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Selected Publications

1.       Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Katie R. Hirsch, Malia N.M. Blue, Meredith G. Mock, Eric T. Trexler. High-fat breakfast meal replacement: implications on body composition, metabolic markers, and satiety. Nutrients.  2019 Apr 17; 11 (4)
2.       Eric T. Trexler*, Adam Persky, Eric D. Ryan, Todd A. Schwartz, Lee Stoner, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. Acute effects of citrulline supplementation on high-intensity strength and power performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine. 2019 May; 49(5):707-718.
3.       Malia N.M. Blue*, Katie R. Hirsch, Alexis A. Pihoker, Eric T. Trexler, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. Normative fat free mass index values for a diverse sample of collegiate female athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences. 2019 Mar 20:1-5.
4.       Hope C. Davis, Malia N.M. Blue, Katie R. Hirsch, Brittney A Luc-Harkey, Kara C. Anderson, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Brian Pietrosimone. Body composition is associated with physical performance in individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2019 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print].
5.       Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Meredith G. Mock, Eric T. Trexler, Malia M. Blue, Katie R. Hirsch. Influence of a multi-strain probiotic on body composition and mood in female occupational shift workers. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism. 2018 Dec. 19. [Epub ahead of print].
6.       Alexis A. Pihoker*, Austin M. Peterjohn, Katie R. Hirsch, Malia N.M. Blue, Kara C. Anderson, Eric T. Trexler, Eric D. Ryan, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. Nutrient timing in resistance trained females. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2019 Apr;22(4):472-477.
7.       Grant M. Tinsley, Eric T. Trexler, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Antonio Paoli, Austin J. Graybeal, Bill I. Campbell, Brad J. Schoenfeld. Changes in body composition and neuromuscular performance through preparation, two competitions, and a recovery period in an experience female physique athlete. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2018 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print].
8.       Chad M. Kerksick, Colin D. Wilborn, Michael D. Roberts, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Susan M. Kleiner, Ralf Jager, Rick Collins, Mathew Cooke, Jaci N. Davis, Elfego Galvan, Mike Greenwood, Lonnie M. Lowery, Robert Wildman, Josey Antonio, Richard B. Kreider. ISSN exercise & sport nutrition review update: research & recommendations. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 2018;15:38.
9.       Rachel McMullan, Martin Ferris, Time Bell, Vineet Menachery, Ralph Baric, Kunjie Hua, Daniel Pomp, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena. CC002/UNC females are mouse models of exercise-induced adverse fat response. Physiological Genomics. 2018 Jun;6(12):e13716. [Epub ahead of print].
10.    Katie R. Hirsch*, Andrew J. Tweedell, Craig R. Kleinberg, Gena R. Gerstner, T.J. Barnett, Jacob A. Mota, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Eric D. Ryan. Habitual protein intake: the relationship with body composition and muscular strength in career firefighters. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2018 Sep-Oct;37(7):620-626
11.    Malia N. Blue*, Eric T. Trexler, Katie R. Hirsch, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. A profile of body composition, omega-3, and vitamin D in a subset of National Football League Players. J Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 2019 Jan;59(1):87-93.
12.    Meredith G. Mock*, Katie R. Hirsch, Malia N.M. Blue, Erica J. Roelofs, Eric T. Trexler, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. Post exercise ingestion of a high molecular weight glucose polymer solution does not improve cycle performance in female athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2018 Feb 27. [Epub head of print].
13.    Malia N.M. Blue*, Katie R. Hirsch, Eric T. Trexler, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. Validity of the 4-compartment model using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry derived body volume in overweight individuals. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism 2018 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print].
14.    Marcella Torres, Eric T. Trexler, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Angela Reynolds. A mathematical model of the effects of resistance exercise-induced muscle hypertrophy on body composition. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 2018 Feb; 118(2):449-460.
15.    Eric T. Trexler*, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, J.D. Defreese, Stephen W. Marshall, Kevin M. Gusckiewicz, Zachary Y. Kerr. Body mass index increase after retirement is associate with cardiometabolic disease prevalence in former professional football players. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 2018 Apr;50(4):684-690.
16.    Chad M. Kerksick, Shawn Arent, Brad J. Schoenfeld, Jeffrey R. Stout, Bill Campbell, Colin D. Wilborn, Lem Taylor, Doug Kalman, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Richard B. Kreider, Darryn Willoughby, Paul J. Arciero, Trisha A. VanDusseldorp, Mike J. Ormsbee, Robert Wildman, Mike Greenwood, Tim N. Ziegenfuss, Alan A. Aragon, Jose Antonio. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: nutrient timing. 2017 Aug 29;14:33. 
17.    Gena R. Gerstner*, Eric D. Ryan, Craig R. Kleinberg, Andrew J. Tweedell, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. Consistency of a mobile body composition trailer: a novel portable assessment? Clinical Physiology Functional Imaging. 2017 Sep; 37(5):544-547.
18.    Malia N. Blue*, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Eric T. Trexler, Katie R. Hirsch. The effects of high intensity interval training on muscle size and quality in overweight and obese adults. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 2017 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print].
19.    Ralf Jager, Chad M. Kerksick, Bill I Campbell, Paul J. Cribb, Shawn D. Wells, Tim M. Skwiat, Martin Papura, Timothy N. Ziegenfuss, Arny A. Ferrando, Shawn M. Arent, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Jeffrey R. Stout, Paul J. Arciero, Michael J. Ormsbee, Lem W. Tayler, Colin D. Wilborn, Doug S. Kalman, Richard B. Kreider, Darryn S. Willoughby, Jay R. Hoffman, Jamie L. Krzykowski, Jose Antonio. International society of sports nutrition position stand: protein and exercise. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 2017 Jun 20; 14:20.
20.    Alan A. Aragon, Brad J. Schoenfeld, Robert Wildman, Susan Kleiner, Trisha VanDusseldorp, Lem Taylor, Conrad P. Earnest, Paul J. Arciero, Colin Wilborn, Douglas S. Kalman, Jeffrey R. Stout, Darryn S. Willoughby, Bill Campbell, Shawn M. Arent, Laurent Bannock, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Jose Antonio. International society of sports nutrition position stand: protein and exercise. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 2017 Jun 14; 14:16.
21.    Eric T. Trexler*, Drew McCallister, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Rosa T. Branca. Incidental finding of low brown adipose tissue activity in endurance trained individuals: methodological considerations for positron emission tomography. Journal of Nature and Science. 2017 Mar;3(3).
22.    Eric T. Trexler*, Katie R. Hirsch, Bill I. Campbell, Abbie E. Smith-Ryan. Physiological changes following competition in male and female physique athletes: a pilot study. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 2017 Oct;27(5):458-466.

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