Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Areas of Interest

Our research faculty have highlighted their areas of interest to help you decide which graduate program best fits you and who you would like to work with.

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 Faculty
Areas of Interest
Wilderness Medicine; Strength and Conditioning; Exercise Physiology; Altitude Physiology 
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.
Autonomic Cardiovascular Control in Humans; Orthostatic and Simulated Orthostatic Stress; Exercise Interventions for Obesity, Diabetes, and Hypertension; Frailty in Older Adults; Traumatic Injury and Device Development
Mobility and postural control in aging and special populations; Ergonomics and design of built environments for special populations
Adaptations to exercise training; Functional losses following injury; Skeletal muscle function; Cycling biomechanics; Physiology education
Nitric oxide releasing polymers; Implantable sensors; Biological response to polymeric materials; Wound healing; Antimicrobial and viral inactivation
Rural health; Maternal and child health; Breastfeeding; Care-seeking behaviors; Hand hygiene; Social determinants of health
Aquatic Therapy; Chronic Pain and Addiction Management; Orthopedic Rehabilitation; Professional Career Preparation; Motor Development; Internship in Exercise Science; Internship in Sports and Fitness Management
Central Mechanism of Salt Sensitive Hypertension; Brain Prorenin Receptor and Hypertension; Brain Orexin System and Hypertension; Stress and Neuroinflammation and Hypertension; Neuronal Mechanism of Metabolic Syndrome
Cognitive Aging; Cognitive Neuroscience; Motor Learning; Sensorimotor Control; Memory; Cognitive Control