Jenna Yentes, PhD
Ethics, Research Methods, Advanced Biomechanics, Nonlinear Analysis, Statistics
Applied research - Rehabilitation and functional outcomes in pathology, particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; reserve and resilience in aging; coupling of biological rhythms. Basic research - nonlinear mathematics and the application to human movement data
Awards and Honors
Promising Scientist Award, Scholarship/Research - 2019
Outstanding Achievement Award, Service, University - 2019
Ph D, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Biomechanics, Motor Control, 2013
MS, California State University, Fullerton, CA, Kinesiology, 2006
BA, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, Biomechanics, Nutrition, 2000
McCamley, John, Denton, W, Lyden, E, Yentes, Jenna. 2017. Measuring Coupling of Rhythmical Time Series Using Cross Sample Entropy and Cross Recurrence Quantification Analysis., Computational and mathematical methods in medicine, 2017, 7960467.
Yentes, Jenna, Denton, W, McCamley, John, Raffalt, P, Schmid, K. 2018. Effect of parameter selection on entropy calculation for long walking trials., Gait & posture, 60, 128-134.
Mukherjee, Mukul, Yentes, Jenna. Movement variability: A perspective on success in sports, health, and life, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.
Yentes, Jenna, Denton, W, Samson, K, Schmid, K, Wiens, Casey, Rennard, S. 2019. Energy efficient physiologic coupling of gait and respiration is altered in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease., Acta physiologica (Oxford, England), 225, 4, e13217.
Liu, W, Schmid, K, Meijer, K, Spruit, M, Yentes, Jenna. 2020. Subjects With COPD Walk With Less Consistent Organization of Movement Patterns of the Lower Extremity., Respiratory care, 65, 2, 158-168.
Externally Funded Research
Improving exercise capacity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients through uphill walking , Department of Veterans Affairs, Federal, 02/01/2020 - 01/31/2021