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Chelsea Goodenough, PhD

Chelsea Goodenough, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate


Principal Investigator

Kirsten Ness, PT, PhD, FAPTA - Member 


Honors BSc: McMaster University
PhD: Texas A&M University

Research Interests

  • Muscle health as a late-term outcome of childhood cancer
  • Aging phenotypes among cancer survivors
  • Lifestyle interventions to improve physical function and muscle health
  • Therapeutic mechanisms of exercise

Current Research

  • Bone health in adult childhood cancer survivors
  • Epigenetic predictors of sarcopenia
  • Predictors of functional recovery following treatment

Selected Publications

Goodenough CG, Diouf B, Yang W, Sapkota Y, Finch ER, Lu L, Partin RE, Wogksch MD, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Wang Z, Jeha S, Evans WE, Ness KK. Association between CEP72 genotype and persistent neuropathy in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia 2021 (in press).

Goodenough CG, Partin RE, Ness KK. Skeletal muscle and childhood cancer: Where are we now and where we go from here. Aging Cancer 1-23, 2021. PMID: 34541550; PMCID: PMC8445321

Wogksch MD, Goodenough CG, Finch ER, Partin RE, Ness KK. Physical activity and fitness in childhood cancer survivors: a scoping review. Aging Cancer 2021 (in press).

Lockard B, Earnest CP, Oliver JM, Goodenough C, Rasmussen CJ, Greenwood MC, Kreider RB. Retrospective analysis of protein- and carbohydrate-focused diets combined with exercise on metabolic syndrome prevalence in overweight and obese women. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. May;14(4):228-37; 2016. PubMed PMID: 26554616.

Levers K, Dalton RL, Galvan E, Goodenough C, O’Connor A, Simbo SY, Barringer N, Mertens‐Talcott SU, Rasmussen CJ, Greenwood MC, Riechman SE, Crouse SF, Kreider RB. Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on an acute bout of intense lower body strength exercise in resistance trained males. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. Nov 16;12:41; 2015. PubMed PMID: 26578852.

Galvan E, Walker, D.K., Simbo SY, Dalton RL, Levers K, O’Connor A, Goodenough C, Barringer N, Greenwood MC, Rasmussen CJ, Smith, S.B., Riechman SE, Fluckey JD, Murano PS, Earnest CP, Kreider RB. Acute and chronic safety and efficacy of dose dependent creatine nitrate supplementation and exercise performance. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. Mar 31;13:12; 2016. PubMed PMID: 27034623.

Levers K, Dalton RL, Galvan E, O’Connor A, Goodenough C, Simbo SY, Mertens‐Talcott SU, Rasmussen, C., Greenwood, M, Riechman SE, Crouse SF, Kreider RB. Effects of powdered Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on acute endurance exercise performance in aerobically trained individuals. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. May 26;13:22; 2016. PubMed PMID: 27231439.

Last update: December 2021