J. P. Barfield

Department of Applied Physiology, Health, & Clinical Sciences
Chair
Belk Gym 235
704-687-1843

 

 

Education
1997-2000       Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
1994-1996       Appalachian State University
1989-1993       University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
Leadership Positions

Professor & Chair, Applied Physiology, Health, & Clinical Sciences, UNC Charlotte (present)

Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences, Emory & Henry College 

Assistant Dean, School of Health Sciences, Endicott College 

Professor & Chair, Health & Human Performance, Radford University

Associate Professor & Chair, Exercise Science, Physical Education, & Wellness, Tennessee Tech University 

Work in Access & Disability

Malone, L.A., Barfield, J., Agiovlasitis, S., & de GrootS. (In press). Physical, Sensory and Intellectual Impairments. ACSM’s Clinical Exercise Physiology (2nd Ed). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Barfield, J.P., Williams, Stephanie, Currie, Madison R., & Guo. Xiuyan. (2021). Evidence-Based Classification in Powerchair Football: Determining the Determinants. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 39(2), 197-213. https://doi.org/10.1123/apaq.2021-0081.

Barfield, J.P. (2021). Rural Health WORKS. CIGNA Foundation. $70,350.

Shapiro, D.R., & Barfield, J.P. (2020). Wheelchair basketball exercise intensity in youth. Journal of Physical Activity Research, 5, 49-55. DOI:10.12691/jpar-5-1-10

Barfield, J.P. (2020). Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Rural Southwest Virginia. Virginia Tobacco Revitalization Commission. $298,770.

Broad, E., Newsome, J., Dew, D., & Barfield, J. (2019). Measured and predicted resting energy expenditure in wheelchair rugby athletes. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. DOI 10.1080/10790268.2019.1608062

Malone, L.A., Barfield, J., Agiovlasitis, S., de GrootS., Bickel, C.S., Winckler, C, & Bernardi, M. (2019). Physical, Sensory and Intellectual Impairments. ACSM’s Clinical Exercise Physiology. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Edwards, T., Barfield, J., Niemiro, G., Beals, J., Broad, E., Motl, R., De Lisio, M., Burd, N, & Pilutti, L. (2018). Physiological responses during a 25-km time trial in elite wheelchair racing athletes. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 4, 77.

Niemiro, G., Edwards, T., Barfield, J., Beals, J., Broad, E., Motl, R., Burd, N., Pilutti, L., & De Lisio, M. (2017). Circulating Progenitor Cell Response in Elite Wheelchair Athletes after a 25 km Time Trial. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 50, 88-97.

Barfield, J., Newsome, L., John, E., Sallee, D., Frames, C., & Soangra, R, & Malone, L. (2016). A case report of shoulder fatigue in wheelchair rugby: Implications to pain and injury. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 2. Doi:10.1038/scsandc.2016.2

Barfield, J., Newsome, L., & Malone, L. (2016). Exercise intensity during power wheelchair soccer. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97, 1938-44.

Delaney, B., Barfield, J., & Crandell, D. (2014). Sport-based therapeutic recreation: Perceived outcomes and implications for research. Palaestra, 28(3).

Barfield, J. & Cobler, D. (2013). Resistance training recommendations for individuals with physical, visual and intellectual disabilities. Palaestra, 27(2).

Barfield, J., & Malone, L. (2013). Perceived exercise benefits and barriers among power wheelchair soccer players. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 50, 231-238.

Barfield, J., Nyikos, I., Kutik, C. & Malone, L. (2012). Effect of Krankcycle training on physical fitness among adults with disabilities. Palaestra, 26(2), 40-42.

Barfield, J. & Malone, L. (2012). Performance test differences and Paralympic team selection: Pilot study of the United States national wheelchair rugby team. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 7, 715-720. 

Malone, L., & Barfield, J. (2012). Perceived benefits and barriers to exercise among persons with physical disabilities or chronic health conditions with action or maintenance stages of exercise. Disability and Health Journal, 5, 254-260.

