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Department of Kinesiology
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James A. Davis, Ph. D

Professor of Kinesiology

 

Education:

University of California, Davis

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Major: Physiology

 

San Diego State University, San Diego, California

Degree: Master of Arts

Major: Physical Education

 

San Diego State University, San Diego, California

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Major: Physical Education

 

Scholarly and Creative Interests:

My scholarly and creative interests are as follows: metabolic acidosis during exercise, pulmonary gas exchange during exercise, reference limits for lactate threshold and maximal oxygen uptake, and sex differences in pulmonary function for children and adults.

 

Recent Publications:

Davis, J.A., Tyminski, T.A., Soriano, A.C., Dorado, S., Costello, K.B., Sorrentino, K.M., and Pham, P.H. 2006. Exercise test mode dependency for ventilatory efficiency in women but not men. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 26, 2, 72-78.

Davis, J.A., Sorrentino, K.M., Ninness, E.M., Pham, P.H., Dorado, S., & Costello, K.B. 2006. Test-retest reliability for two indices of ventilatory efficiency measured during cardiopulmonary exercise testing in healthy men and women. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 26, 3, 191-196.

Davis, J.A., Dorado, S., Keays, K.A., Reigel, K.A., Valencia, K.S., & Pham, P.H. 2007. Reliability and validity of lung volume measurement made by the BOD POD body composition system. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 27, 1, 42-46.

Davis, J.A., Caiozzo, V.J., Storer, T.W., & Pham, P.H. 2007. Scaling lactate threshold by peak oxygen uptake and fat-free mass 0.67. Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 27, 3, 138-143.

Davis, J.A., Rozenek, R., DeCicco, D.M., Carizzi, M.T., & Pham, P.H. 2007. Effect of plasma volume loss during graded exercise testing on blood lactate concentration. The Journal of Physiological Sciences, 57, 2, 95-99.

 

Service Activities:

Director of Air Power Games, an annual track and field meet for 5-14 year old children with asthma.

Director of Body Fat Testing Program, a fee-for-service program for persons on the CSULB campus and for persons in the Long Beach and surrounding communities.