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 Water Health Milk Vasodilation Hot Temperature Blood Vessels Exercise Urine Lactation Nitric Oxide Heating Temperature Reflex Heat Drinking Water Folic Acid Heat Shock Response Arginase Therapeutics Confidence Interval Beverages Athletes Middle Aged Acetylcholine

Most Recent Papers

Thermoregulatory reflex control of cutaneous vasodilation in healthy aging

J Greaney, A Stanhewicz, S Wolf, William Kenney, Temperature

Dam health effects: Drinking water salinity is a key risk factor for hypertension and dilute urine among Daasanach pastoralists in Northern Kenya

A Rosinger, William Kenney,

Drinking water salinity is associated with hypertension and hyperdilute urine among Daasanach pastoralists in Northern Kenya

Asher Rosinger, Hilary Bethancourt, Zane S. Swanson, Rosemary Nzunza, Jessica Saunders, Shiva Dhanasekar, W. Larry Kenney, Kebin Hu, Matthew J. Douglass, Emmanuel Ndiema, David R. Braun, Herman Pontzer, 2021, Science of the Total Environment

Examining "race" in physiology.

S Wolf, N Jablonski, William Kenney, 2020, American Journal of Physiology on p. H1409-H1413

Psychrometric limits and critical evaporative coefficients for exercising older women

W. Larry Kenney, 2020, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 263-271

Hydration efficacy of a milk permeate-based oral hydration solution

Craig W. Berry, S. Tony Wolf, Bob Murray, W. Larry Kenney, 2020, Nutrients

Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure, Risk, and Protection in Military and Outdoor Athletes

S. Tony Wolf, Lauren E. Kenney, W. Larry Kenney, 2020, Current Sports Medicine Reports on p. 137-141

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

Billie K. Alba, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Priyankar Dey, Richard S. Bruno, W. Larry Kenney, Lacy M. Alexander, 2020, Journal of Nutrition on p. 55-63

Hydration in relation to water insecurity, heat index, and lactation status in two small-scale populations in hot-humid and hot-arid environments

Hilary J. Bethancourt, Zane S. Swanson, Rosemary Nzunza, Tomas Huanca, Esther Conde, W. Larry Kenney, Sera L. Young, Emmanuel Ndiema, David Braun, Herman Pontzer, Asher Y. Rosinger, 2020, American Journal of Human Biology

Thermoregulatory reflex control of cutaneous vasodilation in healthy aging

Jody L. Greaney, Anna E. Stanhewicz, S. Tony Wolf, W. Larry Kenney, 2020, Temperature

Most-Cited Papers

National athletic trainers' association position statement

Brendon P. McDermott, Scott A. Anderson, Lawrence E. Armstrong, Douglas J. Casa, Samuel N. Cheuvront, Larry Cooper, W. Larry Kenney, Francis G. O'Connor, William O. Roberts, 2017, Journal of Athletic Training on p. 877-895

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

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

Changes in the control of skin blood flow with exercise training

Grant H. Simmons, Brett J. Wong, Lacy A. Holowatz, W. Larry Kenney, 2011, Experimental Physiology on p. 822-828

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

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

Aspirin and clopidogrel alter core temperature and skin blood flow during heat stress

Rebecca S. Bruning, Jessica D. Dahmus, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., Lacy Marie Alexander, 2013, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise on p. 674-682

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 on p. R566-R573