Connie L Tompkins
Affiliation: University of Vermont
- The effect of an unstructured, moderate to vigorous, before-school physical activity program in elementary school children on academics, behavior, and healthConnie L Tompkins
Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, University of Vermont, 106 Carrigan Drive, 310D Rowell, Burlington, VT 05405 0068, USA
BMC Public Health 12:300. 2012..The objective of the proposed study is to examine the effect of an unstructured, moderate to vigorous, before-school physical activity program on academic performance, classroom behavior, emotions, and other health related measures...
- Physical activity-induced improvements in markers of insulin resistance in overweight and obese children and adolescentsConnie L Tompkins
Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, University of Vermont, 106 Carrigan Drive, 310D Rowell, Burlington, VT 05405 0068, USA
Curr Diabetes Rev 7:164-70. 2011..The studies reviewed provide support for future interventions to shift the focus from reducing obesity to increasing physical activity for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in obese youth...
- Substituting dietary monounsaturated fat for saturated fat is associated with increased daily physical activity and resting energy expenditure and with changes in moodC Lawrence Kien
Departments of Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 97:689-97. 2013..The Western diet increases risk of metabolic disease...
- Heart Rate and Perceived Exertion in Healthy Weight and Obese Children During a Self-Selected Physical Activity ProgramConnie L Tompkins
Dept of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
J Phys Act Health 12:976-81. 2015..We examined whether both healthy-weight (HW) and OB children would engage in moderate to vigorous intensity PA during an unstructured PA program and compared heart rate (HR) and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) between the children...
- Influence of resting energy expenditure on blood pressure is independent of body mass and a marker of sympathetic toneDavid W Brock
Department of Exercise and Movement Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0068, USA
Metabolism 61:237-41. 2012..24, P = .09). This study affirms previous findings that REE may be a potential mediator in resting BP, independent of many well-cited factors and, additionally, a marker of sympathetic tone...