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Kaelin C Young, PhD

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Kaelin Young, PhD
Associate Professor for Cell Biology and Physiology
Department/Discipline: Cell Biology and Physiology
Campus: Auburn
Office: 241
Fax: 334-442-4096
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Research Interests

Our laboratory utilizes cell culture models, rodent models, and human models to answer questions related to how diet, supplementation and exercise affect musculoskeletal health and function across the lifespan.

Selected Publications

Year Faculty Citation PMID
2020 Joshua Hollingsworth, Kaelin Young

Hollingsworth JC, Young KC, Abdullah SF, Wadsworth DD, Abukhader A*, Elfenbein B*, Holley Z*. Protocol for Minute Calisthenics: a randomized controlled study of a daily, habit-based, bodyweight resistance training program. BMC Public Health. 2020 Aug 15;20(1):1242. PMID: 32799849.

2020 Michael Goodlett, Kaelin Young

Lamb DA, Moore JH, Mesquita PHC, Smith MA, Vann CG, Osburn SC, Fox CD, Lopez HL, Ziegenfuss TN, Huggins KW, Goodlett MD, Fruge AD, Kavazis AN, Young KC, Roberts MD. Resistance Training Increases Muscle NAD + and NADH Concentrations as Well as NAMPT Protein Levels and Global Sirtuin Activity in Middle-Aged, Overweight, Untrained Individuals. Aging (Albany, NY). 2020 May 5;12(10):9447-9460. PMID: 32369778.

2020 Michael Goodlett, Kaelin Young

Lamb DA, Moore JH, Smith MA, Vann CG, Osburn SC, Ruple BA, Fox CD, Smith KS, Altonji OM, Power ZM, Cerovsky AE, Ross CO, Cao AT, Goodlett MD, Huggins KW, Fruge AD, Young KC, Roberts MD. The effects of resistance training with or without peanut protein supplementation on skeletal muscle and strength adaptations in older individuals. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2020 Dec 14;17(1):66. PMID: 33317565.

2020 Kaelin Young

Mesquita PHC, Lamb D, Parry H, Moore J, Smith M, Vann C, Osburn S, Fox C, Ruple B, Huggins K, Fruge A, Young K, Kavazis A, Roberts M. Acute and chronic effects of resistance training on skeletal muscle markers of mitochondrial remodeling in older adults. Physiol Rep. 2020 Aug;8(15): e14526. PMID: 32748504.

2020 Kaelin Young

Roberts M, Haun C, Vann C, Osburn S, Young K. Sarcoplasmic hypertrophy: a “scientific unicorn” or resistance training adaptation? Frontiers Physiol. 2020 Jul 14;11:816. PMID: 32760293.

2020 Kaelin Young

Roberts M, Mobley CB, Vann C, Haun C, Schoenfeld B, Young K, Kavazis A. Synergist ablation-induced plantaris hypertrophy occurs more rapidly than soleus hypertrophy in rats due to different molecular events. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2020 Feb 1;318(2):R360-R368. PMID: 31850817.

2020 Kaelin Young, Darren Beck

Roberts MD, Young KC, Fox CD, Vann CG, Roberson PA, Osburn SC, Moore JH, Mumford PW, Romero MA, Beck DT, Haun CT, Badisa VLD, Mwashote BM, Ibeanusi V, Kavazis AN. An optimized procedure for isolation of rodent and human skeletal muscle sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar proteins. J Biol Methods. 2020 Feb 24;7(1):e127. PMID: 32201709.

2020 Darren Beck, Kaelin Young

Sefton J, Lyons K, Beck D, Haun C, Romero M, Mumford P, Roberson P, Young K, Roberts M, McAdam J. Markers of bone health and impact of whey protein supplementation in Army Initial Entry Training Soldiers. Nutrients/ 2020 Jul 26;12(8):2225. PMID: 32722609.

2020 Darren Beck, Kaelin Young

Vann CG, Roberson PA, Osburn SC, Mumford PW, Romero MA, Fox CD, Moore JH, Haun CT, Beck DT, Moon JR, Kavazis AN, Young KC, Badisa VLD, Mwashote BM, Ibeanusi V, Singh RK, Roberts MD. Skeletal Muscle Myofibrillar Protein Abundance Is Higher in Resistance-Trained Men, and Aging in the Absence of Training May Have an Opposite Effect. Sports (Basel). 2020 Jan 10;8(1). pii: E7. PMID: 31936810.

2020 Kaelin Young

Zabriskie HA, Blumkaitis JC, Moon JM, Currier BS, Stefan R, Ratliff K, Harty PS, Stecker RA, Rudnicka K, Jäger R, Roberts MD, Young K, Jagim AR, Kerksick CM. Yeast Beta-Glucan Supplementation Downregulates Markers of Systemic Inflammation After Heated Treadmill Exercise. Nutrients. 2020 Apr 19;12(4):1144. PMID: 32325856.

2019 Kaelin Young

Forbes SC, Candow DG, Krentz JR, Roberts MD, Young KC.  Changes in Fat Mass Following Creatine Supplementation and Resistance Training in Adults ≥50 Years of Age: A Meta-Analysis. J Funct Morphol Kinesiol. 2019 Aug 23;4(3):62. PMID: 33467377.

