College of Health Professions

Department oF Kinesiology


Nicolas D. Knuth

Assistant Professor

Office:   Burdick Hall, Room 121 L
Phone:   410-704-6247
Fax:   410-704-3912

Nicolas D. Knuth, Ph.D.


  • PhD: University of Michigan
  • MS: University of Michigan
  • BS: University of St. Thomas

Teaching Interests

  • KNES 313 - Physiology of Exercise
  • KNES 363 - Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

Professional Interest and Research

  • Dr. Knuth's research focuses on obesity, body composition, macronutrient metabolism, and energy expenditure across the lifespan.

Recent Publications

  • Ferrucci L, de Capo R, Knuth ND, and Studenski S. Of Greek heroes, wiggling worms, mighty mice, and old body builders. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2012 Jan;67(1):13-6. Epub 2011 Nov 23.
  • Newsom SA, Schenk S, Thomas KM, Harber MP, Knuth ND, Goldenberg N, and Horowitz JF. Energy deficit after exercise augments lipid mobilization but does not contribute to the exercise-induced increase in insulin sensitivity. J Appl Physiol, 2010 Mar;108(3):554-60. Epub 2009 Dec 31.
  • Knuth ND, Shrivastava CM, and Horowitz JF. Reducing dietary fat from a meal increases the bioavailability of exogenous carbohydrate without altering plasma glucose concentration. J Appl Physiol, 2009 Jan;106(1):122-9. Epub 2008 Nov 13.
  • Knuth ND, Remias DB, and Horowitz JF. Adding carbohydrate to a high-fat meal blunts postprandial lipemia in women and reduces meal-derived fatty acids in systemic circulation. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 2008 Apr;33(2):315-25.
  • Knuth ND and Horowitz JF. The elevation of ingested lipids within plasma chylomicrons is prolonged in men compared with women. J Nutr, 2006 Jun;136(6):1498-503.





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