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 Temperature Heat Shock Response Hot Temperature Vasodilation Nitric Oxide Heating Exercise Folic Acid Milk Sports Reflex Health Blood Vessels Skin Temperature Young Adult Middle Aged Sweating Maintenance Nitric Oxide Synthase Healthy Volunteers Acetylcholine Nitric Oxide Synthase Type Iii Sports Drinks Sapropterin

Most Recent Papers

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,

Suitability of Thermal Indices in Describing Heat Stress Compensability

Daniel J. Vecellio, S. T. Wolf, Rachel M. Cottle, W. L. Kenney, 2022, FASEB Journal

Critical Environmental Limits for Young, Healthy Adults (PSU HEAT)

S. T. Wolf, Rachel M. Cottle, Daniel J. Vecellio, W. L. Kenney, 2022, FASEB Journal

Systemic Cardiovascular Adjustments during Recovery from Passive Heat Stress

Emily A. Larson, Brendan W. Kaiser, Emma L. Reed, Brandon M. Gibson, Jessica K. Atencio, Christopher L. Chapman, W. Larry Kenney, John R. Halliwill, Christopher T. Minson, 2022, FASEB Journal

Critical Environmental Limit Protocol

Rachel M. Cottle, S. T. Wolf, Zachary S. Lichter, W. L. Kenney, 2022, FASEB Journal

Hydration, Ad Libitum Consumption, and Performance are Similar Between a Milk Permeate Solution, a Traditional Sports Drink, and Water Following Overnight Fluid Restriction in Recreationally Active Adults

Craig W. Berry, S. T. Wolf, W. L. Kenney, 2022, FASEB Journal

Scientific basis for a milk permeate-based sports drink – A critical review

Craig W. Berry, Bob Murray, W. Larry Kenney, 2022, International Dairy Journal

Validity and reliability of a protocol to establish human critical environmental limits (PSU HEAT Project)

Rachel M. Cottle, S. Tony Wolf, Zachary S. Lichter, W. Larry Kenney, 2022, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 334-339

Evaluating the 35C wet-bulb temperature adaptability threshold for young, healthy subjects (PSU HEAT Project)

Daniel J. Vecellio, S. Tony Wolf, Rachel M. Cottle, W. Larry Kenney, 2022, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 340-345

Critical environmental limits for young, healthy adults (PSU HEAT Project)

S. Tony Wolf, Rachel M. Cottle, Daniel J. Vecellio, W. Larry Kenney, 2022, Journal of Applied Physiology on p. 327-333

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

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

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

Sympathetic regulation during thermal stress in human aging and disease

Jody L. Greaney, W. Larry Kenney, Lacy M. Alexander, 2016, Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System on p. 81-90

Determinants of water and sodium intake and output

Anna E. Stanhewicz, W. Larry Kenney, 2015, Nutrition Reviews on p. 73-82

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

Anna E. Stanhewicz, Lacy M. Alexander, W. Larry Kenney, 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, W. Larry Kenney, Lacy M. 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