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Health and Kinesiology Faculty

James Schwane

James Schwane

Title: Professor
Department: Department of Health & Kinesiology
Building: Herrington Patriot Center
Phone: 903-566-7306


  • Kent State University
    Ph.D. (physical education--applied physiology), 1974
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
    M.S. (physical education), 1970
    B.S. (physical education), 1969


Sample Courses

  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Prescriptive Exercise
  • Contemporary Issues in Health & Kinesiology

Research Interests

Exercise physiology

Notable Academic Awards

Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine (1984-present)
Nominee from The University of Texas at Tyler, Piper Professors Program, Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation (1989)

Publication Highlights

Turner, A.M., M. Owings, J.A. Schwane. Improvement in running economy after six weeks of plyometric training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 17: 60-67, 2003.

Schwane, J.A., R.T. Buckley, D.P. DiPaolo, M.A.L. Atkinson, J.R. Shepherd.  Plasma creatine kinase responses of 18- to 30-yr-old African-American men to eccentric exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 32: 370-378, 2000.

Ramirez, A., J.A. Schwane, C. McFarland, B.C. Starcher.  The effect of ultrasound on collagen synthesis and fibroblast proliferation in vitro.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 29: 326-332, 1997.

Teague, B.N., J.A. Schwane.  Do various rest intervals between eccentric contractions affect symptoms of muscle microinjury?  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise  27:  1378-1384, 1995.

Jackson, B., J.A. Schwane, B.C. Starcher.   Effect of ultrasound therapy on the repair of Achilles tendon injuries in rats.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise  23: 171-176, 1991.

Buroker, K.C., J.A. Schwane.  Does postexercise static stretching alleviate delayed muscle soreness?  The Physician and Sportsmedicine  17: 65-83, 1989.

Wheat, M.R., S.L. McCoy, E.D. Barton, B.C. Starcher, J.A. Schwane.  Hydroxylysine excretion does not indicate collagen damage with downhill running in young men.  International Journal of Sports Medicine  10: 155-160, 1989.

Schwane, J.A., J.S. Williams, J.H. Sloan.  Effects of training on delayed muscle soreness and serum creatine kinase activity after running.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise  19: 584-590, 1987.

Schwane, J.A., R.B. Armstrong.  Effect of training on skeletal muscle injury from downhill running in rats.  Journal of Applied Physiology  55: 969-975, 1983.

Schwane, J.A., B.G. Watrous, S.R. Johnson, R.B. Armstrong.  Is lactic acid related to delayed-onset muscle soreness?  Physician and Sportsmedicine  11: 124-131, 1983.

Schwane, J.A., S.R. Johnson, C.B. Vandenakker, R.B. Armstrong.  Delayed-onset muscular soreness and plasma CPK and LDH activities after downhill running.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise  15: 51-56, 1983.

Armstrong, R.B., R.W. Ogilvie, J.A. Schwane.  Eccentric exercise-induced injury to rat skeletal muscle.  Journal of Applied Physiology.  54: 80-93, 1983.