Faculty Associates

Timothy P. Gavin

Contact Information
Email: gavin1@purdue.edu
Office: LAMB 117 Map
Phone: (765) 494-3179
Fax: (765) 469-1239
Homepage: Homepage
Professor and Department Head,
Department of Health and Kinesiology

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PhD Indiana University Bloomington Human Performance-Exercise Physiology 1996

Research Interests

Skeletal Muscle in Health and with Diabetes and Aging.

Teaching Interests

Physiology, Skeletal Muscle, Exercise.


2021 - American Heart Association
2019 - Purdue Laboratory and University Core Facility Research Equipment Program
2018 - Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute
2018 - Gatorade Sports Science Institute
2016 - National Institutes of Health
2016 - Centers for Disease Control

Selected Publications

Sullivan BP, JA Weiss, Y Nie, RT Garner, CJ Drohan, S Kuang, J Stout, TP Gavin. Skeletal Muscle IGF-1 is Lower at Rest and After Resistance Exercise in Humans with Obesity. Eur J Appl Physiol. 120:2835-2846, 2020. doi: 10.1007/s00421-020-04509-z

Kim K, JC Monroe, TP Gavin, BT Roseguini. Local heat therapy to accelerate recovery following exercise-induced muscle damage. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 48:163-169, 2020. doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000230

Kargl CK, BP Sullivan, TP Gavin. Invited Editorial. Massage during muscle unloading increases protein turnover in the massaged and non-massaged, contralateral limb, but does not attenuate muscle atrophy. Acta Physiol. 229:e13497, 2020. doi: 10.1111/apha.13497

Kim K, J Monroe, TP Gavin, BT Roseguini. Skeletal muscle adaptations to heat therapy. J Appl Physiol. 128:1635-1642, 2020. doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00061.2020

Kim K, B Reid, C Casey, B Bender, B Ro, Q Song, A Trewin, A Petersen, S Kuang, TP Gavin, BT Roseguini. Effects of repeated local heat therapy on skeletal muscle structure and function in humans. J Appl Physiol. 128: 483-492, 2020. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00701.2019

Garner RT. JS Solfest, Y Nie, S Kuang, J Stout, TP Gavin. Multivesicular Body and Exosome Pathway Responses to Acute Exercise. Exp Physiol. 105: 511–521, 2020. doi: 10.1113/EP088017

Kargl CK, Y Nie, S Evans, J Stout, JH Shannahan, S Kuang, TP Gavin. Factors secreted from high glucose treated endothelial cells impair expansion and differentiation of human skeletal muscle satellite cells. J Physiol. 597: 5109-5124, 2019. doi: 10.1113/JP278165.

Jia Z, Y Nie, F Yue, Y Kong, L Gu, TP Gavin, X Liu, and S Kuang. A requirement of Polo-like kinase 1 in murine embryonic myogenesis and adult muscle regeneration. eLife 2019;8:e47097 doi: 10.7554/eLife.47097

Nie Y, Y Sato, RT Garner, C Kargl, C Wang, S Kuang, CJ Gilpin, TP Gavin. Skeletal muscle derived exosomes regulate endothelial cell functions via reactive oxygen species activated NF-κB signaling. Exp Physiol. 104: 1262-1273, 2019.

Solfest JS, Y Nie, JA Weiss, RT Garner, S Kuang, J Stout, TP Gavin. Effects of acute aerobic and concurrent exercise on skeletal muscle metabolic enzymes in untrained men. Sport Sci Health. 15:417-426, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11332-019-00547-z

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