J. Luke Pryor

PhD, ATC, CSCS

J. Luke Pryor.

J. Luke Pryor

PhD, ATC, CSCS

J. Luke Pryor

PhD, ATC, CSCS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Elite Athlete Performance, Center for Research and Education in Special Environments

Research Topics

Heat stress and hydration effects on health and exercise performance; Exercise physiology; Lower extremity injury prevention; Elite athlete health and performance (blood biomarker monitoring, pacing strategy, heat acclimation, exertional heat illness prevention strategies, hydration)

Contact Information

201 Kimball

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5433

Fax: (716) 829-2428

lpryor@buffalo.edu

Overview Publications

Selected Publications

  • Pryor RR, Pryor JL, McDermott B. Knowledge gaps persist regarding exertional heat stroke treatment. J Athl Train 2020. In press.
  • Pryor JL, Burbulys E, Root HJ, Pryor RR. Movement technique during jump-landing differs between sex among athletic playing surfaces. J Strength Cond Res 2020. Epub ahead of print: doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003520.
  • Pryor RR, Pryor JL, Vandermark LW, Adams EL, Brodeur RM, Schlader ZJ, Armstrong LE, Lee EC, Maresh CM, Casa DJ. Acute kidney injury biomarker responses to short term heat acclimation. Int J Environ Res Public Health 17: 1325, 2020.
  • Pryor RR, Pryor JL, Vandermark LW, Adams EL, Brodeur RM, Armstrong LE, Lee EC, Maresh CM, Anderson JM, Casa DJ. Exacerbated heat strain during consecutive days of repeated exercise sessions in heat. J Sci Med Sport 22(10):1084-1089, 2019.
  • Pryor JL, Johnson EC, Yoder H. Keep pacing: A practitioner focused review of pacing strategy in running. Strength Cond J 42(1): 67-75, 2019. Invited Review.
  • Pryor JL, Johnson EC, Pryor RR, Roberts WO. Application of evidence-based recommendations for heat acclimation: Individual and team sport perspectives. Temperature 6(1):37-49, 2019. Priority Review - Commissioned. 
  • Pryor JL, Pryor RR, Vandermark L, Adams, EL, VanScoy RM, Casa DJ, Armstrong LE, Anderson JA, Lee, EC, DiStefano LJ, Maresh CM. Intermittent exercise-heat and intense physical training sustain heat acclimation adaptations. J Sci Med Sport 22(1):117-122, 2019.
  • Looney DP, Potter AW, Pryor JL, Bremner PE, Chalmers CR, McClung HL, Welles AP, Santee WR. Metabolic costs of standing and walking in healthy military-age adults: A meta-regression. Med Sci Sport Exerc 51(2): 51(2):346-351, 2019.
  • Pryor JL, Adams WM, Casa DJ, Huggins RA, Pryor RR. A full Ironman female triathlon winners pacing strategy on a course with major elevation changes. J Strength Cond Res 32(11):3080-3087, 2018. 
  • Pryor JL, Pryor RR, Grundstein A, Casa DJ. The heat strain of various athletic surfaces: A comparison between observed and modeled wet-bulb globe temperatures. J Athl Train 52(11): 1056-1064, 2017. 
  • Pryor JL, Root HJ, Vandermark LW, Pryor RR, Martinez JC, Trojian TH, Denegar CR, DiStefano LJ. Efficacy of a coach-led injury prevention program in youth soccer. J Sci Med Sport 20(9): 861-866, 2017.
  • Pryor JL, Wolf TA, Swensen T, Sforzo GA. The effect betaine on nitric oxide levels and cardiovascular response to exercise. Int J Exerc Sci 10(4): 550-559, 2017.
  • Lee EC, Maren SF, Kavouras S, Queen RM, Pryor JL, Casa DJ. Biomarkers in sports and exercise: tracking health and performance in athletes. J Strength Cond Res 31(10): 2920-2937, 2017. 
  • Adams EL, Vandermark LW, Pryor JL, Pryor RR, VanScoy RM, Denegar CR, Huggins RA, Casa DJ. Effects of heat acclimation on hand cooling efficacy following exercise in the heat. J Sports Med 35(9):828-834, 2017
  • Flanagan SD, Looney DP, Miller MJS, Dupont WH, Pryor JL, Creighton BC, Sterczala AJ, Szivak TK, Hooper DR, Maresh CM, Volek JS, Ellis LA, Kraemer WJ. The effects of nitrate-rich supplementation on neuromuscular efficiency during heavy resistance exercise. J Am Coll Nutr 35(2): 100-107, 2016.
  • Pryor JL, Johnson EC, Del Favero J, Monteleone A, Armstrong LE, Rodriguez NR. Hydration status and sodium balance of endurance runners consuming post-exercise supplements with varying macronutrient contents. Int J Sport Nutr Exe Metab 25:471-479, 2015.
  • Johnson EC, Pryor JL, Casa DJ, Belval LN, Vance JS, DeMartini JK, Maresh CM, Armstrong LE. Bike and run pacing on downhill segments predict Ironman triathlon relative success. J Sci Med Sport 18(1):82-7, 2015. 
  • Kraemer WJ, Hooper D, Szivak T, Dunn-Lewis C, Comstock B, Flanagan S, Looney D, Sterczala A, DuPont W, Pryor JL, Luk H, Maladoungdock J, McDermott D, Volek J, Maresh CM.. The addition of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate and isomaltulose to whey protein supplementation augments the recovery process. Am J Clin Nutr 34(2):91-9, 2015.
  • Pryor JL, Huggins RA, Casa, DJ, Palmieri GA, Kraemer WJ, Maresh CM. A profile of a National Football League team. J Strength Cond Res 28(1):7-13, 2014.
  • Maresh CM, Sokmen BD, Armstrong LE, Diaz JC, Pryor JL, Creighton BC, Munoz CX, Casa DJ, Apicella J, Kraemer WJ, Anderson JM, Lee EC. Repetitive box lifting performance is impaired in a hot environment: Implications for altered work-rest cycles. J Occup Environ Hyg 11(7):460-468, 2014.
  • Pryor JL, Swensen T, Craig SAS. The effect of betaine on cycle sprint performance. J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:12, 2012.