Marco Meucci


Ph.D., Università degli studi di Roma “Foro Italico”, Rome, Italy, 2013

  • Major: Physical Activity and Health
  • Ph.D. Dissertation: Supervised Play-Based Activity in Adolescents; Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Autonomic Nervous system Adaptation

M.S., Universidade de Tràs-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal, 2009

  • Major: Exercise Science

B.S., Università degli studi di Roma “Foro Italico”, Rome, Italy, 2007

  • Major: Sport Sciences

Teaching Specialties

  • Cardiovascular and Cardiorespiratory Physiology
  • Exercise Prescription

Current Teaching

  • ES 2002 Introduction to Exercise Science
  • ES 3005 Advanced Physiological Assessment

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Società Italiana delle Scienze Motorie e Sportive (Italy)

Laboratory Affiliation

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular and Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise

Publications 2012-2014

  1. Gallotta MC, Emerenziani GP, Iazzoni S, Meucci M, Guidetti L, Baldari C. Could overweight and obese children improve their motor performance with a qualitative physical activity approach? Indian Journal of Applied Research. 2014;14(5):610-615. ISSN-2249-555X
  2. Collier SR, Sandberg K, Moody A, Frechette V, Curry C, Ji H, Hottigoudar R, Chaudhuri D, Meucci M. Renin, Angiotensin and Aldosterone Changes in Obese, Pre-to Stage-1 Hypertensive Individuals After Aerobic Training. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2014 May 1. doi: 10.1038/jhh.2014.33. [Epub ahead of print].
  3. de Castro MP, Soares DP, Fonseca P, Borgonovo-Santos M, Meucci M, Sousa F, Machado L, Vilas-Boas JP. Accuracy, repeatability and normal values of a new gait analysis device: WalkinSense®. BioMed Research International. vol. 2014. Article ID 348659. doi:10.1155/2014/348659.
  4. Emerenziani GP, Meucci M, Gallotta MC, Buzzachera CF, Guidetti L, Baldari C. Whole Body Vibration: unsupervised training or combined with a supervised multipurpose exercise for fitness? Journal of Sport Sciences. 2014;32(11):1033-1041. ISSN: 0264-0414 [In press].
  5. Meucci M, Cook C, Curry CD, Guidetti L, Baldari C, Collier SR. Effects of supervised exercise program on metabolic function in overweight adolescents. World Journal of Pediatrics. 2013;9(4):307-11. doi: 10.1007/s12519-013-0440-2. Epub 2013 Nov.
  6. Jetton AM, Lawrence MM, Meucci M, Haines TL, Collier SR, Morris DM, Utter AC. Dehydration and acute weight gain in mixed martial arts fighters before competition. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2013;27(5):1322-6. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e31828a1e91.
  7. Meucci M, Curry CD, Baldari C, Guidetti L, Cook C, Collier SR. Effect of play-based summer break exercise on cardiovascular function in adolescents. Acta Paediatrica. 2013;102(1):24-8. doi: 10.1111/apa.12055. Epub 2012 Nov.
  8. Baldari C, Fernades RJ, Meucci M, Ribeiro J, Vilas-Boas JP, Guidetti L. Is AquaTrainer® Snorkel Proper for VO2 Assessment? International Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013;34(4):336-44. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1321804. Epub 2012 Oct.
Title: Assistant Professor, PhD, Physical Activity and Health, Graduate Faculty

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Phone: (828) 262-2935

Fax: (828) 262-3138

Office address
Leon Levine Hall 410