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Edward L Melanson

InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
    Other Positions
    TitleAsst Professor Adjunct
    InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
    DepartmentIntegrative Physiology

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    F32DK009961     (MELANSON, EDWARD L)Oct 1, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator

    K01DK061348     (MELANSON, EDWARD L)Mar 15, 2003 - Nov 30, 2008
    Fat Metabolism During Exercise in Obesity
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DK077088     (MELANSON, EDWARD L)Sep 1, 2007 - Aug 31, 2012
    Energy Expenditure &Activity During &After Exercise-Induced Weight Loss
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DK091287     (MELANSON, EDWARD L)Sep 21, 2011 - Aug 31, 2015
    Measuring free-living energy expenditure using direct calorimetry
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01DK112260     (MELANSON, EDWARD L)Sep 16, 2016 - Aug 31, 2019
    The impact of estrogen status on the biological function of brown adipose tissue in women measured using quantitative PET/CT
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21DK113401     (MELANSON, EDWARD L)May 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2019
    Rapid measurements of water isotopes in human breath and saliva for doubly labeled water analysis
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Melanson EL, Swibas T, Kohrt WM, Catenacci VA, Creasy SA, Plasqui G, Wouters L, Speakman JR, Berman ESF. Validation of the doubly labeled water method using off-axis integrated cavity output spectroscopy and isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Oct 03; ajpendo.00241.2017. PMID: 28978547.
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    2. Hegde N, Bries M, Swibas T, Melanson E, Sazonov E. Automatic Recognition of Activities of Daily Living utilizing Insole Based and Wrist Worn Wearable Sensors. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2017 Aug 01. PMID: 28783651.
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    3. Peterman JE, Wright KP, Melanson EL, Kram R, Byrnes WC. Motor-Driven (Passive) Cycling: A Potential Physical Inactivity Countermeasure? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Sep; 48(9):1821-8. PMID: 27054677; PMCID: PMC4987275 [Available on 09/01/17].
    4. Catenacci VA, Pan Z, Ostendorf D, Brannon S, Gozansky WS, Mattson MP, Martin B, MacLean PS, Melanson EL, Troy Donahoo W. A randomized pilot study comparing zero-calorie alternate-day fasting to daily caloric restriction in adults with obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Sep; 24(9):1874-83. PMID: 27569118.
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    5. Legget KT, Wylie KP, Cornier MA, Melanson EL, Paschall CJ, Tregellas JR. Exercise-related changes in between-network connectivity in overweight/obese adults. Physiol Behav. 2016 May 01; 158:60-7. PMID: 26921099; PMCID: PMC4803578 [Available on 05/01/17].
    6. Eckel RH, Depner CM, Perreault L, Markwald RR, Smith MR, McHill AW, Higgins J, Melanson EL, Wright KP. Morning Circadian Misalignment during Short Sleep Duration Impacts Insulin Sensitivity. Curr Biol. 2015 Nov 16; 25(22):3004-10. PMID: 26549253.
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    7. Shea KL, Gavin KM, Melanson EL, Gibbons E, Stavros A, Wolfe P, Kittelson JM, Vondracek SF, Schwartz RS, Wierman ME, Kohrt WM. Body composition and bone mineral density after ovarian hormone suppression with or without estradiol treatment. Menopause. 2015 Oct; 22(10):1045-52. PMID: 25783468; PMCID: PMC4760356 [Available on 10/01/16].
    8. Paxton RJ, Melanson EL, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Christiansen CL. Physical activity after total knee arthroplasty: A critical review. World J Orthop. 2015 Sep 18; 6(8):614-22. PMID: 26396937; PMCID: PMC4573505.
    9. Melanson EL, Gavin KM, Shea KL, Wolfe P, Wierman ME, Schwartz RS, Kohrt WM. Regulation of energy expenditure by estradiol in premenopausal women. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Nov 01; 119(9):975-81. PMID: 26338457; PMCID: PMC4628992 [Available on 11/01/16].
    10. Sazonov E, Hegde N, Browning RC, Melanson EL, Sazonova NA. Posture and activity recognition and energy expenditure estimation in a wearable platform. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2015 Jul; 19(4):1339-46. PMID: 26011870; PMCID: PMC4545967.
