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EXERCISE SCIENCE & MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY

With a focus on the application of exercise and health technology, we aim to prevent and manage disease and facilitate recovery from injuries — whether you are using your body for everyday tasks or athletic pursuits. Among the areas we study:

  • SKELETAL MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY
    Structure and function of skeletal muscle and its role in human health and adaptation to exercise.
  • EXERCISE ONCOLOGY
    Application of exercise to mitigate side effects and improve quality of life for cancer patients.
  • EXERCISE ENDOCRINOLOGY
    Effects of resistance training on endocrine function, including hormone secretion.
  • ORTHOPEDIC RECOVERY SCIENCE
    Interventions to improve recovery following orthopedic surgery.
  • SPORTS SCIENCE AND PERFORMANCE
    Technologies, devices and wearables to improve physical function and athletic performance.
  • RESISTANCE TRAINING AND NEURAL PLASTICITY
    Resistance training to improve cerebral/vascular blood flow and cognition in older adults.
  • CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
    Improving the cardiovascular system—including heart and vascular function, blood vessel integrity and oxygen utilization—using exercise.
  • BODY COMPOSITION ASSESSMENT AND IMAGING
    Measurements of body tissue, including lean mass, fat mass, fat-free mass.