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Faculty Directory » Danielle Wigmore

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
(Or by appointment)

Office Information:

Room Number: Exercise & Sports Science Bldg, 155 North Street, Rm 100-A
Phone: (978) 665-3250

Courses Taught:

Internship (EXSS 4950)
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)
Wellness in Today's World (HON 1151)


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.

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," 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:

ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine
NEACSM - New England American College of Sports Medicine