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Phone: (860) 486-3624
: (860) 486-0265
Fax: (860) 486-1123
Department of Kinesiology
Neag School of Education
2095 Hillside Road, U-1110
Storrs, CT 06269-1110
Current Courses Taught:
EKIN 5512 Preventing Sudden Death in Sport
EKIN 292 Emergency Procedures in Athletic Training
National Athletic Trainers' Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer, 2013
University of Flroida Hall of Fame Inductee, 2012
The Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research, National Athletic Trainers' Association, 2008
Chief Operating Officer, Korey Stringer Institute
Section Editor, Journal of Athletic Training
Editorial Board, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
Editorial Board, Current Sports Medicine Reports
In the News:
The Washington Post, July 2010
New York Times, June 2010
New York Times, April 2010
ESPN, April 2010
New York Daily News, April 2010
Sports Illustrated, April 2010
Los Angeles Times, April 2010
Areas of Expertise:
Exertional Heat Illnesses
Exercise & Heat
Physiology - Environmental
2010- Co-principal Investigator, Thermoregulatory responses of elite football players.
2010- Co-principal investigator, Influence of hyperthermia, hydration, and fatigue on balance.
2010- Co-Prinicpal Investigator, Influence of mild dehydration on cognitive function
2008-2011- Co-Investigator, The risk of exertional heat illness in interscholastic football.
2010- Co-Principal Investigator, Body Fluid osmolality during progressive dehydration.
2008/2009- Co-Investigator, Exploring Work-Family Conflict among high school athletic trainers.
2008/2009- Principal Investigator, Intravenous versus oral rehydration: Medical and performance considerations.
2008/2009- Principal Investigator, Appearance of D2O in sweat-oral ingestion versus intravenous administration.
2007/2008- Principal Investigator, Hydration attitudes, intake, and needs of youth female soccer players.
2007/2008- Co-Principal Investigator, Exercise heat tolerance with various football equipment ensembles.
Armstrong, L.E., E.C. Johnson, D.J. Casa, M.S. Ganio, B.P. McDermott, L.M. Yamamoto, R.M. Lopez, H. Emmanuel. The American football uniform: uncompensable heat stress and hyperthermic exhaustion. Journal of Athletic Training. 45(2):117-127, 2010.
Casa, D.J., L.E. Armstrong, R. Carter III, R.M. Lopez, B.P. McDermott, K. Scriber. Historical perspectives on medical care for heat stroke, Part 1: Ancient times through nineteenth century. Athletic Training and Sports Health Care. 2(3):132-138, 2010.
Armstrong, L.E., A.C. Pumerantz, K.A. Fiala, M.W. Roti, S.A. Kavouras, D.J. Casa, C.M. Maresh. Human hydration indices: acute and longitudinal reference values. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 20:145-153, 2010.
Casa, D.J., G.P. Kenny, N.A.S. Taylor. Immersion treatment for exertional hyperthermia: cold or temperate water? Medicine and Science in Sports and Exericse. 42(7):1246-1252, 2010.
Yeargin S.W., D.J. Casa, D.A. Judelson, B.P. McDermott, M.S. Ganio, E.L. Lee, R.M. Lopez, R.L. Stearns, J.A. Anderson, L.E. Armstrong, W.J. Kraemer, C.M. Maresh. Thermoregulatory responses and hydration practices in heat-acclimatized adolescents during pre-season high school football. Journal of Athletic Training. 45(2):136-146, 2010.
Johnson, E.C., M.S. Ganio, E.L. Lee, R.M. Lopez, B.P. McDermott, D.J. Casa, C.M. Maresh, L.E. Armstrong. Perceptual responses while wearing an American football uniform in the heat. Journal of Athletic Training. 45(2):107-116, 2010
Mazerolle, S.M., I.C. Scruggs, D.J. Casa, L.J. Burton, B.P. McDermott, L.E. Armstrong, C.M. Maresh. Current knowledge, attitudes, and practices, of certified athletic trainers regarding recognition and treatment of exertional heat stroke. Journal of Athletic Training. 45(2):170-180, 2010.
Casa, D.J., R.L. Stearns, R.M. Lopez, M.S. Ganio, B.P. McDermott, S.W. Yeargin, L.M. Yamamoto, S.M. Mazerolle, M.W. Roti, L.E. Armstrong, C.M. Maresh. Influence of hydration on physiological function and performance during trail running in the heat. Journal of Athletic Training. 45(2):147-156, 2010.
Beasley, K.N, E.C. Lee, B.P. McDermott, L.M. Yamamoto, H. Emmanuel, D.J. Casa, L.E. Armstrong, W. J. Kraemer, C.M. Maresh. The effect of oral vs. intravenous rehydration on circulating myoglobin and creatine kinase. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 24(1):60-67, 2010.
Yamamoto, L.M., J.F. Klau, D.J. Casa, W.J. Kraemer, L.E. Armstrong, C.M. Maresh. The effects of resistance training on road cycling performance among highly trained cyclists: A systematic review. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 24(2):560-566, 2010.