Students and Faculty from the Human Performance & Sport Physiology Laboratory assess City of Milwaukee Fire Department cadets in a gymnasium.

Recent Presentations

Wahl, Carly A., Marciniak, Rudi A., Tesch, Cody S., Meyer, Barbara B., and Ebersole, Kyle T.“Association Between Perceived Recovery and Heart Rate in a Submaximal and Maximal Task in Firefighters.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco. 2020.
Marciniak, Rudi A., Wahl, Carly A., Tesch, Cody S., and Ebersole, Kyle T.“Examination of Two Different Balance Tests in Active-Duty Firefighters.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco. 2020.
Cornell, David J., Flees, Robert J., Noel, Sabrina E., Shemelya, Corey M., Zalewski, Kathryn R., Meyer, Barbara B., and Ebersole, Kyle T.“Influence of Aerobic Fitness on Heart Rate Recovery Among Active-Duty Firefighters.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco. 2020.
Wahl, Carly, Marciniak, Rudi, Meyer, Barbara B., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Influence of call volume on perceptions of stress and recovery in active-duty firefighters (in review).” Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. 2020.
Ebersole, Kyle T., Cornell, David J., and Flees, Robert J.“Relationships Between Resting Heart Rate Variability, Maximal Heart Rate, And VO2peak Among Active Duty Firefighters.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco. June 2020.
Marciniak, Rudi A., Cornell, David J., Smith, Edward K., Tesch, Cody S., and Ebersole, Kyle T.“Influence of alarm type on heart rate response in firefighters.” National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Washington DC. July 2019.
Koshewa, Lucy, Ebersole, Kyle, Huddleston, Wendy E., and Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E.“Does Restricting Anterior Movement of the Knees During a Barbell Back Squat Alter Lower Extremity Biomechanics?.” 70th NATA Clinical Symposia and AT Expo. Las Vegas, NV. June 2019.
Ebersole, Kyle. “Prepare – Perform – Recover: The Milwaukee Fire Approach.” Denver Firefighter Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Consortium. Denver, CO. March 2019.
Cornell, David J., Gnacinski, Stacy L., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Longitudinal changes in functional movement quality among firefighter recruits: An observational cohort study.” American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting. Washington, DC. January 2019.
Smith, Edward K., Ebersole, Kyle, Zander, Rudi A., Haischer, Michael H., Kleiss, Vanessa J., and Tesch, Cody S.“Comparing the Subjective and Objective Responses to Submaximal and Maximal Tasks in Firefighter Recruits (in review).” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2018.
Ebersole, Kyle. “Fitness Level and Autonomic Nervous System Influence on Recovery in Firefighters.” Warrior Research Center Summit. Auburn, AL. September 2018.
Smith, Edward K., Flees, Robert J., Haischer, Michael H., Tesch, Cody S., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Exploring the Relationship Between Upper Extremity Assessments in Male Firefighter Recruits.” National Strength & Conditioning Association Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN. July 2018.
Zander, Rudi A., Cornell, David J., Smith, Edward K., Haischer, Michael H., Flees, Robert J., Tesch, Cody S., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Stair Climb Performance Improvement in Firefighters Following Basic Physical Training.” National Strength & Conditioning Association Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN. July 2018.
Haischer, Michael H., Smith, Edward K., Flees, Robert J., Tesch, Cody S., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Body Fat Percentage and Stair Climb Performance in Firefighters.” National Strength & Conditioning Association Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN. July 2018.
Cornell, David J., Gnacinski, Stacy L., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Longitudinal changes in dynamic balance ability among firefighter recruits: A multivariate analysis perspective.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. June 2018.
Ebersole, Kyle, Tesch, Cody T., Flees, Robert J., Haischer, Michael H., Smith, Edward K., and Cornell, David J.“Physical factors associated with tower stair climbing in firefighter recruits.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. June 2018.
Koshewa, Lucy, Huddleston, Wendy E., Ebersole, Kyle, and Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E.“Does restricting anterior movement of the knees during a barball back squat alter lower extremity biomechanics?.” UWM Partners for Health Spring Research Symposium. Milwaukee, WI. May 2018.
Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E., Poel, Daniel, Zalewski, Kathryn R., and Ebersole, Kyle. “The effects of military style ruck marching on lower extremity loading and exertion..” Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting. Wheeling, IL. March 2018.
Ebersole, Kyle. “Heart Rate Variability & Athlete Monitoring.” Arizona State Athletic Trainers' Association Meeting. Phoenix, AZ. January 2018.
Ebersole, Kyle. “What Firefighters Have Taught Us About The Science Behind Their Job.” Wisconsin Fire Chiefs Education Association Fall Conference. Fond Du Lac, WI. September 2017.
Ebersole, Kyle. “The Firefighter 10: A corrective exercise program to improve functional movement in firefighters.” Warrior Research Center Summit. Auburn, AL. July 2017.
Cornell, D J., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Influence of a corrective exercise program on functional movement quality among active-duty firefighters.” National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference. Las Vegas, NV. July 2017.
Gnacinski, Stacy L., Ebersole, Kyle, Cornell, David J., and Meyer, Barbara B.“An integrated perspective on firefighter recruit academies: Examining the sustainability of fitness gains..” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference. Denver, CO. June 2017.
Ebersole, Kyle, Cornell, D J., and Gnacinski, Stacy L.“Impact of a firefighter recruit training academy on movement quality and balance ability.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. June 2017.
Ebersole, Kyle, and Cornell, D J.“Influence of gastrocnemius muscle length on overhead squat movement compensations among active-duty firefighters.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. June 2017.
Cornell, David J., Conlon, Josh K., Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E., MEYER, BARBARA B., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Agreement between live and video methods of scoring the Functional Movement Screen.” Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference. Green Bay, WI. April 2017.
Cornell, David, Ebersole, Kyle, Azen, Razia, Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E., Zalewski, Kathryn R., and Alt, Carlynn. “Criterion Validity of the Fusionetics Movement Efficiency Test In Reference to the Functional Movement Screen Among Active-Duty Firefighters.” Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. San Antonio, TX. February 2017.
O'Connor, M L., O'Connor, Kristian M., Ebersole, Kyle, and Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E.“The development of the single-leg landing error scoring system (SL-LESS) for lower extremity movement screening.” National Athletic Training Association Annual Convention. Baltimore, MD. 2016.
Cornell, D J., Ebersole, Kyle, and Ford, E. “Influence of an acute bout of self-myofascial release on the expression of isometric knee extension force and electromyographic and mechanomyographic signals of the quadriceps musculature (Poster).” XXI International Society of Electromyography and Kinesiology Congress. Chicago, IL. July 2016.
O'Connor, Megan, Ebersole, Kyle, O'Connor, Kristian M., and Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E.“Reliability and validity of the single-leg Landing Error Scoring System (SL-LESS) for lower extremity movement screening.” National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Baltimore, MD, USA. June 2016.
Maresh, Nathan, Ebersole, Kyle, Arvinen-Barrow, Monna, and Earl-Boehm, Jennifer E.“Functional and psychological benefits of active video gaming in chronic ankle instability.” National Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Symposia and Convention. Baltimore, MD, USA. June 2016.
Cornell, D J., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Inter-rater reliability of a movement efficiency test among the firefighter cadet population.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. June 2016.
Ebersole, Kyle, and Cornell, D J.“Inter-rater response stability of a movement efficiency test among the firefighter cadet population.” American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. June 2016.
Flees, R J., Ebersole, Kyle T., Paxson, J L., Dine, N, Caplinger, R A., Seligman, J R., Drilias, M J., and Cornell, D J.“Influence of level of professional baseball on resting heart rate variability among starting pitchers across a season..” College of Health Sciences Research Symposium. Milwaukee, WI. December 2015.
Ford, E E., Cornell, D J., and Ebersole, Kyle. “Influence of self-myofascial release on the expression of isometric knee extension force.” College of Health Sciences Research Symposium. Milwaukee, WI. December 2015.