Eric Wickel

Eric Wickel

Associate ProfessorChapman Hall 311
918-631-2677
eric-wickel@utulsa.edu

My research focuses on issues relating to physical activity assessment.  I am also interested in the relationship between physical activity and chronic disease.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • PhD; Health and Human Performance; Iowa State University (2006)
  • MS; Kinesiology and Health; University of Wyoming (2003)
  • BS; Kinesiology; University of Wyoming (1999)

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • ATRG 2603
  • ATRG 2552

Areas of Research Focus

  • Physical activity/Energy expenditure assessment
  • Risk factors relating to obesity and cardiovascular disease
  • Epidemiology

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Obesity Society

Publications

  • Journal of Physical Activity and Health
    Wickel, E.E., Eisenmann, J.C., and Welk, G.J. (Accepted for publication, 2008). Maturity-related variation in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity among 9-14 year olds.
  • Journal of Pediatrics
    Laurson, K.R., Eisenmann, J.C., Welk, G.J., Wickel, E.E., Gentile, D.A., and Walsh, D.A. (2008). Combined influence of physical activity and screen time recommendations on childhood overweight. 153(2): 209-214
  • Preventative Medicine
    Laurson, K.R., Eisenmann, J.C., Welk, G.J., Wickel, E.E., Gentile, D.A., and Walsh, D.A. (2008). Evaluation of youth pedometer-determined physical activity guidelines using receiver operator characteristic curves. 46(5): 419-424
  • European Journal of Applied Physiology
    Wickel, E.E., Eisenmann, J.C., and Welk, G.J. (2007). Predictive validity of an age-specific MET equation among youth of varying body size. 101(5): 555-563
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
    Wickel, E.E. and Eisenmann, J.C. (2007). Contribution of youth sport to total daily physical activity among 6-12 yr old boys. 39(9): 1493-500
  • Pediatric Exercise Science
    Wickel, E.E. and Eisenmann, J.C. (2007). Maturity-related differences in physical activity among 13-14 yr old adolescents. 19(4): 384-392
  • American Journal of Human Biology
    Wickel, E.E., Eisenmann, J.C., Pangrazi, R.P., Vincent, S.D., Raustorp, A., Tomson, L.M., and Cuddihy, T.F. (2007). Do children take the same number of steps every day? 19: 537-543
  • International Journal of Pediatric Obesity
    Eisenmann, J.C., Welk, G.J., Wickel, E.E., and Blair, S.N. (2007). Combined influence of cardio respiratory fitness and body mass index on cardiovascular disease risk factors among 8–18 year old youth: the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study. 2: 66-72
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
    Welk, G.J., Wickel, E., Peterson, M., Heitzler, C.D., Fulton, J.E., Potter, L.D. (2007). Reliability and validity of questions on the youth media campaign longitudinal survey. 39 (4): 612-621
  • International Journal of Obesity
    Eisenmann, J.C., Laurson, K., Wickel, E.E., Gentile, D., and Walsh, D. (2007). The utility of current pedometer step recommendations for predicting overweight in children. 31: 1179-1182