Position title: Research Scientist
Phone: (608) 262.7858
214 Music Hall
Selected publications related to issues at the nexus of health and the built environment:
Ballinger, T., A. Reddy, S.Althouse, E. Nelson, K. Miller, J. Sledge. 2018. Impact of primary breast cancer therapy on energetic capacity and body composition. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 10.1007/s10549-018-4924-6.
Ballinger, T., E. Nelson, T. Olsen, K. Miller, J. Sledge. 2018. iMETX (Individualized Metabolic RX): Pilot study of an environmental intervention to increase energy expenditure among breast cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology 36. No. 15 Suppl.
Carrel, A., J. Sledge, S. Ventura, J. Eickhoff, D. Allen. 2014. GPS documents extremely low physical activity associated with insulin resistance in urban Hispanic children. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2014, 2014:25
Grabow, M.L., S. Spak, J. Sledge, et. al. 2009. Health Co-Benefits from Green Transportation: The Triple-Win Biking Project. Epidemiology. Volume 20, Issue: 6, Pgs: S263-S263.
Carrel, A., J. Sledge, S. Ventura, R. Clarke, S. Peterson, J. Eickhoff, D.B. Allen. 2007. “Measuring Cycling Power as an Assessment of Childhood Fitness.” Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 21 (3), 685-688.
Ventura, S., J. Sledge. 2005. Extending the Reach of IMARS – Technology for the continuous tracking of bicycle mounted NPS officers and their physiological condition in relation to terrain and built environment features. U.S. National Park Service.
Current research projects and clinical trials – health and built environment:
Effects of low-intensity vibration (LIV) on aromatase inhibitor-induced musculoskeletal dysfunction in early stage breast cancer survivors. Co-Investigator.
Effects of Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy on Muscle Function. NCT03581552. Co-Investigator.
iMETX (Individualized Metabolic RX): A pilot study to increase energy expenditure among breast cancer survivors. NCT03158519. UW Principal Investigator.
Impact of primary breast cancer therapy on energetic capacity and body composition. UW Principle Investigator.
Impact of LOFT therapy on breast cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study. NCT02491957. Co-Investigator.
Prior research projects and clinical research – health and built environment:
Effects of Environmental Opportunities and Barriers to Physical Activity, Fitness, and Health in Hispanic Children in Wisconsin. Co-Investigator.
Measuring Cycling Power as an Assessment of Childhood Fitness. Co-Investigator.
Use of spatially positioned radio reported biometric data for monitoring and safeguarding back-country U.S. National Park Service employees.