Underlined names are mentored students: †Undergraduate Student; ††Graduate Student
Basile AJ††, Jasbi P, Clark W†, Shi X††, Gu H, Deviche P, Sweazea KL*. (In Press) A four-week white bread diet does not alter plasma glucose concentrations, metabolic or vascular physiology in mourning doves, Zenaida macroura. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A.
Funk A†, Hutton P††, Earl S, Deviche P, Sweazea KL*. (Accepted) Short Communication: Levels of land use and land cover in Phoenix, Arizona are associated with elevated plasma triglycerides in the Gambel’s quail, Callipepla gambelii. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A.
Sweazea KL*, Tsosie K††, Beckman EJ, Benham PM, Witt CC. (In Press) Seasonal and elevational variation in glucose and glycogen in two songbird species. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A.
Mohr AE††, Mayra ST, Gnant L, Basile AJ††, Sweazea KL*. (2020) Nutrition and dietetic student's knowledge and attitudes regarding food science and technology. Journal of Food Science Education. 2020: 1-13.
Mohr A††, Basile A††, Crawford MS††, Sweazea KL, Carpenter KC*. (2020) Probiotic supplementation has a limited effect on circulating immune and inflammatory markers in healthy adults: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 120(4): 548-564.
Gadau A†, Crawford M††, Mayek R†, Giraudeau M†††, McGraw KJ, Whisner CM, Kondrat-Smith C, Sweazea KL*. (2019) A comparison of the nutritional physiology and gut microbiome of urban and rural house sparrows (Passer domesticus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B. 237: 110332.
Crawford MS††, Gumpricht E, Sweazea KL*. (2019) A novel organic mineral complex prevented high fat diet-induced hyperglycemia, endotoxemia, liver injury and endothelial dysfunction in young male Sprague-Dawley rats. PLoS ONE. 14(8): e0221392.
Mayra S††, Johnston CS*, Sweazea KL. (2019) High-nitrate salad increased plasma nitrates/nitrites and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation in postmenopausal women: A pilot study. Nutrition Research. 65: 99-104.
Crawford M††, Whisner C, Al-Nakkash L, Sweazea KL*. (2019) Six-week high fat diet alters the gut microbiome and promotes cecal inflammation, endotoxin production and simple steatosis without obesity in male rats. Lipids. 54: 119-131.
Mohr AE††, Girard M††, Rowe M, McGraw KJ, Sweazea KL*. (2019) Varied effects of dietary carotenoid supplementation on oxidative damage in tissues of two waterfowl species. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. 231: 67-74.
Sweazea KL*, Johnston CJ, Miller B, Gumpricht E. (2018) Nitrate-rich fruit and vegetable supplement reduces blood pressure in normotensive healthy young males without significantly altering flow-mediated vasodilation: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2018: Article ID 1729653.
Aslam F††, Iqbal S*, Nasir M, Anjum AA, Swan PD, Sweazea KL. (2018) Effect of hydrogenated fat replacement with white sesame seed oil on physical, chemical and nutritional properties of cookies. Italian Journal of Food Sciences. 30: 13-25.
Johnston CS*, Sweazea KL, Schwab E††, McElaney EA. (2017) Almond ingestion contributes to improved cardiovascular health in sedentary older adults participating in a walking intervention: A pilot study. Journal of Functional Foods. 39: 58-62.
Ingram T††, Zuck J††, Borges C, Redig P, Sweazea KL*. (2017) Variations in native protein glycation and plasma antioxidants in several birds of prey. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 210B: 18-28. PMID: 28529085.
Sweazea KL*, Braun EJ, Sparr R†. (2017) Novel role of insulin in the regulation of glucose excretion by mourning doves (Zenaida macroura). Zoology. 122: 58-62. PMID: 28363806.
Aslam F††, Iqbal S*, Nasir M, Anjum AA, Swan PD, Sweazea K. (2017) Evaluation of white sesame seed oil on glucose control, and biomarkers of hepatic, cardiac, and renal functions in male Sprague-Dawley rats with chemically induced diabetes. Journal of Medicinal Foods. 20(5): 448-457. PMID: 28332903.
Ricklefs-Johnston K††, Johnston CS, Sweazea KL*. (2017) Ground flaxseed increased nitric oxide levels in adults with type 2 diabetes: A randomized comparative effectiveness study of supplemental flaxseed and psyllium fiber. Obesity Medicine. 5: 16-24.
Zuck J††, Borges C, Braun EJ, Sweazea KL*. (2017) Chicken albumin exhibits natural resistance to glycation. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 203B: 108-114. PMID: 27773732.
Sweazea K*, Johnston C, Knurick J, Bliss C. (2017) Plant-based nutraceutical increases plasma catalase activity in healthy participants: A small double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, proof of concept trial. Journal of Dietary Supplements. 14(2): 200-213. PMID: 27715348.
Jarrett C††, Ahmed Z†, Faust JJ, Sweazea KL*. (2016) High glucose impairs acetylcholine-mediated vasodilation in isolated arteries from mourning doves (Z. macroura). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 201A: 141-145. PMID: 27445008.
Sawyer BJ, Tucker WJ, Bhammar DM, Ryder JR, Sweazea KL, Gaesser GA*. (2016) Effects of high-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training on endothelial function and cardiometabolic risk markers in obese adults. Journal of Applied Physiology. 121: 279-288.
Simperova A†, Al-Nakkash L, Faust JJ, Sweazea KL*. (2016) Genistein supplementation prevents weight gain but promotes oxidative stress and inflammation in the vasculature of female obese ob/ob mice. Nutrition Research. 36(8): 789-797.
Sweazea KL*. (2015) Serving our society. The Physiologist. 58(4): 180-181.
