Graduate School
Pennsylvania State Uni (the) (1986), Exercise Physiology

Research Interest

  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • Dyspnea on exertion in obesity
  • Exercise physiology
  • Pulmonary function in aging
  • Pulmonary function in obesity
  • Respiratory effects of obesity in children
  • Respiratory mechanics at rest and during exercise
  • Ventilatory limits to performance


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Pitfalls in Expiratory Flow Limitation Assessment at Peak Exercise in Children: Role of Thoracic Gas Compression.
Strozza D, Wilhite DP, Babb TG, Bhammar DM, Med Sci Sports Exerc 2020 Nov 52 11 2310-2319
Effects of obesity on the oxygen cost of breathing in children.
Bhammar DM, Babb TG, Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2020 Nov 285 103591
ERS statement on respiratory muscle testing at rest and during exercise.
Laveneziana P, Albuquerque A, Aliverti A, Babb T, Barreiro E, Dres M, Dubé BP, Fauroux B, Gea J, Guenette JA, Hudson AL, Kabitz HJ, Laghi F, Langer D, Luo YM, Neder JA, O'Donnell D, Polkey MI, Rabinovich RA, Rossi A, Series F, Similowski T, Spengler CM, Vogiatzis I, Verges S, Eur. Respir. J. 2019 06 53 6
Weight loss reduces dyspnea on exertion and unpleasantness of dyspnea in obese men.
Bernhardt V, Bhammar DM, Marines-Price R, Babb TG Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2019 Mar 261 55-61

Honors & Awards

  • American Thoracic Society Fellow
  • American Lung Association Career Investigator Award
  • Effie and Wofford Cain Chair in Cardiopulmonary Research
  • Fellow American College of Sports Medicine

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Physiological Society
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital