VITA (9/14/2010)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Aug 2010 - Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Aug 2004 – July 2010 Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology (formerly Exercise and Sport Science), University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Aug 2008 – May 2009 Interim Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Aug 2004 – Present Member, Graduate Faculty, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Aug 2007 – July 2008 Interim Department Head, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

May 2006 – May 2008 Graduate Faculty Appointment at UNC Chapel Hill.

July 2006 – June 2007 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Kinesiology, Arizona State University.

Mar 2004 - July 2004 Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Arizona State University.

Aug 1998 - March 2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Department of Kinesiology, Arizona State University.

Member, Interdisciplinary Exercise Science Ph.D. Program, Arizona State University.

Aug 1995 - May 1998 Assistant Professor, Health and Exercise Science Department, Wake Forest University.

Aug 1990 - May 1995 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University.

Aug 1988 - May 1990 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Exercise and Sport Science Department, University of North Carolina.

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy Degree from Arizona State University in Exercise Science received August 1995.

Master of Arts Degree from University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in the Physical Education program with an emphasis in Sport Psychology received May 1990.

Bachelor of Science Degree with Highest Honors from University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a Computer Science and Mathematics double major and a minor in Psychology received June 1988.

PUBLICATIONS

  • *Gapin, J.I., & Etnier, J.L. (in press).  The relationship between physical activity and executive function performance in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.
  • Chang, Y.K. Nien, Y.H., Tsai, C.L., & Etnier, J.L. (2010).  Physical Activity and Cognition in Older Adults: The Potential of Tai Chi Chuan.  Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.
  • Jahnke, R., Larkey, L., Rogers, C., Etnier, J., Lin, F. (2010).  A comprehensive review of health benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi.  American Journal of Health Promotion.
  • *Barella, L.A., Etnier, J.L., & *Chang, Y.K. (2010). The immediate and delayed effects of an acute bout of exercise on cognitive performance by healthy older adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Aging.
  • *Price, J., Gill, D.L., Etnier, J.L., & Kornatz, K.K. (2009).  Free throw shooting during dual-task performance: Implications for attentional demand and performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(4), 718-726.
  • *Chang, Y.K., & Etnier, J.L. (2009).  Exploring the dose-response relationship between resistance exercise intensity and cognitive function.  Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 31(5), 640-656.
  • *Gapin, J.I., Etnier, J.L., & Tucker, D. (2009).  The relationship between frontal brain asymmetry and exercise addiction.  Journal of Psychophysiology, 23(3), 135-142. 
  • Etnier, J.L., & *Chang, Y.K. (2009).  The effect of physical activity on executive function:  A brief commentary on definitions, measurement issues, and the current state of the literature.  Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 31, 469-483.
  • *Chang, Y.K., Etnier, J.L., & *Barella, L.A. (2009).  Exploring the relationship between exercise-induced arousal and cognition using fractionated response time.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(1), 78-86.
  • *Chang, Y.K. & Etnier, J.L. (2009).  Effects of an acute bout of localized resistance exercise on cognitive performance in middle-aged adults: A randomized controlled trial.  Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 10(1), 19-24.
  • Etnier, J.L., Karper, W.B., *Gapin, J.I., *Barella, L.A., *Chang, Y.K., & *Murphy, K. (2009).  Exercise, fibromyalgia, and fibrofog: A pilot study. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(2), 239-246.
  • Larkey, L., Jahnke, R., Etnier, J.L., & Gonzalez, J.  (2009).  Meditative movement as a category of exercise: Implications for research.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6(2), 230-238.
  • Etnier, J.L., Caselli, R.J., Reiman, E.M., Alexander, G.E., *Sibley, B.A., Tessier, D., & McLemore, E.C. (2007).  Cognitive performance in older women relative to ApoE-ε4 genotype and aerobic fitness.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(1), 199-207.
  • *Sibley, B.A., Etnier, J.L., & *Le Masurier, G.C. (2006).  Effects of an acute bout of exercise on cognitive aspects of Stroop performance.  Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 28(3), 285-299.
  • *Kjos, V., & Etnier, J.L. (2006).  A pilot study of physical and psychological responses to medical qigong as compared to walking.  Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 14(3), 241-253.
  • Etnier, J.L., *Nowell, P.M., Landers, D.M., & *Sibley, B.A. (2006). A meta-regression to examine the relationship between aerobic fitness and cognitive performance.  Brain Research Reviews, 52, 119-130.
