LeCheminant, James

Exercise Sciences

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269  SFH
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-1285

Associate Professor

 Education
  • Ph.D., Exercise Science, University of Kansas, 2005
  • M.S., Exercise Physiology, Brigham Young University, 2001
  • B.S., Health Promotion, Brigham Young University, 1999
 Memberships
  • American College of Sports Medicine, 2001-Present
  • The Obesity Society, 2001-Present
 Honors and Awards
  • Brigham Young University : Ferrin L Orton Teach and Learning Fellowship
 Courses Taught

Summer 2017
  • EXSC 399R: Exercise & Wellness Internship Section 003
Spring 2017
  • EXSC 399R: Exercise & Wellness Internship Section 003
Winter 2017
  • EXSC 399R: Exercise & Wellness Internship Section 003, 005
  • EXSC 455: Worksite Health Promotion Section 001
  • EXSC 480: Obesity & Weight Management Section 001
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 010
Fall 2016
  • EXSC 399R: Exercise & Wellness Internship Section 003, 005
  • EXSC 455: Worksite Health Promotion Section 001
  • EXSC 699R: Master's Thesis Section 004
  • STAC 191: Weight Training, Beginning Section 018

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Carbine K, Larson MJ, Romney L, Tucker LA, Bailey BW, Clark T, LeCheminant JD. 2017. Disparity in Neural and Subjective Responses to Food Images in Obese and Normal-Weight Individuals. Obesity. 25(2):384-390.

Romney L, Larson MJ, Clark T, Tucker LA, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2016. Reduced sleep acutely influences sedentary behavior and mood but not total energy intake in normal-weight and obese women. Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 14(5):528-538.  doi:10.1080/15402002.2015.1036272

Masterson T, Kirwan CB, Davidson LE, LeCheminant JD. 2016. Neural reactivity to visual food stimuli is reduced in some areas of the brain during evening hours compared to morning: an fMRI study in women. Brain Imaging and Behavior. 10(1):68-78.

Merrill RM, LeCheminant JD. 2016. Medical cost analysis of the Boise school district wellness program. Preventive Medicine Reports. 3:159-165.

Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW. 2015. PUBLISHED 2015: Meat Intake and Insulin Resistance in Women without Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Research. 2015(Article ID: 174742):10. <website> doi:10.1155/2015/174742

Bailey BW, Borup P, Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD, Bromley J. 2015. Examining the relationship between physical activity intensity and adiposity in young women. The Journal of Physical activity and health. EPUB Aug 2014.  doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2013-0441

Larson MJ, LeCheminant JD, Carbine K, Hill K, Christenson E, Masterson T, LeCheminant R. 2015. Slow walking on a treadmill desk does not negatively affect executive abilities: An examination of cognitive control, conflict adaptation, response inhibition, and post-error slowing. Frontiers in Psychology. 6:723.  doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00723

Tucker LA, Tucker JM, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2015. Published 2015: A 4-Year Prospective Study of Soft Drink Consumption and Weight Gain: The Role of Calorie Intake and Physical Activity. American Journal of Health Promotion. 29((3)):262-265.  doi:10.4278/ajhp.130619-ARB-315

Tucker LA, Tucker J, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2015. Published 2015: Dietary Patterns as Predictors of Body Fat and BMI in Women: A Factor Analytic Study. American Journal of Health Promotion. 29((4)):136-146.  doi:10.4278/ajhp.130327-QUAN-129

Larson MJ, LeCheminant JD, Hill K, Carbine K, Masterson T, Christenson E. 2015. Cognitive and typing outcomes measured simultaneously with slow treadmill walking or sitting: implications for treadmill desks. PLOS One. 10(4):e0121309.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121309

Tucker LA, Arens P, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2015. Published 2015: Television Viewing Time and Measured Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adult Women. American Journal of Health Promotion. 29((5)):285-290.  doi:10.4278/ajhp.131107-QUAN-565.

LeCheminant JD, Merrill RM, Masterson T. 2015. Health behaviors and work-related outcomes among school employees enrolled. American Journal of Health Behavior. 39(3):345-351.

Tucker LA, Erickson A, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW. 2015. PUBLISHED 2015: Dairy consumption and insulin resistance in women. Journal of Diabetes Research. Article ID: 206959. <website> doi:10.1155/2015/206959

Tucker LA, Strong E, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW. 2015. PUBLISHED 2015: Effect of Two Jumping Programs on Hip Bone Mineral Density in Premenopausal Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Health Promotion. 29(3):158-164.  doi:10.4278/ajhp.130430-QUAN-200.

Bailey BW, Perkins AB, Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD, Moncur B. 2015. Adherence to the 2010 dietary guidelines for americans and the relationship to adiposity in young women. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 47(1):86-93.  doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2014.08.011

Tucker LA, Nokes N, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2014. Published (2014) Cardiorespiratory fitness and hip bone mineral density in women: a 6-year prospective study. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 119(2):333-346.

Tucker LA, Tucker JM, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2014. PUBLISHED (2014) Meat intake Increases Risk of Weight Gain in Women: A Prospective Cohort Investigation. American Journal of Health Promotion. 29(1):e43-52. <website>

Lux Gaudreault K, Cluphf D, Russell J, LeCheminant JD. 2014. The effects of varying team sizes on physical activity levels of college students. Physical Educator. 71(2):254-272.

Bailey BW, Hill M, LeCheminant JD, Tucker LA, Hill M, Erico W, Christensen WF. 2014. Objectively Measured Sleep Patterns in Young Adult Women and the Relationship to Adiposity. American Journal of Health Promotion. 29(1):45-54.  doi:10.4278/ajhp.121012-QUAN-500

Bailey BW, Borup P, Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD, Allen M, Hebbert W. 2014. Steps measured by pedometry and the relationship to adiposity in college women. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 11(6):1225-32. <website> doi:10.1123/jpah.2012-0255

Tucker LA, Fosson E, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2014. PUBLISHED (2014): Is the Dose Response Relationship Between Body Mass and Hip Bone Mineral Density in Women Influenced by Diet, Physical Activity, or Menopause?. American Journal of Health Promotion. :325-327.

Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW. 2014. Published (2014) Test-retest reliability of the Bod Pod: the effect of multiple assessments. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 118(2):563-570.

LeCheminant JD, Hinman T, Pratt KB, Earl N, Bailey BW, Thackeray R, Tucker LA. 2014. Effect of resistance training on body composition, self-efficacy, depression, and total activity in postpartum women. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport. 24(2):414-421.

Tucker JM, Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW. 2013. PUBLISHED (2013): Obesity increases risk of declining physical activity over time in women: a prospective cohort study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 21((12)):E715-720.  doi:10.1002/oby.20415. Epub 2013 Jun 11.

LeCheminant JD, Christenson E, Bailey BW, Tucker LA. 2013. Published: Restricting night-time eating reduces daily energy intake in healthy young men: a short-term cross-over study. British Journal of Nutrition. 110:2108-2113.

Moncur B, Bailey BW, Lockhart BD, LeCheminant JD, Perkins A. 2013. The Relationship of Body Size and Adiposity to Source of Self-Esteem in College Women. American Journal of Health Education. 44(6):299-305.  doi:10.1080/19325037.2013.838883

LeCheminant JD, Merrill RM. 2012. Improved Health Behaviors Persist Over Two Years for Employees in a Worksite Wellness Program. Population Health Management. 15(5):261-266.

Heden T, LeCheminant JD, Smith JD, Covington NK. 2012. Influence of weight classification on walking and jogging energy expenditure prediction in women. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 83(3):391-399. <website>

Washburn RA, Kirk EP, Smith BK, Honas JJ, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Donnelly JE. 2012. One set resistance training: Effect on body composition in overweight young adults. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 52(3):273-279.

Hanlon B, Larson MJ, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD. 2012. Neural response to pictures of food after exercise in normal-weight and obese women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44(10):1864-1870.

Hager RL, George JD, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Vincent WJ. 2012. Evaluation of a university general education health and wellness course delivered by classroom lecture or online. American Journal of Health Promotion. 26(15):263-269.

LeCheminant JD, Smith JD, Covington NK, Renschen R, Heden T. 2011. Pedometer use in university freshman: a randomized controlled pilot study. American Joural of Health Behavior. 35(6):777-784.

LeCheminant JD, Tucker LA. 2011. Recommended Levels of Physical Activity and Insulin Resistance in Middle-Aged Women. Diabetes Educator. 37:573-580.

Vispute S, Smith JD, LeCheminant JD. 2011. The effect of abdominal exercise on abdominal fat and the cholesterol profile. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 25:2559-2564. <website>

LeCheminant JD, Tucker LA, Russell KL. 2011. Physical Activity and C-Reactive Protein Levels: The Confounding Role of Body Fat Percentage. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 8(4):481-487. <website>

LeCheminant JD, Covington NK, Smith JD, Lox CL, Kirk EP, Heden T. 2011. Evaluation of a university-based community outreach weight management program. Population Health Management. 14:167-173.

LeCheminant JD, Smith BA, Westman EC, Vernon M, Donnelly JE. 2010. Comparison of a reduced carbohydrate and reduced fat diet for LDL, HDL, and VLDL subclasses during 9-months of weight maintenance subsequent to weight loss. Lipids in Health and Disease. 1(9):54. <website>

Hinton PS, LeCheminant JD, Smith BK, Rector RS, Donnelly JE. 2010. Weight loss-induced alteratios in serum markers of bone turnover persist during weight maintenance in obese men and women. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 28(5):565-573. <website>

LeCheminant JD, Heden T, Smith JD, Covington NK. 2009. Comparison of energy expenditure, economy, and pedometer counts between normal weight and overweight or obese women during a walking and jogging activity. European Journal of Applied Physiology. 106:675-682. <website>

Kirk EP, Donnelly JE, Smith BK, Honas J, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Jacobsen DJ, Washburn RA. 2009. Minimal resistance training improves daily energy expenditure and fat oxidation. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 41:1122-1129. <website>

Hackbart S, LeCheminant JD, Smith JD, Lox CL. 2009. The Influence of an Environmental Cue and Exercise on Food Consumption. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2:94-105. <website>

Schweitzer G, Smith JD, LeCheminant JD. 2009. Carbohydrate Timing Effects on Exercise Performance and Gastrointestinal Distress: Front, End, and Continual Loading of Carbohydrate Beverage during Exercise. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2:4-18. <website>

Heden T, Shepard S, Smith JD, Covington K, LeCheminant JD. 2008. Resulting shifts in percentile and standard placements after comparison of the BOD POD and DXA. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2:4-18. <website>

LeCheminant JD, Jacobsen DJ, Bailey BW, Mayo MS, Hill JO, Smith BK, Donnelly JE. 2008. Effects of Long-term Aerobic Exercise on EPOC in Overweight Adults: Midwest Exercise Trial. International Journal of Sports Medicine. 29:53-58. <website>

LeCheminant JD, Gibson CA, Sullivan DK, Hall S, Washburn RA, Vernon M, Curry C, Donnelly JE. 2007. A comparison of a low carbohydrate and low fat diet during weight maintenance. Nutrition Journal. 6:36.

LeCheminant JD, Kirk EP, Hall MA, Bailey BW, Jacobsen DJ, Donnelly JE. 2007. Impact of different levels of weight loss on blood pressure in overweight and obese women. Disease Management. 10:83-90.

Bailey BW, Tucker LA, Peterson T, LeCheminant JD. 2007. A prospective study of physical activity intensity and change in adiposity in middle-aged women. American Journal of Health Promotion. 21:492-497.

Kirk EP, Washburn RA, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD, Donnelly JE. 2007. Six months of supervised high-intensity low-volume resistance training improves strength independent of changes in muscle mass in young overweight men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 21:151-156.

Gibson CA, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD, Kirk EK, Donnelly JE. 2006. Author Contacts For Retrieval Of Data For A Meta-Analysis On Exercise And Diet Restriction. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 22:267-270.

LeCheminant JD, Jacobsen DJ, Hall MA, Donnelly JE. 2005. A comparison of meal replacements and medication in weight maintenance after weight loss. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 24:347-353.

LeCheminant JD, Tucker LA, Peterson T, Bailey BW. 2005. The relationship between intensity of physical activity and HDL cholesterol in 272 women. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 3:333-344.

Gibson CA, Kirk EP, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Donnelly JE. 2005. Improving the reporting Quality of Randomized Trials in the Diet/Exercise Literature. BMC Med Res Methodol. 5:9. <website>

Jacobsen DJ, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD, Hill JO, Donnelly JE. 2004. A comparison of three methods of analyzing post-exercise oxygen consumption. International journal of sports medicine. 25:1-5.

Abstract

LeCheminant JD, Thackeray R, Hinman T, Pratt K, MacClennan K, Earl N, Bailey BW. 2011. The effect of resistance exercise training on depressive symptoms in postpartum women. Obesity. 19(n1s):S197.

LeCheminant JD, Heden TD, Covington NK, Smith JD. 2009. Comparison of Net Energy Expenditure and Steps among Lean and Overweight Women during Walking and Jogging. American College of Sports Medicine. 41:S1533.

Heden TD, LeCheminant JD, Covington NK, Smith JD. 2009. Comparison of Resting, Walking, and Jogging Energy Expenditure Prediction Equations in Normal and Overweight Females. American College of Sports Medicine. 41:S2207.

Kirk EP, Donnelly JE, Smith BK, Honas J, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Washburn R. 2008. Low volume resistance training improves body composition in young overweight adults, a group with a high risk of developing obesity. North American Association for the Study of Obesity. 16:454. <website>

Kirk EP, Donnelly JE, Smith BK, Honas J, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Jacobsen DJ, Washburn RA. 2008. A six month minimal resistance training program improves energy expenditure and fat oxidation in sedentary, overweight young adults measured using a whole room calorimeter. American College of Sports Medicine. 40:S24. <website>

Tucker LA, Peterson T, Strong E, Bailey BW, Davidson L, LeCheminant JD, Bikman B, Nokes N, Tucker J. 2006. Objectively measured physical activity and body fat gains in women: a 4-year prospective study. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 38:S57.

Tucker LA, Peterson T, Strong E, Bailey BW, LeCheminant JD, Davidson L, Bikman B, Nokes N, Tucker J. 2006. Objectively measured physical activity and body fat gains in women: a 4-year prospective study. American College of Sports Medicine National Conference. 38(5):S57.

Tucker LA, Peterson TR, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW, Davidson L. 2005. HDL cholesterol: A comparison of the contributions of intensity and volume of physical activity,. National ACSM Meeting. 37(5):382.

Presentations

Carbine KA, Slinn K, Pettit CJ, Hill K, LeCheminant JD, Larson MJ. The influence of BMI status and exercise on event-related potential indices of inhibitory control towards high- and low-calorie foods. Obesity Society's Annual Scientific Meeting. New Orleans, LA. 2016 .

Davies J, Evans A, Carbine KA, Larson MJ, LeCheminant JD. Does time of day of exercise influence body weight maintenance in women: The effect of morning vs. evening exercise. Southwest American College of Sports Medicine. Costa Mesa, CA. 2016 .

Carbine KA, Slinn K, LeCheminant JD, Larson MJ. The effects of exercise and time on inhibitory control towards high- and low-calorie food cues. International Neuropsychological Society. Boston, MA. 2016 .

Carbine K, Slinn K, Pettit C, LeCheminant R, LeCheminant JD, Larson MJ. The effects of time of day and exercise on event-related potential indices of response inhibition to high- and low-calorie foods. Society for Psychophysiological Research. 2015 .

Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD, Bailey BW. Fruit intake is inversely related to body fat in middle-aged women. The Obesity Society Annual Conference. Boston, MA. 2014 .

Bailey BW, Gabrielle L, Hope T, Bell M, LeCheminant JD. A comparison of the internal consistency and test stability of the Inbody 720, Bod Pod® gold standard and GE IDXA. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Orlando Florida. 2014 .

Carbine K, Hill K, Masterson T, Christenson E, Killpack N, LeCheminant R, LeCheminant JD, Larson MJ. The influence of treadmill walking on response inhibition and conflict interference: Neuropsychological implications. International Neuropsychological Society. Seattle, WA. 2014 .

Hill K, Carbine K, Masterson T, Christenson E, Killpack N, LeCheminant R, LeCheminant JD, Larson MJ. The influence of treadmill walking on working memory and attention: Paced Serial Attention Task (PASAT) performance. International Neuropsychological Society. Seattle, WA. 2014 .

LeCheminant JD, Romney L, Kimball T, Black A, Bailey BW, Larson MJ. The effect of sleep deprivation of free-living physical activity: a cross-over study. Annual Obesity Society Conference. San Antonio. 2012 .

Christenson E, Bailey BW, Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD. The association between short-term night eating restriction and physical activity in young men: a counter-balanced study. Annual Southwest Regional American College of Sports Medicine conference. Newport Beach, CA. 2012 .

Clark T, Hanlon B, Bailey BW, Larson MJ, LeCheminant JD. Effect of a 45-minute exercise session on total activity in normal-weight and obese women. Annual American College of Sports Medicine Conference. San Francisco. 2012 .

Christenson E, Bailey BW, Tucker LA, LeCheminant JD. The effect of 2 weeks of night eating restriction: a randomized and counter-balanced study. Annual American College of Sports Medicine Conference. San Francisco. 2012 .

LeCheminant JD, Hanlon B, Roberts J, Larson MJ, Bailey BW. The effect of a 45-minute exercise session on neural responses to pictures of food in normal-weight and obese women. Annual American College of Sports Medicine Conference. San Francisco. 2012 .

Earl N, Clayson P, Larson MJ, LeCheminant JD. Neural response to pictures of food in overweight/obese and normal-weight women. The Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2011 .

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