Pamela D. Swan, PhD, FACSM
Associate Professor, Exercise and Wellness Programs
Director, Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness PhD Program
- PhD - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1991
- MS - University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1987
- BA - University of California, Santa Barbara, 1978
- Gabriel, K., McClain, J., Lee, C., Swan, PD, Alvar, B., Mitros, M., & Ainsworth, B. (2009). The evaluation of physical activity measures used in middle-aged women, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(7):1401-1412.
- Benton, MJ, Swan, PD (2009). Influences on energy expenditure in women after an acute bout of resistance exercise" European Journal of Sport Science. 9: 213-218.
- Benton, MJ, Swan, PD (2007). Effect of protein ingestion on energy expenditure and substrate utilization after resistance exercise in middle-aged women. International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Metabolism, 17:544-555.
- White, A., Johnston, C.S., Swan, PD, Tjonn, S.L. & Sears, B (2007). Blood ketones are directly related to fatigue and perceived effort during exercise in overweight adults adhering to low carbohydrate diets for weight loss: a pilot study. ournal of the American College of Nutrition, 107:1792-1796.
- Johnston, C.S., Beezhold, B., Mostow, B. & Swan, PD (2007). Plasma vitamin C is inversely related to body mass index and waist circumference but not to plasma adiponectin in nonsmoking adults. Journal of Nutrition, 137(7):1757-62.
Exercise and Obesity and Health, Exercise and Resting Metabolism, Exercise and Chronic Disease (Metabolic Syndrome), Exercise and Severe Weight Loss (Post Bariatric Surgery), Obesity and Regional Adiposity and Health and Disease
Current/Recent Grants and Projects
- Johnston, C and Swan, PD. (2005-2006). Title: Impact of Vitamin C Status on Fat Oxidation, Adiponectin Concentrations and Body Mass. Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Sponsor: General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition. Direct Amount: $50,000.
- Johnston, C.S. & Swan, PD. (2004-2005). Title: Evaluation of the efficacy and healthfulness of two popular high protein diets: "Atkins" versus "The Zone." Role: Co-PI. Sponsor: The Barry Sears Foundation, Direct Amount: $50,000.
- President Southwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (SWACSM). 2004-2007
- Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, (FACSM), 1997.
- Fellow of the Obesity Society, (FOS), 1996 (Formally known as the North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO).