Danielle Wigmore

PROFESSOR
Exercise & Sports Science School of Health and Natural Sciences
Danielle Wigmore, Ph.D., Department Chair, Exercise and Sports Science
978.665.3250 Office: Exercise and Sports Science, Room #112
Office Hours
Fall 2021

Tuesdays 11:00-12:00; Wednesdays 9:30-11:30; or by appointment

Courses Taught

Health and Fitness (EXSS 1000)
Exercise, Nutrition, and Heart Disease (EXSS 2060)
Exercise Physiology I (EXSS 2071)
Exercise Physiology II (EXSS 2072)
Cardiovascular and Electrophysiology (EXSS 4045)
Internship (EXSS 4950)
Wellness in Today's World (HON 1151)

Background

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

Dr. Wigmore’s research interests include understanding physical activity habits as well as motivators and obstacles to physical activity engagement. Her research has taken a community participatory approach to studying physical activity habits within a low-income, ethnically diverse community.

  • J. Berg, L.M. Grimm, D. Wigmore, C.K. Cratsley, R.C. Slotnick, S. Taylor. Quality collaborative to assess quantitative reasoning: adapting the LEAP VALUE rubric and the DQP. Peer Review. 16(3): 17-21, 2014. 
  • 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.

Professional presentations:

  • Aguilar, L. Whitney, T. Wilson, D. Benes, C. Gustason, M.M. Maldari, D.M. Wigmore. Understanding physical activity levels in an ethnically diverse community: a qualitative study. Presented at the annual meeting of the New England chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine—Providence, RI, November, 2019.
  • D. Benes, J. Huang, and D.M. Wigmore. Physical Activity and Perception of Recreational Facilities in a Low Socioeconomic Community. Presented at the Active Living Research Conference—Banff, Canada, February 11-14, 2018. 
  • D. M. Wigmore and M. Maldari. Physical activity practices and influencing factors in undergraduate students. Presented at the annual meeting of the New England chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine—Providence, RI, October 19-20, 2017. 
  • K.M. Gildea, A. Berry, C.J. Wunsch, T.M.J. Rook, D. A. Benes, D.M. Wigmore. Physical activity habits and indicators of health in a low-socioeconomic community. Presented at the annual meeting of the New England chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine—Providence, RI, October 19-20, 2017.
  • D. Wigmore, C. Cratsley, L. Grimm, J. Berg. Assessing quantitative reasoning across institutions. Presented at the New England Educational Assessment Network Fall Forum—Worcester, MA, November 2014.
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine