Selected Publications

Published Research Studies

Alexander, J.L., Phillips, W.T. and Wagner, C.L. The Effect of Strength Training on Functional Fitness in Older Chronic Lung Disease Patients Enrolled in Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Nursing. 33: 91-97, 2008.

Phillips, W.T. and M.J. Benton. The Effect of Single Set Strength Training on Strength and Functional Fitness in Pulmonary Rehabilitation Patients. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 26:330-337, 2006.

Phillips, W.T. and J.R. Ziuraitis. Energy Cost of Single Set Resistance Training in Older Adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 18(3):606–609. 2004.

Pepin, V., J.A. Alexander, and W.T Phillips. Physical function assessment in cardiac rehabilitation: Self-report, proxy-report and performance-based measures. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Research. 24: 287-295, 2004.

Phillips, W.T., A.M. Batterham, J.E. Valenzuela, and L.N. Burkett. Reliability of 1RM testing in older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 85: 329-334, 2004.

Pepin, V., W.T. Phillips, and P.D. Swan. Functional fitness assessment of older cardiac rehabilitation patients. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Research, 24(1): 34-37, 2004.

Phillips, W.T., T.E. Broman, L.N. Burkett, and P.D. Swan. Single set strength training improves strength, endurance and functional fitness in community living older adults. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 27: 1-18, 2003.

Phillips, W.T., J.A. Alexander, V. Pepin, and C. Riley. Cardiac rehabilitation patient vs proxy quality of life perceptions. Clinical Nursing Research, 12: 282-293, 2003.

Phillips, W.T. and J.R. Ziuraitis. Energy cost of the ACSM’s health related resistance training protocol. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 17: 350-355, 2003.

Phillips, W.T., M. Kiernan, and A.C. King. Physical activity as a non-pharmacological treatment for depression: A review. Complementary Health Practice Review, 8: 139-152, 2003.

Rhea, M.R., W.T. Phillips, L.N. Burkett, W.L. Stone, B. Alvar, and S. Ball. A comparison of linear and daily undulating periodization for gains in muscular endurance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 17: 82-87, 2003.

Nunez, D.E., C.F. Armbruster, W.T. Phillips and B.J. Gale. A Community based senior health promotion program using a collaborative practice model. Public Health Nursing, 20:25-32, 2003.

Klein, D.A., W.L. Stone, W.T. Phillips, D.J. Gangi, and S.Hartman. PNF training and physical function in assisted-living older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 10: 476-488, 2002.

Rhea, M.R., S. Ball, W.T. Phillips and L.N. Burkett. A Comparison of linear and daily undulating periodization on muscular strength gains. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 16: 250-255, 2002.

King, A.C., L.P. Pruitt, W.T. Phillips, R. Oka, A. Rodenburg A, and W.L. Haskell. Comparative effects of two physical activity regimens on measured and perceived physical functioning and health related quality of life in older adults. Journal of Gerontology, 55: M74-M83, 2000.

Published Abstracts

Phillips, W.T., T.E. Broman, L.N. Burkett, and P.D. Swan. Single set strength training according to ACSM guidelines improves functional fitness in older adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 33: S1060, 2001.

Landsdorfer, J.E., W.T. Phillips and L.N. Burkett. Reliability of maximal strength testing in older adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32: S243, 2000.

Phillips, W.T. and D.C. Treasure. Effect of maximal strength testing on self-efficacy and feeling states in sedentary older adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32: S243, 2000.

Christoferson, D.J., W.T. Phillips, D. Louie, R. Wedell, S. Whaley, and K. Berra. Effect of resistance training with Therabands on functional ability and strength in cardiac rehabilitation participants. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 18: p. 372, September/October 1998.

Colflesh, C.R., P.G. Snell, J. Kahn, A.B. Strasner, W.T. Phillips, M.L. O'Toole, FACSM, P.E. Hogan, B.D. Levine, FACSM. For the ACT investigators UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX. Heart rate variability is not related to fitness or physical activity in sedentary adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29: S173, 1997.

Pruitt, L.P., W.T. Phillips, S.K. Park, W.L. Haskell, and A.C. King. Estimation of body composition in men aged 35-72 years: A comparison of Lange and Harpendon Calipers. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 19: S208, 1997.

King, A.C., R. Oka, L.A. Pruitt, W.T. Phillips., & W.L. Haskell. Developing optimal exercise regimens for seniors: A clinical trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 19: S056, 1997.

Phillips, W.T., L.A. Pruitt, A. Dunn, J.F. Sallis, and N. Owen. Practical assessment of physical activity from the individual to the community. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 19: S032, 1997.

Phillips, W.T., A.C. King, and W.L. Haskell. Strength and functional performance in elderly adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28 (Suppl.): p. S153, 1996.

Invited Reviews/Book Chapters

Phillips, W.T., M. Kiernan, and A.C. King. Effects of physical activity on physical and psychological health: Implications for exercise adherence and psychophysiological mechanisms. In: Baum, A., T.A Revenson, and J.E. Singer, (Eds). Handbook of Health Psychology, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, London, UK. pp. 627-657, 2001.

Haskell, W.L. and W.T. Phillips. Effects of Exercise Training on Health and Physical Functioning in Older Adults. In: Nagano Symposium on Sports Science for the Winter Olympic Games Nagano, Japan. Cooper Publishing Group, Carmel, IN, 1998.

Haskell, W.L. and W.T. Phillips. Exercise Training, Fitness, Health, and Longevity. In: Gisolfi, C.V., D.R. Lamb, and E.N. Nadel (Eds). Perspectives in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Volume 8: Exercise in Older Adults. Cooper Publishing Group, Carmel, IN. pp. 11-52, 1995.

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