Gary Diffee

Professor

diffee@education.wisc.edu

(608) 262-7732

289A Medical Sciences

2000 Observatory Dr

Madison, WI 53706-1121

Diffee, Gary

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Education

  • PhD Physiology, University of California-Irvine, 1992
  • MS Kinesiology, University of Washington, 1984

Select Publications

  • Kang, C., Chung, E., Diffee, G. M., & Ji, L. (In Press). Exercise training attenuates aging-associated mitochondrial dysfunction in rat skeletal muscle: Role of PGC-1α. Experimental Gerontology
  • LaCroix, A., Duenwald-Kuehl, S., Brickson, S. L., Akins, T. L., Diffee, G. M., Aiken, J., Vanderby, R., & Lakes, R. (2013). Effect of age and exercise on the viscoelastic properties of rat tail tendon.. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 41(6), 1120-8.
  • Chung, E., & Diffee, G. M. (2012). Moderate intensity, but not high intensity, treadmill exercise training alters power output properties in myocardium from aged rats.. Journal of Gerontololgy A: Biol Sci Med Sci., 67(11), 1178-87.
  • Chung, E., & Diffee, G. M. (2011). Effect of aging on power output properties in rat skinned cardiac myocytes.. Journal of Gerontaology:Biological Sciences Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Guderley, H., Houle-Leroy, P., Diffee, G. M., Camp, D., & Garland, T. (2006). Morphometry, ultrastructure, myosin isoforms, and metabolic capacities of the "mini muscles" favoured by selection for high activity in house mice. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B: Biochem Mol Biol., 144(3), 271-282.
  • Diffee, G. M., (2004). Adaptation of cardiac myocyte contractile properties to exercise training. Exercise and Sport Science Reviews, 32(3), 112-119.
  • Diffee, G. M., & Chung, E. (2003). Altered single cell force-velocity and power properties in exercise-trained rat myocardium. Journal of Applied Physiology, 94(5), 1941-1948. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Diffee, G. M., & Nagle, D. F. (2003). Exercise training alters length dependence of contractile properties in rat myocardium. Journal of Applied Physiology, 94(3), 1137-44. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Diffee, G. M., Seversen, E. A., Stein, T. D., & Johnson, J. A. (2003). Microarray expression analysis of effects of exercise training: increase in atrial MLC-1 in rat ventricles.. American Journal of Physiol (Heart and Circulatory Physiology), 284(3), H830-7. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Diffee, G. M., & Nagle, D. F. (2003). Regional differences in effects of exercise training on contractile and biochemical properties of rat cardiac myocytes. Journal of Applied Physiology, 95(1), 35-42. Online Publication/Abstract.

Select Presentations

  • Akins, T., Barton, G., Hoffmann, M., McKiernan, S., Aiken, J., & Diffee, G. M. (2011). Maximal Oxygen Consumption and Blood Lactate Levels as Measures of Exercise Intensity in Aging Rats. presented at the Experimental Biology, Washington, DC.
  • Diffee, G. M., Ji, L., Kang, C., & Chung, E. (2009, May - 2009, May). Exercise training attenuates aging-associated reduction in mitochondrial biogenesis in rat skeletal muscle. presented at the ACSM Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
  • Diffee, G. M., & Piepmeyer, H. C. (2009, May - 2009, May). Voluntary Wheel Running Attenuates Muscle Mass And Myosin Isoform Changes In Cancer Cachexia. presented at the ACSM Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
  • Diffee, G. M., & Chung, E. (2007, May - 2007, May). Low Intensity Exercise Training Increases Power Output Properties in Myocardium from Aged Rats. presented at the ACSM Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Diffee, G. M., & Chung, E. (2006, March - 2006, April). Regional myosin heavy chain isoform expression in response to exercise training in old rat myocardium. presented at the Experimental Biology, San Francisco, CA.