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Recent Scientific Peer-reviewed Publications

Greenlee, T.A, Horn, G., Smith, D.L., Fahey, G., Goldstein, E., Petruzzello, S.J. (2014). The influence of short-term firefighting activity on information processing performance. Ergonomics. 57(5):764-73.

Dolezal, B.A., Abrazado M., Batalin M.A., Smith D., Cooper C.B. (2014). Deployment of remote advanced electrocardiography for improved cardiovascular risk assessment in career firefighters. Telemedicine and e-Health. 20(7):1-4.

Smith, D.L., Horn, G.P., Petruzzello, S.J., Fahey, G., Woods, J., Fernhall, B. (2014). Clotting and fibrinolytic changes after firefighting activities. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 46(3):448-54.

Storer, T.W., Dolezal, B.A., Abrazado, M.L., Smith, D.L., Batalin, M.A., Tseng, C.H., Cooper. C.B. (2014). Firefighter health and fitness assessment: a call to action. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(3):661-671.

Smith, D.L., Arena, L., DeBlois, J.P., Haller, J.M., Hultquist, E.M., Lefferts, W.K., Russell, T., Wu, A., Fehling, P.C. (2014). Effect of base layer materials on physiological and perceptual responses to exercise in personal protective equipment. Applied Ergonomics, 45(3):428-436.

Hur, P., Rosengren, K.S., Horn, G.P., Smith, D.L., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. (2013). Effect of protective clothing and fatigue on functional balance of firefighters. Journal of Ergonomics. S2:004.

Yang, J., Teehan, D., Farioli, A., Baur, D.M., Smith, D., Kales, S.N. (2013). Sudden cardiac death among firefighters ≤45 years of age in the United States. American Journal of Cardiology, 112(12):1962-1967.

Horn, G., Blevins, S., Fernhall, B., and Smith, D. (2013). Core temperature and heart rate responses to repeated bouts of firefighting activity. Ergonomics, 56(9):1465-1473.

Smith, D.L., Haller, J.M., Hultquist, E.M., Lefferts, W.K., Fehling, P.C. (2013). Effect of clothing layers in combination with fire fighting personal protective clothing on physiological and perceptual responses to intermittent work and on materials performance test results. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 10:259-269.

Smith, D.L., Barr, D, Kales, S.N. (2013). Extreme sacrifice: sudden cardiac death in the US Fire Service. Extreme Physiology & Medicine, 2:6.

Smith, D.L., Fehling, P.C., Hultquist, E.M., Lefferts, W.K., Barr, D.A., Storer, T.W., Cooper, C.B. (2012). Firefighter’s personal protective equipment and the chronotropic indexErgonomics, 55(10):1243-51.

Horn G.P., DeBlois J., Shalmyeva I., Smith D.L. (2012). Quantifying dehydration in the Fire Service using field methods and novel devices. Prehospital Emergency Care, 16:347-355.

Yan, H., Fahs, C.A., Ranadive, S., Rossow, L.M., Lane, A.D., Agiovlasitis, S., Echols, G., Smith, D., Horn, G., Rowland, T., Fernhall, B.  (2012). Evaluation of carotid wave intensity in firefighters following firefighting. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(7):2385-2391.

Smith, D.L., Shalmiyeva, I., DeBlois, J., Winke, M.  (2012). Use of salivary osmolality to assess dehydration. Prehospital Emergency Care, 16:128-135.

Smith, D.L., Fehling, P.C., Frisch, A., Haller, J.M., Winke, M, Dailey, M.W. (2012). The prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors and obesity in firefighters. Journal of Obesity, Volume 2012, Article ID 908267, 9 pages.

Fernhall, B., Fahs, C.A., Horn, G.P., Rowland, T., Smith, D.L. (2012). Acute effects of firefighting on cardiac performance. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112(2):735-41.

Soteriades, E.S., Smith, D.L., Tsismenakis, A.J., Baur, D.M., Kales, S.N. (2011). Cardiovascular disease in US firefighters: a systematic review. Cardiology in Review, 19(4): 202-215.

Smith, D.L. (2011). Firefighter fitness: improving performance and preventing injuries and fatalities. Current Sports Medicine Reports, 10(3):167-172.

Smith, D.L., Petruzzello, S.J., Goldstein, E., Ahmad, U., Tangella, K., Freund, G.G., Horn, G.P. (2011). Effect of live-fire training drills on firefighters’ platelet number and function. Prehospital Emergency Care, 15(2):233-239.

Horn, G., Gutzmer, S., Fahs, C.A., Petruzzello, S.J., Goldstein, E., Fahey, G.C., Fernhall, B., Smith, D.L. (2011). Physiological recovery from firefighting activities in rehabilitation and beyond. Prehospital Emergency Care, 15(2):214-225.

Park, K., Rosengren, K.S., Horn, G.P., Smith, D.L., Hsiao-Wecksler, E.T. (2011). Assessing gait changes in firefighters due to fatigue and protective clothing. Safety Science, 49(5):719-726.

Fahs, C.A., Yan, H., Ranadive, S., Rossow, L.M., Agiovlasitis, S., Echols, G., Smith, D., Horn, G.P., Rowland, T., Lane, A., Fernhall, B. (2011). Acute effects of firefighting on arterial stiffness and blood flow. Vascular Medicine, 16(2):113-118.

Fahs, C.A., Smith, D.L., Horn, G.P.,  Agiovlasitis, S., Rossow, L.M., Echols, G., Heffernan, K.S., Fernhall, B. (2009).  Impact of excess body weight on arterial structure, function, and blood pressure in firefighters. American Journal of Cardiology, 104:1441-1445.

Petruzzello, S.J., Gapin, J.I., Snook, E., Smith, D.L. (2009). Perceptual and physiological heat strain: examination in firefighters in laboratory- and field-based studies. Ergonomics, 52(6):747-754.

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