Kristine Polley, M.S.

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Ph.D. Student

Address:
161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 706-542-7689

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
B.S. Exercise Science Florida State University 2013
M.S. Exercise Physiology University of Georgia 2015

Research

Kristine is conducting her doctoral research in the Human Nutrition Laboratory under the direction of Dr. Jamie Cooper. Her research is currently focused on obesity and the effects of different high fat diets on metabolism and hunger/satiety hormones.

Current Research

My research currently examines the metabolic and satiety hormone responses to high fat diets of varying fatty acid composition in healthy men.

Masters Research Project:  Influence of exercise training with resveratrol supplementation on skeletal muscle mitochondrial capacity

Teaching

FDNS 4540 Public Health Dietetics                                             2016

Teaching Assistant

Lecture: "Community Nutrition Physical Activity Interventions"

Spring Term, 45 students

 

KINS 4630/6630L Exercise Physiology                                       2014-2015 

Laboratory Instructor (Lead Class Instructor: Dr. Kevin McCully)

Fall Term

KINS 4690/6690L Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology

Laboratory Instructor (Lead Class Instructor: Dr. Jarrod Call)

Fall and Spring Term

 

PEDB 1300 Beginning Swimming                                               2013-2014

Instructor

Fall and Spring Term

PEDB 1310 Intermediate Swimming

Instructor

Fall and Spring Term

PEDB 1910 Fitness for Life Indoor Cycling

Instructor

Fall, Spring, and Summer Term

Outreach

American Society for Nutrition                                                                                                    2017 - Present

Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport, Student Member                                           2014 - Present

American College of Sports Medicine, Student Member                                                            2013 - Present

       2015 National ACSM Conference, poster session presenter

       2014 National ACSM Conference

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
The University of Georgia/ Department of Kinesiology Graduate Research Assistant & Graduate Teaching Assistant, M.S. 2

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
ACC Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient Florida State University 2013
Ruth Rowan Morrison Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2016
University of Georgia Graduate School Student Travel Award University of Georgia Graduate School 2016
Glenn and Helen Burton Feeding the Hungry Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2017
Ruth Rowan Morrison Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2017

Journal Articles

Polley KR, Jenkins N, O'Connor P, McCully K. Influence of exercise training with resveratrol supplementation on skeletal muscle mitochondrial capacity. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2016 Jan;41(1):26-32. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2015-0370.

Shill DD, Polley KR, Willingham TB, Call JA, Murrow JR, McCully KK, Jenkins NT. Experimental Intermittent Ischemia Augments Exercise-Induced Inflammatory Cytokine Production. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017 Jun 1:jap.01006.2016. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01006.2016.

Advisory Committee

Dr. Jamie Cooper, Dr. Claire de La Serre, Dr. Chad Paton, Dr. Richard Lewis, Dr. Nathan Jenkins

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