All of our researchers have graduate and undergraduate research assistants. Our graduate students can pursue an MS in Kinesiology, a PhD in Integrative Physiology, a PhD through Biological Sciences, Human Factors, or Physical Therapy. To learn more about possible research assistant opportunities, visit our employment page or email us at email@example.com.
Research in Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology focuses on these areas:
Researchers in the Cardiovascular Physiology Laboratory aim to understand how the central autonomic nervous system regulates cardiovascular function and body fluid and sodium homeostasis. The focus of our research is to identify the neural mechanisms of sympathetic activation in cardiovascular diseases.
Research in the Integrative Physiology Laboratory primarily focuses on neural control of circulation in humans. These studies aim to better understand the mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease and orthostatic hypotension, with the goal of uncovering methods for reducing their incidence.
Researchers in the Sleep Research Laboratory aim to incorporate sleep as a key variable on cardiovascular health. The current focus is studying the association between sleep, muscle sympathetic nerve activity, and neurovascular control following binge alcohol consumption, chronic insomnia, and sleep extension.