  • *Arent, S.M., Landers, D.M., Matt, K.S., & Etnier, J.L. (2005). Dose-response and mechanistic issues in the strength training and affect relationship. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 27(1), 92-110.
  • Etnier, J.L., *Sidman, C., & *Hancock, L.C. (2004).  An examination of goal orientation profiles, motivation, and athletic identity in adult competitive team sport. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 35(3), 319-332.
  • Etnier, J.L., & *Sibley, B.A. (2004). Physical activity and hormone replacement therapy:  Synergistic effects on cognition?  Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 12(4), 554-567.
  • Sibley, B.A., & Etnier, J.L. (2004). Time course of attention and decision-making during a volleyball setting task. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.
  • Etnier, J.L., Sibley, B.A., Pomeroy, J., & Kao, J.C. (2003). Components of response time as a function of age, physical activity, and aerobic fitness. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 11, 319-332.
  • Sibley, B.A., & Etnier, J.L. (2003). The relationship between physical activity and cognition in children: A meta-analysis. Pediatric Exercise Science, 15 (3), 243-256.
  • Isogai, H., Brewer, B. W., Cornelius, A. E., Etnier, J., & Tokunaga, M. (2003). A cross-cultural analysis of goal orientation in American and Japanese physical education students. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 34, 80-93.
  • Becker, C.M., McMahan, S., Etnier, J.L., & Nelson, R.J. (2002). The potency of health promotion versus disease prevention messages in a college population. American Journal of Health Studies, 18 (1), 26-30.
  • Etnier, J.L., & Berry, M.J. (2001). Fluid intelligence in an older COPD sample following short- or long-term exercise. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, 33 (10), 1620-1628.
  • Etnier, J.L., Romero, D.H., & Traustadottir, T. (2001). Acquisition and retention of motor skills as a function of age and aerobic fitness. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 9 (4), 425-437.
  • Prezuhy, A.M., & Etnier, J.L. (2001). Attentional patterns of horseshoe pitchers at two levels of task difficulty. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 72 (3), 293-298.
  • Arent, S. M., Landers, D.M., & Etnier, J.L. (2000). The effects of exercise on mood in older adults: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 8 (4), 407-430.
  • Etnier, J.L., Johnson, R., Dagenbach, D., Pollard, R.J., Rejeski, W.J., & Berry, M. (1999). The relationship between pulmonary function, aerobic fitness, and cognitive functioning in older COPD patients. Chest, 116 (4), 953-960.
  • Etnier, J.L., & Landers, D.M. (1998). Motor performance and motor learning as a function of age and fitness. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 69, 136-146.
  • Burke, P.A., Etnier, J.L., & Sullivan, H.S. (1998). Navigational aids and learner control in hypermedia instructional programs. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 18(2), 183-196.
  • Etnier, J.L., Salazar, W., Landers, D.M., Petruzzello, S.J., Han, M., & Nowell, P. (1997). The influence of physical fitness and exercise upon cognitive functioning: A meta-analysis. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 19, 249-277.
  • Etnier, J.L. & Hardy, C J. (1997). The effects of environmental color. The Journal of Sport Behavior, 20, 125-138.
  • Etnier, J.L. & Landers, D.M. (1997). The influence of age and fitness on performance and learning. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 5, 175-189.
  • Etnier, J.L., Whitwer, S.S., Landers, D.M., Petruzzello, S.J., & Salazar, W. (1996). Changes in electroencephalographic activity associated with learning a novel motor task. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 67, 272-279.
  • Etnier, J. & Landers, D. (1996). The influence of procedural variables on the efficacy of mental practice. The Sport Psychologist, 10, 48-57.
  • Rowley, A.L., Landers, D.M., Kyllo, L.B., & Etnier, J.L. (1995). Does the iceberg profile discriminate between successful and less successful athletes? A meta-analysis. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 17, 185-199.
  • Etnier, J.L., & Landers, D.M. (1995).  Brain function and exercise:  Current perspectives.  Sports Medicine, 19, 81-85.
  • *Chang, Y.K., & Etnier, J.L. (in review).  A statistical examination of mediators of the relationship between acute resistance exercise and cognition.  Submitted to Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise in July 2009.
  • *Labban, J.D. & Etnier, J.L. (in review).  Effects of acute exercise on long-term memory.  Submitted to Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport in July 2009.
  • Gapin, J.I., & Etnier, J.L. (in review). 

BOOKS

Etnier, J.L. (2009).  Bring Your ‘A’ Game:  A Young Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness.  Chapel Hill, NC:  University of North Carolina Press.

BOOK CHAPTERS AND EDITORIALS

Etnier, J.L. (in press) The Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Outcomes.  In:  G. Tenenbaum (Ed.), Handbook of Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology.  Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics.  Due date:  September 2009.

Etnier, J.L., & *Labban, J.D. (in press) Neurocognitive Function. In:  E.O. Acevedo, Oxford Handbook of Exercise Psychology. New York:  Oxford University Press.  Due date:  December 2009.

