Faculty

Jason R. Carter

Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Associate Dean, College of Sciences and Arts

Adjunct Professor, Biological Sciences, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

906-487-2994
jcarter@mtu.edu
SDC 231

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Autonomic and Cardiovascular Control in Humans
  • Neurovascular Responses to Mental Stress
  • Sleep and Autonomic Activity in Humans
  • Sex Differences and Sympathetic Activity
  • Aerobic and Anaerobic Balance in Elite Athletes

Qing-Hui Chen

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

906-487-1629
qinghuic@mtu.edu
SDC 231/ Dow 407

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular physiology, neurophysiology and exercise science.
  • Neural mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders.
  • Neural mechanisms of exercise training in regulating autonomic and cardiovascular function.

John J. Durocher

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

906-487-1659
jjduroch@mtu.edu
Dow 735

Research Interests

  • Clinical and Applied Human Physiology
  • Autonomic Regulation of Arterial Blood Pressure
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Specificity of Exercise Testing and Prescription

Steven J. Elmer

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

906-487-2715
sjelmer@mtu.edu
SDC 212

Research Interests

  • Neuromuscular function and dysfunction
  • Adaptations to eccentric exercise training
  • Exercise-induced fatigue
  • Functional losses following injury
  • Cycling biomechanics

Mark Randell

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Jenny (Zhiying) Shan

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

906-487-1757
zhiyings@mtu.edu
Dow 501

Research Interests

  • Molecular mechanism of hypertension and cardiovascular disease
  • Neuronal control of diabetes
  • Neuronal mechanism of obesity

Cameron Williams

Adjunct Instructor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Adjunct Instructor, Medical Informatics

Teaching Interests

  • Physical Therapy
  • Clinical Orthopedics
  • Human Pathophysiology
  • Medical Science

Tejin Yoon

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

906-487-2147
tyoon@mtu.edu
SDC 232

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Age and sex difference in muscle fatigue
  • Impact of stress on neuromuscular function
  • Functional brain activation during exercise
  • Neuromuscular Control of gait and posture