department of kinesiology

25 Independence Way, Kingston, RI 02881

401.874.2976

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Disa Hatfield

  • Associate Professor, Interim Department Chair
  • Exercise Science
  • Phone: 401.874.5183
  • Email: doch@uri.edu
  • Mailing Address: Independence Square, Suite P, RM 208

Biography

Dr. Hatfield’s research interests include the hormonal responses to resistance exercise, particularly the responses of Insulin-Like Growth Factor I and Growth Hormone.  Dr. Hatfield also has research experience investigating the role of supplementation and resistance exercise, children and exercise, and the weight-loss and health benefits of differing diets in combination with resistance training.

Research

Athletic performance, nutritional supplementation, children’s health and exercise

Education

  • Ph.D., Kinesiology, University of Connecticut
  • M.A., Kinesiology, University of Connecticut
  • M.A., Psychology, Antioch University (Santa Barbara)
  • B.S., Exercise Science, The Pennsylvania State University

Publications

SELECTED FROM OVER 45 PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Renna EN, Slezak SG, Mahoney KB, Lofgren IE, Hatfield D, Delmonico MJ, Xu F. The relationship between arthritis and muscular strength in older women with symptoms of sarcopenia. Journal of Aging Research & Clinical Practice [in press].

Slezak SG, Mahoney KB, Renna EN, Lofgren IE, Xu F, Hatfield DL, Delmonico MJ. Comparison of current sarcopenia classification criteria in older New England women. Journal of Aging Research & Clinical Practice. 2017; 6:163-167.

Hatfield DL, Nicoll J, Kraemer WJ. Circadian rhythms and power. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2016 Mar; 30(3):725-32.

Ouellette KA, Eisenman PA, Shaw JM, Ford C, Davidson LE, Brusseau TA, Hatfield DL. Comparison of the effects of seated, supine and walking inter-set rest strategies upon work-capacity. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2015 Dec; 30(12):3396-3404.

Lloyd RS, Oliver JL, Faigenbaum AD, Howard R, De Ste Croix MB, Williams CA, Best TM, Alvar BA, Micheli LJ, Thomas DP,Hatfield DL, Cronin JB, Myer GD. Long-term athletic development, part 2: barriers to success and potential solutions. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2015 May;29(5):1451-64.

Lloyd RS, Oliver JL, Faigenbaum AD, Howard R, De Ste Croix MB, Williams CA, Best TM, Alvar BA, Micheli LJ, Thomas DP,Hatfield DL, Cronin JB, Myer GD. Long-term athletic development- part 1: a pathway for all youth. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2015 May;29(5):1439-50.

Flanagan SD, Dunn-Lewis C, Hatfield DL, Distefano LJ, Fragala MS, Shoap M, Gotwald M, Trail J, Gomez AL, Volek JS, Cortis C, Comstock BA, Hooper DR, Szivak TK, Looney DP, DuPont WH, McDermott DM, Gaudiose MC, Kraemer WJ. Developmental differences between boys and girls results in sex-specific physical fitness changes from fourth to fifth grade. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2015 Jan;29(1):175-80.

Kraemer WJ, Hatfield DL, Comstock BA, Fragala MS, Davitt PM, Cortis C, Wilson JM, Lee EC, Newton RU, Dunn-Lewis C,Häkkinen K, Szivak TK, Hooper DR, Flanagan SD, Looney DP, White MT, Volek JS, Maresh CM. Influence of HMB supplementation and resistance training on cytokine responses to resistance exercise. J Am Coll Nutr. 2014;33(4):247-55.

Shaner AA, Vingren JL, Hatfield DL, Budnar RG, Duplanty AA, and Hill DW. The acute hormonal response to free weight and machine weight resistance exercise. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Apr;28(4):1032-40, 2014.

Kraemer WJ, Boyd BM, Hooper DR, Fragala MS, Hatfield DL, Dunn-Lewis C, Comstock BA, Szivak TK, Flanagan SD, Looney DP, Newton RU, Vingren JL, Häkkinen K, White MT, Volek JS, Maresh CM. Epinephrine Pre-Workout Elevation May Offset Early Morning Melatonin Concentrations to Maintain Maximal Muscular Force and Power in Track Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Jan;28(1):61-68, 2014.

Ho JY, Kraemer WJ, Volek JS, Vingren JL, Fragala MS, Flanagan SD, Maladouangdock J, Szivak TK, Hatfield DL, Comstock BA, Dunn-Lewis C, Ciccolo JT, Maresh CM. Effects of resistance exercise on the HPA axis response to psychological stress during short-term smoking abstinence in men. Addict Behav. Mar:39(3):695-8, 2014.

Healey KC, Dorfman L, Riebe D, Blanpied PR, Hatfield DL. The effects of foam rolling on myofascial release and performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.  28(1):61-68, 2014.

Hurley CF, Riebe D, Hatfield DL. The Effect of Caffeine Ingestion on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27(11):3101-9, 2013.

Kraemer WJ, Looney DP, Martin GJ, Ratamess NA, Vingren JL, French DN, Hatfield DL, Fragala MS, Spiering BA, Howard RL, Cortis C, Szivak TK, Comstock BA, Dunn-Lewis C, Hooper DR, Flanagan SD, Volek JS, Anderson JM, Maresh CM, Fleck SJ. Changes in creatine kinase and cortisol in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I American football players during a season.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Feb;27(2):434-41, 2013.

Gregory SM, Spiering BA, Alemany JA, Tuckow AP, Rarick KR, Staab JS, Hatfield DL, Kraemer WJ, Maresh CM, Nindl BC. Exercise-induced insulin-like growth factor I system concentrations after training in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. May;45(3):420-8, 2013.

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