Jenna C. Gibbs, B.Sc.

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Graduate Student

Advisor: Mary Jane De Souza, Ph.D.

Contact Information

109 Noll Lab
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

Office: 814-865-9096
Fax: 814-865-4602

jcg266@psu.edu

Education

Ph.D. Candidate (Kinesiology), Pennsylvania State University, In progress

B.S. (Honors Specialization in Kinesiology), The University of Western Ontario, Canada, 2008

Research Interests

Courses Taught

Penn State:

Kines 350- Exercise Physiology (TA)

Kines 202- Functional Anatomy (TA)

Selected Publications

Published Abstracts:

Gibbs JC, Williams NI, Scheid JL, and MJ De Souza. Energy intake, exercise training, and resting energy expenditure characteristics of exercising women categorized by drive for thinness status. Accepted. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism. 2010.

Scheid JL, Toombs RJ, Gibbs JC, Ducher G, Williams NI and De Souza MJ. Estrogen and Peptide YY are associated with Bone Mineral Density in Premenopausal Exercising Women. Accepted. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism. 2010.

Gibbs JC, Williams NI, Scheid JL, Toombs RJ, and MJ De Souza. High drive for thinness is associated with severe energy deficiency-related menstrual disturbances in exercising women. Accepted. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2010.

Gibbs JC, Scheid JL, Williams NI, and MJ De Souza. Sensitivity and specificity of drive for thinness score in identifying energy deficiency in exercising women. Accepted. Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism. 2009.

Awards, fellowships and grants

Penn State University Graduate Fellowship

Deanís Honor List, The University of Western Ontario