Susan Rodearmel, EdD

Assisstant Professor

Department of Kinesiology

E-mail:
sue.rodearmel@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-4625
Office:
PE 115
Vitae:
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Research Interests: Childhood obesity prevention, and include working on the national weight gain prevention initiative, America on the Move, and with the Coalition for Activity and Nutrition to Defeat Obesity, a community-based obesity prevention coalition in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Education

  • BA Zoology; Humboldt State University
  • MA Physical Education; Humboldt State University
  • EdD Physiological Kinesiology/Physical Education; University of Northern Colorado

Courses

Not teaching this quarter.

Publications

Manuscripts

Rodearmel, S.J., Wyatt, H.R., Stroebele, N., Smith, S.M., Ogden, L.G., Hill, J.O.  Small changes in dietary sugar and physical activity as an approach to preventing excessive weight gain:  The America on The Move Family Study.  Pediatrics 2007, 120(4):e869-e879.

Rodearmel, S.J., Wyatt, H.R., Barry, M.J., Dong, F., Pan, D., Israel, R.G., Cho, S.S., McBurney, M.I., & Hill, J.O.  A family-based approach to preventing excessive weight gain.  Obesity 2006, 14(8):1392-1401.

Hayward, R., Dennehy, C.A., Rodearmel, S.J., & Schneider, C.M.  Serum creatine kinase, CK-MB, and perceived soreness following eccentric exercise in oral contraceptive users.  Journal of Sports Medicine, Training, and Rehabilitation 1998, 8:193-207.

Rodearmel, S.J.  Plasma creatine kinase - MB isoforms (CK-MB1 and CK-MB2) in male and female marathon runners: Ramifications for the early detection of acute myocardial infarction.  Dissertation. University of Northern Colorado, 1997.

Schneider, C.M., Dennehy, C.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Hayward, J.R.  The effects of physical activity on creatine phosphokinase and the isoenzyme creatine kinase - MB.  Annals of Emergency Medicine 1995. 25(4):520-524.

Abstracts

Rodearmel, S.J., Hutcheson, K.A., Hyslop, R.M., Dennehy, C.A., & Schneider, C.M.  Plasma CK-MB isoforms in females following an unaccustomed weight lifting bout.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29 (5): S52, May 1997.

Hutcheson, K.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Hyslop, R.M., & Schneider, C.M.  Leukocyte differentials in females following an unaccustomed weight lifting bout.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29 (5): S52. May 1997.

Rodearmel, S.J., Hutcheson, K.A., Hyslop, R.M., & Schneider, C.M.  Creatine kinase subforms in marathon runners.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28 (5) :S142, May 1996.

Hutcheson, K.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Dennehy, C.A., & Schneider, C.M.  Confounding factors that may contribute to the misdiagnosis of acute myocardial injury.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28 (5):S112, May 1996.

Rodearmel, S.J., Moffit, J.K., Dennehy, C.A. & Schneider, C.M.  Exercise effects on serum creatine kinase activity:  A meta-analysis.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 27:S5, May 1995.

Schneider, C.M., Dennehy, C.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Moffit, J.K., & Bertoff, M.  The relationship of estrogen concentrations on CK activity in premenopausal females.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 27:S5, May 1995.

Rodearmel, S.J., Arnett, M., Dennehy, C.A., Moffit, J., & Schneider, C.M.  Suitability of serum creatine kinase MB activity as a marker for muscle injury in pre-menarchial females.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26:S5, May 1994.

Arnett, M., Rodearmel, S.J., Dennehy, C.A., Moffit, J., Lennon, A., & Schneider, C.M.  The effects of exercise-induced muscle injury on serum creatine kinase (CK) and CK-MB in females of varying menarchial status.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26:S5, May 1994.

Hayward, J.R., Dennehy, C.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Lennon, A., & Schneider, C.M.  Effect of oral contraceptives on serum creatine kinase and CK-MB following exercise-induced muscle injury.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26:S5, May 1994.

Presentations

Rodearmel, S.J., V.L. Grotz, L.J. Goldsmith, L. Ogden, H. Wyatt, S. Smith, J.O. Hill.  America on The Move Family Study: Assessing the Effectiveness of Families on the Move! – A family-based approach for preventing excessive weight gain in overweight children.  Presented at the 2006 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

Rodearmel, S.J., V.L. Grotz, L.J. Goldsmith, L. Ogden, H. Wyatt, S. Smith, J.O. Hill.  America on The Move Family Study: Assessing the Effectiveness of Families on the Move! – A family-based approach for preventing excessive weight gain in overweight children.  Presented at the 2006 Centers for Disease Control, Cardiovascular and Diabetes Conference, Denver, CO. May 2006.

Rodearmel, S.J., Barry, M.B., Dong, F., Pan, D., Israel, R.G., Cho, S.S., McBurney, M.I., Hill, J.O.  Families on The MoveTM: A family approach to addressing obesity.   Presented at the 2004 International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity national conference, Omaha, NB.  June 2004.

Rodearmel, S.J.   Keynote Address:  “America on the Move:  Weight Gain Prevention Initiative”.  Presented at the 2004 National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education national conference, Clearwater, FL. January 19, 2004.

Barry, M.B., Rodearmel, S.J.         “Colorado on the Move for Schools and Families:  Taking It One Step at a Time”. Co-presented with Mary J. Barry, Ph.D. at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care on Managing Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity in Schools.  Denver, CO. April 2004.

Rodearmel, S.J., Hutcheson, K.A., Hyslop, R.M., Dennehy, C.A., & Schneider, C.M.  Plasma CK-MB isoforms in females following an unaccustomed weight lifting bout.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29 (5): S52, May 1997.   Presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO. June 1997.

Hutcheson, K.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Hyslop, R.M., & Schneider, C.M.  Leukocyte differentials in females following an unaccustomed weight lifting bout.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29 (5): S52. May 1997.  Presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, June 1997.

Rodearmel, S.J., Hutcheson, K.A., Hyslop, R.M., & Schneider, C.M.  Creatine kinase subforms in marathon runners. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28 (5) :S142, May 1996. Presented at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, June 1996.

Hutcheson, K.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Dennehy, C.A., & Schneider, C.M.  Confounding factors that may contribute to the misdiagnosis of acute myocardial injury.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 28 (5):S112, May 1996. Presented at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, June 1996.

Rodearmel, S.J., Moffit, J.K., Dennehy, C.A. & Schneider, C.M.  Exercise effects on serum creatine kinase activity:  A meta-analysis.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 27:S5, May 1995. Presented at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, June 1995.

Schneider, C.M., Dennehy, C.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Moffit, J.K., & Bertoff, M.  The relationship of estrogen concentrations on CK activity in premenopausal females.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 27:S5, May 1995. Presented at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, June 1995.

Rodearmel, S.J., Arnett, M., Dennehy, C.A., Moffit, J., & Schneider, C.M.  Suitability of serum creatine kinase MB activity as a marker for muscle injury in pre-menarchial females.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26:S5, May 1994. Presented at the 1994 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, , Indianapolis, IN, June 1994.

Arnett, M., Rodearmel, S.J., Dennehy, C.A., Moffit, J., Lennon, A., & Schneider, C.M.  The effects of exercise-induced muscle injury on serum creatine kinase (CK) and CK-MB in females of varying menarchial status.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26:S5, May 1994. Presented at the 1994 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, June 1994.

Hayward, J.R., Dennehy, C.A., Rodearmel, S.J., Lennon, A., & Schneider, C.M.  Effect of oral contraceptives on serum creatine kinase and CK-MB following exercise-induced muscle injury.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 26:S5, May 1994. Presented at the 1994 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, June 1994.

Wyatt, F.B., Simonson, S.R., Rodearmel, S.J., & Moffit, J.K.  Comparison of ventilatory threshold for the treadmill and supine cycle ergometer. Presented at the Winter Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Frisco, CO, January 21, 1995.

