SCoBIRC FACULTY

Jody Clasey

Assistant Professor,
Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Received her Ph. D. from the University of Illinois in 1993. Her areas of research interest include body composition analysis, and the relationship among body composition measures, physical activity and hormone function. Dr. Clasey teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise physiology.

Research Interests

Her areas of research interest include body composition analysis, and the relationship among body composition measures, physical activity and hormone function. Dr. Clasey teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise physiology.

Representative Publications

Clasey, J., Kanaley, J., Wideman, L., Heymsfield, S., teates, C., Gutgesell, M., Thorner, M., Hartman, M. and Weltman, A. (1999). Validity of body composition assessment in younger and older males and females. Journal Appl. Physiol.. 86 (5), 1728-1738.

Clasey, J., Bouchard, C., Teates, C., Riblett, J., Thorner, M., Hartman, M. and Weltman, A. (1999). The use of anthropometric and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) measures to estimate total abdominal and abdominal visceral fat in men and women. Obes Res. 7 (3), 256-264.

Clasey, J., Bouchard, C., Wideman, L., Kanaley, J., Teates, C., Thorner, M., Hartman, M. and Weltman, A. (1997). The influence of anatomical boundaries, age and sex on the assessment of abdominal visceral fat. Obes Res. 5 (5), 395-401.

Clasey, J., Hartman, M., Kanaley, J., Wildeman, L., Teates, C., Bouchard, C. and Weltman, A. (1997). Body composition by DEXA in older adults: Accuracy and influence of scan mode. Med. Sci Sports. 29 (4), 560-567.

Friend, K., Hartman, M., Pezzoli, S., Clasey, J. and Thorner, M. (1996). Both oral and transdermal estrogen increases growth hormone release in postmeopausal women-A clinical research center study. J. Clin Edndocrinol Metab. 81 (6), 2250-2256.

Alekel, L., Clasey, J., Fehling, P., Weigel, R., Boileau, R., Ergman, J. and Stillman, R. (1995). Contributions of exercise body compostiion, and age to bone mineral density in premonopausal women. med Sci Sports Exercise. 27 (11), 1477-85.

Fehling, P., Clasey, J., Alekel, L., Rector, A. and Stillman, R. (1995). A comparison of bone mineral densities among female athletes in impact loading and active loading sports. Bone. 17 (3), 205-210.

Bemben, M., Clasey, J. and Massey, B. (1990). The effect of the rate of muscle contraction on the force time parameters of male and female subjects. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 61, 1-3.

Jody Clasey

Contact Information

E-mail: jlclas0@uky.edu