2019 Kaelin Young

Haun CT, Vann CG, Osburn SC, Mumford PW, Roberson PA, Romero MA, Fox CD, Johnson CA, Parry HA, Kavazis AN, Moon JR, Badisa VLD, Mwashote BM, Ibeanusi V, Young KC, Roberts MD. Muscle fiber hypertrophy in response to 6 weeks of high-volume resistance training in trained young men is largely attributed to sarcoplasmic hypertrophy. PLoS One. 2019 Jun 5;14(6):e0215267. PMID: 31166954.

2019 Kaelin Young

Mumford PW, Romero MA, Osburn SC, Roberson PA, Vann CG, Mobley CB, Brown MD, Kavazis AN, Young KC, Roberts MD. Skeletal muscle LINE-1 retrotransposon activity is upregulated in older versus younger rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2019 Sep 1;317(3):R397-R406. PMID: 31188650.

2019 Kaelin Young

Parry HA, Mobley CB, Mumford PW, Romero MA, Haun CT, Zhang Y, Roberson PA, Zempleni J, Ferrando AA, Vechetti IJ Jr, McCarthy JJ, Young KC, Roberts MD, Kavazis AN.  Bovine Milk Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) Modification Elicits Skeletal Muscle Growth in Rats. Front Physiol. 2019 Apr 16;10:436. PMID: 31040795.

2019 Kaelin Young

Haun CT, Vann CG, Mobley CB, Osburn SC, Mumford PW, Roberson PA, Romero MA, Fox CD, Parry HA, Kavazis AN, Moon JR, Young KC, Roberts MD.   Pre-training Skeletal Muscle Fiber Size and Predominant Fiber Type Best Predict Hypertrophic Responses to 6 Weeks of Resistance Training in Previously Trained Young Men. Front Physiol. 2019 Mar 26;10:297. PMID: 30971942.

2017 Darren Beck, Kaelin Young

Mobley CB, Mumford PW, McCarthy JJ, Miller ME, Young KC, Martin JS, Beck DT, Lockwood CM, Roberts MD. Whey protein-derived exosomes increase protein synthesis in C2C12 myotubes. J Dairy Sci. 2017 Jan;100(1):48-64. PMID: 28341051.

2016 Kaelin Young

Mobley C, Fox C, Thompson M, Healy J, Santucci V, Kephart W, McCloskey A, Kim M, Pascoe D, Martin J, Moon J, Young K, Roberts M. Comparative effects of whey protein versus L-leucine on skeletal muscle protein synthesis and markers of ribosome biogenesis following resistance exercise. Amino Acids. 2016 Mar;48(3):733-50.

2016 Kaelin Young

Roberts M, Holland A, Kephart W, Mumford P, Mobley C, Lowery R, Fox C, McCloskey A, Shake J, Mesquita P, Patel R, Martin J, Young K, Kavazis A, Wilson J.  A putative low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet elicits mild nutritional ketosis but does not impair the acute or chronic hypertrophic responses to resistance exercise in rodents. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2016 May 15;120(10):1173-85. PMID: 26718785.

2016 Kaelin Young

Mumford P, Tribby A, Hollaway K, Poole C, Roberts M, Scanlan A, Dalbo V, Moon J, Young K. Effects of a caffeine-containing supplement on golf performance and fatigue during a competitive tournament. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. 2016 Jan;48(1):132-8.

2015 Kaelin Young

Kato Y, Islam M, Rogers M, Young K, Takeshima N. Threshold of chair stand power necessary to perform ADL independently in community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy.  2015 Jul-Sep;38(3);122-6.

2015 Kaelin Young

Abe T, Loenneke J, Young K, Thiebaud R, Nahar V, Patterson K, Stover C, Ford M, Bass M, Loftin M. Validity of ultrasound prediction equations for total and regional muscularity in middle-aged and older men and women.  Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 2015 Feb;41(2):557-64.

2015 Kaelin Young

Dalbo V, Tucker P, Kingsley M, Humphries B, Moon J, Young K, Scanlan A. Not sending the message: A low prevalence of strength based exercise participation in a regional Australian population. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 2015 Oct;23(5):295-301. PMID: 26046786.

2015 Kaelin Young

Kim D, Singh H, Loenneke J, Thiebaud R, Fahs C, Rossow L, Young K, Seo D, Bemben D, Bemben M. Comparative effects of high and low intensity blood flow restricted cycle training and detraining on muscle mass, strength, and aerobic capacity. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2015 Sep 25 [Epub ahead of print].

2015 Kaelin Young

Abe T, Young K, Patterson K, Tribby A, Stover D, Lajza D, Geddam D. Influence of adipose tissue mass on DXA-determined appendicular lean soft tissue mass in middle-aged and older women. Age. 2015 Feb;37(1):9741.

2015 Kaelin Young

Abe T, Thiebaud R, Loenneke J, Young K. Prediction and validation of DXA-derived appendicular lean soft tissue mass by ultrasound in older adults. Age. 2015 Dec;37(6);114.