Sweazea KL*, Simperova A†, Juan T†, Gadau A†, Brant S, Deviche P, Jarrett C††. (2015) Pathophysiological responses to a schistosome infection in a wild population of mourning doves (Zenaida macroura). Zoology. 118(6): 386-393.
Crinigan C††, Calhoun M†, Sweazea KL*. (2015) Short-term high fat intake does not significantly alter markers of renal function or inflammation in young male Sprague-Dawley rats. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2015: Article ID 157520.
Sweazea KL*, Johnston CS, Ricklefs KD††, Petersen KN††. (2014) Almond supplementation in the absence of dietary advice significantly reduces c-reactive protein in subjects with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Functional Foods. 10: 252-259.
Sweazea KL*, McMurtry JP, Elsey RM, Redig P, Braun EJ. (2014) Comparison of metabolic substrates in alligators and several birds of prey. Zoology. 117(4): 253-260. DOI: 10.1016/J.Zool.2014.04.002
Wilkening JL*, Ray C, Sweazea KL. (2013) Stress hormone concentration in Rocky Mountain populations of the American pika (Ochotona princeps). Conservation Physiology. 1: 1-13.
Giraudeau M, Sweazea K, Butler M, McGraw KJ*. (2013) Effects of carotenoid and vitamin E supplementation on oxidative stress and plumage coloration in house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 166A(3): 406-413. PMID: 23872319.
Jarrett C††, Lekic M†, Smith CL†, Pusec C†, Sweazea KL*. (2013) Mechanisms of acetylcholine-mediated vasodilation in systemic arteries from mourning doves (Zenaida macroura). Journal of Comparative Physiology - B. 183(7): 959-967. PMID: 23640140.
Sweazea KL*, Braun EJ. (2013) Reciprocal inhibition of in vitro substrate movement into avian skeletal muscle. Zoology (Jena). 116(2): 85-89. PMID: 23384946.
Davies S, Rodriguez N, Sweazea KL, Deviche P*. (2013) The effect of acute stress and long-term corticosteroid administration on plasma metabolites in an urban and desert songbird. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 86(1): 47-60. PMID: 23303320.
Fokidis HB, Des Roziers MB, Sparr R†, Rogowski C, Sweazea KL, Deviche P*. (2012) Unpredictable food availability induces metabolic and hormonal changes independent of food intake in a sedentary songbird. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 2920-2930. PMID: 22837467.
Kuzmiak S, Glancy B, Sweazea KL, Willis WT*. (2012) Mitochondrial function in sparrow pectoralis muscle. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 2039-2050. PMID: 22623192.
Sweazea KL*, Walker BR. (2012) Impaired myogenic tone in mesenteric arteries from overweight rats. Nutrition and Metabolism. 9(1): 18-26.
Fokidis HB, Hurley L, Rogowski C, Sweazea K, Deviche P*. (2011) Effects of captivity and body condition on plasma corticosterone, locomotor behavior, and plasma metabolites in curve-billed thrashers. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 84(6): 595-606. PMID: 22030852.
Smith CL†, Toomey M, Walker BR, Braun EJ, Wolf BO, McGraw K, Sweazea KL*. (2011) Naturally high plasma glucose levels in mourning doves (Zenaida macroura) do not lead to high levels of reactive oxygen species in the vasculature. Zoology. 114: 171-176. PMID: 21600747.
Matyas ML*, Lowy ME, Sweazea KL, Alvarez DF. (2011) Monitoring physiology trainee needs to focus professional society responses: The APS Trainee Needs Surveys. Advances in Physiology Education. 35: 168-177. PMID: 21652502.
Sweazea KL*, Walker BR. (2011) High fat feeding impairs endothelin-1 mediated vasoconstriction through increased iNOS-derived nitric oxide. Hormone and Metabolic Research. 43: 470-476. PMID: 21448844.
Sweazea KL*, Kanagy NL, Walker BR. (2011) Increased adiposity does not exacerbate impaired vasodilation in rats exposed to eucapnic intermittent hypoxia. Respiration. 81: 47-56. PMID: 20733283.
Sweazea KL*, Lekic M†, Walker BR. (2010) Comparison of mechanisms involved in impaired vascular reactivity between high sucrose and high fat diets in rats. Nutrition and Metabolism. 7:48. PMID: 20525365.
Sweazea KL*, Walker BR. (2009) Antioxidant and vasodilatory effects of heme oxygenase on mesenteric vasoreactivity following chronic hypoxia. Microcirculation. 16(2): 131-141. PMID: 19031291.
Braun EJ*, Sweazea KL. (2008) Invited Review: Glucose regulation in birds. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 151B: 1-9. PMID: 18571448.
Sweazea KL, McMurtry JP, Braun EJ*. (2006) Inhibition of lipolysis does not affect insulin sensitivity to glucose uptake in the mourning dove. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 144B(3): 387-394. PMID: 16753324.
Sweazea KL, Braun EJ*. (2006) Glucose transporter expression in English sparrows (Passer domesticus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 144B(3): 263-270. PMID: 16730206.
Sweazea KL, Braun EJ*. (2006) Oleic acid uptake by in vitro English sparrow skeletal muscle. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 305A(3): 268-276. PMID: 16432889.
Marquez JM, Sweazea KL, Braun EJ*. (2006) Skeletal muscle fiber composition of English sparrow (Passer domesticus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 143B: 126-131. PMID: 16330231.
Sweazea KL, Braun EJ*. (2005) Glucose transport by English sparrow (Passer domesticus) skeletal muscle. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 303A: 143-153. PMID: 15662664.
Sweazea KL*. (2014) Compounding evidence implication Western diets in the development of metabolic syndrome. Acta Physiologica. 211(3): 471-473. PMID: 24751347.