Texas Tech University

Joaquin U. Gonzales, Ph.D.

2022-2023 Publications

Gonzales JU, Elavsky S, Cipryan L, Jandačková V, Burda M, Jandačka D (2023).  Influence of sleep duration and sex on age-related differences in heart rate variability: findings from Program 4 of the HAIE study. Sleep Medicine 106:69-77. 

Clark C, Rivas E, Gonzales JU (2022). Six nights of sleep extension increases regional cerebral oxygenation without modifying cognitive performance at rest or following acute aerobic exercise. Journal of Sleep Research e13582, doi: 10.1111/jsr.13582

Gonzales JU, Clark C, Anderson T (2022). Effect of five nights of sleep extension on peripheral vascular function: a randomized crossover investigation into long sleep duration.  Sleep Medicine 90:145-152.

2020 Publications

Mota JA, Kwon DP, Kennedy M, Sobolewski EJ, Kim Y, Gonzales JU, Stock MS (2020). Compensatory adjustments in motor unit behavior during fatigue differ for younger versus older men. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research 32(11):2259-2269.

Gonzales JU, Moore DJ, Elavsky S, Proctor DN (2020). Peripheral vasodilation is reduced during exercise in perimenopausal women with elevated cardiovascular risk. Menopause 27(10):1167-1170.

Farrow AC, Gonzales JU, Agu-Udemba CC, Sobolewski EJ, Thompson BJ, Palmer TB (2020). Effects of age on vertical jump performance and muscle morphology characteristics in females. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 60(8):1081-1088.

Gonzales JU, Fischer SM, Maharaj A, Vellers H, Anderson T, Karnjanapiboonwong A, Subbiah S, Kellawan JM, Figueroa A (2020). Response of exercise-onset vasodilator kinetics to L-citrulline supplementation during different phases of the menstrual cycle. Physiological Reports 8(15):e14536.

Figueroa A, Jaime SJ, Morita M, Gonzales JU, Moinard C (2020). L-Citrulline Supports Vascular and Muscular Benefits of Exercise Training in Older Adults. Exercise and Sport Science Reviews 48(3):133-139.

Kim Y, Gonzales JU, Reddy PH (2020). An Investigation of Short-Term Longitudinal Associations Between Handgrip Strength and Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers Among Middle-Aged to Older Adults: A Project FRONTIER Study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 28(1):9-17.

Selected Publications Prior to 2020

Gonzales JU, Al-Khalil K, O'Boyle M (2019). Spatial task-related brain activity and its association with preferred and fast pace gait speed in older adults. Neuroscience Letters 713:134526.

Gonzales JU, Raymond A, Ashley J, Kim Y (2017). Does l-citrulline supplementation improve exercise blood flow in older adults? Experimental Physiology 102(12):1661-1671.

Gonzales JU, James CR, Yang HS, Jensen D, Atkins L, Thompson BJ, Al-Khalil K, O'Boyle M (2016). Different cognitive functions discriminate gait performance in younger and older women: A pilot study. Gait & Posture 50:89-95.

Gonzales JU, Wiberg M, Defferari E, Proctor DN (2015). Arterial stiffness is higher in older adults with increased perceived fatigue and fatigability during walking. Experimental Gerontology 61:92-97.

Gonzales JU, Shephard J, Dubey N (2015). Steps per Day, Daily Peak Stepping Cadence, and Walking Performance in Older Adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 23(3):395-400.

Gonzales JU (2013). Gait performance in relation to aortic pulse wave velocity, carotid artery elasticity and peripheral perfusion in healthy older adults. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging 33(4):245-251. 

Gonzales JU, Thompson BC, Thistlethwaite JR, Scheuermann BW (2012). Association between exercise hemodynamics and changes in local vascular function following acute exercise. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism 36(1):137-144.

Gonzales JU, Williams JS (2010). Effects of acute exercise on inspiratory muscle strength and endurance in untrained women and men. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 50(3):268-273.

Gonzales JU, Thistlethwaite JR, Thompson BC, Scheuermann BW (2009). Exercise-induced shear stress is associated with changes in plasma von Willebrand factor in older humans. European Journal of Applied Physiology 106(5):779-784.

Gonzales JU, Thompson BC, Thistlethwaite JR, Harper AJ, Scheuermann BW (2007). Forearm blood flow follows work rate during submaximal dynamic forearm exercise independent of sex. Journal of Applied Physiology 103(6):1950-1957.

Gonzales JU, Scheuermann BW (2006). Gender differences in the fatigability of the inspiratory muscles. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 38(3):472-479.



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