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Faculty Directory » Danielle Wigmore

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2017
Tuesdays10:00-11:30 am & Thursdays 10:00-11:30 am; or by appointment

Office Information:

Room Number: Exercise & Sports Science Bldg, 155 North Street, Rm 100-A
Phone: 978-665-3250
Email: dwigmor1@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

  • Cardiovascular and Electrophysiology (EXSS 4045)
  • Exercise Response and Adaptation in Special Populations (EXSS 3600)
  • Exercise Physiology I (EXSS 2071)
  • Exercise Physiology II (EXSS 2072)
  • Exercise, Nutrition, and Heart Disease (EXSS 2060)
  • Health and Fitness (EXSS 1000)
  • Topics:  Wellness in Today's World (HON 1001)

Education:

Ph.D. Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 2006
M.S. Exercise Science, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 2003
B.S. Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, Physical Education, 1998

Research Interests:

  • Effect of aging on muscle function, vascular function and the cardiovascular response to exercise
  • Regulation of skeletal muscle blood flow during exercise.

Representative Publications:

D.M. Wigmore, B. Fernhall, D.L. Smith. Cardiovascular responses to acute aerobic exercise. In: Advanced cardiovascular exercise physiology (pp.139-162). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2011.

D.M. Wigmore, B. Fernhall, D.L. Smith. Cardiovascular adaptations to aerobic training. In: Advanced cardiovascular exercise physiology (pp.163-1178). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2011.

D.M. Wigmore, D.E. Befroy, I.R. Lanza, J.A. Kent-Braun. Contraction frequency modulates muscle fatigue and the rate of myoglobin desaturation during incremental contractions in humans. Appl Phys Nutr Metab 33(5): 915-921, 2008.

D.W. Russ, T.F. Towse, D.M. Wigmore, I.R. Lanza, J.A. Kent-Braun. Contrasting influences of age and sex on muscle fatigue. Med Sci Sport Ex. 40(2): 234-241, 2008.

I.R. Lanza, D.M. Wigmore, D.E. Befroy, J.A. Kent-Braun. In vivo ATP production during free-flow and ischaemic muscle contractions in humans. J Physiol 577 (Pt1): 353-367, 2006.

D.M. Wigmore, K. Propert, J.A. Kent-Braun. Blood flow does not limit skeletal muscle force production during incremental isometric contractions. Eur J Appl Phys 96(4): 370-378, 2006.

Kent-Braun JA, BM Damon, DM Wigmore, DM Pober. BOLD indirect versus ASL direct measurement of muscle perfusion: a reply [letter]. J Appl Physiol 99(1): 376-377, 2005.

D.M. Wigmore, B.M. Damon, D.M. Pober, J.A. Kent-Braun. MRI measures of perfusion-related changes in human skeletal muscle during progressive contractions. J Appl Physiol 97(6): 2385-2394, 2004.

Damon, B.M., D. Wigmore, Z. Ding, J.C. Gore, J.A. Kent-Braun. Cluster analysis of muscle functional MRI data. J Appl Physiol 95(3): 1287-1296, 2003.

Professional Affiliations:

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
New England American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM)