Swapan Mookerjee, Ph.D

Swapan Mookerjee, Ph.D

Swapan Mookerjee

Department of Exercise Science
124 Centennial Hall
Email - smookerj@bloomu.edu
Phone: 570-389-4743
Fax: 570-389-5047




Academic Background

  • Ph.D University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, State University of New York Buffalo
  • MPE Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education, Gwalior, INDIA
  • Diploma in Swimming Coaching, National Institute of Sport, Patiala, INDIA

Certifications

  • Health Fitness Specialist, American College of Sports Medicine

Research in Progress

  • Mechanomyographic/Electromyographic responses during resistance exercise
  • Respiratory and hemodynamic kinetics followin high intensity exercise. Collaborative project with Dr. Uwe Hoffman. Deutsche Sporthochschule, Koln, Germany
  • Attainment of target velocities during isokinetic testing

Recent Publications

  • Mookerjee, S., Pinheiro, V.Physical Education and After School Programs in Modern India – Policies, Polity, and Contemporary Developments. Global Perspectives in Physical Education. ed. J. C. Thomson.Univ. of Maryland Press. In Press
  • Singh, J., Mookerjee, S. Professional Preparation of PE Teachers. In "Teacher Education: Reflections Towards Policy Formulation". 2009. National Council for Teacher Education. New Delhi. India
  • Mookerjee, S., Bhambhani, Y., Malik, R. Cerebral Oxygenation Declines at Exercise Intensities Above the Respiratory Compensation Threshold. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. August 2006.
  • Mookerjee, S., Surmacz, C., Till, M., Weller, B. Validation of an Equation for Predicting Energy Cost of Arm Ergometry in Women. Eur. J. Appl. Physiology. 95:115-120, 2005.
  • Mookerjee, S., Singh, J., Cash, T. Anthropometric Profiles and Social Physique Anxiety of Physical from India, Perceptual and Motor Skills. 94:47-54, 2002.
  • Wassmer, D. J, Mookerjee, S. "A Descriptive Profile of Elite U.S. Women's Collegiate Field Hockey Players." J. Sports Med Phys. Fitness. 42:165-71, 2002.
  • Mookerjee, S., Singh, J., Sherman, N., Girola, A. "Status of Fitness Testing in Physical Education Professional Preparation Institutions in India: Development of Testing Norms." Intl. Council Health, Phys. Ed, Rec, Sp and Dance Journal. 38(4):47-50,2002
  • Mookerjee, S., Surmacz, C., Till, M., Weller, B. "Validation of an Equation for Predicting Energy Cost of Arm Ergometry in Women" European Journal of Applied Physiology. 95(2-3):115-120,2005

Conference Presentations

  • Poster presentation, European College of Sports Science. Liverpool, England, July 6 - 9, 2011. Respiratory kinetics following concentric-eccentric isokinetic arm and leg exercise
  • Poster presentation, American College of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, Denver, June 1-4, 2011.Validity of Multi-Sensor Armbands in Assessing Energy Cost of Upper Body Exercise.
  • ACSM Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise, September 22, - 25, 2010, Miami, FL. Hemodynamic Responses Following High Intensity Isokinetic Exercise.
  • Poster presentation, European College of Sports Science Congress, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 5-8, 2006
  • Muscle and Cerebral Oxygenation During Intermittent Isokinetic Exercise
  • Poster presentation, American College of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, Denver, May 31- June 3, 2006
  • (1) Lower Extremity Isokinetic Strength and Flexibility Impacts Flutter Kicking Performance in Swimmers
  • Poster presentations, American College of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, Nashville, May 28-31, 2005.
  • (1) Energy Expenditure during Single versus Multiple Set Resistance Training Protocols
  • Poster presentation, European College of Sport Science, 9th Annual Congress, Clermont-Ferrand, France, July 3-6, 2004.
  • (1) Prediction and Validation of Energy Cost of Upper Body Exercise in Women
  • (2) Co-author, Detection of the respiratory compensation threshold from cerebral blood volume measurements using near infrared spectoscopy
  • Poster presentation, American College of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 28-31, 2003
  • (1) EMG responses during flexibility tests
  • Paper Presentations, American College of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting May 29-June 1, 2002
  • (1) EMG Analysis of Bicep Curl Exercise
  • Paper Presentations, American College of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, Baltimore, May 30- June 2, 2001
  • (1) Body composition and Social Physique Anxiety of Physical Educators from India
  • (2) Anthropometric and Performance Characteristics of Elite US Women's collegiate field hockey players.

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Member of the American College of Sports Medicine