Dr. Barnes - Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Metabolic Demands and Perceived Training Load of Endurance Running


If you would like to assist in research or volunteer to participate, please email Dr. Kyle Barnes at [email protected].


  • Barnes KR & Ludge, AR. (2021) Inspiratory Muscle Warm-up Improves 3200-m Running Performance in Distance Runners. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 35 (6), 1739-1745.
  • Barnes KR & Kilding AE. (2019) A Randomized Crossover Study Investigating the Running Economy of Highly-Trained Male and Female Distance Runners in Marathon Racing Shoes versus Track Spikes. Sports Medicine, 49 (2), 331-342.
  • Barnes KR & Kilding AE. (2018). Commentaries on Viewpoint: Use aerobic energy expenditure instead of oxygen uptake to quantify exercise intensity and predict endurance performance. Journal of Applied Physiology, 125, 676-682.
  • Barnes KR & Janecke, JN. (2017). Physiological and Biomechanical Responses of Highly-Trained Distance Runners to Lower-Body Positive Pressure Treadmill Running. Sports Medicine - Open, 3 (1).
  • Barnes KR. (2017). Comparisons of Perceived Training Doses in Champion Collegiate-level Male and Female Cross-Country Runners and Coaches over the course of a Competitive Season. Sports Medicine - Open, 3 (38).
  • Barnes KR & Malcata R. (2017). Conversion Index for Running on Different Indoor Track and Field Facility Types. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 17 (4), 375-384.
  • Barnes KR & Kilding AE. (2015). Running Economy: Measurement, Norms, and Determining Factors. Sports Medicine-Open, 1 (8).
  • Barnes KR & Kilding AE. (2015). Strategies to improve running economy. Sports Medicine, 45, 37-56.
  • Barnes KR, Hopkins WG, McGuigan MR, Kilding AE. (2015). Warm-up with a Weighted Vest Improves Running Performance via Leg Stiffness and Running Economy. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18 (1), 103-108
  • Barnes KR, McGuigan MR, Kilding AE. (2014). Lower body determinants of running economy in male and female distance runners. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28 (5), 1289-1297.
  • Barnes KR, Hopkins WG, McGuigan MR, Northuis ME, Kilding AE. (2013). Effects of resistance training on running economy and cross-country performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45 (12), 2322-2331.
  • Barnes KR, Hopkins WG, McGuigan MR, Kilding AE. (2013). Effects of different uphill interval-training programs on running economy and performance. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 8 (6), 639-647.

Page last modified October 11, 2022