    11. McHill AW, Melanson EL, Higgins J, Connick E, Moehlman TM, Stothard ER, Wright KP. Impact of circadian misalignment on energy metabolism during simulated nightshift work. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 02; 111(48):17302-7. PMID: 25404342; PMCID: PMC4260578.
    12. Fontana JM, Higgins JA, Schuckers SC, Bellisle F, Pan Z, Melanson EL, Neuman MR, Sazonov E. Energy intake estimation from counts of chews and swallows. Appetite. 2015 Feb; 85:14-21. PMID: 25447016; PMCID: PMC4281480.
    13. Lyden K, Swibas T, Catenacci V, Guo R, Szuminsky N, Melanson EL. Estimating energy expenditure using heat flux measured at a single body site. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 Nov; 46(11):2159-67. PMID: 24811326; PMCID: PMC4199907.
    14. Rudroff T, Holmes MR, Melanson EL, Kelsey MM. Sex differences in time to task failure during early pubertal development. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Jun; 49(6):887-94. PMID: 24037802.
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    15. Melanson E, Kozy Keadle S, Donnelly JE, Braun B, King NA. Response. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 Feb; 46(2):424. PMID: 24435074; PMCID: PMC3908900.
    16. Sazonova N, Browning R, Melanson E, Sazonov E. Posture and activity recognition and energy expenditure prediction in a wearable platform. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 2014:4163-7. PMID: 25570909.
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    17. Dannecker KL, Sazonova NA, Melanson EL, Sazonov ES, Browning RC. A comparison of energy expenditure estimation of several physical activity monitors. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013 Nov; 45(11):2105-12. PMID: 23669877; PMCID: PMC3800491.
    18. Sevits KJ, Melanson EL, Swibas T, Binns SE, Klochak AL, Lonac MC, Peltonen GL, Scalzo RL, Schweder MM, Smith AM, Wood LM, Melby CL, Bell C. Total daily energy expenditure is increased following a single bout of sprint interval training. Physiol Rep. 2013 Oct; 1(5):e00131. PMID: 24303194; PMCID: PMC3841058.
    19. McFadden KL, Cornier MA, Melanson EL, Bechtell JL, Tregellas JR. Effects of exercise on resting-state default mode and salience network activity in overweight/obese adults. Neuroreport. 2013 Oct 23; 24(15):866-71. PMID: 24022176; PMCID: PMC3937986.
    20. Melanson EL, Keadle SK, Donnelly JE, Braun B, King NA. Resistance to exercise-induced weight loss: compensatory behavioral adaptations. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013 Aug; 45(8):1600-9. PMID: 23470300; PMCID: PMC3696411.
    21. Markwald RR, Melanson EL, Smith MR, Higgins J, Perreault L, Eckel RH, Wright KP. Impact of insufficient sleep on total daily energy expenditure, food intake, and weight gain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 02; 110(14):5695-700. PMID: 23479616; PMCID: PMC3619301.
    22. Rudroff T, Kelsey MM, Melanson EL, McQueen MB, Enoka RM. Associations between neuromuscular function and levels of physical activity differ for boys and girls during puberty. J Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 163(2):349-54. PMID: 23415611.
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    23. Ohkawara K, Cornier MA, Kohrt WM, Melanson EL. Effects of increased meal frequency on fat oxidation and perceived hunger. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Feb; 21(2):336-43. PMID: 23404961; PMCID: PMC4391809.
    24. Berman ES, Fortson SL, Snaith SP, Gupta M, Baer DS, Chery I, Blanc S, Melanson EL, Thomson PJ, Speakman JR. Direct analysis of d2H and d18O in natural and enriched human urine using laser-based, off-axis integrated cavity output spectroscopy. Anal Chem. 2012 Nov 20; 84(22):9768-73. PMID: 23075099; PMCID: PMC3517205.
    25. Minor BD, Heusinger DE, Melanson EL, Hamilton KL, Miller BF. Energy balance changes the anabolic effect of postexercise feeding in older individuals. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012 Nov; 67(11):1161-9. PMID: 22459620; PMCID: PMC3668386.
