W. Larry Kenney

Professor of Physiology and Kinesiology

W. Larry Kenney

Research Summary

Environmental and exercise physiology, particularly human thermoregulation, skin blood flow, and the biophysics of heat exchange.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Skin Vasodilation Blood Vessels Hot Temperature Nitric Oxide Therapeutics Heating Folic Acid Health Reflex Beverages Vasoconstriction Sweating Sapropterin Atorvastatin Calcium Arginase Temperature Radiation Water Microdialysis Biological Availability Nitric Oxide Synthase Type Iii Hydroxymethylglutaryl Coa Reductase Inhibitors Nitric Oxide Synthase Acetylcholine

Most Recent Papers

Historical reviews of the assessment of human cardiovascular function: interrogation and understanding of the control of skin blood flow.

D Low, H Jones, N Cable, Lacy Alexander, William Kenney, 2020, European journal of applied physiology on p. 1-16

Controlled Feeding of an 8-d, High-Dairy Cheese Diet Prevents Sodium-Induced Endothelial Dysfunction in the Cutaneous Microcirculation of Healthy, Older Adults through Reductions in Superoxide.

B Alba, A Stanhewicz, P Dey, R Bruno, William Kenney, Lacy Alexander, 2020, The Journal of nutrition on p. 55-63

Chronic statin therapy is associated with enhanced cutaneous vascular responsiveness to sympathetic outflow during passive heat stress

Jody L. Greaney, Anna E. Stanhewicz, W. Larry Kenney, 2019, Journal of Physiology on p. 4743-4755

The vitamin D-folate hypothesis in human vascular health

S. Tony Wolf, W. Larry Kenney, 2019, American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology on p. R491-R501

Sunscreen or simulated sweat minimizes the impact of acute ultraviolet radiation on cutaneous microvascular function in healthy humans

S. Tony Wolf, Craig W. Berry, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Lauren E. Kenney, Sara Ferguson, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2019, Experimental Physiology on p. 1136-1146

A randomized trial to assess beverage hydration index in healthy older adults

Megan M. Clarke, Anna E. Stanhewicz, S. Tony Wolf, Samuel N. Cheuvront, Robert W. Kenefick, W. Larry Kenney, 2019, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on p. 1640-1647

Cognitive performance in relation to hydration status and water intake among older adults, NHANES 2011–2014

Hilary J. Bethancourt, W. Larry Kenney, David M. Almeida, Asher Y. Rosinger, 2019, European Journal of Nutrition

Age-related differences in water and sodium handling after commercial hydration beverage ingestion

S. Tony Wolf, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Megan M. Clarke, Samuel N. Cheuvront, Robert W. Kenefick, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2019, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 1042-1048

Controlled feeding of an 8-day high dairy cheese diet prevents sodium-induced endothelial dysfunction in the cutaneous microcirculation through reductions in superoxide.

B. Alba, A. Stanhewicz, William Kenney, 2019, Journal of Nutrition on p. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz205. [Epub ahead of print]

Chronic statin therapy is associated with enhanced cutaneous vascular responsiveness to sympathetic outflow during passive heat stress

J Greaney, A Stanhewicz, William Kenney, 2019, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 4743-4755

Most-Cited Papers

Endothelial nitric oxide synthase mediates cutaneous vasodilation during local heating and is attenuated in middle-aged human skin

Rebecca S. Bruning, Lakshmi Santhanam, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Caroline J. Smith, Dan E. Berkowitz, W. Larry Kenney, Lacy A. Holowatz, 2012, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 2019-2026

Heat waves aging and human cardiovascular health

W. Larry Kenney, Daniel H. Craighead, Lacy M. Alexander, 2014, Medicine and science in sports and exercise on p. 1891-1899

Aging and the control of human skin blood flow

Lacy A. Holowatz, Caitlin Thompson-Torgerson, W. Larry Kenney, 2010, Frontiers in Bioscience on p. 718-739

Oral atorvastatin therapy restores cutaneous microvascular function by decreasing arginase activity in hypercholesterolaemic humans

Lacy Marie Alexander, Lakshmi Santhanam, Alanah Webb, Dan E. Berkowitz, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2011, Journal of Physiology on p. 2093-2103

Local tetrahydrobiopterin administration augments reflex cutaneous vasodilation through nitric oxide-dependent mechanisms in aged human skin

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Rebecca S. Bruning, Caroline J. Smith, W. Larry Kenney, Lacy A. Holowatz, 2012, Journal of applied physiology on p. 791-797

Nonuniform, age-related decrements in regional sweating and skin blood flow

Caroline J. Smith, Lacy M. Alexander, W. Larry Kenney, 2013, American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology on p. R877-R885

Acute localized administration of tetrahydrobiopterin and chronic systemic atorvastatin treatment restore cutaneous microvascular function in hypercholesterolaemic humans

Lacy Marie Alexander, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2011, Journal of Physiology on p. 4787-4797

Role of folic acid in nitric oxide bioavailability and vascular endothelial function

Anna E. Stanhewicz, W. Larry Kenney, 2017, Nutrition reviews on p. 61-70

Folic acid supplementation improves microvascular function in older adults through nitric oxide-dependent mechanisms

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Lacy Marie Alexander, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2015, Clinical Science on p. 159-167

Regional relation between skin blood flow and sweating to passive heating and local administration of acetylcholine in young, healthy humans

Caroline J. Smith, W. Larry Kenney, Lacy M. Alexander, 2013, American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology on p. R566-R573