Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 A comparison of screening tools for the early detection of peripheral neuropathy in adults with and without type 2 diabetesJournal of Diabetes Research. 1-11.
2015 Effect of added mass on treadmill performance and pulmonary function.J Strength Cond Res. 882-888.
2015 Falls risk in older adults with type 2 diabetesClin Geriatr Med. 89-99, viii.
2014 Exercise improves gait, reaction time and postural stability in older adults with type 2 diabetes and neuropathyJ Diabetes Complications. 715-22.
2012 Effect of intensity of aerobic training on insulin sensitivity/resistance in recreationally active adultsJournal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
2012 Relation between Risk of Falling and Postural Sway Complexity in DiabetesGait and Posture. 662-668.
2011 Time-dependent Changes In Spatio-temporal Gait Dynamics During Slow Walking: 2509: Board #117 June 3 8:00 AM - 9:30 AMMedicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 686 10.1249/
2010 Balance training reduces falls risk in older individuals with type 2 diabetesDiabetes Care. 748-750.
2009 Postprandial walking is better for lowering the glycemic effect of dinner than pre-dinner exercise in type 2 diabetic individualsJournal of the American Medical Directors Association. 394-397.
2003 Use of heart rate reserve and rating of perceived exertion to prescribe exercise intensity in diabetic autonomic neuropathyDiabetes Care. 986-990.
2000 Exercise and diabetes control: A winning combinationThe Physician and Sportsmedicine. 63.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2011 Blood Glucose Individualized Prediction for Type 2 Diabetes using iPhone Application
2010 HealthiManage: An individualized prediction algorithm for type 2 diabetes chronic disease control.  67-70.


  • Melatonin Effects on Autonomic Balance, Inflammation, and Oxidative Stress in type 2 Diabetes  awarded by NIH (R21) 2013 - 2015
  • Impact of Supervised vs. Home-Based Exercise Training on Gait, Balance, and Falls Risk in Type 2 Diabetes  awarded by American Diabetes Association 2012 - 2015
  • Development of a Fatigue Measure in Medical and Aging Populations  awarded by National Institute on Aging 2011 - 2013
  • Development of a Quality of Life Tool Sensitive to Cognitive and Physical Measures of Fatigue  awarded by National Institutes of Health (R21) 2011 - 2013
  • Protective Health Effects of Differing Types and Intensities of Exercise Training in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes  awarded by American Diabetes Association 2008 - 2011
  • Health iManage (HiM): Incentivized Type 2 Diabetes Management Using I-Phone Technology  awarded by ODU Office of Research 2009
  • Protective Health Effects of Differing Types of Vigorous or Moderate Exercise Training in INdividuals with Type 2 Diabetes ro Prediabetes  awarded by U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command-DOD PRMR 2007 - 2009
  • Dynamic Medical Measures: Creating a Model to Study the Neuropathic Process in Diabetes and Normal Aging  awarded by Old Dominion University Office of Research Multi-Investigator, Multidisciplinary One-Time Seed Funding 2008
  • Exercise Timing and Maximal Glycemic Benefits for Type 2 Diabetic Individuals  awarded by Lifescan, Inc. (Johnson & Johnson Co.) 2006 - 2007
  • The Relationship among Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Diabetes, and Physical Activity Status  awarded by Commonwealth of Virginia Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF) 2006 - 2007
  • Mechanisms of Exercise-Induced Improvement in Defective Neurovascular Function in Type 2 Diabetes  awarded by American Diabetes Association 2004 - 2007