Alan C. UTTER, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACSM


Email and Contact Information: Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Arkansas State University

Current area of interest: Body Composition Assessment/Techniques

Completed wrestling research:

Utter A, Goss F, DaSilva S, Kang J, Suminski R, Borsa P, Robertson R, and Metz K. Development of a wrestling-specific performance test. J Strength Cond Res 11 (2):88-91, 1997.

Utter A, Stone M, O’Bryant H, Summinski R, and Ward B. Sport-seasonal changes in body composition, strength, and power of college wrestlers. J Strength Cond Res 12 (4):266-271, 1998.

Utter A, D. C. Nieman, G. Mulford, R. Tobin, S. Schumm, T. McGinnis, and J. Monk. Evaluation Of Leg-to-leg Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis In Assessing Body Composition Of High-school Wrestlers. Med Sci Sports Ex 37:S298, 2005. (Abstract)

A. C. Utter. The new National Collegiate Athletic Association wrestling weight certification program and sport-seasonal changes in body composition of college wrestlers. J Strength.Cond.Res. 15 (3):296-301, 2001.

A. C. Utter, J. R. Scott, R. A. Oppliger, P. S. Visich, F. L. Goss, B. L. Marks, D. C. Nieman, and B. W. Smith. A comparison of leg-to-leg bioelectrical impedance and skinfolds in assessing body fat in collegiate wrestlers. J Strength.Cond.Res. 15 (2):157-160, 2001.

A. C. Utter. Underwater weighing: when should it be used in the wrestling community? Anonymous. Anonymous. Bozeman, MT: Wrestling USA March:12, 2002.

A. C. Utter, H. S. O’Bryant, G. Haff, and G. A. Trone. Physiological profile of an elite freestyle wrestler preparing for competition: a case study. J Strength Cond Res 16 (2):308-315, 2002.

A. C. Utter, F. L. Gross, P. D. Swan, G. S. Harris, R. J. Robertson, and G. A. Trone. Evaluation of air displacement for assessing body composition of collegiate wrestlers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 35 (3):500-505, 2003.

AC Utter and ME Hager. Evaluation of ultrasound in assessing body composition of high school wrestlers. Med Sci Sports Exerc 40 (5):943-949, 2008.

Utter AC, Lambeth PG. Evaluation of Multi-Frequency BIA in Assessing Body Composition of Wrestlers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Epub Nov 13.

Valiente JS, Utter AC, Quindry JC, Nieman DC (2009) Effects of Commercially Formulated Water on the Hydration Status of Dehydrated Collegiate Wrestlers. J Strength Cond Res. 23 (8):2210-6

Utter AC, McAnulty SR, Sarvazyan A, Query MC, Landram MJ. Evaluation of ultrasound velocity to assess the hydration status of wrestlers. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Jun;24(6):1451-7.