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The Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology enhances the research experiences of Michigan Tech graduate students who declare an interest in our areas of focus. Currently, faculty in our department hold adjunct faculty appointments and serve as primary advisors in the following programs:

Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

FacultyAreas of 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

Biological Sciences

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