U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kong Chen
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: 301-451-1636
Email: chenkong@niddk.nih.gov
 

 Select Experience

 
  • M.S.Vanderbilt University2002
  • Ph.D.Vanderbilt University1997
 

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Specialties
  • Biomedical Engineering/Biophysics/Physics
  • Clinical Research
  • Epidemiology/Population Sciences
  • Physiology and Energy Metabolism

​Publications

A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

Publications
Chen KY, Janz KF, Zhu W, Brychta RJ. Redefining the roles of sensors in objective physical activity monitoring. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Jan; 44:S13-23. [Full Text/Abstract]
Celi FS, Brychta RJ, Linderman JD, Butler PW, Alberobello AT, Smith S, Courville AB, Lai EW, Costello R, Skarulis MC, Csako G, Remaley A, Pacak K, Chen KY. Minimal changes in environmental temperature result in a significant increase in energy expenditure and changes in the hormonal homeostasis in healthy adults. Eur J Endocrinol. 2010 Dec; 163:863-72. [Full Text/Abstract]
Tamboli RA, Hossain HA, Marks PA, Eckhauser AW, Rathmacher JA, Phillips SE, Buchowski MS, Chen KY, Abumrad NN. Body composition and energy metabolism following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Sep; 18:1718-24. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rothney MP, Brychta RJ, Meade NN, Chen KY, Buchowski MS. Validation of the ActiGraph two-regression model for predicting energy expenditure. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Sep; 42:1785-92. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rothney MP, Brychta RJ, Schaefer EV, Chen KY, Skarulis MC. Body composition measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry half-body scans in obese adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Jun; 17:1281-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rothney MP, Schaefer EV, Neumann MM, Choi L, Chen KY. Validity of physical activity intensity predictions by ActiGraph, Actical, and RT3 accelerometers. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Aug; 16:1946-52. [Full Text/Abstract]
Matthews CE, Chen KY, Freedson PS, Buchowski MS, Beech BM, Pate RR, Troiano RP. Amount of time spent in sedentary behaviors in the United States, 2003-2004. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Apr 1; 167:875-81. [Full Text/Abstract]
Rothney MP, Neumann M, Béziat A, Chen KY. An artificial neural network model of energy expenditure using nonintegrated acceleration signals. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2007 Oct; 103:1419-27. [Full Text/Abstract]
Shibao C, Gamboa A, Diedrich A, Ertl AC, Chen KY, Byrne DW, Farley G, Paranjape SY, Davis SN, Biaggioni I. Autonomic contribution to blood pressure and metabolism in obesity. Hypertension. 2007 Jan; 49:27-33. [Full Text/Abstract]
Chen KY, Bassett DR Jr. The technology of accelerometry-based activity monitors: current and future. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005 Nov; 37:S490-500. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brychta RJ, Rothney MP, Skarulis MC, Chen KY. Optimizing energy expenditure detection in human metabolic chambers. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009; 2009:6864-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
Brychta R, Wohlers E, Moon J, Chen K. Energy expenditure: measurement of human metabolism. IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag. 2010 Jan-Feb; 29:42-7. [Full Text/Abstract]