Matthew Andre

Assistant Professor
Exercise And Sport Science
Office hours

Specialty area(s)

Human Performance, Athlete Monitoring, Testosterone

Current courses at UWL

ESS 309, 368, 403, 411, 443

Teaching history

UWL: ESS 302L, 309, 344, 368, 403, 411, 443, 449

University of Kansas: Upper-level Strength & Conditioning, various P.E. pedagogy & coaching classes, various activity classes

George Mason University: Upper-level Strength & Conditioning; Exercise Physiology Research Seminar

Professional history

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Assistant Professor: Fall 2014-present

University of Kansas, Instructor: Fall 2010-Spring 2014

George Mason University, Instructor: Spring 2009-Spring 2010

Research and publishing

MANUSCRIPTS PUBLISHED OR IN-PRESS:

1. Ambegaonkar, J. P., Caswell, S. V., Winchester, J. B., Caswell, A. A., & Andre, M. J. (2012). Upper-body muscular endurance in female university-level modern dancers and physically active non-dancers: An exploratory study. J Dance Med & Sci 16(1): 3–7.

2. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Heyrman, M., Hudy, A., Holt, B., & Roberts, C., Vardiman, J. P., & Gallagher, P. M. (2012). A reliable method for assessing rotational power. J Strength Cond Res 26(3): 720–724.

3. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Bradford, L. (2013). Determination of friction and pulling forces during a weighted sled pull. J Strength Cond Res 27(5): 1175–1178.

4. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., & Lane, M. T. (2013). Appropriate loads for peak-power during resisted sprinting on a non-motorized treadmill. J Hum Kinetics 38: 161–167.

5. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., McLellan, E., Weiss, L., & Moore, C. A. (2014). Acute effects of static stretching on bench press power and velocity in adolescent male athletes. Int J Sports Sci & Coaching 9(5): 1145–1152.

6. Whitmer, T., Fry, A. C., Forsythe, C., Andre, M. J., Lane, M. T., Hudy, A., & Honnold, D. (2015). Accuracy of a vertical jump contact mat for determining jump height and flight time. J Strength Cond Res 29(4): 877–881.

7. Vardiman, J. P., Andre, M. J., Moodie, N., Maresh, J., Moodie, P., Herda, T. J., & Gallagher, P. M. (In Press). The effects of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization on functional squat and perception of functional ability. Int J Sports Med.

8. Andre, M. J., Winchester, J. B., Ambegaonkar, J. P., Caswell, S. V., Nelson, A. G., & Fry, A. C. (In Press). Effects of 6 weeks of assisted and resisted sprint mechanical work on sprint performance. KAHPERD J.

MANUSCRIPTS IN REVIEW OR IN PREPARATION:

1. Fry, A. C., Herda, T. J., Sterczala, A. J., Cooper, M., & Andre, M. J. (In review). A novel motion capture system for deriving accurate ground reaction forces without a force plate. Big Data Analytics.

2. Dietz, P. R., Fry, A. C., Herda, T. J., Cooper, M. A., Lane, M. T., & Andre, M. J. (In review). Kinetic and Kinematic Properties of Slow Versus Traditional Velocity Resistance Exercise. J Strength Cond Res.

3. Lane, M. T., Herda, T. J., Fry, A. C., Cooper, M. A., Andre, M. J., & Gallagher, P. M. (In review). Mtor pathway phosphorylation and endocrine responses following heavy resistance exercise with leucine and whey protein supplementation. J Amino Acids.

4. Peterson, K. D., & Andre, M. J. (In preparation). Daily fluctuations in hormonal and performance markers in collegiate weightlifters. Int J Sports Sci & Coaching.

5. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Hudy, A., Dietz, P. R., Cain, G. J., & Luebbers, P. E. (In preparation). Salivary biomarker monitoring of collegiate male basketball players across an NCAA season. European J Sport Sci.

6. Andre, M. J., Jagim, A. R., Whitesitt, P., Schultz, K. J., Gries, K. J., Mosiman, M. E., & Peterson, K. D. (In preparation). Preseason salivary hormones and performance markers help identify successful collegiate track and field athletes. J Sport Sci.

7. Andre, M. J., Jagim, A. R., Klister, B., Schultz, K. J., & Whitesitt, P. (In preparation). Relationships between changes in salivary hormones, body composition, and broad jump performance across a season in collegiate track and field athletes. J Sport Sci.

