My research interests focus on the integrative physiology of bone, with specific reference to adaptations to disuse, microgravity, and caloric deficiency.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles81
  • Allaway, H., Pierson, R. A., Invik, J., & Bloomfield, S. A. (2021). A rodent model of human dose-equivalent progestin-only implantable contraception.. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 19(1), 47.
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  • Little-Letsinger, S. E., Turner, N. D., Ford, J. R., Suva, L. J., & Bloomfield, S. A. (2021). Omega-3 fatty acid modulation of serum and osteocyte tumor necrosis factor-α in adult mice exposed to ionizing radiation. J Appl Physiol (1985). 130(3), 627-639.
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  • Mantri, A. V., Allaway, H., Brezicha, J. E., Hogan, H. A., & Bloomfield, S. A. (2021). Oral Estradiol Impact on Mitigating Unloading-Induced Bone Loss in Ovary-Intact Rats.. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 92(2), 65-74.
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  • Metzger, C. E., Anand Narayanan, S., Phan, P. H., & Bloomfield, S. A. (2020). Hindlimb unloading causes regional loading-dependent changes in osteocyte inflammatory cytokines that are modulated by exogenous irisin treatment.. NPJ Microgravity. 6(1), 28.
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  • Bokhari, R. S., Metzger, C. E., Black, J. M., Franklin, K. A., Boudreaux, R. D., Allen, M. R., ... Bloomfield, S. A. (2019). Positive impact of low-dose, high-energy radiation on bone in partial- and/or full-weightbearing mice.. NPJ Microgravity. 5(1), 13.
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  • Bloomfield, S. A., & Metzger, C. E. (2013). Novel Findings in Bone Biology: Impact on Bone Health for Women. Integrative Biology of Women’s Health. 17-33. Springer New York.
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Conference Papers67
  • Little, S. E., Letsinger, A. C., Elizondo, J. P., Hogan, H. A., Lightfoot, J. T., & Bloomfield, S. A. (2020). EFFECTS OF DIET ALTERATIONS, WITH OR WITHOUT FECAL MICROBIAL TRANSPLANTS, ON BONE INTEGRITY. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. 52(17), 491-491.
  • Allaway, H. C., Elizondo, J. P., Little, S. E., Hogan, H. A., & Bloomfield, S. A. (2020). LARC Implant Use Does Not Exacerbate Bone Loss Associated With Hindlimb Unloading. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. 52(17), 73-74.
  • O’Reilly, C. L., Wiggs, M., Hogan, H. A., Bloomfield, S. A., & Fluckey, J. (2020). Combined Effects of Lunar Gravity and Heavy Ion Exposure on Skeletal Muscle Anabolic Signaling. The FASEB Journal. 34(S1), 1-1.
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  • Little, S. E., Allaway, H., Bokhari, R. S., Seidel, D. V., Wahl, K. L., Turner, N. D., ... Bloomfield, S. A. (2019). Can Acute Galactic Cosmic Radiation-induced Bone Loss Be Mitigated By Dietary Modulation Of Inflammatory Cytokines?. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 51(6S), 406-406.
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  • Allaway, H., Little, S. E., Hogan, H. A., & Bloomfield, S. A. (2019). Impact Of Long-acting Reversible Contraceptives On Bone Density During Simulated Microgravity. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 51(6S), 405-406.
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Texas A&M University; Health And Kinesiology; 1113 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-1113