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W. Kenney
W. Larry Kenney, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology, Kinesiology
and Marie Underhill Noll Chair in Human Performance
Summary Statement

W Larry Kenney specializes in control of human skin blood flow with an emphasis on aging, physiology and biophysics of heat exchange between humans and the environment, and thermoregulation during exercise and in extreme environments.

Department
  • Kinesiology - KINES
Education
  • Ph.D., 1983, Physiology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., 1980, Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., 1978, Biology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
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Email
Office Address
102 Noll Laboratory
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Fax
814-865-4602
Specializations
  • Control of human skin blood flow with an emphasis on aging.
  • Physiology and biophysics of heat exchange between humans and the environment.
  • Thermoregulation during exercise and in extreme environments.
Grants and Research Projects

Larry Kenney's research is centered on human temperature regulation with primary focus on cardiovascular responses to exercise and passive thermal stress, and biophysics of heat exchange between humans and the environment.