries and fatalities
    Denise L Smith
    Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 10:167-72. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Effect of Aspirin Supplementation on Hemostatic Responses in Firefighters Aged 40 to 60 Years
    Denise L Smith
    Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 118:275-80. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Effect of moderate exercise-induced heat stress on carotid wave intensity
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 115:2223-30. 2015
  4. pmc Extreme sacrifice: sudden cardiac death in the US Fire Service
    Denise L Smith
    Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Extrem Physiol Med 2:6. 2013
  5. pmc The prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors and obesity in firefighters
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Health and Exercise Sciences Department, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    J Obes 2012:908267. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effect of base layer materials on physiological and perceptual responses to exercise in personal protective equipment
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA Electronic address
    Appl Ergon 45:428-36. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Effect of clothing layers in combination with fire fighting personal protective clothing on physiological and perceptual responses to intermittent work and on materials performance test results
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Health and Exercise Sciences Department, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 10:259-69. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Firefighter's personal protective equipment and the chronotropic index
    Denise L Smith
    Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
    Ergonomics 55:1243-51. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of sex on ventricular remodeling in collegiate athletes
    D Smith
    Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:424-31. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Selected hormonal and immunological responses to strenuous live-fire firefighting drills
    D L Smith
    Exercise Science, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Ergonomics 48:55-65. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Firefighter fitness: improving performance and preventing injuries and fatalities
    Denise L Smith
    Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 10:167-72. 2011
    ..The safety of the public and the health and safety of firefighters would be enhanced if firefighters followed well-designed fitness programs to improve overall health and fitness...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of Aspirin Supplementation on Hemostatic Responses in Firefighters Aged 40 to 60 Years
    Denise L Smith
    Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 118:275-80. 2016
    ..In conclusion, aspirin supplementation had an antiplatelet effect that decreased platelet aggregability at rest and after an acute bout of firefighting compared with placebo. ..
  3. doi request reprint Effect of moderate exercise-induced heat stress on carotid wave intensity
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 115:2223-30. 2015
    ..However, the effect of exercise-induced heat stress on WI amplitude is unknown. WI measures are calibrated using brachial or carotid artery blood pressure, but the influence of calibration method on WI outcomes is unknown...
  4. pmc Extreme sacrifice: sudden cardiac death in the US Fire Service
    Denise L Smith
    Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Extrem Physiol Med 2:6. 2013
    ..In this review, we propose a theoretical model for the interaction between underlying cardiovascular disease in firefighters and the multifactorial physiological strain of firefighting. ..
  5. pmc The prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors and obesity in firefighters
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Health and Exercise Sciences Department, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    J Obes 2012:908267. 2012
    ..However, there were differences in several novel risk factors, which warrant further investigation. Improved CVD risk identification among firefighters has important implications for both individual health and public safety...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of base layer materials on physiological and perceptual responses to exercise in personal protective equipment
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA Electronic address
    Appl Ergon 45:428-36. 2014
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  7. doi request reprint Effect of clothing layers in combination with fire fighting personal protective clothing on physiological and perceptual responses to intermittent work and on materials performance test results
    Denise L Smith
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Health and Exercise Sciences Department, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 10:259-69. 2013
    ..8 ± 1.9 vs. 56.4 ± 0.3 cal/cm(2); p < 0.05) and equivalent heat dissipation compared with COT+TOG. These findings could guide departmental decisions about the use of station shirts...
  8. doi request reprint Firefighter's personal protective equipment and the chronotropic index
    Denise L Smith
    Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
    Ergonomics 55:1243-51. 2012
    ..6 ± 4.9) was similar in all three conditions. This study has shown that additional weight and encapsulating clothing leads to elevations in HR and oxygen uptake compared to a control condition, however, the CI remains unaffected...
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of sex on ventricular remodeling in collegiate athletes
    D Smith
    Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:424-31. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Selected hormonal and immunological responses to strenuous live-fire firefighting drills
    D L Smith
    Exercise Science, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Ergonomics 48:55-65. 2005
    ..This is a finding that may have practical consequences for this group of first responders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of strenuous live-fire drills on cardiovascular and psychological responses of recruit firefighters
    D L Smith
    Department of Exercise Science and Dance, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Ergonomics 44:244-54. 2001
    ..Firefighters are encouraged to take all possible steps to mitigate the extent of the cardiovascular strain...
  12. doi request reprint Use of salivary osmolality to assess dehydration
    Denise L Smith
    Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:128-35. 2012
    ..To investigate the ability of salivary osmolality to assess dehydration while subjects perform alternating work/rest cycles in personal protective equipment (PPE)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of short-term inactivity on glucose tolerance, energy expenditure, and blood flow in trained subjects
    P J Arciero
    Human Performance Laboratory, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 84:1365-73. 1998
    ..Thus our findings raise questions regarding the relative contribution of BF in modulating glucose tolerance and energy expenditure in endurance athletes in their habitual Tr or IA state...
  14. doi request reprint Perceptual and physiological heat strain: examination in firefighters in laboratory- and field-based studies
    S J Petruzzello
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ergonomics 52:747-54. 2009
    ..Even relatively brief bouts of exercise while wearing heavy impermeable clothing or simulated firefighting activity in the heat results in moderate to high levels of heat strain as assessed by PhSI and PeSI...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of accelerometers with oxygen consumption in older adults during exercise
    P C Fehling
    Skidmore College, Department of Exercise Science and Dance, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:171-5. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare two commercially available accelerometers with indirect calorimetry in a group of older adults (x +/- SD; 70.6+/-3.7 yr; N = 86, 44 males and 42 females)...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of exercise, heat stress and dehydration on myocardial performance
    P C Fehling
    First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 65:317-23. 2015
    ..Whether similar effects occur during firefighting, an occupation characterized by repeated periods of work compounded by dehydration and heat stress, is uncertain...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of resting peripheral blood flow using strain gauge plethysmography
    P C Fehling
    Department of Exercise Science and Dance, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA
    Int J Sports Med 20:555-9. 1999
    ..The small variability in blood flow that exists is more attributable to variability in the acquisition of the waveforms than in the analysis of the waveforms...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to sustained maximal isometric contractions of the finger flexors
    D L Smith
    Department of Physical Education and Dance, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol 67:48-52. 1993
    ..Unlike fc and Pa, SV did not change significantly during isometric exercise, but increased significantly after sustained 100% MVC...
  19. ncbi request reprint Seizure duration with remifentanil/methohexital vs. methohexital alone in middle-aged patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy
    D L Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:1064-6. 2003
    ..This has been reported for the combined use of methohexital and remifentanil in elderly patients, but has not been investigated in middle-aged patients likely to require a higher total dose of methohexital for inducing anesthesia...