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USSA Faculty Scholarship: Mr. Robert Herron

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Mr. Robert Herron

Instructor, Sports Exercise Science

Curriculum Vitae

Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Casey, JC, Herron, RL, Esco, MR. Comparison of BMI-based equations and plethysmography for estimating body fat in female collegiate gymnasts. The Sport Journal, In Press (10/28/19)
  • Katica, CP, Wingo, JE, Herron, RL, Ryan, GA, Bishop, SH, Richardson, MT. Impact of upper body precooling during warm-up on subsequent time trial paced cycling in the heat. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 21(6), 621-625.
  • Mitchell, JB, Wingo, JW, Richardson, MT, Herron, RL, Bishop, PA. Acute metabolic and enjoyment responses of three walking protocols. Journal of Physical Activity Research, 2(1), 35-41
  • Bishop, SH, Szymanski, DJ, Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Bishop, PA. The Effect of Intermittent Torso Cooling on Thermoregulation and Cardiovascular Strain in Baseball Catchers. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(8), 2060-2065
  • Allen, KE, Herron, RL. Heart rate variability useful in monitoring fitness and training responses in tactical athletes. TSAC-Report, 45, 12-15.
  • Carter, SJ, Herron, RL, Rogers, LQ, Hunter, GR. Is “high-intensity” a bad word? Journal of Physiotherapy, 62:3, 175
  • Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Ryan, GR, Katica, CP, Bishop, P. The effect of intermittent arm and shoulder cooling on baseball pitching velocity and recovery. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30:4, 1027-1032
  • Bishop, PA, Herron, RL. Use and misuse of Likert items responses and other ordinal measures. International Journal of Exercise Science, 8:3, Article 10.
  • Carter, SJ, Herron, RL, Akers, S. Zeb, Bishop, PA. Acetylsalicylic acid does not alter thermo-effector responses during mild whole-body passive heat stress in young men. International of Journal of Hyperthermia, 31:4, 319-324
  • Ryan, GA, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Katica, CP, Elbon, BL, Bosak, AM, Bishop, PA. Clothing adjustments for concealed soft body armor during moderate physical exertion. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 12:4, 222-226.
  • Ryan, GA, Long, GB, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Katica, CP. the effects of ASEA on short-term recovery and performance. Journal of Sport and Human Performance, 1:4, 22-30
  • Esco, MR, Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Flatt, AA. Association of Body Composition and Aerobic Fitness on Heart Rate Variability and Recovery in Black Men. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 4:12, 532-538
  • Ryan, GA, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Katica, CP, Elbon, BL, Bosak, AM, Bishop, PA. Ambient Air Cooling for Concealed Soft Body Armor in a Hot Environment. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 11:2, 93-100.

 

 

