Lara Dugas
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Health Sciences
  • LUC School of Professional Studies

Distribution of metals exposure and associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the "Modeling the Epidemiologic Transition Study"Ettinger,A. S.; Bovet,P.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Forrester,T. E.; Lambert,E. V.; Lupoli,N.; Shine,J.; Dugas,L. R.; Shoham,D.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.Environmental health : a global access science source 2014 ;13( ):90-069X-13-90

Association between smoking and total energy expenditure in a multi-country studyGonseth,S.; Dugas,L.; Viswanathan,B.; Forrester,T.; Lambert,V.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Luke,A.; Schoeller,D. A.; Bovet,P.Nutrition & Metabolism 2014 ;11(1):48-7075-11-48. eCollection 2014

A mixed ecologic-cohort comparison of physical activity & weight among young adults from five populations of African originLuke,A.; Bovet,P.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Forrester,T. E.; Lambert,E. V.; Schoeller,D. A.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Shoham,D. A.; Cao,G.; Brage,S.; Ekelund,U.; Cooper,R. S.BMC Public Health 2014 ;14(1):397

A comparison of FourStar Briquets and natular XRT tablets in a North Shore suburb of Chicago, IlHarbison,J. E.; Henry,M.; Xamplas,C.; Berry,R.; Bhattacharya,D.; Dugas,L. R.Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 2014 ;30(1):68-70

Identification of larvicide-resistant catch basins from three years of larvicide trials in a suburb of chicago, ILHarbison,J. E.; Sinacore,J. M.; Henry,M.; Xamplas,C.; Dugas,L. R.; Ruiz,M. O.Environmental health insights 2014 ;8(Suppl 2):1-7

25-Hydroxyvitamin D in African-origin populations at varying latitudes challenges the construct of a physiologic normDurazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Camacho,P.; Bovet,P.; Forrester,T.; Lambert,E. V.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Hoofnagle,A. N.; Aloia,J.; Tayo,B.; Dugas,L. R.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2014 ; ( ):

Bisphenol A (BPA) Found in Humans and Water in Three Geographic Regions with Distinctly Different Levels of Economic DevelopmentKaralius,V. P.; Harbison,J. E.; Plange-Rhule,J.; van Breemen,R. B.; Li,G.; Huang,K.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Mora,N.; Dugas,L. R.; Vail,L.; Tuchman,N. C.; Forrester,T.; Luke,A.Environmental health insights 2014 ;8( ):1-3

Risks of intense, specialized training and growth for injury in young athletes: a clinical evaluationJayanthi,N.; Dugas,L.; Fischer,D.; Pasulka,J.; Labella,C.British journal of sports medicine 2014 ;48(7):611

Physical activity and pre-diabetes-an unacknowledged mid-life crisis: findings from NHANES 2003-2006Farni,K.; Shoham,D. A.; Cao,G.; Luke,A. H.; Layden,J.; Cooper,R. S.; Dugas,L. R.PeerJ 2014 ;2( ):e499

Sports specialization in young athletes: evidence-based recommendationsJayanthi,N.; Pinkham,C.; Dugas,L.; Patrick,B.; Labella,C.Sports health 2013 ;5(3):251-257

The effect of physiology and hydration beliefs on race behavior and postrace sodium in 161-km ultramarathon finishersWinger,J. M.; Hoffman,M. D.; Hew-Butler,T. D.; Stuempfle,K. J.; Dugas,J. P.; Fogard,K.; Dugas,L. R.International journal of sports physiology and performance 2013 ;8(5):536-541

Multimethod analyses of discretionary time use and health behaviors among urban low-income african-american adolescents: a pilot studyBohnert,A.; Burdette,K.; Dugas,L.; Travers,L.; Randall,E.; Richards,M.; Luke,A.Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP 2013 ;34(8):589-598

Physiology and Hydration Beliefs Affect Race Behavior but not Post-Race Sodium in 161-km Ultramarathon FinishersWinger,J. M.; Hoffman,M. D.; Hew-Butler,T. D.; Stuempfle,K. J.; Dugas,J. P.; Fogard,K.; Dugas,L. R.International journal of sports physiology and performance 2013 ; ( ):

25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in African American and Nigerian womenDurazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Aloia,J. F.; Dugas,L. R.; Tayo,B. O.; Shoham,D. A.; Bertino,A. M.; Yeh,J. K.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.American Journal of Human Biology : The Official Journal of the Human Biology Council 2013 ;25(4):560-562

Prediction of fat-free mass using bioelectrical impedance analysis in young adults from five populations of African originLuke,A.; Bovet,P.; Forrester,T. E.; Lambert,E. V.; Plange-Rhule,J.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Kroff,J.; Richie,W. N.; Schoeller,D. A.European journal of clinical nutrition 2013 ;67(9):956-960

Fasting substrate oxidation in relation to habitual dietary fat intake and insulin resistance in non-diabetic women: a case for metabolic flexibility?Carstens,M. T.; Goedecke,J. H.; Dugas,L.; Evans,J.; Kroff,J.; Levitt,N. S.; Lambert,E. V.Nutrition & Metabolism 2013 ;10(1):8-7075-10-8

Race and the insulin resistance syndromeKramer,H.; Dugas,L.; Rosas,S. E.Seminars in nephrology 2013 ;33(5):457-467