8. Andre, M. J., Jagim, A. R., Klister, B., Whitesitt, P., Schultz, K. J., Gries, K. J., & Mosiman, M. E. (In preparation). Differences in salivary hormones immediately before a practice and immediately before a meet in collegiate track and field athletes. Am J Biology.

9. Howell, M. I., Andre, M. J., Jagim, A. R., Morrisette, E. M., George, A. M., Becker, J. R., Beise, N. J., & Bucher, M. S. (In preparation). Monitoring recovery, training volume, jumping ability, and competition performance in collegiate female pole-vaulters across a season. Women in Sport & Phys Act J.

10. Gries, K. J., Andre, M. J., & Jagim, A. R. (In preparation). Preparing for the Boston Marathon: A Sport Science Case Study. J Applied Case Studies in Sport & Ex Sci.

11. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Hudy, A., Dietz, P. R., Cain, G. J., & Luebbers, P. E. (In preparation). Salivary biomarker monitoring of collegiate female basketball players across an NCAA season. Women in Sport & Phys Act J.

12. Luebbers, P., Andre, M. J., & Fry, A. C. (In preparation). Hormonal monitoring in NCAA Division II female basketball players.

13. Miles, G., Camic, C., & Andre, M. J. (In preparation). Relationships between salivary hormones, grip strength, and performance in climbers.

CONFERENCE ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS:

1. Andre, M. J., Winchester, J. B., Hartman, M. J., & Nelson, A. G. (2010). Finding statistical significance with elite male athletes. Poster: 57th ACSM Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MD, USA.

2. Andre, M. J., Winchester, J. B., & Hartman, M. J. (2010). Finding statistical significance with elite female athletes. Poster: 2010 NSCA National Conference, Orlando, FL, USA.

3. Ambegaonkar, J. P., Winchester, J. B., Caswell, S. V., Caswell, A. A., Andre, M. J. (2010). Upper-body muscular endurance in female university-level modern dancers and physically active non-dancers. Oral Presentation: International Association for Dance Medicine and Science 20th Annual Meeting, Birmingham, UK.

4. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Heyrman, M., Hudy, A., Holt, B., & Roberts, C., Vardiman, J. P., Gallagher, P. M. (2010). A Reliable Method for Assessing Rotational Power. Oral Presentation: 2010 Central States Chapter ACSM Annual Meeting, Lawrence, KS, USA.

5. Ambegaonkar, J. P., Winchester, J. B., Caswell, S. V., Caswell, A. A., & Andre, M. J. (2011). Upper-body endurance in female university-level modern dancers and physically active non-dancers. Oral Presentation: George Mason University CEHD Research Symposium 2011, Fairfax, VA, USA.

6. Forsythe, C., Fry, A. C., Haggerty, M. C., & Andre, M. J. (2011). Relationship of Ground Reaction Forces and Other Performance Measures with Batted-Ball Velocity in Collegiate Baseball Players. Oral Presentation: 2011 University of Kansas Undergraduate Research Symposium, Lawrence, KS, USA.

7. Andre, M. J., Winchester, J. B., Ambegaonkar, J. P., Caswell, S. V., Nelson, A. G., & Fry, A. C. (2011). Effects of 6 Weeks of Assisted and Resisted Sprint Mechanical Work on Sprint Performance. Poster: 58th ACSM Annual Meeting: Denver, CO, USA.

8. Snyder, J. G., Ambegaonkar, J. P., Winchester, J. B., Andre, M. J., McBride, J. M., & Nelson, A. G. (2011). Efficacy of Cold-Water Immersion in Treating Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness in Male Distance Runners. Poster: 58th ACSM Annual Meeting: Denver, CO, USA.

9. Lane, M. T., Fry, A. C., Hudy, A., Gallagher, P. M., Vardiman, J. P., Graham, Z. A., McCartney, M. K., & Andre, M. J. (2011). Relationships of lower body power and strength for NCAA Division I collegiate basketball players. Poster: 58th ACSM Annual Meeting: Denver, CO, USA.

10. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Gallagher, P. M., Vardiman, P., Fry, M., Kudrna, R., Moodie, N., & McCartney, M. K. (2011). The Effects of a Pre-workout Caffeine Supplement on Endogenous Growth Hormone Levels. Oral Presentation: 2011 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

11. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Bradford, L., Buhr, K., Hauber, M., & Castor, C. (2011). Friction During A Weighted Sled Pull. Poster: 2011 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

12. Forsythe, C., Fry, A. C., Haggerty, M. C., & Andre, M. J. (2011). Relationship of Ground Reaction Forces and Other Performance Measures with Batted-Ball Velocity in Collegiate Baseball Players. Poster: 2011 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

13. Lane, M. T., Fry, A. C., Hudy, A., Kudrna, R., Gallagher, P. M., Vardiman, P., McCartney, M. K., & Andre, M. J. (2011). Longitudinal Assessment of Squat Strength, Power Output, and Vertical Jump Correlations with NCAA Division I Basketball Players. Poster: 2011 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

14. Andre, M. J., Winchester, J. B., Ambegaonkar, J. P., Caswell, S. V., Nelson, A. G., & Fry, A. C. (2011). Relationships Between Free Testosterone, Cortisol, and Anaerobic Performances in Recreationally-Trained Subjects. Oral: CSACSM Annual Meeting, Overland Park, KS, USA.

15. Vardiman, P. V., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., Moodie, P., Maresh, J., Lane, M. T., Alayafi, Y., Carr, D., & Gallagher, P. M. (2011). The Use of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization to Change Perception of Functional Ability in College-Aged Students. Poster: CSACSM Annual Meeting, Overland Park, KS, USA.

16. Lane, M. T., Fry, A. C., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., & Aldrighetti, M. W. (2011). Kinetic Comparison of Free Weight Bench Press and Slow Velocity Isokinetic Chest Press. Poster: CSACSM Annual Meeting, Overland Park, KS, USA.

17. Forsythe, C. M., Fry, A. C., Hauber, M. W., Haggerty, M. C., Castor, C. M., Andre, M. J., Lane, M. T., Hudy, A., & Honnold, D. (2011). Validity of a Vertical Jump Mat for Determining Vertical Jump Height. Poster: CSACSM Annual Meeting, Overland Park, KS, USA.

18. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Winchester, J. B., Nelson, A. G., Ambegaonkar, J. P., & Caswell, S. V. (2012). Relationships Between Free Testosterone, Cortisol, and Anaerobic Performances in Recreationally-Trained Subjects. Oral: Graduate Student Research Competition, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA.

19. Lane, M. T., Fry, A. C., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., & Aldrighetti, M. W. (2012). Kinetic Comparison of Free Weight Bench Press and Slow Velocity Isokinetic Chest Press. Oral: Graduate Student Research Competition, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA.

20. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Winchester, J. B., Nelson, A. G., Ambegaonkar, J. P., & Caswell, S. V. (2012). Relationships Between Free Testosterone, Cortisol, and Anaerobic Performances in Recreationally-Trained Subjects. Poster: 59th ACSM Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA, USA.

21. Vardiman, P. V., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., Moodie, P., Maresh, J., Lane, M. T., Alayafi, Y., Carr, D., & Gallagher, P. M. (2012). The Use of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization to Change Perception of Functional Ability in College-Aged Students. 59th ACSM Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA, USA.

22. Lane, M. T., Fry, A. C., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., & Aldrighetti, M. W. (2012). Kinetic Comparison of Free Weight Bench Press and Slow Velocity Isokinetic Chest Press. 59th ACSM Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA, USA.

23. Forsythe, C. M., Fry, A. C., Hauber, M. W., Haggerty, M. C., Castor, C. M., Andre, M. J., Lane, M. T., Hudy, A., & Honnold, D. (2012). Validity of a Vertical Jump Mat for Determining Vertical Jump Height. 59th ACSM Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA, USA.

24. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Lane, M. T., Graham, Z. A., Cooper, M. A., Deckert, J. A., & Semaan, J. L. (2012). Appropriate Loads for Peak-Power During Resisted Sprinting on a Non-Motorized Treadmill. Oral: 2012 NSCA National Conference, Providence, RI, USA.

25. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Lane, M. T., Graham, Z. A., Cooper, M. A., Emmons, R. S., Deckert, J. A., Semaan, J. L., Maresh, J. J., & Dietz, P. R. (2012). Lower Body Strength and Power are Related to Vertical Jump Power and Sprint Performance. Poster: 2012 NSCA National Conference, Providence, RI, USA.

26. Herda, T. J., Cooper, M. A., Andre, M. J., Lane, M. T., Graham, Z. A., Gallagher, P. M., Vardiman, P. V., & Fry, A. C. (2012). Comparison of Ground Reaction Forces Derived From a Force Plate and Motion Capture System During Body Weight Squats. 2012 NSCA National Conference, Providence, RI, USA.