National/International Published Conference Presentations

  • Herron, RL, Spradley, BD, Toldi, JP, Ellis, D, Best, CL, Marass, AD, Martino, AM.  Between-trail reliability of the King-Devick Test in male high-school athletes.  American College of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting.  San Francisco, CA.  (May 2020)  In Review
  • Spradley, BD, Herron, RL, Toldi, JP, Ellis, D, Best, CL, Marass, AD, Martino, AM.  Between-trail reliability of the King-Devick Test in female high-school athletes.  American College of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting.  San Francisco, CA.  (May 2020)  In Review
  • Toldi, JP, Herron, RL, Spradley, BD, Ellis, D, Best, CL, Marass, AD, Martino, AM.  The relationships between King-Devick and SCAT5 scores in high-school athletes.  American College of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting.  San Francisco, CA.  (May 2020)  In Review
  • Katica, CP, Adams, NT, O’Malley, BL, Crompton, SR, Herron, RL.  Tire pressure’s impact on physiological and performance variables in wheelchair basketball players.  American College of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting.  San Francisco, CA.  (May 2020)  In Review
  • Williams, JJ, Herron, RL, Cosio-Lima, LD, Wallace, MB, Spradley, BD.  The potentiation effects of a sled-towing load corresponding to a 50% velocity decrement on subsequent sprint time in high-school soccer athletes.  Oral Presentation - National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2019 National Conference, Washington D.C. 
  • Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Ryan, GA, Casey, JC, Mitchell, SM.  Validity of a visual analog scale for assessing RPE in resistance training.  National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2019 National Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Allen, KE, Thomas, CL, Herron, RL, Cook, JS, Ryan, GA.  Constructing and implementing a confirmatory-factor model using skill and strength for NFL Combine measures.  Oral Presentation - National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2019 National Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Allen, KE, Thomas, CL, Herron, RL, Cook, JS, Ryan, GA.  Utility of logistic regression to predict overall draft pick number using NFL Combine performance measure by position.  National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2019 National Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Cook, JS.  Five-year comparison of anthropometric and performance variables from the National Football League Scouting Combine.  National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2019 National Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Casey, JC, Herron, RL.  Evaluation of low-frequency electrical stimulation on training recovery following high-intensity function training.  National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2019 National Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Buttram, AM, Herron, RL, Reddy, SG, Casey, JC.  Longitudinal body composition changes of NCAA Division-I female gymnasts.  National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2019 National Conference, Washington D.C.
  • Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, and Katica, CP. Predicting on-field contribution using the National Football League (NFL) Combine measurables in the 2017 NFL rookie class. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 33:2, e60.
  • Ryan, GA, Hartman, A, Chysosferidis, P, Bishop, SH, Katica, CP, and Herron, RL. Using the National Football League (NFL) Combine measurables to predict draft position in the 2017 NFL Draft class.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 33:2, e148.
  • Herron, RL, Ryan, GA, Chrysosferidix, P, Szekely, B, Rossi, SJ, Munkasy, BA, Murray, NG.  Monitoring midseason fatigue utilizing a jump battery in division I NCAA men’s basketball players.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31:1, S47
  • Herron, RL, Ryan, GA, Chrysosferidix, P, Szekely, B, Rossi, SJ, Munkasy, BA, Murray, NG.  The relationship of selected force plate variables to vertical jump height in collegiate male basketball players.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31:1, S187-188
  • Jackson, H, Herron, RL, Ryan, GA, Mitchell, SM, Bishop, SH. Effect of intermittent local cooling on female throwing performance in shotput: A pilot study. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31:1, S195-196
  • Casey, JC, Herron, RL, Allen, KA, Ryan, GA, Casey, KL, Bishop, PA.  Evaluation of acute BCAA and HMB supplementation on training recovery following high intensity functional training.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31:1, S72
  • Casey, JC, Herron, RL, Allen, KA, Ryan, GA, Casey, KL, Bishop, PA.  Time course recovery following a high intensity functional training workout.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31:1, S157
  • Mitchell, SM, Muskaj, K, Henderson, RJ, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL.  Effects of passive recovery on mean and peak RPM between bouts of high-intensity cycling exercise among healthy college age females. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31:1, S140-141
