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JohnEric W. Smith

Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology, Mississippi State University

JohnEric Smith, Ph.D, C.S.C.S is an associate professor and director of the Applied Physiology Laboratory at Mississippi State University. JohnEric’s academic training was focused on human performance and environmental infuence on human physiology. After finishing his Ph.D., JohnEric took a position at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute to investigate the impact of nutritional interventions on human performance with a special focus on carbohydrate metabolism.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology, Mississippi State University
  • 2013–2019
    Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology, Mississippi State University
  • 2004–2013
    Research Scientist, Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Education

  • 2008 
    Auburn University , Ph.D. Exercise Science
  • 2003 
    Auburn University , M.S. Exercise Science
  • 2000 
    Auburn University , B.S. Exercise Science

Publications

  • 2021
    Impact of fat grip attachments on muscular strength and neuromuscular activation during resistance exercise, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • 2021
    A case-series observation of sweat rate variability in endurance trained athletes, Nutrients
  • 2020
    The metabolic and performance effects of carbohydrate timing in resistance trained males undergoing a carbohydrate restricted diet, Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism
  • 2020
    A 28-day carbohydrate-restricted diet improves markers of cardiovascular disease in professional firefighters, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • 2020
    Effects of carbohydrate mouth rinsing on upper body resistance exercise performance, International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
  • 2020
    Impact of tennis participation on parameters of health, International Journal of Exercise Science
  • 2020
    The effects of high-intensity interval training on performance of Division I college 800/1500 m runners, International Journal of Kinesiology & Sports Science
  • 2019
    Effects of psychological stress during exercise on markers of oxidative stress in healthy, trained men, Physiology and Behavior
  • 2019
    Effect of curcumin supplementation on exercise-induced oxidative stress, inflammation, muscle damage, and muscle soreness, Journal of Dietary Supplements
  • 2019
    A 28-day carbohydrate-restricted diet improves markers of cardiometabolic health and performance in professional firefighters, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • 2019
    Helmet prototype response time assessment using NCAA Division 1 collegiate football athletes, International Journal of Kinesiology & Sports Science
  • 2019
    Effect of carbohydrate restriction on oxidative stress response to high intensity resistance exercise, Translational Sports Medicine
  • 2019
    Effects of 7-day ketone ingestion and a physiological workload on postural stability, cognitive, and muscular exertion measures in professional firefighters. , Safety
  • 2019
    Impact of ketone salt containing supplement on cardiorespiratory and oxidative stress response in firefighters exercising in personal protective equipment, Asian Journal of Sports Medicine
  • 2018
    Impact of occupational footwear during simulated workloads on energy expenditure., Footwear Science
  • 2018
    Effects of environmental heat and antioxidant ingestion on blood markers of oxidative stress in professional firefighters performing structural fire exercises, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • 2018
    Effects of curcumin on the oxidative stress response to a dual stress challenge in trained men, Journal of Dietary Supplements
  • 2018
    A shift towards a high-fat diet in the current metabolic paradigm: A new perspective., Nutrition.
  • 2018
    Fat grip resistance training improves driving performance in Division I male golfers., Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
  • 2018
    Effects of a 15-day low carbohydrate, high fat diet in resistance trained males., Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
  • 2018
    Exogenous ketone salts do not improve cognitive responses after a high-intensity exercise protocol in healthy college-aged males., Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism.
  • 2017
    Superhero physiology: The case of Captain America., Advances in Physiology Education.
  • 2017
    Effects of carbohydrate mouth rinse and ingestion on repeated sprint performance., International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.
  • 2017
    Effects of carbohydrate and branched chain amino acid ingestion during upper-body resistance exercise on performance and post-exercise hormone response., Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism.
  • 2017
    Efficacy of carbohydrate ingestion during training on CrossFit performance., Sports.
  • 2017
    Ingestion of an amino acid electrolyte beverage during resistance exercise does not impact fluid shifts into muscle or performance., Sports.
  • 2016
    Effects of acute carbohydrate ingestion on anaerobic exercise performance., Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
  • 2016
    Exogenous carbohydrate reduces cortisol response from combined mental and physical stress., International Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • 2015
    Nutritional considerations for performance in young athletes., Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • 2013
    Age-related responses among adult males to a 14-day high intensity exercise-heat acclimation protocol., International SportMed Journal
  • 2013
    Curvilinear dose-response relationship of carbohydrate (0-120 g·h-1) and performance., Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
  • 2010
    Carbohydrate Administration and Performance: What are the Potential Mechanisms Involved?, Sports Medicine.
  • 2010
    Fuel selection and cycling endurance performance with ingestion of 13C-glucose: Evidence of a carbohydrate dose-response., Journal of Applied Physiology.
  • 2008
    Benefits of carbohydrate and carbohydrate + protein for cycling time-trial performance., Journal of Sports Sciences
  • 2007
    The influence of a compressive laminar flow body suit for use in competitive swimming., The Journal of Swimming Research
  • 2005
    Hypothenar hammer syndrome: case report with clinical and infrared thermographic correlations., Thermology International

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • International Society of Sports Nutrition