Samuel A. E. Headley
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Athletic Training and Exercise Science Facilities
Samuel Headley is a clinical exercise physiologist. His research is focused on using lifestyle interventions (diet and exercise) to assist individuals with chronic non-communicable diseases. He also has an interest in nutritional factors that enhance athletic performance. Headley is currently serving as the program director for the exercise physiology program at Springfield College.
- Electrocardiography (graduate & undergraduate)
- Exercise Biochemistry (graduate)
- Graded Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription (graduate)
- Medical Physiology(graduate)
- Cardiovascular Physiology (graduate)
- Exercise Testing and Prescription (undergraduate)
- Sports Nutrition (graduate and undergraduate)
Certifications and Memberships
- American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Test Technolgist
- American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Specialist
- American College of Sports Medicine Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist
- National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- International Society of Sports Nutrition Sports Nutrition Certification
- Lifestyle interventions for persons with chronic kidney disease
- Exercise and hypertension
- The impact of high-intensity interval training in persons with chronic disease
- Sedentary behavior and physiological outcomes in health and disease
- Nutritional factors to enhance athletic performance
- Lifestyle Modifications in CKD: The Risk Factor Paradox, presented at the annual meeting of the NEACSM in fall 2013.
- The effect of exercise training in CKD. Presented at Henry Ford Hospital, November 2013
- Headley, SA, Germain, M, Wood, R, Joubert, J, Milch, C,Evans, E, Poindexter, A, Cornelius, A, Brewer, B,Pescatello, LS,& Parker, B. (2014) Short-term aerobic exercise and vascular function in CKD stage 3: A randomized controlled trial. AJKD, In Press
- Headley, SA, Germain, M, Milch, C, Pescatello, L, Coughlin,M,Nindl, BC, Cornelius, A, Sullivan, S, Gregory, S, & Wood, R (2012). Exercise Training Improves HR responses and VO2peak in Predialysis Kidney Patients. Med.Sci.Sports Exerc. Vol. 44, No. 12, pp. 2392–2399.
- Headley, S. A., Germain, M., Milch, C. M., Buchholz, M. P., Coughlin, M. Pescatello, L.S.(2008) The Immediate Blood Pressure Lowering Effects of Aerobic Exercise among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Nephrology 13: 601-606.
- Headley, S. A. , Germain, M., Mailloux, P., Mulhern, J., Ashworth, B., Burris, J., Brewer, B., Nindl , B., Coughlin, M., Welles, R.,& Jones, M.(2002). Resistance training improves strength and functional measures in patients with end-stage renal disease. Am J. Kidney. Dise. 40 (2): 355-364.