  • Mitchell, SM, Muskaj, K, Henderson, RJ, Herron, RL, Bishop, SHDifferences in mean and peak power between brief high intensity cycling exercise separated by passive recovery among healthy college age females. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31:1, S63
  • Henry, S, Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Zumbro, E, Weiss, KJ.  Predicting 2015 NBA rookie class on-court contribution using draft combine measurables. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 49:5, S466-467
  • *Langford, EL, Leatherwood, MD, Brackmann, SE, Casey, JC, Ryan, GA, Herron, RL.  Did higher drafted rookies perform better in the scouting combine and on-field during the 2015 NFL season?  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S75
  • *Kriegel, AG, *Elmore, ML, Leatherwood, MD, Herron, RL, Bishop, PA.  Comparing the reliability of heart rate variability under differing postural orthostatic stressors.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S48-49
  • *Hanson, VL, Leatherwood, MD, Williams, TD, *Brannan, RM, Herron, RL, Bishop, PA.  The influence of bar diameter on EMG activity of hand flexors during an isometric contraction.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S20
  • *Haffner, NA, *Langford, EL, Casey, JC, *Chamberlain, N, Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Bishop, PA.  The use of countermovement jumps to monitor fatigue in collegiate female soccer athletes.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S105-106
  • Brackmann, SE, *Langford, EL, *Leatherwood, MD, Herron, RL, Bishop, PA.  Comparing acute hemodynamic responses to energy drink consumption verses a controlled beverage of equal volume.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S111-112
  • *Henson, CE, Leatherwood, MD, Ryan, GA, *Brannan, RM, Herron, RL.  Relationships of selected anthropometric measures to handgrip strength in active adults.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S19
  • Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Katica, CP. Predicting on-field contribution using the National Football League (NFL) Combine measurables in the 2015 NFL rookie class.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S63-64
  • Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Katica, CP. Comparing National Football League (NFL) Combine measurables to draft position in the 2015 NFL draft class.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:1, S169-170
  • Herron, RL, Casey, JC, Tolusso, DV, Casey, KL, Bishop, PA.  Influence of short-term training on performance and reliability of a 1-minute push-up test.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 48:5, S727
  • Casey, JC, Herron, RL, Tolusso, DV, Casey, KL, Bishop, PA.  Influence of short-term training on performance and reliability of a 1-mile run test.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 48:5, S359
  • Leatherwood, MD, Herron, RL, Wingo, JE.  Acute effect of energy drink consumption on heart rate variability.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 48:5, S283
  • Katica, CP, Wingo, JE, Herron, RL, Ryan, GA, Bishop, SH, Richardson, M.  Effect of precooling on cardiovascular drift and maximal oxygen update during heat stress: A Pilot Study.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 48:5, S433
  • Leatherwood, MD, Herron, RL, and Carter, SJ. Resting measures of cardiovascular autonomic control are not influenced by energy drink ingestion or postural changes in health adults. Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego, CA. FASEB J. 30:LB612. 
  • Herron, RL, Chamberlain, N, Bishop, SH, Ryan, GA, Casey, JC, Bishop, PA. Use of a visual analog scale to evaluate perceived recovery.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:2, S166
  • *Brannan, RM, Whittaker, AM, Leatherwood, MD, Ryan, GA, Herron, RL. Post-activation potentiation and performance outcomes in female college athletes.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:2, S106-107
  • Martinez, AX, Herron, RL, Hornsby J, Ng, J, Aldrich, EK, Bishop, PA, Esco, MR. Acute changes in body weight and fluid intake of NCAA female sand volleyball players during an official tournament. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:2, S154-155
  • Martinez, AX, Herron, RL, Hornsby J, Ng, J, Aldrich, EK, Bishop, PA, Esco, MR. Time in motion during national competitive game play in collegiate female sand volleyball players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:2, S126-127
  • Ryan, GA, Carver, K, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Katica, CP, Long, GA.  Restrictions of personal protective equipment on mobility and range of motion on firefighters.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:2, S96-97
  • Ryan, GA, Katica, CP, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Wingo, JE.  Impact of precooling the upper body on time trial paced cycling in the heat.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30:2, S21
  • Williford, H, Esco, M, Reilly, E, Herron, R, Schaefer, G, Foo, C, Walker, A.  Changes in fire fighter fitness and performance over an 18-year period.  European College of Sport Science. 2016 Book of Abstracts, p40.
  • Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Akers, SZ, Bishop, PA. Aspirin ingestion does not influence local sweat rate responses during exercise or recovery in the heat.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 47:5, S498
