Asher Rosinger

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health

Research Summary

Dr. Rosinger's overall research program is designed to understand how humans meet their water needs, how this relates to adaptation, environmental changes, and water insecurity, and the resulting health, hydration, and disease consequences.

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Recent Publications

Changes in adult well-being and economic inequalities: An exploratory observational longitudinal study (2002–2010) of micro-level trends among Tsimane’, a small-scale rural society of Indigenous People in the Bolivian Amazon

Godoy, R., Bauchet, J., Behrman, J. R., Huanca, T., Leonard, W. R., Reyes-García, V., Rosinger, A., Tanner, S., Undurraga, E. A. & Zycherman, A., Apr 2024, In: World Development. 176, 106518.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Effects of a 1-hour per night week-long sleep extension in college students on cardiometabolic parameters, hydration status, and physical activity: A pilot study

Mathew, G. M., Nahmod, N. G., Master, L., Reichenberger, D. A., Rosinger, A. Y. & Chang, A. M., Feb 2024, In: Sleep health. 10, 1, p. S130-S139

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Total daily energy expenditure and elevated water turnover in a small-scale semi-nomadic pastoralist society from Northern Kenya

McGrosky, A., Swanson, Z. S., Rimbach, R., Bethancourt, H., Ndiema, E., Nzunza, R., Braun, D. R., Rosinger, A. Y. & Pontzer, H., 2024, In: Annals of Human Biology. 51, 1, 2310724.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Ad libitum dehydration is associated with poorer performance on a sustained attention task but not other measures of cognitive performance among middle-to-older aged community-dwelling adults: A short-term longitudinal study

Rosinger, A. Y., John, J. D. & Murdock, K. W., Jun 2024, In: American Journal of Human Biology. 36, 6, e24051.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The co-occurrence of water insecurity and food insecurity among Daasanach pastoralists in northern Kenya

Bethancourt, H. J., Swanson, Z. S., Nzunza, R., Young, S. L., Lomeiku, L., Douglass, M. J., Braun, D. R., Ndiema, E. K., Pontzer, H. & Rosinger, A. Y., Mar 9 2023, In: Public Health Nutrition. 26, 3, p. 693-703 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Ex vivo LPS-stimulated cytokine production is associated with hydration status in community-dwelling middle-to-older-aged adults

Davis, K. M., Rosinger, A. Y. & Murdock, K. W., Jun 2023, In: European Journal of Nutrition. 62, 4, p. 1681-1690 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Water insecurity, water borrowing and psychosocial stress among Daasanach pastoralists in northern Kenya

Ford, L. B., Bethancourt, H. J., Swanson, Z. S., Nzunza, R., Wutich, A., Brewis, A., Young, S., Almeida, D. M., Douglass, M., Ndiema, E. K., Braun, D. R., Pontzer, H. & Rosinger, A. Y., 2023, In: Water International. 48, 1, p. 63-86 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The effects of household water insecurity on child health and well-being

Rhue, S. J., Torrico, G., Amuzie, C., Collins, S. M., Lemaitre, A., Workman, C. L., Rosinger, A. Y., Pearson, A. L., Piperata, B. A., Wutich, A., Brewis, A. & Stoler, J., Nov 1 2023, In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. 10, 6, e1666.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Extreme climatic events and human biology and health: A primer and opportunities for future research

Rosinger, A. Y., Jan 2023, In: American Journal of Human Biology. 35, 1, e23843.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Tap Water Avoidance Is Associated with Lower Food Security in the United States: Evidence from NHANES 2005-2018

Rosinger, A. Y., Bethancourt, H. J. & Young, S. L., Jan 2023, In: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 123, 1, p. 29-40.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Water Insecurity Is a Structural, Often Invisible Barrier to Healthy Beverage Patterns and Nutritious Diets

Rosinger, A. Y. & Broyles, L. M. T., Nov 2023, In: Journal of Nutrition. 153, 11, p. 3153-3155 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

Water Needs, Water Insecurity, and Human Biology

Rosinger, A. Y., Oct 23 2023, In: Annual Review of Anthropology. 52, p. 93-113 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

When the flood passes, does health return? A short panel examining water and food insecurity, nutrition, and disease after an extreme flood in lowland Bolivia

Rosinger, A. Y., Rosinger, K., Barnhart, K., Todd, M., Hamilton, T., Arias Cuellar, K. & Nate, D., Jan 2023, In: American Journal of Human Biology. 35, 1, e23806.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Early childhood growth in Daasanach pastoralists of Northern Kenya: Distinct patterns of faltering in linear growth and weight gain

Swanson, Z. S., Nzunza, R., Bethancourt, H. J., Saunders, J., Mutindwa, F., Ndiema, E., Braun, D. R., Rosinger, A. Y. & Pontzer, H., Apr 2023, In: American Journal of Human Biology. 35, 4, e23842.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The effects of lifestyle change on indicators of cardiometabolic health in semi-nomadic pastoralists

Swanson, Z. S., Bethancourt, H., Nzunza, R., Ndiema, E., Braun, D. R., Rosinger, A. Y. & Pontzer, H., 2023, In: Evolution, Medicine and Public Health. 11, 1, p. 318-331 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review