Shawn Stover

Shawn Stover


Professor of Biology

Phone: 304-637-1275
Campus Location: Eshleman Science Center

Education

  • Ph.D. Biological Education, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo.
  • M.S. Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
  • B.S. Biology, Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Teaching Areas

  • Basic Biology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Functional Histology
  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Cell & Mollecular Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Vertebrate Physiology

Publications

  • Allen, C., Sellers, B., Smith, M., Edwards, A., Gateless, K., Aab, B., Sherrard, K., Bolyard, C., and Stover, S.  (2020).  Effects of intermittent fasting and physical activity on salivary expression of reduced glutathione and interleukin-1b.  International Journal of ExerciseScience 13 (7): 1063-1071.
  • Stover, S. (2020). Integrating case studies into a pre-medical curriculum. Bioscene 46 (1): 23-26.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2020). Evaluating information: The impact of major, class standing, and experience with primary literature. Journal of College Science Teaching 49(3): 16-21.
  • Smith, M., Edwards, A., Gateless, K., Aab, B., Sherrard, K., Bolyard, C., and Stover, S. (2019). The impact of intermittent fasting and exercise on resting metabolic rate and respiratory quotient. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online 22 (7): 22-29.
  • Stover, S. (2019). Using student-generated press releases in a vertebrate physiology course to enhance scientific communication skills. Bioscene 45 (3): 31-33.
  • Stephenson, S., Bolyard, C., and Stover, S. (2018). Effects of increased caloric intake on resting metabolic rate and respiratory quotient during a ketogenic diet: A six-month case study. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 21 (5): 64-72.
  • Stover, S. (2016). Two wrongs make a right: Using pseudoscience and reasoning fallacies to complement primary literature. Journal of College Science Teaching 45(3):23-27.
  • Bolyard, C., Adams, J., McDade, K., Sellers, B., Allen, C., Marshall, S., and Stover, S. (2015). Using fitness trackers to assess the effects of physical activity and sleep on cardiovascular function and salivary glutathione concentration. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online 18(4):1-9.
  • Logar, J., Bolyard, C., Adams, J., and Stover, S. (2015). Sleep deprivation during an ultra-endurance event contributes to elevated salivary glutathione: A case study. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online 18 (1): 13-21.
  • Stover, S., McArthur, L., and Mabry, M. (2013). Presenting global warming and evolution as public health issues to encourage acceptance of scientific evidence. Bioscene, 39 (2): 3-10.
  • Bolyard, C., Dunn, C., Adams, J., and Stover, S. (2013). Effects of training rigor on BMI, cardiovascular function, and salivary concentration of glutathione. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 16 (5): 28-37.
  • McCartney, M., Keesee, C., Fletcher, L., and Stover, S. (2011). Effects of sprint training on glutathione expression in liver and skeletal muscle. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 14 (5): 66-74.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2010). Biomedical research experiences for biology majors at a small college. Bioscene, 36 (1): 12-19.
  • Pendleton, A., Gurung, S., and Stover, S. (2008). Dietary supplementation with lipoic acid inhibits exercise-induced oxidative stress. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 11 (1): 53-59.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2007). Influences of teleological and Lamarckian thinking on student understanding of natural selection. Bioscene, 33 (1): 11-18.
  • Cunningham, P., Geary, M., Harper, R., Pendleton, A., and Stover, S. (2005). High intensity sprint training reduces lipid peroxidation in fast-twitch skeletal muscle. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 8 (6): 18-25.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2005). Merging science and society: An issues-based approach to non-majors biology. Journal of College Science Teaching, 34 (4): 40-43.
  • Stover, S. and Mabry, M. (2004). The five-tool biology major. Bioscene, 30 (2): 13-19.

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