Theses and Dissertations

Our faculty advise interdisciplinary graduate students as well as those in kinesiology and physical therapy.

PhD Dissertations

2013 Yang, Huan PhD
Influence of 24-Hour Sleep Deprivation on Cardiovascular and Neural Control at Rest and During Acute Stress in Humans
Biological Sciences, Advisor: Jason Carter

2011 Schwartz, Christopher Elmer PhD
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and the Neurovascular Responses to Mental Stress in Humans
Biological Sciences, Advisor: Jason Carter

2009 Lawrence, Johnathan E PhD
Effects of Endogenous Female Gonadal Hormones on Vestibulosympathetic Reflex in Humans
Biological Sciences, Advisor: Jason Carter

2008 Durocher, John J. PhD
Aerobic Fitness and Lactate Metabolism in Collegiate Hockey Players
Biological Sciences, Advisor: Jason Carter

MS Theses

2013 Regal, Alison B. MS
Skill Acquisition and the Influence of Attentional Focus and Practice
Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors, Advisor: Louisa Raisbeck

2012 Stream, Sarah F. MS
Acute Alcohol Ingestion and Sympathetic Neural Responses During Orthostatic Stress in Humans
Biological Sciences, Advisor: Jason Carter

2012 Larson, Robert Arnold MS
Sleep Deprivation and Pain Intensity
Biological Sciences, Advisor: Jason Carter

2011 Witting, Jennifer L. MS
The Effects of Fixed Night Shift Work on 24 Hour Blood Pressure Regulation, State Anxiety Levels and Total Sleep Time
Biological Sciences, Advisors: Jason Carter and John Durocher

2009 Lucas, Angela K. MS
Effects of Pediatric Adiposity on Heart Rate Variability
Biological Sciences, Advisor: Jason Carter