VALERIE WHERLEY, PH.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Degrees and Certifications
B.S., Exercise Science, University of Maine, 1995
M.S., Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Maine, 1997
Ph.D., (ABD), Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, 2002
Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, University of Connecticut, 2004
EX 100 - Introduction to Exercise Science
EX 320 - Special Application of Exercise
EX 365 - Lab, Clinical Exercise Science Field Rotations
Research Interests & Grants
Prevention strategies for childhood obesity, pediatric exercise intervention programs, field-based research.
Publications and Presentations
- USA Fitness Corps first "Fitness Fun Day" staff volunteer, along with 17 SHU students, Bronx, NY (October 2010)
- PawPALS program, Longfellow Elementary School, Bridgeport, CT
VanHeest, J.L, J. Stoppani, T.P. Scheett, V. Collins, M. Roti, J. Anderson, G.J. Allen, J. Hoffman, W.J. Kraemer, and C.M. Maresh. Effects of ibuprofen and Vicoprofen (R) on physical performance after exercise-induced muscle damage. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 11:224-234, 2002.
Armstrong, L.E., M.J. De Souza, J.L. VanHeest, J. Stoppani, N.R. Keith, T.A. Elliott, T.P. Scheett, B.E. Miller, V.A. Collins, D.R. Bolster, S.L. Gaffin, and C.M. Maresh. Effects of exogenous hormones on thermal & metabolic responses of young women during physical training/heat acclimation. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April, 2000.
VanHeest, J.L., T.P. Scheett, A. Eliakim, V.A. Collins, C.M. Maresh and D. M. Cooper. VO2 peak, total energy ependiture (TEE) and the effect of training pre-T adolescent females. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April, 2000.
Scheett, T.P., J. Stoppani, J.L. VanHeest, V.A. Collins, H.L. Hatch, J.W. Sutherland, M.R. D'Alfonso, L.E. Armstrong, J.R. Hoffman, W.J. Kraemer, and C.M. Maresh. Pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine profile during and following ecentric exercise-induced muscle damage. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Orlando, FL, March, 2001.
Collins, V.A., T.P. Scheett, J.L. VanHeest, C.M. Maresh, and D.M. Cooper. Relationship between VO2 and heart rate in nonsteady states of exercise in children. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April, 2000.
American College of Sports Medicine: Member
American College of Sports Medicine: New England Regional Division: Member
North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine: Member