Etnier, J.L.  (2009). Physical Activity Programming to Promote Cognitive Function:  Are We Ready for Prescription?  In:   Spirduso, W.W., Chodzko-Zajko, W., & Poon, L.W. (Eds):  Aging, Exercise, and Cognition Series. Vol. 3. Enhancing Cognitive Functioning and Brain Plasticity (159-176). Urbana-Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics.

Etnier, J.L. (2009).  Chronic exercise and cognition in older adults.  In:  T. McMorris, P.D. Tomporowski, & M. Audiffren. (Eds), Exercise and cognitive function (pp. 227-248). West Sussex, UK:  John Wiley & Sons. 

Etnier, J.L.  (2008).  Interrelationships of Exercise, Mediator Variables, and Cognition.  In:  W.W. Spirduso, W. Chodzko-Zajko, & L.W. Poon. (Eds),  Aging, exercise and cognition series:  Vol. 2. Exercise and its mediating effects on cognition (p. 13-32).Urbana-Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics.

Etnier, J.L.  (2007).  The Measurement of Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, and Physical Function.  In:  Luecken, L.J. & Gallo, L.C. (Eds):  Handbook of Physiological Research Methods in Health Psychology.  Sage Publishers, 277-298

Etnier, J.L., & Landers, D.M. (1995). Brain function and exercise: Current perspectives. Sports Medicine, 19, 81-85.

Reprinted by request as Etnier, J., & Landers, D. (2000). Brain function & exercise: Current perspectives. J.N. Shanahan (Ed.), Exercise for Health (pp. 29-33). Auckland, New Zealand: Adis International Limited.

Thomas, J.R., Landers, D.M., Salazar, W., & Etnier, J. (1993). Exercise and cognitive function. In: Bouchard, C. et al. (Eds.), Physical Activity, Fitness, and Health. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, pp. 521-529.

Salazar, W., Petruzzello, S., Landers, D., Etnier, J., & Kubitz, K. (1993). Meta-analytic techniques in exercise psychology. In: Seraganian, P. (Ed.), Exercise Psychology: The Influence of Physical Exercise on Psychological Processes. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 122-145.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Etnier, J.L. (2009).  This is your brain. This is your brain on exercise.  2009 International Forum of Sport and Exercise Psychology, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei City, Taiwan.

Etnier, J.L. (2009).  This is your brain. This is your brain on exercise.  Graduate Institute of Coaching Sciences, National Taiwan Sport University, Taoyuan County, Taiwan.

Etnier, J.L. (2008).  You want me to do a meta-what?  Preconference Symposium:   Five Decades of Impact in Sport and Exercise Psychology: A Legacy of Mentorship.  North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Etnier, J.L. (2008).  This is your brain. This is your brain on exercise:  The effects of physical activity on cognitive performance by older adults.  Presentation for College of Health Sciences “Grand Rounds”, University of Wyoming

Etnier, J.L. (2007).  Sport and Exercise Psychology:  Exercise and Cognitive Performance Findings Relevant to Military Applications.  Interactions among movement, physical exertion, and cognitive performance (IMPAC), Natick, MA.

Etnier, J.L., Sibley, B.A., Caselli, R.J., Reiman, E.M., Tessier, D., & McLemore, E.C. (2004).  ApoE-4 genotype and aerobic fitness as predictors of cognitive performance by older women.  Arizona Alzheimer’s Research Consortia Meeting, Tucson, AZ.

Alexander, G.E., Etnier J.L., Reiman, E.M., Chen, K., Walton, T.J., Lewis, D.J., Harker, K., Prouty, A., Bandy, D., & Caselli, R.J. (2004).  Interactive effects of ApoE e4 and physical fitness on gray matter concentration in cognitively normal adults.  Arizona Alzheimer’s Research Consortia Meeting, Tucson, AZ.

Alexander, G.E., Etnier J.L., Reiman, E.M., Chen, K., Walton, T.J., Lewis, D.J., Harker, K., Prouty, A., Bandy, D., & Caselli, R.J. (2004).  Interactive effects of ApoE e4 and physical fitness on gray matter concentration in cognitively normal adults.  Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Etnier, J.L. (2003).  Interrelationships of exercise, mediator variables, and cognition.  Advanced Research Workshop on Aging, Exercise, and Cognition:  Exercise Effects on Mediators of Cognition in Older Adults, Austin, TX.

Etnier, J.L. (2003).  Aerobic fitness as a mediator of the relationship between aging and cognition.  Neuroscience Conference at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale.

Etnier, J.L. (2003).  Fat Prejudice. Retention and Commitment.  Physical Activity and Obesity.  Symposium at the Halle Heart Center of the American Heart Association, Tempe, AZ.