Obesity as an effect modifier of the risk of death in chronic kidney diseaseKramer,H.; Dugas,L.; Shoham,D.Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association 2013 ; ( ):

An actor-based model of social network influence on adolescent body size, screen time, and playing sports.Shoham,D. A.; Tong,L.; Lamberson,P. J.; Auchincloss,A. H.; Zhang,J.; Dugas,L.; Kaufman,J. S.; Cooper,R. S.; Luke,A.PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 2012 ;7(6):e39795

Beliefs about hydration and physiology drive drinking behaviours in runners.Winger,J. M.; Dugas,J. P.; Dugas,L. R.British journal of sports medicine 2011 ;45(8):646-649

Energy expenditure in adults living in developing compared with industrialized countries: a meta-analysis of doubly labeled water studies.Dugas,L. R.; Harders,R.; Merrill,S.; Ebersole,K.; Shoham,D. A.; Rush,E. C.; Assah,F. K.; Forrester,T.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2011 ;93(2):427-441

Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006.Luke,A.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.BMC Public Health 2011 ;11( ):387

The evaluation of injury risk and recovery in junior competitive tennis players.Jayanthi,N. A.; Robertson,T. C.; Dugas,L.; Luke,A.Journal of medicine and science in tennis 2010 ;15(2):12-15

Beliefs about hydration and physiology drive drinking behaviours in runnersWinger,J. M.; Dugas,J. P.; Dugas,L. R.British journal of sports medicine 2010 ; ( ):

Increasing BMI and waist circumference and prevalence of obesity among adults with Type 2 diabetes: the National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveysKramer,H.; Cao,G.; Dugas,L.; Luke,A.; Cooper,R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.Journal of diabetes and its complications 2010 ;24(6):368-374

Energy expenditure in young adult urban informal settlement dwellers in South AfricaDugas,L. R.; Carstens,M. A.; Ebersole,K.; Schoeller,D. A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Lambert,E. V.; Luke,A.European journal of clinical nutrition 2009 ;63(6):805-807

Total daily energy expenditure in black and white, lean and obese South African women.Dugas,L. R.; Cohen,R.; Carstens,M. T.; Schoffelen,P. F.; Luke,A.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Goedecke,J. H.; Levitt,N. S.; Lambert,E. V.European journal of clinical nutrition 2009 ;63(5):667-673

Relative height and weight among children and adolescents of rural southwestern Nigeria.Ayoola,O.; Ebersole,K.; Omotade,O. O.; Tayo,B. O.; Brieger,W. R.; Salami,K.; Dugas,L. R.; Luke,A.Annals of Human Biology 2009 ;36(4):388-399

Body temperatures during three long-distance polar swims in water of 0-3degreeCNoakes,T. D.; Dugas,J. P.; Dugas,L. R.; Tucker,R.; Oksa,J.; Dunn,J.; van der Merwe,B. S.; Dirker,J. A.; Porvari,K.; Smolander,J.Journal of thermal biology 2009 ;34(1):23-31

Energy expenditure does not predict weight change in either Nigerian or African American women.Luke,A.; Dugas,L. R.; Ebersole,K.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Cao,G.; Schoeller,D. A.; Adeyemo,A.; Brieger,W. R.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009 ;89(1):169-176

Very low levels of energy expenditure among pre-adolescent Mexican-American girls.Dugas,L. R.; Ebersole,K.; Schoeller,D.; Yanovski,J. A.; Barquera,S.; Rivera,J.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2008 ;3(2):123-126

Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States.Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Luke,A.; Cao,G.; Dugas,L.; Adeyemo,A.; Boyne,M.; Forrester,T.BMC Public Health 2008 ;8( ):133

Energy expenditure and adiposity in Nigerian and African-American women.Ebersole,K. E.; Dugas,L. R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Adeyemo,A. A.; Tayo,B. O.; Omotade,O. O.; Brieger,W. R.; Schoeller,D. A.; Luke,A. H.Obesity 2008 ;16(9):2148-2154

Ethnicity, energy expenditure and obesity: are the observed black/white differences meaningful?Luke,A.; Dugas,L.; Kramer,H.Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Obesity 2007 ;14(5):370-373

BMI, fat and muscle differences in urban women of five ethnicities from two countries.Rush,E. C.; Goedecke,J. H.; Jennings,C.; Micklesfield,L.; Dugas,L.; Lambert,E. V.; Plank,L. D.International journal of obesity 2007 ;31(8):1232-1239

Conjugated linoleic acid versus high-oleic acid sunflower oil: effects on energy metabolism, glucose tolerance, blood lipids, appetite and body composition in regularly exercising individuals.Lambert,E. V.; Goedecke,J. H.; Bluett,K.; Heggie,K.; Claassen,A.; Rae,D. E.; West,S.; Dugas,J.; Dugas,L.; Meltzeri,S.; Charlton,K.; Mohede,I.British Journal of Nutrition 2007 ;97(5):1001-1011

Fit and fat? Impact of exercise/fitness on weight control and associated morbidity sequelaeDugas,L. R.; Noakes,T. D.Continuing Medical Education 2005 ;23(11):558-563

A novel energy expenditure prediction equation for intermittent physical activity.Dugas,L. R.; van der Merwe,L.; Odendaal,H.; Noakes,T. D.; Lambert,E. V.Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2005 ;37(12):2154-2161