Patricia L. Hopkins-Price, PhD  

Patricia L. Hopkins-Price, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Research Assistant Professor

Office Location: 751 N. Rutledge, Room 0408
Springfield, IL 62702
Appointments: 217-545-0518
Degree Year Institution Area
BA 1971 Newcomb College Economics
BA 1978 Tulane University Physical Education
MS 1980 Louisiana State University Exercise Physiology
PhD 1986 Louisiana State University Exercise Physiology
Cancer Exercise Specialist
NIOSH Spirometry
Academic Interests
Exercise/physical activity and inactivity in healthy people and in chronic disease populations
Effect of weight loss in asthmatics
Inflammatory markers in exercising and sedentary populations
Smoking cessation


Clinical Interests

Exercise testing and energy expenditure
Exercise programs/prescriptions in chronic disease populations

Representative Publications
  1. Powers SK, Hopkins P, and Ragsdale M. Oxygen uptake and ventilatory responses to various stride lengths in trained women. American Corrective Therapy Journal. 1982 Jan-Feb; 36 (1): 5-8. PMID: 7081000
  2. Hopkins P, Powers SK. Oxygen uptake during submaximal running in highly trained men and women. American Corrective Therapy Journal. 1982 Sep-Oct; 36(5): 130-132. PMID: 7180803
  3. Price P, Byrd R, Stone M. Physiological effects of swim team training. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 1983 Sep; 23(3) 306-310. PMID: 6656228
  4. Price, Patricia Louise Hopkins. The effects of heartworm infection and beta blockade on submaximal, graded exercise in dogs. Dissertation Abstracts International. 1987; 47 (9): 3669-B. University Microfilms International.
  5. Byrd R, Hopkins-Price P, Boatwright D. The metabolic cost of the bench press. Journal of Applied Sports Science Research. 1988; 2(1): 3-8.
  6. Emala CW, McQuitty CK, Eleff SM, Hopkins-Price P, Lawyer C, Levine MA, Hirshman CA. Airway hyper-responsiveness and atopy are not linked to the ß2-adrenoceptor gene in familial asthma. Chest. 2002 Mar; 121(3): 722-731. PMID: 11888952
  7. Rogers LQ, Matevey C, Hopkins-Price P, Shah P, Dunnington G, Courneya KS. Exploring social cognitive theory constructs for promoting exercise among breast cancer patients. Cancer Nurs. 2004 Nov-Dec; 27(6):462-473. PMID: 15632787
  8. Sood A, Dawson B, Eid W, Eagleton L, Henkle JQ, Hopkins-Price P. Obesity is associated with bronchial hyper-responsiveness in women. Journal of Asthma. 2005 Dec; 42(10):847-852. PMID: 16393723
  9. Sood A, Verhulst SJ, Varma A, Eagleton LE, Henkle JQ, Hopkins-Price P. Association of excess weight and airway responsiveness in asthmatics and non-asthmatics. Journal of Asthma. 2006 Aug; 43(6): 447-452. PMID: 16952863
  10. Rogers LQ; Courneya KS; Shah P; Dunnington G; Hopkins-Price P. Exercise stage of change, barriers, expectations, values, and preferences among breast cancer patients during treatment: a pilot study. European Journal of Cancer Care (Engl). 2007 Jan; 16(1): 55-66. PMID: 17227354
  11. Sood A, Dawson BK, Henkle JQ, Hopkins-Price P, Qualls C. Effect of change of reference standard to NHANES III on interpretation of spirometric 'abnormality'. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2007; 2(3) 361-367. PMID: 18229575
  12. Bloom GR, Suhail F, Hopkins-Price P, Sood A. Acute anhydrous ammonia injury from accidents during illicit methamphetamine production; Burns. 2008 Aug; 34(5): 713-718. Epub 2007 Dec 31. PMID: 18166274
  13. Sood A, Andoh J, Rajoli N, Hopkins-Price P, Verhulst SJ. Characteristics of smokers calling a reactive telephone helpline. Amer J Health Promotion. 2008 Jan-Feb; 22(3) 176-179. PMID: 18251117
  14. Andoh J, Verhulst S, Ganesh M, Hopkins-Price P, Edson B, Sood A. Sex- and race-related differences among smokers using a national reactive telephone helpline are not explained by socioeconomic status. Journal of National Medical Association. 2008 Feb; 100(2) 200-207. PMID: 18300537
  15. Rogers LQ, Hopkins-Price P, Vicari S, Pamenter R, Courneya KS, Markwell S, Verhulst S, Hoelzer K, Naritoku C, Jones L, Dunnington G, Lanzotti V, Wynstra J, Shah L, Edson B, Graff A, Lowy M. A randomized trial to increase physical activity in breast cancer survivors. Med Sci Sports Exerc, In press.