Reduced Exertion High Intensity Interval Training
Ph.D. University of Tennessee (1992): Physiology
M.S. University of Tennessee (1988): Zoology
B.A. Vanderbilt University (1983): History
ESS 32100 Exercise Physiology and Lab
ESSG 54000 Physiological Mechanisms of Exercise
ESSG 54300 Tests and Measurements
Factors that affect human performance
Pryor, J.L., S.T. Wolf, A. Sforzo, A., and T. Swensen: The effect of betaine on nitrate and cardiovascular response to exercise. International Journal of Exercise Science 10(4): 550-559, 2017.
Lembke, P., J. Capodice, K. Herbert, and T. Swensen: Influence of omega-3 index on performance and wellbeing in young adults after heavy eccentric exercise. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 13:151-156, 2014.
Pryor, J.L., AS. Craig, and T. Swensen: Effect of betaine on cycling sprint power. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 9:12, 2012.
Benson, A., J. Abendroth-Smith, D. King, and T. Swensen: Comparison of rowing on a Concept 2 stationary and dynamic ergometer. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 10:267-273, 2011.
Cowley, P.M, S. Fitzgerald, K. Sottung, and T. Swensen: Age, weight, and the front abdominal power test as predictors of isokinetic trunk strength and work capacity in young men and women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning, 23(3):915–925, 2009
Cowley, P.M. and T. Swensen: Development and Reliability of Two Core Stability Field Tests. Journal of Strength and Conditioning, 22(2):619-624, 2008.
John, D., G.A. Sforzo, and T. Swensen: Monitoring exercise heart rate using manual palpation. Health and Fitness Journal, 11(6):14-18, 2007.
Cowley, P.M., T. Swensen, and G.A. Sforzo: Efficacy of instability resistance training. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 28(10):829-835, 2007.
Gross, M, D. King, and T. Swensen: Nonconsecutive-versus consecutive-day high-intensity interval training in cyclists. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(9):1666-1671, 2007.
Harnish, C.R., T. Swensen, and D. King: Effect of cycling position on oxygen uptake and preferred cadence in trained cyclists during hill climbing at various power outputs. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 99:387–391, 2007.
Watson, G. and T. Swensen: Effects of altering pedal cadence on cycling time trial performance. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 27(4): 296–300, 2006.