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Dr. Heidi K. Byrne


Office: 305 Tuttle Northbyrne
Phone: (585) 395-2601 

PhD, University of Texas at Austin
MS, University of Wisconsin at La Crosse
BA, University of Virginia

Area(s) of Specialty:
Exercise physiology

Research Interest(s):
Obesity, metabolism, and human performance


Yeonsoo Kim, Ph.D., Steven R. Hertzler, Ph.D., R.D., Heidi K. Byrne, Ph.D., Craig O. Mattern, Ph.D.  Raisins Are a Low to Moderate Glycemic Index Food with a Correspondingly Low Insulin Index.  Nutrition Research, 28:304-308, 2008.

Petersen, S., H.K. Byrne, L. Cruz.   The Reality of Fitness:  What Physical Education Majors “Know and Can Do”.  The Physical Educator, 60(1):5-18, 2003.

H. Y. Kang, S.H. Kim, W.J. Lee, H.K. Byrne.  Effects of Ginseng Ingestion of Growth Hormone, Testosterone, Cortisol and IGF-I Responses to Acute Resistance Exercise.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 16(2):179-183, 2002.

Byrne, H.K. and J.H. Wilmore.  The Effects of a 20-Week Exercise Training Program on Resting Metabolic Rate in Previously Sedentary, Moderately Obese Women.  The International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 11(1):15-31, 2001.

Byrne, H.K. and J.H. Wilmore.  The Relationship of Mode and Intensity of Training on Resting Metabolic Rate in Women.  The International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 11(1):1-14, 2001.  

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  • SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, May 2007
  • Coach of the Year. Wisconsin Women's Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. February 1990.
  • Member of Kappa Delta Phi, University of Texas at Austin, September 1992 - 1994.

Heidi joined the SUNY-Brockport faculty in 1997. She is a member of The American College of Sports Medicine, The National Strength and Conditioning Association, and AAPHERD. Her hobbies include cycling and windsurfing.

Last Updated 1/2/15