    26. Bergouignan A, Gozansky WS, Barry DW, Leitner W, MacLean PS, Hill JO, Draznin B, Melanson EL. Increasing dietary fat elicits similar changes in fat oxidation and markers of muscle oxidative capacity in lean and obese humans. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e30164. PMID: 22253914; PMCID: PMC3257254.
    27. Cornier MA, Melanson EL, Salzberg AK, Bechtell JL, Tregellas JR. The effects of exercise on the neuronal response to food cues. Physiol Behav. 2012 Feb 28; 105(4):1028-34. PMID: 22155218; PMCID: PMC3260391.
    28. Steig AJ, Jackman MR, Giles ED, Higgins JA, Johnson GC, Mahan C, Melanson EL, Wyatt HR, Eckel RH, Hill JO, MacLean PS. Exercise reduces appetite and traffics excess nutrients away from energetically efficient pathways of lipid deposition during the early stages of weight regain. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2011 Sep; 301(3):R656-67. PMID: 21715696; PMCID: PMC3174759.
    29. Jung CM, Melanson EL, Frydendall EJ, Perreault L, Eckel RH, Wright KP. Energy expenditure during sleep, sleep deprivation and sleep following sleep deprivation in adult humans. J Physiol. 2011 Jan 01; 589(Pt 1):235-44. PMID: 21059762; PMCID: PMC3039272.
    30. Jordan LY, Melanson EL, Melby CL, Hickey MS, Miller BF. Nitrogen balance in older individuals in energy balance depends on timing of protein intake. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010 Oct; 65(10):1068-76. PMID: 20622139; PMCID: PMC3031452.
    31. Lopez-Meyer P, Makeyev O, Schuckers S, Melanson EL, Neuman MR, Sazonov E. Detection of food intake from swallowing sequences by supervised and unsupervised methods. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Aug; 38(8):2766-74. PMID: 20352335; PMCID: PMC2901415.
    32. Melanson EL, Ingebrigtsen JP, Bergouignan A, Ohkawara K, Kohrt WM, Lighton JR. A new approach for flow-through respirometry measurements in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2010 Jun; 298(6):R1571-9. PMID: 20200135; PMCID: PMC2886696.
    33. Melanson EL, Gozansky WS, Barry DW, Maclean PS, Grunwald GK, Hill JO. When energy balance is maintained, exercise does not induce negative fat balance in lean sedentary, obese sedentary, or lean endurance-trained individuals. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2009 Dec; 107(6):1847-56. PMID: 19833807; PMCID: PMC3774345.
    34. Sazonov ES, Makeyev O, Schuckers S, Lopez-Meyer P, Melanson EL, Neuman MR. Automatic detection of swallowing events by acoustical means for applications of monitoring of ingestive behavior. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Mar; 57(3):626-33. PMID: 19789095; PMCID: PMC2886152.
    35. Melanson EL, Astrup A, Donahoo WT. The relationship between dietary fat and fatty acid intake and body weight, diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome. Ann Nutr Metab. 2009; 55(1-3):229-43. PMID: 19752544.
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    36. MacLean PS, Higgins JA, Wyatt HR, Melanson EL, Johnson GC, Jackman MR, Giles ED, Brown IE, Hill JO. Regular exercise attenuates the metabolic drive to regain weight after long-term weight loss. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Sep; 297(3):R793-802. PMID: 19587114; PMCID: PMC2739786.
    37. Sazonov ES, Schuckers SA, Lopez-Meyer P, Makeyev O, Melanson EL, Neuman MR, Hill JO. Toward objective monitoring of ingestive behavior in free-living population. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Oct; 17(10):1971-5. PMID: 19444225; PMCID: PMC2865137.
    38. Melanson EL, MacLean PS, Hill JO. Exercise improves fat metabolism in muscle but does not increase 24-h fat oxidation. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2009 Apr; 37(2):93-101. PMID: 19305201; PMCID: PMC2885974.
    39. Volpe SL, Melanson EL, Kline G. Validation of bioelectrical impedance analysis to hydrostatic weighing in male body builders. Acta Diabetol. 2010 Mar; 47(1):55-8. PMID: 19219400.