Simonson, S.R., Wyatt, F.B., Rodearmel, S.J. & Moffit, J.K.  Comparison of cardiovascular parameters for the supine cycle ergometer and the treadmill.   Presented at the Winter Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Frisco, CO, January 21, 1995.

Rodearmel, S.J. & Kazukawa, J.  Dimensions of enjoyment experienced in a university aerobics class: Implications for physical activity involvement and adherence.  Presented at the Winter Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Frisco, CO, January 20 1994.

Grant Awards

Applied: Rodearmel, S.J., Stewardship Council Grant. Award $200,000 (with additional 100% match) to fund building of a park in the Jackson Triangle of the Hayward Promise Neighborhood. The goal of the grant is to address the lack of outdoor space for underserved children and youth by building parks to support long-term infrastructure improvements. The ultimate goal is to create more welcoming outdoor and park environments for children and youth that encourage park usage.

Applied: Rodearmel, S.J. Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Grants Program, Strategic/Collaborative Grant - Southern Alameda County. Award $150,000.00 for school-based Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiatives focused on the Hayward Promise Neighborhood schools.

Dec 2010 Rodearmel, S.J. San Francisco Foundation Education Grant. SFF Education grant award of $18,500 to support the Hayward Promise Neighborhood planning grant. SFFs goal is to improve education outcomes for children and youth in the Bay Area’s most challenged schools and districts, so that students arrive to school safe, healthy and ready to learn, succeed in school, graduate high school ready for work or ready for college, and experience opportunities to become confident, caring, and contributing adults. SFF grants seek to support policy development to establish, implement, fund, and sustain full-service community schools in our highest poverty and lowest performing public schools and districts.

Oct 2010 Rodearmel, S.J., Maxwell, N. Promise Neighborhood Planning Grant. Award $500,000.00 for planning for implementing a Hayward Promise Neighborhood in the Jackson Triangle. Grantee: CSUEB.

Jan 2010 Rodearmel, S.J., Coulman, C., Miranda, J. Department of Kinesiology and Student Health Services, CSUEB. Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Grants Program, Strategic/Collaborative Grant - Southern Alameda County. Award $50,000.00 for obesity prevention research project with CSUEB freshmen living in Pioneer Heights residence halls (the Pioneer Wellness Challenge). Grantee: CSUEB.

Nov 2008 Rodearmel, S.J. CSUEB New Faculty Development Grant, California State University East Bay. Award: $10,000.00 funded by the Department of Sponsored Programs, California State University, East Bay for community-based obesity prevention efforts.

Nov 2008 Rodearmel, S.J. Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education matching grant for the CSUEB New Faculty Development Grant. Matching Award: $5,000.00 funded by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education for community-based obesity prevention efforts.

2004-2006 Hill, J.O., Wyatt, H., Rodearmel, S.J. Director of the Families on the MoveII research project. Significant contributor to the development, design, implementation, conduction, analysis, and result dissemination of a research project designed to encourage Colorado families with overweight children to increase physical activity levels and reduce caloric intake over a 12-month period. Award approx $750,000. Funded by McNeil Nutritionals and NIH grant DK42549. Grantee: James O. Hill, PhD.

2002-2004 Hill, J.O., Barry, M.J., & Rodearmel, S.J. Director of the Families on the MoveI research project. Significant contributor to the development, design, implementation, conduction, analysis, and result dissemination of a research project designed to encourage Colorado families with overweight children to increase physical activity levels and make healthy food choices over a 14-week period. Award approx $250,000. Funded by the Kellogg Company and NIH grant DK42549. Grantee: James O. Hill, PhD.

1996 - 1998 Rodearmel, S.J. Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow Award (2 year award), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

April 1997 Ransdell, L.B., DeYoung, W.A., Hutcheson, K.A., & Rodearmel, S.J. Investing in Instruction Grant, Colorado State University. Designed and produced instructional aids/slides for several health and wellness, and exercise physiology courses (EX 123, 145, 303, 403, and 405). Award: $1,500.

