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  • 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.


  • 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.

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