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John Greany

Specialty area(s)

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Physical Activity for Adults with Neurologic Disorders, Exercise Physiology, Health and Wellness


BS: UW-La Crosse (Physical Therapy)
MS: UW-La Crosse (Adult Fitness/Cardiac Rehabilitation)
PhD: University of Minnesota (Rehabilitation Science/Gerontology)

Research and publishing


1. van der Zwaard, Stephan; Rougoor, G; van Kasteel, P; Greany, J; de Koning, J; Hill, E; Porcari, J; Allen, B; Foster, C. Graded Exercise Testing Versus Simulated Competition Exercise in Trained Older Males. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 2015;

2. Hoff, D., Porcari, J.P., Foster, C., Udermann, B., Greany, J.F. The Physiological Effects of 8 Weeks of Yoga Training. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Journal, 2014; 8(1).

3. Greany, J.F., & Greany, K.A. The Fitness Benefits of Pushing a Baby Stroller. Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, 2013; 37(3); 103-107.

4. Kernozek, T. W., Greany, J. F., Heizler, C. Plantar Loading Asymmetry in Native Americans with Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetes and those without Diabetes. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2013; 103(2); 106-112.

5. Rogatzki, M., Kernozek, T. W., Willson, J., Greany, J. F., Hong, D.A., Porcari, J. P. Differences in Peak Muscle Activation, Joint Kinematics and Kinetics during an Elliptical and Stepping Movement Pattern while using a PRECOR AMT Trainer. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2011; 83(2),152-159.

6. Porcari, J.P., Greany, J.F., Tepper, S., Foster, C.C. The physiologic and electromyographic responses to walking in regular and walking in regular athletic shoes versus “toning shoes”. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Journal, 2011; 7(1), 3-7.

7. Greany, JF, Di Fabio, RP. Models to Predict Fall History and Fall-Risk for Community-Dwelling Elderly. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 2010; 28(3); 280-296.


1. Porcari, JP, Brown, H, Foster, C, Doberstein, S, Greany, JF, French, K, Schmidt, K. Prediction of Maximal METs and Ventilatory Threshold using 6-Minute Walk Test Distance and the Rating of Perceived Exertion. MMSE: 899-905, 2015

2. Greany, J.F., Hussey, E., Ceder, B. A University Based Physical Activity Program for Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal. 25(4):122, 2014.

3. van der Zwaard, S., Rugor, G., van Kastel, P., Foster, C., de Koning, J.J., Greany, J.F., Porcari, J.P., Hill, E., Allen, B. Pacing Described in a Population of Active, Older Non-Athletes. MMSE:46(5S), 899-905, 2014.

4. Greany, J. F., Greany, K. A., Fortuine, H. The Acute Effects of Exercise and
Exercise and Cocoa Flavanols on Post Exercise Hypotension J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 32:231, 2012.

5. Greany, K. A., Knutson, M., Greany, J. F. The Acute Effect of LIFEMOVES on Resting Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate, and Perceived Stress J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 32:231, 2012.

6. Greany, J. F., Check, K., Manske, K., Greany, K. A. The Benefits of Martial Arts in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 24:106, 2012.

7. Greany, JF, Brunner, L., Lallensack, L: Reliability of the Rubor of Dependency Test. J Cardiopulm Rehabil 31:E6, 2011.

8. Greany KA, Greany JF: The acute effect of the energy drink Red Bull® on resting metabolism and hemodynamic parameters in healthy young adults. J Cardiopulm Rehabil 30: 272, 2010.


1. Rogatzski, M., Kernozek, T. W., Willson, J., Greany, J. F., hong, D.-A., Porcari, J. P., American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, "Differences in muscle activation, joint kinematics and kinetics during a step compared to elliptical exercise pattern using the precor AMT trainer", August 19, 2010.

2. Heizler, C., Greany, J. F., Kernozek, T. W., EMED Scientific Meeting, University of Rhode Island and Brown University, Providence, RI, "Asymmetry in plantar loading during gait in native Americans with and without diabetes and with and without neuropathy", August 15, 2010.

3. Greany, JF. Psychometric Properties of a New Fall Risk Instrument for Community Dwelling Elderly. American Physical Therapy Association; Combined Sections Meeting, San Diego, CA, Feb 2010.