Presentations and Publications

Blegen, M., H. Hassan, M. Gosselin, A. Indrellie, H. Sande, and T. Matthews. “The Effects of Massage Therapy on Weight Management.” To be presented at the 2012 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, San Francisco, CA.  May 2012.

Blegen, M.  “Why?  Interesting thoughts on why we eat and why we exercise.”  Invited Keynote Speaker, Health and Nutrition Conference, South Dakota State University.  March 2012.

Blegen, .M.  Why We Eat Physiological and Environmental Factors that Influence Consumption.  Invited Speaker, Midwest Worksite Health Promotion Conference, St. Paul, MN.  November, 2011.

Skidmore, B., M. Blegen, T. Matthews, and M. Jones. Circuit Weight Interval Training: Acute Effects of a Combined Program Compared with Traditional Circuit Weight Training. In review with the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Ives, S.J., M. Blegen, M. Coughlin, J. Redmond, and V. Paolone. Circulating Estradiol, Interleukin-6 Production, and the Relationship to Substrate Metabolism and Performance in Females. European Journal of Applied Physiology 111:1649-1658, 2011.

Blegen, M., J. Arechigo, and N. Neumann. “Perceived status of provider and the impact on food consumption.” Presented at the 2011 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 43(5):S347, May 2011.

Gosselin, M., and M. Blegen. “The influence of delivery methods on water consumption in NCAA Division III female athletes.” Presented at the 2011 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 43(5):S338, May 2011.

Holmes, K., and M. Blegen. “Influence of reading on heart rate while riding a Monark exercise bike.” Presented at the 2011 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 43(5):S338, May 2011.

Blegen, M., J. Arechigo, K. Holmes, N. Neumann, and L. Quale.  “Physical Attributes of Youth Involved in an Urban Tennis Program.”  Presented at the 2010 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 42(5):S503, May 2010.

Arechigo, J., K. Holmes, N. Neumann, L. Quale and M. Blegen.  “The Relationship Between Physical Characteristics and Agility Amongst Youth Involved in an Urban Tennis Program.”  Presented at the 2010 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 42(5):S504, May 2010.

Holmes, K., J. Arechigo, N. Neumann, L. Quale and M. Blegen.  “The Effects of a Six Week Urban Tennis Program on Body Mass Index.”  Presented at the 2010 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 42(5):S506-507, May 2010.

Neumann, N., J. Arechigo, K. Holmes, L. Quale, and M. Blegen.  “Influence of a Six Week Urban Tennis Program on Waist-to-Hip Ratio.”  Presented at the 2010 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 42(5):S506, May 2010.

Quale, L., J. Arechigo, K. Holmes, N. Neumann, and M. Blegen.  “Pro Agility Times in Youth Before and After a Six Week Urban Tennis Program.”  Presented at the 2010 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 42(5):S507, May 2010.

Blegen, M., D. Boner, M. Stenson, and T. Matthews.  "Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Differences Between NCAA III Championship and Non-championship Football Teams." Presented at the 2009 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 41(5):S449-450, May 2009.

Sparby, W., L. Brand, K. Holmes, L. Quale, D. Boner, and M. Blegen.  "Pre-season Nutritional Status of NCAA Division III Female Swimmers."  Presented at the 2009 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 41(5):S335, May 2009.  May 2009.

Brand, L., W. Sparby, K. Holmes, L. Quale, D. Boner, and M. Blegen.  "The Nutritional Status of NCAA Division III Female Volleyball Players: Pre-season vs. In-season."  Presented at the 2009 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 41(5):S334, May 2009.

Holmes, K., L. Quale, L. Brand, W. Sparby, and M. Blegen.  "Pre-season nutritional status of NCAA Division III female swimmers." Presented at the 2009 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise  41(5):S335, May 2009.

Lucas, S., K. Armstrong, M. Blegen, R. Wood, T. Matthews, and S. Headley.  "Post Exercise Blood Pressure Response In Individuals With Metabolic Syndrome." Presented at the 2009 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 41(5):S91, May 2009.

Wood, R., M. Blegen, and M. Jones.  Strength and Power Measures in NCAA Division III Football Players.  Presented at the 2008 National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference.  July 2008.

Blegen, M., C. Cheatham, N. Caine, C. Woolverton, J. Marcinkiewicz, and E. Glickman. "The Immunogical and Metabolic Responses to Exercise of Varying Intensities in Normoxic and Hypoxic Environments."  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(5):1638-164, 2008.

Blegen, M.  "Modifying Eating Environments:  Implications for Collegiate Students and Athletes."  Presented at the 2008 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 40(5):S565, June 2008.Blegen, M.  "Eating and Food Environments:  Altering Your Environment for Success."  Keynote Speaker.  Presented at 2008 Take the Road to Wellness Conference, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Minnesota, January 2008.

