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William J. Kraemer, Ph.D.

Academic Title

Department of Kinesiology

University of Connecticut, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology
University of Connecticut Health Center, Center on Aging

Selected Publications
Gotshalk LA, Kraemer WJ, Mendonca MA, Vingren JL, Kenny AM, Spiering BA, Hatfield DL, Fragala MS, Volek JS.  Creatine supplementation improves muscular performance in older women. Eur J Appl Physiol. 102(2):223-31, 2008.

Seip RL, Volek JS, Windemuth A, Kocherla M, Fernandez ML, Kraemer WJ, Ruaño G. Physiogenomic comparison of human fat loss in response to diets restrictive of carbohydrate or fat. Nutr Metab (Lond). 6; 5:4. 2008.

Silvestre R, Kraemer WJ, Quann EE, Seip RL, Maresh CM, Vingren JL, Hatfield DL, Volek JS. Effects of exercise at different times on postprandial lipemia and endothelial function. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 40(2):264-74, 2008.

Forsythe CE, Phinney SD, Fernandez ML, Quann EE, Wood RJ, Bibus DM, Kraemer WJ, Feinman RD, Volek JS. Comparison of low fat and low carbohydrate diets on circulating fatty acid composition and markers of inflammation. Lipids. Jan;43(1):65-77, 2008.

Kraemer WJ, Nindl BC, Volek JS, Marx JO, Gotshalk LA, Bush JA, Welsch JR, Vingren JL, Spiering BA, Fragala MS, Hatfield DL, Ho JY, Maresh CM, Mastro AM, Hymer WC. Influence of oral contraceptive use on growth hormone in vivo bioactivity following resistance exercise: responses of molecular mass variants. Growth Horm IGF Res. 18(3):238-44, 2008.

Joseph M, Tiberio D, Baird JL, Trojian TH, Anderson JM, Kraemer WJ, Maresh CM. Knee valgus during drop jumps in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I female athletes: the effect of a medial post. Am J Sports Med. 36(2):285-289, 2008.

Sharman MJ, Fernandez ML, Zern TL, Torres-Gonzalez M, Kraemer WJ, Volek JS. Replacing dietary carbohydrate with protein and fat decreases the concentrations of small LDL and the inflammatory response induced by atherogenic diets in the guinea pig. J Nutr Biochem. 19(11):732-8, 2008.

Sillanpää E, Häkkinen A, Nyman K, Mattila M, Cheng S, Karavirta L, Laaksonen DE, Huuhka N, Kraemer WJ, Häkkinen K. Med Sci Sports Exerc. Body composition and fitness during strength and/or endurance training in older men. 40(5):950-8, 2008.

Sökmen B, Armstrong LE, Kraemer WJ, Casa DJ, Dias JC, Judelson DA, Maresh CM. Caffeine use in sports: considerations for the athlete.  J Strength Cond Res. 22(3):978-86, 2008.

Spiering BA, Kraemer WJ, Anderson JM, Armstrong LE, Nindl BC, Volek JS, Judelson DA, Joseph M, Vingren JL, Hatfield DL, Fragala MS, Ho JY, Maresh CM. Effects of elevated circulating hormones on resistance exercise-induced Akt signaling.  Med Sci Sports Exerc. Jun;40(6):1039-48, 2008.

Schuenke MD, Kopchick JJ, Hikida RS, Kraemer WJ, Staron RS. Effects of growth hormone overexpression vs. growth hormone receptor gene disruption on mouse hindlimb muscle fiber type composition.  Growth Horm IGF Res. 18(6):479-86, 2008.

Torres EM, Kraemer WJ, Vingren JL, Volek JS, Hatfield DL, Spiering BA, Ho JY, Fragala MS, Thomas GA, Anderson JM, Häkkinen K, Maresh CM. Effects of stretching on upper-body muscular performance. J Strength Cond Res. 22(4):1279-85, 2008.

Spiering BA, Kraemer WJ, Anderson JM, Armstrong LE, Nindl BC, Volek JS, Maresh CM.   Resistance exercise biology: manipulation of resistance exercise programme variables determines the responses of cellular and molecular signaling pathways. Sports Med.;38(7):527-40, 2008.

Spiering BA, Kraemer WJ, Hatfield DL, Vingren JL, Fragala MS, Ho JY, Thomas GA, Häkkinen K, Volek JS. Effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on muscle oxygenation responses to resistance exercise. J Strength Cond Res. 22(4):1130-5, 2008.

Kraemer WJ, Volek JS, Dunn-Lewis C. L-carnitine supplementation: influence upon physiological function. Curr Sports Med Rep. Jul-Aug;7(4):218-23, 2008.

Hulmi JJ, Kovanen V, Selänne H, Kraemer WJ, Häkkinen K, Mero AA.  Acute and long-term effects of resistance exercise with or without protein ingestion on muscle hypertrophy and gene expression. Amino Acids Jul 27, 2008.

Judelson DA, Maresh CM, Yamamoto LM, Farrell MJ, Armstrong LE, Kraemer WJ, Volek JS, Spiering BA, Casa DJ, Anderson JM. Effect of hydration state on resistance exercise-induced endocrine markers of anabolism, catabolism, and metabolism. J Appl Physiol. Sep;105(3):816-24, 2008.

Yamamoto LM, Judelson DA, Farrell MJ, Lee EC, Armstrong LE, Casa DJ, Kraemer WJ, Volek JS, Maresh CM. Effects of hydration state and resistance exercise on markers of muscle damage. J Strength Cond Res.  22(5):1387-93, 2008.

Yamamoto LM, Lopez RM, Klau JF, Casa DJ, Kraemer WJ, Maresh CM. The effects of resistance training on endurance distance running performance among highly trained runners: a systematic review. J Strength Cond Res. Nov;22(6):2036-44, 2008.

Volek JS, Judelson DA, Silvestre R, Yamamoto LM, Spiering BA, Hatfield DL, Vingren JL, Quann EE, Anderson JM, Maresh CM, Kraemer WJ. Effects of carnitine supplementation on flow-mediated dilation and vascular inflammatory responses to a high-fat meal in healthy young adults. Am J Cardiol. Nov 15;102(10):1413-7, 2008.

Vingren JL, Kraemer WJ, Hatfield DL, Anderson JM, Volek JS, Ratamess NA, Thomas GA, Ho JY, Fragala MS, Maresh CM. Effect of resistance exercise on muscle steroidogenesis.  J Appl Physiol. 105(6):1754-60, 2008.Sallinen J, Pakarinen A, Fogelholm M, Alen M, Volek JS, Kraemer WJ, Häkkinen K. Dietary intake, serum hormones, muscle mass and strength during strength training in 49 - 73 year-old men. Int J Sports Med. Dec;28(12):1070-6, 2007.

Sallinen J, Fogelholm M, Volek JS, Kraemer WJ, Alen M, Häkkinen K. Effects of strength training and reduced training on functional performance and metabolic health indicators in middle-aged men. Int J Sports Med. Oct;28(10):815-22, 2007

Kraemer WJ, Nindl BC, Marx JO, Gotshalk LA, Bush JA, Welsch JR, Volek JS,Spiering BA, Maresh CM, Mastro AM, Hymer WC. Chronic resistance training in women potentiates growth hormone in vivo bioactivity: characterization of molecular mass variants. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. Dec;291(6):E1177-87, 2006.

Judge JO, Kenny AM, Kraemer WJ.
Exercise in older adults.  Conn Med. 2003 Sep;67(8):461-4.
PMID: 14587124 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269 USA
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