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    40. Melanson EL, Dykstra JC, Szuminsky N. A novel approach for measuring energy expenditure in free-living humans. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009; 2009:6873-7. PMID: 19964187.
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    41. Sazonov E, Schuckers S, Lopez-Meyer P, Makeyev O, Sazonova N, Melanson EL, Neuman M. Non-invasive monitoring of chewing and swallowing for objective quantification of ingestive behavior. Physiol Meas. 2008 May; 29(5):525-41. PMID: 18427161; PMCID: PMC2582220.
    42. Melanson EL, Donahoo WT, Grunwald GK, Schwartz R. Changes in 24-h substrate oxidation in older and younger men in response to exercise. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2007 Nov; 103(5):1576-82. PMID: 17717111.
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    43. MacLean PS, Higgins JA, Jackman MR, Johnson GC, Fleming-Elder BK, Wyatt HR, Melanson EL, Hill JO. Peripheral metabolic responses to prolonged weight reduction that promote rapid, efficient regain in obesity-prone rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Jun; 290(6):R1577-88. PMID: 16455763.
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    44. Melanson EL, Donahoo WT, Dong F, Ida T, Zemel MB. Effect of low- and high-calcium dairy-based diets on macronutrient oxidation in humans. Obes Res. 2005 Dec; 13(12):2102-12. PMID: 16421344.
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    45. Krantz MJ, Donahoo WT, Melanson EL, Mehler PS. QT interval dispersion and resting metabolic rate in chronic anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2005 Mar; 37(2):166-70. PMID: 15732074.
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    46. Melanson EL, Sharp TA, Seagle HM, Donahoo WT, Grunwald GK, Peters JC, Hamilton JT, Hill JO. Twenty-four-hour metabolic responses to resistance exercise in women. J Strength Cond Res. 2005 Feb; 19(1):61-6. PMID: 15705046.
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    47. Donahoo WT, Levine JA, Melanson EL. Variability in energy expenditure and its components. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2004 Nov; 7(6):599-605. PMID: 15534426.
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    48. Melanson EL, Donahoo WT, Krantz MJ, Poirier P, Mehler PS. Resting and ambulatory heart rate variability in chronic anorexia nervosa. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Nov 01; 94(9):1217-20. PMID: 15518630.
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    49. MacLean PS, Higgins JA, Johnson GC, Fleming-Elder BK, Donahoo WT, Melanson EL, Hill JO. Enhanced metabolic efficiency contributes to weight regain after weight loss in obesity-prone rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Dec; 287(6):R1306-15. PMID: 15331386.
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    50. Melanson EL, Knoll JR, Bell ML, Donahoo WT, Hill JO, Nysse LJ, Lanningham-Foster L, Peters JC, Levine JA. Commercially available pedometers: considerations for accurate step counting. Prev Med. 2004 Aug; 39(2):361-8. PMID: 15226047.
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    51. Haugen HA, Melanson EL, Tran ZV, Kearney JT, Hill JO. Variability of measured resting metabolic rate. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Dec; 78(6):1141-5. PMID: 14668276.
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    52. Grunwald GK, Melanson EL, Forster JE, Seagle HM, Sharp TA, Hill JO. Comparison of methods for achieving 24-hour energy balance in a whole-room indirect calorimeter. Obes Res. 2003 Jun; 11(6):752-9. PMID: 12805396.
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    53. Melanson EL, Sharp TA, Seagle HM, Donahoo WT, Grunwald GK, Peters JC, Hamilton JT, Hill JO. Resistance and aerobic exercise have similar effects on 24-h nutrient oxidation. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2002 Nov; 34(11):1793-800. PMID: 12439085.
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    54. Melanson EL, Sharp TA, Seagle HM, Horton TJ, Donahoo WT, Grunwald GK, Hamilton JT, Hill JO. Effect of exercise intensity on 24-h energy expenditure and nutrient oxidation. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2002 Mar; 92(3):1045-52. PMID: 11842038.
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    55. Melanson EL, Freedson PS. Validity of the Computer Science and Applications, Inc. (CSA) activity monitor. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1995 Jun; 27(6):934-40. PMID: 7658958.
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