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Glenn.Gaesser@asu.edu

Center Dir (ACD) & Professor
SNHP Exercise & Wellness
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
Mail Code: 3020

Exercise and Wellness 500 N Third St (Map)
(480)727-1884

Bio

Glenn A. Gaesser, PhD
Professor
Associate Director, Health Promotion Faculty
Director, Healthy Lifestyles Research Center

Education

  • PhD - University of California, Berkeley, 1978
  • MA - University of California, Berkeley, 1975
  • AB - University of California, Berkeley, 1972

Recent Publications

  • Angadi, SS, Weltman A, Watson-Winfield D, Weltman J, Frick K, Patrie J, Gaesser GA. Effect of fractionized vs continuous, single-session exercise on blood pressure in obese and non-obese adults. J Human Hypertension 2010; 24: 300-302.
  • Angadi, SS, and Gaesser GA. Pre-Exercise Cardiology Screening Guidelines for Asymptomatic Patients With Diabetes. Clin Sports Med 2009; 28: 379-392.
  • Brock DW, Thomas O, Cowan CD, Allison DB, Gaesser GA, Hunter GR. Association between insufficiently physically active and the prevalence of obesity in the United States. J Phys Act Health 2009; 6: 1-5.
  • Blessinger JR, Sawyer BJ, Davis CK, Irving BA, Weltman A, Gaesser G. Reliability of the VmaxST portable metabolic measurement system. Int J Sports Med 2009; 30: 22-26.
  • Gaesser GA. Carbohydrate quantity and quality in relation to body mass index. J Am Diet Assoc 2007; 107: 1768-1780.

Research Interests

Acute and chronic impact of exercise and diet on endothelial function; weight-loss independent health benefits of exercise and diet; obesity paradox; physical activity assessment technology

Research Video

Current/Recent Grants and Projects

  • A Wireless, Multimode, Artificial Neural Network-Based Physical Activity Monitor; NIH, R01 HL091006; 9/19/08 – 6/30/13; Role: Co-PI
  • Improving Control with Activity and Nutrition (ICAN); NIH, DK062942; 9/01/03 - 8/31/09; Role: Co-investigator
  • Effect of high-complex- and high-refined-carbohydrate meals, and low-carbohydrate meals on endothelial function; Wheat Foods Council; 7/01/06 – 6/30/09; Role: PI
  • Effect of glycemic index and cereal fiber on vascular endothelial function; Grain Foods Foundation; 6/01/06–4/30/09; Role: PI
  • Comparison of low-carbohydrate and low-fat, high-fiber diets; Wheat Foods Council; 7/01/04–6/30/09; Role: PI

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 538 Obesity, Exercise and Health
EXW 691 Seminar
KIN 493 Honors Thesis
NTR 691 Seminar

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 536 Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
KIN 442 Fuel Metabolism
KIN 492 Honors Directed Study

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 538 Obesity, Exercise and Health
EXW 691 Seminar
NTR 691 Seminar

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 536 Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
EXW 691 Seminar
NTR 691 Seminar

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 492 Honors Directed Study
EXW 493 Honors Thesis
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 538 Obesity, Exercise and Health
EXW 584 Internship
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 492 Honors Directed Study
EXW 493 Honors Thesis
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 536 Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
EXW 584 Internship
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 492 Honors Directed Study
EXW 493 Honors Thesis
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 538 Obesity, Exercise and Health
EXW 584 Internship
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 492 Honors Directed Study
EXW 493 Honors Thesis
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 536 Physiological Aspects/Phys Act
EXW 584 Internship
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 492 Honors Directed Study
EXW 499 Individualized Instruction
EXW 538 Obesity, Exercise and Health
EXW 584 Internship
EXW 590 Reading and Conference
EXW 592 Research
EXW 595 Continuing Registration
EXW 599 Thesis
EXW 692 Research
EXW 792 Research
EXW 799 Dissertation

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EXW 536 Physiological Aspects/Phys Act

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Gaesser,Glenn Alan * , Abbas,James , . Monitoring Metabolic Energy Expenditure via the Prostheses of Lower Extremity Amputees. BARRON ASSOCIATES INC. (6/5/2013 - 6/5/2015).
  2. Gaesser,Glenn Alan * . Energy expenditure during ambulatory physical activity while wearing Easy Tone vs control shoes. Reebok (12/27/2012 - 12/31/2013).
  3. Gaesser,Glenn Alan * . Oxygen consumption and a physical activity monitor--normative data collection for defined bouts and free-living routines. NIKE, INC (12/9/2011 - 12/8/2012).
  4. Gaesser,Glenn Alan * . Reebok Easytone Contract. Reebok (4/4/2011 - 12/31/2011).
  5. Gaesser,Glenn Alan * Lee,Chong Do . Effects of a Novel, High-intensity Aerobic Interval Training Program on Endothelial Function, Vascular Compliance, and Peak Cardio Respiratory.... MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE (1/1/2010 - 6/30/2011).
  6. Ainsworth,Barbara Ellen * Gaesser,Glenn Alan . 2010 Revision of the Compendium of Physical Activities. HHS-NIH-NCI (8/19/2009 - 2/18/2011).
  7. Gaesser,Glenn Alan * Gaesser,Glenn Alan * . A Wireless Multimode Artificial Neural Network-Based Physical Activity Monitor. HHS-NIH-NHLBI (9/19/2008 - 6/30/2014).

* principal investigator

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