Publications:

PUBLICATION - BOOKS

Sparks, K., Kuehls, D. The Runner's Book of Training Secrets, Rodale Press, Emmanus, PA: 1996.

Sparks, K., Bjorklung, G.  Long-Distance Runner's Guide to Training and Racing, Prentice- Hall Publishing, Inc., Engelwood Cliffs, NJ: 1984.

SOFTWARE PUBLICATION (Copyright)

Sparks, K.E., Drobneck, T. Individual patient outcomes program:
        Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, ScottCare Corporation, Cleveland Ohio, 1998.

Sparks, K.E., Coulis, J., Drobneck, T. Group Patient outcomes program: Cardiopulmonary
        Rehabilitation, ScottCare Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1999 Program
        Certification of the AACVPR, ScottCare Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio. 2005.

PUBLICATIONS - ARTICLES & ABSTRACTS

Sparks, K.E., Owning a home defibrillator: Security blanket or excuse to do
        nothing? Medscape from WebMD, Primary Care 6(1) 2004.  

Shaw, D.K., Hereford, J.R., Southard, D.R., Sparks, K.E., American Association
        of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Telemedicine
        Position Statement, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation;21:
        259-260, 2001.

Shaw, D.K., Tracy, L.J., Tracy, J.E., Sparks, K.E.. Transtelephonic exercise monitoring
        of a stroke patient with concomitant high-risk cardiac disease during outpatient
        physical therapy, Physical Therapy Case Reports Journal, 1999.

Sparks, K.E., Shaw,D.K., Jennings III,H.S., Quinn, L.M., Cardiovascular complications
        of  outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs utilizing transtelephonic  
        exercise monitoring, Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal. 9(4):3-6, 1998.

Shaw, D.K., Sparks, K.E., Jennings, H.S.III, Transtelephonic exercise monitoring: A
        review, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 18 (4);263-270. 1998.

Sparks, K.E., Shaw, D.K., Jennings III, H.S., Quinn, L.M., Cardiovascular complications
        of outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs utilizing transtelephonic exercise
        monitoring. Abstract, Journal of Cardiopulmonary  Rehabilitation, 18(5):363, 1998.

Shaw, D.K., Sparks, K.E., Jennings, H.S.III, Vantrese, J.C., Cardiac rehabilitation
        using simultaneous voice and electrocardiographic transtelephonic monitoring. The
        American Journal of Cardiology, 76:1069-1071, 1995.

Shaw, D., Sparks, K., Vantrese, J., Jennings, H., Transtelephonic exercise monitoring
        (TEM): 1995 Update. Abstract: Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 15
        (5):367, 1995.

Sparks, K.E., Hurwitz, R., A model for joint university and hospital cardiac
        rehabilitation programs. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 5(6), 6-8,
        1994.

Sparks, K.E., Shaw, D.K., Eddy, D., Hanigosky, P., Vantrese, J., Alternative for cardiac
        rehabilitation patients unable to return to a hospital-based program.
        Heart & Lung:  The Journal of Critical Care, 22;4:299-303, 1993.

Sparks, K.E., Raines, T., New directions for careers in physical education. Future
        Focus: The Ohio Journal of Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 6-9,
        1993.

Sparks, K., Shaw, D.K., Case study:  Monitoring high risk cardiac rehabilitation patients
        at home, Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 4:7-10, 1993.

Sparks, K., Shaw, D., Vantrese, J., Transtelephonics exercise monitoring of high risk
        cardiac patients.  Abstract: Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 12
        (5):358, 1992.

Shaw, D., Sparks, K., Vantrese, J., Jennings, H., Lundt, N., Transtelephonic exercise
        monitoring: Three hospital experience-to-date,  Abstract; Journal of Cardiopulmony
        Rehabilitation, 1992.

Teran, J., Sparks, K., Quin, L., Fernandez, B., Krey, S., Steffee, W., Percent body fat in
        obese white females predicted by anthropometric measurements. American Journal of
        Clinical Nutrition.  53:7-13, 1991.

Sparks, K., Sechler, J., Steele, R., Skvaza, H., Steffee, W., Hanigoski, P. Effectiveness
        of transtelephonic monitored home exercise program, Abstract; Journal of
        Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation (10):372, 1990.

Shaw, D., Sparks, K., Two hospital pilot of transtelephonic exercise monitoring using
        simultaneous voice and ECG transmission.  Abstract;Journal of Cardiopulmonary
        Rehabilitation  (10):372, 1990

Shaw, D., Sparks, K., Exercise compliance and patient satisfaction: Transtelephonic
        exercise monitoring.  Abstract; Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
        (10):373, 1990.

Teran, J.C., Fernandez, B., Sparks, K., Quin, L., Krey, S., Steffee, W. Multiple risk
        factors in cardiovascular disease, Abstract Book of the International Symposium
        on Multiple Risk Factors 8, 1990.