27. Lane, M. T., Fry, A. C., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., Hauber, M. W., & Aldrighetti, M. W. Validation of a Linear Transducer for Kinetic and Kinematic Assessment of the Barbell Squat. 2012 NSCA National Conference, Providence, RI, USA.

28. Lane, M. T., Fry, A. C., Herda, T. J., Hudy, A., Cooper, M. A., Andre, M. J., Weir, J. P., Siedlik, J., Graham, Z. A., & Hawkins, W. Validation of a 3-Dimensional video motion capture system for determining weight training kinetics and kinematics. 2012 CSACSM Annual Meeting, Columbia, MO, USA.

29. Dietz, P. R., Fry, A. C., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., & Lane, M. T. Acute hormonal responses to super-slow or traditional resistance exercise in men – a pilot study. 2013 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

30. Wilson, D. R., Fry, A. C., Andre, M. J., Graham, Z. A., Dietz, P. R., & Lane, M. T. Combat-induced post-traumatic stress disorder results in blunted acute endocrine responses to heavy resistance exercise – a case study. 2013 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

31. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Dietz, P. R., Cain, G. J., & Hudy, A. Relationships between salivary cortisol and speed squat power and velocity in elite collegiate basketball players. 2013 CSACSM Annual Meeting, Warrensburg, MO, USA.

32. Fry, A. C., Bradford, L., Herda, T. J., Weir, J. P., Lane, M. T., Andre, M. J., Hudy, A., Deckert, J. A., & Siedlik, J. Validation of a 3-dimensional video motion capture system for determining barbell power and velocity during the bench press. 2013 CSACSM Annual Meeting, Warrensburg, MO, USA.

33. Lane, M. T., Herda, T. J., Fry, A. C., Cooper, M. A., Andre, M. J., Gallagher, P. M., & Semaan, J. L. Mtor pathway phosphorylation and endocrine responses following heavy resistance exercise with leucine and whey protein supplementation. 2013 CSACSM Annual Meeting, Warrensburg, MO, USA.

34. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Hudy, A., Dietz, P. R., & Cain, G. J. Salivary biomarker monitoring of elite collegiate male basketball players across an NCAA division I season. 2014 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

35. Andre, M. J., Fry, A. C., Hudy, A., Dietz, P. R., & Cain, G. J. Salivary biomarker monitoring of elite collegiate female basketball players across an NCAA division I season. 2014 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

36. Fry, A. C., Lane, M. T., Hudy, A., Dietz, P. R., Cain, G. J., & Andre, M. J. Professional men’s basketball potential and lower body strength and power. 2014 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

37. Fry, A. C., Frickey, L. R., Lane, M. T., Andre, M. J., Joice, A., & Reddy, M. Acute effects of elastic resistance training on baseball catching throw-downs. 2014 NSCA National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

38. Peterson, K. D., & Andre, M. J. Daily fluctuations in hormonal and performance markers in collegiate weightlifters. 2015 UW-L Celebration of Student Research & Creativity, La Crosse, WI, USA.

39. Peterson, K. D., & Andre, M. J. Daily fluctuations in hormonal and performance markers in collegiate weightlifters. 2015 NSCA Wisconsin State Clinic, Waukesha, WI, USA.

40. Mroczenski, J. E., Andre, M. J., Jagim, A. R., Klister, B., Fischer, J. M., Michiels, J. L., & Nash, J. J. Differences in hormonal, anthropometrical, and performance markers by event group in male track and field athletes. 2015 NSCA Wisconsin State Clinic, Waukesha, WI, USA.

41. Andre, M. J., Jagim, A. R., Klister, B., Fischer, J. M., Michiels, J. L., Mroczenski, J. E., & Nash, J. J. Differences in hormonal, anthropometrical, and performance markers by event group in male track and field athletes. 2015 NSCA National Conference, Orlando, FL, USA.

42. Dietz, P. R., Fry, A. C., Herda, T. J., Andre, M. J., & Lane, M. T. Kinematic properties of slow velocity and traditional velocity resistance training sessions. 2015 NSCA National Conference, Orlando, FL, USA.

43. Bryce, A., Fry, A. C., Hudy, A., Cain, G. J., Dietz, P. R., Sterczala, A., Nicoll, J., Lane, M. T., & Andre, M. J. Lower body power and playing time in NCAA Division I basketball players. 2015 NSCA National Conference, Orlando, FL, USA.

Education

PhD (Exercise Physiology): University of Kansas - 2014
MS (Exercise Science): George Mason University - 2010
BS (Exercise Science): George Mason University - 2008