Blegen, M.  "Eating and Food environments:  How Environmental Factors Influence What We Eat."  Presented at the 2007 New England American College of Sports Medicine Meeting (Invited Speaker), November 2007.

Blegen, M.  "Daily Nutrient Needs and Intakes of NCAA Division III athletes."  Presented at the International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference (Invited Speaker), June 2007.

Klepadlo, P. and M. Blegen.  "The Influence of Nutrition Education on Nutritional Knowledge and Dietary Status in NCAA Division III Cross Country Runners."  Presented at the International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference, June 2007.

Blegen, M., T. Dorian, K. Schroeder, T. Fogarty, A. Mel, and M. Jones.  The Influence of Massage on Pre- and Post-exercise Soreness Perception:  A Preliminary Analysis.  Presented at 2007 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(5):S487, 2007.

T. Dorian, K. Schroeder, T. Fogarty, A. Mel, M. Jones, FACSM, and M. Blegen.  The Influence of Massage on Pre- and Post-exercise Flexibility:  A Preliminary Analysis.  Presented at 2007 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(5):S487, 2007.

Cheatham, C.C., N. Caine, M. Blegen, E.S. Potkanowicz, G.H. Kamimori, J.L. Marcinkiewicz, R. Otterstetter, M. Kalinski and E.L. Glickman.  The Effects of Nicotine on the Metabolic and Hormonal Responses During Acute Cold Exposure.  Wilderness and Environmental Medicine.  17(3): 147-157, 2006.     

Blegen, M., T. Dorian, A. Feit, and M. Jones.  "Strength and Conditioning for Middle Age to Older Adults."  Keynote lecture presented at 2006 International Conference for Athletic Training and Health, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2006.  

Blegen, M., L. Martin, M. Stratton, M. Jones, and S. Headley.  "Daily Nutrient Intake of NCAA Division III Athletes."  Presented at 2006 National American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38(5):S329, 2006.    

Blegen, M., S. Goldsworthy, D. Stulz, T. Gibson, D. Bacharach, and G. Street.  "A Comparison of Scholastic and Collegiate Longsnapping Techniques."  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 19(4): 816-820, 2005.

Blegen, M., C.C. Cheatham, N. Caine-Bish, G. Kammimori, and E.L. Glickman.  "The Hormonal Response to Exercise of Varying Intensities in Normoxic and Hypoxic Environments."  Presented at 2005 American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 37(5): S238, 2005.    

Gordon, J., M. Blegen, T. Fogarty, K. Murray, and V. Paolone.  "The Effect of Wet Suits on Heat Storage and Peak VO2 of Female Triathletes: A Preliminary Study." 
Presented at 2005 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 37(5): S169-170, 2005.    

Mendel, R.W., M. Blegen, C. Cheatham, J. Antonio, and T. Ziegenfuss.  Effects of Creatine on Thermoregulatory Responses while Exercising in the Heat. Nutrition. 21(3): 301-307, 2005.

Cheatham, C.C., N. Caine-Bish, M. Blegen, E. Potkanowicz, and E. Glickman.  "Nicotine Effects on Thermoregulatory Responses of Men and Women During Acute Cold Exposure."  Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, (75): 7, Section I, pp. 589-595, 2004.

Blegen, M., C.C. Cheatham, N. Caine-Bish, and E.L. Glickman.  "The Thermoregulatory Responses to Exercise of Varying Intensities in Normoxic and Hypoxic Environments."  Presented at 2004 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36(5): S336, 2004.    

Cheatham, C.C., N. Caine-Bish, M. Blegen, E. Potkanowicz, G. Kamimori, J. Marcinkiewicz, R. Otterstetter, M. Kalinski, and E.L. Glickman.  "The Effects of Nicotine on the Metabolic and Hormonal Responses During Acute Cold Exposure."  Presented at 2004 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36(5): S130, 2004.      

Caine-Bish, N., E. Potkanowicz, R. Otterstetter, M. Blegen, J. Marcinkiewicz, G. Kamimori, and E. L. Glickman.  "Hormonal Responses of Sleep Deprived Males and Females Exposed to 12°C for 180-min."  Presented at 2004 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36(5): S130-131, 2004.      

Blegen, M., C.C. Cheatham, N. Caine-Bish, C. Woolverton, J. Marcinkiewicz, and E. Glickman. "The Immunological Responses to Exercise of varying Intensities in Normoxic and Hypoxic Environments."  Presented at 2003 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(5):  S380, 2003.

Otterstetter, R., E. S. Potkanowicz, N. Caine-Bish, C. C. Cheatham, M. Blegen, and E. Glickman.  "Evaluating Physiological Strain during Cold Exposure in Males and Females using a Cold Strain Index."  Presented at 2003 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  35(5):  S25, 2003. 

Glickman, E.L., N. Caine, E. Potkanowicz, C. Cheatham, M. Blegen and C.M. Hearon.  The Effect of Age and Ethnicity on Metabolism and Carbohydrate Utilization during Acute Cold Exposure.  In:  The Organizing and International Program Committees of the 10th International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics, pp. 247-250, 2002.  ISBN 4-9901358-0-6

Glickman, E.L., N. Caine, C. Cheatham, M. Blegen, and E. Potkanowicz.  "The Influence of Age on Thermosensitivity During Cold Water Immersion."  Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 13(3): 194-202, 2002.

Caine-Bish, N., E. Potkanowicz, M. Blegen, R. Otterstetter, and E. L. Glickman.  "The Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Thermoregulation in Males Exposed to 12° C for 180 Minutes."  Presented at 2002 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 34(5):  S144, 2002.

Cheatham. C.C., N. Caine, M. Blegen, E.S. Potkanowicz, E.L. Glickman. "The Effects of  Nicotine on the Cardiovascular Responses during Acute Cold Exposure."  Presented at 2002 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 34(5):  S144, 2002.

Glickman, E.L., N. Caine, C. Cheatham, M. Blegen, and E. Potkanowicz.  "The Influence of Age on Thermosensitivity during Cold Water Immersion."  Presented at 2002 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.   Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 34(5):  S144, 2002.

Glickman, E., C. Cheatham, N. Caine, and M. Blegen.  "The Influence of Ethnicity on Thermosensitivity during Cold Water Immersion."   Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 72(7): 632-637, 2001.

Cheatham, C., N. Caine, M. Blegen, E. Potkanowicz, and E.L. Glickman.  "The Effects of Nicotine on the Thermoregulatory Responses during Acute Cold Exposure."  Presented at 2001 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 333(5): S161, 2001.

Glickman-Weiss, E.L., C. C.Cheatham, N. Caine, and M. Blegen.  "The Influence of Ethnicity on Thermosensitivity during Cold Water Immersion."  Presented at 2001 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 33(5), S162, 2001.                                                

Glickman-Weiss, E., C. Cheatham, N. Caine, M. Blegen, J. Marcinkiewicz,, and T. Scharschmidt.  "The Effects of Gender and Menstrual Phase on Carbohydrate Utilization during Acute Cold Exposure."  Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, (11): 1, pp. 5-11, 2000.

Glickman-Weiss, E., C. Cheatham, N. Caine, M. Blegen, and J. Marcinkiewicz.  "Influence of Gender and Menstrual Cycle on a Cold Air Tolerance Test and its Relationship to Thermosensitivity."  Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, 27(2): 75-81, 2000.  

Glickman,-Weiss, E., C. Cheatham, N. Caine, M. Blegen, and J. Marcinkiewicz.  "The Relation Between a Cold Air Tolerance Test and Thermosensitivity in Males and F-emales."  Presented at 2000 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.

Glickman-Weiss, E., K. Mittleman, C. Cheatham, N. Caine, and M. Blegen.  "The Influence of Gender and Menstrual phase on Thermosensitivity during Cold Water Immersion." Presented at 1999 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, 31(5): S308, May 1999.

Blegen, M., S. Goldsworthy, and T. Gibson.  "A Comparison of High School and College Long snapping Techniques."  Presented at 1998 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 30(5):S27, 1998.

Keranen, A., D. Paulson, D. Stulz, L. Hilgart, M. Blegen, and D. Bacharach.  "Determination of Work and Metabolic Cost of Nordic Track's CTX Rider."  Presented at 1998 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 30(5):S169, 1998.

Blegen, M., L. Szmedra, P. Kammermeier, and K. Rundell.  "Cross Country Skiing Economy of Two Skating Techniques." Presented at 1996 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28(5):S134, 1996. 

Kammermeier, P., M. Blegen, and K. Rundell.  "Upper Body Power as it Relates to Ski Skating Economy of Elite Biathlon Skiers." Presented at 1996 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28(5):S134, 1996.

 Rundell, K., L. Szmedra, and M. Blegen.  "Energy Cost of a Rifle in Biathlon Skiing." Presented at 1996 American College of Sports Medicine Conference.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28(5):S134, 1996.

Rundell, K., M. Blegen, and J. Layden.  "Cross Country Ski Skating Efficiency of Elite Nordic Combined and Biathlon Skiers."  Presented at the 1st International Congress on Skiing and Science.  St. Christoph am Arlberg, Austria.  January, 1996

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