  • Casey, JC, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Ryan, GA, Bishop, PA. Validity of a visual analog scale for assessing RPE. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 47:5, S787
  • Mitchell, JB, Herron, RL, Sibayan, SI, Bishop, PA. Oxygen consumption following three walking protocols. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 47:5, S643-644
  • Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Collins, AB, Leatherwood, MD. Reliability of skin blood flow measures by laser-Doppler flowmetry.  FASEB J. 29:LB675.
  • Herron, RL, Collins, AB, Carter, SJ, Mitchell, JB, Bishop, PA. Forearm skin blood flow responses to Kinesiology Tape: A Pilot Study.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28:12, S15
  • Mitchell, JB, Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Collins, AB, Martinez, AX, Baggett, SA, Bishop, PA. Lifting Performance and indices of recovery 24 hours after exhaustive resistance training bouts in adolescent males.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28:12, S33
  • Ryan, GA, Long, GB, Walker, J, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Katica, CP. Predicting caliber of performance and on field contribution of NAIA Division football players.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28:12, S93
  • Bishop, SH, Phelps, T, Ryan, GA, Herron, RL, Katica, CP. Effect of intermittent cooling on cardiovascular strain, thermoregulatory response and subjective recovery in collegiate basketball players.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28:12, S70
  • Leatherwood, MD, Herron, RL, Flatt, AA, Esco, MR. Body positions effect on the relationship between heart rate variability and heart rate recovery in collegiate-female athletes.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28:12, S57
  • Herron, RL, Collins, AB, Carter, SJ, Mitchell, JB, Bishop, PA. Skin blood flow response following repeated local heating.  FASEB J. 28:LB803.
  • Carter, SJ, Herron, RL, Akers, SZ, Collins, AB, Wingo, JE. Aspirin ingestion does not alter the onset or slope of local sweat rate during whole-body passive heat stress.  FASEB J. 28:1104.12.
  • Herron, RL, Leatherwood, M, Whittaker, A, Chamberlain, N, Snarr Jr, RL, Williford, HN, Esco, MR. Body Composition Comparisons of Multi-frequency Bioelectrical Impedance and Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry in Collegiate Female Athletes.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46:5, S471.
  • Ng, J, Casey, JC, Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Katica, CP, Wingo, JE. Effect of Acute Cooling on Maximal Oxygen Uptake during Heat Stress.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46:5, S542.
  • Mitchell, JB, Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Hornsby, JH, Bishop, PA. Upper- and Lower- Body Strength Training Recovery in Male Adolescent Athletes.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 46:5, S300.
  • Long, GB, Walker, J, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Katica, CP, Ryan GP. Predicting caliber of performance and on field contribution of NAIA Division football players. International Journal of Exercise Science; Conference Proceedings: 8:2, Article 68 
  • Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Williford, HN, Esco, MR. Association of body composition and aerobic fitness on heart rate variability and recovery in Black men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27:10, S23.
  • Herron, RL, Carter, SJ, Williford, HN, Esco, MR. The relationship between fat-mass, fat-free mass, and heart rate variability.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27:10, S80.
  • Ryan, GA, Elbon, BL, Katica, CP, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Bosak, AM, Bishop, PA. Microclimate under Soft Body Armor during Moderate Physical Exertion.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27:10, S128-S129.
  • Ryan, GA, Elbon, BL, Katica, CP, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Bosak, AM, Bishop, PA. Ambient Air Cooling for External Soft Body Armor in a Hot Environment.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27:10, S66.
  • Bishop, SH, Ryan, GA, Katica, CP, Herron, RL, Elbon, BL, Bishop, PA. Effect of Intermittent Torso Cooling on Thermoregulation and Perceived Recovery in Baseball Catchers.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27:10, S60-S61.
  • Herron, RL, Esco, MR. Heart rate variability and cardiorespiratory fitness in African American men.  FASEB J. 27:1118.27.
  • Ryan, GA, Katica, CP, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Bishop, P. Passive Cooling Effects on Micro-environmental and Thermoregulatory Responses in Soft Body Armor in Hot Environments. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44:5, S320.
  • Ryan, GA, Katica, CP, Bishop, SH, Herron, RL, Bosak, AM, Sloniger, M. Effects of Multivitamin Supplementation on Heart Rate Response in Aerobically Untrained College Aged Students, International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions: 5:2, Article 27.
  • Katica, CP, Del Pozzi, AT, Balilionis, G, Herron, RL, Bishop, SH, Ryan, GA and Wingo, JE. Effect of leg cooling versus ice vest cooling on time trial paced cycling.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43:5, S74.