March 1995 Rodearmel, S.J. Plasma creatine kinase - MB isoforms (CK-MB1 and CK- MB2) in male and female marathon runners: Ramifications for the early detection of acute myocardial infarction. Research project funded in part by Helena Laboratories, Beaumont, TX. Award included assay reagents and supplies, loan of high-voltage electrophoresis instrument (Cardio-Rep), and assay procedure training provided by Helena Laboratories. Award: $25,000 plus instrument loan (instrument cost approx $70,000.00).

Nov 1995 Rodearmel, S.J. New Faculty Development Grant, State University of New York, College at Brockport. Award: $1500.00.

1996 - 1998 Colorado State University, Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow Award (2 year award)

1992 California State University Forgivable Loan -Doctoral Incentive Program Award Recipient

1990 Coach of the Year (swimming), Northern California Athletic Conference, Humboldt State University

1986 Athletic Hall of Fame (swimming), Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

1996 - 1998       Colorado State University, Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow Award (2 year award)

1992 California State University Forgivable Loan -Doctoral Incentive Program Award Recipient

1990 Coach of the Year (swimming), Northern California Athletic Conference, Humboldt State University

1986 Athletic Hall of Fame (swimming), Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

Service

California State University East Bay

Department of Kinesiology

2008 Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education Faculty Search Committee – Chair

2008 – present Undergraduate and Graduate Student Academic Advisor

College of Education and Allied Sciences

No committee appointments to date

2009 – present Institutional Review Board, Member

2008 – present Student Health Advisory Committee, Faculty Advisor/Member

2008 – present Basic Skills Requirements Appeals Subcommittee/Committee on Instruction & Curriculum, Member

Regis University

Department of Physical Therapy

1998 - 2002         Graduate Student Academic Advisor

1998 - 2002         Faculty Planning Committee, Member

1998 - 1999         Curriculum Committee, Member

1999 - 2000         Outcomes Assessment Committee, Member

2000 - 2002         Outcomes Assessment Committee, Chair

1999 - 2002         Student Awards Committee, Member

2000 - 2002         Undergraduate Kinesiology Committee, Member

School for Health Care Professions

2001 - 2002         Academic Council, Member                         

1999 - 2001         Resource and Technology Committee, Chair

1999 - 2001         Evaluation and Outcomes Committee, Secretary

University

1998 - 2001         Library Advisory Committee, Member      

1999 - 2002         Sponsored Projects Academic Research Council, Member

1999 Library Faculty Search Committee; Information Services Librarian and Distance Learning Librarian

Colorado State University

Graduate Faculty Committee, Department of Exercise and Sport Science (1997 - 98)

Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science (1997 - 98)

Department of Exercise and Sport Science Facilities Remodeling Committee, (1997 - 98)

Exercise and Sport Science Faculty Search Committee (Fall 1997)

State University of New York, College at Brockport

Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Department of Physical Education and Sport (1995-96)                   

Faculty Planning Committee (1995-96)

Academic Affairs, Student Research Grant Committee (Spring 1996)

University of Northern Colorado

American Heart Association "Swim for Heart" fund-raiser; Assistant Director (March 1994 and 1995).

Trained and supervised UNC Kinesiology majors providing health and fitness evaluations at various community health fairs (1994-95, academic year)

Humboldt State University

Undergraduate Academic Advisor; Department of Health and PE (1990-92)

Supervisor; graduate teaching assistants (1990-92)

Supervisor; assistant coaching staff – intercollegiate and masters swimming and diving (1988-91)

Search Committee; cross-country coach (1991)

Search Committee; aerobic coordinator (1991)

Aquatics Facility Planning Committee (1990-92)

HSU Sport Auction and Celebrity Dinner Organizing Committee (1988-92)

All-Sport Coaches Clinic Committee (1991)

Coordinator: Symposium for Black Student Awareness Week (1992)

Founder, director, head coach, and board member; Humboldt Swim Club, US Swimming (1991-92)

Founder, director, and instructor; Humboldt Swimming Lessons Program (1990-92) 

Founder, director, head coach, and board member; Humboldt Aquatic Masters Swim Club (1991-92)

"Humboldt Tri- Kids" triathlon race organizing committee member and race clinic director (1990-94)

 

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