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Elizabeth AbbeyElizabeth Abbey

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3463
Fax: 509.777.4943
Office Location: Robinson Science Hall 206
Email: eabbey@whitworth.edu

Education

Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and States University
M.A. College of St. Scholastica
B.S. Whitworth University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2013

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Sport nutrition; exercise and personal health; local and sustainable foods; food security and access; health care policy

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Peairs, A.D. and E.L. Abbey. (2013). Antioxidants and inflammation in obesity. In R.R. Watson and V.R. Preedy (Eds.), Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes (pp. 413-434). San Diego: Academic Press.

Northwest American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, "Nutrition News You Can Use: The 2010 Dietary Guidelines & Beyond," March 2012, Coeur d'Alene, ID.

Abbey, E.L. and J.W. Rankin. (2011). Effect of quercetin supplementation on repeated-spring performance, zanthine oxidase activity, and inflammation. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 21(2), 91-96.

Abbey, E.L. and J.W. Rankin. (2009). Effect of ingesting a honey-sweetened beverage on soccer performance and exercise-induced cytokine response. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 19(6), 659-672.

Poster at American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, "Effect of quercetin supplementation on repeated sprint performance and metabolic stress." May 2009, Seattle, WA.