Department of Kinesiology

Feng He, PhD

Associate Professor

Fall 2024 Office Hours: 

Office Hours Appointment  (Google Doc)


M.Ed. Exercise Physiology, Beijing Sport University

Ph.D. Physiology of Exercise, Purdue University 

Teaching Courses

KINE 323: Physiology of Exercise

KINE 386: Sports Epidemiology

KINE 480: Exercise Test and Prescription

KINE 482: Exercise Pathophysiology

KINE 679: Advanced Exercise Physiology 


My research focuses on the role of oxidative stress on physiological responses to acute and chronic exercise in cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and immune systems within a variety of populations.


He F, Chuang C-C, Zhou T, Jiang Q, Sedlock D.  Zuo L. Redox correlation in muscle lengthening and immune response in eccentric exercise.  PLOS ONE 13(12):1-19, 2018. 

He F, Zuo L, Ward E, Arciero PJ. Serum polychlorinated biphenyls increase oxidative stress decreases with a protein-pacing caloric restriction diet in obese men and women.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(1): 59, 2017.  

He F, Li J, Liu Z, Chuang C, Yang W, Zuo L. Redox mechanism of reactive oxygen species in exercise.  Frontier in Physiology,7:486, 2016. 

He F, Zuo L. Redox roles of reactive oxygen species in cardiovascular disease.  International Journal of Molecular Science. 16(11):27770-27780, 2015. 

He, F., J.A. Hockemeyer, and D. Sedlock , Does combined antioxidant vitamin supplementation blunt repeated bout effect?  Int J Sports Med, 36(5): 407-13, 2015. 

Zuo, L.,  He, F., et al., Comparison of high-protein, intermittent fasting low-calorie diet and heart-healthy diet for vascular health of the obese .  Front Physiol, 7: 350, 2016.

Arciero, P.J.,  He, F., et al., Protein-pacing caloric-restriction enhances body composition similarly in obese men and women during weight loss and sustains efficacy during long-term weight maintenance.  Nutrients, 8(8):476, 2016.

Ives, S.J.,  He, F., et al., Multi-modal exercise training and protein-pacing enhances physical performance adaptations independent of growth hormone and BDNF but may be dependent on IGF-1 in exercise-trained men .  Growth Horm IGF Res, 32:60-70, 2017.

Zhang, D., Zou, T,  He, F., et al., Reactive oxygen species formation and bystander effects in gradient irradiation on human breast cancer cells .  Oncotarget, 7 (27):41622-41, 2016.

Arciero, P.J., Ives, S., Norton, C., Escudero, D., Minicucci, O., O’Brien, G., Paul, M., Ormsbee, M., Miller, V., Sheridan, C.,  He, F. Protein-pacing and multi-component exercise training improves physical performance outcomes in exercise-trained women: The PRISE 3 Study .  Nutrients, 8(6), 2016.

Jiang, L., Diaz, P., Best, T., Stimpfl, J.,  He, F., et al.,  Molecular characterization of redox mechanisms in allergic asthma.  Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol, 113(2): 137-42, 2014.

Zuo, L.,  He, F., et al.,  Interrelated role of cigarette smoking, oxidative stress, and immune response in COPD and corresponding treatments.  Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 307(3):  L205-18, 2014.

Zuo L, Arballo J, Liu Z,  He F. ROS and redox mechanism in neurodegenerative diseases.  Systems Medicine-Integrative, Qualitative and Computational Approaches 1 st Edition . Elsevier, 2021, p.122-127. (Book Chapter) 

Portrait of Feng He, PhD