Pamela Swan

Assoc Professor (FSC)
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Pamela D. Swan, PhD, FACSM, FTOS
Associate Professor, Exercise Science

Awards

  • 2014 Recipient ASU's Outstanding Doctoral Mentor Award

Education

  • PhD - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1991
  • MS - University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1987
  • BA - University of California, Santa Barbara, 1978

Research Interests

My research focus has been to study the physiological effects of exercise and diet on obesity and chronic lifestyle diseases. Recently my attention has been to explore novel physical activity modalities (such as whole body vibration exercise training) to help improve metabolic and musculoskeletal fitness in women following extreme weight loss (bariatric surgery).

Recent Publications ((1) Senior/ Corresponding Author; (2) Student working under my primary mentorship)

  • Zeigler ZS (2), Birchfield N, Moreno K (2), James D, Swan PD (1) (2018) Fatness and Fluctuating Body Weight: Effect on Central Vasculature, BioResearch Open Access 7:1, 111, DOI: 10.1089/biores.2017.0044.
  • Ashurst J, van Woerden I, Dunton G, Todd M, Ohri-Vachaspati P, Swan PD, Bruening M, (2018). The association among emotions and food choices in first-year college students using mobile-ecological momentary assessments, BMC Public Health, 18(1):573. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5447-0.
  • Aslam F (2), Iqbal S; Nasir M, Anjum AA, Swan PD, Sweazea K. (2017). Effect of Hydrogenated Fat Replacement with White Sesame Seed Oil on Physical, Chemical and Nutritional Properties of Cookies. Italian Journal of Food Science. 30:1-13.
  • Aslam F (2), Iqbal S; Nasir M, Anjum AA, Swan PD, Sweazea K. (2017). Evaluation of White Sesame Seed Oil on Glucose Control, Antioxidant Activity and Biomarkers of Hepatic, Cardiac, and Renal Function in Male Sprague- Dawley Rats With Chemically Induced Diabetes. Journal of Medicinal Food. May;20(5):448-457. doi: 10.1089/jmf.2016.0065. Epub 2017 Mar 23.
  • Zeigler Z (2) & Swan PD 1 (2016). Acute Effects of Whole Body Vibration with Resistance Exercise on Post Exercise Blood Pressure and Oxygen Consumption in Prehypertensive Adults, Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness. 1- 10. doi:10.1016/j.jesf.2015.12.001.
  • Benton MJ, Raab S, Waggener GT & Swan PD (2016). Effect of Training Status on Oxygen Consumption in Women after Resistance Exercise, Journal of Strength Conditioning Research, 30(3):800-806.
  • James D (2), Sebren A, DerAnanian C, Breuning M, Rooney L, Araas T & Swan PD (1)(2016). Associations Among Self-Compassion, Eating Behaviors, and Stress In College Freshmen, Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 12:81-91.
  • Smith L (2), Wherry S (2), Larkey LK, Ainsworth BE & Swan PD (1). (2015). Energy Expenditure and Cardiovascular Responses to Tai Chi Easy Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 23(6):802-5.
  • Der Ananian C, Soroush A, Ainsworth BE, Belyea M, Walker J (2) Poortvliet E, Swan PD,& Ygnve A (2015). Trajectories And Predictors Of Steps In A Worksite Intervention: ASUKI-Step, Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2(1): 46-61.
  • Kelly SB, Brown LE, Hooker SP, Swan PD, Buman MP, Alvar BA, & Black LE. (2015). Comparison of Concentric and Eccentric Bench Press Repetitions To Failure. J Strength Cond Res. Apr;29(4):1027-32
  • Zeigler Z(2), Swan PD (1), Bhammar D, & Gaesser GA. (2015). Use of A Walking Workstation  Reduces Ambulatory Blood Pressure In Prehypertension, Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2015 Jun 16;12. Suppl 1:S119-27.1

 

Research Activity

  • Swan,Pamela D*. Effect of Wii Fit Intervention on Balance in Older Women. AMER COLLEGE OF SPORTS MED(7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014).
  • Der Ananian,Cheryl*, Swan,Pamela D. Evaluation of Abundant Life Wellness' Falls Prevention Program. AZ AHEC(7/1/2008 - 12/31/2009).
  • Johnston,Carol S*, Swan,Pamela D. The Impact of Vitamin C Status on Fat Oxidation, Adiponectin Concentrations, and Body Mass. GENL MILLS/BELL INST OF HEALTH(5/1/2005 - 4/30/2006).
  • Swan,Pamela D*. VALIDATION OF AIR DISPLACEMENT PLETHYSMOGRAPHY IN WRESTLERS. LIFE MEAS. INC(5/14/2001 - 10/31/2001).
  • Swan,Pamela D*. SUSTAINABLE EXERCISE & CHD RISK IN WOMEN. BrightFocus(4/1/1999 - 9/30/2000).
  • Swan,Pamela D*. EXERCISE & DISEASE RISK IN WOMEN WITH REGIONAL ADIPOSITY. AMER COLLEGE OF SPORTS MED(7/1/1996 - 9/30/1997).

Courses

Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 284EXW PreInternship
KIN 484Internship
EXW 484Internship
EXW 493Honors Thesis
EXW 535Adv Exercise & Prescription
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 592Research
EXW 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 284EXW PreInternship
EXW 410Obesity Persp and Prescip
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 493Honors Thesis
KIN 493Honors Thesis
EXW 494Special Topics
KIN 494Special Topics
EXW 584Internship
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 595Continuing Registration
EXW 598Special Topics
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 410Obesity Persp and Prescip
EXW 595Continuing Registration
EXW 598Special Topics
EXW 599Thesis
NTR 692Research
NTR 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 493Honors Thesis
EXW 592Research
EXW 595Continuing Registration
EXW 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 410Obesity Persp and Prescip
EXW 420Exercise Testing
EXW 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 584Internship
EXW 590Reading and Conference
EXW 592Research
EXW 593Applied Project
EXW 595Continuing Registration
EXW 597Capstone Project
EXW 598Special Topics
EXW 599Thesis
EXW 692Research
EXW 792Research
EXW 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 410Obesity Persp and Prescip
EXW 420Exercise Testing
EXW 599Thesis
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing
EXW 493Honors Thesis
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 535Adv Exercise & Prescription
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 410Obesity Persp and Prescip
EXW 420Exercise Testing
EXW 598Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing
EXW 493Honors Thesis
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 535Adv Exercise & Prescription
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 410Obesity Persp and Prescip
EXW 420Exercise Testing
KIN 492Honors Directed Study
EXW 598Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing
EXW 499Individualized Instruction
EXW 535Adv Exercise & Prescription
EXW 784Internship
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing
EXW 494Special Topics
EXW 598Special Topics
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EXW 420Exercise Testing