Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition - University of Illinois


Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition

University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Current area of interest: hydration and performance

Completed wrestling research:

Horswill CA, Bogard TM, Roslewski VW, Osterberg KL, and Murray R. Methodological issues of measuring urine specific gravity for hydration status in interscholastic wrestlers. J Athl Train 40 (2 Suppl):S-40, 2005.

Horswill CA, D. G. Curby, W. P. Bartoli, J. R. Stofan, and R. Murray. Effect of carbohydrate intake during wrestling practice on upper-body work in adolescents. Ped Ex Science 18 (4):470-482, 2006.

Horswill CA. When wrestlers slim to win. Physician and sportsmedicine 20 (9):91-101, 1992.

Horswill CA, B. Cromer, A. Stein, and D. Thornton. Acute effect of consumption/omission of breakfast on exercise tolerance in adolescents. J Sports Med.Phys.Fitness 32 (1):76-83, 1992.

Horswill CA. Interval training for wrestlers. Anonymous. Anonymous. Wrestling USA 28(1):7-9, 1992.

Horswill CA. Effects of bicarbonate, citrate, and phosphate loading on performance. Int J Sport Nutition 5:S111-S119, 1995.

Horswill CA, D. G. Curby, W. P. Bartoli, and R. Murray. Rate of CO2 production and estimates of energy expenditure in wrestling practice. Med Sci Sports Ex 29:S47, 1997. (Abstract)

Horswill CA. Supplements used to manipulate body weight. Anonymous. Anonymous. Wrestling-USA 1998(April 15):22-24, 1998.

Horswill CA, D. G. Curby, and R. Murray. Effect of carbohydrate intake during wrestling practice on upper body work. Med Sci Sports Ex 31:S123, 1999. (Abstract)

C. A. Horswill, Scott J.R., P. Galea, and S. H. Park. Physiological profile of elite junior wrestlers. Res Q Ex Sports 59 (3):257-261, 1988.

C. A. Horswill, J. R. Scott, and P. Galea. Comparison of maximum aerobic power, maximum anaerobic power, and skinfold thickness of elite and nonelite junior wrestlers. Int.J Sports Med. 10 (3):165-168, 1989.

C. A. Horswill and W. J. Calhoun. Exercise-induced asthma in the wrestler. Anonymous. Anonymous. Wrestling USA 26(4):10-11, 1990.

C. A. Horswill, S. H. Park, and J. N. Roemmich. Changes in the protein nutritional status of adolescent wrestlers. Med Sci Sports Exerc 22 (5):599-604, 1990.

C. A. Horswill, R. C. Hickner, J. R. Scott, D. L. Costill, and D. Gould. Weight loss, dietary carbohydrate modifications, and high intensity, physical performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc 22 (4):470-476, 1990.

C. A. Horswill, T. G. Lohman, M. H. Slaughter, R. A. Boileau, and J. H. Wilmore. Estimation of minimal weight of adolescent males using multicomponent models. Med Sci Sports Ex 22 (4):528-532, 1990.

C. A. Horswill. Does rapid weight loss by dehydration adversely affect high-power performance? Sport science exchange 3 (30):1-5, 1991.

C. A. Horswill. When a wrestler’s performance becomes “stale”: the overtraining syndrome. Anonymous. Anonymous. Bozeman, MT: Wrestling USA 27(1):34-35, 1991.

C. A. Horswill, J. E. Miller, J. R. Scott, C. M. Smith, G. Welk, and P. Van Handel. Anaerobic and aerobic power in arms and legs of elite senior wrestlers. Int.J Sports Med. 13 (8):558-561, 1992.

C. A. Horswill. Applied physiology of amateur wrestling. Sports Med 14 (2):114-143, 1992.

C. A. Horswill. Weight loss and weight cycling in amateur wrestlers: implications for performance and resting metabolic rate. Int.J Sport Nutr. 3 (3):245-260, 1993.

C. A. Horswill. Physiology and nutrition for wrestling. In: Perspectives in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine: Physiology and Nutrition for Competitive Sport, edited by D. R. Lamb and H. G. Knuttgen, Indianapolis:Benchmark, 1994, p. 131-179.

C. A. Horswill, J. R. Scott, R. W. Dick, and J. Hayes. Influence of rapid weight gain after the weigh-in on success in collegiate wrestlers. Med Sci Sports Exerc 26 (10):1290-1294, 1994.

C. A. Horswill. A new diet for wrestlers? Missoula, MT: Wrestling USA 32(2):6-7, 1996.

C. A. Horswill. Urine specific gravity. Wrestling USA , 1999.

C. A. Horswill. Physiology of wrestling. In: Exercise and Sport Science, edited by W. E. Garrett and D. T. Kirkendall, Philadelphia:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000, p. 955-964