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Jennifer Weggen

Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. student in Rehabilitation and Movement Science (Exercise Physiology track)
Advisor: Dr. Ryan Garten


2017 - M.S. in Health and Movement Science - Virginia Commonwealth University, VA.

2014 - B.S. in Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA.

1990 - B.S. in General Science, US Naval Academy, MD.

Teaching Assignments

HPEX 371 Psychology of Physical Activity

HPEX 480 - Professional Certification

Select Publications

Weggen JB, Darling AM, Autler AS, Hogwood AC, Decker KP, Imthurn B, Tuzzolo GM, Garten RS. Impact of acute antioxidant supplementation on vascular function and autonomic nervous system modulation in young adults with PTSD. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2021 Jul 1;321(1):R49-R61.

Garten RS, Scott MC, Zúñiga TM, Hogwood AC, Fralin RC, Weggen JB. A Prior High-Intensity Exercise Bout Attenuates the Vascular Dysfunction Resulting From a Prolonged Sedentary Bout. J Phys Act Health. 2019 Oct 1;16(10):916-924.

Garten RS, Darling A, Weggen JB, Decker K, Hogwood AC, Michael A, Imthurn B, Mcintyre A. Aerobic training and vascular protection: Insight from altered blood flow patterns. Exp Physiol. 2019 Sep;104(9):1420-1431.

Garten RS, Hogwood AC, Weggen JB, Decker K, Darling A, Maniyar R, Michael A. Examining Arm Vascular Function and Blood Flow Regulation in Row-trained Males. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2019 Oct;51(10):2058-2066.

Garten RS, Hogwood AC, Weggen JB, Fralin RC, LaRosa K, Lee D, Michael A, Scott M. Aerobic training status does not attenuate prolonged sitting-induced lower limb vascular dysfunction. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2019 Apr;44(4):425-433.

Select Presentations

Weggen JB, Autler AS, Tuzzolo G, Hogwood AC, Darling AM, Decker KP and Garten RS. Vascular Dysfunction and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Examining the Role of Oxidative Stress and Sympathetic Activity. 2020 Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Sandiego, CA.

Weggen J, Hogwood A, Imthurn B, McIntyre A, Darling A, Decker K and Garten R. Peripheral Vascular Function in Individuals with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. 2019 National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Orlando, FL. 

Weggen J, Hogwood A, R. Fralin C, LaRosa K, Michael A, and Garten R. Impact of aerobic capacity on prolonged sitting-induced vascular dysfunction. 2018 National Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Minneapolis, MN.