Barfield, J., Cobler, D., Lam, E., Zhang, J., & Chitiyo, G. (2012). Differences between African American and Caucasian students on allied health enrollment influences and barriers. Advances in Physiology Education, 36, 164-169. DOI: 10.1152/advan.00129.2011

Barfield, J., Folio, R., Lam, E., & Zhang, J. (2011). Factors associated with enrollment in allied health education: Development of a predictive scale. Journal of Allied Health, 40, 77-84.

Barfield, J., Folio, R., Lam, E., & Zhang, J. (2011). Development of a scale to determine enrollment barriers into allied health education programs. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 15, 47-66.

Barfield, J., Malone, L., Arbo, C., & Jung, A. (2010). Training intensity during wheelchair rugby in athletes with tetraplegia.  Journal of Sports Sciences28, 389-398.

Barfield, J.P., & Folio, R. (2009). Determination of predictors and barriers to minority enrollment in undergraduate exercise science and allied health majors.TBR Diversity Research Grant. Tennessee Board of Regents. $42,000.

Barfield, J., Malone, L., & Coleman, T.  (2009). Comparison of heart rate response to tennis activity between persons with and without spinal cord injuries: Implications for a training threshold.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80, 71-77.

Barfield, J.  (2007).  Applications to persons with disabilities.  In T. Baumgartner, A. Jackson, M. Mahar, and D. Rowe (Eds.), Measurement for Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science (8th Ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw Hill.

Barfield, J., Bennett, J., Folio, M. R., & Killman, C. (2007). Disability rights in higher education: Ensuring kinesiology program and accreditation standards do not discriminate.  Quest, 50, 384-397.

Barfield, J., Malone, L., Collins, J., & Ruble, S.  (2005). Disability type influences heart rate response during power wheelchair sport.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 37, 718-723.

Malone, L., Collins, J., Thompson, M., & Barfield, J. (2004). The power of soccer. Palaestra, 20(2), 26-29.

Barfield, J., & Michael, T.  (2002). Responses to physical activity among children and youth with exercise-induced asthma. Palaestra, 18(2), 26-32.

Barfield, J., Hannigan-Downs, S., & Lieberman, L.  (1998). Implementing a peer tutor program: Strategies for the practitioner.  The Physical Educator, 55(4), 211-221.

Related International and National Presentations

Barfield, J., & Williams, S. (2021, November). Evidence-based classification: Determining the determinants in powerchair football. Presented at the International Paralympic Committee VISTA Conference.

Barfield, J., & Williams, S. (2021, June). Impact of power soccer participation on acute and chronic pain. Presented at the International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity, Jyvaskyla, Finland.

Williams, S., Barfield, J., & Ochoa, M. (2021, June). Evidence-based classification: Identifying domains in powerchair football. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Washington, DC.

Newsome, L., Williams, S., & Barfield, J. (2021, June). Evidence-based classification in powerchair football: Determining eligibility. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Washington, DC.

Pherson, C., Currin, J. Barfield, J. et al. (2020, February). Evidence-based classification for power wheelchair soccer. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Denver, CO.

Barfield, J., Williams, S. et al. (2019, July). Evidence-based classification for power soccer athletes. Presented at the International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity, Charlottesville, VA.

Shapiro, D. & Barfield, J. (2018, October). Examining the health benefits of a youth wheelchair basketball program. Presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Symposium, Corvallis, OR. 

Mickle, A., & Barfield, J. (2018, May). Normative values and effects of fatigue on the King Devick test in wheelchair athletes. Poster presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Barfield, J., Edwards, T., Beals, J. et al., (2017, May). Physiological responses to a simulated half-marathon road-race in elite level wheelchair racing athletes. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

DeLisio, M., Niemiro, G., Edwards, T., Barfield, J., et al. (2017, May). Progenitor cell mobilization following a half-marathon in elite wheelchair athlete. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Newsome, L., & Barfield, J. (2017, May). Stretching techniques and their effects on sprint speed for wheelchair athletes. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Ayers, K., Barfield, J., & Sallee, D. (2017, April). Different disciplinary strategies of engaging students in undergraduate research. Presented at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Memphis, TN.

Barfield, J., Newsome, L., & Malone, L. (2016, May). Exercise intensity during power wheelchair soccer. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Newsome, L., Barfield, J., Sallee, D., John, E., & Malone, L. (2016, May). Accelerometry and muscle fatigue in elite Paralympic athletes. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Barfield, J., Newsome, L., John, E., Sallee, D., & Malone, L. (2015, May). EMG assessment of muscle fatigue in elite Paralympic athletes. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Phillips, M., & Barfield, J. (2015, March). Effect of Traditional-Non-Traditional Weight Training on Muscular Endurance. Presented at the SHAPE America National Convention & Exposition. Seattle, WA.

Barfield, J., Folio, R. Lam, E. & Zhang, J. (2011, March). Development of a scale to assess allied health enrollment decision. Presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance national convention, San Diego, CA.

Davis, R., Martin, J., Malone, L., & Barfield, J. (2014, October). The Paralympic Research and Sports Science Consortium (PRSSC): An opportunity to contribute to the advancement of Paralympic athletes and coaches through science. Presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI. 

Barfield, J. (2012, October). Resistance training recommendations for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. Presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Barfield, J. (2012, October).  Moving from external to internal exercise motivations: The role of disability sport. Poster presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Conference, Birmingham, AL.

Barfield, J. (2012, October).  Field test prediction of performance in Paralympic athletes: Evaluation of the USOC combine. Poster presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Conference in Birmingham, AL.

Barfield, J. & Malone, L. (2012, July). Performance differences between athletes selected and not selected for a national wheelchair rugby team. Presented at the International Convention on Science, Education, and Medicine in Sport, Glasgow, Scotland.

Malone, L., & Barfield, J.  (2010, June).  Isokinetic strength comparisons in wheelchair rugby players.  Presented at the European Congress of Adapted Physical Activity, Jyvaskyla, Finland.

Barfield, J., & Malone, L.  (2010, May).  Influence of performance variables varies across classification in wheelchair rugby players with tetraplegia.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Malone, L. & Barfield, J.  (2010, May).  Anaerobic power output and blood lactate in wheelchair rugby athletes.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Barfield, R., & Folio, R.  (2010, March).  Barriers and facilitators to recruitment and retention of minority students in allied health and exercise science.  Presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance national convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Malone, L., Barfield, J., Yelisetty, R.K., Stamps, K. & Theriot, L. (2009, June).  Do perceived exercise benefits and barriers differ by age, gender, or activity level?  Presented at the International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity, Gavle, Sweden.

Malone, L., Barfield, J., Arbo, C., & Jung, A.  (2008, July). Changes in aerobic capacity over a competitive wheelchair rugby season.  Presented at the International Convention on Science, Education, & Medicine in Sport, Guangzhou, China. 

Malone, L. & Barfield, J.  (2007, July).  Heart rate reliability across days during sport activity in individuals with physical disabilities.  Poster presented at the International Society for Adapted Physical Activity Conference, San Paulo, Brazil.

Barfield, J., & Malone, L.  (2005, July).  Participation in power wheelchair sports and the implications for health and wellness.  Presented at the CP-ISRA World Championships, Research, Education and Training Symposium, New London, CT.

Malone, L., Barfield, J., Collins, J., & Thompson, M.  (2003, July).  Heart rate responses differ across intensity during power soccer.  Presented at the International Society for Adapted Physical Activity Conference, Seoul, Korea.

Olenik, L., & Barfield, J.  (2001, September).  Teaching sport skills to children with physical disabilities: An infusion model - Parts I & II.  Presented at the World Congress on Disabilities, Atlanta, GA.