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 Hot Temperature Reflex Blood Vessels Nitric Oxide Vasoconstriction Heating Temperature Eating Nitric Oxide Synthase Aspirin Therapeutics Folic Acid Exercise Arginase Muscles Microdialysis Skin Temperature Vasodilator Agents Fever Laser Doppler Flowmetry Health Prostaglandin Endoperoxide Synthases Nitric Oxide Synthase Type Iii

Most Recent Papers

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 (Bethesda, Md. : 1985) on p. 1042-1048

Acute ultraviolet radiation exposure attenuates nitric oxide-mediated vasodilation in the cutaneous microvasculature of healthy humans

S. Tony Wolf, Anna E. Stanhewicz, Nina G. Jablonski, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2018, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 1232-1237

Sympathetic function during whole body cooling is altered in hypertensive adults

Jody Leigh Greaney, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., Lacy Marie Alexander, 2017, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 1617-1624

Ingestion of transient receptor potential channel agonists attenuates exercise-induced muscle cramps

Daniel H. Craighead, Sean W. Shank, Jinger Gottschall, Dennis H. Passe, Bob Murray, Lacy Marie Alexander, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2017, Muscle and Nerve on p. 379-385

Folic acid supplementation increases cutaneous vasodilator sensitivity to sympathetic nerve activity in older adults

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Jody Leigh Greaney, Lacy Marie Alexander, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2017, American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology on p. R681-R688

Neurovascular mechanisms underlying augmented cold-induced reflex cutaneous vasoconstriction in human hypertension

Jody Leigh Greaney, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., Lacy Marie Alexander, 2017, Journal of Physiology on p. 1687-1698

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

Anna E. Stanhewicz, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2017, Nutrition reviews on p. 61-70

Blunted increases in skin sympathetic nerve activity are related to attenuated reflex vasodilation in aged human skin

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Jody Leigh Greaney, Lacy Marie Alexander, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2016, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 1354-1362

Dairy cheese consumption ameliorates single-meal sodium-induced cutaneous microvascular dysfunction by reducing ascorbate-sensitive oxidants in healthy older adults

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Billie K. Alba, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., Lacy Marie Alexander, 2016, British Journal of Nutrition on p. 658-665

Acute dairy milk ingestion does not improve nitric oxide-dependent vasodilation in the cutaneous microcirculation

Billie K. Alba, Anna E. Stanhewicz, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., Lacy Marie Alexander, 2016, British Journal of Nutrition on p. 204-210

High-Impact 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

Change in body mass accurately and reliably predicts change in body water after endurance exercise

Lindsay B. Baker, James A. Lang, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2009, European Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 959-967

Aging and the control of human skin blood flow

Lacy Marie Alexander, Caitlin Thompson-Torgerson, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 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

Heat waves aging and human cardiovascular health

William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., Daniel H. Craighead, Lacy Marie Alexander, 2014, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise on p. 1891-1899

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, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., Lacy Marie Alexander, 2012, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 791-797

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

Caroline J. Smith, Lacy Marie Alexander, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2013, American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology

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

Ketorolac alters blood flow during normothermia but not during hyperthermia in middle-aged human skin

Lacy Marie Alexander, John D. Jennings, James A. Lang, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2009, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 1121-1127

Chronic low-dose aspirin therapy attenuates reflex cutaneous vasodilation in middle-aged humans

Lacy Marie Alexander, William Lawrence Kenney, Jr., 2009, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 500-505