Ph.D. University of Tennessee (1992): Life Science Program: Physiology.
M.S. University of Tennessee (1988): Zoology.
B.A. Vanderbilt University (1983): History.
Factors that affect human performance
Benson, A., J. Abendroth-Smith, D. King, and T. Swensen: Comparison of rowing on a Concept 2 stationary and dynamic ergometer. Journal of Sport Sciences:267-273, 2011.
Cowley, P.M, S. Fitzgerald, K. Sottung, and T. Swensen: Age, weight, and the front abdominal power test as predictors of isokinetic trunk strength and work capacity in young men and women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning, 23(3):915–925, 2009.
Cowley, P.M. and T. Swensen: Development and Reliability of Two Core Stability Field Tests. Journal of Strength and Conditioning, 22(2):619-624, 2008.
John, D., G.A. Sforzo, and T. Swensen: Monitoring exercise heart rate using manual palpation. Health and Fitness Journal, 11(6):14-18, 2007.
Cowley, P.M., T. Swensen, and G.A. Sforzo: Efficacy of instability resistance training. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 28(10):829-835, 2007.
Gross, M, D. King, and T. Swensen: Nonconsecutive-versus consecutive-day high-intensity interval training in cyclists. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 39(9):1666-1671, 2007.
Harnish, C.R., T. Swensen, and D. King: Effect of cycling position on oxygen uptake and preferred cadence in trained cyclists during hill climbing at various power outputs. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 99:387–391, 2007.